Start and end in Marrakesh! With the Explorer tour “Experience Merzouga, Fes, and the Ouzoud Waterfalls over a 6-day/5-night journey originating in Marrakech.”, you have a 6 days tour package taking you through Marrakesh, Morocco and 11 other destinations in Morocco. “Experience Merzouga, Fes, and the Ouzoud Waterfalls over a 6-day/5-night journey originating in Marrakech.” includes an expert guide, meals, transport.
Your journey begins with a pick-up from your hotel or Marrakech Airport at 8:00 am. We’ll embark on a scenic drive lasting approximately 2 hours, traversing the Atlas Mountains via the picturesque Tizi ‘n Tichka pass. Along the way, we’ll pause for photo opportunities and enjoy a delightful breakfast. Our first stop will be the historic town of Telouet, home to a remarkable 17th-century kasbah, which we’ll explore. Continuing our adventure, we’ll head towards Ouarzazate, where we’ll visit the UNESCO-protected Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, an iconic architectural gem. Lunch will be savored here, and we’ll also have the chance to explore the Atlas Film Studios, a significant part of Morocco’s cinematic heritage. Subsequently, our journey will take us to Skoura, a town offering stunning vistas of numerous other charming kasbahs, as we make our way to the enchanting Dades Valley. You’ll spend the night at a comfortable hotel in Dades Valley.”
After breakfast, we will drive to Todgha city to explore Todra Gorge, and then go to Tinjdad village where we will stop for lunch. After lunch, we will pass through the towns of Erfoud and Rissani In the direction of Merzouga, home of Erg Chebbi, the tallest sand dunes in Morocco. We will arrive at the hotel in the late afternoon/early evening, where you will have some time to relax by the swimming pool and have berber tea. Around 5:30pm, we will ride the camels from the hotel for about one hour and a half through the desert dunes. We will arrive at the berber tents, have some time to relax, drink berber tea with nomads at the camp, and go over to the dunes to watch the sunset. Dinner will be at the camp, followed by music around the campfire. Overnight in the berber tent.
“Before the break of dawn, our camel guide will rouse you to ascend the dunes and witness the sun’s majestic emergence above the horizon. In the winter months when the days are shorter, we will commence the camel trek, pausing en route to embrace the sunrise’s beauty. Upon our return to the hotel, you’ll have the opportunity for refreshing showers and a hearty breakfast before we resume our journey towards Fez. Our departure from Merzouga will take us through various captivating destinations, including Arfoud, Errachidia, the picturesque Ziz Valley, Medilt, the Cedar Forests of Azrou, Ifrane, and ultimately, Fez. If fortune smiles upon us, you may even catch a glimpse of the playful monkeys inhabiting these forests. We’ll pause for lunch at one of the delightful restaurants along the route. The night will be spent in the comfort of a Fez hotel, preparing for more adventures in this remarkable city.”
“Following breakfast, you’ll have an entire day to explore the esteemed and culturally rich city of Fez, guided by a knowledgeable local. The city boasts numerous remarkable monuments, including Madrasahs (Koranic schools), Chahrij, Bouinania Attarin, Fez El-Jedid, and the illustrious Karaouine Mosque, renowned as the world’s first university. Your journey will also encompass visits to the tanneries, clay workshops, artisan districts, and the sprawling, historic souks within the largest and oldest medina in Morocco. After a day filled with exploration, you’ll spend the night in the enchanting city of Fez.”
At 8:00 a.m., our journey from Fes commences with a drive to Meknes, where we’ll delve into the historical Roman city, Volubilis. Once we arrive in this region, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the intriguing Roman Ruins and visit the sacred town of Moulay Idriss. A leisurely stroll around the remarkable Roman city site will be followed by time to immerse yourself in the history of Morocco’s first Arab conquerors in the quaint, sacred town of Moulay Idriss. We will then make our way to Meknes, where you can dedicate your afternoon to discovering some of the imperial city’s notable attractions. As we continue our journey towards Marrakech, traversing the picturesque Middle Atlas, we’ll make a stop in Ouzoud Village for the night, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing break along the way.”
This morning, we kick-start our day with a visit to the breathtaking Ouzoud Waterfall. You’ll have the opportunity to witness the waterfall from a vantage point above before descending to enjoy a delightful lunch near its refreshing waters. Following our time at Ouzoud, we’ll commence our return journey to Marrakech, making a stop to explore Imi N Ifri along the way. By late afternoon, we’ll be back in Marrakech.”