Tour Itinerary: 5 days Desert tour from Fes to Marrakech
Day 1: FES – IFRANE – MIDELT – ERFOUD – DUNES OF MERZOUGA (ERG CHEBBI)
Start our 5 days Desert tour from Fes to Marrakech from Fes. we will go to the desert of merzouga where are the sand dunes of erg chebbi, a journey of 8 hours.
We will cross the middle Atlas and one of the largest Oasis in Morocco, Tafilalet passing through several Berber villages and two. Main cities of the Sahara ERFOUD and RISSANI. We will make several stops. In Ifrane city, Cedar forest of Azrou where we will find the monkeys, in Midelt for lunch. also in Ziz valley to see the impressive landscape of palm trees, a green valley in the middle of the Sahara. We will go to the merzouga dunes. We will continue our desert journey across the desert landscape and the Dunes appear in the middle of nowhere. Dinner and overnight at hotel with swimming pool.
2 Day: Merzouga-Erg Chebbi
Today we will start our day tour through the dunes, passing by many villages of the Sahara, one of them Khamlia, where we will enjoy their Gnawa music. after that visit the nomads of the desert in their Tents to explore their style life. In the afternoon we will ride camels to get into the desert and spend the night in the dunes in a Sahara desert camp.you will enjoy berber music the rhythm of drums played by the Berbers of the desert. Accommodation and dinner.
Day 3: Erg cheebi- desert of Merzouga
Early morning take a camel ride to the hotel and we will leaveMerzouga dunes and return by the Hamada these black desert. to Rissani optional visit to the market of Rissani, then we will continue to north of Erfoud, known for its fossils here we can visit the fossils factories. before continuing our way to the impressive gorges of TODRA, the city known for climbing gorges, we can Take a walk and take pictures. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Boumalne Dades.
DAY 4: GORGES OF TODRA – VALLE DEL DADES – PALMERAL DE SKOURA – OUARZAZATE
in this day we take our road of 1000 kasbahs, there are huge kasbahs on the side of the road. Many are in ruins, and some restored. We will pass through the VALLEY OF DADES crossing the mountain route where there are several Berber villages and caves. where the Nomads live. we will visit a nomadic family. and see how they live and their main activities caring for the flock of goats and sheep. enjoy an impressive landscape of Valley of Roses before the palm trees of SKOURA. In the afternoon we will return to ouarzazate.night at the Hotel.
DAY 5: OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU ALTO ATLAS – MARRAKECH
on our fifth day we will visit the cinema studios in Ouarzazate. Known as Hollywood in Africa. visit the kasbah Ait Ben HADDOU that has been named by UNESCO in 1987 as a world heritage site. In this Berber kasbah, more than 20 films have been filmed, such as Gladiator, Indian, Jones, and Lawrence of Arabia. Enjoy and explore the traditional architecture site of the kasbahs.then continue to Marrakech crossing the high Atlas and the Tizi n Tichka port. We will make several stops to take pictures of the landscape and have lunch in the Atlas Mountains in the afternoon we will arrive in Marrakech at the end of the trip and our service.
– Pick up at hotel / airport.
– Transport 4 × 4 / Ac.
– Driver/guide speaks English
– Hotels / Riads in M / P regime.
– Night in nomadic camp in M / P regime.
– Camel excursion (one per person).
– Midday meals.
– Entrances to monuments.
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