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3 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga


Drive south to Erg Chigaga sahara dunes close to the Algerian borders to explore the hiden gems of Morocco by leaving the hustle and bustle of red city.  Chegga 3 days desert tour will have the chance to ride camel and and experience  sunset and and sunrise over the vast Sahara desert. 3 days desert tour from Merrakech to Cheggaga Sahara desert is one of the most fasciantaing trips we offer and in which you will link between Atlas mountains and golden dunes. You will start your Chiggaga Sahara tour by crossing Atlas mountains scenic views and spectacular pass of Tizi n’Tichka and continue driving to visit two famous kasbahs of Telouet and World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah. Passing through Agdz town and drive through Draa valley palm groves with stops in its picturesque Kasbahs and villages. You will have the opportunity to experience dusty off-roads adventure along vast Cheggaga Sahara.

Erg Chigaga Morocco desert tour 3 Days Itinerary:

Day 01 Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Draa Valley – Mhamid

Marrakech to Zagora
Marrakech to Fes
  • Meet your driver at 8:00 Chegaga 3 days Morocco desert tour with an air-conditioned 4×4 vehicle at 08:00am from Marrakech. 
  • We cross the High Atlas Mountains– Tizi-n-Tichka Pass driving along a scenic and picteresque area;
  •  Arrive Morocco’s most famous Kasbah and the world heritage site of Ait Benhaddou  .
  • Having lunch  in Ouarzazate or Agdez.
  • Conytinue The trip  through Draa Valley.
  •  Driving through magnificent  palm trees and old Kasbahs.
  • Visit Tamegurout old Coranic school. 
  • Overnight with dinner will be either in a Hotel in Zagora or under the Tent (your ption).

Day 02 Zagora - Mhamid – Sacred Oasis – Erg Chigaga Dunes

  • After breakfast, we will continue our Erg Chigaga desert adventure through the palm groves of the Draa valley .
  •  A short break in the panoramic and magnificent view of Draa palmeraie.
  •  A stop at Tamgroute to visit the famous Coranic library.
  •  Drive to M’Hamid village which is the last town and the major Draa oasis before the big wasteland of Erg chegaga sahara.
  •  Continue our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech another 60 km off-road from M’hamid to Erg Chegaga dune.
  •  Experience camel ride for 40 minutes to enjoy amazing sunset over the golden dunes.
  •  Dinner and overnight in a Berber nomadic camp.

Day 03 Erg Chigaga Dunes – Foum Zguid – Taznakht – Marrakech

  • Wake up early morning to catch sunrise.
  • Have your delicious breakfast in Erg Chegaga Bivouac camp.
  • Departure with 4×4 via the old ralley Dakar road to Foum Zguid.
  • Crossing the natural dry Iriqui lake. 
  • Lunch break in the berber village of Taznakht wich is known for rugs production. 
  • Visit Taourirt Kasbah and cross African Hollywood.
  • Visit Atlas studio.
  • Pass through former caravane route to arrive Telouet.
  • Visit Glaoui Kasbah; The palace of Marakesh Pacha and his Harem.
  •  Cross High Atlas through Tizi n’Tichka with its picturesque views of Berber villages in foothills.
  • Arrive Marrakech at afternoon around 6:00 pm.
  •  Drop off in your Riad.

What´s Included

  • Private transportation
  • Fuel
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your Riad/accommodation
  • Overnight in Mhamid or Zagora in a local hotel
  • Camel ride to watch the sunset on the big dunes (About 1 hour)
  • 60 Km off-road advenure
  • Overnight in Chegaga private tents with shared washing facilities
  • Dinners and breakfasts during the trip
  • Free time to explore the sites.
  •  Walks, Breaks for photos,..Etc
  • Local guide in Ait Ben Haddou
  • Sandbaording
  • Shopping free tour

What´s Not Included