5 Day Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech With Erg Chebbi Camel Trekking:


Day 1 FES - IFRANE - MIDELT - ERFOUD - DUNES MERZOUGA (ERG CHEBBI)


Our driver will pick you up at your riad / hotel in Fes at 8:00 am. Departure to Merzouga, Erg Chebbi sand dunes. During the journey of about 8 hours, crossing the Atlas mountains up to the largest oases of southern Morocco, Tafilalet, whose members include several palm trees and two of the main towns Saharan, Erfoud and Rissani. There are many stops along the way: in the Alpine town of Ifrane, the cedar forest of Azrou where are the monkeys, in Midelt for lunch and in the Valley of Ziz in the sights with breathtaking views of the palm trees, a green valley in the middle Sahara. Then we head towards the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. We enter the desert landscape, until the appearance of the dunes in the middle of nowhere. Dinner and overnight in hotel / riad

Day 2 ERG CHEBBI - EXPLORING THE DESERT MERZOUGA

After breakfast at the hotel, we will begin to explore the surrounding area as Hassi labied Merzouga and Khamlia where reside musicians from Mali; a ride off-piste around the dunes of Erg Chebbi to see the nomads who live in tents in the desert. In the afternoon, before sunset, it's off to enjoy a dromedary walk an hour and a half that will take us right into the dunes, where we will spend the night in a tent camp in Berber style. Dinner around the fire, under the stars and night in the dunes, in tents or with the nose to enjoy the spectacle of the Milky Way ...

Day 3 ERG CHEBBI - RISSANI - GORGES OF TODRA

After breakfast, trek in dromedary and return to the hotel for a quick shower. Let the Saharan dunes of Erg Chebbi for a ride off-road through the hamada (black desert) to the city of Rissani, with optional tour of the bustling local market. The aim then north to Erfoud, famous for fossils; here you can stop to visit a laboratory of fossils before continuing on to the impressive canyon Toudra, known for rock climbing, where you can also walk in the river, before arriving at the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4 GORGES OF TODRA - VALLEY DADES - SKOURA - OUARZAZATE

After breakfast we start the journey down the road of a Thousand Kasbah, full of great kasbah on both sides. Some of these ancient fortified houses have been restored, but unfortunately many of them are in ruins. It passes through the Dades Valley and climb into the mountains along a path off-road, where many Berber villages and some nomads who live in caves. Here you can visit one of these families, learn about their daily life and their main business, taking care of the flocks of goats and sheep. Admire the magnificent landscapes of colored Rose Valley before arriving at the palm grove of Skoura. After another 45 km you get to Ouarzazate for dinner and overnight in hotel / riad .

Day 5 Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou - HIGH ATLAS - MARRAKECH

After breakfast, visit the sets and movie studios of Ouarzazate, known as the Hollywood of Africa. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou, whose famous kasbah was set more than 20 films including "Gladiator," "Indiana Jones" and "Lawrence of Arabia". Strolling admire the traditional architectural style Moroccan with which are built Kasbah. Continue to Marrakech through the High Atlas mountains and the Tizi n'Tichka. Stop for lunch in the middle of the mountains of the High Atlas. Arrival to the hotel / riad in Marrakech you choose to stay overnight .