5-day Agadir tour to Erg Chigaga
Visit the Sahara from Agadir
5-day Agadir tour to Erg Chigaga
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The 5-day Agadir tour to the big dunes of Erg Chigaga is a beautiful tour in South Morocco. You will see some of the largest dunes in the Moroccan desert. But you will also spend a night in a Sahara desert camp. The 5-day Agadir tour also allows you to visit Taroudant, the saffron capital of Morocco, the Drâa Valley, Aït Ben Haddou…
1st day of this 5-day Agadir tour – night at Foum Zguid
You leave in the morning for this 5-day Agadir tour to Erg Chigaga desert.
On the itinerary of this first day you visit:
- Tazenakht ;
The town of Taroudant is very beautiful. A great wall around the city extends over 6 km. The ramparts of Taroudant have 130 towers. You enter the city through one of its Moorish architecture gates. Taroudant is the “little Marrakech” because of its ocher ramparts and the lively medina and souk.
Taliouine is a town about a hundred kilometers from Taroudant. This is the region of the saffron. This is why Taliouine is called “the capital of saffron” in Morocco.
You will stop at Tazenakht for lunch. Then, you continue towards Foum Zguid which is at the gates of the desert. This is where you spend the first night.
2nd day of the Agadir desert tour 5 days : night in Erg Chigaga
After breakfast at Foum Zguid, you leave for the high dunes of Erg Chigaga. This Agadir desert tour lets you discover pretty landscapes in the Sahara. In fact, you take the track in the desert to arrive at Erg Chigaga. You pass by Lake Iriqui.
Arrival at Erg Chigaga around noon. You enjoy a lunch in a desert camp. In the afternoon, time to relax at the camp. Afterwards you go for a camel tour for the sunset. In the evening, the camp comes festive with the music of the nomads. A delicious dinner is served on site. You will spend the night in a tent.
3rd day of this Sahara tour from Agadir: night in Agdz
Your 5-day Agadir tour continues. After the night in Erg Chigaga, it is time to leave for the village of M’hamid where we find the asphalt road. On the way, you pass by the Sacred Oasis.
Once M’hamid has passed, you advance towards Tamegrout, where you will make a stop. In Tamegrout, we visit the green pottery workshops and the Kasbah. The 5-day Agadir to Erg Chigaga desert tour continues towards Zagora where you will stop for lunch.
After this break, we go back to the Drâa Valley to Agdz. The Drâa Valley is very beautiful with its palm grove and its villages typical of southern Morocco. You make stops for panoramic views. This day ends in Agdz, where you will spend the night in a traditional riad in the Oasis.
4th day of the 5-day Agadir tour: night in Aït Ben Haddou
The 4th day of the 5-day Agadir tour to Erg Chigaga is rich in visits.
In the morning, you leave Agdz towards Ouarzazate. The road passes through the Anti-Atlas Mountains.
In Ouarzazate, you can visit the city’s Kabah and the film studios. Lunch is planned in the town of Ouarzazate.
In the afternoon, the journey takes you to Aït Ben Haddou. Firstly, you enjoy a visit to the Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou with a local guide. After that, dinner and night stay in a typical South Morocco riad in Aït Ben Haddou.
5th day of the Agadir to Erg Chigaga trip
The last day of the 5-day desert trip from Agadir is dedicated to the return. After breakfast in Agdz, you take the road to Tazenakht where you can visit a carpet manufacturing cooperative.
Lunch is planned in Taliouine, before continuing towards Taroudant and Agadir. Arrival late in the afternoon.
If you want to discover the dunes of Merzouga, here is our 5-day Agadir to Erg Chebbi tour.
- 5-day Agadir tour to Erg Chigaga : distances by car per day
Day 1: 5:30 hours
Day 2: 2 hours
Day 3: 4:30 hours
Day 4: 2 hours
Day 5: 5 hours.
- Option: night in Taliouine, in the saffron capital
The first night can be organized in Taliouine instead of Foum Zguid.
This allows for a car journey of about 3 hours on the first day and 4:30 hours on the 2nd day.
This option allows you to take your time to visit Taroudant or take a short walk to Taliouine with a local guide.
In the Taliouine region, saffron is grown. The picking is done in October-November.
- Return to Marrakech
The return from this 5-day Agadir tour to Erg Chigaga can be planned in Marrakech.
This allows you to have flexibility in organizing your Morocco stay.
But also to enjoy even more landscapes and visits.
- Desert camp in Erg Chigaga
The night in the desert is planned in a traditional nomadic camp.
The standard bivouac gives you an experience in simple living conditions.
If you prefer to have more comfort, you should opt for a luxury Erg Chigaga camp.
The dunes of Erg Chigaga are one of the most beautiful in the Moroccan desert.
The camps are located in the dunes.
You can try sandsurf there.
The camel tour for the sunset and the music in the evening at the camp are highlights of this tour in South Morocco from Agadir.
- 2 nights in the Moroccan desert during this 5-day Agadir Sahara tour
If you want to enjoy more of the Moroccan desert during your stay in Morocco, this Agadir desert tour can be extended for one night.
The 2nd night in the Sahara can be organized in Chegaga or M'hamid. This will be a 6-day Agadir desert trip to Erg Chigaga.
This option allows you to discover more about the Sahara, the landscapes, the nomadic way of life...
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