Fes to Marrakech Tour 3 days via Erg Chebbi Desert of Merzouga
Fes to Marrakech tour 3 days
Day 1 : Fes - Ifran - Azrou - Midelt - Ziz Valley - Arfoud - Erg Chebbi Desert Dunes
Fes desert tours to Marrakech. We are going to leave Fes at 7:30 AM and head to another part of Morocco, the South East. Crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains. We stop for a short break in Ifran or the small Switzerland where is the first ski resort in Morocco. We will be surrounded by amazing sceneries and landscapes of mountains and plains. A special species of native monkeys living in credar woods, over 30 members in one family called Maggot monkeys near Azrou. We will have lunch break in Midelt, it celebrates the festival of apples every years. There is a big contrast of landscapes especially when we drive through Ziz Valley to get us to Arfoud, the gate of the Sahara, to Merzouga. You will enjoy the sunset on the way to the berber camp on the camel back in Erg Chebbi. A fascinating reddish dunes up 150 m high. Overnight berber camp.
Day 2 : Erg Chebbi – Arfoud – Tinjdad – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges
After your breakfast we leave the Sahara and head towards the old underground system of irrigation that is still used in the oasis of Eljerf to save as much as possible of water from vaporization. A break on the way in Tinjidad. We will have lunch in Valley of Toudra. It is considered as one of the oldest valley in Morocco for caravan trading and where the first Moroccan money was made out of silver. A beautiful valley of 15 km of date palms ends up with a spectacular Gorges, mainly used for rock climbing and where local picnic in summer days. We embark on Dades Valley which has an astonishing rock formation made by million years of erosion. We spend the night in a nice local hotel by the river of Dades and surrounded by high mountains. Overnight in Dades Valley.
Day 3 : Dades Gorges – Rose Valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou - Talouet - Tizi-n-Tichka - Marrakesh
Last day we will carry on to Valley of Roses, the only place in Morocco where we harvest Damascus rose of which we extract some products like rose water and rose oil best for skin treatment and anti-wrinkles. We drive through, Skoura, an old oasis of thousands palm groves and ancient Kasbahs berber forts. Then, we head to Ait Ben Haddou village we will go for a walk to visit this ancient village. An old village where a list of movie credits were made starting with the first movies “Lawrence of Arabia”, ”Jesus of Nazareth”, ”Gladiator” and the list is still going. It is also listed in UNISCO as a site of world heritage and national culture in 1987. We cross the High Atlas Mountains via Tizi-n-Tichka (2260 m alt). A spectacular windy road to Marrakech. End of tour.
Fes to Marrakech Tour 3 days via Erg Chebbi desert of Merzouga & Camel Treks Tour : what’s Included & Not Included.
- Private A/C Vehicle, 4X4 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado or Deluxe Van for 3 days + Fuel.
- English speaking driver / Guide.
- Pick up from your Fes accommodation & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation.
- Ensuite rooms with A/C in typical hotels, Kasbahs & Riads with dinners and breakfasts (Vegetarians are welcome).
- Night in Erg Chebbi Merzouga dunes, Nomad tented camp with dinner and breakfast.
- Camel Trekking to go and return from the camp (around 1h each way).
- Free time to explore the sites as Ait Benhaddou, Cinema Sets, Taourirt Kasbah …Et
Fes to Marrakech Tour 3 days via Erg Chebbi Desert of Merzouga: Not Included Service
- Entry Fees for Monuments
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