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Morocco: Oasis and Trekking in the Desert of Erg Chigaga

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    Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou- Agdz

    Pass By: Plateau du Kik, Marrakech Morocco
    We set out in the morning from your hotel or riad in Marrakesh. We'll be crossing the mountains of the High Atlas range and the pass of Tizi-n-Tichka (2,260 m), where the views are breathtaking. The scenic road runs through oak woods and walnut groves, Berber villages with stone and mud brick houses, and pastures where goats and sheep graze. After crossing the pass, we come down into the lunar landscape of the Lesser Atlas and reach Ait Benhaddou, a mud brick kasbah protected by UNESCO and known as the finest and most famous in Morocco, which has featured in a number of films, such as Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth and The Gladiator.

    Stop At: Draa Valley, Zagora 45600 Morocco
    We continue on our journey to Ouarzazate and the Draa valley. From Agdz, we reach Tamnougalt, where we visit one of the oldest kasbahs in Morocco.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a typical Riad in Agdz

    Day 2: Draávalley– Zagora – Tamegroute - Mhamid – Oasis of Iriki – dunes of Erg Chigaga

    Stop At: Tamegroute, Valle du Daraa, Zagora Morocco
    We pass through Zagora and Tamegroute, famous for its craft pottery production, and reach M'Hamid, the desert outpost.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Draa Valley, Zagora 45600 Morocco
    We pass through Zagora and Tamegroute, famous for its craft pottery production, and reach M'Hamid, the desert outpost.

    Stop At: Atmospher Erg Chigaga, M'Hamid El Ghizlane, M'Hamid Morocco
    rom M'Hamid, we continue our journey into the desert. An adventurous journey through the Sahara by jeep awaits us. After covering 50 km of track, we reach the oasis of Iriki, where we have lunch before continuing towards the dunes of Erg Chigaga
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight with breakfast and dinner in our desert camp in the dunes of Erg Chigaga

    Day 3: Erg Chigaga

    Stop At: Atmospher Erg Chigaga, M'Hamid El Ghizlane, M'Hamid Morocco
    trekking with dromedaries in the dunes of Erg Chigaga
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight with dinner and breakfast in the desert camp in the Erg Chigaga dunes

    Day 4: Erg Chigaga - Marrakech

    Pass By: High Atlas Mountains, 40000 Morocco
    After breakfast, we continue on our journey by jeep along the old track of the Paris-Dakar rally, reaching the dried up salt lake of Iriki. We pass below the fossil mountain and finally leave the desert behind and cross the High Atlas and reach Marrakech

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    4 days
    Return Details
    Tour ends in your Hotel/Riad in Marrakech
    Inclusions
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • english speaking driver
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Transport by air-conditioned 4x4 Jeep
    • 3 nights accommodation
    • 3 Breakfast
    • 3 dinner
    • 1 lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • 3 Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Plateau du Kik
    • Entry/Admission - Draa Valley
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Hello, Last week with our friends we had an unforgettable trip to Erg Chigaga in Sahara. From the beginning of our communication with Helena, we knew that everything would had gone perfect. She responded our question very fast and she was very helpful for each step. We started
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    We booked a 3 day trip from Marrakech to the Erg Chigaga with Ali. Beforehand Helena was extremly helpful organizing the whole set up via email, making a great offer and answering mails super quickly and utmost friendly. Ali picked us up at our Riad timely in the mornings and
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    We had a great 4 day trip with Ali and Helen from Marrakesh to the Sahara desert. They were very experienced and knew how to avoid the places overflowing with tourists, and visit some very unique and really beautiful sites. Also no need to worry that they will recommend shops
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    We had an amazing trip in Morocco but I must say the time with Ali was the best!! First off he's hilarious, we started taking notes of his jokes to not forget any. Also I really wasn't expecting anything much as far as food in the desert but my god it was the finest food we had
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    I spent 4 amazing days on the Erg Chigaga Tour with Ali. I really liked, that it was not overly touristy but still quite authentic and exciting (I hope, it stays that way). Would definitely recommend, especially since the service was outstanding and the people were super
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