4 days tour from Marrakech to fes via Merzouga desert


4 days tour from Marrakech to fes via Merzouga desert

itinerary overview And details

Day 1: Marrakech – Tizi N’tichka Pass – Telouet – Ait Benhaddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate

Today, we will take you from the hotel in Marrakech to Telouet passing through Tizi N Tichka Pass. In Telouet, we will visit the Kasbah of “Basha Glaoui Ethami” to explore it and have lunch in a local restaurant close to it. After lunch, we will drive towards another beautiful Kasbah called the Kasbah of AIT BEN HADDOU. This Kasbah, which is built also by El-Glaoui Ethami, used to be one of El-Glaouis’ stops in his long trading journeys to Marrakesh, but now it is a UNESCO World Heritage which attracts thousands of tourists every year. The Kasbah is also well-known for being the setting for many films such as, Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, and many others. As we explore the Kasbah, we will head to Ouarzazate to spend the night.

Day 2: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Kelaa M’gouna – Valley of Roses – Dades Gorges – Boumalne – Tineghir – Todra Gorges.

After having breakfast, we will leave Ouarzazate to sightsee both Dades and Roses Valleys. Our first stop will be Skoura where we will explore an old famous Kasbah called the Kasbah of Ameridil. Then, we will head towards Dades Gorge where you will be mesmerized by its rocks which take the form of “monkeys Toes”. After a lunch break in Boulmane Dades, we will continue our way through Tineghir down to the magnificent Todra Gorges, a series of high limestone river canyons, where you will have free time to explore its beauty on your own. Night will be spent in the hotel.

Day 3: Todra Gorges – Tinejdad – Touroug town – Erfoud – Erg Chebbi (Merzouga).

            In the early morning, you will stretch your legs in Todra gorges to enjoy some fresh air before leaving the gorges towards the city of Tinjdad where you will have lunch in a local restaurant. Then, we will drive to Erfoud to see some fossils and marbles workshop; it’s a great opportunity to buy some gifts and souvenirs. After that, we will head towards the heart of the southeastern desert of Morocco, Merzouga. As we arrive to Merzouga, we will rest and then ride the camels to explore the dunes of Erg Chebbi and sightsee a marvelous sunset in the middle of the desert. Following this, we will head to a Bivouac where you will be served dinner and sleep in a traditional tent made of camel wool.

Day 4: Merzouga – Erfoud – Errachidia – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes

            After enjoying a marvelous sunrise above the dunes of Erg Chebbi, we will ride the camels back to the hotel. As you have breakfast, take a shower and get yourself ready, we will leave to Errachidia via Erfoud, Aoufous and the valley of Ziz in which we will stop to enjoy a panoramic view of the oasis of Aoufous. Then, we will continue our way to Fez passing through a number of beautiful Berber villages and magnificent places such as, Midelt or the ‘city of apple’ where we will have lunch, the Cedar forest of Azrou where we will stop to enjoy feeding and playing with monkeys, and Ifran or ‘the Switzerland of Morocco where you will have free time to explore its beautiful gardens and have memorial pictures with a sculpted lion which stands as an important icon inside the city. Late in the evening, we will be in Fez where you will spend the night.

What is included And what is not included in this tour

What’s Included :

  • Pick up and drop off from Hotel/airport accommodation.
  • Comfortable private transport with air condition.
  • Provisional Driver/Guide.
  • Fuel
  • Accomoditionof Your choice.
  • Camel Trekking in the Desert Tours
  • A night in the camp in The Desert Tours.

Not Included :

  • Lunches.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.

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