in this 3 days from Marrakech to Fes tour we will be discovering and unveiling the beauty of some of Morocco"s well-known yet breathtaking cities starting from Marrakech , Ouarzazate and Merouga and ending it with Fes.
Day 1 :Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Skoura – Dades
The starting of our Marrakech to Fes desert tour going to be around 08:00 from Marrakech crossing The Atlas Mountains to Dades Gorges through Tizi n’Tichka pass throughout the Atlas Mountains. After 4 hours driving in the mountains, we will get to the heart-warming landscapes and Berber villages, we will stop to visit The Heritage Site of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. Those ancient Kasbahs have been used as old Caravan routes and it’s a very remarkable destination for filmmakers for over than 20 films , and it was also one of the most important fortress on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory, salt, and silk from sub-Saharan countries to Marrakech and beyond. After Ait Ben Haddou we will head to Ouarzazate (Hollywood of Africa) since it’s has witnessed the making of some of the famous films such as : Gladiator, The Mummy and other films . After Ouarzazate, we will continue driving to Dades Gorges, trough Mgouna, Skoura and various Berber villages around the valley.
Day 2 : Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Jorf – Erfoud – Merzouga (Camel ride & night in Sahara)
Following the breakfast and taking shower, we will begin the 2nd on our venture going from Dades to the Erg Chebbi Sahara desert. Various Berber villages are dispersed along the way, we will pass through Tenghir, Tinjdad, Jorf and we will stop and walk in Todra Gorges (One of the most astonishing canyons in the world). After Todra gorges we will head to Erfoud in which we will notice the beginning of the Saharan oasis and villages, then we continue driving to Merzouga , prior resting we will go to ride the camels that will take us on a sahara venture into the sand dunes. We will be spending the night at the desert camp while listening to drum music in the middle of the desert , this is a nice opportunity to take pictures of the breathtaking sunset and sunrise over the sand dunes . After all that you’ll be having Dinner, and then heading to your room .
- Day 3 : Merzouga Desert – Ziz Valley – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes
Our guide at the camp will wake you up early in the morning to watch the sunrise then we will ride the camels back to Merzouga, after taking shower and breakfast we’ll start our tour to Fes. We will have some stops on the road to enjoy having tea or some pictures at Ziz Valley before passing through the Middle Atlas mountains. We will stop by a Midelt where we’ll have lunch. Medilt is a very impressive mountain city at 1488m of altitude, situated down the Jbel Ayachi (3737 m). In the afternoon we’ll continue to the legendary city of Fes by stopping in Ifrane and Azrou (Cedar Forest).