FES TO MARRAKECH DESERT TOUR

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Location:
Marrakech
Destination:
3 days

3 DAYS DESERT TRIP FROM FES TO MARRAKECH

A Fes to Marrakech desert tour is not to miss while in Morocco and willing to visit both imperial cities of Fes and Marrakech. This 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech will enable you to weld together a never to forget experience in the sand dunes of the Moroccan Sahara desert, and wonder around the authenticity of the two mediaeval cities, Marrakech and Fes. Our Fes to Marrakech desert tour could be executed in a 3, 4 or even 5 days desert trip frame, depending on your timetable and the number of the Moroccan Sahara destinations you wish to visit.

3 DAYS FES TO MARRAKECH DESERT TRIP ITINERARY

DAY 1: FES- MERZOUGA (7 HOURS DRIVE)
After an early morning breakfast, meet your driver/ guide at the doors of your riad or hotel in Fes. Your driver will go ahead and start your Fes to Marrakech desert tour by driving across the fertile Saiss plains to the Berber towns of fran and Azrou. Both towns are located in the Middle Atlas Mountains and famous for being ski resorts and a winter/spring holiday destination for the locals.
Carry on the drive through the cedar forest past Barbary Monkeys roaming around to the Berber town of Midelt where you will get ready to have lunch at leisure. From here, you will continue through Ziz Valley driving across one of the most spectacular date palm trees oases to reach one of the major Moroccan cities in the Sahara desert, Errachidia.After a quick stop in Errachidia, you will head to Rissani, which is considered one of the holiest towns in Morocco, as it is the birth origins of the dynasty ruling Morocco up to this day. After a short stop, we will continue to Merzouga and meet your camel caravan. Enjoy a ride on the back of your camel over Erg Chebbi dunes, while you admire a stunning view of the sun turning to different shades of orange before sunset. Your camel caravan will take you to your Sahara desert camp where you will get settled in your private tent, and enjoy a Moroccan dinner under the shinning stars and the echoes of the local nomadic drum music.
DAY 2: MERZOUGA- BOUMALNE DADES (5 HOURS DRIVE)
Day 2 will have an early start for those who don’t want to miss sunrise. After breakfast, we will launch our day with a drive to Rissani. Your day in Rissani will be marked with a trip to the historical locations of Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif, the founder of the Alaouites Dynasty, and maybe another trip to the famous dates market. We will then continue to Tinghir, one of the sahara desert oases that was known for hosting Jewish communities until 1960s. You will also join a local guide who will introduce you to the Mellah, the old Jewish quarter, and from there continue to the oasis of Todgha, where you will be given the chance to take a walk along the stream under the shade of the oasis tree, and witness the daily life activities of the local Berbers. Continue to the Todgha Gorges where you will have some time to chill and maybe have lunch there at one of the local cafes. In the afternoon, we will head to Dades valley and then to a local boutique hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: BOUMALNE DADES- KASBAH AIT BEN HADOU- MARRAKECH (6 HOURS DRIVE)
After breakfast, we will take off after breakfast and drive cross the 1001 Kasbahs. If you are visiting the valley of the Roses during late spring season, you will have the chance to witness local ladies’ artisanal rose water distilling workshops. After this, you will also have the chance to visit the famous oasis of Skoura, where you will visit Kasbah of Amridil, one of the most preserved Kasbahs in Morocco to learn all there is to know about the Kasbahs architecture, the life style that distinguishes the sahara desert, irrigation techniques and costumes.
We will then carry on with our trip to Ouarzazate where we will have lunch ,before we continue to the UNESCO world heritage village of Ait Ben Hadou, which is not far from Ourrzazate. Before we hit the road to Marrakech, we will make one more stop and visit the fortified Kasbah famous for being a used as set for various Hollywood blockbusters, fashion magazines photo shoots, as well as world known brands commercials. Our dirve back to Marrakech will be through the High Atlas Mounatins and Tizi Ntichka pass.
You will arrive to Marrakech late in the afternoon  and your Fes to Marrakech desert tour will come to an end with a drop off at the door of your hotel or riad, or any other destination of you preferred choice.

Tour price per person:

Number of person 111 - 15234567 - 10
Price per person 725 €155 €425 €315 €275 €235 €215 €185 €