5 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech

Best 5 days tour desert from Fes to Marrakech

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Fez and Marrakech are two of Morocco’s most popular and culturally rich cities, known for their historic architecture, bustling markets, and vibrant atmosphere. This  5 days tour desert from Fes to Marrakech will offer an immersive experience of Morocco’s rich history, diverse culture, and stunning landscapes.

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5 days tour desert from Fez to Marrakech Itinerary:

Day 1: Fes » Ifrane » Ziz valley » Merzouga

The 5-day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga begins with an early pick-up from the airport or your Fes accommodation. Then we drive south through Imouzzer to Ifrane, which is known for its cold temperatures, snow, and alpine-style houses. It’s no surprise it’s known as Morocco’s Switzerland. Then we go to the cedar forest, where the Barbary macaques live. Feel free to feed them while exploring the forest. Later, we’ll travel to Midelt for lunch. Then we drive to the Sahara desert, passing through the Tizi-n-Tilghmt pass and along the Ziz river.

In the afternoon, we arrive in Merzouga, where you switch to camels and travel the sandy desert. A halt will be made for you to view the spectacular sunset from the top of a high dune. Then proceed to the desert luxury camp, where you can relax and listen to Berber drum music while dancing around the campfire beneath the great open sky studded with stars. Dinner and stay in the camp.

Day 2: Explore Merzouga region » Taouz » Ouzina

It’s worth getting up early on the third day of our 5 days tour desert from Fes to Marrakech to enjoy the most amazing sunrise you’ve ever seen from the top of a dune close to the camp and appreciate this unique scenery Breakfast is offered. Then you return to Merzouga on camels, where the driver awaits. We will spend the day exploring the Merzouga region. There are many wonderful features in the area, including sand dunes, natural lakes, mines, fossil places, and a spectacular oasis. Which are perfect locations for a variety of outdoor sports.

We begin our excursion in Merzouga by going off-road to an ancient eyeliner mine. Then we pay the nomads a visit in their handwoven tent. Learn about their way of life while sipping Berber tea. Our next stop is the Khamlia village, where you will experience Gnaoua music and dancing performances. Its residents are mostly from Sub-Saharan African nations such as Mali, Sudan, and Niger. Lunch break in a restaurant.
After that, we will travel to Taouz, where we will follow the ancient Paris-Dakar Rally route to see some incredible rock engravings. In the late afternoon, we will arrive in the Ouzina Desert and spend the night there

Day 3: Ouzina » Merzouga »Rissani »Todra Gorges» Dades Valley

On the third day of our 5 days desert safari from Fes to Marrakech through Ouzina and Merzouga, you’ll have breakfast and shower at the hotel before continuing to Todra Gorges via Rissani, Morocco’s largest traditional market in the south. Second, we’ll make a stop in Erfoud to attend fossil seminars. A variety of fossils unearthed in the vicinity will be on display.

Then we travel through the palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad to reach the Todra Gorges. The Todra River’s course has formed a huge canyon through the mountains, resulting in a steep, red cliff-sided gorge. These gorges are perfect for rock climbers. Feel free to roam through the gorges and take in the scenery. Lunch at a restaurant is optional. Then we proceed to the Dades Valley, passing via Boumalne Dades. Stopping at the “monkey fingers” rock formation was unavoidable. And on a peak with a view of the Dades Valley. Finally, dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 4: Dades Valley » Roses Valley» Ouarzazate

We continue our journey to Kalaa Magouna after breakfast to view the Rose Valley. In May, there is a Rose Festival. Where locals sell rose items such as perfumes, rose water, oil, and cosmetics. Lunch is on the house. We next drive through Skoura’s palm orchards and reach Amridil’s Kasbah. Finally, we arrive at Ouarzazate, where we visit the studios where famous films were made, as well as the Taourirt Kasbah. Dinner and an overnight stay in a hotel are included.

Day 5: Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah »High Atlas Mountains » Marrakech

On the final day, we will travel to the famed Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. A fortified settlement designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Furthermore, the Kasbah has appeared in numerous films and television shows, including Gladiator, Alexander, The Mummy, and Game of Thrones. Then we drive to Marrakesh over the Tizi-N-Tichka pass and the High Atlas Mountains. Stops will be made for lunch and photographing fascinating locations. Finally, we will drop you off at the airport or your hotel in Marrakech. End of our 5-day desert journey from Fes to Marrakech

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Free Booking! To book a 5 days excursion from Fez to Marrakech, usually we ask for a small deposit to be paid through our Paypal or Payoneer accounts. The rest of the payment is payable in cash to your driver/guide at the pick-up.

