3 days tour from Marrakech to Marrakech via Merzouga Desert
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Skoura Oasis – Rose valley – Boumaln Dades:
we will pick you up early morning from your accommodation in Marrakech and start your trip escaping the hustle of Marrakech and drive through the Tizi N' Tishka Pass / 2260m altitude iside the High Atlas Mountains. Next stop will be at the Unis-co World heritage Ksar Kasbah Ait- Benhaddou, the Kasbah is famous as a backdrop for many International movies and series.
After having lunch beside the Kasbah, you continue toward Ouarzazate nicknamed as the cinema capital of Morocco with many film studios that are open to the public visits,
Then, we drive through the road of thousand Kasbahs to Skoura Oasis and the famous Amridil Kasbah that dates Back to the 17th century,
Next, we move to the valley of roses Kalaat Mgouna filled with the Damask rose trees along Imgon Valley, at the end of the day we will arrive to Dades Gorges where we will spend the night.
· Overnight in Dades Gorges. (BB)
Day 2: Dades valley - Todgha Gorges- Tinjdad - Arfoud - Merzouga:
After breakfast, we continue our trip toward Tinghir with its 2000-years old Jewish quarter (Mellah).
We then drive inside the Todgha Gorges through Todgha Oasis to reach the 300m canyons.
We then, drive straight to Erg-Echaabi golden dunes, we will arrive before sunset and drop you in a hotel in the dune lines where you will ride the camels to your desert camp.
After dinner in the camp, we set out for a Berbere music live show around the fire.
· Overnight in a desert camp Merzouga. (HB)
Day 3: Merzouga Desert excursion, life and traditions:
Today, we will pick you in your camp with a 4x4 car and we will discover all what Merzouga Desert offers: We will go off-roading inside the dunes and go visit a Nomad family and see hoe Nomads still live their traditional way of life, and then, drive to Mifis Kohl mines that used to be operating during the French occupation in Morocco.
Then, we move to a Berbere village called Khamlia known for their traditional berbere music called “Gnawa”, we will enjoy their live music show before we set for lunch in a local restaurant.
After lunch, we will continue our desert excursion visiting a green oasis beside the dunes where local people still using the traditional way of irrigation.
At the end of the day we will visit a fossil place before we take you to your hotel in the dune lines.
Overnight in a hotel in the dune lines. (HB)
Day 4: Merzouga – Errachidia – Medelt – Azrou – Ifran – Fes:
We will meet again in the hotel and leave the desert toward Fes.
Our first stop will be in Rissani city for a short walk in the local authentic market, and then drive through Ziz oases, Erachidia, and Ziz Gorges to reach Midelt where we will stop for lunch.
After lunch, we move to Azrou forest where the Barbary Macaques(monkeys). We will stop and enjoy some time with Macaques before we continue our way to Fes via Ifrane,
The price of this tour starts from 280€/pp based on Two travelers group, but the prices may vary depending on:
The number of travelers in the tour.
The number of days.
The standard of accommodations.
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