Best Of Sahara Desert Destinations

Erg Chebbi or Erg Chigaga?

Many Marrakech visitors who can spare 3 or 4 days for a Morocco Sahara desert tour get confused about what direction they should take. In the Northeast to Erg Chebbi Dunes or southeast to Erg Chigaga Dunes. 

Erg Chebi :

Erg Chebbi is a large dune field located in the Sahara Desert in southeastern Morocco. It is situated about 50 kilometers southeast of the town of Erfoud covers an area of approximately 22 kilometers from north to south. The dunes of Erg Chebbi are renowned for their unique orange-reddish color, which changes throughout the day as the sun moves across the sky. Erg Chebbi is a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world who come to experience the beauty and majesty of the Sahara Desert. Visitors can take camel rides across the dunes, spend a night in a traditional Berber tent, or simply enjoy the stunning scenery.In addition to its natural beauty, Erg Chebbi is also home to a number of interesting cultural sites, including ancient ksars (fortified villages) and kasbahs (fortresses). These structures provide a glimpse into Morocco’s rich history and heritage.

Erg Chigaga:

Erg Chigaga is a large, isolated area of sand dunes located in the Sahara Desert in southern Morocco. It is also known as the “Sahara of Morocco” and is considered one of the most beautiful and untouched regions of the desert. The dunes of Erg Chigaga are around 40 km long and 15 km wide, some reaching up to 300 meters high.
The area surrounding Erg Chigaga is home to a variety of flora and fauna. The dunes themselves are constantly shifting due to the wind, creating an ever-changing landscape that is both beautiful and unpredictable. Despite its remote location, Erg Chigaga has become a popular destination for tourists looking for a unique and adventurous experience. Visitors can explore the dunes on foot or by camel, admire the breathtaking views and experience the solitude of the desert. There are also several campsites in the area where visitors can spend the night and enjoy traditional Moroccan cuisine under the stars.

Morocco Travelers Tours will be glad to assist you with any further questions to organize your Sahara desert tour to Erg Chebbi or to Erg Chegaga.

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