5 Days 4 Nights Fes-Merzouga Dades Gorges Ouarzazate Marrakech journeyjourneys
In the first day you will be picked up from the hotel or Riad. We will leave toward the desert along the way Merzouga. We will find a town called Ifrane, a charming and totally different from the rest of Morocco where is the Cedar Forest, here we can see a lot of monkeys where they we can feed and enjoy the many cedars that brings this forest. We will go through Midelt, located between the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas, we stop for lunch and continue the route. We will continue the road to Erfoud, crossing the Ziz Valley. Then we will drive to Merzouga, where will you leave your luggage at the auberge and go to the desert by camel. Once in the camp, you will have dinner and hear the drums echoing in the desert night and lie down in the tent.
In the second day, the next morning we will wake up early to watch the sunrise. At midday we will visit a nomad family. We will eat under the shade of a tree, you will see how the Berber pizza is made and then will taste it. After lunch we will rest a while, and later we will make a route through the desert. We leave to see an oasis in the desert in 4×4, also visit the town of Khamlia (village of the blacks) mines MIFISS and we will meet the Berber nomads of the desert … Then you shall return to the Haima, you will have dinner and play music again and will be staying in the tent.
In the third day, the next morning we will wake up early to watch the sunrise. After camel trekking, a good shower and a good breakfast we will head towards Marrakech, through Rissani an important town that caters to around food, animals, crafts… We will continue to Todra Gorges, through the vast palm grove of Tinerhir, where agriculture stand out, date palms, crafts … Later we arrive at the gorge. Here we can see the spectacular landscape for thousands of years has been forged thanks to the river that crosses. We will continue down the road of Thousand Kasbash, named for the great palm Skoura, accompanied by hundreds of Kasbash year that we will see along the way. Let’s enter the Dades Valley and can admire the hundreds of kasbash dotted along the route. We continue on river road entering the narrow valley. We will make a stop to enjoy it. Here you will have dinner and spend the night.
In the fourth day, after breakfast, we will pass the oasis of Skoura crossing the Roses Valley formed by hectares of roses, whose aroma can be seen throughout the month of May. Here you can see beautiful scenery. We will reach Ouarzazate where we visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, a World Heritage Site, full of towers and walls. Inside the Islamic and Jewish religion mix. We will also do a little tour of this beautiful town. We will overnight in Ouarzazate.
In the fifth day, after a good breakfast, we will continue to the fortified city called Ait Ben Haddou, a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1987 and where various famous movies have been made as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, The Mummy…We will continue to Marrakech, passing through the spectacular High Atlas Mountains, stopping along the journey. And later we will arrive to Marrakech, this is the end of our services.
- Pick up at the hotel or airport
- Transport in 4×4 / Minibus with air condition
- Driver / Guide
- Hotels/Riads a half pension
- Night in nomad tent and camel ride
- Meals of midday
- Tickets to monuments