4 Days to Erg chebbi

$1200 / Per person


Erg Chebbi, located in the southeastern part of Morocco near the town of Merzouga, is one of the most stunning natural wonders of the Sahara Desert. This vast sea of sand dunes stretches over 28 kilometers from north to south and reaches heights of up to 150 meters. The golden-orange hues of the dunes create a mesmerizing landscape that changes color throughout the day, offering a breathtaking spectacle at sunrise and sunset.

  • 4 Days
  • Age 1+
  • Morocco Merzouga
Departure:Yes Required
Departure Time:Marrakech
Return Time:at the end of the Trip
  • All transfers
  • 3 Nights Hotel Accomodation
  • Half board Basis
  • Guide in Ait Ben Haddou
  • Gratuities

Tour Plan

The region around Erg Chebbi is steeped in rich cultural history. The Berber people, who have inhabited this area for centuries, offer a glimpse into their traditional way of life through their music, dance, and crafts. Visitors can experience authentic Berber hospitality by staying in traditional desert camps, where they can enjoy local cuisine and listen to stories under the starlit sky. One of the most popular activities in Erg Chebbi is camel trekking. Riding a camel across the undulating dunes provides a unique perspective on the vastness and beauty of the desert. For those seeking more adventure, sandboarding down the steep slopes or taking a 4x4 tour are thrilling ways to explore this natural wonder. Despite its remote location, Erg Chebbi is accessible to travelers. The nearby town of Merzouga serves as a gateway to the dunes and offers various accommodations ranging from luxury hotels to simple guesthouses. From Merzouga, visitors can arrange guided tours that include transportation, meals, and overnight stays in desert camps. Erg Chebbi is not just a destination for adventure seekers; it also attracts photographers and nature lovers who come to capture its ever-changing landscapes and unique flora and fauna. The tranquility and silence of the desert provide an ideal setting for reflection and relaxation. In conclusion, Erg Chebbi is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Morocco. Its awe-inspiring dunes, rich cultural heritage, and array of activities make it a unique and unforgettable experience. Whether you are looking for adventure or simply want to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Sahara Desert, Erg Chebbi offers something for everyone.


8:00 am

Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Gorge

Your adventure begins in the vibrant city of Marrakech. After an early breakfast, you'll depart from your hotel and embark on a scenic drive through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n'Tichka pass, which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. Along the way, you'll visit the historic Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its stunning architecture and as a filming location for many famous movies. Continuing your journey, you'll pass through Ouarzazate, often referred to as the "Gateway to the Sahara," where you can explore the Taourirt Kasbah. After lunch, you'll travel through the Valley of Roses and reach Dades Gorge by evening. Here, you'll check into your hotel and enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner while soaking in the beauty of the gorge.


9:00 am

Day 2: Dades Gorge to Merzouga

After breakfast at your hotel, you'll set off towards Merzouga, passing through Todra Gorge, another spectacular natural wonder. The towering cliffs and lush palm groves make for a perfect photo opportunity. As you continue your journey, you'll travel through various Berber villages and witness the changing landscapes as you approach the Sahara Desert. Arriving in Merzouga in the late afternoon, you'll be greeted by the majestic dunes of Erg Chebbi. Here, you'll have the opportunity to experience a camel trek into the heart of the desert. As you ride through the golden sands, you'll witness an unforgettable sunset over the dunes. Your destination is a traditional Berber camp where you'll spend the night in a comfortable tent. Enjoy a delicious dinner under the starry sky while listening to traditional music around a campfire.


8:00 am

Day 3: Exploring Erg Chebbi

Wake up early to catch the mesmerizing sunrise over Erg Chebbi's dunes. After breakfast at the camp, you'll have a full day to explore and immerse yourself in desert life. You can choose from various activities such as sandboarding, quad biking, or simply relaxing and taking in the serene surroundings. For those interested in local culture, you can visit nearby nomadic villages and learn about their way of life. You might also have an opportunity to meet local artisans and see their handicrafts. In the evening, return to your desert camp for another night under the stars with traditional Moroccan cuisine and entertainment.


8:00 am

Day 4 : Merzouga to Marrakech

After breakfast at your desert camp, bid farewell to Erg Chebbi as you begin your journey back to Marrakech. You'll retrace your steps through Rissani and Erfoud before heading towards Ouarzazate once again. Along the way, there will be opportunities for breaks and photo stops. Arriving in Marrakech in the late afternoon or early evening, you'll be dropped off at your hotel or riad. Reflect on your incredible desert adventure as you relax and unwind after four days of exploring some of Morocco's most stunning landscapes. This 4-day tour offers an unforgettable experience filled with breathtaking scenery, cultural encounters, and thrilling adventures in one of Morocco's most iconic destinations.

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