4 days Tour From Marrakesh To Erg Chegaga Desert
Morocco is one of the well-known tourist destinations due to its rich cultural heritage. Morocco travel opportunities help you enjoy an exciting vacation in its major cities and the desert area. Bounded by 3,500-meter coastline the country, whilst being an Islamic nation, is a cosmopolitan and is made up of people from other communities too.
Morocco Tours covers a string of popular city destinations as well as Morocco desert tours in the sand dunes of Sahara. Some of the best places to visit in Morocco are: – Marrakesh, Fez, Chefchaouen, Tangier, Essaouria, Rabat, Casablanca, Merzouga, Ziz Valley, Todra Gorge, Dades valley, Erg Chigaga. The Morocco tours packages are very affordable when equated to the experience you will have.
The Marrakesh tourism offers an amazing trip to Erg Chigaga Desert in a duration of 4 days covering the breathtaking locations along the way returning back to Marrakesh.
Marrakesh – Ouarzazate – The Draa Valley
The first day of Marrakesh Tour covers the location of Draa Valley via Quarzazate. The journey continues through the N9 plunges from Quarzazate moving to the south-east direction to head towards Draa Valley. Draa valley has been formed from a narrow ribbon-like water stream from the High Atlas Mountain ranges emerging into the lush oases between Agdz and Zagora. The journey discovers volcanic rocks, breathtaking landscapes offering a panoramic view of Draa Valley.
Drive through the Draa Valley & Camel trek
The 2nd-day tour covers a drive through the beautiful surroundings of Draa Valley exploring the oases, lush green palm groves, and the nearby villages. After doing some local sightseeing in the morning the journey takes a halt for few hours allowing the visitors to have lunch and by the afternoon it heads towards the desert area for the exciting camel treks. The Trek covers a duration of 3 hours in camel caravans along with necessary equipment and luggage all along the way to the oases and the Bounou dunes. The tourism offers the visitors to set their tent camps in between the sand dunes of Mhamid and enjoy the thrilling ambiance.
M’hamid – the dunes of Erg Chigaga
M’Hamid has a high historical significance as this was the place where the caravans gathered before heading off to Timbuktu. It is known to be the last oasis of Sahara Desert and had been the home to various southern tribes like Drawa, Hassani and Ait Atta Berbers. So the journey for the 3rd day continues from M’hamid to the sand dunes of Erg Chigaga Desert finally. The Sahara Desert has two major ergs-One is Erg Chigaga and the other is Erg Chebbi which lies close to Merzouga. The area has the luxurious sand dunes which change color with the different times of a day offering a breathtaking view. The nights are exciting here with campfires and admiring the nature’s beauty watching the stars in the sky.
The Sahara Desert – FoumZguid – Marrakesh
The final day journey starts from the sand dunes of Erg Chigaga moving towards the Atlas Mountain ranges crossing the Iriki Lake and FoumZguid town on the way. The entire journey covered with beautiful landscapes and sceneries, take a turn to Marrakesh leaving Southern Morocco behind via Tizi-n-Tichka pass through a number of winding roads and villages along the way arriving at Ait Berka and finally to Marrakesh.