The deposit is completely free. To avoid carrying large amounts of cash, paying the full amount or half off using Paypal or Payoneer is possible.

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Cancellation policy for our 5 days tour desert from Fes to Marrakech:

To receive a complete refund, please cancel at least 15 days before the date of the 5 days Moroccan safari from Fez to Merzouga.

If you cancel less than 8 days before your trip, your deposit is non-refundable. However, it is still available for use if you reschedule your trip in the future. Simply email us to cancel your trip.

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Fes to Marrakech tour

The 5-day tour from Fez was a truly unforgettable experience! The itinerary was well-planned, taking us to breathtaking destinations such as Marrakech, Merzouga, and Ifran. The knowledgeable guide made the trip informative and enjoyable, and the accommodations were comfortable. From camel rides in the Sahara Desert to exploring the cedar forest, every moment was a delight. The tour exceeded my expectations and left me with incredible memories of Morocco's rich culture, history, and natural beauty. Highly recommend it for a fulfilling and immersive travel experience!
4 days tour From Fes to Merzouga desert
carolaejanc
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Amazing 5 days Tour from Fez

I recently returned from an incredible 5-day tour from Fez, and it was definitely amazing! The tour was well-organized from the start, and the program was jam-packed with amazing sights and activities. The skilled tour guide shared fascinating facts about the region's rich history and culture. The accommodations were pleasant, and the meal was wonderful. The breathtaking vistas, beautiful architecture, and genuine warmth of the residents captured me. It was a wonderfully immersive and enriching experience that provided me with lasting memories. Strongly recommended!
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Seana J
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5 days tour from Fez

The 5-day tour from Fez to Merzouga with Said as our guide was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Said's knowledge and enthusiasm for the country shone through as he skilfully guided us through the region's cultural and historical landmarks. His pleasant and accommodating demeanor made the journey joyful and stress-free. The itinerary was well-thought-out, and the accommodations were cozy. Every minute was enriching, from exploring historic medinas to feasting in local cuisine. I highly recommend Said as a tour guide for an unforgettable tour experience!
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Destinations' overview of our 5 days tour desert from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga:

Todra Gorges & Dades Valley

Tour from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga

Todra Gorge is a tiny gorge in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Visitors can walk along the river that runs through the canyon and view the high cliffs on each side, making it a popular place for rock climbing and trekking.

Dades Valley is a valley in the Atlas Mountains famed for its breathtaking scenery of red sandstone cliffs and rugged peaks. The valley is a popular destination for hiking and picturesque drives, and it also contains several traditional Berber communities. You can explore the valley and observe the iconic “monkey fingers” rock formations during your 5-day excursion from Fes, or go on a guided trek to see the valley from a new perspective.

Merzouga desert

Tours from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga

Merzouga

is a small town in Morocco’s southeast, near the Algerian border. It is well known for its closeness to the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, which are among the tallest in North Africa.

Merzouga is a popular tourist location, especially for those looking to see the Sahara Desert. This 5-day vacation from Fez to Marrakech via Merzouga includes camel excursions into the desert to spend the night in a traditional Berber tent, watching the sunset over the sand dunes, and stargazing in the clear desert skies.

The town of Merzouga is a unique and fascinating destination that offers a glimpse into the traditional way of life in the Sahara Desert. Whether you’re interested in adventure, culture, or simply soaking up the stunning scenery

Merzouga is a small town in Morocco’s southeast, near the Algerian border. It is well known for its closeness to the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, which are among the tallest in North Africa.

Merzouga is a popular tourist location, especially for those looking to see the Sahara Desert. This 5-day vacation from Fez to Marrakech via Merzouga includes camel excursions into the desert to spend the night in a traditional Berber tent, watching the sunset over the sand dunes, and stargazing in the clear desert skies.

The town of Merzouga is a unique and fascinating destination that offers a glimpse into the traditional way of life in the Sahara Desert. Whether you’re interested in adventure, culture, or simply soaking up the stunning scenery

Tours from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga

Ouarzazte

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The name ouarzazate is a combination of the Amazigh (Berber) words “ouar” (without) and “zazate” (noise), resulting in the phrase “without noise.”

