5 days Marrakech to Chefchaouen via desert

1st day : Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Dades valley

We start our tour at 7am from your hotel in Marrakech. We drive through the high atlas (2260m high) we make many stops for the pictures on the way the biggest stop will be at Ait ben haqddou Kasbah for lunch(the Unisco world heritage site) place of the movies :Gladiator,Son of god, game of thrones  …

After lunch we’ll enjoy the beautiful natural landscapes and historical monuments of Taourirt Kasbah in Ourzazate and the Valley of the Roses, famous for its annual Festival of Roses. We’ll afterwards, pass through the Berber villages of El Kelaa des M’Gouna and Boumalene du Dades by the Valley, where we will spend the night.

2nd day: Dades Valley – Erg Chebbi Desert via Todra Gorge

leaving Boumalene Dades after breakfast, we will head to Merzouga passing through the Berber

village of Tinghir and the Todra Gorge where the canyons dominate the skyline. We will then pass through several towns along the route, stopping for lunch at either Tinjdad, or Rissani in Tafilalet region, famous for serving the Berber pizza. After lunch we will make our way to Merzouga to start our camel trek. You will have a short rest with tea, then your luggage will be left in safe rooms at the hotel.The 90 minute of camel ride will take you to a Nomadic camp in the middle of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, the highest in North Africa. The camp consists of a chain of tents equipped with mattresses and linen, a restaurant, a kitchen and toilet. During evening, you will have dinner and entertainment performed by Local staff around the camp fire.

3rd day : Erg Chebbi Desert – Fez

You’ll wake up early to attend the sunrise spectacle, then riding back the camels to your hotel. After having shower and breakfast, we leave Erg Chebbi to the north passing by the Ziz Valley and the Mid Atlas Mountains up to Fez. On our way, we will stop frequently to appreciate the Rocky mountains and plain areas. We will pause in Azrou to see the North Africa Monkeys on the wild inside a Cedar Forest. We arrive to Fez, and check in your riad.

4th day: Fez – Chefchaouen (Blue city)

We will drive to the north of Morocco through the Rif Mountains, arriving at Chefchaouen. A typical blue town by the mountains. The evening will be dedicated to exploring the simply but beautiful city of Chefchaouen where everything is set dramatically against the mountains. Things to see among many are the blue-tinted houses and cobbled streets with mountainous backdrop which create a photographic setting. Spend the night in a riad.

5th day: Chefchaouen – Mekns – Fes

After your breakfast in the riad, our journey will start towards volubilis, then driving forth via wazan and other rif villages Volubilis embodies the roman ruins and presents a unique archaeological site of Moroccan history, after the visit of the ruins we will shift our way to Meknes city, an imperial city in the 17th century, where we will hang around the historical huge walls of the medina, bab el mansour. Then we continue to Fes where the tour finishes.( We can finish with you in any other city you want).

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