Tour 3 Days Fès – Marrakech
A tour to experience Morocco’s culture and the unforgettable landscapes. Visit the city of Rissani, admire the Dades Valley scenario and the beautiful High Atlas Mountains.
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- Vacation Style Holiday Type
- Activity Level Challenging
- Group Size Small Group
- 7:00 AM Day 1 - FEZ-THE DUNES OF MERZOUGA
Departure is scheduled for early morning and the trip includes the Middle Atlas, Irfan e Azrou. It will be possible to take a break at the cedars forest, where we will see the “Cedre Gouraund” tree and Barbary monkeys. Then, we will move south and, while passing several villages, we will certainly have the opportunity to come into contact with nomadic people. Our next stop is Midelt where we will make a short stop for lunch before crossing the Tizi N’Talghomt pass (1907 m). Moreover, we will cross the Ziz Gorge and arrive at a place near Errachidia, where you can see the Hassan Al-Dakhil Dam, that is famous for its clear waters. Our trip continues toward Erfound, where we will visit the oasis of Aoufous, located along the Ziz River. By camel we will finally reach the desert, where we will spend the night among the dunes enjoying the evening and having dinner under the stars.
- 5:30 AM DAY 2 - MERZOUGA-RISSANI-ERFOUND-THE TODRA GORGES-DADES VALLEY
We recommend waking up early so you can admire the sunrise after enjoying a good breakfast. Still by camel you will be able to return to your hotel where you can have a hot shower to give you the energy to face a new day of our tour. Secondly, we will leave for Rissani, reaching Zawiya Moulay Ali ashSharif, where you can also visit the Souk, the famous local market. We will then continue our journey to Tinghir, passing through Erfound, known as the “capital of the marble fossils”. Along the way we will also see the Khatarat (irrigation canals). The next stop will be Tinejdad or Tinghir where we can have lunch. Afterwards we will continue the tour by walking on the path along the river to reach the gorges. Once there, we will continue on foot and we can admire the landscape characterized by high rock walls (3000 m). We will then head to the Dades Gorges. Dinner and overnight stay are planned at a Riad.
- 8:30 AM DAY 3 - DADES GORGES-VALLEY OF THE ROSES-OUARZAZATE-AIT BEN HADDOU-MARRAKECH
Today’s destination is Ouarzazate, that we will reach passing through Boumalne du Dades El-Kelaa M’Gouna and Skoura. In Ouarzazate you can stop to see the Kasbah of Taourirt, which was built under the Glaoui dynasty. From here we will reach the village of Ait Ben Haddou for lunch. Later we will arrive at the exotic Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, and then we cross the Tizi N’Tichka pass (2260 m), where we will have the opportunity to take photos and enjoy the beautiful High Atlas Mountains. Our tour will end here.