4 days tour from Fez to Sahara desert
DAY 1: FES – MIDLET – ERFOUD – RISSANI – MERZOUGA DESERT
From your accommodation at the city of Fes, our professional staff will pick you up so we can start together our presistent tour towards the desert , passing by some stunnings destinations; Crossing the middle atlas pass of Tizin Talghamt, you will arrive at the apple city and, the agricultural capital of Morocco, where you wil enjoy the landscapes and the beautiful market of the city.
Afterwards , we will drive thhrough the rocky nature of the eastern part of the country ; visiting the palm’s city of Erfoud, a wonderful city that contains some of the most beautiful oases in Morocco; Next we are going to drive towards rhe tiny town of Rissani with its special old Market where you will enjoy the special berber pizza for lunch.
After lunch, we will continue our road to the the charming desert of Erg Chebbi ; on the way we will do a wworthy stop by the Ziz valley, a carpet of palm groves lined by the Ziz river.
When arrived to the town of Merzouga , we will check in a hotel near the dunes, where you will enjoy dinner and, overnight .
DAY 2 : MERZOUGA DESERT CAMEL TREK AND NIGHT IN MERZOUGA CAMP
Early in the morning we will take you in a private tour in the surrounding areas of Erg Chebbi with our 4x4, we will visit the Lake of Serji that attracts flocks of Flamingos and, the impressive gardens lined with oases ; afterwards you will visit the interesting Khamila village, a place inhabited with Gnawa tribes that you will enjoy their unique music; Nect you will visit a nomadic family that will offer you a refreshing cup of mint tea under their camel hair tents, that you will know more about their life moving around the Sahara with all its difficulties.
At evening, we will do a camel trek accompanied with our guide that will take you through the impressive golden sandy dunes, to the highest point in the area where you will enjoy the gloaming in a romantic temper.
Finally, you will get to our traditional camp where you will be spending the night a nomadic camel hair tent; after enjoying dinner while listening to berber music under the milky way.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA DESERT – TODRA GORGES – DADES GORGES
If you came to Merzouga and, you didn’t witness the spectacular dawn, your trip is considered pointless , that’s why our guide will wake you up early so you don’t miss it; Simultanously, we will ride camels back to the hotel, so you can shower and, take breakfast.
Afterwards , we will hit the road to visit the spectacular canyon of Todgha gorges, where you will experience being trapped between the marvelous red colored cliffs sculpted by the Dades river.
Adter a quiet stay, we will move on to a place that couldn’t get more beautiful from our last location, the Dades gorges, where you will get the chance to hike among locals and, now more about their culture and, daily life.
Overnight and, a tasty dinner wil be served at a Local Kasbah you will be staying at in the boumalne town.
DAY 4: DADES GORGES – OUARZAZATTE – AIT BENHADDOU – MARRAKECH
Breakfast at the beautifulo area of Dades where you will explore more this place and, visit the monkey toes famous mountains. Afterwards we will drive to a special destination nicknamed the “Gates to the desert”, the city of Ouarzazate, with its special landscapes; you will have the oppurtunity to visit the largest biggest film studios in Africa the “Ouallywood” studios. Also we are going to visit the unique Kasbah of Taourirt with its impressive architecture and decoration , standing majestically in the middle of the Sahara.
Eventually , crossing the scenic mountain pass of Tizin n’Tichka the highest pass in North Africa with an altitude of 2260m , that serve to you some breath-taking views of the high Atlas mountains and, its berber villages dotted along the way.
Finally , arriving at the Red city of Marrakech, where we will transfer you to your accomodation and, its here where our presistent trip ends.