4 Day/3 Night Tour from Marrakesh to Fez
Day 1: Marrakesh to El Kelaa of M’gouna via The High Atlas Mountains
Depart Marrakesh and travel over the Tizi n’Tichka Pass while enjoying superb views of the High Atlas Mountains and of the Berber villages. You will have a chance to visit the Atlas Film Studio. Stop for lunch and tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Aït Benhaddou which is located on a hill along Ouarzazate River. This glorious site of southern Moroccan architecture has been used as a backdrop for hundreds of movies including The Kingdom of Heaven, The Last Temptation of Christ , Alexander ,Prince of Persia …. Overnight in Ouarzazate.
Day 2: Driving from Ouarzazate to The Gorges.
After breakfast, you will drive through Valley (Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs) Later your destination will be towards the El Kelaa of M’gouna (Valley of the Roses), where you will spend the night. Later, you will depart for Boumalne Gorges and Todra Gorges. The latter is a canyon in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains inMorocco, near the town of Tinerhir. Both the Todgha and neighbouring Dades Rivershave carved out cliff-sided canyons on their final 40 kilometres (25 mi) through the mountains. The last 600 metres (1,969 ft) of the Todgha gorges are the most spectacular. The long valley is lined with palmery and up on the rocks you may see the Nomad families tending sheep and goats. Probably, you will see the eagles that nest in the Todra and other amazing birds. Lunch will be surved in the midway. Overnight in a traditional hotel close to the Gorges.
Day 3: From the Gorges to Sahara
After breakfast, we will continue the way to Sahara, the largest desert in the world , where you will camel trek into the beautiful Erg Chebbi Dunes. You will stay overnight in a bivouac (camp), have a chance to taste a typical berber dinner, and sleep in traditional Nomad camel hair tent under millions of stars.
Wake-up to a spectacular sunrise in the desert and enjoy breakfast. Bivouac trekkers will escort you by camels, and you will carry on your journey to Fes via Ziz Valley Gorge and cedar forests where tame Barbary apes are still living – this is an interesting route along the Middel Atlas with a stop for lunch in Midelt. Drop off in Fes.