From Marrakech: 3-Day Desert Tour to Fes via Erg Chebbi

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Embark on a 3-day trip from Marrakech to travel through the High Atlas Mountains and the Road of the Kasbahs. Visit the most important film studio in Africa and be dropped off at your chosen location.

Highlights

  • Admire panoramic views from the top of the Atlas Mountains
  • Visit the Kasbah ait Ben Haddou
  • Explore the Todra Gorges
  • See the sunset and sunrise over the desert
  • Ride a camel across the dunes and stay overnight in a Berber tent

Description

Day 1: Marrakech, Ait Ben Haddou, Ouarzazate, Dades or Tinghir After meeting our driver in Marrakech you will travel through the High Atlas Mountains, the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass along a road that climbs the plains to 2,260 meters above sea level. You will pass by small villages and scenic waterfalls, and will also notice the continuously changing landscape and colors of these beautiful mountains. You will then stop in a pass to admire the scenery before taking the road to the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, arriving just in time for lunch. You will then visit the famous Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the setting for films such as the Gladiator, Babel, Lawrence of Arabia, the Legionary, the Sheltering Sky, and many others. You will later head through the town of Ouarzazate while stopping to take some pictures, you will journey through the picturesque Valley of Roses to reach the Dades Gorges in time for sunset. Once there you can admire the splendid colors of the rock walls illuminated by the last rays of golden sunlight. Your final stop for the day will be to a romantic, traditional hotel for dinner and an overnight stay in the Hotel in Dades or Tinghir . Day 2: Dades or Tinghir , Erfoud, Merzouga, and Erg-Chebbi Following breakfast, you will take a scenic walk through the Todra Gorges before hopping into your car to drive along the famous Road of the 1000 Kasbahs. You will travel through Tineghier Village and the Jewish Kasbah before arriving in Rissani, the first capital of the Alaouite Dynasty, for lunch. You will next go on a walking tour through Rissani and check out its large traditional market, and will then head to Merzouga, arriving before sunset. At this stage you will leave the car behind and ride a camel into the Erg Chebbi Dunes for an unforgettable night under the million stars of the desert. Finally, you will have dinner at the campsite and stay in a traditional Berber tent. Day 3: Merzouga, Rissani, Ziz Oasis, Medilt, and Fes You can wake up early in the morning to watch the sunrise over the 300-meter-tall dunes nearby the camp. Next, you will return to the camp for breakfast and a shower. You will then depart for Fes, traveling through the Ziz valley and stopping for lunch in village with plentiful apple orchards. You will later enjoy the journey through mountain cedar forests before arriving to Fes in the afternoon, stopping to take pictures at a panoramic viewpoint.

Includes

Air-conditioned minivan Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option chosen) Driver Accommodation in Dades (Kasbah Didis or similar) Breakfasts and dinners Camel ride Night in desert camp

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