5 Days Fez – Marrakech Desert
Day 1: Fez – Ifrane – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga dunes
After breakfast we will depart for Merzouga through the Middle Atlas region. We will drive through Ifrane, ‘Switzerland’ of Morocco and the cedar forests of Azrou where you can stop to eat the monkeys. We will continue Midelt where we will have lunch. Then we are going to follow the river Ziz by the valley and stop to see the gorges of Ziz on our way toward Merzouga.
Day 2: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi
Today we will explore the desert region and the wonder that is the Erg Chebbi dunes of the desert. We are going to do a circuit of the dunes of the desert, where you will have the opportunity to see the way of life of the nomad and the striking contrasts of the changing of the desert. We will visit the ‘black’ of the village of Khamlia to view the Gnawa musicians. We will have a traditional berber pizza for lunch in the ancient capital of Rissani. In the afternoon we are going to ride the camels to watch the sunset on the dunes and spend the night in the camp of the desert. We will have a traditional tagine dinner, drink a delicious tea with mint, listen to music traditional berber while observing the stars and the moon in the impressive desert of the Sahara.
Day 3: Erg Chebbi – Rissani – Toudra
After breakfast, camel trekking back to the hotel to the dune of the line for a quick shower. We leave the Sahara desert dunes of Erg Chebbi, an off-road drive through the desert Hamada (black) to get to the city of Rissani, Sahara Optional visit of the lively local market. After, we head north toward Erfoud which is known by the fossils; here we can stop to visit a workshop of fossils before proceeding to the impressive canyons Todra, known for rock climbing, where you can walk before checking in to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Dades valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate
Breakfast in the hotel, we begin our journey along the road of 1000 Thousand Kasbahs, already that there are huge kasbahs on both sides of the road. Some of these old fortified houses are restored, but unfortunately many of them are in ruins. We will pass by the valley of Dades and go up to the mountainous area through a path of off-road, where many Berber villages and few nomads living in caves, here we will have the opportunity to visit one of these families and take a look at your daily life and its main activity caring herds of goats cheap . We will be impressed by the colorful valley landscapes of rosa before reaching Skoura Palm Grove. 45km more, we arrived to Ouarzazate for dinner and accommodation in the hotel.
Day 5: Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – High Atlas – Marrakech
After the breakfast we will visit Taourirt Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, before heading out to explore the World Heritage Site. We continue with a visit to the traditional village of Berbers of the High Atlas and the Kasbah Telouet The Glaoui. We will have lunch in a local restaurant in Telouet before descending the Tizi-n-tichka to Marrakech.
- Transportation in 4×4 or minibus
- Transfer from airport and back
- Hotels with half lodgings: dinner and breakfast
- Airline tickets
- Tickets for museums and attractions
We can also customize this tour to your needs. The price is adjusted in relation to the category of the hotels, the number of people and days of travel. Contact us and we will make a quote for you.