2 days trip from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga desert

DEPARTURE LOCATION : Your hotel /Riad in Marrakech

ARRIVAL : Your hotel /Riad in Marrakech

What's included in the Marrakech to Erg Chegaga Desert 2-day Trip?

  • High-end private vehicle with AC
  • Camel ride 
  • One night at the camp with dinner and breakfast included.
  • Pick up and drop you at your accommodation in Marrakech
  • Driver/guide, Fuel

What's Not Included in 2-day trip from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga?

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips & Extras 
 
 

DESCRIPTION

Embark on a thrilling 2-day  trip from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga Desert. Traverse the High Atlas Mountains, visit ancient Kasbahs, and enjoy a camel trek during the golden sunset. Spend a night in a desert camp, wake up to a captivating sunrise, and explore the towering Chigaga Dunes. This immersive desert experience promises unforgettable moments in the heart of Morocco’s Sahara

Highlights:
  • Enjoy the beautiful landscapes between Marrakech and M’hamid Desert
  • Discover the Sahara Desert of Erg Chegaga with its impressive and large dunes
  • Drive the Tizi n Tichka Pass of the High Atlas Mountains
  • Visit the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Pass Ouarzazate and visit Film Studios and Taourirt Kasbah
  • Drive through the Draa valley
  • Camel rides & spend overnight in a Desert Nomad tents
 

DESCRIPTION

Marrakech To Sahara Desert Tour Details :

DAY 1

Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Taznakht – Foum Zguid – Erg Chegaga Desert Camel Trekking excursion

We will start our 2-Day  Desert Trip From Marrakech to Erg Chegaga Desert from your hotel/riad at 6am to start our journey from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga Acrossing the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas Pass, with far-reaching views across the high Atlas mountains, to the traditional  Berber Villages towards Taznakht, a Village famous with its magnificent Berber(Origine Morocco peoples) Carpets. Here you can visit some womens associations to discover thier hand made  techniques of working, afterwards your 2-day Chegaga desert adventure from Marrakech will continues to reach Foum Zguid village where you will have a stop for lunch. After we will drive across the gravel desert and pass by a fossil site…
Our trip will lead us across the even plane of Lac Iriki, a dried-out lake in a solidary desert landscape glistening white in the sunshine in order to reach the immense sand dunes of Erg Chegaga where there are still nomads living with herds of camels today, you will enjoy the rough beauty, the endless vastness and quietude of the desert.

You will experience the constant change of light depending on the position of the sun that turns this archaic countryside into a bizarre dream landscape and where you will enjoy camel trekking experience to one of the highest sand dunes for a picturesque sunset. After the sunset you will ride camels back to the luxury Chegaga Desert Camp where you will spend a special night .

DAY 2

Erg Chegaga Desert Trip – MHamid – Tagounite – Zagora – Draa valley- Ouarzazate – Marrakech:

Our second day of the 2-day trip from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga Desert start with a beautiful sunrise at the dunes near the camp, after the breakfast we Will start the return journey to Marrakech via a different way until Ouarzazate. The trip will lead us to Mhamid and Tagounite acrossing a picturesque countryside with oases gardens and palms. In Tamegroute, a small town right outside of Zagora, You will enjoy the exotic countryside on the way back across the Draa villages. In the afternoon, you can visit the Atlas Corporation Studio In Ouarzazate , a well–known cinematographic centre renowned for blockbuster productions including Asterix and Cleopatre directed by Alain Chabat; and the Oscar-wining Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott. After lunch we will continue our 2-day trip from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga Dunes towards Ait ben Hadou Kasbah where you can take the time for visiting the world-famous Ksar (fortified village), one of the most picturesque in Morocco and a UNESCO World Cultural Herritage. The kasbah is one of the most intriguing Sand  castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs. Our 2-day Desert trip From Marrakech will ends by accrossing the high Atlas mountains again back to Marrakech. we will drop you off at your hotel/ Riad where the  end of our services.
 
NB: It is 10 hours drive from Chegaga dunes to Marrakech,  A 3 or 4 Day Desert Tours from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga is recommended simply because there are so many things to see an do besides camel trekking and a night in the Sahara desert camp, 2-day tour Desert Trip  option can NOT cover everything.