7 Days from Ouarzazate to Fes Via Sahara Desert

 

Description

Day 1 :Arriving to Ouarzazate.

Arriving to the airport and transfer to your Accommodation.

Day 2 : Ouarzazate– Ait ben hadou – Ouarzazate.

You will be picked up by a four-wheel drive and one of our staff from your accommodation and start our trip exploring the area of Ouarzazate and its surrounding. After we visit one of the highlights mark, THE TAOURIRTE KASBAH ,we heading toward the world human heritage site of Ait Ben Hadou. It is considered as UNESCO centre since 1987.Landscape of different kinds of movies such as:
Lawrence d’Arabie (1962)
Sodome et Gomorrhe (1962)
L’Homme qui voulut être roi (1975)
Bandits, bandits (1981)
Le Diamant du Nil (1985)
Tuer n’est pas jouer (1987)
La Dernière Tentation du Christ (1988)
Un thé au Sahara (1990)
Kundun (1997)
La Momie (1999)
Gladiator (2000)
Alexandre (2004)
Babel (2006

Day 3 :Ouarzazate -Rose valley – Boumalne Dades  – Tinghir – Merzouga (The Desert):

After breakfast, we begin the day,going through the palm grooves of Skoura,passing from the Rose town,and Boumaln Dades,then the splandid gorge of Toudra. Tinghir is one of the most and nicest palmars city in Morocco  then to Erfoud city, and Errisani,the first imperial city of Morocco, before we get to Merzouga.
Sleeping in the hotel.

 Day 4 : Merzourga – Erg Chebbi – Merzouga .

After breakfast in your hotel, you will start an explorative journey of the area before you camel trek and spend the night at the desert camp. Today, you’ll visit the Gnawa people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, to experience their music and culture. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations, depending on the season. You will also visit the authentic souk of Rissani, an area that was famous for the caravans trading as far as Timbouctou in Mali. Here you will walk the souks , viewing vegetables , dates, crafts and animals before we go back to the hotel. In the afternoon, you will ride your camel and trek within the sand sea of Merzouga, in time to enjoy the sunset before you have dinner in the camp where you spend the night.

Day 5 : Merzouga – ziz Valley – Midelt – Azrou – Ifran – Fes .

Early in the morning we will wake you up to watch what well may be the best sunrise of your life. You’ll peacefully camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga. Over the dunes, you couldn’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses.
After breakfast in your, you will start travelling to Fes via the Ziz Valley and Azrou. You will enjoy the fascinating landscape along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, and through the Tizi n’Talghamt Pass to Midelt. Stop in Zaida to enjoy a barbecue and refreshment with a glass of mint tea then continue our journey to Fes. You will stop at the Cedar Forest, on the Middle Atlas Mountains where you will see the Barbarian apes in the wild. Get to Fes at the end of the day and check in to your riad. Overnight in Riad.

Day 6 : Fes – Fes

Most of the morning will be spent visiting the medina (the old city) and its historical monuments. You will start with a walking tour within the narrow labyrinth streets, visiting the famous old Tanneries , and then the Quaraouine Mosque and University , the Attarin Medersa and the Najjarin Fountain. Later, by the second half of the day, we will pick you up and drive to the old Jewish quarter and the Royal palace gate yard, where you will learn about the Jewish history in Morocco. Your visit includes the tile art factory and then a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes.

Day 7 : Fes – Airport

Transfer to the airport and end of our sevices.