Sahara trip from Agadir
Agadir to Erg Chigaga desert excursion tour
Agadir to Erg Chigaga tour 3 days
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1st day of your desert tour from Agadir
This Agadir to Erg Chigaga tour starts in the morning.
Agadir to Erg Chigaga tour – visit of Taroudant
Taroudant is a Moroccan city located in the southwest of the country. First, Taroudant is known for the famous ramparts that surround the city. These walls extend over 6 kilometers in length and have 130 towers. In this “citadel”, you can enter through 9 doors of Moorish architecture. Enjoy a visit of the Medina of Taroudant and also of its craft market.
Discovery of Taliouine
The desert tour from Agadir cotinues then by Taliouine. It is a city in the province of Taroudant. Saffron is grown there. Taliouine is the “capital of saffron” in Morocco. The landscapes are amazing and you will stop there.
Tazenakht and Foum Zguid
About a hundred kilometers from Taliouine, you will pass by the town of Tazenakht. Thanks to this Agadir Sahara excursion, you will visit this charming city in southern Morocco. You stop to visit a carpet cooperative. Then, your trip to the Moroccan desert continues through Foum Zguid.
The great dunes of Erg Chigaga
You follow the track to arrive in the afternoon at the great dunes of Erg Chigaga. In the desert, you will visit the Lake Iriqui. Arrived at Erg Chigaga, you will enjoy a camel ride for the sunset. After a hearty dinner, enjoy the musical entertainment around the fire and the night in a nomadic tent.
2nd day : discovery of the Draa Valley
The 2nd day of this Morocco desert tour begins with a breakfast at the nomadic camp.
Then you continue this Agadir to Erg Chigaga tour by the track to the village of M’hamid.
Agadir to Erg Chigaga tour : Zagora and Agdz
After the beautiful landscapes of the Sahara, you will go up in the Draa Valley. The Valley is known for its beautiful palm grove and the small typical villages. A stop is planned in Tamegroute to visit the pottery workshops. You also go through the city of Zagora and Agdz.
The Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou
Then direction Ouarzazate and Aït Ben Haddou where you will spend the 2nd night of this desert trip from Agadir. Take the chance to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Ksar with a local guide.
Agadir to Erg Chigaga tour: more discoveries
After breakfast at the riad in Aït Ben Haddou, you resume the journey by 4×4 to return to Agadir.
The itinerary for this 3rd day of the Agadir Erg Chegaga excursion will again take you through Tazenakht, Taliouine and Taroudant. You will arrive in Agadir at the end of the afternoon. Stops will mark the route. You will enjoy new visits.
We can personalize this Morocco desert tour by adding original experiences to the program.
- Morocco Sahara tour from Agadir - departure in the morning at 8 AM.
Your guide will pick you up from your hotel for this Agadir desert excursion.
- The distance between Agadir and Taroudant is about 80 km, so you will have around 1hour to 1 hour and half of a journey.
- Taroudant - Taliouine: 100 km (1h30)
- Next to Lake Iriqui is the Iriqui National Park, created in 1994.
It is a desert natural park, the flora is represented by tamarisks, acacias.
You can see migratory birds and gazelles there.
- One of the advantages of this Agadir desert trip is the fact of discovering the Moroccan Sahara and the great dunes of Erg Chigaga.
The overnight in the dunes of Erg Chigaga, in a traditional nomadic camp is a unique experience.
At the camp in Chigaga, enjoy the music of the nomads around the fire, and moroccan food. The night in a nomadic tent is very popular.
You can also enjoy the starry sky and the silence of the desert.
- It is also possible to plan activities in the Erg Chigaga desert like:
- a quad tour,
- a buggy tour,
- trek in the Sahara.
Or activities such as cooking workshops or African percussion workshops.
- Idea: Erg Chigaga excursion from Agadir 4 days
An extra night in the desert allows you to enjoy your trip to the desert even more.
Go for a day of camel trekking in the Sahara or relax at the camp.
A visit to the nomads who live in the Sahara is also possible.
Our agency is located in M'hamid El Ghizlane, in Southern Morocco, Zagora province.
Pat: 47725024 RC 309/2809 No. IF 31832047
We will be happy to answer your questions. Do not hesitate to contact us for any information related to your Morocco desert excursion tour. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
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