5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech
Book your 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech and discover the sahara desert, and more.
This 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech takes you through some of the most stunning landscapes of Morocco. From the lush palm groves of the Ziz Valley to the desert dunes of Merzouga, and from the spectacular canyon of the Todra Gorge to the traditional kasbahs of Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou, this tour offers a diverse range of experiences. Along the way, you will also have a chance to meet the locals and learn about their way of life, as you pass through small towns and villages. You will stay in traditional accommodations, including a desert camp where you can spend the night under the stars.
Overall, this tour is perfect for those who want to experience the best of Morocco’s natural and cultural attractions, in a short period of time. With a knowledgeable guide and comfortable transportation, you can sit back and enjoy the journey, while experiencing the highlights of this amazing country. Whether you are interested in history, architecture, or nature, this tour has something for everyone, and will leave you with unforgettable memories of your time in Morocco.
Day 1: Fes to Merzouga
Your 5-day tour from Fes to Marrakech begins with a drive from Fes to Merzouga. On your way, you will pass through many small towns and villages, where you can see the local way of life and traditional architecture. You will also cross the Middle Atlas Mountains, where you can enjoy stunning views of the surrounding landscape. Your first destination will be Ifrane, known as the “Switzerland of Morocco”, with its European-style architecture and cool climate. After that, you will continue to Midelt, a small town famous for its apple orchards. You will then drive through the Ziz Valley, known for its lush palm groves, and arrive at Merzouga, where you will spend the night.
Day 2: Merzouga desert tour
On the second day of your tour, you will have a full-day excursion to explore the desert surrounding Merzouga. You will start by visiting the Khamlia village, where you can experience the Gnawa music and dance. Then, you will have a chance to explore the desert by camel ride, which will take you to the top of the highest dune in the Erg Chebbi desert. Here, you can watch the stunning sunset and enjoy the silence and solitude of the desert. In the evening, you will return to your camp, where you will have dinner and spend the night under the stars.
Day 3: Merzouga to Dades
On the third day of your tour, you will leave Merzouga and head to Dades. You will pass through many small Berber villages and see the local way of life. Your first destination will be Rissani, a small town famous for its traditional market, where you can buy souvenirs and local handicrafts. You will then continue to Tinghir, a town located at the foot of the High Atlas Mountains. Here, you can visit the Todra Gorge, a spectacular canyon carved by the Todra River. After that, you will drive to Dades, where you will spend the night.
Day 4: Dades to Ouarzazate
On the fourth day of your tour, you will leave Dades and drive to Ouarzazate. You will pass through the Rose Valley, known for its production of rose water and rose oil. Here, you can visit a local cooperative to learn about the process of making these products. You will then continue to Skoura, a small town famous for its palm groves and kasbahs. Here, you can visit the Kasbah of Amridil, one of the best-preserved kasbahs in the region. Finally, you will arrive in Ouarzazate, where you will spend the night.
Day 5: Ouarzazate to Marrakech
On the last day of your tour, you will leave Ouarzazate and drive to Marrakech. Your first destination will be Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most famous kasbahs in Morocco. Here, you can explore the narrow streets and alleys of the kasbah and see the traditional mud-brick architecture. You will then continue to the Tizi n’Tichka Pass, the highest mountain pass in Morocco, where you can enjoy stunning views of the surrounding landscape. Finally, you will arrive in Marrakech, where your tour will end.