3 Days from Fes to Merzouga Desert

3 Days from Fes to Merzouga Desert

DAY 1: FEZ – MIDDLE ATLAS – AZROU – DESERT OF MERZOUG

3 Days from Fes to Merzouga Desert this intinerary will take you to the top destinations in south of Morocco.

After breakfast we will start the route to the desert. Our first stop will be in the city of Ifrane “the Switzerland of Morocco”.

We will continue on our way to cross the middle Atlas making a stop in the Azrou forest, where we can find wild monkeys and enjoy the impressive cedar forest.

After that we will crossing the middle Atlas. lunch time in Midelt which is located on the slopes of Mount Ayachi.  Our next stop will be at the ZIZ  valley  to take panoramic photos.

follow the road and make a panoramic stop in the Ziz Valley.

We will continue  to Erfoud, a city located in an oasis in the Sahara desert.  its famous for its fossils and for being the scene of films such as the mummy or the prince of PĂ©rsia.

Arrival in Merzouga, where we will enjoy a camles ride through the dunes of Erg Chebbi and then you can enjoy dinner on an unforgettable night in the desert. where you can sleep in the typical tent and contemplate the unique sky full of desert stars.

 

DAY 2 : MERZOUGA-ERFOUD-TODRAS THROT- DADES

 

It is time to get up early to enjoy a unique experience. to contemplate the majestic sunrise in the desert. 

a show of light and silence that will impress us.

After sunrise we will return to the hotel to take a shower and have breakfast. We hit  the road to Erfoud.

Then we will take the road to the Todra Gorges, 1700 m high. the best place for climping.

Once we have visited this spectacular landscape, we will go to the Dades Valley.

Arrive at the hotel for dinner and sleep.

 

DAY 3: DADES-OUARZAZATE- AIT BAEN HADDOU- MARRAKECH

 

At 9:00 sartring the next day through the valley of the roses, where women’s cooperatives make different cosmetics. We continue our way through “The route of the thousand Kasbahs“.

 For visit a Skoura to enjoy the spectacular view of the palm oasis and visit the Kasbah Amridil, was built the 17th century.

We will continue our route to Ouarzazate known for being the door of the desert and the capital of the cinema.

Where the movie studios where films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, Star Wars among others were filmed and we can visit them. 

 The Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, declared by Unesco World Heritage. where series of films such as The Jewel of the Nile. maybe we can get our lunch  after the visit.

After lunch we will crossing the high atls to reach Marrakech.

before that you will have the chance to visit cooperative of Aragn oil in High Atlas.

arrival to Marrakech in the evenning.

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