5 Days Fes Tour to Marrakech Via Merzouga Desert
To enjoy the middle atlas mountains and ride camels in the Sahara desert of Merzouga. Also, you will have a chance to see the most impressive valleys of Ziz, Todra, and Dades as well as Gorges of Todra and Dades. Moreover, you will visit the biggest cinema studios in Ouarzazate, then visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Finally, enjoy the special Berber villages in the heart of high atlas mountains 5 days fes tour to marrakech via merzouga desert.
Program | 5 Days Fes Tour to Marrakech Via Merzouga Desert
Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga Dunes
After breakfast, you will leave for Merzouga through the Middle Atlas Mountains passing across Ifrane a famous ski resort built by the French to resemble a Swiss village and the Cedars forests of Azrou where you will see the monkeys.
Continue to Mideltwhere you will have lunch. You will then follow the Ziz Riverthrough the valley and stop to see the Ziz Gorges on your way to Merzouga.
Day 2: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Merzouga
On day two you will explore the desert region and Erg Chebbi desert dunes. You will make a circuit of the desert dunes where you will have the opportunity to see how the Nomads live and the amazing changing contrasts of the desert. You will visit the “black village” of Khamlia to see the Gnawa musicians. You will have a traditional Berber pizza for lunch in the ancient capital of Rissani. In the afternoon, you will take a ride on the camel to watch the sunset over the dunes and spend the night in the desert camp. Enjoy the dinner, the delicious mint tea, and the traditional Berber music while watching the stars and the rising moon in the amazing Sahara desert.
Day 3: Erg Chebbi – Rissani – Todra Gorges
After breakfast, you will trek back to the hotel on your camel for a quick shower. Depart from the Sahara desert dunes of Erg Chebbi taking an off-road drive across the Hamada (the black Desert) to get to the Sahara town of Rissani, optional visit of the animated local market. Afterwards, you head towards Erfoud, known for its fossils, where you will stop to visit a fossil workshop before continuing to the impressive Todra canyons, known for rock climbing. Check in at the hotel for the night.
Day 4: Todra Gorges – Dades Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate
Breakfast at the hotel, then drive along the road of The Thousand Kasbahs. You will pass through the Dades Valley and go up to the mountainous area through an off-road trail where many Berber villages and few nomads are still living in caves; here you will have the chance to visit one of these families and take a look at their daily life. You will be impressed by the landscapes of the colorful rose valley before you reach Skoura palm grove. Arrive in Ouarzazate for dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – High Atlas – Marrakech
After breakfast, visit of the Taourirt Kasbah before departing to Ait Benhaddou to visit the magnificent World Heritage Site. You will continue with a visit of the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and the Kasbah el Glaoui. Stop for lunch in a local restaurant in Telouet before descending the Tizi-n-Tichka mountain pass heading to Marrakech
|Return private transport from Marrakech|
|English speaking guide (other languages can be catered for)|
|2 nights accommodation in Hotels|
|1 night in Berber tents|
|Breakfast and Dinner in the Sahara Desert|
|Muleteer Team in the Atlas Mountains|
|Berber music and animation|
What’s Not Included
|Beverages & Bottled Water|