6 Days Trip from Rabat. Rabat Desert Tour is a 6-day excursion that includes two nights in the beautiful Moroccan desert. The tour begins with a trip to Rabat, the capital of Morocco. From there, you will travel to Fez to learn about Moroccan culture, then travel to the Merzouga desert to see the majestic sand dunes and explore the area. You will also visit the nomadic village and have the opportunity to ride a camel. You will continue to Ouarzazate to discover the famous kasbah, and your tour will end in Marrakech.
6 Days Trip from Rabat
Day 1: Rabat – Meknes – Fes
We will go to Fes, making a stop off in Meknes, a city under the mountains of the Middle Atlas. We will stop at places of interest include the Roman ruins (Volubilis), a World Heritage Site, among others. Lunch in Meknes and continue the route to Fes. Once we are in Fez, in the afternoon, we will reach the place of accommodation, where you will dinner and sleeping.
Day 2: Fes
After breakfast, the day will be especially dedicated to the visit of Fes. This beautiful city is divided into three zones: Fez el Bali, the old part. Fès el Jdid, the new and Ville Nouvelle, the French side. People who visit this city are completely enthralled by is one ofthe largest medieval sites full of endless streets.Here are many things to visit: The Mellah, the Jewish Quarter, the Plaza of the dyers, Fes el Bali, the medieval medina of the city, Fes el Jedid, the new medina of Fes, the Andalusian Mosque, and many more sites. When the day ends, we will move to the riad where you will have dinner and spend thenight.
Day 3: Fes – Ifran – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga
Morning after breakfast we will continue the excursion to the desert of Merzouga making a few stops at various interesting sites.At this stage of the route we will enter the Middle Atlas. A charming and totally different from the rest of Morocco, called Ifrane people. It has a colder climate than the rest and some what different European architecture. Then we will head to Arzou where there aremany extinct volcanoes, such as Jebel Hebri 2104 meters, among others. We will visit aforest of the oldest in this country full of cedars and very friendly monkeys, with the possibility of giving eat. The village is characterized by having a major cottage industry of cedar and then we will make a city tour seeing the sights.
We will continue to Midelt, located between the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas. We wil lstop for lunch and continue the route to the Ziz Valley, to admire the immensity of redgorges, clothing large oasis and the beautiful villages and adobe kasbahs. Later, in the afternoon, we will arrive to Merzouga where will you leave your things in ourauberge and take what you need to spend the night in the tent. Depends on our arrivaltime we will take tea and rest before leaving while we equip the camels. Once everything is ready, you will begin your great adventure in Erg Chebbiup of these large animals. After an hour and a half, we will arrive at camp having enjoyed the wonderful colours of the sand that we provide those hours, arrive at sunset to contemplate it.
Then you will have a typical Moroccan dinner and later enjoy a night of live music with drums and a campfire to join us under the immensity of the starry sky.otel near the dunes. hotel.
Day 4 : Merzouga
Morning you will wake up early to watch the sunrise . At midday we will visit a nomad family . We will eat under the shade of a tree, you will see how the Berber pizza is made and then will taste it. After lunch you will rest for a while , and later we will make a route through the desert. We will see an oasis in the desert in 4×4, also visit the town of Khamlia ( village of the blacks) mines MIFISS and meet the Berber nomads of the desert… Then you shall return to the Haima , you will have dinner, play music again and will be staying in the tent.
Day 5: Merzouga – Rissani – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate
Camel back to the riad, and you have possibility to have a shower. We’ll go to a town called Khamlia , where the sub Saharan people have created their village,one of the largest tribes are the Bambara, music plays a very important part and we can enjoy live music.We will continue the trip to Rissani, and stop to observe a large market that brings together many merchants, where lots of things like handicrafts, carpets, animals, foodsold…
When we finish the lunch we will visit and resume the march to wards the Draa Valley where we can see the great nature around this area, stopping to take pictures and remember these precious places.We will reach Ouarzazate where we will arrive to the accommodation, dinner and sleep.
Day 6: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
Breakfast we will go through the Kasbah of Taourirt, a World Heritage Site, full oftowers and walls. Inside the Islamic and Jewish religion are mixed.Later we will go to the fortified city called Ait Ben Haddou, a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1987 and have been filmed various famous movies like Lawrence of Arabia,Gladiator, The Mummy …It is one of the best preserved Kasbahs around Morocco, where they were designed to defend, houses, crops, palm trees…
The next stop is the Kasbah of Telouet, located in the village of Telouet village is and wasused to pass the High Atlas to Marrakech. It is a clearly deteriorating but with a specialcharm Kasbah. On the way we will pass along the High Atlas, making several stops enjoying the great scenery to take photographs and breathe the fresh air offered by this place. We will arrive to Marrakech and head towards the accommodation where you can relax, have dinner and sleep.
Included: in 6 Days Trip from Rabat
- Pick up from your hotel / riad.
- Private tour in 4×4 vehicle A / C
- Driver / guide who speaks English
- Camel excursion
- One night in the Berber camp in the desert at half board.
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