Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech 4 days

Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech 4 days – Morocco Sahara desert trip – Marrakech desert tour 4 days – Marrakech to Erg Chigaga tour 

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Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech 4 days

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Day 1

Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech – from the Atlas mountains to Aït Ben Haddou

You leave for your Morocco desert trip in the morning around 9 AM.

Your guide will pick you up at the airport or at your hotel in Marrakech. You will first cross by 4X4 the High Atlas mountains through the Tizi’n’Tichka pass which rises to 2,260m above sea level! The Berber villages follow one another on the road, the valleys too, the landscapes change … Stops are planned on the itinerary so you can enjoy amazing panoramic views.

This desert tour from Marrakech continues with a visit of the Telouet Kasbah. After that, you will cross the Ounila Valley to reach the Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou. The Ksar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The village is inhabited. You will be surprised by the charm of its mud kasbahs, typical of South Morocco. After a visit of the Ksar and its Kasbah, you enjoy dinner and overnight in a typical riad in Ait Ben Haddou.

Day 2

Marrakech desert tour : on the way to the great dunes of Erg Chigaga

The next day of your Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech, you will arrive in the Moroccan desert.

Your Marrakech to Sahara tour continues with a stop in the city of Tazenakht and you enjoy the opportunity to visit a carpet cooperative. Then, the Morocco desert trip takes you to Foum Zguid, where you will continue on a track in the Sahara for about 3 hours. It’s a very nice experince during this excursion. Also, you enjoy a visit of the Lake Iriqui.

 The journey in the Sahara desert continues to Erg Chigaga where are located the largest dunes of the Moroccan desert. There, you go for an hour of camel riding. You could admire the sunset over the dunes. The The rest of the program for the day : delicious dinner, traditional music around a campfire and overnight in a desert camp in the dunes of Erg Chigaga.

Day 3

Marrakech Sahara tour : discovery of the Draa Valley

After breakfast at the desert camp, you will enjoy a walk on the great dunes of Erg Chigaga. You take the track by 4X4 from Erg Chigaga to the village of Mhamid where you will find the asphalt road. After a break for tea, you continue your Marrakech desert trip to the Draa Valley.

The Drâa river (Oued Drâa) is the longest river in Morocco. It extends over 1000 km. It is formed in the High Atlas mountains and flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Drâa waters are used in palm groves and different crops. The Drâa Valley is very pretty with its many kasbahs and palm groves.

You enjoy a stop in Tamgrout to visit the Koranic library and pottery workshops. The road continues to Zagora. Your Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech continues with a visit of the Kasbah of Tamnougalt. Charm guaranteed for this ksar with an exceptional view of the palm grove and the Anti Atlas mountains. You arrive then in Agdz where you will spend the overnight. 

Day 4

From Agdz to Marrakech

After breakfast in Adgz, your Marrakech desert tour continues.

First you go until Ouarzazate by the Anti Atlas. After a time for a break to visit the Kasbah of Ouarzazate, you take the road to Marrakech by the High Atlas mountains. Arrival in Marrakech in the afternoon. 

Marrakech Erg Chigaga tour

The most of this Erg Chigaga desert tour from Marrakech

  • This Marrakech desert tour to Erg Chigaga covers 4 days with the possibility of pick-up at the airport upon arrival,
  • discovery of the landscapes of the High Atlas all along the road between Marrakech and Ouarzazate,
  • crossing the Drâa Valley with its kasbahs and its luxuriant palm groves,
  • your Morocco desert tour allows you to discover the South of Morocco and the big dunes of the Moroccan Sahara in Erg Chigaga,
  • you will enjoy a came ride or even a camel trekking in the desert,
  • it is a 4×4 Morocco desert tour, you will do a few hours of track in the desert ;

Customize your Morocco Sahara tour from Marrakech 

For example, you have the opportunity to spend the first night in Ouarzazate or in Tamnougalt. You can choose to spend a whole day in the desert to enjoy a Sahara camel trek and lunch in the desert and a second night at the desert camp. It is possible to stay at Erg Chigaga or spend a night in the M’hamid desert.

Enjoy optional activities during this Marrakech to Erg Chigaga tour:

  • quad biking in Erg Chigaga,
  • sandboarding on the big dunes,
  • camel trekking excursion in the Sahara,
  • culinary workshop;

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