3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga

3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga

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Overview :

This 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga dunes allows travelers who are already in Ouarzazate to discover the Erg Chigaga dunes and participate in some of the best desert activities such as sleeping in the best Erg Chigaga desert camp, camel trekking, sandboarding, and Berber music around the fire under the stars.

Highlights of 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga

3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga Itinerary:

Day 1: Ouarzazate » Draa Valley » Zagora » Mhamid

We will pick you up from the hotel where you are staying in Ouarzazate at 8 am to start the 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg Chegaga.We will travel over the Anti-Atlas Mountains and via the Tizi-n-Tinfifite pass to Agdz. Here, stop for a tea or a coffee break.

Soon after, we take a detour through the palm groves and fortified kasbahs of the Dra’a Valley. A local guide will take you to Kasbah Tamnougalt. This is the valley’s oldest kasbah, which is still partially inhabited.Next, drive along the ancient road of the caravans as far as Zagora, which will be the venue for lunch.In the afternoon, visit the local pottery workshops and learn how to make your favourite pottery item.

Driving further south, we will reach M’hamid, which marks the beginning of the desert. An hour-long camel ride takes you to the top of Erg Lihoudi’s dunes. Enjoy a soothing sip of tea and the first desert sensations after checking into your tent.Then, climb up to the summit and witness the spectacle of the sunset.

Taste dinner under the Saharan sky and immerse yourself in the desert at night. Join the nomads for an evening of singing and dance. Later at night, your little nomad tent provides a comfortable spot to sleep.

Day 2: Mhamid » Erg Chigaga

On the second day of our 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to lake chagaga, if you get up early in the morning and climb up to the summit of the dunes, you will be rewarded with an amazing spectacle of the sunrise.After breakfast, there will be an opportunity to roam around the dunes before returning to M’hamid on camel for lunch.

In the afternoon, we depart for the wild and remote dunes of Erg Chegaga. Enjoy 65km of off-track driving through the different features of the great Sahara Desert; “Erg”, sand dunes, “Reg”, rocky desert, “Hammada”, flat ground, and oases.A camel ride will lead you to the summit of the highest (300 m) to experience moments of pure tranquillity and an awesome sunset.

Dinner will be served under a sky filled with millions of stars, followed by an evening of nomad music and drumming and an overnight stay in a nomad private tent in a desert camp in Morocco’s wildest and largest Sahara Desert.lake chagaga

Day 3:Erg Chigaga » Foumzguid » Tazenakht » Ouarzazate

On the last day of our 3 days desert trip from Ouarzazateto Erg-Chegaga, it’s absolutely worth getting up early to enjoy the most amazing sunrise you’ve ever seen from the top of a dune close to the camp and appreciate this unique scenery.

After breakfast, our 3 days tour continues from Erg Chagaga desert to Ouarzazate over another 95 km of off-road driving through a variety of attractions, including wind-blown sand dunes, dry Iriqui Lake, where you may dig for fossils, and mountains.

In Foum Zguid, the first town after the desert, there will be an opportunity to take a shower to freshen up and to have lunch.

Back on the paved road, we pass through the village of Taznakht, where you can learn about Berber rugs and carpets and, if desired, purchase one. We’ll be back to Ouarzazate by the end of the day.Our driver will escort you to your hotel to mark the end of our 3 days desert tour from Ouarzazateto Erg-Chegaga.

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If you want to alter this 3 days desert safari from Ouarzazate to lake chagaga, please let us know your ideas and travel arrangements so that we may construct a comparable or different itinerary that meets your needs.

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Booking & Payment

Free Booking! To book a 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga,usually we ask for a small deposit to be paid through our Paypal or Payoneer accounts. The rest of the payment is payable in cash to your driver/guide at the pick-up.

The deposit is completely free. To avoid carrying large amounts of cash, it is possible to pay the full amount or half off using Paypal or Payoneer.

