3 DAYS TOUR FROM FES TO MARRAKECH
Brief Itinerary of Fes Desert Tours via Merzouga Sahara
*We enjoy Middle Atlas mountains around Azrou on this Fes Desert Tours via Merzouga Sahara
*We experience Sahara desert in Merzouga and camel trek in desert
*Experience Sahara desert in Merzouga and camel trek in desert
*We enjoy High Atlas mountains around Ouarzazatte
*We will visit Ait Benhaddou and film studios in Ouarzazatte
DAY 1 : FES – IFRANE – AZROU – MIDELT – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA :
Your Fes Desert Tours via Merzouga Sahara, starts in the morning from your hotel or riad in Fes. Your driver will be waiting for you in an air conditioned vehicle, and drive to the south. In the first place, we will pass by the gorgeous Middle Atlas villages, stopping in Ifrane, indicated as the little Switzerland. Thanks to its European style and the clean streets. Then, we will stop in the cedar forest next to Azou, the forest is the largest one in Morocco and the home residential for the macaque monkeys. Certainly, we will have quick stop in the forest to take some wonderful pictures. Afterwards, we will continue through the Middle and high Atlas Mountains, enjoying cool climate and the beautiful nature. Your next stop will be in Midelt for a mouthwatering berber lunch. Continuing our Fes Desert Tours via Merzouga Sahara, to Ziz valley to glimpse the beautiful gorges, and for an opportunity of taking some superb pictures. Passing through Errachidia, Erfoud and Rissani, we will finally arrive to Merzouga village, where you will be transferred to your riad. After a refreshing mint tea, ride your camel to the desert, to watch the dramatic sunset and relax upon the high dunes. Drive back to the desert camp in the heart of the desert, where you will have dinner, enjoy the music drums and pass the night.
DAY 2 : SAHARA DESERT– TODRA GORGE – DADES VALLEY:
Wake up in the early morning to watch the exquisite sunrise over the high dunes, then, trek back to Merzouga appreciating the views of the sandy Erg Chebbi dunes . Upon arrival to merzouga, you will take a shower and breakfast in the riad. After that, we will drive to Tinghir and explore Todra gorges, which are the narrowest and the highest gorges in Morocco. In the first place, you will hike in the valley, while discovering the narrow canyons. Then, we will go to the Dades valley, craved out the cliff, and named as “monkey toes”. During the ride you will pass by the amazing castle sands, where you can stop and picture them. Overnight will be in the Dades Gorges, in a wonderful riad overlook the gorges.
DAY 3 : DADES VALLEY – AIT BEN HADDOU KASBAH – MARRAKECH :
In the next day, after breakfast we will leave the Dades gorges and depart to Kalaat M’gouna. This particularly way to the rose valley is named the path of thousand Kasbahs, giving the best opportunities for photography shots. Then, we will arrive to the rose valley, which is only place in Morocco that extract the natural rose water, which is used in cosmetics and Anti-wrinkle. After that, we will continue to Ouarzazate known as the Moroccan Hollywood. Then, we will visit the famous kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, where we will have lunch. Moreover, it is Accredited as the UNESCO patrimony since 1987, and the backdrop for Hollywood movies like﹕ ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Lawrence of Arabia’… Finally, we will pass through Tizi Ntichka, the highest pass in the Atlas mountains of 2,260 m. In addition, we can stop to see the process of making Argan oil. Arriving to Marrakech in the afternoon, where your driver will drop you to your accommodation. Hence end of Fes Desert Tours via Merzouga Sahara.
*Pick up and drop off from your hotel
*Transport in comfortable air conditioned 4×4 vehicle
*Experienced English speaking driver/guide.
*Camel trek to reach the desert camp (1 camel per person)
*Accommodation in desert camp in desert tents
*1 Night in the Sahara desert dunes with dinner and breakfast.
*Drinks and lunches
*Plane ticket to and from Morocco
*Tips and what’s not mentioned