Atlas Trek Adventure
Day 1: Fes – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi
From your accommoday, we will pick you up before we start our journey. Today’s destination is Merzouga sand dunes. On our way, we will travel through the beautiful landscapes of the Middle Atlas Mountains. We will stop to visit the largest wood-land in Morocco. It is Cedar Forest. This largest wood-land is located between Azrou and Ifrane (Switzerland of Morocco). Lunch will be served at a locat restaurant in Midelt. The journey continues by traveling through many Berber villages driving alongside the amazing Ziz River. Before we reach our destination, we will travel Kasbahs, palm groves and Errachidia (an adobe coloured city). Late in the afternoon, we will arrive at Merzouga. It is a small town on the Sahara Desrt’s outskirts.
Overnight at a Hotel.
Day2: Merzouga – 4×4 Tour around Merzouga- Khamlia -Erg chebbi Camel Trek Night in Desert
On the second day of the tour, you will have breakfast before we start exploring the interesting areas of the Sahara Desert. We will visit the town of Rissani where the largest Souks in Morocco. It is an Alaouite destination where the Mauselouem of Moulay Ali Sherif. He is the founder of the Alaouite dynasty in the 17th-century. The next place we will visit is the village of Khamlia. In this village, you will will listen to the special Gnawa music. It is famous style of music that has rich repertory of spiritual songs. Late in the afternoon, we will start the camel excursion towards our camp in the middle of the Erg Chebi sand dunes. On your way, you will enjoy the lovely sunset over the dunes while you are riding camels. In a nomad tent, you will spend the overnight under the endless stars.
Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley
Watching the breathtaking sunrise over the beautiful sand dunes is the first thing you will do in the morning before you ride the camels back to Merzouga. The journey continues by driving to Erfoud. This small town is famous for the fossils. We proceed with our journey to Todgha Gorges. Here, we will enjoy taking a walk in the gorges (600 feet high). The beautiful valleys and river offers wonderful views. The next destination is Dades where the majestic sandcastles and the amzing rock of formation of Tamnalt Hills. In Dades Gorge, you will spend the overnight.
Day 4: Dades Gorges- valley of roses – Skoura – Ouarzazate- Kasbah Ait Benhadou – Marrakech
After having breakfast, we will drive to visit Ouarzazate. It is kown as the Hollywood of Africa. 35 away from Ouarzazate, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is located. It is a UNESCO world heritage site and a location where many Hollywood movies have been shot such as Gladiator and Jesus of Nazareth. After having lunch at a local breakfast in the village of Aut Ben Haddou, our destination will be Marrakech. We will drop at your accommodation in Marrakech after a long drive through the landscapes of the Atlas Mountains.