This 4 day tour will take us from Marrakech to Fez via the High Atlas Mountains, Ouarzazate, Dades Gorges and the Merzouga Desert. The route is filled with vast palm trees, oasis, secret kasbah’s and forts along the way.
We will visit the Valley of Roses next to the Dades Gorges, where we will enjoy dinner and an overnight stay next to the Dades river.
Upon arriving the Merzouga Desert we will visit the village of Khamlia to meet the Berber nomads of the desert. We will start our camel ride in the evening to enjoy the sunset in middle of the high Erg Chebbi dunes, where we will stay overnight at our desert camp enjoying typical Moroccan dinner in tents under the stars.
The journey ends in Fez the cultural capital of Morocco with beautiful medinas, palaces and Moroccan architecture
Discover the hidden secrets of Moroccan & Berber culture driving off-road with me in the breathtaking Sahara Desert and the High Atlas Mountains.
DAY 1: MARRAKECH - OUARZAZATE - SKOURA - GORGES DADES
The tour will begin by picking you up at your Hotel or at the airport in Marrakech.
Departure from Marrakech through a high altitude mountain pass, known as Tizi-n-Tichka crossing the High Atlas Mountains with the opportunity to stop and enjoy the magnificent views.
After lunch, we will continue our route to Ouarzazate passing through the oasis of palm trees known as Skoura consisting of lush green vegetation and secret kasbahs, which can be visited.
From Skoura, we will continue to the Valley of Roses and the Dades valley, where we have dinner and stay overnight by the Dades River.
DAY 2: GORGES DADES - TODRA GORGES - ERFOUD - MERZOUGA DESERT
After breakfast, our tour guide will take you along the shores of Boumalne Dades, where we can explore endless roads marked by kasbahs (citadel) and ksour (forts or castles). We will be surrounded by rocky terraine and grazing camels under the sun.
After a journey full of castles and forts, we will visit the oasis of Tinghir, home to the spectacular Todra Gorges at a altitude of 1,350 meters above sea level and surrounded by a palm grove.
We will continue our tour to Erfoud (city of fossils) and head to the Merzouga Desert to experience the high dunes of Erg Chebbi.
In the night we will have dinner and stay overnight at a hotel.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA - ERG CHEBBI - MERZOUGA
Once breakfast is served, we will take the grand tour through the dunes of Merzouga. This is a nomadic desert experience visiting the Khamlia village (village of the blacks), Mifiss mines and meeting the Berber nomads of the desert.
Our camels will wait for us to start our sunset camel trekking towards our desert camp in middle of the desert dunes, where we will spend the night in a luxury tent. Dinner will be served under the stars with a bonfire and typical Moroccan rhythms.
DAY 4: MERZOUGA - ZIZ VALLEY - MIDELT - AZROU - FEZ
We will wake up in the desert early to admire the beautiful sunrise and take pictures from the largest dunes in the world, one of the best moments in the desert of Merzouga.
After a typical breakfast in our desert camp we will ride on our camels to a nearby hotel to shower and then take the road towards Fez passing through the beautiful valley of Ziz, Errachidia, Midelt.
We will continue our journey through the Middle Atlas to reach Fez in the afternoon. Fez has a beautiful medina with its gates and its impressive walls, palaces…
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