9 Days Morocco Tour From Fes to Merzouga Desert and Marrakech
Day 1 : Arrival to Fes
From the airport, our driver will pick you up to the hotel you will be staying at for today, where you will meet our staff, that will accompanies you in this tour .
After showering and, restoring , a traditional dinner will be served for you to enjoy.
Overnight at the hotel.
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 and, enjoy a traditional lunch in a restaurant.
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..
After a quiet stay , 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 – Ait ben Haddou
Early In the morning, bour guide will wake you up because , it’s recommended so you cannot miss the spectacular sunrise of Merzouga in the middle of the Sahara. Afterwards we are going to ride camels back to the hotel where you can take a relaxing shower and a breakfast , we will continue our trip passing by the beautiful ziz Valley,
Eventually we will arrive to Ouarzazate, where you will have the opportunity to explore this magnificent city, with her biggest film studios in Morocco. And of course the famous kasbah of taourit with its unique touch standing over centuries in the middle of the sahara.
Next you are going to head out to explore the famous Kasbah of Ait-Ben-Hadou, a world Heritage site and,a striking example of the artsy architecture of the south back in the heydays, this wonderful site has been a part of many universal films such as “the mummy”,”Marco Polo” .
Dinner and overnight will be at a local kasbah in the area.
Day 5: Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech
After enjoying breakfast in the beautiful area of Ait Benhaddou, we will discover more the place and, visit the spectacular lined palm groves of Ziz Valley where you will explore the area and, visit some berber houses .
Afterwards, heading back to Marrakech the red city of Morocco ,you are going to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest mountain road in Morocco , offering you charming views as far as the eye can admire, valleys, oasis.
Eventually, arriving to the red city “Marrakech” and, after checking up in the riad you will be staying at, you will enjoy the unique ambiance of the plaza of Jamaa Lefna .
Dinner and overnight in the Riad.
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, crossing the Middle atlas mountains and, its amazing landscapes .
Lately , when arrived at Fes the cultural and, scientific capital of Morocco, you will enjoy a traditional local dish for dinner and, overnight at the hotel you will be staying at in the medina.
Day 8: Fes sightseeing
After Breakfast, you will discover the historical city of Fes ,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 9 : Fes – Airport
After breakfast, our driver will make sure to transfer you to the airport, according to your flight schedule, we will wish you a safe come back to your country and, here where our journey 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