4 Days – Desert tour from Fes to Marrakech.
Day 1: Fes – Midelt – Merzouga:
Today we have a full travel day through the diverse landscapes that make Morocco so unique. Pass through the cedar and pine forests, keeping an eye out for Barbary apes. Pass over the Middle Atlas Mountains through the pre-dessert countryside with its deep gorges filled with a splendid oasis of green palm groves, finally arriving at the sand dunes of the Sahara Desert. We spend the night in a desert auberge ( hotel), located right on the edge of the dunes. Here we will have dinner local-style and spend the night. Overnight in Merzouga.
Day 2: Merzouga Desert:
Today we explore the Merzouga desert and the guided tour includes the visit of Khamlia village, famous for desert music Gnawa. We may visit the museum of cars, a local museum in Hassi Labiad. During this day we may rent quad (buggies) to explore the desert in an adventurous way. Later today we meet Nomad people living in the Sahara desert. We will sleep in the Merzouga desert camp, in a desert tent.
Day 3: Merzouga – Ouarzazate :
Departure to Ouarzazate via Rissani, the origin of the Alawi dynasty, the souk, and numerous kasbah. Then we will follow the road to the village of ALNIF for lunch. Then continue through the beautiful valley of the Draa. In the evening arrive to Ouarzazate, where we enjoy a delicious dinner and have a rest.
Day 4: Ouarzazate – Air Ben Haddou – Marrakech:
Before coming back to Marrakech, we will visit the old Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, where many famous Hollywood movies such as Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia … etc.. have been filmed. We will return to Marrakech through the High Atlas. 4 Days – Desert tour from Fes to Marrakech.
- 4 days / 3 nights desert trip from Fes to Marrakech.
- Transportation in comfortable 4×4 with air conditioning and/or heating
- Roundtrip transfer from your accommodation.
- Driver speaking English.
- Half board: 3 breakfasts and 3 dinners, 3 nights in a hotel and 1 night in desert camp
- Camel ride back and forth in the dunes.
- Lunches and drinks.
- Entrances to the monuments.
- Tips and personal expenses.