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5 Days desert tours from Fes-Marrakech via Erg Chebbi

Day 1 : Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga desert

In our 5 Days desert tours from Fes-Marrakech,we will enjoy breakfast, then depart to Merzouga through the Middle Atlas region. We will drive through Ifrane, the “Switzerland of Morocco” and the cedar forests of Azrou where we will stop to feed the monkeys by hand.

We will trail Midelt where we will enjoy lunch. We will then follow the Ziz river and pass by the valley and stop to see the Ziz valleys on the way to Merzouga. Overnight in Merzouga at the hotel.

Day 2 : Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Merzouga

We will adventure through the desert region and walk through the desert dunes of Erg Chebbi. We will take a circuit of the dunes of the desert, and we will get to have an  opportunity to see the way of the nomads of life and the surprising contrasts of the desert. We will visit the “black town” of Khamlia to see the gnawa musicians.

We will have a traditional Berber pizza for lunch in the old capital of Rissani. In the afternoon we will ride the camels to watch the sunset over the dunes and spend the night at the camp in the desert.

We will have a traditional tagine dinner, delicious mint tea drink, listen to traditional Berber music while watching the stars and the crescent moon in the incredible Sahara desert.

Day 3 : Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley

After having breakfast, we will ride our camels to the raids in the dunes for a fresh shower. We will depart from the Sahara desert, in dunes of Erg Chebbi. We will ride in a cab through the hamada (black desert) to get to the city of Rissani Sahara, and we will have the option of visiting the local animatronics market.

We will then journey north towards Erfoud which is known for its fossils. When we reach this point, we will take a short stop at a fossil workshop before we continue to the impressive Todra canyons, which are known for rock climbing.

We will take a stroll and then we will head to our hotel to check in at Dades Valley. We will have dinner and spend the night at the hotel.

Day 4 : Dades – Roses Valley – Amridil Kasbah – Skoura – Ouarzazate

After breakfast we will departure to the Valley of Dades for the «Route of the thousand Kasbahs». We will then visit the Gorges of Dades, then we trail a road that will take us to the roses, thousands and thousands of roses that perfume The Kelaa M’Gouna, the most beautiful of the rose gardens of the valley where, in the month of May the festival is celebrated of the roses.

We will get to observe that dances and cavalcades follow each other under a never-ending shower of petals. We will find out that it takes a load of petals to get a liter of rose hauled out.

desert tours from fes-Marrakech

We will then pass through Skoura which is a huge palm grove, and the state of most of the Kasbahs that were strong in that palm grove, are in a exhausted condition.

The most important one is the Kasbah Taourirten ouarzazate and Amerhidil which can be seen on the way to Ouarzazate. We will leave from the Kasbah and then we will journey towards Ouarzazate, where we will have dinner and stay the night.

Day 5 : Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Atlas mountains – Marrakech

We will enjoy breakfast and we will have an adventure to the famous kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, which was passed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is unquestionably the best conserved equipped town (ksar).

Then we will leave for Marrakech, we will cross the Tzn Tizka and pass again, at an altitude of 2,260 meters, the “pass of the pastures”, which is the highest point of the roads of Morocco. This area is subjected to strong violent winds, the high meadows perched on the slopes of the High Atlas serve as pastures in summer.

We will arrive in Marrakech in late in the afternoon. We will be taken to our hotel where we will conclude our trip. We will leave for the hotel based on our departure time.

Included services :5 desert tours from fes-Marrakech

  • Pick up at the hotel, riad, airport- available upon request
  • Trail vehicle 4 × 4 or minibus A / C
  • Multilingual driver
  • petroleum
  • Half-board hotels (breakfast and dinner)
  • Dromedary (one per person)
  • 1 night in the Camp
  • Dinner and breakfast

Not included :5 desert tours from fes-Marrakech

  • Airfare
  • Lunch breaks
  • Beverages
  • Tickets for museums
  • Stipend and anything that is not in the package.