5 Days / 4 Nights Desert Tour From Marrakech To Fes via Desert Merzouga
Day 1 – Marrakesh – Ouazazate – Dades Gorge
We Will Pick You Up At 8 Am, Then Travel Over The Tizi N’Tichka Pass (Elevation 2,260 Meters/7,414 Feet) Experience The Mountains And Of The Berber Villages On The Way. We Will Stop For Lunch And Tour In The World Heritage Site Of Ait Ben Haddou (This FamousKasbah Was Used As A Backdrop For More Than 20 Films.) We Then Pass Through The City Of Ouarzazate And Continue Leisurely Through The Valley Of Roses And Onwards To The Valley. Cultural And Historic Highlights Along The Way Include The Oasis Of Skoura, Heritage Sites In The Valley Of A Thousand Kasbahs And Finally, The Stunning Natural Wonder Of The Dades Gorges, Where We’ll Stay Overnight, In An Authentic Hotel With Modern Accommodations.
DAY 2: Dades – Todra Gorges – Merzouga (Erg Chebbi Dunes)
After Breakfast, We Leave From The Hotel In Dades Valley Taking The Road Of 1000 Kasbahs. This Drive Takes Us Around And Through The Picturesque Berber Villages Of The Dades Valley. Approximately 45 Km Further South, We Arrive In Tinghir, An Important Regional Hub For Trade And Trasportion, And Known For It’s Palm Groves berber Quarter. From Here We Continue Onwards To Reach The Todra Gorges (Todgha), Where We Have Left Free Time To Go On A Trek Along The Canyons, Some Of Which Reach Of About 300 Meters (Approx 1000 Feet) High, A Favorite Place For Rock Climbers. Afterward This Adventure, The Tour Takes Us To The Famous Erg Chebbi Dunes In Merzouga. You Will Have Lunch On The Way, And Then Arrive At The Local Auberge (Small Hotel) Where We Will Leave Our Luggage In A Secure Area, Drink Tea, And Meet Our Camel Guides For The Evening. The Caravan Departs In The Late Afternoon For An Approx 1.2 Hour Trek Into The Desert, And As We Continue Deeper Into The Desert Landscape, Dunes Rise Up In Front And Around Us To Heights Of 150 Meters (450 Feet). We’ll Stop On Our Ride The Sunset Views From On Top Of Our Camels, And Then Arrive At The Oasis Where The Camp Is Located. Here We Will Spend The Night In The Bivouac Surrounded By Dunes, Either Under Nomadic Tents Or Outside Under The Shooting Stars. After A Traditional Dinner, Around A Campfire And Peaceful Atmosphere.
DAY 3: Merzouga – 4×4 day trip around desert – Merzouga
In The Early Morning, Your Camel Guide Will Wake You Up In Order To Climb The Dunes And Watch Magnificent Sunrise Over The Dunes Of Erg Chebbi. The Camel Trek Its Way Back To The Hotel At The Edge Of The Dunes For Breakfast And Shower.then we’ll leave for a one day circuit of the dunes of Erg Chebbi in a 4×4, we may be able to visit the Lake of Merzouga, home to flamingos and other bird species. Then we’ll visit the mines, wells and nomadic settlements in the the desert. Lunch will be “Pizza”, a local dish, and afterwards we will stop and drink tea with a nomad family. In the evening we’ll return to your hotel .night in hotel with dinner .
DAY 4: Merzouga – ziz valley
After breakfast, we leave from Merzouga to visit the souk of rissani a town in Errachidia Province in eastern Morocco, It is the closest town of significant size to the Erg Chebbi, .grandfather of Moulay Cherif, founder of the Alaouite Dynasty of Morocco, is located on the southern edge of town.Rissani is the ancient capital of Tafilalet. Its location as a crossroads between north and south gave the city a certain importance in previous times.A former major caravan center,Rissani remains a major commercial center in the region, with a large souk, particularly lively on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. It is noted for its leather and goat skin trading.we continue to tawn erfoud we will have lunch in erfoud ,the continue to ziz valley, Arrive At The Local Auberge (Small Hotel) Where We Will Leave Our Luggage , visit the oasis and area old kasbah go for a trek ,then spend the night at hotel with dinner .
Day 5: Ziz Valley – Azrou – Fez
after Breakfast. We’ll Start Our Journey Back To Fez, Passing Through The Ziz Valley, Famous For The Dates In Morocco, On The Way To Errachidia. From There We Pass Through The Mountains, Seeing The National Parks And The Monkeys Of The Mountain Forest, Passing Through Azrou And Ifrane, The Like “Switzerland Of Morocco” And Finally Arriving In Fez. Our Guide Will Make Sure You Reach Your Chosen Riad Or Hotel.
– Transport In An A/C Vehicle, Either A 4WD Or Minibus
– An English Speaking Driver/Guide During The Tour
– Pick Up & Drop Off At Your Marrakesh Accommodation
– 4 Night At The Hotel , With Dinner And Breakfast
– 1 Night In The Desert Camp, With Dinner And Breakfast
– Guided Camel Trek And Nomad Bivouac
– Free Time To Explore The Sites, Including: Ait Ben Haddou, The Kasbahs, The Gorges, And The Erg Chebbi Dunes. Always Plenty Of Breaks For Photos, Walks, And Rest Stops.
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