5 Days Desert Tour: from Merzouga, Fez to Marrakech
Day 1: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Errachidia – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast, we will leave for Midelt across the mountains and the cedar woods of the middle Atlas, passing by Ifrane- a charming ski resort and Azrou- an important handicraft centre specialised in the work of cedar wood. After the Col du Zad pass (2,178m/7,146ft), we will reach Midelt for lunch. After lunch, we will drive to Erfoud via Errachidia and the Ziz valley, dotted with palm trees, and continue to the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi for desert tour. We will have our dinner and stay in riad at Merzouga.
Day 2: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Merzouga
After the breakfast, we will explore the large turns of the dunes while passing by oasis of Merzouga – the wandering deposit, the village of Khamlia (village of the Gnawa), mines of Mifiss, the plates desert with the meeting of the Berber nomads of the desert, and oasis of Tissardmine. We will return to the hotel by 3 p.m. The departure of your caravan is accompanied with back of dromedary to attend the sunset and spend the night in Berber tents in the middle of the dunes.
Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Touroug – Tinjdad – Tinghir – Toudra Gorges – Boumalne – Dades Valley – Dades Gorges
Wake early in the morning in order to see the beauty of sunrise and then back to the hotel. After breakfast, we will depart to Rissani and Erfoud in order to visit the fossilized marble treatment plant before continuing to Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves. After reaching Toudra Gorges, we will have our lunch. After lunch, we will drive to Dades Gorges via Boumalne and the Dades Valley. We will have our dinner and spend the night in the riad.
Day 4: Dades Gorges – Dades Valley – Roses Valley – Kelaa M’gouna – Skoura – Ouarzazate
After breakfast, we will return to the Kasbah of Ait Youl, the track road crossing rose valley with its Kasbah and ksours. In this part, you can see very nice landscapes before you get to Kelaa M’gouna. We will complete our lunch & depart to the palm groves of Skoura and visit the kasbah of Amridil. We will continue to Ouarzazate and will have our dinner and spend the night in the riad.
Day 5: Ouarzazate – Kasbah Aït Benhaddou – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will explore Ouarzazate i.e., the Kasbah of Taourirt, Tifoultout and various cinema studios the entire day. Then we will drive to the Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987, to see Moroccan traditional earthen clay architecture. In the afternoon, we will depart to Marrakech via the Tizi n’Tichka pass. We will arrive at Marrakech at around 5:30 pm.
|5 Days Desert Tour: from Merzouga, Fez to Marrakech:|
|No. of Person||Low Price Accommodations||Standard Accommodations||Luxury Accommodations|
|1 Person||From 895 Euros||From 874 Euros||From 1115 Euros|
|2 Persons||From 455 Euros||From 455 Euros||From 625 Euros|
|3 Persons||From 335 Euros||From 395 Euros||From 545 Euros|
|4 Persons||From 295 Euros||From 315 Euros||From 415 Euros|