Fes to Merzouga desert in 9 days
– Explore the surroundings of the Middle Atlas Mountains visiting Azrou!
– Discover the Sahara desert with a camel trek and a night in our desert camp!
– Visit Dades and Todra Gorges!
– Investigate the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and film studios in Ouarzazate!
– Admire the High Atlas Mountains!
Our Morocco Safaris tour guide will meet you to spend the entire day exploring Fez of Fes to Merzouga desert in 9 days. We will see art and religious sites of Morocco. Fes was established by Idris 1 in the twelth century and was for a known for a long time to be the social capital and focal point of the Almohad. It is one of the major urban areas with most enthusiasm for history and artworks. Additionally it has one of the largest medina in the Arab world. It has Madrasas, the souks, Karauin, the oldest university on the planet, mosques, squares, pottery artisans, castles and exhibition halls. Consequently Fez is the craftsman capital of Morocco. We will sleep overnight in a riad in Fes.
After breakfast we will continue our journey driving towards the Middle Atlas Mountains . Our first stop will be the charming town of Ifrane, also known as the Switzerland of Morocco. On the way, we will visit the cedar forest and finally reach to Midelt, where we will stay overnight in a riad.
Today we will drive in our 4×4 vehicle towards the south passing through the High Atlas mountains. Furthermore, we will head to Errachidia, where we will observe the oasis of greenery ideal for growing fruit, trees and vegetables. In addition, we will also get to visit Erfoud, known as the economic capital of the Tafilalet region. Then from here the asphalted road disappears and becomes Saharan tracks until we reach the village of Merzouga. In the night dinner will be served and we will stay overnight in a riad.
After breakfast in our riad, we will explore the Erg Chebbi dunes. We will explore the town of Khamlia, a small village with inhabited houses far from civilization. During our trip we will get to meet desert nomads and will experience a unique camel ride towards our desert camp to spend the night under the stars. In the night, traditional dinner will be served with local drums and overnight in a nomad tent.
After breakfast we will continue our tour to Risani ,old Sijilmassa, known to be a meeting point for old caravans from the Sahara. We will arrive at the desert spring of Tinghir, which is the most wonderful place in Morocco. In addition, we will pass through the Todra waterway, where we will visit the town taking the famous route of the thousand Kasbahs to Ouarzazate, known to have been a Hollywood set for films like Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, the Mummy and more. Furthermore, we will visit the kasbah of Taurirt. We will stay overnight at a traditional riad.
Following breakfast, our Morocco Safaris tour guide will drive you towards Ait Ben Haddou, the largest kasbahs known to be a Unesco World Heritage. Furthermore, will visit Kasbah of Telouet. We will continue our journey passing through the highest roads in Morocco – Tizi’n’Tichka to reach to the imperial city of Marrakech, where we will stay in a traditional riad
Following breakfast we will discover Marrakech for a full day tour of ” the red city” because of the color of its walls, gardens and hydrated by the underground wells, which were built by the Almoravids and Saharan nomads in the eleventh century. First, we will visit Menara, the Kasbah, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace and the Koutoubia. Furthermore, we will visit the Majorelle Gardens and souks. Finally we will explore the unique alleyways and streets of the square ” Djemaa El Fna ”, where the activity of the city is concentrated with dancers, storytellers, jugglers, artisans and snake charmers. We will stay overnight in a traditional riad.
The day is free to discover and wander around until your flight departure time, where we will transport you to the airport.
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