Desert Tour from Agadir to Erg Chegaga – 4 days



 Desert Tour from Agadir to Erg Chegaga Overview:

Go on this 4-day Desert Tour from Agadir to Erg Chegaga for a once in a lifetime desert experience. Travel through and explore Taroudant, nicknamed the little Marrakech. Here, you will visit the ancient medina, tour the vibrant local market, and photograph its massive ramparts.

Stop at Taliouine to visit the Saffron museum.  Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. Travel over the Anti-Atlas Mountains and arrive at Agdz at the edge of the valley.

Drive through Dra’a Valley’s palm trees and fortified kasbahs. Explore Zagora, the last town before the desert. Visit the green pottery co-operatives in Tamegroute village.

Experience camel trekking in the dunes of Erg Lihoudi and the remote desert of Erg Chagaga. Admire the spectacle of the sunset from the summit of the dunes.

Taste dinner under the starlit sky of the Sahara Desert and enjoy traditional music. Sleep in a private nomad tent in a desert camp among the big dunes. Go on a 4×4 off-road driving through the great Sahara Desert. Hunt for fossils in Iriqui Lake, and stop at Taznakht to learn about the Berber rug craftsmanship. Arrive at Agadir by the end of the afternoon.


Major Highlights:

  • Explore the ancient medina, lively local market, and massive walls of Taroudant
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Drive off-road through Dra’a Valley and visit Kasbah Tamnougalte
  • Visit the green pottery co-operatives and the ancient Quranic Library in Tamegroute village
  • Experience camel trekking around the wind-blown dunes of Erg Lihoudi and Erg Chagaga Desert
  • Witness the spectacle of the sunset from the summit of the dunes (300m) and take photos wearing blue turbans
  • Share evenings of music and drumming around a campfire with the nomads
  • Spend beautiful nights in a desert camp near the big dunes
  • Drive off-road through the Sahara Desert and hunt for fossils in Iriqui Lake
  • Learn about Berber rug craftsmanship in Taznakht
  • Visit the saffron local museum in Taliouine in the saffron plantation area.

What is Included?

  • Private transportation in a 4×4 air-conditioned modern vehicle or luxury minivan
  • Experienced English/French/Spanish-speaking Berber driver/ guide
  • Pick-up from and drop-off at your accommodation in Agadir
  • Overnights in accommodations  with air-conditioned rooms/suites
  • Overnight in an authentic/ a luxury Erg Lihoudi Dunes desert camp
  • Overnight in an authentic/ a luxury Erg Chagaga Dunes desert camp
  • All meals, 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 3 dinners with vegetarian and vegan options available
  • Free soft drinks and mineral water during your stay in the desert
  • Camel ride for an hour to an hour and a half and free sand-boarding
  • Option to go to and to come back from the desert camp by 4×4
  • Berber music and drumming around a fire camp in the Sahara Desert
  • The opportunity to ask the driver to stop for breaks whenever you wish
  • Entrance fees and local guides in the relevant places

What is not Included?

  • Soft drinks
  • Tips
  • Extra

Good To Know About This Desert Tour from Agadir to Erg Chegaga:

  • This desert tour from Agadir to Erg Chegaga can be tailor-made to fit your points of interest
  • This Agadir desert trip is free of hidden costs, cheap tourists’ traps, or forced shopping
  • You can choose to go to the camp on camelback or by 4×4 car. Then, you go for a camel ride
  • If you are interested in Merzouga, please visit Agadir Desert Tour to Merzouga Desert – 4 Days

Agadir Desert Tour to Erg Chagaga Itinerary:

1st day: Agadir – Ouarzazate

Your Agadir to Erg Chagaga desert tour starts by the departure in the morning in a 4×4 air-conditioned car. Our first scheduled stop will be Taroudant, “the little Marrakech” to explore the town.

Our desert trip continues to Ouarzazate through Berber villages admiring the landscapes. All along the way, there will be plenty of stops at panoramic viewpoints to take photos and to take breaks.

After lunch, you will explore Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, that set the scene for many Hollywood blockbusters, including Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, and the famous TV show Game of Thrones.

After a worthwhile visit to the kasbah, we continue to Ouarzazate, stop by the Film Studios. From here, you can t admire several films sets still intact. Ouarzazate offers dinner and night’s rest in a beautiful riad.

2nd day: Ouarzazate – M’hamid

Following breakfast in your riad, we continue our desert trip over the Anti-Atlas Mountains and via the Tizi-n-Tinfifte pass. Along the road, there will be stops at panoramic viewpoints to admire magical settings.

Once in Agdz, take a walk among the unlimited palm trees of Dra’a Valley and tour kasbah Tamnougalte.

We continue driving along the Dra’a Valley as far as Zagora, the largest and last oasis before the desert. In Tamegroute, you will visit the green pottery workshops and Quranic Library dating to the 11th century.

Having arrived in M’hamid, the gate of the Sahara Desert, a Dromedary caravan awaits you. You will take an hour camel ride to join the camp. Enjoy wonderful sunset from the top of the dunes.

In the evening, taste dinner under the Sahara sky and enjoy an evening of music and drumming. A comfortable nomad tent offers night rest.

3rd day: M’hamid – Erg Chagaga Dunes

After a relaxing breakfast at the camp, there is the opportunity to walk in the sand dunes. Shortly after, your Agadir to Erg Chagaga desert tour continues to the largest Sahara Desert sandy dunes of Erg Chagaga. We drive for a 65 km off-road across sand dunes, oasis, and hamada to arrive in Erg Chagaga Dunes.

Here, you can take a second camel ride for an hour to an hour and a half. From the top of the dunes (300 m high), enjoy the spectacle of the sunset. Here, enjoy moments of pure peacefulness in a magical setting where the dunes stretch as far as you can see.

At night, taste dinner under the Sahara starlit sky. Share an evening of music and drumming with the nomads and other guests. Stay in your comfortable nomad tent in a desert camp near the big dunes.

4th day: Erg Chagaga Dunes – Agadir

Get up early in the morning and ascend the summit of the dunes to witness an amazing sunrise. After breakfast, we drive through 90 km off-road. You will stop in Lake Iriqui where you can search for fossils. Afterwards, you will arrive at Foum Zguid, which will be the venue for lunch.

From here, your Agadir to erg Chagaga desert tour continues north past the hills and oases of palm trees. We arrive at Taznakht, a small Berber village known for its rugs and Berber carpets.

Our desert adventure continues to Agadir, passing Taliouine, a small town well-known for its Saffran gardens. Shortly after, we arrive at Taroudant to visit its red ramparts and local souks. We arrive at Agadir in the afternoon. End your wonderful 4 Days Desert Tour from Agadir to Erg Chegaga.


Map of Agadir to Erg Chigaga Desert Trip:


Prices Table

Number of Persons2 Persons3 Persons4 Persons5 Persons6 Persons
Price Per Person565 €515 €495 €475 €475 €
Total Price1130 €1545 €1980 €2375 €2850 €
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