6 Days Desert Trip From Fes to Marrakech

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• 17 years of experience and knowledge of Morocco
• Experts in the areas of Morocco and desert wilderness areas
• Native guides
• Private guides
• Group and custom
• Available 24 hours
• Highly trained professional collaborators.

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Itinerario del Programa

Day 1: Arrival and pick-up service to the accommodation:

As the first day of the 6 days Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech begins with the pick up service. We put our local team of guides at your disposal. That is, they will come to pick you up at any meeting point in Fez to show you your local accommodation.

Day 2: Visit to the attractions of Fes:

Fes is one of the most interesting cities in Morocco, rich in culture, architecture, and historical landmarks. Therefore, on the second day of our 6 days Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech through the desert, we will visit the most impressive attractions in Fes. To begin, we will go to the Madrasa Bou Inania, one of the most architectural schools in Morocco. Its founder was Abou Inan Faris during the years 1351-56 AD. It is very visited by tourists since they can also do it and not only Muslims. The second thing we will visit is Fes El Bali or the old city, the main gate of the area is through the Bab Boujeloud or the blue gate. The place is famous for its markets, riads and traditional spas.

From there, we will move to see the Mellah, the Jewish quarter of Fes, very popular if you want to discover the relationship between Fes and the Jewish community. The houses from the beginning of the 20th century are an indicator of the Jewish history in Fez.

After discovering the Jewish Quarter, we will go ahead to see the largest tanneries in Fes, the Chouara leather tanneries. Visited mostly by tourists to shop. There, craftsmen make holes in the ground and paint the leather with spices like Safran. For any photographer, it is recommended to try to photograph on the roofs of the owners of the shops that are offered at good prices. Note: the place does not smell good. Therefore, consider having some fresh mint.

In short, with our Morocco travel guide you will discover the most important and interesting destinations in Fes.

Day 3: Fes to Merzouga, camel trek and overnight in the camp:

Our 6 days Morocco route from Fes to Marrakech through the desert starts early in the morning from Fes. A day trip to the Sahara desert of Erg Chebbi to do the camel ride and spend the night in the camp. For starters, we will cross the Middle Atlas Mountains with far-reaching views of Berber villages, farmland, and rivers. After 1h 20mins, we will arrive at the best city in Morocco, Ifrane. Not only that, but it is the eighth cleanest in the world. It is characterized by the cold climate in winter, where ski lovers come to practice their activity. In recent years, they registered a very low climate degree of -23, which makes it the coldest city in Morocco.

Ifrane during the second world war was a prisoner camp. I mean, there’s a story about a German soldier who got freedom from him when he carved the white lion statue in Ifrane.

During our visit, you will discover this magnificent area with the statue and take a walk to take some photos.

Next, we will go ahead to see the impressive photo point of the Ziz Valley. They call it the valley of paradise because of the color of the water. In addition, many palm trees grow in the valley, as well as apricots, almonds… From the Ziz Valley, we will go by car and pass through Erfoud, small villages to reach the desert of Merzouga. There, you will enjoy tea with fresh mint to restore, and then ride a camel through the impressive Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Along the way, your camel driver will take you to the best photo spots.

When you arrive at the camp, you can try different activities. For example, sandboarding, hiking through the sand dunes. You can also choose the quads.

As a final point, you will enjoy a Berber music show under the starry sky.

Day 4: 4×4 excursion through Erg Chebbi and discovery of attractions:

The Erg Chebbi desert trip is the highlight of the 6 days Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech through the Merzouga desert. A day trip with the comfortable 4×4 to discover the interesting attractions of Merzouga.

First of all, you will have breakfast in the hotel or in the camp, and then you will drive to see the National Automobile Museum of Morocco. The latter is like a palace owned by a guy from the Emirates who shows people the cars he likes. Inside, you will meet the old Japanese, Chinese and British hummers… Also, the area is famous for a custom double jeep car.

After discovering these cars, we will go ahead to reach the village of Khamlia, famous for Gnaoua music. This town is where the Touaregs immigrated in the past, making it their homeland and using music to express their deep culture and traditions. During our visit, they will play some of their music for us and let us know about their history.

Next, we will drive to reach M’Ifiss, famous for being inhabited by the French administration in the 19th century. There they will discover how they made Kohl’s masks, and also glass made of barite.