Ouarzazate is also known as “the gateway to the desert” or “the door to the desert.”

Ouarzazate is a renowned Moroccan tourist destination due to its antique charms and well-known film studio.

A number of Hollywood and foreign films, including Game of Thrones and Prison Break, have filmed at the studio.

On this 5-day trip from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga and Ouzina, we will take you to Atlas Studios, Kasbah Taourirt, and the UNESCO World Heritage site Ait Ben-Haddou.

Ait Ben Haddo

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At Ben Haddou is a medieval ksar, or fortification, in the Moroccan region of Ouarzazate. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most well-preserved and largest examples of a typical Berber ksar.

The ksar is a fortified settlement made up of clay dwellings that are enclosed by high walls and defended with angle towers and a baffle gate.

The most well-known ksar in Ouarzazate’s Ounila Valley is Ait Ben-Haddou. The placement of the palace near a river affords a breathtaking view.

The terrain of Ait Ben-Haddou is typical of the Pre-Saharan area. It’s a stunning example of a Moroccan earthen building.

We will pass through and halt at this wonderful spot on our 5-day journey from Fes to Merzouga.

At Ben Haddou is a medieval ksar, or fortification, in the Moroccan region of Ouarzazate. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most well-preserved and largest examples of a typical Berber ksar.

The ksar is a fortified settlement made up of clay dwellings that are enclosed by high walls and defended with angle towers and a baffle gate.

The most well-known ksar in Ouarzazate’s Ounila Valley is Ait Ben-Haddou. The placement of the palace near a river affords a breathtaking view.

The terrain of Ait Ben-Haddou is typical of the Pre-Saharan area. It’s a stunning example of Moroccan earthen building.

We will pass through and halt at this wonderful spot on our 5 days tour desert from Fes to Marrakech.

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The High Atlas Mountains

Fez to Merzouga desert tour

The High Atlas Mountains are a central Moroccan mountain range that extends parallel to the Atlantic coast. Toubkal Mountain, at a height of 4,167 meters (13,671 feet), is the highest point in the range.

The High Atlas Mountains are a popular outdoor destination, notably for trekking and mountaineering. Hiking routes span the range, including the famed Toubkal National Park, which gives breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

In addition to its natural splendor, the High Atlas Mountains are famed for the traditional Berber settlements that dot the landscape. During our Fez to Merzouga desert tour, you will visit these towns and learn about the Berber people’s unique culture and way of life.

Ifrane

Ifran tour

Ifrane is a Moroccan city in the Middle Atlas region. It is a famous tourist destination due to its alpine-style buildings, warm climate, and plentiful flora. Ifrane is known as “Little Switzerland” because of its high landscape, cool weather, and chalet-style architecture. The city is surrounded by forests, lakes, and streams and is home to a variety of species, including the only free-roaming monkeys in Morocco, Barbary macaques. Ifrane is also noted for its universities, including Al Akhawayn University, one of Morocco’s and Africa’s best universities.

Ifrane is a Moroccan city in the Middle Atlas region. It is a famous tourist destination due to its alpine-style buildings, warm climate, and plentiful flora. Ifrane is known as “Little Switzerland” because of its high landscape, cool weather, and chalet-style architecture. The city is surrounded by forests, lakes, and streams and is home to a variety of species, including the only free-roaming monkeys in Morocco, Barbary macaques. Ifrane is also noted for its universities, including Al Akhawayn University, one of Morocco’s and Africa’s best universities.

 
Ifran tour

Fez

5 days desert tour from Fez to Marrakech

Fez is one of Morocco’s four imperial cities and is located in northern Morocco. It is regarded as one of Morocco’s most important cultural and spiritual centers, and it is well-known for its rich history, architecture, and cultural heritage.

Fez was founded in the ninth century and became the capital of Morocco in the thirteenth. During this period, the city grew in importance as a center of study, trade, and religion, and many of its notable monuments and institutions were constructed.

The city is particularly well-known for its well-preserved old medina, which is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The medina is a labyrinth of narrow, twisting streets and lanes packed with brightly colored residences, workshops, and markets. There are various historical and cultural landmarks in the city, including the Bou Inania Madrasa, the Al Attarine Madrasa, and the Al-Andalus Mosque.

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