casablanca desert tour

6-day Casablanca desert tour

Sahara trip from Casablanca to Erg Chigaga

6-day Casablanca desert tour

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Here is a 6-day Casablanca deseert tour which makes you discover the big dunes of Erg Chigaga. This Morocco desert tour allows you to spend two unforgettable nights in the Sahara desert. You also enjoy many visits thanks to the itinerary of this 6-day tour from Casablanca.

Casablanca – Atlas Mountains – Imlil

The first day of this Casablanca desert tour to Erg Chigaga begins early in the morning. You leave Casablanca towards Marrakech. Arrival in the pink city around noon. A stop in Marrakech is perfect to enjoy lunch on a terrace. Then you take time to visit the Jemaa-El-Fna place before continuing this Morocco desert tour towards the Atlas Mountains and the charming village of Imlil where you spend the first night.

The village of Imlil is the starting point for travelers who wish to climb Mount Toubkal or hike in the Atlas. You can also enjoy a walk with a local guide to admire the beautiful landscapes of the Atlas.

Imlil – Taliouine

The 2nd day of this desert tour from Casablanca begins after breakfast. You take the Imlil road to go up towards Asni and its valley. Then, the journey takes you through the very beautiful Ouirgane valley. The landscapes here are magnificent. This green valley is framed by the High Atlas Mountains and lies at the foot of Mount Toubkal. In Ouirgane, there is also a large lake.

We stop there to enjoy panoramic views before continuing the road to Taliouine. It is in the saffron capital that you will spend the night in a guest house. This ends your 2nd day of the Casablanca desert tour to Erg Chigaga.

Casablanca desert tour : night in Erg Chigaga camp

During the 3rd day of the Casablanca desert trip, you continue to do nice discoveries in South Morocco. After breakfast in Taliouine, you head towards the town of Tazenakht. This is the capital of carpets in Morocco. We stop there to visit before continuing the 4×4 trip to Foum Zguid. At Foum Zguid, stop to enjoy a good lunch. Then, we take the track towards the Erg Chigaga dunes. You visit Lake Iriqui and arrive in Erg Chigaga in the afternoon. Camel ride for the sunset before enjoying music around a campfire and a night in a Morocco Sahara desert camp.

4×4 day desert tour in the Sahara and night stay in M’hamid

On the next day, you enjoy a 4×4 day tour in the Sahara. After breakfast in Erg Chigaga, you leave in 4×4 on the desert track. There will be a nice discovery of the landscapes of the Sahara. Moreover, you take a break for a picnic in the middle of the desert. Afterwards, you advance towards the M’hamid desert.

First, you arrive at the camp early in the afternoon. You will be then welcomed with traditional tea. And after that enjoy a good time in the camp. Nomads will play music in the evening. Dinner is served and you spend the night in a nomadic tent. The atmosphere and the vibes at the nomad camp are unique. Just like the view of the starry sky of the Sahara…

The Drâa Valley and Aït Ben Haddou

The 5th day of this 6-day tour to the Sahara from Casablanca takes you away from the sandy desert. You go from M’hamid to Zagora. Then you continue in the Drâa Valley to Agdz. Discovery of the beautiful Drâa Valley which is magnificent with its palm grove and the small villages nestled in it.

After the Anti-Atlas mountains, you enjoy lunch in Ouarzazate. Then, you go to visit the famous movie studios located close to the city. In the afternoon, we head towards the beautiful Ksar Aït Ben Haddou. This emblematic Ksar of southern Morocco is a UNESCO classified site. You spend the night there in a charming riad typical of this region.

6th day of this Morocco desert tour

After a visit to the Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou with a local guide in the morning, it is time to head towards Marrakech via the High Atlas Mountains. After a break in the pink city, we continue to Casablanca.

See also our 7-day imperial cities and desert tour from Casablanca.

  • The departure or return of this 6-day Casablanca desert tour can be organized from Marrakech.
  • The highlights of this 6-day Morocco tour from Casablanca

    - the car journey lasts about 4 hours per day,
    - you enjoy very interesting visits along the way: mountains, valleys, desert...,
    - the itinerary is different on the outward and return journeys for a maximum of visits,
    - night stays in a riad or traditional guest house which bring authenticity to this excursion,
    - 2 nights in the Sahara, in a nomadic tent, including one in a comfort camp,
    - meeting with the Sahrawi nomads,
    - 3 hours trip of 4x4 track in the desert,
    - discovery of the Great South Morocco ;

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  • Activities during this 6-day tour from Casablanca

    During this Morocco desert tour, it is possible to enjoy different activities.

    On the way to the desert: short hike in Imlil, cooking class in Taliouine ;
    In the desert:
    - half day or one day of camel trekking,
    - quad tour,
    - buggy tour,
    - sandsurfing in Erg Chigaga;

    Tea with locals in Agdz or Aït Ben Haddou.
  • Best time for this Morocco tour from Casablanca 6 days : all year round, except during the months of June, July and August.
  • Personalized Casablanca Desert Tour

    We can prepare a tailor-made Casablanca desert tour for you based on your wishes.
  • Casablanca tour to Erg Chebbi or Casablanca desert trip to Erg Chigaga ?

    The routes of the these tours are different and the visits too.

    Also, the Merzouga desert is different from that of Erg Chigaga.

    The answer to this question therefore depends on the places you want to discover. These are two Morocco desert trips very rich in visits.


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