What to expect
One of the wonderful desert tours to do while you are in vocation in Morocco, is the 4 Days desert tours to Erg Chegaga with a departure from Marrakech city. The tour makes a perfect opportunity to enjoy the fascinatingly created views, landscapes and to encounter local people and to discover 3 different lifestyles and the culture of the Berber, the Arab and the Sahrawian; exist and live in a remarkable harmony. Along your way discover of the atlas mountains through the road to Ouarzazate city, take a long memorial safari among Dades, Daraa valley, Ait Benhaddou Village, Skoura, Valley of roses, Todra Gorges , Tinghir and the Moroccan Erg Chegaga Sahara dunes and many more places. Enjoy your living night under of stars sky in a desert camp or of traditional style Riad. Erg Chegaga represents not only a town situated between the Moroccan east Sahara desert borders and Algeria, but also one of the main attractions of south-eastern Morocco that hooks the importance of many visitors along the year. In this ocher desert (also called Chegaga and Erg Ezzahar)
Day 1: Marrakech, Tizi-n-Tichka, Ouarzazate, Skoura:
The tour begins with a pickup from your accommodation in Marrakech in the early morning at 07:30 am. You are going to start your trip by heading towards the south of Morocco through the Atlas Mountains major splendid natural views, where we will have a time to take some pictures along the way, then we will arrive to Ouarzazate city. Take a stroll through the main seats of the city, after that we will drive to Skoura where you are going to spend the night in a beautiful hotel that has been booked for you.
Day 2: Kasbah of Amerhidil- Tinghir:
In the beautiful sunrise , you will wake up and have breakfast then get ready to continue your adventure by a tour through the Oasis of Skoura as it is well known by its many Kasbahs, you will have the chance to enjoy the ancient figures of the Kasbah of Amerhidil . The oasis also covers Ait Ben Moro Kasbah and many Douar( villages). Then through the valley of roses, Todra Gorges, you will take a walking tour through the Gorges before you take a break for having lunch in a local traditional restaurant , you will stop in Tinghir. And at night, you will stay in Tinghir in a hotel or a traditional Riad under your request, to take some rest.
Day 3: Tinghir, Tinjdad, Erfoud, Chegaga:
There will bean early Pickup from your accommodation in Tinghir. This time will be an extent long drive but as long the way is as too many things to know and too many places to frequent and visit, you come cross Tinjdad, a small trees palmed city in Errachidia province, Erfoud, that is popular as the Moroccan capital of fossils. There are also palm trees Oasis town and a special destination for filmmakers due to its beautiful surrounding Saharan environment. Carry on your way to Erg Chegaga, enjoy the dramatic sunset from the back of a camel in a ride Overnight in Chegaga in a Bivouac camp, in a view of a sunset that will take your breath.
Day 4: Erg Chegaga, Erfoud, Alnif, Tazarine, Agdez, Ouarzazate, Ait Ben Haddou, Marrakech:
The last day of your trip 4 Days desert tours to Erg Chegaga departure from Marrakech, Meditate a dramatic scenery sunrise between the gold sand dunes and Hamada in Erg Chegaga. You will have your breakfast in the bivouac before you take a camel ride back and be prepared to head back to Marrakech. On your way you will have the chance to cross Erfoud again, you will take a break to have lunch in a local restaurant in Alnif, the town that is located in an oasis between Ouarzazate and Errachidia, between the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara. Outside the palm groves that surround the urban center, the landscapes of the region are desert with ergs, and Hamadas, mostly habited by Berbers. You regain your trip by crossing Tazarine, Agdes before you stop to take a stroll in the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, that makes an ancient fortified rocky built village which has been classified by the UNESCO as a world heritage in 1987. The last moments before you finish the tour, you carry on , crossing once more the gorgeous fascinating Atlas Mountains landscapes, then the Arrival to the red city of Marrakech on the evening.