-To cover Paypal fees, there is a 5% surcharge if you pay the full amount using Paypal.

-Paying the full amount by Payoneer is free of charge since Payoneer doesn’t apply any fees

Note:We do not accept credit cards or bank transfers at this time as they are time-consuming and expensive processes.

Cancellation policy for our 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga:

To receive a complete refund, please cancel at least 8 days before the date of the 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga.

If you cancel less than 8 days before your trip, your deposit is nonrefundable. However, it is still available for use if you reschedule your trip in the future.Simply email us to cancel your trip.

FAQ of 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga

No, you don’t need a sleeping bag; during our  3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga, you’ll stay in a fully prepared desert camp with all amenities..

Yes, for travelers who choose not to ride camels, we offer a 4×4 vehicle to transfer them to and from the camp at no extra fee. You only need to notify us at the time of booking.

The distance from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga is 137 km.

The main attraction around Ouarzazate is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait-Ben-Haddou. The lovely mud brick city is one of Morocco’s most interesting destinations to see and should not be overlooked on any tour.

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It was a great 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga and Mr. Said was very conscientious. Even during Ramadan, he was able to lead us through the tour with 100 percent concentration. He knows French and English
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3 days Sahara desert tour

Wonderful Experience all the way from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga. that was a smart choice we choose Hear Enjoy Morocco. Especially lucky to have Mohamed being our guide, spending 3 days with us, driving and showing us around. Highly recommand
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Great tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga

We visited lots of local places that helped us to learn more and understand the local culture.  As well, we had the opportunity to try different local dishes, listen to local music and spend the night in two different and beautiful camps.  it was an amazing experience, more than I expected.
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3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga desert itinerary's destinations:

Agdez

3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga

Agdz is a town in the Draa Valley, around 92 kilometers north of Zagora and 73 kilometers from Ouarzazate. The city is situated at the foot of Djebel Kissane and on the banks of the Draa River.

Agdz, which means “resting place,” is well-deservedly located on the old caravan path connecting Marrakesh and Timbuktu.Village has been built around the old kasbahs, and green palm groves are spread along the road.

Agdez village is famous for Djebel Kissane, known for its tajine dish shape. This long, notched rock edge is about 20 km from the city. It borders the bed of the Drâa river for about 40 km. During this 3 days trip from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga, you will have the chance to discover this amazing mountain.

Zagora

Zagora, known as the Moroccan Sahara Desert Gate, is located in South Eastern Morocco at the foot of the Anti-Atlas Mountains and on the shore of the Draa Valley.Zagor’s allure is mainly attributed to the great Draa Valley, which is still home to several Berber tribes.

Zagora refers to the mountain that overlooks the city from the shore of the Draa Valley. Draa was the town’s ancient name.Sultan Ahmed El Mansour (1578–1603) paid attention to the city. He established it as a customs point for camel caravans making round trips to and from Tombouctou.

The city is encircled by the Drâa Valley’s infinite palm groves, which boast one of the most magnificent desert panoramas. The desert provides tranquillity, spirituality, and purity.

Explore the great culture, history, and more on this 3 days Sahara trip from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga.

3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga
3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga

Zagora, known as the Moroccan Sahara Desert Gate, is located in South Eastern Morocco at the foot of the Anti-Atlas Mountains and on the shore of the Draa Valley.Zagor’s allure is mainly attributed to the great Draa Valley, which is still home to several Berber tribes.

Zagora refers to the mountain that overlooks the city from the shore of the Draa Valley. Draa was the town’s ancient name.Sultan Ahmed El Mansour (1578–1603) paid attention to the city. He established it as a customs point for camel caravans making round trips to and from Tombouctou.

The city is encircled by the Drâa Valley’s infinite palm groves, which boast one of the most magnificent desert panoramas. The desert provides tranquillity, spirituality, and purity.

Explore the great culture, history and more on this 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga.

