7 Days Trip From Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga Desert
DAY 1 : Fes
In this Best Tours into Morocco Fez, we will take you from the airport to your riad in Fez and. Then visit the new part of the city. In the first place, we will see the character and religious capital of Morocco. In fact, Fez was founded by Idris 1 in the twelfth century and was for years, the cultural capital and the focus of the united. So it is one of the imperial cities with more interest in history and handicrafts. In addition, it is one of the largest cities in the Arab world. Contains schools, the market (amazing in terms of quantity and seasoning of spices),, Karauin, the oldest university in the world, mosques, squares, Andalusian district, pottery, palaces and museums. To go Fes is the capital of artisan Morocco. Finally after dinner, we will stay in riad.
DAY 2 : Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Ziz valley - Merzouga
After breakfast , we will start traveling south to Merzouga desert via Midelt and Errachidia. So, on this tours into morocco, your first stop will be at Ifrane city, referred to as "the Switzerland of Morocco", and then to Merzouga via Midlet and the Ziz Valley. During this journey you will experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. Then stopping at the famous cedar forest – the largest one in Morocco africa. There you will have the opportunity to see the Barbarian monkey. You will notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the ERachidia city. After lunch in Midelt, continue your tours into morocco along the spectacular Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way. We will drive through Berber villages to Erfoud then to Rissani; the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty - the current ruling royal family in Morocco. Arriving in Merzouga at the end of the day, you will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea and after you will go to see the sunset in the highest sand dunes in merzouga. Overnight at our hotel where you will have your dinner.
DAY 3 : Exploring Merzouga Area
After breakfast in your hotel, we will start exploring the area. You will visit the Gnawa people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, to experience their music and lifestyle and the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations. You may also want to visit the nomad wire house where many Berber handicrafts are priced lower than in the big cities. In the afternoon it’s time for your camel trek, ably guided by an experienced camel man where you will explore the sand sea of Merzouga desert. Dinner in front of the tent where you will spend the night the camp in equipped with flash-toilets and shower.
DAY 4 : Merzouga - Todra Gorge - Dades valley - Ouarzazate
After breakfast we depart to Risani , old Sijilmassa , sourcing center of ancient caravans from the Sahara. So we continue our journey of Fes Sahara Desert Tour, through a semi-desert landscape, we reach the oasis of Tinghir- possibly one of the most beautiful places in Morocco. Then we pass the Todra river, impressive gorges to reach over 300m. in addition we visit the village, we take the road of a thousand Kasbahs to Ouarzazate, to reach one of the most important cities of southern Morocco , known for its intense and cinematic activity, having to his credit films like Gladiator , Troy, the Mummy etc . Then a visit of the kasbah of Taurirt . Finally, we will enjoy dinner and we stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 5 : Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech
After breakfast we take the road towards Ait Ben Haddou, the queen of kasbahs (Unesco World Heritage). Later we will visit one of the most beautiful tracks of Morocco, Kasbah of Telouet , ancient palace Glagui, Pacha Marrakech. Afterwards we continue our Tour Into morocco, passing through the port of highest mountain in Morocco – Tzin Tichca (2,260 m) to reach the imperial city of Marrakech. Finally we stay overnight at riad.
DAY 6 : Marrakech Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast we spend full day tour to visit Marrakech. In fact, the stories tell that city was inhabited by a tribe on the other side of the Atlas , with large supplies of dates, and bones , born a palm . Called ” the red city ” because of the color of its walls and filled with gardens, watered by underground wells (khettaras), which were built by the Almoravids and Saharan nomads in the eleventh century We will visit Menara , the Casbah, the Saadian Tombs , the Bahia Palace , the Koutoubia. Moreover, Majorelle Gardens and souks, are some of the unavoidable visits. Later on a unique experience will be to discover the square ” Djemaa El Fna ” where life and activity of the city is concentrated : dancers , storytellers , jugglers, artisans, merchants, and snake charmers. Then we stay in Marrakech overnight in local riad.
DAY 7 : Marrakech - Airport
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
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What's Included :
- 5 nights accommodation in the category of hotel/Riad chosen
- Hotel pickup and drop-off where you want
- Hotel/riad overnight stays (Breakfast & Dinner)
- 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
- Marrakech Sightseeing Tour with a local guide
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 Fes
- 2 Days Morocco Tour to Merzouga Sahara Desert
- 3 Days Tour to Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert
- 3 Days to Marrakech via Merzouga Desert
- 4 Days Tour to Marrakech via Sahara Desert
- 5 Days Tour to Marrakech via Erg Chebbi Dunes
- 6 Days Tour to Marrakech via Merzouga desert
- 12 Days Grand Tour to Imperial Cities & Sahara
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.