03 days Desert & thousand Kasbah Tour
Duration: 03 days
Day1: Fes-Ifrane-Cedar Forest-Midelt-Errachid-Erfoud-Erg Chebbi
Morning pick up from your hotel in Fes. Start the 3 days tour Fes Marrakech and drive to Midelt through Imouzzér. The later, is a tiny town with a view out to agricultural Sais plains.
This is considered the start of the Middlte Atlas Mountains( 2000 m alt and up). Soon you’ll be in Ifrane, a summer resort characterized with its European style rather than Moroccan: Slanted roves against snow storms. After a short pause, we continue the way amid the cedar forest where group of Barbary apes live, and take a short break for some lovely pictures.
You will be transferred to Errachidia via the town of Midelt and the eastern high Atlas Mountains, and we include a stop to have lunch.
Later on, you will be driven along the palm groves stretching along the valley of Ziz till Erfoud from where we head straight to the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Close by the town of Merzouga, we change the car with camels and start the camel trek. Your luggage will be taken by a car to the camp; or you pack a small backpack for the desert night and leave your suitcase in our car, it is safe!
The Camel trek takes around 1 hour going and another hour coming back the following morning. Enjoy the camel ride. Reach the tents and have free time: climb the dunes, take sunset pictures and practice some sand boarding! Tea will be provided. Dinner is served at the camp. After dinner, you may like to join the happy campers and try their drums music. Then, feel the real silence of the desert; take a shower…Sleep well.
Day2: Merzouga-Rissani-Todgha gorges-Dades valley
Wake up for sunrise pictures. Breakfast and take a camel trek into the town from where we depart with our jeep to the gorges of Todgha. Along the way, we stop to visit the Souk in Rissani if we coincide with the day day market.
Time will be spent to enjoy the spectacular Todgha gorges where water flows and the beautiful gardens before the canyons. After lunch, you will be transferred to Dades valley with stops to enjoy the scenic road in between. We reach the place in the evening, and check into the hotel.
Day3: Dades valley-Kelaa Mgouna-Skoura-Ouarzazate-Ait ben Haddou-Marrakech
We depart to Ouarzazate taking the road of Thousand Kasbah and passing Kelaa Mgouna & Skoura village with its palm groves. Ouarzazate is a peaceful town with spacious streets. Famous for the Cinema industry, Ouarzazate separates the Mountains with the Sahara Desert. We continue to Ait Ben Haddou Ksar where we visit the most attractive Kasbah in Morocco and the spot for numerous films like the Gladiator. The site of Ait Ben Haddou was declared a world heritage patrimony by the UNESCO. After lunch we carry on our way through the Tichka pass (2260M), with enchanting Berber views. We arrive in Marrakech in the early evening. We drop you off at your Riad. Have a nice stay in Marrakech.