8 days tour from Fes to Marrakech and desert

Duration

8 days

Max People

30

Suitable for

All ages

Pickup

Airport

Description
Included/Excluded
Tour Plan

Overview

Explore the wonders of Morocco on our captivating 7-day tour from Fes to Marrakech, including a mesmerizing desert adventure. Embarking from the vibrant city of Fes, we’ll traverse through the picturesque landscapes of the High Atlas mountains and make our way to the renowned Merzouga desert.

During the journey, you’ll have the opportunity to marvel at the iconic Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and immerse yourself in the allure of various kasbahs and oases scattered along the route. The experience doesn’t end there; prepare for an unforgettable camel ride that will lead you to a charming Sahara camp, where you’ll spend a magical night under the starlit sky.

As the tour comes to a close, we’ll return to Fes, leaving you with cherished memories of Morocco’s diverse beauty and cultural richness. Join us on this remarkable adventure from Fes to Marrakech and the desert, and let the captivating landscapes and genuine hospitality of Morocco leave a lasting impression on your heart. Book now to secure your spot on this unforgettable journey!

Tour Highlights

  • Starting in vibrant Fes, traverse picturesque landscapes of the High Atlas mountains, experiencing the natural beauty that Morocco has to offer.
  • Marvel at the iconic Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and explore various kasbahs and oases along the route, immersing yourself in Morocco’s rich cultural heritage.
  • Enjoy an unforgettable camel ride leading to a charming Sahara camp, where you’ll spend a magical night under the starlit sky, surrounded by the tranquility of the desert.
  • As the tour comes to a close, return to Fes with cherished memories of Morocco’s diverse beauty and cultural richness, leaving an indelible impression on your heart.
  • Join us on this remarkable adventure and let the genuine hospitality of Morocco and captivating landscapes create an unforgettable journey.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport en 4×4 or minivan + Fuel.
  • Driver / Guide.
  • Accommodation during the tour.
  • Dinners and Breakfast.
  • Desert Camel trekking and night in the Sahara camp.
  • Lunches during the tour.
  • Drinks

Tour Plan

Day 01 Fes airport – Hotel in Fes

Upon your arrival at Fes airport, you will be warmly greeted by our experienced guide and driver, who will accompany you throughout your journey. We’ll swiftly transfer you to your hotel to relax and freshen up.

Once you’re ready, we’ll take you on an enchanting exploration of the vibrant Fes medina. Immerse yourself in the captivating sights and sounds of this historical city, where every corner tells a story of its rich heritage.

Your accommodation for the night will be at a charming Riad, conveniently located close to the city’s most iconic historical sites. Enjoy the authentic Moroccan hospitality and unwind in the cozy ambiance of this traditional abode.

Day 02 The South Coast

Start your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel, where you can savor the flavors of Moroccan cuisine to fuel up for the day’s journey. After breakfast, we’ll begin our transfer from Fes to the mesmerizing city of Marrakech.

Upon arrival in Marrakech, our first stop will be at the enchanting Majorelle Gardens. These captivating gardens, designed by the French painter Jacques Majorelle, boast a stunning array of exotic plants, vibrant colors, and serene fountains. Stroll through the tranquil pathways and immerse yourself in the beauty of this oasis in the heart of the city.

Later, we’ll proceed to check you into your hotel, where you can relax and unwind after a day of exploration. Your hotel will provide a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere, ensuring you have a pleasant stay during your time in Marrakech.

Day 03 Marrakech

Embark on an unforgettable exploration of Marrakech, the captivating “Red Town.” After a delightful breakfast, our journey begins with a visit to the renowned Majorelle Gardens, a true oasis of tranquility adorned with exotic plants and vibrant colors. Next, we’ll marvel at the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque’s minaret, an architectural masterpiece that graces the city’s skyline.

Continuing our adventure, we’ll pay homage to history at the Saadian Tombs, a site that preserves the rich heritage of the Saadian dynasty. Our next stop is the splendid Bahia Palace, a breathtaking palace complex with stunning gardens and intricate details that will transport you to a bygone era.

In the afternoon, you’ll have free time to explore Marrakech at your own pace. Consider wandering through the bustling souks, immersing yourself in the local culture and craftsmanship, or simply relaxing and savoring the city’s unique ambiance.

As the day draws to a close, prepare for an unforgettable experience at the UNESCO-listed Djemaa el Fna square. Here, you’ll witness a vibrant spectacle of storytellers, water sellers, acrobats, and mesmerizing snake charmers. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere and soak in the sights and sounds that make Marrakech truly special.

To complete the day, we’ve arranged accommodation for you in a charming Riad close to the main square.

Day 04 Marrakech – Kelaa Mgouna

Begin the day with a hearty breakfast as we embark on a picturesque journey to Kelaa Mgouna, located about 6 hours away from Marrakech. Leaving Marrakech behind, we traverse through the breathtaking landscapes of the highest mountains in Africa, passing through the majestic Tizi-n-Tichka pass. Along the way, you’ll be captivated by the enclosed valleys and picturesque Berber towns that dot the route.

