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Desert tour 3 Days from Fez to Marrakech

Desert tour 3 Days from Fez to Marrakech

Description

The tour should spend in 3 days from Fes to Marrakech including the visit of cedar forest of AZROU, ZIZ valley and Sahara desert. Moreover, Atlas Mountains. The tour extends over a large area containing all the contrasts of nature: the vast desert, the green palm groves, the high mountains, the sand dunes and the gorges…

Highlights
Departure from Duration Return To Vehicle Type
Fez 3 days 2 night Marrakech Private 4x4 Private Tour
Itinerary

Day 1: FES – AZROU – MIDELT - ERFOUD - MERZOUGA.(Approx 7-8 h)

Departure early from Fes at 7:30 h then across the mountain of Middle Atlas, firstly approaching IFRAN city. Which is a small city of less than 10,000 people (50,000 in summer) located in the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco, just 58 kilometers south of Fez .secondly, AZROU by its impressive forests of cedar trees line by the way, here you would stop to see the natural Barbary Apes. Thirdly; MIDELT. The city lies beneath the majestic AYACHI Mountain, the queen of this region looking out over the town. Then start to descend to scenic ZIZ VALLY one of most vast palm groves in Morocco, with its forty KSOUR. The road will you to old garrison of ERFOUD from it still one hour driving to ERG CHIBBI as a desert destination of Morocco. In the dune of MERZOUGA ERG CHEBBI dunes are bean shaped and cover an area 30km long and around 5-10km wide. This is a region of nomad Berbers, as opposed to ZAGORA and M’HAMMID desert where people are Bedouins. Camels with guide will take you to desert during spectacular sunset and enjoy a grateful view of sand with great silence and peacefulness of region. Overnight in luxury camp tent.

Day 2: MERZOUGA – TODRA GORGE - DADES GORGE. (Approx 4h)

A unique pleasure of enjoying the sun rise on the sand dune. Then left desert behind you will head up into ATLAS Mountains to TODGHA gorge. The Gorge is a trench of gigantic rock walls that, change color and run through the High Atlas Mountains creating an absolutely magnificent spectacle. Many travelers visit the TODGHA Gorge as they journey through the south on the ‘Road of One Thousand Kasbahs, a route from DADES to ERFOUD where these century old pies fortifications remain. The mining town of TINGHIR is the base town for visiting the TODGHA Gorge. The Gorge is breathtaking and easy hike by foot with many places to stop to photograph along its well-maintained dirt road. Part of the spectacular scenery includes an opportunity to see how the local Berbers live as nomads, as they stroll through the gorges many winding roads herring their donkeys and camels. And follow the remainder of the route des Kasbahs to EL KELAA MGOUNA then to DADES valley. Overnight in DADES valley.

Day 3: DADES GORGE – EL KELAA MGOUNA – OUARZAZATE - MARRAKECH. (Approx 6h)

The DADES Gorge is spectacularly beautiful and the drive down is scenic all the way. It's very tempting to stop every now and again, but make sure you reach your destination because of the scenery just keeps getting better, after the visit you will passing the rose valley . The town is famous for its sea of pink Persian rose landscapes. El KELAA MEGOUNA has a vast distilling plant, Cap and Floral that accounts for producing liters of rose water popular in the nation’s cooking and perfumery. The rose capital also produces other goods made of eau de rose such as hand and body soaps, oil, crème perfume and dried flowers that are popular among Moroccans and tourists.
The road will then takes you the palm oasis of SKOURA. Arrive to OURZAZATE where it’s just hop AIT BEN HADDOU, its built on hilltop that offers panoramic views of the world below.
Finley a crossing the dramatic pass of TIZI N’TICHKA 2260m through the Atlas Mountain that offers a splendid view of the snow covered Berber villages and trees. Then arrive to Marrakech in the afternoon.
Overnight in Raid.

Inclusions
  • 4WD & fuel and driver English speaking.
  • Accommodation in luxury tent with breakfast and dinner.
  • Guided camel tour in desert dunes.
  • Accommodation in DADES valley with breakfast and dinner.
  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel / raid.
Exclusions
  • Lunches and meals.
  • Drinks.
Details
  • Departure point/ time: Your Hotel or Raid in Fez at 7:30 am.
  • Duration: 3 days /2 nights.
  • Return point/ time: your Hotel or Raid in Marrakech at 6:00pm.