5 days from Fes to Marrakech desert tour

Fes to Marrakech desert tour in 5 days offers a unique opportunity to learn about Morocco's Sahara desert, including a camel trek and a night in a desert camp. As you will visit many historical sites.

5 days from Fes to Marrakech desert tour info:

Departure location:

Fes

End location:

Marrakech

Tour duration

5 days / 4 nights

Departure time:

08:00 am

5 days from Fes to Marrakech desert tour overview:

5 days desert tour from Fes To Marrakech Across The Merzouga Desert Depart from Fes for the great southeast of Morocco, cross the High Atlas Mountains. Also, visit the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, then explore the palm grove of Skoura and the valley of Dades. Todghra Gorge is a must-see.

The highlights of the journey are the camel trekking over erg Chebbi dunes, camping in the desert. Also, visiting a nomad family. 

Fes to marrakech desert tour note:

You can customize your 5 days from Fes to Marrakech desert tour to suit your unique needs and budget. Please contact us if you would like to alter or plan a trip in your own unique way.

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Itinerary:

Day 1: Touring in Fes:

Our Fes to Marrakech desert tour in 5 days begins with a pick-up service at the airport. We will take you first to the riad. If time allows, you will have a guided tour of Fes. If not, you will have a Free day to explore Fes’s old town and the great and famous piata throughout the Arab world, as well as Morocco’s craft and religious capital. Fez was founded in the twelfth century by Idris I and served as the Almohad’s cultural capital and center of interest for many years.

It is one of the imperial cities with the most tourist interest due to its history and craftsmanship, as well as having one of the largest medinas in the Arab world; the madrasas, the souk (spectacular for the quantity and variety of spices), Karauin, the world’s oldest university, mosques, squares, the neighborhood of the Andalusians and potters, palaces, and museums. Accommodation in a riad in Fez, Morocco’s craft capital.

Day 2: Ifrane – Cedar forest – Medalt – Ziz palmeras – Merzouga desert:

Our second day from Fes to Marrakech desert tour in 5 days begins with a pick-up from your riad in Fes. After that, we’ll drive to the desert of Merzouga. First, we’ll stop in Ifrane, Morocco’s Switzerland, which is regarded as Africa’s cleanest capital. Next, we’ll go for a walk through the Cedar forest, where we’ll see the Barbary Macaques, which isn’t far away from Ifrane.

In addition, we’ll continue our journey through the Atlas Mountains. Next, we will pass by Zaida. After that, by  Midelt on the way. Midelt is where we will have lunch. The panoramic views of Ait Chakr, one of Morocco’s best Panoramas, will be our next stop. 

Finally, we’ll arrive at our final destination, which is Merzouga. We typically arrive early in the evening so that we can catch a glimpse of the sunset. We’ll take the camels and ride through Erg Echabbi’s golden dunes. The night in the desert begins with a delicious Moroccan meal. Our team will then set you on fire and play drums.

Day 3: Touring in Merzouga desert:

The third day of the 5 days from Fes to Marrakech desert tour will be spent exploring the desert. The Berber Nomads are usually the first stop on a desert tour. Under the tents, these people continue to live simple life. As a consequence, if you want to learn about real Moroccan life, the Nomads are the best place to start.

Later in the tour, we’ll visit and stop at several panoramic viewpoints to take in the desert views. Next, we’ll visit M’Ifiss. The latter is a kohl mine that was settled by the French government. After that, we’ll go see another way of life. This time, you’ll learn about the Gnawa people and their music. Finally, we’ll pay a visit to some of the area’s most popular Oases.

Day 4: Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Todghra gorge – Sakoura – Ouarzazate:

Wake up early to see the beautiful sunrise and climb the dunes, then ride the camels back to the hotel for breakfast before continuing to the Todra Gorges via Rissani, where you will stop a little to visit its traditional Souk, which is considered the largest in all of southern Morocco, and we will pass through the Dades Valley.

In the afternoon, we take the road that leads through the Valley of Roses to the rose capital of Kalaa M’gouna. We will arrive in Ouarzazate mid-afternoon after passing through the palm grove of Skoura, which is distinguished from the other palm groves by the large concentration of kasbahs scattered throughout the oasis. Dinner and overnight stay in a riad. The end of our fourth day from The 5 days from Fes to Marrakech desert tour.

Day 5: Kasbah ait ben haddou – Telouat – High Atlas – Marrakech:

After breakfast, we’ll drive to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, the queen of the kasbahs, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, via one of Morocco’s most beautiful roads, we arrive at the kasbah of Telouet, the former palace of the Glagui, Pacha of Marrakech. Continuing along a winding road, we will pass through Morocco’s highest mountain pass, Tizi Ntichka (2,260 m), to arrive in the afternoon at the imperial city of Marrakech and transfer to your hotel. The end of our 5 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech.

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