3 days to discover the deep south From Marrakech to Fes
MARRAKECH – OUARZAZATE – SKOURA –TODRA GORGES – DADES VALLEY – MERZOUGA – IFRANE – FES
DAY 1 – Marrakech – Ouarzaazte – Skoura
KM = 238 – TIME = 4H15
Start from your hotel around 9 :00 am, we take the road of Ouarzazate facing the Atlas Mountains.
We will go through Tichka Mountain pass (2 260 m) around 11 :30 am.
Short stop for a mint or absinthe Moroccan tea before reaching Ouarzazate.
Lunch in l’Etoile restaurant in before enjoying a full afternoon of visits with the Movie Museum, Tiffeltout and Taourirt Kasbah (built in XVII century by the powerful Glaoui tribe), or the famous cinema studios.
We will leave Ouarzazate to reach the huge palmgrove of Skoura before sunset (about 40 mn drive). Dinner and night at a charming guesthouse in the palmgrove.
DAY 2 – Skoura – Roses Valley – Boulemane Dades –Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga
KM = 323 – TIME = 4H30
Nice homemade breakfast before leaving at 9 :00 am.
Skoura palm grove (25 km2) is a fertile oasis lined with immense palm groves houses tiny villages made of clay and bound by small paths on the side of cultures shadowed by palm and fruit trees.
Pise kasbahs melt into the landscape along the way to the Roses Valley. This narrow luxurious valley with steeps sides, ocher couloured offers a majestic view and is amoung Morocco major tourisitic sites.
Stop for lunch at Anissa auberge (just before entering the Todra Gorges).
Arrive in Merzouga at the end of the day, the ‘desert door’. Here, you swap your car for a camel and start your camel trek through the red dunes of Erg Chebbi. An opportunity to enjoy serenity and peace of desert before arriving to your camp for the sunset.
Dinner and night at the camp.
DAY 3 – Erg Chebbi – Erfoud – Ifrane – Fes
KM = 470 – TIME = 7H00
Start at 8 :00 am. Departure to Rissani and Erfoud in order to visit the treatment plant marble fossilized before continuing to the beautiful Ziz Valley dotted with palm trees. After lunch we will stop by Ifrane, a charming ski resort, for a visit before reaching Fes at the end of the day.
Price :834 € / pers
Based on 2 participants (minimum)
- 4×4 car with driver for 3 days
- 2 nights in Half Board
- All taxes
- Personal fees and tips