7 Days Desert Tour from Fes to Desert and Marrakech
Day 1: Fes sightseeing
At Fes we will start our 7 days programmed tour, we will pick you up from your accommodation and, with our staff that will start our tour by , taking you in a private expidition around the city of Fes ; starting with the beautiful city and its majestic doors such as the Bab boujloud, that give you a glimpse into the old medina with its unique architecture, next you will visit the mosque and the beautiful university of ‘’El Quaraouine”, also the well preserved madrasa Bou Inania ; then after visiting the colored tanneries where carpets get done, you will enjoy lunch at a restaurant at the heart of the medina.
After lunch you will visit the Merinids tomb that offers you a panoramic view all over the old medina of Fes.
At evening , you will have a round at the new town where you can take a walk or drink a cup of coffee.
Dinner and overnight at the Riad .
Day 2: Fes – Merzouga
Early the morning, after breakfast we will start our trip towards the desesrt, passing by some interesting places; starting with the beautiful European look alike city of Ifrane , passing by the calm city of Azrou beautifully covered with the largest cedar forests in Morocco. Crossing the Tizi n’Talghamt pass ;offering you some breath-taking views, to arrive at the city of Midelt, where you will explore the agricultural side of this area since it’s the agricultural capital of Morocco.
Afterwards, we will continue our road that will begin to change red rocky colored landscapes , towards the charming Merzouga, passing by the beautiful city of Errachidia, the Erfoud the palm’s city, where you will enjoy a traditonal dish for lunch.
After lunch, we will continue our trip, by visiting the greatest area of Ziz Valley, where you will enjoy looking at the vaste palm groves lined and, nurished by the wonderful ziz river.
Eventually , arriving at the charming town of Merzouga, where you will enjoy a traditinal dinner that will be serverd at a hotel near the dunes, where you will spend the night.
Day 3: Tour around Erg Chebbi by 4×4 – camel ride and night in 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 4: Merzouga – Ouarzazate
In the morning, our guide will wake you up in order to witness the unmissable sunrise of Merouga, after enjoying the moment we will ride our camels back to the hotel so you can shower and restore by a traditional breakfast, before continuing to our next destination.
We will visit the beautiful city of Kalaat Megouna,where you will explore the Valley of roses; and visit the main co-operatives , that works on turning the roses to water roses and cremes that are used for Esthetic reasons, where you can buy some if you like to.
Afterwards , we continue our way trough the road of thousand Kasbahs and, beautiful tiny berber villages, where you will visit the well preserved Kasbah of Amrhidil.
Eventually , when arrived at Ouarzazate , you will be welcomed with a traditional dinner at the hotel where you will spend the night.
Day 5: Ouarzazate – Marrakech
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
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 evening you will conclude the day, by enjoying dinner in front of the Jamma Lefna Plaza with its unique ambiance, where snake charmers, fortune tellers and, musicians compete for your attention.
Overnight at a Riad in the old medina.
Day 7: Marrakesh – Fes
After breakfast in the Riad, you will have till midday to scroll around the medina and, buy some souvenirs if you want , then we will take our way back to the city of Fes, where our tour unfortunatlly ends.
- 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