Marrakech Erg Chegaga 3 days

Marrakech Erg Chegaga 3 days

Marrakech Erg Chegaga 3 days ideal tour to explore Mhamid desert and chegaga.


Program: Marrakech Erg Chegaga 3 days

Day1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Zagora

Early departure from your hotel Marrakech or your Riad. Head south through the mountains of the High Atlas, standing like a wall dividing the south of the north and the west of Morocco. Cross the Tizi n’Tichka pass (2260m) and reach the majestic Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou which has always been used as a favorite backdrop for Hollywood films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, Prince of Persia and much more. ‘other. Resume your trip to Hollywood of Africa, Ouarzazate because of its Atlas Film Studios. We will stop at the Kasbah of Taorirt, then we continue the road through the Anti-Atlas, Agdez, Draa Valley before leaving to Zagora.

Day2: Zagora – Tamegroute – Mhamid – Erg Chegaga

After breakfast we will visit the village of Tamegroute known for its oldest library in Morocco and previously served as a favorite place to receive the Koranic and Islamic teachings. Tamegroute is also known for its unique pottery. Drive to Mhamid which marks the final village before arriving at one of the main gateways of the Great Sahara. Saddle your camel and spend the night under the stars in the desert camp.

Day 3: Mhamid – Foum Zguid – Tazenakht – Marrakech

Wake up early to witness the miraculous view of the sunrise over the sand dunes of Erg Chigaga. After breakfast we will cross the dried Iriki lake, Foum Zguide Village, then Tazenakht known for its unique carpets that are skillfully manufactured locally by women. We will resume our journey to Marrakech through the mountains of the High Atlas, which we will arrive in the evening.

End of your trip Marrakech Erg Chegaga 3 days


  • Private tour with local guide (English /french)
  • Transportation in a comfortable 4×4 car incl. fuel
  • Dinner and breakfast in the desert
  • Camel ride to/from the camp (about 1 h each way)
  • Overnight in a traditional tent

Not Included:

  • Lunch, drinks
  • local guides
  • Tips for your guide