Marrakech to Fez through Merzouga Desert 4-Day Private Tour

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Hotels / Riads located in Marrakech.If you are staying inside the Medina (Old town), your pickup will be at the closest point accessible to vehicles. to Drop-off at your Fes city accommodation.

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Depart from Marrakech on a private tour, we cross the High Atlas Mountains and reach the Tizi N'Tichka's pass with 2260m high, continuation to Ouarzazate city, we visit the Kasbah Taourirt and Film studios, then continue cross the most beautiful road of one thousand Kasbahs, arrival to Todra Gorges. Depart to Merzouga desert, you visit the Palmeraie area which has thousands of palm trees. The next day is a complete desert day, it is absolutely worth getting up early to contemplate the most spectacular sunrise you have ever seen at the top of a dune close to the camp. Then, we will reach Khamlia village, where we will take a relaxing cup of tea meanwhile we listen to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa. On the final day depart toward Fes city through the middle Atlas mountains, Ziz Valley, cedar forests, monkey troupes then about 6 pm we arrive to Fes city, transfer to your Riad or Hotel, end of our services.
Day 1 - Marrakech - Aït Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Todra GorgesDepart from Marrakech on a private tour, cross the High Atlas Mountains and reach the Tizi N'Tichka’s pass. Continue on to Ouarzazate city, and visit the Taourirt Kasbah and Atlas Film Studios. Arrive at Todra Gorges. Have dinner, and stay overnight.Day 2: Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga DesertMorning departure to Merzouga Desert. Visit the Palmeraie area, which has thousands of palm trees. Then, get to Todra Gorges by walking. Keep trekking through Tinejdad and Erfoud, and then have lunch at Rissani. Visit Alaouit's first King Tomb (Current Moroccan Royal Family). Afterward, arrive at Merzouga Desert where you will enjoy a camel ride through the dunes of Erg Chebbi, and see the sunset over the dunes. Spend the night at a nomadic private tent at a Berber campsite. Day 3: Merzouga Desert - Nomads Families - Khamlia Village - Erg ChebbiThis is a complete desert day. If you are in the middle of the desert, it’s absolutely worth getting up early to see the sunrise at the top of a dune close to the camp. After watching the sunrise, return to Merzouga where a hearty breakfast is waiting for you. Then you will skirt the Erg Chebbi, great extension of sandy desert where we can find the big dune of Morocco. Along the way, catch sight of a nomad settlement, and learn their secrets and manners. Once you reach Khamlia Village, sip on a relaxing cup of tea, and listen to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa. Transfer to your luxury accommodation and get the afternoon free to explore the town or the dunes next to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel or at the nomadic private tent again. Day 4: Merzouga Desert - Ziz Valley - Cedar Forests & Monkey Troupes - Fez CityAfter breakfast, start your last day to the north through Tafilalet palm grove. Here you will see thousands of palm trees. This way leads us to Ziz valley. Stop at Midelt, just in the heart of the middle Atlas where you will have free time for lunch and rest for a while. In the afternoon, continue your way through the cedar forests, where, if you are lucky, you will see some Barbary apes. Next, visit Ifran city, situated in the northwestern slope of the middle Atlas mountains. Its broad avenues, urban development with perfect cleanness, the green areas, and its architecture make this city looks like a Swiss town. That is why it is nicknamed the Moroccan Switzerland. At about 6 p.m., arrive at Fez city, and transfer to your riad or hotel.

What’s included

  • Hotel / Riad pickup and drop-off
  • 3 Nights at luxury accommodation at 3 different locations in full board
  • Transport by a private comfortable air-conditioned minivan or 4WD with an English speaking driver/guide
  • Private tour
  • Camel Ride Tour Experience
  • Luxury private tent
  • Breakfasts, lunches, dinners
  • Drinks (Bottled mineral water+Fresh mint tea)
  • Professional local guide (Morocco history & Heritage sites)
  • All entrance fees & Local taxes
  • Fuel included

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Breakfast included
  • Lunch included
  • Dinner included
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Ideal choice for families

Itinerary

Day 2: Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga Desert Morning departure to Merzouga Desert. Visit the Palmeraie area, which has thousands of palm trees. Then, get to Todra Gorges by walking. Keep trekking through Tinejdad and Erfoud, and then have lunch at Rissani. Visit Alaouit's first King Tomb (Current Moroccan Royal Family). Afterward, arrive at Merzouga Desert where you will enjoy a camel ride through the dunes of Erg Chebbi, and see the sunset over the dunes. Spend the night at a nomadic private tent at a Berber campsite. 
Day 3: Merzouga Desert - Nomads Families - Khamlia Village - Erg Chebbi This is a complete desert day. If you are in the middle of the desert, it’s absolutely worth getting up early to see the sunrise at the top of a dune close to the camp. After watching the sunrise, return to Merzouga where a hearty breakfast is waiting for you. Then you will skirt the Erg Chebbi, great extension of sandy desert where we can find the big dune of Morocco. Along the way, catch sight of a nomad settlement, and learn their secrets and manners. Once you reach Khamlia Village, sip on a relaxing cup of tea, and listen to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa. Transfer to your luxury accommodation and get the afternoon free to explore the town or the dunes next to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel or at the nomadic private tent again. 
Day 4: Merzouga Desert - Ziz Valley - Cedar Forests & Monkey Troupes - Fez City After breakfast, start your last day to the north through Tafilalet palm grove. Here you will see thousands of palm trees. This way leads us to Ziz valley. Stop at Midelt, just in the heart of the middle Atlas where you will have free time for lunch and rest for a while. In the afternoon, continue your way through the cedar forests, where, if you are lucky, you will see some Barbary apes. Next, visit Ifran city, situated in the northwestern slope of the middle Atlas mountains. Its broad avenues, urban development with perfect cleanness, the green areas, and its architecture make this city looks like a Swiss town. That is why it is nicknamed the Moroccan Switzerland. At about 6 p.m., arrive at Fez city, and transfer to your riad or hotel.
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