Marrakech to Zagora – 4 Days Erg Chigaga dunes:
Erg Chigaga is one of two major dunes. First of all, we leave in the morning Marrakech crossing the High Atlas Mountains through a port of 2,260 m. Therefore, we visit the Ait Ben haddou kasbah, Ouarzazate and Zagora. In addition, on this 4 days Chigaga trip from Marrakech, we spend a night in camp with camel ride too!
Chigaga trip from Marrakech.Enjoy Camel Trekking, Sand Boarding in the big dunes. It is one of two major dunes of the Sahara in Morocco.
Day 1: Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Ouarzazate – Zagora:
Pick you up from your accommodation and start the tour from Marrakech. Therefore, we cross the Tizi n Tichka pass to reach Aït Ben haddou. It is a well preserved kasbah and UNESCO World Heritage site. Continue to Ouarzazate, nicknamed the door of the desert. So, Zagora is one of the best places to visit. Hence, you can enjoy the desert camping just for one night.
Day 2: Zagora – Mhamid – Erg Chegaga dunes:
We continue the trip to Erg Chigaga through the small village of Tamegroute. While, it has a history as an important center of learning and religion. Hence, Mhamid El Ghizlane, is a small oasis town in southern Morocco with about 7500 inhabitants. Therefore, Erg Chigaga dunes is the perfect trip to spend a magical time in the desert.
Day 3: Erg Chigaga – Foum Zguid – Taznakht – Ouarzazate:
We continue the trip crossing desert via the old Paris Dakar route and the dry Lake Iriqi. In conclusion, we drive through Tazenakht. It is a place famous by its carpets and rugs. Late evening, at Ouarzazate to visit taourirt Kasbah and studio of Cinema. Ouarzazate is a Moroccan Hollywood. Many movies were filmed such as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiators and Prince of Persia.
Day 4: Ouarzazate – Atlas Mountains – Marrakech:
We cross the magnificent Atlas Mountains to discover Telouet, Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate. Ouarzazate the first port of call is Telouet. It is a village on the Route of the Caravans from the Sahara. Enjoy a journey from Ouarzazate to Marrakech for views of valleys and desert. Late evening, we drive back to Marrakech.
2 – 3 pax / 395 € per person.
4 – 6 pax / 290 € per person.
7 – 12 pax / 275 € per person.
- English Speaking (unless specified language).
- Transport in 4X4 or a Minivan.
- Pick up / off at your accommodation.
- Small Group Size.
- Avoiding Shooping.
- Camel ride / overnight stay in desert.
- Dinners & Breakfasts (first and second day).
- Ait ben Haddou Kasbah.
- Todra Oasis / Gorges / Hiking.
- Lunchs, Drinks (unless specified).
- Personal Expenses.
- Tips (optional).
What to bring:
- Phone charges.
- Warm clothes.