Fes Merzouga desert Marrakech 8 days tour ideal tour to visit Fez erg chebbi Merzouga desert Ouarzazate And Marrakech.
Program: Fes Merzouga desert Marrakech 8 days tour
DAY 1: FEZ:
We will transfer you from the airport to your hotel in Fez and we will visit the new part of the city, and we will dine here too, we spend the night at the local riad.
DAY 2: FEZ:
After breakfast, we hope for a full day with a tour in Fez, we will see the artistic and religious capital of Morocco. Fez was founded by Idris 1 in the twelfth century and was for years, the cultural capital and the orientation of the Almohad. It is one of the imperial cities with more interest in history and crafts and one of the largest medina in the Arab world; Madrasas, the souk (spectacular by the quantity and variety of spices), Karauin, the oldest university in the world, mosques, squares, Andalusian quarters and potters, palaces and museums. Fez is the artisan capital of Morocco, after dinner, we spend the night at the riad.
DAY 3: FEZ – MERZOUGA
After breakfast, we leave towards the Middle Atlas. We stop in the charming town of Ifrane, also called Switzerland of Morocco. We cross the great forests of cedars. Further south, we pass the mountains of the High Atlas, we arrive at Errachidia, where appears the first great palm of travel. These create an oasis of greenery ideal for developing all kinds of microclimates of fruits and vegetables. We reach Erfoud, the economic capital of the Tafilalet region. In this area, fossils abound testify to the past covered by the sea. From there, the asphalt disappears, the adobe Saharan tracks reach the village of Merzouga. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 4: MERZOUGA
Today we are exploring Erg Chebbi more deeply. We visit the town of Khamlia, we discover small villages and houses inhabited in unexpected places, far from civilization. We also visit the nomads who are there and we will take you with them in the evening and leave the tour in camel 4×4 to spend the night in the desert under the sky. Night in nomad tents in the desert.
DAY 5: MERZOUGA – TODAR GORGE – DADES VALLEY – OUARZAZATE
After breakfast, we leave for Risani, former Sijilmassa, supply center for ancient caravans of the Sahara. We continue to cross a semi-desert landscape, we reach the oasis of Tinghir, perhaps one of the most beautiful places of Morocco. Then we pass the Todra River, impressive gorges to reach more than 300 m. We visit the village, we take the road from one thousand kasbahs to Ouarzazate, to join one of the most important cities of southern Morocco, known for its intense and cinematographic activity, having its credit films like Gladiator, Troy, Mummy, Etc. Visit of the kasbah of Taurirt. We will enjoy dinner and spend the night at the hotel.
DAY 6: OUARZAZATE – AIT BENHADDOU -MARRAKECH
After breakfast, we take the road towards Ait Ben Haddou, the queen of the kasbahs (World Heritage of Unesco). Later, we will visit one of the most beautiful tracks of Morocco, the Kasbah of Telouet, the former palace Glagui, Pacha Marrakech. We continue to cross the port of the highest mountain in Morocco – Tzin Tichca (2.260 m) to reach the imperial city of Marrakech. We spend the night at the riad.
DAY 7: MARRAKECH CITY TOUR
After breakfast, we spend a day visiting Marrakech. The stories tell that this city was inhabited by a tribe on the other side of the Atlas, with large amounts of dates and bones, born a palm. Called “the red city” because of the color of its walls and filled with gardens, watered by the underground wells (khettaras), which were built by Native Americans and Saharan nomads in the eleventh century. We will visit Menara, the Kasbah, the Saadian tombs, The Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia, the Majorelle gardens and the souks are some of the inevitable visits. A unique experience will be to discover the place “Djemaa El Fna” where the life and activity of the city is concentrated: dancers, storytellers, jugglers, craftsmen, merchants and snake charmers. We stay in Marrakech during the night in a local riad.
DAY 8: MARRAKECH – AIRPORT
Free time until we transfer you to the airport before the departure of your flight and it will be the end of our services.
End of your tour: Fes Merzouga desert Marrakech 8 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: