Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga:
On this Fes Desert Tours, venture through the middle Atlas via the “Moroccan Switzerland” Ifrane. Then have a stop at Azrou and visit the cedar forest to see the Cedre Goraud Tree and watch the Barbary apes leaping upon the trees. Drive south and cross a few towns while finding the opportunity to see wanderers who live in tents. You’ll also observe the volcanic rocks. Our following stop will be in Midelt where to have lunch. After lunch keep crossing the Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m) and take in all the beautiful views. Additionally cross the delightful Ziz Gorge and the tunnel. Close to the city of Errachidia, see the Barrage Hassan Al-Dakhil that contains the turquoise blue water. Continue to Erfoud, where we will stop to see Aoufous palmeraie along the sublime Ziz River. We’ll saty in Erfoud and check in at the lodging on the foot of the hills. Take your supper and overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 2: Tour Around Erg Chebbi Desert – Camel Ride & Night in Desert:
After breakfast in the hotel your explorative journey of the area will begin, on this Fes Desert Tours. Start by a visit to the nomads in their tents made from goat hair, also learn about the desert life. Then visit the Gnaoua people who originate from Sudan, your unique chance will be to listen to their special music and learn the culture and lifestyle. If you visit the desert on a specific time of the year, you can see the lake of Merzouga with its bird population like the “Flamingos”. On the afternoon make your way to desert camp and explore the mysterious sand-sea of the mighty Erg-Chebbi dunes. Enjoy the beauty of the Sahara and watch the sunset over the golden dunes; then take your dinner in the camp and spend your first night beneath the stars, or in the tents as you wish. Our camp provides western bathrooms.
Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani Market – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges:
Wake up early to watch the beautiful sunrise and enjoy your breakfast. Trek back to the inn to have hot shower and begin your new excursion. After breakfast go to Rissani, you’ll visit the Zawiya Moulay Ali Sharif, in addition the local market and the opportunity to see the Fondouks where mules gather. Then your drive will continue to Tineghir passing Erfoud city “the capital of marble fossil”. Furthermore visit the Khatarat (Canal irrigation system) on route. Then our stop will be in Tinejdad or Tineghir; there we will take lunch. Proceed by the dazzling river until you arrive at the gorges, climb/Walk in this lovely place and appreciate the views of high rock walls (up to 300 meters). Then we continue to Boumalne Du Dades and the gorges, you’ll have time to explore the Dades gorges and immerse in rock formations “fingers of monkeys, human bodies ”. Finally supper and overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 4: Dades Gorges – Boutghrar off road – Kelaâ M’Gouna – Skoura – Ouarzazate:
After breakfast your journey with begin with a short exploration of Dades gorges. After discovering the dades; we will then cross Boutghrar trail which will lead us to El-Kelaâ M’Gouna. On this Fes Desert Tours, you’ll stop to visit one of the berber wanderer families who live in caves, you’ll know their lifestyle while enjoying a sip of sweet mint tea. Then continue to reach El-Kelaâ M’Gouna and enjoy your delicious lunch. Then we drive to Ouarzazate while taking in the views of the romantic Valley of Roses; the Valley of Skoura palmerie and one thousand Kasbahs.Your visit will include the beautiful Kasbah of Amerhidil which is in Skoura Oasis and you’ll be mesmerized with the immense Palm Groves and beautiful sights of the Atlas Mountains. At that point arrive at Ouarzazate town and see the Taourirt Kasbah which was constructed by the Glaoui dynasty. Finally dinner and spend your night at the Hotel.
Day 5: Ouarzazate – Aït Benhaddou – Telouet – Tizi N’Tichka – Marrakech:
This morning after taking your breakfast, we can explore the Atlas Studios before we go to the village of Aït Benhaddou, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and there you’ll discover this outstanding Kasbah. It’s is located on a slope along the waterway of Ounila; it’s well known as a result of its part in hosting many movies like The Message, Jesus of Nazareth, Gladiator, Jewel of the Nile, The Mummy, The Man Who Would Be King, Lawrence of Arabia. Then we continue our road to Telouet, and take a break for lunch while at the same time exploring the incredible Kasbah of Telouet. At last pass over the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass (2260m) and stop en route to take photographs and observing the views of High Atlas Mountains with Berber towns situated on the road. In the afternoon we reach Marrakech and transfer to your accommodation selected by your choice. End of our Fes Desert Tours and services.
Included on this Fes Desert Tours:
- 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 a tent in the desert camp.
- 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.