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5-Day Fez To Marrakech Desert Tour
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, Sightseeing, Desert

  • Duration

    5 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    Arabic, Catalan, Dutch, English, French

Description

Get, set and go through the streets of culturally robust cities and prepare to be blown away by the sights which await you at every turn and crossroad. Learn about the Nomad's lifestyle, watch the sun setting over the desert dunes, gain new heights on camel rides, and see Berber culture along with other sites. Gear up to roam the Sahara, explore Todra Gorges and Dades Gorges, Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou and more in this 5-day tour!

Highlights
  • Hike through the gorges of Dades
  • Cross the dunes of Erg Chebbi on a camel
  • Visit the famous Ksar Ait Ben Haddou
  • Discover Khamlia village, famous for music
  • Day 1: Fes to Ifrane to Azrou to Midelt to Merzouga expand_more
    • Depart from Fez at 8 o'clock, travelling via Azrou, and see Barbary apes in the forest of the Middle Atlas, Switzerland of Morocco and the cedar forests of Azrou and stop to hand feed the monkeys.
    • Halt for lunch is in Midelt, “the apple capital”.
    • Continue over the Tizi-n-Talgoumt, pass and through the Ziz Valley, which is particularly well-known for its palm trees and the length of the oasis. All along the road, there are innumerable “ksars”, small villages of individual houses.
    • From here, reach Er Rachidia and then Erfoud, famous for its date festival and fossils, and to the famous Dunes of Erg Chebbi.
    • After a welcoming glass of tea in a guest house near the dunes, take a walking in the dunes.
    • Witness a sunset from the top of the dunes (250m). 

    Dinner and overnight at guest house.

  • Day 2: Merzouga to Khamlia to Erg Chebbi expand_more
    • Today, explore the desert region. Make a circuit of the desert dunes and see the nomad's way of life and the amazing changing contrasts of the desert.
    • Visit the ‘black village’ of Khamlia to see the Gnawa musicians.
    • Have a traditional Berber pizza for lunch.
    • In the afternoon, prepare for departure on the camels.
    • Once at the bivouac, take a camel ride to watch the sunset from the top of the dunes.
    • Back at the bivouac, relax with dinner and overnight in tents at the camp.
  • Day 3: Merzouga to Toudgha Gorges to Dades Canyon expand_more
    • Wake up early and watch the spectacle of the sunrise when the colour of the dunes and the play of shadows are an awesome sight.
    • After breakfast, walk in the dunes before leaving for the Toudgha Gorges for lunch. The road passes through Tinjdad and the Toudgha Valley.
    • Here, there are plenty of opportunities to walk, such as along the river through the gardens or up the road on the other side of the gorges.
    • Later, continue to the Dades Valley and the Dades Gorges for the night inside the big canyon of Dades (Guest House).
  • Day 4: Dades Gorge to Boutaghrar Piste to Skoura to Ouarzazate expand_more
    • After breakfast, a walk in the Dades Gorges is scheduled.

    • Back to the car, the trip to Ouarzazate continues, going off-road along the Boutaghrar piste and Iat Mraou Village to visit Berber nomads in their caves and partake of a glass of herbs tea with them.

    • From here, continue through the Valley of the Roses, famous for its Rose Festival in 20th to 25th of May, and past the kasbahs of Amridil in Skoura Palm, continue to Ouarzazate via the big lake of El Mansour Eddahbi.

    Dinner and night in a traditional Riad.

  • Day 5: Ouarzazate to Ksar Ait Ben Haddou to Telouet Kasbah to Marrakech expand_more
    • After breakfast, the route goes on to Ksar Ait Ben Haddou, a World Heritage site and the backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters. It is the most famous Ksar in Morocco.

    • From there, the road continues to Telouet, along the newly asphalted road. Telouet is set right in the midst of the mountains and was once the seat of the last Pasha of Marrakech, El Glaoui, from where the highest pass in Africa, Tizi-n-Tichka, was controlled.

    • At the end of the afternoon, arrive in Marrakech and proceed for the drop-off at your accommodation.

    End of Service.

What's Included
  • 5 days tour in 4x4 vehicles
  • English-speaking driver guide
  • Fuel
  • 4-star hotel (Breakfast & dinner included)
  • Excursion by camel in the desert
  • Night in bivouac including dinner and breakfast
What's Excluded
  • Flight

  • Drinks

  • Lunches

Know before you go
  • This tour is also offered in the languages German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Slovenian & Spanish.
Meeting Point

Fez, Morocco

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
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Starting From

From

EUR EUR---- 470.00
EUR 470.00 / adult

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