You are in Marrakech, want to see the desert and end up in Fes ? this is the right tour for you. This 3 days tour will allow you to start from Marrakech, see many attractions such as Ait benhadou fortified village, the kasbahs of Ouarzazate and the beautiful gorges of Dades. Then continue to Merzouga and appreciate its dunes on a camel ride, spend the night in a nomad tent in the bivouac. The third day takes you from Merzouga to Fes through the Atlas and cedar forest.
The trip starts from your accommodation in Marrakech, crosses the high pass of Tizi N’Tichka (2160m) and continues through the berber villages to Ait benhaddou and Ouarzazate, to visit the fortified village and the kasbahs. Then continue in dades valley to finish at The neck of the gorges where you will spend the night in a hotel.
The seond day starts at 8;00 or 8:30, after a nice breakfast, you take off going back at the main road, then taking a little detour in Tinghir to explore the second gorges, Todra gorges. before heading south-east again, stop for lunch in Touroug. After the pause, you continue to Merzouga through Erfoud and Rissani and maybe stop to visit a fossil shop on the way. Once arrived at Merzouga, you leave your bags in the hotel, and ride the camels to reach the bivouac inside the dunes where you will spend the night in a nomad tent.
After witnessing the early sunset, ride the camels back to meet the 4×4 at the hotel. take breakfast and maybe a shower to dust off. then go back on the paved road leaving to Midelt, the apple capital for lunch, then through the cedar forest and between fruit farms, crossing Azrou and Ifran before reaching Fes, your destination.
- Private trip
- Air conditionned 4×4
- English speaking driver/guide
- Night in Dades with Halfboard
- Night in the nomad bivouac with Halfboard
- Camel ride in the desert
- Time to explore the sites