1st day: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga.
The desert tour begins from Fes. We drive south towards The Sahara desert. Crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains is important at this stage. We also pause for having a whale of a time with Barbary apes. we will have stops for taking pictures in splendid panoramic views. The driver continues through Ziz valley Gorges and palm groves. Finally, We arrive at the Erg Chebbi dunes field of Erg Chebbi. it’s the biggest dunes in Morocco. Check-in at a hotel
– 2nd day: Merzouga: the tour of the dunes.
The most important day of the tour. Today. We get to learn more about the Nomads’ life in our off-road excursion. In the breathtaking Erg Chebbi. In addition, you will visit the Nomad families who migrate and live in tents. We attend an African folkloric music/ dance performance in Khamlia Ksar. Then we walk in a desert oasis where we learn about the irrigation system. Late afternoon, you will go by camels to the bivouac in middle of the dunes. The night under a traditional Berber tent.
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– 3rd day: Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades gorges
After returning to your hotel for breakfast and shower. We depart the Dades Gorges via the ancient desert town of Rissani. Also, you will visit the dramatic Todra Gorges. Maybe, you will have a walk at Todra Gorges along the river. You have a pause to relish the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. The Lunch will be at a local restaurant. There, many climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Later we continue to Boumalene Dades. Check in at a Riad in the Dades gorges (Berber family).
– 4th day: Dades gorges – Rose Kalaa Magouna – Ait Ben Hadou – Ouarzazate
A scenic drive awaits you as you drive through kalaat Magouna. The one thousand Kasbah road. this area is a famous city for its roses and rose products. Every year a rose festival is held in May. We continue to Sekoura where we visit preserved Ameridil Kasbah. Its beautifully is surrounded by palm plantations.
After, we carry on our drive to Morocco Hollywood-Ouarzazate. Then the photogenic Kasbah Ait Ben haddou. It’s a rest point for caravans in the past. The site was registered on the list of the World heritage of UNESCO since 1987. Here many films were turned like: Lawrence of Arabia, the mummy, Astérix… The Lunch will be in a restaurant overlooking the Kasbah. Also, the night will be in Ouarzazate in a Riad.
– 5th day: Ouarzazate – Marrakesh
Departure to Marrakech penetrating the High Atlas mountains. (Tichka pass: elevation of 7269 feet). We will enjoy one of the most scenic drives in Morocco. In the afternoon, you will have City tour of Marrakech with a local guide. You will visit the historic Menara. It’s a magnificent pool surrounded by flower beds which reflects the image of a beautiful Moorish edifice.
Then the tour features several notorious monuments. It includes the mind relaxing Majorelle Garden and the Koutoubia Minaret. The Minaret is identical to the la Giralda tower in Sevilla, Spain. Later, we go to the Saadian tombs, which represent Moorish architecture at its finest. The tombs which include several sixteenth-century mausoleums lay undiscovered behind walls until 1917. Finally, The night will be at the riad.
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