5 days fes to erg chebbi to marrakech
Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga Dunes ( Erg Chebbi
We pick you up from your accommodation at 8 am before we drive to Merzouga sand dunes. On your way, you will travel through the Atlas Mountains and several Berber villages (Tafilalet, Erfoud and Rissani). We will take breaks in some places including Ifrane city and Cedar Forest near the town of Azrou. We will stop to have lunch in Midelt. Later on, we continue our day through Ziz Valley and the wonderful oases. After we reach Merzouga desert, we will take a camel trek to camp in the desert of Erg Chebbi. You will spend the night at a nomad tent where dinner is served.
Day 2 : Erg Chebbi – Merzouga Desert Exploration.
In the morning, you will be up to enjoy watching the amazing sunrise over the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. You will ride camels and head to Merzouga where you will a refreshing shower and have breakfast at the hotel. The journey continues to explore Merzouga’s surrounding and villages including Hassi Labied and Khamilia village. During the afternoon time, you will have the opportunity to enjoy swimming at a hotel’s swimming pool that is surrounded by wonderful vews of sand dunes.
Day 3 : Erg Chebbi – Rissani – Todra Gorges.
After breakfast at your accommodation, we will drive to Rissani and then Erfoud. On iur way, we will travel through Hamada (the black Desert). After visiting Erfoud, which is known fossils’ production, we will drive to Todra Valley. Todra gorges are one of hikers’ favourite destinations. We will have a short trek through these high and narrow canyons before we make our way to the hotel where we will spend the overnight.
Day 4 : Todra Gorges – Dades Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate.
On the day four of the tour, we will drive to Dades Valley through several still-standing Kasbahs and Berber villages that are scattered alongside the road. We will have the opportunity of spending some time with a nomad family and observe their lifestyle. After that, we will visit the Valley of Roses where organic products are made from rosewater. Later on, we will visit Skoura’s palm groves before we drive to Ouarzazate where we will spend the overnight at a local hotel.
Day 5 : Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – High Atlas – Marrakech.
Having breakfast is followed by visiting the famous Cinema Studios in Ouarzazate (The Hollywood of Africa). Then, we will visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. It is the famous kasbah in Morocco and one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This wonderful well-preserved site has served as a location to shoot many Hollywood movies including Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia. After we finish our visit, we will drive to Marrakech traveling through the High Atlas Mountains and the pass of Tizi N’Tichka (2260 meters over the High Atlas Mountains). In the early evening, we will arrive at Marrakech and drop you at your accommodation .