Erg Chebbi Desert Tour 2D/1N from Ouarzazate:
Ouarzazate to Erg Chebbi desert tour of 2 days and 1 night is an ideal option to spend a night in the popular sand dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga area, to experience a camel trek at sunset time, and live like nomads in a Berber camp with tents made of camel and goat wool for an authentic experience. You may also want to try the glamping luxury desert camp for more comfort. Erg Chebbi is the popular desert destination within the Draa Tafilalt region and most Morocco desert trips incorporate it including those ending in Fes or return back to Agadir or Marrakesh. The 2 days Erg Chebbi desert tour from Ouarzazate is the short trip plan for travelers seeking the experience, the drives are around 5 hours each way but easy for explorers.
Erg Chebbi Desert Tour 2D/1N from Ouarzazate: Itinerary
Day 1: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Todra gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga
The most interesting two days trip with a memorable night in the golden dunes. Departure in front of your hotel at 8h towards Erfoud, We first visit the Amerhidil Kasbah in the fascinating Skoura palm grove, and then we continue to Kelaa Mgouna, only 40 km far away, the colors are already changed, a mixture of green trees, gardens and the roses. We follow our way to Tinghir through Dades valley and head to Todra gorges for lunch in the restaurant situated in the heart of the canyons with 300 m high, there will be a possibility to hike for an hour inside the valley for those who are interested in treks. In the afternoon, we leave to Erfoud via Tinjedad with its old underground irrigation system; we will come across the fossils and places where they are extracted before we achieve the dunes of Erg Chebbi by Merzouga. After a rest of 15 minutes, we ride camels directly to the oasis where our camp is located to spend the night under a nomadic tent, dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Merzouga – Rissani – Tazarine – Agdez – Ouarzazate
An early wake up by the camel driver to assist to the sunrise, then breakfast and return back on camels to the hotel to meet your driver, shower and leave for Rissani, you can visit its touristic area including the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif or the traditional market. Stop for Lunch in Nkob on the way, and then continue to Agdez via the bridge of Tansikht and the highest part of Draa valley, arriving at Ouarzazate around 17h00.
Erg Chebbi Desert Tour 2D/1N from Ouarzazate: Pricing
All prices are per person based on the number of participants in a vehicle.
Erg Chebbi Desert Tour 2D/1N from Ouarzazate: Inclusions
- A private vehicle, diesel and passenger PLI insurance
- English speaking driver
- Pick up & Drop off at your Ouarzazate hotel/riad
- Overnight in a tented camp inside Erg Chebbi dunes
- Dinner & breakfast in the desert
- Sunset camel ride + camel ride to return from camp