Book our 8 days Morocco Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech. To enjoy an amazing and slow vacation in Morocco, so you can explore the imperial cities Fes and Marrakech, the Atlas Mountains (Middle and High), experience great Sahara desert including the camel ride and overnight in camp. Discover many incredible places such as: Valleys, Gorges, Kasbahs and passing through many Berber villages.
⦁ Explore Fes
⦁ The Switzerland city (Ifrane).
⦁ Cedar forest.
⦁ Ziz Valley.
⦁ Sahara desert (Erg-Chebbi).
⦁ Rissani Town.
⦁ Todra Valley & Gorges.
⦁ Dades Valley & Rose Valley.
⦁ Atlas Studios.
⦁ Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
⦁ Ounila Valley.
⦁ Telouet Kasbah.
⦁ High Atlas Mountains.
⦁ Explore Marrakech.
To have this amazing 8 days Morocco desert tour from Fes to Marrakech you can arrive in Casablanca international Airport / or in Rabat International Airport, if you don’t have possibility to land in Fes International Airport. Our driver guide will transfer you directly to Fes “the old city”, dinner and overnight in local Riad or Hotel in the heart of Medina.
After breakfast, you will start discovering the most historical and cultural city in Morocco. In Fes “the spiritual city of Morocco” you will visit the medina – the old city, with its architecture. Our guided tour in Fez includes many monuments Such as: the Jewish Quarter (Mellah) and the Dar El Makhzen or Royal Palace with its colorful mosaicked architecture & golden doors. The famous Chaouwara Tanneries the largest leather workshop in the city built in the 11th century. The Kairaouine Mosque (the old school of Islamic learning), and also one or the oldest universities in the world, while non-Muslims cannot enter but you can admire the mosque courtyard from the gates. The Najjarine Marble Fountain and Al-Attarine Madrassa is a religious school with some of the most striking Islamic architecture. The Bou Inania Medersa is one of Fes most architecturally beautiful theological colleges.
You will have time for lunch in Moroccan local restaurant. After you will discover Bab Boujloud archway is that its mosaics change color from blue on the exterior wall to green on the interior wall to spot the sacred color of Islam. Stroll around streets and markets of the medina. Later we will take you to the panoramic place to have an amazing view over the sprawling medina of Fes El-Bali, Dinner and overnight at the same Riad in the medina.
After breakfast, we leave Fes and drive though the Middle Atlas Mountains. We will stop in Ifrane city which referred to as “Switzerland of Morocco”. We will stop also at the 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 beautiful land of sand dunes (Erg-Chebbi) where we will have dinner and stay in a local hotel / or Riad.
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.
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.
Continuing to Tinjdad town where we will have free time for lunch. In the afternoon we will reach 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 it’s a preferred place for the climbers. We will end our day in Ouarzazate by traveling along Dades Valley, the road of 1000 Kasbahs and the land of Roses in Kalaat M’Gonna town, after we will arrive to Ouarzazate where we can stop to Photograph the amazing architecture of Kasbah Taourirte, before check your hotel / or Riad for relax, dinner & overnight.
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, overnight will be in a Riad / or Hotel in the medina.
After breakfast, you will start exploring the heart of Marrakech one of the Country’s imperial cities, referred to as the Red city due of its sandstone buildings. With your local guide you will visit the most famous historic sites, museums and colorful souks, or markets of the medina including the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace and the Jardin Majorelle a botanical garden that blends art deco and Moorish features.
You will have time for lunch. Then, continuing your sightseeing of Marrakech By walking around the focal point of the Medina is Djemaa El-Fna, the main square, enjoying the theatre of the streets buzzing with snake charmers, musicians, acrobats, storytellers and magicians. In the evening you will have free time to enjoy the sunset overlooking the exciting Djemaa El-Fna Square from a restaurant terrace enjoy your dinner, accommodation in the same hotel /or Riad.
After breakfast, in the last day of your 8 Days Morocco desert tour from Fes to Marrakech, transfer to Marrakech / or Casablanca airport and end of our services.
⦁ Pick up in & drop off in your accommodation.
⦁ Comfortable with air-conditioned vehicle + Fuel.
⦁ Driver guide during the tour.
⦁ Overnight in desert camp.
⦁ One Breakfast and dinner (vegetarians are welcome).
⦁ Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
⦁ Camel ride and night in desert camp.
⦁ Bottle water and scarf each one for camel trip.
x Water & Drinks.
x Entrance fees.