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Tour from Marrakech to Fes 4Days/3Nights

 

All you can hear are the footsteps of the camel on the soft sand, the sky is vast and clear in the day and filled with millions of bright stars at night. The feeling of calm and peacefulness is indescribable - do not miss the chance to experience the amazement of the desert....
Immersion in the universe of big Dunes of Merzouga a population of nomads that we may have a chance to meet to share a moment of their lives. A break in a green oasis in the middle of the desert we carry at the time of the long voyage where the Saharan caravan stopping for a drink.
Overnight stay in Nomadic Tent. Day 1: Sightseeing tour of Dades Gorges, Ait Ben Haddou Kasbahs ........

  • Overview:

    • Day 1: Marrakech – Tizi Ntichka pass 2260m – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Roses Valley – Dades Gorges
    • Day 2: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Tinghir – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi Dunes Nomadic Tent
    • Day 3: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Gnawa Musicians – Khamlia – Merzouga
    • Day 4: Camel Trek back to Merzouga – Erfoud – Errachidia – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes

     

    Beginning altitude: 400 m / 1312,341 ft

    Maximum altitude: 2260 m/ 7414,698 ft

    Overall trek difficulty: Medium

    Period: All year round

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  • Pre-Trek Briefing:

    Experience the local lifestyle of the crossed villages, also visit Ait ben Haddou Kasbahs, Hike in Todra Gorges, stop in good places for pictues such as tichka pass with an amazing viesw to the Atlas Mountains, Roses Valley ....

    Day 1: Marrakech – Tizi Ntichka pass 2260m – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Roses Valley – Dades Gorges

    Departure takes place in front of your hotel in Marrakech or at the famous Jemaa El fna square next to Bank Al-Maghrib (Bank of Morocco) and the Post Office towards Ouarzazate through the Tizi- N-Tichka pass (2260m) in the High Atlas Mountains. From Marrakech to Ouarzazate, you will enjoy a snaky road, beautiful landscapes with different colours and the Berber villages along the way between Marrakech and Ouarzazate, the doorway to the Sahara desert. The next destination is a UNESCO world heritage site called “Ait Benhaddou” classified since 1986 where few Berber families are still living in this fortified Ksar and supported by UNESCO. Ait Benhaddou Kasbah is one of many locations served as a natural decoration for many movies which were shot in the area such as “Lawrence of Arabia and Jesus of Nazareth” Take a walk and cross the dried river with your guide to discover Ait Benhaddou and dominate the Kasbahs once you get to the top of the hill. Afterwards, you will head directly to Dades Gorges where you spend the first night in a Moroccan typical hotel.

    Day 2: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Tinghir – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi Dunes Nomadic Tent

    This morning after breakfast in the hotel, Leaving Ouarzazate towards Skoura where we will visit the Kasbah of Amredil, a beautiful Kasbah situated in the palm groves "Route of one thousand Kasbahs". Later on, the journey continues through the Valley of Roses then cross the off-road with the possibility to visit nomad family living in caves. You visit the dades gorges and see the rock formations. After that heading to Boulmane du Dades and have a break for lunch. In the afternoon we continue to Tineghir then to Todra Gorges to enjoy its marvelous views of Canyons. Dinner and overnight in Kasbah hotel.

    Day 3: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Gnawa Musicians – Khamlia – Merzouga

    Today we will explore the desert region and the marvel that is the Erg Chebbi desert dunes. We will will make a circuit of the desert dunes where you will have the opportunity to see the the nomad's way of life and the amazing changing contrasts of the of the desert. We will visit the ‘black village’ of Khamlia to see the Gnawa musicians. We will have a traditional Berber pizza for lunch in the ancient capital of Rissani. In the afternoon we will ride the camels to see the sunset over the dunes and spend the night in the desert camp. We will have a traditional tagine dinner, drink delicious mint tea, listen to traditional berber music while watching the stars and the rising moon in the amazing Sahara desert.

    Day 4: Camel Trek back to Merzouga – Erfoud – Errachidia – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes

    After an early sunrise ,we ride the camels backing to Merzouga, after take shower an breakfest we'll start our tour backing to fes. We stop on the road to enjoy having tea with a nomadic family before we passing through the High Atlas mountains again. We stop by a town called Midelt where we'll have lunch. This town is a very impressive mountain city at 1488 meters of altitude, well situated lower down the Jbel Ayachi (3737 m). In the afternoon we'll continue to the legendary city of Fes. Arrival to Fes which is the end of the trip.

  • Services Included:

    • Transfers from and to your hotel
    • English, French speaking Guide
    • One night in nomadic Tent
    • One night in Dades Gorhes Hotel
    • All meals
    • Camel ride each person
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      Services Not Included:

      • Sleeping bag – you can rent one from us
      • Personal travel insurance.
      • Soft drink ( water....)
      • Tips

  • Price : For pricing or more information, please contact us by Mail

    • The number of persons in your group: the more participants there are, the cheaper it gets for everyone.
    • The dates of the tour: the exact or approximate dates (for the possibility to join a group or take a private trip to enjoy it on your own pace with your loved ones).

    Discounts

    • Student Discount : 75 %
    • Under 15 years : 75 %
    • Under 10 years Discount: 50 %
    • Under 5 years : Free of Charge

  • What you need to Bring?

    • Good walking boots and socks
    • Comfortable shoes/slippers for camp/guesthouse
    • Trekking pants
    • Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
    • Underwear
    • Long johns
    • T-shirts
    • Fleece jacket or warm jumper
    • Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket
    • Hat
    • Goggles (winter) and sunglasses (summer)
    • Lightweight thermal or fleece gloves
    • 3 to 4 season sleeping bag
    • Walking stick
    • Day sack/backpack
    • Head torch / headlamp
    • Basic First Aid Kit - refer to trip dossier for details
    • Ice axe and crampons (winter)
    • Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
    • Penknife (useful)
    • Personal items (e.g. towel, sunscreen, wipes, toilet tissues, antibacterial handwash)
    • Small First Aid Kit including insect repellent, plasters, meds
    • Small rubbish bag to carry out what you carry in
    • Matches e.g. burn toilet paper
    • Trail snacks
    • Zip-Up bags for camera
    • Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tap


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