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Fes Morocco

5 Days Tour From Fes to Marrakech via Erg Chebbi Dunes

DAY 1 : Fes - Ifrane - Midelt - Erfoud - 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 - Nomadic Family - 4x4 Desert Excursion

Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the sand dunes in the desert. After these lovely moments, you will ride your camel back to the hotel where you can get a shower and breakfast. You will then have a tour of the sand dunes on the 4x4 which allows you to visit the black volcanic rocks of the excavations, visit a Bedouin family living in a tent, a visit to the village of Khamlia, and entertainment spiritual music Gnawa, Visit the lake, which is a Diet seller in the spring that attracts pink flamingos and wildlife season. Then you will have a break for lunch at Al-Risani.This silent city was the old capital of Tafilalet and its location also brought a junction between the north and south of the city to the important position of the center of the main convoy in the past. So far, Risani remains a major trading hub in the region, with a large market, particularly beautiful on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Leather and goats were observed trading their skin in ancient times. After lunch, you will see the irrigation canal system and be walking on an oasis located at the foot of the sand dunes. Continue in your hotel for a relaxing shower, then take some of your luggage in a small bag (what a night need in the desert) and leave other luggage at the hotel. Then we'll ride camels in the dunes of the Erg Chebbi. This is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset. When we arrive at the Centrek camel camp we walk to the top of the sand dunes to pluck the sand and watch the sunset.

DAY 3 : Erg Chebbi - Rissani - Todra Gorges

After having breakfast, camel trek back to the hotel at the dune line for a quick shower. We leave the Sahara desert dunes of Erg Chebbi, an off-road drive across the hamada (black Desert) to get to the Sahara town of Rissani, optional visit of the animated local market. Afterwards, we head north to Erfoud that is known for the fossils; here we can stop to visit a fossil workshop before we continue to the impressive Todra canyons, known for rock climbing, where you can hike before we check into to the hotel, Dinner and overnight.

DAY 4 : Dades Valley - Skoura - Ouarzazate

Breakfast at the hotel, we begin our journey along the road of 1000 Thousand Kasbahs, since there are enormous kasbahs on both sides of the road. Some of those old fortified houses are restored but unfortunately a lot of them are ruins. We pass through Dades valley and go up to the mountainous area through an off-road trail where many Berber villages and few nomads living in caves, here we will have the chance to visit one of this families and take a look at their daily life and their main activity Looking after herds of goats cheep . We will be impressed by the landscapes of the colorful rose valley before we reach Skoura palm grove. 45km further, we reach Ouarzazate for the dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 5 : Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - High Atlas - Marrakech

After breakfast we will visit Taourirt Kasbah before departing to Ait Benhaddou to visit the World Heritage Site. We will continue with a visit to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and the Kasbah el Glaoui. We will have lunch in a local restaurant in Telouet before descending the Tizi-n-Tichka to Marrakech.

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What's Included :

  • 3 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 :

  • Insurance
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Air fare travel
  • Entrance to monuments

Day Excursions

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.