4 Days from MARRAKECH to FES
Day 1 : Marrakech – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – Ait Benhaddou – OUARZAZATE – Boumalene Dades:
Our wonderful journey starts from your accommodation in Marrakech, for a tour around some of Morocco’s special destinations, and the first one for today will be the Kasbah of Ait Ban Haddou, on the way you are going to experience the beauty of Atlas Mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka, the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m, offering you charming views as far as the eye can see , valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages. We will have stops along the way, so you can get the chance to take some great pictures, and to admire the beauty of this area dotted with tiny berberic villages.
Arriving to a world Heritage site the Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou, this place belongs to one of the most important families between the 16th and 17 th century in Morocco, “the Glaoui’s family” ; and a place that attracted many film makers, that took a part in their movies such as ” Jesus of Nazareth “. A lunch is planned for you to enjoy it in this historical area. After a quiet stay, we will resume our tour in Ouarzazate, to explore one of the historical Kasbahs in the area, the Kasbah of Taourirt ; Next we will visit the city of roses, and its valley, a carpet of roses as far as the eye can see.
Eventually, arriving to Boumalene Dades, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner, and spend the night at a Riad/hotel.
Day 2 : FROM BOUMALNE DADES TO TINGHIR-TOUDRA GORGES – TINJDAD – ERRFOUD TO MERZOUGA DESERT:
After breakfast at the beautiful town of Boumalene, we will head over to a special destination today, the magnificent Merzouga, passing by Tinghir, to visit Todra gorges the highest narrowest spectacular gorges in Morocco, a unique place, recognized around the world as one of the most spectacular Canyons in the world. After a quiet stay we will continue to the famous town of Tijdad, where you will try a traditional lunch. After restoring, we will continue towards our unique destination passing by Errfoud; then to Merzouga, where you will be welcomed by camels that will take you through the magnificent world of the sandy dunes of Erg Chebbi. In a memorable experience on the top of the camels you will admire the spectacular sunset in the Middle of the Sahara.
Eventually, the camels will take you to our traditional well equipped camp, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner, while listening to a berber music show, in a friendly mood under the stars.
Overnight in a nomadic camp.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA – BERBER FAMILIES – BLACK DESERT – MERZOUGA :
In the morning, before breakfast, it’s recommended to wake-up early so you cannot miss the spectacular sunrise of Merzouga in the middle of the Sahara. Afterwards we are going to ride camels back to the village, before resuming our tour, and in today’s program , we will explore the surrounding areas of the marvel Erg Chebbi’s desert by visiting the village of khamlia inhabited by Senegalese musicians, to enjoy folk dances, and black Gnaoui music, following by the spectacular lake of Merzouga with its rich birds species, also visit a nomadic family, where you can see some Berber handicrafts, and learn more about the way of their living.
Overnight and dinner at the hotel, or at the camp.
DAY 4: MERZOUGA – RISSANI – ZIZ VALLEY – MIDELT – AZROU – IFRANE – FES :
In the morning, before breakfast, it’s recommended to wake-up early; so as not to miss the spectacular sunrise of Merzouga in the middle of the Sahara. Take a shower, and have breakfast before, either riding camels back or by 4×4 car to the village.
After a quiet stay, we are going to continue towards Rissani, Erfoud then to Midelt the commercial center of a large agricultural hinterland, passing by Ziz Valley, and Errachidia, to the Cedar forests of the beautiful Azrou, and by the Switzerland of Morocco the unique Ifrane.
Eventually, arriving to Fes, in the evening. Where your wonderful journey with us unfortunately ends at your desired location, either at a Riad, Hotel or at the airport.
Included in this tour:
✓ Private tour in a comfortable A/C vehicle.
✓ Private driver/guide during the trip.
✓ Pick up / drop off from Airport/Hotel/Riad.
✓ Accommodation in Boumalne Dades hotel during the tour.
✓ Sleeping in the desert camp.
✓ Camel trek in the desert.
✓ Dinners and breakfasts.
✗ Plane ticket to and from Morocco.
✗ Lunches and drinks during the tour.
✗ Entrance fees to museums and attractions.