Day 1: Fes - Ifrane - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga Dunes (Erg Chebbi)
Pick up from your Fes riad/Hotel at 8:00 a.m by your driver, departure to Merzouga
where the sand see dunes of Erg Chebbi are located. An 8 hours journey that takes you
across the Atlas Mountains to the southern Morocco’s largest oasis; Tafilalet; composed
of many villages, palmeries and 2 main Saharan towns, Erfoud and Rissani. We will make
many stops along the road at the alpine town of Ifrane, Azrou cedar forest where are
the monkeys, Midelt for lunch and Ziz valley at the panoramic and impressive views
over the palm trees, the green valley in the middle of the Sahara. Then we'll head
for the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. We continue deeper into the desert landscape, until
the dunes appear in the middle of nowhere, Overnight Camel Trek in a Berber tented camp.
Day 2: Erg Chebbi - Todra Gorges - Skoura - Ouarzazate
After having breakfast, camel trek back to the hotel at the dune line for a quick shower.
We drive to Ouarzazate via the Todra gorges (300m high canyons) where you can peacefully
hike and have lunch in a local restaurant. We continue along the road of 1000 Thousand
Kasbahs, since there are enormous kasbahs on both sides of the road. Some of those old
fortified houses are restored but unfortunately a lot of them are ruins. We pass through
Dades valley and the city of roses before we attend the Skoura palmery where huge number
of Kasbahs such as “Amrhidil” surrounded by gardens and palm trees. 45km further,
we reach Ouarzazate for the dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - High Atlas - Marrakech
After breakfast, we can enjoy a visit of cinema sets & studios located in Ouarzazate
which is known as Hollywood of Africa. Afterwards we will visit the universal Heritage
Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987. Ait Benhaddou is
the World Heritage site that has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films including
“Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. Enjoy a walk to explore the
traditional Moroccan style of architecture in which the Kasbahs are built. We continue
our way to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n'Tichka pass. Break
for lunch in the middle of the Atlas Mountains. Drop off at your Marrakech Riad/Hotel,
her we finich our trip.