Erg Chegaga dunes desert tour from Marrakech

This 3 days private Morocco desert tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga/Chigaga dunes is one of the most popular and classical Marrakech desert tours. This is optimal for travelers having just available 3 days in Marrakech and wanting to absolutely to have a unique and amazing desert experience. The Morocco desert tour to Erg Chegaga/Chigaga dunes will take you from the authenticity of Marrakech and take you the wildness of the desert to discover a completely new lifestyle and a exotic Berber people and culture. This maybe for you the first time in your life you will sleep in a Berber tent at the foot of Erg Chegaga dunes and enjoy the Berber music. You will also enjoy camel trekking and sandboaring. This 3 days desert tour is really an amazing travel experience to give you a clear idea about this part of Morocco and its people.

The private Morocco desert tour to Erg chegaga dunes is not a group tour. This is just a pre-made tour to inspire you and to make you gain time to build a similar tour. Please note that you can build your custom private tour. Our expert will be all the time here to assist you to design the best product ever. Our first mission is to make your visit to Morocco the most impressive and the more unforgettable.

The private 3 days desert tour will start generally from Marrakech (you can change that if you want). Top Desert driver/guide will pick you up from your Riad/Hotel in Marrakech generally at 8AM. It's the best time to start each day to allow you to have more breaks and more photo-stops. You will in the first day in your tour to the desert of Erg Chegaga pass by Tizi n'Tichka pass. This is one of the most scenic drives in Morocco. After that you will head to Glaoui Kasbah and Ait Benhaddou Kasbah. After Ouarzazate, you will start to discover an other Morocco. You will pass by the Draa Valley to finally arrive to Zagora and M'hamid village (your last village before the desert). You will go off road from M'hamid to Erg Chegaga dunes where you will spend the night in the desert camp at the foot of the bigs sand dunes.

In this pre-made private desert tour (example itinerary), you will spend your nights in our trusted and well selected accommodations. In the desert you will be in the desert camp. It's well equipped to allow you spend a magical night (or more if you want to extend your stay) in the desert.

You will have Moroccan food with the possibility to assist to how we prepare a sand baked bread (nomad bread). You will also experience camel trekking and sandboarding. During the night after a delicious diner prepared by our Berber team, you will enjoy the Berber music and animation.

Please note that this Morocco desert tour to Erg Chegaga dunes is private and you control every aspect of your tour.

Visited Places

  • Lots of Berber villages
  • Tizi n'Tichka Pass
  • Telouet
  • El Glaoui Kasbah
  • Ait Benhaddou Kasbah
  • Ouarzazate
  • Agdz
  • Draa Valley
  • Draa Palmeraie
  • Zagora
  • M'hamid village
  • Hamada De Draa
  • Foum Laalag Oasis
  • Erg Chegaga/Chigaga dunes
  • Iriqui Lake
  • Foum Zguid village

Travel Experience

  • Desert camp overnight
  • Camel trekking
  • Sandboarding
  • Berber music around the fire under stars
  • Desert walking
  • Sunset/sunrise from the top of the dunes

Pick Up

We will pick you up from your Riad/Hotel in Marrakech. Pick up time for this tour is at 9AM.

Drop Off

Drop off at your Riad/Hotel in Marrakech. We will be back generally around 6pm.


  • Day 1 : Marrakech - Tizi n'Tichka Pass - Telouet - El Glaoui Kasbah - Ait Benhaddou Kasbah - Ouarzazate
  • Day 2 : Ouarzazate - Agdz - Zagora - M'hamid - Erg Chegaga/Chiagaga dunes
  • Day 3 : Erg Chegaga/Chigaga dunes - Foum Zguid - Ouarzazate - Marrakech


  • Night 1 : "Riad Dar Chamaa" OR "Riad Ouarzazate" in Ouarzazate OR "Dar Amazir" in Agdz
  • Night 2 : Desert tented camp in Erg Chegaga/Chigaga dunes (private tent)

What's included?

  • Pick up from your Riad in Marrakech
  • Private and very comfortable air conditioned transportation
  • Private English speaking Berber driver/guide (specify your preferred language if it's not English)
  • Fuel for entire journey
  • 2 nights accommodations
  • Camel trekking
  • Sandboarding
  • Sand baked bread
  • Berber music / night drum party
  • Half board meals plan witch includes diners and breakfasts
  • Drop off at your Riad in Marrakech

What's not included?

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Extra

You can add to your experience

  • To reduce the driving time the last day, you can add extra night in Ouarzazate
  • To maximize your desert experience, you can add an extra night

Available Dates

Not available from late June to mid August

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1 person(s) 499EUR per person
2 person(s) 299EUR per person
3 person(s) 220EUR per person
4 person(s) 190EUR per person
5 person(s) 160EUR per person
6 person(s) 140EUR per person
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* 1, 2 or 3 persons : 1 room (you can add extra rooms)
* 4, 5 or 6 persons : 2 rooms (you can add extra rooms)
* Money back if cancellation is 10 days prior the tour
* 1 EUR = 11 MAD (MAD or DH : Moroccan Dirham)

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