4-Day Tour From Fes To Desert And Marrakesh
Day 1: Fez – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga
At 8:00 am, Our wonderful tour is going to start from your accommodation in Fes ,towards some of Morocco’s unique destinations and, the first one it will be “Ifrane”, also known as “Switzerland of Morocco”. passing through Atlas mountains which contains the largest forests of cedar trees, that is inhabited by monkeys. After a quiet stay. we will resume towards the tizi ntalghamt pass to Midelt passing by the spectacular Ziz gorges., we will head out to the magnificent Merzouga via Erfoud, passing by the spectacular ziz gorges and Errachidia Where you are going to eat a traditional lunch among Berber people and there hospitality
Next we will continue towards merzouga along Ziz Valley, and stopping for what we like to call it ” a worth stop” for the panoramic views along the way.
Eventually, arriving to merzouga where you will be welcomed by, a warming mint tea to restore, then you will check in a local Riad near the dunes .
Dinner and overnight at the Riad.
Day 2: Merzouga desert tour and camel trekking
After breakfast in the Riad , we offer you a tour around the small villages near to the dunes of Erg Chebbi, such ad labied Hassi, Merzouga and Khamlia. In Hassi labied we will stop at the garden where you will see the system of irrigation canals. Next here we continue to Merzouga, you will have the opportunity to see the lake Dayet Srji, formed in the spring that attracts flocks of pink flamingos ; Birdwatchers will enjoy this quiet area. Afterwards, we will explore Khamlia and, meet the locals, and know more about their daily life. You can also find desert reptiles and mammals. In Khamlia, known as the black people who were slaves from Sudan. With their hospitality, You will be welcomed with a cup of tea while enjoying their spiritual Gnawa music. Leaving Khamlia , we will do what we like to call it a worth stop to enjoy the panoramic view of golden dunes near the Algerian border. We can go to visit a nomadic family, taking care of herds of cattle, goats and camels. You can meet members of the family and get to know about their way of life while enjoying the taste of a good cup of tea. After this you will have the opportunity to visit the sites of black volcanic rocks, near Yasmina Auberge, where you will be amazed at the scene of the dunes, along the nearby lake (spring).
Eventually, will switch to camels, that will take you through the magnificent world of the sandy dunes of erg Echebbi . In a memorable experience on the top of the camels you will admire the spectacular sunset in the Middle of the Sahara.
Eventually, the camels will take you to our traditional well equipped camp, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner, while listening to a berberine music show, in a friendly mood under the stars.
Overnight in a nomadic camel hair tent
Day 3: Merzouga – Dades Gorges
In the morning, before breakfast, it’s recommended to wake-up early so you cannot miss the spectacular sunrise of Merzouga in the middle of the Sahara. Afterwards we are going to ride camels back to the hotel where you can take a relaxing shower and a breakfast before resuming our tour towards todgha gorge one of the most spectacular canyons around the world passing by the beautiful ziz Valley, in todgha you will have the opportunity to hike among local people to enjoy todgha’s Beauty.
Eventually we will reach Dades gorge, where you will spend the night in a traditional kasbah.
Day 4: Dades Gorges – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will resume our journey through the Dades Valley, towards the beautiful city of kalaat mgouna a city literally covered in roses, a carpet of roses as far as the eye can see, then Ouarzazate also known as ” African Hollywood “, passing through the enjoyable path of the thousand Kasbahs passing by tiny Berber villages where you can take some great pictures.
Next we are going to continue towards Skoura, where you are going to explore the well preserved Kasbah of Ameridil
After lunch in front of the spectacular area, we will continue towards the gates of the desert, we are going to explore Ouarzazate the city that attracted with her unique landscapes many producers to give it a part in the film, with her biggest film studios in Morocco. And of course the famous kasbah of taourit.
Next you are going to head out to explore the famous Kasbah of Ait-Ben-Hadou, a world Heritage site, which was a part of many universal films such as “Gladiator” .
Afterwards, you are going to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m, offering you charming views as far as the eye can admire, valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages.
Eventually, arriving to the red city “Marrakech”, where our tour ends.
- Pick up from your
riad / hotelon the tour day ( or the closest accessible point to your riad )
- Transportation (air-conditioned vehicle)
- Professional English Speaking Driver
- Camel Excursion & Night in the Desert ( on the desert tours )
- Night at the camp ( on the desert tours )
What’s not included