foum zguid desert tour

3-day Foum Zguid to Erg Chigaga trip

2 nights in the Sahara

3-day Foum Zguid desert tour

3-day Foum Zguid desert tour to Erg Chigaga – 4×4 Foum Zguid desert excursion – Foum Zguid trip night in desert camp – 4×4 Foum Zguid tour

The 3-day Foum Zguid desert tour to Erg Chigaga is a real trip of adventure ! It’s a perfect desert break during your vacation in Morocco. You will enjoy 4×4 safari on the track in the Sahara, camel trek and night in wild camping in the Sahara. You will also discover the nomadic lifestyle…

On the track towards the great dunes of Erg Chigaga

The Foum Zguid desert tour starts at 9 AM. You set off on the track in the desert towards the great dunes of Erg Chigaga. You will cross immense desert plains, hamadas. We also go through the “Moroccan Colorado”. The mountains in this part are beautiful. The journey between Foum Zguid and Erg Chigaga takes approximately 2 hours. You will make stops to enjoy the panoramic views. In addition, a visit to Lake Irqui is part of this first day. We arrive at the desert camp in Erg Chigaga around noon, at the perfect time for a delicious lunch served outside.

In the afternoon, you can take a moment to relax at the Erg Chigaga desert camp. You can enjoy the desert, try sandsurfing. At the end of the day, you leave for a camel ride for the sunset. After this tour in the great Erg Chigaga dunes, it is time to have dinner and enjoy the music of the nomads around a campfire. Night in a nomadic tent after this first day of the Foum Zguid to Erg Chigaga excursion.

Foum Zguid desert tour : Morocco camel trekking and night in wild camping

After a good night at the bivouac in Erg Chigaga, this Foum Zguid desert tour continues with a day in the Sahara. The 2nd day of the Foum Zguid desert trip is devoted to a hike in the Moroccan desert.

Departure is after breakfast. You leave with your guides and the camel caravan. It takes around 4 hours of walking during the day. At noon, picnic lunch in the middle of the Erg Chigaga desert.

Camel trekking in the Moroccan desert is a perfect activity to reconnect with nature and yourself. It is an experience that is both authentic and original. At the end of the day, your guides will set up the mobile camping for the night at the foot of the dunes. The meal is prepared over the fire, under the stars. You will spend a second night in the desert.

3rd day of the 4×4 Foum Zguid to Erg Chigaga desert trip

After breakfast in the desert, your driver will pick you up in a 4×4. You then begin the return to Foum Zguid.

During this Foum Zguid desert excursion, you also stop to see the fossils and visit the nomads for lunch. Return to Foum Zguid in the afternoon.

Do you want to live a 2-day experience? Here is our program.

  • 3-day Foum Zguid desert tour to Erg Chigaga : best time
    This 3-day excursion from Foum Zguid can be planned all year round,
    except during the hot summer months: June to August.
    The best period is between September and May.
  • Camel trekking in the Morocco desert
    A day desert hike in the Sahara during this Foum Zguid excursion is accessible to everyone.
    No level is required to participate.

    If you prefer to spend the day at the desert camp or do other activities,
    you can tell us in your message. We will send you a tailor-made program.

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  • Luxury camp in Erg Chigaga
    The first night can be organized in an Erg Chigaga luxury desert camp.
    A Morocco luxury desert camp offers a great experience in a magical setting.
    It is possible to schedule 2 overnights in a luxury camp.

    The luxury Erg Chigaga deser camp is also suitable if you want to celebrate a special event.
  • How to get to Foum Zguid?
    You can reach Foum Zguid by the asphalt road, going down towards the South West of Marrakech and Ouarzazate.

    Foum Zguid is also accessible from Agadir, Taroudant or Zagora.
    Thanks to the asphalt road, it is possible to get there by a car.


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