This 3 day tour from Marrakech To Erg Chigaga that will take you from Ouarzazate to the wilderness of the Sahara to Erg Chagaga, Explore the desert expanses on the back of camels at Ergs Lihoudi and Chigaga, and live an incredible experience by bivouacking in comfortable Berber tents at the foot of the dunesTravel through the Anti-Atlas Mountains via Agdez and enjoy a guided tour of Kasbah Tamnougalte.
Further south, follow the old caravan route to Zagora and admire the incredible Draa Valley, its ancient kasbahs and green oases. In Tamgroute, discover the workshops for making pottery typical of the region with green enamel as well as its Koranic library renowned for centuries.
Explore the Saharan trails, go in search of fossils in the dry lake of Iriqui, discover the adobe villages, oasis life, and the techniques of artisanal production of Berber rugs.
Your driver will pick you up from your hotel or nearest car access point in the morning at 8:00 am you will start our 3 day tour from Marrakech To Erg Chigaga, We head the south-east of Morocco through the High Atlas mountains one of the most beautiful roads in Morocco, en route stops are planned for Photos and to admire the beautiful landscape and the beautiful panoramic views offered by these majestic Mountains.
After the tichka pass, 2260 m above sea level, we will deviate towards Telouet by the old caravan route, to visit the old Kasbah of the Pasha, a small palace located on the outskirts of the small Berber village of Telouet, Occupying a strategic position in the high atlas, the occupants of the palace had the privilege of being in the passage of the merchant caravans and near important salt mines.
Lunch, then continuation through the valley of Ounila with short walks to better enjoy the landscape until the ksar Ait ben haddou, a type of traditional pre-Saharan habitat. Houses clustered within its defensive walls reinforced by corner towers. Some appear to be small castles with their tall towers decorated with mud brick patterns.
The oldest constructions date from the seventeenth century, The site would have been one of the many counters of the trade route which linked Saharan Africa to Marrakech – we can still see a fondouk (caravanserai), a geographical pearl that we can discover before going to us. in the Berber village Tazentoute discover its beautiful little palm grove on a donkey, spend the night with the locals and enjoy a Berber cooking class.
Breakfast, then continuation our 3 days desert tour from marrakech to erg chigaga to Ouarzazate, stop in front of the cinema studio for the photo, then visit of the Taourirt kasbah, built entirely of earth and part of the village of the same name attached to Ouarzazate. The ensemble occupies a strategic position at the confluence of two important rivers: the Oueds Dades and Ouarzazate thus forming the Drâa river; also located at the crossroads of old caravan passages.
After Ouarzazate, continue through our erg chigaga tours from marrakech the Tinifift pass at an altitude of 1680 m to reach Agdz, a small village on the old caravan route linking Marrakech to Timbuktu. Long capital of the Mzgita region north of the Draâ valley, it has played an important economic role. Then due to the drought of the 1970s and 1980s and the ease of means of transport it lost its importance a large part of the population being forced to leave for the city to find work.
Lunch en route then continuation to Zagora, then Tamegroute and M’hamid El Ghizlane, start the track (50 km) for Ghegaga, Night at the Camp at erg chegaga.
Breakfast at the Camp then continuation by Lake Iriki a national park located between the dry bed of Wadi Draa and the southern fallout of the Anti-Atlas, near the Algerian border The park is characterized by desert landscapes typical of southern Morocco vegetation is represented by a wooded steppe and an Acacia raddiana savannah The dune environments are mainly covered by the Tamarix.
Arrival at Foun Zguid where we will join the tarred road again to continue towards Taznakht (village of Women weavers), then Amerzgane to arrive in Marrakech at the end of the afternoon, transfer to your hotel, and end of our marrakech to erg chigaga desert Tour.
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