Vía el Desierto de Merzouga
Pick up by a guide from our team Travelers in Morocco, at your Riad or Airport, Departure from Marrakech towards Dades Gorges. On the way we will cross the High Atlas Mountains, crossing the Tizi n’Tichka pass, making our way through numerous villages of Berber nomads that inhabit the area. We will continue via Ouarzazate crossing the valley of Rosas, to enter the Dades gorges, where the so-called “route of the thousand kasbahs” begins. Accommodation in Dades Valley and dinner at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. We go to the Todra Gorges, where you can take a pleasant walk through its imposing canyon with walls over 200 meters high, until the exit to the desert through the Tafilalet palm grove. Arrival at the hotel at the foot of the dunes, where you can walk through the fine sand of Erg Chebbi, relax and enjoy this impressive landscape. At night, you will savor a delicious Moroccan dish. Accommodation in hotel room.
After a hearty Moroccan breakfast, we will get on the 4×4 to start our tour around the Erg Chebbi dunes, a desert region populated with sand: Among the numerous stops that await us, we will discover how and where the nomadic families of the area live, oasis wild in the middle of nowhere, spectacular landscapes and small desert towns, palm groves… Inevitable stop on our way through the town of Khamelia, of people originally from Mali, who will make us enjoy a beautiful concert of Gnawa music, while we savor a delicious tea . Back at the hotel, our dromedaries await us to depart on a route of an hour and a half, making our way through dunes, until we reach the heart of the desert to contemplate the beautiful sunset. Sheltered by the Great Dune, and enjoying the music of the drums, dinner and Moroccan tea, you will be able to contemplate the immense sky of stars and sleep in nomadic tents.
Early morning, after seeing the beautiful sunrise over the dunes, return to the hotel by dromedary. After breakfast, departure to the vast palm grove of Tafilalet passing through the city of Rissani (the Alaouite dynasty and the capital of the former Alaouite sultans). then we will take the road to Fez passing through the beautiful valley of Ziz, Errachidia, Midelt to the cedar forest where we will stop to visit the famous «Gouraud» cedar. We will continue our journey through the Middle Atlas until we reach Fez in the afternoon, the intellectual and historical capital of Morocco, divided into 3 parts: Fez el Bali (the old town), the new part built during the French protectorate and the Jewish quarter. Fez has a beautiful medina with its impressive gates and walls, palaces…etc. and End of our Tour 4 days from Marrakech to Fez via the desert.
If the itinerary we offer does not match what you are looking for, contact us and we will prepare your trip according to your needs.
Included in the Tour:
-Comfortable transportation (4×4 toyota land cruiser – micro bus)
-Guide-driver who speaks your language
-Hotels – riad with half board
-Camel ride and night in camp
-Entrance fees to Historical Monuments