6-Day Morocco Culture Desert Tour from Fes
Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga
from your accommodation in Fes , our unforgettable journey starts to explore the charming desert area of Morocco, in a four days trip ; starting with the beautiful city of Midelt crossing the middle atlas mountains giving you the oppurtunity to admire the beauty of the green landscapes along the road; when arrived at midelt you will enjoy a traditional local lunch in a restaurant.
After lunch we will continue our way, through the rocky red colored landscapes that spoils us with our destination; On the way will visit the city of Erfoud that gained its great reputation around Morocco with its good quality Dates; you will discover this interesting city, then we continue.
Finally, when arrived at the beautiful town of Merzouga, you will enjoy a local dinner and overnight at a hotel near the dunes .
Day 2: Merzouga desert camel ride to desert camp
In the morning, you will enjoy breakfast and prepare your self for unique day that you will spend in the dunes, all the unecessary luggage will be left at the hotel , then we will take a 4x4 tour around the surrounding areas of Merzouga; starting with the Khamila village , inhabited with Gnawa musicians, a great music brought in the Heydays by senegalese slaves ; you will enjoy listennig to some of their music , then we will visit a berber nomadic family , that will welcome you with a cup of mint tea under their tents ; where you will get to know more about their lives. Aferwards , we will visit Dayet Serji that attracts, rare bird species of Flamingos.
At evening , you will experience a memorable camel trek through the sandy dunes of Erg Chebbi under the charming sunset , that you will enjoy from the highest dunes in North Africa.
Eventually , we will approach our traditional camp, where you will be welcomed by a local berber music show and, a cup of warm mint tea around the camp fire; then you will have a tasty dinner before you spend the night in a nomadic camel hair tent under the milky way.
Day 3: Merzouga desert – Todra Gorge – Dades Gorge
Early in teh morning, you have to wake up early so you don’t miss the spectacular sunrise of the Sahara, then we will ride back camels to the hotel, where you can shower and enjoy breakfast before resuming our tour.
We will visit the small town of Erissani , where you will visit its market and, explore this tiny place among locals , also you try the special delicous berber pizza; then we will continue our way exploring the spectacular palm groves of the Ziz valley where you will have the oppurtunity to walk among it and, enjoy the greenery at the place. You also visit the magnificient canyon of Todgha where you will experience being trapped between hills , in a friendly way among locals.
Eventually arriving at Dades gorges, sculpted with the marvelous, Dades river .
Dinner and overnight at the town of Boumalne , at a local Kasbah .
Day 4: Dades Gorge – Ouarzazate
After breakfast, in the area you will explore more the that has a lot to offer you with its own landscapes ; afterwards we will head over to the city of Kalaat Megouna stopping by the Dades valley, where you will have a walk around the berber villages and, dicover more about their daily life.
Arriving at the Kalaat Megouna, you will explore the Valley of Roses, a place literally covered in white and; red roses that makes the place inresistebale ; then you will visit the co-operatives that extract the rose water and, make with it esthetic products. Lunch is programmed in a mountain-side restaurant.
After lunch, we will hit the road towards the city of Ouarzazate, enjoying the road through the beautiful Skoura and, the spectacular road of the thousand Kasbahs, with tiny berber villages along the way .
Eventually arriving at Ouarzazate, where you will enjoy dinner and spend the night at a hotel.
Day 5: Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Marrakesh
In the morning, you will take breakfast in the hotel, then you will start exploring the gates of the desert the city of “Ouarzazate”; starting with the film studios of “Ouallywood”, that takes you around several countries through its sets from all over the world. Also we will visit the wonderful Kasbah of Taourirt.
Then we move to the Mprocco’s unique monument, that attracted tourist from all over the world and, couldn’t get away without getting a role in many universal films such as “Marco Polo”, “Prince of Persia”, “ Son of God”.
Lunch is programmed in the area, in a local restaurant ; before continuing our way, towards the city of Marrakech, through the highest mountain pass in North Africa.
Eventually when arrived at the red city, you will check in the riad you will be staying at for the night , where a traditional dinner will be served .
Day 6: Marrakesh guided tour
Today’s program, is dedicated for exploring the city of Marrakech with it’s unique interesting monuments; starting with Bahia Palace , a place that leave you speechles in front of is traditional decorations; also you will visit the old market and, the old medina with its old alleys and architecture.
Afterwards, you will visit the the beautiful location of the Majorelle gardens, that offers you a relaxing mood surrounded by different species of Cactus and the charming colorus that makes from the place a heaven to take some great pictures and, skip the sun for some time ; Lunch will be in a local restaurant in the old medina with a special Marrakchi dish.
After lunch, we will continue wondering around Marrakech’s beauty ;visiting the mosque and the charming minara of El Koutoubia and, the Saadien tombs.
At the end, this is going to be a conclusion of our magnificent tour and, unfortunately it will end here.
- Pick up from your
riad / hotelon the tour day ( or the closest accessible point to your riad )
- Transportation (air-conditioned vehicle)
- Professional English Speaking Driver
- Camel Excursion & Night in the Desert ( on the desert tours )
- Night at the camp ( on the desert tours )
What’s not included