ID : AP0260
Sahara tour from Fez to Marrakech via Merzouga desert over the Middle Atlas mountains on 3 days desert trip through the cedar forests of Ifrane (the Switzerland of Morocco), azrou, Midelt and crossing the Ziz Valley and its gorges towards Sahara. To reach desert from Fez to Marrakech, we will cross the pass of TIZI N TALGHAMT to reach Errachidia. Later on, we will have a stop for a panoramic view of Ziz valley and Erfoud, the door of the moroccan desert.
After lunch, the journey will continue to the fascinating dunes of Merzouga desert. It is a nomad village that marks the beginning of the Sahara. At this stage, vehicles will be replaced by camels to enjoy a traditional camel ride for 1hour. You will cross the dunes of Merzouga desert and admire the sahara sunset and the colors in perpetual evolution. After a traditional dinner with nomad rhythms, you will spend the night under the stars in a nomad bivouac tent camp in the middle of the desert.
Early in the morning, you will attend the sumptuous sunrise. A magnificent contrast, shadows, lights and colors... After the traditional breakfast, divert camel back to Merzouga. You will then leave to the Toudra Gorge, which are naturally constituted of high limestone cliffs that have been hollowed out for millennia. This wonderful site is also the delight of climbing enthusiasts. After lunch, you’ll continue through the Roses valley to reach your accommodation at Dades. After a traditional dinner with Berber dishes, you will spend the night in a hotel and enjoy a magnificent view of the valley.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave Dades to visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage dating from the 11th century. It is a striking example of the architecture of thetraditional Moroccan South, a picturesque site filled with emotion. After lunch, you will leave to Marrakech passing by the collar of Tizin Tichka and high atlas mountains. Many stops will be made during the journey before you arrive at your accommodation in the evening.
1st night at a nomadic camp in the desert (berber tent),with electric solar energy & 2nd night in a comfortable room in a hotel at Dades Gorges (Breakfast and dinner included).
- Pick up from your hotel or riad
- Private transportation with AC
- Driver / guide speaking French and English or Spanish
- Accommodation in a nomadic bivouac in the dunes of Merzouga, private tent, dinner and breakfast included.
- Accommodation in an authentic hotel in Dades, private room with AC (cooler & heater), includes dinner and breakfast.
- Camel ride in the dunes of Merzouga.
What's not Included
- Local Guide in Ait Ben Haddou (Not mandatory)
- Foods and drinks
Know before you go
Bring comfortable shoes, warm clothes for the night, sun creme, a hat or cap, sunglasses.
Flexible : Cancel up to 3 Days in advance for a full refund
Map and itinerary
The map bellow indicate the itinerary of the activity.