4-Day Tour from Fes to Marrakech Through Merzouga . You will have a short but full impresssion of this area of Morocco with its Mountains, Gorges, Valleys, Kasbahs, Rivers, Oases, and Sand Dunes. Not to mention the splendour of the night sky, the Sunset, the Sunrise and the hospitality of the people in the South area…
Day 1 : Fes ,Ifran , Azrou, Midelt, Arfoud, Rissani, Merzouga(Sahara Desert)
Departure to Merzouga passing through the Middle Atlas Mountains and the berber village of Immouzer Kandar, Ifrane and Azrou where you will have the opportunity to see the largest forest of cedar trees in the region that is inhabited by monkeys. Free time for optional lunch break and a moment of relaxation in Midelt.Ahead, the oasis region of Erfoud welcomes you. Continuing to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, also known as the Dunes of Merzouga. Dinner and over night in Merzouga.
Day 2 : Merzouga, Erg Chebbi (Sand dunes), Merzouga
After breakfast,you will start an amazing trip around the dunes while passing by Merzouga, the wandering deposit, the village of Khamliya (village of the Gnaoua) ,Mines of Mifiss, the plates desert meeting the Berber nomads of the desert, oasis Tissardemine, and return to the hotel around 4 p.m, for camel trekking attending the sunset and spend the night in Berber tents in the middle of the dunes. Dinner and over night in a Bivouac(camp).
Day 3 : Merzouga, Rissani, Tinghir, Boumanle Dades
Early morning wake up for camel riding and outstanding sunrise. Arriving to the hotel for refreshing and breakfast, depart to Dades Gorges throught Rissani and number of Berber villages. Visit and lunch in Todra Gorges, where you will take a walk to exploring this magnificent and narrow gorges where vertiginous cliffs of pink ochre frame a crystal clear and fresh river . Afternoon continue to Dades Valley. Overnight in the hotel in Boumanle Dades.
Day 4 : Boumanle Dades, kelat Magouna, Ouarzazate, Marrakech
After breakfast,you will drive to Marrakech via Dades Valley, Roses Valley and Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah ,vist of this old berber village of Ait Ben Haddou, where many movies filmed such as; Obelix, Gladiator and others. After lunch, you will continue on the road to Marrakech crossing the High Atlas Mountains through Tizi N Tichka pass, stopping at places with magnificent panoramic views to take picture.
1-Optional Extras : We strongly recommend taking an organized tour (1 hour to two hours walk ) and explore one of the areas (Skoura,Dades Valley or Todra Valley) along the way from Marrakech or Fes to the Desert of Merzouga (check activities on our website).
2-This Tour is available in the opposite direction: Marrakesh, Sahara, & Fez.