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7 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO FEZ VIA DESERT

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7 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO FEZ VIA DESERT

Day 1 : Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges :

Our wonderful journey starts from your accommodation in Marrakech, for a tour around some of  Morocco’s special destinations and, the first one for today will be the kasbah of Ait Banhaddou,

On the way  you are going  to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m, offering you charming views as far as the eye can see , valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages. We will stop by, so you can get the chance to take some great pictures and, to admire the beauty of this area dotted with tiny berberic villages.

Arriving   to a world Heritage site the Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou,  this place belongs to one of the most important families between the 16th and 17 th century in Morocco, “the Glaoui’s family” ; and a place that attracted many film makers, that  he took a part in their movies such as ” Jesus of Nazareth “. A lunch is planned for you to enjoy it in this historical area.

After a quiet stay, we will resume our tour in Ouarzazate, to explore one of the historical Kasbahs in the area, the Kasbah of Taourirt ; Next we will visit the city of rose’s and, it’s valley, a carpet of roses as far as the eye can see.

Eventually, passing by tiny berberic villages in Skoura we will stop at Boumalene Dades, where  you will enjoy a traditional dinner and, spend the night at a local Riad.

Day 2 :  Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga desert :

 

After breakfast at the beautiful town of Boumalene, we will head over to a special destination today, the magnificent Merzouga, passing by Tinghir, to visit Todra gorges the highest narrowest spectacular gorges in Morocco, a unique place, recognized around the world as one of the most spectacular Canyons in the world. After a quiet stay we will continue to the famous town of Rissani, where you will try the traditional berberic pizza for lunch.

 after restoring, we will continue towards our unique destination ; when arrived at Merzouga you will be welcomed by warming cup of mint tea .

dinner will be served at a hotel near the dunes.

Overnight in the hotel.

Day 3 :  Merzouga desert 4x4 tour:

After breakfast in the hotel , we offer you a tour around the small villages near to  the dunes of Erg Chebbi, such ad  labied Hassi, Merzouga and Khamlia. In Hassi labied we will stop at the garden where you will see the system of irrigation canals. Next  here we continue to Merzouga, you will have the opportunity to see the lake Dayet Srji, formed in the spring that attracts flocks of pink flamingos ; Birdwatchers will enjoy this quiet area. Afterwards, we will explore Khamlia and, meet the locals, and know more about their daily life. You can also find desert reptiles and mammals. In Khamlia, known as the black people who were slaves from Sudan. With their hospitality, You will be  welcomed with a cup of tea while enjoying their spiritual Gnawa music. Leaving Khamlia , we will do what we like to call it a worth stop to enjoy the panoramic view of golden dunes near the Algerian border. We can  go to visit a nomadic family,  taking care of herds of cattle, goats and camels. You can meet members of the family and get to know about their way of life while enjoying the taste of a good cup of tea. After this you will have the opportunity to visit the sites of black volcanic rocks, near Yasmina Auberge, where you will be amazed at the scene of the dunes, along the nearby lake (spring).

Eventually, Return to the hotel for dinner and relax.

Day 4 :  Merzouga – desert camp:

 

After an early breakfast you will have free program to discover Sahara desert on your own with many possible activities – quads driving, sand-boarding, or even sand-bath (in summer months). In the evening  you will be welcomed by camels that  will take you through the magnificent world of the sandy dunes of erg Echebbi . In a memorable experience on the top of the camels you will admire the spectacular sunset in the Middle of the Sahara.

Eventually, the camels will take you to our traditional well equipped camp, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner, while listening to a berberine music show, in a friendly mood under the stars.

Overnight in a nomadic camel hair tent.

 

Day 5: Merzouga desert – Rissani – Midelt – Fez:

After a calm relaxing night, it is recommended to wake up early so you cannot miss as  spectacular sunrise in the desert. Enjoy a traditional breakfast, then return by camels to the hotel, where you can get a shower and restore.

After a quiet stay, we are going to continue towards “Midelt “, the commercial center of a large agricultural hinterland. Passing by Ziz Valley and,  Errachidia, to the Cedar forests of the beautiful Azrou and, by the Switzerland of Morocco the unique Ifrane.

Eventually, arriving at Fes, where you will enjoy dinner and, spend the night in a local Riad, at the heart of the old medina..

Day 6 :  Fez guided tour:

After Breakfast, you are going to explore, the historical ramparts of the Medina of Fes . See the historical “Marinid tombs “, visiting the 14th century “ the Madrasa Bou inania “,and its  excellent museum, with its rich collection of illuminated manuscripts, and ceramics.

Enjoying lunch in the Medina

Then you are going to resume exploring the fascinating cobbled lanes of the Medina, and the richly decorated Attarin’s madrasa, Also the funduq of nejarin, and the medieval tannery,  and the infinite variety of handicrafts, copperplate and pottery.

Eventually, after an entertaining day, you are going to spend the night in a Riad.

Day 7: Fez – Marrakech :

After breakfast ,we will leave the charming city of Fes, drawing our way back to Marrakech, where unfortunately our memorable experience will end.

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What is included in this imagine Mmorocco tour:

  • Transfer from your hotel/ Riad.
  • Private transfer in comfortable vehicle.
  • English speaking driver.
  • Breakfasts and dinners as per itinerary.
  • Hotels /riads accommodation.
  • A night in Erg Chebbi desert camp(only in desert tours).
  • Camel ride in Sahara desert(only in desert tours).

What is not included :

  • Lunches , soft drinks
  • Plane tickets
  • Travel insurance and tips