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From Zagora: 2-Day Desert Tour to Erg Chegaga

From Zagora: 2-Day Desert Tour to Erg Chegaga

Day 1: Zagora - Tamegroute - Erg Chegaga After pick-up from your hotel by 4WD vehicle, drive to Tamegroute, a small village located in Draa valley known for ceramics production. Discover Tamegroute's old religious center in Morocco, was built in the 17th century and is marvelous to explore. Afterwards, head to Mhamid along Draa valley with it's endless palm trees. After lunch, continue on the road to Chegag dunes. Arrive at around 4:00 PM in the winter and 6:00 PM in the summer, and swap your 4WD for camels! Enjoy the sunset over Erg Chegaga dunes before heading to the camp. Enjoy dinner and breakfast in the camp. Day 2: Chegaga - Erg Lihoudi - Zagora Get an early morning wake-up to enjoy the magical sunrise in the dunes, before taking a shower and sitting down for breakfast. Then, drive back to Zagora via the Tinfou dunes. 

From Ouarzazate: Private Day Trip to Zagora with Camel Ride

From Ouarzazate: Private Day Trip to Zagora with Camel Ride

Start your private full-day tour in the morning with pick up from your hotel or riad in Ouarzazate, or at the airport. Then, set off on a scenic drive into the desert towards the village of Agdz. The name of this settlement means 'resting place' and it is located on the ancient caravan route from Marrakech to Timbuktu. Check out the beautiful view over the date palm groves to the characteristic Jbel Kissane mountain. Then, follow the Draa River valley past many traditional Berber villages with kasbahs that were built in the 17th and 18th from mud and straw. Admire the huge green date palm groves and the fabolous view of the snowcapped Atlas Mountains. Learn about the valley's rich history which makes it one of the top sights of interest in Morocco. Enjoy a guided visit to the nearby Tamnougalt Kasbah and find out about how the Kasbahs were built and what local life looked like in those days. Next, continue the drive along the valley to the city of Zagora - the administrative center in the region. Head over to the village of Tamegroute which is famous for its green pottery, an old koran library, religious school as well as a subterranean kasbah. Have another guided visit here, before you step inside the house of a local family for a typical Berber lunch cooked on a fireplace. After lunch, take a spectacular camel ride in the nearby dunes - one of the real highlights of this tour. Walk with your friendly camel at the desert pace to the top of a sand dune to get a wonderful view of the Sahara desert. Finally, drive back to Ouarzazate where you will be dropped off at your hotel/riad, or at the airport.

From Marrakech : 4 Days Private Desert To Zagora & Merzouga

From Marrakech : 4 Days Private Desert To Zagora & Merzouga

Discover the edge of the Sahara desert on a four-day budget tour from Marrakech, and explore the dramatic landscapes of the Dades Valley and Kasbah of Ouarzazate, Ride across the dunes of Erg Chebbi and zagora tinfou by camel and sleep at a desert camp under the stars. Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait ben Haddou - Draa Valley - Zagora Tinfou Departure in the morning from your hotel/Riad in Marrakech towards the High Atlas and the Tichka pass (2260 m). Then drive towards Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its ancient Kasbah. Explore the labyrinthine streets of this historic village, known for its picturesque setting amidst the desert landscape. Continue your journey through the picturesque Draa Valley, where lush palm groves and traditional Berber villages dot the landscape. Admire the beauty of this verdant oasis as you make your way towards the desert town of Zagora. Upon arrival, visit the iconic Tinfou Dunes, where you'll embark on a camel trek to witness the mesmerizing sunset over the Sahara Desert. Day 2 : Zagora Tinfou - Tamgroute - Alnif - Merzouga Dunes Start your day with a delightful breakfast amidst the serene desert surroundings of Zagora Tinfou. venture towards the village of Tamgroute, known for its historic Quranic library and traditional pottery workshops. Explore the ancient manuscripts and intricate ceramics crafted by skilled artisans, gaining insight into Morocco's rich cultural heritage. Continue your journey through the rugged landscapes of Anif, where you'll witness the ever-changing vistas of mountains and valleys. Arrive in Merzouga in the late afternoon, where the towering sand dunes of Erg Chebbi beckon. Embark on a camel trek into the heart of the desert, soaking in the serene beauty of the Sahara as you journey towards your desert camp. Day 3 : Erg Chebbi - Erfoud - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges Wake up to a breathtaking sunrise over the sand dunes before enjoying breakfast at your desert camp. Depart from Merzouga and journey towards Erfoud, stopping to explore its bustling markets and fossil workshops. Continue to the majestic Todra Gorges, marveling at the towering cliffs and picturesque landscapes. Conclude your day in the stunning Dades Gorges, renowned for rugged rock formations and lush palm groves. Day 4 : Dades Gorges - Valley of Roses - Ouarzazate - Marrakech Embark on a picturesque journey from the rugged Dades Gorges, adorned with towering cliffs, to the fragrant Valley of the Roses, where vibrant blooms perfume the air. Continuing onward, discover Ouarzazate, a city steeped in cinematic history and adorned with ancient kasbahs. Afterward, Arrive back in Marrakech in the evening, where your unforgettable 4-day desert journey comes to an end. Reflect on the incredible experiences and memories you've gathered, cherishing the beauty and diversity of Morocco's landscapes and cultural heritage.

