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3-Day Adventure Tour Through The Desert Of Morocco From Marrakech
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Camping, Desert, Eco Tourism

  • Duration

    3 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    Arabic, English, French, German, Spanish


Get on this short 3-day Moroccan tour to witness the vastness of the dunes of Erg Chigaga and the unique dried lake of Iriki. Explore Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Africa, marvel at the Universal heritage of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and see one of the oldest libraries in Tamagrout. Also, pass by the scenic Draa River, stop by the Berber village of Taznakht and enjoy the views of the Atlas Mountains.

  • Explore the extraordinary natural dried lake of Iriki
  • Traverse through the sand dunes of Erg Chigaga
  • Marvel at the stunning Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah & Tamagrout
  • Visit the Hollywood of Africa, Ouarzazate
  • Understand the local culture in Berber villages
  • Day 1- Marrakech - Mhamid expand_more
    • Leave Marrakech (the Red City), the most important former imperial city in Morocco's history. It is situated on the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, which we will drive throughout for miles and miles, enjoying the fascinating presence of superb and scattered Berber Villages. 

    • Almost halfway, we can see by the Universal heritage of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a fortified village of the 11th century. 

    • Visit the Hollywood of Africa, Ouarzazate, about 35 km from Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. The drive will go along the longest valley (1052 km) all over the kingdom and pass the biggest palm tree oases. 

    • Arrive in Zagora, where the remains of an Almoravid fortress can still be seen. 

    Night stay and dinner at our guest house.

  • Day 2- Zagora - M'hamid - Erg Chegaga expand_more
    • Pass by Tamagrout, which is situated on the Draa River. In this small town, we will visit one of the oldest libraries of the kingdom. 

    • Drive along the Draa Valley to M'hamid, a very modest village and not much different from the village you have passed before arriving. 

    • From a vast plateau, you can see the impressive sand dunes of Erg Chigaga, which appear from the horizon. You can go for a camel ride to see one of the most fascinating sand dunes and the superb sunset. 

    Stay overnight in the Berber camp.

  • Day 3- Chigaga Dunes – Iriki Lake – Marrakech expand_more
    • From Erg Chigaga, we drive along the dunes and the peaceful and fascinating wilderness.

    • Pass by the natural dried lake of Iriki. Thirty years ago, this lake was full of water and different kinds of birds. 

    • After a long drive on an off-road, we get onto the paved road and pass the small town of Foum-Zguid, which is a quiet and sleepy Berber town.

    • Stopover in Taznakht, which is was a former trading post for this vast region. This little Berber village is one of the biggest centres for carpets in the kingdom. 

    • From Taznakht, we drive for almost 90 km, along with the quiet oases and several Berber villages, to get to the junction in between Marrakech and Ouarzazate.

    • Cross the High Atlas Mountains to return to Marrakech.

What's Included
  • Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser for 3 days and fuel

  • English speaking Moroccan driver for 3 days

  • Pick up & drop off at your Marrakech accommodation

  • Night in Zagora ensuite rooms with A/C in a Kasbah & Riad with dinner and breakfast (Vegetarians are welcome)

  • Sunset or sunrise camel trek and night in nomad desert bivouac (private tents) with dinner and breakfast

  • Free time to explore the site such as Ait Benhaddou, Cinema Sets, Taourirt Kasbah

What's Excluded
  • Tips 

  • Lunch on the road for the 1st and 3rd day 

Know before you go
  • Save time and money! Our prices are the lowest available

  • Our Marrakech - Erg Chigaga 3 days / 2 nights Desert tour is private & guaranteed

  • The best service 

  • Our prices are fixed with no hidden fees

  • Assistance and availability on site 24 hours

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
2 To 2 USD 350 Per Person
3 To 3 USD 300 Per Person
4 To 4 USD 260 Per Person
5 To 5 USD 210 Per Person
6 To 6 USD 180 Per Person

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