Today we start our 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via Desert tours, from Fes and we start travelling south to Merzouga via Midelt and Errachidia. Your first stop will be at Ifrane city, referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco”. Then to Merzouga via Midlet and the Ziz Valley. During this journey you’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. Hence stopping at the famous cedar forest. In the first place, it’s the largest one in Morocco – where you will have the opportunity to see the Barbarian apes. Then you’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the Er Rachidia city.
Then After lunch in Midelt, your 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via Desert tours, continues along the spectacular Ziz Valley. After stopping for panoramic views along the way. We will drive through Berber villages to Erfoud. Then to Rissani; the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty. In fact the current ruling royal family in Morocco. Afterwards Arriving in Merzouga at the end of the day, you’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea and ride your camel to see the sunset in the middle of the highest sand dunes in morocco and spend the night there. Then overnight at our desert camp where you will have your dinner, and enjoy your 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via Desert tours.
Your camel guide will wake you up early in the morning to watch what well may be the best sunrise in your life. Afterwards, you’ll peacefully camel-trek back to your riad appreciating the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. After breakfast and hot shower in a traditional guest house, you’ll leave for Tinghir and Todra gorges – the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. Here you’ll have the opportunity to hike along it’s valley. We’ll drive through the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes”. Finally overnight accommodation will be in a riad or a guesthouse in the heart of the gorge.(dinner and breakfast).
After breakfast, we’ll continue tour from Fes and we drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. Since the route through Dades Valley is named the way of thousand Kasbahs. So it provides numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip. We’ll stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “the rose city”, to purchase the rosewater. It will make your linen smell good a long time after your trip is over. Afterwards continue to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa”.
Then Lunch will be at the famous Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. It is recognized by UNESCO as a world patrimony. It is famous as a backdrop for many films, including ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, ‘Gladiator’. Then our 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via Desert tours, will continue through the majestic Tizi ‘n’ tichka pass (2260 m) over the High Atlas Mountains. There you can stop also to explore the process of making the argan oil at the women s cooperatives before arriving to your accommodation in Marrakech, where the 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via Desert tours end.