MARRAKECH TO ERG CHEGAGA DUNES TOUR 4 DAYS

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  • 4 Days
  • Max Guests : 14
  • Difficulty : 7/10
  • Solitude Lv : 8/10
  • Distance : 40 KM

Detail

Experience the thrill of our Marrakech to Erg Chegaga Dunes tour! Day one kicks off with a scenic drive through the High Atlas Mountains, lunch at Ouarzazate, and exploration of Ait Benhaddou’s iconic kasbah. Day two takes you through Draa Valley to Mhamid, where camel rides await, leading to mesmerizing sunsets at Chigaga Dunes. Day three includes a journey to Foumzguid and Tazenakht, ending at the historic Ait Benhaddou for an overnight stay. On day four, visit Telouet Kasbah before returning to Marrakech via the Tichka Pass. Join us for an unforgettable adventure!

Price Includes

  • Accommodation: Overnight stays in hotels, kasbahs, and Sahara Desert camps
  • Transportation: Comfortable vehicle for transfers and tours
  • Meals: Breakfast, and dinner as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Activities: Camel ride in the Sahara Desert, visits to attractions such as Ait Benhaddou and Telouet Kasbah
  • Services: Experienced tour guide and assistance throughout the journey

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses: Souvenirs,lunch, drinks, and additional snacks
  • Tips and gratuities for guides, drivers, and staff
  • Optional activities or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance: Participants are advised to arrange their own insurance coverage
  • International flights and visas: Travelers are responsible for arranging their own flights and obtaining necessary visas

What to Expect

  • Scenic drive through the High Atlas Mountains with stunning views
  • Visit to the famous Ait Benhaddou kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Camel ride into the Sahara Desert and magical sunset at Chigaga Dunes
  • Exploration of Draa Valley, Mhamid village, and Tazenakht village known for Berber rugs
  • Overnight stay in a traditional Sahara Desert camp amidst the dunes
  • Sunrise over the Sahara Desert before departing for Foumzguid and Telouet Kasbah
  • Lunch at the Tichka Pass before returning to Marrakech
  • Insight into local culture, history, and landscapes of Morocco's southern regions

Itinerary

Day 1 - Marrakech – High Atlas – Ouarzazate – Agdez

your MARRAKECH TO ERG CHEGAGA DUNES 4 DAYS TOURS departs from Marrakech, after breakfast at your Hotel/Riad you will be welcomed by your tour guide and start the drive day heading for the southern Morocco enjoying the fascinating presence of superb and scattered Berber villages, crossing the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka (2260m) to reach ouarzazate where we will have lunch in a local restaurant and visit the famous kasbah of ait benhaddou that has served as a natural scenery for many movies producers including Gladiator, Game of thrones, prices of Persia. Then we continue driving throught the Draa valley; 1052Km and the biggest palm tree oases. Arriving to Agdez and Tamnougalt where the first night of your Marrakech desert tour takes place.

Day 2 - Agdez – Zagora -Tamegroute – Mhamid – Chigaga Dunes

Aftre breakfast, we keep driving throught Draa Valley before passing by Zagora where the remains of an Almoravid fortress can still be seen. we will head to tamegrout where we will visit the Zawiya Nassiriyya and the old koranik library and arrive to the saharan village of Mhamid, the last village before the sahara desert where we will stop for lunch and take the off-road track to Erg chegaga where you will ride the camels into the desert and enjoy one of the most magical sunsets over the colors changing sands, and enjoy a wonderful stars view. Overnight in Sahara Desert Camp at the chegaga desert dunes

Day 3 - Chigaga Dunes – Iriki Lake – Foumzguid – Tazenakht – Ait Benhaddou

Early departure in the morning to enjoy sunrise over the dunes of the sahara desert, before having our breakfast. Then we will head the road for a wonderful driving day following the old Paris-Dakar road to Foumzguide, crossing Iraqi lake. Lunch at Tazenakht village famous for antic berber rugs and we continue the drive to the UNESCO world heritage site Aitbanhaddou where you will spend the night in a Kasbah hotel.