Our next destination is the charming Ait Benhaddou village, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its historic Kasbah. Wander through the labyrinthine alleys and marvel at the well-preserved architecture that offers a glimpse into Morocco’s rich past. A delightful lunch awaits you in the village, allowing you to savor the local flavors amidst the enchanting surroundings.

Continuing our journey, we pass through the serene town of Ouarzazate, known for its tranquil ambiance. Our route then takes us to Skoura, where you can appreciate the beauty of this peaceful oasis.

Finally, we arrive at Kelaa Mgouna, renowned for its breathtaking pink roses. Once we reach our destination, you will be checked into a comfortable hotel where you can unwind and relish the serenity of the surroundings.

Day 05 Kelaa Mgouna – Merzouga

After a delicious breakfast, we begin our journey towards the captivating destination of Merzouga, following the renowned “Way of a Thousand Kasbahs.” As we travel, you’ll be enchanted by the stunning views of numerous kasbahs adorning the landscape. The route takes us alongside the picturesque Dades River, passing through the town of Boumalne.

Our next stop is Tinghir, renowned for its exquisite silver jewelry, and the awe-inspiring Todgha Gorges. Here, you’ll be treated to a mesmerizing view of the gorges, with the river gently flowing through the imposing rock formations.

Continuing our adventure, we pass through Tinjdad, where we’ll enjoy a delightful lunch break. Our journey then leads us to Erfoud, known for its unique charm and welcoming atmosphere.

As the afternoon progresses, we’ll arrive at the majestic Erg Chebbi desert. Here, you’ll have time to refresh and prepare for a truly enchanting experience—a camel ride across the mesmerizing sand dunes.

Immerse yourself in the magic of the desert as you ride your camel towards our Sahara camp. Witness the beauty of the golden sand dunes as the sun sets, painting the sky in hues of orange and pink.

The evening promises to be a remarkable one, as you enjoy the ambiance of the desert camp and relish an unforgettable starry night in the Sahara. Indulge in a delectable dinner under the twinkling stars, followed by a restful sleep in the heart of the desert.

Day 06 Merzouga – Midelt

Rise early to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the Sahara desert, a magical moment that promises to be a photographer’s delight. Capture the enchanting hues as the sun paints the desert in a golden glow.

Afterward, we’ll embark on a camel trek back to the hotel, allowing you to enjoy the serene beauty of the desert one last time. Upon reaching the hotel, a delicious breakfast awaits you, providing a perfect start to the day.

Our journey continues with a 4×4 adventure towards Midelt. Along the way, we’ll make a stop at the local market of Rissani, where you can immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere and experience the local culture.

Next, we arrive in Erfoud, known for its rich fossil heritage. Here, we’ll visit a local factory to learn about the fascinating preparation of fossils, a unique artistry that has thrived in the region for generations.

As we proceed, the scenic Ziz Valley greets us with its picturesque vistas. We’ll enjoy a quick lunch break amidst the captivating surroundings.

Our route takes us through Errachidia and the Eastern High Atlas, where we’ll be treated to remarkable landscapes and breathtaking views. Finally, we reach the charming town of Midelt, where you’ll be checked into your hotel, providing a comfortable and welcoming retreat after a day filled with exploration.

Day 07 Midelt – Fes

After a delicious breakfast or at the appropriate time, we embark on our journey to Fes, the cultural heart of Morocco. As we travel, we’ll pass through a series of fascinating locations that add to the richness of the experience.

Our route takes us through Zaida, where you can soak in the serene landscapes and perhaps capture some photos of the charming surroundings. Next, we’ll venture into the captivating Cedar forest, a habitat for adorable monkeys, providing a wonderful opportunity for memorable pictures.

Continuing our drive, we’ll reach Ifrane, often referred to as “Little Switzerland” due to its European-style architecture and picturesque setting. This charming town offers a refreshing break, allowing you to explore its unique character.

As we near Fes, the road opens up to more scenic wonders and glimpses of Moroccan life. Upon arriving in Fes, you’ll be captivated by the bustling life of the medina, an ancient labyrinth of narrow streets and vibrant souks. Take your time to immerse yourself in the city’s atmosphere, savor its delectable cuisine, and marvel at its historical landmarks.

Fes is a city that beckons you to wander, discover, and be captivated by its unique charm and rich heritage. Explore the medina’s hidden treasures, indulge in local delicacies, and interact with the friendly locals. From the enchanting alleys to the awe-inspiring architecture, Fes will leave an indelible mark on your heart.

Take the opportunity to enjoy the vibrant life of the city, as you explore its markets, meet its people, and relish the authenticity of this cultural gem. Let Fes leave you with cherished memories that will linger long after your departure.

Day 08 Fes hotel – Fes airport

At the designated time, we will arrange for your departure from the hotel and provide a seamless transfer to Fes airport.

As you leave, take with you the cherished memories, the cultural experiences, and the warm hospitality you encountered throughout your journey. We hope your time in Morocco has been filled with wonder, adventure, and joy.

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