5 Days & 4 Nights Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fes – Camel Trekking in Merzouga into Desert Erg Chebbi

This Desert tour of 5 Days / 4 Nights from Marrakech to Fes takes you on a wonderful journey through the high Atlas Mountains, Berber villages, Kasbahs, Gorges, Canyons, Sahara desert (Erg Chebbi dunes), Camel Trekking in Merzouga, desert villages, Middle Atlas Mountains and Cedar forest.

Day 1: Marrakech – Tizi N’tichka Pass – Telouet – Ait Benhaddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate

Day 2: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Kelaa M’gouna – Valley of Roses – Dades Gorges – Boumalne – Tineghir – Todra Gorges.

Day 3: Todra Gorges – Tinejdad – Touroug town – Erfoud – Erg Chebbi Camel Trekking and Night in Desert Merzouga

Day 4: Merzouga – 4×4 Desert Tour– Khamlia – Nomad family – fossil Site

Day 5: Merzouga – Erfoud – Errachidia – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes

 

Here is Tour Enquiry: 5 Days Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour:

Day 1: Marrakech – Tizi N’Tichka Pass – Telouet – Ait Benhaddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate

In the early morning, we will pick you up from the hotel and travel towards the Hollywood of Africa, Ouarzazate. On our way to Ouarzazate, you will enjoy looking to different panoramic views from Tizi-n-Tichka mountain pass before being in the town of Telouet where we will visit the Kasbah of ‘Pasha Thami El-Glaoui’ who was a powerful Berber chieftain. As we explore the Kasbah and have lunch in a local restaurant in Telouet, we will continue our way to another beautiful Kasbah called the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage. This fortified village is a famous Kasbah not only locally but also globally for it serves as the setting for many international films such, Gladiator, Prince of Arabia, the Mummy, Jewel of the Nile and many others. After that, we will head to the Hollywood of Africa, Ouarzazate in which we will visit the Kasbah of Taourirt before checking into your accommodation.

Day 2: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Kelaa M’gouna – Valley of Roses – Dades Gorges – Boumalne – Tineghir – Todra Gorges.

After breakfast, we will leave Ouarzazate towards Skoura where we will visit the Kasbah of Ameridil. As we explore the Kasbah, we will continue our way to Kalaat M’gouna, the city of Roses, through the road of the one thousand Kasbah and the Valley of Roses. We will stop in Kalaat M’gouna to visit some beauty shops to –if you want- buy some natural products made of roses water. Following this, we will drive to Dades Gorges to explore their unique rocks which take the shape of monkeys’ toes. After spending enough time in Dades Gorges, we will head to the town of Boulmane Dades to have lunch. After lunch, we will continue to Tinghir then to Todra Gorges, which are series of limestone river canyons, to enjoy their uniqueness and splendor. Night will be spent in the Kasbah hotel.

Day 3: Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Touroug town – Erfoud – Erg Chebbi (Merzouga).

After breakfast, we will explore the palm farms surrounding Todra valley as well as enjoy some other panoramic views of the valley. Then, we will travel to the town of Tinjdad to have lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch, we will drive through a number of Berber villages such as, Touroug, Jorf, and Erfoud in which we will stop to visit some fossils and marbles workshops. Following this, we will continue to the appealing dunes of Erg Chebbi which called also ‘Merzouga dunes’. As we reach Merzouga, we will rest a bit in the hotel before riding the camels across the desert to sightsee a spectacular sunset on top of a sand dunes. After that, we will ride the camels again to a bivouac where you will be entertained with Berber drums music (singing and dancing) before having dinner and sleeping in tents.

Day 4: Merzouga – Khamlia – Nomad family – fossil Site – Tour of the dunes

We will wake you up early to enjoy a fabulous sunrise on the top of a sand dune before riding the camel back to the hotel where you will have breakfast and take a shower. As you get ready, we will ride our 4×4 cars to go on exploratory tour in the surrounding villages of Merzouga. First, we will visit some black volcanic rocks and marble fossils before being welcomed by a nomad family in their tent to share with them a cup of mint tea and learn about their traditions and costumes. After that, we will drive to Khamlia, which is known as the village of black people coming from Sudan, to visit Dar Gnawa (the house of Gnawa) to enjoy their spiritual music. Following this, we will visit a seasonal lake called ‘Dayte Sarji’ to see the birds of Flamingo and other beautiful types of birds. After a lunch break in either Merzouga or Hassi Labied, we will ride the camels to enjoy a beautiful sunset in the middle of the desert. Night will be spent in an Auberge.

Day 5: Merzouga – Erfoud – Errachidia – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes

After breakfast, we will drive to the village of Rissani to explore its local souk which is the biggest in the region. After that, we will leave Rissani towards the cultural and spiritual capital of Morocco, Fes. On our way to Fes, we will stop to visit some fossils and marbles workshops in Erfoud as well as to enjoy the oasis of Awfous which is the biggest in Morocco. Following this, we will continue our way to Fes passing through Errachidia, Rich and Midelt where we will have lunch. After lunch, we will head to “the Cedar forest of Azrou” to see, feed and take memorial pictures with its lovely monkeys. Our last stop will take place in Ifran or “the Switzerland of Morocco” where we will enjoy its beautiful gardens before checking into your hotel/Riad in Fes..

What’s included in these 5 days Desert Tour

– Private tour in 4×4 vehicle with A/C
– Driver/guide
– Fuel
– Hotel/riad overnight stays ( breakfast & dinner included)
– Camel Trekking & Night in Desert ( breakfast & dinner included)
– Camel Per person
– Turban for each for the Camel trip in the Desert

Not included:

– Flight
– Lunches
– Drinks

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