9 Days Sahara Desert Tour From Fez To Marrakech

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9 Days Sahara Desert Tour From Fez To Marrakech

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Embark on an unforgettable 9-day journey through Morocco’s most captivating landscapes with our Sahara Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech. This meticulously crafted itinerary invites you to explore the vibrant city of Fes, venture into the mesmerizing Sahara Desert of Merzouga with its majestic golden dunes, and experience an enchanting night under the dazzling starry sky. Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Atlas Mountains, the historic Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, and the awe-inspiring Dades Valley and Todgha Gorge. Perfect for those seeking a leisurely exploration of Morocco’s desert wonders, this 9-day, 8-night tour is one of the most sought-after experiences for travelers in Morocco.

What is included in the tour price:

    • Private Transportation with A/C ( 4×4 or Minibus )
    • Professional Driver / Guide
    • Fuel
    • Hotels (Dinner & Breakfest )
    • Camel trekking in desert
    • Night in Nomad Tents in desert
    • Free time to explore the Oasis with a local Guid, Breaks for photos,..Etc
    • flexible stops

Key details of your 9 days trip:

    • Duration – 8 Nights and 9 Days.
    • Skip the Line
    • Instant Confirmation
    • Live Guide – (Optional)
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Pick-up service – Pick-up from Fez or Marrakech
    • private Morocco tours service

What you can expect to do in your 9 days trip:

