5 days morocco desert tour from Fes to merzouga
Day 1: fez – Ifrane – Midelt – Merzouga dunes.
our 5 days morocco desert tour from Fes you will start from your hotel/raid in a fez to Erg Chebbi dunes, we will spend 8 hours between these cities, but we take advantage of that time to discover several cities. The first is Ifrane, is often referred to as the Switzerland of Morocco, it was established during the French colonial era as an alpine ski resort, also we are going to visit Azrou where you can play and feed monkeys in cadre forest .after that we keep to Midelt to have lunch then continue to Errachidia to enjoy Aziz valley, before we arrive at Erg Chebbi dunes, to enjoy the beauty of dunes and spend the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Erg Chebbi – nomad people-khamlia village
In the morning after breakfast, we will be visiting some interesting places, starting with Khamlia village where you can amuse yourself dancing on Gnawa music. Then get to visit a nomad family in a deserted area near to Algeria border, and drink tea with them under the tent. After that, you come back to the hotel to start your camel trek through dunes of Merzouga to spend the night in the tent ( camp ) in the middle of dunes and enjoy the Berber music around the fire.
Day 3: Erg Chebbi – Rissani – Erfoud – Todra gorges
You will wake early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise from a high dune before getting to have breakfast and ride camels back to the hotel to take a shower and continue our tour toward Todra gorges exploring Rissani where the largest market in South of Morocco, then get to visit a fossils workshop in Erfoud, afterward we head to Todra gorges to enjoy the rock climbing before we go to the hotel to spend the night
Day 4: Todra gorges – Dades valley – Roses valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate
Today we will pass through the 1000 thousand kasbahs ( old fortified houses ) in Ouarzazate and through Dades valley, the reach to the up mountains to see Berber villages and some nomad families that live down the mountains, there you get the occasion to know how they live and know the number of goats and sheep they have, after that we will go to enjoy the rose valley and Skoura Palm groves ( 45km further ) there on we reach to Ouarzazate to have dinner and spend the overnight in a hotel.
Day 5 : ourzazate – ait benhaddou – high atlas – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will explore Ouarzazate that known as Hollywood of Africa, and it is the place where a lot of films were done, later we go to visit the universal heritage site of ait Benhaddou and also where most famous films were acted there as an example of Lawrence of Arabia, gladiator, Indiana jones, and Cleopatra. After that, we going to discover the traditional Moroccan style of architecture ( how kasbahs are designed). Next, we will continue Marrakech through high atlas mountains and Tizi N’tichka pass, but a stop in the middle of atlas mountains to have lunch before heading to your hotel in Marrakech this is the end of 5 days morocco desert tour from Fes to Merzouga.