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3 Days From Marrakech To Erg Chigaga

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Day 1: MARRAKECH – AIT BENHADDOU – DRAA VALLEY - MHAMID

Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco
Departure early morning from your riad/hotel in Marrakech and travel through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tichka Pass (2260 m) – the highest road pass in Morocco offering spectacular panoramic views of the mountains and valleys with a snaky road, beautiful landscapes with different colours and the Berber villages along the way.Visit several kasbahs along the way, including Tamnougalte and Ait Benhaddou. A 16th century UNESCO site, Ait Benhaddou is one of the best preserved and most spectacular kasbahs in Morocco. A famous site for Hollywood films, Ait Benhaddou was used for the blockbuster film of 2000, Gladiator. The trip continues through the palm-lined Draa river valley. Arrival in Zagora for a cup of Moroccan tea. Afterwards, continuation towards the gate of Sahara desert, Mhamid. Dinner and night in camp M’hamid.
Duration: 1 minute

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Guest House

Day 2: MHAMID - SACRED OASIS - CHEGAGA SAND DUNES

Stop At: Atmospher Erg Chigaga, M'Hamid El Ghizlane, M'Hamid Morocco
After your breakfast, you ride on the back of saddled camels and enter the Sahara desert. A two hours ride followed by a break for lunch in M’hamid. Travel from M’hamid by 4×4 vehicle through the beautiful desert landscape with a break to enjoy a Berber Sahara tea in the sacred oasis. We reach the sand dunes of Chegaga – the largest group of dunes in the region reaching a height of 300 m and a span of 40 km. Dinner with entertainment. Camp in nomad Tents.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: CAMP

Day 3: CHEGAGA SAND DUNES – FOUM ZGUID - TAZNAKHT - MARRAKECH

Pass By: Jemaa el-Fnaa, Marrakech Morocco
After enjoying the sunrise up the sand dunes, breakfast is served to you, then departure in 4×4 vehicles via the old Paris-Dakar road to Foum Zguid, crossing Iriqui lake. Lunch in the Berber village Taznakht. Arrival to Marrakech about 6:30 p.m.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Marrakesh, Morocco

Traveler pickup is offered
pick up from riad
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
3 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • camel ride
  • Entry/Admission - Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There were 4 of us who Khalil picked up in Marrakech and took to the Sahara. It was a magical experience from beginning to end. All of the accommodations were wonderful, food delightful our drive long but very safe. Khalil and his staff take deep...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I were traveling to Morocco to celebrate our birthdays and were looking for a unique experience in the Sahara Desert. I had originally booked a fairly standard 3-day trip to Merzouga and was able to connect with Khalil prior to my trip....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Amit D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have taken a group of yogis from Marrakech, to enjoy the dunes and colours of the Sahara. Khalil was very responsive from the very beginning of the booking process, and he always made sure that we feel comfortable. The tour was amazing: the drivers...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Breathspiration
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spend three days with Khalid in Sahara and he helped us organize a day before and two after in Marrakech including all the transports from bus station to riad and even hamam visit. He works hard with his team to deliver superior experience. Ours...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Not_Mikel
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

Where do I begin with our amazing three day visit to Erg Chigaga? Firstly, the booking process was fantastic and Khalid was always available to answer questions about the tour, but also Morocco in general. Our tour started from Casablanca and ended in Marrakech. Our...More

Thank 204ebrua
Khalil T, Manager at DesertBrise Travel, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2019

Dear Ebru, Thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are thrilled that you loved your experience; we are definitely happy to read what you wrote. We put customer experience and satisfaction as our priority, and your review reaffirms the hard work we put...More

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