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4 Days trip from Morrakesh to Fez  

from 239€p.p

4-3 Nights | private car | 3-5 Star hotels/ luxury desert camp 

4Days trip from Marrakesh to Fez

Discover the Desert, the Nomad life and the Kasbahs, with our 4 days Desert Tour from Fez to Marrakech. Depart from Fez through the Middle Atlas Mountains, The Oasis of Palm trees and desert landscape to the towering dunes of Merzouga. Gently ride your camel to a desert camp and visit the Nomads in their humble homes. And continue to Marrakech through the Todgha Canyon and the road of Kasbahs.

Day 3: Marrakesh – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate

Pick up on your hotel/riad in Marrakech and we drive to Ouarzazate , through the Atlas Mountains, a varied landscape and little Berber villages. We stop at the Tizi’n Tichka-pas (possibility to take pictures), at the height of 2260 m. We travel on to Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou, the most beautiful Kasbah of Morocco, a Unesco World Heritage site.The place is known as a picture & movies spot, several international films have been shot in this place including the Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabie, the Mummy, Kundun & Alexander…(there are about 43 films in total which has used the place), enjoy the architecture of the building aged about 4 centuries, the place has been used as a trade center for the caravans coming from Toubouktou & heading to Marrakech the whole north of Morocco in  Kasbah ait ben Haddou you will have enough time walk and to discover the Kasbah, including the valley. Dinner and Overnight in  accommodation in Ouarzazat.

Accommodation: 3,4* Hotels/Riads available

Day 4: Dades gorge – Todra valley – Todra Gorge – Rissani – Merzouga (313 km)

After we spend the night in Kasba Ait ben Haddou , we drive to  Ouarzazate to visit the the famous ATLAS Film Studios, created in 1983 . We continue for the Dades , Rose Valley en de palm trees (route of the 1000 kasbah’s).  we travel along to Merzouga (Sahara Desert) across the Todra Valley. We take time for lunch and for a walk in the Todra Gorge, the most beautiful gorge of Morocco. When finished we continue to the  villages of Erfoud, and then Rissani, the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty – the current ruling royal family in Morocco. Arriving in Merzouga at the end of the day, you’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you check in to your riad. 

Accommodation: 3,4* Hotels/Riads available

Day 6: Merzouga area – Camel trek & overnight in desert camp 

After breakfast in the riad, you will start an explorative journey of the area. You’ll visit the Gnawa people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations. You may also visit the souk in Rissani, a traditional town which was the origin of the ruling family in Morocco and the meeting place of the Caravans trading as far as Timbuctou in Mali. Here you will see a lot of men hooded and women veiled. In the afternoon you will start your guided camel ride, led by an experienced camel man to explore within the sand sea of Merzouga. Overnight at our luxury desert camp where you will have your dinner. For your convenience, the camp is equipped with flush toilets.

Accommodation in luxury desert camp / standard 

Day 4: Merzouga – Errachidia – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes 

We wake up early in the morning toe see a spectacular sunrise over the dunes; we go back to the hotel for breakfast and a quick shower. Then we take of to Fes through the Ziz Valley, Errachidia, Midelt, and an always-changing landscape. On our way we take a break for lunch in the city of Midelt. We pass de cedar forests of Azrou. Then we arrive at Fes.

 

Info about the tour:

Tour Highlights

  1. One night in desert camp 
  2. Scenic “Route of a Thousand Kasbahs”
  3. Camel trek in Merzouga (desert)
  4. Dramatic Todra Gorges
  5. Kasbah of Ait ben-Haddou
  6. Spectacular Atlas Mountain scenery

 Price:  Depending on the number of travelers and hotel category.
For more info, please contact us

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