During Tour from Marrakech Fes 5 Days, you will enjoy the breathtaking sceneries of the south of Morocco, with its Atlas Mountains, gorges, green valleys, old Kasbah, Oasis, and sand dunes. Visit the most rural side of Morocco and get to know about Berber people and their lifestyle, in addition to experiences that may be the first time in your life such as, camel trekking, night in a camp in the heart of the desert, sandboarding, and other activities… . This is the best way to travel between the two imperial cities of Fes and Marrakech to discover a big part of Morocco.
Day 1 : Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate
Our 5 Days Tour from Marrakech to Fes will start from your hotel/riad in Marrakech, and we head off over the high Atlas Mountains passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260m), to visit the Kasbah of Pasha Glaoui in Telouet. The stunning examples of Islamic architecture are a must-see. This was the home of Thami el Glaoui, the powerful warlord who once reigned in this region and was the Pacha of Marrakech. Lunch will be served in a typical restaurant. In the afternoon we will drive along the Ounila valley with its Berber villages, towards Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah the oldest Berber village and World UNESCO heritage 11th century, where many international movies shotted ( Game of throne, Gladiator… ) You will visit the Kasbah, then continue to Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight at the hotel/riad in Ouarzazate.
Day 2 : Ouarzazate – Skoura – Dades Gorges
This morning after breakfast in the hotel/riad, leaving Ouarzazate towards Dades Gorge, you will find yourself along what is commonly known as the Road of One Thousand Kasbahs. You’ll catch a spectacular view of a vast valley dotted with small oases and hundreds of ancient fortifications. The sand-colored walls of the kasbahs may all start to look the same after a while, but don’t be fooled: they each hold a special historical treasure within.
Our first stop will be in Skoura. Here, in this quiet little village speckled with palm tree groves, you will find one kasbah that stands out from the rest. The Kasbah Amridil, originally built in the 17th century, is one of Morocco’s most iconic living museums.
The journey continues through the Valley of Roses where we will take our lunch, then after lunch, we will take the off-road into the mountains till we reach the area where the Berber nomad family living in caves and get to know and see their lifestyle. Then we continue to Dades valley where we will spend the night. Overnight in authentic Riad/hotel including bed, dinner, and breakfast.
Day 3 : Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Camel Trekking in Merzouga
After breakfast at your hotel in Dades Valley, our journey today will start today with a drive to the Oasis of Tinghir, where we will deviate to a minor road driving along Todra Valley till we reach Todra Gorges which are currently one of the most popular rock climbing destinations in Morocco. You may have a walk between their huge rock walls, you might even discover some rustic Berber villages where you can enjoy a cup of tea with the nomads of this region. Lunch will be served along the way. After, we will continue to Merzouga driving through some rocky desert landscape. Meet our camel caravan, and ride your camels through the amazing color-changing sand dunes with the sunset on the horizon as a backdrop.
We reach our Sahara desert camp before darkness. After some time to admire the sand dunes and the surrounding landscapes, get ready for a Moroccan dinner served under the stars next to the campfire. Late at night, local nomads hosts will be entertaining you with their drums and singing the local songs. Overnight in Berber camp including bed, dinner, and breakfast.
Day 4: Merzouga Desert Tour
Today you will wake up early to enjoy the sunrise, then after having your breakfast, we will explore the desert using the 4*4 car. You will have the opportunity to see the nomad families living in tents and discover their way of life. We will visit the ‘black village’ of Khamlia to see the Gnawa musicians and to play with them their spiritual music. After that, we will drive 40 km to Rissani traditional town which was the origin of the ruling family in Morocco and the meeting place of the Caravans trading as far as Timbuktu in Mali. We will visit its traditional market. here will have the Berber Piza in lunch cooked in the traditional oven. After that return to the desert to enjoy again the sunset, and the unique beauty of the spectacular Merzouga sand dunes. Overnight in authentic Riad including, bed, dinner, and breakfast.
Day 5 : Merzouga – Midelt – Ifrane – Fes
Wake up early to see the spectacular sunrise, where the color of the dunes and the play of shadows are an awesome sight. Then after having your breakfast you may return either by camels or by 4*4 car to the edge of the sand dunes where you will meet your driver.
You will leave Sahara to Fes via Erfoud, and Ziz valley then stopping for a panoramic view of the oasis of Aoufous of Tafilalte region. We will cross the Tizi-n-Talghumt pass (1907m) to reach Midelt where we will have our lunch. Then we will drive and admiring one scene after another. The dramatic landscape change is amazing, from the apple city to the Middle Atlas Mountains, till we reach the largest cedar forest in Morocco to enjoy the view of the cedar woods and feed monkeys living there. Later on, we will have a stop in the European city Ifrane which looks different from all that we have seen during this trip. Then we continue to Fes. Drop you off in your provided hotel in Fes.
End of tour: Tour from Marrakech Fes 5 Days
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