Desert Getaway from Fez
Day 1 – Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast, departure to Merzouga passing through the mountains and cedar forests of the Middle Atlas. I pass through Ifrane, a charming ski resort and Azrou, an important craft center specializing in cedar wood work. After the Zad pass (2178m/7146ft), you arrive in Midelt for lunch. In the afternoon, you will descend to Erfoud and Errachidia through the Ziz Valley dotted with palm trees. Continuation towards the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Dinner and night in Merzouga.
Day 2 – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Nomads – Merzouga
After breakfast, you will make the great tour of the desert routes passing through the 2 oases of MERZOUGA, the nomadic deposit, the village of KHAMLIA (village of the blacks), the mines of MIFISS, the desert plates to meet the barber nomads of the desert, the oasis TISSARDMINE. Return to the hostel around 3 in the afternoon for the departure of your caravan in dromedaries in order to attend the sunset in the dunes. You will spend the night in a wild oasis located 2 hours walk in the full desert. Dinner and night in bivouac under the tent.
Day 3 – Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – The Todra Gorges – The Dades Gorges
Wake up in the morning to watch the sun rise over the dunes; return in dromedary at the foot of the dunes. After breakfast, departure in Rissani and Erfoud to visit the fossilized marble factory before continuing to the palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad. Arrival at the Toudra Gorges for lunch. In the afternoon, you will continue towards the Dadès Gorges passing through Boumalne and the Dadès Valley. Dinner and night in the Gorges.
Day 4 – Dades Gorges – Valley of Roses – Skoura Palm Grove – Ouarzazate
After breakfast, return to the Valley of Dadès until the kasbah of Aït Youl where you will take a track that allows you to admire the kasbahs and the ksours of the Valley of the Roses to meet Kelaa M’gouna. Lunch, then continuation to the palm grove of Skoura, visit of the kasbah of Amredhyle, and arrival in Ouarzazate for the night.
Day 5 – Ouarzazate – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – High Atlas – Marrakech
After breakfast, the morning is dedicated to the visit of Ouarzazate: Taourirt kasbah, Tifoultoute kasbah, Film studios. You will then go to Aït Benhaddou, where you will visit the old town, the kasbah (classified to UNESCO heritage). In the afternoon, trip to Marrakech via the port of Tizi N’ Tichka, arrival in Marrakech around the afternoon and end of the trip.
– Private trip, there will be no more people with you.
– Pick up at the hotel, riad, airport or wherever you want.
– Transportation during the trip in an all-terrain vehicle with AC.
– Tent camp (Includes dinner and breakfast)
– Camel excursion (one per person).
Does not include
– Midday meals
– Tickets to kasbah
– Tips and what is not in the program