3 DAYS MOROCCO PRIVATE TOUR FROM FES TO MERZOUGA DESERT AND MARRAKECH
DAY 1 : FES – IFRANE – AZROU – ZIZ GORGES AND ZIZ VALLEY – ERG CHEBBI DUNES
We will begin our journey by picking you up from your hotel and then we drive through numerous places until we arrive to Sahara. The first two cities we will encounter are Azrou and Ifrane, both are small berber towns. Azrou which means “rock” in amazigh is mostly loved for its Cidar forest which contains a wide variety of apes and monkeys. Ifrane often called the Switzerland of Morocco is another lovely town loved for its European architecture and its beautiful exotic gardens, it used to be a French resort build in 1929 eventually expanded and became filled with villas, chalets…. As we continue our journey we will stop at Midelt to have lunch and then proceed through Ziz valley and Ziz gorges. As we drive between Errachidia and Midelt we will drive by a 20 km road overlooking Ziz oued and some caves carved through cliffs. We will make a short stop at the Hassan Addakhil dam finished in 1921 it supplies water to all theregions of Errachidia. As evening approaches we will arrive at the hotel to rest and travel this time with camel to the nomad tents. We will have dinner in the heart of desert under starry sky. and sleep in one of the nomad tents .
DAY 2 : CAMEL TREK – RISSANI – ERFOUD – TODRA GORGES – DADES VALLEY :
Make sure to wake up early as to watch one of the best sunrises in one’s life. We will return to the hotel, shower and have breakfast. Then we will drive to Rissani, Erfoud and Todgha gorges through the road of the thousand Kasbahs. The later extends between Merzouga and Ouarzazat, along the road you will be able to gaze at the peaks of mountains and and palm groves. We will stop at Todgha gorges another formidable place to visit, its famous reddish rocks change color through the day. Its gorges are narrow and high. Our next destination will be Boulmane Dades, started of as a small town and it grew to what it is today, by the second half of the 20th century. It contains the holy shrine of Sidi Daoued. And through the limestone cliffs we will drive to Dades gorges where we will stay and have dinner at.
DAY 3 : DADES VALLEY – ROSE VALLEY – SKOURA – AIT BENHADDOU – MARRAKECH:
You will start of today’s activities with a yummy delicious breakfast among the breathtaking mountains. After rejuvenating we will drive to Rose valley and Kalaat Mgouna a city famous for its flower products and the annual ceremony in which they celebrate their harvest. It used to be a French colony for administrative aims and held banks. We will also stop at Skoura Oasis connected to Oued Idelssan around it an exotic garden with giant palm trees, olive trees and wheat. As we continue we will stop at Amerdil Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Skoura. The last also has two more Kasbahs built by Glaoui family one of the pure and oldest families to exist in Morocco. We will have lunch in Ait benhaddou and then we will return to Marrakech by evening.