Marrakech to Erg Chigaga desert tour.
Tailor-made desert tour from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga.
Signature Morocco has designed this Marrakech to Erg Chigaga desert tour for those who got enough of the city’s hustle and bustle. If you book this Marrakech to Erg Chigaga desert tour, you’ll have the opportunity to visit some gorgeous monuments along the way, and delight in Morocco’s dearest treasure, the Sahara desert. Put the noise behind you and embark on this journey to soul cleansing. Signature Morocco will make you fall in love with the desert and its gorgeous surroundings. Calm, gorgeous, and very satisfying.
Here are our Marrakech to Erg Chigaga desert tour highlights:
-Travel through the scenic route of Tizi-n-Tichka.
-Explore the Oasis of Foum Zguid and discover inhabited Kasbahs.
-A drive through Draa Valley, Desert oases, and a satisfying amount of palm trees.
-A visit to the Ait Ben Haddou Village.
-A guided camel right in Chigaga.
-Cross the dry salt lake of Iriqui.
|DEPARTURE TIME||08:00 AM.|
|INCLUDED|| Pick up from your accommodation in Marrakech.|
English-speaking tour guide and driver.
4x4 air-conditioned transportation.
Evening meal on your first night.
Breakfast on your second day.
Guided camel ride.
Pick up and drop off from your accommodation.
Overnight at Les Jardins de Ouarzazate. Evening meal and breakfast included.
7-Hour drive from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga.
At 7:30 in the morning, your Signature Morocco tour guide/driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech. Your journey then begins by traveling through the Atlas Mountains, using the scenic route of Tizi-n-Tichka.
This in itself is a whole other journey. This pass is just breathtaking, so, we suggest that you have your camera up and ready to make memories.
Your Signature Morocco driver will make frequent stops so that you will have the chance to stretch out your legs and do some eternal photography.
You will grab lunch at Ouarzazate and continue on with your trip heading towards Zagora. But before, you will discover how a river has created a huge oasis that spreads for about 200 km. The Draa river is mesmerizing and you’ll love taking pictures of this gorgeous place. However, we recommend that you make sure that your camera is fully charged; you wouldn't want to miss anything!
You’ll have a leisurely dinner and overnight at your boutique hotel. Day-2 is going to be exciting, we can’t wait!
4-Hour drive from Zagora to Erg Chigaga.
Day 2 begins with breakfast. After having a delicious morning, you will travel through the village of Tamagroute heading towards M’hamid. You will visit one of Morocco’s oldest quranic libraries and an underground Kasbah that’s both eerie and breathtaking at the same time.
You will have lunch in M’hamid and enjoy your time before you head for Erg Chigaga.
After your delicious lunch, you will head for Erg Chigaga, where you’ll overnight at our secure Berber desert camp. This place offers peace and tranquility, your soul will be cleansed, and you’ll love your stay.
You will have your evening meal while local nomads entertain you with their smooth Berber music. Here, you can lay beneath the starlit skies and enjoy your stay.
6-hour drive from Merzouga to Dades.
After having breakfast, a leisurely one that is, you will travel through the desert and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Your guide will then guide you to cross Lake Iriqui.
Firstly, you will be heading towards Ouarzazate where you’ll overnight. Then, you will have the chance to check out some Berber carpets and rugs and have lunch before arriving in Ouarzazate in the late afternoon.
You will have a delicious meal and overnight at your hotel in Ouarzazate.
Ouarzazate to Marrakech.
After having a delicious breakfast, you will visit the film studios that are situated just outside Ouarzazate. You will continue on with your journey heading towards Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. This place has been home to various Hollywood blockbusters. You will have some free time to enjoy a private walk and explore Morocco’s architecture.
You will then resume your journey heading back to Marrakech passing, once again, by scenic route of Tizi-n-Tichka. Lunch will be had at either Ait Ben Haddou or in the Atlas Mountains.
Finally, you will arrive in Marrakech at approximately 5:00 pm. Additionally, your Signature Morocco driver will drop you off at your Marrakech hotel or riad.