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“Riding over dunes in the desert at sunset has to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Erg Chigaga

Erg Chigaga
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Overnight Private Tour of Erg Chigaga Dunes from...
Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in M'Hamid
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Erg Chigaga cafe le petit prince the end village Mhamid We offer a wide range of activities including 4x4 tours, tours and trekkings in the Morocco desert and Atlas mountains travel with tripadvisor A new year celebration under the stars across the desert wilderness around a camp fire as you dance to the rhythms of folklore of the region, also visits to the Kasbahs, the Imperial cities of Meknes, Fez and Marrakech, as well as the wonderful Ouarzazate region with the Dra'a valley, the Dades and Todra gorges where you'll be able to admire the highest mountains and southern dunes. Our tours, excursions, treks and bivouacs can be adapted to your personal needs and requirements. Please let us know here if you think to a customized trip. We will reply within 24 hours indicating the feasibility and information concerning price.
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“Riding over dunes in the desert at sunset has to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013

What a really wonderful trip! Riding over dunes in the desert at sunset has to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, watching the sun going down behind the orange glowing sand and crescent shaped shadows. I found, to my great relief, that dromedaries are actually quite cooperative animals! To top it all, we set off in the morning while it was still dark so that we could park our dromedaries on the side of a dune so we could clamber up and watch the sun rise. Pure magic.

Visited May 2013
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“Truly Away from it All”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2013

If you really want to go off the grid, Chigaga/Chegaga is a great place to do it. 2 hours by 4x4 from M'Hamid & 3 hours to Foum Zguid. It is rough & it is bumpy for much of the way but the dunes at night sunset/sunrise are incredible. And the stars . . .

It was very lush this year due to rain near the dunes & the nomads have turned their camels loose to graze. Hundreds of them . . . awesome.

Visited May 2013
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“Amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

2 nights in the Desert...One of our best travel-experience! Climbing dunes, surfing them, take so many photos! All the camp are really confortable and well organized!

Visited November 2012
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“Erg Chigaga, Sahara Desert”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2013

I've been here 6 times! Great place. It takes several days to trek here so if you are comparing it with Erg Chebi - don't. Chebi is reached by tourist bus, in a hotel and there it is, in front of you. Chigaga is accessed via the desert town of M'hamid and then trek from there. 5 - 6 days is about right, total silence, no cars, no roads, no people. Great trekking experience.
Simple choice really, Chigaga for a trekking and true desert experience and Chebi if you just want to see a desert dune from a hotel!

Visited November 2012
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“Wow”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2013

Don't miss this wonderful and magic place if you come to M'Hamid. Take a tour with Sahara Best Travel or VisageTouareg.com

Visited May 2013
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