5 day tour Erg Chegaga
Take a private tour of southern Morocco dunes and enjoy the VIP treatment. Your own driver guide, fully qualified and accredited, you will discover the south of Morocco in the best way possible.
Destination: South of Morocco
Availability: Every day at 9:00 am
Pick up Time: 8:30 am
Duration: 5 days and 4 nights with accommodation included
Category: Private Tour
Clothing: comfortable clothes, comfortable shoes, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
Payment: Payment on departure
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• Explore a scenic road through the High Atlas via the Tichka pass at 2260 m.
• Visit Ait Benhaddou, the fortified Kasbah of village.
• Discover the charm of southern Morocco.
• Cross the Berber villages Foum Zguid and the Draa Valley with its palm procession.
• Discover the lifestyle of desert nomads.
• Enjoy the dunes of Zagora, Mhamid Chegaga on camels, and enjoy sunrise and sunset.
• Magical evenings around a camp fire after a traditional dinner.
Traveling by private transport in air-condition 4x4 with tourist standards, Comfortable with your personal driver speaking English, knowing Morocco better than anyone. All our drivers are experts in their domain, you discover the Moroccan desert in peace with them. Every night you'll sleep in charming hotels, typical and authentic, or bivouac depending on your choice.
Day 1: Marrakech - Zagora
Early departure address the high atlas, port T'ichka cross 2260 meters. Discover the ancient kasbahs of Ait Ben Haddou, where they filmed the piliculas as Obelix, Gladiator, Babel, .... Lunch at the heart of the Kasbah Tamnougalt, then follow the path south on anti atlas mountains, cross the magnificent valley of the Draa. Arrived in Zagora, dinner and overnight in a charming hotelTinzouline.
Day 2: Zagora - M'Hamid
After breakfast, departure in 4×4 to M'Hamid, Tamgroute pause to visit the Kasbah underground, the Coranic library and the art of the oldest pottery in the south.Then follow the path until M'hamid, here begins the track towards Chagaga dunes, afterwards, afternoon departure for 1h camel to reach the bivouac of Erg Lihoudi, dinner and overnight in traditional tents.
Day 3: M’Hamid - Erg Chegaga
Back in the morning camel to M'Hamid, visit the village and its Kasbah, lunch in a lovely restaurant in the heart of the palm. In the afternoon, departure in 4 × 4 to discover the Chegaga dunes, the desert sea (300 m altitude) 60 km trail, arriving to see the sunset and then dinner and overnight in tents nomad.
Day 4: Erg Chegaga - Foum Zguid - Ouarzazate
After breakfast, morning departure in 4× 4 from Chagaga to Foum Zguid crossing 90 km more in the desert and enjoying the different landscapes (Lake Iriqui, mountains, fossils), lunch at Foum Zguid first village after the desert. Arrived late afternoon in Ouarzazate, dinner and overnight in a typical hotelles jardins de Ouarzazate.
Day 5: Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech
Morning departure after breakfast to visit the Kasbah Tifoultoute (located 15 km from Ouarzazate) and movies studios. Then, continuing to the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou through the track where you can see different landscapes (desert rocks, desert plates that were used for filming westerns). Lunch on the road and return to Marrakesh in the afternoon.
What you must remember:
Please make sure to bring warm clothing in winter (no sleeping bags), light clothing in summer, sunscreen, a hat, good walking shoes, a flashlight, and pants (for the camel trek). Shorts and skirts are not recommended for the trek due to friction with feces that can cause skin irritations.
• Departure from your hotel or Riad in a private vehicle, driver speaking English
• Ride on camel
• 4 Night’s accommodation in a double room with shower
• Breakfast and dinner
What is not included:
• Lunch between 5-15 euro
• Optional activities
• Personal expenses