Tour a Merzouga

MARRAKECH TO FES DESERT TOUR 5 DAYS

OVERVIEW :

desert tour from Marrakech to Fes. This 5-day, 4-night journey will take you to various wonderful locations, including the Atlas Mountains, the Ait-Ben-Haddou Kasbah, Ouarzazate city, the Dades, and Todra Gorges. In addition to the Merzouga SAhara desert, there are other Berber communities. Camel trekking in the Merzouga desert. Witness the magnificent sunset and sunrise over the Sahara. You will also visit the Rissani traditional souk and Erfoud, the Fossil Town. Then visit Morocco Switzerland, Ifrane, and the cedar forest, where the Barbary macaque lives. Finally, the journey concludes in Fes.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO FES :

  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains
  • Visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
  • Stop at Ouarzazate atlas Studio
  • Argan oil cooperative
  • Discovering Dades Gorges and Todra Canyon
  • Camel Trekking through Merzouga Desert
  • Enjoying a magical Sunset & Sunrise
  • Overnight in Desert camp
  • playing Sandboarding at Sand Dunes
  • Visit a nomad family
  • cross the Middle atlas

5 DAYS FROM MARRAKECH TO FES ITINERARY :

See the detailed itinerary below to get a sense of the highlight of our 5 days from marrakech to fes itinerary. Please Feel free to make any changes to the itinerary  if you want  

DAY 1 : Marrakech - High Atlas - Ouarzazate

The 5-day Marrakech to Fes desert journey begins with an early pick-up from the airport or your Marrakech accommodations. Then, drive across the magnificent High Atlas Mountains and the Tzi-N-Tichka pass. Stops will be made for panoramic views of the stunning scenery. Then we visit Telouts Kasbah.

Following that, we will visit the famed Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou—a fortified settlement designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Kasbah has appeared in movies such as Gladiator, Alexander, and The Mummy. In addition, there are television shows such as Game of Thrones. Then we travel to Ouarzazate, known as “The Gate of the Desert”. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel.

DAY 2 : Ouarzazate - Skoura - Dades valley

After breakfast, we tour Ouarzazate. First, we visit the Atlas Studios, where many famous films have been shot, and the Taourirt Kasbah, a fortified mud fortress and one of Morocco’s most ancient and impressive Ksars. After that, we drive east to Amridil Kasbah in Skoura, bordered by palm trees. Then continue to Kalaa Magouna, which is noted for its Rose Valley. An annual Rose Festival is held in May, where residents sell their rose items such as fragrances, rose water, oil, and cosmetics. Then we drive to the Dades Valley via Boumalne Dades. Unavoidable pauses include the “monkey fingers” rock sculpture and a vantage point on a mountain overlooking the Dades Valley. Dinner and stay at a hotel in Boumalne.

DAY 3 :Dades Valley - Erfoud - Merzouga Desert

After breakfast, enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Dades gorges. Then we continue to Todra Gorges, where the passage of the Todra River has cut out a spectacular canyon through the mountains, resulting in a steep red cliff-side gorge. Free time for lunch. Feel free to roam through the gorges and enjoy the scenery.

In the afternoon, we arrive at the Sahara desert of Merzouga. You switch to camels to cross the desert. A pause will be made for you to admire the spectacular sunset from the top of a high dune. Then go to the desert luxury camp, where you may listen to Berber drum music while dancing around the campfire beneath the huge open sky of stars. Dinner and breakfast at camp

DAY 4 : Merzouga Desert - Nomad Family - Khamlia village

Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the lovely sunrise in the middle of the desert. Free time for breakfast. Then you ride camels back to Merzouga, where the driver awaits. We dedicate the day to exploring the Merzouga region. The area contains numerous magnificent sights, fossil locations, and a fabulous oasis. Which are perfect locations for a variety of outdoor sports.

First, we begin our excursion in Merzouga by driving off-road to an ancient eyeliner mine. Then we pay the nomads a visit in their hand-woven tent. Drink Berber tea and learn about their way of life. Our next stop is Khamlia village, where you may enjoy Gnaoua music and dance performances. Its residents are from sub-Saharan African nations such as Mali, Sudan, and Niger. Free time for lunch at a restaurant. Following that, we take a stroll through a palm tree grove. Then drive a few Kilometers to visit the wild lake of Merzouga, commonly known as Flamingo Lake. Dinner and overnight at a hotel.

