Embark on a 4-day journey from Fes to Marrakech, exploring the Sahara’s beauty and Morocco’s culture with friendly nomads.
1st day : Fes – Middle Atlas – Merzouga Desert – Camel trek and overnight in the Berber tent
Experience the beauty of Morocco’s mountains and forests, including Ifran and Midelt. See the famous cedar forest and Barbary apes in Azrou, then travel through Tiz Ntalghamt pass and Ziz Gorge for stunning views of the Atlas plateau and hints of the desert. Enjoy lunch in Errachidia and continue through the lush Ziz Valley to Merzouga, where you’ll ride a camel and spend the night in a tent after dinner.
2nd Day : Merzouga Desert – Nomads Families – Tisardmin Oasis – Khamlia – Erg Chebbi
Experience a complete desert day with a breathtaking sunrise on top of a dune near the camp. Afterward, return to Merzouga on camels for a hearty breakfast, then explore the sandy Erg Chebbi desert and marvel at Morocco’s highest dune, which stands over 250 meters tall.
We continue then by the road that was formerly used for the “Paris – Dakar” and ends in the mountains that limit with Agelia. Stop at Tissardmin oasis where we can find fossil quarries still present in the area, we continue then by a road where we can see nomad settlements and learn their secrets and manners.
The next stop will be at a viewpoint to contemplate the hole Erg Chebbi. We`ll reach then Kamilia Village, originally from Mali, where we´ll take a relaxing cup of tea meanwhile we listen to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa.Transfer to your accommodation and free afternoon to enjoy the town or the dunes next to the hotel to see the sunset. Dinner and night in the hotel.
3rd Day : Merzouga Desert – Rissani Market – Erfoud Fossil’s – Todra Gorges – Dadés Valley
After breakfast, we’ll visit the market at Rissani (market days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday) before heading to Erfoud for the fossilized marble factories. Next, we’ll visit Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves before reaching the stunning Todra Gorges, a popular spot for climbers. Enjoy lunch and a walk through the gorges before continuing to the Dadès Valley, also known as the figs valley. Finally, we’ll stop at the “monkey legs” in Boumalne Dadés.
Dinner and night at the Dadès gorges.
4th Day : Dadés Valley – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – High Atlas – Marrakech
Enjoy the stunning Dadès valley view from a strategic lookout after breakfast, before exploring the touristic kasbahs dotted along the road. Visit the Kasbah of Taourirt in Ouarzazate, along with the cinema studios and museum. Stop at Ait Ben Haddou ksar, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for film locations. Enjoy free time for lunch in town.
In the afternoon we start our way to Marrakech going through the mountain port of Tizi Ntichka with some stops to take pictures.
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.