8 Days tour from Fes to Marrakech via Sahara Desert-Fes to Marrakech tours
This is one of Morocco’s trips which starts from Fes city and goes through the Sahara desert, which is the name of the desert in North Africa. It doesn’t have much driving except for the day to the desert. You will be able to unearth the following interests: Fes Medina, Atlas Mountains, Sahara Desert, Nomads, Valleys, Kasbahs, and Marrakech.
The itinerary of 8 days from Fes To Marrakech Via Sahara desert:
Day 1: Fes.
Start your “Fes to Marrakech tour” from the airport to your accommodation in Fes. Free time to wander in alleys of the old Medina.
Day 2: Fes sightseeing.
After breakfast, you’ll start a sightseeing tour with a local guide. You’ll visit the following sites: The king’s palace gate, The Mellah neighborhood, Bab Bojlod Gate, The alleys of the Old Medina with its Souk, The Tannery, The Qarawyen, and The Ceramic factory. Finally, we’ll drive to a tower from where we can see the whole Medina from a panoramic view. The night will be in Fes.
Day 3: Fes- Ifrane- Cedar Forest- Ziz Valley- Merzouga.
We will pick you up from your accommodation in Fes and Drive towards The Sahara Desert of Merzouga crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains and High Atlas Mountains. The first stop will be in Ifrane (the Swiss town of Morocco) to wander its streets to see the beauty of Ifrane. Then, we’ll head to the biggest cedar forest in Africa, where you will see monkeys. Later on, we’ll drive to Midelt where we will have lunch, Then Continue the road to the Ziz Valley, Erfoud, and the Sahara desert of Merzouga and spend the night in Hotel.
Day 4: Discover the Sahara.
After breakfast, we will drive to Oasis, where we’ll discover an Underground Irrigation System then Drive alongside dunes till we arrive at nomads where we’ll share a cup of tea with them and figure out how they live in the Sahara desert. Afterward, we will visit some mines of Barite, Cobalt, and Lead. Also, we’ll have a chance to try Berber Pizza in Khamlia village and listen to Gnawa music. Finally, you will ride camels to a desert camp, where you will have your dinner and a lovely night under a starry sky.
Day 5: Merzouga- Todra Gorge- Dades Valley- Ouarzazate.
Waking up early to see the sunrise is a must-do. Then, go back to the hotel on camels for breakfast and shower. Later, we will drive to Erfoud, the capital of fossils where you will visit a fossil cooperative. Afterward, we will drive to Tinghir where you’ll see Todra valley from panoramic views and Todra gorge which is a national park for rock climbing. Then, we will drive to Dades Valley and Rose’s valley where an annual festival of Rose takes place each May. The end of the day in Ouarzazate which is the Hollywood of Morocco.
Day 6: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbahs- Telouet-Marrakech.
After breakfast, we will drive to Ait Ben Haddou village, which is a village of Kasbahs where Ancient traders used to live and where some international films have been shot such as Game of Thrones, The Mummy, Gladiator ETC. After visiting that old site, we will drive alongside Ounila Valley enjoying different landscapes and the way Berber villages were built. Then, we will cross the High Atlas Mountains at a peak of 2260m with stops till we arrive at Marrakech.
Day 7: Marrakech sightseeing.
After breakfast, a local guide will meet you at your Hotel/Riad and start exploring the history and the magic of Marrakech, including Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, Ben Youssef Madrasa, Jamaa El Fnaa square, Koutoubia Mosque, and Majorelle Gardens. Free afternoon and night in Marrakech.
Day 8: Marrakech – Airport.
Free time until we transfer you to the airport before your flight departure and this will be the end of our service of “Fes to Marrakech tours”.
What is included:
- Pick up and drop off at the hotel or Riad.
- 4×4 Car with A/C or Small Van.
- Camel trekking.
- Accommodations in hotels and one night in a Desert Camp.
- Dinner in the Sahara Desert and Dades valley and other accommodations only breakfast.
- Local Guide to Fes and Marrakech.
- Sand Boarding.
- Hiking in Todra Gorge( 40 minutes).
what is not included:
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