1st day : Fes – Middle Atlas – Merzouga Desert – Camel trek and overnight in the Berber tent
We will pick you up at your hotel/riad and will leave Fes travelling towards Ifran, a beautiful mountains village, referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco” and then on to Midelt. During this journey you’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. Stopping at Azrou, a Berber village in the middle of the famous cedar forest – the largest in Morocco – where you may well sight Barbary apes.
Travel through the stunning Atlas mountains and Tiz Ntalghamt pass to Errachidia where you’ll enjoy Berber hospitality and lunch. Continue through the scenic Ziz Gorge and Valley, stopping for panoramic views before reaching Erfoud and Rissani.
Arrive at Merzouga on the afternoon. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you camel ride, guided by an experienced camel man to explore within the golden sand sea of Merzouga. Dinner in front of the tent where you will spend the night.
2nd Day : Merzouga Desert – Rissani Market – Erfoud Fossil’s – Todra Gorges – Dadés Valley
Experience a stunning desert sunrise atop a high dune, followed by breakfast and camel ride back to Merzouga. Visit Rissani’s market (open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays) and explore Erfoud’s fossilized marble factories before touring Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves.
One hour later we´ll reach one of the best places of the High Atlas, the Todra Gorges. The course of the river has carved out cliff-sided canyon and it´s because of its beauty and the high rock sides that´s very popular among climbers.
Free time to have lunch in this wonderful place. A short walk through the gorges is very advisable to better appreciate the beauty of the landscape.
In the afternoon we continue to the Dadès valley, also known as the figs valley going through Boumalne Dadés we`ll stop at the “monkey legs”.
Dinner and night at the Dadès gorges.
3rd Day : Dadés Valley – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – High Atlas – Marrakech
Enjoy stunning views of Dadès Valley from a mountain lookout after breakfast. Explore One Thousand Kasbahs Road, visit Roses Valley, Skoura palm grove & historic Kasbah of Taourirt. Optional visit to cinema studios & museum. Stop at Ait Ben Haddou for famous Kasbah visit. Free time for lunch. Then, head to Marrakech via Tizi Ntichka mountain port with photo stops.
Here we leave back the moon landscape to reach another view full of colors. We`ll get to Marrakech about 6pm,transfer to the hotel and end of our services.