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Combined Tour Sahara Desert and Atlas Mountains – Start from Fez and end in Marrakech

Combined Tour Sahara Desert and Atlas Mountains – Start from Fez and end in Marrakech

Option 1:

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

 

Pick up from your hotel in Fes very earelier and departure for the south of Morocco. You will have a stop in Ifrane, known as the switezland of Morocco to enjoy its beauty and to have a memoriable photos. After that you 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, you 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 with fossils and dates) where you may want to visit a local fossil craft workshop. After that you will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes. Arrive to the hotel where you will spend the night. Dinner and breakfast in the hotel.

 

Day 2: Merzouga – Hassi labied – Khamlia – Nomad family – fossil Site – Tour of the dunes

This morning after breakfast in the hotel.You will have a tour of the dunes on 4×4 allowing you to visit the black volcanic rocks of fossils, visit a nomad family living in tent, visit to khamlia village and entertainment of their spiritual music of Gnawa, and visit the lake Dayte Sarji that forms in springtime which attract pink flamingos and wildlife. Then you will have a break for lunch in Merzouga or Hassi Labied. After lunch you will see the canal irrigation system and have a walk on the oasis located on the foot of the dunes.

 

Continue to your hotel for relax.Arrive to the hotel and get ready for a camel 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. Dinner and spend the night in a bivouac in the middle of the dunes.

 

Day 3: Erg Chebbi Dune-Erfoud-Tinejdad-Todra Gorges-Boumalne Du Dades-Kelaa M’gouna

 

Wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the dune in the Sahara Desert then have your breakfast. After these beautiful moments, you will ride your camel back to the hotel where you can shower. We depart towards Tineghir passing by Erfoud and Tinejdad. 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 views while hiking on foot. Later on, we drive to Boumalne du dades or Kalaa M’gouna and stopping for a panoramic view of dades valley. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 4: Boumalne Du Dades-Kelaa M’gouna-Ouarzazate-Ait Benhaddou-Tizi N’tichka Pass- Imlil

 

This morning after breakfast in the hotel, We depart to Ouarzazate via Skoura. Stopping for a panoramic view of the kasbah of Taourirt then another photo stop near the atlas film studios.

After that you will visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, lunch there. In the Afternoon we will drive to Imlil over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Arrival to Imlil night at the guest house ( Imlil is at the foothills of Toubkal Summit).

 

 

Day 5: Marrakech – Imlil valley (1775m) – Toubkal Hut(3207m)

You can climb Toubkal summit in 2days, only 1.30hr drive from Marrakech to Imlil valley the starting point of the trek where you will meet you local English speaking guide & cook, start a trek along the mule path &  streams crossing the shrine Sidi Chamharouch, continue the walk up to the basecamp.

 

Overnight at the Hut.

 

5hrswalk.

 

Day 6: Toubkal Hut (3207m) – Toubkal summit (4167m) – Imlil – Marrakech 

An early breakfast which will be served around 4pm, start a non technical trek up to the summit following a zigzaging path on a vertical Mountains hill, get to the peak after 3hrs walk, enjoy the views over the surrounding. Then, have some snack and then trek back down to the basecamp for lunch which may take another 2hrs walk.

After lunch walk down all the way back to Imlil valley and the transfer to Marrakech.

67km /1.30hr drive from Marrakech.

10hrs walk.

 

Include:

English Speaking Driver / Guide

All Meals during the tour

Transportation

All Nights / 1Night at the Berber Camp

Camel ride

Exclude:

Travel Insurance

Soft Drinks

Tips ( Optional)

 

Option2:

 

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

 

Pick up from your hotel in Fes very earelier and departure for the south of Morocco. You will have a stop in Ifrane, known as the switezland of Morocco to enjoy its beauty and to have a memoriable photos. After that you 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, you 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 with fossils and dates) where you may want to visit a local fossil craft workshop. After that you will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes. Arrive to the hotel and get ready for a camel 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. 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 morning to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the dune in the Sahara Desert then have your breakfast. After these beautiful moments, you will ride your camel back to the hotel where you can shower. We depart towards Tineghir passing by Erfoud and Tinejdad. 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 views while hiking on foot. Later on, we drive to Boumalne du dades or Kalaa M’gouna and stopping 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- Imlil

 

This morning after breakfast in the hotel, We depart to Ouarzazate via Skoura. Stopping for a panoramic view of the kasbah of Taourirt then another photo stop near the atlas film studios.

After that you will visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, lunch there. In the Afternoon we will drive to Imlil over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Arrival to Imlil night at the guest house ( Imlil is at the foothills of Toubkal Summit).

 

 

Day 4: Imlil valley (1775m) – Toubkal Hut(3207m)

From Imlil valley the starting point of the trek where you will meet you local English speaking guide & cook, start a trek along the mule path &  streams crossing the shrine Sidi Chamharouch, continue the walk up to the basecamp.

 

Overnight at the Hut.

 

5hrswalk.

 

Day 5: Toubkal Hut (3207m) – Toubkal summit (4167m) – Imlil – Marrakech 

An early breakfast which will be served around 4pm, start a non technical trek up to the summit following a zigzaging path on a vertical Mountains hill, get to the peak after 3hrs walk, enjoy the views over the surrounding. Then, have some snack and then trek back down to the basecamp for lunch which may take another 2hrs walk.

After lunch walk down all the way back to Imlil valley and the transfer to Marrakech.

67km /1.30hr drive from Marrakech.

10hrs walk.

 

 

Include:

English Speaking Driver / Guide

All Meals during the tour

Transportation

All Nights / 1Night at the Berber Camp

Camel ride

Exclude:

Travel Insurance

Soft Drinks

Tips ( Optional)

 

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