Marrakech Desert Tour Chegaga 4 days
Sahara Tours Morocco offers this Marrakech desert tour to Erg chegaga for 4 days 3 nights. Firstly the trip starts from your hotel or Riad in Marrakech. That is to say a private 4WD with the Guide/driver, will take you on this adventure trip, Therefore discover the great south of Morocco, green valleys, Kasbah and Ksar, desert rocks, sand dunes.
Marrakech Desert Tour Chegaga 4 days program
Departure early morning, from your riad/hotel in Marrakech, and travel through the High Atlas Mountains, via the Tichka Pass (2260 m).
The highest road passes in Morocco.
It offers spectacular panoramic views of the mountains, and valleys, with a snaky road, beautiful landscapes. On the road, you will see Berber villages, picks, valleys, Kasbahs along the way.
We visit the Tamnougalte Kasbah, before a break for lunch in AGDZ. The trip continues through the palm-lined on the Draa river valley. Arrival to Zagora, dinner, and night in a Kasbah hotel.
After the morning meal, we will have enough time to visit Zagora and its surroundings, especially the Jewish quarter in Amzerou. Therefore we visit the palm groves.
Afterward, we continue our trip towards the doorway to the Sahara Desert (Mhamid). Along the way, we stop in the original town of the 16th-century dynasty ( Saadian). At Tamgroute, we visit an old Coranique library and a subterranean kasbah.
We arrive at Mhamid where the Draa valley and civilization end. Lunch as a desert Pic-Nic, then we take direction to Erg Chegaga. Arrive before sunset. You will start the nomadic life by riding the camels and traveling along the desert with its different facets, life, and also diverse components.
Dinner and night will be enjoyed under the nomad tent, or under the starlit in the midst of a nice sand dune.
Wike-up early morning, to enjoy the sunrise up the sand dunes, breakfast will be served at your return to the camp. Therefore departure in 4×4, via the old Paris-Dakar road, to Foum Zguid. We cross the Iriki Lake before joining the asphalt road. Trip to Taznakht for lunch in local restaurant. After that we drive to Famous Ksar Ait Benhaddou; a 16th century UNESCO site, one of the best-preserved and most spectacular kasbahs in Morocco. A famous site for Hollywood films, Ait Benhaddou was used for the blockbuster film of 2000, Gladiator. Night at Kasbah Hotel.
After breakfast, we have an hour to visit the site of Ksar Ait Benhaddou, then we continue our trip; inside the high mountains of the Atlas. By the Ounila valley, we reach Telouet Kasbah which was the Glaoui Palace, therefor we head back to Marrakech.