5 days trip from Fez to Merzouga

Merzouga desert

Merzouga desert

Day 1: Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Midelt - Errachidia - Ziz valley - Erfoud - Merzouga
After having breakfast, Destination Midelt through the magnificient mountains and cedar forests of the Middel Atlas ,passing by Ifrane, a charming ski resort and Azrou which is an important craft center specialized in the work of cedar wood. After the Col du Zad pass (2178m), you arrive at Midelt for lunch. In the afternoon you arrive at Arfoud via Errachidia and the Ziz Valley sprinkled with the impressive palm trees. Next, you will be visiting Erg Chabbi, one of the largest areas of windblown sand dunes, where you will enjoy excursions tn the desert .Dinner and night stay at a Riad in Merzouga.

Day 2: Merzouga - Erg Chebbi - Merzouga
After a Moroccan breakfast, you will make the great tour of dunes passing by : the 2 oasis of Marzouga ,the nomadic village,the village of khamlia(Gnaoua's village),mines of MIFISS,the desertic plateaus to meet the berber nomads of the desert ,the oasis TISSARDMINE and back to the hotel at around 15h.The camels will be awaiting you for a trip across the Erg Chebbi Dunes to watch the spectacular view of the sunset and spend the night in Berber's tents in the middle of the dunes.
Day 3: Merzouga - Erfoud - Tinghir - Toudra gorges - Dades valley - Dades gorges
Rise early,so you would not miss the beautiful sunrise. After exploring the dunes,you will ride the camel's back to the hotel where you will enjoy breakfast, before leaving to Rissani and Erfoud to visit the fossilized marble.After that you will continue the journey to Touroug, palm grove Tinjdad, before you arrive at the Todra gorge. Lunch will be served to you on the spot and in the afternoon, you will be heading to the Dades Gorge via Boumalne and the dades Valley, where you will have dinner and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 4: Dades gorges - Dades valley - Roses valley - Ouarzazate
After the morning meal, you will return to the kasbah of Ait Youl through the Valley of Dades. Across the Rose Valley Road and its kasbah and ksours, you will be enjoying the beautiful landscapes before arriving at Kalla M'gouna where you will have lunch and before heading to the Palmeraie of Skoura, and the Kasbah of Amredhyle. Next destination is going to be Ouarzazate. Dinner and night stay in Riad.
Day 5: Ouarzazate - Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech
After breakfast, the whole day is dedicated to visit the city of Ouarzazte: the Kasbah of Taourirt, Tifoultoute and. the Atlas Film Studios Then we will take the road to the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou (under protection of UNESCO) to visit the Kasbah and the old village. The departure for Marrakech, via the Tizi-N-Ticha pass, will be in the afternoon. Arrival at Marrakech at around 17:30.