4 Days Morocco Desert Tour
4 Days Morocco Desert Tour From Marrakech To Merzouga Sahara Desert
To Fez via Sahara Desert
Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Oaurzazate - Rose Valley - Boumalne Dades
First day of the tour will commence at 8 am from Marrakesh towards the High Atlas Mountains by passing through Tizi n’Tichka path where we will stop to appreciate the mountain landscapes. Passing Tizi n’ Tichka bends we will head to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is the largest Kasbah in Morocco and also has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot here. We will break for lunch in Ait Ben Haddou and then continue on our drive to Ouarzazate city which is called the “Hollywood of Morocco” and Morocco’s filmmaking location. There it existed the world’s largest film studio in Morocco, the Atlas Studios. Moreover, we will visit historical monuments of Taourirt Kasbah. After Ouarzazate we will drive and experience the charm of landscapes of Kasbahs and Roses Valley and also drive through the Berber villages of Skoura. Nightly accommodation will be enjoyed in a hotel in Bomaln Dades.
Bomaln Dades – Todgha Gorge – Tinjdad – Merzouga
Second day of tour will start from Bomaln Dades into Merzouga which has the largest and highest sand dunes in Morocco, Erg Chebbi. We will pass Tinghir and head to Todgha Gorges which is the narrowest Gorge in Morocco. Leaving Todra Gorge we will pass through different Berber villages of Tinjdad , through Mallab and Tourog, next stop will be in Jourf area where we will see an old system of irrigation from the 16th centry .heading toward Erfoud the land of fossils known by many fossils mining . The lunsh will be in one of many restaurants on the way. Thereafte we make our way to Merzouga where you will find your camels waiting for you ride them to enjoy the suset and stay in a traditional Berber camp overnight in the middle of the sand dunes and listen to some Berber drum music under the moon and stars.
Merzouga sightseeing tour and Camel ride
After visiting the village and oasis of Merzouga, You’ll visit the Gnawa people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, to experience their music and lifestyle, then we continue to see the panoramic view behind the Erg Chebbi of sand dunes so as to take lot of pictures and to see how the colour of the dunes change by the light of the sun after to the village of Mirdani—an old village in ruins—also stopping at M’fis, the place where coal was extracted and the large majority of the population of Merzouga worked to earn a living. A very interesting day which is spent in or very near the dunes—the highest dunes in Morocco. After the village of Mirdani we continue to the Bedouin families in their tents at Kem Kem. After having tea there we continue to finish the tour by visiting where you can see the fossiles and the oasis of tissardmine in the afternoon we will come back to Merzouga hotel or riad
Merzouga - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fez
You will wake up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise. Afterwards, ride back camels, after breakfast and shower you meet your guide/driver. Then leave Merzouga and drive to Fez, passing different places along the way: Rissani, Arfoud, Ziz Valley, and crossing Tizi n’Talghomt bends, through the Atlas Mountains. You will stop and have lunch in Medilt (which is optional). Then you will see the Cedar forest of Azrou (which is famous for its aromatic cedar trees) stop there for a few minutes to see the Barbary macaque monkeys and take some pictures. After Azrou forest we will pass through Ifran which known as the “Moroccan Switzerland”. On arrival in Fez, our crew will lead you to your riad/hotel.
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