Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Taznakht – Foum Zguid – Erg Chegaga
Your driver will pick you up at 7.30 am at your accommodation in Marrakech. Experience an authentic journey to the Sahara desert of Erg Chigaga. The first interesting stop will be the gorgeous High Atlas Mountains with the amazing landscape and Berber villages. Afterwards we drive to the Berber village of Taznakht.
It is where you will have the chance to visit an association of women, where the hand woven Berber carpets are fabricated. Learn about the different techniques of working (weaving-knotting-embroidering). After lunch break, the adventure continues by reaching Foum Zguid where you will leave the paved road and join the exotic off road via the dry lake of Iriqui.
Arrival to the getaway of a calm and charming Sahara desert where you enjoy the splendor of the sunset during a guided 2 hour camel ride. Overnight including half board at the Sahara Service Standard Camp, Erg Chegaga.
Day 2: Erg Chegaga – M’hamid – Zagora – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After enjoying a picturesque sunrise upon the sand dunes and a refreshing breakfast at the camp, we take a short off road ride to the village of Mhamid, once used as one stop destination for the trading caravans. The tour continues to the gorgeous village of Tamegrout where you will visit an ancient library with manuscripts of mathematics, theology, astrology, etc. You will also have the possibility to visit a local pottery factory and an underground Kasbah. We drive along the Draa valley admiring the palm groves and the old tribal Ksours via Zagora and Agdz to reach the “Hollywood of Africa” named Ouarzazate. After lunch, we drive back to Marrakech past the stunning Atlas Mountains scenery.
- Experienced English / French speaking driver-guide
- 2 days transportation in our modern, air conditioned 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser
- 1 night at Sahara Services Standard Camp, Erg Chegagaincluded half board
- Guided sunset camel ride
- Entrance fees
- Taxes and fees
- Drinks & lunches
- Personal expenses
- Tips & gratuities
- Optional activity / upgrade costs
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