5 Days Tour From Marrakech to Merzouga Dunes & Fes
DAY 1 : Marrakech - Ait benhadou Kasbah - Rose valley - Dades gorges
After a morning pich up you from your Marrakech Hotel or centrally located meeting point , we will leave Marrakech venturing through the magnificent Atlas Mountains and the pass of Tichka (2260 m), offering an impressive landscape in the heart of the Atlas Mountain chain to Ouarzazate where many famous movies have been shot such Alexander the Great, The Mummy, The jewel of the Nile, Kingdom of heaven Etc..The scenery is absolutely stunning. We stop in the kasbah of Ait Benhaddou one of the most spectacular fortresses in the South of Morocco and a UNESCO world heritage site. Lunch in Ouarzazate as "The Hollywood of Africa" We continue our journey to the valley of Roses known for its annual festival during the roses harvest in May. Spend the night with dinner in Dades valley.
DAY 2 : Dades Gorges Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Merzouga dunes
After breakfast, we start our day with a drive towards the Todra Gorges where many of rock climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Later we continue our journey, following the ancient Bedouin trading routes parallel ith the Middle Atlas, passing a series of the fortified villages with outstanding pre-Saharian architecture. The route to Erfoud is one of the most pleasing of all the Southern routes. The town is in a dry red built of desert and was built by the French as a central administration town. It is known for its rich black fossils marble. The stone is sculpted to bring the fossils into relief on everything from ashtrays to washbasins and more. We head down to the spectacular Merzouga dunes where sand dunes signify the start of the mighty Sahara Desert. We leave our vehicle and take a camel ride into the desert to a Berber camp. To seal this as an experience of a life time, why not surf the Sahara Desert and try sand Dunes Boarding! After dinner we gather round the fire and enjoy the desert night perhaps with traditional Berber drums.
DAY 3 : Erg Chebbi - Ziz valley - Midelt - Ifrane - Fes
After a picturesque sunrise with breakfast at the camp, you will leave the desert riding the camels to Merzouga to venture into the Atlas Mountains heading a different part of Morocco. We cross the verdant oasis and magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, and 8 rough the Tizi Ntalghamt Pass to Midelt passing millions of palm trees and fortihed villages characterized by fascinating southern architecture. We stop for lunch in the small town of Midelt, a sleepy village flanked by the verdant beauty of the Middle Atlas Mountains, bursting with colorful minerals that mottle the mountainside in a blaze of ruby.
Continue through the Middle Atlas mountain range and great forests of cedar trees, terraced farms and sienna mud-brick Berber villages via Ifran a charming ski resort and Azrou an important handicraft center specialized in the work of cedar wood. Dinner and night in Fez.
DAY 4 : Fes Sightseeing Tour
Enjoy a full day at leisure to bravely wander the old medina yourself or, choose to take to guided optional tour where you will visit the many hidden treasures of the medina that only a Moroccan guide will know. Fez served as the capital of Morocco for more than 400 years and is home to the University of Al Karaouine, the oldest operating university in the world. It is particularly famous for its tanneries and the Fes el Bali Medina. A short visit to the surrounding leather shops gives you the best view of the tanneries. See the Attarine Medersa, Moulay Idriss mausoleum, and visit the Nejjarine Fountains and Museum. Opportunities for shopping for authentic Moroccan carpets will be provided. Finally, view the exterior of the Royal Palace and walk through the famed Jewish quarter of the medina. Though the city has endured periods of hardship, it has emerged more vibrant than ever, boasting its own distinctive culture, art, and even cuisine. This evening, enjoy a special dinner hosted by a local family and learn about Moroccan culture and traditions Home hosted dinner in Fez may be moved to another day, according to your host’s availability.
DAY 5 : Fes - Marrakech
After breakfast in your Hotel/Riad we will drive you to Marrakech arrival in the afternoon ,drop off you at your Riad and our services ends.
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What's Included :
- 3 nights accommodation in the category of hotel/Riad chosen
- Hotel pickup and drop-off where you want
- Private English Speaking driver throughout your Journey
- Vehicle air-conditioned luxury and comfort 4*4/minivan
- Service quality
- Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
- Camel Per person
- Sightseeing by English Speaking Local Guides
What's Excluded :
- Air fare travel
- Entrance to monuments
- Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip
- Ouzoud Waterfalls Day Trip
- Imlil Village Day Trip
- Essaouira City Day Trip
- Ourika valley Day Trip
- Day Trip to Fes city Tour
- Fes to Chefchaouen Day Trip
Tours From Marrakech
- 2 Days Desert Tour to Zagora Sahara
- 3 Days Tour to Merzouga Desert
- 3 Days Tour to M'hamid Desert
- 4 Days Tour to Merzouga end in Fes
- 5 Days Tour to Erg Chebbi Desert
- 6 Days Tour to Merzouga Desert & Chefchaouen
- 8 Days Tour to Imperial Cities & Sahara
- 9 Days Grand Tour to Merzouga Sand Dunes
- 11 Days Grand Tour to Discover Morocco
Important Notes :
If you want there's also an itenirary with different visited places , doesn't include the Guided tour of Fes. Read More
The price for the tours will be dependent on numbers, the higher the number of people in your party the lower the cost per person.
All accommodation will be private, you will only share vehicles, if applicable.
We are not liable for personal injury or loss of your own property. You should take reasonable care with your belongings at all times.