Desert trek to Erg Chigaga dunes (Chegaga)

Camel trekking to Erg Chigaga dunes (Chegaga) give you the opportunity to explore the longest and largest dunes in Morocco. Trekking and walking in Sahara desert on the rhythm of camels through a beautiful and wonderful parts of the big desert.

Erg Chegaga trek itinerary

Meet at the M’Hamid Center, then transfer to our Oasis Camp. Dinner and overnight at the Oasis Camp.

Day 1 – Sidi Naji:
Departure walking to desert from our Oasis Camp. This first day leads to the dunes of Sidi Naji between dunes and desert plateaus. The camping is in the heart of the Erg (dunes), after a day of intense trekking in the Sahara desert.

Day 2 – Erg Ezzahar:
On the way trekking to the magnificent Erg Ezzahar dune  (Howling) after crossing a long desert plateau. This sea of sand dunes is spacious and offers a splendid view over the entire dry Drâa river. This is the true Sahara as we imagine it! Overnight camping in the middle of the dunes, or sleeping under the stars.

Day 3 – Erg Smar:
The desert camel trek continues on its way to the dunes where we set up camp. Enjoy the sunset on the dune and a good tajine for dinner under the stars. The night is magnificent, and the emotion intense.

Day 4 – Erg Chigaga:
We leave the sand dunes of Erg Smar for trekking to the Erg Chegaga dunes; the highest dunes of Morocco. Nomadic atmosphere between simplicity and sharing this last evening in the desert. The camp is set in the great Erg Chigaga dunes.

Day 5 – M’Hamid:
The next morning after breakfast the Erg Chigaga camp, return to M’hamid by 4×4 car.


Services included:

  • 4 days / 4 nights trek desert to Erg Chegaga
  • First night at the Oasis Camp, in comfort
  • Full board in the desert, mineral water, and tea
  • Our team: camel drivers / guide, cook. Camel carry the equipment and all the logistics
  • Loan of trekking equipment (mattresses, tents, blankets, kitchen, …)

Services not included:

  • Sleeping bags
  • Tips for staff and extras
  • Insurance

Optional services:

Transportation from Marrakech or Ouarzazate to join M’Hamid, at the gates of your desert trek to Erg Chegaga (transport by private vehicle organized by Mhamid Voyages). For rates contact us.

345 €

2 à 4 pers.       5 à 9 pers.
345 €              275€

Total price per person
20% discount for children under 10 years
Group rates from 10 persons or more. Contact us.

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