An authenic 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes
Three days of magical journey in Morocco. As you may know, Morocco is an ancient civilization with a history of a thousand years. It is a colorful country, the red of Marrakesh, the orange of the Sahara…… Immerse you in the art of it. You will get into the Sahara and don't think about decency and grace. You may fully enjoy it and experience of walking with two legs, climbing with four claws, then sliding on your back, and finally rolling over the orange sand. To watch the sunset, take part in the lively bonfire party, see the starry sky and enjoy the sunrise. You will be happy with the intimate service that makes you feel the warmth of a foreign country.
Marrakech – Telouat- Ait Benhaddou- Ouarzazate – Rose Valley – Dades Gorge
Your driver will pick you up at 08:00 am, and your private desert tour will truly begin from Marrakech to the Dades Gorges across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas Mountains pass(2260M Above the sea level). Here you will admire far-reaching views across the mountains and the traditional High Atlas Berber villages. We will go with your own pace stopping as you wish to take memorable pictures. We will visit the Kasbah of Telouet which was occupied by the Pacha Glaoui who has ruled the southeast of Morocco in the colonisation era, during his reign and is frequented by Moroccan travellers, Nowadays, the Moroccan authorities give permission to the family of pacha to open the kasbahs to the tourists and travelers, many of his kasbahs has been constructed in different parts of Morocco, some are built in the south of Morocco, and the other in Marrakech. It locate in the village of Telouet nestled outside the Onilla Valley. The Harem and reception hall areas give one a good idea of the former luxury in which El Glaoui lived, as well as a look at the Andalusian style of decorating. However, the older parts of the Kasbah are in complete ruins, making it difficult to see properly. Walking through the crumbling passageways is like walking through a maze and some have gotten lost exploring the dilapidated Kasbah. Then you continue to visit the UNESCO World Heritage of Ait Ben haddou site and have lunch at one of the restaurants at the foothills of the Kasbahs. We will then continue to Dades gorges through what’s called the road of one thousand Kasbahs reaching Skoura and rose valley. We will stop in kellaa M’gouna which is the capital of rose and then you will see local rose cooperatives before heading to Dades gorge to spend the night in a traditional Kasbah. Ending your desert day trip with a traditonal local dinner while enjoying Berber Music.
DADES GORGES – TENGHIR – TODRA GORGES – TINJDAD – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA
Following the breakfast, we will drive from Dades gorges to Erg chebbi Sahara desert via Merzouga. Our first stop will be in Todra Gorges, Tinghir. You will have enough time to see the canyon (the highest oasis in Morocco). Its walls are 300 meters high and at their most narrow part are 20 meters apart. As we pass by Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud, you’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet and discover small villages that have different specifications and features, besides you will witness traditional water canals that are constructed by the nomads to transfer water from area to area for irrigation poruses and daily uses. , and then we continue to Merzouga. we will ride camels crossing the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. It will be a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset. As soon as you reach your bivouac, you will leave the camels and walk to the highest sand dunes for sand-boarding and to watch the sunset. We will spend the night in a Berber nomad tents. Drums and music will be played in the middle of the Sahara desert of Mrocco. Possibility to choose between Luxury camp or standard camp. For Luxury Camp, It's fully equiped & can be classified as 5 star Camp.
MERZOUGA - ERFOUD - ZIZ VALLEY - MIDELT - AZROU - IFRANE - FES
Today you will have to wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the dunes before riding camel back to your hotel. This will probably be the most beautiful moments in your travelling experience. At the Luxury desert camp you will take a shower and have breakfast. Then, you will depart to Errachidia via Erfoud, Aoufous and the Ziz valley stopping for a panoramic view of the oasis of Aoufous in the Tafilalte region. We Continue to Midelt across the pass of Tizi N’talghamt. After lunch break, you will head to Fes (an imperial city) via the Cedar forest of Azrou in the mountain of the middle Atlas with a great possibility to see the Barbary apes (monkies). You will stop in Ifrane (the Switzerland of Morocco) before arriving to Fes. Drop off in Fes at your riad or hotel.