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This three-day desert trip from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga sahara desert will begin at your hotel/riad in Fes, where our driver/guide will pick you up, and will conclude with a stop to see monkeys in the cedar forest of Azrou and Ziz valley. In the following days, you will walk along the beautiful Todgha Gorges and visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou before being dropped off at your riad/hotel in Marrakech.
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Fez is one of the most cultural cities that we will start our 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech . The medina has a unique atmosphere. This 13th-century city is an imperial city with a long multicultural history that awaits visitors with unexpected surprises.
Cross the walls of Fez’s famous medina, which has been designated by UNESCO as an outstanding universal value. Take a stroll through the streets of Fez-El-Bali. The Bab Boujloud is the most direct route into the medina.
In early May, the squares and alleys of the former imperial capital resound with world music as the Festival of World Sacred Music takes place alongside Jazz in Riads, one of the city’s major cultural events. Don’t leave without sampling the city’s gastronomy, which is regarded as among the best in the world.
Fez is a veritable open-air museum. Treasures have been accumulated over the course of civilizations. Its medina, the oldest and largest in Morocco, this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech “will take you where all the craftsmen congregate, from tanners to weavers, dinandiers, and potters. Its streets are lined with architectural marvels, and its squares serve as gathering spots where an ancestral art of living is expressed through confident yet delicate gestures.
Stroll through the imperial city’s intertwining alleys. Enter the Bab Boujloud gate and marvel at the sophistication of Arab-Andalusian art; the blue and jade zelliges that adorn it, the scrolls that carve out its openings. The minaret of the Karaouiyine mosque can be seen in the distance; the doors of knowledge, those of the world’s oldest university, will welcome you.
With IzilMorocco during 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech, Take advantage of the city’s relaxed pace and indulge in some of the world’s most delectable cuisine. Fez is a modern city where the past and present collide, and where the ancestors’ arts and treasures still stand.
On this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech we will pass by the Ifrane city, one of the magestical cities in Morocco, Ifrane can be experienced in a thousand different ways. Ifrane, nicknamed “Little Switzerland,” has enormous tourist potential due to the variety and diversity of lake and river landscapes, as well as a milder climate. Its natural wealth makes it a favorite tourist center for hiking, wild boar hunting and its lakes are essential for fishing.
This 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech offre you to visit Ifrane National Park is home to the largest cedar forest in the world. Ifrane is a city in Morocco, with 155,000 inhabitants and located in the Middle Atlas, at 1,713 meters above sea level. The human presence in the region dates back to the Neolithic era as evidenced by caves such as those of Tizguite as well as archaeological remains dating back to prehistory, 50,000 years ago.
Ifrane, a city in the Moroccan Middle Atlas, is characterized by its European urbanism. Located in the mountains of the Middle Atlas, it is an oasis of freshness and superb greenery: lakes, fountains, the change of scenery is total, surprising and regenerating for lovers of the landscape.
You feel the freshness of 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech as soon as you arrive in Ifrane. Springs and lakes abound in this region in the heart of a forest of cedars. The steep-roofed chalets are surprisingly reminiscent of Switzerland.
The Vittel source and its waterfalls are an ideal destination for a walk. Walk along the river for a few hundred meters and discover the forest of maples and poplars that the waters of the spring tumble down. In summer, short horseback rides are offered to reach the waterfalls.
Its natural wealth has led the region’s officials to create a national park of 53,000 ha. It is in this region that we find the largest cedar forest in the country. into this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech Ifrane is the busiest Moroccan summer resort. It is also a pastoral region and has an experimental station for the study of animal behavior.
During the first day our adventure on this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech we will pass by the city called Midelt. Midelt, despite its lack of a large historical heritage and few museums, deserves more than the simple role of stopover town that is commonly assigned to it. Midelt is a small town at a medium altitude located at the foot of Mount Ayachi, between the Middle and High Atlas. This city has a breathtakingly beautiful landscape.
Midelt is a Moroccan city with a population of 60,000 located at the confluence of the Middle Atlas and Eastern High Atlas ranges. Midelt, located in the Atlas Mountains at an elevation of 1,521 meters, has a mountain climate with frequent snowfall in the winter. Mountain vegetation (firs, cedars) largely replaces Mediterranean vegetation (oak, pine) at this elevation. 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech will give th chance to seen most fabulous landscapes in Morocco.
It is impossible to experience all of the Ziz Valley’s wonders in a single day. It is best to plan a multi-day hike between Ksours hidden in palm groves, archaeological sites, and other tourist attractions.
