The starting point of this itinerary will be from Fez via the high Mountains of the Atlas throughout Merzouga, Ait Ben haddou.
We will go cross the valley of Kasbahs into the Sahara desert for an unforgettable trekking and camel ride in the heart of the desert.
Then we will push forward to Ourzazate before heading to Marrakech.
DAY 1 : Travel from Fez to Merzouga
In the morning your English speaking driver will pick you up from your hotel or guest house to set off your journey to Merzouga, the doorstep of the Moroccan Sahara.
On your way, you will enjoy the fabulous scenery of the huge cedar forest of Ifrane city where you will see the Barbarous apes. Also you’re going to have a short expedition around Midelt city.
You will run through Ziz valley as well as the Efous oasis, a mythical space to take pictures . Explore the prettiness of the hill of sounds ,particularly at sunrise and sunset time.
Your local guide will take you in an amazing camel ride towards the desert.
Once you come to your lodgings , your guide will cook your evening meal and lit up the campfire. Meanwhile , you can relax or have a short trekking on the sandy hills.
N.B: at lunch time we advocate a meal by Ziada region next to Midelt.
DAY 2: In the interior of the Sahara desert.
The breathtaking beauty of the sandy hills and the panoramic of sunset and sun rise remain the features of the Erg Chebbi area.
Enjoy the unhurried morning.
To explore the surroundings of the wilderness area as the Kasabah of Ressani, your driver will be at your disposal. You may also see an Gnawa music exhibition.
Later in the afternoon a nomad guide will be available to take for an amazing overnight camel trekking .
In the heart of the desert you’re going to witness the loveliness of sunset.
DAY 3: From Merzouga to Rissani visiting Dades Valley and Skoura
This morning, you’ll be able to watch a scenic picture of the sunrise to catch some photos prior to a short camel riding back to the hotel.
You’ll then proceed forward to Rissani, before continuing on the road to Tinjedad for lunch.
On our way to Skoura, it will be up to you to drive up into either the Todra Gorge or Dades Valley.
Tonight, you’ll be rooming in the Skoura palm grove, recognized as the Valley of Kasbahs.
spending the night in Sekoura or in Ouarzazate is going to be optional.
DAY 4: Ouarzazate, Ait BenHaddou to Marrakech.
In the fourth day of our tour we will move to Ourzazate, passing by Ait benhaddou , one of the UNISCO world heritage. It is a village where numerous films were filmed.
Back in history , this village used to be traditional junction of caravans combining Marrakech with the south of Sahara , merchandizing both of goods and slaves.
Before carrying on to our destination to Ourzazate , you will have your lunch.
Afterwards , you will traverse the Tichka Pass of the High Atlas where the immerse mountain hillsides are constellate with mud lodging sheltering Berber families.
Once reaching Marrakech you will be displaced to your hotel where you will get your dinner and spend the night.