Take a budget tour from Marrakech to Fez via Merzouga Sahara desert tour 3 days/2 nights to enjoy stunning views of the Atlas Mountains and to explore Ait Benhaddou, Ride a camel and spend overnight at Erg Chebbi dunes in a Berber Camp under the Milky Way and the Poles Stars.
Early in a blue-skied morning and at an already appointed time, we will start our journey to uncover the beauties of southern Morocco. This trip will take us to the fascinating Sahara desert through mesmerising natural sceneries. Starting in Marrakesh, our destination today is Ouarzazate. Our scenic route marks our road-trip with colourful landscapes and tidy Berber Villages. Our first stop will be in Ait-Ben Haddou, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, for Lunch. Et Hami El Glaoui, the founder of this Kasbah, was one of the last Berber chieftains during the 19th century. The menu is stuffed with diverse options of dishes. Then we will head south towards the Dades Valley through the oasis of Skoura. Then we will carry on to our Riad/Hotel at Ait Ben Haddou where we will spend the night. For better comfort and flexibility purposes, this trip offers recommendations of Hotels and Riads to spend the night. They are different in terms of theme and position in the oasis
After breakfast and at an already appointed time, we will proceed our journey toward Merzouga. This road is known as the path of 1000 Kasbahs. Colourful and tidy Berber (Amazigh) Villages surround them. We will arrive to Tinghir after a 45 kms drive. This village is fascinating by its surrounding palm groves enclosing an ancient Jewish quarter. Our trip includes Todra Gorges. We will have a break in a 300m high canyon. The fascinating view is mesmerising in down the cliff of these canyons. Then we will head south to the dunes of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara Desert of Merzouga. On our way to Merzouga, we will have lunch in Erfoud. Proceeding to the Deep South, we will dive deeper in the oasis enjoying fascinating views of the biggest oasis in North Africa. Upon our arrival to Merzouga, our camel man will serve some refreshing nomad tea with mint. After taking some rest, the blue camel man will carry us through invisible pathways to a nomad desert camp. We will enjoy a surreal experience of the sunset shadowing the blue sky with bright pink. We will spend the night in a nomad desert camp around a fire enjoying a nomad calming music under the Milky Way and the Poles Stars.
Early in a blue-skied morning and after breakfast, we will have our ride back to Fez we will notice the variety of natural sceneries the kingdom has. Our last stop before arriving to Fez is Ifrane, a beautiful mountain city. This is referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco”. French architects designed this city during the 1930s. The Moroccan government gave it a special consideration keeping it clean and tidy. During the year, it receives many Moroccan visitor for it sky resorts in winter and the relatively cool weather in summer. Once in Fez, our professional driver will drive us to our accommodation.