From Marrakech : Private 3-Day Trip To Erg Chegaga Sahara

From Marrakech : Private 3-Day Trip To Erg Chegaga Sahara

itinerary : Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou - Zagora - Tinfou You will have an early start on your adventure as your driver picks you up in Marrakech at 7:30 am. You'll journey for approximately 2 hours through the stunning Atlas Mountains via the scenic Tizi 'n Tichka pass, stopping for breakfast and photos along the way. After we will drive in the direction of Ouarzazate, stopping to visit the UNESCO-protected Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. There, you will have lunch before start to Zagora, you will pass through Agdez and many Berber villages, and visit of the Draa Valley and it's beautiful palm groves. Arriving at the center of a Tinfou village, you will say good-bye to your driver and mount your camels. You'll enjoy a ride to your desert camp through the stunning sand dunes for about an hour and a half, arriving in time to watch the unforgettable desert sunset. You will drink tea with the nomads, enjoy dinner, then traditional Berber music around a fire. Day 2: Tinfou- Tamegroute- Erg chegaga Big Sahara Wake up early to see the desert sunrise, then enjoy breakfast before leaving your peaceful desert camp. Your driver will deliver you to Tamegroute, where you will see the authentic, working pottery kilns, the Koranic library housing ancient manuscripts, and the underground kasbah. After tea with a Berber family – my family – you will enjoy a 4x4 ride to M'Hamid, a small village and the last town and Draa oasis before the big wasteland of Erg Chegaga, Sahara. Your desert adventure will continue with a 60-km off-road drive from M'hamid to the Erg Chegaga Dunes, the largest group of Sahara dunes. Enjoy the golden sunset of the desert before a traditional dinner, and a night in a Berber tent. Day 3: Erg Chegaga – Ouarzazate - Marrakech After breakfast in the Erg Chegaga camp, you will depart via 4×4 to traverse the old Paris – Dakar race road to the Foum Zguid, crossing the naturally dry Iriqui lake. Take a lunch break in Ouarzazate, then continue on to Marrakech. You should arrive in the late afternoon, around 6pm, where you will be dropped off at your Hotel or Riad.

