4x4 zagora to erg chigaga tour

4x4 Erg Chigaga tour from Zagora

4x4 Zagora desert tour Sahara camp overnight

4×4 Zagora to Erg Chigaga tour

Zagora to Erg Chigaga tour – 4×4 Sahara trip from Zagora – 4×4 Zagora desert tour to Erg Chigaga – 4×4 Erg Chigaga tour from Zagora

This 4×4 Sahara tour from Zagora to the great dunes of Erg Chigaga starts at 9 AM or at 3 PM depending on the option you have chosen.

The driver-guide will pick you up from your accomodation in Zagora and bring you discover one of the biggest dunes of the Morocco desert. Some of the Erg Chigaga dunes reach a height of 150m. Local guides have good driving experience on the desert track.

4×4 Zagora to Erg Chigaga tour : a day trip

Erg Chigaga is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places to visit in the Moroccan desert. The 4×4 Zagora to Erg Chigaga tour is a great excursion if you spend holidays in southern Morocco. The landscapes in the desert are breathtaking and the dunes very beautiful.

Visits between Zagora and Erg Chigaga great dunes

The departure for the Zagora to Erg Chigaga desert tour is at 9 AM. The route first takes you on the asphalt road from Zagora to the village of M’hamid. On the way, you will stop to visit Tamegrout (pottery workshops, Kasbah). After about 1 hour and half of travel, you arrive at M’hamid which is the last village before the Sahara.

From M’hamid, your Zagora Erg Chigaga excursion in 4×4 continues on the track in the desert. This is one of the highlights of this Morocco desert tour from Zagora. You discover different landscapes of the Sahara. You can see herds of camels or goats… sometimes even gazelles! The dunes give way to the desert plateau before reappearing in a big way in a magnificent setting.

Lunch and camel tour in Erg Chigaga

You also make a stop at the Sacred Oasis, with a natural water source, before arriving at Erg Chigaga for lunch. It’s time to enjoy a warm welcome in a nomadic camp where you are served a delicious meal.

After this break, you enjoy a camel ride in Erg Chigaga. This Zagora to Erg Chigaga tour then takes you back on another route in the desert to the town. So, you will arrive in Zagora around 5 PM.

A 4×4 Erg Chigaga desert tour for a day is also available from the village of M’hamid.

Zagora to Erg Chigaga tour with night in a desert camp

It is also possible to leave at 3 PM for a 4×4 Zagora to Erg Chigaga tour. After the visits on the way, your itinerary from Zagora takes you to Erg Chigaga dunes at the end of the afternoon. You enjoy a camel tour in the big dunes of Erg Chigaga for the sunset.

Then, dinner at the camp nestled in the dunes, before spending a beautiful evening with music around a campfire. Moreover, you spend a night in a Morocco desert camp in Erg Chigaga. The return to Zagora is on the next day after breakfast. Arrival in Zagora will be done before noon.

  • 4x4 Erg Chigaga desert tour from Zagora

    This is a day or 2-day excursion from Zagora to Erg Chigaga big dunes.
  • This 4x4 desert tour from Zagora starts at 9 AM or 3 PM
    Your driver will pick you up from your hotel.
  • How far is Zagora from M'hamid?
    The distance is about 100km (1h30 of driving).

    And between Erg Chigaga and M'hamid ?
    The distance between the village of M'hamid El Ghizlane and Erg Chigaga dunes is about 60 km.
    It's a track that connects the two places.
    There is about 1 hour and half trip by 4x4.

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  • A night in a desert camp in Erg Chigaga
    The night stay in a Morocco Sahara desert camp in Erg Chigaga is possible in a traditional camp or a luxury desert camp.
  • Morocco desert tour: Visit Erg Chigaga or Erg Chebbi?

    Merzouga (Erg Chebbi) is a more touristic place than Erg Chigaga.
    Erg Chigaga is a bigger and wilder area than Erg Chebbi.

    So, you can choose depending on the experience you are looking for.
  • Activities in Erg Chigaga

    You can try sandsurf in Erg Chigaga but also a quad tour.


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