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$526.36 Private & Custom Tours

MARRAKECH TO FES VIA DESERT SAHARA 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH

DAY 1 : Marrakech – Telouat – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Boumalen Dadès (Dades Gorge). After an early departure, cross the High Atlas Mountains and reach the 2260 meter-high Tizi n'Tichka pass. Continue on to the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many films have been shot there including The Mummy, Gladiator, 7 Days in Tibet, Alexander the Great, and Babel. Continue towards Ouarzazate visit to Kasbah of Taourirt and the film studios is optional. The journey then continues along the Road of 1000 Kasbahs to the Dadès Valley. Along this road you will pass through the fascinating town of Skoura as well as Kalaat M'Gouna, which is known for its roses. After arriving in Dades Gorge, there will be dinner and an overnight stay. DAY 2 : Boumalen Dades – Tinghir – Todra Gorge – Arfoud – Merzouga Dunes. Morning departure to Merzouga dunes. After Tinghir, you will visit the groves and then foray into the Todra Gorge. The limestone cliffs seem like an opening carved through the Todra Assif, which has spectacular peaks diving to the bed of the river.  The peaks rise up to 300 meters above the Todra which meanders from its source in the High Atlas mountains. Walk freely through the gorges and palm groves. After lunch, continue to the palm groves of Tinjedad, Touroug and Erfoud.  The tour will then continue to Merzouga where you will enjoy a camel ride through the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, from which you can observe the sunset. Sand dunes are moving sculptures in the form of draperies whose colors vary according to the intensity of the light. They stand as living walls next to the desert with the highest reaching up to 150 meters.The night is spent in nomadic tents DAY 3 : Merzouga – Fes. Fes is your ultimate destination on the third day of the tour. Crossing the palm grove of Tafilalt and the town of Rissani, you will head to Midelt through the Ziz valley and Anti-Atlas mountains.  After a stop for lunch, you’ll continue on through the cedar forest of Azrou, characterized by its unique species of monkeys, and then through Ifrane, a stylish town often referred to as Little Switzerland. In the evening, you will arrive in Fes.

$360.14 Cultural & Theme Tours

MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA DESERT SAHARA 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH

DAY 1 : Marrakech – Telouat – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Boumalen Dadès (Dades Gorge). After an early departure, cross the High Atlas Mountains and reach the 2260 meter-high Tizi n'Tichka pass. Continue on to the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many films have been shot there including The Mummy, Gladiator, 7 Days in Tibet, Alexander the Great, and Babel. Continue towards Ouarzazate visit to Kasbah of Taourirt and the film studios is optional. The journey then continues along the Road of 1000 Kasbahs to the Dadès Valley. Along this road you will pass through the fascinating town of Skoura as well as Kalaat M'Gouna, which is known for its roses. After arriving in Dades Gorge, there will be dinner and an overnight stay. Distance: 300 kilometers (185 miles) DAY 2 : Boumalen Dadès – Tinghir – Todra Gorge – Arfoud – Merzouga Dunes. Morning departure to Merzouga dunes. After Tinghir, you will visit the groves and then foray into the Todra Gorge. The limestone cliffs seem like an opening carved through the Todra Assif, which has spectacular peaks diving to the bed of the river. The peaks rise up to 300 meters above the Todra which meanders from its source in the High Atlas mountains. Walk freely through the gorges and palm groves. After lunch, continue to the palm groves of Tinjedad, Touroug and Erfoud. The tour will then continue to Merzouga where you will enjoy a camel ride through the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, from which you can observe the sunset. Sand dunes are moving sculptures in the form of draperies whose colors vary according to the intensity of the light. They stand as living walls next to the desert with the highest reaching up to 150 meters.The night is spent in nomadic tents Distance: 250 kilometers (154 miles) DAY 3 : Merzouga – Rissani – Nqob – Tamnougalte – Ouarzazate – Marrakech. After breakfast, depart towards the Draa Valley through Rissani and Nqob. We will cross the most mysterious desert landscapes, dotted with oases, before continuing to Ouarzazate along the Draa valley. The incredible scenery is bordered with palm groves and extends over a length of 200km with fortified Ksour. The river continues in a thin stream of water and provides a strange green color in the middle pre-Sahara. After lunch you will return to Marrakech. Distance: 550 kilometers (340 miles)

$389 Private & Custom Tours

MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA DESERT SAHARA 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH

