3 days 2 nights private desert tour from Fes to Marrakesh

Cultural & Theme Tours in Midelt

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-Take a 3-day, 2-night private desert tour from Fes to Marrakech-Explore traditional Moroccan villages and learn about local culture-Stay overnight in a Berber tent and take camel ride in the desert-Enjoy a personalized experience with your own driver and vehicle
ItineraryDay 1: Fez - Ifrane - Midelt – Ziz Gorges - Erfoud - Rissani - MerzougaStop At: Fez Mellah, Fes, Fes-Boulemane RegionWe will pick you up at 08h00 AM from your hotel or Riad then drive south to the city of Ifrane across the Middle Atlas mountains. we will stop on our way at the nice cedar forests to see the protected Barbarian Apes in their natural habitat. After we will travel through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt city and along the wonderful Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, you’ll observe views of the Middle-Atlas plateau and the scenery changing to reveal hints of the desert as you move toward the city of Errachidia. After lunch we’ll continue our drive through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud, Rissani and Merzouga. After, we’ll leave our luggage in a safe room then take a camel ride to a Berber camp in the Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes considered as the highest sand dunes in North Africa. The camel ride takes about 1hr 30 min, then we ll relax in Berber tents for our night in the desert. The tents are well equipped with blankets, mattresses and cushions. After dinner we will get together around the fire and enjoy the listening to traditional Berber drums under the stars.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Merzouga - Todra Gorge - Dades Valley -OurzazateStop At: Merzouga Desert, Merzouga, Meknes-Tafilalet RegionWe will wake up early to enjoy a wonderful sunrise on the dunes then take a camel ride back to your hotel. After freshening up and breakfast we’ll leave for Tinghir, Todra Gorges where you will have your lunch. After lunch we’ll drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. This road provides numerous photo opportunities. We’ll visit the Roses valley and Sekoura village, then continue to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa“, where we will have dinner and spend the night.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Ouarzazate- Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - High Atlas mountain - MarrakechStop At: Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa-Draa RegionThe Driver will take you from the hotel after breakfast to discover Ouarzazate city starting with international ATLAS studio, then You’ll explore the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou ( Ait BenHaddou village), used as a backdrop for more than 25 international films, it was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road caravan, where traders brought gold, slaves, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Morocco and beyond. Traversing the Tizin Tichka Pass of the High Atlas where the steep mountain hillsides are clustered with fortified mud dwellings housing many berber families and their domestic animals.Arriving on Marrakech you will be transferred to your hotel.Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Private tour
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Dinners
  • Breakfasts
  • Driver/guide
  • Excursion Camels
  • Hotel pickup—Hotel drop-off

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
  • Lunch

Itinerary

Day 1: Fez - Ifrane - Midelt – Ziz Gorges - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga Stop At: Fez Mellah, Fes, Fes-Boulemane Region We will pick you up at 08h00 AM from your hotel or Riad then drive south to the city of Ifrane across the Middle Atlas mountains. we will stop on our way at the nice cedar forests to see the protected Barbarian Apes in their natural habitat. After we will travel through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt city and along the wonderful Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, you’ll observe views of the Middle-Atlas plateau and the scenery changing to reveal hints of the desert as you move toward the city of Errachidia. After lunch we’ll continue our drive through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud, Rissani and Merzouga. After, we’ll leave our luggage in a safe room then take a camel ride to a Berber camp in the Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes considered as the highest sand dunes in North Africa. The camel ride takes about 1hr 30 min, then we ll relax in Berber tents for our night in the desert. The tents are well equipped with blankets, mattresses and cushions. After dinner we will get together around the fire and enjoy the listening to traditional Berber drums under the stars. Duration: 4 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Merzouga - Todra Gorge - Dades Valley -Ourzazate Stop At: Merzouga Desert, Merzouga, Meknes-Tafilalet Region We will wake up early to enjoy a wonderful sunrise on the dunes then take a camel ride back to your hotel. After freshening up and breakfast we’ll leave for Tinghir, Todra Gorges where you will have your lunch. After lunch we’ll drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. This road provides numerous photo opportunities. We’ll visit the Roses valley and Sekoura village, then continue to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa“, where we will have dinner and spend the night. Duration: 4 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: Ouarzazate- Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - High Atlas mountain - Marrakech Stop At: Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa-Draa Region The Driver will take you from the hotel after breakfast to discover Ouarzazate city starting with international ATLAS studio, then You’ll explore the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou ( Ait BenHaddou village), used as a backdrop for more than 25 international films, it was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road caravan, where traders brought gold, slaves, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Morocco and beyond. Traversing the Tizin Tichka Pass of the High Atlas where the steep mountain hillsides are clustered with fortified mud dwellings housing many berber families and their domestic animals.Arriving on Marrakech you will be transferred to your hotel. Duration: 3 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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