DAY 1 : FES – IFRANE – AZROU – ZIZ VALLEY – MERZOUGA :
The very popular Fez desert tour with “Marrakech-Morocco-Trips” offers incredible experience in Sahara desert. Our 5 day Fez private tour to Merzouga desert starts in 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 desert where we stay in local hotel with dinner.
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 in the morning we will watch sunrise in desert of Merzouga and then we ride camels back to the village. After breakfast we leave for Rissani , Tinghir, and then we explore Todra gorges. It is the highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco where we may hike within the amazing valley. After lunch here we will continue our private Morocco tour towards the Dades valley where we stay in Dades gorges in local riad/hotel with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 4 : DADES GORGES – SKOURA – OUARZAZATE:
Our private Morocco tour continues towards Kalaa M’gouna ,called “the rose city”, where we may purchase the rosewater. We continue to Skoura to visit the Kasbah Ameridil. After lunch in traditional restaurant we head to Ouarzazate , called as “the Hollywood of Africa”. Here we may visit local movie studio and also kasbah in city centre. We stay overnight in local riad/hotel with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 5 : OUARZAZATTE – AIT BENHADDOU – MARRAKECH
Today after breakfast we 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.