Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley:On this 4 Days Marrakech Desert Tours, our driver picks you up from the accommodation at 8 o´clock am. Depart to the High Atlas, a range of the Moroccan Atlas mountains, via Tizi N´Tichka port. There we will experience stops for enjoying panoramic views and taking photos of the lovely Berber little towns. Then we move forward south to the ksar (fortified village) of Ait Ben Haddou. We will visit the famous Kasbah which (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). In fact many films have been filmed here in this spectacular stage, like Gladiator, Obelix, The Jewel of the Nile, The Mummy, Sahara with Penélope Cruz…etc Take free time for lunch in the town. Afterwards continue to the city Ouarzazate, known as “The gate of the desert” which means in berber language “noiseless or without confusion”. In the city visit the kasbah of Taourirt which is a standout amongst the most fantastic ksars in the country of Morocco.
The next stop is at the Rose Valley which goes through the big palm grove of Skora; a beautiful place to contemplate more than 700.000 palms and plentiful kasbahs built in the surrounding area. So in this lovely Valley damascenes roses are raised for their cosmetic use such as the valued rose water. Plus there is the Rose Festival which is taken annually in May. In fact it is an important one in the Moroccan culture. Finish your day at the Dades valley and spend your night there.
Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga – Camel Trek and overnight in the Berber tent:After breakfast marvel at the most beautiful views in the Dadées Valley from a lookout in the mountains. From there appreciate the plentiful number of kasbahs plus the scenic characteristics of each one. On this 4 Days Marrakech Desert Tours, you’ll take the incredible asphalt road which leads up the valley from the city of Tinerhir then the gorge and finally the desert. After some short stops on the way to explore the surroundings, we’ll arrive at the Todra Gorges, where the scenery is spectacular. In this area Local people live and their adobe villages can be seen. These incredible gorges and thanks to the rock sides and many uneven surfaces, these gorges are very popular among rock climbers. After taking a peaceful stroll in the crevasses of Todra, you’ll have available time to take lunch in Touroug or Tinejdad.
At that point the trip continues to the desert and reach the breathtaking and high dune Merzouga. From take a camel ride for one hour to the nomad camp. It is located in the middle of a sand sea of dunes (Erg Chebbi). Finally before dinner see the beautiful sunset at the top of a dune for then spend the night in the tent beneath the beautiful starry sky.
Day 3: Merzouga Desert – Nomads Families – Khamlia Village – Erg Chebbi:This day is completely a desert day tour. “Date with the dawn” get up early morning in the middle of the Sahara. An absolute worthy wake up to contemplate the most wonderful sunrise you´ve ever seen on the top of a dune. Near the camp appreciate this moment that is a gift of nature. After the sunrise we return to Merzouga on the camels where you’ll take a healthy breakfast. After that skirt in the Erg Chebbi, a great extension of sandy the Sahara where the Big Dunes of Morocco are. In fact these dunes reach more than 250mts high. Then we continue in the road that was earlier used for the “Paris – Dakar” which ends in the mountains that limit Morocco with Agelia. We stop at Tissardmin oasis, there you can find fossil quarries that still in the region.
We continue our 4 Days Marrakech Desert Tours, to see the nomad settlements and learn their manners and secrets of life. The next stop is at the viewpoint to observe the hole Erg Chebbi. Finally we’ll reach Kamilia Village, originally from Mali. There we´ll take a relaxing cup of tea, and meanwhile we listen to a harmony of the spiritual music of Gnawa. Finally transfer to your accommodation and a leisure afternoon to enjoy the town or the spectacular dunes next to the hotel and glimpse the sunset. Dinner and night in the hotel.
Day 4: Merzouga Desert – Ziz Valley – Cedar forests and monkey troupes of Azrou – Fes:After breakfast we start your last day to the north passing by the Tafilalet grove of palm which is the largest one in the world. You´ll see thousands of palm trees dotted along 20km on the road. Moreover this way leads us to the spectacular Ziz valley, which its river comes from the high Atlas mountains and feed the palm grove. So here we’ll stop to appreciate a heavenly view of the waterway. Plus the town of Aoufous from a high viewpoint. Then we’ll make another stop in Midelt town, in the heart of the Middle Atlas. You will have free time to take lunch and rest for a while. In the afternoon we move on through the lovely Cedar Woods where.
If we are lucky, we´ll see the Barbary monkeys. A short time later, we’ll visit is the town of Ifrane, which is on the northwestern slope of the Middle Atlas. Its broad avenues are urban development with perfect cleanness, the green areas, the gardens and its architecture make this city resembles the swiss town. Ifrane feels misplaced in Morocco. Hence it´s named the Moroccan Switzerland, and because it has an important ski resort which is Michlifen. At 6h00 pm we arrive at Fez, transfer to the hotel, and end of our 4 Days Marrakech Desert Tours and services.
Tour Includes :
- Transportation in 4×4 vehicles with A/C.
- Driver/Guide available every day of the trip.( English Speaking)
- Vehicle fuels.
- Accommodation on half board (dinner and breakfast) in hotels.
- Camel ride in the desert and overnight in tent
- Tent in an Oasis with the Berbers.
- Airline tickets.
- Drinks at meals.
- Noon meals. (Possibility of picnic or restaurants)
- Entrance fees.
- Tips and personal miscellaneous expenses.