Marrakech to Erg Chigaga 4 days desert tour

Moroccan Sahara desert trip to Erg Chigaga from Marrakech via Zagora, Mhamid, and Forum Zguid is for serious desert amateurs, who admire the silence and the majesty of the desert to forget about the hectic city lives!
Marrakech to Erg Chigaga desert tour can be tailored into a 5 days desert tour if you have time.

per adult from

$670

NZD

Duration

4 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Camel ride
    • Pick-up and drop off at your hotel / Riad in Marrakech with an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Night in a camp at Erg Chigaga (private tent)/ Upgrade to a deluxe camp
    • Entry/Admission - CLA Studios
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: MARRAKECH – OUARZAZATE – ZAGORA (7 HOURS DRIVE)

      Stop At: Tizi n Tichka, Imlil Village, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
      Your Marrakech to Erg Chigaga Morocco desert tour will start at 07h30 AM with a pick up from your Marrakech hotel / Riad.
      Depart Marrakech, winding up through the Atlas Mountains over the Tichka Pass where the views are quite splendid. A few stops are made for taking in the scenery and photography.
      Duration: 30 minutes

      Pass By: Ouarzazate 45000, Morocco
      We arrive at Ouarzazate for lunch before we continue to Zagora.

      Stop At: Zagora, Zagora, Souss-Massa
      Then we will cross the Draa river which has given life to a huge oasis spreading for about 200 Km at the foothill of the anti-Atlas mountains. Along the way, several Palmeraies will bring their shades between Kasbahs and fortified villages dotted with fields of corn, barley, Vegetables, and henna plantations.
      Dinner and Overnight at your Zagora hotel.
      Duration: 12 hours

      Meals included:
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Overnight at your Zagora hotel

      Day 2: ZAGORA – MHAMID – ERG CHIGAGA (4 HOURS DRIVE)

      Stop At: Tamgrout, Tamgrout, Souss-Massa
      After breakfast, we drive to M’hamid (where the paved road ends) passing by the village of Tamagroute where we will have the opportunity to visit on the oldest Quranic libraries in Morocco, then the underground kasbah and the pottery factory
      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Mhamid, Morocco
      Lunch will be served in M’hamid at leisure. Early afternoon, we depart for Erg Chigaga dunes crossing different features of the desert; ‘Erg’, ‘Reg’, ‘Hammada’, oases. Erg Chigaga dunes are far away from civilization and the silence of the sand is overwhelming.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Erg Chebbi, Erg Chebbi, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
      Ride your camels across the dunes and enjoy one of the most dramatic sunsets over the color changing sands.
      Dinner under the stars next to the campfire, while entertained by the local nomads playing local music.
      Overnight at your deluxe Sahara desert camp.
      Duration: 12 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Overnight at your deluxe Sahara desert camp.

      Day 3: ERG CHIGAGA – FOUM ZGUID – TAZENAKHT– OUARZAZATE (6 HOURS DRIVE)

      Stop At: Atmospher Erg Chigaga, M'Hamid El Ghizlane, M'Hamid Morocco
      After breakfast, the road takes us through another 90km of the desert with varying scenery: we first cross Lake Iriqui, the mountains and fossils following the old track of “Rally Paris Dakar” to Forum Zguid the first village after the desert, and where the paved road begins.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Pass By: Foum Zguid, Foum Zguid, Guelmim-Oued Noun
      After breakfast, the road takes us through another 90km of the desert with varying scenery: we first cross Lake Iriqui, the mountains and fossils following the old track of “Rally Paris Dakar” to Foum Zguid the first village after the desert, and where the paved road begins.

      Pass By: Tazenakht, Morocco
      After lunch, continue to the Berber village of Taznakht, famous for its Berber carpets and rugs.
      We arrive Ouarzazate late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Ouarzazate.

      Stop At: Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa
      We arrive at Ouarzazate late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Ouarzazate.
      Duration: 12 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Overnight at your hotel in Ouarzazate.

      Day 4: OUARZAZATE – KASBAH AIT BEN HADOU – MARRAKECH (4 HOURS DRIVE)

      Stop At: CLA Studios, N10, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
      After breakfast, we can enjoy a visit of the film studios located just outside Ouarzazate, which is known as Hollywood of Africa.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco
      Then we continue to visit the world heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou, previously used as a set for more than 20 Hollywood blockbusters including “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. Enjoy a walk to explore the traditional Moroccan style of architecture in which the Kasbahs are built.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Marrakech, Marrakech, Marrakech-Safi
      We continue our way to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka pass. Depending on time, lunch can be served in Ait Ben Hadou or in the Atlas Mountains on the way to Marrakech.
      Arrival at Marrakech by 17h00 PM.
      Duration: 12 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      Accommodation included: None
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Please write the address of your hotel or riad and we will pick you up from there.Airports
      • Menara Airport, Marrakech Morocco
      Departure Time :
      7:30 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    6

    Organised by Time Out travel

    Activity ID: V-60196P56

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