3 Days Desert Tour - Fes to Marrakech

 

Day 1: Fes - Ifrane - Midelt - Ziz Valley - Erg Chebbi

After breakfast you will leave towards the desert, to village Merzouga, located on the foot of sand dunes Erg Chebbi, jewel of the desert. During this journey you’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas Mountains. We will pass through the city of Ifrane or “Switzerland of Morocco”, a different, beautiful city in Morocco, which was considered as the second cleanest city in the world in 2013. We will also stop at the Cedar forest, the largest one in Morocco in Middle Atlas Mountains, to visit the oldest Cedar tree in the forestand where you will have the chance to take pictures of the Barbarian apes. Afterward we will drive to Zaida village for to have a lunch and after which we continue our tour to the desert, passing by Midelt and Errachidia city before we arrive to Ziz valley with its palm grove. Here we will stop on a panoramic park to take some photos before we continue to Merzouga. Upon your arrival to Merzouga you will leave your luggage in the hotel and take with you only the necessary ones before you will take a camel trek to the camp across the pink dunes of Erg Chebbi.You will watch the sunset on your way or at your arrival to the bivouac. Overnight at your nomadic camp where you will have dinner.

Day 2: Merzouga - Rissani - Todra Gorge - Dades Walley

Early in the morning your camel man will wake you up to see the best sunrise from the dunes and this is a great opportunity to shoot some nice pictures. Then you will trek back to the village to your hotel where you will have breakfast and shower. After breakfast you will leave for Rissani and Todra Gorge - a very wonderful canyon with its 300m high standing rocks. After lunch we drive through the Dades Valley, to see the amazing rock formations, known as "monkey toes". The night you will spend in the hotel inside Dades Valley, including dinner and breakfast.

Day 3: Dades Valley - Ksar Ait BenHaddou - Tizin’Tichka Pass - Marrakech

After breakfast we will depart to Marrakech via the Rose Valley including a stop at a rose distillation Unit in order to get a clear idea of how rose productions are manufactured. We continue by passing Skoura Palm grove and the road of 1000 Kasbahs, then we continue to visit Hollywood of Africa, the city of Ouarzazate, very well known for being the spot of the international movie makers and in which famous movies were filmed such as “ The Mummy”,” Prince of Persia”, “Gladiator” and so many other movies. Then we continue our way to the famous UNESCO World Heritage site Ksar Ait Ben Haddou. Then we drive via the Atlas Mountains to pass one of the Morocco amazing roads, the Tizi n Tichka Pass that stands in 2260m above sea level. Then we will stop for a cup of coffee and thereafter, we continue to join the red city of Marrakesh, where the tour ends.

 

Activities

  • Camel Trekking is a fantastic way to discover the desert.

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  • Drive around the dunes,
    If you will overnight in the desert, you will sleep in tents, with blanket-floors and your guide will cook dinner for you while you go to see the sunset

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  • Watch suneset / sunrise

    Climb up and admire one of the most wonderfull sunset or surise in your life
  • See the real salt lake Dayet Sriji with exotic birds for example flamingos.

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  • Go shopping in the souk

    Do shoping in one of cities you will visiting
  • Volubilis

    The most remote territories of the former Roman Empire
  • Volcanic landscape

    Admire this landscape on your way from Meknes towards Azrou
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