6 DAYS FROM TANGER TO DESERT
Day 1 : Tangier – Chefchaouen :
Arrive at the port or Airport of Tangier; we will start our tour before traveling inland to the small fortress town of Chefchaouen. Is noted for its building and houses all painted in white and blue (indigo color). It is one of the most beautiful towns in the northern Rif Mountains. We will spend the night in Chefchaouen Hotel/Riad.
Day 2 : Chefchouen – Midelt :
In the morning we continue our travel to Fes the oldest Imperial city in Morocco. We will travel through the city observing the sights as we travel toward Ifrane and the great Cedar Forests on our way to Midelt to spend the night in Kasbah Hotel.
Day 3 : Midelt – Merzouga :
We will travel through the northern Atlas Mountains traveling along the Ziz River Valley where we will take frequent stops to observe the picturesque view of mountains, valleys, river scenes, Ziz gorge, oasis and large reservoir. We will pass through the town of Er Rachidia as we head east to the Sahara Desert town of Merzouga(erg chebii). We will spend the night in a Hotel with the Great Erg Chebbi Dunes just out the back door of the hotel where you can venture on foot exploring the smaller dunes.
Day 4 : Merzouga – Risanni – Around Erg Chebbi Desert & Camel Trekking
today we put our 4 x 4 vehicle to work. We will travel into the Sahara desert a unique environment full of unusual attractions and the simple nomadic people. We will stop at the Lake and its white birds. We will visit a home of some Berber nomads and learn about their culture. Near lunchtime we will enter Rissani where we will have a visit to the market of Sijilmassa. We will lunch in a Moroccan restaurant (Berber PIZZA). After lunch it’s back to Merzouga Desert to get our camels that are waiting to take us on another adventure in the sand dunes. This will be a much slower travel into the dunes to spend the night in a bivouac (Nomadic tents) fully equipped for the night spent in the heart of the Sahara Desert. Trek to the top of the nearest dune to watch the sunset and enjoy the traditional meal served by the Berber guides and their music.
Day 5 : Merzouga – Fes :
Rise to the stunning sunrise over the Sahara Desert, camel trek back To The Hotel and have breakfast and shower. Begin our tour back. We will spend the night in Fes enjoying the city after a long ride back from the desert Hotel/Riad.
Day 6 : Fes – Tangier :
Travel to the port or airport of Tangier for departure