Desert excursion from Fes to Marrakech
The imperial cities of Morocco have both charm and history. Let yourselves be carried in a journey through time in the unforgettable cities of Fez in your throught to desert to Marrakech.
- Transport with driver in Castilian.
- Accommodation half pension (breakfast and dinner)
- Official guides
- Transfers airport / accommodation / airport
- Camel rides (desert)
- Haima night (desert)
- Food and drink
- Entrance fees
Fes – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga
Departure from Fes at 8 o’clock, travelling via Azrou, where you can see Barbary apes in the forest of the Middle Atlas. Lunch is in Midelt, the apple capital, at the foot of the Ayachi Mountain. We continue over the Tizi-n-Talremt pass and through the Ziz Valley, which is particularly well-known for its palm trees and the length of the oasis. All along the road there are innumerable ksars, small villages of individual houses. From here we reach Er Rachidia and then Erfoud, famous for its date festival and fossils. Then continue to Merzouga, where you will meet your camel guide to ride into the dunes to the bivouac(camp). Dinner and overnight will be under the nomad tent. The trek will start right into the desert for 1:30min. We will spend the night in an equipped camp in the middle of the Sahara, this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise, when you arrive at the camp you walk to the high dunes to see the sunset. It will be a magical night when the sky is clear of cover and stars sparkle and shine with intensity. There will be a wonderful dinner around a campfire, you will spend the night in nomad tents. In the morning you will ride the camels backing to Merzouga, you’ll have the breakfast and shower in Our hotel in Merzouga.
Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Gorge – Dades Valley
In the morning after breakfast,you’ll leave for Rissani there you can visit the souk (the biggest Market in area) then continue to Tinghir and Todra gorges, the highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco. After lunch in the heart of the gorge we will drive through the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “Monkey toes”. Overnight accommodation will be in a fancy hotel overlooking the Dades valley.
Dades Valley – Ouarzazate – Kasbah ait ben Hadou – Atlas Mountains – Marrakech
After breakfast, departure to Ouarzazate passing through the Dades Valley, the line of kasbahs that give this extremely popular route its nickname as valley of a thousand kasbahs. Just before the town of Skoura, visit Kalaa Mgouna, the rose city, where you can purchase local rosewater. We will continue to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa”. Through the “Road of the thousand Kasbahs” – the fascinating “sand castles”. After 30 kilometers from Ouarzazate We will stop at the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. The Kasbah is one of the most intriguing red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs, and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Lunch by the Kasbah and continue on our way to Marrakesh through the famous Tizi-in-Tichka pass over the High Atlas Mountains. The range has snow on its peaks most of the year. Appreciate the beauty of the timeless landscapes on the twisted roads through Berber villages. Arriving Marrakesh the end of our services.
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