4 days 3 nights desert tour from Fez to Marrakesh via the Atlas, Kasbahs and to ride camels for one night in Sahara desert.
TOUR DETAILS :
- DAY 1 - Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Ziz Valley - Erfoud - Merzouga
After the breakfast we will start our 4 day tour from Fes to Marrakesh crossing the Atlas Mountains to Merzouga, passing through Ifrane to arrive to the cedar forests of Azrou where the wild monkeys are located. It will be good opportunity to take photos of wilderness in Morocco. Lunch in a small Berber village of Zaida. We continue the way through the Atlas Mountains enjoying the landscapes of Medilt to arrive to the small town of Rich, Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet then we continue to Merzouga. Overnight in a hotel near the dunes.
- DAY 2 - Merzouga - Berber Families - Black Desert - Merzouga (Camel Ride & Night in Sahara)
After breakfast in the hotel you’ll start your explorative journey of the area, visiting the village of Khamlia, originally slaves from Sudan to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations, including flamingos. You may also like to visit the nomad wire house where many Berber handicrafts are priced lower than in the big cities. On the afternoon you will mount your camel, guided by an experienced Camel man, to explore inside the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you’ll spend your first night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent. Dinner will be served in the tent where you will spend the night. Dinner Bed and Breakfast.
- DAY 3 - Merzouga - Errissani - Jorf - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley/ Gorges
We wil wake up early morning to watch the spectacle of sunrise, when the colour of the dunes combine with the play of shadows to make an awesome sight. After cup of tea, we ride the camels for a couple of hours (or less; it is up to you), in the Kasbah, you will have breakfast and shower, before leaving to the fortified village of Rissani in the Tafilalt region. Nestled at the edge of the Ziz Valley, Rissani is a traditional desert village yet houses the impressive Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif, the first ruler of the Alawite dynasty, which thrived here in the 17th century. Journey through the impressive Todra Gorges and past the eastern slopes of the Atlas Mountains to Tinerhir Oasis, with its green valley of palms and local villages, before continuing on a scenic drive through the Dades Valley, also known as the ‘Valley of 1000 Kasbahs. Overnight in Dades valley.
- DAY 4 - Dades - Roses Valley - Skoura - Ouarzazate - High Atlas - Marrakesh
his morning after breakfast in the hotel, We depart to Ouarzazate via Skoura . Stopping for a panoramic view of the kasbah of Taourirt then another photo stop near the atlas film studios. After that you will visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou and stop for lunch in a local restaurant in the village. In the Afternoon we will drive to Marrakech over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Drop off in Marrakech.
- Pick up and drop off at the airport
- ComfortablePrivate transport with air-condition
- English Speaking Tour Guide
- Sand boarding in Dunes
What's not included
- Flight tickets
- Travel insurance
- lunches and Hotel in Fes