Routes from fez to marrakech 5 days Routes from fez to desert 5 days trips to morocco 4x4

17th Jun 2017
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Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga:

Today we head south to the Sahara desert, crossing the mountains of the Middle Atlas and enjoy breathing the fresh air coming from the cedar forests, plus we will pause for a time of one hour with the monkeys, photo stops in splendid panoramic views, driving through the valley of Ziz and Tafilalet palm (large oasis), reaching the dunes of Erg Chebbi, the great dunes of Merzouga. Hostel accommodation.

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Day 2: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi:

We woke before dawn to watch the sunrise. Camel back to the hostel. Shower and breakfast. We went to surround the Erg Chebbi sand expanse of desert where the Great Dune of Morocco, over 250 meters, connecting by track of the route followed by the former Paris-Dakar, with the mountains bordering Algeria background. Stop at the oasis of Tissardmin and continue until a nomadic settlement where we will learn some secrets of her life and customs. Rear stop at a viewpoint where you can contemplate the Erg Chebbi together. Stop in Khamlia, indigenous people of Mali, where relax with a cup of tea while enjoying a short concert of Gnawa music. Return to the lodge, lunch and free time to climb the dunes and take advantage of a romantic sunset. After dinner, we expect a show with Berber drums. Dinner and overnight

Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges:

back to your hotel with camels for breakfast and shower. Then we went through the desert to the ancient city of Rissani and Todra Gorges (you can walk through the Todra Gorge along the river), we stop to enjoy the panoramic views of the old Berber villages of mud with views the valley. Lunch will be at a restaurant below the high red cliff, where many rock climbers come to enjoy their favorite sport. Later we continue to the Dades. Night in a shelter in Dades gorges.

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Day 4: Dades Gorges – Kalaa Magouna – Ait Ben Hadou – Ouarzazate:

A scenic ride awaits you as you drive through Kalaa Magouna, famous for her pink and products every year is celebrated in May Rose Festival, we continue down the road of the thousand kashbas and to Skoura, Ouarzazate and photogenic Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a resting point for caravans in the past and the scene of many international films today (UNESCO World Heritage since 1987 and where many movies were filmed as Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, Gladiator, Asterix …) Lunch at restaurant overlooking the Kasbah, night will be at the hotel in Ouarzazate.

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Marrakech:

The journey is a series of strong points. This day is one of them. The 200 km between Marrakesh Ouarzazate run through the High Atlas. The road must be traveled slowly, for its beauty and for being a mountain pass that crosses the Atlas to almost 2,300m. Rounding out the spectacular day, the road will follow the old caravan route linking the two cities Ounila Valley, where kasbahs built in caves and we also take the Telouet. Finally arrival in Marrakech and End of services.

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