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Desert tours from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga

Desert tours from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga

Marrakech to Erg Chegaga desert tours

Experience the magic of Morocco with our Erg Chegaga Desert Tour. This journey takes you from Marrakech to Ait Benhaddou, and the Sahara Desert. However, it also ventures off-the-beaten-path into the heart of Erg Chegaga – one of Morocco’s largest sand dunes.
Explore our best Marrakech to Erg Chigaga desert tour below for inspiration. If something catches your eye, simply contact one of our Moroccan Tour Experts and they’ll take it from there.

3 Days Erg Chigaga Tours from Marrakech

Ideal for travelers seeking an authentic desert experience, this 3-day luxury Desert tour to Erg Chigaga from Marrakech offers a unique blend of cultural encounters, breathtaking landscapes, and exceptional game-viewing. Starting in the vibrant city of Marrakech, you’ll traverse through the High Atlas mountains, explore ancient Kasbahs in Ait Ben Haddou and Agdez before reaching the serene Zagora Desert.

Tour highlights:

  • Cross the  High Atlas Mountains via Tizi N-Tichka pass.
  • Visit Pasha Glaoui Telouet Kasbah and UNESCO-listed Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Journey through Ounila valley lined with traditional Berber villages.
  • Enjoy lunch in Ouarzazate before heading south to Agdez.
  • Marvel at the extensive oasis and palm trees marking the beginning of Dra’a Valley.
  • Spend a night at Sahara   Zagora Camp after a drive through Draa Valley.

4 days Erg Chigaga Dunes Tour from Marrakech

Embark on a 4-day Moroccan adventure, starting from Marrakech and journeying through Erg Chigaga, Zagora, Mhamid, and Foum Zguid. This tour is perfect for those who love the tranquility of the desert, offering an escape from city life. To fully enjoy this desert experience, it’s recommended to spread the journey over 5 days. The trip includes transportation in a Toyota Land Cruiser and half-board accommodation.

Tour Highlights:

  • Take in the breathtaking views of the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi Ntichka pass.
  • Visit the Berber Village of Ait Ben Haddou with its world heritage Kasbah.
  • Travel along Draa Valley with its impressive Berber fortified Kasbahs.
  • Experience a camel ride in Erg Chigaga and watch the stunning sunset.
  • Spend a night at a luxury Sahara desert camp.
  • Enjoy a scenic drive across Iriqui’s dry salt lake and meet authentic nomads.

The itinerary includes visits to fascinating locations like Ouarzazate, Zagora, M’hamid, Erg Chigaga dunes, and Foum Zguid. You’ll be immersed in stunning landscapes, cultural experiences, adventure activities while enjoying delicious local cuisine.

5-day Desert Tour – Sahara, Kasbahs & Canyons

Experience the beauty of Morocco on this 5-day desert tour from marrakech to Erg Chegaga. This tour offers a blend of rich cultural heritage, stunning landscapes, and an unforgettable desert experience.

Tour highlights:

  • Traverse the majestic High Atlas and capture panoramic views.
  • Explore the iconic Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate.
  • Discover the lush Dra’a Valley, home to 44 varieties of dates.
  • Visit Kasbah Tamnougalte and its abandoned Jewish quarter.
  • Experience Zagora’s expansive oasis and Tamegroute’s famous potteries.
  • Venture into M’hamid; the beginning of the desert where luxury camping awaits.
  • Ride camels across Erg Chegaga dunes and witness a breathtaking sunset.
  • Pass through Lake Iriqui, a fossil-rich area leading to Foum Zguid village.
  • Marvel at Taznakht’s Berber carpets before returning to Ouarzazate.
  • Visit Kasbah Aït ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featured in Hollywood blockbusters.
  • Explore the Ounila Valley with its traditional houses and crops.

This tour promises an immersive Moroccan adventure filled with unique experiences and luxurious accommodations.

6 Days marrakech to erg chegaga desert trip:

This 6-day trip from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert is one of our best Moroccan tours. It begins in the vibrant city of Marrakech before heading south into the heart of Morocco’s most iconic landscapes and cultural sites. Focused on providing an authentic experience, this tour offers a great opportunity to witness the rich cultural heritage and stunning natural beauty of Morocco.

Tour highlights:

  • Visit the Berber village of Telouet and explore the Palace of Glaoui.
  • Discover Ait Benhaddou and Tamaedakht Kasbahs.
  • Experience Tazenakht, renowned for its beautiful rugs.
  • Venture into Erg Chigaga sand dunes for a memorable sunset camel ride.
  • Explore Mhamid and visit Tamgrout’s ancient library.
  • Journey through Draa valley until reaching Agdez and Tamnougalt Oasis.
  • Visit Nkob, a traditional village known for its 45 Kasbahs.
  • Enjoy breathtaking landscapes at Boumalen Dades via Tizi N’tazezrt and Saghro mountains.
  • Hike in Dades gorges and visit Boutaghrar village and the valley of roses.
  • Stay overnight in Skoura palmary at a charming Kasbah guesthouse.

This tour is perfect for those seeking an authentic Moroccan adventure filled with unique experiences, exceptional accommodations, superb service, and unforgettable memories.

Our selection of Marrakech desert tours are varied itineraries. If it’s an adventurous trip you’re looking for or simply a chance to explore one of Africa’s most diverse countries, we can recommend the perfect trip or tailor-make one for you – just ask one of our Moroccan Tour Experts for advice and assistance.