Make your way to Fez from Marrakech by journeying across the Merzouga Desert on this private, 4-day tour, including three nights of accommodation and all transport. Ride through Erg Chebbi on a camel’s back, spend a night in a Berber tent, and visit kasbahs, such as the UNESCO-listed Aït Benhaddou Kasbah. See Atlas Film Studios, and be surrounded by an oasis of palm trees at Palmeraie and Tafilalet palm groves. Sip on traditional Moroccan mint tea at Khamlia, and spot Barbary apes while travelling through the Middle Atlas cedar forests.
Depart from Marrakech on a private tour, we cross the High Atlas Mountains and reach the Tizi N'Tichka’s pass with 2260 m high, continuation to Ouarzazate city, we visit the Kasbah Taourirt and Films studios, then continue to Dades Gorges cross the most beautiful road of one thousand Kasbahs, arrival to Todra Gorges have dinner and overnight.
Morning departure to Merzouga Desert, we visit the Palmeraie area which has thousands of palm trees... Then, get to Todra Gorges visit it by walking tour arround, Continuation through Tinejdad, Erfoud then have lunch at Rissani and visit Alaouit's first King Tomb ( Current Moroccan Royal Family ). Then we arrive to Merzouga Desert where you will enjoy a camel ride through the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, observing the sunset over behind dunes. Night at nomadic private tent
This is a complete desert day. “Sunrise Appointment”, if you are In the middle of the desert, it’s absolutely worth getting up early to contemplate the most spectacular sunrise that you have ever seen at the top of a dune close to the camp and enjoy this landscape that is a nature gift.
After sunrise we return to Merzouga on the camels where a hearty breakfast is waiting for us. Then we will skirt the Erg Chebbi, great extension of sandy desert where we can find the big dune of Morocco, which has more than 250 meters high. Then, we continue by a road where we can see nomad settlements and learn their secrets and manners.
Then, we will reach Khamlia Village, originally from Mali, where we will take a relaxing cup of tea meanwhile we listen to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa. Transfer to your luxury accommodation and free afternoon to enjoy the town or the dunes next to the hotel to see the sunset, dinner and overnight at your Hotel or at the nomadic private tent again.
After breakfast we start our last day to the north through Tafilalt palm grove, the biggest palm oasis in Morocco. Here you will see thousands of palm trees along of 20 km. This way leads us to Ziz valley.
We will stop at Midelt, just in the heart of the middle Atlas where you will have free time for lunch and rest for a while. In the afternoon we continue our way through the Cedar forests, where; if we are lucky, we will meet some Atlas monkeys.
The next place we will visit Ifran city, situated in the northwestern slope of the middle Atlas mountains at 1630 meters above the water level. Its broad avenues, urban development with perfect cleanness, the green areas and its architecture make this city looks like a Swiss town. That is why it is named the Moroccan Switzerland, about 6 pm we arrive at Fes city, transfer to your Riad or Hotel, end of our services.