During this 8 days desert tour, we departure through the middle Atlas mountains via Ifrane and Azrou where we will explore the Cedar Forest, Midelt Merzouga desert, tour around dunes of Erg Chebbi, Camel trekking, and overnight in the Berber camp, along the way, passing through valleys, gorges and the old Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou. Then, down to Marrakech.
Day 1:Arrival at Fez airport
Arrive at the airport, and transfer to the Hotel/Riad.
Day 2: Full day to explore Fes with a local guide.
Exploring day with a local guide, exploring the attractions of Fez the old imperial city of Morocco. The tour starts from the Royal Palace gate, you will have the opportunity, to visit the ceramics cooperative to see traditional Moroccan crafts; and it takes you through the narrow streets of the Medina, to the Jewish Quarter and the Tanneries. This tour highlights all the sites of cultural and historical interest, including the famous Al karaouine Universit, in the afternoon, we will take you to admire the panoramic view over the Medina, and visit the new city or the new Fez.
Day 3: Fez – Ifrane – Midelt – Ziz valley – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast, we will drive to the Sahara desert, Passing through Ifrane and the cedar forests, where the wild monkeys are located. It will be a good opportunity to take photos of the wilderness in Morocco. Lunch in a small Berber village. We continue the way through the Atlas Mountains enjoying the landscapes of Midelt, then Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Desert oasis of Tafilalet. And then continue to Merzouga desert, after relaxing few min.. you’ll ride the camels to spend the night in a Desert Camp.
Day 4: Merzouga – Khamlia – Merzouga – Sahara desert
Wake up early morning, to catch the beauty of the sunrise in the desert. You will ride camels back to where you will meet your driver, you will have all the day around the desert, visit Nomad families and Gnaoua village Khamlia. Where we will be entertained with authentic instruments. After spending a worthwhile moment with Gnaoua, you will have a traditional Berber Pizza. Then, we drive to the Hotel or Riad, overnight.
Day 5: Sahara desert – Rissani – Todra gorges – Dades valley
Today morning, departure to Rissani. The desert gate of Erg Chebbi, with a bustling Souk little frequented by tourists, is a park of donkeys near the market. Then, drive to Tinghir and Todra Gorges. It is the highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco. After lunch in the gorge, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley enjoying the rock formations and monkey toes. Overnight in Dades valley.
Day 6: Dades valley – Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech
After having breakfast, departure to Marrakech via Ouarzazate. Stopping for a panoramic view of the Taourirt Kasbah, and the atlas film studios. After that. You will visit the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. which has served as a natural decoration for many movie producers since the 1960s. And stop for lunch in a local restaurant in the village. In the Afternoon. We will drive to Marrakech over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Drop off in Marrakech.
Day 7: Full day in Marrakech
Today, you will have an optional private Guided Tour of Marrakech, with an official guide from Marrakech. You will see the famous Mosque of Koutoubia, the Medina, and its souks, and explore some more of Marrakech’s secrets: Ali Ben Youssef Koranic school, the Saadian the Bahia Palace, and Majorelle Gardens, a night at a Riad in the Medina. Overnight. end of 8 days.
Day 8: Marrakech – Airport
Transfer to the airport. End of the 8 days desert tour.
- Private Transport: 4×4, Minibus, bus, / air-conditioned vehicles
- Driver/Guide (Multilingual)
- Car fuel
- 6 Nights in Hotel or Riad (breakfast)
- 1 Night in a desert camp (Dinner & breakfast)
- Camel Ride in desert
- Sandboarding in Dunes
What’s not Included
- Drinks and Lunches
- Flight Tickets
- Monuments ticket
For the price and more information, please do not hesitate to contact us, and let us know about the number of people, and the dates of your tour, we will get back to you as soon as possible.
In case you want to modify any of these tours, just be in contact with us beforehand and we will make it happen