4 Days from Marrakech to Fes via Erg Chebbi Desert!
This 4 days from Marrakech to Fes tour can also be made departing from Fez to Marrakech . The price and visiting destinations are the same just going on the opposite order of trip.
DAY 1: MARRAKECH– HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS – KASBAH TELOUET – KASBAH AIT BENHADDOU:
We start our 4 Days Marrakech to Fes tour at 8 am, with a free pick up from your accommodation(in Marrakech or Fez), in a modern and air conditioned vehicle.
We journey over the Atlas Mountains, enjoying the magnificent views of the surrounding countryside below, also visiting the Kasbah of Telouet, then driving through the beautiful Ounila Valley to reach the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. delicious lunch prepared locally & Sightseeing.
Diner and Overnight in a beautiful Kasbah Hotel. Dinner & Breakfast.
DAY 2: KASBAH AIT BENHADDOU – OUARZAZATE– ROSE VALLEY – DADES VALLEY:
After breakfast, we head to Ouarzazate, to visit the cinema studios as well as the Kasbah of Taourirte.
Lunch, then continue onward Dades Gorge through the fascinating Rose Valley and Kelaat Mgouna, stop for Rose products (optional).
Dinner and overnight in a Kasbah hotel. Dinner & Breakfast.
DAY 3: DADES VALLEY – TODRA VALLEY & MT GORGE– ERFOUD– MERZOUGA - ERG CHEBBI:
After breakfast, we continue along the Dades valley. Visiting Dades Gorge, Todra valley also the mountain Gorge.
Finally, at Merzouga we explore the village and meet our Camels who will take us for 1 and a half hour into the Dunes, to reach our desert camp at Erg Chebbi. Each person rides their own Camel and additional Camels are provided as well to carry your luggage. The Camel trek is usually just prior to sunset so that you may enjoy the sun setting over the landscape from the top of the Dunes.
Once we arrive at the Desert camp, we are greeted with a cup of delicious hot mint tea, hence, we spend the evening under the stars, on the dunes and beside the warmth of the fireside built especially for you. Enjoy a local cooked Tagine (special diets are catered for). Drum party as well as story swapping. thus, those that wish to can sleep directly under the stars, but there are private tents for everyone. Enjoy the stars in the desert, because this is a rare opportunity to see them in this way as there are no artificial lights around, thus you can fully appreciate the romanced and glory of the skies above.
DAY 4: ERG CHEBBI - MERZOUGA - HIGH & MIDDLE ATLS MT - IFRANE - FES:
Early morning departure, to see the sunrise, on the Sahara Desert. Taking the camel ride back to the hotel where our vehicles are parked. Consequantly, we reach the hotel where breakfast is ready for you. We will cross the both of Middle and High Atlas Mountains, thus, we cross Errachidia via Erfoud and the Ziz valley. Continuing via Midelt, hence, we will have lunch. Driving onward to Fez via the dense cedar woods where also the snow monkeys live. Finally, we reach Fez in the evening.
The both tours Fez Marrakech or Marrakech Fez have the same arrival time, around 6pm.