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4 days from Fes to Merzouga desert

Created with Sketch. Fes, Morocco
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Duration

4 days

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Tour Type

Specific Tour

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Overview

4 days from Fes to Merzouga desert

Morocco Friendly Tours is offering a lot of kind of tours from Fes. This tour of 4 days from Fes to Merzouga desert is the best choice for those who to discover the South East of Morocco. The region of Daraa Tafilalete has a lot of to offer to its vistors. It is full with a lot of oasis of dates trees, ksours, Kasbahs. The beauty of Merzouga desert catch the attention of many tourists from different nationalities.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Escape hustle and bustle of the busy Marrakech.
  • Enjoy a camel ride in the Palmeraie oasis
  • Experience the adventure of quad bike through rocky roads and palmeraie oasis.
  • Have an idea about the lifestyle of the area with a pause to have mint tea with the locals
  • Experience the moments of a traditional Moroccan Hammam and the relaxation you will get when you finish you full treatment
  • Relieve your self from stress.
  • Pick up time : or 10 a.m. in the morning or 2 p.m. (sometimes we we can change the pickup times according to your requests and our demand)

Itinerary

Day 1: Fes -Ifrane - Midelt - Merzouga.

After having breakfast we drive to Ifrane, which is nicknamed as the Switzerland of Morocco. Ifrane means "caves, may be due to the existing of a lot of caves in the area. The local peoples called it as Well "Orti", which means Garden in Berber languge. This city is characterized by an Alpin climate as well a famous place for sking and has european style buildings. After having a short break in Ifrane, we continue our journey toward Midelt where we Will have lunch(Restaurant Kasbah Asma).This city famous with the existence of many minerals, also the production of Apple, apricots, walnuts.. continue our drive passing through different Berber villages. we Will pass via Erfoud, which is a important City for film makers, as it is near the beautiful desert. The City is also for fossils factories, and 70 % of the populations make a living working in this domain.

When we arrive to Merzouga, we will have camel trek for an hour,and have a stop to take pictures for sunset, and then continue to our nomadic camp. After having a welcome sahrawi tea, we take our dinner and listen to sahrawi music. over night in Merzouga. (Tiziri camp or similar)

Day 2: Merzouga - Boumalene Dades

After having breakfast, we leave the camp, and drive to the village of Khamlia, where we will meet the Gnawa musicians and listen to their music. This kind of music originate from sub Saharian African countries, may be from Mali, Senegal, Chad, Nigeria. we drive to Rissani. This City was a former important caravane centre, because of its strategic location in the crossways between the North and the South. It is here where exist the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherife, the founder of the Alaouite dynasty.we will stop at the gorgeous Todgha Gorges. The latter is a chain of limestone gorges, and a famous place for rock climbers. After having lunch in the Gorges, we will drive to Dades. we will have a stop to make a panoramic photo of Dades valley. Dinner and overnight in Dades. (Ksar Sultan Dades or similar)

Day 3 : Boumalen Dades- Kelaa M'Gouna -Ouarzazete.

After having breakfast, we will leave Dades for Ouarzazete. we pass through Kalaat M'Gouna, which is famous with the valley of Roses. Every year "Roses festival" is organised in May here at the city and takes 7 days of celebration. The festival is an opportunity for the visitor to discover the richness of the cultural heritage in the city, and to admire the famous Berber "Ahidous dancers", which marks the city.


we continue to Ouarzazete which is considered as the capital of cinema in Morocco, and we will visit kasbah Taourirte. This Kasbah was constructed by a wealthy person of the region around 1754.After his death the powerful Galawi family took it and make it their own residence. They make a place for controlling the commercial mouvement between the oasis of Draa and the markets of Ouarzazete. Also between the latter and Dades, Skoura, Todgha. During reign of the Pacha Glaoui, this kasbah was crossroads for caravanes coming from the North to the South.After having lunch, we will go to visit one of film Studios in the city and drive to our Hotel. overnight in ouarzazete. (Hôtel Kenzi Azghor)

Day 4:Ouarzazete-Marrakech

After having our breakfsat, we will visit the kasbah Ait Benhadou, where a lot of American films were shoted, likewise, Gladiator, Lawerance of Arabia, Prince of Persia… thanks to its strategic location in the valley of Ounila, it was able to play a very important role in the caravane trade between the regions of the former Sudan and the imperial cities of Morocco. It is an eminent example of ksar in Southern Morocco illustrating the main types of the earthern constructions that may be observed dating from the 17 th century in the valley of Dra, Todgha, Dades, and souss. Since 1987 it was listed as UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. We will cross Tichka Coll which is about 2260 meters high above the sea level, and have some stops to take some pictures of panoramic views of the high atlas mountains. we will have a visit to Argan oil co-operative in our way (optional). The tour end in Marrakech.

Included/Exclude

  • Private Transportation AC,clean and confortable
  • Half boarding accomodation (breakfast+dinner)
  • Professionnel English speaking driver.
  • Lunch
  • Monuments entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Fes, Morocco

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