3 Day Desert Tour From Marrakech to Erg Chigaga


3 days

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From 340 €

Desert Tour From Marrakech to Erg Chigaga An Epic Journey to the Heart of the Moroccan Sahara

Ready for an unforgettable adventure? The Desert Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga is calling your name.

This trip starts in the lively city of Marrakech and takes you through stunning landscapes. You’ll journey through the majestic Atlas Mountains before reaching the mysterious Sahara Desert. Along the way, you’ll visit historic villages, explore ancient kasbahs, and marvel at fascinating fossil sites. Picture yourself in beautiful oases, soaking in the scenery.

When you arrive at the Erg Chigaga dunes, magic happens. Imagine watching the sunset over a vast sea of sand. Nights in the Sahara are enchanting, with stars blanketing the sky. Waking up at dawn here feels like a scene from a dream.

This isn’t just a tour; it’s an epic adventure. The Desert Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga will leave you breathless and fill your travel journal with incredible stories. Check out our detailed itinerary and start planning your journey. Book now, and get ready for an adventure you’ll never forget!

Desert Tour From Marrakech to Erg Chigaga
Desert Tour From Marrakech to Erg Chigaga
Desert Tour From Marrakech to Erg Chigaga
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Route Map

Day 1

Marrakech to Zagora

At dawn, we'll pick you up from your place in Marrakech, and our adventure begins. We'll journey through the stunning High Atlas Mountains, crossing the Tizi-N-Tichka pass, Africa's highest at 7,500 feet. Get your camera ready for breathtaking views of picturesque Berber villages and amazing landscapes.

Leaving the mountains, we'll head into the winding Ounila Valley to the historic Kasbah of Telouet. Explore its architecture and dive into its ancient history. Next, we'll reach Ait Ben Haddou with its sun-soaked mud walls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, enjoy a vibrant and authentic Moroccan lunch.

Our route takes us to Ouarzazate, known as Morocco's Hollywood. You can choose to visit the film studios where many iconic movies were filmed.

We'll then head south towards the Low Atlas Mountains, perfect for capturing photos of stunning canyons and rocky landscapes. Reaching the Draa Valley, you'll be amazed by its lush palm groves, oases, and ancient Kasbahs.

As evening falls, we'll arrive in Zagora, the "door of the desert." You'll spend the night in a charming Palm Grove guest house, where you can enjoy authentic Moroccan hospitality with dinner and breakfast included.

This first day immerses you in Morocco's rich history, natural beauty, and vibrant culture. And remember, this is just the beginning. Get ready for more wonders as your Moroccan adventure unfolds.

Day 2

Zagora to Erg Chigaga Sahara

Wake up to a fresh morning in Zagora, ready to embark on an exciting journey to the heart of Erg Chigaga, Morocco's wildest desert.

After a delicious breakfast, we’ll venture into the lush palm groves of the Draa Valley. You’ll be amazed by the incredible biodiversity thriving in the desert. Our first stop is the historical Jewish Quarter, where you’ll visit the impressive Kasbah of Amzerou, a testament to Morocco's rich history.

Next, we head to Tamegroute, a charming village from the 16th century. Explore the ancient Quranic school, a library filled with old scrolls and manuscripts, an intriguing underground Kasbah, and watch local artisans create beautiful green pottery.

For lunch in Mhamid, choose between a traditional restaurant or a picturesque desert picnic. Then, get ready for an off-road adventure. We’ll spend two hours navigating river rocks and sand dunes, making stops at lush oases along the way.

Arriving at Erg Chigaga, you’ll be greeted by vast sand dunes, a sea of gold stretching to the horizon. Enjoy an unforgettable camel ride at sunset, capturing the stunning colors of the sky and sand.

As night falls, we’ll take you to our desert camp for a special evening under the stars. Savor a delicious Moroccan dinner, followed by an evening of authentic Berber music around a bonfire. It’s the perfect way to end a day of exploration and adventure.

Day 3

Erg Chigaga to Marrakech

Our final day of adventure kicks off with a hearty breakfast in Erg Chigaga before we set off on an exciting off-road journey to Foum-Zguid. This three-hour trip is packed with fascinating sights.

First, we’ll stop at Lake Iriqui, a stunning mirror of dry water in the desert’s vastness. It’s a surprising testament to Morocco’s unpredictable landscape. Next, we’ll visit fossil fields, offering a glimpse into the region’s geological history. As we travel, enjoy panoramic views of the Jebel Bani mountain ridges, lined with lush acacia groves.

After a break in Foum-Zguid, we’ll drive an hour to the picturesque village of Taznakht for lunch. Here, you can visit the local women's weaving cooperative, famous for its beautiful handmade carpets, a true cultural treasure of Morocco.

Our journey back to Marrakech takes us through the majestic Atlas Mountains. The winding roads and stunning views are a feast for the senses and a perfect end to our tour.

We’ll arrive at your accommodation in Marrakech around 6 PM, wrapping up an unforgettable excursion filled with Morocco’s stunning beauty and rich history.

If you love exploring diverse landscapes, from bustling cities to tranquil deserts and towering mountains, the Desert Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga is for you. Discover the magic of Morocco's Sahara Desert on this epic adventure.

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Services included

  • Private 4x4 van with air conditioning
  • Escorted by driver/guide
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel or airport
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation for all nights (guest House/ riad / hotel / tent)
  • Private traditional nomad tent in the desert camp
  • Camel trekking in the Sahara desert

Services excluded

  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Lunch


  • Marrakech
  • Zagora
  • Ouarzazate
  • Foum Zguid
  • Tamegroute
  • Tizi-N-Tichka
  • Draa valley
  • Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
  • Kasbah Telouet
  • Berber villages
  • Lake Iriqui
  • Overnight in the desert
  • Camel trek
  • Erg Chigaga Dunes

Aditional information

  • Departure time at 8:00 am
  • Departure and return location: Marrakech
  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 people
  • Tour can be customized upon request
  • Tour provided in English, French, Spanish or Italian

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