Day 1: Marrakesh – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah-Ouarzazate – Skoura Oases – Roses Valley – Boumalene Dades.
First day of the tour will commence at 8 am from Marrakesh towards the High Atlas Mountains by passing through Tizi n’Tichka path where we will stop to appreciate the mountain landscapes. Passing Tizi n’ Tichka bends we will head to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is the largest Kasbah in Morocco and also has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot here. We will break for lunch in Ait Ben Haddou and then continue on our drive to Ouarzazate city which is called the “Hollywood of Morocco” and Morocco’s filmmaking location. There it existed the world’s largest film studio in Morocco, the Atlas Studios. Moreover, we will visit historical monuments of Taourirt Kasbah. After Ouarzazate we will drive and experience the charm of landscapes of Kasbahs and Roses Valley and also drive through the Berber villages of Skoura. Nightly accommodation will be enjoyed in a hotel in Bomaln Dades.
Day 2: Bomaln Dades – Todgha Gorge – Tinjdad – Merzouga-Camel ride and night in a camp
Second day of tour will start from Bomaln Dades into Merzouga which has the largest and highest sand dunes in Morocco, Erg Chebbi. We will pass Tinghir and head to Todgha Gorges which is the narrowest Gorge in Morocco. Leaving Todra Gorge we will pass through different Berber villages of Tinjdad , through Mallab and Tourog, next stop will be in Jourf area where we will see an old system of irrigation from the 16th centry .heading toward Erfoud the land of fossils known by many fossils mining . The lunsh will be in one of many restaurants on the way. Thereafte we make our way to Merzouga where you will find your camels waiting for you ride them to enjoy the suset and stay in a traditional Berber camp overnight in the middle of the sand dunes and listen to some Berber drum music under the moon and stars.
Day 3: Merzouga – Ziz Valley – Midelt – Cedar forest of Azrou – Ifran – FezYou will wake up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise. Afterwards, ride back camels, after breakfast and shower you meet your guide/driver. Then leave Merzouga and drive to Fez, passing different places along the way: Rissani, Arfoud, Ziz Valley, and crossing Tizi n’Talghomt bends, through the Atlas Mountains. You will stop and have lunch in Medilt (which is optional). Then you will see the Cedar forest of Azrou (which is famous for its aromatic cedar trees) stop there for a few minutes to see the Barbary macaque monkeys and take some pictures. After Azrou forest we will pass through Ifran which known as the “Moroccan Switzerland”. On arrival in Fez, our crew will lead you to your riad/hotel.
Day 4 : Ziz Valley-Ziz gorges-Midalt-Timhdit-Cedar Forest of Azrou -Ifran-Fez.
From Ziz Valley you start the day by stopping in the panoramic view of Ziz valley,thereafter heading to cross the high atlas mountains you will pass Ziz gorges and through the Tizi n’Talghomt pass mountain , to Midalt the capital of apples , to Timhdit the land of storks. Then you will see the Cedar forest of Azrou (which is famous for its aromatic cedar trees) stop there for a few minutes to see the Barbary macaque monkeys and take some pictures. After Azrou forest we will pass through Ifran which known as the “Moroccan Switzerland”. On arrival in Fez, our crew will lead you to your riad/hotel.
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
The price includes :
- Private tour in vehicle with air conditioning 4×4 / minibus
- Private driver / English speaking guide
- Nights at the hotel (dinner and breakfast )
- Camel trek in the desert
- One night stay in the desert camp
Price does not include:
- Lunches and drinks
- Tips, admission to museums