The Erg Chebbi luxury desert camp package from Casablanca is your best option if you are in Morocco to spend only few paradisiac nights in the most exclusive luxury desert camp in Erg Chebbi dunes in the sahara desert of Morocco. The longer your package duration is, the shorter driving time will be.
The drive from Casablanca to the best Erg Chebbi luxury desert camp is a bit hard to do in just one day. The best thing to do is to fly from Casablanca’s Airport, Mohamed V-CMN to Errachidia Airport have a break night at the Kasbah in the Palms’ Oasis. Then, the next day, you will continue to Erg Chebbi luxury camp where our Berber team will welcome you with mint tea following Berber traditions. You will spend your nights in the most amazing and exclusive luxury desert camp in Erg Chebbi dunes. Your luxurious private tent will make you travel deeper in Moroccan and Berber culture. Your tent is a perfect combining between luxury and authenticity reflecting the Berber culture and heritage. You will have toilets and hot water shower inside your tent. Your days in the luxury desert camp in Erg Chebbi dunes will be full of desert activities. You can choose to just relax and read your favorite book or do some camel trekking, sandboarding, stargazzing and also Berber music around the fire at night. There is also the possibility to do some ATV (quad biking) if you wish to.
Details & Itinerary
Day 1- Flight from Casablanca CMN – International Airport –CMN to Moulay Ali Cherif Airport- ERH in Errachdia
Flying from Casablanca to Errachidia is your best option if you are only interested in the luxury desert camping experience, it takes only 1 hour. Welcome to Errachidia! Your adventure begins with a warm welcome and meeting of our team at the airport, and then we ensure your direct transfer to spend your overnight at the Kasbah in the palms oasis.
Day 2- From Errachidia To Merzouga Desert-Sahara Desert-Sahara Desert Advanture Tour
Jump on your private 4×4 vehicle to start your customized Sahara desert trip, starting from the villages of Hassi Labied and Khamlia in the surroundings of Erg Chebbi. The irrigation system in Hassi Labied is a very peculiar sight, while in Khamlia you will enjoy a cup of Whiskey Berber to the sound of traditional Gnawa music. Continue to the lake of Dayet Srji, which attracts unique wildlife in spring, such as the pink flamingos. After lunch, your carefully planned Morocco desert tour will surprise you with a visit to a Nomad family who lives under a Berber tent with their herd. Have a nice cup of tea while enjoying the stories of their daily life. Next, you will visit the volcanic rocks of the Black Desert, before slowly returning to your private camp. Take your friendly camel to trek the dunes of Erg Chebbi in time for the sunset. Back at the Berber luxury camp, enjoy a refreshing shower and a rich dinner among the sands of the Sahara, lie down under the stars or sing and dance around the fire with our Berber team. End your day with a good night’s sleep in your luxurious private tent.
Day 3- Sahara Desert – Rissani Market & Todra Gorge – Dades Valley
Wake early to catch a desert sunrise, before trying your skill at sandboarding. You will also have the option to visit the market town of Rissani, entering through its impressive gate. Known for its livestock auction it’s worth your time finding the ‘donkey parking lot’ to delight your senses. Continue on to Tinerhir. This desert town offers awesome views of neighboring towns hugging the length of the extensive river oasis (30 miles or 48 km of palm trees). Stop for a short walk at the Todra Gorge. 984 feet (300 m) high and carved by the Todra River through red limestone, here you can relax leisurely and in the cool waters of the shallow river below. Long after the day crowds have left, enjoy a quiet dinner overlooking the Dades valley.
Day 4- Dades Valley, Ouarzazate & Aït Benhaddou Kasbah – Tizi n’Tichka Pass over the High Atlas mountains to Marrakech
Travel along the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs to Morocco’s most famous kasbah, Aït Benhaddou. Pass through the Dades Valley and Boumalne Dades. Stop in Kelâat M’Gouna to admire the rose bushes bordering plots of farmland. Visit a rose collective to see the process of converting rose petals into rose water and oil. Continue west to stop in Ouarzazate and discover how its nearby regions have been featured in movies, including Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, and Black Hawk Down. Join a movie studio tour and visit the Musée du Cinema to learn more about the filmmaking process and history of the area. Travel to nearby Aït Benhaddou. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the old ksar dates from the 11th century when it held an important position along the trans-Saharan trade route. Settle into your accommodation in the old town, before wandering the near-empty alleys and passageways in the late afternoon. Climb up to the old Granary—an excellent vantage point to see the kasbah and surrounding area. Game of Thrones fans may want to trek down to the river to see the gates featured in the popular HBO series. Leave Aït Benhaddou behind to begin the ascent over the High Atlas mountains. Spot Mount Toubkal, the mountain range’s highest peak, at 13,671 feet (4,167 m). Near the top, stretch your legs for a great panoramic view of the mountains. Stop in Taddert to visit an Argan Oil Cooperative and learn, as well as sample, how olives are processed for various uses. As you descend the High Atlas, you will notice a dramatic change in the climate and landscape. Soon you will be a part of the noise and clamor of Marrakech. After a long day on the road, settle into your hotel and spend the rest of the afternoon as you like. In the early evening, the main square—and busiest square in all of Africa!—Jemaa el-Fna, comes alive with musicians, performers, snake charmers, games, and food stalls, a catch-all of entertainment! If you want to enjoy the spectacle from a distance, choose one of the many cafés surrounding the square and enjoy a cup of mint tea and a meal.