Looking for a 3 days Erg Chigaga camel trek desert tour? The Sahara desert tour from Mhamid will take 3 days camel Trekking down to this desert camp in the Moroccan desert is fascinating itself. Erg Chigaga dunes are the largest and still untouched of the major ergs in Morocco, the other is Erg Chebbi near Merzouga. This erg made of beautiful dunes is located in the Drâa-Tafilalet area about 60 km west of the small rural oasis town of M’Hamid El Ghizlane.
DAY 1: M’HAMID – LOUR HMADA
Our Erg Chigaga desert tour will start by short camel trek but just for 2 hours to the Labor desert crossing a distance of 10 km, through small sand dunes with trees and stone deserts. Once there, tea and nuts are offered before climbing the sand dunes to discover the sunset of this unique world with its expanse, and solitude, peace, silence, and mysterious land. But the dinner and music later around the fire, then spend the night in the desert at the wild bivouac.
DAY 2: LABOR HMADA – ERG CHEGAGA DUNES.
The second day of our 3-day Erg Chigaga camel trek departure from Labor in the morning just after our breakfast, because we will have a small drive break at a nomadic family to have tea (nomadic whiskey) and lunch is in the shade of the oasis. Later drive by4×4 to arrive at the big dunes for the night at Chegaga desert camp. Watch the sunset, from the top of the highest (30 minutes walk from the access). Then we return to the camp under the stars, night in the tent.
DAY 3: ERG CHEGAGA DUNES – MHAMID
In the morning, have breakfast at the Erg Chegaga desert camp and return 4×4 to M’hamid by the track. Arrival at the village around 10:30 am.