Discover the best of Morocco during this 4 days desert tour of morocco from fes to Marrakech through the desert Sahara desert of Merzouga and emerse yourself in deep morccan berber culture, this tour will allow you to explore the hidden traditional culture of berber and Moroccan locals, camel trek and overnight in the desert camp is the most point of interests of this tour. Discover the fortified villages and the berber architecture in the old kasbahs alog the dades valley and in the unesco kasbahs in Ouarzazate.
Pick up from your accommodation in Fes at 08 AM.
Approximately 6:00 PM.
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.