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From Zagora: 2-Day Desert Tour to Erg Chegaga

Activity provider: Zagora Desert Camp

From Zagora: 2-Day Desert Tour to Erg Chegaga

Activity provider: Zagora Desert Camp

From US$ 254.45 per group up to 1

Take a 2-day trip to Erg Chegaga in the south of Morocco from Zagora. Visit the Quranic library of Tamgrout and poetry manufactury. Experience camel riding in Erg Chegag sand dunes and an overnight stay in a desert camp.

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French
Pickup included
Your hotel or and other preferred location in Zagora.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience camel riding and an overnight stay in Erg Chegaga dunes
  • Explore the Quran library of Tamegroute
  • Discover berbere villages and the Draa Valley with it's palm trees
  • Enjoy sunset and sunrise over the dunes
Full description
Day 1: Zagora - Tamegroute - Erg Chegaga After pick-up from your hotel by 4WD vehicle, drive to Tamegroute, a small village located in Draa valley known for ceramics production. Discover Tamegroute's old religious center in Morocco, the Zawiya Nasiriyya. This Quranic library was built in the 17th century and is marvelous to explore. Afterwards, head to Mhamid along Draa valley with it's endless palm trees. After lunch, continue on the road to Chegag dunes. Arrive at around 4:00 PM in the winter and 6:00 PM in the summer, and swap your 4WD for camels! Enjoy the sunset over Erg Chegaga dunes before heading to the camp. Enjoy dinner and breakfast in the camp. Day 2: Chegaga - Erg Lihoudi - Zagora Get an early morning wake-up to enjoy the magical sunrise in the dunes, before taking a shower and sitting down for breakfast. Then, drive back to Zagora via the Tinfou dunes. 
Includes
  • Transportation in air-conditioned 4WD vehicle
  • Fuel, tolls and any associated expenses
  • English-speaking driver
  • Overnight stay in desert camp
  • Camel riding in Erg Chegaga dunes
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • A discount of 50% is applied for children between 11 and 3 years old
  • Children under 3 years old are free of charge
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    3.5/5
  • Service
    4.5/5
  • Organization
    4/5

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Unforgettable experience in the Sahara

We were picked up on time at our hotel. The driver gave us the choice to have lunch at a hotel / restaurant or at a nomad. He also gave sufficient explanation about the area and region and we have seen a lot of the way of life of the local residents. We were allowed to sleep in beds in the open air and this was really great. Seen many stars and woke up wonderfully from the sunrise. The road between Mhamid and Erg Chegaga was incredibly bumpy and sometimes almost painful on our backs, but the desert made everything right.

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August 2, 2019

Lovely experience

Well Mohammed was a great driver, very kind and really thoughtful. The desert experience was great. The local market we visited on his recommendation was absolutely great. Some of the other excursions that were included were unnecessary in our eyes, like the trip to the koran library which was quite the disappointment. If it was to us we would have love to spend more time in desert instead of the other spending time at koran library etc.

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December 6, 2018

L'une des deux plus belles expériences de ma vie ( l'autre ayant été celle de musher avec huskies au Québec) Le paysage est époustouflant ( erg, reg, terre rouge, sable ) avec la vue sur chameaux, gazelles et chèvres Le conducteur de 4/4 Brahim était excellent, car la conduite dans le désert n'est pas du tout facile Et la musique amazigh est très jolie, et est en harmonie avec le parcours et le paysage J'adore aussi les vêtements traditionnels amazigh, le repas délicieux de Yahya, l'expérience de sand surf, l'expérience musicale autour du feu, et la nuit dans la tente. Et bien sûr la rencontre avec les chameaux, et la ballade avec vue sur l'immensité majestueuse des dunes de Chebbi J'ai à la fois un bonheur immense d'avoir eu cette expérience que je n'oublierai jamais de ma vie, et une fierté d'avoir été dans le Sahara ( même si c'est juste une journée et une nuit ) Et enfin une prise de conscience que l'eau est si précieux, donc expérience qui fait aussi grandir. Merci à vous tous

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May 28, 2022

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