Sahara Adventure - Erg Chigaga Great Dunes - 5 days depart Marrakech

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Get a glimpse into the Saharan way of life as you experience the desert tempo and magnificent landscapes of the desert of M'Hamid. 4 x 4 across the Moroccan Sahara. Journey to Erg Chigaga, the largest and most beautiful dunes in Morocco. Visit local nomads, ride camels, and stop at desert oasis, passing camel flocks and wild donkeys. Sleep under the stars and enjoy the desert sunrise and sunset.

Spend time in a beautiful eco-lodge...
Get a glimpse into the Saharan way of life as you experience the desert tempo and magnificent landscapes of the desert of M'Hamid. 4 x 4 across the Moroccan Sahara. Journey to Erg Chigaga, the largest and most beautiful dunes in Morocco. Visit local nomads, ride camels, and stop at desert oasis, passing camel flocks and wild donkeys. Sleep under the stars and enjoy the desert sunrise and sunset.

Spend time in a beautiful eco-lodge, in the Palm Grove of M’Hamid, where you will visit ancient Jewish Kasbahs, explore the rugged desert town, and ride donkey and cart through the Palm Grove. Visit the local Sahara museum and learn the secrets of Henne from local women. Evenings are spent eating and playing music around the campfire, Sahara style.

Depart your Riad/Hotel in Marrakech, where our driver will guide you on a memorable journey through the Atlas Mountains, the valley of Kasbahs, and date palm groves of Zagora to the desert of M'Hamid and return you there after your adventure.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1 Marrakech to M’Hamid

Depart Marrakech through the beautiful Atlas Mountains, Kasbahs and date palm groves to M'Hamid.

Day 2 Into the desert in 4 x 4

Take a 60km journey across the Moroccan Sahara to the great dunes of Erg Chigaga. Cross dramatic landscapes and open vistas. Drop in on nomads, visit a desert Oasis, lunch by the mountain river. Arrive at your desert bivouac to explore the dunes, watch the sunset, sing and eat under the stars.

Day 3 Full Day Camel Trek in the Dunes

Live like a nomad, camel trekking across golden dunes and beautiful landscapes. Lunch under the Tamaris trees. Late afternoon return by 4 x 4 to the Palm Grove. Relax before dinner.

Day 4 M’Hamid & The Kasbahs

After breakfast, take a donkey and cart to Old M’Hamid. Explore the ancient Jewish Kasbah. Sip tea under the Palm Trees. Visit the...
Itinerary

Day 1 Marrakech to M’Hamid

Depart Marrakech through the beautiful Atlas Mountains, Kasbahs and date palm groves to M'Hamid.

Day 2 Into the desert in 4 x 4

Take a 60km journey across the Moroccan Sahara to the great dunes of Erg Chigaga. Cross dramatic landscapes and open vistas. Drop in on nomads, visit a desert Oasis, lunch by the mountain river. Arrive at your desert bivouac to explore the dunes, watch the sunset, sing and eat under the stars.

Day 3 Full Day Camel Trek in the Dunes

Live like a nomad, camel trekking across golden dunes and beautiful landscapes. Lunch under the Tamaris trees. Late afternoon return by 4 x 4 to the Palm Grove. Relax before dinner.

Day 4 M’Hamid & The Kasbahs

After breakfast, take a donkey and cart to Old M’Hamid. Explore the ancient Jewish Kasbah. Sip tea under the Palm Trees. Visit the local Sahara Museum and explore the desert town. Shop in the local bazaar or enjoy a traditional Hamman or Henne ritual. Return for a farewell dinner.

Day 5 Depart M’Hamid

After breakfast, make your return to Marrakech with stops for photos, shopping and refreshments.


Important Details

Included
  • Private Transportation & 4 x 4
  • Dinner - Dinner x 4 - Farewell dinner with music
  • Henne decoration
  • Bottled water - Water on desert excursions
  • Museum Entrance and talk by local historian
  • Donkey & Cart
  • Camels for Trekking
  • Accommodation - 3 x nights eco-lodge / 1 x night desert bivouac
  • Transfers to and from Marrakech
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Moroccan Teas x Pastries
  • Lunch - Lunch x 4
  • Breakfast - Breakfast x 4
Not Included
  • Optional Hamman and beauty treatments
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will collect you from your Marrakech Riad/Hotel (or most accessible point) at 8.00am. Please advise name of property.

8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.