4 days Fes to Marrakech tour via magical sahara desert
Overwiev of the 4 days Fes to Marrakech tour
Visit Ouarzazate and Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
Explore and camp in the Merzouga desert
Camel trekking to the highest sand dunes in North Africa
Explore interesting Berber villages
Admire the landscapes, views and take pictures
Travel via middle Atlas mountains and visit the Cedar forest
DAY 1 of the 4 DAYS FES TO MARRAKECH TOUR : FES – AZROU – MIDLET – ZIZ VALLEY – MERZOUGA :
In the morning we will pick you up from your accommodation. Then day 1 of this 4-day trip from FES to MARRAKECH begins with the drive to Merzouga via several towns. On the way, we will drive through the Middle Atlas Mountains and make a few stops to visit Ifrane (the Switzerland of Morocco) and the Cedar Forest (a large forest area where monkeys live). This beautiful forest area is located near the town of Azrou.
After that, we will continue to our destination this day via Midelt and the Ziz Gorge, where we will take a break to enjoy the fascinating views and scenery. We then continue to Merzouga passing through the towns of Erfoud and Rissani. Arriving in Merzouga, we will spend the night in a hotel after an eventful day.
DAY 2 : EXPLORE MERZOUGA – CAMEL TREKKING- CAMP IN THE DESERT CAMP
Sahran culture and lifestyle are very interesting. Today we will try to visit and explore some places near Merzouga desert. We will start with the village of Khaamlia, which is a very old village. The people who live here are originally from Sudan, Mali and Sudan. Long time ago they were brought as slaves from these African countries. This village is also known for its unique Gnawa music style.
After lunch we visit a nomadic family and continue to Rissani, where we visit the impressive fortress towers (360 ksars) and the large souks. Later we drive back to Merzouga. The camel trekking starts in Merzouga. You will ride camels and be guided by an experienced camel driver. During this excursion to Erg Chebbi dunes you will see the breathtaking sunset in the desert.
Overnight stay and dinner in a Berber tent. Afterwards you can sit around the campfire and listen to the Berber drums. Also enjoy the view of the endless stars.
DAY 3 : MERZOUGA – TODRA GORGES – DADES VALLEY :
Above the fascinating and high sand dunes of Erg Chebbi you will experience a wonderful view of the sunrise. Then we will take you back to Merzouga and ride on camels through the vast and quiet desert. At the hotel in Merzouga you will have breakfast and shower.
After that, the 3rd day of the 4-day trip from FES to MARRAKECH will continue with a ride to other places. We will drive to Todra gorge via the beautiful village of Tinghir. Besides the magnificent views and landscapes, Todra gorges are the highest and narrowest in Morocco. These characteristics make Todra Gorge an attraction for climbers. After lunch and a walk through the stunning cliffs, we will drive to the lovely Dades Valley. Overnight in a guest house (dinner and breakfast).
DAY 4 of the FES TO MARRAKECH TOUR: DADES VALLEY – KASBAH AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH :
Today is the last day of this exploration tour. After having breakfast in Dades, we will drive to Ouarzazate. On the way, we will drive along the scenic “Road of the Thound Kasbahs” and also stop to enjoy a lovely visit to the City of Roses in Kalaat M’Gouna. Near Ouarzazate (Hollywood of Africa),
we will visit the majestic and magnificent Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, the most famous and largest in Morocco. It is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but also a destination for filmmakers. Several movies have been filmed in this place, including Kingdome of Heaven and Gladiator.
After that, we will drive to Marrakech. The journey to the Red City will take us through the Tizi N’Tichka Pass and the High Atlas Mountains, which offer breathtaking views and landscapes to the traveler. End of the 4 days trip FES-MARRAKECH
- Private transport AC minibus with English speaking guide/driver
- We will pick you up and drop you off at your accommodation
- 1 night in a desert camp in private tents
- Camel trekking in the Sahara Merzouga
- Dinner and breakfast
- Entrance fees, other personal expenses and pocket money