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4 days 3 Nights from Marrakech Merzouga to Fes

 OVERVIEW

The 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes is an awesome option to travel between the two imperial cities while exploring the deep south of the country, the 3 overnights allow for more time exploring the sites and less time in the car. Apart from the night stay in the desert and the camel ride, you get to visit so many beautiful places and fascinating scenery: The valley of Telouet, Ait Ben Haddou village, Ouarzazate, Valley of roses, Dades valley, Todra gorges, the cedar forest and its playful monkeys, Ifrane town and so much more…

 Tour Info:

  • Duration: 4 days & 3 nights
  • Departure: 7⁄8 AM
  • Starting Location: Your Hotel/ Riad in Marrakech
  • Ending Location: Your Hotel/ Riad in Fes

Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas – Aït Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Skoura palm grove – El-Kelaâ M’Gouna – Dades river gorge:

Our 4 days 3 nights from Marrakech trip will start at Marrakech, from which we will depart towards Ouarzazate, driving through the High Atlas Mountains. We will meet many small Berber villages along the way, at which we will make multiple stops in order to appreciate their beauty. We will reach our first destination of the trip, which is the fortified Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Ait Ben Haddou is recognized UNESCO world heritage site, and a location where many important international films were set, like Gladiator, The Kingdom of Heaven, Sahara, etc. Then we will continue driving to Ouarzazate. After that, we will head to the Dades valley, driving through the valley of Roses. Once we get there, you will get to explore the beauty of the place, with its rock formations and panoramic views. We will have dinner and spend the night at a local hotel or Riad.

Day 2: Boumalne Dadès – Tineghir – Todra Gorge – Tinejdad – Erfoud – Desert

After having breakfast, we will head to the famous Todra gorges. We will make as many stops as needed along the way, in order to truly appreciate the beauty of the area. Then once we finally reach the Todra gorges, you will be free to explore the location as you wish. After we are done exploring, we will take the road south towards Merzouga, driving through many Berber villages such as Tinjdad, Touroug and Erfoud city. When we arrive at Merzouga, we will take some time to relax, enjoying a cup of traditional mint tea, after which we will ride on the back of camels. The camel caravan will last for up to one hour and thirty minutes, during which you will get to experience the amazing sunset over the Sahara dunes. You will enjoy a traditional dinner, while listening to beautiful live Berber music. You will get an irreplaceable chance to gaze at the clear night sky of the Desert. Then you will sleep in a simplistic style Nomad tent, after having dinner at the camp

Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Errachidia – Ziz Gorges – Midelt

This next day, we will make sure to wake you up in time to be able to watch the magnificent desert sunrise. After that, we will ride on camels once again, back to Merzouga, where you can shower and have breakfast. We will then head to Rissani city, where we can pay a visit to the spiritual mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif. After that we will go explore the Souk, which is the biggest market place of the area, where people from all over the region come for their weekly provisions. Continuing our road trip, we will head to the oasis of Aoufous, in the Ziz valley, where you will get to enjoy wonderful landscapes of nature, perfect for pictures. We will then arrive at Errachidia city, where you will get to visit the Dam of Hassan adaklir. This dam offers a unique view because the contrast created by its blue water against the mountains. Next, we will make a stop at the river of Ziz in order to enjoy its breathtaking views and Ksours. Our final destination of the day will be the town of Midelt, which we will reach through driving the unique mountain pass of Tizin Talghom (as high as 1907 meters). Once we arrive at Midelt, you will enjoy the breauty of the Jbel Aachi Mountain. We will have dinner and spend the night at a local hotel.

Day 4: Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fez

After having breakfast, we will head to the cedar forest of Azrou, where you will get to see wild macaque monkeys in their natural habitat. Next, we will head to the small city of Ifrane, also known as the “Switzerland of Morocco” for its very unique weather and architecture. Ifrane is in mountain location, which brings the altitude of the city to around 1713 meters. It is located in the middle of the national park of Ifrane in which the Atlas lions used to live in the past, which makes the representative mascot for Ifrane a stone lion statue in the heart of the city. Finaly, we might pay a quick visit the international university of Al Akhawayn In Ifrane, before heading straight to Fez, driving through Imouzar Kander. Once we arrive to Fez in the late afternoon, we will drop you off at your accommodation, which marks the end of our 4 days 3 nights from Marrakech services.

NOTE:

If our 4 days from Marrakech to Fes via Sahara desert do not suit your needs, contact us and we will prepare your trip according to your needs and requirements.

Included in this Tour

  • A private and very comfortable air conditioned vehicle
  • Private English speaking driver/guide
  • Pick up and transfer at your Riad / Hotel / airport

Not included in this Tour

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Tips

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