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5-Days Tour From Marrakech To Zagora Erg Chegaga Desert

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    • 5 Days - 4 Nights
    • Nb of People : 2+
    • Wifi Available
    • Every Day
    • Min Age : 12+
    • Erg Chegaga Desert

    Marrakech To Zagora

    Marrakech To Zagora : The Chegaga desert is one of the two places in Morocco where Sahara begins, it is a real Sahara Desert and a perfect destination to experience a camel trek and spend a lifetime holidays enjoying the silence of the desert.

    This 5-day tour from Marrakech to Zagora Erg Chegaga Desert combines between a trip to Morocco Sahara desert of Erg Chegaga and the high Atlas Mountains to Ouarzazate, Valleys, Kasbahs & palm groves.

    Spend 2 nights in desert camp under the stars and  experience camel ride in the desert of M’Hamid.


    Erg Chegaga desert, Zagora and Ouarzazate

    Departure Location

    Your accommodation in Marrakech

    Return Location

    Your accommodation in Marrakech

    Departure Time

    Please arrive by 07:45 AM for a prompt departure at 08:00 AM

    Return Time

    Approximately 7:00 PM

    Dress Code

    Casual, comfortable athletic clothing & shoes, hat and sun glaces


    550 Euros per person (a minimum of 2 people is required)

    Price Includes

    • Pickup & drop-off service at your accommodation
    • Transport by a modern & an air-conditioned vehicle
    • English or French speaking driver
    • Local expert guide
    • Camel ride for sunset and sunrise (one camel each)
    • 2 nights in desert camp (dinners and breakfasts are included)
    • Half-board accommodations in selected hotels, riads or Kasbahs (dinners and breakfasts are included)
    • Fuel included

    Price Excludes

    • Entrance fees
    • Lunches and drinks
    • Travel insurance
    • Flight tickets
    • Gratuities and personal expenses
    • Discover the beautiful world heritage Kasbahs in Ouarzazate
    • Drive the beautiful landscapes and discover the hidden Berber villages
    • Explore the palm groves of Draa valley
    • Meet the locals and desert nomads
    • Drive through the highest road of Tichka pass 2260 meters
    • Visit traditional villages, towns and beautiful valleys
    • Stroll the great dunes of Chegaga on a camel caravan
    • Admire the sunset and the sunrise in the Sahara Desert
    • Enjoy an authentic Moroccan traditional dinner under the stars in desert camp
    • Discover the life way of nomads in Sahara desert

    Day 1 : Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Zagora

    Departure in a modern and air-conditioned vehicle from Marrakech to discover the Tichka Pass (2260 meters above sea level) and its magical landscapes towards the South. Afternoon continuation towards Zagora. We cross the Little Atlas Mountains by the Tizi N’Tanifeft pass (1660 meters above sea level). Arrival in Agdez to take the track that leads to the kasbah of Alkaid Ali Tamnougale. Visit the Kasbah. We take the track through the Draa Valley and the sublime palm groves and ksour to Zagora. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

    Day 2 : Zagora – Mhamid – Chegaga

    After breakfast departure to Amezrou to visit the old Kasbah of jews and making jewels. Then departure to Tamegroute to visit Koranic library and the manufacture of green pottery, the underground kasbah. Lunch in Mhamid, then Departure in vehicle by a sandy track with a small stop at the hamada of Draa to see the fossils, pursuit to arrive at the dunes of Chegaga. Prommade in dromedary, to watch the sunset. Dinner and night under a nomad tent or under the stars.

    Day 3 :Exploring Chegaga Wonders – Visit To Nomads

    At forty-five kilometers out of M’Hamid, the three hundred meter dunes stretch to the horizon. M’hamid is the lastoasis in the Draâ’ Valley. It was one of the staging points for trade caravans in the Sahara and also has ruins that are believed to be a historical site left of the firstJewishcity in Morocco, Tidri. Due to security problems the road is currently blocked by the Moroccan army. Thee is a dirt road near to it that passes by the ancient cemertry called Toum le Riam. “Thousands of mounts of rocks are believed to be the tombs of Jews killed by the Almohads in the 12th Century, accroding to Rick Gold of “Visiting Morocco.” The Jews of Tidri venerated the tomb of a holy man names Isaac Akkoium who is said to have been the founder of Tidri. Muslims also venerate the Akkouim under the name of “Sidi Moussa”.

    Day 4 :Chegaga – Foum Zguid – Ouarzazate

    Wake up early to watch the sunrise over the dunes, then breakfast. Departure for FoumZguid with possibility of a visit to the nomads, passage to Lake Iriqui, and the desert plateau dotted with acacias, Picnic in an Oasis for lunch, and then, departure to Ouarzazate via Taznakhte. Arrival in Ouarzazate around 5 PM.

    Day 5 :Ouarzazate – Kasbah Of Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech

    After the breakfast departure for the visit of Ouarzazate: the Kasbah of Taourirt, the movie studios, then towards Ait Ben Haddou, lunch on the spot, afternoon visit of the Ksar classified with the world inheritance of UNESCO. We take the road through the village of Merzgane and the village of Ighrem, a small stop at Tadarte. Then cross the road to Marrakech crossing the Tizi Ntichka pass.


    Other Info
    • Pick-up & drop-off at any accommodation in town or at the closest meeting point that is accessible by vehicle
    • Please bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, Sun hat, Sunglasses and a camera
    • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the tour starts
    • Live tour guide and driver: English & French
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
    • Half-board accommodations in selected hotels, riads or Kasbahs (dinners and breakfasts are included)
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    Susan Warner

    Group Traveller

    This 5 day tour to Erg Chegaga desert & Zagora was unforgettable holiday in Morocco i do recommend it to every body, i really enjoyed every thing was included in the program thanks to Funny Excursions guides and drivers

    August 23, 2019