4 Days Tour From Fes to Marrakech via Sahara Desert
DAY 1 : Fes – Azrou - Medilt – Ziz Valley - Merzouga
Pick up from your hotel in Fes at 08:30 am and departure for the south of Morocco. You will have a stop in Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Morocco to enjoy its beauty and to have a memoriable photos. After that you will head toward Azrou to see the monkies in the cedar forest. Continuing to Midelt for a lunch meal in a restaurant. In the afternoon, we will cross the pass of Tizi n Tlghamt to reach Errachidia while admiring the views of Ziz gorges. Later on, you will have a stop for a panoramic view of Ziz valley. The drive continues to Erg Chebbi Dunes passing by Aoufous and Erfoud (the last is famous with fossils and dates) where you may want to visit a local fossil craft workshop. After that you will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes. Arriving in Merzouga at the end of the day, you will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea and after you will go to see the sunset in the highest sand dunes in morocco. Overnight at our hotel where you will have your dinner.
DAY 2 : Merzouga Area - Camel trek & Overnight in a Desert Camp
After a breakfast in your riad we will continue tour from Fes exploring desert in Merzouga. You will visit the Gnawa people – originally from Mali, Senegal and Sudan- in their village Khamlia. In the first place, you will learn about their music and their lifestyle . later, we will drive in the desert area to meet nomad families to explore their way of life . today our lunch will be a traditional meal (Berber pizza) with a local family. You will have the option also to visit the old city of Rissani – the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty – the current ruling royal family in Morocco. Rissani is surrounded by about 360 ksar (a fortified village with many towers) and has a big souk (an open market), held three times a week. Once called Sijilmassa, this was the meeting place for the salt caravans.
Coming from Tombouctou in Mali. So here you will walk through the souk, selling spices, vegetables and cloths. After that we will Drive back to the village of Merzouga. In the afternoon, you will ride your camel, guided by an experienced camel man. Then explore what is hidden in the middle of the highest sand dunes in morocco. Finally dinner will be served in front of the tent where you will spend the night.
DAY 3 : Merzouga - Todra Gorge - Dades Valley
Early in the morning, our camel-guide will wake you up to watch what well may be the best sunrise in your life. After that, you will peacefully camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga. Later on, Enroute you couldn’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. Then after shower and breakfast in the riad, you’ll leave for Rissani , Tinghir and Todra gorges. in fact, they are the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. Here you will have the option to hike for an hour within the valley. In addition you will meet locals and learn about the culture and geography.
Then we continue tour from Fes to the Dades Valley. There where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes”. Finally our accommodation will be a fancy guest house with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 4 : Dades Valley - Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - Marrakech
To day after breakfast starts with an easy stroll through Dades Valley and alley of the Roses providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip in both the valley, famous for roses. We'll stop at Kalaa Mgouna, "the rose city", to purchase the ter, which will make your linen smell good a long time after your trip is over. Continuing on to Skoura to visit the Kasbah Ameridil. The rosewa tour continues to Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Afri geography and beautiful landscapes has a ttrated many world class movie producers. Here you may choose to visit the studios where some iator. We will pass by Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah as a UNESCO heritage site. After that, we will begin to cross the high Atlas mountains with many panoramic views and attractive Berber villages to reach Marrakech of the famous movies were filmed such as The Mummy and Glad Dinner and night in a Riad / Hotel.
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What's Included :
- 2 nights accommodation in the category of hotel/Riad chosen
- Hotel pickup and drop-off where you want
- Hotel/riad overnight stays (Breakfast & Dinner)
- Private English Speaking driver throughout your Journey
- Vehicle air-conditioned luxury and comfort 4*4/minivan
- Service quality
- Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
- Camel Per person
What's Excluded :
- Air fare travel
- Entrance to monuments
- Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip
- Ouzoud Waterfalls Day Trip
- Imlil Village Day Trip
- Essaouira City Day Trip
- Ourika valley Day Trip
- Day Trip to Fes city Tour
- Fes to Chefchaouen Day Trip
Tours From Fes
- 2 Days Morocco Tour to Merzouga Sahara Desert
- 3 Days Tour to Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert
- 3 Days to Marrakech via Merzouga Desert
- 5 Days Tour to Marrakech via Merzouga Dunes
- 6 Days Tour to Marrakech via Merzouga desert
- 7 Days Trip to Merzouga Ending in Marrakech
- 12 Days Grand Tour to Imperial Cities & Sahara
Important Notes :
If you want there's also an itenirary with same information and ends in Fes.
The price for the tours will be dependent on numbers, the higher the number of people in your party the lower the cost per person.
All accommodation will be private, you will only share vehicles, if applicable.
We are not liable for personal injury or loss of your own property. You should take reasonable care with your belongings at all times.