This tour is a marvellous way to discover the beauty and mysticism of the Sahara desert, visiting the cities of the south, as you go from Fes, “the oldest city in Morocco”, travel through the beautiful and impressive landscapes of the middle Atlas Mountains to the sand dunes of Merzouga. Then, on the way to Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Africa, the road crosses an oasis famous for its magnificent Todra canyons with its towering rocks reaching an altitude of nearly 300 m.
Day 1: Casablanca OR Fes.
Upon your arrival to Casablanca OR Fes airport, you will be welcomed by our representative. You will be transferred to your hotel in Fes, where you will be given time to settle in and freshen up.
In the late afternoon take an orientation tour with our licensed tour guide to get a general idea about the mysteries of the city. Overnight in Fes.
Day 2: Fes
A whole day devoted for the visit of Fes, the intellectual and religious center of Morocco as well as the capital of craftsmanship. After breakfast, you will explore the medieval medina of Fes, another UNESCO’s world heritage. A labyrinth of around 9500 alleys, narrow cobbled streets that teem with ancient mosques (around 365 mosques), Mederasas (Koranic schools), fountains and Foundouks besides the souks and the famous tanneries……
Day 3: Fes – Midelt – Erfoud-Merzouga
After breakfast, we leave Fes and drive towards Midelt via Ifran and the cedar forests of the middle Atlas. We then continue to the old Sijilmassa and Erfoud, en route exploring the beautiful Ziz valley and discovering one of the famous hills where locals extract fossils. Heading to the village of Merzouga and its dunes, we will exchange our vehicle for camels. A short ride will bring us to an oasis where we will have dinner and spend the night under the stars in our nomadic tents.
Day 4: Erfoud – Todgha gorges- Tinghir-Ouarzazate
The most beautiful event in the desert is to watch the sun rise over the golden dunes of Merzouga. After breakfast and a ride back to the hostel to shower, we leave to travel through the Todgha gorges to Tinghir and on to Ouarzazate (known as the Hollywood of Africa ) . En route we will travel the road of 1,000 kasbahs and cross the colorful valley of roses. You will also discover the city of roses in Kelaa Mgouna and the fascinating Skoura palm grove. Dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate.
Day 5: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou- Marrakech
After breakfast, you will visit the famous Kasbah Taourirt and one of the cinema studios. Then you head off to Ait Benhaddou village, the most preserved ksar in the south of Morocco. Movies such as Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia were shot there. The Ksar has also been used as a setting for many tournaments and has been classified by UNSECO as a world heritage site. In the afternoon we drive to Marrakech where you will check into your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Marrakesh.
Day 6: Marrakesh
Breakfast then whole day will be devoted to exploring the impressive city of Marrakech, also named `the pearl of the South’. You will visit the Koutoubia mosque, the Bahia Palace, and have ample time to walk the many souks of the old medina. We will end at the famous place, Jemaa El Fna Square, a UNESCO site and the heart of the city , crowded with legendary snake charmers, storytellers, musicians, barbers and sellers of fruit, water, spices, food, etc. Late afternoon you return to your hotel; dinner and overnight in Marrakesh.
Day 7 : Marrakech- Marakech airport.
Breakfast at your hotel. Private transfer to Marrakech airport.
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We can customize your trip based on your budget and interest, also group discount available.
Please contact us for further information.