DAY 5: Merzouga - Erfoud - Midelt - Ifrane - Fes

On the last day of your 5-day Marrakech to Fes desert excursion. You get up early to enjoy the sunrise at the hotel. After breakfast. Then we leave the desert to explore Rissani, the ancient capital of Tafilalet. Rissani, remains an important trading center in the region, with a thriving souk on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. After a tour around Rissani souk, we continue to Erfoud and visit one of the fossilized marble workshops.

Following that, we drive alongside the Ziz River and break to take in the extensive outlook of the Ziz Valley. Lunch break in Midelt. Next, we drive to the Cedars Forest, home of the Barbary Macaques. While exploring the timer, feel free to give them food. Later, we travel to Ifrane, which is famed for its frigid temperatures, snowfall, and lodge-style homes no surprise it’s dubbed the Switzerland of Morocco. Incipiently, we drop you off at your Fes lodging or airport. tour conclusion.

PICTURES :

women in Marrakech shop
camel trekking of our desert tour from marrakech to fes
women in rissani Market

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MAP OF THE DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO FES :

5 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO FES ACCOMMONDATION :

Your 5 days tour from Marrakech to Fes includes accommodation in Ouarzazate city. Overnight in a traditional hotel in Dades Valley with a great view an overnight in a Luxury desert camp with a private shower and bathroom in addition to wifi and comfortable beds and a fourth night in a luxury hotel in Merzouga village, you can check it out below.

NOTE : 

If you have any specific accommodation requests, please let us know. Our team is dedicated to assisting you and ensuring that all arrangements meet your needs

5 DAYS FROM MARRAKECH TO FES PRICE :

Our 4-day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes price per person. However, it changes based on the following factors : 

  • The size of your group (more people in the group, the cost per person decreases further.
  • Type of your accommodation.
  • the period of your vacation.

BOOKING :

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO :

  • When making your reservation, please specify any food limitations you may have, such as being vegetarian or vegan.
  • Throughout the tour, your guide will recommend eating lunch at places that serve fresh ingredients. Nonetheless, if you have a specific restaurant in mind, please convey it to your guide; they will gladly accompany you there.
  • If you want to spice up your trip, we have some extra activities for you to try: Quad Bike or Buggy in the Merzouga desert. If you are interested in participating in these activities please let your guide know.
  • If you dont have enough time for the 5-day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes, consider the 3-day Marrakech to Fes desert tour instead.
  • During your trip, your driver will stop for you to take pictures but if you see a beautiful view and want to stop you can let your driver know

REVIEWS :

Travel firms provide an incredible opportunity to visit and explore Morocco. It is recommended that you go with a guide who will take you to the most interesting sights. In our instance, we have Youssef, whom I strongly suggest as a nice, joyful, and adaptable individual. With him, we get a lot more out of the trip.
Alexa
INCREDIBLE DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO FES
It was an amazing experience!!! Our tour lasted 5 days and was led by Youssef, who is an excellent person who is always kind and attentive while also providing important information about the places he visits and the culture in general. We will return with him and recommend him to others who want to experience this. The tour featured the nicest accommodations and meals! Perfect to compliment your current experience.
Marcela
Incredible experience

FAQ :

it takes about 9 hours to drive from Marrakech to Merzouga.

it takes about 7 hours to drive from Merzouga to Fes.

Sure,if you do not want to take camel ride to the camp we will take you to the camp by 4×4 and for free.

Depends on your type of accommondation in the Merzouga desert:

luxury camp:there is a private shower and bathroom.

standard camp:there is shared bathrroom and shower.

Great question! the size of your group determines the type of vehicle we use. There are several cars available, including the Prado Land Cruiser TX, Ford 8-seater van, and Mercedes Bens Sprinter minibus, as well as other comfortable car options

I recommend it as soon as possible.

Our payment process is easy and hassle-free to confirm your reservation, we kindly request a modest deposit. When you book, you may easily pay the deposit with Paypal.The rest of payment to pay it cash on first day of your tour, directly to our professonal driver/guide. You can pay in euros or dollars or dirhams.

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