From Agadir 4 Days 3 night Désert Tours to Marrakech

From Agadir 4 Days 3 night Désert Tours to Marrakech

Day 1 Agadir - Taroudant - Taliouine Morning pick up from your hotel in Agadir and start traveling East. On this road we will pass many Argan trees typical of this region, where we might encounter goats on top of the trees looking for food. We will make a stop in Taroudant, a lovely city know as little Marrakech. This city less visited on morocco tours has its own spectacular charm. We will visit souks and markets before resuming our journey to Talioulin. Talioulin is a center of saffron. Here where we spend a night in the lovely auberge across a beautiful Kasbah. Overnight in Talioulin, breakfast & dinner Day 2 Talioulin - Taznakht - Foum Zquid desert tours - Erg Chigaga We depart this morning and travel via the Anti Atlas Mountains, where scendrom-eve-4ery will be changing between semi deserts to a weirdly shaped mountains. We will stop in Taznakht, A Berber town famous for handmade Berber carpets. Then we continue South passing lovely scenery to Foum Zquid. There we take a piste of about 70km that will take us via rocky sandy areas. We will be passing many fossils mountains and dried salt lake bed of lake Iriqui. Then we arrive to the sand dunes of Erg Chigaga, just before the sun sets down. Spend the night with a company of local Nomads; listen to their drums and Sahara music. Night full of stars that you will not forget. Overnight in Nomad tent, breakfast & dinner Day 3 Erg Chigaga - M'hamid - Zagora - We recommend waking up early to watch the spectacular sunrise. Then after breakfast in the Sahara desert, we travel towards M'hamid, about 60kms off road, making a stop at Oasis Sacre, a real water source in the desert. We reach M'hamid the first town after the desert. Here we meet with a pave road and Draa Valley, the longest river valley in Morocco that will follow most of our journey today. This is a beautiful valley lined by many palm groves and interesting contrast between the parts of the dried land. We will visit small town of Tamegroute where is the famous Koran library featuring books from the 13th century and an underground Kasbah. We continue our driver passing many small Sbu Saharan villages, houses made of mud dwellings. In the afternoon we reach zagora. Day 4 zagora- Agdez - Ouarzazate -Kasbah ait ben haddou - Marrakech Overnight in zagora, breakfast & dinner This morning we travel to the draa vally century Kasbah of AitBenhaddou. This is the most known Kasbah in Morocco and best preserved. The walk through the winding streets a top the Kasbahs offers splendid views. Then we continue via the Ounila road to visit another impressive Kasbah Telouet, the old residence of the powerful Glaoui tribe. Then we start climbing the Tizi Tichka pass that will lead us to Marrakech. Route of impressive views of many Berber villages, valleys and peak mountains. Arrivée to Marrakech at 18:00 around noon

From Marrakech : 5-Day Exploring Tour to Erg Chebbi Desert

From Marrakech : 5-Day Exploring Tour to Erg Chebbi Desert

Explore a 5-day Marrakech to Merzouga desert adventure. Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait ben Haddou - Draa Valley - Zagora Tinfou Departure in the morning from your hotel/Riad in Marrakech towards the High Atlas and the Tichka pass (2260 m). Then, you head towards the very beautiful site of the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou by the old caravan route. this jewel classified as a world heritage site by Unesco. After visit Kasbah by guide local then lunch time, will be taken in Ait ben Haddou at panoramic restaurant, you will drive to cross past the anti atlas mountains to Zagora and get prepared for a Transfer by camel ride to cross the sand dunes and admire a spectacular sunset before driving your camel back to your desert camp, take a magic night under the stars with a local music and fire. Day 2 : Zagora Tinfou - Tamgroute - Alnif - Merzouga Dunes After breakfast in Zagora we drive to Merzouga. first will stop to Explore Tamgroute's historic attractions, and departure to cross Tafilalet and the mineral immensity of the Bougafer massif in order to reach Tazarin and lunch in Alnif, pass via Rissani and you will take a sandy track to reach Merzouga. There, you are invited to take a camel ride before admiring the sunset over the dunes and tasting traditional mint tea. Dinner around a campfire, accompanied by nomad songs. Night at the foot of the Erg Chebbi dunes. Day 3 : Explore Merzouga Region wake up early in the morning is a must do, in order to contemplate the beautiful sunrise, in the middle of the desert, free time for breakfast, then you return on camels to Merzouga, where the driver awaits, we dedicate the day to explore the region of Merzouga. We continue our journey in khamlia village, where enjoy the Gnaoua music, and dancing performances, its inhabitants are originating from sub-saharan countries like Mali, Sudan and Niger, free time for lunch in a restaurant. After that we take a stroll in palm trees grove, then drive a few kilometers to see the wild lake of Merzouga, also called flamingos lake, dinner and overnight in hotel. Day 4 : Erg chebbi - Erfoud - Todra gorges - Dades gorges After your breakfast and shower, we will go in the direction of Boumalne Dades via a stop at Erfoud (famous for its date market), then via the small oasis of Touroug and Tinejdad, then we will arrive at the famous Todra Gorges and have lunch there. After a short walk in this geological site of rocks, we will take the path again towards the splendid Dades valley and gorges. Dinner and overnight. Day 5 : Dades Gorges - Valley of the roses - Ouarzazate - Marrakech In the morning after breakfast, we head towards Marrakech (the pearl of the south) via Ouarzazate (our Hollywood) on the road of a thousand kasbahs. You will see the beautiful valley of roses in Kelaat M'Gouna (the capital of roses), the kasbah of Taourirte and stop for lunch in Ouarzazate, and continue through the high atlas mountains to Marrakech. Finish your desert tour in Marrakech around 6 PM.

