Arrival at the airport of Fez, and transfer to Hotel or 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. Afterwards, we continue the road until we reach the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi (Merzouga). After having a warm shower, you will be warmly welcomed by a cup of minty tea. Night in Hotel.
In the morning, we will begin our trip with a drive to Khamlia village lived by black skinned people originally from Mali to enjoy some Gnawa music. Afterwards, we will drive through an off-road to visit a nomad family and discover their lifestyle. Then, we continue our way until we reach a shade of a typical “Acacia tree” to have lunch which will last for one hour and a half. In the afternoon, we will head back to the Hotel to have a cup of mint 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 memorable sunset in one of the highest sand dunes in the desert for a high satisfaction and doing some sand boarding. 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 spectacular 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 be served a special Moroccan breakfast. We leave for Rissani and visit the big souk where locals gather for trading all kinds of crafts, food and animals, then Erfoud with a stop to visit a local fossil craft workshop. We continue our way back to Fez crossing the Ziz Valley with its panoramic sceneries of palm groves and gorges, and passing by Medilt to arrive in Azrou where we will stop for lunch and enjoy playing with monkeys on the Cedar Forests. We continue the way to reach our destination in Fes the cultural capital of Morocco. Here we make sure you reach
Today, you will explore the pleasant city of Fez. We start after picking you up from Hotel/Riad and walk through the ancient Medina with stops for pictures. Wandering narrow streets of the Medina, we get to the Royal Palace Gate to enjoy taking lovely photos, and then the Jewish Headquarter, the first ever to be built in Morocco during the 16th century. Later, we will enjoy a visit to the oldest university in Morocco Al Quaraouiyine University, the Tanneries, and Moulay Idriss Mausoleum. After lunch in a local restaurant, we will visit the tiles cooperative and enjoy a breathtaking view of the whole Medina of Fez. Accommodation at the Hotel/Riad.
Breakfast and free time until the transfer time to the airport.
End of your trip.