Erg Chigaga Desert Tours

Marrakech To Erg Chigaga 3 days / 2 nights Desert Tour :

Journeys To Erg Chigaga

Get in touch with us to include the wilderness Sahara desert of Erg Chigaga and Zagora in your travel plan. It will include also Draa valley, the vast oasis of palm groves, Kasbah of Tamnaugalt and a visit to Tamegroute village in the southern of Morocco.

Please read the following itinerary:

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.

 

Where you will be staying?

We have a selection of accommodations, and to give more options to our clients, we have arranged the accommodations in two categories: The standard accommodation and  Mid-range accommodation (Luxury),  Note that you can mix nights between standard and mid-range accommodations and for this option let us know which night.

To see our accommodation we use in each city, please visit our “Accommodation”  page.

How much does this tour cost ?

The price includes a package and it is based on many factors, such as the number of people, accommodation choice…

To have an idea about our pricing plans, please visit our “Pricing €”  page. the final price can have slight changes, and for exact values. Please contact us by using our  “Booking” page.

 

What is included and not in the price?

Our packages includes many things. To get to know what is included and excluded in the price of our excellent and ideal Morocco Sahara Desert Tours, please  refer to our “Package” section in our website.

 

 

 

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