8 days from Fez to Marrakech via Merzouga desert. Travel from Fez to Marrakech through the desert. Tour from Fez to Marrakech through the desert of Merzouga. Fez Sahara Trip 8 days.
► 8 days from Fez to Marrakech via Merzouga desert
Day 1: Arrival in Fez
Fez Airport We welcome you from Fez airport. And we transfer you to your riad in the heart of the medina.
Day 2: Guided tour of Fez
After your breakfast, you will meet your local guide. That will accompany you to discover the cult medina of Morocco. It contains many historical monuments. You will discover the old schools, the Jewish quarter, the traditional markets, the palaces, the old bourgeois houses. At the end of the visit you will have a panoramic view of the medina to take magnificent photos. Night in your Riad.
Day 3: Fes – Azrou – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast, we will drive to the desert of Merzouga crossing the Middle Atlas, passing through a beautiful national park famous for its cedar forest where the famous Barbary apes climb trees. We will then cross the Ziz valley, which will take us to Erfoud, the city of fossils. Continuation to Merzouga. We meet the camel guide who will take you on a pleasant walk through the dunes to the camp in the heart of the Erg Chebbi dunes, where we will be received, according to the tradition of the Sahara, with a Berber tea. Watch the sunset dinner around the campfire. Night in haimas under the stars.
Day 4: Merzouga – Rissani – Touroug – Todra Gorges – Boumalne
It is worth getting up early to witness a beautiful sunrise over the desert dunes. After breakfast we will return by camel to Merzouga, we will leave in the direction of the Todra gorges, we will pass through Rissani to see the great traditional market of Tafilalat. Then we will continue the route and the landscape will continue to show us its contrasts. Arrival at the impressive Todra Gorges. After this visit, we will go to the Dades Valley, a Berber city also famous for its imposing gorges, beautiful landscapes and views of the Atlas Mountains, now on the horizon. Night in a riad.
Day 5: Boumalne – Oasis of Skoura – Ouarzazate – Ait ben haddou – Marrakech
Today we will start our day crossing the Dades Valley and the Valley of the Roses, to reach the oasis of Skoura where you will visit the Kasbah of Amridil, then we will continue to Ouarzazate visiting the famous Kasbah of Taourirt, which was the residence palace du Pacha Glaoui and it is distinguished by its architecture and decoration. After a road trip of 25 km, we will arrive at the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We will leave this kasaba towards Marrakech by the High Atlas road of 2,260 meters and it offers a magnificent view. Arrival in Marrakech , night in a riad.
Day 6: guided visit to Marrakech
After breakfast, we will visit the city of Marrakech with a local guide. Visit the Bahia Palace, the Badi Palace, the Saadian Tombs, the Souks and the Koutoubia Mosque, the Ben Youssef School, the Menara and Majorelle Gardens. night in your riad.
Day 7: Excursion to Essaouira
After your breakfast, we leave for Essaouira to discover this beautiful city on the Atlantic coast, explore the port of Skala, the medina and the craft shops. lunch at a fish restaurant near the beach. On the way back to Marrakech, we stop to discover an argan oil cooperative on the way back to Marrakech. night in your riad.
Day 8: Departure
We transfer you to the airport of Fez or Marrakech.