Our Route from Marrakech
Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas – Aït Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Skoura palm grove – El-Kelaâ M’Gouna – Dades River Gorge
Early in the morning departure from the agreed place in Marrakech to Ouarzazate through the High Atlas Mountains. We will make small stops on the way to approach the beautiful landscapes that surround us and see multitude of authentic Berber villages.
In the Ounila Valley we will visit the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, a 13th century fortified village classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. We will walk through its beautiful and intricate interior that has been the scene of numerous films.
Continuation of the trip to Ouarzazate
We will continue through the Valley of the Roses, with stops to take photos until we reach the Dades Valley. In this place, with a singular geology, we will enjoy impressive views. Dinner and overnight in riad recommended by Family Morocco Tour.
Day 2: Boumalne Dadès – Tineghir – Todra Gorge – Tinejdad – Erfoud – Merzouga Desert
After breakfast we will depart for Todra’s gorges.
We will make several stops to enjoy the environment, once in the Todra Gorges we will have free time to walk inside the throat.
Then we will leave by the road towards the south crossing Berber villages like Tinjdad, Tourouge and the city of Erfoud to arrive at Merzouga (Erg Chebbi).
After resting for a while and having a cup of tea, we will ride a camel for approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to enjoy the breath taking view of the sunset over the large dunes of Erg Chebbi.
After a delicious dinner, we will attend a traditional Berber music show while watching the stars and, perhaps, the moon in the impressive Sahara Desert. We will spend the night in a fully equipped tent with private bathroom.
Day 3: Merzouga – Ziz Valley – Medilt – Cedar forest – Ifrane – Fez
Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise in the Sahara Desert after an excellent breakfast. After these beautiful moments, we will return by camel to the meeting point where our driver will be waiting for us, continue our route to Errachidia via Erfoud, Aoufous and the Ziz River Valley, where we will stop to enjoy a panoramic visit of the Oasis, continue to Midelt through the pass of Tizi N’talghamt and lunch in Midelt, the city of apples. After lunch we will head to Fez through the cedar forest near Azrou, we will see its friendly settlers, the Barbary Macacaos, then we will stop at Ifrane, the so-called Switzerland of Morocco, before arriving in Fez where we will transfer you to your Riad/Hotel and end of our 3 day journey via desert from Marrakech to Fez.
– High-end private vehicle with A/C and gasoline.
– Driver speaks Spanish
– All transfers indicated
– Free time to explore sites such as kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, walk, take pictures, etc. It’s a private tour, no rush.
– 1 night in a typical riad with bathroom – A/C, breakfast and dinner (vegetarians are welcome).
– 1 night in jaimas in the dunes of Erg Chebbi Merzouga, in nomad camp with dinner and breakfast with private bath in jaima.
– Camel ride at sunset and sunrise.
What’s not included?
– Entrances to monuments or places that require an entrance ticket
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