    • Enjoy Marrakech, Ouarzazat, and Erg Chebbi Desert in 5 Days.
    • Atlas Mountains View.
    • road Sightseeing – kasbahs and Valleys.
    • Todgha Gorges and Dades Gorge.
    • spend a night under a starry sky in the desert Camp of Merzouga.
    • Let an experienced tour guide explain the glorious past and culture of these cities.
    • Luxury Transportation in your whole tour.
9 Days / 8 Nights
6+ Age
  • Departure
    Tour From Fez
  • Departure Time
    Please arrive by 08:00 AM for a prompt departure at 08:30 AM.
  • Return Time
    Approximately 18:30 PM.
  • Included
    9 Days Sahara Desert Tour From Fez To Marrakech
Day 1: Arrival in Fez
Upon your arrival, you will be warmly welcomed and transported to your riad, nestled in the heart of the Medina. Spend the night in comfort at your riad. Accommodation options: Riad Letchina or a similar establishment. Meals: Breakfast
Day 2: Exploring Fez City
Indulge in a hearty breakfast to fuel your day ahead. Embark on an immersive journey through the ancient streets of Morocco's oldest city, guided by a knowledgeable local expert. Begin at the majestic Royal Palace gate, then meander through the historic Jewish quarter, home to the first Mellah established in the 14th century. Your guide will lead you to significant cultural and historical landmarks, including the renowned Al Qaraouine University, revered as the world's oldest, and the captivating Tanneries, along with a visit to the Mulay Idriss mausoleum. Savor the flavors of Moroccan cuisine with a delightful lunch at a traditional restaurant. Next, delve into the intricate artistry of Moroccan tiles at a local cooperative before ascending to a breathtaking panoramic viewpoint, offering a mesmerizing vista of the entire Fes Medina. Retreat to the comfort of your riad for a peaceful overnight stay. Accommodation options: Riad Letchina or a similar establishment. Meals: Breakfast
Day 3: Fez - Ifrane - Azrou - Midelt - Ziz Valley - Merzouga
Today's adventure takes us through the picturesque landscapes of the Middle Atlas, a journey marked by enchanting vistas and memorable encounters. Our route leads us via Ifrane, often dubbed the "Moroccan Switzerland," and Azrou, where we'll make a captivating pit stop amidst the cedar forest to observe the playful Barbary apes at the Cedre Goraud Tree. Continuing our southward journey, we traverse diverse towns, catching glimpses of nomadic communities nestled in tents along the way, amidst the striking backdrop of volcanic rocks. Our path leads us to Midelt, where a delightful lunch awaits, providing a moment of respite before our onward adventure. As we journey forth, we ascend the majestic Tizi N'Talghomt Pass (1907m), treating ourselves to awe-inspiring panoramas along the way. Passing through the scenic Ziz Gorge and tunnel, we arrive at the Barrage Hassan Al-Dakhil, where turquoise blue waters captivate the senses. Our expedition continues to Erfoud, offering a panoramic vista of the lush Aoufous palmeraie nestled along the banks of the Ziz River. Upon reaching Erfoud, we embark on a scenic dirt road leading to our hotel, nestled at the foot of the majestic sand dunes. Savor a delightful dinner and unwind in the comfort of your accommodations, ready to embrace the wonders of the Sahara. Accommodation options: Riad Azawad or a similar establishment. Meals: Dinner and Breakfast
Day 4: Erg Chebbi - Khamlia - Rissani - Merzouga Sahara Desert
Following a hearty breakfast at the hotel, prepare for an immersive exploration of the captivating desert landscape that surrounds us. Our journey begins with a visit to nomadic communities residing in their traditional goat hair tents, offering a firsthand glimpse into the intricacies of desert life. Continuing our cultural odyssey, we rendezvous with the Gnaoua people, descendants of Sudanese slaves, renowned for their vibrant music and rich cultural heritage. Immerse yourself in their melodic rhythms and absorb insights into their unique way of life. Depending on the season, an excursion to Merzouga Lake awaits, providing an opportunity to marvel at its avian inhabitants, including the elegant "Flamingos." In the afternoon, venture into the heart of the desert as we transport you to the Erg Chebbi sand-sea, where the enchanting allure of the Sahara unfolds before you. Behold the mesmerizing spectacle of the sunset casting its golden hues upon the towering dunes, an experience that will etch itself into your memory. As evening descends, indulge in a sumptuous dinner served amidst the tranquility of the desert camp, where you have the option to spend the night beneath a canopy of stars. Rest assured, our camp amenities include modern comforts such as western toilets and showers, ensuring a delightful blend of luxury and wilderness immersion. Accommodation options: Merzoug Dunes Luxury Camps or a similar establishment. Meals: Dinner and Breakfast
Day 5: Merzouga - Rissani Market - Erfoud - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges
