sahara desert trips from Fes
Trip duration: 4 Days – 3 Nights
4 Days Fes Marrakech desert trip full description:
DAY 1: FES – IFRANE – MIDELT – ZIZ VALLEY – DESERT DUNES
After breakfast, the departure will be from Fes to Merzouga through the Middle Atlas region. We pass through Ifrane, the ‘Switzerland’ of Morocco and the cedar forests of Azrou. You may stop to see and hand feed the monkeys.
The private tour continues to Midelt where we will have lunch. Then, we reach the Ziz River and gorges. Finally, we continue to Merzouga for our sunset camel trekking. The night will be in a hotel near the dunes with dinner included.
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DAY 2: “DESERT EXCURSION ” Tour around the desert and Night in Berber camp”.
Today we will explore the desert region and the marvel that is the Erg Chebbi desert dunes. The driver makes you a tour around the Erg Chebbi dunes. It’s an opportunity to see the nomad’s way of life and the amazing changing contrasts of the desert. After that, you will visit the “Gnawas village” Khamlia to see the Gnawa musicians and dance. The population of the village is of sub-Saharan origins, they were slaves of the sultan in Sijilmassa – Rissani currently -. In addition, you may have the chance to taste a traditional Berber pizza for lunch. To explore the desert, you can have a walk in palm oasis to see a Romain irrigation system “Khattarat”. late afternoon, you will ride the camels to see the sunset over the dunes and spend the night including dinner in a luxury desert camp. After dinner, you will listen to a traditional Berber music while watching the stars and rising moon on the amazing desert dunes.
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DAY 3: ERG CHEBBI – RISSANI – ERFOUD – TODRA GORGE – DADES GORGE.
Wake up early to see the sunrise. Then you return back to the hotel in Merzouga for a quick shower and breakfast. Then the tour continues to Rissani an off-road drive across the hamada (black Desert). You may have an option to visit the animated local market and its historical monument. Afterward, we drive to Erfoud that is known for its fossils. Here, we can visit a fossil workshop before. Also, we continue to the impressive Todra canyons, known for its rock climbing. Afterward, we reach the road of a Thousand Kasbahs via Dades valley where there are enormous kasbahs on both sides of the road. Some of these kasbahs are old fortified houses that have been restored but unfortunately. A lot of them are still in ruins. Overnight and accommodation will be in the valley at a hotel.
4 Days Fes Marrakech desert trip
DAY 4: DADES GORGE – ROSE VALLEY – OUARZAZATE – AIT BENHADDOU – HIGH ATLAS – MARRAKECH.
Your Morocco private tour continues through the beautiful Valley of the Roses. You will stop Sekoura before getting to Ouarzazate which is ’Hollywood of Morocco’ and movie Industry. possibility to stop off for a visit to the movie studios where many films were filmed such as Gladiator and the Mummy. On the way to Marrakech there we will visit Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, one of the most exotic and best preserved Kasbahs in the entire Atlas Region. The Kasbah now is UNESCO protected site since 1987 and has magnificent views of the surrounding palms and beyond. Upon arrival to Marrakech, we will drive you to your hotel or airport according to your flight details and your choice.
– The tour itinerary can be modified according to your requirements and budget.
– We are at your disposal for any questions about the tour.What is included in this tour?
– Arrival & Departure transfers.
– Accommodation in Riads or hotels (Optional).
– Private Air-conditioned 4×4 vehicle with luxury interior
– English speaking driver / Guide. Continue reading