OVERVIIEW OF THE TOUR :
Starting from outside your hotel or Riad in Marrakech, we begin our spectacular tour. This Marrakech & Erg Chiggaga desert in 3Days&2Nights tour is an eclectic mix of mountain passes, lush valleys, Berber villages clinging to the mountainsides, dilapidated kasbahs, palm groves and awe-inspiring rock formations. It is simply an exciting voyage, away from the frantic activity of Marrakech to the calm and open views of the desert. An authentic tour to the immense sand dunes of Erg Chigaga. You will admire a breathtaking sunset, Sunrise, experience camel ride before enjoying dinner and spending the night in nomad tents under thousand stars in a Berber bivouac in the middle of the Sahara desert.
TOUR SCHEDULE :
Day1 : Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Agdez
We will pick you up at 08 A.M from your hotel or Riad in Marrakech, we drive to Ouarzazate nicknamed ‘’Gateway to the Sahara desert’’ and ‘’The Hollywood of Africa’’. When we arrive in Ouarzazate, you can visit the Museum of Cinema, the Atlas Studios and the Taourirt Kasbah, which is classified as world heritage. The next destination is Agdez. The scenery from Ouarzazate to Agdz (one-hour drive) is full of dramatic rock formations. The film Babel was shot here. We stop to visit Kasbah Tamnougalt, the oldest kasbah in the Draa Valley. You will admire the gorgeous old traditional houses with little gardens surrounding the palm grove. Spend the night in Agdez.
Day2: Agdez – Zagora – M’hamid Elghizlane – chigaga
After breakfast, Our Marrakech Erg chigaga desert adventure continues along Draa River to Zagora, where we will have the opportunity to explore the biggest palm grove. After Zagora, it slowly gets more arid the closer we get to M’hamid. Once we reach M’hamid the road ends. Afterward we continue to Erg Chigaga dunes with 60 km of off-road driving. This route features many different sizes and types of the authentic desert. Mesmerizing and calm Sahara dunes will make you wish you could stay forever. We stop in Chigaga. After watching the magical sunset, enjoy typical Sahara dinner and spend the night in a bivouac of nomad tents playing drums with camel men around the fire.
Day3: Chiggaga – Foum zguid – Taznakht – Ait benhaddou- Marrakech
Wake up early morning to watch the majestic sunrise over the golden dunes of Chigaga Sahara desert. Go back to your bivouac for breakfast. Later on, you get in your 4*4 vehicle and hit the road to Foum Zguid crossing the natural dry Iriqui Lake. We stop for lunch in the Berber village ‘Taaznakhte’’ then continue our tour to Ait benhaddou, the most well preserved and beautiful Kasbah in Morocco and UNESCO world heritage site. After exploring the fortified kasbahs your driver will take you back to Marrakech with overjoyed hearts and minds filled with knowledge about Morocco.
FLEXIBILITY NOTE :
Our tour schedule is not a rigid set of plans to be followed mechanically. We can customize the tour for you. Any component can be adjusted – Activities, distance, Hotels and destinations to meet your personal requirement and wishes. For further information about this Contact us on (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone Number: +212 670-414675)
OUR PRICES GUIDELINES :
The price depends mainly on:
• The kind of vehicle used for the tour
• English & French speaking drivers
• Number of travellers
• The number of professional guides accompanying the tour
• Pick up/drop off point
• The type of accommodation: we offer ranges of accommodation varying from mid-range, Riads to 5 star hotels
• Desert camp
INCLUDED IN THE TOUR :
• Private vehicle 4’4 car.
• English & French speaking drivers throughout the tour.
• Professional guide
• Time to discover the sites and snap some photos.
• Navigate the desert
NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR :
• Lunch meals
• fees to enter monuments