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9 Day Fes Marrakech Desert

DAY 1 Arrival in Fes

Airport pick Fez (Sais) and transfer to hotel or Riad.

DAY 2 Visit Fes

After breakfast visit Fes, a city that takes us back to the Middle Ages, which include its medieval Medina, with Medersas (Islamic religious schools) of Attarine and Bou Anania, the Nejjarine Fountain Plaza and the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss andKaraouine Mosque.

Lunch and afternoon visit to the souks.Accommodation in Riyadh.

Day 3 Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga:

The land becomes barren and filled with spectacular geological and deep green valleys, as the Ziz Valley formations.Begin to see the typical adobe architecture, palm trees, some distant kasbahs … We are at the gates of the desert.

We arrived at the impressive dunes of Merzouga and after tea Hospitality, leave our bags in the room and climb to the first dunes that are outside the hostel and take the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful sunset.

After dinner we enjoy a little show of Berber music with drums and castanets.

Accommodation in the hostel.

DAY 4Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Nomads – Merzouga:

We’re in the desert !, after a hearty and rich breakfast, will surround the Erg Chebbi sand expanse of desert where the Great Dune of Morocco, over 250 meters, and connect by track of the routefollowed by the former Paris-Dakar and the mountains bordering Algeria background.

Stop at the oasis of Tissardmin and continue route to a nomadic settlement where we will learn some of the secrets of her life and customs.Rear stop at a panoramic point where we can contemplate the Erg Chebbi as a whole.

We reach the village of Khamlia originally from Mali, where we will relax with a cup of tea while enjoying a short concert of spiritual music of Gnawa.Return to the lodge, food and to 16: 00h depart in a caravan of camels to camp Haimas (1h approximately) and, before you arrive, you can enjoy the sun and stretch out my legs a bit before reaching thehaimas.

On arrival at the camp we were offered tea Hospitality, as usual, and before dinner will take the opportunity to climb the big dune or just to those found near the camp and enjoy peace and silence farand the place offers.

We sleep in the Haima under a blanket of stars in the heart of the desert ..

Day 5 Merzouga – Gorges Dades Valley Todra-:

We woke before dawn to watch the sunrise.Camel back to the lodge, shower and breakfast, departure to Rissani, visit the market which is the most important in the south where they all desert nomads to make their comprasluego out to Erfoud where we visit the fossilized marble factory and continue toTouroug palm groves and Tinjdad.We reach one of the strengths of the South: The Todra Gorges.The river Todra Gorge has formed a vertical wall of huge proportions and great beauty;It is a paradise for climbers and a unique place.

Lunch at the site and a half hour walk to see the Gorges quietly, the afternoon continue to the Dades Valley through Boumalne.Dinner and night in the Dades Gorge.

Day 6: Dades Valley – Valley of Roses – Skoura – Ouarzazate:

After breakfast, we went to see the gorges from the top and back to the Valley of Dades and when we arrived at the Kasbah of Ait Youl where we turn right along a track that allows us to admire wild and less known landscapes, there will visit a familystill living in caves in the valley of Boutagrar, we continue through the Valley of the Roses to reunite Kelaa M ‘gouna.Lunch in the village, then continue to the palm grove of Skoura, then reach Ouarzazate.

Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

Day 7 Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – High Atlas – Marrakech:

After breakfast, the morning is dedicated to the visit of Ouarzazate: Kasbah of Taourirt, Kasbah Tifoultoute, film studios.

Then exit to the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, visit its famous Kasbah (Declared World Heritage by UNESCO).In this spectacular setting films they have been shot as reputable as Gladiator, Obelix, Sahara with Penelope Cruz or Jewel of the Nile, lunch at the site and travel to Marrakech via the highest Tizi N ‘Tichka

Visit the argan oil cooperative, where we discovered the process of completion and will explain the many benefits it has for the human body, Arrival in Marrakech on 18H

Free time to discover the famous Jamaa el Fna dinner there.Accommodation in Riyadh.

Day 8 Visit Marrakech :

Breakfast.Morning city tour highlighting the Menara Gardens, Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, Majorelle Gardens, the impressive Koutoubia Mosque with its famous minaret built by the Almohads.Lunch and free afternoon to enjoy the charm of the Jamaa El Fna, Accommodation in Riyadh.

Day 9 Marrakech – Airport:

Breakfast, transfer to airport and end of the trip.