Tour Overview 5 day tour from Fes to Marrakech
5 day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech typically includes exploring some of the most beautiful and historic cities in Morocco, including Fes, Merzouga, Ouarzazate, and Marrakech. Here’s a sample itinerary for such a tour:
Tour Highlights 5 day tour from Fes to Marrakech
- Visit Kasbah Ait Benhaddou UNESCOs World Heritage
- Camel Trekking through the golden sand dunes of erg chebbi
- Full Day Trekking in the almond valley with lunch in berber house
- Spend a night at desert camp with berber ambiance.
- Walk through traditional irrigation system canals underground
- Walk through the Todra Valley and Dades Valley
Tour Itinerary 5 day tour from Fes to Marrakech
Day 1: Fes – Middle Atlas Mountains – Merzouga
You’ll start your journey from Fes, and drive through the Middle Atlas Mountains, stopping at scenic locations for pictures.
You’ll also pass through Ifrane, a mountain resort town with a unique architecture and scenery that is often compared to Switzerland.
In the afternoon, you’ll reach the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, and ride a camel into the desert for a traditional Berber dinner and camping under the stars.
Day 2: Merzouga – Palm Groves and Canyon – Dades Gorges
After watching the sunrise over the dunes, you’ll continue on to Tinghir, a charming oasis town with palm groves and a canyon.
From there, you’ll drive to the Dades Gorges, where you can enjoy a scenic walk along the gorge, and visit some of the local kasbahs and Berber villages. You’ll spend the night at a hotel in the gorges.
Day 3: Dades Gorges – Amridil Kasbah – Ouarzazate
Today, you’ll drive through the “Valley of the Roses”, a region famous for its rose gardens and production of rose water.
You’ll also stop at the Skoura oasis, where you can visit the Amridil Kasbah and learn about Berber architecture.
In the afternoon, you’ll reach Ouarzazate, a city known for its film studios and impressive Kasbah Taourirt. You’ll spend the night in a hotel in Ouarzazate.
Day 4: Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech
In the morning, you’ll visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a well-preserved fortified city that has been used as a location for many famous movies.
You’ll then continue on to Marrakech, the “Red City”, and visit its bustling souks, gardens, and historic monuments such as the Koutoubia Mosque and Bahia Palace. You’ll spend the night in a hotel in Marrakech.
Day 5: Transfer to Marrakech airport
On the final day, you’ll have some free time to explore Marrakech on your own, or go on an optional excursion to the nearby Atlas Mountains.
Your tour will end with a transfer to Marrakech airport or your next destination.
Transport in a private air-conditioned 4×4 or Van and fuelNote: this itinerary is changeable up to your interest. Contact us we are happy to assist you to customize your trip.
Englisch driver/guide with knowledge and experience
Accommodation in air-conditioned rooms/suites with private bathroom
Dinner & Brekafast are daily included
Vegetarian and vegan options available
A camel ride of about an hour – an hour & a half with a guide
Option to drive to and return from the camp in a 4×4
Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Ben Haddou, Ounila Valley, Kasbah Amredhil in Skoura, for walks, photos, and tea/coffee breaks
The opportunity to ask the driver to stop when and where you wish
Local guides in Amredil Kasbah, Ait Benhaddou & Telouet Kasbahs
Flexible and customized stops
Forced shopping free tour.
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Tour Map of 5 day tour from Fes to Marrakech
Here are some popular options:
Day trip to Meknes and Volubilis: Visit the ancient Roman city of Volubilis and the historic city of Meknes, both UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Day trip to Chefchaouen: Explore the famous “Blue City” of Morocco, Chefchaouen, located in the Rif Mountains.
Sahara Desert tours: Take a multi-day tour to the Sahara Desert, where you can ride camels, spend the night in a traditional Berber camp, and witness the stunning desert landscapes.
Imperial cities tour: Visit the four imperial cities of Morocco: Fes, Marrakech, Rabat, and Meknes, and experience their unique histories, cultures, and architecture.
Middle Atlas Mountains tour: Discover the scenic Middle Atlas Mountains and visit charming towns such as Ifrane and Azrou, as well as natural wonders like the Cedar Forest and the Ouzoud Waterfalls.