Marrakech - Chigaga

Helicopter Tour From Marrakech To Erg Chigaga Desert

The fastest Way To Enjoy The Sahara Desert

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Fly By Helicopter To Enjoy A Unique Glamping Experience

Embarking on a 2-day, 1-night helicopter tour from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga Dunes offers an unparalleled adventure that immerses you in the breathtaking Moroccan landscape. Picture yourself soaring over the High Atlas Mountains, relishing the bird’s eye view of the dramatic scenery transitioning from the bustling city of Marrakech to the serene desert expanse. The convenience of a helicopter ensures a swift and luxurious journey, bypassing long hours of travel on the road. As you approach the Erg Chigaga Dunes, the grandeur of the Sahara unfolds beneath you—a mesmerizing sea of golden sand dunes that stretch endlessly, forming an otherworldly panorama. Landing amidst this vast desert, you'll have the opportunity to explore the dunes, partake in exhilarating activities such as camel rides or sandboarding, and witness a spectacular sunset that paints the sky in vibrant hues, providing an unforgettable and serene moment that feels suspended in time.

Moreover, this tour promises an unparalleled experience, providing a unique insight into the nomadic way of life in the desert. Overnight camping in a traditional luxury Berber tent amidst the dunes offers a magical encounter with the starlit desert sky, a rare moment of tranquility far from the city lights. The morning brings a breathtaking sunrise, painting the dunes in a warm, golden glow—an image that will stay etched in your memory forever. The return journey by helicopter to Marrakech ensures a swift yet scenic trip, allowing you to savor the memories and the stark contrast between the vibrant city and the serene desert. This tour isn't just a trip; it's an opportunity to indulge in luxury, immerse yourself in culture, and witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Moroccan landscape in a way that few ever experience.

Detailed Itinerary

The first day of this extraordinary 2-day helicopter tour from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga Dunes is a captivating exploration that unfurls with awe-inspiring desert activities and a night of luxury glamping amidst the dunes. Departing from Marrakech, the helicopter ride offers a mesmerizing aerial perspective, unveiling the diverse Moroccan terrain from the bustling city to the vast expanse of the desert. Upon arrival, the adventure in the Erg Chigaga Dunes commences, inviting you to delve into the heart of the Sahara. Engaging in enthralling experiences such as camel rides along the undulating golden dunes, mastering the art of sandboarding down the slopes, and relishing the stark beauty of the surroundings become part of the day's tapestry. As the sun begins its descent, the desert comes alive with a spectrum of colors, offering an ideal backdrop for a tranquil evening of glamping. Nestled in a luxurious Berber-style tent, the night promises a magical experience under the star-studded sky, where the serene silence of the desert becomes a canvas for an unforgettable overnight stay, providing a profound connection with nature and an escape from the confines of ordinary life.


On the second day of this enthralling 2-day helicopter tour from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga Dunes, the experience continues with a serene and culturally immersive morning. Awaking in the heart of the Sahara, travelers are treated to a traditional Berber breakfast, a delightful assortment of local delicacies that tantalize the taste buds while providing a glimpse into the rich culinary heritage of the region. Following this flavorful start, the journey back to Marrakech via helicopter commences, ensuring a seamless and scenic return. The aerial voyage grants one last opportunity to behold the grandeur of the desert's vastness, providing a contrasting yet equally mesmerizing view of the landscape from above. This swift return journey not only allows for reflection on the captivating experiences of the desert but also offers a chance to carry the memories of the Erg Chigaga Dunes back to the vibrant city of Marrakech, creating an indelible mark of the unique, luxurious, and culturally rich adventure experienced over the past two days.

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What Our Dear Customers Said About Us

Great experience great company

We started our trip with Top Desert in Marrakech, where we were provided with a complementary tour or the city with an excellent English speaking guide, The following day we were picked up by our guide and private driver Hafid who looked after us for the next three nights four days...

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Marrakech To Fes Tour

We had a great trip with a wonderful guide, Sad. The clear highlight were the camel rides through the Sahara Desert and the night in the desert camp. We also enjoyed the private tour of a Berber village, it was fascinating to see their farming plots and techniques, talk about organic!

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Amazing Experience

I had a great experience with Top Desert from my first contact with them about a tour in Morocco. Communication was very quick with fast and detailed replies. I chose to have a customized 5 day tour where I was picked up in Marrakech and dropped off in Chefchaouen, with 2 nights spent in the Sahara desert camp...

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