4 days desert trip from Fes to Marrakech through Sahara where you will take part around Morocco. Because, we need to climb Sand dunes, and enjoy Sun-set, Nomads, Erg Chebbi, the High Atlas Mountains. Yes, our services include both Private – Small Group Tours. Also, you will ride camel to camp crossing the dunes. Besides, the tour from Fes to Marrakech includes also historical and UNESCO Sites along the road. For example, Ait Ben Haddou and Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate.
Erg Chebbi & Small Group Tours:Enjoy 4 days shared – private tour from Fes to Marrakech. Besides, Camel ride, Sandboarding, Grand Canyon, Dades Valley, Rose Valley, Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
Day 1: Fes – Cedar Forest – Ziz Valley – Camel Ride.
Our 4 days desert trip departs from Fes to Merzouga through Ifrane and cedar forest of Azrou where the wild monkeys are located. Therefore, we enjoy seeing the monkeys climbing the trees. Hence, we continue the small group tour to Erg Chebbi dunes via Ziz valley and Erfoud. Consequently, we drive to Merzouga through Rissani, commercial place where many tribes come to sell and buy goods. In addition, we arrive at desert to ride camels and experience overnight in tent. In other words, we enjoy sunset, sunrise and sand boarding! Yes, our highlight activity will be camel ride crossing the real dunes! After dinner, there is a chance to play music.
Day 2: Sahara – Ksours – Todra Gorges – Dades.
Most of all, we take memorable photos of sunrise and we ride camel back to Guest House to have breakfast plus shower. Furthermore, drive to Dades valley passing through Erfoud which is known by marble fossils and Jorf where irrigation is? Yes, if someone interests in Quad biking, we will have a break to do it and continue to Rissani. So, this city offers an authentic lifestyle on Market’s day. In other words, most people who are living on its countryside come on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays to do shooping and trade. Moreover, the mausoleum Moulay Ali Cherif, founder of the Alaouite dynasty.
Secondly, we continue to El Jorf, Moroccan khettara: Traditional irrigation and progressive desiccation to simulate these systems and to get a better. Yes, the farmers long time ago used these system to transport water underground because it safer and goes faster. So, we later continue to Todra Gorges, one of the most impressive canyons. Todra valley contains a panoramic view and Berber villages which are built by mud break and we end to Dades. In addition, we will have a free time to admire oasis and Mountains.
Day 3: Dades – Rose valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate.
After breakfast, we leave Dades going to Ouarzazate through Skoura oasis and Kelaat Mgouna. In addition, we will hike through Dades and valley of roses trek and visits splendid roses gardens of the region. In other words, this small village offers a fantastic starting point for hiking tours inside the Dades Gorges with a local guide. Besides, it makes us cross small green oases where we discover those old renowned kasbahs in southern Morocco. As well as, we arrive in El Kelaat M’gouna capital of the rose in Morocco. Yes, it is best known for its “Rose Festival” which takes place every year in May. Moreover, Valley has several factories that produce rose water, essential oil and creams.
After that, we discover the magical small village of Skoura and the Kasbah Amridil. So, Skoura is a beautiful oasis filled with almond, fig… and olive. Then, we take the short guided tour and visit the top terrace to enjoy the view across the river and oasis. Yes, Amridil originally built in the 17th century, is one of Morocco’s most iconic Ksar. Thus, we end our day driving through the road of a thousand kasbahs going to Ouarzazate in the evening and end of our services.
Day 4: Ouarzazate – Ait ben Haddou Kasbah – Atlas Mountains – Marrakech.
Today, we get around Ouarzazate and its countryside. For example, there are oasis of fint, Studio of cinema and Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. In other words, Ait ben Haddou listed under UNESCO since 1987 and old building style. Besides, The Ksar of Ait Ben-Haddou is a perfect synthesis of earthen architecture and designs are usually in black clay, illustrating the traditional earthen habitat, representing the culture of southern Morocco. As well as, Ait ben Haddou is a filming location where everything from ‘Game of Thrones’, Mummy, lawrence of Arabia to ‘Gladiator’ was filmed.
Secondly, Telouet Kasbah is a Kasr along the former route of the caravans from the Sahara over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. In other words, the Kasbah offers safety and provides caravans leaders a home to stay. Yes, Thami Glaoui, is one of the best known as he was Pasha of Marrakech and owner of Kasbah. Yes, the palace can still be visited but it is steadily becoming more damaged and is slowly collapsing. On other handd, you will enjoy scenic views of the High Atlas Mountains on your journey to kasbah. Afther that, we drive through Mountains or Tizi Ntichka pass, where the high altitude point (2226) is. In addition, we will have the chance to stop along the road and take photos. Consequently, we keep driving to Marrakech crossing Mountains.
- Quad Biking.
- 2 Nights in desert.
- Cooking Class.
2 – 3 pax / 395 € per person.
4 – 6 pax / 250 € per person.
7 – 12 pax / 195 € per person.
- English Speaking (unless specified language).
- Transport in 4X4 or a Minivan.
- Pick up / off at your accommodation.
- Small Group Size.
- Avoiding Shooping.
- Camel ride / overnight stay in desert.
- Dinners & Breakfasts (first and second day).
- Ait ben Haddou Kasbah.
- Todra Oasis / Gorges / Hiking.
- Lunchs, Drinks (unless specified).
- Personal Expenses.
- Tips (optional).
What to bring:
- Phone charges.
- Warm clothes.
We still open minded to design your own travel itinerary, if our tours don’t suit what you are looking for!