You can experience Morocco’s longest and largest dunes by camel trekking to Erg Chigaga dunes (Chegaga). Trekking and trekking through stunning regions of the vast desert in the Sahara at the pace of camels.
Itinerary for the Erg Chegaga trip
Day 1: Sidi Naji
Departure by foot from our Oasis Camp into the desert. The Sidi Naji sand dunes are located between sand dunes and desert plateaus on the first day. After a day of challenging desert trekking, the campground is in the middle of the Erg (dunes).
Day 2: Erg Ezzahar
After traversing a significant desert flat, the trip continues to the spectacular Erg Ezzahar dune (Howling). This expanse of sand dunes provides a beautiful perspective of the entire dry Drâa river. This is the real Sahara, just as we picture it. sleeping outside or setting up camp in the middle of the sand dunes.
Day 3: Erg Smar
The camel trip through the desert continues as we make our way to the dunes, where we will camp. Enjoy a delicious tajine for dinner while watching the sunset on the dune. The night is beautiful, and the feeling is strong.
Day 4: Erg Chigaga
We depart the Erg Smar sand dunes and hike to the Erg Chegaga dunes, the tallest in Morocco. The aura of nomadism, between simplicity and fellowship on this final evening in the desert. The huge Erg Chigaga dunes are where the camp is located.
Day 5: M’Hamid
The next day, after breakfast, travel back to M’hamid in a 4×4 vehicle from the Erg Chigaga camp.
Administrative services offered were:
Desert walk for 4 days and 4 nights to Erg Chegaga
Comfortable first night at the Oasis Camp
whole board, tea, and mineral water in the desert
We have a cook and camel driver on staff. Camel transports all the logistics and equipment needed for hiking (mattresses, tents, blankets, kitchen, etc.).
Sleeping bags Advice for employees and extras
Transport to join M’Hamid at the start of your desert journey to Erg Chegaga from Marrakech or Ouarzazate (transportation by private vehicle organized by Mhamid Voyages). Contact us for prices.
What is included
- Private A/C Vehicle or Minivan (plus fuel)
- English/Spanish/French speaking driver during the tour
- Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
- Accommodation with evening meals & breakfasts
- Camel Trek to overnight in a nomad desert or luxury camp (Private tents)
What is not included