FES – Ifrane – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga – Jorf Todra Gorges – Roses Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Aït Benhaddou – MARRAKECH
Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Errachidia – Ziz valley – Erfoud – Merzouga
KM = 470 – TIME = 7H00
After breakfast, you travel through Mid Atlas Mountains with changing landscape and changing culture toward the desert of Merzouga. We pass through the cedar woods of the middle Atlas. After the Zad pass (2,178m/7,146ft) you arrive in Midelt for lunch. Afternoon you will drive towards Erfoud via Errachidia and the Ziz valley dotted with palm trees. Continuation to the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Dinner and over night in desert camp.
DAY 2 – Erg Chebbi
Live a full experience desert day.
After breakfast, camels are waiting for you for a trek in the red dunes of Erg Chebbi. With your experienced cameleer you will enjoy the serenity and silence of the desert.
Before noon, we will leave in 4×4 for an excursion in the desert with picnic in an oasis or in the dunes, or lunch in a hotel with swimming pool, according to weather conditions.
2ND night in your luxury desert camp.
Day 3 : Erg Chebbi – Drâa Valley – Agdz – Aït Benhaddou – Marrakech
KM = 562 – TIME = 8H30
Early breakfast before taking the road . On the way back we will choose the south road towards Alnif. Landscape surrounded by Anti Atlas mountains reminds bushes of Africa. N’Kob – Village of « 45 kasbahs », links Drâa Valley with Ziz Valley.
With Agdz the Drâa Valley starts, 69 km south to Ouarzazate. Located on the former caravan road joining Marrakech to Tombouctoo. Lunch At Yacob, old kasbah in Tamnougalt village, which has a nice terrace overlooking the palmgrove.
We continue through the Drâa Valley until Anti Atlas heart. This old and pleated montain range dates from 300 millions years.
Reaching Ouarzazate, we will go directly to Aït Benhaddou (30 km). UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. This giant fortification, which is made up of six Kasbahs and nearly fifty ksars is a great example of earthen clay architecture of South Morocco. Many films have been shot there.
You have 4 hours drive left to reach Marrakech.
PRICE : 702 € / pers
(based on 2 pax minimum) – Stay at Erg Chebbi Luxury Camp
- 4×4 car with driver for 3 days
- 2 nights in Half Board
- All taxes
- Personal fees and tips