Fes to Merzouga desert tour & Atlas to Marrakech of 8 Days tour from Fes
Day 1: Reception at the airport in Fes and transfer to the hotel
We will journey to the recent side of the city. In the evening we will dinner and then we will spend the night at the raid. The end the first day of Fes to Marrakech desert tour.
Day 2: Fes – Fes
Early in the morning we will have breakfast. We will spend the day with our tour guide in Fez, artisanal and religious capital of Morocco. It is said that Fez was founded by Idris 1st in the 12th century and for years is the cultural capital and center of interest of the Almohades. It is said to be one of the imperial cities with a variety of tourist interest for its antiquity and artistries and one of the chief medinas in the Arab world. The madrasas, the souk (which is very spectacular for the quantity and variety of spices that are produced there), Karauin, which is said to be the oldest university in the world. We will also get to see the Mosques, visit the squares, the district of the Andalusians and that of the potters, forts and galleries. Fez has a splendid history, and it is said that Fez is the artist capital of Morocco. We will have dinner at our raid and spend the night there. .
Day 3: Fes – Ifrane – Middle – Errachidia – Merzouga
After breakfast, we start Fes to Marrakech desert tour journey toward Fes then head to Ifrane. We will cross the Middle Atlas, then the greenest part of Morocco. Then continue our trip to the well-known dunes of Erg Chebbi Merzouga. We will then reach the foot of the dunes of the Erg Chebbi where we will spend t nights at the hotel.
Day 4: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Merzouga
Early in the morning we will head to the communities of the desert, including Khamlia, where we will get to experience a concert of gnawa music played by a group of original black Berbers who are natives of Sudan and sub-Saharan Africans. We will proceed on our tour through the dunes of the Erg Chebbi while passing by the nomads where we will take a tea break and dine there. We will culminate our trip at the relic quarries and the genuine market of the settlement of Rissani. We will take our camels, in the afternoon and go on a tour through the dunes to view the sunset. Over bight at the Camp in Sahara.
Day 5: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley – Ouarzazate
After breakfast, we will start our trip where we will head to the town of Risani, the antique Sijilmassa, we will get to see the supply center for the old caravans coming from the Sahara. We will continue through a semi-desert landscape, we will then arrive at the oasis of Tinghir, which is one of the most stunning places in Morocco. We will continue up the Todra River, we will then arrive at its thrilling valleys which are over 300m high. We will then have a short trip to the town, where we will take the road of the thousand kasbahs, to reach at Ouarzazate, which is one of the most vital cities in the south of Morocco, which is known for its powerful cinematographic activity, where many movies were shoot, such as, Gladiator, Troy, The Mummy, and other movies. We will then journey to the Kasbah of Taurirt. We will the enjoy dinner at our hotel and spend the night there. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Telouet – Marrakech
After breakfast in the morning, we will head to Ait Ben Haddou, which is the queen of the kasbahs, and was professed a World Heritage Site. We will then continue through one of the most attractive tracks in Morocco, after which we will arrive at the Kasbah of Telouet, which was the former fort of the Glagui, Pacha de Marrakech. We will journey along a curving road, where we will pass through the highest mountain pass in Morocco Tzin Tichca (2,260 m), which will take us to the majestic city of Marrakech, which is the capital of the Great South. We will enjoy diner and rest at our Raid.
Day 7: Marrakech – Marrakech
We will tour Marrakech, which is the center of Morocco, with its old city (Medina), its painted souks, its well-known JAMAA square, the FNA and its day and night animatronics, its historic monuments: The MENARA, the palaces EL BAHIA and EL BADIA. We will dinner and rest for the night in Marrakech.
Day 8: Marrakech
We will be taken to the airport based on the flight time that we have. The end of Fes to Marrakech desert tour.
- Transportation from and to the airport
- Shuttle for adventures
- Trail vehicle
- Multilingual tour guide
- Half-board hotels (breakfast and dinner will be provided)
- Dromedary (one per person)
- 1 night in Tent which include dinner and breakfast
- Lunch breaks
- Visits to museums