Day 1 Fes-Ifrane- Azrou- Midelt- Ziz- Erfoud- Merzouga Valley:
Your 5 days Fez Sahara tour starts by picking you up from your hotel in Fez heading you to the incredible mountains of the Middle Atlas. We will go through the most captivating landscapes and charming small villages to first cross the beautiful green city of Immouzer, and continue to Ifrane “Little Moroccan Switzerland”, the quietest and cleanest city in the country.
Then, we will go to Azrou, the beautiful Berber city with the largest cedar forest in Africa. We will take a walk in the green forest to have a clean air and play with funny little monkeys. Our Berber tajine would be served in Midelt, the small town of rocks, where you will fall in love with the irresistible Berber food and its unique combination of flavors.
We pass the charming city of Sahara “Erfoud” to finally arrive at our last destination Merzouga. The camels will wait for us in the small village to make the grand tour over the dunes at the beautiful sunset. You will spend the night under nomadic tents in the dunes to enjoy the silence of the Sahara with a sky full of stars.
Day 2 Tour around Erg Chebbi desert and trekking on camels – Merzouga:
The second day of our 5 days of Fez Desert Tours begins with a camel trek, to capture the beautiful sunrise and roam the majestic Sahara. You will experience the nomadic life of the Sahara by visiting a tent of native nomads to learn more about their awesome lifestyle.
We can also try adventure activities in the biggest dunes, such as quad biking, surfing and cycling. We will spend the second night of our excursions at the desert of Fez to Marrakech in a beautiful traditional inn in Merzouga.
Day 3 Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Touroug – Tinjdad – Tinghir – Gorges du Todra – Boumalne – Dades Valley – Dades Gorges:
We start our Fes Desert Tours 5 days with a typical Sahara breakfast (Dates, olive oil served with pieces of thick bread, glass of freshly squeezed orange juice, mint tea, milk or milky coffee) .
We will continue our adventure in the Sahara to our next magical destination, the fabulous Gorges of Dades. We will first stop at Rissani, the ancient city of the Sahara and the house of origin of the ruling dynasty. After a memorable visit to the local markets, we will head to another Moroccan paradise, the famous Todra Gorge, through charming southern villages and incredible Kasbahs. Our last stop will be the fascinating Dades Gorge where we will have our traditional dinner at a local restaurant and spend the night in a charming guest house on the edge of the captivating Dades River.
Day 4 Dades Valley – Skoura – Kasbah Taourirt – Ouarzazate:
We will have breakfast at the Auberge and start our journey to the southern treasure hidden in the Moroccan Sahara, the charming town of Skoura.
We will continue to the Berber kasbah of Tourirt to discover the impressive culture of the natives of the Sahara and their interesting way of life. We will spend our last night of Fez Marrakech Desert Tours in a traditional hotel in Ouarzazate where you can see from your window the most beautiful buildings and old monuments of the city.
Day 5 Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou Pass – Tizi n’Tichka – Marrakech:
The last adventure of our excursions in the desert of Fez begins with exploring the big city of Ouarzazate. The whole city has an incredible international film studio where wonderful films have been made. We will guide you through Studio that will take you back in time to have your own unique sense of “Lawrence of Arabia”.
After that, we will visit the largest and most impressive Kasbah of Morocco, the famous Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, to see another famous movie studio containing mainly ancient KSOUR (royal palaces) and ancient monuments; The Kasbah is where the 6th season of Game of Thrones was shot. At the end of our visit, we will continue to Marrakech via the incredible path of the ancient villages of the Sahara, the Tizi n’Tichka pass crossing the winding roads of the Atlas Mountains.
We arrive in Marrakech The red city in the late evening to have a delicious tajine and rest.