Marrakech to Fes 4 Days Desert Tour
The Marrakech to Fes 4 Days Desert Tour, meticulously crafted by The Morocco Tour operator, stands as one of the premier Marrakech Desert Tours. We highly recommend this Desert tour due to its multifaceted offerings beyond the enchanting camel ride and a night’s stay in the Merzouga desert camp. Over the course of four days, you’ll have the opportunity to delve into the rich tapestry of the Sahara desert Morocco and journey onward to Fez. From savoring a steaming cup of traditional tea to marveling at the grandeur of the Erg Chebbi dunes, encountering nomads who call caves home, to enjoying on invigorating hikes through Todra Gorges and Dades Valley, this Morocco tour promises an immersive and unforgettable Travel experience in Morocco.
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What to Expect:
In this tour, you will :
- Seeing the monkeys in Azrou
- Strolling around the old cities
- Explore exotic markets and souks of Morocco
- Visit the Amridil kasbah
- Stop in Ouarzazate Studio
- Visit the Nomad family’s in Merzouga regon
- Stops for view in the high Atlas Mountain
- Camel trekking and desert camping
On the inaugural day of the exhilarating Marrakech to Fes 4 Days Desert Tour, the day begins with an early rise, commencing our journey promptly at 8:30 am. Departing from Marrakech, we navigate through the majestic High Atlas mountains en route to the picturesque Dades Valley. Our passage through the Tizi n’Tichka pass ensures an early arrival, affording us ample time to revel in the breathtaking vistas of the region, while savoring a cup of refreshing tea.
As the day progresses, we continue on a captivating visit to Ait Ben Haddou. This remarkable Kasbah, recognized and honored by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, has been the backdrop for over 20 international films, making it a cherished location for Hollywood filmmakers.
Following our exploration of Ait Ben Haddou, our journey leads us to Ouarzazate, often referred to as the ‘Hollywood of Africa’. Here, we’ll have the opportunity to tour the renowned Atlas Studio and admire several exquisite Kasbahs before continuing our Morocco tour towards the enchanting Dades Valley. Along the way, the charm of Berber villages will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression overnight in Dades Gorges.
On the second day of our Morocco desert adventure, we kickstart the day with a delightful breakfast, gearing up for an exploration of the Dades Gorges. Along the way, we’ll traverse the vibrant Berber villages that adorn the Dades Valley. The sight of the thousand kasbahs dotting the landscape is nothing short of breathtaking. Upon reaching Tinghir, renowned for its lush palm grove, our journey continues towards the awe-inspiring Todgha Gorge.
En route to Erg Chebbi, we’ll trace the grandeur of the Todra Gorges, a beloved haven for mountain enthusiasts. Our path leads us through Erfoud and Rissani, where a sumptuous lunch awaits. The final stretch of our journey brings us to the majestic Erg Chebbi in Merzouga, where we’ll find rest in a tranquil hotel nestled at the foothills of the Sahara’s Erg Chebbi dunes.
On the third day of our captivating Marrakech to Fes 4 Days Desert Tour, we delve into the enchanting realm of Merzouga. Our first stop leads us to the village of Khamlia, a community predominantly inhabited by the Gnawa people. Originating as slaves from Sudan, Mali, they found a new home in Morocco during the era of slavery. Khamlia offers a unique window into their culture, making it a must-visit during your journey through Morocco. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in their music and experience their way of life.
A stone’s throw away from Khamlia lies the picturesque Merzouga lake, a tranquil oasis frequented by graceful flamingos. Following this, we extend our visit to nomadic families, who still embrace the traditional nomadic lifestyle in their tents. You’ll also have the chance to peruse authentic Berber handicrafts, a testament to their rich cultural heritage.
As the afternoon unfolds, you’ll be primed for an unforgettable camel ride amidst the majestic Erg Chebbi dunes. Accompanied by a knowledgeable camel guide, you’ll be on a 2 to 3-hour excursion. A camel ride stands as one of the quintessential Moroccan experiences, offering a unique perspective of the breathtaking landscape. The camels will lead you to the desert camps in Merzouga, where you’ll retire for the night. For those seeking an extra touch of luxury, a deluxe camp option is also available.
On the culminating day of your Marrakech desert tour, you rise with the early sun, eager to witness one of the most awe-inspiring sunrises of your life. Following this breathtaking spectacle, a sumptuous breakfast awaits you at your luxurious desert camp. Afterward, you embark on a camel trek, retracing your steps back to your hotel.
Our journey then continues, leading us to Fez via the mesmerizing route through Erfoud and Errachidia, where the grandeur of the Ziz Gorges and volcanic rock formations captivates the senses. As we traverse the Tizi Ntalghamt pass, the landscapes unfold in all their splendor. A stop in Zaida treats us to a delightful barbecue and a refreshing glass of tea, reinvigorating us for the onward journey.
Our path takes us to Azrou, a charming Berber village nestled in the heart of the Middle Atlas Mountains. Here, a visit to the renowned Cedar forest offers a glimpse of the fascinating Barbary apes. Continuing on, we arrive at Ifrane, often hailed as the ‘Switzerland of Morocco’, where picturesque photo opportunities abound. Finally, our journey concludes upon our arrival in Fez.
The 4 days Marrakech Desert Tour to Merzouga and Fez offers a comfortable and comprehensive exploration of Morocco’s desert wonders, allowing you ample time to discover and savor every moment. Should you desire further customization of your tour, simply reach out to us via Email, and we’ll be delighted to assist you in tailoring your perfect Moroccan adventure.