desert trip from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga desert 3 days
desert trip from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga sahara desert overview:
desert trip from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga sahara desert provides affordable desert trips that will take you on a breathtaking expedition in the deep south of Morocco through the Mountains of high Atlas with Berber villages , Kasbahs, Gorges, Canyons and Palmgroves. Desert trip to Fes from marrakech is a great conbination of Moroccan Imperial cities and Sahara desert including camel trek experience with overnight stay in sahara desert camp to swap stories around the campfire. Our 3 days desert trip from Marrakech to Fes will start with a pick up from your hotel in Marrakech ending by a drop off at any place you choose in Fes.
desert trip from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga sahara desert highlights :
Drive through Tizi n Tichka Pass 2260 meters altitude in the High Atlas Mountains
Visit UNESCO World Heritage site Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
Explore the UNESCO world heritage site of the Taourirt Kasbah and Film Studios in ouarzazate.
Experience sand boarding in sahara desert dunes.
Drive along the Valley of the Roses and the road of 1001 Kasbahs
Enjoy beautiful scenery of Dades gorges and Todra gorges
Take a short walks in Dades and Todra Gorges
Camel trekking across the dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga sahara desert
Enjoy an authentic Moroccan dinner and sleep under the stars in Sahara desert camp.
Visit the amazing cedar forest and wild monkeys in Azrou
desert trip from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga sahara desert itinerary:Day 1:
Marrakech – Ait Ben haddou – Ouarzazate – Roses valley – Dades Gorges.
desert trip from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga sahara desert including camel excursion and overnight in Merzouga sahara desert starts at 7:00 am. Our destination will be Dades Gorges via the High Atlas mountains Tizi n’Tichka pass, visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou with guide, and we stop for lunch in a local restaurant, after lunch we will drive to ouarzazate, or what we call Hollywood of Africa since it’s has been as well a very famous destination for film makers, after ouarzazate we will continue to valley of roses, and you spend the first night in a Moroccan typical hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Dades Gorges.Day 2:
Dades Gorges – Tinghir – Toudra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga (camel trekking)
After breakfast, we will leave the hotel in Dades gorges than heading to Merzouga desert where will spend the night. However, before we arrive there we will visit tinghir and todra gorges, which will be our first stop, 45 km from Dades Gorge. We are going to discover the fascinating views of the palm grove of todra valley and the Jewish quarter. We will continue to the highest part of the gorge which is 200 metres above sea level. A perfect place for a coffee break and a short walk.
Afterwards we will reach the Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga desert where we will arrive in time to watch the sunset. You will have the unique experience of a camel excursion in order to reach the desert camp and nomadic tents with all the facilities needed for a unique stay in the desert enjoying a memorable party with the Berbers drumming and singing around the camp fire and under the shining stars of the night in the desert sand dunes.Day 3:
Merzouga sahara desert – Erfoud – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fez
Wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes, possibly the best moment of Merzouga desert, followed by a typical breakfast in the desert camp of Merzouga, you will ride your camel back to the hotel where you have shower after shower you meet the driver and travel from Merzouga dunes to Fes via the beautiful Ziz valley, Errachida and Midelt. Lunch on the way and short break to watch the monkeys in cedar forests of the middle Atlas close to Azrou city at “Gourrou forests” than Fez.
What’s included desert trip from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga desert?
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 Dades Gorges.
Dinner & breakfast are included in Merzouga desert camp.
Camel trekking & overnight in a private nomad traditional tent.
Visit of cinema Studio in Ouarzazate.
Local guide to explore Kasbah Ait Benhaddou ( UNESCO site)
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