3 Days Desert trip from Marrakech to Fes, visit Ait benhaddou kasbah, Dades gorges, Merzouga Desert, Ziz valley, Fes
Day 1 Marrakech – Dades Gorges
Our desert trip starts from Marrakech at 7.00 AM we travel towards Ouarzazat, driving 200 km through the Atlas Mountains where you will see beautiful landscapes and many authentic Berber villages. Our first big stop will be in ‘Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah’ a 16th century fortified village and a UNESCO world heritage site. Many big movies have been shot there, (Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, Gladiator, and Prince of Persia…). We visit the fortress before travelling on to Ouarzazat, the capital city of cinema in Africa, where we stop for lunch.After lunch we drive towards the Roses valley and the Road of the Kasbahs, then to the Dades Gorges. We arrive around five o’clock PM to visit the gorges. Afterwards, we stop for the night in a delightful hotel near to the gorges.
Day 2: Dades Gorges – Merzouga
After breakfast in the hotel we travel toward Todgha valley to visit the valley and its gorges.We lunch in Tinjdad then we drive to Erfoud, the capital of fossils, then to Merzouga where the dunes of Erg Chebbi is. We get there in the afternoon. We take a break for an hour in pleasant hotel and if you want you can take a swim in the swimming pool and get yourself ready for the camel trek.Just two hours before sunset we ride camels for one hour and half to watch the amazing sunset over sand dunes and we stop for the night at a nomad camp where we will have dinner, and then the nomads will play Berber music for us around the campfire. Then we can enjoy the majestic sky.
Day 3: Merzouga – Fes
We awake early to watch wonderful sunrise and ride camels back to the hotel in Merzouga to have shower and breakfast there and get ready for the drive back to Fes through Middle Atlas and Ifran, we will pass many beautiful landscapes and towns on our way and we wil include many stops to enjoy the views and visit places . we arrive to Fes in the evening, we dropped you off in your hotel.