4 Days Sahara Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech, exploring Fes, Merzouga Shara desert, enjoy the camel ride in Merzouga, visit Todra gorges, Dades gorges, Ait benhddou kasbah, Marrakech.
DAY 1: FES, IFRAN, MIDELT, MERZOUGA
4 Days Sahara Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech start our drive towards the desert, with our first stop in Ifran, known as Little Switzerland.
We’ll continue on through the Cedar Forest where, with luck, you could see some Barbary apes. Most of the drive will be through the scenic Atlas Mountains and the Ziz Valley.
We’ll arrive in the village of Merzouga on the edge of the desert around 5 p.m. and check in to Riad Nezha/Riad Madu, HB.
DAY 2: EXPLORING THE AREA AND A CAMEL TREK.
After breakfast you can explore Merzouga and see how the villagers irrigate their crops in an oasis.
Then it’s on to the village of Khamila, known as home of the “black people” who were brought to Morocco as slaves decades ago.
You’ll be treated to a performance of their unique Gnawa music and have lunch in the village.
Return to your riad for a rest before heading out on camels into the Sahara Desert where you will become more than just a tourist. You’ll spend the night in tents in our comfortable desert camp, equipped with flush toilets and showers. Dinner will be served under the stars, HB.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA, TODRA GORGES, DADES VALLEY
In the morning, your camel guide will awaken you to enjoy the beauty of the sunrise over the sand dunes. This experience is considered one of the trip’s highlights.
After your breakfast in the middle of the Erg Chebbi dunes, you’ll ride your camels back to the village of Merzouga.
Then it’s off for drive through the Todra Gorges and Dades Valley.
Our first stop will be at the city of Erfoud, known as the Paradise of Geology. If you are interested, a tour can be arranged to one of the big fossil factories and showrooms before heading out to the Todra Gorges and Todra Valley.
Once in the Gorges, you can hike around old kasbahs and then enjoy lunch by the Gorges, considered the highest and narrowest gorges in the country where rock climbers from all over the world come here to test their skills.
You’ll spend the night at Hotel Xaluca Dades. HB
DAY 4: DADES VALLEY, ROSE VALLEY, OUARZAZAT, MARRAKECH
After breakfast at your riad, we’ll drive to Marrakech via the Dades Valley, with its dramatic rock formations and ancient kasbahs, and then on to the Rose Valley, known for its damask roses that are harvested in April.
Continuing on our journey, we’ll head to Ouarzazat, known as African Hollywood, where you can see the Taourirt kasbah and tour the movie studios.
We’ll then continue on to a UNESCO Heritage site, the Ait ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest kasbah in Morocco where movies like The Gladiator, Game of Thrones, Lawrence of Arabia and The Jewel of the Nile were filmed.
Then it’s on to Marrakech through the Tichka Pass, one of the highest mountains in Morocco, arriving in Marrakech by the afternoon.
Your tour 4 Days Sahara Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech ends in Marrakech.