7 Days Desert Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga

Marrakech Desert Tour To Fes – 7 Days 6 Nights Via Erg Chebb

Day 1 : Casablanca – Rabat – Fes.

After breakfast., We start our tour from Casablanca driving to Rabat., There we will visit Hassan tower. with the kasbah of Ouadaya., Afterwards, We will go for lunch in a restaurant. near the tower of Hassan. After lunch., We will drive to Fes via the Meknes road., upon arrival., we will go to our riad where we will stop for the night.

Day 2 : Fes ( Guided visit of Fes

After breakfast., you will be taken on an exploring guided tour in Fes which is the oldest city in Morocco., walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts by visiting the Royal Palace gate., the Jewish headquarter., the first Mellah in Morocco., was built during the 16th century. We will ensure that you visit all sites of cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University., the oldest in the region., the Tanneries,. the Attarine museum and Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch,. we will visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes.In the afternoon., we will visit the new city “La Ville nouvelle” for a drink before we return back to your riad .

Day 3 : Fes – Azrou – Midelt – Errachidia – Merzouga.

In the morning., we will depart on the way to Merzouga. We will enjoy the spectacular views of cedar forests., we will visit the Barbary Apes at Ifrane and the beautiful and scenic Midol on route to the Sahara. We will drive through the Ziz valley with its views. and Aouffous oasis which offers amazing photographic opportunities passing Erfoud and Rissani. before the dunes of Merzouga face us with the fresh desert breeze. Upon arrival,. we will check-in your hotel for the night.

Day 4 : Merzouga – Desert Journey. :.

After breakfast,. we will go on a desert tour around the dunes. We will visit both Merzouga oasis,. the nomads in tents,. the village of Khamlia (black’s village), Mifiss mines,. the desert plateau and Tissardmine oasis. We will be back to our lodging by 3 o’clock,. later we will ride in the camels to see the sunset on the dunes,. we will spend the night in a wild oasis two hours from our position,. in the heart of the dunes. We will sleep in “Berber tents”. A magical night!

. :Day 5 : Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges

Before dawn,. We will wake up to see the sunrise .for the best souvenirs of our trip before going for breakfast in the tent,. After breakfast,. we will leave the dunes behind and head towards Erfoud in order to get to Tinghir. where we will visit the “Fougartas”, an old sewer system of the XVth century. We will also take a look to the Tinghir palm grove,. after that we will arrive at Todra’s gorges where we will rest and eat. Then we will walk around the city and the Boumalne. Dades valley to get to Dades gorges. There the river has eroded the rocks to create a beautiful landscape. Dinner and overnight in a charming Moroccan riad.

. Day 6 : Dades Gorges – Rose Valley – Kalaat M’gouna – Ouarzazate

After breakfast, .We will drive towards Ouarzazate .by passing in the Rose Valley and Kalaat M’Gouna ( the rose capital city ). Upon arrival to Ouarzazate., We will go on a guided visit inside of Taourirt kasbah before visiting Cinema Studio,. We will return to the hotel for dinner and night .

. :Day 7 : Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech

We will go to the marvelous kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. where Lawrence .of Arabia was filmed among others. Before finishing our tour in Marrakech we will visit the Kasbah of Telouet at the end of the afternoon,. we will be back in Marrakech crossing the pass of Tizi-N-Tichka which stands in altitude of (2260 meters). with its beautiful landscapes. We will spend the night in a Moroccan decorated riad in Marrakech where we will finish out 7 days tour.