Morocco Wild Desert Tour

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Erg Chigaga Tour: An Adventure into Morocco’s Hidden Sahara

Our Wild Sahara tour is one of our top favorites for those who want to explore Morocco off the beaten path. This tour is packed with excitement and adventure, making it a fantastic choice for families looking to create unforgettable memories together.

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The itinerary below is an example of what we can and have put together. We can use this as a base for your own customized journey through Morocco.

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Day 1 – Arrive in Marrakesh (or Casablanca)

Welcome to Morocco! Our driver will be waiting for you at Casablanca airport, ready to take you to your charming riad in Marrakesh. If you arrive early, you’ll have time to dip your toes into this exotic and vibrant city. To get in the Marrakesh spirit, why not take a ride in a caleche, those romantic horse-drawn carriages that give you a unique view of the city? Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner in the comfort of your riad.

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Day 2 – Marrakesh Guided Visit

Get ready to explore the heart of Marrakesh! If you decide to wander on your own, don’t worry about getting lost in the Medina—just head towards Jemaa el-Fnaa (or La Place, as locals call it) and you’ll find your way. But with our private guided tour, you’ll get the full Marrakesh experience. From 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., your guide will unravel the Medina’s maze-like streets and share captivating stories about life within its 19-kilometer walls. And yes, lunch is included!

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Day 3 – Telouet | Ait Ben Haddou | Ouarzazate | Skoura

Today, we journey over the spectacular Tizi n’Tichka pass, a feat of engineering completed in 1936. As we zig-zag through this dramatic terrain, you’ll want your camera ready for those breathtaking views.
We’ll make an impressive stop at Telouet before heading to Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Walking through this ancient walled town, you’ll feel the history in its shadowed streets. Then, it’s off to Ouarzazate, once the tribal home of the Glaoui family, and finally to the peaceful oasis of Skoura for a relaxing afternoon and a lovely dinner.

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Day 4 – Draa Valley | Zagora | M’hamid | Erg Chigaga

We leave Skoura and head south to the remote village of M’hamid, where the paved road ends. After a delightful lunch with a local family, we continue off-road into Morocco’s wildest Sahara region—Erg Chigaga.

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Day 5 – Erg Chigaga Sahara Desert

Today is all about the Sahara! The towering 300-meter-high dunes of Erg Chigaga stretch out like a vast ocean of sand. We’ll explore this incredible landscape, meet nomadic Berber families, and immerse ourselves in the serene beauty of the desert.

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Day 6 – Lac Iriki | Foum Zguid | Taroudant

Brace yourself for a diverse and adventurous drive today. We’ll traverse the ‘badlands’ of Erg Chigaga, passing the famous dry lake bed of Lac Iriki. After a lunch stop in Foum Zguid, we’ll travel through the stunning Anti-Atlas and the UNESCO Argan-tree Bioreserve, ending our day in the historic town of Taroudant, often called the ‘Grandmother of Marrakesh.’

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Day 7 – Tiznit | Aglou | Mirleft

We’re heading southwest to the untouched beach haven of Mirleft. This sunny paradise boasts large beaches, fun surf spots, and a laid-back vibe. If Mirleft doesn’t call to you, consider a visit to the charming coastal town of Essaouira instead.

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Day 8 – Sidi Ifni | Mirleft

Enjoy a free day in Mirleft! Whether you want to try surfing, explore the nearby oasis and ruins, or admire the Spanish Art-deco architecture in Sidi Ifni, there’s plenty to do. Don’t miss the camel market in Guelmim if you’re here on a Saturday morning.

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Day 9 – Agadir | Marrakesh

Today, we take a scenic drive along the coast, watching the Atlantic surf crash onto the shores. Passing through Agadir, Morocco’s largest seaside resort, you might want to stop at an eco lodge for a mountain bike ride and lunch—a great option for families. Then, it’s back to Marrakesh for one last night.

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Day 10 – Depart from Marrakesh (or Casablanca)

It’s time to say goodbye to Morocco. We’ll arrange your transfer to the airport, ensuring you leave with wonderful memories of your journey with us. If you’re flying out from Casablanca, try to schedule an afternoon departure for a smooth trip from Marrakesh.

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Morocco Wild Desert Tour with Morkosh Tours! Book your unforgettable adventure now and discover the magic of this enchanting country. Contact us today to start planning your journey!

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