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Desert tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga or Erg Chegaga dunes

Morocco Desert tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga or Erg Chegaga dunes

Overview

Travel from Ouarzazate to Merzouga or Erg Chegaga dunes by booking this Morocco desert tour via the best Moroccan Sahara desert camp Erg Chebbi. Drive then through the unlimited palm tree of Skoura; Explore Dades Gorge and Todra Gorge, and Ride a camel, try Sandboarding and watch the sunset from the top of the Merzouga dunes.

Are you designing 3 days Merzouga or Erg Chegaga tours of fun? Well, we have specifically designed tour packages covering numerous parts of the country here just for you; The best Erg Chebbi 3-day desert tour from Ouarzazate via Merzouga if you are looking for a time-perfect. Do you love to share and culture; You can then take up our tours to explore the 3 Days desert Tour from Ouarzazate. Then take the south Morocco hill station tour or the Mhamid desert tour. Do you plan a relaxing experience? Then you can choose nightlife-style Sahara Desert tour packages or stick with World Morocco spiritual vacation time.

Desert tour from Ouarzazate to Erg Chegaga dunes or Merzouga

For this Morocco tour from Ouarzazate, you can choose to stay in the Erg Chegaga desert luxury camp or at the Merzouga luxury camp.

This Merzouga and Erg Chegaga desert tour from Ouarzazate could start from Marrakech, Fes

Start your dream Morocco desert journey from, Marrakech, Fes, Zagora, Tangier, Essaouira, Casablanca, Agadir, Rabat, Ouarzazate, or from other cities to Merzouga or Erg Chegaga dunes

Desert Journey To Merzouga Sahara Desert

While your holiday in Morocco, you have the option between two broad areas where you can visit proper dunes from Ouarzazate; the Erg Chebbi dunes at Merzouga and the Erg Chegaga dunes nearby to M’hamid; Both sets of dunes offer a fantastic experience and both involve 5 – 7 hours in the car; Picking which dunes to visit depends on your ideas in Morocco and where else you intend to visit; Whichever, there is nothing quite like watching the sunset in the peace of the Merzouga and Erg Chegaga Sahara desert dunes.

Price per person : Days of operation: Daily Number of participants: 17 Max

Here are the Highlights Desert tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga or Erg Chegaga dunes

  • 1. Enjoying wonderful views over driving by Berber villages
  • 2. Going off-track along the ancient caravan route in the Dra’a Valley palm groves, passing ancient kasbahs and green oases
  • 3. Visiting the potteries famous for its green glaze, and the Qoranic Library in Tamgroute village
  • 4. Riding camels to the tops of the dunes Erg Chebbi or Erg Chigaga
  • 5. Sandboarding in Sahara desert Morocco Dunes Erg Chigaga or Erg Chebbi at Merzouga

Morocco Desert tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga or Erg Chegaga dunes Programs


Day 1 / Option Merzouga Dsert Tour:

Ouarzazate Skoura Dades

4 Hours

Following breakfast, we will start our Merzouga Desert Tour from Ouarzazate. Head then to Dades Valley on the road of a thousand Kasbah, after visiting the oasis of Skoura, the amazing Kasbah of Amridel, and the Rose Valley of Kalaat Mgouna. Later Stop at the tranquility of the valley and gorges of Dades where the nomad families live. Spend the night in a traditional Riad


Day 2 :

Dades Tinghir Merzouga

6 Hours

After waking up and having breakfast, we will take then a walk between the canyons of Dades Valley. Then, we will leave the place and head to Tundra Gorges to explore more fascinating natural landscapes of Morocco. Later after enjoying some time walking around the gorges, we will head towards Merzouga. At Merzouga, we take the camels towards the high dunes of Erg Chebbi with a local guide. Then you will climb a high dune to catch the amazing sunset views. Later then, we will go to the desert camp to spend the night star gazing and listening to the nomad band play their trance-inducing music for us.


