5 DAYS TOUR FEZ TO ATLAS , MERZOUGA DESERT , MARRAKECH
My name is Ibrahim a Saharaoui men from a family that we born in the desert . We are from a tribe that called “Nouaji” is the last tribe was travelling to the north Africa in the sicl 19 from small village called beno Hassan in Saudi Arabia.
Our 5-day Fez guided and desert tour to Sahara in Merzouga desert and Marrakech starts in the morning ,and private driver pick you up from your Fez city hotel. We drive towards Ziz valley. We explore Ifrane -a beautiful mountain village, named the Switzerland of Morocco. We explore cedar forest on the middle Atlas Mountains. We will experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. We explore Azrou, a Berber village in the middle of the famous cedar forest. After lunch in Midelt we pass spectacular Ziz Gorge, we explore Erfoud and Rissani. We arrive to Merzouga desert in the afternoon and we stay in Merzouga hotel / riad with dinner and breakfast.
* Pick up from your hotel in Fez
* Transfer in private ,air-conditioned vehicle
* An experienced English speaking driver / guide
* Camel ride in Merzouga desert
* Accommodation in desert camp and hotels
* Drop off at your Marrakech hotel
NOT INCLUDED :
All lunches and drinks
Tips and anything not mentioned above
DAY 2 : MERZOUGA CAMEL RIDE , NIGHT IN DESERT CAMP
Today we explore Merzouga desert. We visit the Gnawa people, originally from Mali, Senegal and Sudan. In their village Khamlia , we will learn about their music and their lifestyle . We explore city of Rissani which is surrounded by about 360 ksar and has a big souk, held three times a week. In the afternoon we ride camels, guided by an experienced camel-guide to explore Ergc Chebbi desert. Dinner will be served in the desert tent where we will spend the night.
Our camel guide will wake you up to watch desert sunrise in Sahara desert. We ride camels back to the village and after breakfast we’ll leave for Rissani, Tinghir and Todra gorges. You may enjoy a short hike in the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. Then we’ll drive through the Dades Valley to visit the rock formations known as “monkey toes”. We spend a night in traditional guesthouse overlooking the Dades valley.
DAY 4 : DADES VALLEY – BOUTAGHRAR – SKOURA – OUARZAZATE:
Tour from Fez continues after breakfast , and we explore Kalaa M’gouna in the route of thousand kasbahs. We will have the opportunity to visit a nomad family in the mountain living in caves. We visit Skoura and local “Kasbah Ameridil”. It is a well-preserved Kasbah. We visit city of Ouarzazate , which has attracted many world class movie producers. We may visit the studios, used in movies such as The Mummy, Gladiator and the Last temptation of Christ. We spend the night in a riad with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 5 : OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOUKASBAH – MARRAKECH:
The last day of our desert tour we ’ll head to Marrakech. We visit the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, which is the largest Kasbah in Morocco, an UNESCO’s world heritage site. We cross the Tizi n’ Tichka mountain pass (2260 m) over the High Atlas Mountains. Once we arrive to Marrakech we drop you at your hotel.