Morocco Nomad Journeys

5 days from Fes to Merzouga

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Descriptions

Morocco’s sights and activities are abundant over the five-day journey from Fes to Marrakech. Beyond everything, discovering Morocco’s many cultures and scenic landscapes is a unique experience. You will thus notice how the landscape of Morocco changes during the journey, ranging from mountains to arid desert and rocky terrain. The tribes of the north, the desert, and the mountains all have different cultures.

Our tour includes stops in all the significant cities as well as tourist hotspots to make the journey unforgettable. Trekking, incredible off-road adventures, and the wonderful Moroccan towns are all included. The Atlas Mountains, the desert, and kasbahs may all be visited. Camels can be ridden in the desert. The option to spend the night in a genuine Berber village and camp is also available. A once-in-a-lifetime desert experience is what we have in store for you.

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Itinerary

 

Once you arrive in Fes, your exclusive 5 days journey to Marrakech will begin. On the first day, we will pick you up at the airport and drive you via the Middle Atlas Mountains to Merzouga, a desert. We'll stop in both Ifran and Azrou, two villages known for their lovely cedar trees, and make a pit stop to see the monkeys living in the wild and feed them. Before stopping for a satisfying lunch in the town of Zaida,

 

After that, we travel to Errachidia and Erfoud via Ziz valley so that we can have time to see the local fossils. Next, we head to the Erg Chebbi desert to experience a camel ride through the dunes to witness the sunset and take pictures of the breathtaking view of the sand dunes. Finally, we travel to one of the opulent camps to spend the night and unwind under the stars.

After a hearty breakfast the next day, you'll visit to El Khamlia, a village where dark-skinned people with roots in Sub-Saharan Africa live with Gnawa culture and music. En route, we'll stop in Mefes, a small, deserted town known for its lead mining and minerals, to learn about the family's way of life and enjoy a cup of tea in their tent hose.

 

To begin the camel ride and discover the gorgeous Erg-Chebbi wavy sand dunes, we will proceed to the skilled camel master who is waiting for us. You'll halt, so you may take a break, watch the sunset, and try sandboarding.

 

After a long day of exploring the desert, you'll spend the night in a traditional Berber-style nomad tent, where you'll have a wonderful supper and music celebration around the fire.

You will get up early the next morning to start the third day of your journey. You will have breakfast and take a shower before leaving to see Rissani's tourist attractions, such as the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali chrif. Passing Erfoud City and Tinjdad along the road, and arriving at the Tudgha Gorges, a group of limestone river canyons, or wadis, near the Moroccan town of Tineghir in the eastern High Atlas Mountains are waiting for you to explore.

 

Not too far, Dades Valley are found near the Tudgha gores, these two rivers are sculpting out these enormous gorges with cliff-sided sides, by visiting this area, you will absolutely admire the landscape and want to come again. Having lunch in Dades’ restaurant is programmed before we drive you to Kelaa Megouna where rose is produced by locals in small factories, and they sell rose products as a local business. There in Kelaa Megouna you will your dinner and spend the night in a Local hotel.

 

Ouarzazate is th next distination after breakfast in the fourth day, the center of the film industry and a popular vacation spot for international filmmakers. Take your time to see the Atlas studios, where the majority of the film is produced there. Then, go to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, one of Morocco's most famous walled settlements and the setting for both Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. Known as the "Granada of the Desert," . The Kasbah is considered as  a UNESCO World Heritage Site that every visitor to Morocco should drop a visit.

 

Heading directly to Marrakech after a having lunch on the way in a restaurant that serve the local food, we will pass the Tizi N Tichka road, a way that provide a breathtaking landscape to see and enjoy before reaching our destination ”the red city” or Marrakech where you supposed to spend the night in hotel or Riad.

We shall begin our Marrakech guided tour according to the time of your fly. The best attractions in the city, including the well-known Jamaa el-Fna plaza, the Koutoubia mosque, the souks, palaces, and museums, will be visited during this day.