5 Days Morocco Desert Tour From Fez To Marrakesh


5 Days Morocco desert tour is a relaxed trip and will give you enough time to see and enjoy most of the sites in between fez and Marrakech. Its will take you through the most beautiful landscape of the south east of morocco crossing all types of Atlas Mountains, Berber villages. It will give you also a Short hike or walk through the Valleys and canyon of Gorges,na visit to nomads that are still living in caves, a visit to ancient Kasbahs and Ksars, take you too to the Sahara desert where you will see nomads that’s still living in the Berber tents and ride camels and have an adventure into the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, enjoying the beautiful sunset as you’re heading towards your luxury Berber camp where you will enjoy the drums music and sleep under a blanket of thousands stars. It is an experience not to be missed while you’re in Morocco. This trip can be adapted to start From Marrakech and End in Fes.

This itinerary has some off-roads through the atlas mountain and Sahara desert, and it can be done only with Jeeps 4×4 & not accessible with a Mini Van, because it will take you deeply into some non touristique places and some authentic and gorges places too.

Important Notes

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at the time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required.

What’s Included

  • 5 Days Transportation in Private Toyota Prado Land-Cruiser with A/C Or new Mini-Vans with A/C
  • 4 Nights in Authentic Moroccan Riads
  • Camel trekking to see the sunset on the way to spend 1 Night at an authentic desert luxury camp in the middle of Erg Chebbi Dunes
  • English, French, or Italian – Speaking driver / guide for the entire trip
  • All breakfast and dinners
  • Wi-Fi in the Car if necessary

Not Included

  • Lunches
  • Airfare (Flight Ticket)
  • Beverages (Drinks)
  • Tips for guides / drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance Fees

Day 1

Fez – Azrou – Midelt – Errachidia – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga. (440 km) (7-8 Hours Drive during your journey)

After breakfast we will leave Fez toward Merouga passing by Ifran, known as the Switzerland of Morocco for its architecture and climate. You will be enchanted by the cedar forests of Azrou and its friendly monkeys. We will stop for lunch at Midelt and afterwards continue through the Middle Atlas Mountains and past the nomads that live there. The views are both spectacular and varied; thick forests, volcanic rock, soaring cliffs and valleys of palm trees. In the town of Erfoud, we will visit an amazing fossil factory and learn how they excavate, polish, and shape Trilobites, Orthoceras, Ammonites, and other fossils into beautiful objects. We will continue on to Merzouga sand dunes where you will have your overnight .Dinner and breakfast at your Riad.

Day 2

Merzouga – Erg Chebbi Dunes – Tamrdanite – Khamlia Hassi El-Bied . (60 KM).(2.5/3 Hours’ Drive during your journey)

In the morning after breakfast your excursion will start from your Riad , taking you through the sand-sea dunes near the Algerian border where you will have a chance to take photos and see the black volcanic rocks. We will also have the opportunity to meet a nomad family and learn about their nomadic lifestyle. We will pass close to tiny Berber villages, like Tamrdanite, before we reach Khamlia. In the tiny desert village of Khamlia, we will be treated to a performance of Gnawa music, a spiritual and hypnotic form of music that has been played for centuries by the black people who live here. Gnawa music is internationally recognized and is said to have healing properties. Along our short drive today, you will be enchanted with the view of the lake at Ait Sareji, especially In springtime, when it attracts pink flamingos and many other birds. We will return to your Riad to have rest and get ready for your next adventure, camel trekking! You will ride these Ships of the Desert into the heart of the Sahara, witnessing a spectacular sunset through the dunes. After that you will ride again your camels to continue your way down to your desert luxury camp ,where you will enjoy your Berber food, listen to the drums under a starry night sky, and sleep in your gorgeous tent in peace and tranquility.

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Day 3

Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Tinjdad — Tinghir — Dades Valley .(360 KM ). (4-5 Hours Drive during your journey)

Set your alarm to wake up early this morning to enjoy the beautiful sunrise over the dunes! It is a moment not to be missed. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious breakfast before we continue our adventure by car to the city of Rissani, the former capital of the Alawite Sultans. Rissani was once an important market for caravans traveling the sub-Saharan region, and it is still an impressive market to visit today. We will take a walk through the local market and traditional souk.

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Day 4

Tinghir – Dades Valley – Boutghrar – El Kelaa M’Gouna – Skoura – Ourzazate.(200 KM). (3.5/4 Hours Drive during your journey)

After breakfast, we will begin our journey through the Valley of Dades, exploring the marvelous sights of the valley. Next, we will take you for a drive over the wonderful Pist Mil Kasbah, accessible only by 4×4, passing by amazing Berber villages, such as Boutghrar. You will have the opportunity to meet some Berber nomads who live in the caves there.

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Day 5

Ourzazate – Ait Benhaddo – Pass Tizi-n-Tichka – Marrakech.(170 KM). (4-5 Hours’ Drive during your journey)

After your breakfast, we will depart for Marrakech. Our first stop will be Atlas Studios, the largest movie studio in the world and host to such famous films and television shows as Lawrence of Arabia, The Jewel of the Nile, The Mummy, Gladiator, The Man Who Would Be King, Vikings, Game of Thrones, and Aladdin, as well as several James Bond and Jason Bourne movies. We will then go on to visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site: the exotic Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou. We will drive through the Tizi N’ Tichka Pass while enjoying superb views of the High Atlas Mountains and Berber villages. We will stop along the way to have lunch in a Berber village called ”Teddart” before your arrival in Marrakech.

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Important Notes

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at the time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required.

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