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4 Days Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech

Marrakech

Duration

4 days

Tour Type

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Get on a captivating 4 Days Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech with Morocco Nomad Excursions travel agency, where you can immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the Berber people. Journey from Fes to Marrakech, traversing the awe-inspiring Sahara desert of Merzouga. This expedition will unveil the hidden treasures of traditional Berber and Moroccan customs, offering you a truly enriching experience. A definite highlight of this tour is the unforgettable camel trekking adventure and overnight stay at a desert camp.

 

Delve into the fortified villages and marvel at the remarkable Berber architecture found along the Dades Valley. Additionally, explore the UNESCO-listed kasbahs in Ouarzazate, which serve as magnificent testaments to the country’s history and heritage.

 

Highlights of the 4 Days Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech:

  • Sahara Desert Experience: Camel trekking and overnight stay in the Merzouga desert.
  • Berber Cultural Immersion: Explore the traditions, music, and cuisine of the Berber people.
  • Desert Camp Overnight: Spend a night in a traditional desert camp under the starry sky.
  • Fortified Villages and Kasbahs: Visit ancient kasbahs and fortified villages along the Dades Valley.
  • Scenic Landscapes: Enjoy stunning views of the Sahara desert, valleys, and mountains.
  • Local Markets and Souks: Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Moroccan markets and souks.
  • Moroccan Hospitality: Engage with locals, indulge in traditional meals, and experience warm hospitality.

 

Tour Plan

Your driver will meet you at your hotel to transport you to the desert village of Merzouga, the cedar forest and Ziz gorge, then the Erg Chebbi Sahara dunes. First, stop at the city of Ifrane through the mountains from the Middle Atlas. we will stop on our way in the beautiful cedar forests to see the barbarian monkeys protected in their natural habitat. After crossing the Tizi Ntalghamt Pass for the city of Midelt and the magnificent Ziz Gorges dug into the volcanic rock, you will see the views of the Middle Atlas plateau and the changing landscapes to reveal the traces of the desert towards the city. Errachidia. After lunch, we will continue our route through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud and Merzouga. Arrival to Merzouga and check in to your hotel at the foothills of the sand dunes of erg chebbi.

A full day dedicated to exploring the desert and enjoying these peculiar desert landscapes that lies between Morocco and Algeria. You can choose an excursion in the place, like an adventure with a 4 × 4 in the desert, climb the dunes with a quad, lower them on a board practicing Sandboard … or simply pulling you through the dunes making the croquette!
Today you will have the opportunity to meet locals and learn about the daily life of the nomads, we will also visit the black people in the village of Khamlia.
In the afternoon we will take a camel ride to a Berber camp in the Erg Chebbi Dunes, considered as the highest sand dunes in North Africa. The camel ride takes about 1 hour 30 minutes, then we relax in Berber tents for our night in the desert. The tents are well equipped with blankets, mattresses, and cushions. After dinner, we will gather around the fire and enjoy listening to traditional Berber drums under the stars.

Early wake up to enjoy a beautiful sunrise over the dunes, then take a camel ride back to your hotel to meet your driver/guide for a new explorative journey, we will leave for Tinghir, Todra Gorge where you will have lunch. After lunch, we will cross the Dades valley towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. This route offers many photo opportunities. We will visit the valley of Roses and the village of Sekoura, then continue to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa”, where we will have dinner and spend the night.

After breakfast, the entire day is devoted to the visit of Ouarzazate: the Kasbah of Taourirt, Tifoultout, and the cinema studio (optional). Then you will drive to the Kasbah of Ait Ben haddou UNESCO World Heritage Site Ait Ben Haddou (Ait Ben Haddou village), serving as a backdrop for more than 25 international films, it was one of the most important fortress bastions on the ancient salt route caravan, where traders brought gold, slaves, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Morocco and beyond. Crossing the Tizin Tichka High Atlas Pass where the steep slopes of the mountains are grouped with dwellings of mud fortified sheltering many Berber families and their pets. Arriving on Marrakech, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Included/Exclude

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off service
  • Transportation in comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Fuel included
  • Half-board accommodation
  • Camel Ride (one camel each)
  • 2 nights in desert camp
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Lunches and drinks
  • Anything not mentioned in the program
  • Local guide and Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses

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    Max Guests

    99

    Min Age

    12

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