Trips To Take Whilst In Morocco
Morocco is endless beautiful with plenty of both natural and made sights to marvel at. Whilst visiting the country we highly recommend you take one (if not several) mini trips to really experience the best sides of Morocco.
With so many gorgeous sights to see and different types of trips to take here are our top three recommended mini-trips that should not be missed from your list.
One of the greatest features of Morocco is its desert! That’s why the number one thing on our list is of course to take a camel back tour through the desert.
Our most recommended option is to travel from Fez to Marrakesh on camel back as part of a two-day trek through the Sahara. From just £200 per person. Here’s the company’s itinerary for the trip:
wake-up early to enjoy Sunrise in Merzouga by camel riding back to the hotel for delicious Breakfast. Then,Be ready to drive to Marrakech passing by Todra Gorges, Valley Todra, Kelaat Mgouna, Dades Valley, Sakura, Ouarzazate. Break lunch, at Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
Continue through the High Atlas Mountains, Tizi n’Tichka pass while enjoying superb views. Finally, at Evening drop off at your hotel/riad in Marrakech.
If you fancy something a little longer than two days why not take a tour through the deserts, gorges and desert. This trip is a small group tour making it a personal experience, transportation between attractions is provided in private air-conditioned vehicles.
This trip costs just £250 but be sure to check availability as it can be popular. Here is what the company says you can expect from the trip :
Day 1: Fez / Ifran /Medilt / Todra Gorges
After meeting you we Leave Fez towards Todra Gorges , passing through Ifrane,the best small town in north Africa . Moroccan style built by the French in the 1930’s with Swiss village style ,we continue crossing the middle atlas and cedars forest, we stop near Azrou to see the monkeys also for rest and take some pictures pictures.
We will pass through many berber villages . Lunch will be in an appel village “Medilt”. We continue the way through the Atlas Mountains enjoying the landscapes we arrive to Todra Gorges in the time of the sunset ,dinner and overnight in a nice Hotel between the mountains ,rivers and the valley .
Day 2: Todra Gorges / Erfoud / Merzouga
After breakfast, we will have a Half Day to walk in Todra gorge & do some Trekking ,before we took the road to Merzouga. Crossing ziz valley through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud.
We reach Merzouga before the time of the Sunset, you will stay the Night in the Kasbah in the Foot of the Erg Chebbi Dune , Dinner & Overnight .
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Day 3 :Merzouga / Erg Chebbi
After Breakfast and rest we will start A visit to Rissani the first capital of dynasty alouite, including some historical Kasbahs, and the The famous Market, you will have the opportunity to test the local food of the area the Pizza Berber .
then we will go to see the different faces of desert dunes, passing through small villages, where we will stop to listen to some Saharan Music in El Khamlia, you will visit the lake in Merzouga and the oasis.
After rest a mint tea the guide and camels will be waiting to carry you across the sandy dunes of the erg-chebbi, you will enjoy the beauty of the sunset on camel, then take the Camel back to the Hotel in the Foot of the Erg Chebbi Dunes for Dinner & Overnight.
Day 4: Merzouga / Ziz Valley / Fez
In the morning you can get up early, take a walk over the sand Dunes and watch the sunrise from just behind the Algerian border, which is about 50 km from Merzouga.
We take camel back to the hotel, after breakfast, shower and Rest, we’ll start our tour back to fes, though ziz valley, berber villages, middle atlas the middle atlas, we will arrive to Fes in the afternoon for the end of the trip .
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Even if you are taking a short trip there are some amazing day trips you can get involved with. Such as Berber middle Atlas day tips which give you the opportunity to see some incredible animals up close and personal including Barbary Apes!
The trip starts from just £23 – this includes travel and entry to the amazing attractions you’ll be visiting. Here’s what the company says you can expect:
- 09:00 AM Pick up from your hotel/riad in a comfortable transportation.
- First stop, Imouzzer a small village known for its Apple Festival in September.
- Visit Berber family live in the cave.
- Discover “Lake Dait Aoua” most famous Moroccan lake full of water, birds and surrounded by cleaned damp peerage and forests of oak trees and cedar.
- Stop to view the surrounding hills and capture photos.
- Continue towards Ifrane «Little Switzerland» a charming alpine village built by French in 1930.
- Discover Al Akhawayn University, the landmark Stone Lion. . .
- Cross the cedar forest and get to the national park where there is around 70% of the Barbary apes.
- Enjoy memorable sight experience with Barbary Apes.
- Discover Azrou the Berber village .
- At the end of the tour Back to Fez hotel/riad.
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Make sure you grab at least one of the opportunities available to you whilst on your trip – we’re sure you’ll have the most amazing time and won’t regret visiting.