Day 1: Fez- Azrou- Midelt- Erfoud- merzouga
We will pick you up from your Riad or Hotel in Fez then drive Southward to Ifran and Azrou in an air conditioned 4x4. We will stop in the attractive Cedar forest of Azrou where the sub-populations of the Barbarian Macaque are found. Continue through Tizi N Talghamt to Midelt which is one of the principle cities along with Erfoud, Rissani where different fossils and minerals are found. After lunch, we continue to Errachidia then along ziz valley to Erfoud, Rissani and Merzouga where we will have a cup of tea. Leave your baggage at your accommodation then take a camel trek with your guide to an equipped camp in the middle of the dunes where you will spend the night under millions of stars.
Day 2: Merzouga Erg Chebbi dunes exploration
Wake up at the early morning to watch the sun rise from the high dunes before trekking back to your accommodation for showers and breakfast. After, we will start our tour around the dunes. It’s your chance to see and enjoy the peaceful lake of Merzouga which attracts flocks of pink flamingos and wildlife; Bird-lovers. We will make a stop at the village of Khamlia before continuing to the panoramic view f the golden dunes near Moroccan-Algerian Borders. After, visit a Nomad family who lives and takes care of herd of cattle goats and camels to see their simple way of life. Carry on with your guide who has been born in the desert and knows the area by heart, till we get to the frontier between Morocco and Algeria. Continue our tour around the dunes till we get back to your Hotel for lunch and relax.
Day 3: Merzouga - Rissani- Erfoud- Boumalne Dades
After breakfast, we will start our journey to Boumalne Dades via Rissani and Erfoud. The former is famous for its typical souk and the later is known for its international dates festival in addition to fossils and marbles industry where you may like to make a stop to see different fossils before continuing to Boumalne Dades. We will pass through several towns before we get to see the attractive gorges of Todgha where water springs run and makes the view of the most gorgeous nature beauty. Afterwards, continue our journey while enjoying the magic view of the Mountains till we arrive to Dades where we will dine and overnight.
Day 4: Boumalne dades – Skoura- Ouarzazat- Ait Ben Haddou– Marrakech
Today we will set off for Marrakech. We will be driving towards Ouarzazat passing through Kalaat Mgouna, Skoura then to Ouarzazat. The area has a lot to offer for its visitors as it’s the region of Thousand Kasbahs but the most outstanding one is Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is our destination. Explore the Kasbah which was listed as UNESCO worldwide heritage site before we continue our journey through the magical view of Tizi N Tichka pass ( 2260m) in the High Atlas Mountains. We may visit one of the argan cooperatives before arriving to Marrakech in the late evening.