4-Day Tour from Fes to the Desert
Day 1: Fez – Azrou – Errachidia – Merzouga (Erg Chebbi)
Our first stop will be in Azrou, where we take a walk to explore the forest and the Barbaric monkeys. We arrive in Midelt, a beautiful and clean village known for its apple production. We cross the Ziz valley where there are numerous oases. Our second stop is in Errachidia, the famous Kaser Souk, a traditional market and the oldest square in the town. We will get to know the local population, which is a mix of different Berber and Arab cultures. We will have lunch in this town before continuing our journey. We leave Errachidia and cross a delightful landscape. We drive through the vast countryside and a beautiful road with many palm trees in the oasis. We pass through Aufous and then Erfoud to see different types of mountains that look very different from those we have seen in Morocco. We arrive in Errissani, a beautiful and welcoming town where we will visit the Moulay Ali Cherif Mausoleum with a peaceful and beautiful garden. The last stop of the first day is Merzouga, where we will ride camels through the dunes of Erg Chebbi and meet local nomads who will give us a great welcome and entertain us in the evening with traditional nomadic instruments and dances. We will then spend a wonderful night under the dark blue sky of the vast Moroccan desert.
Day 2: Merzouga – Errissani – Errfoud – Tinghir
Depart Merzouga with beautiful morning weather, delicious breakfast, and sunrise. You will ride a camel to Merzouga. And with a farewell, we leave this beautiful and amazing place. We pass through Errissani to visit the traditional bazaar and then to Erfoud, where you can visit the fossils and learn more about the very ancient objects of this village. Taste Moroccan cuisine and enjoy lunch at one of the excellent restaurants along the way. Explore the oasis of Tafilalt to the Todra Gorges, marvel at the tranquility and vastness of the place, and take some photos between the two gorges. Then drive to Tinghir, a small Berber village, explore the Berber culture and spend the night in one of the comfortable riads with a delicious dinner.
Day 3: Tinghir – Bomalen Dades – Valley of Roses – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou
Wake up in the morning, relax and enjoy the tranquillity of the village over a delicious riad breakfast and get ready for another adventure. Through Bomalen Dades you will see other beautiful gorges, and be amazed by the beautiful shape of the mountains and the tranquillity. Our next visit is to the Valley of Roses, an incredible place where every year in April and May 3000 to 4000 tons of wildflowers are picked, and if you are lucky you can enjoy this experience with the locals. Arriving in Ouarzazate, watch the changing scenery along the way, explore the town with our driver, visit the international film studio known for producing many historic films such as Game of Thrones and others, experience filming in this location, then we will drive to Ait Ben Haddou to enjoy a hotel stay with half board and a delicious dinner.
4 Days: Ait Ben Haddou – Kasbah Telouet – Tizi N Tichka – Marrakech
Wake up and relax and enjoy a delicious typical breakfast at the hotel. Our next stop will be the famous Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an impressive and well-preserved Kasbah fortress in Morocco. Many films such as Gladiator or Game of Thrones were filmed here. After lunch, we will head to the Kasbah of Telouet to learn more about the heritage of this place and the era of the Kasbah in Morocco. We cross the High Atlas Mountains through the highest road pass in Morocco, the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass at 2260m, offering breathtaking views of the valleys and unobstructed mountain views of the traditional Berber villages of the High Atlas. Along the way and through wonderful scenery, we will reach Marrakech, the last point of our tour, full of incredible moments you will never forget in Morocco.
- Private Transport AC Minibus with English speaking guide/driver.
- Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation.
- night at the hotel / riad.
- night at the desert camp (Private tents).
- Camel Trekking in the Sahara Merzouga.
- Dinner & Breakfast.
- Entrance fees, other personal expenses and gratuities