7 Days Circuit from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
7 Days Circuit from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert 7 Days Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Tour in Merzouga area Camel Ride Night Camp
7 Days Circuit from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert , One week discovering Merzouga the desert of Morocco. Great views will make you wonder at its beauty. An experience riding the camels, and sleeping in the desert yurts. With this 7 Days Circuit from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert , you will be totally happy with the experience.
Our tour start in the morning with a pickup from your place of stay or the airport. Day 1 of our 7 Days of the tour, by driving you to the hotel where to spend the night and take a rest.
Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou - Rose Valley - Dades Valley.
Morning pick up from your Riad in Marrakech and your adventure begins by driving through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2,260m), the highest road passing Morocco, offering panoramic views of the snow-capped High Atlas Mountains and the magnificent landscapes. Afterwards drive to Visit the extraordinary sight of the Atlas Mountains Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou which is a UNESCO protected historical site, built on a hilltop and featured in many movies such as Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia…… The views from the upper heights are awe inspiring and worth the required climb through the winding, narrow streets. After lunch in Ait Ben Haddou village, follow the road of Thousand Kasbah to Skoura oasis and Rose Valley to Boumalne Dades. Arrive in Dades Valley which is carved for centuries by the Dades River. It is a perfect destination overlooking the fertile valley below and the panorama of the mountains beyond. Night in a Kasbah/ ksar. With dinner and breakfast included.
Dades Valley – Todra Gorge – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Camel trekking.
Take your breakfast, and ride over the Dades Gorges before start driving to Merzouga. We’ll be driving to the gorges of Todra, they are spectacular limestone river canyons to discover and appreciate its beauty. Continue via the town of Tinejdad, Touroug, and Erfoud for a delicious Berber pizza of Medfouna , Experience climbing in the top of the camels to ride over Erg Chebbi camp at the high dunes watching the sunset and getting ready to spend a night in the camp yurts.
Erg Chebbi Desert Tour.
Commence the trip in the morning, but today we are not leaving Merzouga. We’ll rather visit the area along with the “Gnaoua” village -Khamlia-. Meet Gnaoua people that are known for their unique type of music where drums are an essential tool they are using. at evening you climb the dunes over to watch the beautiful sunset overnight in Riad / hotel in Merzouga Desert .
Merzouga – Ziz Valley – Cedar Forest – Ifrane – Fes.
After breakfast in the morning at the hotel, we’ll drive to Fes through Ziz valley(communal oasis) where you will stop at a panoramic view overlooking thousands of date trees, after that we drive to Midelt ( the apple city ) for lunch. Afterwards we continue our way to Ifrane via the Cedar forest where you can see monkeys ( African macaque ), we’ll have a break so you can feed the monkeys. The last stop before arriving in fes is Ifrane ( the Switzerland of Morocco). When you arrive we will take you to your Riad Overnight.
Visit Fes Medina
We will spend the morning and part of the afternoon visiting the medina de Fes with a local guide, described by Paul Bowles as “an enchanted labyrinth protected from time”. The local guide is thoroughly familiar with this city, so that you can discover it thoroughly: its corners, traditions, stories and history. The labyrinth-like medina de Fes has more than 9000 streets which create a magical environment between light and shadow. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fes was once the capital of Morocco, and it has Fatimid, Andalusian, Arabic and Jewish influences. The city reached its peak in the 13th century, and it became the center of knowledge, with one of the world’s oldest universities. You will be able to visit the most important palaces, the Jewish quarters, the Madrassa (old school and university from the 13th century) and a Quranic school. Furthermore, you will visit shops with authentic handicrafts from Fes and its leather work, where ancient methods are still used…..return to the Riad.
Transfer to the Airport.
Morning departure after taking breakfast to end up the tour, where our professional tour driver will pick you wherever you wanted to go.
What is included
- Arrival and departure shuttles.
- Pick up in Marrakech at the hotel.
- Transportation in the Mini-bus for the whole group with air conditioning.
- Fuel, tolls and all associated expenses.
- Accompanying guide throughout the route who speaks English.
- Camel ride to reach the heart of the desert (one per person).
- One night in the desert camp
- Special feast of the Berbers in the middle of the desert dunes.
- Sandboarding in the desert.
- Tickets for monuments
- Tips and personal costs
This Tour can also be modified to suit you. The price is adjusted in relation to the category of hotels, the number of people and days of travel. Ask us and we will make a quote for you. If this itinerary is not to your liking, Contact us and we will customize the itinerary for you.