For the most intrepid of desert travelers, this 4 day long desert tour with Morocco4x4Travel, will take you from Fez to Marrakesh while visiting all the highlights of Middle Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert.
Please arrive by 08:00 AM for a prompt departure at 08:30 AM
.Transfer to and from the hotel
.Air-conditioned minivan transport
Day 1: Aeroport Fez
After the transfer from airport and accommodation in Riad, we begin our tour with a short visit to the medieval city Fez, visiting: the Medersa, and Bab Jeloud, Medersa of Bou-Anania, the tanning of hides and skins with the their Becks, the Medina with the narrow streets of the ancient city of that wind through mosques and ancient buildings, than the Royal Palace ... Overnight at Riad Fes.
Day 2: Fez – Volubilis – Meknes - Fes
After breakfast, we moved to Meknes to visit the first imperial city of the country. Visit to the famous basin Heri-Suani, the Mausoleum of the great founder of the Alaouite Dynasty "Moulay Ismail" ... Then we move for few miles to see and visit the ruins of the Roman city Volubilis ... Overnight at Riad in Fès.
Day 3: Fes – Ifran – Azrou – Midelt
Departure from Fès towards Midelt, known for the cultivation of apples. On our way we pass through the forest of big cedar trees, also known for a particularly fun because inhabited by several families of monkeys, located near the town of Azrou ... Overnight at hotel in Midelt.
Day 4°: Midelt – Ziz Velley – Erfoud - Merzouga
We leave for our move to the desert and leave behind the chain of the Middle Atlas passing through the step of Tizi-n-Talghoumte (1900 M) until you get to the chain Saghro, visiting the Valley of Ziz, the blue source of Meski, the 'ancient Kasbah of El-Maadid Erfoud ... Overnight at Riad Merzouga.
Day 5: Merzouga – Desert Tour .
Day in 4x4 reserved to admire the many desert villages, including the village of KHAMLIA known for Gnawa music festival that takes place at the end of August, Taouz, Hasi el-Bied ... natural lakes in the desert Daia Tiffart and Jesmina, the tour of the dunes of Erg Chebbi, lasting about two hours .... Return to the Riad. At 18.30, just before sunset we prepare to cross the dunes, this time on camel, in the evening we will be welcomed by a nomadic family to share their culture and tradition ... Overnight in tents (Erg-Chebbi Dunes) in Merzouga.
The possibility of waking up at dawn to see the moving colors of the Sahara, after breakfast you fall in Riad, a trip by camel lasting about 02 hours. Short stop before our departure to the visit of the famous city Rissani, visit of market, Mausoleum "Moulay Ali Cherif," the Kasbah Oulad Abd el Halim ... Today in the package includes lunch in a restaurant in Rissani (based of Moroccan Pizza with mint tea). Departure to the city of Tinghir, via Jorf, we visit the ancient water supply system for the town. Overnight in hotel at Todra.
Day 7: Todra Gorge – Dades Valley – Roses Valley – Ouarzazate -Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
After our breakfast, short visit to the canyons of Todra. Excursion about two hours by mule near the village of Tamtatouche, one of the best ways to approach the nomadic tribes of Ait-Hdiddou, we find ourselves surrounded by the mountains of the Great and the Middle Atlas. We continue our journey to the Valley of the Roses, through the Dades Valley, and visit the Kasbah of Taourirte in Ouarzazate. Overnight at hotel in Ait Ben Haddou.
Day 8: Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou – Kasbah Telouete – Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou
After the visit of Ait-Ben-Haddou Kasbah, known for its cinematic tradition, where they were shot numerous international movies: "Gladiator, Sahara, The Mummy 1and2 ... ". We move to visit the other Kasbah of the Pasha El Glaoui in Telouete, considered one of the most beautiful and picturesque Kasbahs in Morocco. Overnight at the same hotel in Ait Ben Haddou.
Day 9: Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou – Tazenakht - Tafraoute
After breakfast, depart for Tafraoute via Tazenakht, a city well known for its prestigious carpet weaving, visiting the town of Taliouine, called also the saffron city, famous for its cultivation, we can savor the tea with saffron and than we continue our journey to Tafraoute. Overnight at Hotel in Tafraoute.
Day 10: Tafraout – Ait Mansour - Sidi Ifni.
Start the day visiting the town of Tafraoute, Gorges of Ait Mansour, the Valley del'Allmen, colored rocks from which you can also see the mountain called "Napoleon's hat" visit to cooperative that produces the Argan oil. Overnight at hotel in Sidi Ifni.
Day 11: Sidi Ifni:
Day dedicated to the sea with a short visit to the town of Sidi Ifni, famous for its great fish market and its beaches. Overnight at Hotel in Sidi-Ifni.
Day 12: Sidi Ifni – Tiznit – Agadir - Essaouira.
Departure towards Agadir via the National Road N ° 01, we stop for a short stop to visit the walled town of Tiznit, famous for its silver souk and its square, picturesque for its folklore. A short visit to the city of Agadir ... Overnight at Riad in Essaouira.
Day 13: Essaouira:
Full day excursion to the city of Essaouira, also called "The City of Winds", "the city of artists." Essaouira famous with its beautiful medina and its island "Jimi Hendrix". Essaouira also declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Overnight at Riad in Essaouira.
Day 14: Essaouira - Marrakech:
Departure from Essaouira in the direction of Marrakech, a trip of about 02 hours, we stop for a quick stop in Chichaoua small town 60 km before arriving in Marrakech. Arrival in Marrakech visit to the city of Marrakech, the most interesting part of the old city with its Medina, its main historical buildings, the Medersa "Ali Ben Youssef," the El-Badi Palace, the covered souk where you can admire all forms handicrafts, textiles, wrought iron, the staining of wool, woodworking, leather, ceramics, silver ... The famous square of Djemaa el-Fna outdoor stage where you play at any time of the day small entertainment and curiosities ....... Visit the Koutoubia Mosque, the blue Majorelle Gardens, a small oasis of plants grown with care, inside you can visit the permanent museum of Berber culture. Overnight at Riad in Marrakech.
Day 15: Marrakech Aeroport :
After an exciting day full of emotions, images and adventures of the day came back home, Breakfast and transfer to the airport of Marrakech.