Marrakech To Erg Chigaga 3 days / 2 nights Desert Tour :
Marrakech To Erg Chigaga 3 days / 2 nights Desert Tour : Itinerary:
Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Draa Valley - Zagora
The Erg Chigaga 3 Days desert tour leaves from Marrakech "Red City" the most important former imperial city in Morocco's history. It is Situated on the foothills of Atlas Mountains, that we will drive throughout for miles and miles enjoying the fascinating presence of superb and scattered Berber villages. Almost half way we will pass by the Universal heritage site of Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah,a fortified village of the 11th century. 35km from Ait Benhadou Kasbah, we will reach Hollywood of Africa Ouarzazate, where the biggest filmmaking studios are set. The drive will carry on along the longest valley of the kingdoom 1052Km, and the biggest palm tree oases. Arriving to the Saharan town of Zagora where the remains of an Almoravid fortress can still be seen. Night and dinner at our Hotel.
Day 2: Zagora – Tamegroute – Mhamid – Chigaga Dunes
After breakfast, you will head south and pass by Tamagrout 18km away. In this small town, you will visit one of oldest libraries of the kingdom (Zaouia Nasiryaa). Driving along Draa valley to M'hamid, that is a very modest village and not much different than former of Tagounit that you have passed before arriving here. From a vast plateau you will get impressed by the huge sand dunes of Chigaga appearing from the horizon, where you go for a camel ride to meet one of the most fascinating sand dunes sights you will ever see, the superb sunset in the middle of the high sand dune. Tonight, you stay in Berber camp and enjoy a wonderful stars view.
Day 3: Chigaga Dunes – Iriki Lake – Foumzguid - Tazenakht – High Atlas – Marrakech
From Erg Chigaga, you drive along sand dunes on a peaceful and fascinating wilderness some passing by the natural dried lake of Iriki.30 years ago this lake was full of water and different kinds of birds. After a long way driving on an off-road, you get in to the paved road and pass the small town of Foum-Zguid, which is a noiseless and a sleepy Berber town. You stopover in Taznakht, it was a former trading post for this large region. This little Berber village is one of the biggest centers of carpets in the kingdom. From there, you continue for almost 90 Km, along quite oases and plenty of Berber villages; to get to the junction in between Marrakech and Ouarzazate. You cross the High Atlas Mountains again to return back to Marrakech..
Marrakech To Erg Chigaga 3 days Desert Tour: What's included?
Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser for 3 days + fuel
English speaking driver for 3 days
Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
Night in Zagora Ensuite rooms with A/C in a Kasbah & Riad with dinner & breakfast (Vegetarians are welcome)
Sunset Or Sunrise Camel Trek + Night in nomad desert bivouac (Private tents) with dinner & Breakfast
Free time to explore the site such as Ait Benhaddou, Cinema Sets, Taourirt kasbah,..Etc
Marrakech To Erg Chigaga 3 days Tour: Timing
Pick up at 8:00 a.m in summer months and 7h30 a.m in winter months
Drop off around 5:30 p.m and 6h30 in winter months
Marrakech To Erg Chigaga 3 days / 2 nights: Why book with us?
- Save time and money! - Our prices are the lowest available
- Our Marrakech - Erg Chigaga 3 days / 2 nights Desert tour is private & guaranteed
- We are an operator, NOT A BROKER
- Our prices are fixed, No hidden fees
- Assistance and availability on site 24/24h
- Deposit payment upon confirmation and the remaining balance at the start of the tour
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Marrakech To Erg Chigaga 3 days / 2 nights Tour: How to book?
Simply send a booking enquiry through our Booking form, we will reply back under 12 hours, if you do not receive an answer after you have you checked your junk inbox, please resend us the enquiry and give us a call.
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