DAY 1 : Marrakech – Telouat – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Boumalen Dadès (Dades Gorge). After an early departure, cross the High Atlas Mountains and reach the 2260 meter-high Tizi n'Tichka pass. Continue on to the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many films have been shot there including The Mummy, Gladiator, 7 Days in Tibet, Alexander the Great, and Babel. Continue towards Ouarzazate visit to Kasbah of Taourirt and the film studios is optional. The journey then continues along the Road of 1000 Kasbahs to the Dadès Valley. Along this road you will pass through the fascinating town of Skoura as well as Kalaat M'Gouna, which is known for its roses. After arriving in Dades Gorge, there will be dinner and an overnight stay. Distance: 300 kilometers (185 miles) DAY 2 : Boumalen Dadès – Tinghir – Todra Gorge – Arfoud – Merzouga Dunes. Morning departure to Merzouga dunes. After Tinghir, you will visit the groves and then foray into the Todra Gorge. The limestone cliffs seem like an opening carved through the Todra Assif, which has spectacular peaks diving to the bed of the river. The peaks rise up to 300 meters above the Todra which meanders from its source in the High Atlas mountains. Walk freely through the gorges and palm groves. After lunch, continue to the palm groves of Tinjedad, Touroug and Erfoud. The tour will then continue to Merzouga where you will enjoy a camel ride through the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, from which you can observe the sunset. Sand dunes are moving sculptures in the form of draperies whose colors vary according to the intensity of the light. They stand as living walls next to the desert with the highest reaching up to 150 meters.The night is spent in nomadic tents Distance: 250 kilometers (154 miles) DAY 3 : Merzouga – Rissani – Nqob – Tamnougalte – Ouarzazate – Marrakech. After breakfast, depart towards the Draa Valley through Rissani and Nqob. We will cross the most mysterious desert landscapes, dotted with oases, before continuing to Ouarzazate along the Draa valley. The incredible scenery is bordered with palm groves and extends over a length of 200km with fortified Ksour. The river continues in a thin stream of water and provides a strange green color in the middle pre-Sahara. After lunch you will return to Marrakech. Distance: 550 kilometers (340 miles)

$484.81 Outdoor Activities

3 days desert tour to Merzouga from Marrakech including half-board & camel trek

Day 1 : Marrakech – High Atlas / Telouet Kasbah / Ksar Ait Ben haddou – Ouarzazate / Skoura / Roses Valley / Dades Gorges : your driver guide will pick up you around 8 AM in ur your riad or airport. and we contintue to the high atlas mountains of Tizi n'Tichka, 2,260 meters, is the highest pitch in the country, and crosses the Berber village of Telouet, which rises on a colorful plateau between cultivated fields. The inhabited center is surrounded by high, windy, rocky, rocky walls that let you glimpse the fortified walls of dwellings between the earth.(Dades Valley, has been formed over the last 600 million years through the walls of the High Atlas Mountains thanks to the Dades River and for hundreds of years it is the main road between the desert and the ancient commercial oases of Tifilalt. Its lunar landscapes are scattered by numerous oases, palm trees and beautiful Kasbah, offering the visitor a spectacular contrast between the brilliant rock formations and the bright colors of almonds, figs, nuts and birches . We spend the night in the dades gorges in a very nice kasbah.(HB). Day 2 : Dades Gorge / Dades Valley / Todra Groge / Merzouga Dunes (Erg Chebbi) : After breakfast in the kasbah front of dades gorge, we will take one hour walking in the Dades Gorge before departure for Merzouga desert. The Gorge is a wonderful site, and you will be able to take many pictures of ancient Kasbahs and towns. We drive through beautiful palm trees groves before stopping for lunch and a short walk in the amazing Todra Gorge To see the cultivated fields of spices we use for tagine and couscous.A stream runs through the centre of the impressive rocky gorge, and you will walk amongst local vegetable gardens and towns. It is a great respite from the heat of the desert. Afterwards you will leave to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga Sahara desert. We will have camels waiting to take you into the beautiful Erg Chebbi Dunes, where you will spend the night in desert Camp. There you will enjoy a Berber dinner, and sleep in traditional Nomad camel hair tent. The silence and beauty of the Sahara will amaze you . ( in desert you have the possibility to spend night in luxury camp in desert with shower and bathroom). HB. Day 03: MERZOUGA - RISSANI - TAZARINE - DRAA VALLEY - AGDZ - OUARZAZATE - MARRAKECH : Early morning for a good cause, attend the sunrise over the dunes, return in dromedary. After breakfast, departure to the vast palm grove of Tafilalet passing through the city of Rissani (the alaouite dynasty and the capital of the former Sultan Alaouite). Route to Alnif, the oasis of Tazarine and Nkob. Continuation to Ouarzazate by the sublime Valle de Draa; The barbarian village of Agdz and the port of Ait Saoun (1660 meters above sea level). In the afternoon we end the 3 days from marrakech to merzouga.

