Ouarzazate to erg chigaga tour 2 days

2-day Erg Chigaga tour from Ouarzazate

4x4 Morocco desert tour from Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate to Erg Chigaga tour 2 days

Ouarzazate to Erg Chigaga tour 2 days – 4×4 Ouarzazate desert tour – 2-day Erg Chigaga desert tour from Ouarzazate – 4×4 Ouarzazate Sahara tour Morocco desert tour 2 days from Ouarzazate

The 2-day Ouarzazate to Erg Chigaga tour is perfect to discover some of the largest dunes in the Moroccan desert. But also to:

  • meet Sahrawi nomads,
  • enjoy a camel ride for the sunset at Erg Chigaga,
  • try sandsurf on the big dunes,
  • ride a quad or do a buggy tour in the dunes.

This is a 4×4 desert tour from Ouarzazate 2 days. It is an ideal trip to spend a weekend in the Moroccan desert.

The Drâa Valley and the great dunes of Erg Chigaga

The departure for this 4×4 Ouarzazate to Erg Chigaga desert tour is at 8 AM.

Your Ouarzazate Sahara tour begins with the Anti Atlas mountains. You will then cross the Draa Valley. Throughout the Drâa Valley follow one another small Berber villages, kasbahs, ksars. The Anti-Atlas completes this magnificent setting. The palm grove of the Draa Valley extends over several kilometres… During the Erg Chigaga desert trip from Ouarzazate, enjoy the magnificent panoramic views.

Lunch is planned in Zagora. After this break, head for the Sahara! You stop at Tamegrout to visit the pottery workshops. You can also discover the old Koranic Library or the underground Kasbah.

After an hour, the paved road finally stops at M’hamid El Ghizlane. It is the last village located at the gates of the Sahara. This 4×4 Ouarzazate desert trip to Erg Chigaga then continues on the track. You will soon reach the great dunes. After about 1h30 of track and a break at the Sacred Oasis, you arrive at Erg Chigaga.

Camel tour for the sunset and night in Erg Chigaga desert camp

This 2-day Sahara excursion from Ouarzazate continues with a camel ride. Enjoy the sunset during this camel tour in the great dunes of Erg Chigaga. On your return to the Erg Chigaga desert camp, taste delicious dinner. Enjoy the live music around a campfire. For an unforgettable experience, the night is planned in a tent in the Morocco desert. The Erg Chigaga desert camp is located in the middle of the dunes.

4×4 Ouarzazate to Erg Chigaga tour : the 2nd day

The 2nd day of the Erg Chigaga desert tour begins with a breakfast at the bivouac. Afterwards, you begin the return by the track. You will pass by the Iriqui Lake. The Iriqui Park is a nature reserve. You then continue to Foum Zguid where you find the road.

This 2-day Morocco desert trip from Ouarzazate continues with a lunch in Tazenakht that is “the capital of carpets”. You will reach Ouarzazate in the afternoon. The guide will drop you off to your hotel.

Another 2-day desert trip from Ouarzazate is also available to discover the dunes of Erg Chebbi (Merzouga).

  • Highlights of this 4x4 Erg Chigaga desert tour from Ouarzazate

    - Discovery of the Erg Chigaga great dunes,

    - It is an original and authentic experience for your stay in Morocco,

    - You will enjoy a night in the Moroccan desert,

    - The experience of a traditional nomadic camp in the dunes,

    - A camel ride for sunset,

    - Discovery of nomadic life,

    - Visit of the Draa Valley;

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  • 2-day Ouarzazate to Erg Chigaga desert trip or Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour ?

    An option for a 2-day Ouarzazate desert tour is the trip to Merzouga.
    The Erg Chebbi dunes are spectacular because of their height.
    Many travelers prefer to go visit the Erg Chebbi dunes.

    However the Erg Chigaga big dunes are as beautiful as those of Merzouga but different.
    Erg Chigaga is a less touristic place than Erg Chebbi.
  • This 2-day Ouarzazate desert trip is ideal if you have time for a weekend.

    The travel to the Sahara is an original experience that allows you to recharge your batteries.


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