From Ouarzazate: Private 2-Day Tour to Erg Chegaga

From Ouarzazate: Private 2-Day Tour to Erg Chegaga

Day 1: Ouarzazate - Zagora - Mhamid - Erg Chegaga After pickup from your accommodation in Ouarzazate, choose your desired activity in the city. The Kasbah of Taourirt awaits the photographers, the film studios and the film museum are interesting for adults as well as for your kids. After, continue through the Draa valley in the direction of the desert. You'll have enough time to visit Zagora and its surroundings, such as the like the Jewish Quarter in Amzerou, and have a look at the huge palm groves. Afterwards, continue towards the desert to Mhamid. Along the way, stop at a 16th-century Saadian town called Tamegroute. There, visit an old coran library and a subterranean Kasbah. Mhamid is at the end of the Draa valley as well as the end of civilization. Have a picnic lunch in the desert and continue in the direction of Erg Chegaga, passing through Ouled Driss with its old Kasbah and then taking the 4x4 through the desert. Arrive in your desert camp before sunset. Hop on a camel and walk in the desert among the dunes with their diverse colors. You'll arrive back at the desert camp and spend the night in a nomad tent or under the shining stars in the middle of impressive sand dunes. A traditional dinner is served and you can spend the night watching for shooting stars or dance around the campfire to the beat of desert drums. Day 2: Erg Chegaga - Foum Zguid - Taznakht - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate After enjoying the sunrise at the top of the sand dunes, you’ll have breakfast in the desert camp before the journey with the 4x4 starts. Discover the old Paris-Dakar road to Foum Zguid and cross the Iriki Lake, which is a temporary wetland during rainy periods. In this national park, you’ll have the chance to spot some wild animals like lizards, snakes, gazelles and even hyenas with a little luck. Lunch will be served in the Berber village, Taznakht. This small town is famous for its berber carpets. You are welcome to attend a detailed demonstration of how the women of the area produce the colorful masterpieces, which can also bring some oriental flair to your house. Afterwards, continue to Aït-Ben-Haddou, the fortified clay city with numerous Ksars and Kasbahs where several famous movies such as Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven and Prince of Persia have been shot. Return to Ouarzazate with arrival at your hotel/riad at about 7:00 PM.

From Marrakech: 3 Day Desert Tour to Erg Chegaga

From Marrakech: 3 Day Desert Tour to Erg Chegaga

Day 1: Marrakech to Zagora Depart from Marrakech and ascend into the High Atlas Mountains, glimpsing Berber villages along the way. Visit the 11th-century UNESCO site, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, before heading to Ouarzazate, Africa's "Hollywood." Continue to Morocco's longest valley, the Draa Valley, arriving in Zagora to explore Almoravide fortress remains. Overnight at a local hotel with dinner. Day 2: Zagora to Chigaga Dunes Drive along the Draa River to Tamegroute, home to an ancient library. Proceed to Mhamid village and then on to Erg Chigaga dunes. Experience a breathtaking sunset camel trek to your nomadic camp, where you'll enjoy music under the stars. Day 3: Chigaga to Marrakech Rise early for sunrise and breakfast before heading to the dried Iriki Lake, once a haven for birds. Pass through Foum-Zguid and stop in Tazenakht, known for its carpets. Drive through Berber villages, ending your tour back in Marrakech.

