FROM M’HAMID: 2 Days Desert Tour to Erg Chigaga – Desert Camp

In the oasis village M’hamid El Ghizlane the paved road ends and the desert starts. To continue from here, you need a 4wd car or a camel. Let the desert adventure start!

We offer transport in 4wd Landcruisers with experienced and professional drivers who know the desert well. The off-road drive from M’hamid to Erg Chigaga takes around 1,5 – 2 hours.

Erg Chigaga is the largest sand dunes area in Morocco. Feel the freedom and silence of Sahara. Enjoy a magical sunset over sand dunes as far as the eye can see. Gaze at a starlit sky beyond compare. Stay in a desert camp and get to know the nomads and their culture. This is an unforgettable experience!!!

Each day we have 2 departures by 4wd car from M’hamid. Minimum 2 persons.

 
  • From: M’hamid El Ghizlane
  • Duration: 2 days and 1 night
  • Start: 1st departure at 11:00. 2nd departure at 14:00
  • Stop: Back in M’hamid before noon
  • Transport: Landcruiser 4×4 with aircondition
  • Language: Driver/guide speak Engligh and French

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    If you arrive to M’hamid by own car: There is a public and fenced car parking right behind our office which is very affordable.

    If you arrive to M’hamid by bus/taxi: We can make a pick up appointment from the place you stay in M’hamid prior to tour start.

    For directions to our office, please see link: https://www.desert-candles.com/contact-us/

    DAY BY DAY PROGRAM:

    CHOOSE FROM 2 DEPARTURES FROM M’HAMID EVERY DAY

    Day 1 : 1st Departure at 11:00: M'hamid - Erg Chigaga - Desert Candles Camp
    Start from our office in M’hamid.

    We drive off-road into Sahara by 4wd Landcruiser. After about an hour drive, we reach an oasis. Here we have our lunch in the shade from the palm trees. Enjoy the silence and tranquility which is so unique for the desert. After lunch we continue through the different desert landscapes until we arrive to our desert camp located in the beautiful sand dunes.

    Or, (depending on the season and temperatures) we drive directly to the desert camp in Erg Chigaga and have our lunch here. The drive from M’hamid takes around 1,5 – 2 hours.

    Day 1 : 2nd Departure at 14:00: M'hamid - Erg Chigaga - Desert Candles Camp
    Start from our office in M’hamid.

    We drive off-road through the different desert landscapes for about 1,5 – 2 hours until we reach the camp in Erg Chigaga.

    Here and there along the way, you may see camels and donkeys walking freely and eating from what the desert has to offer.

    Day 1 : Erg Chigaga: Same program for both above departures
    In Erg Chigaga: Go for an hour long camel ride into the gorgeous sand dunes (optional).  Experience a memorable sunset from the highest sand dune. Maybe you also want to try sandboarding down the dunes? The sandboards are availalble at all times in the camp.

    Back in the camp there is time for a refreshing shower before a 3 course dinner is served in the restaurant tent. After dinner, the nomads play traditional nomad music around the camp fire. You are welcome to sing and dance along. Enjoy a fantastic starlit sky. Sleep in a nomad tent or outside, under the stars.

    Day 2: Erg Chigaga - M'hamid
    Maybe you want to get up early to catch the beautiful sunrise? Or just wake up to enjoy the camp breakfast.

    After breakfast we start the tour back. We drive through the desert landscape to the nomadic village by 4wd Landcruiser. Arrival in M’hamid before noon.

    Hopefully you will bring many nice memories from the tour.

    Price information
    • EUR 80 per person, when 2 persons travel together
    • EUR 65 per person, when 3 persons travel together
    • EUR 52 per person, when 4 persons or more travel together

    For bigger groups, please contact us for price

    Included:

    • Shared transport in 4wd Landcruiser
    • Guide/driver
    • 1 night in desert camp in Erg Chigaga
    • 1 dinner
    • 1 breakfast
    • Camel ride
    • Sandboarding
    • Local music by the nomads around the camp fire

    Not included:

    • Lunch
    • Drink
    • Tip

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