3 Days Fes - Desert - Marrakech
Day 1: Fez - Ifrane - Midelt – Ziz Gorges - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga
We will pick you up from your riad / hotel then drive south to Ifrane and Azrou through the Middle Atlas mountains. On the way we will stop at the cedar forests to see the Barbarian Apes in their natural habitat. Travelling through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt and along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, you’ll see views of the Middle-Atlas plateau and the scenery changing to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia. After lunch we’ll continue our journey through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud, Rissani till we to Merzouga on the foot of Erg Chebbi fantastic dunes, 20 km long and 5 to 8 km wide it is also reputed as the highest sand dunes in North Africa. It is a unique and diverse environment. Getting there, we will meet our camels to take us towards our upgraded Berber camp. On the way we will enjoy the amazing sand dunes and the striking beauty of the sunset. Our camp has well equipped tents with bathrooms facilities. After dinner we gather round the fire and enjoy the desert night perhaps with traditional Berber drums.
Day 2: Merzouga - Todra Gorge - Dades Valley
Before sunrise,the camp staff will wake you up to ascend the dunes and find the sun emerge above the horizon. after having enough time enjoying the sunrise view, we will descend from the Dunes to get ready for our breakfast. After that we can either take the camels back to the same place we picked up or just continue our way with our luxury cars. we’ll leave for Tinghir and the Todra Gorges and finally arrive in the Dades Valley where we will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 3: Dades Valley - Skoura - Ouarzazate- Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - High Atlas mountain - Marrakech
After breakfast we’ll drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. The route through the Dades Valley, the way of the thousand Kasbahs, provides numerous photo opportunities. We’ll visit the Roses valley and Skoura village, then continue to Ouarzazat, “the Hollywood of Africa”. Lunch is at the famous Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. After touring this UNESCO World Heritage site, our journey will continue through the majestic Tizi nTichka pass, reaching an altitude of 2260m, over the High Atlas Mountains. We will stop to enjoy the impressive views and visit the argan oil cooperative. We will arrive in Marrakech late afternoon.