Marrakech to Erg Chegaga

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Marrakech to Erg Chegaga 4 days / 3 Night Desert tour & Camel treks :

60 km south west of M’Hamid are the dramatic dunes of Erg Chegaga – an epic sandscape where you can find peaks that rise to heights of 300m. The golden crescents are all you would imagine of the Sahara and more – breath-taking both by day and night, and especially at dawn and dusk. Tucked in among them are small, semi-permanent camps which offer peace and tranquillity and an amazing overnight stay. An amazing desert experience – not to be missed!

Schudele :

*Pick up at 7:30 a.m and 7:00 a.m in winter months

* Drop off around 5:30 p.m and 5:00 in winter months.

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Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Zagora – Mhamid:

– Departure early morning from Marrakech by Tichka pass (2260 m) to Ouarzazate.

– Continuation to Zagora via Agdez.

– Visit the koranic library and pottery workshops in Tamgroute.

– Arrival at Mhamid.

– Dinner and overnight under tents or hotel

Day 2: Mhamid – Dunes of chegaga:

– After breakfast, ride camel for 1h30 or 2hours in Mhamid dunes.

– Departure by 4X4 to Dunes of Chegaga (beautiful and great dunes).

– Appreciate sunset on the sand dunes.

– Dinner & overnight under tents in Chegaga.

Day 3: Dunes of Chegaga – Iriqui Lake – Foum Zguid – Ouarzazate:

–  Appreciate sunrise and breakfast.

– Leave the great dunes to Foum Zguid via the dried lake of Iriqui.

– Then passing by Taznakht, the capital of saffron and carpets.

– Continuation to Ouarzazate.

– Dinner & overnight at the Hotel.

Day 4: Ouarzazate – Ait benhaddou – Marrakech:

  • After breakfast, visit the Kasbah of Taourirt in the city center.
  • Visit the cinema studios.
  • Then move to the famous Kasbah in the south in the village of Ait Benhaddou.
  • Continuation to Marrakech.

What’s included

*Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser + fuel, qualified Driver

*Qualified & professional English speaking guide.

*Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation

* Ensuite rooms with A/C in typical hotels, Kasbahs & Riads with dinner and breakfast

* Camel back trip in and out of the dunes & overnight in nomadic tents with guide (Private tents).

*Sunset in Erg Cheggaga from the highest dune  & sunrise.

* Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou, kasbah, Ikiri Lake,Walks, Canyons, palmery valleys, Acacia Savannahs, Breaks for photos,..Etc.

 

 

 

 

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