Fez, Midelt, Erg Chebbi Dunes Merzouga, Dades Gorges, Ouarzazate to Marrakech – 5 daysFez
Fez to Marrakech
1st day : Fes - Midelt
Your Morocco Tours starts from Fes at 08:00, travelling along Ifrane, where the houses take a European shape for their roofs. This is to cope with the seasonal snowfall. Later on, we arrive in Azrou, which means in Berber language stone or rock. Here, there is the opportunity to take a walk and to see the Barbary apes in the oak and cedar trees in the Middle Atlas
From here, we continue driving over the Middle Atlas, passing through Timahdite. We reach Midelt, which is referred to as the apple capital of Morocco and setuited at the foot of the Ayachi Mountain. Dinner and overnight spent in a guest house.
2nd day : Midelt - Merzouga
After breakfast, we drive south over the Tizi-n-Talghemt pass. We continue through the Ziz Valley, known for its palm trees, the length of the surrounding oasis and the ancient kasbahs, small villages of individual houses.
We reach Errachidia then Arfoud, famous for its date festival and fossils. It is wonderful to visit the shops to see how these fossils have been worked into artifacts.
We continue to Rissani and Erg Chebbi Dunes in Merzouga. Here, a one to one and a half an hour sunset camel ride is scheduled either setting out from the camp or to it. It is also possible to take the 4×4 to the camp. On the camp, after dinner is served, there will be an evening of music and the night is spent in a nomad tent at the foot of the dune.
3rd day : Merzouga - Dades Gorges
If you wake up early, you can catch the spectacle of the sunrise, when the orange color of the dunes that stretch as far as you can see, and the play of the shadows. After breakfast, we leave for Tinghir and the Toudgha Gorges.
Along the way, we pass by the water channels, Khettarat, which you can take a break to visit. In the gorges and the valley, there are possibilities to walk by the gorges or by the gardens and the fields.Later on, the journey continues to Dades Valley. The night is spent in a guest house or a kasbah.
4th day : Dades Gorges - Ouarzazate
Having had breakfast, there will be the opportunity to visit Dades Gorges and a short walk by the river. Later on, we continue to Ouarzazate, going off-road along the Boutartar road to visit the Berber Nomad in their caves and have a glass of tea with them.
From here, we continue through the Valley of the Roses, known for the rose festival in May and the cosmetics workshops that are valued throughout Morocco. After a visit to Skoura Oasis, we explore Kasbah Amredhil. This kasbah has been restored to retain its beautiful authentic beauty. It is entirely made of adobe to keep the houses warm in winter and cool in the summer. Later, we arrive at Ouarzazate for the night in a riad.
5th day : Ouarzazate - Marrakech
After breakfast, the journey continues to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, one of Morocco’s eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and a backdrop for many Hollywood movies. It is the oldest and the most famous kasbah in Morocco. Back on the road, we drive along the Ounila Valley, Berber villages, gardens and smaller Kasbahs.
We continue to Kasbah Telouet, situated between the mountains, served as a residential palace to the last Pasha of Marrakech, El Glaoui, who fled the country after the departure of the French. You will be amazed by the interieur traditional architecture. Later on, we cross the High Atlas Mountains to arrive at Marrakech.
Prices per person
- 2 PERSONS 550 €
- 3 PERSONS 470 €
- 4 PERSONS 445 €
- 5 PERSONS 425 €
- 6 PERSONS 425 €