3-Day Desert Tour to Marrakech via Merouga-Erg Chebbi from Fez

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Midelt

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from$300
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On this 3-day excursion into the Sahara offers plenty of opportunities to experience the local life and great scenery. Drive through Cedars forests, the middle of the Atlas Mountains, see Berber villages and an oasis. The trip includes a camel ride to see the sunset and sunrise in the desert. Discover the Todra Gorge , Dades Valley, Historical kasbahs, and the Atlas Mountain.
Day 1: Fez / Ifran / Medilt / Erfoud / MerzougaDepart  from fez you will begin your ascent We pass through Ifrane, a winter ski resort in a totally un Moroccan style built by the French in the 1930's to resemble a Swiss village;we visit the cedars forest in azrou you will see the monkeys , drive across the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, springs, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert. Half way, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks, then we  continue towards merzouga in the road we will stop in a panoramic views to see the  a huge oasis of palm tree we reach to merzouga in the afternoon, Depending on your arrived to traditional Kasbah on the foot of the dunes of erg-chebbi. After rest a mint tea the  guide and camels will be waiting to carry you across the sandy dunes of the erg-chebbi,you will enjoy the beauty of the sunset on camel, after 1 hour you will reach to the desert camp to spend night in a berbre tent. At your desert shelter, your camels are hobbled and mint tea is served. After a wonderful dinner, watch the Stars,and overnight in the Berber Tent .Camp : Desert Camp & Camel Ride Day 2 : Merzouga /Tinghir /Todra Gorge / Boumalne Dades After a Delicious Breakfast  , You’ll depart for Dades , traveling the rugged Road of a Thousand Kasbahs that rise up like turreted sand castles along this ancient caravan trading route. This area has long been a popular location for Hollywood films such as The Last Temptation of Christ, Jewel of the Nile, and most recently Hideous Kinky. The central region is one of the most exciting and romantic destinations of Morocco nestled along rich river valleys, palmeries and burnished mud-brick homes ablaze in vibrant color under the shelter of the blue desert sky. We stop for lunch and walk in todra gorge , We’ll travel through the Dadès Valley past dramatic escarpments,Dinner and overnight in the Hotel .Accommodation : Hotel les Jardins De Ouarzazate  or SimilarDay 3 :Dades / Ouarzazate /Ait ben haddou / MarrakechAfter breakfast we will visit Ouarzazate,including  the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios movie studios, the largest and most famous of all Africa. we stop in Ait ben haddou   Here we can visit the famous Kasbah, declared UNESCO World Heritage and which was the scene of films like The Gladiator, Babel, Lawrence of Arabia,we coutinue passing through  the High Atlas and  the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, along a road that climbs from the plains up to 2260 m above sea level passing through small villages, small waterfalls, through the continuously changing landscape and colors of these beautiful Mountains.we drop you, off in your Hotel.

What’s included

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Local taxes
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner - 2-course dinner
  • Camel Ride
  • Professional Driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Enjoy a romantic night including dinner
  • Family friendly
  • Small-group tour

Itinerary

Day 1: Fez / Ifran / Medilt / Erfoud / Merzouga Depart  from fez you will begin your ascent We pass through Ifrane, a winter ski resort in a totally un Moroccan style built by the French in the 1930's to resemble a Swiss village;we visit the cedars forest in azrou you will see the monkeys , drive across the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, springs, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert. Half way, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks, then we  continue towards merzouga in the road we will stop in a panoramic views to see the  a huge oasis of palm tree we reach to merzouga in the afternoon, Depending on your arrived to traditional Kasbah on the foot of the dunes of erg-chebbi. After rest a mint tea the  guide and camels will be waiting to carry you across the sandy dunes of the erg-chebbi,you will enjoy the beauty of the sunset on camel, after 1 hour you will reach to the desert camp to spend night in a berbre tent. At your desert shelter, your camels are hobbled and mint tea is served. After a wonderful dinner, watch the Stars,and overnight in the Berber Tent . Camp : Desert Camp & Camel Ride  Day 2 : Merzouga /Tinghir /Todra Gorge / Boumalne Dades  After a Delicious Breakfast  , You’ll depart for Dades , traveling the rugged Road of a Thousand Kasbahs that rise up like turreted sand castles along this ancient caravan trading route. This area has long been a popular location for Hollywood films such as The Last Temptation of Christ, Jewel of the Nile, and most recently Hideous Kinky. The central region is one of the most exciting and romantic destinations of Morocco nestled along rich river valleys, palmeries and burnished mud-brick homes ablaze in vibrant color under the shelter of the blue desert sky. We stop for lunch and walk in todra gorge , We’ll travel through the Dadès Valley past dramatic escarpments,Dinner and overnight in the Hotel . Accommodation : Hotel les Jardins De Ouarzazate  or Similar Day 3 :Dades / Ouarzazate /Ait ben haddou / Marrakech After breakfast we will visit Ouarzazate,including  the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios movie studios, the largest and most famous of all Africa. we stop in Ait ben haddou   Here we can visit the famous Kasbah, declared UNESCO World Heritage and which was the scene of films like The Gladiator, Babel, Lawrence of Arabia,we coutinue passing through  the High Atlas and  the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, along a road that climbs from the plains up to 2260 m above sea level passing through small villages, small waterfalls, through the continuously changing landscape and colors of these beautiful Mountains.we drop you, off in your Hotel.
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