3 Days tour to Chegaga from Marrakech


The 3 day sahara desert tour to erg chegaga from Marrakech is the most efficient tour for travelers having just available 3 days in Marrakech and wanting to absolutely have a unique and amazing desert experience. We make sure to show you the real desert.


1st day: Marrakech – Tizi-N-Ticha – Ouarzazate – Agdez – Draa Vally – Zagora 

From Marrakech discover the South of Morocco, by riding the mountains of the Great Atlas and their famous Tizi-n Tichka pass perched at 2,200 meters above sea level, you will stop in the valley of the Ounila to visit the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou classified since 1987 a world heritage site By UNESCO. Being once a traditional crossing point for caravans connecting Marrakech to the south of the Sahara, the famous Kasbah has housed scenes from several bestsellers of world cinema like Mummy, Gladiator, 7 years in Tibet or Alexander the Great. Go through the 167 Km you have left to reach the dunes of Zagora through the village of Agdz which gradually emerges from the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Enjoy the captivating views of the Draa Valley, dotted with the first rooftops of the Kasbah and its oasis of palm trees that give way to the dunes of the Zagora desert. Once in Zagora, go for a unique camel ride on the dunes and savor local cuisine in a Saharawi tent (Khaïma) in a bivouac prepared especially for you to spend the night.

2Second Day: Zagora - Tamgroute - M'hamid - Big Dunes of Chegaga 

We continue southwards through Tamgroute, known for its green pottery and the largest Koranic library of Morocco. Upon arrival in M'hamid, we depart on foot toward a sacred oasis in the Sahara. Lunch is served in the shade of a palm or acacia, then we continue the trail to the beautiful Chegaga dunes, 300m high and 40km long. A bivouac awaits you in the middle of the dunes where we pass the evening with dinner and the music of nomads around a campfire. Fall asleep immersed in a world of silence under a ceiling of stars.

Third day 3: Chegaga Dunes - Taznakht - Marrakech 

After breakfast we drive to Lake Iriqui, a large dry lake that turns into flower garden in the rain. You will continue to Foum Zguid and Tazenakht, known for Berber carpets. Finally we cross the Atlas mountains and return to Marrakech in the evening.


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