Erg Chegaga

3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga

Erg Chegaga is one of two major ergs of the Sahara desert in Morocco.This erg, consisting of beautiful dunes, is located in the Drâa-Tafilalet area, about 45 km west of M’Hamid El Ghizlane, a small rural oasis village located about 98 km from Zagora. Some dunes rise more than 50 m above the surrounding environment, and it is Morocco’s largest and wildest erg, measuring around 35 km.

With its golden sea dunes and diverse ergs, we can surely name it Morocco’s charming Sahara desert. Only 4WD tours or traditional camel trekking trips can explore this wild Moroccan Sahara.

After the Erg Chebbi dunes, Chegaga is the most common destination for every traveler who is seeking adventure in the Sahara desert of Morocco.

lriki Lake

3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga

Iriqui lake is Morocco’s largest national park. It was created in 1994. Lake Iriqui was established to protect biodiversity, vegetation, and fauna throughout 123,000 hectares of south-eastern Morocco, and in particular to preserve the transitory wetlands of Lake Iriqui, located in the heart of the desert.

It is situated close to the Algerian border, between the Draa River and the mountains of the South Anti-Atlas. It is situated 150 km from Ouarzazate and 80 km southwest of Zagora.

This lake is currently mostly dry. It was a favored home of southern gazelles. The park features arid scenery. A forested steppe and acacia savanna characterize the vegetation.

During this 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga, you will explore Iriki national park’s fascinating changing landscape, from dry to green, rocky and oasis.

Iriqui lake is Morocco’s largest national park. It was created in 1994.Lake Iriqui was established to protect biodiversity, vegetation, and fauna throughout 123,000 hectares of south-eastern Morocco, and in particular to preserve the transitory wetlands of Lake Iriqui, located in the heart of the desert.

It is situated close to the Algerian border, between the Draa River and the mountains of the South Anti-Atlas. It is situated 150 km from Ouarzazate and 80 km southwest of Zagora.

This lake is currently mostly dry. It was a favored home of southern gazelles. The park features arid scenery. A forested steppe and acacia savanna characterize the vegetation.

During this 3 days holiday from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga, you will explore Iriki national park’s fascinating changing landscape, from dry to green, rocky and oasis.

3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga

Kasbah Tamnougalt

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Kasbahs and ksours are iconic symbols of Moroccan culture.

Ksar Tamnougalt is one of the oldest ksours that is still in good condition in the Draa Valley. Founded more than three centuries ago by a family of Caids, who represented the Sultan in the area, Ksar Tamnougalt occupied a strategic position.

Tamnougalt played a commercial purpose along the caravan route from Marrakech to Tombouctou. On the other hand, it served as a defense force, guarding the Drâa Valley against invasions from other tribes.

With our 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga, you will enjoy this amazing village, which perfectly demonstrates 16th-century architecture and is full of stories and history.

Ouarzazte

The name ouarzazate comes from the Amazigh (Berber) words “ouar,” which means “without,” and “zazate,” which means “noise,” creating the word “without noise.”

Ouarzazate is also known as “the door to the desert” or “the gateway of the Sahara.”

Ouarzazate is a prominent Moroccan tourist destination due to its ancient attractions as well as its well-known film studio.

The studio has an impressive track record of Hollywood and international productions shot there, including Game of Thrones and Prison Break.

In general, this 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga, will start form this amazing city.

3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga
3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga

The name ouarzazate comes from the Amazigh (Berber) words “ouar,” which means “without,” and “zazate,” which means “noise,” creating the word “without noise.”

Ouarzazate is also known as “the door to the desert” or “the gateway of the Sahara.”

Ouarzazate is a prominent Moroccan tourist destination due to its ancient attractions as well as its well-known film studio.

The studio has an impressive track record of Hollywood and international productions shot there, including Game of Thrones and Prison Break.

In general, this 3 days desert tour from Ouarzazate to Erg-Chegaga, will start form this amazing city.

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