Merzouga Desert Tour From Fes to Marrakech
Day 1 : Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Desert Merzouga
On Day 1 of your trip you will explore middle Atlas via Ifran known as Moroccan Switzerland and Azrou. You will visit Cedre Goraud Tree for getting a view of Barbary apes. Right from here we will drive you down to further south and will pass by many towns where you can get the view of nomads living in tents. You will also come across volcanic rocks. After this the very next stop will be Midelt and here you will get a lunch break. After lunch we will again continue with the drive to cross Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m) and enjoy the picturesque views. On the way we will also cross Ziz Gorge and yes, the tunnel too. Close to Errachidia you can see Barrage Hassan Al-Dakhil which is popular for its beautiful crystal clear water of turquoise blue color. We will give you the chance to see Aoufous palmeraie along Ziz River on the way to Erfoud. On arriving the destination you will taken to the hotel at foot of dunes. We will take you to desert camp for exploring mysterious sand-sea of Erg-Chebbi. The view of the sunset in the midst of Sahara desert will make you feel mesmerized. Enjoy dinner in camp and a great night under the stars. Modern bathrooms are available in camp.
Day 2 : Desert Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley
Our guide will give a morning call to give you the chance to get the glimpse of the beauty of sunrise in the deserts. Enjoy breakfast and then we will take you back to hotel for getting fresh and prepared for the next journey. Now we will move for Rissani for visiting Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif. If you want you can visit the Souk to get the chance to see Fondouks where the donkeys gather. We will drive towards Tineghir and will cross Erfoud, known to be the marble fossil capital. On the way you can check Khatarat which is basically a Canal irrigation system. We will give stop at Tinejdad for lunch. After lunch we will move to reach Todra Gorges. Here you will walk to take the close view of beautiful place and get view of high rock walls which goes up to 300 meters. After this we will go for Boumalne Dades followed by Dades Gorges to check out rock formations of human bodies and fingers of monkeys. Enjoy dinner and a fabulous night stay in hotel.
Day 3 : Dades Valley – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – High Atlas – Marrakech
On day 3 of your trip we will visit Marrakech via Boumalne Dades, El-Kelaâ M’Gouna and Skoura. We are confident the panoramic view of the Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs, Valley of the Roses and Skoura Oasis will make you spellbound and you will fall in love with this place. After reaching Ouarzazate dont miss the chance to see Kasbah of Taourirt which was built by the famous Glaoui dynasty. We will move to Aït Benhaddou for lunch and will later explore Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou. Next we will be driving across Tizi N’Tichka Pass (2260 m), and will get chance to capture some beautiful pics behind the lens of High Atlas Mountains. Then we will move for Marrakech and you will get transferred to your selected hotels.