Marrakesh – Fes (3 days)

Marrakesh to Fes abandon visit 3 Days is perfect to join both supreme urban communities and Morocco Sahara betray in 3 days by means of Merzouga and Erg Chebbi hills with camel trekking.

Highlights
  • Marrakesh‘s heady sights and sounds will dazzle, frazzle and enchant. Marrakesh is one of the Moroccan treasures. Marrakesh has its own vibe you will fall in love with and it’s generous for travellers.
  • Aït Benhaddou is a famous castle (ksar in Arabic) along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakesh. Aït Benhaddou has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. Several films have been shot in Aït Benhaddou such as Kingdom of Heaven, (2005), Gladiator (2000), Alexander (2004) and many more.
  • Dadès Gorges (Dadès Valley) is a wonderful series of rugged wadi gorges carved out by the Dadès River. Enjoy the best of a Moroccan nature with amazing views. The southernmost gorges are known for extensive production of roses, used in the production of rose water.
  • Merzouga is known for its proximity to Erg Chebbi, a Saharan erg, and it is, for this reason, a part of the itineraries of many tourists visiting Morocco. You can visit Sahara desert, enjoy your memorable time there and stay overnight in a cosy desert camp.
  • Ziz Valley provides a spectacular sight: a dense canopy of palms wedged between ancient striated cliffs, which date to the Jurassic period.
  • Cedar Forest full of cedars, some more than 400 years old, grow to heights of close to 200 feet and cover some 320,000 acres on the slopes of the Middle Atlas, the High Atlas, and the Rif at altitudes between 3,940 and 9,200 feet. Cedar is much coveted by woodworkers, particular makers of stringed musical instruments.
  • Fes was the capital city of modern Morocco until 1912. The city has two old medina quarters, the larger of which is Fes el Bali. It is listed as a World Heritage Site and is believed to be one of the world’s largest urban pedestrian zones (car-free areas).
Navigation

Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakesh – Ouarzazate – Skoura – Gorges du Dadès

Get from the inn where you remain in Marrakesh or at the aeroplane terminal and begin the visit. Takeoff from Marrakesh by the Tizi N Tichka pass, where we will cross the High Map book mountains, making stops to appreciate the radiant perspectives and to rest.

We will proceed while in transit to Kasbah Ait Benhaddou where we’ll eat, after lunch we’ll visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, we will proceed with our leave visit driving close to the town of Skoura, situated in the core of the valley of the palm trees, a broad and complex desert spring, whose lavish vegetation covers valuable mystery kasbahs.

From here we proceed to the Valley of the Roses towards the Dades Valley, where we will spend the night in an inn.

Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Crevasses – Merzouga

After breakfast, we will proceed with the banks of Boumalne, where a street stamped Kasbahs (Stronghold) and Ksour (posts or manors), whose scene is ocher, red and mauve, opens. Around us, we will discover rough levels where dromedaries touch.

After an adventure loaded with ksour, desert garden and palm trees we will achieve Tinghir (where the stupendous Todra gorges are) roosted at 1,350 m. Of height  and encompassed by a palm forest. We keep on Erfoud (fossil city) and we will touch base at Merzouga.

In Merzouga, we’ll ride the camels into the sand hills of Erg-Chebbi for around 1H/30min, while in transit to the camp we’ll stop to see the dusk in the ridges, Night in the betray camp under the 1000 Stars.

Day 3: Merzouga – Ziz Valley – Cedar Forest – Fes

In the early morning, we will wake up to appreciate and respect the excellent dawn that the leave and take photographs of the dawn in the ridges, without a doubt truly outstanding and most delightful minutes in the betray of Merzouga.

After an ordinary breakfast in our bivouac, we will return by camels to the lodging to clean up and after that we will take the street to Fes going by the delightful valley of Ziz, Errachidia, Midelt to the Cedar Forest where we will stop to visit the celebrated wild monkeys.

We proceed with our betray trip through the Center Map book until touching base at Fes at night.

Information: Each of our trips can be adjusted individually after a previous arrangement.


Transporation in 4×4 Cars

Enjoy a ride from one city to another through desert in comfortable 4×4 cars!

Ride a camel!

While driving a car is a comfortable, riding a camel through the desert is much more fun and memorable! Don’t hesitate and explore the Sahara desert from a camel’s seddle.


Marrakesh
Fes

Additional information

  • Takeoff point: From your hotel or an airport (can be changed after previous arrangement (can be changed after previous arrangement Info)
  • Takeoff time: 9 AM (can be changed after previous arrangement (can be changed after previous arrangement Info)
  • Return details: Back to the take-off destination (can be changed after previous arrangement Info)

Pricing

Prices depend on many factors such as number of travelers, time, ordered services that will be included in the final price.

Approximate budget: $

Included
  • Accommodation (hotels or riads)
  • Transportation during the whole trip
  • Ride in an agreeable 4×4 car
  • English talking guide/driver
  • Convenience in hotels/riads
  • Suppers and breakfasts
  • Camel ride in Merzouga forsake
  • Dozing in Sahara camp – tent
  • Drop off at your lodging toward the finish of the visit
Excluded
  • Lunches and beverages
  • Passage charges for historical centers, landmarks and attractions

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