Marrakech To Fes Desert Tour

Tour Duration

6 days

Tour Overview

Marrakech To Fes Desert Tour via the Sahara desert crossing the high atlas mountains, Ait ben haddou Kasbah, ridding camels through the desert dunes, spending a night in the desert camp …

Itinerary Outline

Day 1 – Arrival to Marrakech – Transfer to the hotel

Upon arrival to Marrakech airport our driver / tour guide will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel .

Day 2 – Full Day To Explore Marrakesh

After you enjoy breakfast at the hotel you will start a guided tour of Marrakech with a local guide from Marrakech. You will see the famous Mosque of Koutubia, the Medina and its souks, and explore some more of Marrakech’s secrets: Ali Ben Youssef Koranic school, the Saadian the Bahia Palace and Majorelle Gardens, night at a Riad in the Medina. Overnight in riad / hotel

Day 3 – Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley

Departure will be in the morning crossing the High Atlas mountains through Tizi n’Tichka pass (alt 2260 m).On the road you will visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou where many movies have been filmed including: The Gladiator, The Mummy, Babel, Tea In Sahara… etc. Later on, we continue to Ouarzazate “The African Hollywood” where you will visit the film studios, providing diverse backgrounds for renowned movies. We visit also Kasbah of Taourirte, then carry on the road via the road of Thousand-Kasbahs through Skoura where you will stop to see a beautiful Kasbah named Amredhyle situated in the stunning Skoura Palmery. In the evening, overnight in Hotel/Riad.

Day 4 – Dades valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga Sahara Desert

After you enjoy your breakfast we  will drive southwards Todra Gorges; it’s a trench of gigantic rock walls that, change color and run through the High Atlas Mountains creating an absolutely magnificent spectacle, lunch in the right place is an optional!. Carry on the road to Merzouga crossing Jorf palm Trees and the town of Erfoud the capital of Fossils and Dates in Morocco, From this town you will head for an adventure of a lifetime experience on the Paris-Dakar Off-road to reach the impressive high sandy dunes of Merzouga where your camel trekking will starts in steps through the vast sea of the dunes, Arriving the bivouac in a fabulous oasis, Dinner will be served under a starry-sky and spend the night at a desert camp

Day 5 – Merzouga Sahara Desert – Midelt – Fez

The staff will wake you up early in the morning to  watch the beautiful sunrise then ride the camels back to Merzouga,  you will take a refreshing shower and breakfast, before we start our journey to Fez. we will stop for an hour to Visit the Souk of Rissani, which preserves some of a bygone Sijilmassa empire. You will get to see the local art crafts, and different quarters of the Souk. We travel afterwards via the Ziz Valley and the Middle Atlas mountains till we arrive to Midelt. After lunch we will leave Midelt driving through the cedar forests of Azrou and stop to see closely and  possibly hand feed the monkeys. We will continue via Ifrane, the ‘Switzerland of Morocco’, before we arrive early evening in Fes. Overnight in a Riad / Hotel

Day 4 – A Full Day to Explore Fez

After breakfast you will visit the city of Fez with a local guide . Fez is the biggest city after Casablanca with a population of approximately 1 million also one of the country’s four imperial cities. Fez comprises three distinct parts, Fez el Bali which is the oldest part surrounded by a big wall, where are more than 9000 narrow streets and allies. Fez-Jdid or the new Fez, home of the Mellah the Jewish quarter and the Ville Nouvelle the newest section of Fez created during the French occupation.Fez el Bali is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its Medina is the largest in the world. Among its narrow streets and allies, the oldest university in the world is located; The University of Al-Karaouine, founded in AD 859. This University is still operating nowadays .

Day  6 – Fez – Transfer to The Airport

We will transfer you to the airport and this will be the end of the tour

What's Included / Excluded

  • Pick up and drop off at the airport
  • Comfortable SUV or Minibus (with A/C)
  • English speaking Driver/ Tour guide
  • Local guide in Marrakech
  • Local guide in Fez
  • Flight tickets
  • Lunches
  • Beverages
  • Entrance fees

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