5days Marrakech to Fes tour Via Desert
This 5 days Morocco tour from Marrakech will take you through the Atlas Mountains, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah World heritage and Dades Valley to The Desert Of Merzouga and its Golden Dunes. morocco trip 5 days /4n is best for those who wanted to explore the rich heritage of southern cities in Morocco with leisure; this is one of the most popular tourist circuits in Morocco.
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Marrakech to Fes Tour (Luxury and Desert )in 5D/4N Option:
Day 1: Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Ait Benhaddou
Day 2: Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Skoura – Dades Valley
Day 3: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erg Chebbi Desert
Day 4: Erg Chebbi Desert camp or hotel at Dune line
Day 5: Erg Chebbi – Midelt – Ifrane – Fes
-Departure from Marrakech at 8 am in the morning. -Drive to Ouarzazate through the Tichka Pass (2260m above sea level). -The first stop for photos will be in Tichka where you will enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Berber villages below the Atlas Mountains. - continue to visit the Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
-After breakfast, we take the road to Ouarzazate. -Visit the movie studios and kasbah Taourirte the residence of the Pasha of Marrakech is a symbol of the time of the lords of the Atlas. - continues to the gorges of Dades via the oasis of skoura and the valley of the roses, -visit the gorges of Dades. -Night in a hotel or a Kasbah in the gorge.
- After breakfast at the hotel - Head towards Todra Gorges: a massive fault, rising to 200m in a narrow valley, thickly dotted with palm groves and Berber Villages. -Lunch in the gorge. -Go further into the Sahara to Merzouga which has the largest natural underground body of water in all Morocco and stands on the edge of the great sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. -Dinner and overnight in hotel in Merzouga.
After a leisurely breakfast and after visiting the Merzouga oasis, - drive to the village of the Khamlia. These people came from Sudan and were originally brought north as slaves. You will meet some families and enjoy mint tea with them and listen to traditional Gnaoua music. - next stop will be at Mfis, a small village to the south-east of the dunes, close to the coal and copper mines where most of the people in Merzouga used to make their livings. - stop in Merdane village, we carry on to meet Berber families before driving back to Merzouga to check-in at your hotel. - In the afternoon, you will mount your camel to cross the dunes and discover one of the secrets of the ‘sea of sand’. -Our stop will be in a virgin oasis. Enjoy the silence of the desert, appreciate the natural beauty surrounding you and watch the majestic sunset. -Spend the evening under a canopy of stars, twinkling with an intensity you may never have seen before. Sleep in Berber camp.
-After breakfast in the desert. -depart to Rissani where we visit the traditional Berber suq and the ruined Kasbah of Sijilmassa Leaving Rissani we travel through the Ziz Valley and Errachidia. - We will stop in the road for lunch before reaching Azrou where there is a cedar forest which is home to a troupe of Barbary apes -end of Morocco desert travel tour when you arrive your hotel in fez :)