Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate – Boumalne Dades Valley
Your private tour guide will pick you up from your accomodation or airport to start our 4 days desert trip from Marrakech to Fes and Merzouga. You will travel South towards Boumalne Dades Valley via the high Atlas Mountains and Tizi N Tichka Pass. You will be amazed by the beauty of this impressive pass while enjoying the panoramic view of small Berber villages along the way. Before arrive in Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah; the oldest Kasbah in the south of Morocco and one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites; the village is known as a backdrop for many cinematographic works, the most famous ones are ‘The gladiator’, ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ and more. We will have lunch, and visit the kasbah with a local guide. Later on we will continue our journey to reach Boumalne Dades, passing by ouarzazate( the gate to the Sahara), Visit Touririte Kasbah, before we head towards Kelaa Megouna know as the roses town. Arrive in at our traditional Riad or Hotel.
Day 2 : Boumalne Dades – Todra – Rissani – Erg Chebbi Dunes Merzouga
Today after breakfast in the hotel; we will continue our second journey of 4 days desert trip from Marrakech to Fes and Merzouga. We will drive from Dades gorges to Erg Chebbi sand dunes (the highest and largest dunes in Morocco). We will pass through Tinghir and Todra Gorges where you will have free time to walk along the canyons of about 300m high, a preferred place of mountain climbers; before we head to Rissani it was the old capital of Morocco. Via many other small Berber villages such as Alnif. Arrive in Rissanithe last town before reaching the Sahara desert known for its weekly traditional Souk (Market). Have about an hour shopping like locals before we head to our guest House or hotel in Merzouga.
Day 3 : Merzouga – Around Erg Chebbi Sand Dune Tour – Camel Trekking
Today, After Breakfas, your driver will takes you on an off-road adventure tour around the largest and highest sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Take the advantage to discover the region of Merzouga Sahara. You will explore the small Berber villages near sand dunes begin by a visit to Khamlia village is known as the black people. The hospitably welcomed with a cup of tea while enjoying their spiritual Gnawa music. After we will continue towards the panoramic view of sand dunes, and visit Berber Nomads as they are taking care of herds of cattle, goats and camels. We will visit some deserted mines. Head back to Merzouga. relaxing a few minutes you will take some of your luggage in a small bag (just the necessary for the night in desert camp) and leave the other luggage in the hotel, then we will ride the camels crossing the Erg Chebbi golden sand dunes. This is a great opportunity to take amazing photos of the sunset. When we reach to the camp; you will be welcomed with cup of tea and have free time to walk in the highest sand dunes around the camp for sandboarding. Spend the night in our desert luxury camp. After having dinner, followed by Berber drumming music and dance around the fire and under a magical starry sky.
Day 4 : Merzouga- Erfoud – Ziz Valley – Azrou- Fes Imperial City
We recommend to wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise. on the top of the Erg Chebbi sand dune near the camp, then have your breakfast. After these beautiful moments. You will ride your camel back to the village of Merzouga. You will depart to Errachidia via Erfoud, Aoufous and the Ziz valley where we will stop for a panoramic view of this beautiful Oasis. Continuation to Midelt across the pass of Tizi N’talghamt and have lunch break. After lunch you will be driven to Fes (the medieval imperial city) via the Cedar forest near Azrou and the mountain of the middle Atlas with the possibility .to see the Barbary apes (monkies). You may have a stop in Ifrane .(the Switzerland of Morocco); before arriving to Fes imperial city. Drop off at your Riad in Fes.
What’s Included in The Price :
- Pick-up & drop off at/from your hotel / Riad, Airport or any other place of your choice.
- Tour in comfortable 4×4 vehicle/Minibus with A/C.
- Experienced tour guide / Driver
- Hotel/Riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
- Camel Trekking & Night in Desert Luxury Camp
- Sandboarding in the sand dunes
What’s not Included in The Price :
- Flights Tickets & Tips
- Lunches & Drinks
NOTE : Please don’t hesitate to Contact Us and we will costumize the trip adventure to your needs and requirements; If our 4 days desert trip from Marrakech to Fes and Merzouga does not match what you’re looking for, and dreamed to do in Morocco.