Marrakech Desert Tour 4 Days Erg Chigaga

Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Tour OVERVIEW  

Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Tour

Marrakech to Erg Chigaga desert tour to experience camping at the Moroccan Sahara desert in the wild dunes of Chigaga. You will need this Chigaga desert tour that requires at least 3 days of travel through Ouarzazate, Draa valley palm groves, then a rocky desert landscape before reaching the Sahara dunes. Erg Chigaga desert tour from Marrakech is a fascinating, Sahara desert trip that offers you the opportunity to ride a camel, climb Sahara dunes…..Visiting the Sahara Desert is an excellent opportunity for tourists in Morocco with a great sense of adventure, providing once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

A unique landscape stretching across much of North Africa, the Erg Chigaga Sahara Desert evokes images of sandy dunes and starry skies.

Staying overnight in the Erg Chigaga desert Camp is the best way to experience the desert.

HERE IS ITINERARY Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Tour


Start your journey heading to Ouarzazate, through the high atlas mountains. Then our private Marrakech to Erg Chigaga desert tour, continue to Ouarzazate. Towards Ait Benhaddou the Door of Morocco Sahara desert.  

Afterward, we will go directly to Ouarzazate in the middle of the afternoon. Visit the film studios, visiting the Kasbah Taourite in town. Overnight in the riad.  


Afterward, we continue our private Marrakech tour to the Sahara desert, passing through the village of Agdz, a visit to the Kasbah Located at the edge of the palm along the Draa to the door of the desert village Tamnougalt, the former capital of the region. Continue along the valley to the end of the track.

Then we continue to M’hamid’s arrival at the bivouac, dinner around the fire with folklore desert show, overnight in tents on half board.


After breakfast, we start our tour from Mhamid to Erg Chegaga desert camp by taking a camel ride for an hour to enjoy the sunrise moment over the dunes then start the way towards the big sandy dunes of Chigaga. We travel by Jeep Toyota through the beautiful  Chigaga dunes landscape finally arriving at the dunes, the largest group of dunes in the region. Then enjoy the sumptuous dinner with local entertainment and camp in on half board.


If you wake up early enough you can watch the spectacle of the sunrise of our private Morocco desert tour when the color of the dunes and the play of shadows are an awesome sight. Then have lunch, we return to Marrakech after the magnificent Atlas.

Your private tour from Marrakech to Chigaga will end with a drop off at your Marrakech hotel or Riad. 

Main Highlights: Marrakech to Erg Chigaga Tour

Enjoy stunning views driving over the Atlas Mountains and the famous pass of Tizi-n-Tichka
Visit the two famous Kasbahs, Telouet and Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
Stop by the Atlas Studios and take photos of the film sets of many Hollywood blockbusters
Spend the night in a beautiful riad in Ouarzazate
Explore the ancient Kasbah of Tamnougalt with a local guide
Go off-road through Dra’a Valley palm groves, pass kasbahs, and through oases
Drive further south along the ancient route of the caravans
Visit the green pottery co-operative and the old Quranic library in Tamgroute
Night in a nomad tent at Erg Chigaga desert camp
Ride camels to the tops of the dunes and take inspiring photos
Watch the spectacle of the sunset from the top of the dunes (300m)
Enjoy dinners under the starlit sky followed by evenings of music

What has included: Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Tour

Transport in a private air-conditioned 4×4; Toyota Prado Tx and fuel
Pick up from and drop-off at your hotel or riad in Marrakesh
Experienced local English/French/Spanish/Italian-speaking Berber and nomad driver/guide
Accommodation in air-conditioned rooms/suites with private bathroom
Overnight in Ouarzazate
The possibility of a luxury camp with a private toilet and shower, lamps, more space, and nicer
Overnight during Marrakech to Erg Chigaga tour, authentic camp in the private tent equipped
with beds, mattresses, sheets, pillows, blankets, carpets with shared toilet and shower facilities
The possibility of a luxury camp with a private bathroom, nicer furnishings, more space and
Meals; breakfast, dinner

A camel ride of about an hour – an hour & a half with a guide, and free sandboarding, if
desired – just ask the camp staff
Luggage service to the camp and all accommodation
Berber drumming and music
Free time to explore sites such as Ait Ben Haddou
The opportunity to ask the driver to stop when and where you wish
Tea, coffee, and mineral water in the desert

What has not included: Marrakech to Erg Chigaga Tour