The private desert tour from Fez to Marrakech is designed to explore best of Merzouga ,Atlas mountains and Marrakech. We visit Middle Atlas in Ifrane , we ride camels in desert and we visit Ait Benhaddou and Marrakech.
PROGRAMFOR MERZOUGA TRIP FROM FEZ TO MARRAKECH AND AIT BENHADDOU GUIDED TOUR :
Our private driver “Ourass Travels - private tours in Morocco” will pick you from your riad and 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 where we stay in desert hotel.
MERZOUGA DESERT CAMEL TREK AND OVERNIGHT IN MERZOUGA CAMP
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.
Today we continue by camel ride back to Mezouga village and we enjoy desert sunrise in Merzouga. Then we drive towards Tinghir to explore Todra gorges , the highest and narrowest gorge in Morocco. We drive through the Dades Valley to explore the rock formations known as “monkey toes”. We will spend night in local riad / hotel with dinner and breakfast.
After breakfast, we explore nearby “Kalaat Mgouna” famous for its rose products. We pass the route of thousand Kasbahs to reach Ouarzazate, city called as “the Hollywood of Africa”. We visit local movie studio and kasbah in city. We also 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. End of guided desert tour. Ourass Travels Morocco.
A night in Merzouga tents
Breakfasts and dinners
English speaking guide/driver
NOT INCLUDED :
Lunches and drinks
Plane tickets to/from Morocco
Fez to Marrakech desert tour with professional desert guides ,drivers , in comfortable A/C vehicles (4x4 or minibuses) are available every day during the whole year.
This private tour takes 4 days / 3 night
BEST PRICE :
The price depends how many people travelling with you, how many days you want travel and type of accommodation.