Marrakech to Fez via Merzouga Dunes 5 days

PRIVATE Marrakech to Fez via Merzouga Dunes 5 days

OVERVIEW

PRIVATE Marrakech to Chegaga 3 days is the ideal Sahara tour to  combine the imperial city of Marrakech  with an overland tour of the Moroccan desert. You will drive across the High Atlas Mountains, visit Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou, Ouarzazate, Zagora.

Marrakech to Fez via Merzouga tour
Duration: 5 days
Vehicule: Luxury 4×4 TOYOTA / Deluxe Van
Starting & Finishing Point: Your Hotel In Marrakech
Total distance: 1040 km.
English, French Speaking Driver/Guide

Highlights:

  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains with its Tizi Ntichka pass
  • Explore Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou famous for its still existing film sets
  • Visit the Daraa Valley
  • Drive along the Valley of the roses and the road of 1001 Kasbahs

This is the itinerary of the Marrakech to Fez via Merzouga Dunes 5 days :

DAY 1: Marrakech – Telouet – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate

Depart at 08:00 from Marrakesh to Ouarzazate via the High Atlas mountains Tizi n’Tichka pass throughout the high Atlas Mountains range. Visit the Telout Kasbah and the universal Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987. Then visit the cinema studios where we will have dinner, to end the day in Oaurzazate and spend the night at the hotel.

DAY 2: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Roses valley – Dades Valley

We will visit the Taourirt Kasbah, the palm grove of Skoura and the Rose valley. We will follow a track, along the journey you will see berber farmers. They use an ancient style of hanging plants beside the mountains. We will cross the gorges, with its vast calmness, it’s a unique opportunity to observe how Berbers nomads live. We will spend the night in a hotel located in the heart of the gorge.

DAY 3: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga Dunes (Erg Chebbi)

After breakfast, we will walk a bit around the beautiful cliffs. Our next destination will be Merzouga and we will cross many different gorges along arid landscapes and mountains, like Todra where you’ll be able to taste crystal clear water from the river. We will arrive to the only genuine “Erg” of the Sahara, it’s an extension of land that gives form to the dunes, and this one is 250 meters tall. We will spend the night in Bivouac around Sahara Desert Merzouga Erg Chebbi

Day 4: Erg Chebbi – Merzouga Desert Exploration

After breakfast at the hotel, many options are available for you: You may go to explore the neighboring villages of Merzouga such as Hassi Labied, Khamlia where the black musicians. You may also enjoy an offroad drive around the dunes of Erg Chebbi and see the nomads living in tents in the desert. Enjoy the swiming pool in summer months, or climb dunes in front of your hotel at Erg Chebbi dune line.

DAY 5: Erg Chebbi – Ziz Valley – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes

After having breakfast, camel trek back to the hotel at the dune line for a quick shower. We drive towards Fes, we stop on the road to enjoy the panoramic views over the Ziz valley before we cross the High Atlas mountains again. We stop by a town called Midelt where we’ll have lunch. We pass Azrou then Ifrane and its huge cedar wood forest to see the monkeys. We continue to the legendary city of Fes.

Marrakech to Chegaga tour included:Marrakech to Chegaga tour not included:
• Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser
• English speaking driver/guide
• Pick up & Drop off at your Hotel in Marrakech
• Fuel
• Entrance fees
• Tips and gratuities for your driver
• Items of personal nature

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