You will notice striking contrasts between the greenery of sumptuous gardens and the nudity of the rock faces falling steeply along the gorges while strolling on foot or on the back of a donkey. Above all, this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech you will meet locals who have lived here for generations and whose traditional hospitality and cultural diversity have earned them international acclaim!
The national road N°13 also provides an excellent opportunity to explore the valley. Indeed, the road connecting Midelt and Erfoud runs for more than 200 kilometers along the Ziz River, providing landscapes as diverse as they are breathtaking: mountains, limestone cliffs, expanses of greenery, monuments, gorges,… only marvels, each conveying a section of the region’s history. On this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech In some places, the landscapes resemble the Colorado Plateau and the Grand Canyon of Arizona in terms of decor.
Merzouga is located on Morocco’s easternmost tip. Our first night on this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech, After We will pass through mountainous terrain with Middle Atlas Mountain reliefs depicting perfect nature. Visitors are enticed and charmed by this magnificent setting. Caravans loaded with food would also leave and return from Timbuktu from here.
Merzouga is one of the best places to visit during this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech. One of the Sahara’s gates is a small magnetic village in the middle of the sands in Morocco. It’s the domain of Erg Chebbi, a world of dunes, palm groves, tracks, and hikes. Explore the desert’s vast sand dunes, which are bathed in sunlight and have a magical atmosphere.When you reach a dune bend and see a lake, you’ve arrived at Dayet Srij.
Its waters are distinguished by stilts, from which doves, wagtails, and storks fly. Morocco’s richest ecosystems have established themselves in the middle of the desert.
The Moroccan east is full of oddities. Immerse yourself in the mountains and deserts to get a taste of a different country!
Tinghir is a charming town on this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech, known for its magnificent palm grove and the famous Todra Gorge. It is built in terraces around a promontory dominated by the ruins of an ancient Glaoui residence. Tinghir is a city in central-eastern Morocco, in the Draa-tafilalet region, in the Todra valley at the end of the High Atlas Mountains, facing the Jbel Saghro.
Its name is derived from the Tamazight, the mountain’s location (tin) (ighir, shoulder or crest). It has a population of 40,000.
The palm groves, which are 30 kilometers long and filled with small Kasbahs and Ksars, stretch on either side of the city.
Tourists on a walking tour discover an entire community organization in terms of field work and water distribution.
The Todra Gorge, 15 kilometers from Tinghir’s center, awes visitors with its spectacular plunge down to the river bed carved by the Todra river over millennia.
Tinghir is proud of its impressive gorges in the Todra Valley. These are very popular with both foreign and Moroccan tourists visiting the South East. we proud during this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech to share the best gorges and spots for a charming landscapes and nature.
The gorge’s walls, which can reach 300 meters in height, make it a popular climbing destination. Some ascents are clearly marked, while others are not.
Boumalne Dades is a Moroccan city in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet that will be a good stop during 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech with IzilMorocco.
Boulmane Dades, located at the outlet of the upper Dadès Valley (more than 1500 m high), is the result of an old way of transhumance controlled by the At Atta Tribe of Jbel Saghro and also used by neighboring tribes of Mgouna, At Sedrate, At Hdiddou, and At Marghad between summer pastures in the High Atlas and Saghro wintering pastures. The majority of its inhabitants, like those of the Dades Valley, are Berbers.
Before reaching the mountainous Atlas foothills, you’ll pass through beautiful orchard scenery on the Dades. Tamlalt is about nine kilometers after Boulmane. The “monkey fingers” are unusual rocky outcrops found here. one of the amazing spots for pics on this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech. This geologic wonder is especially beautiful at sunset. Explore the ruins of an ancient kasbah on the other side of the oued, a landscape steeped in mystery and melancholy.
Consider yourself in the shadows on this day in this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech .the near the bottom of a deep canyon. A river’s clear, clean water flows beneath you. The water, which is nearly black in the shadows, glistens wherever the sun touches it. Canyon walls of various colors reach up to the bright blue sky above and around you.
It’s difficult to believe that this land was at the bottom of the sea millions of years ago. But now, this canyon – Dades Valley (also known as Dades Gorges) – spends much of the year dry. During the dry season, the Dades River, which is responsible for cutting these canyon walls, appears more like a creek than a river.
But when you see Dades Valley at the right time of year – when the storms come and the snow melts off the High Atlas mountains, filling the river to capacity and sweeping away all vegetation in its path – you almost think the sea has returned to claim it.
What may surprise you is that Dades Valley is one of the many places you can visit while in 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech.
