We will pick you up at the port and drive through the Rif Mountains Passing by Tetouan city to enjoy the spectacular sceneries of mountains and arriving at Chefchaouen known as the Blue City of Morocco. Chefchaouen Medina has a touch of the Spanish during the colonial period. This mind-blowing city with colorful streets and crafts stores and the surrounding mountains attract the visitor to stay for more than one day. Its narrow streets paved with pebbles lead to a series of shady squares. After lunch in a local restaurant, we will continue our way to Fez, the imperial city of Morocco. Accommodation in Riad.
We will begin by picking you up from your Riad/Hotel in Fez and depart towards the desert through the amazing landscapes of Morocco via the Middle Atlas Mountains and passing by the beautiful city of Ifrane, the Switzerland of Morocco. On our way, we will make a stop in Azrou to enjoy playing with monkeys and Barbarian apes in the cedar forests and taking photos. Driving to the south through several villages, you will have the opportunity to see nomads living in tents by the side of the road. You will have free time in Midelt for lunch. In the afternoon, we will continue the way towards Merzouga Desert passing through the panoramic views of Ziz Valley and its gorges with stops to enjoy some memorable photographic shots along the way, and then we continue the road until we reach the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi (Merzouga). You will be warmly welcomed by a cup of minty tea and relax to get ready for the camel ride to the camp in the heart of the desert, that will take around 1h: 30min enjoying the beauty of the dunes and attending an incredibly amazing sunset in one of the highest sand dunes in the desert and some time for sand boarding before we head to the camp. After the dinner is served, you will enjoy some amazing Berber music with different dances under a starry sky. Night in Berber nomad tents.
We will make sure to wake you up early in order to watch the magnificent view of sunrise from the top of the dunes. Once again you will have the chance to enjoy the camel trek back to your Hotel. After taking a shower, you will enjoy a special Moroccan breakfast. We leave for Rissani where locals gather in a big Souk for trading all kinds of crafts, food and animals, then Erfoud with a stop to visit a fossil craft workshop. Later, we will drive through the great palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad before we get to Todra Gorges, a favorite place for mountain climbers, we will have free time for lunch in a café surrounded by rock walls and then enjoy the spectacular sceneries of its marvelous canyons with several stops for pictures. After lunch, we will drive through Dades Valley where you will walk along the valley and see fabulous rock formations. After that, we continue until we reach Boumales Dades to spend the night in a fancy Hotel.
Today, we will drive towards Ouarzazate passing through kelaa M’gouna known as the Valley of Roses and very famous for its annual Festival of Roses, the road of the thousand Kasbahs, and the spectacular palm grove of Skoura with several opportunities for pictures along the way. Later, we arrive in Ouarzazate known as the Hollywood of Africa; lunch is at a restaurant near the exotic Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. After touring this UNESCO World Heritage site, we will set off for Marrakech via Tizi-N-Tichka pass (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains with a stop to visit a cooperative of ARGAN Oil and learn about its benefits. Arrival in Marrakech late afternoon, we will make sure you reach your accommodation before the tour ends.
End of your trip.