Fes To Merzouga Desert Tour
Fes to Merzouga Desert Tour – 3 Days
Detailed Itinerary :
Day 1: Fez – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga
We will meet you for an early morning departure from your hotel/riad in Fes towards the Middle Atlas Mountains. The landscapes we cross on today’s drive will be diverse and constantly changing. At first we encounter the cedar forests south of Azrou contrasting starkly with the surrounding barrenness of the Middle Atlas. Here we might catch a glimpse of Barbary apes. Then we start slowly descend the Middle Atlas ranges and wind up in the palm oasis of the stunning Ziz Valley. The road will take us across Erfoud and Rissani to the desert of Merzouga. Upon arrival, we will meet with our camel guide and camel trek into the quietness and solitude of the desert for about 2 hours (shorter treks are available if preferred). Finally, we will reach our camp, where we will enjoy a freshly prepared dinner and possibly climb the massive sand dunes to watch the moon rise before retiring to our nomad tents for the night.
Accommodations: Reside at camp with dinner included.
Day 2: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Boumaln Dades
After having your breakfast and shower , we will drive to Boumaln Dades , passing via the wells of water that were used in the 17 th century as a system of irrigation, then we continue driving to Todra Gorges which are 300 meters in altitude , we drive to Boumaln Dades whehre you will have accommodation
Day 3: Boumaln Dades – Ouarzazate- Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Tischka Pass – Marrakech
After breakfast , we will drive to the valley of roses in Kelaat Magouna town , and continue o Ouarzazat city (Hollywood of Morocco ) which is known with its cinema studios where famous movies .stopping by the Kasbah of Taourisrt in the heart of Ouarzazat, After that we drive to the famous fortress , the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou about 30 kms from Ouarzazat city , we stop there to visit the Kasbah and having lunch. After lunch we drive through the amazing high Atlas Mountains and reach an elevation of 226o meters high in Tischka Pass . We drive to Marrakech. Accommodation at your Riad/Hotel.