Marrakech to Chegaga 4 days

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4 Days
Availability : Bookable
Marrakech
Marrakech
Min Age : 4
Max People : 40
Tour Details

Marrakech to Chegaga 4 days :

This Morocco luxury desert tour will take you in an amazing travel experience. From Marrakech to Erg Chigaga dunes, the journey will allow you to discover an authentic Morocco. Explore the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara desert. Drive through exotic Berber villages. Enjoy a unique luxury camping experience in Erg Chigaga dunes. Ride a camel and walk on the path of our nomadic heritage. Taste a delicious dinner at the top of a small dune, with your loved ones, in the purifying tranquility of the desert. Welcome a new day, from the top of the big dunes of Erg Chigaga. Witness the color change of sand dunes. Travel and make a positive impact, by using local products and services.

Marrakech to Chegaga 4 days trip.

Departure & Return Location

Mhamid El Ghizlan (Google Map)

Price Includes

  • Air fares
  • 3 Nights Hotel Accomodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Guide Service Fee
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees
Itinerary

Day 1Marrakech – Telouet – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate-Agdez

Marrakech to Chegaga 4 days :

Morning meeting from your hotel / Riad, we will pick you up after we take the road to Agdez (Gate of the Draa Valley along 200km of palm trees) through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, continuation to reach the kasbah of Telouet (ancestral residence of Pacha Glaoui). Continuation by the track along the valley of Ounila and the Berber villages Then we continue, the small road to join the kasbah of Tamdakhte and that of Ait Ben Haddou. Photo stops will be made as well as the visit of the Ksar classified as a UNESCO heritage site by walking through the sloping streets. Before resuming the road to Agdez, lunch on Place à Ait Benhadou, then passage on Ouarzazate city of cinema. Arrival at your hotel in the afternoon relaxation and installation, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2Agdez – The Draa Valley – Zagora – Tamegroute – M’hamid

Departure from Agdez towards the desert descending the Draa Valley along 200km. Landscape of palm grove in which hide allotments and charming little villages that you cross by taking a few km of track. Then drive to Zagora Capital of Dates, Lunch on the road, Visit the potters’ workshops and kilns in Tamgroute, optionally visit the Koranic library, for lovers of ancient manuscripts.

The road to M’hamid also called Taragalte is the starting point of the famous Timbuktu caravan crossing us through desert landscapes. Arrival in M’hamid at the end of the afternoon, meeting with the camels to reach our bivouac located 7 km from the village, more precisely Ras N’khel, arrival at our relaxation camp and installation at our fixed bivouac at middle of the dunes and which contains everything you need for your comfort, admiration of one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world.

Evening meal, evening musical atmosphere with the nomads and the bivouac team and night under the tent or alternatively under the stars (Mhamid EL Ghizlane, a small rural town located in the province of Zagora, is considered by the web magazine ”Blasting News” as the most beautiful place on earth to contemplate a starry sky.)

Day 3M’hamid – Sacred Oasis – Erg Chigaga

Day dedicated to the camel ride Departure from the bivouac of Mhamid in the desert, towards the big dunes of Chegaga by the track

Stop at the sacred oasis. Picnic lunch, the afternoon resumption of the 4×4 for following arrival at the Chegaga bivouac, you can climb the highest dune and watch the sunset over the waves of dunes as far as the eye can see. Evening and night in a comfortable bivouac with entertainment around the fire. Chegaga is the largest dune massif in Morocco with 300m of altitude over 40 km.

Day 4Chegaga – Lake Iriqui – Foum Zguid – Taznakht – Marrakech

The return to Marrakech with another path to vary the route before rejoining the High Atlas and then Marrakech.

After breakfast, we take a 90 km desert track between the dry bed of the Draa, the dunes near Lake Iriqui and the mountains. Lunch will be in Foum Zguid, the first village after the desert. From there, the way back to Marrakech we find the paved road via the village of Taznakht, famous for its Berber carpets and the carpet cooperative. We will then cross the High Atlas again to reach Marrakech in the late afternoon.

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