Sahara Desert trip & Roses valley Trek 5 Days
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Roses Valley
Your Marrakech to Fes Morocco Desert Trip will depart from your hotel or riad at 07h30 AM to Kasbah AiT Ben Hadou through Tizi Ntichka pass and the high Atlas Mountains. Numerous stops will be made along the way. Visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, which was also served as a set for various Hollywood blockbusters. We continue to Ouarzazate and visit Kasbah Taourirte before lunch ( At leisure ). In the afternoon, we drive to Boumalne Dades via the Valley of the Roses before we reach our boutique guest house located in Dades Valley.
Dinner and overnight
Day 2: Roses Valley Hike – Dades valley
After Breakfast you will start the walk from the hotel. Our guide will explaine for you the options and choose the Best option for you and how long do you want to walk. After the hike in the roses valley, you will drive for 1.5hr to go to Dads Valley, to make and other hike to the Monkey Toes canyon. Start and other walk to visit the Canyon and to walk along the valley, this trek will take you to see the Kasbah of Ait Aarbi tribe architecture, and discover the Berber life style.
Day3: Tinghir – Erfoud – Merzouga (Sahara Trip-Camel Ride)
After breakfast, today’s journey will start by driving along the road of 1001 Kasbahs to Tinghir oasis. You will be enjoying the amazing scenery along the way of the remaining of fortified villages that were hosting the caravan roads until early 2Oth century. Upon arrival at Tinghir, which was a military post during the French occupation. We will deviate into a secondary road to the oasis. Feel free to walk next to the stream and watch the locals farming and herding their cattle. You walk will end at one of the magnificent scenes of your tour: Todgha Gorges.
After lunch at one of the local cafés, we continue to Rissani, which is one of the holiest towns in Morocco as the actual dynasty ruling Morocco ‘’ The Alaouites ‘’ is originated here. and its founder is buried locally. Then to Rissani is also famous as a starting point of the ancient caravan roads crossing the Sahara desert all the way to Tomboctou.
From here, we will cross some rocky terrain all the way to Merzouga, where our camel caravan will be waiting for us. Enjoy a camel ride over Erg Chebbi dunes to watch an amazing sunset, before we return to our Sahara desert camp, nestled near the sand dunes
Finally Enjoy dinner under the stars while entertained by our local nomads hosts playing their drums.
Day4: Merzouga – Errachidia – Midelt (Atlas Mountains walk 2hrs)
After breakfast at your camp, we depart on a short (2,5hrs) drive to Midelt crossing the Ziz Vlley through Errachidia. which is the capital of Tafilalt region. And we continue to Midelt where we will spend our night. Check in and drive deep to the High Atlas Mountains foothills.
For a nice hike in Berrem villages which is the oldest village of Midelt. Then visit the gorges of Berrem and the Plateau where the people do apple farming. Back in The evening to the hotel for dinner.
Day5: Midelt – Monkey Forest – Middle Atlas – Ifrane – Fez
After breakfast, we will leave for Fez through the Middle Atlas region. We will cross the cedar forests of Azrou where we can stop and feed the monkeys, and Ifrane the Switzerland of Morocco. We will continue to Fez where we will finish our trip.
Price: 750 € per person ( 2 pax)
Minivan with A / C
Driver / English speaking Guide
All Nights at Guest Houses or Kasbahs (Breakfast & dinner included)
1 night in the desert camp
Trek in Roses & Dades valleys