This fast-paced 6 Days Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech Via Sahara Desert tour, including main attractive places such as cedar forests, the desert, and Marrakech.
Start from Fez through the Atlas Mountains to reach the Sahara desert, through palm groves and enjoy the green landscapes, enjoy the local traditions and culture. Traverse the Middle Atlas mountain range into Merzouga, crossing back through the High Atlas mountains, and finishing in bustling Marrakech.
At 8:00 a.m we start our 6 days Fez to Marrakech via Sahara desert tour. We leave for Midelt through the Mountains and the cedar forests of the middle Atlas. We pass by Ifrane, also called “little Switzerland” for its European architecture, weather, and cleanliness. Then to Azrou, an important handicraft center specialized in the work of cedarwood.
We arrive in Midelt, the capital of the apples for lunch. In the afternoon we will drive to the desert. Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Hotel/Riad.
After breakfast in the hotel, we will explore the desert region around desert dunes. You’ll have the opportunity to see the nomad’s way of life and the marvelous contrast of the desert. visiting the village of Khamlia, originally slaves from Sudan to experience their music and lifestyle, where we’ll indulge in the music of the Gnawa. then we’ll delight in a traditional Berber Pizza in the ancient capital of Rissani. In the late afternoon, In the afternoon you will mount your camel, guided by an experienced Camel man, to explore inside the mysterious sand of the Desert. Here you’ll spend your first night under the stars. Dinner will be served in the tent where you will spend the night. Dinner Bed and Breakfast.
the 3rd day of our Fes to Marrakech desert tour, We will wake up early morning to watch the spectacle of sunrise when the color of the dunes combines with the play of shadows to make an awesome sight. After a cup of tea, we ride the camels for a couple of hours (or less; it is up to you), in the Hotel, you will have breakfast and shower, before leaving to the fortified village of Rissani. Nestled at the edge of the Ziz Valley.
The journey will continue through the Berber villages and past the eastern slopes of the Atlas Mountains to Tinerhir Oasis, with its green valley of palms and local villages, before continuing on a scenic drive through the Todra Valley, also known as the jewish Kasbahs. Overnight in Todra Gorges.
We head to Aït Benhaddou, a ‘fortified city’, situated along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech. It is situated on a hill along the Ouarzazate River and boasts some beautiful examples of kasbahs, some of which remain inhabited. Granted UNESCO World Heritage listing, the site had been the setting for many films including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. After stopping for lunch we then continue to Marrakech over the high Atlas mountains.
After breakfast, enjoy a morning tour of the city. Visit the Saadian Tombs, the Koutoubia Minaret, the Bahia Palace, Majorelle gardens. then you will visit the important historical and cultural places in the Medina of Marrakech Coranique School, Berber arts, Artisants, Museum, colorful Souks, The day will concluded with a sunset drink overlooking the Jamaa El Fna square, Dinner in Nice Restaurant & overnight in the Hotel / Riad.
Option 1: Today you’ll be transferred (punctually) to the airport.
Option 2: Full day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira.
Here of your 6-day desert tour from Fes to marrakech ends.