6 Days - Across Fes & the Sahara to Marrakech
- 6 Days – Across Fes & the Sahara to Marrakech
We craft this 6 days tour from Casablanca through Morocco, beginning in Casablanca and traversing the historic cities of Fes and Marrakech. This immersive tour takes you deep into the Sahara Desert, where the golden dunes of Merzouga await. Along the way, encounter ancient kasbahs, explore vibrant markets, and witness the unique culture of Morocco. From the bustling streets of Fes to the serene landscapes of Dades Gorges, each day unveils new wonders. Concluding in the enchanting city of Marrakech, this journey promises an unforgettable blend of history, nature, and the warm hospitality of Morocco.
- Explore Fes’ medina, Mellah, and renowned tanneries.
- Journey through the scenic Middle Atlas Mountains.
- Discover the UNESCO-listed Roman ruins of Volubilis.
- Experience a camel trek in Erg Chebbi Dunes and camp in the Sahara.
- Immerse in Gnawa traditions in Khamlia village.
- Hike Todra Gorges and engage with local culture.
- Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a Hollywood film backdrop.
- Traverse Tizi n’Tichka Pass for High Atlas views.
- Conclude in Marrakech, exploring its historic sites.
Day 1 – Tour From Casablanca To Fes:
Start your 6 days tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, our tour guide will pick you up and head on route that unfolds the historical heritage of Morocco. Begin with a visit to Casablanca’s renowned landmarks, including the majestic Hassan II Mosque and the vibrant cityscape.
As you travel to Rabat, the political capital, explore its UNESCO-listed medina, the Kasbah of the Udayas, and the Hassan Tower. Continue to Meknes, where the grandeur of Bab Mansour and the ancient granaries of Heri es-Souani await. Delight in the archaeological wonders of Volubilis, the well-preserved Roman ruins, before arriving in Fes, the spiritual and cultural heart of Morocco. Immerse yourself in the intricate alleys of the Fes Medina, discovering the bustling souks, historic madrasas, and the artisan quarters that showcase the city’s rich heritage.
Day 2 – Fes Guided Tour:
Enjoy a guided exploration of Fes, a city that seamlessly blends the old and the new. Begin in the ancient medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where the labyrinthine streets reveal treasures like the tanneries, Quaraouine Mosque, and the vibrant Jewish Quarter. Visit the Royal Palace, adorned with intricate golden gates, and enjoy panoramic views from vantage points like the Merenid Tombs.
Stroll through the mellah, the Jewish quarter, and absorb the atmosphere of Fes El Bali. Experience traditional craftsmanship at the famous tanneries and delve into the historic Al-Quaraouiyine University. This immersive journey offers a profound insight into Fes’s cultural legacy, blending history, architecture, and the vibrant pulse of everyday life in Morocco’s spiritual center.
Day 3 – From Fes To Merzouga Desert:
Venture on a scenic voyage through Morocco’s diverse landscapes, leaving Fes behind. Traverse the Middle Atlas Mountains, adorned with cedar forests, and pass through the charming ski resort town of Ifrane and the artisan center of Azrou. The journey unfolds through the picturesque Ziz Gorges and the scenic Ziz Valley, offering panoramic views of palm groves and ancient kasbahs.
Continue to Midelt for a leisurely lunch before venturing towards the Sahara Desert. Arrive in Erfoud,Learn about the fossils before concluding the in Merzouga desert, The night will be spent in a local hotel in Merzouga. Dinner will be served.
Day 4 – Merzouga Desert Tour:
Today get ready for an exploration of the Merzouga Desert, revealing its unique cultural and natural wonders. Encounter the Gnawa people in the village of Khamlia, learning about their vibrant music and way of life. Take a camel ride guided by experienced camel handlers to discover the hidden treasures among the towering sand dunes.
Revel in the stunning desert hues as you traverse the highest dunes in Morocco. Enjoy a delightful dinner against the backdrop of the desert landscape and spend a memorable night in your desert camp. Under the vast expanse of stars, experience the rhythmic beats of camel-hair bongo drums and the captivating tales of Berber nomads, creating a truly magical desert evening.
Day 5 – From Merzouga Desert To Dades Gorges:
Launch on a journey that takes you through diverse landscapes, starting with a visit to Rissani, an ancient desert city. Continue to Tinghir and explore the dramatic Todra Gorges, the highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco. Opt for a one-hour hike within the valley, connecting with locals and gaining insights into their culture.
After a fulfilling lunch in the heart of the gorge, the route continues through the Dades Valley. Witness the majestic sand castles and unique rock formations known as “monkey toes.” Your accommodation for the night will be in a comfortable guesthouse, providing a blend of modern comforts and the rustic charm of the Moroccan landscape.
Day 6 – From Dades Gorges To Marrakech:
On the final leg of your journey, departing from Dades Gorges towards the captivating city of Marrakech. En route, pause at Kalaat Mgouna, the heart of the Rose Valley, known for its fragrant rose products. Continue to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a stunning example of traditional Moroccan architecture. Traverse the majestic Tizi n’Tichka Pass, situated at 2260 meters, crossing over the High Atlas Mountains.
The breathtaking landscapes unfold before you, revealing the varied beauty of Morocco. Conclude your 6-day adventure in Marrakech, marking the end of a captivating journey from Casablanca through Fes, the Sahara Desert, and onward to the vibrant city of Marrakech.
- Private comfortable vehicle
- Private driver/guide during the tour
- Pick up / drop off from Marrakech
- Accommodation in hotels
- Sleeping in the desert in Desert Camp
- Camel ride in the desert
- Dinners and breakfasts
- Plane ticket
- Lunches and drinks
- Entrance fees