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overview : 5 DAYS TOUR FROM FES TO MARRAKECH
Experience the Splendors of Morocco: A 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech
Embark on a fantastic 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech! Explore diverse landscapes and immerse yourself in the country's fascinating history. Travel from Fes to Marrakech, visiting incredible places along the way. Get ready for an unforgettable whirlwind tour!
Commencing in Fes, our first destination is Ifrane, fondly referred to as the "Switzerland of Morocco," where you will marvel at its picturesque beauty. Delve into the enchanting cedar forest before pausing in the charming town of Midelt for a delectable lunch. As we continue our journey, you will be awe-struck by the magnificent Ziz River, whose meandering path offers a mesmerizing sight.
The tour reaches its pinnacle at the Sahara desert of Merzouga, where you will find yourself amidst a landscape of boundless dunes. Enjoy a thrilling camel ride here and take advantage of the chance to spend the night in a luxurious desert camp amidst the spirituality of the desert. Your soul will be forever changed by the breathtaking Saharan sunrise and sunset displays.
As the adventure unfolds, you will visit the renowned Rissani traditional market, immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere and experiencing the local culture. The journey continues to Erfoud, a town renowned for its fascinating fossils, offering a unique glimpse into Morocco's ancient history.
Prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring Todra Gorges and Dades Gorges, where towering cliffs and rushing rivers create an extraordinary natural spectacle. Explore a series of remarkable Kasbahs, including the famed Ait Ben Haddou and Amridil, each one steeped in history and architectural marvels.
To wrap up our trip, we cross the stunning High Atlas mountains and enjoy a scenic drive through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, savoring the incredible views. Ultimately, we reach the lively city of Marrakech, marking the conclusion of our adventure and leaving you with cherished memories of your remarkable Moroccan experience.
Come along on this amazing 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech, where you'll discover Morocco's beautiful landscapes, cultural gems, and create unforgettable memories.
*This package trip requires a minimum of 2 people.
*Can be customized upon request, to meet traveler's needs
*4 Nights Standard Hotel/Lodge accommodation
- Specialized bilingual driver
- Private Transport with fuel
- Transportation service for both pickup and drop-off is provided.
- Each participant will have the opportunity to ride a camel and witness the sunrise or sunset
- Entrance fees
Tour Plan : 5 DAYS TOUR FROM FES TO MARRAKECH
Day 1 : Fes ~ Ifrane ~ Cedars forest~ Midelt ~ Ziz valley ~ Merzouga Sahara
Embark on an Unforgettable 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech: Our journey commences with an early pickup from either the airport or your accommodation in Fes. As we head south through Imouzzer, our first stop takes us to Ifrane, renowned for its chilly climate, snow-covered landscapes, and charming alpine-style houses. It's no wonder that this destination has earned the nickname "Switzerland of Morocco." Next, we proceed to the captivating Cedars forest, home to the delightful Barbary Macaques. While exploring the forest, you are welcome to interact with these friendly creatures and even feed them.
Continuing our adventure, we make our way to Midelt, where a delicious lunch awaits. Our route then takes us through the Tizi-n-Tilghmt pass, accompanied by breathtaking views, as we follow the path along the picturesque Ziz River toward our ultimate destination, the Sahara desert.
Arriving in the afternoon at the magnificent Merzouga, we embark on an unforgettable camel ride, traversing the undulating sands of the desert. Along the way, we pause to witness the mesmerizing sunset atop a lofty dune, immersing ourselves in the sheer magic of the moment. We next travel to an elegant desert camp where you can enjoy the soothing beats of traditional Berber drumming while dancing around the campfire under a magnificent sky of dazzling stars. This magical experience will be followed by an overnight stay in the camp, complete with a delicious dinner, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the peace and beauty of the desert.
Day 2 : Explore Merzouga region ~ Nomads ~ Khamlia ~ Merzouga lake ~ Erg Chebbi ~ palm grove
On the 2nd day of our 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech, waking up early is a must to catch the breathtaking desert sunrise. After a relaxed breakfast, we'll hop on camels for the return journey to Merzouga, where your driver will be ready. Today's adventure is all about exploring Merzouga's incredible sights – expansive sand dunes, a wild lake, fascinating mines, fossil spots, and lush oases. These places offer lots of outdoor activities to enjoy.
