To enjoy the middle Atlas mountains, visit The Switzerland of Morocco ” Ifran Town” as well as walking in the largest Cedar forest in Africa, see and feed monkies. You will also see the impressive valley of Ziz. Moreover, you will explore the Sahara desert, visit nomads and ride camels in the golden dunes of Merzouga.
Fes International Airport / Hotel
Fez – Ifrane – Cedar Forest – Midelt – Ziz Gorges – Erfoud – Sahara desert
We will pick you up from your hotel and travel to the Sahara desert via the middle atlas mountains. On the way, we will stop at Ifran known locally as ” Switzerland of Morocco ” due to its similarity to a Swiss alpine resort. We then head to the Cedar forest – largest one in North Africa- and home to barbary monkies, we’ll have an opportunity to feed them and take some fascinating pictures. We continue our journey admiring the beautiful Berber mud villages, countryside, and landscapes that nature offers us. Midway, we will stop for lunch. Then travel through Talghomt pass and Ziz gorges. After a while we will get to the impressive hidden oasis of Ziz Valley filled with palm groves, we will stop for panoramic views and time to relax and enjoy the oasis, then drive along the valley to arrive at Erfoud – the fossil town. you’ll have the possibility to see precious stones as well as fossils. The workshop using Marmar is open to visitors. Our 3 days fes desert tour will leave us to Sahara desert where you will spend your night in a hotel overlooking the golden dunes of Merzouga.
Merzouga–Nomadic Family–Abandoned Village–Khamlia–Oasis–Desert Camp
After breakfast in your hotel we will start the discovering of the surroundings of merzouga desert.we will drive around merzouga and the sand dunes、the lake with pink flamingos,we will have a short walk in the oasis of the desert,a large palm of forest,then we will visit nomads,experience their lifestyle and have tea in their tents. Then We will continue visiting the now almost abandoned Minas de Mifis which was found by france .after we well then be led to Gnawa village called Khamlia.you will meet Gnawa people and hear their music.
After lunch we return to the riad to change transport. After preparing our luggages,we will ride a camel to go through the desert(you can choose to go by 4*4car ).we will stop at the high dunes to watch the sunset,then continue to the camp .when we arrrvie at our camp ,you will have your leisure time to walk through the dunes and enjoy sandboarding before dinner.we will have dinner in the tent or outside ,then there will be a fire camp with berber drum music aroud.after the fire camp the stars come out, you may view the shooting stars and the most clear galaxy you ever see,a magic night is on.
Wake up early morning is a ” must do ” to see one of the most beautiful sunrises in your life on the top of a dune around the camp. After breakfast, you will ride the camels back to the edge of the Sahara where you will meet your driver again. Leaving the calmness and silence of the immense desert and back to Fes. On the way, several stops for lunch 、relax and taking pictures, later on, continue driving towards Fes, drop you off at your hotel. End of 3 Days Fez desert tour
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