3 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga

Erg Chigaga Morocco desert tour 3 Days Itinerary:

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Draa Valley – Mhamid

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We start our Chegaga 3 days Morocco desert tour with an air-conditioned 4×4 vehicle at 08:00am from Marrakech. We cross the High Atlas Mountains- Tizi-n-Tichka Pass driving along a scenic and picteresque area to reach the world heritage site of Ait Benhaddou, Morocco’s most famous ksar ( ksar = old village of kasbahs). Lunch will be in Ouarzazate or Agdez. The trip goes through Draa Valley with its palm trees and old Kasbahs. Night with dinner will be either in a Hotel in Zagora or under the Tent.

Day 2: Zagora – Mhamid – Sacred Oasis – Erg Chigaga Dunes

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After breakfast, our Erg Chigaga desert adventure continues through the palm groves of the Draa valley . After a short break in the panoramic view of Draa palmeraie, we will have a stop at Tamgroute to visit the famous Coranic library (Closed on national and religious holidays) and an underground Kasbah, we will continue to M’Hamid, a small village – the last town and the major Draa oasis before the big wasteland of Erg chegaga sahara. Next, we continue our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech another 60 km off road from M’hamid to Erg Chegaga dune. This largest group of sahara dunes of the region reaches a height of 300 m and span on area of 40 km. Dinner and night in a berber tent camp after a 40 minutes camel trek to enjoy the golden sunset of the desert.

Day 3: Erg Chigaga Dunes – Foum Zguid – Taznakht – Marrakech

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After breakfast in Erg Chegaga Bivouac, departure with 4×4 via the old Paris – Dakar race road to Foum Zguid crossing the natural dry Iriqui lake, lunch break in the berber village of Taznakht. We arrive to Marrakech at late afternoon around 6pm and you will be dropped off in your Riad.

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