The Dunes of Chegaga Trek

Toubkal Adventures. Desert treks.
Desert trekking in Morocco

Trekking in Morocco: go trekking through the Sahara Desert.

This is a combined trekking tour package that includes a trek through the Sahara Desert, a camel trek through Essaouir’s beach, before arriving in the city of Marrakech.


Day 1 : Marrakech

You’ll arrive at Marrakech airport where you can transfer to your riad or hotel.

Day 2 : Marrakech / Zagora / Oulad Driss

After your breakfast, at 7 am, we’ll begin your trek with a drive to Morocco’s south. The drive will take us across the Tizi n’Tichka Pass at 2260 metres above sea level (ASL) with a stunning view over Tadarte. We’ll then drive through Ait Benhadou Ksars and Ouarzazate, and afterwards, we’ll cross Tizi n’Ait Saoun. We can then take a pleasant jouney along the beautiful Draa Valley and enjoy the beauty of the palm trees and the kasbahs before arriving in Zagora.

We’ll undertake a short visit to this small city and then continue our drive to Oulad Driss, the starting point of our trekking adventure.

We’ll spend the night here.

Day 3 : Oulad Driss / Mhamid / Erg Lihoudi

After breakfast, we’ll start the desert trek by hiking over to Mhamid and the Erg Lihoudi Dunes. We should be walking for about 5 hours beofre we make camp for the night.

Day 4 : Erg Lihoudi Dunes / Erg Chegaga

Our trek will continue and take us through the stunning and vast Dunes of Chegaga. After a day of sight seeing and enjoying this beautiful wilderness we will make out camp for the night.

Day 5 : Dunes of Chegaga

Our trekking adventure will take us to the biggest dunes in Morocco. We will be travelling for around 5 or 6 hours today before settle down for the night in the desert.

Day 6 : Chegaga / Taroudant

After breakfast, we’ll pack up our camp and trek over towards Taroudant via Foum Zguit. We’ll also visit Taznakhte Taliouine where you can find the best saffron in Morocco.

Tonight, we will stay in a hotel or in a riad.

Day 7 : Taroudant / Essaouira

Today we will be trekking to Essaouira, an old, small city on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. At one time it was called Mogador and it is located at 275km from Taroudant.

We will eat our lunch on the way to the beach. We get there by hiking towards the south west of Essaouira along the coast.

In the evening we will find our hotel or riad in which we’ll stay the night.

Day 8 : Essaouira / Marrakech

Day 9 : Marrakech

After breakfast (depending on your flight time) you’ll be transferred to the airport.

The price is as follows :
From 2 peoples to 4 peoples 910 Euros p/p
From 5 peoples to 15 peoples 760Euros p/p

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