Our Real Morocco organizes a private 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga. this tour starts from Marrakech to the dunes of Sahara Desert through the large gorges, before arriving at fez after a wonderful night in the biggest dunes in the world.
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3 days tour from Marrakech to Fez via Merzouga</3>
Day 1 Marrakech - Todgha Canyon
Day 1 Marrakech - Todgha Canyon
We left early in the morning from your hotel or riad in Marrakech on the way to Skoura Valley, we cross the high atlas with 2260 meters of height always with an incredible nature landscape until the Kasbah of Aït-Ben-Haddou one of the oldest and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will visit this site with a local guide and we will lunch nearby.
The Kasbah is a group of several small fortresses, or (kasbahs), arriving to have ten meters of height each one. Most of the city’s inhabitants now live in a more modern village on the other side of the river; however, eight families still live in the old Kasbah and making this visit is like stepping into the back of a movie as it has been filmed there several famous films including Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, Gladiator, Alexander and Prince of Persia
After lunch we take the road to The Dades Valley between the High Atlas Mountains and the Jbel Saghro range at the south. The area provides one of the largest oasis and several Kasbahs. In fact a nickname for the region is “Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs” due to the many located throughout the valley.
As one moves through Dades Valley it is possible to reach the Dades Gorge and the Todra Gorges (Canyon).
The Grand canyon area of TODGHA gorge one of the most famous nature landscape in morocco, the imposing canyon walls make this place one of the most stunning rock formations in all of North Africa.
There is a road that runs the length of the gorge, the walls are smooth and rise impressively on both sides. Sunlight struggles to reach this part of the valley, and the river water is ice cold.
In this impressive place we will stay for the night and dinner at a riad.
Day 2 Todgha Canyon - Merzouga
Breakfast at your hotel with incredible views of the Dades Valley.
We drive from Todra to visit the grand canyon moroccan. We will lunch on the canyons region before returning on the road to Merzouga.
After lunch we continue driving to Merzouga and we will stop to see some old tunnels made in the desert that served to capture water from the underground rivers around the 14 century then continue to Erfoud the last city before Merzouga.
Arriving in Merzouga we will have your camels ready to take you on a 1 hour ride to your camp.
You will have dinner in the desert, after you can enjoy to joint the berberes and listen the music by the fire before you go to rest in your berbere tent.
Day 3 Merzouga – Fez
Wake up early in the morning to see the sun rising at the top of a sand dune then have your breakfast and enjoy one more hour camel ride back to our car in Merzouga.
Our final destination will be the city of Fez but until then there will be a day full of good experiences and fantastic landscapes.
On our way to the north we will do a short stop in Midelt, the great charm of this small town lies in its location between the Middle Atlas and the Grand Atlas. It is surrounded by mountains and has a fantastic Atlas landscape.
Soon we will arrive to Ifrane city, On the outskirts of the city there are three protected natural areas: the Ifrane National Park, the northwest, the Cedar Forest to the south and the Ifrane Game Reserve to the northeast. Located at an altitude of 5,460 feet above sea level in the Middle Atlas region, this small hill town has a Swiss alpine feel to it.
Due to the high altitude, snow is abundant in winter and has a cool summer weather which may be an “exotic touch” to our trip.
In the landscape arise forests of giant cedars and colonies of monkeys similar to those that populate the rock of Gibraltar.
We will arrive in Fez city in the end of the day and will drop you of in your hotel.
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