Exquisite 5-Day Moroccan Expedition: From Fes to Marrakech


5 Days Morocco Tour Itinerary From FES To Marrakech. In these 5 days / 4 nights, you will visit so many fabulous places in a short time. The tour starts in Fes. Firstly, we'll go to the cedar forest and Ifrane, which is like Switzerland in Morocco. Lunch in Midelt is followed by a drive along the magnificent Ziz River. We then arrive in Merzouga, a desert in the Sahara. Spend the night in a luxurious tent in the middle of the desert, where you may ride camels. Enjoy the Sahara's breathtaking sunsets and sunrises as well. Additionally, you will go to the Erfoud fossil town and the Rissani traditional market. After that, explore the Todra and Dades gorges as well as the other Kasbahs, including Ait Ben Haddou and Amridil. Finally, pass via the Tizi-n-Tichka pass and the High Atlas highlands. In Marrakech, the tour concludes.

Itinirary (5 Days)

The 5-day desert tour itinerary starts with an early pick-up from the airport or your accommodation in Fes. Then we take a southerly route through Imouzzer to Ifrane, which is renowned for its subzero temperatures, snowfall, and chalet-style homes. Ifrane is often referred to as the Switzerland of Morocco. The Barbary Macaques dwell in the cedar forest, which is where we next go. While exploring the forest, feel free to give them food. We will continue on to Midelt later on, when lunch will be provided. Then, after traveling along the Ziz River and via the Tizi-n-Tilghmt Pass, we make our way to the Sahara Desert. In the afternoon, we reach the Sahara desert of Merzouga, where you switch to camels and cross the sandy desert. A stop will be made for you to enjoy the magical sunset on top of a high dune. Then continue to the desert luxury camp, where you can enjoy the Berber drum music while dancing around the campfire under the vast open sky of stars. Dinner and overnight in the camp.

Waking up early in the morning is a must-do in order to contemplate the beautiful sunrise in the middle of the desert. Free time for breakfast. Then you return on camels to Merzouga, where the driver awaits. We dedicate the day to exploring the region of Merzouga. The area has so many incredible sites, from sand dunes, wild lakes, mines, and fossil areas to fabulous oases. Which are the ideal places for so many outdoor activities? Firstly, we start our journey in Merzouga by driving off-road to visit an ancient eyeliner mine. Then we pay the nomads a visit in their handmade, woven tent. Learn how they live while drinking Berber tea. Our next destination is Khamlia village, where you will enjoy the Gnaoua music and dancing performances. Its inhabitants are from sub-Saharan countries like Mali, Sudan, and Niger. Free time for lunch in a restaurant. After that, we take a stroll in the palm tree grove. Then drive a few kilometers to see the wild lake of Merzouga, also called Flamingos Lake. Dinner and overnight In a hotel.

After breakfast, we leave the desert to visit Rissani town, the ancient capital of Tafilalet. Rissani is still a major trading center in the region, with a large souk lively on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. After a stroll in Rissani Souk, we continue to Erfoud, where we visit one of the workshops for fossilized marble. Then we drive through Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves to reach the Todra Gorges. The course of the Todra River has carved out a grand canyon through the mountains, making a high, red cliff-sided canyon. These gorges are an ideal place for rock climbers. Feel free to wander in the gorges and appreciate the beauty of the landscape. Free time for lunch in a restaurant. Then we continue to the Dades valley, through Boumalne Dades. Inevitable stops at the “monkey fingers” rock formation. And on a spot atop a mountain overlooking the Dades Valley. Finally, dinner and overnight in a hotel.

After breakfast, we continue our trip to Kalaa Magouna to visit the Rose Valley. A rose festival is held annually in May. Where the locals offer their rose products, from perfumes, rose water, and oil to cosmetic products,. Free time for lunch. We then drive through the palm groves of Skoura and visit the Kasbah of Amridil. Finally, we reach Ouarzazate, visit the studios where famous movies were shot, and also visit the Taourirt Kasbah. Dinner and overnight in a hotel

On the last day, we depart to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. A fortified village is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Furthermore, the Kasbah has appeared in many movies, including Gladiator, Alexander, The Mummy, etc., and TV series, including Game of Thrones. Then we continue to Marrakesh by driving through the Tizi-N-Tichka Pass and the High Atlas Mountains. Stops will be made for lunch and to take pictures at interesting spots. Finally, we drop you off at the airport or your accommodation in Marrakech. End of 5 days FES to Marrakech desert tour.

Included & Excluded

    Pick-up & Drop-off at your Hotel or Airport

    Camel ride in the Sahara desert ( a Camel Per person)

    Transport in a private 4×4 car or minibus with A/C

    English / Spanish Speaking Driver.

    Dinners and Breakfasts.

    Nights in hotels.


    Personal Expenses