3 Days Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga
Day 1: Fes – Ifran – Azrou – Midelt – Er-Rachidia – Erfoud – Merzouga
Will pick up you at your accommondation in Fes at 08:00 morning and travel through the middle Atlas via Ifran “Moroccan Switzerland”and Azrou. You will have a stop at the cedar forest for a visit to Cedre Goraud Tree where you will see Barbary apes. From here we drive further south passing by several towns and you will get the opportunity to view nomads living in tents alongside the way. You will also see the volcanic rocks. Our next stop is in Midelt where you will enjoy your lunch. Later on, continuing our drive by crossing the Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m) while enjoying the panoramic views. You will also cross Ziz Gorge and the tunnel. Near Errachidia, you will see the Barrage Hassan Al-Dakhil which has turquoise blue water. Continue our drive to Erfoud, you will have stop for a panoramic view of Aoufous palmeraie along Ziz River. Arriving Erfoud and crossing the off road to reach the hotel situated on the foot of the dunes. after relaxing and drink a tea with mint You will experience a camel ride in Merzouga to reach the desert camp in the middle of dunes where you will spend the night, enjoy your evening, diner under the stars and druming with berbers sleep in Nomad Berber tent.
Day 2: Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Tinejdad – Tineghir – Todra Gorges – Boumalne Dades
Your guide will wake uo you for the sunrise and ride camels back to the hotel for shower then enjoying breakfast. You will trek back to your hotel where you can have hot shower and get ready for the new journey. We will depart to Rissani, you will have a visit to Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif and you may also investigate the Souk (local market) with the opportunity to see the Fondouks where donkeys gather. Continuing on our drive toward Tineghir passing by Erfoud “the capital of marble fossil” .You will view the Khatarat (Canal irrigation system) on our route. Our next stop is in Tinejdad or Tineghir where you will have lunch. Later on, we will continue on the road alongside the river to reach the gorges where you will hike/Walk on foot through this stunning place while enjoying the views of high rock walls (up to 300 meters). Afterwards, we head to Boumalne Du Dades then to the gorges where you will have time to explore Dades gorges and see its rock formations “human bodies, fingers of monkeys”. Dinner and overnight stay in a Hotel.
Day 3: Dadès gorges – El-Kelaâ M’Gouna – Ouarzazate – Aït BenHaddou – Tizi N’Tichka Pass – Marrakech
After breakfast we will travel to Marrakech via Ouarzazate, Boumalne du Dadès, El-Kelaâ M’Gouna and Skoura. You will admire the views of the Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs, Valley of the Roses and Skoura Oasis while driving. We will reach Ouarzazate where you may have a stop to view the Kasbah of Taourirt that was built by the Glaoui dynasty. From here we head to the village of Aït Benhaddou, having Lunch break then exploring the exotic Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou. Later on, you will be driven across the Tizi N’Tichka Pass (2260 m), you will have opportunities to take photos and enjoy the scenes of High Atlas Mountains along with Berber villages on the way. Arrive in Marrakech and drop off to the hotel of your choice and wich is end of trip.
→ Tour 4×4 / minibus with AC
→ Walk on camels
→ 1 Night in the desert (Nomads Tent)
→ Desert clothing each for the trip Camel in Desert
NOTE: If the tour we propose does not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements