DAY 1 : FES – MIDLET – ZIZ VALLEY – ERFOUD – RISSANI – MERZOUGA DESERT
The very popular Fez desert tour with “Marrakech-Morocco-Trips” offers incredible experience in Sahara desert. Our 4 day Fez private tour to Merzouga desert is scheduled from the morning. We pick up you from your hotel and we drive towards Middle Atlas mountains visiting Ifrane , city called as Switzerland of Morocco. We continue our Morocco tour passing the cedar forests in Azrou. Here we may watch local monkeys living in forest. We drive to Midelt, which is very famous for mineral products and apples. Then we drive across Ziz valley. And we will visit Erfoud , famous for its fossil products. We drive to Rissani and we continue to Merzouga where we stay in desert hotel.
DAY 2 : MERZOUGA DESERT CAMEL TREK AND OVERNIGHT IN MERZOUGA CAMP
Today we explore Merzouga desert in 4×4 desert tour. After breakfast we will visit the Khamlia village. Here we meet and listen to local Gnawa people , musicians and we will learn about their traditional music. We visit and have some tea with local Nomad families living in the Merzouga desert. We will drive in desert dunes to explore large desert of Erg Chebbi. We also visit city of Rissani which is a fortified village and we explore traditional souk. We prepare for camel ride in desert in Merzouga. You will enjoy camel trek with local Merzouga camel guide to explore sand dunes in Morocco. We reach Merzouga desert camp where we will have berber dinner ,we enjoy Berber music and we stay this night in desert tents in Merzouga.
DAY 3 : MERZOUGA DESERT – RISSANI – TODRA GORGES – DADES GORGES
Today we continue by camel ride back to Mezouga village and we enjoy desert sunrise in Merzouga. Then we drive towards Tinghir to explore Todra gorges , the highest and narrowest gorge in Morocco. We drive through the Dades Valley to explore the rock formations known as “monkey toes”. We will spend night in local riad / hotel with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 4 : DADES GORGES – OUARZAZATTE – AIT BENHADDOU – MARRAKECH
After breakfast, we explore nearby “Kalaat Mgouna” famous for its rose products. We pass the route of thousand Kasbahs to reach Ouarzazate, city called as “the Hollywood of Africa”. We visit local movie studio and kasbah in city. We also explore the Ait Benhaddou local kasbah. It is the largest kasbah in Morocco and UNESCO world heritage. Many famous movies were filmed here including Gladiator , The Mummy and Lawrence of Arabia. We drive through the Tizi ‘n’ tichka mountain pass over the High Atlas Mountains to reach Marrakech. The Fez desert tour to Merzouga and Marrakech with “Marrakech-Morocco-Trips” finishes and we thank you for exploring Morocco.