Subsequently, our journey continues by visiting the nomads, the true life of the Berbers in the past. Morocco is known as tribal era, Merzouga nomads are from different tribes with different traditions. There is always a member of the tribe who looks after the herd. During our visit, he will be received by a family of nomads who will allow him to see how they live.

At the end, we will drive and enjoy the agricultural lands of the oasis of Merzouga. From there, they will return to the hotel and prepare for the next day.

Day 5: Merzouga to Boumalne Dades via Tinghir:

On the fifth day of the 6 days Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech through the Sahara desert, we will drive to spend the night in Boumalne Dades from Merzouga. In the early morning, you will wake up and watch the sunrise by walking on the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Not only that, but you can also take the sand board with you and enjoy it. After that, breakfast is prepared for you to enjoy at the camp or at the hotel.

After breakfast, we will drive about 40 minutes or less to reach Rissani, famous for being the first souk in the southern Sahara desert. The citizens of Merzouga, Erfoud and the nearby towns go shopping there. During our visit, our local travel guide will take you to see the spices as they say they were brought from India. Also, they will see the types of tea and herbs. In another area there, we will see the donkey and sheep parking lot, a place where donkeys can be bought or exchanged for domestic needs. From there, we will cross many Berber villages to reach the Fezna irrigation system and discover it.

From there we will go ahead and cross the city of Tinghir, famous for the Todgha valley and the highest canyons in Morocco. Tinghir a city so named in reference to the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, its inhabitants are almost all Berbers who come from different Berber tribes.

Our visit will be to the Todgha canyons, about 500 meters high. Every year, the site attracts thousands of tourists who come to discover how groundwater irrigates hundreds of agricultural lands. In addition, it is where you can try climbing and also horse riding. So let us know to book your activity with a company there.

At the end, we will drive from Tinghir towards the Boumalne Dades gorges to spend the night.

Day 6: From Boumalne Dades to Marrakech via Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou:

The last day of our 6 days Morocco tour from Fez to Marrakech is going to be exciting, we will discover many interesting monuments.

To begin with, we will have a traditional breakfast at the local hotel in Boumalne Dades. There, we will see the curves of Tisdrine or the path of the snake as they call it. The Cadillac as it is known made an impressive record on this road that made it famous and visited by tourists during their excursions through Morocco.

We will continue to reach the city of Kalaat Megouna or the pink bride. There they will admire how beautiful the valley of roses is, almost all kinds can be found there. The citizens of Kalaat Megouna have rose cosmetics shops and that is what almost all of them do for a living. When we get there, they will be able to visit one of the rose water cooperatives and even buy some products (optional).

From Kalaat Megouna, we will pass through the city of Kasbahs (Skoura) and then we will arrive at Ouarzazate to see the Atlas studies.

Ouarzazate is famous for being the main gate of the Sahara desert and the beginning of the path of a thousand kasbahs, its name means without noise. This city is also famous for the largest solar energy project in the world, which cost 9 billion dollars and is called Nour which means light.

When talking about Atlas studios, it is the place where Gladiator, Alexander, Cleopatra, and many other famous movies and TV series are filmed. In addition, in the studios, there is a cinema area where you can see the latest.

After visiting the city of Ouarzazate, you will drive and arrive at the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and the fortified village. We will go to the top of the Kasbah and admire the views of the valley and the town.

At the end, we will cross the High Atlas Mountains to visit one of the Argan oil cooperatives and end the tour in Marrakech.

What is included?

– Pick up and return to the airport / hotel.
– Private transportation by 4×4 A/C vehicle.
– Driver who speaks his language.
– Breakfast during the tour.
– Dinner during the tour.
– Riads / hotels during the tour.
– Camel trek in the desert / desert tent.
– Local guide / private guide.
– Sandboarding in the dunes.
– Excursion through the sahara desert and its dunes in dromedary (one dromedary per person).
– Luxury camp in the desert of Merzouga.

What is not included?

– Lunches during the tour.
– Plane ticket to and from Morocco.
– Personal expenses and tips.
– Tickets to museums and monuments.

About Us

Viajes Tours Marruecos is a local and established tour company with reasonable prices, has established itself as a tour company based in the desert palm oasis city of Merzouga and the imperial city of Fez.


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