Experience the vibrant culture and history of Marrakech, also known as the "Red City," with a tour guide who will pick you up at your accommodation or airport. Start by exploring Jemaa el-fna square and familiarizing yourself with the old medina while visiting traditional local markets. Head north to visit Koutoubia Mosque, the largest mosque in the city, built in 1148 by Almohad Sultan Abdelmoumen. Discover the historical significance of the Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, and El Badi Palace. Afterwards, take a stroll in the Jardin Majorelle, a garden and artist's haven created by French Orientalist artist. End your day by visiting the Ben Youssef Madrasa, an Islamic college.
Depart from Marrakech and embark on a scenic journey over the High Atlas Mountains, passing through various Berber villages and taking in the breathtaking views. Reach the summit of Tizi n’Tichka, standing at 2,260 meters (7,415 ft) above sea level. Continue on to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, an ancient earthen fortress located in the province of Ouarzazate. Take some time to explore the area and capture some picturesque photos. Enjoy lunch on-site before departing for Ouarzazate, also known as the "gate to the desert." Take a tour of the famous Atlas Film Studio, where many famous films have been shot. As you make your way to the town of Dades Valley, pass through the picturesque Roses Valley. Spend the night at a comfortable hotel in Dades Valley.
Start your day with a delicious breakfast, then head to the Todra Gorges, a stunning 300m golden mountain. Take a walk along the way, and if you're lucky, you may even spot climbers scaling the towering heights. In the afternoon, your driver will take you to Tinjdad, Erfoud, and Rissani. Later on, you will reach Merzouga Desert where you will switch from your 4x4 car to a private camel for a unique desert excursion led by an experienced camel guide. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the sand dunes and a beautiful sunset, then head to the camp for a delicious dinner. Join the other participants in a traditional Sahara music performance before spending the night in a tent under the stars.
Wake up early to witness the stunning sunrise and continue exploring the Sahara desert. Return to your hotel by camel for lunch and a quick shower before departing on the next leg of your adventure to Fez. Leaving Rissani, Er-foud, and Errachidia, make a stop at the authentic Oasis of “Ouelad Chaker” and arrive at Midelt for lunch. Our tour will then proceed to the Cedar forest of Azrou, where you'll have the opportunity to meet Berber apes. Next, head to Ifrane, known as the "Small Switzerland of Morocco," and take some time to explore the city. Finally, leave for Fes and spend the night in a local Riad.
Fes, the oldest of the four imperial cities in Morocco, is a city worth exploring. Meet your guide for a half-day tour of the city, starting with the medina, the oldest medina in Morocco, founded over 1000 years ago. Explore the souks, and discover the city is divided into two parts: Fes el Bali and Fes el-Jadid. Walk along Talaa Kebira, one of the longest and most important streets in Fes el-Bali. Next, visit the stunning Al-Attarine Madrasa, a madrasa (school) in Fes, Morocco, near the Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque. It was built by the Marinid sultan Uthman II Abu Said (1310-1331). Leaving the old city, head to the new city and visit El Mellah place, where you can enjoy a fantastic view. From here, your 5-day journey from Marrakech to Fes will come to an end.