Erg Chigaga desert tour
Erg Chigaga desert tour. Is over 3 days, with one night being spent at a guesthouse en route to the desert, 1 night at the desert camp and return to Marrakech in one day.
The summary of the tour is as follows:
DAY1 : Marrakech – AGDEZ.
Overnight at a guesthouse en route to the desert. This is either a 6-hour drive to the guesthouse of ( Dar Amazir Agdez ) in the Draa Valley. The route is via the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka pass (alt. 2300 m) and the Ounila Valley, full of ancient villages and kasbahs. Erg Chigaga desert tour
DAY2 : AGDEZ – ZAGORA – ERG CHIGAGA.
It’s a 5-hour drive through the Draa Valley (home to 3 million date palms and hundreds of kasbahs), Zagora, Tamegroute (famous for its green-glazed pottery and ancient Koranic library), M’Hamid (where the tar road ends and the Sahara begins) start drive off road to Erg Chigaga desert tour. There are plenty of activities for those that either want to remain at the camp or venture into the desert.
DAY3 : ERG CHIGAGA – Marrakech via FOUMZGUID.
Return to Marrakech. The return trip is 8 hours, and is more direct and more remote than the route to the desert. The return trip is via Foum Zguid (3-hour drive though the desert), Tazenakht (known for its rugs) and then back over the Tizi n’Tichka pass.
After crossing the high Atlas Mountains, the site of “Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah” will be hosting us to discover its Kasbah where famous movies like “The Gladiator” were made.
20 Minutes away from the Kasbah, Ouarzazate will be waiting for you to visit its interesting studios. You will be heading then to Zagora Mhamid before arriving to your final destination: Erg Chigaga desert tour
The stunning nature will definitely charm you with its majestic mountains, deserts and beautiful seashores.
Let’s take the opportunity to exploring the beauty of nature.