Day 4 - Ait Benhaddou – Telouet- Tichka Pass – Marrakech

Just 40 km from Ait Benhadou Kasbah, you will see another Kasbah of Telouet, a former route of the caravans from the Sahara over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. It was also the seat of the El Glaoui family’s power; they were given political power of Morocco south of High Atlas Mountains by the King Moulay Hassan. The Glaouis were almost as strong in power as the sultan himself. The palace can still be visited but it is steadily becoming more damaged and is slowly collapsing. In 2010, work was underway to restore the property. lunch in the Pass of Tichka and drive to Marrakech. Thank you for choosing Womenbesttravel for your MARRAKECH TO ERG CHEGAGA DUNES 4 DAYS TOURS

FAQ

Prices?

  • Group of 1 person: Price available upon request
  • Group of 2 – 3 people: 550 € /person
  • Group of 4 – 7 people: 450 € /person
  • Group of 8 – 12 people: 380 € /person

Availability & Dates:

This trek runs Year Round. We have regular departures throughout the week, so you can join one of our existing treks if you wish. Please feel free to get in touch with us!

You have the option to book this trek independently, which includes transfers from Marrakech. Alternatively, we can create a comprehensive itinerary for you, combining your trek with visits to Marrakech, Essaouira, the Atlantic Coast, and the Sahara Desert. We can provide you with a customized quote based on your preferences.

Start Point & Finish Point?

To ensure a convenient and hassle-free experience, we provide pick-up and drop-off services from your accommodation in Marrakech city. Please note that some riads may not have direct car access, so our driver will park nearby and come to meet you at a designated meeting point.

At the start of the trek, our driver will pick you up from your riad/hotel in Marrakech. If your riad is not easily accessible by car, our driver will arrange to meet you at a convenient location nearby. To facilitate a smooth pick-up, our driver can also call your riad to coordinate the meeting if necessary.

At the end of the trek, you will be dropped off at the nearest point to your riad/hotel. Our driver will ensure that you are safely returned to your accommodation. If required, our driver can contact your riad in advance to make arrangements for a seamless drop-off.

Accommodations ?

The accommodation will be mixed in between Hotels and Berber  camp will be an option during the summer months

Please note that if you require accommodation in Marrakech before or after the trek, we can always make arrangements and book it for you.

If you have any further inquiries or need assistance with anything else, please let me know!

Food during the trek ?

-you can expect freshly prepared and nutritious meals cooked by the Berber muleteers. Here are some examples of the meals served:

– Breakfast: Jam, bread, cookies, fruit, juice, butter, coffee, and milk.
– (Not Included )Lunch: Salad, tomatoes, carrots, lentils, beans, rice or pasta, fish (such as sardines or tuna), and seasonal fruit.
– Dinner: Soup, traditional Moroccan tajine, couscous, olives, nuts, and fruit.

If you have any specific dietary requirements, they can be accommodated. Please inform us of your preferences when you confirm your booking, and kindly remind your guide and cook about your requirements on the first day of the trek to ensure they are properly addressed.

How do you book & pay?

Booking your trek with us is a straightforward process. Follow the steps below to secure your reservation:

1. Find the trek you are interested in on our website, and then contact us via email to discuss your trek and check availability.

2. Once we have finalized the details of your trek, including the duration, route, and number of people, we will make a provisional booking, providing you with the confirmed dates and cost.

3. To confirm your booking, we kindly ask for a 20% deposit. You can conveniently make this payment online via bank transfer in Euros, pounds sterling, or US dollars.

4. The remaining balance is payable in cash upon your arrival in Morocco, at the beginning of the trek. We accept payments in Euros, pounds sterling, or US dollars.

NB: If you are unable to carry a large amount of cash, we offer an alternative option. You can pay the remaining balance online via bank transfer a few days before your departure. This way, you can have peace of mind knowing that your payment is taken care of beforehand.

At Toubkal Treks, we strive to make the booking and payment process as convenient and flexible as possible for our trekkers. Should you have any further questions or require additional assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

We look forward to welcoming you to Morocco and providing you with an unforgettable trekking experience!

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