5 Days Tour From Fes To Marrakech
5-day tour from Fes to Marrakech
Our tours from Fes include a 5 Days tour from Fes to Marrakech, which concludes in Marrakech. You will have the best 5 Days tour in Morocco from Fes and get the chance to explore the Middle and High Atlas Mountains. You will also discover Ifrane, known for its alpine-style architecture and nearby ski slopes and forests. Visit the Atlas Lion sculpture in Ifrane.
Following that, we will stop in Azrou’s Cedar Forest, a unique habitat for wild monkeys. This trip of 5- day tour from Fes to Marrakech will take you to discover the Merzouga Sahara Desert. Embark on a camel ride through the Erg Chebbi dunes. Besides, you’ll enjoy the sunrise and sunset from the top of the dunes.
Within this 5 Days Desert tour from Fes to Marrakech, you will visit the movie studio in Ouarzazate. Then, in the village of Ait Ben Haddou, you will explore the most popular and oldest kasbah. Finally, in the heart of Atlas, enjoy the distinctive Berber villages. We will end the 5 Days tour from Fes to Marrakech by dropping you off at your Marrakech accommodation.
Itinerary: 5 Days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech
We will pick you up from your hotel in Fes or the airport on the first day of our 5-day tour from Fes to Marrakech. Start a memorable desert trip from Fes to Merzouga, moving through many fantastic spots along the road. We depart from Fes to the southeast.
Drive through the heart of the Middle Atlas Mountains to Ifrane, known as Morocco's Switzerland due to its resemblance to a Swiss ski resort. Head to the largest cedar forest in North Africa, which is also land for Barbarian monkeys. We keep heading south, passing through authentic Berber villages and countryside.
We will see nomadic shepherds with their flocks dispersed across the landscape. We will stop for lunch in Midelt in the middle of the journey. We will stop again in the lovely Ziz Valley to enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the oasis scenery. This Valley is the second-longest river in Morocco, with palm trees and mud villages.
We arrive in Erfoud, famous for its annual dates market. Following that, we'll drive to the Merzouga Desert. When we arrive in the Merzouga Desert, we will meet the camel guide and ride camels through the dunes. You'll stop in the middle of the dunes to admire the sunset and take pictures. Just after that, you will ride the camels to the camp.
When you arrive at the campsite, our staff will greet you and show you your tent, where you will spend the night. Around the campfire, you will eat dinner and listen to some local Berber songs. You can rise to the dunes and gaze at a sky full of stars. You will spend the first night of the 5 Days Desert tour from Fes to Marrakech at the camp.
The second day of our Fes to Marrakech 5-day tour will be exploring the desert neighborhoods. First, we will start our desert trip by visiting the Emirati-owned National Auto Museum. In this location, we will see a variety of old 4x4 cars.
We'll go to Khamlia, a small Berber Gnawa village. You will listen to their music and observe their peculiar dance moves. We will explore their way of life and traditions. Following that, we will move to learn about another way of life, that of Berber nomads. They continue to live in Berber tents in the desert.
We'll stay in their tents and learn more about their lifestyle and traditions. Some families have one husband and two wives, while others include more than seven people. Their essential source of income is herding goats and sheep, which they sell in nearby regions such as Rissani and Erfoud. The main characteristic that distinguishes the nomads is their hospitality, generosity, and kindness.
After a calm stay with nomads, we will depart for "Galb El Nas," one of Merzouga's perfect great views of the desert. In English, it means "people's heart." We'll also visit Mifiss to explore its kohl mine. It used to produce a million kilograms of mine.
We will make numerous panoramic stops to enjoy various views of the Sahara Desert. Lastly, we will come back to your hotel and unwind. You will have an evening free in Merzouga.
Leave Merzouga Desert after breakfast in the direction of Boumalne, in the middle of the road connecting Merzouga Desert and Marrakech. We will drive west through Rissani.
Historically, Rissani was a center stop for trade caravans crossing from Morocco to nearby countries. If it is by chance day market is held every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday, we will visit the biggest market in the region.
After that, we'll head to Erfoud, famous for its fossils. We drive through the Atlas Mountains and towns to the Valley of Todra, a lush green valley encircled by ancient mud villages. We'll have lunch.
Then, after about 15 kilometers, we arrive at Todra Gorges. It's time to enjoy a 300-meter-high corridor with vertical cliffs and water flowing from natural springs. The Todra Gorges are the highest and most narrow in Morocco and are well-known among rock climbers.
Continue our 5 Days tour from Fes to Marrakech by traveling through The Dades Valley, where you can see the stunning sandcastles and the rock formation known as Monkey Toes. Finally, you will spend the night in a hotel or riad with a view of the Valley of Dades.
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel in Boumalne Dades and head to Ait Ben Haddou. First, we'll go to the cinema Studios in Ouarzazate. Ouarzazate is a place to Africa's largest solar power station. It is also known for handicrafts, such as wooden gates, silver, and rugs.
The 5 Days Desert tour from Fes to Marrakech leads us to Ait Ben Haddou's famous and beautiful kasbah. This latter is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It has appeared in many international films, including Gladiator and Game of Thrones. Finally, we'll return to Ouarzazate to spend the night.
We will drive straight to Marrakech on the last day of our 5-day tour from Fes to Marrakech. We will pass through the breathtaking Tizi N'Tichka pass, 2260 meters high. It has stunning views of the surrounding valleys, mountains, and Berber villages.
Arrive in Marrakech in the afternoon/evening. Our driver will ensure to drop you off at your accommodation. Lastly, Our 5 Days tour from Fes to Marrakech ends.
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