Day 3:

Merzouga Agdez Ouarzazate

7 Hours

After enjoying the wonderful views of the sunrise early in the morning at Merzouga Sahara desert, we will leave then the desert camp and head back to the hotel at Merzouga village. Later we are going to take a ride in our 4wd car towards the palm plantation spots of Tafilalet. You will have the chance to visit Rissani, which is the holy land of the Moroccan Royal Family and also an ancient market that was the center of many caravans coming from the Sub-Sahara. Tour after that to Alnif for a traditional lunch. We will visit then, many villages, and Kasbahs including Tazarine, N’kob, and Insight. Head then towards Ouarzazate through Draa Valley and some villages like Agdez. In Ouarzazate, our Merzouga DESERT TOUR FROM OUARZAZATE ends


Day 1 / Option Erg Chegaga Desert Tour:

Ouarzazate Zagora Mhamid

5 Hours

Early morning starting by 4WD to Agdez, where the Draa Valley starts. Soon after this small town, you stop to visit Kasbah Tamnougalte, the oldest Kasbah in the Draa Valley, before taking the ancient caravan road between the river and the mountains for a short while. Toward the way, we pass many villages and gardens so that you can gain a better idea of the way of life in the life-giving oases. Zagora city is the largest town in the whole area and where we shall stop for lunch. Visit the potteries famous for the green glaze, which you may have already seen in Marrakech, and also for its ancient Quranic library with exquisite hand-written Arabic texts.Later drive to Mhamid; Here is where the Sahara starts. Enjoy an unforgettable sunset, local music around the fire, diner, and night in the tent.


Day 2:

Mhamid Hmada Erg Chegaga dunes

2 Hours

After breakfast, you return to M’hamid to visit the old village across the now frequently dry Draa River; Mhamid is the village typical of Morocco camel trekking in The Sahara desert for the peoples having much time on holiday. A half-day camel trekking in the desert, after lunch departure for the Erg Chegaga dunes (250m) with 55km off-road; The road crosses several features of the desert; “erg” (dunes) and “ hammada” (stony desert), oases. The sand is far away from civilization, in the desert proper, where nomadic life is hard, subject to the vagaries of the wind, sandstorms, and sparse rainfall; However, the calm and the area of the dunes are unbelievable. Hither you could have a camel ride if you wish.At Erg Chegaga have dinner and the overnight in an authentic camp in the dunes, or, once again, you can opt for a night in a desert camp.


Day 3 / Erg Chegaga dunes To Ouarzazate:

6 Hours

Following breakfast we drive across the Sahara over the stony desert, “reg” and “hammada” and across the now dried-up Lake Criqui; While in the middle of this lake, you are liable to experience a mirage, and unless it has been raining hard; Which is rare, and in which case we cannot cross due to the mud, we can assure you, that “water” really is not real. Search then for fossils; some lying loosely around but most fixed firmly into the rockOn the edge of the desert at Foum Zguid, we drive north to Taznakht, famous for its Berber kilims and carpets; Where we stop for lunch. Later returning back to Ouarzazate at the end of the afternoon.


Morocco Desert tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga or Erg Chegaga dunes
Know Before you go
  • - This Ouarzazate desert tour can be customised to be more personal and special
  • - Activities, such as quad-biking or a full day trekking in the dunes of Erg Chebbi or Erg Chigaga, can be added to this tour
  • - You can always consult your driver about skipping some spots to spend more time elsewhere
  • - There is a 25% reduction for children under 12 years old, whilst we do not charge children under 5

Included
  • 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 Ouarzazate
  • Experienced local English/French-speaking Berber and nomad driver/guide
  • Overnight a desert camp in the Erg Chegaga dunes or at Merzouga
  • breakfasts - dinnesr
  • Camel ride in the dunes of Erg Chebbi or Erg Chigaga
  • Berber drumming and music aroud the fire
  • Sandboarding in Sahara desert Morocco Dunes Erg Chigaga or Erg Chebbi at Merzouga
Not Included
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tip