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3 Days Marrakech - Desert - Fes

3 Days Trip from Marrakech to Fes via the Desert
Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou Kasbah - Skoura Oases
 
We pick you up from the your Riad or Hotel and leave Marrakech to begin our tour in the Dades Valley. We pass through Tizi-n-Tishka in the high Atlas Mountains where we pause to appreciate the mountain views. We visit the Ait Ben Haddou village which is recognized by UNESCO as a world patrimony. It is famous as a backdrop for many films, including 'Lawrence of Arabia', 'Gladiator' and 'Alexander'. We take lunch here before continuing on our way enjoying the natural beauty of the landscapes and historical monuments such as Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and Roses Valley, which is renowned for the Festival of Roses. We will continue our way to to Skoura town to change our route towards the Beautiful kasbah where we will spend the night.
 
Day 2 : Dades Gorge - Todra Gorge - Tinjdad - Merzouga - Camel ride and night in a camp 
 
From Boumalene Dades we head to Merzouga in one of the largest wind blown dunes in Morrocco, Erg Chebbi. Along the way we will cross Dades Valley heading to Tinghir where we will explore Todra Gorge. Its cliffs are as high as 600m and only 10m apart. We leave Todra passing through many Berber villages to pass through Tinjdad where we can stop for lunch. After that we make our way 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 3 : Merzouga - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Ifran - Fez
 
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 leave Merzouga on route to Fez, passing through many places: Arfoud, Errachidia, Ziz Valley, Meditlt, Cedar Forests of Azrou, Ifrane and Fez. On a good day you might be able to catch a glimpse of the monkeys that live in the forests. We will stop for lunch along the way in one of the many restaurants. Our guide will make sure you reach your chosen Riad or Hotel. Here we will leave at your Riad or Hotel at the end of the 3 days tour. We hope that you have enjoyed your taste of Morocco and all it has to offer and wish you well on your onward journey.