Tour 4 days
Marrakech – Merzouga Desert – Fès

Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait-Ben-Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dadès
After breakfast departure with the driver/guide from your riad/hotel in Marrakech passing through the mountains of the Big Atlas up to the Tizi n'Tichka at an altitude of 2,260 m (the highest mountain pass of the Atlas). You will then continue south to get to the kasbah of Ait-Ben-Haddou declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco, where you will make a short visit. The journey will continue in the direction of Ouarzazate, located in the Dades Valley, expanded in the twenties by the French as a military and administrative centre. Near the town are Atlas Film Corporation Studios, the “Cinecittà” of Morocco, where several films set in the desert were and are still being shot. The journey will continue to the Dadès Valley through the Valley of Roses, famous for the cultivation of damask rose from which the essence is extracted for the production of many cosmetics. We will visit the Gorges of Dades. Dinner and overnight in riad/hotel.
Day 2: Dadès – Gorges of the Todra – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast departure from the Dadès Valley and continuation towards the Gorges of the Todra. We will continue towards the city of Erfoud located at the gates of the desert, also called the city of fossils, for the territory rich in fossil stones. Arrival in the afternoon in the village of Merzouga. Dinner and overnight in riad/hotel.
Day 3: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Merzouga
After breakfast departure from the village of Merzouga to discover the dunes of Erg Chebbi where you will be able to see and photograph unique landscapes, during the road a short visit will be made to the nomadic families who live in the area in the middle of nowhere. Continue to the Village of Khamlia inhabited by black populations originating from Mali, Senegal and Mauritania where you can attend a concert of gnawa music. Short visit to the Mifiss mines and return to the riad/hotel in Merzouga. Before sunset, departure by dromedary to reach the Berber tents also called "Haima" where dinner will be served under the stars and where you will listen to the traditional Berber music played with the percussion. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 4: Merzouga – Ziz Valley– Ifrane - Fès
Wake up at dawn to witness the sunrise in the middle of the dunes, return by dromedary to the riad where breakfast will be served and you can take a hot shower. After a short stop in the direction of Fès crossing the Ziz Valley, we will then continue to Ifrane, nicknamed the "Little Switzerland" and located at over 1700 m altitude, a short stop at Azrou where you can see the Barbary apes who live in the lush forests of cedars and oaks. Arrival in the evening in Fès and end of our service.

Included

  • pick-up at your hotel/riad
  • transport by car, Toyota Land Cruiser 4x4 or minibus depending on the number of people with air conditioning
  • guide-driver of great experience speaking Spanish, English, Italia
  • fuel, tolls and associated taxes
  • half board treatment as scheduled
  • excursion in dromedary

Not included

  • airline tickets
  • lunches
  • drinks
  • entrance tickets to historical monuments

All our tours are private and customizable according to your needs, please contact us if the proposed itinerary does not meet your needs and we will build together a tailor-made trip for you.

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