Short Tour: Desert from Fez to Marrakesh
This journey is private and designed to give the traveler the broadest sense of Morocco, its culture, people, geography, Sahara Desert, Camel ride and overnight in a nomad tent, the Road of 1,000 Kasbahs, The Rose Valley, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, the High Atlas Mountains, and traditional Berber Villages. Camel Riding, Craft Tours, Cultural Tours, Historical Tours.
3 Nights / 4 Days Tour
For independent travelers: Our Guided Tour enhances your experience without hindering your journey. We’re there when you need us, and give you the opportunity to explore on your own if you desire.
Day 1: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Errachidia – Erfoud – Camel ride & overnight in the desert
Your English-speaking driver will pick you up from your hotel in Fez to start your desert trip.
You’ll discover verdant forests and rugged rock formations, and vibrant Berber villages with terraced farms. Descending down the mountains en route to the Sahara Desert, you’ll stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks, and through Errachidia to Erfoud, where your Jeep will transport you to the sugar fine sands of the Sahara. Climb aboard your camel for a 1hour and half trek out to the oasis where you will spend the night in Berber tents with a private bathroom.
Dinner at your nomad camp in the desert.
Meals Included: Dinner
* Fossil / Museum Factory in Erfoud
* Saharaoui Town and Souk
* Ruins of Sijilmassa
* Ksar (Fortified Village)
* Magical Dunes of Erg Chebbi
Day 2: Todra Gorges / Dades / Ouarzazate / Ait Benhaddou / Rose Valley / Ouarzazate
After breakfast, you will return by camel to the Jeeps for the trip back to Erfoud where you will travel behind the High Atlas Mountains to Oaurazazate. Upon arrival at the Dades Gorges, explore the exquisite scenery and meet the nomadic Berbers.
From Dades, you’ll travel to Ouarzazate, known as the “Road of 1,000 Kasbahs” and the film site for many Hollywood movies, including Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, and The Gladiator. Visit a kasbah, and spend the night in accommodations overlooking the famous Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou and enjoy life off the beaten path.
Dinner at ait Ben haddou restaurant.
B&B at your charming Kasbah.
Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner
* Todra Gorges
* Dades Gorges
* Valley of Roses
* Ait Benhaddou
Day 3: Ouarzazate – Ourika Valley (High Atlas Mountains)
Morning drive for a special visit to the famous Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou. After lunch, continue your adventure along the majestic beauty of the High Atlas Mountains, through the scenic route of Tizi n’Tichka’s lush oasis valleys and mountainous areas highly popular with trekkers. You’ll stop for a break at one of the Berber villages on your way to Ourika / High Atlas Montains past a pageantry of fragrant, dense pine and cedar forests, terraced farms and sienna mud-brick Berber villages to visit the Berber village of Anrar.
Afternoon to enjoy a private visit at a Berber family home, where you’ll experience the ritual pouring of mint tea. And then it’s on to the lovely garden of the valley near the souk Lathinie.
You will make a visit to one of the Jewish shrine of the high atlas mountains, and you will meet with the last Berber at the Ourika valley.
Discover the hidden Berber villages of the valley and explore the Berber village of Anrar and the others near by.
Dinner and an overnight stay at your luxury Berber Kasbah Omar in the village of Anrar.
A traditional Moroccan Hammam (steam bath) and massage are available at the Kasbah Omar for extra cost. (Please let us know in advance if you would like to make an appointment.)
Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 4: Transfer to Marrakech
End of our services!!
- If you wish to modify the itinerary according to specific dates, interests or city of arrival or departure, please advise us.
- Pick up from any airport, port or train station in Morocco is available.
- This tour can be extended or modified to start or end wherever the guest may wish.
2 years and under are free of charge
2 – 6 years old 75% off
7-11 years old 50% off
12 years old & up full cost
* 4* Riad, Kasbah & hotel lodging
* Breakfast daily
* All dinners
* 4×4 in & out of Merzouga
* Camel Ride / Nomad guide in Sahara
* Overnight / Nomad tent / Sahara
* Private Car, Gas, Tolls & English speaking driver for the entire trip
* All taxes
Not included in package price:
* Travel Insurance