Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga
3 days / 2 nights
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Draa Valley – Zagora
Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga 3 days ,we leave Marrakech “Red City” is the most important former imperial city in Morocco’s history. It is Situated on the foothills of Atlas Mountains,which we will drive throughout for miles and miles enjoying the fascinating presence of superb and scattered Berber village. Almost half way we will pass by the Universal heritage of Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah,a fortified village of the 11th century. 35km from Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah we will visit Hollywood of Africa Ouarzazate, where the biggest filmmaking studios. The drive will go on along the longest valley all over the kingdoom 1052Km, and the biggest palm tree oases. Arriving to Zagora where the remains of an Almoravid fortress can still be seen. Night and dinner at our Hotel.
Day 2: Zagora – Tamegroute – Mhamid – Chigaga
We pass by Tamagrout which is situated on Draa Rive, in this small town we will visit one of oldest libraries of the kingdom. Driving along Draa valley to M’hamid, that is a very modest village. and not much different from the village you have passed before arriving here. From a vast plateau you will get impressed by the huge sand dune of Chigaga appearing from the horizon,where we go for a camel ride to meet one of the most fascinating sand dunes sights we will ever see, the superb sunset in the middle of the high sand dune. Tonight we stay in Berber camp and enjoy a wonderful stars view.
Day 3: Chigaga –Foumzguid – Tazenakht – High Atlas – Marrakech
From Erg Chigaga we drive a long sand dunes on a peaceful and fascinating wilderness some passing by the natural dried lake of Iriki.30 years ago this lake was full of water and different kinds of birds. After a long way driving on an off-road, we get in to the paved road and pass the small town of Foum-Zguid, which is a noiseless and a sleepy Berber town. We stopover in Taznakht, it was a former trading post for this large region.This little Berber village is one of the biggest centers of carpets in the kingdom. From Taznakht we drive for almost 90 Km, along quite oases and plenty of Berber villages; to get to the junction in between Marrakech and Ouarzazate, We cross the High Atlas Mountains again to return back to Marrakech.
-pick up at hotel, riad, airport or wherever you want
-Tour transport 4×4 or minubus with air conditioning
-Fuel, tolls and all associated expenses.
-Prive tours ( not group )
-Hour and a half tour in camel with related guidance
-Party with drums in berber tent.
-Guide speaks enlglech
-1Nights in kasbah (hotel )
-1 Night in berber tent
Tour not included
Meals and drinks
Entrance fees for visits