From Ouarzazate
5 days / 4 nights
Dunes de l'erg Chegaga Vallée de Zagora -Abdellah Azizi

Saint Exupery

Day 1

Morning departure from Ouarzazate to the dunes of Erg Lihoudi passing by Agdez, where the Draa valley starts, for a short tea break, followed by some off-road driving along the ancient caravan route, arriving in Zagora in time for lunch. In the afternoon, M’hamid, where the road stops and gives way to the Sahara, is waiting. At a desert camp at Erg Lihoudi dunes, there is time for a walk to enjoy the sunset and to spend the beauty of the night in a desert camp close to the dunes.

Day 2, 3 and 4

If you wake up early enough, you can watch the spectacle of the sunrise. After breakfast, we trek by camels for three days & three nights to discover the most beautiful desert of Morocco and its vast dunes with varying features of the desert; ‘erg’, ‘reg’, ‘hammada’, oases. We arrive in the afternoon of the fourth day at the famous Erg Chagaga dunes, where you can climb Erg Laabidlia to watch the sunset from the top. We have dinner and spend the night in a desert camp among the dunes of Chagaga.

– Walking time is approximately 6 hours a day (3 hours in the morning, and the same again in the afternoon), although it is also possible to ride the camels. Other camels are there to carry the equipment. Meals and tents are prepared by our guides and camel drivers.

Day 5

If you wake up early enough, you can watch the spectacle of the sunrise. After breakfast, the road takes us from Erg Chagaga to Ouarzazate through another 100 km of off-road driving in the sahara desert with varying scenery; lake Iriqui, the mountains and fossils. Lunch will be in Foum Zguid. From here, the drive back to Ouarzazate is along paved roads via Taznakht. We arrive to Ouarzazate in the course of the afternoon.


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