3 Days Marrakech Desert Tours to Erg Chegaga
Erg chigaga tours from Marrakech desert Sahara dunes may be a much younger and less-frequented destination. Erg chegaga dunes are within the southeast of Marrakech, towards the Algerian border and they are located over 60, kilometers far away from the closest town Mhamid. The desert is somehow more vast and wild here. Those choosing an Erg Chigaga desert tour should expect a country experience, without access to nearby hotels. This Sahara tours Marrakech requires a minimum of 3 days of travel through Ait Benhaddou, Draa valley. palm groves and a rocky desert landscape before reaching the Sahara dunes. The Erg chigaga desert tour is fascinating, desert tours in Morocco that provides you the chance to ride a camel, climb Sahara dunes, run the cinnamon-and-sugar sand grains through your fingers, admire picturesque views and, sleep in tents or under the celebs,erg chigaga from Marrakech.
The other Sahara dunes are Erg Chebbi dunes in the Merzouga desert. Erg Chebbi dunes are more popular and reach a height of up to 150 meters in places and altogether span over a neighborhood of fifty kilometers. Hotels align on the sting of the desert, giving travelers the choice of paying the night within the comfort of a standard bedroom or during a luxury camp then exploring the Merzouga desert and its surroundings by day. This 3 days tour from Marrakech to erg chigaga will take you through The Atlas Mountains, Ait Benhaddou UNESCO heritage and southern valleys to the Erg Chebbi in the Desert Of Merzouga. This package is best for those who have limited time in hand before leaving Morocco and wanted to explore the rich heritage of southern cities in Morocco, this is one of the most popular tourist circuits in Morocco.marrakech to erg chigaga tour :check our erg chebbi desert tours
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Detail 3days tour from Marrakech to erg chigaga dunes:
- Duration – 3 Days 2 Nights
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- Price: From 140€ / Person (It depend on the number of people)
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- Live Guide (optional )
- Departure Location From Marrakech.
What You’ll Do in 3 days tour from Marrakech to erg chigaga
- Enjoy Marrakech, Atlas Mountains, Valleys and golden dunes of the Desert in 3 Days.
- Ait Benhaddou World heritage Sightseeing
- Erg Chegaga golden sand dunes Sightseeing.
- Morocco Sahara Desert Sightseeing – Camel Ride, luxury Desert Camp.
- Let an experienced tour guide explain the glorious culture of these cities.
- Luxury Transportation in your whole tour.
Sahara desert tours from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga included:
✓Sunset &Camel trekking in Erg chegaga dunes
✓Berber music at night around the fire under stars in Erg chegaga luxury desert camp
✓Sandboarding in Erg chegaga dunes
✓Pick up &Drop off
✗And items of personal nature
Erg Chigaga Morocco desert tour 3 Days itinerary :
Morocco Sahara desert trip to Erg Chigaga dunes from Marrakech via Zagora, Mhamid, and Foum Zguid is for serious desert amateurs, who admire the silence and the majesty of the morocco desert trips to forget about the hectic city lives!
Marrakech to Erg Chigaga desert tour can be tailored into a 6-7 days desert tour if you have time.
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Zagora.
Marrakech to erg Chigaga tour We start our Chegaga 3 days morocco desert trips 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
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
Early morning enjoy the sunrise up the sand dunes followed by a hearty breakfast at the camp. We will leave our camp in a 4×4 vehicle via the old Paris-Dakar road, cross the Iriqui lake and finally reach Foum Zguid. Lunch will be served in the berber village of Taznakht. In the evening we will be back in the red city of Marrakech.
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How far is Erg Chebbi from Marrakech?
385 km The distance between Marrakesh and Erg Chebbi is 385 km. The road distance is 558.7 km
How do I get to the desert from Marrakech?
The easiest way to get from Marrakech to the Sahara is to join a private or a group tour, but if you would prefer to make your own way there then there are several options including private transfer, rental car, tourist bus, and even via helicopter/chartered flight in a single-engine propeller aircraft like a Cirrus 22 SR.
What do you wear in the desert in Morocco?
Packing Advice for Women and Men Loose fitting comfortable pants/trousers OR jeans (for women | for men) Underwear that are briefs not a thong. ... Long sleeve, loose fitting top. A long scarf that you can wrap around your face to protect from sun/sand. Sunglasses. A hat, again for the shade. Socks.
What are ergs in the Sahara Desert?
An erg (also sand sea or dune sea, or sand sheet if it lacks dunes) is a broad, flat area of desert covered with wind-swept sand with little or no vegetative cover. The term takes its name from the Arabic word ʿarq (), meaning ,dune field.
How long does it take to get to the Sahara desert from Marrakech?
From Marrakech Duration: 4.5 - 12.5 hours, There are several options from Marrakech into the Sahara Desert, bus, helicopter or car. Most travelers choose to go by car with a private driver. A car will cover the 249 miles (561 km) in roughly 9 hours