This tour is easily one of the most popular of them all Start on this 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to erg chigaga desert tour to southern Morocco and combine the majestic dunes of Erg Lihoudi and the wild dunes of Erg Chagaga for a true and unique desert adventure. Enjoy the wonderful view over the Atlas Mountains and the famous Tizi-n-Tichka pass. Stop at panoramic lookout points to admire the surroundings, snap photos, and take breaks.
Head to the film studios to see famous film sets and visit Kasbah Taourirt in Ouarzazate. Spend a wonderful night in a beautiful guest house in Agdez. Visit Kasbah Tamnougalt and head south through the Draa Valley and along the ancient road of the caravans. Visit Tamgroute Village to check out the green pottery cooperatives and the Qoran library.
Snap photos of your group on their camel ride and with nomad turbans, watch the sunset from above, and take walks in the majestic dunes of Erg Lihoudi and Erg chigaga. Try the nomad cuisine, enjoy evenings with Berber music and sleep in nomad tents at the foot of the dunes.
Drive off-road through various features of the Sahara; towering dunes, rocky desert, and flat bottom look for fossils in the dry lake of Iriqui, visit the Berber carpet workshops and small villages to get an idea of life in the desert and the oasis. Spend the night in a beautiful riad in Ouarzazate.
in our marrakech to erg chigaga desert tour 4 days Visit the beautifully restored Kasbah Tifoultoute, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, and the former palace residence Kasbah Telouet. Drive through the fascinating Ounila Valley, enjoy lunch with beautiful views of the Atlas Mountains, and arrive in Marrakech at the end of the day if you only have a few days we recommend this tour Marrakech to erg chigaga desert tour 3 days.
This is the itinerary of the 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to erg chigaga desert tour:
- Day 1: Marrakech → Ouarzazate → Agdz → Zagora → Mhamid (7 HOURS DRIVE)
- Day 2: Mhamid → Oasis → Erg Chegaga (2 HOURS DRIVE)
- Day-3: Chegaga dunes → Zagora → Agdz → Ait Ben Haddou (5 HOURS DRIVE)
- Day-4: Ait Ben Haddou → Talouate → Marrakech (5 HOURS DRIVE)
Things to do in 4 days Marrakech to erg chigaga tour :
- Enjoy the beautiful scenery between Marrakesh and Chegaga
- Crossing the Tizi n Tichka in the High Atlas Mountains
- Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou
- Visit the Kasbah of Taourirt and movie studios
- Cross the famous Draa valley for its date palm oases and Kasbah
- Visit the Koranic school and library Tamgrout Through the dry salt lake Criqui
- Enjoy a fossil hunting adventure on your way to the village of Foum Zguid
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DAY 1: Marrakech - Ouarzazate - Agdz - Zagora - Mhamid
See you in the morning at 8:00. Departure in Private A/C Vehicle to M'hamid via the Tizi-N-Tichka, continued our trip 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to erg chigaga desert tour to join the kasbah Tamdakhte and that of Ait Ben Haddou and arrived in Ouarzazate. Lunch on site. Departure to Zagora, stopping to visit the city of Agdz, panoramic view of the Draa Valley. Then we continue along the valley to the Afraa end of the track. Mhamid direction. On the way stop at Tamegroute to visit the Koranic library, the underground kasbah, and the manufacture of pottery. Finally, we continue our drive to the desert. Arrival at the bivouac Mhamid, installation, dinner around the fire in his folklore Sahraoui, a night under nomad tent. Possibility to spend the night in private homes
DAY 2: Mhamid - Oasis - Erg Chegaga
After breakfast, departure in dromedaries for a half-day, lunch in the shade of tamarisk, then continue in the afternoon to the big dunes of Chegaga. You will have plenty of time to admire the desert in its majestic simplicity, to soak up its landscapes to lunch followed by a good time to rest. In the afternoon, we will join in 1h the big dunes of CHIGAGA 4x4 to have time to climb and admire the sunset on the waves of golden dunes. Dinner and overnight at the camp Chegaga.
DAY 3: Chegaga dunes - Ait Ben Haddou
After breakfast, drive to the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. This is a very old Ksar with the Kasbah, a magnificent site a UNESCO heritage site. We will continue the track between the Erg Chegaga and the dry bed of the Draa through Lake Iriqui, then Foum Zguid and continue by road via Taznakht the capital of Morocco carpet. Stop at the cooperative for explanations on the different areas of mats genres. After a lunch break, we will resume the road to the kasbah. Then arrived at our hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: Ait Ben Haddou - Talouate - Marrakech
After breakfast, depart at 8 am Ait Ben Haddou, towards the kasbah Telouate, a grand panoramic landscape with its forests of oaks and pines. several beautiful Berber villages clinging to the cliffs. Then we are taking the Ounila Valley, then we get to Telouate to visit the ancient kasbah From Glaoui. Lunch on-site and continuation to Marrakech we will drop you off at your hotel/riad and end of our tour erg chegaga
- A/C modern 4WD
- English speaking driver/guide
- Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
- Night in Hotel Ait Ben Haddou
- One Night in desert camp Mhamid
- Night in desert camp Erg Chegaga Private tents
- Dinner and breakfast are daily included
- Sand boarding
- Berber party at night in the desert nomad's music.
- camel ride
What’s not included
- Lunches and beverages on the way.
- Personal expenses.
- Optional local guide at Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou (2 Euros per person).