– Ifrane (Switzerland of Morocco)
– Monkeys in the Atlas
– Ziz valley
– Dunes of Sahara desert
– Camel Ride in the Sahara desert
– Toudra Gorges
– Dades Valley
– Ait Ben haddou kasbah
– Marrakech Medina
– Bahia Palace
– Saadian Tombs
– Jamaa El Fna Square
Day 1 : Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga:
After breakfast, pick you up at your Riad or hotel in Fez and we start our adventure to Ifrane (Switzerland of Morocco), a charming ski resort town and Azrou, an important handicraft centre specialized in the work of cedar wood. After travelling to Midelt. In the afternoon we will drive on to the small town of Erfoud via Errachidia and the Ziz valley which is dotted with palm trees. Our day will end in the desert town of Merzouga, where you will spend the night in a hotel near dunes of the Sahara desert.
Day 2 :Tour Around merzouga Desert & Camel Trekking – Merzouga:
Today we will explore the desert region and the marvel that is the Erg Chebbi desert dunes. We will make a tour of the desert dunes where you will have the opportunity to see the the nomads life and the amazing changing contrasts of the of the desert. We will visit the village of Khamlia to see the Gnaoua music. We will have a traditional Berber pizza for lunch. In the afternoon we will ride the camels to see the sunset over the dunes and spend the night in the desert camp. We will have dinner and drink delicious mint tea, listen to traditional berber music while watching the stars in the amazing Sahara desert.
Day 3 : Merzouga – Erfoud – Toudra Gorges – Dades Valley :
We will wake up early for lovely sunrise and have breakfast. Then we depart to Erfoud, which is known for its fossils and geology. We drive through beautiful palm trees groves before stopping for lunch and a short walk in the amazing Todra Gorge. A stream runs through the centre of the impressive rocky gorge, and you will walk amongst local vegetable gardens and towns. It is a great respite from the heat of the desert. After a walk we head on to our stopping point dades valley, where we relax and have dinner in a hotel.
Day 4 : Dades Valley – Roses Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben haddou kasbah – hight atlas – Marrakech.
After breakfast, we will travel through the beautiful Skoura and then Ouarzazate the Hollywood of Africa. You’ll include a guided walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben haddou.
This village consists of a number of Kasbahs (fortresses) & has been used as a backdrop for shooting numerous Hollywood Movies including Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, Prince of Persia, Kingdom of Heaven … .
You’ll then drive through the High Atlas Mountains crossing the Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260 m), we”ll include many stops for bathrooms and for taking pictures before getting to Marrakech in the late afternoon. Overnight in Hotel/Riad.
Day 5 : sightseeing Marrakech.
Today we explore Marrakech ( red city), sites, monuments, gardens. We will visit the most important sites and historical, cultural places. The visit includes the Majorelle Gardens, also Koutoubia Tower and the Saadian tombs. We may visit the Bahia Palace and jamaa El FNA square, later we also explore souk in Marrakech. Here we end our 5 days from fes to Marrakech.
- Pick up from your riad/hotel in fes.
- Transport and English speaking driver.
- Accommodation in hotels/riads
- 3 Dinners 4 Breakfasts
- Camel Ride in Merzouga Desert
- Sleeping in Sahara Camp – Tent.
- Drop off at your hotel or airport at the end of the tour.
- Lunch and drinks.
- Dinner in Marrakech
- Entry fees for museums, monuments.