Embarking on 2 days tour from Ouarzazate to Erg Chigaga Desert is akin to stepping into a scene from an epic adventure film, where the landscape transforms from cinematic Kasbahs to the boundless, undulating sands of the Sahara. This excursion isn’t just a journey across distance, but a passage through time, offering glimpses into the lives of those who have thrived in these enchanting yet harsh environments for centuries.

Erg Chigaga is considered better than Erg Chebbi desert and gives a feeling of nature.The trip itself is an expedition needing a 4X4 vehicle to navigate the ever-changing sands. This expansive expanse of dunes extends endlessly into the distance providing peace and a deep feeling of being alone.

Day 1: Ouarzazate – Foum Zguid – Erg Chigaga Desert

Departure in the morning direction Taznakht. From Taznakht we drive along a valley full of palm trees. Hereafter we will have lunch in Foum Zguid, then we continue along the tracks to Lake Iriqui, before arriving at the first dunes we take a short pause. We arrive at the desert camp in Chegaga before sunset, climbing the highest dunes to enjoy the sunset. Dinner will be served in the restaurant at the camp.

Day 2: Erg Chigaga Desert – M’hamid – Ouarzazate

After your breakfast, we do a short camel trek around the desert camp. Then we drive direction of M’hamid crossing 64 km through the Hamada desert, dunes, and oases. After M’hamid, we take a pause in Tamegrout to visit the Koranic library. After lunch in Zagora, we continue through the Draa Valley to Ouarzazate.

2 Days Tour From Ouarzazate to Erg Chigaga Desert

Journey’s End: Reflections from the Heart of the Sahara

In conclusion, this trip showcases the wonder of our world and the thrill of discovery that inspires us to venture out. It reminds us that enchanting places demand more, than a readiness to journey but also the bravery to be changed along the way. For those drawn to the allure of the desert let this serve as your invitation to set off on your expedition to discover in the stillness of the Sahara the reverberations of your innermost self.

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