3 Days marrakech to erg chigaga desert tour
The 3 day Erg Chigaga Desert Tour from Marrakech, passing through Zagora, Mhamid and Foum Zguid, is ideal for people who love the desert, its silence and its landscapes. Especially we recommend this tour to those people who want to disconnect and live an experience. In addition, although we suggest an itinerary, we would like to highlight that it is a tour that can be customized and that itinerary can be made according to your tastes and preferences.
3 days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech highlight:
1: Enjoy the beautiful scenery between Marrakesh and chegaga
2: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou
3: Visit the Kasbah of Taourirt and movie studios
4: Cross the famous Draa valley for its date palm oases and Kasbah
5: Crossing the Tizi n Tichka in the High Atlas Mountains
6: Enjoy a fossil hunting advenutre on your way to the village of Foum Zguid
7: Visit the Koranic school and library Tamgrout Through the dry salt lake Iriqui
DAY 1: Marrakech – Telouet – Ouarzazate Agdz – Draa Valley – Zagora
Morning Departure to the High Atlas via the pass Tizi n’Tichka 2260 m altitude, through the kasbah of Telouet (visit the kasbah Pasha Glaoui), Then we joined an old track caravan, and we visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou Continuation to Ouarzazate, then we visit the Kasbah Storks with a panoramic view of the lake, we continue our journey to Agdez (stop at Agdez for a short break), then we continue our journey via the Tizi-n-Tinififft pass (1,660 meters above sea level) to join the trail leading to the Kasbah of Alkaid Ali in Tamnougalte, lunch on the spot in a typical and traditional restaurant in the heart of the kasbah, in the afternoon we continue by track through the Draa Valley with its procession of palm groves and ksour to Zagora (arrival at the end of the day in Zagora). Dinner and overnight at Hotel Zagora. Length: 360 km including 30km of track.
DAY 2: Zagora – Tamegroute – Grand dunes of Chegaga
Departure in the morning in 4 × 4 to Tamgroute and visit Zaouïa; ancient Koranic library; potters and an underground Kasbah. Continuation to the Tagouenite oasis by Ait Isfoul. Arrival in M’hamid and lunch on the spot in a oasis sacret in full desert. we reach the track towards the dunes of chegaga to admire the sunset on the dunes on the back of the dromedary. Dinner and overnight under the Berber tent. Length: 150 km including 54 km track.
DAY 3: Chegaga – Foum Zguit – Taznakht – Marrakech
Wake up early to watch the sunrise on the dunes. After breakfast, departure for Foum Zguit passing through: nomadic families who live in tents, dry lake iriqui and a desert plateau full of acacia (picnic in an oasis for lunch). Continuation to Ouarzazate via Taznathte. Then we go through the village of merzgane and the village of Ighrem, we continue to marrakech by the road crossing the Tizi-n-Tichca. Arrival in Marrakech around 17:00. and end of our service Length: 400 km including 120 km track. The Marrakech Sahara Tour team wishes you a wonderful holiday in Morocco.