The 3 day sahara desert tour to erg chegaga from Marrakech is the most efficient tour for travelers having just available 3 days in Marrakech and wanting to absolutely have a unique and amazing desert experience. We make sure to show you the real desert.

DAY 1: MARRAKECH – HIGH ATLAS – AIT BENHADOU – OUARZAZATE – ZAGORA

Early departure address the high atlas, port T’ichka cross 2260 meters. And we visited the ancient kasbahs of Ait Ben Haddou, where they filmed the piliculas as Obelix, Gladiator, Babel, …. food and rest, then follow the path south on anti atlas mountains, cross the magnificent valley of the Draa , night in Zagora. Overnight in Hotel.

DAY 2: ZAGORA – M’HAMID – CHAGAGA DUNES:

morning start to visit the town of Tamgroute, the oldest library  in morocco  then follow the path until M’hamid, here begins the track towards Chagaga dunes, arrive at around 4 pm, and then a camels ride into the dunes  to attend the sunset  in the desert. (unforgettable night). Overnight in bedouin tent

DAY 3: CHAGAGA – LAKE IRIQI – FOUM Z´GUID- MARRAKECH:

After breakfast we head for RALLY – DAKAR, crossed the magnificent lake of Iriq and Foum Zguid to get to the berber village of Taznakht. It is where we have so many association of women for making the famous berber carpets with its different technics of working (weaving-knotting-embroidering). Afterwards we drive through the high Atlas Mountains to Marrakech.

What’s included in Erg chegaga desert Tour:

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel/airport
  • Private trip in 4×4 air conditioned car
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver
  • Ovenight in a traditional Kasbah in Zagora
  • Dinner & breakfast are included
  • Maximale group size:1 6
  • Cameld rides & overnight in a nomad traditional tent
  • Duration: 3 days ( 724km round trip)

Erg chegaga desert Tour Highlights:

  • Enjoy the beautiful landscapes between Marrakech and Ouarzazate
  • Cross the Tizi n Tichka Pass of the High Atlas Mountains
  • Visit the UNESCO worlde heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Visit Taourirt Kasbah
  • Drive across Draa Valley famous for its date palm trees dotted oases and Kasbah
  • Visit the Koranic school and library of Tamgrout
  • Cross the dry salt lake of Iriqui
  • Enjoy a fossil hunting advenutre on your way to Foum Zguid village
  • Cameld rides, overnight in a nomadic deep desert camp