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Overview of the schedule fo 4 days tour from fes to marrakech
our 4 days tour from fes to marrakech will kick off with a half-day trip into the Sahara. The first stop is Arfoud-Fossil Town, where you can explore fossil-hunting opportunities. The second stop is Khamlia, a village populated by black Berbers from Mali and Niger. The Fez to Marrakesh Desert Tour is a four-day trip through Morocco’s Atlas Mountains. Highlights include the Todra Gorges, Dades Valley, Rose Town, and Ait Benhaddou. The tour concludes with a drive from Merzouga to Marrakech in the evening.
On Day 1, you will go from Fes to Ifrane, then to the Cedar Forest, Midelt, the Ziz Valley, and finally to Merzouga.
We’ll pick you up at your hotel or riad at 8 a.m. and drive you to the Middle Atlas Mountains, passing through Ifran, which is often referred to as the “Switzerland of Morocco” because of its resemblance to the Swiss Alps. After leaving the biggest cedar forest in North Africa, which is home to barbary monkeys, We can take fascinating photos while feeding them.
The journey to Midelt will take us through picturesque Berber mud villages, countryside, and natural landscapes. Midelt is a good place to eat lunch halfway. Keep on your way to the Sahara by way of the Atlas and Ziz mountains and gorges. Palm trees and other desert vegetation await us in the impressive hidden oases of Ziz valley.
Take in the breathtaking vistas and unwind for a while before continuing onward to Arfoud-Fossil Town, where you can explore the town’s fossil-hunting opportunities and tour the town’s marble-working workshop. On the first day of our four-day Fes-Marrakesh desert tour, we’ll travel to the Sahara, where you’ll spend the night in a hotel overlooking the golden dunes at Merzouga.
Day 2: Sightseeing, Camels, and Camping in the Sahara
Our 4 days tour from fes to marrakech will kick off with a half-day trip into the Sahara after breakfast. First, we’ll check out the lone oasis in the middle of the Sahara, have a cup of tea and learn about nomadic life, and then we’ll follow the route previously used by the Rally Paris–Dakar to make our way to the Mifis mines. Then we travel on to Khamlia, a village populated by black Berbers from Mali and Niger.
We can enjoy their performance of music and dance. Out for lunch on the town (Berber Pizza). After that, we drove to a remarkable oasis among some sand dunes. Once you’ve rested, it’s time to ride your camels through the shimmering sands of the desert. Your camel guide will pause so you may take in the view from atop a dune around sunset, and then bring you back to camp for some tea. After a hearty meal, a group of drumming nomads will play for you while the fire crackles under the night sky.
Day3: you will go from Merzouga to Rissani, and then to the Todra Gorges and finally to the Dades Valley.
You will ride camels back to your driver after seeing one of the most breathtaking sunrises of your life. If our journey to Rissani coincides with the day markets that take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, we will be able to explore the souk—the biggest one in the area—and escape the silence of the vast desert. Next, we go to the world-famous Todra Gorges, where 300-meter-tall cliffs rise spectacularly on each side of a tiny channel. You’ll have lunch in town before continuing on to Dades valley, where you can witness the unique rock formations called “monkey fingers” and gorgeous mud kasbahs.
Day 4: Dades Valley, Rose Town, Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou, Marrakech:
Today, we’re going to the village of El Kalaa Mgou’na, often known as “Rose Town,” where each year in the spring, over 400 metric tons of rose petals are harvested and turned into rosewater or shipped to the perfume industry. In the month of May, this town has a festival dedicated to roses. Numerous kasbahs dot the verdant landscape of the Dades valley, which we will pass through on our way from Rose Town to Skoura.
Skoura, a tiny village in southern Morocco, is home to some of the region’s most stunning kasbahs and is surrounded by tens of thousands of palm trees. From there, we’ll go to Ouarzazate, also known as “Hollywood of Africa,” which is home to some of the country’s largest film studios. From there, we’ll continue on to Ait Benhaddou, Morocco’s most photographed and most well-known kasbah, which is also a Unesco World Heritage Site.
After taking in the breathtaking vistas and unique Berber towns spread out dramatically over the mountain slopes, we make our way to Marrakesh through the high Atlas highlands (2260). The 4-day Fez to Marrakesh Desert Tour concludes when you are dropped off at your resort in Marrakesh in the evening. We next travel through the high Atlas mountains (2260), taking in the breathtaking scenery and unique Berber towns that are dotted along the cliff faces as we make our way to Marrakesh. The 4 days tour from fes to marrakech concludes when you arrive in Marrakesh in the evening and are dropped off at your hotel.
4 days tour from fes to marrakech itinerary includes and excludes:
√ Pickup drop-off service.
√ English /Spanish speaking driver.
√ Vehicle with fuel (4X4 car , van , mini bus).
√ Camel for each to see the sunrise or sunset
× flights ticket.
× Monuments fees.
4 days tour from fes to marrakech Note
ask us about additional options like riding dunebuggys or quads in the desert or visiting Merzouga Lake, home of the wild flamingos.
Vegetarian food options are available.
Your private luxury tent will have electricity, beds, and a private bathroom with a shower. If you would like a Royal tent (larger and with air conditioning), please contact us.
The camel ride is 1.5 hours.
Ages 3 to 60 have enjoyed this tour in the past. Children under a certain size will ride with a parent. Contact us if you have questions at [email protected].
What do I need to bring?
Wear long pants for the camel trek.
You will bring one small overnight bag on the camel trek to the camp.
Bring a bottle of water with you for the camel trek.
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