MOROCCAN DESERT TRIP EXPERIENCE (ERG CHEGAGA)
Moroccan Desert Trip Experience (ERG CHEGAGA) : The five days tour in Morocco will pick you up from your accommodation to live one of the moments that you will never forget, packed and organized in this tour with a professional driver and passing through the Moroccan Sahara to enjoy the maximum stay with a new culture, a new experience and new moments
Begin your trip to the Great South of Morocco from Marrakech to the port of the Ouarzazate desert. You will cross the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka pass, where you will enjoy panoramic views from the highest road in Morocco (2260m). Before entering Ouarzazate, you will stop at Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for the visit. Lunch in Ouarzazate and continuation to Zagora through the Drâa valley. Dinner and overnight in Zagora in HOTEL Le TINSOULINE hotel.
Breakfast then visit the village of Tamegroute, 18km from Zagora, which houses the underground Kasbah and one of the oldest Koranic libraries in Morocco. Departure to M’Hamid. Once arrived at Erg Lihoudi’s Dunes you will enjoy a one-hour camel ride and in the evening, you will watch the sunset. Dinner and overnight in bivouac at M’Hamid.
This day, you will have a real experience of the desert of Morocco. A variety of activities will keep you busy all day long: camel ride, sand trekking, quad, 4×4 driving in the sand. A visit to a few nomads near their camels will be the highlight of the day. You will share a cup of mint tea with them while you listen to their stories. Dinner and overnight in your camp at Erg Chegaga .
After breakfast, you will leave the desert towards the village Foum Zguid where you could refresh yourself with a shower. You will pass by Lake Iriqui and varied landscapes of mountains and fossils! Lunch in Foum Zguid and return to Ouarzazate via the village of Taznakht renowned for its Berber carpets. You will arrive in the afternoon, dinner and overnight in your hotel in Ouarzazate Les Jardins de Ouarzazate .
In Ouarzazate, you will enjoy a visit to the Cinema Studio known as Hollywood of Africa and the fortified village Ait Ben Haddou which has been used in the filming of more than 20 films including Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia. Take a stroll to explore the traditional Moroccan style of architecture in which the Kasbahs are built. You will continue your road to Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi n’Tichka pass. Lunch break in the middle of the Atlas Mountains before continuing to Marrakech.
Highlights ( Erg Chegaga )
- Cross the High Atlas via the Tizi n’Tichka pass located at an altitude of 2260m.
- Discover the charm of southern Morocco and admire the way of life of desert nomads.
- Visit of the fortified village Ait Ben Haddou and the film studios in the city of Ouarzazate.
- Enjoy the Chegaga Dunes in the Zagora Desert.
- Admire the sunrise and sunset over the Chegaga Dunes.
- Friendly atmosphere, overnight in bivouac and traditional dinner around the campfire.
Enjoy peace of mind with our flexible cancellation policy. We offer free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts. However, please note that cancellations made within this timeframe or failure to show up for the scheduled service will not be eligible for a refund.
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When should you book?
You can book up until 4 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
How E-ticket works?
With your confirmation e-mail, you will receive an E-voucher. Please save it on your smartphone and show it to your guide when you pick it up.