Fes to Marrakech 3 days Merzouga desert tour
Day 1: Fes - Ifrane - Midelt - Merzouga
At the first day of Fes to Marrakech 3 days Merzouga desert tour , Depart Fes and pass through the winter ski resort of Ifrane, built by the French in the 1930s to resemble a Swiss village. Continue through the cedar forest of Azrou and look for the resident monkeys before your drive across the Middle Atlas Mountains. Wind your way through beautiful forests, mountain springs, jagged rocks and Berber villages before your descent to the Sahara Desert.
Stop for lunch half-way in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks. Then, continue towards Merzouga taking in the panoramic views of a huge oasis of palm trees at Ziz along the way. Upon arrival in Rissani, travel by 4WD vehicle into the desert, reaching Merzouga in the afternoon. Here, your guide will be waiting with the camels that will take you across the dunes to Erg Chebbi. Watch the sunset from the back of your camel on the 2-hour trek to a Berber camp. Upon arrival at the desert shelter, your camels will be tethered as you are served a welcome mint tea. Enjoy dinner and relax as you look at the stars in the sky.
Day 2: Merzouga-thinghir, Todra gorge,Boumalan Dades:
After a delicious breakfast.we leave from Merzouga and go through the road of one thousand and one kasbah,It is one of the most important roads in the south .A stop at the out-skirt of the city of Erfoud is very important.This is where you will see the Khattarat: hundred of sahara wells,dug by the local people to bring woter from the buttom of the earth, to the oasis in the sahara .Heading forward to thinghir ,you will see many kasbah, built by local materials (wood ,rocks and mud).This is where you would see the most beautiful kasbah in Morocco.when we arrive to thinghir ,you can explore the splendid Todra Gorges on foot.It is olso important to walk in the green fields of the Todra oasis ,where Berber ladies cut alfa-alfa by sickle .Todra Georges is a best place.for having lunch (Berber tajin).
Equally important is a visit of mountains leaning on old muddy kasbah .Through this road between Merzouga to Ouarzazate you will experience the Arabian night during the day .Ouarzazate is the Moroccan Hollywood famous for its studios called Oscar hotel.After along day trip relax in one the beautiful hotels, In Ouarzazate
Day 3: Merzouga- Marrakech:
the next morning ,you will visit the famous (kasbah of Taourirt) which used to belong to the last lord of the Atlas cooperation,and head to the( kasbah of Ait Ben Hadou).It`is a Berber village gathering a number of muddy kasbahs built on the hill that is crossed by(the melah) river (salt river).At the top of the village ,there is a ware house, where they keep a their reaps(corns,wheats,et...) .
Since the mid of the 20 century,It has been the focus of many movies directors ,ther fore ,many films were turned here ,like :(Ali Baba and forty thieves),(Gladiators),(Kingdom of heavan), et...After lunch we head you to Marrakech ,through the high Atlas"Tizi ·n tichka" (2260 m),we stop for photo ,along this road you will enjoy loking at the beautiful Berber villages ,perching on the rocky mountains,and the dramatic change of mountain colors from dark-green to pink-red,a fantastic scenry till you to RAK.