5 days trip from Rabat to the desert

TOUR OVERVIEW

A 5 days trip from Rabat to the desert allows you to experience the diverse landscapes and cultures of Morocco, culminating in the Sahara desert adventure. First, we pay a short visit to the enchanting Hassan Tower, the Musem of Hassan II, and Mohamed 5 then Udayas Kasbah. Thereafter we drive to Fes for overnight. Next, we head to the Sahara Desert but on the road, there is still so much to see like Ifrane city, the Switzerland of Morocco as many calls it.

We visit also, Cedar Forest where the Barbary Macaques are living. Later in the afternoon, we reach our destination the Sahara Desert. Where you will be welcomed by a glass of mint tea before riding the camels and crossing the dunes for catching a lifetime sunset that might be the best in your life. The overnight stay in a wonderful, decorated Luxury camp including Dinner and the Berber music.

Day 1: Rabat – Meknes – Fez

5 days trip from Rabat to the desert. We will be picked up at the airport and drive to Fez, stopping along the way for lunch in Meknes, an imperial city that is very similar to Fez. Meknes’ Medina is flirtatious and collected, making it much easier to walk through and understand. It is very traditional, with winding streets teeming with activity and its market stalls of groceries.

Mamora Forest is one of Morocco’s most significant green spaces. Despite its little size, the Bab Mansour gate, which was built in 1732 and serves as its emblem, is the biggest gate in Morocco and all of Africa. The Roman city of Volubilis, which is home to the most spectacular and well-preserved remains in all of Morocco, will be our next stop. In 1997, it was designated a World Heritage Site. Finally, we will go on to Fez where we will stay the night in a hotel or riad.

Day 2: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga

We will depart for Midelt after breakfast, traveling through the Middle Atlas’s highlands and cedar trees. Then came Azrou, a significant center of handicraft with a focus on cedar woodwork, and Ifrane, a lovely ski resort. After over the Zad pass (2178m/7146ft), we’ll get to Midelt in time for lunch.

We go to Errachidia in the afternoon by way of the palm-tree-lined Ziz Valley. Next we travel to Erfoud and see the well-known market for dates, spices, and fossils. onto Merzouga in the future. Dinner and accommodation in a Merzouga hostel or hotel.

Day 3: Merzouga – Khamlia – Nomads – Merzouga

After breakfast, we’ll travel the magnificent path through the desert, passing by the two MERZOUGA oasis, the nomadic settlement, and the town of KHAMLIA (village of the blacks), where we’ll stop to listen to Gnawa music. then the MIFISS mines, the meals in the desert before meeting the wandering desert barbers, and finally the oasis TISSARDMINE.

Return to the inn at 3 p.m. to board a camel caravan and go to the dunes to witness the spectacular sunset. We’ll spend the night in the midst of the desert, 1 hour and 30 minutes away from Dromedary, behind the enormous Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Jaima camp for dinner and the night.

Day 4: Merzouga – Ziz Valley – Midélt

You’ll rise early to witness the stunning dawn, ascend the dunes, and ride camels back.
Our next stop will be in the Oasis of Aoufous (placed in the palm grove of Ziz, a panoramic view of the oasis for fans of photography as they may enjoy the sight), which is in the direction of Errachidia after passing through Erfoud.

Additionally, we will go via Errachidia and stop at the Hassan Adaklir Dam, which provides visitors with breathtaking panoramic vistas as a result of the contrast between its blue waters and the mountains’ ocher tones. As we proceed into the Middle Altas, we will cross the 1,907-meter Tizi N’talghom pass. Midelt’s dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Midelt – Azrou – Meknes – Rabat

Travel to Rabat after breakfast at the hotel. we travel via Azrou till we reach Meknes. then we go with rabat. End of the five-day rabat desert journey. Finishing up our services.

INCLUDED:
  • Pick up & drop off from hotel in Rabat.
  • Private transfers in A/C vehicle.
  • English speaking driver.
  • Camel trekking and FREE scarf.
  • Night in hotels and in Sahara desert camp.
  • Dinners/breakfast as per itinerary.
NOT INCLUDED:
  • Lunches.
  • Beverages.
  • Entry fees.
  • Tips.
  • Flight tickets.

Note: this itinerary is changeable up to your interest. Contact us we are happy to assist you to customize your trip.

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