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5 Days from Fes to Marrakech desert tour

$306
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5 Days from Fes to Marrakech desert tour

Book our 5 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech, to enjoy an amazing and slow journey in Morocco. In this trip you will explore the Atlas Mountains (Middle and High). Experience the magical Sahara desert that includes the camel trekking and spend overnight in the desert camp. Enjoying the amazing places rich of Valleys, Gorges, and Kasbahs and passing by many Berber villages.

⦁ The Switzerland city (Ifrane).
⦁ Cedar forest.
⦁ Ziz Valley.
⦁ Sahara desert (Erg-Chebbi).
⦁ Rissani Town.
⦁ Todra Valley & Gorges.
⦁ Dades Valley & Gorges.
⦁ Rose Valley.
⦁ Kasbah Ameridil.
⦁ Atlas Studios.
⦁ Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
⦁ Ounila Valley.
⦁ Telouet Kasbah.
⦁ Atlas Mountains.

Day One: Fes – Ifrane – Cedar Forest – Midelt – Middle Atlas – Ziz Valley – Merzouga

After breakfast, our driver guide will meet you at your accommodation and start 5 days from Fes to Marrakech desert tour. You we leave Fes and driving though the Middle Atlas Mountains. Our first stop will be in Ifrane city which referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco”. Second stop will be at Forest of Cedar near to Azrou, where we can watch barbarian Monkeys. Then, continue our road to Midelt, the famous town of apples where we will have free time for lunch. Later in the afternoon we’ll drive to Sahara desert towards Tizi N’talghoumte pass (1907m), passing by small Berber villages and the wonderful Ziz Valley situated in near to Errachidia city. After that we will continue to Merzouga via Aoufous and Erfoud, in 2 hours of driving we will connect with the magic land of sand dunes (Erg-Chebbi) where we will have dinner and stay in a local hotel / or Riad.

 

Day Two: Desert Tour – Merzouga Lake – Khamliya Village – Nomad Family – Camel Trekking & Overnight in Desert Camp

After breakfast, we will start our journey around Erg-Chebbi sand dunes. We will explore many interesting places of the area such as: Merzouga Lake (not always full of water) to see the kinds of birds (ducks & flamingos) that coming to live in this lake especially in spring time. We will visit khamliya village where you will listen African music (Gnawa) played by the people originally from the black Africa, than we will continue our off-road desert tour to the black desert behind Erg-Chebbi sand dunes. We will visit an abandoned village where the working mineral fossils, then drive to visit a nomadic Berber family to see them lifestyle.
We’ll back to khamliya to have a delicious lunch in Local restaurant. In the afternoon you will start Camel Trekking Adventure, across the beautiful unique orange colored sand dunes to desert camp. The great experience where you can feed your soul, enjoy the wonderful sunset from the middle of dunes. Dinner & overnight will be in camp, music played and you can frolic on the sand dunes under zillions of stars.

 

Day Three: Merzouga – Rissani Town – Tinghir City – Todra Valley & Gorges – Boumalne Dades – Dades Valley

In morning of the next day, is better to wake up early for lovely sunrise, after breakfast & shower return by camel ride / or vehicle to Merzouga village departure to Rissani town. We will walk around the famous, traditional and biggest Market of the area exploring the local-made goods and art crafts. It’s better to visit Rissani in one of the following days: Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. In these three days is souk, so it’s good days for the people of desert area that want to do shopping. Later we travel to Tinghir along the Tafilalt Oasis where we can stop to see the ancient system of irrigation found there.
Arriving to Tinjdad town where we will have free time for lunch. Then, continuing to Tinghir to explore the stunning views of Todra valley & walk along Todra Gorge with it orange towering cliffs, the canyons of Todra Gorge are almost 1,000 feet deep, also its a preferred place for the climbers. We will end our day in Boumalne Dades with its green valley, Dinner & overnight in a hotel / or Riad.

 

Day Four: Boumalne Dades – Dades Valley & Gorges – Kalaat M’Gonna City– Rose Valley – Skoura – Kasbah Ameridil – Ouarzazate

After breakfast, we start our journey via Dades gorges and Dades valley towards Kalaat M’Gonna & Ouarzazate. The way through Dades Valley is the route of the thousand Kasbah providing numerous opportunities to take some best picture. Then, travel along the land of Roses we will stop at Kalaat M’Gonna, “the rose city”, to purchase the rosewater. Continuing via the oasis of Skoura where we will stop to visit the Kasbah of Ameridil. In the afternoon arriving to Ouarzazate where we will stop to admire the architecture of Taourirte Kasbah before check your accommodation. Dinner & overnight will be in a hotel / or Riad in Ouarzazate.

 

Day Five: Ouarzazate – Atlas Studios – Kasbah Ait Benhaddou – Ounila Valley – Telouet Kasbah – Atlas Mountains – Marrakech

After breakfast, we will visit world renowned cinema studio (Atlas studios) in Ouarzazate. Our trip continues to the ancient Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. This fortified walled city was built right on the caravan path between Marrakech and the Sahara and was once a thriving trading post during the 17th century. Inside the high mud walls are 6 Kasbahs and a small number of homes. Ait Benhaddou has appeared in several movies, including Gladiator & Lawrence of Arabia. Later we will drive to Marrakech city along the stunning Ounila valley passing via Berber villages to reach Telouet village, where we can visit Telouet Kasbah built in the 18th and 19th centuries for the powerful el Glaoui family; Telouet Kasbah is a rare sight to behold. Adorned in colorful mosaics and red stucco, the Kasbah had a strategic location on the caravan trail.
Take Break there to have lunch in local restaurant. Then, drive through the Atlas Passes, on the road we will make stops to enjoy the stunning views of the Atlas Mountains and Tizi N’tichka pass (2260m). We will arrive to Marrakech in the evening, drop you off at your accommodation and end our 5 days from Fes to Marrakech desert tour & our services.

⦁ Pick up in & drop off in your accommodation.
⦁ Comfortable with air-conditioned vehicle + Fuel.
⦁ Driver guide during the tour.
⦁ Accommodation for four nights.
⦁ Four breakfasts and dinners (vegetarians are welcome).
⦁ Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
⦁ Bottle water and scarf each one for camel trip.

x Water & Drinks.
x Lunches.
x Entrance fees.
x Tipping.

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