Agadir to Erg Chagaga Desert Tour Overview:

Go on this 4-day Agadir to Ouarzazate desert tour for a once in a lifetime desert experience in the remote and the wild dunes of Erg Chagaga. Start your desert trip from Agadir to 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 huge palm trees, fortified kasbahs, and green oases as far as Zagora, the last town before the desert. Shortly after, we arrive at Tamegroute village where we visit the green pottery co-operatives and the ancient Quranic Library.

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, and enjoy the pure tranquillity of the Sahara Desert.

Enjoy dinner under the starlit sky of the Sahara Desert with an overnight in your own 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:

  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Extra

Good to know :

  • This Agadir to Erg Chagaga desert tour can be tailor-made to fit your individual areas 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 the 4×4 car (then, you go for a camel ride)

Prices Table

Number of Participants 2 Participants 3 Participants 4 Participants 5 Participants 6 Participants
Price Per Participant 465 € 395 € 385 € 365 € 365 €
Total Price 930 € 1185 € 1185 € 1825 € 2190 €

Agadir to Erg Chagaga Desert Tour Itinerary:

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1st day: Agadir – Ouarzazate

Your Agadir to Erg Chagaga desert tour starts by the departure in the morning from your hotel 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 in a restaurant by the side of the Salt River with amazing views of the Kasbah, we take an hour to 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, stopping by the Film Studios and at panoramic views to admire the Castle and film set that we built to shoot movies and series such as Vikings before arriving in Ouarzazate. savor dinner and spend the night 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 drive on the Anti-Atlas Mountains, at panoramic views points, there will be stops to admire the magical setting of the Dra’a Valley with its enormous palm trees, ancient kasbahs situated in the midst of the valley.

Once in Agdz, after a walk in the Dra’a Valley to explore a bit of nature and get a glimpse of the local life, a visit is scheduled to Kasbah Tamnougalte.

We continue driving along the Dra’a Valley that, the biggest valley in Morocco, to arrive at Zagora, the largest and last oasis before the desert. After lunch in Zagora, we stop in Tamegroute to visit the cooperative of green potteries and the old library with books dating to the 11th century.

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

In the evening, dinner is served in your private tent, followed by an evening of nomad music and drumming and an overnight in a nomad tent at the foot of the dunes.

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.

Enjoy a moment of pure peacefulness in a magical setting where the dunes stretch as far as you can see. Dinner is served in your private tent followed by an evening of Berber music and overnight in a nomad tent.

4th day: Erg Chagaga Dunes – Agadir

If you get up early in the morning and climb up to the top of the summit of the dunes, you can watch the spectacle of the beautiful sunrise. After breakfast, we drive through a 90 km of off-road with a stop in Lake Iriqui to search for fossils for enthusiasts. Lunch will be served in Foum Zguid, the first village after the Sahara Desert.

From here, we continue driving north past the hills and oases of palm trees as far as Taznakht, a small Berber village known for its rugs and Berber carpets.

Our desert adventure continues to Agadir, passing Taliouine, Safran, and then Taroudant with its red ramparts and souks. We arrive at Agadir in the afternoon.