The Spectacular Beauty of Erg Chegaga on a 4-Day Tour
4 Days Marrakech Desert Tour
This four-day itinerary takes you to the best of Morocco, from the color and culture of Marrakech to the desert sands of Erg Chegaga. Visit Telouat for a glimpse into the past, Ait Ben Haddou for a lesson in fortified mud–brick buildings, and Draa Valley for winding rivers and palm groves. Foum Zguit and Taznakht offer stunning views of the High Atlas mountains and Berber carpets, before heading back to Marrakech to finish the journey. This itinerary is perfect for anyone looking to explore the natural beauty and cultural sites throughout Morocco.
3-Day Desert Tour From Marrakech Itinerary
On Day 1 : Marrakech - Telouat - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate
Depart Marrakech and head to Telouat, a small village in the High Atlas region known for its archeological discoveries. See the beautiful landscape along the way as you head to Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take some time to explore the Kasbahs of Ait Ben Haddou and have lunch before continuing on to Ouarzazate. Arrive in Ouarzazate in the afternoon and explore its Museum of Cinema, which celebrates the long history of movie–making in the city.
On Day 2 : Ouarzazate – Draa valley – Erg Chegaga
Depart Ouarzazate in the morning and drive to the stunning Draa Valley, where you can see its winding river and plentiful palm groves. Continue on to Erg Chegaga, a stunning desert dune with golden sand and stunning sunsets. Take some time to explore the area and enjoy some stargazing before heading back to your accommodation.
On Day 3 : Erg Chegaga – Foum Zguit – Taznakht – Ouarzazate
Wake up early to catch the sunrise over the beautiful Erg Chegaga desert dunes. From there head to Foum Zguit, a small village surrounded by the High Atlas Mountains. After exploring the area, continue on to Taznakht, known for its Berber weaving and carpets. Finish your day in Ouarzazate, where you can spend the night.
On Day 4 : Ouarzazate – Marrakech
Start your final day by exploring the attractions and activities of Ouarzazate before beginning your journey back to Marrakech. Visit sites such as the Cinema Museum and the Taourirt Kasbah before making your way back to Marrakech, where your journey will come to an end.
Good to know About Your Tour
- Journey to Telouat for archeological discoveries
- Visit Ait Ben Haddou for amazing views of the UNESCO World Heritage
- Site Drive through Draa Valley for winding rivers and palm groves
- Stop at Erg Chegaga for stunning desert dunes and night sky stargazing
- Discover Foum Zguit and Taznakht for picturesque mountain scenery and Berber carpets
- Visit the Cinema Museum and Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate
- Finish your journey in Marrakech to explore the attractions and activities of the Red City.
- Accommodation for 2 nights
- Car rental for Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou
- Meals in oases and local villages
- Transfers between destinations
- Camel ride in Erg Chebbi
- Personal expenses such as souvenirs, tipping, and alcohol
- Entrance fees to local attractions
- Travel Insurance
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