Morocco desert tours from Casablanca 4 days
Morocco desert tours from Casablanca to Marrakech via Fes and Merzouga overview
Discover the Sahara Desert in 4 days desert tours from Casablanca to Merzouga sahara desert through Fes , the High Atlas, Kasbahs and valleys, with camel trekking in Erg Chebbi and night in the sahara desert camp . An exotic journey through the desert. Morocco road trips offers this desert tour from Casablanca for anyone who wants to enjoy the beauty of the stars and the silence of the sahara desert.
Morocco desert tours from Casablanca to Marrakech via sahara desert highlights :
Visit the imperial cities of Rabat and Meknes
Drive through Tizi n Tichka Pass 2260 meters altitude in the High Atlas Mountains
Visit UNESCO World Heritage site Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou & Taourirt KASBAH.
Discover the city of Ouarzazate, considered the gate of the Sahara Desert
Drive along the Valley of the Roses and the road of 1001 Kasbahs
Enjoy beautiful scenery of the Dades gorges and Todra gorges
Camel trekking across the dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga sahara desert
Overnight in a Berber camp
Visit the amazing cedar forest and wild monkeys in Azrou
4 days Morocco desert tours from Casablanca to Marrakech via Fes and Merzouga itinarary :Day 1:
CASABLANCA – RABAT – FES
4 days desert tour from Casablanca to Marrakecch via the imperial city of Fes and via Merzouga sahara desert by visiting Rabat. Sightseeing in this capital city includes the old Medina, the Kasbah of the Oudayas, the Oudaya Gate, the Hassan Tower, the Chellah, and the Mausoleum of Mohamed V. Drive to Meknes and see the old ramparts, the Agoudal Basin, the Moulay Ismail royal stables, Bab el Mansour and the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum before we continue our way to Fes, where we spend the night.Day 2:
Fes – Ifran- Azrou – Midelt – Errachidia – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast we leave Fes tozard Merzouga sahara desert by crossing the plains of Saiss towards the Cedar forests of the Middle Atlas Mountains past Ifran and Azrou to Midelt, where you will stop for lunch. Carry on crossing Ziz River driving past thousands of sky-scraping palm trees and fortified Kasbahs to Erfoud, then to Merzouga and Erg Chebbi, where you will ride camels to see the sunset over the dunes and spend the night in the desert camp. We will have a traditional tagine dinner, drink delicious mint tea, listen to traditional berber music while watching the stars and the rising moon in the amazing sahara desert. Overnight at your sahara desert camp.Day 3:
Merzouga – Tinjdad – Tinghir oisis – todra gorges – Dades gorges
Wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes, possibly the best moment of Merzouga desert, than you will ride your camel back to the hotel where you will have shower and meet your guide.
The road trip will feature one beautiful scene after including the stunning oasis of Tinghir where you will be able to take a walk along Todgha river bank visiting Berber villages and learning about the life style of the local inhabitants before you visit the magnificent Todgha Canyons and have lunch on the spot.
In the afternoon, drive along the Kasbah road to Dades Valley where you will have the opportunity to visit one of the fortified Kasbahs before you arrive to your hotel in Dades Gorges.Day 4:
Dades gorges – roses valley – Ouarzazate – Ait benhaddou – Marrakech
After breakfast, drive along the Valley of the Roses to Kalaa Mgouna where you will have the opportunity to visit one of the Rose water cooperatives and learn how the locals prepare rose scented perfumes based on distilled rose water.
We continue to Ouarzazate by Skoura oasis famous for its date palm trees, then to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou where you will have lunch before a visit of the Kasbah, a UNESCO world heritage site, that has been used as a set for various Hollywood movies, fashion and commercial shooting.
In the afternoon, we begin our road trip through the Atlas Mountains past Tizi Ntichka Pass passing by various Berber villages with houses built with stones and mud. You immediately notice that life here never changed centuries ago !! and most of the locals are shepherds. We arrive to Marrakech late afternoon .
What’s included ?
English speaking driver
Pick up and drop off at your hotel
Air conditioned minibus or 4×4 jeep.
Dinner & breakfast are included in the hotel at Fes
Dinner & breakfast are included in the hotel at Dades Gorges.
Dinner & breakfast are included in Merzouga sahara desert camp.
Cameld rides & overnight in a private nomad traditional tent.
Shower facilities are available.
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