Highlights of 4 Days trip from Marrakech to Fes :
- Camel ride in Erg chebbi dunes.
- Overnight in Berber luxury camp.
- Visit the canyons of Todgha.
- visit Ouallywood.
- The Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou.
4 Days trip from Marrakech to Fes itinerary:
Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley :
Our 4 Days trip from Marrakech to Fes In the morning, we will start our 4 Days trip from Marrakech and drive to Dades Valley past through amazing views of mountains, kasbahs and other worthy sites. Firstly, we will go on a scenic drive over the High Atlas Mountains watching the Berber villages nearby and stop above the famous mountain pass of “Tizi N’Tishka” which rises up to 2260m above the sea level. You will enjoy a panoramic view of the mountains crossed by the road.
The moment we finish our picturesque mountain drive, there is no better place such Ait Benhaddou Kasbah to rest and enjoy this mazing well-known building. Discover the places where some scenes of Game of Thrones took place and climb up the hill to have a panoramic view of the whole area. Next, we visit the Atlas Film Studios near Ouarzazate to see the plenty of cinematic equipment and film sets of various films and series which filmed in the area like the Mummy, Lawrence of Arabia, Prison Break and so on.
Getting to Ouarzazate, we will stop in front of the massive building of Taourirt Kasbah to discover the old rooms and kitchens of the building and stair up for a fabulous view of the city and the river of Ouarzazate. Before the arrival to Dades Valley, we may have other stops in the palm grove of Skoura and the town of Kelaat M’Gouna which is known for the Damask rose. Dinner and overnight stay in Dades Valley.
Dades Valley – Todgha Gorges – Merzouga Desert :
The second day of the trip starts in the morning by departing Dades Valley and hit the road towards Tinghir city.
On the way to Tinghir, we will stop at the famous Todgha Gorges near the city to stroll through the gorges and capture some of the best moments in this fascinating gorge. Next, we will cross the green valley of Tinghir and the town of Tinejdad to reach the desert. In the desert of Merzouga, we will settle at the hotel in the edges of Erg-Chebbi sand dunes.
On the appropriate time, we will start camel trekking experience through the dunes to get to the camp. The camel man will make sure you attend the charming desert sunset above the dunes and then make it to the camp. In the middle of the desert, you will be welcomed with open arms to spend this night in your nomadic well-equipped tent. The hosts will serve you dinner and play drums music around campfire to make your stay unforgettable.
Merzouga desert tour around Erg-Chebbi:
After an amazing sunrise in the camp, we back to the hotel where we get prepared for the desert tour. On the 4×4 car, we drive through the golden sand dunes of Erg-Chebbi discovering the wonderful views of the Sahara especially when we start the drive in the “Hamada”, black harsh desert.
We, first of all, have a break with nomad families living in the Hamada near the Algerian borders. We will have a seat with them in their nomadic tents to collect more information about how they live here alongside with their livestock looking for food and water.
After a nomadic sitting, we continue driving through the Hamada to reach a mountain in the edge of the dunes known as the panoramic view from which the transition from the Erg-Chebbi dunes to the Hamada is clear and obvious. Following this brilliant scene, we descend to an old abandoned village in M’Fis to explore the mines for which the area is known and see the remains of the building dating back to the French colonization in the area.
Next, a nice break will be at “Khamlia” village to rest and enjoy a cup of tea listening to Gnaoua music which is sung by the local inhabitants as their historic heritage they inherited from their origins in the Sub-Saharan countries.
After lunch, we drive back to the hotel to rest and enjoy a swim with an option to drive out to discover the surrounding villages.
Merzouga – Errachidia – Azrou Cedar Forest – Fes:
In the morning after breakfast, we depart the desert and hit the road to the city of Fes. On the way, we will drive past the Errachidia region, the High Atlas Mountains, the Middle Atlas and finish in the city of Fes. Our first stop will be at the market town of Rissani in which we will see several products offered in the souk including the different parts of Moroccan flavors.
Second, we will continue our way to reach the green oasis of Ziz Valley to enjoy an amazing panoramic view of the palm trees through the valley. The last station in Errachidia region will be out the city of Errachidia to see Al-Hassan Addakhil dam which is the source of water to the whole region. Above the High Atlas Mountains we will stop at “Tizi N’Talghemt” mountain pass to catch an amazing view of the villages away. Descending the mountains, we will stop at Midelt city for lunch and some rest before carrying on the way to the Middle Atlas.
Starting the way in the Middle Atlas, you will feel the transition from the harsh desert lands to humid green fields. We will stop at the Cedar Forest of Azrou to admire the views of the jungle and perhaps feed the Barbary apes playing around. Afterwards, we will cross the city of Ifrane and Imouzzar Kandar to finally reach the city Fes in which we will drive you to your hotel and the tour ends.
4 Days trip from Marrakech to Fes includes and excludes:
- Pick-up service if needed.
- Transfer in a comfortable vehicle.
- English speaking driver/guide.
- Breakfasts and dinners.
- A night in Erg Chebbi desert camp.
- Camel ride in the Sahara desert.
- Berber scarf in the desert.
- Plane tickets.
- Travel insurance.
- Soft drinks.
Good organization of the tour, everything is thought out to the smallest detail, clearly, punctually. Thank you very much Rachid for his attentiveness and kindness to his clients. We spent an unforgettable vacation with children in the most beautiful corners of the south of morocco, I recommend 100%
Excellent breathtaking family tour for the first time in the south of Morocco with MR Rachid in 4 * 4. What amazement I never thought to be dazzled by our Morocco, very beautiful landscape, both the mountains, the sand of the Sahra and the oases. What happiness, a lot of beautiful things to discover. To do again. A big thank you to Mr. R. Rachid