From Marrakech: 3-Day Trip to Zagora Desert with Berber Camp

From Marrakech: 3-Day Trip to Zagora Desert with Berber Camp

Get ready for a three-day adventure from Marrakesh to Zagora and back! On Day One, you'll immerse yourself in centuries of history at the Unesco World Heritage site Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. Then traverse across Draa Valley dotted with countless ksar (fortified tribal villages) and kasbahs – don't forget your camera! End the day watching an unforgettable sunset on camelback before feasting on dinner under starry skies in Zagora dunes. On Day Two, wake up early for awe inspiring sunrise followed by breakfast. Today you will be whisked away to experience the pottery of the desert in nearby Tamegroute followed by an optional quad bike ride (additional fee required) before returning to your desert camp to relax and enjoy yet another sunset over the desert of Zagora. Enjoy traditional Berber drumming and music around a campfire before retiring to your tent for the evening. -For your second night in the desert you can choose the option of taking a camel ride further into the surrounding desert and having a private tent set up for the evening for a true nomadic experience. Please note that food will be provided, but with this option there is no bathroom in the temporary camp - On Day 3 we will return through Ouarzazate past captivating Atlas Mountains towards home sweet Marrakech. An unforgettable experience awaits - buckle up!! Accommodations: Caravane Du Sud Authentic Tizi Camp or similar (Standard) Caravane du Sud Luxury Camp or similar (Luxury) The Guide in Ait Ben Haddou is not included, but you can join a group tour on your own for around €2 per person.

Private 2-Days Tour to Erg Chegaga with Guide from Zagora

Private 2-Days Tour to Erg Chegaga with Guide from Zagora

Experience Highlights Learn new information from a knowledgeable local guide Get the most out of 2 days in the South of Morocco Visit the desert capital, Zagora and the green and lush Draa-Valley Day 1:Zagora- Amzrou Tamgroute - Mhamid - Erg Chegaga After pickup from your accommodation in Zagora, if is winter time we started at 10am if is during the summer we started at 16.30pm - Between june to end of august we do not recommend you the activities its to hot 46 to 50 degrees at day about today After pickup from your accommodation in Zagora, choose your desired activity in the city The Kasbah of amzrou in the old Medina of Zagora. and the draa valley Oasis After, continue through the Draa valley in the direction of the desert. You'll have enough time to visit Zagora and its surroundings, such as the like the Jewish Quarter in Amzerou, by one of our local guide from the village and have a look at the huge palm groves. Afterwards, continue towards the desert to Mhamid. Along the way, stop at a 16th-century Saadian town called Tamegroute. There, we meet another a local guide from the village and the old town of Tamgroute he will take you around the old village visit an old coran library and a subterranean Kasbah. Mhamid is at the end of the Draa valley as well as the end of civilization. Have a picnic lunch in the desert or by local family and continue in the direction of Erg Chegaga, passing through Ouled Driss with its old Kasbah and then taking the 4x4 through the desert. Arrive in your desert camp before sunset. Hop on a camel for sunset and enjoy the magic time walk in the desert among the dunes with their diverse colors. You'll arrive back at the desert camp and spend the night in a nomad tent or under the shining stars in the middle of impressive sand dunes. A traditional dinner is served and you can spend the night watching for shooting stars or dance around the campfire to the beat of desert drums. Day 2: Erg Chegaga the Iriki Lak- Foum Zguid - Fayja Desert - End In Zagora After enjoying the sunrise at the top of the sand dunes, you’ll have breakfast in the desert camp before the journey with the 4x4 starts. today we take another way more of landscapes Nomad familys Discover the old Paris-Dakar road to Foum Zguid and cross the Iriki Lake, which is a temporary wetland during rainy periods. In this national park, you’ll have the chance to spot some wild animals like lizards, snakes, gazelles and even hyenas with a little luck. Lunch will be served in the Desert of Fayja as Picnic under acacia at the nature . if theres windy we stop for lunch in Foum Zguid Village This small town is famous for its as berber nomads Tribus. who comes from sahara now they live in the village and still having there animals as before and is th door of sahara if you come from the agadir road . After, continue through the Fayja Desert Return to Zagora with arrival at your hotel/riad at about 18:00 PM.

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