If you are in a time crunch and watching the sunset on the Saharan sand dunes is on your bucket list – then our 2 Day Saharan Experience might just be the trip for you! This tour takes you from the bustling city of Marrakesh to the wondrous sand dunes of Erg Chigaga. On this 4×4 journey, you will experience a myriad of sights from the spectacular mountain views of the Atlas Mountains, the boundless arid landscape of the Saharan Desert to spending the night under the star lit sky of Erg Chigaga dunes.
*Indicative stay 1 night at Erg Chigaga Luxury Desert Camp. Prices based on two people travelling by private vehicle.
*All of our itineraries are flexible and can be tailored according to your needs.
Transfer from your accommodation or airport in Marrakesh. The journey to Erg Chigaga will begin through the High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi n’Tichka pass (altitude 2260 meters), Taznakht (famous for hand-woven carpets by Berbers of the tribal villages), and Foum Zguid (3 hour off-road drive past the vast dried salt flats at Lake Iriqui).
Arrive at Erg Chigaga Luxury Camp to relish the sunset amid the magnificent sand dunes of Erg Chigaga. Spend the night at the luxuriously appointed tents after enjoying a delicious traditional Moroccan meal.
Return to Marrakesh. The return journey will begin after breakfast via a 2 hour off road drive to M’hamid (the first outpost of civilization after leaving the Sahara desert). The scenic drive will pass through the Draa Valley (road of a thousand kasbahs), the Southern city of Zagora and the Ounila Valley and the ancient Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou (made famous by the movie “Gladiator” and TV show “Game of Thrones”).