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5 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO DESERT AND FES

Departure from MARRAKECH

5 DAYS

Tour END IN FES

Discover Morocco Sahara Desert Tours

  • We enjoy Atlas mountains while passing Tizi n Tichka mountain pass
  • Visit Ait Benhaddou and we may visit film studios in Ouarzazate
  • We explore Dades and Todra gorges
  • Experience Sahara desert in Merzouga desert
  • We will enjoy camel trek in desert then sleep in desert tent
  • We will visit Rissani Midelt and Azrou

PROGRAM 5 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO DESERT AND FES

DAY 1 : MARRAKECH – TIZI NTICHKA PASS – OUARZAZATE:

After breakfast, we’ll leave for Ouarzazate via the Tizi Ntichka Pass. So today on Morocco Sahara Desert Tours, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery over the High Atlas mountains and appreciate the remarkable Berber villages. Before you get to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. In the first place, it was built by the last Berber chieftain El Glaoui Et-Hami in the late 19th century. Now it is a UNESCO matrimonial historical site, which today still houses many Glaoui family members. Lunch is by the Kasbah before we continue to Ouarzazate, “ the Hollywood of Africa”. Here you have the option of visiting the studios to see props used in some movies you might have seen, such as “Gladiator” “Jewel of the Nile” “the last temptation of Christ”and “The Sahara”. Then, spend your Morocco Sahara Desert Tours overnight in the fancy riad with dinner and breakfast.

DAY 2 : OUARZAZATE – SKOURA –BOUTAGHRAR – DADES VALLEY:

After breakfast in the riad, we’ll leave to explore the fascinating Dades and Rose Valleys. On this Morocco Sahara Desert Tours, our first stop will be at Skoura to walk within the Birds Valley. Plus visit the beautiful and well-preserved Kasbah of Ameridil. Then we’ll continue to the village of Kalaa M’gouna, famous for its roses fields and rose products. This rose festival is held here every May each year when the roses are harvested. Since this is the road of the thousands Kasbahs you’ll have plenty of opportunities to take some beautiful pictures.

Our journey continues to boutaghrar area where we can meet berber families still living in caves with their gaots and sheep. After lunch with Berber family, we continue to the Dades Gorge. There you will enjoy seeing the amazing Rock formation called “the monkey Toes” and the still standing Kasbah of Ait yul. Overnight in a traditional Berber guest house with dinner and breakfast.

DAY 3 : DADES VALLEY – TODRA GORGE – MERZOUGA:

On this Morocco Sahara Desert Tours after breakfast, we will drive towards Tinrghir and the Todra valley. Enjoying the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Once at the Todra Gorge you can walk under the 300 m high red cliff, where many rock-climbers spend their time. After lunch in the way, we will arrive to the village of Merzouga – where your camel will be waiting for you. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea and desert scarf before you ride your camel. Guided by an experienced Camel Guide, to explore within the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you will spend your first night under the stars, or if you prefer in a traditional Berber nomad tent.

DAY 4 : MERZOUGA AREA AND THE CAMEL TREK :

After breakfast in the riad you’ll start your explorative journey of the area, starting by visiting the village of the blacks’, originally slaves from Sudan, Mali and Senegal to experience their music and lifestyle. Later , we will drive in the desert area to meet nomad families-living under Berber tents- to explore their way of life . Today our lunch will be a traditional Berber meal (Berber pizza) with a local family. You will have the option also to visit the old city of Rissani. In the first place, it’s the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty – the current ruling royal family in Morocco. Rissani is surrounded by about 360 ksar (a fortified village with many towers) and has a big souk (an open market), held three times a week. Once called Sijilmassa, this was the meeting place for the salt caravans, coming from Tombouctou in Mali.

Here you’ll walk through the souk, selling spices, vegetables and clothes. After that we Drive back to the village of Merzouga. In the afternoon, you will ride your camel guided by an experienced camel-man to explore what is hidden in the middle of the highest sand dunes in morocco. The camel trek takes about 1hr 30 min to the camp where you will enjoy the sunset and watching stars . Finally enjoy your Morocco Sahara Desert Tours, dinner will be served in front of the tent where you will spend the night.

DAY 5 : MERZOUGA – ZIZ VALLEY –CEDER FOREST –IFRANE – FES :

Early morning your camel guide will wake you up to watch what well may be the best sunrise in your life. Afterwards you will camel trek back to your riad in Merzouga. After breakfast and hot shower, you’ll travel to fes via Midelt and Ifrane. Your journey will continue to Errachidia along the magnificent rich Ziz valley. Here you’ll stop to enjoy the panoramic view over the Ziz Canyon before you get to Midelt by the Tizi Ntgalhamt pass . After enjoying a barbecue in a traditional Moroccan restaurant in the way, our journey continue to Azrou ; a Berber village in the Middle Atlas Mountains. There we stop to see the Barbarian apes in the famous Cedar forest. Then on to Ifrane “the French village”. We stop for some photos or a drink before heading on to your accommodation in Fes where the Morocco Sahara Desert Tours end.

Early morning your camel guide will wake you up to watch what well may be the best sunrise in your life. Afterwards you will camel trek back to your riad in Merzouga. After breakfast and hot shower, you’ll travel to fes via Midelt and Ifrane. Your journey will continue to Errachidia along the magnificent rich Ziz valley. Here you’ll stop to enjoy the panoramic view over the Ziz Canyon before you get to Midelt by the Tizi Ntgalhamt pass . After enjoying a barbecue in a traditional Moroccan restaurant in the way, our journey continue to Azrou ; a Berber village in the Middle Atlas Mountains. There we stop to see the Barbarian apes in the famous Cedar forest. Then on to Ifrane “the French village”. We stop for some photos or a drink before heading on to your accommodation in Fes where the Morocco Sahara Desert Tours end.

Included

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Transport for tour from casablanca in comfortable air conditioned 4×4 vehicle

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Accommodation in hotel / riad / then desert camp in desert tents

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Experienced English speaking driver

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1 Night in the Sahara desert dunes with dinner and breakfast

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Camel trek to reach the desert camp (1 camel per person)

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Pick up and drop off from your hotel

Not Included

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Drinks and lunches not included during the private Morocco tour

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Tips and what’s not mentioned in the Tour from Casablanca

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Plane ticket to and from Morocco not included

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