4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes, via Merzouga desert


4 days Marrakech to fes desert Tour

 

Day 1: Marrakech - Ouarzazate - Rosas valley - Boumalene Dades

After breakfast, departure from Riad or hotel in Marrakech, across the high Atlas Mountains through the mountain pass Tizi N-tichka 2,260 m altitude . You will visit Kasbah Ait benHaddou. Passing via Ouarzazate city taking the way to discover the beautiful Rose Valley and spend the night in the Dades Gorges . Having dinner and overnight at Hotel

Day 2: Boumalene Dades – Todgha gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga Desert ( Erg Chabbi )

 After breakfast of the second day we will head to the desert of Merzouga. Visit pameral Todra Gorge, Todra and through Erfoud (city fossil ) down to Merzouga. Late in the afternoon, you will ride camels to cross the great desert dunes for about two hours . The night in the heart of sahara desert nomad tents enjoying the stars , the moon, Having dinner and overnight in tents ( an unforgettable night) .

DAY 3 : Full day to discover the town of Merzouga Desert

 Today is dedicated to discover the oriental Sahara desert. We will drive through the Sahara desert on a 4×4, visiting the nomads at the aspects of Merzouga. We will also go to the village of the dark-skinned people named “Khamlia” and enjoy the original music and folk songs of the Gnawas and visit Rissani, the last major city of about 40km west of Merzouga. Rissani itself is very interesting old town. From 8 to 14 century it was a separate kingdom, famous as Sijilmassa, prosperous of the caravan routes and visit market - souk, the interesting thing about this Souk is not a tourist souk, but for the people who are living there. 3 days a week ( Tuesday, Thursday and sunday ) is the market with sheep, goats and donkeys. At lunch time you will have Berber Pizza with Lost Area Tours family. From there back to the Merzouga Village stay overnight at A hotel overlooking the Erg chebbi sand dunes.

Day 4:  Merzouga desert - Midelt - Fes

We’ll fetch an early start to the day to see the sunrise and take some pictures, then continue by camelback to our hotel. After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll drive past Rissani and Erfoud stopping in Midelt, the Atlas Mountains, for lunch. Then we’ll drive to Fes where your private tour ends

The tour included:

- Comfortable transportation (4×4 toyota land cruiser – micro bus).

- Driver-guide who speaks your language.

- Fuel.

- Hotels – riad with half board.

- Camel ride.

- Overnight in desert camp.