5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech

5 Days

5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech overview

Experience an incredible 5 days from Fes to Marrakech, where your journey takes place in the stunning Merzouga desert. Think about riding a camel over the sand dunes at dusk, when the sun is painting the sky a rainbow of hues. Enjoy Berber hospitality and spend wonderful evenings in a comfortable desert tent under the stars. Drive our cozy 4x4 vehicles over the huge desert, going off-road to see Nomadic Berber families tucked away in the Atlas Mountains close to Bou Tharar. This 5 days trip from Fes to Marrakech offers an amazing journey across the desert, where amazement and discovery abound every minute. As you drive from Fes to Marrakech in one of our fleets of 4x4 vehicles, you'll see the rich tapestry of Moroccan landscapes and customs in luxury and elegance. Experience the thrill of off-road adventures or the peace of desert evenings with this trip, which provides the ideal balance of action and leisure.

5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech highlights

  • View Barbary apes in a cedar grove close to Azrou, where they are native.
  • Go camel riding across the magnificent Erg Chebbi dunes.
  • See stunning desert dawns and sunsets.
  • Savor an unmatched overnight experience in a luxury desert camp.
  • Jump into a full-day desert experience.
  • Talk to Nomadic Berber households for a unique cultural experience.
  • Inspired by the magnificent Todra and Dades Gorges
  • Discover real Berber culture by going to a mountain cave home of a Nomadic Berber family.
  • See the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Come experience history in Telouet's Glaoui Kasbah.
  • Drive across the magnificent High Atlas Mountains.

5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech Itinerary

On your 5-day trip from Fes to Marrakech, the start of our desert journey will be an easy pickup from your hotel or riad in Fes. A number of interesting stops along the way to the desert include the quaint village of Ifrane, the tranquil cedar forest next to Azrou, where Barbary monkey sightings are possible, and the stunning Ziz Valley.

Arriving at the Merzouga desert in the afternoon, take a real camel ride over the captivating dunes, which will end with an amazing sunset view from atop a high dune. Upon arrival at our opulent camp, enjoy a warm cup of tea before retiring to your own tent. Savor a wonderful supper at the camp, then spend a magical evening around the campfire, where traditional Berber songs and rhythmic drumbeats blend together under the enormous starry sky.

For those who get up early, today offers the chance to see an amazing sunrise. After a filling brunch, get ready for an exciting day in the Merzouga desert.

Start your trip in the little town of Khamlia, which is well-known for its Gnawa music. Then we'll go off-road to M'Fis, an abandoned settlement famous for its Galena mines, which provide the minerals used in cosmetics.

Get a personal look at the nomadic way of life by going to see a family living close to the Erg Chebbi Dunes. Here, you will learn about their way of life and feel the warmth of traditional Berber hospitality.

Following a filling lunch, we will go to a little riad with stunning views of Erg Chebbi's golden sand dunes. Before seeing the sunset, take a minute to relax or go swimming. Later, take a leisurely walk to the dunes to see yet another spectacular sunset.

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Following a full breakfast at your Merzouga riad, we'll head for Dades Valley.

We will stop at a number of interesting locations along the way, including Rissani, Tinghir Oasis, Todra Canyon, and Todra Gorge. Immerse yourself in the colorful tapestry of a typical Moroccan market if it's market day in Rissani (Sunday, Tuesday, or Thursday). Seeing regional handcrafts, spices, and delectable street cuisine is a great opportunity. There will be ample pauses along the way to record special moments and discover regional customs. Once in Todra Canyon, you may wander slowly around to take in the stunning cliffs that encircle this natural beauty.

When we get to Dades Valley later in the day, you'll check into your hotel for the evening. Enjoy the good food and your cozy stay.

After a filling breakfast at your hotel, think about taking a leisurely walk around Dades Valley or going on a guided climb through the enthralling Monkey Fingers Canyon. En route, take in the amazing vistas and unusual rock formations.

We leave Dades Valley and take an exciting off-road path to Kelaat M'Gouna. We will stop where you choose, including visiting a nomadic Berber family that lives in a mountain cave near Bou Tharar. Here, you can have a nice cup of tea and see their way of life firsthand.

We'll next go to the well-known Rose Valley of Kelaat M'Gouna. If you arrive in the spring, meander around the valley and enjoy the beauty of the roses in bloom. 

Ascending our journey, we'll arrive in Skoura, an amazing oasis surrounded by an enormous palm tree plantation. Camels moving between the Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa used to depend heavily on Skoura as a halt. Discover life more than 300 years ago in the ancient Amridil Kasbah.

After exploring the Kasbah, we will transfer you to your hotel in Ouarzazate for a relaxing evening. Enjoy dinner and a comfortable overnight stay as you recharge for the next leg of your journey. 

After enjoying a delightful breakfast at your hotel, we will embark on a journey to explore Ouarzazate, often referred to as the Hollywood of Africa and a gateway to the desert. Our itinerary includes visits to the Taourirt Kasbah and the Atlas Studios, providing insights into the city’s cultural and cinematic significance. 

Next, we will drive to Ait Ben Haddou, known for its iconic Kasbah, which serves as a great example of Moroccan architecture. This historical site, featured in popular films like The Mummy, Gladiator, and Game of Thrones, offers a captivating glimpse into Morocco’s rich heritage. 

Following our exploration and a satisfying lunch, we will traverse the majestic High Atlas Mountains en route to Marrakech. Our panoramic tour includes stops at magnificent vistas and a visit to the ancient Telouet Kasbah, which was once a powerful stronghold of the El Glaoui dynasty, also known as the Palace of Glaoui.

When you arrive in Marrakech in the afternoon, we will ensure a comfortable drop-off at your hotel, capping off an amazing 5-day vacation from Fes to Marrakech with Link Sahara.

5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech Includes

What are including in 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech

  • Pick up from your hotel/riad in Fes
  • A modern air-conditioned 4x4 car
  • English-speaking driver or a driver and an English-speaking tour guide
  • First, second, third, and fourth-night accommodations
  • Meals: Four breakfasts & Four dinners
  • Camel trekking experience
  • Sandboarding
  • A guided hike of the Monkey Fingers Canyon
  • Drop off at your hotel/riad in Marrakech

What are Excluding in 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech

  • Lunches
  • Beverages
  • Entrance fees, when needed
  • Tips (optional)

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