Fes to Marrakech through the Sahara Desert (5 Days)

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All Morocco Tours will take you on an adventure from Fes to Marrakech through the Sahara Desert with a camel trek and overnight in a nomad camp. Our private tours will cater to your needs and can accommodate 2 - 6 people. Your private driver will provide history and cultural information while visiting the most notable historical and cultural sites. Entry fees and meals are included and you can select an English or Spanish speaking...
All Morocco Tours will take you on an adventure from Fes to Marrakech through the Sahara Desert with a camel trek and overnight in a nomad camp. Our private tours will cater to your needs and can accommodate 2 - 6 people. Your private driver will provide history and cultural information while visiting the most notable historical and cultural sites. Entry fees and meals are included and you can select an English or Spanish speaking driver.
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Day 1: Leave Fes for the Sahara Desert

Stop At: Ifrane, Ifrane, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
Your guide will pick up from your hotel in Fes at 08:0am and depart for the south of Morocco. You will stop in Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Morocco, to enjoy its beauty and take photos.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Azrou, Azrou, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
You will head toward Azrou to see the playful monkeys in the cedar forest.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Erfoud, Erfoud, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
We will continue to Midelt and stop for lunch. In the afternoon, we will cross the pass of Tizi n Tlghamt to reach Errachidia while admiring the views of Ziz Gorge. Later on, we will stop for a panoramic view of Ziz valley. After lunch, we will pass through Erfoud, the Moroccan capital city of fossils
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Merzouga, Merzouga, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
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Itinerary

Day 1: Leave Fes for the Sahara Desert

Stop At: Ifrane, Ifrane, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
Your guide will pick up from your hotel in Fes at 08:0am and depart for the south of Morocco. You will stop in Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Morocco, to enjoy its beauty and take photos.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Azrou, Azrou, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
You will head toward Azrou to see the playful monkeys in the cedar forest.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Erfoud, Erfoud, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
We will continue to Midelt and stop for lunch. In the afternoon, we will cross the pass of Tizi n Tlghamt to reach Errachidia while admiring the views of Ziz Gorge. Later on, we will stop for a panoramic view of Ziz valley. After lunch, we will pass through Erfoud, the Moroccan capital city of fossils
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Merzouga, Merzouga, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
Arrive in Merzouga for the overnight and dinner.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: Dinner at Riad or Hotel. Vegetarian options are available.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Riad or Hotel in Merzouga.

Day 2: Overnight in Berber Nomad Camp

Stop At: Erg Chebbi, Erg Chebbi, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
In the morning, we start our tour around the dunes of Erg Chebbi. We will visit a berber house and listen to some Gnawa music originally from Ghana and Sudan. We will visit some deserted mines, Berber nomads, and oasis of palm trees. For lunch, we will head back to Merzouga. After relaxing for a time we will go for the camels that are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes.

Before we leave for the desert, the camels will be packed with water, food, blankets, and everything else which we will need for the trip. Each person will have their own camel and the ride will take 1.5 hours to reach the inside the dunes.

You will arrive to your own private tent, and then you can walk in the dunes to watch the beautiful sunset and try sand boarding on the sand dunes. After seeing the sun set, you will go down back to the camp to enjoy mint tea (what we call Moroccan Berber Whiskey!). Then you will have your meal of delicious Moroccan Berber tagine in the camp. After dinner, the party will start. Local Berber nomad musicians will play traditional music with drums and dancing. Afterwards, you will watch the magical sky full of stars and enjoy the peaceful desert. Dinner and overnight in luxury nomad camp.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: Traditional Berber dinner at camp.
• Breakfast: Breakfast at Riad.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Luxury camp in Sahara Desert. Includes electricity, private bathroom with shower, and beds with bedding.

Day 3: Sahara Desert to Todra Gorge

Stop At: Gorges du Dades, R704 Gorges Dades, Boumalne Dades 45350 Morocco
Awake in the morning to the gentle calling of your guide to see the sun rise over the dunes of the Sahara. We will ride camels back from Desert Camp to Merzouga for breakfast and showers. Leaving for Todra Gorge, we will drive off-road drive across the hamada (black Desert) to get to the Sahara town of Rissani to visit the animated local market. Afterwards, we head north to Erfoud, known for its fossils, and can stop to visit a fossil workshop before we continue to the impressive Todra canyons. Rock climbing (additional reservations may be required) and hiking is available in the canyons before heading to the hotels for dinner and our overnight stay.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at Berber camp or in hotel
• Dinner: Dinner at hotel or riad in Dades Valley.
Accommodation included: Overnight in riad in Dades Valley.

Day 4: Dades Valley to Ouarzazate

Stop At: Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa-Draa Region
After breakfast in the hotel, we begin our journey along the road of Thousand Kasbahs, viewing the enormous kasbahs on both sides of the road. We pass through Dades Valley and go up to the mountainous area through an off-road trail where there are many Berber villages and nomads living in caves. Here, we will have the chance to visit one of this families, take a look at their daily life, and learn about their main activity: looking after herds of goats and sheep. You’ll enjoy the impressive landscapes of the Valley of the Roses before we reach Skoura palm grove, and then Ouarzazate for dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast in Dades Valley.
• Dinner: Dinner in Ouarzazate.
Accommodation included: Overnight in riad or hotel in Ouarzazate.

Day 5: Ouarzazate to Marrakech

Stop At: Taourirt Kasbah, Avenue Mohammed V, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
After breakfast, we will visit Taourirt Kasbah before departing to Ait Benhaddou.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou, Souss-Massa-Draa Region
We will visit the UNESCO World Heritage site Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, famous for films such as The Man Who Would Be King, Jewel of the Nile, Jesus of Nazareth, The Message, Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, and Gladiator.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui, Proche Telouet, Telouet 45252 Morocco
We will continue with a visit to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and the Kasbah el Glaoui. We will have lunch in a local restaurant in Telouet before descending the Tizi-n-Tichka to Marrakech.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Marrakech, Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
You will arrive to Marrakech in the evening. Thank you for choosing All Morocco Tours!
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast in Ouarzazate.
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Gorges du Dades
  • Entry/Admission - Taourirt Kasbah
  • 4x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from any location in the area of Marrakech for the Marrakech to Fes route or any location in Fes for the Fes to Marrakech route.

Airports

  • Menara Airport, Marrakech Morocco
  • Sais Airport, Fes Morocco


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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.