MARRAKECH TO ERG CHIGAGA DESERT TOUR

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Location:
Marrakech
Destination:
3 days

4 DAYS Erg Chigaga desert trip from Marrakech

Enjoy the pleasure of silence and the beauty of peace and tranquility in this Marrakech to Erg Chigaga desert tour. Our 4 days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegiga is dedicated to those who appreciate the wisdom of desert hills and are truly passionate about the hedonism lifestyle of Morocco Sahara desert.  If you are up for a challenge and you don’t mind driving through tough roads, then this is Marrakech to Erg Chigaga desert tour is made for you!

4 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO ERG CHIGAGA ITINERARY:

DAY 1: MARRAKECH- ZAROUGA (7 HOURS DIVE) 
Your Erg Chigaga desert trip will start at 7:30 am. Your driver will be waiting for you in front of your hotel or riad in Marrakech.  Once you are ready, we hit the road to Ouarzazat through the Atlas Mountains and Tizi Ntichka pass. You will be stunned by the marvelous views from your car window and most likely you would wish to take photos, and for your convenience, we will be taking several stops along the way. We will reach ouarzazate and have lunch there, then head to Zagora. On our way, you will get the chance to see the Draa River which constitutes the main water resource for a huge famous oasis. The oasis extended for more than 200km at the foothill of the anti-Atlas mountains. We will end the day with dinner and overnight at your hotel.
DAY2: ZAGOURA- ERG CHIGAGA (4 hours drive)
After breakfast, our first destination for day 2 will be Tamgrout. The latter is home for green pottery craftsmen and one of the oldest and the most valuable quoranic libraries in the Morocco. Afterwards, we will have lunch in Mhamid where the paved road ends. Early in the afternoon, we will depart to Erg Chigaga dunes. You should know that Erg Chigaga dunes is a remote area, which is why it is the perfect destination for anyone who admires silence and the harmony of the desert. Lose yourself in the light ambiance of the desert and ride in the back of your camel over the Erg Chigaga dunes, and witness sands changing colors amid sunset. And what a perfect ending to this out of the world scenery, than a delish dinner under a sky decorated with stars and next to the campfire. You will enjoy your dinner while your soul is being entertained by the melody of the locals’ music. Overnight at your Sahara desert camp.
DAY 3: ERG CHIGAGA- FOUM ZGUID- OUARZAZAT (6 HOURS DRIVE)
After breakfast, we follow a road through 90km of desert. On our way we will pass by the dry salt lake of Iriqui  the mountains and fossils following the old track of Rally Paris Dakar’ to Foum Zguid. The latter will be our point of end from the desert road and a point of start of a paved one. For those who are fond of collecting patterned carpets and rugs, then the Berber town of Taznakht is the right place for you. We will head there after lunch and then arrive to Ouarazat late in the afternoon.
Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Ouarzazat.
DAY 4: OUARZAZAT- Marrakech ( 4 HOURS DRIVE )
After breakfast, you will get the chance to be introduced to a film studio located outside of Ourrzazate. It became a major studio in the movie industry because it was the set for several world known Hollywood movies. To top it off, we will pay a visit to the world heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou, which was the home set for more than 20 famous Hollywood movies. As you stretch your eyes around the area, admire as well the Moroccan unique architecture of the Kasbahs. We will then start getting ready to go back to Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi Ntichka pass. Lunch will either be served in Ait Ben Hadou or in the Atlas Mountains on our way to Marrakech, making this choice will depend on how much time is left in our hand.We will end your Marrakech to Erg Chigaga 4 days desert tour with a drop off at your hotel or riad or any other location of your choice.

Tour price per person:

Number of person 1234
Price per person 765 €465 €355 €295 €