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Fes to Marrakech

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Fes to Marrakech

Fes to Marrakech : 4 days/ 3 nights

Day 1 Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Merzouga

Depart early from fez you will begin your ascent We pass through Ifrane, a winter ski resort in a totally un Moroccan style built by the French in the 1930’s to resemble a Swiss village;we visit the cedars forest in azrou you will see the monkeys , drive across the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, springs, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert. Half way, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks, then we continue towards merzouga in the road we will stop in a panoramic views to see the a huge oasis of palm tree we reach to merzouga in the afternoon, we will spend the night in a hotel near the desert./Auberge le petit prince.

Day 2 Merzouga

After breakfast and rest we will start an adventure 4×4 tour of approximately half day in the desert to see the different faces of desert dunes with its black volcanic rocks, passing through small villages, where we will stop to drink mint tea and lunch with a Berber family in their tent, along the road used by the Paris Dakar rally We will reach a cave where you can discover how the local people extract the fossils from the heart of the earth,lunch with a Berber family , in the after noon ,your guide and camels will be waiting for you after rest ,you will start a camel trekking across the sandy dunes of the erg-chebbi. Camel trek across a desert landscape,you will enjoy the beauty of the sunset on camel, after 1:30 hours you will reach to the desert camp to spend night in a berbre tent. At your desert shelter, your camels are hobbled and mint tea is served. After a wonderful dinner, there will be a camp fire and drums playing, and we will listen to the songs of the Berbers,Nomads of Southern Moroccan.

Day 3 Merzouga – Rissani – Gorges Todra and Dades

In the morning you can get up early, take a walk over the sand dunes and watch the sunrise from just behind the Algerian border, which is about 50 km from Merzouga. We take camel back to the hotel. You will take shower and breakfast and relax; you will be given the opportunity to take nice pictures before and after breakfast. Then we take road towards gorges .we stop to visit Rissani ,the town where the alaouite dynasty established (ruling now in morocco) you will see :the monument historic of sijilmassa the big center of desert trade,the Kasbahs (village fortify) in the area of Rissani there is more than 350 kasbah, mausoleum of moulay ali charif (the founder of alaouite dynasty), museum of lfida ,the souq ;the big market of the area.then we continue passing through the ziz valley and gorges ,we will have a walk in gorge todra to enjoy the beauty of rivers and mountains ,we reach to dades gorge,diner and over night in a nice and traditional Kasbah.

Day 4 Gorges – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech

After breakfast you will have a walk in the gorges to enjoy the beauty of the mountains ,then we stop to visit the town of Ouarzazate, the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios movie studios, the largest and most famous of all Africa. From here we head to the Fint Oasis near Ouarzazate. We then take the Tizi-n-Tichka road stopping for lunch in a small village. We will then reach Marrakech in the late afternoon for the end of the tour.