3 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga Desert

3 Days Tour From Marrakech to Fes Merzouga Desert


Day 1: Marrakech – Kasbah Ait Benhaddou -Skoura Oases – Roses Valley – Boumalne du Dades

We pick you up from the your Riad or Hotel and leave Marrakech to begin our tour in the Dades Valley. We pass through Tizi-n-Tishka in the high Atlas Mountains where we pause to appreciate the mountain views. We visit the Ait Ben Haddou village which is recognized by UNESCO as a world patrimony. It is famous as a backdrop for many films, including ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Alexander’. We take lunch here before continuing on our way enjoying the natural beauty of the landscapes and historical monuments such as Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and Roses Valley, which is renowned for the Festival of Roses. We also pass through the little Berber villages of Skoura and ‘El Kelaa des M’Gouna’ and ‘Boumalene Dades’. The latter is our final stop for the day. We shall stay overnight in a hotel which includes dinner and breakfast.

Day 2: Dades Gorges – Boumlane du Dades – Tinghir – Toudra Gorges – Tinjdad – Touroug – Erfoud – Merzouga

After breakfast, return via the Dades Valley until Boumalne in order to continue in direction of Tinghir and the Toudra Gorges, walk in the Gorges and afterwards departure to join Erfoud by Tinjdad Palm grove (lunch on the spot) and the one of Touroug. Break in Erfoud to visit the family marble and fossil production workshop and then going by track towards the amazing dunes of Erg Chebbi. After relaxing for a time, we go for the camels that are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes. We will spend the night in an equipped camp with drums music in the middle of the Sahara, which is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise. When we arrive to the camp, we climb the high dunes to see the sunset and spend the night in nomad tents

Day 3: Merzouga – Ziz Valley – Midelt – Ifran – Fez

Before sunrise, our camel warden will wake you to ascend the dunes and find the sun emerge above the horizon. During the winter season, when the days are short, we will start the camel trek and on route pause to meet the sunrise. Arriving at the hotel we will be able to have showers and breakfast, before continuing our journey to Fez.

We leave Merzouga on route to Fez, passing through many places: Arfoud, Errachidia, Ziz Valley, Meditlt, Cedar Forests of Azrou, Ifrane and Fez. On a good day you might be able to catch a glimpse of the monkeys that live in the forests. We will stop for lunch along the way in one of the many restaurants. Our guide will make sure you reach your chosen Riad or Hotel. Here we will leave at your Riad or Hotel where the tour ends.

Tour cost: The price is depends on number of travelers, for the price please contact us!

Tour include:
Comfortable transport (4×4– mini bus)
Driver-guide who speaks your language
Fuel
1 night hotel accommodation with half board
Camel ride (camel each)
1 night in desert camp

Not included:
International airfare
Lunch
Drinks other than water
Travel insurance
Items of a personal nature

NOTE: If this itinerary that we offer does not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare the trip to your measurements and needs.

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