6 Days / 5 Nights Fes trip to Merzouga Sahara
Overview 6 Days trip From Fes to Atlas & Desert:
On this 6-day trip from Fes you will discover the fascinating southern area of Morocco. The tours of the “Great Hidden South” are a good opportunity to know in detail the spectacular landscapes of the region, its ancient Kasbahs and villages. There will also be time to visit the cinema museum where famous films like “Gladiator” have been shot and to know the village of the dark skin people of Khamlia, where they will show us their African rhythms. We will also do the tour of Erg Chebbi where we will meet nomadic peoples and we will cross different tracks in 4×4.
Program itinerary 6 days Tour from Fez to Marrakech
Day 1: Fes Sightseeing guided Tour
Day 2: Fes » Azrou (Cedar forest) » Midelt [205.7 km]
Day 3: Midelt » Erfoud » Merzouga Sahara Desert [263.6 km]
Day 4: Merzouga desert tour and Camel trek Excursion [45 km]
Day 5: Merzouga Sahara » Ouarzazate [367,7 km]
Day 6: Ouarzazate » Ait Benhaddou » High Atlas » Marrakech (Marrakesh) [196,3 km]
Note : At Morocco Tours Agency, we offer private standard and luxury trips from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga 6 Days Desert trip and more.
Info about 6 Days trip From Fes to Sahara, Ouarzazate & Marrakech
- Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
- Departure: 08 / 09 AM
- Starting Location: Fes
- Ending Location : Marrakech
- Price: From 260€ / Person (It depend on the number of people)
- Confirmation: Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
Highlights of the 6 Day trip from Fes
- Cross the high Atlas Mountains
- Visit Azrou cedar forest
- Middle Atlas
- Sahara Camel trek excursion
- Overnight desert camp
- Draa Valley
- Free time to walk in Todra gorges
- Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
How to pay for 6 Days trip From Fes to Marrakech?
To confirm any tour or activity, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is due in cash at the pick up, to be paid to your driver in euros, or equivalent in dollar or dirhams.
Unfortunately we do not accept payments with credit cards because they are not very popluar nor practical in Morocco and they generate so many fees and hold some security risks.
Is it possible to pay the total with PayPal?:
Normally we ask for the balance payments in cash because paypal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s an international institution. We can in some cases accept the full payment via paypal however a 5% fee will be applied to cover the extra transaction charges. In case you are considering this method, it is best to arrange the payment before the tour.
For a full refund, cancel at least 15 days in advance of the start date of the experience.
(6 Days/5 Nights Fes to Marrakech desert trip)
Day 1: Fez airport and Sightseeing
We will pick you from the airport and drop you at your hotel in Fez for refreshing. Then we will visit the new part of town where you can see various crafts. We will explore the religious capital of Morocco “Fez”, one of the imperial cities with a brief interest in history and crafts. Fez has one of the largest Medinas in the Arab worlds; Madrasas; Souks (spectacular by the amount and variety of spices); Al-Karaouine- the oldest university in the world, mosques, plazas, neighborhood Andalusians and potters, palaces and museums. Fez is the artisan capital of Morocco. After dinner, we will spend overnight at the riad.
Day 2: Fez – Ifran – Azrou – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast, we will depart to the Middle Atlas Mountains & will stop in the charming town of Ifrane, also called “Switzerland of Morocco”. We will pass the mountains of the High Atlas, arrive at Errachidia, where the first big palm trees appear. These create an oasis of greenery, a microclimate ideal for growing all kinds of fruits and vegetables. We will reach Erfoud, the economic capital of the Tafilalet region. In this area, the fossils found here testify the fact that the place in the past was covered by the sea. From here, the asphalt disappears. And the Saharan tracks adobe the tracks of the village of Merzouga. After dinner, we will spend overnight at the riad.
Day 3: Merzouga sightseeing
On day 3 we will explore Erg Chebbi & the town of Khamlia. We will discover small villages and inhabited houses in unexpected places, far from civilization. We will take you with the nomads in the evening and leave for the 4×4 camel ride to spend the night in the desert under the sky. You will spend the night in nomad tents in the desert.
Day 4: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley – Ouarzazate
After breakfast, we will visit Rissani and old Sijilmasa, a sourcing center of ancient caravans from the Sahara. We will continue our journey through a semi-desert landscape where we will come across the oasis of Tinghir- one of the most beautiful places in Morocco. Then we will pass the impressive Todra Gorges to reach over 300m. We will take the road of a thousand Kasbahs to Ouarzazate, to reach one of the most important cities of southern Morocco, known for its intense and cinematic activity, having to its credit films like Gladiator, Troy, The Mummy, etc. Then, we will visit the Kasbah of Taurirt. We will have our stay & dinner at a hotel.
Day 5: Ouarzazate – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will take the road towards Aït Benhaddou, the Queen of Kasbahs (UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987). Later, we will visit one of the most beautiful tracks of Morocco, Kasbah of Telouet. We will continue passing through the port of highest mountain pass in Morocco – Tizi n’Tichka (2,260 m) to reach the imperial city of Marrakech. We will stay overnight at the riad.
Day 6: Marrakech sightseeing
After breakfast, we will visit Marrakech. There are ancient stories that suggest the city was once inhabited by a tribe on the other side of the Atlas Mountains with large supplies of dates, palms, and bones. Called “The Red City” because of the color of its walls and filled with gardens, watered by underground wells (called Khettaras in Moroccan) that were built by the Almoravids and Saharan nomads in the eleventh century. Afterward, we will visit Menara, the Casbah, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia, Majorelle Gardens and Souks; some of the must-see sites. A unique experience will be to discover the square “Djemaa El Fna” where life and activities of the city are concentrated: dancers, storytellers, jugglers, artisans, merchants, and snake charmers. Then we will leave you to the airport before your flight departure and this will be the end of the 6 days desert tour to Marrakech
- Pick-up & drop off at/from your hotel, Riad or Airport
- Transport by private vehicle with A/C
- Driver/Guide speaking English
- 4 nights in Hotel/Riad (Breakfast & dinner)
- Camel Trekking ( Camel per person)
- Overnight in Desert Camp (Breakfast & dinner)
- SandBoarding (if interested)
- Local Guide in Fes
- Entrance to monuments
- Hotel in Marrakech
Additional info about the 6 days Morocco trip from Fes
- – Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
- – Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- – Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- – Quad bike & Buggy driving in the dunes are not included in the price, but it is possible to add them as an extra.
Important Note: Our proposal Fez Tours can be modified and designed according to your requirements and needs, so feel free to contact us.