4 days trek from Marrakech to Fes via the desert
description of 4 days trek from Marrakech to Fes via the desert:
4 days trek from Marrakech to Fes via the desert, we may view and experience some of Morocco’s most famous attractions. After seeing the kasbahs of Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate, we will spend the night in Boumalne Dades.
The desert, the most famous site in Morocco, will be our first visit on the second day. Then, we will spend the night in a hotel.
On the second day, we will explore a number of sites, including nomadic lifestyle and khamliya, before riding camels to a Berber camp for a night under a starry sky. We will go straight to Fes on the last day, passing via Ifrane, Midelt, Zaida, and Ziz Valley along route.
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Our 4 days trek from Marrakech to Fes via the desert start After breakfast, our driver-guide will arrive to the communities along the route to pick you up.
The first stop along the route is the well-known town of Ait Ben Haddou. Ait Ben Haddou is a berber fortified Kasbah where a number of well-known films, including Lawrence Darabie (1962), Bandits (1981), Gladiator (2000), Alexandre (2004), and Kingdom Of Heaven (2005), to mention a few, were shot.
Prior to going to the Hollywood of Africa to see the studio of Ouarzazate and the Kasbah of Taourirte, you will explore the lovely Dades Valley, where you will have a little view of Kasbahs, before arriving at our hotel.
After breakfast, we will depart the Dades valley and continue our journey to the Sahara desert. We will enjoy a panoramic view of the greatest valley of palm palms in Morocco as we drive through the steep, picturesque canyons along our route.
We will enjoy a panoramic view of the greatest valley of palm palms in Morocco as we drive through the steep, picturesque canyons along our route. During the middle of the day, we will stop at one of the local eateries for lunch.
Merzouga's huge Sahara desert is reached along a path lined with palms.
Merzouga will be our home for two nights. The first night will be spent in a motel with a breathtaking outlook on the edge of dunes.
The Auberge is bordered by soft sand dunes, allowing you to explore the area barefoot. The next day will be quite busy, so you will need to relax.
After breakfast, you will go on a 4x4 safari to uncover the treasures and secrets that the Sahara desert holds. You will drive across the RALLY DAKAR course among the vast dunes to stimulate your excitement.
Then you will visit a nomad household and have tea with them. You will then be taken to the KHAMLIYA village. Khamliya is a tiny town close to the heart of Merzouga. This community is mostly inhabited by slaves transported during the era of slavery. It is also regarded as the fundamental basis of Gnaoua music.
It is also regarded as the fundamental basis of Gnaoua music. In this hamlet, you will hear the music of the Gnaoua. Following that, you will visit the Srij Lake. This body of water is seasonal.
It is situated on the outskirts of Merzouga's golden dunes. It is a stopover for birds migrating from Europe to southern Africa. We will have lunch at one of the local eateries and sample Berber pizza.
Following lunch, you have free time. You will be escorted to a camel park before dusk in order to begin your camel ride to the oasis tent in the midst of the desert. On your route to camp, you will pause in the middle of the large dunes to watch the sunset, after which you will continue your caravan to camp.
This camp will provide you with a true nomad experience. This campsite has all of the necessary facilities. They provide wonderful, freshly prepared local cuisine. You will be dancing, singing, and telling riddles beneath the night sky with nomads after supper. (dinner and breakfast)
You will wake early to see the most spectacular dawn, snap photographs, and have breakfast. Then you will return to your hotel to prepare for your third day or landscape-changing day.
Then you will return to your hotel to prepare for your third day or landscape-changing day. This day will allow you to appreciate the transition from the huge Saharan desert to the valley, woods, and snow-capped Atlas Mountains.
First, you will walk through the Ziz valley the longest velly in Morcco and halt at the spectacular panoramic vista of Ait Sheker.
Then, we'll traverse Tizi Ntlghamt. From the roadways, stunning views of the green mountains and nomads may be seen. The next stop will be at Midlet city, the capital of apple, where we have lunch. After lunch, we will proceed into the immense Cedar jungle.
We will stop to see and photograph monkeys! Then we shall travel to Ifran, Africa's Switzerland. Ifrane is a little village nestled in the Atlas Mountains on its huge woodlands. We will take a break and stop at the statue of the lion to learn its history.
Then to the ultimate destination the imperial city of Fes where our 4 days travel from Marrakech across Sahara desert comes to an end .
- 4 days / 3 nights
- 2 breakfasts
- 3 dinners (1D in Dades, 2D in Merzouga,)
- full private transport A/C
- Driver Guide English And spanish speaking during the tour
- Camel trekking in Sahara desert
NOTE: please contact us and we will tailor the trip to your specifications.