Sands and Splendors: Marrakech to Sahara and Fez Odyssey | 4 Days/3 Nights

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Sands and Splendors: Marrakech to Sahara and Fez Odyssey | 4 Days/3 Nights

Embark on a captivating 4-day journey from Marrakech to the heart of the Sahara and beyond to the historical city of Fez. This tour unfolds a mesmerizing panorama, traversing the Atlas Mountains, ancient kasbahs, dramatic gorges, and the undulating dunes of Merzouga. In the comfort of a 4×4 or Minivan, immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of Berber villages, culminating in the enchanting city of Fez.

 

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Skoura - Rose Valley - Dades Gorges

Commence your journey with a morning departure from your hotel, ascending the highest pass in the Atlas mountains, Tizi-NTichka (2,260m). Traverse Bereber villages, capturing the essence of local life with scenic photo stops. Explore the famed Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO world heritage site, boasting a cinematic history. Head towards Dades gorges, immersing yourself in the tranquility of Atlas mountains, with glimpses into the lives of Berber-Nomads. Check into the hotel, absorbing the tales of the day.

Day 2: Dades Gorges - Bomalne - Todra Gorges - Arfoud - Merzouga

Start your day with a hearty breakfast and a stroll amidst the stunning Canyons. Journey towards Merzouga via Todra Gorges, taking a refreshing pause by the river. Arrive in Merzouga, home to Morocco’s genuine Saharan Erg. Engage in a camel trek, traversing the golden ocean of sand. Revel in the serenity of the dunes, spending a night in nomadic tents under the starlit sky.

Day 3: Merzouga - Erg Chebbi - Merzouga

As dawn breaks, savor the beauty of sunrise from the dunes of Erg Chebbi. A camel ride returns you to the hotel for breakfast. Explore the surroundings, venturing through the oases of Merzouga, Khamlia village for a soul-stirring Gnawa music show, Mifiss mines, and encounters with nomadic Berbers. Witness the sunset over the dunes, spending the night in your accommodation amidst the tranquil desert.

Day 4: Merzouga - Arfoud - Ziz Valley - Azrou - Fez

Greet the day with another mesmerizing sunrise. After breakfast and a refreshing shower, journey to Arfoud, then to Fez via Ziz Valley. Traverse Midelt for lunch, passing through the renowned Middle Atlas cedar forest, home to Barbery apes. Late afternoon arrival in Fez marks the end of your odyssey. Drop-off at your riad/hotel, leaving you with indelible memories.

Tour Included:

Pick up and drop off at your accommodation.
4 days of exclusive services in a vehicle with AC.
4 days of services from an English-speaking driver/guide.
2 nights en-suite accommodations.
1-night desert camp under stars.
Camel ride and guide (one camel per person).
Sand-boarding in the dunes.
3 dinners and breakfasts.

Not included:

Drinks.
Lunches.
Entrance/Activity Fees.

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