5 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech via Erg Chebbi Dunes
- Tour Code: T566-8
- Level: Standard
- Type: Private tour
- Duration: 5 days
- Start city: Fes
- End city: Marrakech
Day 1: Fes, Ifrane, Merzouga (459 KM)
Day 2: Exploring the Sahara Desert
Day 3: Relaxing in the Sahara Desert Camp
Day 4: Merzouga, Todgha Gorges, Dades valley (252 KM)
Day 5: Dades valley, Rose Valley, Ait-ben-Haddou Ksar, Marrakech (340 KM)
In the morning we’ll drive toward the Sahara desert, our first stop will be in Ifrane, known as Little Switzerland.Then we’ll continue through the Cedar Forest where, with luck you’ll see monkeys. Next we’ll head to Midelt where you can enjoy your lunch. Continuing the road through the Middle Atlas Mountains and observe the nomads that live there. We continue the drive through the scenic Ziz Valley that is surrounded with palm trees stopping at scenic views along the way. After that we will head to the final station Sahara desert. Overnight in Merzouga including dinner and breakfast.
In the morning after breakfast, we will take you in an excursion through the golden dunes of Sahara desert where you can get the chance to see the black volcanic rocks, and meet a nomad family, see their nomadic lifestyle, share a cup of tea with them and see how they tailor authentic carpets.
Lunch will be somewhere in Merzouga. Next we will go to Khamlia which is a village of the dark-skinned people where you can enjoy the original music and folk songs of the Gnaouas. In the afternoon you will have your camels waiting for you to take you to your luxury desert camp to spend the night of a lifetime in a luxurious tent under the light of thousands stars. Overnight in luxury camp including dinner, breakfast and lunch.
Meals : Dinner
Day at leisure in the Sahara Desert camp. Overnight in desert camp including lunch, dinner and breakfast .
Meals : Dinner
In the morning, your camel guide will awaken you to enjoy the spectacular sunrise over the sand dunes. This experience is considered one of the trip’s highlights.After your breakfast in the middle of the Sahara dunes, you’ll ride your camels back to the village of Merzouga. Then we will start our journey driving to the Dades Valley via the Todghra Valley and Gorges where we will stop for pictures of the kasbahs built by jews.You’ll have a chance to walk through the stunning Todghra Gorges before carrying on to the Dades Valley. Overnight in Dades valley including dinner and breakfast.
breakfast & Dinner
Meals : Dinner
After breakfast at your hotel, we’ll drive to Marrakech via the Dades Valley again, with its dramatic rock formations and ancient kasbahs, and then on to the Rose Valley, known for its damask roses that are harvested in April. Continuing on our journey, we’ll head to Ouarzazate, known as African Hollywood, where you can see the Taourirt kasbah and tour the movie studios.
We’ll then continue on to a UNESCO Heritage site, the Ait ben Haddou Ksar, the largest ksar in Morocco where movies like The Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia and The Jewel of the Nile were filmed.Then we carry on to Marrakech through the Tichka Pass, one of the highest mountains in Morocco. Arriving in Marrakech by the afternoon.
Meals : Breakfast