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5 Days Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech:

This 5 Days Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech is an ideal way to experience the most beautiful Desert places in Morocco. It will allow you to travel through the South of Morocco’s kingdom, crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains, see the Cedar forests, and Barbary macaque, enjoying the Ziz gorge and Valley. Riding camels at Erg Chebbi dunes with a local Desert guide to watch the sunset and sunrise the next morning, have dinner under the stars and listen to drums music, and spending a night in a nomad tent (camp). You will see also Todra gorges, Valley of roses, Visit nomad families living in a cave, and the Kasbahs of Ait Benhaddou, Amridil, Taourirt, and Teloit plus cross the high Atlas mountains to reach Marrakech.

Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Cedar Forest – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga

We will start our 5 Days Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech by traveling through the middle atlas mountains to Ifrane known as ” Switzerland of Morocco ” because of its similarity to a Swiss ski resort. Then, we head to the cedar forest which is home to barbary monkies. We will feed and take pictures with them. Continuing south passing through Berber villages, countryside, and see nomadic shepherds with their flocks spread out in the terrain. Midway, a stop for lunch in Midelt. Our first day of the 5 Days Fez Marrakech desert tour will take us through the Talghmt pass.  Before we get to the Sahara desert. We’ll stop for some panoramic views of the impressive hidden oasis of Ziz valley filled with palm trees and mud villages. Around one hour, we’ll get to the Sahara desert in the late afternoon, dinner, and overnight in a hotel.

Day 2: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi desert sightseeing – Camel trekking – Camp

After breakfast, we will begin our desert excursion for a half-day in the Sahara. We drive to visit nomads that still live in tents in the middle of the Sahara desert. We will see how they live, sip a cup of tea with them. After, continue our way to visit old mines that once used to be exploited by the French. Later, we will visit the village of Khamlia that is home to black Berber people, who are descendants from Sudan, Mali…We’ll have a chance to listen to their Gnaoua music and have lunch in the town. Before the camel ride, we’ll see an oasis on the edge of the Sahara desert. After a rest, begin the camel trekking over the high dunes of the erg-Chebbi desert. You will see a magnificent sunset on top of a high dune, you will reach the desert camp in the heart of the Sahara. After a delicious dinner, time to listen to Berber music played by local nomads under a starry sky.

Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani- Todra Valley and Gorges – Dades Valley

Wake early morning is a ” must-do” to see the sunrise of your life. then ride the camels back to the hotel where you will meet your driver again. We set off west through the city of Rissani: Once a major stop for trade-caravans across and from Morocco to neighboring countries. If it coincides with day markets which take place every Tuesday, Thursdays, and Sundays …we will visit the souk -largest in the region. Then, we continue to Erfoud- fossils town. Drive through Atlas mountains, towns towards Todra valley; a fertile green valley surrounded by old mud villages. Lunch in the town, then drive around 15 km, we get to Todra gorges; a corridor rising dramatically up to 300m with vertical cliffs and water streaming from natural springs. Later, we’ll go through the Dades Valley, where you’ll see the spectacular sandcastles and the astonishing rock formations known locally as “monkey toes”. Spend the night in a hotel/riad overlooking the Dades valley.

Day 4: Dades Valley – Boutghrar – Roses Town – Skoura – Ouarzazate

This morning, after breakfast, we leave for Ouarzazate via Boutghrar, Rose Valley, and Skoura. We start our journey by visiting the snaky road – a backdrop for so many car advertisements and the Dades gorges with their impressive rock formations. We travel off-road to Boutghrar. A place where nature and colors meet, the path will lead us to nomads that live in caves, we visit, sip a cup of tea with them. We continue to El Kalaa Mgouna ( Rose Town) where locals pick over 400 tons of rose petals that are processed into rosewater, cremes, and perfumes in local cooperatives. A festival is held every May here. Time to enjoy your lunch in the town. Then, We take the road of thousand kasbahs to Skoura which is home to the most beautiful kasbahs in Morocco, we visit the 17th century Kasbah of Amridil, drive in the oases of Skoura towards Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight in a Hotel/Riad.

Day 5: Ouarzazate  – Ait Benhaddou Kasbah – Marrakech

Today, we start our journey by visiting the biggest cinema studios of ”Hollywood of Africa”, Ouarzazate where so many movies were filmed such as Games of Thrones, Prison break season 4…Ouarzazate is also home to the biggest solar power station in Africa, and famous by its handicrafts ( wooden gates, silver, rugs…) as well. Later, we head to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou- the Unesco world heritage site- where many international movies were filmed ( Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, games of thrones…). Your adventure will continue through the breathtaking Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains where you will admire the special Berber villages before arriving at your  Hotel in Marrakesh, end of our 5 Days Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech.

NOTE:

If the itineraries that we offer does not match what you’re looking for, Contact us and we will prepare the trip to your measurements and needs.

 

  • Pick-up & drop off at/from your accommodation
  • Transport by private modern vehicle with A/C
  • Experienced English speaking Driver/Guide
  • Car Fuel
  • Camel Trekking (Camel per person)
  • Sunset camel ride
  • 3 Nights in a private room at a hotel/riad (At your preferred room type)
  • 1 Overnight at the Desert Camp (At your preferred tent type)
  • 4×4 transfer from and to the camp (Alternative to Camels)
  • Drinks
  • Lunches
  • Entrance
  • Tipping