Desert tour from Marrakech to Chegaga sand dunes

Desert Tour From Marrakech To Chegaga Sand Dunes
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Desert Chegaga tour - overview

Tours Of Morocco - leader in Morocco tours - will make you discover the desert of Morocco in the highly authentic way. You will feel like a part of our family during all the days of your tour. Authentic accommodations, new and very comfortable air conditioned 4x4, experimented drivers, friendly staff who is ready to do anything for you.

This Morocco tour departing from Marrakech is one of Morocco tours classics. You will travel through the spectacular High Atlas Mountains a majestic paradise of plunging gorges, lush waterfalls, and forests await - a living Eden unspoiled by the modern world. Be on your way to visit the UNESCO protected Kasbahs of Ait Benhaddou. Enjoy the wonder of the Sahara via a traditional camel ride. Visit the dunes of Chegaga - largest group of dunes of the region that reaches a height of 300 m on a distance of 40 km. Spend the night under the star of the Sahara desert in the middle of our desert camp or inside berber tent.

Desert Chegaga tour - highlights

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Desert Chegaga tour - trip headlines

  • Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Zagora
  • Day 2 : Zagora - M'hamid - Erg Chegaga dunes
  • Day 3 : Erg Chegaga dunes - Erg Chegaga dunes
  • Day 4 : Erg Chegaga dunes - Marrakech

(*) You can upgrade or extend you tour any time you want.

What's included?

  • A very comfortable and air conditioned 4x4
  • Riad/Airport transfers
  • Fuel for entire journey
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • 1 night in Riad in Zagora
  • 2 nights in desert camp
  • Camel ride
  • Berber music and animation
  • All meals

What's not included?

  • Flights
  • Tips
  • Extra
  • Drinks
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Full itinerary

Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Zagora

Early morning pick up from your Riad/Hotel in Marrakech and travel through the High Atlas Mountains via the Ticha Pass (2260 m), the highest road pass in Morocco. Offering panoramic views of the High Atlas Mountains and their magnificent landscapes, we visit several Kasbah along the way - including Tamnougalte and Ait Benhaddou. The Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou is a 16th century UNESCO site - one of the best preserved and most spectacular Kasbah in Morocco. Scenes from the blockbuster hit movie of 2000 - Gladiator - were filmed in Ait Benhaddou.
Lunch in Ourzazate. Along the way we'll enjoy the landscapes of Berber villages before arriving to Zagora.
Overnight in Zagora.

Day 2 : Zagora - M'hamid - Erg Chegaga

After breakfast, we leave to Erg Chegaga; where the highest sand dunes of Morocco are located. Tours Of Morocco team is ready to stop anywhere you want to take a photo or walk for sometime. After two hours driving, we'll arrive to the M'hamid El Ghizlane, which is famous for its Kasbahs. From M'hamid to Erg Chegaga (60 km off road) you will discover the nomadic life aspects. You will explore oasis, Hamada de Draa, have a cap of tea with a berber nomad family and meet -if you are lucky enough- camel caravans passing through the big sahara desert. Once in Erg Chegaga dunes, you will be amazed by the beauty of the sand dunes. In the desert camp, you will find camels waiting for you to take you for a camel ride and then go to the top of the Erg Chegaga dune to assist sunset. Overnight in the Berber desert camp with dinner and Berber local music.

Day 3 : Erg Chegaga dunes - Erg Chegaga dunes

Wake up and breakfast served by friendly berber blue men. Then a camel caravan (Quads or dune buggies in demand) will take you deeply in the desert. You will pass all the day surrounded by sand dunes where you will forget about modern life. Tours Of Morocco team will be ready to build your berber tent anywhere you prefer during this camel caravan. Lunch there and then back to assist to the sunset from the top of Chegaga dunes. Then you will be back to the desert camp where you will spend good time, with great food and local Berber music.

Day 4 : Erg Chegaga dunes - Marrakech

Wake up early in the morning to assist to sunrise and then breakfast. After that we will drive back and we will pass by the Paris - Dakar road. We will have a break in Iriqui lake. After 3 hours driving we will arrive to Foum Zguid. Lunch between Foum Zguid and Taznakht. There you will discover the village known with Berber Carpets. Back in the evening to Marrakach passing by the High Atlas mountains pass of Tizi n'Tichka. Back to your hotel / Riad (Airport transfer if your flight is scheduled for the day after)

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Info about this tour

Trip Code : TDMT98
Trip Duaration : 4 Days / 3 Nights
Service Level : Standard
Start In : Marrakech
End In : Marrakech
availability : All the year
Physical Demands : 3/5
Price : Contact us for prices

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