Fez - Marrakech - Ouarzazate - Boumalne Dades - Erfoud - Ait Ben Haddou - Merzouga
Berber Villages, Kasbahs, Gorges, Ziz Valley, Camel trekking, Night in Sahara Desert & more...
5 days desert tour from Fez to Sahara desert and Marrakech
5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via Sahara desert give you the opportunity to have a real desert endurance ride camels and spend the night in a traditional Berber camp and to explore the most fascinating Morocco’s site such as Berber villages, Kasbahs, Gorges, Grand Canyon, Palm Groves, tea with Berber nomad camel trekking in the Sahara desert, Middle Atlas Mountains, monkeys climbing in Cedar forest and then Ifran the Moroccan Switzerland city.
Day 1 : Fez - Ifran - Azrou - Midelt - Errachidia - Ziz valley
In the morning around 8 am you’ll start travelling southeast via Ifran nicknamed Switzerland of Morocco or the cleanest city of Morocco, towards Sahara Desert Stopping at the famous and the largest cedar forest in Morocco where you will see the Barbarian apes, your journey continues along Midalt the Capital of apples then luxuriant Ziz gorges landscapes stopping in the panoramic views along the way, the night will be in nice hotel in Ziz Valley.
Day 2 : Ziz valley - Erfoud - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi
In the morning you will have a chance to trick in Ziz valley for an hour or more starting from your hotel and back to it for shower, then meet your driver to drive toward Erfoud the land of fossils to visit one of the many fossils mining as an opportunity to know more about fossils, continuing to Errisani where it existed the mausoleum of the third great father of Alou it dynasty that ruling Morocco since 1666; the same town has the biggest traditional market in the area you stop to walk around and see the real life of sellers and how people interact with that kind of markets. After continue driving to Merzouga which is your destination where the famous Erg Chebbi sand dunes existed, you camels will be waiting for you to take you on an adventure in the sand dunes enjoying a wonderful sunset. You will spend the night in an equipped Berber camp with drums music in the heart of the gold Sahara desert.
Day 3 : Merzouga - Rissani - Erfoud - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley
An early morning wake up to admire the sunrise, if you wish of course. After breakfast, we will leave to Erfoud, a city known for fossils, you will cross the oasis of Tafilalt, then come a short break to see the old irrigation system before arriving in Tinjdad. Continue to Todra gorges where you will have free time for lunch and you can take a walk along the gorges, local restaurant are available between the canyons of Todra gorges. And finally arrive in the valley of Dades where we will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 4 : Dades Valley - Rose Valley - Kelaat M'Gouna - Skoura - Ouarzazate
Departure for Boumalne Dadès, stroll through the valley of Dadès, then continue on El Kelaa M’Gouna, land of roses. And along the palm and ksours in Ouarzazate. Visit the Kasbah of Taourirt. And finally arrive in the Ouarazazat where we will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 5 : Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Tizi N'Tichka - Marrakesh
The last day will start from Ouarzazate known as Hollywood of Morocco, where you will stop to see the world’s largest movies studios Then the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is the largest Kasbah in Morocco and also has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot there. From there start crossing the high Atlas mountains through pass named Tizi N’Tichka, that reached an altitude of 2260m where you will stop to appreciate the mountain view before arriving to Marrakech in the late afternoon.
NOTE! If the itineraries that we offer does not match what you’re looking for contact us and we will prepare a trip that suits your own needs and requirements.
What's included in this tour:
All vehicle transfers in 4WD or minivan with fuel.
Experienced English-speaking driver (guide).
Pick-up from your accommodation in Fes and drop-off in your accommodation.