Morocco desert tour to Erg chigaga and draa valley from Marrakech

Cultural & Theme Tours in Dakar

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Enjoy Marrakech, ATlas Mountains , Valleys and golden dunes of the Desert in 3 Days.Ait benhaddou World heritage SightseeingErg Chegaga golden sand dunes Sightseeing .Morocco Sahara Desert Sightseeing – Camel Ride, luxury Desert Camp.Let an experienced tour guide explain the glorious culture of these cities.Luxury Transportation in your whole tour.
ItineraryDay 1: Marrakech - High atlas - Kasbah ait ben haddou - Draa valley - MhamidStop At: Draa Valley, Zagora, Souss-Massa-Draa RegionYour driver will pick you up at 7.30 am at your accommodation in Marrakech. We travel through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tichka Pass (2260 m) – the highest road pass in Morocco offering spectacular panoramic views of the mountains and valleys with a winding road. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes with different colours and the Berber villages along the way. We will visit several kasbahs along the way, including Tamnougalt and Ait Benhaddou. A 16th century UNESCO site, Ait Benhaddou is one of the best preserved and most spectacular kasbahs in Morocco. A famous site for Hollywood films, Ait Benhaddou was used for the blockbuster film of Gladiator. The trip continues through the palm-lined Draa river valley. A shortstop in Zagora for a cup of Moroccan tea. Afterward we continue towards the gate of the Sahara desert, Mhamid. Overnight including half board at the charming Hotel Kasbah Sahara Services, Mhamid.Duration: 7 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Mhamid - Sacred Oasis - Chigaga desert and camel rideStop At: Atmospher Erg Chigaga, M'Hamid, Souss-Massa-Draa RegionAfter your breakfast, you ride on the back of a saddled camel and enter the Sahara desert. A two hours ride followed by a break for lunch in M’hamid. From there we travel by 4×4 vehicle through the beautiful desert landscape with a break to enjoy a berber sahara tea in a sacred oasis. We reach the sand dunes of Erg Chegaga, the largest group of dunes in the region, reaching a height of 300 m and a span of 40 km. Entertainment and overnight including half board at our Sahara Services Standard Camp, Erg Chegaga.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Erg Chiagaga - Taznakhte - High atlas - MarrakechStop At: High Atlas Mountains, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionEarly morning enjoy the sunrise up the sand dunes followed by a hearty breakfast at the camp. We will leave our camp in a 4×4 vehicle via the old Paris-Dakar road, cross the Iriqui lake and finally reach Foum Zguid. Lunch will be served in the berber village of Taznakht. In the evening we will be back in the red city of MarrakechDuration: 7 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Professional driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Half-Board accommodation (dinner and breakfast)
  • Camel ride
  • Entry/Admission - Draa Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Atmospher Erg Chigaga
  • Entry/Admission - High Atlas Mountains

What’s not included

  • Lunches and drinks
  • Entrance fees (optional)
  • Tips and gratuities

Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech - High atlas - Kasbah ait ben haddou - Draa valley - Mhamid Stop At: Draa Valley, Zagora, Souss-Massa-Draa Region Your driver will pick you up at 7.30 am at your accommodation in Marrakech. We travel through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tichka Pass (2260 m) – the highest road pass in Morocco offering spectacular panoramic views of the mountains and valleys with a winding road. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes with different colours and the Berber villages along the way. We will visit several kasbahs along the way, including Tamnougalt and Ait Benhaddou. A 16th century UNESCO site, Ait Benhaddou is one of the best preserved and most spectacular kasbahs in Morocco. A famous site for Hollywood films, Ait Benhaddou was used for the blockbuster film of Gladiator. The trip continues through the palm-lined Draa river valley. A shortstop in Zagora for a cup of Moroccan tea. Afterward we continue towards the gate of the Sahara desert, Mhamid. Overnight including half board at the charming Hotel Kasbah Sahara Services, Mhamid. Duration: 7 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Mhamid - Sacred Oasis - Chigaga desert and camel ride Stop At: Atmospher Erg Chigaga, M'Hamid, Souss-Massa-Draa Region After your breakfast, you ride on the back of a saddled camel and enter the Sahara desert. A two hours ride followed by a break for lunch in M’hamid. From there we travel by 4×4 vehicle through the beautiful desert landscape with a break to enjoy a berber sahara tea in a sacred oasis. We reach the sand dunes of Erg Chegaga, the largest group of dunes in the region, reaching a height of 300 m and a span of 40 km. Entertainment and overnight including half board at our Sahara Services Standard Camp, Erg Chegaga. Duration: 4 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: Erg Chiagaga - Taznakhte - High atlas - Marrakech Stop At: High Atlas Mountains, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region Early morning enjoy the sunrise up the sand dunes followed by a hearty breakfast at the camp. We will leave our camp in a 4×4 vehicle via the old Paris-Dakar road, cross the Iriqui lake and finally reach Foum Zguid. Lunch will be served in the berber village of Taznakht. In the evening we will be back in the red city of Marrakech Duration: 7 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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