1. Morocco
  2. Marrakesh-Safi
  3. Marrakech
  4. Oued Draa

From Marrakech: 3-Day Chegaga Desert Star Gazing 4WD Tour

Product ID: 337166
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Spend a night amongst the sand dunes in one of the most remote locations of Morocco. Marvel at the night sky in Erg Chegaga, one of the best places on earth to observe the stars. Experience the real Sahara desert on an off-the-beaten-track adventure.
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Duration: 3 days
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a thrilling 4x4 ride through the sand dunes
  • Enjoy Berber music around the firecamp at night
  • Explore the Draa Valley, the biggest oasis in the world
Full description
Day 1:
At 8 AM, depart from your riad or hotel in Marrakech and set off for your first stop, the Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah. Take a scenic drive through the Tizi'n'Tichka pass in the High Atlas mountains and admire the breathtaking views along the way. When you arrive at the Kasbah take a stroll through this centuries-old site where Lawrence of Arabia was filmed. Enjoy lunch at your leisure here before continuing on to Ouarzazate. When you arrive, check-in at the guesthouse and enjoy some free time before dinner. At 8 PM, head over to watch a Berber music show at dinner featuring performances from the blue men of the Desert.

Day 2:
After breakfast, set off into the Draa Valley until you reach M'hamid El Rhizlane, the biggest oasis in the world which is 220 km long. At 10 AM, stop for a tea break in Tamnougalt, a traditional village with beautiful houses made out of mud, clay, and straw. Arrive in M'hamid El Rhizlane in time for lunch. Then, embark on an off-road journey through the wild desert until you reach the camp in Erg Chegaga. Arrive at the camp by about 4 PM and enjoy the silence of the desert and the magic atmosphere of the place. Take a romantic camel trek through the sand dunes at sunset. At 8 PM sit down to enjoy a Berber music show and dinner around the campfire. 

Day 3: 
Enjoy another early breakfast at 8 AM, before setting off deeper into the desert to reach the road from the other side of Erg Chegaga. Marvel at the incredible lunar landscapes that will leave you speechless. Savor a delicious lunch on the road between Foum Zguid and Taznakht. Cross the Anti Atlas Mountains and the High Atlas Mountains until you finally reach Marrakesh to end your beautiful adventure. Get dropped off back at your hotel between 6 - 7 PM.
Includes
  • Half-board accommodation
  • Transportation
What’s Not Included
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• Please bring both warm and summer clothes

From £164.63 per person

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Product ID: 337166