On the popular Ouarzazate to Dades road trip route, the Valley of the Roses in Morocco is frequently overlooked. an amazing place to visit on this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech. Not only is the scenery breathtaking, but the local rose products are vital to the survival of a small Moroccan community.
Every year in May, Kelâat M’Gouna hosts the Roses Festival. It lasts seven days to commemorate the rose season in Dadès and M’Goun. The number of festival attendees reached 300,000 in 2015. People from all over the world came to Kelâat M’Gouna during the festival to discover its beauty and its rose products, which included perfume, rose water, oil, and cosmetic products, as well as to experience the warmth and hospitality of its generous locals.
During the 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech, you will be part of the valley is overrun with local women picking roses to be shipped to factories in nearby Kalaat megouna . They are transformed into everything from shampoo to hand creams, as well as cure-alls and nasal decongestants. The festival also provides visitors with the opportunity to learn about local handicrafts and agricultural products.
First and foremost, the color of Ouarzazate appeals to me. Morocco’s color is the color of the raw earth, of these adobe houses. This city’s color is soft and warm. Shades of orange ochre and pinkish ochre that are characteristic of arid soils and deserts. The soothing atmosphere of the city will then astound you. It exudes Olympian serenity. You can wander through the maze of the old town, lulled by this benevolent aura, to meet the locals.
There is a lot to see and do in Ouarzazate during this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech. The best of them all is getting a ticket to the Atlas studios, the Oscar studio being the most popular. You can find almost all of the information about the filming in the Kasbahs of Touarirt and Ait Benhaddou there. You will also find materials for making movies. For example, you can find wooden dolls and cars… Actually, if you’ve been to Hollywood in Los Angeles, we don’t recommend going back because it’s not worth it.
Second, Ouarzazate is well-known for the Taourirt Kasbah, which was built by the Thami Glaoui family. This Kasbah is a 300-room maze of mystery. It is necessary to purchase a ticket in order to explore. As a result, it is preferable to visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou instead.
At IzilMorrocco during this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech . Ait ben haddou The kasbah’s geographical location on a major trade route makes it a target for different dynasties that succeeded one another in Morocco. According to oral history, the first structure in the Kasbah was Ighrem n-lqddarn, where a Jewish Berber princess presided and ruled until the Sous (notice the similarity with al Kahina?
According to a document left by the village notary, the first nucleus of the Kasbah would have been founded in the XIIth century by the Ait Aissa or Hmad, a tribute that will join the general “Ben Haddou” appointed.
During the nineteenth century, the kasbah was the residence of a succession of high notables and played an indisputable role in the representation of Makhsen power in the region. During his last Harka, Sultan El Hassan I passed through the region on his way to Telouat and then Marrakech.
Pasha El Glaoui was appointed governor of the south. With the exception of the Ait Ben Haddou, who had alliances with the Glaoua, the Ait Ouaouzguit fought the latter. an magical history will be surprise you about the south-est of morocco, many kasbahs will discovred during 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech.
Marrakech is one of the most historical city in Morocco, we choose that be one of the cities that can make your trip memorable during this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech .It was founded in 1062 by the Almoravids. The city grew into a religious and commercial center for the Maghreb and Sub-Saharan Africa, with mosques and Koranic schools. Ramparts, palaces, and, most importantly, a mountain-fed irrigation system are built.
The Andalusian influence of Cordoba and Seville blends culturally and architecturally with the designs of desert peoples, nomads, and people from the southern Sahara.
Marrakech, the Almoravid capital, rules from the banks of the Senegal River in central Spain to the Atlantic coast in Algiers, is one of the main cities in this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech.
Marrakech experienced a new golden age at the beginning of the 16th century wish is th golden age of marrakech , under the Saadian dynasty. The capital of sumptuous palaces is built: the El Badi Palace (1578), a replica of Granada’s Alhambra Palace. Monuments such as the Medersa Ben Youssef are being renovated. Marrakech regained its position as a crossroads between the caravan routes of the Maghreb, the Mediterranean, and Sub-Saharan Africa under the Saadian dynasty.
Marrakech was in turmoil at the start of the twentieth century, with tribal revolts and European intrigues. France imposes a protectorate on Morocco in 1912. During the colonial period, the western district of Guéliz will be built northwest of Marrakech’s Medina. a big history waiting you to discover on this 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech.
Yves Saint Laurent nearly 60 years later, Majorelle in the 1920s… In the twentieth century, many French and foreign artists settled in Marrakech. Others followed, purchasing and renovating riads and gardens (see the Secret Garden) and contributing to the revitalization of cultural life.
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