Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Errachidia – Ziz valley – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast at your hotel, we travel through Mid Atlas Mountains toward the desert of Merzouga admiring the changing landscape and culture. Driving through the cedar woods of the middle Atlas we pass by the towns of Ifrane,a charming ski resort, and Azrou, a center specialized in cedar wood handicrafts. After driving over the Zad pass (2,178m/7,146ft) we arrive in Midelt for lunch. From here we take the road again in the afternoon towards Erfoud via Errachidia and the Ziz valley dotted with palm trees, and continue to Merzouga, located in proximity of the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. In Merzouga, you’ll have dinner and spend the night in hotel.
Day 2: Merzouga – Erfoud –Todra Gorges – Dades Valley – Dades Gorges
Wake up early morning to admire the sunrise and then return by camels to the hotel for breakfast before we depart for Rissani and Erfoud to visit the treatment of fossil filled marble. Passing by Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves we then arrive to Todra Gorges for lunch. In the afternoon, we drive via Boumalne and the Dades valley to Dades Gorges, where you’ll enjoy dinner and spend the night in hotel.
Day 3: Dades Gorges – Roses Valley – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast, we travel west taking the Dades gorges route crossing the valley of roses with its kasbah and ksours and stop at Ait to visit its impressive ksar. Driving through the valley you can enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Kelaa Mgouna and the palm groves of Skoura, where we will stop to visit the kasbah of Amerhidil before heading to Ouarzazate for lunch. From here, we drive through the beautiful High Atlas Mountains to finally reach Marrakech.
Fes to Merzouga Tours, “Magic Desert Authenticity” – 3 days