4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fes via Mezouga Desert and Camel ride

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Departure from your accommodation in Marrakech to Drop off at your hotel or Riad in Fes

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Tour from Marrakech to Fes 4 Days offers a great introduction to Morocco, you will enjoy vibrant Marrakech, visit small Berber villages in the Atlas Mountains and have time to do Camel Trek and to visit the famous Gorges of Todra. Imagine the winding alleyways of an old medina, a crowded souk full of colorful pottery and rugs or the sound of a muezzin calling to prayer drifting through an orange plantation. Morocco offers all this and much more - complete with a beautiful backdrop of the snow-capped mountains of the High Atlas. This short adventure provides a fabulous introduction for these thrilling. You visit the old walled village Rissani and Ouarzazate, Skoura Oasis, and more out of the way that few tourists can see - like the remote Berber villages, hidden in the folds of the Atlas mountains. This journey offers a real vision in a fascinating and beautiful country.
Tour from Marrakech to Fes 4 Days Day 1: Marrakech - Ouarzazate - Dades Gorges: Meet up early in the morning at your hotel in Marrakech. Then departure to the magnificent mountains of the High Atlas passing the Tizi n'Tichka pass at 2,260 meters. The location of this pass offers spectacular views of the surrounding valleys and its colorful Berber villages. Wandering south towards Ouarzazate, also known as the "Hollywood" of North Africa for its film studios where many films have been shot including the last Gladiator, we will stop to visit them. From here we will continue our journey to Skoura and the Rose Valley,  and then reach the Dades Gorges. Dinner in Kasbah. Day 2: The Dades Gorges - The Todra Gorges - Berber Village - Merzouga Desert: After breakfast we drive to the desert of Merzouga. Visit the Todra palm grove and the Todra Gorges via Erfoud (city of fossils) until arriving in Merzouga. In the afternoon we leave the 4x4 and take the camels to cross the great desert dunes for one or two hours. Night in the heart of the desert in nomad tents enjoying the stars, the moon, the sunset, the dawn ... Dinner and night Berber tent (an unforgettable evening). Day 3: Merzouga - Erg Chebbi Tour in 4x4After breakfast, the drive to explore the small villages around Erg Chebbi dunes, such as Hassi Labied, Merzouga and Khamlia, begins in Merzouga. where you will have the opportunity to see Dayet Srji lake and continue to Khamlia, known as the village of blacks who were slaves from Sudan. you will enjoy their spiritual music Gnawa. Leaving Khamlia, then, continuing to visit a nomad family, living under the Berber tent. You will be introduced to family members and get to know their way of life while enjoying the taste of a nice cup of tea.  Day 4: Merzouga - Rissani - Erfoud - Er-Rachidia - Gorges of the ziz - Midelt - Azrou - Ifran - FesAfter Breakfast, departure towards Errachidia passing through Erfoud, our next stop is to the panoramic view to the oasis of Aoufous. You can stop by Barrage Hassan Adakhil for the photos. Following the side of the river Ziz, You can enjoy the beautiful scenes of the ksour and gorge of the Ziz, you switch from the French built tunnel Du legionario (Zaabal). The journey continues through the Middle Atlas, crossing the Tizi N'Talghom pass (1907m). Arrival in Midelt, where you can have lunch. After, you will enjoy the wonderful view of the Jebel Aachi mountain with snow-covered peaks. Leaving Midelt towards Azrou where you will have the opportunity to view the old tree (800 years old, named Cedre Gouraud) and meet the monkeys in the cedar forest. From here we head to Ifran "Moroccan Switzerland", Continuing our journey to Fes via Imouzar Kander. Arrival in Fes and where the tour will end.

What’s included

  • Local taxes
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or 4WD
  • Overnight in Luxury desert camp
  • Camel ride for sunset (one camel each)
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech - Ouarzazate - Dades Gorges: Meet up early in the morning at your hotel in Marrakech. Then departure to the magnificent mountains of the High Atlas passing the Tizi n'Tichka pass at 2,260 meters. The location of this pass offers spectacular views of the surrounding valleys and its colorful Berber villages. Wandering south towards Ouarzazate, also known as the "Hollywood" of North Africa for its film studios where many films have been shot including the last Gladiator, we will stop to visit them. From here we will continue our journey to Skoura and the Rose Valley,  and then reach the Dades Gorges. Dinner in Kasbah.
Day 2: The Dades Gorges - The Todra Gorges - Berber Village - Merzouga Desert: After breakfast we drive to the desert of Merzouga. Visit the Todra palm grove and the Todra Gorges via Erfoud (city of fossils) until arriving in Merzouga. In the afternoon we leave the 4x4 and take the camels to cross the great desert dunes for one or two hours. Night in the heart of the desert in nomad tents enjoying the stars, the moon, the sunset, the dawn ... Dinner and night Berber tent (an unforgettable evening).
Day 3: Merzouga - Erg Chebbi Tour in 4x4 After breakfast, the drive to explore the small villages around Erg Chebbi dunes, such as Hassi Labied, Merzouga and Khamlia, begins in Merzouga. where you will have the opportunity to see Dayet Srji lake and continue to Khamlia, known as the village of blacks who were slaves from Sudan. you will enjoy their spiritual music Gnawa. Leaving Khamlia, then, continuing to visit a nomad family, living under the Berber tent. You will be introduced to family members and get to know their way of life while enjoying the taste of a nice cup of tea. 
Day 4: Merzouga - Rissani - Erfoud - Er-Rachidia - Gorges of the ziz - Midelt - Azrou - Ifran - Fes After Breakfast, departure towards Errachidia passing through Erfoud, our next stop is to the panoramic view to the oasis of Aoufous. You can stop by Barrage Hassan Adakhil for the photos. Following the side of the river Ziz, You can enjoy the beautiful scenes of the ksour and gorge of the Ziz, you switch from the French built tunnel Du legionario (Zaabal). The journey continues through the Middle Atlas, crossing the Tizi N'Talghom pass (1907m). Arrival in Midelt, where you can have lunch. After, you will enjoy the wonderful view of the Jebel Aachi mountain with snow-covered peaks. Leaving Midelt towards Azrou where you will have the opportunity to view the old tree (800 years old, named Cedre Gouraud) and meet the monkeys in the cedar forest. From here we head to Ifran "Moroccan Switzerland", Continuing our journey to Fes via Imouzar Kander. Arrival in Fes and where the tour will end.
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