ouarzazate desert trip

Ouarzazate desert trip to Erg Chigaga

Live the magic of Great South Morocco

4×4 Ouarzazate desert trip to Erg Chigaga 5 days

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This Ouarzazate desert trip to Erg Chigaga is a wonderful discovery of Great South Morocco and the Sahara in 5 days. This is a 4×4 Morocco desert tour with 2 nights in the Moroccan desert. You will visit one of the biggest dunes in Morocco. This Erg Chigaga desert tour from Ouarzazate is very rich in discoveries!

From Ouarzazate to the Dades Gorges

This 4×4 tour from Ouarzazate begins in the morning. You leave with a driver-guide for this excursion in the Moroccan desert. The first day of this Ouarzazate desert trip introduces you to the Skoura Oasis, its gardens and kasbahs typical of the South.

But also the magnificent landscapes of the Valley of Roses which is the next stop on your itinerary.

After a stop in the Rose Valley, you continue this Sahara trip to the Dades Gorges. The scenery changes, you enjoy the beautiful mountain landscapes. The Dades Gorges Valley is one of the prettiest in South Morocco.

It is at the Dades Gorges that you stop for the first night of this 5-day Ouarzazate desert trip to Erg Chigaga.

Ouarzazate desert trip 5 days: night in the M’hamid desert

On the next day, after breakfast, you take the Dades Gorges road towards Zagora. The landscapes are also very beautiful and you will stop for panoramic views.

Lunch is planned in Zagora before continuing towards the M’hamid desert. On the way to the Moroccan desert, a stop is made at Tamegrout to visit the green pottery workshops.

In the afternoon, you arrive at the village of M’hamid. It is the last village before the Sahara. This is where the sandy desert begins.

You continue to the M’hamid desert camp located in the dunes. You enjoy a warm welcome, a hearty dinner and a night in a nomadic tent at the Morocco Sahara desert camp in M’hamid.

A day in the Sahara from M’hamid and night in Erg Chigaga

The 3rd day of the 5-day Ouarzazate desert trip is devoted to the discovery of the Sahara. After breakfast, you leave from M’hamid on the track in the desert. You will continue to the great dunes of Erg Chigaga. You arrive at the camp for lunch.

In the afternoon, you can take time to relax or try sandsurf. At sunset, enjoy a camel tour in the Erg Chigaga dunes. Then, dinner and music in the evening at the camp under the starry sky. You will spend a night in desert camp at Erg Chigaga.

Erg Chigaga – the Drâa Valley – Agdz

In the morning, you return by the track in the desert to find the asphalt road shortly before Zagora. You will go up through the beautiful Drâa Valley to Agdz. The landscapes are very beautiful with the palm grove and the Anti-Atlas mountains in the background. We pass through small charming villages in southern Morocco. In the afternoon, you arrive in Agdz where you will spend the night.

Ouarzazate desert trip : Oasis of Fint and Aït Ben Haddou

The 5th day of the Ouarzazate to Erg Chigaga desert tour begins with breakfast at the riad in Agdz. Then, you will take the road that winds through the Anti-Atlas to go back to Ouarzazate.

But before that, your driver will take you to visit the Oasis of Fint. It is a very beautiful little Oasis nestled in the surroundings of Ouarzazate. You take a walk with a local guide and taset mint tea with the locals. Then, direction Aït Ben Haddou, Ksar classified as a UNESCO world heritage site. After visiting the Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou, the driver-guide will drop you off at your hotel.

Another very interesting option to discover the desert : a 2-day Erg Chigaga excursion from Ouarzazate.

  • Best time to do this Ouarzazate Sahara tour 5 days

    Mid-September to end of May.
    You will thus benefit from the best conditions to discover the Moroccan desert.
  • The duration of this Erg Chigaga tour from Ouarzazate allows you to reduce the distance by car
    The 1st day: 2:30 hours
    The 2nd day: 4 hours,
    The 3rd day: 2 hours,
    The 4th day: 4 hours,
    The 5th day: 2:30 hours
  • Activities during this Ouarzazate desert trip 5 days to Erg Chigaga

    In addition to the visits planned in the program, you can enjoy other activities during this excursion.
    It is possible to add:

    - a walk with a local guide to the Dades Gorges,
    - half a day of Morocco camel trekking in the desert,
    - a quad ride or buggy tour in the Sahara,
    - a walk with a local guide in the surroundings of Agdz.

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  • Overnight stays in the desert are planned in a nomadic camp or in a luxury camp.

    Both options are available for M'hamid and Erg Chigaga.
  • The highlights of this 5-day Sahara tour from Ouarzazate

    - you benefit from a comfortable trip in terms of journeys,
    - the visits allow you to live a rich and authentic experience in South Morocco,
    - you spend two nights in a Morocco Sahara desert camp,
    - a part of the trip to Erg Chigaga takes place on the track, it is an original experience,
    - you meet local nomads,
    - and visit lots of beautiful places on the itinerary : Oases near Ouarzazate, the Valley of Roses,
    the Dades Gorges, Zagora, Agdz, Aït Ben Haddou,
    - you benefit from Moroccan hospitality and a warm welcome throughout the tour.

    It is possible to customize this program according to your wishes.


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