Day 1 : Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga:Today on this Fes Sahara Desert Tour, and in the early morning, you will go through the Middle Atlas to Ifrane “Moroccan Switzerland” and Azrou. You will have a stop at the cedar woods for a visit to Cedre Goraud Tree where you will see Barbary monkeys. From here we drive to the south going by a few towns and you will get the chance to see wanderers living in tents. You will also observe the volcanic rocks. Our following destination is in Midelt where you will take your lunch. Later on, proceeding with our drive via the Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m) while observing the panoramic views. You will also cross Ziz Gorge and the tunnel. When getting closer to Errachidia, you will see the Barrage Hassan Al-Dakhil which has turquoise blue water.
Proceed with our drive to Erfoud, you’ll see a panoramic view of Aoufous palmeraie along the Ziz River. Arriving at Erfoud and check in at your lodging on the foot of the ridges. Supper and overnight stay in a Hotel.
Day 2 : Tour around Erg Chebbi Desert – Camel Ride & Night in Desert:After breakfast in the inn, you will begin an explorative trip of the region, you will visit the travelers in their goat hair tent and find out about the Sahara life. On this Fes Sahara Desert Tour, you will visit the Gnaoua people, initially slaves brought from Sudan, here you will have the chance to tune in to their music and learn about their culture and lifestyle. Depending on what time you visit the Sahara, you may find the lake of Merzouga and its bird population for example, the “Flamingos”. On the evening, we will drive you to the camp in the desert, to see the striking sand-ocean of the Erg-Chebbi. You will appreciate the excellence of the Sahara and the dusk over the brilliant ridges. After the nightfall you will have a dinner on the berber way in the camp where you will spend your first night under the stars or in tents. Our camp contains western bathrooms.
Day 3 : Merzouga – Rissani Market – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges:We will wake you up very earlier to watch the sunrise and enjoy breakfast. You will trek back to your hotel where you can have hot shower and get ready for the new journey. We will go to Rissani, you will have a visit to Zawiya Moulay Ali Sharif and you may discover the Souk (local market) with the chance to see the Fondouks where mules gather. Proceeding on our drive toward Tineghir going by Erfoud “the capital of marble fossil”. On this Fes Sahara Desert Tour, you will see the Khatarat (Canal water system framework). Our next stop is in Tinejdad or Tineghir where you will eat. Later on, we will proceed along the river to arrive to the Todra Gorges. You will climb/Walk through this dazzling spot while getting observing the high rock walls (up to 300 meters). A while later, we drive to Boumalne Dades, towards the Dades Gorges where you will see the rock formations “human bodies, fingers of monkeys”. Supper and overnight stay at the lodging.
Day 4 : Dades Gorges – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – High Atlas – Marrakech:Today you will go to Marrakech passing by Boumalne Dades,Skoura and El-Kelaâ M’Gouna. You will immerse in the views of the Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs, Skoura Oasis and Valley of the Roses while driving. We will stop at Ouarzazate where you may have a pause to see the Kasbah of Taourirt. It was developed by the Glaoui dynasty. From here continue to the town of Aït Benhaddou, lunch break in the place and explore the outstanding Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou. Later on, we will take you over the Tizi N’Tichka Pass (2260 m), you will have chances to take photographs and appreciate the views of High Atlas Mountains alongside Berber towns. Arrive at Marrakech and transfer to your preferred lodging. End of our Fes Sahara Desert Tour and services.
Included on this Fes Sahara Desert Tour:
- Transportation in 4×4 vehicles with A/C.
- Driver available every day of the trip. ( English Speaking )
- Vehicle fuels.
- Accommodation on half board (dinner and breakfast) in hotels.
- Camel trek and sleep in tent in the desert.
- Pick up and drop off at your accommodation.
Not Included :
- Airline tickets.
- Noon meals. (Possibility of picnic or restaurants)
- Drinks and lunches.
- Entrance fees.
- Tips and personal miscellaneous expenses.