3 days marrakech to zagora desert
3 days marrakech to zagora desert and Erg Chegaga

3 Days 2 Nights

Starts in Marrakech

Ends In Marrakech

3 days marrakech to zagora desert Overview:

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with the 3 days marrakech to zagora desert and Erg Chegaga. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of the Sahara desert, where you’ll witness mesmerizing sunsets, star-filled nights, and encounter the warmth of the local people. This tour offers an exhilarating experience, complete with camel rides, sandboarding, and the opportunity to explore Berber culture.

Highlights of the3 days marrakech to zagora desert :

1. High Atlas Mountains: Experience breathtaking mountain views as you cross the stunning High Atlas Mountains.

2. Telouet Kasbah: Explore the historical Kasbah of Telouet, a fortified structure with intricate architecture and panoramic vistas.

3. Ait Ben Haddou: Visit the UNESCO-listed Ait Ben Haddou, an ancient kasbah famous for its appearances in movies.

4. Draa Valley: Journey through the picturesque Draa Valley, known for its palm groves and traditional Berber villages.

5. Zagora: Discover the charming town of Zagora, located on the edge of the Sahara Desert.

6. Camel Trekking: Enjoy a camel ride through the Sahara Desert, witnessing captivating sunsets along the way.

7. Erg Chegaga Dunes: Marvel at the towering sand dunes of Erg Chegaga, one of Morocco’s largest dune formations.

8. Desert Camping: Experience an overnight stay in a traditional nomadic-style tent, enjoying local cuisine and music.

9. Berber Culture: Immerse yourself in the rich culture and traditions of the Berber people through interactions and visits.

10. Scenic Drives: Enjoy picturesque drives through diverse landscapes, from mountains to desert vistas.

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3 days marrakech to zagora desert ITINERARY:
  • Day 1: Marrakech - Telouet - Ait Ben Haddou - Draa Valley - Zagora

    Depart from your Riad or hotel in Marrakech, commencing a scenic journey through the High Atlas mountains via the Tichka Pass. Marvel at the awe-inspiring vistas as you make your way to Telouet, where you'll explore the fascinating Kasbah. Continuing your drive, reach the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou, a famous kasbah renowned for its appearances in various films. Afterward, head to Ouarzazate and venture into the enchanting Draa Valley, adorned with palm groves and traditional villages. Spend the night in Zagora, savoring a delightful dinner.

  • Day 2: Zagora - Mhamid - Tamgroute - Sacred Oasis - Erg Chegaga Dunes

    After a delicious breakfast, traverse the palm groves-lined Draa Valley, soaking in its scenic beauty. Journey towards Tamgroute, where you'll visit the renowned Koran library and explore an underground Kasbah. The adventure continues to M'Hamid, the gateway to the magical Erg Chegaga dunes. Finally, witness the captivating sunset during a camel trek through the dunes before settling into a traditional desert camp. Enjoy Moroccan tea, a delectable dinner, Berber music, and an unforgettable night under the stars.

  • Day 3: Erg Chegaga Dunes - Foum Zguid - Taznakht - Marrakech

    Savor a delicious breakfast before departing via the old Paris-Dakar race road. Marvel at the stunning desert landscapes, including towering sand dunes, rocky formations, and occasional wildlife sightings. Stop at the picturesque Iriqui lake for a scenic lunch break. Journey through Taznakht, renowned for its carpet and textile industry, where you can witness local artisans at work and taste the flavors of Moroccan and Berber cuisine. Finally, return to Marrakech, where the tour concludes, leaving you with cherished memories.

Services Included:
  • Private A/C 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser or Deluxe Van with experienced English-speaking driver/guide

  • Pick-up and drop-off at your Marrakech accommodation

  • Accommodation in Zagora with en-suite room, A/C, dinner, and breakfast

  • Overnight stay in a luxury nomad desert bivouac with private tents, dinner, and breakfast

  • Camel rides, sandboarding, and the option to visit a Berber/nomad family

  • Free time for exploring sites like Ait Ben Haddou, kasbahs, and canyons

  • Fuel and all associated transportation costs

Services Not Included:
  • Lunch and beverages

  • Gratuities/tips

Note : Please remember to dress comfortably, bring appropriate clothing for different weather conditions, and wear sunscreen and protective gear as needed.

  • Q1. How physically demanding is the camel trek?

    Moderate activity, wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

  • Q2: The availability of vegan/vegetarian options?

    Yes, inform your guide in advance.

  • Q3: What type of accommodation?

    En-suite room in Zagora and traditional desert camp in Erg Chegaga.

  • Q4 : Can the tour be extended or customized?

    Yes, discuss with your guide or contact us during the tour.

  • Q5 : Can children participate?

    Yes, certain activities may have age restrictions.

  • Q6: What to pack?

    Comfortable clothing, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, scarf/shawl, camera.

  • Q7 : What languages do the guides speak?

    English, French, Spanish. Inform us for specific language needs.
    Remember to inform your guide directly for specific questions or requirements during the tour.

We hope these answers have been helpful. If you have any further inquiries or require additional information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to providing you with an exceptional desert tour experience.