marrakech to erg chigaga tour

Marrakech to Erg Chigaga tour 3 days

Visit the biggest dunes in Morocco!

Marrakech to Erg Chigaga tour 3 days

Marrakech to Erg Chigaga tour 3 days

Marrakech desert tour 3 days – Marrakech desert tours – Marrakech Erg Chigaga tour – Morocco desert tour – Marrakech Sahara tour – Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech

Landscapes of the Atlas and South Morocco Kasbahs

On the first day of this Morocco desert tour, you will make the trip between Marrakech and Ouarzazate. The road connecting Marrakech to Ouarzazate passes through the Atlas Mountains and the Tizi’n’Tichka Pass at 2,260m above sea level. Beautiful landscapes are waiting for you. After passing the Tizi’n’Tichka pass, you stop to visit the Kasbah of Telouet. This is the last home of Pacha Glaoui. Built in the XVIII century the discovery of this famous Kasbah is the first visit of your Marrakech to Erg Chigaga tour.

You continue your excursion in Morocco towards the Sahara desert …

At the approach of Ouarzazate, you stop to discover the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Kasbah, which is indeed a ksar, is in a very beautiful site.

You arrive then to Ouarzazate. Your Marrakech desert tour to Erg Chigaga transports you to southern Morocco with its kasbah adobe and typical architecture … After a stop in Ouarzazate, you will continue to Agdz where you will spend the night.

The Drâa Valley and the Erg Chigaga big dunes

How to describe the Drâa Valley? We would simply say that the Valley is characterized by a beautiful palm grove, magnificent views in ocher-red tones on the Anti-Atlas, typical villages … Everything is there to fall under the spell of southern Morocco. You will pass by Zagora before arriving at M’hamid where the paved road ends.

After a welcome tea in our desert camp M’hamid, you take the road to Erg Chigaga.

From M’hamid El Ghizlane to Erg Chigaga, it takes about 2 hours on the track. Arrival in the afternoon, in time to admire the sunset during a camel ride …

Back to the Erg Chigaga desert camp for dinner. Musical evening around the fire. The atmosphere is guaranteed as well as the meeting with Sahrawi nomads culture. Nights in a tent in a camp at Erg Chigaga.

Marrakech to Erg Chigaga tour: the return

After breakfast at the Chigaga desert camp and a few moments to walk on the dunes, then return to Marrakech is by Tazenakht. You will first visit Lake Iriqui which is dry today but which is distinguished by a rich fauna and flora. You will then pass by Tazenakht where you will take advantage to visit a carpet manufacturing cooperative. After lunch, continue on the High Atlas to Marrakech where your guide will drop you off at your hotel at the end of the day.

  • The journey between Marrakech and Agdz is about 270 km, about 5:30.

    Agdz is in the province of Zagora. Moreover, the town is located on the old road of caravans that crossed the Sahara (Marrakech-Timbuktu).

    Ouarzazate-Agdz - 65 km
  • The Drâa Valley is named after the river that runs through it and is the longest in the country (1,100km).

    It is known for its kasbahs with architecture typical of southern Morocco and its palm grove.

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  • Sleeping in Erg Chigaga
    Travelers enjoy spending one or more nights in Erg Chigaga, in the Moroccan desert.
    This part of the Sahara and known for its high dunes which are some of the largest in the Moroccan desert. You can practice different activities.

    The stay is very pleasant and the nights are organized in an Erg Chigaga nomadic camp. Luxury desert camps in Chigaga offer a unique experience in the desert.
  • On the track towards Erg Chegaga, you will certainly see herds of camels ...

    The camel ride on site promises a moment of discovery of this beautiful place and its landscapes.

    The visit of the Erg Chigaga dunes is also part of some of our trekking programs and other Morocco desert tours.


Our agency is located in M'hamid El Ghizlane, in Southern Morocco, Zagora province.
Pat: 47725024 RC 309/2809 No. IF 31832047


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