Marrakech to Fes via the Sahara - Tour Itinerary
Erg Chebbi is a dune field of about 22 Km from north to south and about 5 Km from east to west at the widest point. The highest dune, 884 m, is in the north. Among the dunes there are several oasis and you can easily get water just by digging a little. The trip to the oasis starts with a long route by road which is an experience itself geographically speaking, and also because of the numerous stops to cool down and get in contact with the people.
Itinerary : 5 days 4 Nights Marrakech to Fes Trip
Day 1 : Marrakech-Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah- Ouarzazate.
You will move ahead from your Riad/hotel in Marrakech at 8:00 a.m, before touring over the Tizi n’Tichka passage (2260m) while deriving a wonderful pleasurable views of the mountains and of the Berber Villages across the way. We take lunch and visit the World Heritage place of Ait Benhaddou – this popular kasbah was the set for more than 20 films. We will call upon Ouarzazate and carry on for the Valley of Roses and the Dades Valley. We will come to see Skoura Oasis with it’s genuine 17 century Kasbah in The Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs. We will have a great night in a hotel in Ourzazatte.
Day 2: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Rose valley – Dades Gorges.
After breakfast at the the hotel we will leave Ouarzazate towards Skoura where we’ll stop to visit the Amredhyle Kasbah, one of the marvels of the southern “Route of A Thousand Kasbahs”. Continuing our trip through the Valley of Roses, we will 30 km off-road on Valley trajectory to visit and have tea with Nomads indeginous people . subsequently we will arrive at Ait Youl Kasbah, and eat lunch at the Dades Gorge. We will have an entertained afternoon of free rambling in the Dades Valley. Then We will satisfy our hunger by having a great dinner and get ready for embracing an active night in the Dades Gorges.
Day 3: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Merzouga.
After breakfast we will abandon to the Todra Gorge: a massive fault, ascent to 300m in a attenuated basin extorted with palmeries and Berber Villages. After lunch in the gorge, we will drive added into the arid to Merzouga, area we will stop abreast the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. From actuality we will yield a camel hike(about one hour and a half) in adjustment to get to your Billet Tent. We will enjoy oue evening in a billet camp, adequate a Berber banquet and sleeping in a acceptable Nomad camel hair tent.
Day 4: Merzouga – Khamlia – Rissani – Merzouga.
Get up to an amazing aurora in the arid and adore breakfast before we come back by camel to the hotel for a bath. We will accomplish an ambit of the desert dunes area you will accept the befalling to see the marvelous alteration contrasts of the the desert. We will see the ‘black village’ of Khamlia to listen to the Gnawa musicians before taking an ancestral Berber pizza for lunch in the old capital of Rissani. After lunch again we will go back to Merzouga area you will terminate into your hotel and calm overnight.
Day 5 : Merzouga – Medilte- Azrou- Fes.
After breakfast we will quit Merzouga to Fez by Azrou. On the way we will go through Erfoud, Errachidia and Medilt. We will have lunch in Medilt and stop to observe the natural monkeys on the cedar jungles of Azrou. We will go on to Fez and access before sunset.
Accommodation During the Tour.
overnights in Hotels
1overnight camping ( nomad tents)
This tour runs all year round and can depart at any date of your preference.
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