Marrakech to Fez Via Chefchaouen

Marrakech to Fez Via Chefchaouen

per person

7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS

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TOUR OVERVIEW

Marrakech Desert Tour to Fez via Chefchaoun, Volubilis , Mekenes and the Sahara desert of Merzouga crossing the high atlas mountains …

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

Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley

Marrakech Desert Tour 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 3

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 4

Merzouga Sahara Desert - Ziz valley - Fez

The staff will wake you up early in the morning to  watch the beautiful sunrise then ride the camels back to Merzouga, then you 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 Fez . On our way, we will stop frequently to see the Rocky mountains and plain areas. We will take a break in Azrou to see the Monkeys on the wild  Cedar Forest. Arrival to Fez will be in the evening . Overnight in a hotel / Riad
DAY 5

Midelt – Azrou – Fes

After you enjoy your breakfast , you will  have the full day to explore  the oldest city in Morocco with a local guide , walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts by visiting the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish headquarters, the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 16th century. We will ensure that you visit all sites with a cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the world, the Tanneries, the Attarine museum and Mulay Idriss mausoleum . Overnight in Riad/ hotel
DAY 6

Fes - Chefchaouen ( the blue city )

After you enjoy your breakfast at the hotel we will drive to the north of Morocco through the Rif Mountains, arriving at Chefchaouen, The blue pearl of the north where everything is set dramatically against the mountains. Things to see among many are the blue-tinted houses and cobbled streets with mountainous backdrop which create a photographic setting. Overnight in a Riad / Hotel
DAY 7

Chefchaouen – Meknes - volibilis – Fes

After you enjoy your breakfast our journey will start towards volubilis  via Ouazzane and other rif villages. Volubilis embodies the roman ruins and presents a unique archaeological site of Moroccan history, after the visit of the ruins we will shift our way to Meknes city, an imperial city since the 17th century, where we will explore the historical huge walls of the medina, Bab el mansour. Later on we continue to Fes and that will be the end of the tour.

TOUR INCLUSIONS


Pick up and drop off at the airport

Comfortable SUV or Minibus (with A/C)

English speaking Driver/ Tour guide

Local guide in Fez

Camel ride

A night in desert camp


TOUR EXCLUSIONS


Flight tickets

Lunches

Beverages

Entrance fees

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