3 Days Tour From Agadir To Erg Chegaga


ARRIVAL : Agadir

What's included in the 3-Day Agadir to Erg Chegaga:

  • Private A/C Vehicle + fuel
  • Camel Trekking
  • Accommodations with Dinner and Breakfast included
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver

What's Not included in the 3-day Agadir to Erg Chegaga:

  • Personal expenses
  • Lunches & drinks
  • Tips & gratuities


The 3-Day From Agadir To the Erg Chigaga Desert is a fascinating adventure that takes you through diverse landscapes and provides a glimpse into the beauty of Morocco. Here’s a description of the typical route and some highlights along the way

The Best 3-Day From Agadir To Chegaga Desert Trip


Agadir - Taroudant - Taliouine - Foum zguid - Erg Chegaga

Agadir to Erg Chegaga

  • Your adventure begins with an early departure from Agadir, where a driver will be waiting for you.
  • The first stop on your journey is Taroudant, a city famous for its old ramparts. Take some time to explore and appreciate the historical architecture and the vibrant atmosphere of this charming city.
  • After your visit to Taroudant, you’ll continue eastward towards Taliouine, renowned for its saffron production. This town is an excellent opportunity to learn about saffron cultivation and maybe even purchase some saffron products.
  • Following a few hours of driving, you’ll reach Taznalht, where you’ll stop for a lunch break. This is an excellent chance to refuel and relax before continuing your desert adventure.
  • From Taznalht, your journey takes you through Foum Zguid, a town on the edge of the desert. You’ll drive across the gravel desert, where you may come across a fossil site, highlighting the rich geological history of the region.
  • The trip leads you across the vast plain of Lac Iriki, a dried-out lake, which creates a stunning and isolated desert landscape that glistens white in the sunlight.
  • Eventually, you’ll arrive at the immense dunes of Erg Chegaga, where nomadic communities still live with their herds of camels. This is the heart of your desert experience, where you’ll be surrounded by the rugged beauty, endless expanses, and serene quietude of the desert.
  • As the sun sets, you’ll be treated to a picturesque view from the top of the 300-meter-high and 40-kilometer-long dunes. The ever-changing light creates a surreal and dreamlike landscape.
  • Dinner and accommodation options include spending the night in a nomad tent or under the starlit sky in a bivouac camp. The tranquil atmosphere of the desert and the sound of your footsteps as you trek among the dunes will be your companions.

This journey offers a fantastic opportunity to explore the diverse landscapes and cultural heritage of Morocco, from historic cities and saffron fields to the breathtaking desert vistas of Erg Chegaga. It’s a memorable way to immerse yourself in the beauty and serenity of the desert.


Erg-Chegaga (Camel ride)

Camel Trek and Oasis Exploration

  • The day begins with a delicious breakfast at your desert camp, giving you the energy you need for the day’s activities.
  • After breakfast, you’ll embark on a camel trek, which is a quintessential desert experience. Riding on the back of a camel allows you to traverse the dunes and explore the desert landscape at a leisurely pace.
  • As you journey deeper into the desert, make sure to capture iconic photographs of the stunning scenery, including the rolling sand dunes, vast horizons, and perhaps even your camel companions.
  • For lunch, you’ll find respite under the shade of a tree in a palm tree grove oasis. Enjoy a delicious meal while surrounded by the tranquility of the desert oasis.
  • Following your meal and some relaxation time, your camel trek continues for another two hours, allowing you to soak in the remote beauty and solitude of the desert.
  • Finally, you’ll arrive back at your desert camp, where you’ll have dinner and spend another night in the atmospheric bivouac camp.

This day offers a unique opportunity to connect with the desert environment by riding camels and immersing yourself in the breathtaking landscapes. It’s a day filled with adventure, exploration, and the chance to appreciate the natural beauty of Erg Chegaga.


Erg Chegaga - Iriqui lake - Taliouine - Taroudant - Agadir

Sunrise, Off-Road Adventure, and Return to Agadir

  • On the final day of your Sahara desert tour, you’ll rise early to catch the mesmerizing desert sunrise. This is a magical moment as the first rays of light illuminate the sand dunes and create a breathtaking spectacle.
  • After breakfast, it’s time to prepare for a long and diverse drive that will take you through a variety of desert landscapes.
  • Over the course of three hours, you’ll travel off-road through the “badlands” of Erg Chegaga, an area known for its challenging terrain and rugged beauty.
  • Along the way, you’ll pass by the fifty-mile-long dry lake bed of Lac Iriki, a location made famous by the Paris-Dakar rally. The vast, open expanse of the dried lake bed is a sight to behold.
  • After this adventurous leg of the journey, you’ll take a moment to relax and refresh in Foum Zguid.
  • Later on, you’ll make your way towards Taznakht and then Taliouine, where you’ll stop for lunch. These towns are known for their unique cultural and culinary offerings, so it’s a great opportunity to savor some local cuisine.
  • After a few more hours of driving, you’ll reach your final destination, Agadir, just in time to witness the beautiful sunset over the city.
  • This marks the conclusion of your 3-day Sahara desert tour from Agadir to Erg Chegaga. The journey has taken you through a diverse range of landscapes, from the towering dunes of Erg Chegaga to the off-road adventures and the iconic Lac Iriki.
  • Your tour operators hope that you’ve thoroughly enjoyed the trip and the experiences it offered. It’s a memorable way to explore the desert and appreciate the natural wonders of Morocco.

As you return to Agadir, you’ll carry with you the memories of the desert’s beauty, the warmth of the desert hospitality, and the sense of adventure that comes with exploring this remote and captivating region.