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Chegaga Desert Tour

4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga. Contemplate the infinite spaces of the Sahara Desert


Overview

Explore the Erg Chegaga dunes and discover an authentic desert environment, with visits to Kasbahs and Berber camps. Swap the bright lights for a star lit desert landscape, and enjoy camel rides, off-road safaris, and desert dinners.

Our fanstatic location

Marrakech, Imlil in the Atlas Mountains, Sahara Desert in Zagora & Merzouga.

Our expert Guides

Graduated guides from CFAMM & from Royal Moroccan Federation of Skiing & Mountaineering.

Our beautiful trekking area

Toubkal national park, Tassaouete valley, Roses valley, Jabel Saghro & Sahara desert.

Well-equipped Staff

Multi languages : drivers, chefs, mules men. First aiders, Health & Safety, Food hygiène.


Itinerary

atlas mountains

Day One Marrakech -Ait Ben Haddou - Zagora

This trip start in the morning by 4×4 from marrakesh towards the Haut Atlas via Tichka pass(at an altitude of 2260m) going through Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah ; visit of the fortified village Kasbah and after lunch slide1road towards Ouarzazate to continue to Zagora by way of the Anti-Atlas, the Berber village of Agdez and the Draa Valley with its procession of palm groves. Arrival in Zagora in the evening, overnight in the hotel Kasbah DBB.

chegaga desert

Day Two Zagora - Off road - Chegaga

On the way to the gate of the Sahara desert, Mhamid el ghizlane , pass oldest village Tamegroute with a famous Koranic library from 12 century . Even the underground Kasbah and the potteries are worth visiting. You will reach Mhamid where the Draa ends its run above ground and also the civilization ends. Lunch at a typical Moroccan restaurant.after lunch we start track to the big sandy dunes erg Chegaga, the largest dunes in all Morocco. Arrival at Bivouac of Chegaga to assisted to the sunset, dinner and overnight in tents or under stars.

iriki lake

Day Three Chegaga - Iriki Lae - Ait Ben Haddou

After breakfast, we drive through the natural dried lake of Iriqui and the plains of black stones, we will take again the asphalted road in direction of the small town of Foum Zguid, arrive at Taznakht which is one of the biggest centers of carpets in the kingdom where we will visit a cooperative of Berber carpets made by women of the surrounding villages. Return to Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah, a fortified village of the 11th century where we will spend the night. Guest house DBB.

telouet

Day Four Ait Ben Haddou - Telouet - Marrakech

After breakfast we will visit the widespread Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by Unesco in 1987. Ait Benhaddou is the World Heritage site that has been utilized as a setting for more than 20 movies incorporating “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. Revel in a stroll to investigate the universal Moroccan style of construction modeling in which the Kasbahs are constructed. We proceed our approach to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’tichka pass. Soften for lunch up the center of the Atlas Mountains. Drop off at your Marrakech riad.

What is included :

Pickup & drop off service

Air-conditioned minivan or 4WD car

English speaking driver

Overnight accommodation in Dades Gorge (private room)

Overnight accommodation in a traditional desert camp (private tents)

Overnight accommodation in Ait Ben Haddou (private room)

Camel ride.

Local guide in Ait Ben Haddou

Breakfast and dinner.

No Shopping strops

What is not included :

Tips & personal expanses.

Soft & alcoholic drinks

Travel insurance

Lunch and Drinks

Entrance fees to monuments

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