Best 6-day tour from Fes to Marrakech

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Duration

6 Day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

+100 people

Languages

English, Espanol

About this tour

Join on a 6-day tour from Fes to Marrakech and discover the enchanting beauty of Morocco. Explore the imperial city of Fes, the Sahara desert, and the lively city of Marrakech. Traverse the Middle Atlas mountains and visit the Erg Chebbi dunes. Delve into Berber culture and take a day trip to the coastal city of Essaouira. Admire the breathtaking Atlas mountain range before ending your journey in Marrakech.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the imperial city of Fes
  • Camel ride and overnight at a luxury camp in Merzouga
  • Enjoy Ouarzazate and AitBenhaddou
  • Discover the Red city, Marrakech
  • Enjoy a day trip to Essaouira

Included/Excluded

  • Private Transportation
  • Pick up & drop off everywhere.
  • Professional Tour guide
  • Camel ride
  • Breakfast
  • Local Tour guide in Fes & Marrakech
  • Stop everywhere on the road
  • Luxury Desert camp for 1 nigh
  • Personal expenses
  • Lunches and drinks
  • Anything not mentioned in the program

Itinerary

Begin your half-day tour of Fes, Morocco by exploring the Imperial City and medieval Medina. Fes is the oldest city in Morocco, with a history spanning over 1000 years. The city is divided into two parts: Fes el Bali (old Fes) and Fes el Jdid (new Fes). Start your tour in Fes El Bali and visit the impressive Bab Boujeloud gate. Then, head to the Al-Qarawiyyin University, a historically significant institution founded as a mosque in 859. Next, visit the Mellah, the Jewish quarter and cemetery. After exploring Fes El Bali, move on to Fes el Jdid. Here, take in the modern city and climb to the rooftop for a spectacular view and photo opportunity. If time permits, visit some of the most attractive sites before returning to your Riad for the first night of your 6-day desert tour.

Start your day early by leaving Fes and heading south to Merzouga. Your first stop will be in Ifrane, known as the "little Switzerland of Morocco". Take a short visit to the city before continuing on to the Cedar Forest near Azrou, where you can see Barbary apes and take pictures. Next, stop for lunch in Midelt before crossing the Tizi n’Talremt pass into the Ziz valley. Take a break to admire the beautiful Oasis palm trees. After that, continue to the gate of the Moroccan desert, Erfoud, known for its fossil rocks, you will visit a local workshop to see how fossils are turned into beautiful decorations. After that, drive to Erg Chebbi dunes, where you will switch from your 4x4 car to a private camel for an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Sahara desert. Ride a camel for 1-1:30 hours on a sea of sand dunes covering an area of 13.5 square miles (35 square km). Enjoy the view flavored with the beauty of the sunset. Once you arrive at your luxury desert camp, dinner will be served to you. Join the desert music around the campfire before spending the night in a single private tent.

Begin your day by catching the sunrise at the peak of the Merzouga Sahara desert and try your hand at sand dune activities. After that, return to your desert camp for a quick shower and breakfast. Leave for Todra gorges via Rissani, with a stop at the local traditional souk (market) and passing through several Berber villages. Arrive at the Oasis for a great view over the city of Tinerhir. Continue to the Todra river, surrounded by almost 1000 feet (305 m) of red rocks. There's a chance to see rock climbers scaling the rocks. Take some free time to walk under the 305m rock, relax, and do your own activities or just watch the cool waters of the shallow river below. Finally, leave for Dades gorges for overnight stay.

Continue your private tour and head to the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs to Ouarzazate, visiting the Film Atlas studio where you can pick up your favorite film. Next, go to Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco's most famous kasbah and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The kasbah is a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls and it is a traditional pre-Saharan habitat. You will have free time to explore the area and take pictures. Lunch will be provided there. Be ready for an adventure across the High Atlas mountains, which is 2,260 meters above sea level, located on the road between Marrakech and Ouarzazate. Enjoy the panoramic atmosphere and landscape. Make a stop at Tizi n’Tichka to take pictures and relax before continuing the road to Marrakech. Spend the night at a local Riad.

Today you will explore the Red City, also known as Marrakech. Start at Jemaa el-fna square, and orient yourself in the old medina. Visit local traditional markets and take the road back to the north to Koutoubia Mosque and its gardens, which is the largest mosque in the city. The first mosque was built in 1148 by Almohad Sultan Abdelmoumen. After that, head to the area home to the Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, and El Badi Palace. Then, visit Jardin Majorelle, a garden and artist's haven created by French Orientalist artist. Finally, end your day by visiting Ben Youssef Madrasa, an Islamic madrasa (college).

You will be transferred to the airport depending on your flight schedule.

Language

English
Espanol

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