3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech
Day 1: Driving from Fes to the Desert of Morocco visiting Ifrane and Azrou.
Early in the morning, we will travel through the Middle Atlas, from Ifran – “Switzerland of Morocco” – and Azrou. You will have a stop in the cedar forest to see the Cedre Gouraud tree and the Barbary monkeys. From here we head south passing through several villages and you will have the opportunity to see nomads living in tents on the side of the road. You will also see the volcanic rocks. Our next stop is in Midelt to enjoy lunch. Later, we continue on our way crossing the Tizi N’Talghomt pass (1907m), while enjoying the panoramic views.
We also cross the Ziz gorge and the tunnel. Near Errachidia you can see the Hassan Al-Dakhil dam which has turquoise blue water. We continue our way to Erfoud, and we will make a stop to have a panoramic view of the palm grove of Aoufous, along the Ziz river. We arrive in Erfoud and cross the track to reach the hotel located at the foot of the dunes. On the back of the camels, we will reach the Berber tents. The camp is located in the middle of the dunes, where we will have dinner and spend the night, enjoying the stars
Day 2: Travelling from Desert to Dades visiting the Todra gorges
We will wake up early to see the sunrise and then enjoy breakfast. Afterward, we will return to the hotel on the back of the camels. In addition, you will take a warm shower and prepare for the new day of the route, we will leave for Rissani. Later, we will visit the Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif and also the souk (local market) and its particular donkey parking. Continuing our journey to Tineghir passing through Erfoud “the capital of marble fossils”. You will see the Khatarat (irrigation canal system) on the way. Our next stop is in Tinejdad or Tineghir, where we will have lunch. Later, we will drive along the river to reach the gorges, where we will hike through this wonderful place while enjoying the views of high rock walls (up to 300 meters).
Afterward, we head to Boumalne Du Dades where you will have time to explore the Dades gorges and see its rock formations “human bodies, monkey fingers”. Dinner and overnight in a hotel.
Day 3: Travelling from Dades to Marrakech.
On the third day of our 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech, we will travel to Ouarzazate via Boumalne du Dades, El-Kelaa M’Gouna, and Skoura. During the drive, you will also be able to admire the views of the Valley of the Thousand Kasbahs and the Valley of the Roses. Furthermore, we will arrive in Ouarzazate. In this city, you will have a stop to see the Kasbah of Taourirt, which was built by the Glaoui dynasty. Afterward, we drive to the village of Ait Ben Haddou, where we will explore the exotic Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou. Later, we will drive through the Tizi N’Tichka pass (2260 m). Where you will have the opportunity to take pictures and enjoy the scenes of the High Atlas Mountains. We take as a starting point for our desert excursions the city of Fez, the imperial capital of Moroccan culture
Why Travel to Morocco:
Morocco offers an intriguing mix of landscapes and a rich, millennia-old culture. You will also come across architecture that will astound you. The Muslim world and its advances enabled the creation of a breathtaking landscape in its imperial cities. The Atlas Mountains, the Mediterranean, the Atlantic, the desert, and the Rif Mountains, among others, are all must-see sights in Morocco. That will transport you to different eras and exotic locations. Finally, the excellent Moroccan cuisine is both exotic and simple. There is a lot of myth surrounding Moroccan food. But the best definition we can come up with is a base of local ingredients cooked in a traditional way.
To be honest, when most people think of Morocco, they think of the desert or a souk. You also consider a low-cost trip and a country close to Europe’s major cultural shift. As a result, it becomes an excellent trip for learning about a fascinating culture in a relatively short period of time and at a low cost. Of course, more time would be ideal to thoroughly explore this incredible African country, which is also quite large. However, you can visit Morocco in 7 days and get a good sense of the country. We predict that this will not be a one-time trip. But that will leave you wanting to return to Morocco. Because there is so much more to see in Morocco. The good news is that it is close by and that traveling to Morocco at any time is feasible and affordable.
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