Awaken to the gentle call of your guide, beckoning you to witness the ethereal beauty of the sunrise painting the desert skies in hues of gold and rose, a spectacle not to be missed before your morning repast. Afterwards, return to your hotel to refresh with a rejuvenating shower and prepare for the day's adventures that lie ahead. Our journey unfolds as we set forth towards Rissani, where the esteemed Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif awaits our exploration. Here, amidst the vibrant pulse of the local Souk, witness the bustling activity of the Fondouks, where donkeys gather in a timeless scene. Continuing our odyssey, we traverse through Erfoud, aptly dubbed the "capital of marble fossils," offering glimpses of the intricate Khatarat irrigation system along our path. Indulge in a delectable lunch stop at either Tinejdad or Tineghir, before embarking on a scenic riverside stroll, leading us to the awe-inspiring gorges. Here, immerse yourself in the grandeur of towering rock walls, reaching heights of up to 300 meters, as you traverse this breathtaking terrain. Our journey continues to Boumalne Du Dades, where the enchanting gorges await exploration, revealing intriguing rock formations known as the "human bodies" and "monkey fingers." As night descends, retreat to the comfort of your accommodations at Riad Rihana Dades, where a sumptuous dinner awaits, followed by a restful overnight stay. Accommodation options: Riad Rihana Dades or a similar establishment. Meals: Dinner and Breakfast
Day 6: Dades Gorge - Dades Valley - Valley of the Roses - Kelaa M’gouna - Skoura - Ouarzazate
After a satisfying breakfast, embark on a captivating journey through the Dades Gorges, where nature's artistry reveals itself in the form of intriguing rock formations such as the famed "human bodies" and "monkey fingers." Our adventure continues as we traverse the scenic Boutghrar track, leading us to the charming town of El-Kelaâ M'Gouna. Here, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of local life as you visit a nomadic family, sharing stories over a delightful cup of traditional tea amidst their cave dwellings. Following this enriching experience, we resume our off-road expedition to El-Kelaâ M'Gouna, where a delectable lunch awaits. Our journey unfolds amidst breathtaking vistas of the Valley of Roses, the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs, and the verdant palmerie of Skoura. Pause to explore the picturesque Kasbah of Amerhidil in Skoura Oasis, where the sprawling Palm Groves and majestic Atlas Mountain backdrop create a scene of timeless beauty. Arriving in Ouarzazate, immerse yourself in history as you behold the grandeur of the Taourirt Kasbah, a testament to the legacy of the Glaoui dynasty. Savor a delectable dinner at your leisure before retiring to the comforts of Riad Bouchdour or a similar hotel for a restful night's sleep. Accommodation options: Riad Bouchdour or a similar establishment. Meals: Dinner and Breakfast
Day 7: Ouarzazate - Aït Ben Haddou - Telouet - Tizi N’Tichka - Marrakech
After a delightful breakfast, consider a visit to the renowned Atlas Film Studios, a cinematic hub that has hosted the production of numerous iconic films, including "The Man Who Would Be King," "Jewel of the Nile," and "Gladiator." Then, we'll set our sights on the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, an architectural marvel steeped in history. This captivating Kasbah, perched atop a hill overlooking the picturesque Ounila River, has provided the backdrop for an array of cinematic masterpieces, from "Lawrence of Arabia" to "The Mummy." Continuing our journey by car, we'll venture to Telouet, where a sumptuous lunch awaits before we delve into the rich heritage of the region with a visit to Telouet's splendid Kasbah. Our route then leads us through the majestic Tizi-n-Tichka Pass (2260m), offering enchanting vistas of the High Atlas Mountains and the charming Berber settlements dotting the landscape. Pause along the way for photo opportunities and to soak in the breathtaking scenery. As evening descends, retreat to the comfort of Riad Nesma or a similar establishment, where a delectable dinner awaits, followed by a tranquil night's rest. Accommodation options: Riad Nesma or a similar establishment. Meals: Breakfast
Day 8: Exploring Marrakech
Following a delightful breakfast at the riad, embark on an enchanting exploration of Marrakech, fondly referred to as Morocco's "red city." Prepare to be mesmerized as we unveil the city's rich tapestry of history and culture. Our journey begins with a visit to the serene Majorelle Gardens, a verdant oasis adorned with vibrant flora and captivating artwork. Next, marvel at the imposing Koutoubia Tower, an iconic landmark that graces the city skyline with its timeless elegance. Delve into the historical significance of the Saadian Tombs and the opulent Bahia Palace, each offering a glimpse into Marrakech's storied past. Following a delectable lunch at a local restaurant near the bustling square, immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Marrakech's souks, where a myriad of handicrafts and treasures await discovery. With the afternoon at your leisure, seize the opportunity to explore the city's myriad delights at your own pace, whether it's wandering through the labyrinthine streets of the Medina or indulging in a leisurely stroll through the bustling Jemaa el-Fnaa square. As evening descends, return to the tranquil haven of Riad Nessma or a similar establishment, where a sumptuous dinner awaits, followed by a restful night's sleep. Accommodation options: Riad Nessma or a similar establishment. Meals: Breakfast
Day 9: Marrakech Airport Departure
Following a delightful breakfast at your riad, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for choosing our services. It's time to bid farewell to Marrakech as we transfer you to the airport for your departure flight, marking the conclusion of your memorable journey with us. Maa Salama and safe travels!


Value For Money

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please note: due to the long distances, approximately 8 hours will be spent driving each day
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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