desert trip Erg chegaga, 3 Days and 2 night from Marrakech trip through Zagora to Erg chegaga via Atlas mountains. Real Morocco cultur/history, trip from Marrakech to Sahara desrt

Desert trip Erg chegaga :

Desert trip Erg chegaga, 3 Days and 2 night, from Marrakech trip through Zagora to Erg chegaga, via Atlas mountains. Real Morocco cultur/history

Day 1: Marrakech “ Telouet Kasbah “ Ksar Ait benhaddou“ Ouarzazate

Departure early morning, for staring our desert trip Erg chegaga, from your riad/hotel in Marrakech and travel through the High Atlas Mountains, via the Tichka Pass (2260 m) “ the highest road pass in Morocco, offering spectacular charming views of the mountains: valleys with a snaky road. Beautiful landscapes, with different colours and the Berber villages along the way. Visit several kasbahs along the way including Tamnougalte. Arrival to Ouarzazate. Dinner and night in a Riad.

Day 2 : Ouarzazate“ Zagora “ Tamgroute “ Mhamid “ Desert trip Erg Chegaga

After the morning meal, we will driver to Zagora through the palm-lined, Draa river valley, and its surroundings especially, the Jewish quarter in Amzerou, and the palm groves. Afterwards, we continue our trip towards the doorway to Sahara Desert : (M'hamid). Along the way, we stop in the the original town of the 16th century dynasty: ( Saadian), Tamgroute, to visit an old Coran library and, a subterranean kasbah. We arrive to M'hamid: where the Draa valley, and civilization end. Lunch as a desert Pic-Nic, then we take direction to Erg chegag, we arrive before the sunset, you will start the nomadic life by riding the camels. And travel along the desert, with its different facet of life, also diverse components. Dinner and night, will be enjoyed under the nomad tent, or under the starlit in the midst of nice sand dunes.

Day 3: Chegaga sand dunes “ Foum Zguid “ Taznakht “ Marrakesh

After enjoying the sunrise up the sand dunes, breakfast is served to you, then departure in 4x4, via the old Paris-Dakar road, to Foum Zguid, Passing by the natural dried lake of Iriki. 30 years ago this lake was full of water, and different kinds of birds. Lunch in the berber village Taznakht or Foum Zguid, It was a former trading post, for this large region. This little Berber village is one of the biggest centers of carpets in the kingdom.. we will continue to Marrakech.