Information About The Trip
Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights
Starting time: 8:00/9:00 AM
Ending time: 18:00/19:00 Pm
Category: Private or Shared tour.
Accommodation: Standard or luxury hotels and desert camp depending on your choice.
Languages: English speaking driver or depending on your language availability.
Payment: Direct payment to the driver in Cash by any currency
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Draa Valley – Zagora
We leave Marrakech “Red City” is the most important former imperial city in Morocco’s history. It is Situated on the foothills of Atlas Mountains,which we will drive throughout for miles and miles enjoying the fascinating presence of superb and scattered Berber village. Almost half way we will pass by the Universal heritage of Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah,a fortified village of the 11th century. 35km from Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah we will visit Hollywood of Africa Ouarzazate, where the biggest filmmaking studios. The drive will go on along the longest valley all over the kingdoom 1052Km, and the biggest palm tree oases. Arriving to Zagora where the remains of an Almoravid fortress can still be seen. Night and dinner at our Hotel.
Day 2: Zagora – Tamegroute – Mhamid – Chigaga Dunes
We pass by Tamagrout which is situated on Draa Rive, in this small town we will visit one of oldest libraries of the kingdom. Driving along Draa valley to M’hamid, that is a very modest village. and not much different from the village you have passed before arriving here. From a vast plateau you will get impressed by the huge sand dune of Chigaga appearing from the horizon,where we go for a camel ride to meet one of the most fascinating sand dunes sights we will ever see, the superb sunset in the middle of the high sand dune. Tonight we stay in Berber camp and enjoy a wonderful stars view.
Day 3: Chigaga Dunes – Iriki Lake – Foumzguid – Tazenakht – High Atlas – Marrakech
From Erg Chigaga we drive a long sand dunes on a peaceful and fascinating wilderness some passing by the natural dried lake of Iriki.30 years ago this lake was full of water and different kinds of birds. After a long way driving on an off-road, we get in to the paved road and pass the small town of Foum-Zguid, which is a noiseless and a sleepy Berber town. We stopover in Taznakht, it was a former trading post for this large region.This little Berber village is one of the biggest centers of carpets in the kingdom. From Taznakht we drive for almost 90 Km, along quite oases and plenty of Berber villages; to get to the junction in between Marrakech and Ouarzazate, We cross the High Atlas Mountains again to return back to Marrakech
We have a selection of accommodations, and to give more options to our dear clients, we have arranged the accommodations in two categories: The standard accommodation and Mid-range accommodation (such as Luxury desert camp), Note that you can mix nights between standard and mid-range accommodations and for this option let us know which night. Please, check out our Accommodation ( Open link in a new tab) page and let us know your preference.
Note: We book the accommodations depending on availability. Also, in high season, we may book you on similar hotels that are not listed.
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3 DAYS MARRAKECH TO ERG CHEGAGA
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