6 Days Tour From Marrakech to Merzouga Desert & Chefchaouen
DAY 1 : Marrakech - Ait benhadou Kasbah - Ouarzazate - Dades valley
After breakfast, we 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 valley - Todra Gorges - Merzouga and Camel Trek
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 : Merzouga Desert - Ziz valley - Cedar Forest - Fes
Your camel guide will wake you up to see the sunrise. Then you’ll peacefully camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga appreciating the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. Afterward, arriving back in Merzouga and after breakfast and hot shower in the guesthouse. Then we’ll leave to Fes via Errachidia along the magnificent Ziz Gorges. In the first place, it is carved through volcanic rock, and through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt.
Stopping in Zaida to enjoy a barbecue and refresh with a glass of mint tea, before continuing ourMarrakech Chefchaouen Sahara Desert Tours, to Azrou. It is a Berber village in the Middle Atlas Mountains, where we’ll stop to see the Barbarian apes in the cedar forest. Then we continue to Ifrane called the French village or the Switzerland of morocco. There will stop for a picture or a drink before arriving at your accommodation in Fes where you will have dinner and breakfast.
DAY 4 : Exploring Fes
Getting lost in Fes is half the fun, but you'll have an orientation walk this morning to help you get the lay of the land first. Join your local leader to browse markets stalls, meet craftsmen and see beautiful mosques. Look out for the Medersa Bou Inania, one of the city's coolest buildings, which has recently been restored and is now open to visitors. You'll also visit the famous tannery and its dye pits (which are also famously stinky, but well worth it), and a ceramic factory where you can see potters working in the traditional way. Then enjoy some free time and maybe check out the exquisite carvings and magnificent tile work at the Medersa el Attarine (near the spice and perfume market). Fes is a shopping heaven for those who want to pick up a souvenir or two. Today is going to be a big day so remember to keep hydrated and pack some snacks.
DAY 5 : Fes - Meknes - Volubilis - Chefchaouen
After breakfast in your accommodation we will drive to Chefchaouen passing by Meknes and Volubilis. In Meknes, another significant imperial city in Morocco. Moreover, it is known as the Ismaili capital of Morocco, you will see the famous gate Bab Mansour, the Sahrij Souani Bassin, and the Mulay Ismail Mausoleum. After lunch, your journey continues to the Roman city of Volubilis. There you will get a chance to see the wonderfully preserved original mosaics, Roman road, and city layout. Afterwards, as you travel through the Moroccan countryside. We will pass by the Holy City of Moulay Idriss for a photo opportunity. Then lunch in the way and get to the blue city Chafchaouen.
DAY 6 : Chefchaouen - Tangier
After Breakfast in your Riad, you’ll travel to see Hecrule’s cave in Tangier before arriving at Tangier port for your departure. The tour ends at the port.
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What's Included :
- 4 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
- 5 Days Tour to Merzouga Sand Dunes & Fes
- 8 Days Tour to Imperial Cities & Sahara
- 9 Days Grand Tour to Merzouga Sand Dunes
- 11 Days Grand Tour to Discover Morocco
Important Notes :
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.