Erg Chigaga Desert Tour
ERG CHIGAGA DESERT TOURS FROM MARRAKECH Overview
DAY1: MARRAKECH – OUARZAZATE – AGDEZ. Erg Chigaga desert
Marrakech Desert trip to Erg Chigaga Camp desert trip can be tailored into a 5 days desert tour if you have time.
Overnight at a guesthouse en route to the desert Erg Chegaga. 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.
DAY2: AGDEZ – ZAGORA – ERG CHIGAGA DESERT.
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 to drive off-road to Erg Chigaga desert tour. There are lots of activities for those that either want to remain at the camp or venture into the desert.
DAY3: ERG CHEGAGA – MARRAKECH.
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 through the desert), Tazenakht (known for its rugs) and then back to Marrakech over the Tizi n’Tichka pass.
Every Morocco Sahara tour from Marrakech or other cities to Erg Chigaga includes overnight sleep at Sahara desert camp Chegaga. Including camel ride in the dunes of Erg Chigaga, Zagora desert, or Mhamid dunes to watch the sunset & the sunrise.
Marrakech To Erg Chigaga desert tour Overview
Morocco Sahara desert tours to Erg Chigaga dunes from Marrakech passed by Ouarzazate, Mhamid, and Foam Zguid. It is for serious desert amateurs, who admire the silence and the majesty of the Sahara to forget about the hectic works lives!
Marrakech Desert trip to Erg Chigaga Camp desert tour can be tailored into a 3 and 4 and more days desert tour if you have time.
Day 1: MARRAKECH – OUARZAZATE
Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Desert Tour. Departure from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert, then you start your journey heading to Ouarzazate, through the high atlas mountains taking the mountain. Later continue towards Ouarzazate the Door of Sahara desert, passing the town of the Kasbah Telouet sits. Stop for visit; then we continue to the kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
Afterward, we will go directly to Ouarzazate in the middle of the afternoon. Visit the film studios, visiting the Kasbah Taourite in town. Overnight in the riad. Marrakech To Erg Chigaga
Day 2: OUARZAZATE – AGDEZ – ZAGORA – M’HAMID.
Afterward, we continue our Marrakech Sahara Desert Trip to Erg Chegaga, passing through the village of Agdz, a visit to the Kasbah Located at the edge of the palm along the Draa to the door of the desert village Tamnougalt, the former capital of the region. Continue along the valley to the end of the track.
Then we continue to M’hamid arrival at the bivouac, dinner around the fire with folklore desert show, overnight in tents on half board.
Day 3: M’HAMID – ERG CHIGAGA TOUR.
After breakfast, we take a camel ride in Erg Chigaga for an hour to enjoy the sunrise moment over the dunes then start the way towards the big sandy dunes of Erg Chigaga Dunes, we travel by a 4×4 through the beautiful Erg Chigaga desert landscape finally arriving at the dunes, the largest group of dunes in the region, We enjoy the sumptuous dinner with local entertainment and camp in the bivouac on half board.
Day 4: ERG CHIGAGA DESERT– FOUM ZGUID – MARRAKECH.
Early morning, we will drive crossing off-track between the Erg Chigaga dunes and Lake Iriqui, then Foum Zguid and continue through the paved road via Taznakht. We proceed the way back to Marrakech.
Your trip Marrakech to Erg Chegaga desert tour will end with a drop off at your Marrakech hotel or Riad.