Day 1: Drive from Fes to Midelt City:
We will pick you up from your hotel after breakfast and spend the next few hours driving through the Middle Atlas mountains passing through several scenic mountains towns along the way. Some highlights include passing through quaint ski resort town of Ifrane and seeing the barbary macque-inhabited cedar forests. We’ll pass through a few other other small towns such as Boulaajoule and Zaida before arriving at the hotel in Midelt. 4 hour drive.
Day 2: Drive from Midelt to Sahara Desert ( Merzouga):
We will head southeast across the Middle Atlas and eastern part of High Atlas traversing through the amazing Ziz Valley. You will have gorgeous views over dom in the foot of eastern High Atlas mountains in Errachidia province. After lunch in Arfoud town we’ll drive via Risani to the hotel where we will start your camel trek to your Sahara Desert camp. 3 hours drive and 1 hour camel trek.
Day 3: Drive to Todra Gorges:
We will depart early from the desert and will catch the sunrise as we travel to the hotel for breakfast and a shower. Then we will drive to Todra Valley where we will have a picturesque walk along the river in the palm groves and the will enjoy the natural beauty of the Todra Gorges. We will overnight at a hotel in Todra Valley. 4 hour drive. 1 hour walk.
Day 4 : Drive to Ait Benhaddou kasbahs:
Today we will have a nice drive through Tinghir City, Boumalne Dades and Rose Valley. This is a fertile valley for agricultural products such as wheat, barley, corn and alfalfa and the Rose Valley is known for it’s locally produced “rose” cosmetics such as rose water, perfumes and creams. This area is also known as “The Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs” for the many Berber Kasbahs in the area. We will make a stop at the main door of the desert, Ouarzazate city which is known as the Hollywood of Morocco, since it is a popular international film making location. Then we will head to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou. Overnight in hotel. 4 hours drive.
Day 5: Drive to Marrakech:
After breakfast, we will drive through Ounila Valley at the foot of the High Atlas Mountains and will enjoy wonderful views of the Telouet region. We will then have the chance to visit the stunning Kasbah de Telouet that was built by former Berber government official, Thami El GLaoui, who was pasha of Marrakech. We will then head across the Atlas Mountains via the famous zig-zagging Tizi N’Tichka Pass. And drive through the Al Haouz plain as we approach Marrakech. 6 hours drive.
What is Included:
– English speaking guide, Berber by origin
– Accommodation during the days of your trip (3 or 4 star hotels) which includes breakfast
– Two dinners ( at desert camp, guesthouse)
– Transfers during days of your trip by air-conditioned 4×4 cars or private minibus according to size of group
What is Not Included:
– The flights from and to your homeland
– Fresh drinks (water bottles during your trip)
– Tips for local team ( guide, driver)
2 people: 760 € per person in private tour.
4 people: 730 € per person in private tour.