Embark on a 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes, weaving through stunning landscapes and cultural gems. From historic Ait Ben Haddou to the mesmerizing Gorges of Dades and the golden dunes of Merzouga, this trip promises rich experiences. Immerse yourself in the unique blend of history, natural wonders, and vibrant traditions that define the heart of Morocco.
Scenic drive through the High Atlas Mountains via Tizi-n-Tichka pass.
UNESCO-listed Ait Ben Haddou, an iconic Kasbah with a cinematic history.
Exploration of breathtaking Gorges of Dades and Todra.
Surreal experience in Merzouga, with camel trekking and desert adventures.
Cultural encounters in Gnawi village and artisanal houses of Merzouga.
Sunrise spectacle in the Sahara Desert, a visual feast for the senses.
Traverse through diverse landscapes from Erfoud to Zaida and Azrou.
Pause in Ifrane, adding a touch of charm to the journey.
Culmination in Fes, a city steeped in history and architectural marvels.
Day 1 – Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou -to Gorges of Dades:
Our journey commences with the first light of day in Marrakech, and as we savor a hearty breakfast, we set forth on a captivating drive through the High Atlas Mountains. The Tizi-n-Tichka pass at an elevation of 2260 meters unfolds before us, offering breathtaking views of the Berber villages nestled in the mountainous terrain. A highlight awaits at Ait Ben Haddou, a historic marvel and UNESCO-listed site that has graced the silver screen in iconic films. The day unfolds with a traverse through the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs, Kalaat Mgouna, and culminates in the enchanting Gorges of Dades, where dinner awaits against the backdrop of these captivating rock formations.
Day 2 – Gorges of Dades to Gorges of Todra to Merzouga:
As the morning sun graces the Gorges of Dades, we embark on another day of exploration. The incredible rock formation known as “the monkey” beckons, unveiling a natural wonder steeped in history. Our journey leads us to Erfoud, renowned for its exquisite dates, and further to Rissani for a midday repast. The golden dunes of Merzouga emerge on the horizon, a surreal landscape that promises a unique experience. Here, camels patiently await, and a cup of mint tea becomes a prelude to an evening in a local hotel or riad, surrounded by the serenity of the Sahara.
Day 3 – Merzouga Area and Camel Trek:
After a leisurely breakfast, the day unfolds with an exploration of the Merzouga region. Our discoveries include the Gnawi village, a locale imbued with unique cultural richness, the picturesque Merzouga lake with its graceful flamingos, and artisanal craft houses. The afternoon heralds a camel trek, a quintessential experience guided by seasoned hands, offering an intimate encounter with the mesmerizing sand-sea of Erg Chebbi. The day gracefully concludes in a traditional tent, where the tranquil desert night becomes the backdrop for a delightful dinner.
Day 4 – Merzouga to Fes:
A predawn awakening beckons to witness the Sahara’s magical sunrise, an ethereal spectacle that marks the start of our journey back to Fes. Following a nourishing breakfast, the road unfolds through Errachidia, Tizi Ntlaghmat, and Midelt, each place adding its unique charm to our voyage. A pause in Zaida treats us to a barbecue and a moment of reprieve with mint tea. As we traverse through Azrou, encounters with playful monkeys punctuate the landscape. The journey through Ifrane unveils the final chapter of our tour from Marrakech to Fes, a voyage steeped in cultural richness and the diverse tapestry of Morocco.