4 days desert tour from Fez to Marrakech

                                                    Proposed Itinerary

 

Day 1: Fes - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga desert

 

 8:00 am we'll start our 3 days desert tour from Fez to Marrakech.Traveling south-east and leaving Fes behind, the first stop is made in Ifran.  Also, referred to as the ‘Lion City’.  Legends and folklore claim that it was in this city that the last lion of the country was sighted many moons ago.  As you pass the city and move towards the south, you enter the Middle Atlas landscape with is covered with the Cedar trees. Breaks are taken throughout day which include a stop at Midelt.  After mid-day and lunch the journey continues towards Erfoud and Rissani. Arriving in the desert region of Merzouga provides an opportunity to relax at the hotel’s facilities and enjoy the scenic views of the sand dunes. Additionally,  Before the sunset, you will travel towards the sand dunes by camel or 4x4 drive.  As the sunsets in the distance, you will reach your authentic Berber tents in the desert.  Your evening will be filled with a desert banquet, campfire relaxation and traditional music under bright stars .

The camp : Tiziri Camp or similar

Day 2: Merzouga

4×4 tour in Sahara Desert visits the Erg Chebbi Dunes in all-around tour of the dunes. Visiting the ancient mines of Mfis, the Gnawa village of Khamliya, Tisserdine, Hassilabied Oasis and drive, nomadic familys, graveurs, pyramids .... Traditional local dish for lunch, overnight in a hotel in Merzouga.

Hotel : Riad Azawad or similar

 

Day 3: Merzouga - Rissani - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges

 

Wake up for Sunrise lovely pictures , As you leave the glorious beauty of the desert behind you, the journey takes you west towards the famous Todra Gorge. The landscape begins to change as you move towards the open countryside. Nomadic lives of the people in this region is evident and there is a chance to observe the lives of these travellers. The final destination of the day will be Dades Gorge.

Hotel : Dar blues

Day 4: Dades Gorges- Skoura - Ouarzazate- Ait Ben haddou - Marrakech

we will take a short walk in the gorges before we continue The well-known ‘Hollywood in the Desert’ of Ourzazate gives you the insight of scene making of many famous films. The ancient Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is worthy of visit. Driving over the 2,260m Tizi n’ Tichka Pass and then making a drop down to the plains brings you to the end of your journey arriving in Marrakech by late afternoon.