3 Days trip to Sahara desert
Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Errachidia – Ziz valley – Erfoud – Erg chebbi
After breakfast, you travel through Mid Atlas Mountains with changing landscape and changing culture toward the desert of Merzouga. Then, we pass through the cedar woods of the middle Atlas, passing by Ifrane, a charming ski resort and Azrou an important handicraft centre specialised in the work of cedar wood. After the Zad pass (2,178m/7,146ft) you arrive in Midelt for lunch. Finally, afternoon you will drive towards Erfoud via Errachidia and the Ziz valley dotted with palm trees. Continuation to the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi where we head towards the camp on the back of our camels.
On arrival at the desert camp and your nomad tent, traditionally made of thick goat and camel hair, the camels are hobbled and mint tea is served while an evening meal is prepared and served under the stars. After dinner it is usual for the camel guides to drum and sing Berber songs. Night under the nomad tent or under the gleaming stars.
Day 2: Merzouga – Todra gorge- Rose valley
An early wake up to watch one of the most magnificent sunrise, after breakfast, departure to Rose valley. In Fact, along this route of thousands kasbahs, you will see towers of backed red clay; looking very much like the fortifications and strongholds of medieval Europe. These Kasbahs, with their most imposing architectural style harmonize perfectly with their surroundings. Visit of the Todra gorge and the gorge of Dades. Continuation to rose valley , overnight accommodation
Day 3: Rose valley – Imilchil – Midelt – Fes.
You have breakfast and straight you start the adventure in direction of the desert through very dry and arid tracks crossing original and impressive landscapes: a first impression of a valley of Daddes, which is also known as the valley of the human bodies, according to some visitors, for its beautiful Kasbahs. These giant rocks and landslips create a wonderful symphony of colours. Then, you leave towards the giants gorges of Todgha meanwhile passing through a fabulous valley offering splendid panoramic sights on gardens …….. Afterwards, you continu towards Imilchil, a lovely place to spend more than a day, after lunch we start another way to the city of Fez, passing through Midelt y Bolmane.