Leaving from Fes to Merzouga and Marrakech. This 5 days desert tour departs daily from Fes and is our most popular desert tour. This tour has been designed for the traveller eager to explore deep into the Morocco Sahara Desert and who don’t mind driving long hours. You will have an amazing time touring the Desert and Merzouga, you will definitely not feel a drop of boredom. The landscape changes dramatically. Beginning with the fertile Haouz planes of Marrakech and the high Atlas Mountains, to oases and valleys, then to the rocky plateaus and the unbelievable Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Just make sure you bring your camera because you’ll see sites you’ve never seen before; sites you simply couldn’t imagine in your wildest dreams!
Meeting you at the Riad Hotel in Fes, then start the trip. During the first day, you will have wonderful stops at different cities and landscapes like Ifrane, the Swiss mountain village and if you adore forests and monkeys it is high time to have a stop at the cedar forests of Azrou. The journey continues to the south through the Atlas Mountains across the famous tunnel “Zeabel”, and via Ziz Valley -full of palm trees and precipice-. Your trip will take you to discover the desert Sahara deeper in the south where you will have the night stop at a Kasbah Hotel and have the chance to see the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.
In the second day, you will enjoy the wonders of the south of Morocco starting by the Moroccan largest sand dunes the Erg Chebbi, then enjoy the nostalgic and panoramic scene of black volcanic rock on the plains, the bright blue sky in the open, the green palm trees, white salt beds, mirages of water, and the golden shifting dunes. You will be given the chance to visit the weekly market in Rissani village – where Nomads come to sell and buy-, you will then Pass to the lake in Merzouga to see the flamingos. Lunch then will be with a local family and friends before moving to your camel trek into the beautiful and unique Erg Chebbi dunes. Your night will be special as you will stay in a bivouac (camp) and enjoy a delicious Moroccan dinner and overnight in a traditional Nomad Tent (Bivouac Camp)
In the third day, you will wake up on the scene of sunrise in the open desert and enjoy breakfast. Bivouac trekkers will return by camels. And then, Your trip will continue to Todgha Gorges in Tinghir city. You will travel in a 4×4 car through some of Morocco’s wildest terrain to arrive at Dadès Gorges, then you will trek into the fabulous Gorges and pass the the evening in Dades Valley at a Kasbah Hotel.
In the fourth day, you’re going to have breakfast, then discover the lifestyle of Berbers via a walk in a chain of mountains. Another Departure will be from your hotel sets towards Ouarzazate through the city of roses “El Kelaâ M’Gouna”. across the road, You will see the oasis views and palm farms, numerous Kasbahs and landscapes of the Atlas Mountains. And a historical visit will be to one of the best-preserved Kasbahs in Morocco: Tourirt. Where you will spend the night.
The fifth day will be started by a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Aït Benhaddou, a village located on a hill alongside Ouarzazate’s River. This Moroccan architectural of the south has been used as a backdrop for over 20 films including Lawrence of Arabia, Jewel of the Nile, The Mummy, and Gladiator. Your journey will then take you to Marrakesh via Ounila Valley where you may have the chance to visit the Kasbah of Telouat then head off over Tizi N’ Tichka Pass, enjoying the superb scenes of the High Atlas Mountains and the Berber villages. Later on, we drop you off in your accommodation.