Aid Ben Haddou, Morocco holiday

Spotlights of the south (from Fes)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Departure from Fes, arrival in Marrakech
  • Landscapes rich in contrast
  • Several stops at marvelous viewpoints to take great pictures

DESCRIPTION

Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erg Chebbi Dunes.

Pick up from your hotel in Fes very early and departure to the south of Morocco. We will have a stop in Ifrane, known as the switezland of Morocco to enjoy its beauty and to click some memoriable photos. After that we will head toward Azrou to see the monkies in the cedar forest. Continuing to Midelt for a lunch meal in a restaurant. In the afternoon, we will cross the pass of TIZI N TALGHAMT to reach Errachidia, while admiring the views of Ziz gorges. Later on, we will have a stop for a panoramic view of Ziz valley. The drive continues to Erg Chebbi Dunes, passing by Aoufous and Erfoud (the last is famous for fossils and dates), where you may want to visit a local fossil craft workshop. After that we will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga dunes. We arrive at the hotel and get ready for a dromedary trek for an hour and half to enjoy the sunset. While on the back of your dromedary, you will continue to the camp for an overnight in traditional nomad tent. We have dinner and spend the night in a bivouac in the middle of the dunes.

Day 2: Erg Chebbi Dune – Erfoud – Tinejdad – Todra Gorges -Boumalne Du Dades – Kelaa M’gouna

Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise on the top of a majestic dune in Sahara Desert, after that we have  breakfast. After these beautiful moments, you will ride your camel back to the hotel, where you can have a shower. We depart towards Tineghir, passing by Erfoud and Tinejdad. Then we have a break for lunch. In the afternoon we will continue to Todra gorges via Tineghir. Stopping along the way for photos and admiring the views. Arrival to Todra Gorges to enjoy its marvelous canyons while hiking. Later on we drive to Boumalne du dades or Kalaa M’gouna and stop for a panoramic view of Dades valley. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Boumalne Du Dades – Kelaa M’gouna-Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou -Tizi N’tichka Pass – Marrakech

After breakfast in the hotel we depart for Ouarzazate via Skoura, stopping for a panoramic view of the kasbah of Taourirt and later near the Atlas Film Studios. After that we will visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou and stop for lunch in a local restaurant in the village. In the afternoon we will go to Marrakech, passing the mountains of high Atlas and Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Drop off in your hotel in Marrakech.

DURATION:

3 days – 2 nights

TRANSPORT:

4WD jeep or minibus

Departure from Fes, arrival at Marrakech

MEALS:

Vegetarian meals on request. Dinner and breakfast are included in the price.

PRICE:

Included: Transport, guide, dromedary ride, overnights/ accomodation, dinner and breakfast. Not included: Lunch, Drinks, entrances

Children -12 years old: -10%

Our prices are INDICATIVE and may vary, depending on HIGH OR LOW SEASON, as well as on the SIZE OF THE GROUP. Ask us about your preferred tours, we are always pleased to offer our cooperation and make you a personalized estimate. All our trips and workshops are subject to change, depending on your needs and wishes.