3 Days & 2 Nights Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour via Merzouga
Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate -Dades
This 3 Day 2 Night tour from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga, start at 08:00 from Marrakesh to Dades Valley your driver guide will pick up you from your hotel/riad or anywhere you stay and drive via the High Atlas mountains Tizi n'Tichka pass throughout the high Atlas Mountains we will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes and Berber hamlets, and break for coffee and mint tea. In the afternoon we will get the chance the visit the universal Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987. This Berber Kasbahs which has been used as a very important destination for international filmmakers for more than 20 films was also one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory, salt and silk from sub-Saharan countries to Marrakech and beyond. We'll pass through Ouarzazate, or what we call Hollywood of Africa since it's has been as well a very famous destination for filmmakers, after Ouarzazate we will continue to Dades valley , trough the Megoun ,Skoura (berber villages around the valley) we will spend the night in Dades Valley Gorges, Dinner and Breakfast in Hotel/Riad .
Day 2: Ouarzazate - Todra Gorge - Merzouga -Camel ride - Night in desert
After breakfast, we leave Dades then we go on towards Todgha Gorges, one of the most beautiful and impressive canyons in Morocco. This is what make them a serious place for half and full day trekking trips and interesting canyons for serious climbers. From Todgha Gorges we head towards Merzouga through arid landscapes and along many oases of palm grooves. We pass Erfoud or what we call the capital of fossils as it's very known with it's fossil's factories where they make beautiful shapes and pieces from rock of mountains. Then we'll head for the Erg Chebbi sand sea. We continue deeper into the desert landscape, until dunes appear in the middle of nowhere .When we arrive to our Auberge (Inn) you meet your camel guide and ride the camels into the bivouac (camp).under the evening stars shining brilliantly in the clear night sky. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in a nomad tent.
Day 3: Merzouga - Ziz valley – Midelt - Fes
After an early sunrise ,you ride the camels backing to Merzouga, after take shower an breakfast we'll start our tour to the city of Fes. We stop on the road to enjoy landscape and having tea ont he before we will stop the Ziz Valley and drive through the High Atlas mountains again. We stop by a town called Midelt (famous for its minerals )where we'll have lunch. This town is a very impressive mountain city at 1488 meters of altitude, well situated lower down the Jbel Ayachi (3737 m). In the afternoon we'll continue to the Azrou city we will stop to see the Monkeys in the ceder forest and drive tothe city of Fes. Arrival to Fes which is the end of the trip.
Tour included :
- Tour in 4x4 vehicle(minibus)
- Hotel overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
- Camel ride
- 1 night in desert camp
Not included :
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