Morocco well-knowing by many travelers as one of the international destination for not only for discovery, but it’s also a great country to exploring holiday alone or with family around diversity of nature, architecture and cultures.
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As you leave the old city fez, you will getting to across the mountains of the Middle Atlas by diverse and incredibly nature, till reach IFRANE 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. The town was set up by the French during their colonization period as a quasi-ski resort, and they actually took the name from nearby Sidi AbddalSalam Zawiya, a small Berber village 15 kilometers away. Not many tourists spend a whole lot of time in IFRANE, but giving it a day or two is worthwhile once one discovers the outlying natural gems that surround the region.
Because of its Alpine feel, tiled chalets, and snowbound winters, the town has inherited the name “Morocco’s Switzerland.” From IFRANE, several places in the region can be seen.
In the summer, IFRANE is a sharp contrast to the drier areas of Fez, Meknes, and even AZROU that surround it. The lush greenery, cedar forests, and pastureland come to life due to the abundant rain and snowfall in the winter and spring months.
In the hill of AZROU you may spot a troop of Barbary apes around the cedar forest used to seeing people. Later transfer to MIDELT. Overnight in MIDELT.
After breakfast departure at 9:00 am h to descend slowly into the scenic ZIZ Valley passing the green oasis and palm grove. Then reach the old garrison town of ERFOUD famous of archaeology stuff that should be visited in an exhibition. Then arrive to RISSANI city that thrived through the 7th to 15th century, then visit the mausoleum of Moulay ALI sheriff founder of ALAWITE dynasty as the site of cultural, religious and tourist attractions. You head off into the vastness of the dunes of MERZOUGA enjoying the sunset in the comfortable and luxury of an exclusive private desert camp that set in a grateful spot of sand dunes, wish give you the impression like nomad king then greeted with mint tea and nuts. Under the sky’s Milky Way full of stars, you will enjoy your delicious dinner followed by camp fir, and enjoy the Milky Way full of millions stars by great silence of Sahara. Overnight in luxury tents.
After the sunrise with nice activity photographic session, you will head off to Sahara dunes with camels like feeling in nomadic life you can ride or walk by enjoying the secret of the great silence of wild desert. Then have your lovely lunch on the dune. Moreover, its optional that you can came back on camels other way the 4wd transfer you to the camp for relaxing or if would you like to try sand-boarding, volleyball….finely after dinner camp fire with singing and drumming. Overnight in luxury desert camp.
After the breakfast and the unique pleasure of watching the sun light. And sand dunes. You will head up into the Atlas Mountains toward TODGHA gorge a spectacular gash in the hills surround TINGHIR. 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. Rejoining the car, then retrace your steps out of the gorge and follow the remainder of the road of Kasbahs to ELKALAA MGOUNA. Overnight in DADES valley.
In the morning you will visit stunning DADES gorge 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, by strange rocky creations and zigzagging road. After the visit of DADES gorge you return for traveling via the rose valley to SKOURA oasis then OURZAZATE. Overnight in OURZAZATE.
Morning you get the chance of exploring quick pictures of Kasbah TAOURIRTE as an old attractive old architecture in the city, then toward at KSAR AIT BEN HADDOU. The ksar, a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, is a traditional pre-Saharan habitat. The houses crowd together within the defensive walls, which are reinforced by corner towers. AIT BEN HADOU, in OURZAZATE province, is a striking example of the architecture of southern Morocco. Moreover it had chosen as location for Hollywood films as Babel, Mummy returns and the legionary.
You will carry on to smaller road along OUNILLA valley passing small gorge and river.
The rout pass also nearby salt mines and Kasbah TELOUAT that worth visiting, then you enjoy TIZI’N TICHKA pass (2260m) that will take you to Marrakech. Overnight in Marrakech riad.