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Program: Casablanca fes Merzouga desert Marrakech 6 days tour
DAY 1: CASABLANCA – FES
We will meet you in Casablanca and we leave in Fes passing by Rabat and Meknès. If time allows, we can make short stops to visit the important places in these cities as well as the Roman ruins, then it is on Fes where you will arrive in the evening and here you will spend the night in a traditional Moroccan house (Riad) .
DAY 2: EXPLORE FES
Most of the morning will be spent visiting the medina (the old town) and its alleys. Your visit begins with visiting the Jewish quarter (the Mellah) and the royal palace (the court), which is the largest in the country. You will visit the famous tanneries and the Quaraouine mosque considered the first university in the world. After lunch, in a Moroccan restaurant typical of the Medina, you will discover a magnificent panoramic view of the city. The overnight accommodation will be at the same riad.
DAY 3: FES – AZROU – MIDELT – ZIZ VALLEY – MERZOUGA
After breakfast, we depart from Fes by traveling to Ifrane, called “Switzerland of Morocco”. During this trip you will see glimpses of the Middle Atlas and the Upper Atlas Mountains. Stop at Azrou, a Berber village in the middle of the famous cedar forest, the largest in Morocco, where you could see barbarian monkeys. Lunch will be in Midelt in a traditional Moroccan restaurant and then we will cross the Tizi Ntalghamt pass and along the beautiful Ziz Gorge carved into the volcanic rocks and along the spectacular Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way. We will drive by welcoming the Berber villages to Erfoud and Rissani, before arriving in Merzouga. Here you will be greeted by a glass of mint tea before checking in to our guesthouse next to the sand dunes. Dinner and breakfast.
DAY 4: MERZOUGA AREA – CAMEL TREK AND OVERNIGHT IN THE CAMP
After a luxurious breakfast, you will start exploring the area. You will visit the people of Gnawa in their village of Khamlia, where you will learn the music of Gnawa and their way of life. . Then we will drive into the desert region of the Sahara where we can meet nomadic families still living in Berber tents that are made from the wool of their animals. Today, our lunch will be a local meal (berber pizza) with a Berber family. You also have the opportunity to visit the old town of Rissani, the foundation of the Alawite dynasty – the current royal family in Morocco. Rissani is surrounded by about 360 ksar (a fortified village with many towers) and has a big souk (an open market), held three times a week. Once called Sijilmassa, it was the meeting place for salt caravans, coming from Timbuctou in Mali. Here, you will cross the souk, packed with spices, vegetables and stuffs. Later, we will return to the village of Merzouga, where your camel will wait for you, guided by an experienced man of camels. The camel ride takes about 1 hour to reach the camp, where you spend the night in the middle of the highest sand dunes to enjoy the sunset and look at the stars. Dinner will be served at the camp.
DAY 5: MERZOUGA – TODRA GORGES – DADES VALLEY
Your camel guide will wake you early in the morning to watch what could be the best sunrise of your life, so you will walk peacefully in the village. En route, you will not fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular dunes of Erg Chebbi – changing with the light as the day progresses. After breakfast and shower in the riad, you will leave for the gorges Rissani, Tinghir and Todra – the tallest and narrowest gorges of Morocco. After lunch in the heart of the gorge, we will cross the Dades Valley, where you will see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “Monkey Toes”. Overnight in our traditional guest house with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 6: VALLE DE DADES – OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH
After breakfast, we will cross the valley of Dades towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. The road through the Dades valley is the way of the thousand Kasbahs – offering many opportunities to take your best photographic plans of the journey. We will stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “the city of rose”, to buy rose water, which will make your linen long after your trip. Your trip will continue to Marrakech via Ait Ben haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, the Kasbah was built by And Hami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chiefs of the 18th century, now it is a many Glaoui house, your journey will continue through Your journey will continue through the majestic Tizi n’tichka Pass (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains, where we can stop to discover the way and the process of making the argain oil by the Berber women their cooperatives before arriving at your accommodation in Marrakech.
End of your tour: Casablanca fes Merzouga desert Marrakech 6 days tour.
What is included in the Price:
- Comfortable vehicle with an experienced driver / guide throughout the journey.
- Half-board accommodation throughout the journey.
- 2 meals per day Dinner and breakfast, (vegetarians are welcome).
- Night at the Erg Chebbi desert dune in a nomad tent camp.
- Erg Chebbi Camel Hiking tour at sunset.
What is not included: