Fes -Ifrane -Azrou -Midelt –Ziz Valley -Erfoud -Rissani –Merzouga
07:00 A.M your multilingual driver will pick you up from your Fez hotel/riad for your Fez to Marrakech desert tour. We will start our journey of around 8 hours crossing Ifrane and Azrou through the Middle Atlas mountains. On the way , you will stop to capture photos next to the famed stone Lion with a short break on the outstandingly beautiful clean grass. Moving to cedar forest to feed the Barbarian Apes in their natural habitat. Continue to Midelt for lunch. After lunch we will keep on our desert trip through Ziz Valley enjoying the panoramic views over the palm trees, the green valley in the middle of the Sahara to Erfoud, Rissani and Merzouga
Upon arrival to Merzouga , we will leave our luggage in a safe room . Then take camels ride like nomads to see the color-changing sunset over sand dunes. The camel trek takes around (1hr 30 min) to the camp where we’ll spend our night in well equipped with mattresses, blankets, and cushions tent . Dinner will be under the stars with Berber tajine while entertained by the local nomads playing their drums around a central fire pit. (Overnight at Sahara desert tent)
Second day / Merzouga -Todra Gorge -Dades Valley-Kelaa M’gouna-Skoura-Ouarzazate
Today , we will wake up early to enjoy sunrise on the sahara dunes. After that, we will ride camel back to the hotel for breakfast. Then, be ready for an amazing drive to Ouarzazate to feature beautiful scene including the stunning oasis of Tinghir and Todra Gorges where we’ll have lunch at local restaurant and a short tour to walk along Todgha river, we’ll visit Berber villages to learn about the life style of the local inhabitants before we visit the magnificent Todgha Canyons. After that, we will move to Dades valley where we’ll have the opportunity to visit one of the fortified Kasbahs, and the city of roses. We will attend the Skoura palmery where huge number of Kasbahs such as “Amrhidil” surrounded by gardens and palm trees. Further, we’ll reach Ouarzazate for the dinner/overnight at hotel/riad.
Third days / Ouarzazate- Ait Ben Haddou – High Atlas mountain – Tizi N’tichka Pass Marrakech
After breakfast, you will enjoy a visit of cinema sets & studios located in Ouarzazate « Hollywood of Africa ». Afterwards, We’ll visit the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah (universal Heritage Site ) that has been used as a backdrop for many films including “Indiana Jones” “Gladiator” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. You will enjoy a walk to discover the traditional Moroccan style of architecture in which Kasbahs are built. Continue to Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka pass . Break for lunch in Tizi N’tichka Pass. Late afternoon drop-off at Marrakech Riad/Hotel. End of Fes to Marrakech desert tour.