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FROM MARRAKECH TO CHEGAGA

3 DAYS

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Detailed Itinerary

Experience the real desert dunes and Berber lifestyle on a 2-day sahara desert tour to Erg Chegaga dunes from Marrakech. Sleep in a typical desert camp, see the sunrise and sunset from the back of a camel, Drive through the Draa Valley, past palm trees and enjoy spectacular views of the legendary Kasbahs and oases.

 IncludedNot Included
Private Transportation aboard a comfortable and air conditioned 4x4 vehicleLunches
Pick up from your riad/hotel in MarrakechDrinks
Drop off at your riad/hotel in MarrakechTips
English speaking Berber driver
Fuel for entire day trip
Free stops when you want

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
Marrakech – Tizi-n-Tichka – Ait Ben Haddou – Agdz – Draa Valley – Zagora

After breakfast,the driver/guide will pick you up from your hotel/riad in Marrakech then we travel to the southern part of the High Atlas Mountains. Crossing a spectacular pass Of Tizi-n-Tishka (2260m alt). We will visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou (listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO), the most famous ksar for making movies in Morocco such as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiators, Prince of Persia…. The city of Ouarzazate is only 30 km from this ancient village where there are the Taourirte Kasbah. Then we cross the lunar landscapes of the Anti-Atlas Mountains before we reach the oasis of Agdez. After we will drive along Draa Valley admiring the palm groves and the old tribal Ksours. Zagora oasis is the last stop for today, composed of more than 100 thousand palms overnight Zagora Hotel or Riad.

DAY 2
Zagora – Tamagroute–Mhamid – Erg Chigaga Desert 

After breakfast departure to Tamegroute to visit the ancient Zaouia, the old Koranic Library, pottery artisans and underground kasbah. Road to Tagounite Oasis by Ait Isfould. Arrival at Míhamid For lunch. You continue to the Erg Chagaga dunes (300m) with 60km of off-road driving. This route passes different features of the desert; ‘erg’, ‘reg’, ‘hammada’, oases. These dunes are far away from civilization, in the desert proper ……. and the silence and the expanse of the sand are overwhelming. Once there you can take a camel ride of about an hour and a half. Dinner and a night’s sleep are in a bivouac of nomad tents.

DAY 3
Erg Chigaga – Foum Zguid – Taznakht – Marrakech

The last day we carry on our tour through the desert dunes of Erg Chigaga and vast off road to Foum-Zguid. Afterwards, we drive to the berber village of Taznakht. It is where we have so many associations of women for making the famous berber carpets with its different technics of working (weaving-knotting-embroidering). We head again to the High Atlas Mountains. End of our tour in Marrakech.

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Phone:
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Address:
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Ouarzazate, Morocco

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