Tour Itinerary : 3 Days Chegaga Desert Tour
Day 1: Marrakech – Grand Atlas – Ait Benhadou – Ouarzazate – Anti Atlas-Agdz – Draa Valley – Zagora.
Start our 3 Days Chegaga Desert Tour . Collect you from your Accomndation or airport. Start The Sahara Tour to the Great South of Morocco. we will cross the mountain range of the High Atlas. Which is the highest and most famous mountain in Morocco. Tizi-N-Tichka Highe 2,260 meters altitude. This route is also known as the Ruta de los Pastos and has impressive mountain landscapes. We will stop in Ait-Ben-Haddou, and visit its Kasbah, one of the best preserved in all of North Africa and declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Movies like Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator or the Kingdom of Heaven have been shot here.
We arrived in Ouarzazate and made a panoramic visit of the city, located on top of a great plateau, also known as the Hollywood of the African continent. Ouarzazate was an old military garrison and today it is the administrative capital of the Drâa Valley.
We will continue our route through the oases or caravans We will cross the Ait Saoun mountain and its 1660 meter high mountain pass, Tizi-N-Tinififft. Suorography evokes impressive lunar landscapes. We continue through the Drâa Valley, 200 km of palm groves that make this route one of the most beautiful in Morocco. In the past this valley was traveled by countless commercial carvans from Black Africa. We arrived in Zagora, considered the door of the desert, as well as its “Timbuktu 52 days” sign. Night in Riad with dinner and breakfast.
Day 2: Zagora – Tamegroute Library – M’hamid – Erg Chegaga Desert.
Departure in the morning towards the town of Tamgroute where we will visit the well-known Zaouïa, an ancient Koranic library in the south of Morocco. We visit the pottery artisans (true ceramics) and the underground kasbah. We will continue our tour to the south towards the Tagouenite oasis by Ait Isfoul. we arrive at the village of Mhamid and have lunch on the go. Then we will take a track towards the Chegaga dunes to ride in dropmedario and admire the sunset over the high dunes of Chegaga. Dinner by the bonfire and night under the nomad tent,
Day 3: Erg Chegaga – Iriki Lake – Foum Zguit – Taznakhte – Ouarzazate – Marrakech.
Today we get up early to see the sunrise and have breakfast among the dunes. We continue our Road back to Marrakech. On the way we will cross Irikki. A lake that carries water at various times of the year. Is bordered by dune ridges and is an absolutely fantastic landscape known for its contrasts. And is the old route of the Paris Dakar rally.
We will arrive at Foum Zguid. a former military post. We continue to Tazenakht. an important carpet weaving center in the great south of the country. Ouzguda. characterize to its orange plot. This track was an old section of the famous Paris-Dakar rally. And throughout this area came numerous hunting games with a hawk that the Saudis once practiced. as indicated by some adobe ruins that still exist. We continue our way to Ouarzazate. To finish our Sahara desert experience trip in Marrakech. Transfer to Accomndation or airport. End Your Best Tour in Morocco with us .
- Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser
- English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
- Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
- Overnight in Mhamid or Zagora in a local hotel
- Camel ride
- Overnight in Chegaga camp : Private tents with shared washing facilities
- Dinner and breakfast are daily included
- Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, Walks Breaks for photos,..Etc
|1st night: Dades Zagora||☑ Riad Lamane Zagora
☑Kasbah Ciroco Zagora
☑ Zagora Desert Camp
|Private room ✓
En-Suite bathroom ✓
|2nd night: Chegaga||☑ Desert Bedouin Tents||Private tent ✓
Shared Toilets ✓
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