Introduction :

Tour of 5 days from Fez to Marrakech through the desert to enjoy the beautiful Moroccan desert and enjoy a trek on the back of a camel and sunset on the dunes of Merzouga, and the visit of Beautiful landscapes in the center of the Atlas and the Ziz Valley. Visit the ancient Kasbahs and the magnificent gorges of toudra and dades, live one night in the camp of the desert.

Highlights :

  • Enjoy the beautiful landscapes between Fes and Merzouga
  • See the barbary Monkey in the Cedar forest of Azrou
  • Drive through Ziz gorge and its palmgroves
  • Take a short walks in Dades and Todra Gorges
  • Visit the UNESCO worlde heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Pass Ouarzazate and visit Film Studios and Taourirt Kasbah
  • Camel ride for sunset and sunrise, overnight in Tents

Program details :

1 Day 1 : Fez - Ifrane - Azrou - Erfoud - Merzouga.

At 8 am, we will pick you up at the hotel and drive to Merzouga crossing the Middle Atlas, a 350-kilometer mountain range from south-west to north-west. On the way, we will cross cities like Ifrane, nicknamed the "Moroccan Switzerland" for the architecture of their houses, and Azrou, one of the most famous Berber cities of Morocco. We will cross the valley and the gorges of Ziz and cross cities like Midelt or Erfoud. From Erfoud, we will take a desert track to Merzouga. We will spend the night in a hotel next to the desert entrance.

2 Day 2 : Enjoying the Merzouga Desert.

On the second day, we will devote to enjoying the most spectacular part of the Eastern Sahara. We will enter the desert in 4X4, visit nomadic villages, see oases and cross the dunes of Erg Chebbi. After the road, we will visit the famous village of Khamlia where are the gnawa. The descendants of the slaves arrived from Africa and we will appreciate their amazing folk music. At dusk, we will return to the hotel to take the camels that will take us to the Berber camp in the heart of the dunes, where we will dine and spend the night.

3 Day 3 : merzouga – rissani – tinghir – todra gorges – dades gorge

Wake up early to watch the sunrise and afterwards by camel back to the dunes. After breakfast and a shower, we drive to Rissani and Erfoud to visit the factory of fossilized marble before continuing on to the palm of Touroug and Tinjdad. Todra Gorge will be our stop for lunch. In the afternoon, we will continue to the Dades Gorge via Boumalne. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

4 Day 4 : Gorges du dades – kelaam’gouna – skoura – Ouarzazate

After breakfast, we return to the Dades Valley and take the road to Boutaghrar where all the colours of nature meet each other. Our way is the route of a thousand kasbahs, here the road travels through the kasbahs and ksours, the Valley of Roses and the Skoura palm grove. There is an option to visit the Kasbah Amredhyle. We will also visit Kasbah Aït Benhaddou, UNESCO heritage site and on to spend the night in a hotel in Ouarzazate.

5 Day 5 : Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech

Visit the city famous for its kasbahs, including Taourirt World Heritage Site and one of the most beautiful palaces in the region. Not far from the city, the Kasbah of Ouarzazate, we will stop to visit the museum of cinema and film studios, where many international films, such as: (Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, The games of the throne, the Babel ...). 20 km later, we turn right to visit the famous kasabah of Ait Ben Haddou. After the visit, we will continue to cross the High Atlas Mountains, its spectacular landscapes and the hidden Berber villages at the foot of the immense valleys. (Optional: we can have lunch in a local restaurant of the tichka pass), otherwise we will continue to Marrakech if you want to use your remaining time by visiting the magnificent Majorel gardens.

Included :

  • Transport in 4x4 or minibus
  • Driver / Guide
  • Gas
  • Camel trek
  • Night in desert camp with dinner and breakfast
  • Half-board hotels: Dinner and Breakfast

Not included :

  • Lunch.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Personal expenses.
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