3 Days Erg Chegaga Sahara Desert trip from Marrakesh
Marrakech to Erg Chigaga Desert Tour aims to discover the majesty of the Erg Chegaga Sahara desert with its endless sand dunes and breathtaking scenery. After a 2-hour drive through rocky trakc sand dunes, we join the most spectacular vast desert of Morocco. You will be taken on a trek off the beaten tracks through less undiscovered places where you can experience a sense of wilderness, breathe clean air of the Sahara desert and explore the diversity of wonderfully changing landscapes with splendid undulating sand dunes that change colour as the day progresses along with the guarantee of a cheerful welcome from the nomadic Berber people. This vast area of sand dunes makes for a breath-taking landscape, particularly at sunrise or sunset. In the evening we make fire and admire a purely sky full with brightly stars and night out in the open air with moments of real pleasure to discover constellations.
Marrakech to erg chegaga desert camel trip Overview
- Type: Desert Tour
- Duration: 3 days
- Customise: This Tour can be customised
- Accommodation: Mixed
- Activities: Cultural Tours, Historical Tours, Desert Tours, Hiking, Camel Trekking
Marrakech to Erg chegagadesert Camel trek Excursion Itinerary
After breakfast at your hotel/Riad, welcome by your tour guide followed by a wonderful driving day heading for the southern Morocco crossing the High Atlas Mountains. Lunch is taken in a nice restaurant at Todra village, we then carry on driving towards the Draa valley through Ouarzazate and the rocky desert and spectacular Mountains of Jebel Saghrou. Overnight Stay deluxe tented camping, Or hotel in The Palmers.
• Driving time : 5 Hours 30
• Trekking time : 1-2 Hours
After a leisurely breakfast, we leave our campsite heading for Zagora and OuladDriss village. We spend the morning driving along the Draa valley, offering a fascinating range of contrasting sceneries, colourful and quaint oases, verdant palm-groves wisely cultivated and fortified mud-red villages. Stopping at the village of OuladDriss for lunch and to have a cup of mint tea in a Berber house. In the afternoon we discover the first landscapes of the desert and really enjoy a 3-hour camel trek accompanied by our caravan of camels that willcarry all camping equipments and your luggage as we trek through oases and dunes of Bounou. Our light Nomadic camping is set up in the middle of the dunes of Mhamid.
Today we discover the majesty of the Sahara desert with its endless sand dunes and breath-taking scenery. After a 2-hour drive through dirty trakcs, we join the most spectacular vast desert of Morocco. You will be taken on a 3-hour trek off the beaten tracks through less undiscovered places where you can experience a sense of wilderness, breathe clean air of the Sahara desert and explore the diversity of wonderfully changing landscapes with splendid undulating sand dunes that change color as the day progresses along with the guarantee of a cheerful welcome from the nomadic Berber people. This vast area of sand dunes makes for a breathtaking landscape, particularly at sunrise or sunset. In the evening we make fire and admire a purely sky full with brightly stars and night out in the open air with moments of real pleasure to discover constellations.
Early walk for those who are interested in seeing the sunrise and back to camp for breakfast. We then embark on a wonderful driving day in the direction of the High Atlas Mountains. We cross the dry lake of Iriki and drive on a dirt track until the town of FoumZguid. A long the way, we will admire stunning landscapes with spectacular colours. Leaving the Southern Morocco we take the road back to Marrakesh over the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, 2260 meters. While driving on fascinating routes, the scenery is varied and ever-changing. We pass through many villages and towns. Half way, we stop for lunch in restaurant at Taznakhtevillage, we then carry on driving through the winding road of the Tizi-n-Ticka until Ait Berka village. We arrive at Marrakesh around 5:30 pm and drop you off at your riad or hotel.
- Driving time : 7 Hours
Marrakech to Erg chegaga desert Camel trek Tips:
This journey can be customized with private car or luxury van and driver, and Guide according to your travel dates.
- 2 people with private car and English speaking guide”
- 3 people and more with a private luxury Land Cruiser and English speaking guide”
After your arrival to either Casablanca or Marrakech, you will be escorted to your luxury hotel or riad in Marrakech.
- EURO 300.00 per person based on double occupancy
- EURO 600.00 for 2Pax
- 2 years and under are free of charge
- 2 – 6 years old 75% off
- 7-11 years old 50% off
- 12 years old & up full cost
- 4* Riad& hotel lodging
- Breakfast daily
- All dinners
- Camel Ride / Sahara
- Overnight / Nomad tent / Nomad Guide Sahara
- Private Car 4×4 & Driver for the entire trip
- Transfers to and from airport
- Knowledgeable certified guides
- All taxes
Not included in package price:
- Private guided tour—Not a group tour.
- If it is over your budget—–Hotels can be changed for lower budgets.
- Upgrade to 5* or 5* deluxe accommodation is available.
- Group Discounts Available.