3 days Morocco Desert Tour from Fes to Desert to Marrakech
Day 01: Fes – Ifran – Azrou – Midelt – Errachidia – Erfoud – Merzouga desert
Today we’ll start our morocco desert tour from fes to merzouga sahara. During our way to midelt, we’ll pass through Ifran with it’s chalet like houses called a Switzerland of Morocco. Then we’ll continue to the Medium Atlas queen; Azrou city. This city known for it Atlas cedars forest populated by Barbary apes. Passing through Kasbahs and palm groves. We head towards the adobe colored city of Er-Rachidia and Erfoud before arriving in the evening at Merzouga. A city on the outskirts of the Sahara Desert.
After we reach Merzouga desert we will ride camel or just walk along the way to reach our final destination, where we’ll spend our night, the camp by the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. During our way we’ll enjoy the spectacular view of the sunset over the golden sand dunes of morocco sahara desert.
The camp in Merzouga sahara desert known to be one of the greatest camps in morocco. After arriving to our camp we will welcomed by a mint tea and dates, next we will rest and enjoy the stunning sunset as the sun setting over the lush sand dunes of the Sahara desert of Morocco. During our night in the desert camp that characterizse by it’s tranquility and peace, we will enjoy our traditional dinner that prepared by the local friendly people, followed by the berber music and a compfire time under the starry African sky. Here we can dance and enjoy the night before having dinner Then after dinner we will settle in our private tents with it’s king size bed.
Merzouga offers many different activities and experiences such as Camel trekking, Sandbathing and so on … that’s what makes Merzouga desert a wonderful place to explore and where lifelong memories are made.
Day 02: Merzouga desert – Rissani – tinjdad – Todra Gorge – Dades Valley
Today we’ll wake up early to enjoy the magnificent sunrise of merzouga desert, by seeing the sun rising over the sund dunes of morocco desert sahara. We will have our breakfast and shower before we start our trip to Dades. First we’ll stop in the villages of Tinjdad and Rissani to explore the oldest morocco architectures then we’ll continue tour to visit the magnificence of Todra gorge, which was called the Grand canyon of Morocco “ Tinghir ”, we’ll see it’s fantastic rock walls that change colors to magical effects as the sun hits it and we will have some time to put our legs in the water. Later on we will continue our route to Dades.
Day 03: Dades – Skoura oasis – Ouarzazate – Ait benhadou – Marrakech
After our breakfast in the hotel, we will enjoy the panoramic view of Dades valley after that we’ll drive via skoura to Ouarzazate “ the gate of the desert ” built in 1928 by the frensh. Ouarzazate is a site on the highland at 1160 m, where Daraa rivers joined with astonishing splendid valleys. It’s the starting point of excursions to “ Dades ”, the East oasis, road to the South and to Anti-Atlas Mountains. It is above all, Ouarzazate is an open door to the exciting adventures of the great south.
Continue to the heritage of humanity; Ait Ben Hadou, declared by UNESCO in 1987 and several famous films and series made on this site. Like Gladiator(2000), Sahara(2005), Babel(2006), Game of thrones(2011). this fortified Ksar is located in the province of Ouarzazate in Daraa Tafilalet region of Morocco. Our last step in this day will be on Marrakech where we’ll close our 3 days morocco desert tour.