Morocco Desert Tours

3 Days Chegaga Sahara Desert Tour

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3 days Chegaga Shared tour overview:

The 3 day sahara desert tour to erg chegaga from Marrakech is the most efficient tour for travelers having just available 3 days in Marrakech and wanting to absolutely have a unique and amazing desert experience. We make sure to show you the real desert.

Erg chegaga desert tour itinerary:

Day 1: Marrakech - High atlas - Ait benhadou - Ouarzazate - Zagora

Early departure address the high atlas, port T'ichka cross 2260 meters. And we visited the ancient kasbahs of Ait Ben Haddou, where they filmed the piliculas as Obelix, Gladiator, Babel, .... food and rest, then follow the path south on anti atlas mountains, cross the magnificent valley of the Draa , night in Zagora. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 2: Zagora - M'Hamid - Chagaga dunes:

morning start to visit the town of Tamgroute, publiotica seramica, then follow the path until M'hamid, here begins the track towards Chagaga dunes, arrive at around 4 pm, and then mounted on camels into the dunes dirijiremos to attend the sunset and sleep under a Haima in the desert. (unforgettable night). Overnight in Haima.

Day 3: Chagaga - Lake Iriqi - Foum Z´Guid- Marrakech:

After breakfast we head for RALLY - DAKAR, crossed the magnificent lake of Iriq and Foum Zguid to get to the berber village of Taznakht. It is where we have so many association of women for making the famous berber carpets with its different technics of working (weaving-knotting-embroidering). Afterwards we drive through the high Atlas Mountains to Marrakech.

Please note: it is 10 hours drive from Merzouga dunes to Marrakech. A 4 Day Desert Tours from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi and back to Marrakech is recommended simply because there are so many things to see an do besides camel trekking and a night in the Sahara desert camp, 3 day tour option can NOT cover everything. Arriving early to Erg Chebbi, enjoy a swim, visit the nomad living in caves, wander with a local guide in palmary or hike in Dades valley or Todra gprges, spend more time of sites, stop for a cup of tea with a Berber family...Etc

What's included in Erg chegaga desert Tour:

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel/airport
  • Private trip in 4x4 air conditioned car
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver
  • Ovenight in a traditional Kasbah in Zagora
  • Dinner & breakfast are included
  • Maximale group size: 6 people to ensure more personalized attention from your guide
  • Cameld rides & overnight in a nomad traditional tent
  • Duration: 2 days ( 724km round trip)

Erg chegaga desert Tour Highlights:

  • Enjoy the beautiful landscapes between Marrakech and Ouarzazate
  • Cross the Tizi n Tichka Pass of the High Atlas Mountains
  • Visit the UNESCO worlde heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Visit Taourirt Kasbah and Film Studios
  • Drive across Draa Valley famous for its date palm trees dotted oases and Kasbah
  • Visit the Koranic school and library of Tamgrout
  • Cross the dry salt lake of Iriqui
  • Enjoy a fossil hunting advenutre on your way to Foum Zguid village
  • Cameld rides, overnight in a nomadic deep desert camp