Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Desert Tour

3 Days Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Desert Tour


3 Days

Tour Type

Private Tour


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From $120 /  Person

Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Desert Tour 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 a 3 Days Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Desert Tourr should expect a country experience, without access to nearby hotels. This 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 a fascinating, desert tour in Morocco that provide 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 stars.

Guide Morocco Tours organizes Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Desert Tour It’s available every day, with departure from your hotel and driving across the Atlas Mountains to visit and enjoy the best of Morocco’s Sahara desert.

We start our Marrakech To Erg Chigaga 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.
After breakfast, our 3 Days Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Desert Tour 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 Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Desert Tour 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.
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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Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Desert Tour Frequently Asked Questions

Best of Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Desert Tour via Zagora, Mhamid, and Forum 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.


The prevalence of internet cafés in Morocco makes it simple for tourists to access the internet. Internet cafés often have early opening hours and late closing times, and they charge between 3 and 6 dirhams per hour. Wireless internet is also available in many hotels.

You can plan your whole tour by visiting “Customize My Tour” page.


In the typical camps, there is a communal bathroom for the entire camp and occasionally there is even a public shower available. If not, you will take a shower in the hotel later the following morning.

Every tent in the luxury camp is private, includes an attached toilet and WC, as well as electrical outlets for charging phones.


Get the weather forecast for Morocco. The degree is F°, and the values are current. To get a sense of the climate in the Erg Chebbi dunes of the Merzouga Desert region of Morocco ( Rissani and Erfoud are the closest cities).


Although tips are not required in Morocco, it is customary to round up the total and leave spare change at cafes and restaurants. Both taxi drivers and porters will accept tips; in this situation, 10 dirham is typically adequate.

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