DAY 1: FEZ - IFRANE - AZROU - MIDELT - ZIZ VALLEY – MERZOUGA
Pick up at your accommodation in Fez around 8am in the morning, we head towards Midelt crossing the Middle Atlas and visit Ifrane, known as the Moroccan Switzerland for the constructions of its alpine type houses, a skiing place for the wealthy Moroccans. We will also see in Ifrane the sculpture dedicated to the last lion that inhabited the Atlas. We pass and stop in the cedar forest of Azrou, where we will see monkeys of Gibraltar. We continue to the south through the Ziz valley, passing through the large palm grove of its area.
Night in Merzouga in hotel
DAY 2: MERZOUGA (Desert Erg Chebbi)<
In the morning, after a relaxing breakfast next to the dunes, we will visit the Merzouga area, visiting the lead mines, small nomadic desert camps and the Gnawa people of Khamalia who will welcome us with their traditional folklore.
Midday meal at the hotel to rest a little before going on the dromedary excursion.
At dusk, to be able to contemplate / photograph the sunset, we went to the desert camp on camels to spend the night in the middle of the dunes under a blanket of stars.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA -RISSANI - TODRA - AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH
After seeing an amazing sunset in the desert and breakfast, we went to Rissani, to visit its market, the most important in the whole area, where you can see for yourself how to trade, negotiate, ultimately observe life everyday, wrapped in its smells and colors.
We follow the route of the 1000 kasbash, heading towards the gorges of Todra, a magnificent rock formation with gorges of up to 300m.
We passed through the Valley of Roses (Kalaat M'Gouna), landscape contrast and green colors of the oases and reddish of their land and kasbahs. Area dedicated to saffron and mainly to the cultivation of roses for cosmetic purposes.
We continue to Ait Ben Haddou, fortified city heritage of humanity by UNESCO since 1987, one of the best preserved kasbahs in all of Morocco and where they have shot numerous films such as Babel, The Last Temptation of Christ, Asterix, Game of Thrones.
We cross the High Atlas to get to Marrakech, transfer to your riad.
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