The 4 Day Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech via Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga is highly recommended. The tour include 2 nights in the sahara desert, camel trek and short drives. The tour offer you the opportunity to see the best of Morocco in just 4 days see the barbary Macacs in Azrou, take a sightseeing desert tour see nomads living in caves, visit the donkey market in Risani, wander with a local guide in palmary or hike in Dades valley or Todra gorges, spend more time of sites, share a cup of tea with a Berber family…
At 8 in the morning we will pick you up at your hotel and head to Merzouga, crossing the Middle Atlas and its cedar forests. This mountain range extends 350 kilometers from the southwest to the northwest of Morocco. On the way we will pass through towns such as Ifrane, known as the "Moroccan Switzerland" for the architecture of its houses and for being one of the most exclusive ski destinations in the country, and Azrou, one of the most famous Berber cities in Morocco.
We will cross the Ziz Valley and the Ziz Gorges and pass through towns like Midelt or Erfoud. From Erfoud we will take a desert road until we reach Merzouga. Tonight we will spend it in a hotel near the dunes.
The second day we will dedicate to enjoy the most spectacular part of Eastern Sahara. We will enter the desert in 4X4, visit nomadic villages, see oasis and ride through the dunes of Erg Chebbi. Following the route we will visit the famous village of Khamlia where the Gnawa are, descendants of slaves from Africa, and enjoy their amazing folk music. At sunset we will return to the hotel to take the camels that will take us to the Berber camp in the heart of the dunes, where we will have dinner and spend the night.
If there is something that nobody wants to miss is the sunrise in the desert. After enjoying this moment we will take the camels to approach the hotel where we can take a shower and have breakfast. On the way back to Ouarzazate we will pass through Rissani and Tafilalet, place of origin of the Alawis dynasty and former capital of the Alawish sultans. Then we will go to the Todra Gorges, where we will admire the valley from the hill, and the Dades Valley. Leaving the Dades Valley behind the "Thousand Kasbahs" route, we will pass through the amazing Valley of Roses, famous for the cultivation of roses, and we will reach the palm grove of Skoura. We will end the day in Ouarzazate, where we will spend the night.
After breakfast we will leave Ouarzazate behind to visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, one of the best known fortified cities in the world, famous for having appeared in films like Gladiator. We will enter the ruins of the Kasbah to know its secrets. Continuing along a road we will cross a valley of almond trees and the Berber villages of Amerzgane, Agouim and Ighrem. We will cross the Atlas through the incredible port Tizi n'Tichka, 2,260 meters high and stop to eat in Tadart, another Berber village. After lunch we will take the road to Marrakech again, we will arrive in Marrakech and transfer to your hotel and end of our service.
If the itineraries we offer do not match what you are looking for, do not hesitate to contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements and price depending on the number of Travellers, Hotel category and season.