Short Tour: Desert from Marrakech to Fez
This journey is private and designed to give the traveler the broadest sense of Morocco, its culture, people, geography, Sahara Desert, Camel ride and overnight in a nomad tent, the Road of 1,000 Kasbahs, The Rose Valley, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, the High Atlas Mountains, and traditional Berber Villages. Camel Riding, Craft Tours, Cultural Tours, Historical Tours.
3 Nights / 4 Days Tour
For independent travelers: Our Guided Tour enhances your experience without hindering your journey. We’re there when you need us, and give you the opportunity to explore on your own if you desire.
Day 1 : Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Berber Villages
Enjoy a private visit at a Berber family home, where you’ll experience the ritual pouring of mint tea. And then it’s on to the lovely garden of the valley near the souk Lathinie.
You will make a visit to one of the Jewish shrines of the High Atlas Mountains, and you will meet with the last Berber Jew in the Ourika valley.
Dinner and an overnight stay at your luxury Berber Kasbah Omar in the village of Anrar.
A traditional Moroccan Hammam (steam bath) and massage are available at the Kasbah Omar for extra cost. (Please let us know in advance if you would like to make an appointment.)
Meals Included: Dinner
Day 2: High Atlas Mountains – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Boulmane du Dades
You continue our adventure along the majestic beauty of the High Atlas Mountains, through the scenic route of Tizi n’Tichka’s lush oasis valleys and Tizi n’Test, mountainous areas highly popular with trekkers. You’ll stop for lunch at a Berber village on your way to Ouarzazate…….. was built by the French in the 1920s, and has since been a frequent location for Hollywood film shoots. We’ll visit one of the famous kasbahs of Morocco, Tifoultoute, used as a hotel for the cast of Lawrence of Arabia in the 1960s. Although it was once protected by a powerful dynasty, now its only guards are a sentry of large storks nesting atop its towers………. You will visit the Moroccan MGM Film Studio.
B&B at your charming Saharaoui Kasbah at Boulmane du Dades.
Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 3: Boulmane du Dades – Tinghir – Todra Gorges – Camel ride & overnight in Merzouga
After a special Berber breakfast, You’ll depart for Tinghir, traveling the rugged Road of a Thousand Kasbahs that rise up like turreted sand castles along this ancient caravan trading route. This area has long been a popular location for Hollywood films such as The Last Temptation of Christ, Jewel of the Nile, and Hideous Kinky. The central region is one of the most exciting and romantic destinations of Morocco nestled along rich river valleys, palmeries and burnished mud-brick homes ablaze in vibrant color under the shelter of the blue desert sky.
You’ll travel through the Dadès Valley past dramatic escarpments and plunging gorges via Tinegir through the gorges……….then a drive to Merzouga for a Camel ride and dinner and overnight at a Bedouin / Nomad tent to experiment the Nomad life style.
Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 4: Erfoud – Midelt – Fez
You’ll travel past a pageantry of fragrant, dense pine and cedar forests, terraced farms and sienna mud-brick Berber villages in Azrou, known for its wood-carved handicrafts and expert carpet weaving. You’ll lunch in Midelt, a sleepy village flanked by the verdant beauty of both the Middle and the snow-covered High Atlas Mountains, bursting with colorful minerals that mottle the mountainside in a blaze of ruby, emerald and topaz.
Will drop you off anywhere you may wish in Fez!
End of our services!!
Meals Included: Breakfast
* 4* Charming Riad & hotel lodging except in Fez
* Breakfast daily
* All dinners
* 4×4 in & out of Merzouga
* Camel Ride / Sahara
* Overnight / Nomad tent / Nomad Guide Sahara
* Private Car, Gas, Tolls & English speaking driver for the entire trip
* All taxes
Not included in package price:
* lunch & drinks
* Accommodation in Fez
* Travel Insurance