A fantastic 8 days discovering ancient Fez, the Moyen Atlas with its lush woodlands and waterfalls, towering gorges and take a camel ride to a desert camp.
Day 1: Fez – Fez
Arrival and transfer to Hotel. We gather at the airport and transfer to hotel / Riad, depending on the time of arrival, possibility of a first contact with the visit of the Medina of Fez. Dinner and overnight in hotel / Riad
Day 2: Fez / Cultural tour– full day to know the Medina of Fez
Full day dedicated to discover the intellectual city of the kingdom. There are many monuments you can visit: Medersas (Koranic schools), Bou Inania, Chahrij, Bouinania Attarin, Souks, Fes El-Jedid, the Quaraouiyine Mosque (first university in the world).
Day 3: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga (Desert)
After breakfast, departure from Fez in the direction of Merzouga Desert. Cross the Middle and High Atlas Mountains through the Ziz Valley, where extensive palm filled oasis are revealing during this day trip, the typical geography of southern Morocco. Arrival in the evening at the door of the Sahara Desert, Merzouga. Accommodation in
atraditional adobe Kasbah at the foot of the dunes of Merzouga.
Day 4: Merzouga – Khamlia – Erg Chebbi
Now you are in the desert! … Enjoy the magic of the dunes. In the morning, early, when the heat is not yet strong, we’ll take the 4×4 and explore these desert lands, the lake Dayet Srij which is seasonally full of flamingos and to the house of a family of Gnawa musicians or Bambara, descendants of black slaves from Sudan, who will delight us with traditional music. We go into the dunes, using the old “Paris-Dakar”rally tracks where we meet some nomadic families living as they can in this sea of sand and stone … A truly unforgettable adventure!! We return to the hotel and leave the vehicle 4×4 there. In the afternoon we will ride on camels to take us to the heart of the desert to admire one unforgettable sunset.Dinner and overnight in Haimas – nomadic tents, in the heart of the “Erg Chebbi” dunes.
Day 5: Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Todra Gorges
Up early to admire the sunrise between the dunes. Return to Merzouga and after breakfast, we take the 4×4 and head towards Rissani to visit its legendary market (The nearest market to the desert). After the visit of Rissani we continue and pass through several villages, Erfoud, Tinjdad until we reach Todra Gorge, dinner and overnight at a hotel in the gorge.
Day 6: Todra Gorges – Ouzoud Falls
After breakfast, visit the Todra Gorge, whose vertical walls rise sharply, reaching 300 m in height. It is one of the most famous natural sights in Morocco. After visiting this spectacular landscape we will go to Ouzoud Falls where the waterfall cascades more than 120 m. Dinner and overnight in Riad / Kasbah.
Day 7: Waterfalls Ouzoud – Beni Mellal – Middle Atlas – Fez
Breakfast and visit the Ouzoud Falls, the largest in North Africa, once we have visited these beautiful waterfalls, we go to Fez through the Middle Atlas and through Khenifra. Dinner and overnight in Riad / Hotel.
Day 8: Fez – Transfer to Airport Fez
After breakfast, transfer at the agreed time to the airport. End of our services.
Included in the tour:
- Private Tour, there will be no more people in the group
- Pick up at the hotel, riad, airport or wherever you want
- Transportation in Toyota Landcruiser 4×4 or Minibus
- English speaking driver
- 3 nights in Riad / Kasbah half board
- 1 night in nomad camp on half board
- Fuel, tolls and all associated costs
- Camel ride to the camp
Not Included in the Tour:
- Meals half day
- Entrance fees