Erg Chebbi and Erg Chegaga desert tour from Marrakech could be an excellent and amazing destination for travelers who wants to see the real Sahara desert during their stay in Morocco. Erg Chebbi desert is known for its highest golden sand dunes in Morocco and Erg chigega desert is the largest sand sea.
Eco desert Morocco have created an amazing itinerary of 8 days 7 nights Morocco desert trip from Marrakech and also can be from any other city to take you right out into the real adventure in Erg Chebbi and Erg Chegaga desert.
DAY 1: MARRAKECH – TELOUET KASBAH – OUARZAZATE:
We will pick you up in your hotel in Marrakech early in the morning at 8:00 a.m Our route will take us by the Kasbah of Telouet. This Kasbah has a very interesting and particular history, It is located in a fertile valley surrounded by palm, fig, and olive trees after a relaxing walk we will continue to Ait Ben Haddou an ancient city that has been the scenery for numerous Hollywood movies because of its incomparable beauty, there you will have the opportunity to walk through its captivating alleyways and explore its magic.8 days – Marrakech desert tour Erg Chebbi and Erg chegaga.
The road will take us to the city of Ouarzazate, a city of vibrant culture and artistic traditions. Ouarzazate is a quiet also known for its film studios, once reaching this city you will be able to walk the streets or explore the studios. Here you will spend the night at your hotel, enjoy dinner, and rest.
DAY 2 : OUARZAZATE – SKOURA OASIS – ROSES VALLEY – DADES VALLEY:
The morning starts surrounded by the beauty of the city, after enjoying breakfast at your hotel we will continue the journey to our next destination. Our adventure will take us 35km east in direction of the oasis of Skoura, the oasis offers an amazing landscape of palm trees and traditional clay kasbahs. With the help of a guide, you can explore it by bicycle. and slowly the oasis will transform into the valley of roses, the valley provides some of the most spectacular scenery of the south and is where a large part of Morocco’s rose and rose water production occurs.
From here we will have some fun by getting off-road for the educational and life-changing experience of meeting nomads in their caves and they will hospitably invite us to take tea with them and with the help of your driver/guide translating, you can ask all the questions you like about their hard but fascinating way of life.
Finally, we will arrive at the wild Dades Valley is absolutely stunning with rocks in all shades of orange and red and is known as The Country of Figs. and here you will spend the night in your hotel, rest and freshen up for the next day’s adventure.
DAY 3 : DADES GORGES – TODRA GORGES – TINJDAD – ZIZ VALLEY – MERZOUGA DESERT:
After enjoying breakfast at your hotel we will continue the journey to our next destination. The road will take us to a part of the valley known for its mesmerizing scenery and the Kasbahs overlooking the river in Todra gorge. The gorge is part of a landscape of gravity-defying rocks stacked in all shades of red that give the impression they might crumble in front of your eyes.
Our next destination is the city of Tinejdad, a small city located in the province of Errachidia and crossroads of different tribes, you will be able to walk the same steps and experience the magic of this small oasis. We will continue driving through the valley of Ziz where you will be able to appreciate the hypnotizing beauty of nature in this region.
Finally arriving at Merzouga, a small town in the Sahara desert where we will pick up your desert necessities and afterward we will continue to Erg Chebbi where at sunset you’ll have the opportunity to ride your camel for an hour and a half to the Berber camp where you will enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner, and sleep under the stars or in fully equipped tents.
DAY 4 : MERZOUGA DESERT TOUR – KHAMLIA – OUZINA DESERT:
After breakfast in your Berber camp. Start the real desert adventure by exploring Erg Chebbi, we visit Nomads, Khamlia village with its Gnawa music, time to have special desert activities such as Moto quad or buggies excursion. Then the part off-road of Paris Dakar, passing by Taouz village. Lunch in Ouzina village with Berber family, a remote village in the middle of the desert. A place where you can meet the local people and experience the real rural Morocco, a very small oasis, you will spend the night in your hotel and enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner, rest and prepare for the next adventure day to the Sahara desert.
DAY 5 : OUZINA DESERT – TAFRAOUT – ZAGORA:
A beautiful sunrise will get your morning started. After breakfast in the hotel we will continue driving off-road in the beautiful black desert crossing the Berber oases of palm trees, mud houses till we get to Zagora which will provide a handy stop to rest and you will be able to explore the city and experience the life of the desert town. Tonight you will spend the night in Zagora and freshen up for your adventure tomorrow.
DAY 6 : ZAGORA – TAMGROUT – M’HAMID – CHEGAGA DESERT:
This day you will be woken up by the tranquility of the city, after enjoying breakfast we will take the road heading deeper into the eastern south The southern road will take us to the Berber city of Tamgroute where you can admire the simplicity and beauty of the southern life. Later on, we will cross the Oasis city of Mhamid providing us with a surreal landscape, and here we will get the things needed for your desert evening.
Finally, we will reach the Erg Chegaga desert, with the sunset lighting in the background you will have the dreamlike opportunity to ride your camel to the Berber camp where you will enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner, and sleep under the stars or in fully equipped tents. 8 Day Tour From Marrakech to Merzouga and Erg Chegaga.
DAY 7 : CHEGAGA DESERT – FOUM SGUID – OUARZAZATE:
Today you will be woken up by an amazing sunrise in the desert and a traditional Moroccan breakfast after which we will head back on the road to our next stop, the city of Ouarzazate driving through Zguit and the dry lake of Iriqui, this now dry lake will amaze you with its exotic desert plants finally arriving at Ouarzazate, a city of vibrant culture and artistic traditions.
Ouarzazate is a quiet province also known for its film studios, once reaching this city you will be able to walk the streets or explore the studios. Here you will spend the night at your hotel, enjoy dinner, and rest. 8 days – Marrakech desert tour Erg Chebbi and Erg Chegaga.
DAY 8 : OUARZAZATE – MARRAKECH:
The morning starts surrounded by the beauty of the city, after enjoying breakfast at your hotel we will continue the journey to our next and final destination the city of Marrakech. Your adventure with us ends here taking you to your hotel or riad. 8 days – Marrakech desert tour Erg Chebbi and Erg Chegaga.
- Hotel pick-up and drop off.
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle. fuel and tolls.
- Services of a qualified English-speaking driver.
- 5 nights Accommodation in well-recommended hotels / Kasbahs / Riads.
- Two nights in a Traditional Berber Tents.
- Camel Ride (Camel per each individual).
- Breakfast and dinner daily.
- Lunches and drinks.
- Tips and gratuities.