$288.58 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour 3 Days from Marrakech to Fes Via Merzouga Desert

Day 1 : Marrakech – Tizi N’tichka Pass – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Kelaa M’gouna – Boumalne Du Dades :We pick you up from your Hotel/Riad in Marrakech, and departure to Ait Benhaddou over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260M), visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and stop for lunch in a Moroccan restaurant.In the Afternoon we will drive to Ouarzazate and stop near the studios for Pictures then you continue to the city center for a panoramic view of Taourirt kasbah . After that you will head to Kalaa M’gouna and Dades gorge for a night. Dinner and overnight at the hotel/Riad. Auberge Panorama or Ksabah Tifawen,Day 2 : Boumalne Dades – Todra Gorges – Tinejdad – Erfoud – Erg Chebbi (Merzouga) :After breakfast in the hotel, driving towards Tineghir passing by Boumalne du Dades and stopping for a panoramic view of dades valley.and we will continue to Todra gorges via Tineghir. Stopping along the way for photos and admiring the views. Arrival to Todra Gorges to enjoy the marvelous Canyons views. In the afternoon we continue to Tinejdad and have a lunch then to Erfoud where you will visit a local fossil craft workshop. After that you will continue to the captivating Send dunes of Erg Chebbi, Arrive to the hotel and get ready for a camel trek to enjoy the sunset and sunrise. And you will continue to the camp for an overnight in nomad tent. Dinner and spend the night in a bivouac in the middle of the dunes,Day 3 : Merzouga – Erfoud – Errachidia – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes :Wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the dune in Sahara Desert then have your breakfast, then you will ride your camel back to the hotel where you can shower. And You will depart to Errachidia via Erfoud, Aoufous and Ziz valley then stopping for a panoramic views of the oasis of Aoufous of Tafilalte region. Continuation to Midelt across the pass of Tizi N’talghamt and have lunch. After lunch you will be driven to Fes via the Cedar forest in Azrou and the mountain of the middle Atlas with the possibility to see the monkey. You may have a stop in Ifrane (the Switzerland City Morocco) before arriving to Fez, drop you of in your Hotel or Riad in Fez.-Tour Includ :- Tour in 4x4 vehicle/minibus with A/C - Driver/Guide- Fuel- Hotel overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)- Camel ride- 1 Night in desert campNot included :- Flight- lunchs- Drinks

$425.94 Cultural & Theme Tours

Small Group Marrakech desert to Fes 3days

DAY1 : Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou- Ouarzazate – Rose Valley – Dades Gorge We will depart this morning from Marrakech at 8:00 am in the morning and start travelling Marrakech to Ouarzazate via the Tichka Pass (2260m) the highest road pass in Morocco. The panoramic views of the High Atlas Mountains and magnificent landscapes, scenery peppered by small Berber villages typical of the region. We visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait ben Haddou. This Kasbah is perhaps the most impressive and well-preserved fortress cities in Morocco. Built on a hilltop, Alit ben Haddou inspired many movie makers such as the Gladiator or Lawrence of Arabia were filmed here. The view from the upper heights of the Kasbah is awe inspiring and worth the required climb through winding, narrow streets. Our travel continues along what is known as the Road of One Thousand Kasbahs passing the Skoura oasis. Then we continue to visit the Valley of the Roses (Kelaa M'Gouna) the center of Moroccan roses and rose products. Acres of Persian roses are grown and harvested here to create rose water, creams and soaps prized throughout Morocco and the world We continue passing the strange rock creation of Tamnalt Hills and we arrive to Dades Gorge carved by centuries by the Dades River. The natural scenery of red and mauve rocks tower above the road.
Overnight in Dades Gorge, dinner & breakfast. DAY2: Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi   We depart Dades Gorge after a leisurely breakfast and travel to another spectacular gorge Todra (the highest oasis in Morocco). The gorge is cut into the ochre-colored cliffs of the High Atlas. Its walls are 300 meters high and at their most narrow part are 20 meters apart. Then we depart Todra Gorge for Merzouga the doorway into the desert where your guide and camels will be waiting for you to carry you across the sandy dunes of the Moroccan Sahara. Camel trek as the sun set across the desert landscape, for approximately 1 to 2 hours to reach you desert camp for the night. Your guide will prepare for you refreshing mint tea and dinner of tagine. Romantic night full of stars with berber music. Overnight in a Nomad Tent, dinner & breakfast. DAY3: Erg Chebbi – Merzouga – Midelt – Fes You will wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi, possibly the best moment of the Merzouga desert. Make your way after breakfast towards Fes along the scenic Ziz Valley Gorge, via Azrou and the cedar forests where colony of monkeys will keep you amused. Drop off at your Riad / Hotel in Fez.