2 Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga
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2 Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga

If you have limited time and cannot stretch your travels into more days, the 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga dunes is your perfect choice. This tour offers you the chance to explore the best sites in the south of Morocco and enjoy the majestic dunes of Erg Chegaga, which has kept its beauty and tranquility. Due to the off-road surrounding the dunes, riding 4x4 vehicles or camels are the only ways to reach the heart of Erg Chegaga; where you will be mesmerized by the hospitality of locals, as well as the dramatic views of the sunsets and sunrises over sand dunes.


Tour Itinerary: 2 Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga

Day 1 Marrakech - Atlas Mountains - Taznakht - Foum Zguid - Erg Chegaga

At 7.00 am, our professional driver will pick you up from your Marrakesh accommodation to start your 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga. The High Atlas Mountains will be our first stop where to take in the wonderful landscape and admire magnificent villages. Later on, we drive towards Taznakht and Foum Zguid villages and then we will have lunch in a local restaurant. Afterward, we continue our way via the dry lake of Iriqui through the scenic off-road. To reach our Berber camp, we will need to ride camels and go trekking deep into the desert while enjoying the rich variety of natural landscapes at sunset. After enjoying dinner around a campfire, we will retire to our well-equipped tents in the midst of sand dunes.

Day 2 Erg Chegaga – M’hamid – Zagora – Ouarzazate – Marrakech

Waking up in the early morning will enable you to watch the spectacle of the stunning sunrise over the captivating dunes of Erg Chegaga. After these memorable moments, we head for the “Hollywood of Africa” named Ouarzazate passing through Zagora and Agdez along the Draa valley with its palm groves and ancient tribal Ksours. Following lunch, we make our way back to Marrakech across the High Atlas Mountains. In the afternoon, we will reach the red city and drop you off at your hotel in Marrakesh to mark the end of your 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga.


Pricing & Inclusions

Pricing :
Private tour:

The season, the number of travelers and the type of accommodation are all factors that have a great influence on the prices of Morocco desert tours from Marrakech, for couples, the prices start from 339€ per person, while families and friends must contact us, for more information.

Shared group tour:

The fixed price of the shared group tour is 209€ per person. However it might seem a bit higher than other so-called "providers", but do not be fooled; the maximum number of participants in our groups is 6 people and the tour can begin with only 4 people, as we believe that the less number of participants in the group makes the tour quite similar to a private one, in addition to providing you with high-quality services throughout the tour.

What's Included
  • Free airport transfer to your hotel in Marrakech.
  • Private transfer by comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English speaking driver/guide during the tour.
  • Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation.
  • Visit Ait Benhaddou Kasbah with Guide.
  • Visit the Cinema Studio in Ouarzazate.
  • Overnight in nomad desert camp at Erg Chegaga with Private tent
  • Breakfast and dinner during your tour.
  • Camel trekking with sunset and sunrise
  • Free time to explore sites such as Ait Benhaddou, Cinema Sets, Taourirt Kasbah ...Etc.

Exclusions:

Not included :
  • Lunch (A meal costs an average of 10€, and you can order "á la carte" in many restaurants)
  • Drinks (If you drink a lot of water, purchasing a package of 6 bottles will be the right thing)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees to optional visits at Ouarzazate and Skoura:
    • Cinema Museum : 3€ per person
    • Kasbah Taourirte: 2€ per person
    • CLA cinema studio : 8€ per person

Frequent questions

1. What's the difference that distinguishes between shared and private tours?

The main difference between private and shared tours is that you will share the vehicles of transportation with other people during the shared tours, while rooms and tents are private in both types. You can even choose to stay separated from the group during the mealtime. The private tours are distinguished by guaranteed departure, as we are committed to offering the tour once confirming your booking. By contrast, shared tours require a minimum of 4 participants to start. If the minimum number is not met, we give you the choice to have a free cancellation or make a deal to continue as a private tour.

2. Can I have vegetarian/vegan food during the tour?

Yes, the vegetarian or vegan food is an available choice on your tour, just let us know when booking and you can remind your driver during the tour.

3. Can I get the desert camp without camel trekking?

Of course, as there is a dedicated 4x4 car that we use to transport the luggage and clients who don't have any interest in riding camels. and if you Choosing a private tour, we will arrange you to travel in a comfortable 4x4 car throughout the tour, even to reach the desert camp, all you need is to let us know during the booking process.

4. Are there private bathrooms in the camp?

Yes, our basic package includes camps that are considered as luxury ones with fully-equipped tents having ensuite showers and bathrooms at no extra cost.

5. Is it possible to take my luggage during the tour?

Certainly, our comfortable vehicles have enough space for large suitcases to enable you to bring it with you, even in the desert. The luggage will be transported to tents of the desert camp by using a 4x4 car.

Payment methods

How can I pay my tour?

To confirm your booking for a tour or an activity, you shall put down a small deposit into our account on PayPal, while the balance is due will be paid in cash to your driver on the day of your tour, either in euros or equivalent in dirhams.

Is it possible to pay by Credit Cards?

Unfortunately, credit cards are not accepted because they are not very practical in Morocco, in addition to having higher fees and carrying security risks.

Can I pay the full amount via PayPal?

Due to the operational delays and transaction fees of PayPal, we generally ask for the balance payments in cash. However, in some cases, the full payment via PayPal is accepted, taking into consideration that a 5% fee will be imposed to cover the extra transaction charges. If you decide to pay the full amount via PayPal, it will be better to make the payment before the tour.


Pre-booked Shared Marrakech Desert Tours

( We can arrange your private tour at any time of the year )

Marrakesh Desert Tour offers shared desert tours to enable travellers to Share the fun and split the cost. Being committed to maintaining the quality of services, each group is limited to 6 individuals. The prices might seem a bit higher than other providers but we guarantee efficiency and the best value for money with no tourist traps, forced shopping, or hidden costs. Throughout our shared desert tours, we apply the high standard of private tours to satisfy our customers' desires. You are able to book or cancel your trip in a very easy and simple way. Check out the pre-booked shared tours or contact us to add you to our list for the best of both group and private tours at reasonable prices.

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