• Duration

    5 Day Tour

  • Tour

    Fez to Marrakech via Sahara Desert

  • Price Per Person

    €605

  • What is Included

    All inclusive – meals and accommodation, 4×4, driver, fuel, camel ride included.

  • What is not included

    Tips, tickets to sights alcoholic and soft drinks.

Whether it’s the artistic influences found in Tangier, the medieval streets and buildings of ancient Fez, the laid back towns along the Atlantic coast or the nomadic people in the desert towns and villages around the Sahara, the culture of Morocco is hard to define, but easy to find.

You will be exploring a country that has a long and varied past. People from three different continents have had a massive influence on the way the Moroccan people are today, and they now have one of the richest cultures in the world. The cities you will visit on this tour will immerse you in this magical world.

Fez > Azrou > Midelt > Erfoud >Erg Chebbi (camel trek) > Toudra Gorges > Dades valley > Rose Valley > Skoura Valley > Quarzazate >Ait ben haddou > Marrakech

Your private guide will speak your language. You will be picked up at your hotel/riad in Marrakech at 8am in a 4×4 cruiser.  The drive is very pleasant and you will see some stunning scenery along the way.

2 Person Price3 Person Price4 Person Price5 Person Price6 Person Price
1210 €1340 €1630 €1900 €2240 €

Day 1: Fez to Erfoud

Your tour starts from your hotel or riad in Fez at 8:00 am.

Main stops along the way:

  • Ifrane – built in the 1930s to resemble a Swiss village, today a popular ski resort area “ Michlifen”.
  • Azrou to see the cedar forests and colonies of Barbary apes that will keep you amused.
  • Midelt for lunch
  • Ziz Valley 
  • Night in a hotel in Erfoud. 

Day 2: Erfoud – Rissani – Erg Chebbi (camel trek)

Main stops along the way:

  • Erfoud is the capital of Fossils in Morocco so you will  visit one of the factories where they make beautiful articles out of marble.
  • Ancient city of Rissani that thrived through the 8th to 14th century a
  • Khamilla village near the saharan dunes to listen and watch the descendants of black slaves playing the typical music of the region “Gnawa music”.
  • Sunset camel trek to the dunes. You will spend the night under the beautiful desert stars, enjoying the nomadic food and music.

Day 3: Erg Chebbi Dunes– Toudra Gorges – Dades Valley

Stops along the way:

  • Early morning unforgettable sunrise and camel trek  to the car in Merzouga. You will meet with your guide and continue your road journey.
  • Rissani one of old cities and famous for it’s Souk.
  • Todra Gorge the highest gorge in Morocco “its walls are 300 meters high”.
  • Dades Gorge – a beautiful gorge carved  by the Dades River over centuries. You will rest here in a guest house.

Day 4: Dades Valley – Rose Valley – Skoura palmary – Ouarzazate:

The journey on this day will give you the chance to experience nomad life.

Mains stops along the way:

  • Nomads’ cave to see the nomads who still use the caves as their homes and learn more about their ways of living.
  • Valley of the Roses (Kelaa M’Gouna) is the centre of Moroccan roses and rose products. Acres of Persian roses are grown and harvested here to create rose water, creams and soaps.
  • Ouarzazate –  this is the Morocco seen in a hundred movies and the door to the stunning Sahara.

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Ait ben haddou – Marrakech

Main stops along the way:

  • UNESCO  Site – Ait ben Haddou. This Kasbah is the most impressive and well-preserved fortress cities in Morocco.  The Gladiator or Game of Thrones were filmed here.
  • Ounila valley to reach Telouet Kasbah, a big fort of the Pacha who was the most powerful man of the south.
  • Cross over the spectacular High Atlas Mountains Pass ( Tizi-n-Tichka 2260 m altitude ).
  • Marrakech arrival in evening.

PRACTICAL INFO

    • Departure at : 8:00 AM.
    • Drop off at your hotel/riad the 5th day at 6:00 PM
    • You can take pictures of women in the cooperative, but in the villages or on the road you have to ask to photograph people, or shops .
    • We recommend sensible shoes or trainers.
    • Cash is the preferred method of payment across most of Morocco as very few traders have card facilities
    • We’d expect you to know this already, but when you’re buying something in Morocco, haggling is the name of the game. And it is a game, don’t get highly offended if someone offers you something at ten times its value, make a counter bid!
    • Coin purse are good to take, as you will need small amounts of money for photos ,snacks, tips, and toilets ” 2 Dirhams”
    • There are numerous pharmacies in Morocco, though it is advised that you get a prescription from your doctor before you leave if you need regular medication. If you feel ill but don’t think it’s serious enough for a hospital, visit a pharmacist will usually be able to help you, and recommend a doctor if you need one.
    • Morocco is predominantly a Muslim country (though a more socially liberated one than many others), so please be aware that some behaviour that is acceptable at home is not permitted here. Dress is usually more restrained.
    • We require a 20% deposit before hand to confirm your booking for the tour, via Paypal or Bank Transfer
    • Money back if cancelation 30 days before the Tour.

    In regards to accommodations when you contact us we will send you an email with the list of accommodations you will be staying in. They will all be approved Pension type hotels which have been rated as having a good and comfortable stay. During the one night stay in the desert we will offer a glamping style tent with good conditions which allow you to get the true experience of the Sahara. How ever there is the option of staying in luxurious hotels for an extra fee, if preferable.

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