Erg Lihoudi Dunes & Erg Chegaga Dunes - 3 days


Itinerary Overview

1st day: Marrakech - Erg Chegaga Dunes
Morning departure from Marrakech to Erg Chagaga dunes to cross the High Atlas mountains. After the Tichka pass (2260m), you take a side road to Taznakht, famous for its Berber carpets and rugs. From here you continue, for lunch at Foum Zguid. In the afternoon, we make our way across 100km through the varying features of the sahara desert; ‘erg’, ‘reg’, ‘hammada’, oases, to Erg Chagaga Dunes which, at 300m high and 45km long, are the largest in Morocco, by the end of the afternoon, there is time to experience a camel trek for about an hour before taking a walk in the sand dunes and ascend Erg Chagaga to watch the sunset from the summit (300m). After sunset, the night will be spent in a nomad tent, which is also the venue for dinner.

2nd day: Erg Chegaga Dunes - Ouarzazate
After breakfast, the road takes us to M’hamid through another 65km of off-road driving. From here, the drive back to Zagora for lunch is along paved roads via the villages of Tagounite and Tamegroute. In the afternoon, the road leads north again to the Draa valley, followed by some off-road driving along the ancient road of caravans. At the end of the afternoon, Ouarzazate offers dinner and a night’s rest.

3rd day: Ouarzazate - Marrakech
After breakfast, we drive from Ouarzazate to Marrakesh passing by the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is also well-known as being the backdrop to many Hollywood blockbusters). The road then continues along the Ounila valley with beautiful and prosperous villages, stunning mountains and views to Kasbah Telouet, where you will stop to visit the Telouet kasbah. Alternatively, lunch will be in the mountains! We reach Marrakesh at the end of the afternoon.


Trip At A Glance

Marrakech, Atlas Mountains, Kasbah Telouet, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, Draa Valley, Camel ride, overnight in Erg Chegaga Dunes desert, camel ride, foum Zguid, Taznakht, Ouarzazate, Tizi n'Tichka Pass, Marrakech


What is Included?

  • Private Transportaion in an air-conditioned 4x4 Toyota Prado and Fuel
  • Experienced local Bereber/ Nomad Multilingual-speaking driver/ guide
  • Pick-up from and drop-off to your hotel or riad
  • A night in an air-conditioned riad/ hotel with rooms with private bathrooms
  • Overnight in an authentic/ luxury desert camp in Erg Chegaga Dunes
  • All meals, 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Free coffee, tea and water during your stay in the desert
  • The opportunity to stop for breaks whenever and wherever you wish
  • Option to go to and come back from the camp by the 4x4
  • Camel trekking in Erg Chegaga dunes for an hour and free Sand-boarding as much as you want
  • Berber music and drumming around a little fire under the stars in the desert
  • Local guides and entrance fees in the relevant places

What is Not Included?

  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Extra


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