Our exploration begins in Merzouga, as we venture off the beaten path to visit an ancient eyeliner mine, where you can delve into the historical significance of this traditional cosmetic. A visit to the nomads in their meticulously woven tents follows, providing a remarkable glimpse into their way of life while enjoying the company over a cup of traditional Berber tea. Our next stop is the charming village of Khamlia, known for its enthralling Gnaoua music and captivating dance performances. The settlement's residents come from sub-Saharan countries like Mali, Sudan, and Niger. In your free time, visit a neighboring restaurant for a delicious meal.
After lunch, take a stroll through a lovely grove of palm palms to take in the peaceful atmosphere of nature. We travel only a few kilometers to the magnificent Merzouga Wild Lake, also known as the Flamingo Lake, where you can awe at the tranquil beauty that envelops it. Enjoy a delicious dinner as the day comes to a close before retiring to a cozy hotel for a peaceful night's sleep.
Day 3 : Merzouga Sahara ~ Rissani ~ Erfoud ~ Todra Gorges ~ Dades Valley
On the third day of your 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga, we begin with a delightful breakfast before departing the desert. Our first destination is Rissani, a town with historical significance as the former capital of Tafilalet. Rissani remains a thriving trading hub in the region, boasting a bustling souk that truly comes alive on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.
After exploring the vibrant Rissani Souk, we continue our journey to Erfoud, where we have the opportunity to visit one of the workshops specializing in fossilized marble. Our route then takes us through the picturesque palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad, leading us to the breathtaking Todra Gorges. Carved by the relentless flow of the Todra River, these majestic canyons boast towering red cliffs that create a remarkable canyon-like formation. You are welcome to explore the gorges and take in the breathtaking beauty of the surroundings. The Todra Gorges are known as a top location for rock climbers. Enjoy a wonderful meal at a nearby restaurant in your spare time.
Continuing our journey, we venture into the captivating Dades Valley, passing through Boumalne Dades. Along the way, we make essential stops at the "monkey fingers" rock formation, a fascinating natural wonder. We also pause at a scenic spot atop a mountain, offering breathtaking views of the expansive Dades Valley. Finally, we conclude the day with a delightful dinner and a comfortable overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 4 : Dades Valley ~ Roses Valley ~ Palm Groves of Skoura ~ Ouarzazate
On the fourth day of your 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech, we begin the day with a satisfying breakfast before continuing our journey to Kalaa Magouna, where we will explore the renowned Rose Valley. Each year, in the month of May, a vibrant Rose Festival takes place, during which locals showcase their rose-related products, including perfumes, rose water, oils, and cosmetic items. Take some free time to relish a delightful lunch at your leisure.
After spending time in the Rose Valley, we travel through Skoura's enchanting palm groves and stop at the renowned Amridil Kasbah. This fortified building has great historical and aesthetic importance and sheds light on the region's rich cultural heritage.
Get ready for an exciting expedition to Ouarzazate! Explore famous movie studios and see where blockbuster films were filmed. Visit the stunning Taourirt Kasbah, showcasing Moroccan craftsmanship. Enjoy a delicious meal and relax in a comfortable hotel for the night.
Day 5 : Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah- Telouet ~ High Atlas Mountains ~ Marrakech
We'll tour the renowned Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou on the final day of your 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a walled settlement with a long history that has been depicted in well-known motion pictures and television programs. Explore its cultural significance and learn about its architectural wonders.
Next, we head to Marrakech through the scenic Tizi-N-Tichka pass and High Atlas Mountains. Enjoy a delightful lunch and take stunning photos at picturesque spots along the way. Treasure these final moments of your incredible tour.
Finally, we will drop you off at the airport or your accommodation in Marrakech, marking the end of your unforgettable 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via the Sahara Desert.
Tour Map : 5 DAYS TOUR FROM FES TO MARRAKECH
Questions & Answers
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What are the essential items to pack for this trip?
- Hat or scarf
- Comfortable long pants for the camel trek
- Lightweight long-sleeved shirts
- Sturdy sandals or shoes
- Flip flops
- Hand sanitizer
- Portable charger
- First aid kit
- Small backpack for carrying essentials
- Wallet for securing valuables such as phones and cards