A car will pick you up at your hotel to leave Marrakesh and drive to Dades Valley,
Tizi n’ Tichka pass in the Great Atlas (altitude:2260m) with its huge and fabulous view over
Visit of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO world heritage, famous for its decors used in many
films such as « Lawrence of Arabia », « Gladiator », « Game of thrones » and
« Alexander ».
After a delicious meal, you will continue through marvellous landscapes and historical
(Taourirt Kasbah), then Roses Valley, famous for its rose festival before arriving at
The road will continue along beautiful Berber villages such as Skoura and El Kelaa des
M’Gouna and finally Boumalene Dades where you will stop for dinner and stay in a Bed
and Breakfast hotel.
After breakfast, direction the desert to Todra gorges, one of the most spectacular
places in Morocco, an ideal site for a nice walk or just exploring.
Then Merzouga, a place in the Sahara desert, here called Erg Chebbi.
At the village you will enjoy a short camel ride to admire the sunset from the dunes.
You will sleep in a Berber tent after a traditional tajine, share a marvellous moment with
some nomads around a campfire and admire a nice night sky.
Your guide will wake you up early to admire the gorgeous sunrise in the dunes of
the Sahara, then back to Merzouga for a wash and breakfast .
You will leave for a tour in the desert and the dunes by four-wheel drive, visit some oases
and the village of Khamlia, famous for its Gnaoua music where your guide will explain the
historical importance of this people from Black Africa.
Continuing in the dunes, (route of the Paris/Dakar race!), you will share a special moment
with some Berber nomads in the desert. An authentic adventure !
In the afternoon, back to your hotel for the night.
Departure for Fez via Rissani, the former economic capital of Morocco, and
Erfoud for the visit of the marble factory and some time for shopping.
Then Ziz Valley, going past Tafilalet where you will admire the gorgeous panoramic view
over the palm groves and the gorges.
Arriving at Azrou, you will enjoy the marvellous landscapes of the Middle Atlas and Cedar
forest, with a compulsory stop to see the monkeys living in the wild in the forest.
Finally you will go through the very specific city of Ifrane, called Moroccan Switzerland,
before arriving at Fez in the afternoon. Your trip finishes here !