3 Days Culture tour itinerary for Marrakech & Fez: Through The Dunes Of Sahara Desert
Explore a part of Morocco Desert plus the high Atlas Mountains and Kasbahs in different valleys.
Marrakesh - Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah-Ouarzazate - Skoura Oases - Roses Valley - Boumalene Dades - Gorge Dades
The first day of tour, will commence from Marrakesh towards the High Atlas Mountains by passing through Tizi n'Tichka path where we stop to appreciate the mountain landscape.
Passing Tizi n' Tichka bends we will head to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is largest Kasbah in Morocco and also has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot here.
We will break for lunch in Ait Ben Haddou and then continue on our drive to Ouarzazate city which is called the "Hollywood of Morocco" and Morocco's filmmaking location. Here are the biggest film studios in Morocco, the Atlas Studios who invite many international companies to work in Quarzazate.
Moreover, we will visit historical monuments in Taourirt Kasbah.
After Ouarzazate we will drive and experience the charm of landscapes of Kasbahs and roses valley and also drive through the Berber villages of Skoura, Kalaa des M'Gouna and Boumalane Dades.
We will visit the Gourge Dades where you will see the amazing rock formation known as ("Monkey Toes"). Nightly accommodation will be enjoyed in a hotel in Gorge Dades.
Dades Gorge - Todgha Gorge - Tinjdad – Merzouga. Camel ride and night in a camp
Second day of tour will start from Gorge Dades into Merzouga which has the largest and highest sand dunes in Morocco, Erg Chebbi.
Then we will pass Tinghir and head to Gorge Todra which is the narrowest Gorge in Morocco.
When we leave Todra Gorge we will pass through different Berber villages such Tinjdad where we will stop and have lunch. Then we will pass through Mallab, Tourog, Jourf, Erfoud and Rissani.
After Rissani we make our way to Merzouga where you will have a glass of mint tea before your camel ride.
Thereafter, you will go by camel with a professional camel man and stay in a traditional Berber camp overnight in the middle of the sand dunes and listen to drum music under the moon and stars.
Merzouga - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Azrou - Ifran - Fez
The third day of tour, you will wake up early in the morning to climb the sand dunes and see the perfect sunrise.
Afterwards, the camel man will bring you back by camel to your hotel where you will shower and have breakfast.
After breakfast in hotel we will leave Merzouga and drive to Fez, passing different places along the way: Rissani, Arfoud, Ziz Valley, and crossing Tizi n'Talghomt bends, through the Atlas Mountains.
We will stop and have lunch in Medilt (which is optional).
Then we will vsit Azrou forest (which is famous for its aromatic cedar trees) and stop here for a few minutes to see the Barbary macaque monkeys and take some pictures.
After Azrou forest we will pass through Ifran which known as the "Moroccan Switzerland".
On arrival in Fez, our crew will lead you to your riad/hotel.
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.
- Monday 08:19
- Tuesday 08:19
- Wednesday 08:19
- Thursday 08:19
- Friday 08:19
- Saturday 08:19
- Sunday 08:08