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5 days Fes to Marrakech desert tour Overview

5 Days Fes to Marrakech desert tour will let you know an amazing experience, you will discover the middle Atlas Mountains with traditional buildings, Enjoy Sahara desert and ride camels through the sound dunes to see the beautiful sunset and stay overnight at the desert camp, your night will be a fantastic experience, get to know The Todra Gorges with Dades Valley and valley of Roses. Explore Ouarzazate studios and the Beautiful old Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou that has a big history. visit the red city of Marrakech and get to know the amazing experience of its beautiful places, The Jamaa el Fna – Garden of Majorelle – the Koutoubia Mosque.

5 days Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech Info

+ Duration: 5 Days & 4nights
+ Departure: 08:00 am
+ Starting Location: Fes
+ Ending Location: Marrakech

5 days Fes to Marrakech desert tour's Highlights

+ Drive through the middle Atlas Mountains to Merzouga desert
+ Ride a camel in Merzouga while assisting to a dramatic sunset
+ Sleep under the stars in Erg Chebbi Sahara camp
+ Visit  The Todgha Gorges and drive to Dades Gorges
+ Visit the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Ben Hadou 
+ Cross the High Atlas Mountains and its Tizi Ntichka to Marrakech
+ Visit Marrakech

5 days from fes to Marrakech Desert tour's Itinerary

day 1: Fes - Ifran - Azrou -Midalet - Errachidia - Erfoud -sahara desert

In the morning after breakfast, we’ll start Our 5 days Fes to Marrakech Desert tour via Merzouga where you’ll spend your night. We’ll drive through the middle Atlas and its panoramic view, we’ll reach Ifran city which is the cleanest city in Africa, this city is famous for its beautiful houses while people are called second Switzerland because its houses like the houses of Switzerland, and also there is a big university where many students from abroad and foreign country study English only.

We’ll visit a small garden and a stone lion, then continue our way to Azrou forest where monkeys live without any judging side people, we will have lunch at the restaurant in Midelt city which is famous for apples, must people are working only in agriculture they plant vegetables/fruits, all things are only related to agriculture, when lunchtime finish we’ll continue the way to Sahara desert via Errachdia city with Ziz valley and its panoramic reach to Erfoud which is the last day to Sahara desert Erg Chebbi, we’ll find the camels are waiting for you to take you through the sand dunes while you’ll see the sunset at the way then you’ll go to the camp, you’ll spend your night in it, with Berber music and fire with sky full stars and you’ll sleep in a comfortable tent.

Day 2: Sahara desert - Tinghir - boumaln dades

We’ll drive to Boumaln Dades after you finish your breakfast through small villages on the way to reach Tinghir city, Tinghir is a charming town known for its magnificent palm groves and famous Todra caves, it is built on floors around a promontory dominated by the ruins of an ancient house of the Glaoui. we’ll visit Todra caves with the big mountains located in it then our lunchtime on our way when we finish all that, we’ll continue our way to Boumaln Dades, we’ll cross the Dades valley through the hotel where we’ll spend a night.

Day 3: boumaln dades - rose valley – Ouarzazate

In the morning we have to leave Boumaln Dades via rose valley to Ouarzazate city we’ll visit the studios who are famous in this city, and also we’ll have lunch at the restaurant then we’ll go to the hotel/riad in the afternoon, you have time to take a walk around the city to discover it, then you’ll spend the third night of Our 5 days Fes to Marrakech desert tour.

Day 4: Ouarzazate - Ait ben hadou Kasbah - Marrakesh

We’ll drive through small villages to Ait ben Haddou Kasbah, Ait ben Haddou Kasbah is a collection of traditional buildings located in Ouarzazate, This palace with its distinctive architecture, then we’ll visit it, and when we finish we’ll have lunch at the restaurant and relax for a few moments, then we’ll continue our drive to Marrakesh you’ll relax at the hotel/riad then spend a night.

Day 5: visit Marrakesh.

In the morning we will take you to visit the best places and famous ones in this city, we’ll bring our local guide with us to show you more information about each place, then when we finish all our visiting we’ll have lunch in a local the restaurant, after that We will take you back to the hotel/riad. Here is the end of 5 days Fes to Marrakech desert tour.

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5 Days from Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour reviews

Amazing 5 Days from Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour

I can honestly say it was one of the best experiences of my life. The tour lasted 5 days from Fez to Marrakech passing through the Sahara desert, it was excellent and very well planned, they showed us a lot of beautiful landscapes and taught us a lot of new things. Not once did I have to worry about traveling from one place to another, everything got busy. The guide and the accommodation were very welcoming and friendly, they made me feel very safe and welcome. My first trip to Morocco was one that I will never forget today. I still think how wonderful it was to be there, and I wish I could relive and see all the beautiful scenery and the amazing feeling of being in such an amazing place.
I highly recommend this trip to Morocco, it is absolutely wonderful and life-changing.

Kathleen S. May 2022

Excellent 5 Days from Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour

The trip with Hassan and the driver of Marrakech Tour Company was amazing. The reservation was easy too and take care of everything including accommodation and what to see. They are all wonderful guides with many stories and tips to share about their culture. We had plenty of time to stop for lunch and take some pictures along the way. I recommend you make the trip to Merzouga again because it is an unforgettable experience and Hassan and the whole team make the 5 day trip from Fes to Marrakech worth it. ¡ I can’t recommend them enough!

Amber K. June 2022

We had a great 5 days from Fez to Marrakech

¡We had a wonderful 5-day trip from Fez to Marrakech with Hassan and Marrakech Tour Company! It took a lot of road through beautiful landscapes to get there, but it was worth it for the sunset, the camel ride, and the desert camp. The luxury campsite offers good food and excellent accommodation, one of the best places to sleep I’ve had for a long time. And the campfire to finish the night was awesome. I recommend this trip to anyone with limited time to see the Merzouga Desert from Fez.

Corina H. December 2023

Places to see on your 5 days Fes to Marrakech desert tour

Ifrane City:

The mountain town of Ifrane, whose real name is Orti (an Amazigh park), is located in the centre of the Mediterranean Atlas at an altitude of 1,713 metres above sea level on an area of 3573 km2. It is the Territory’s centre in Fez Meknes and is one of the largest water reserves in the Kingdom thanks to its many natural sites. The Efran region is an exhibition of winter tourism with distinction.

Switzerland of Morocco:

It is dubbed unique in Morocco: small Switzerland. This beautiful small city with a population of 30,000, the second most clean city in the world, was ranked in 2013.

The city has huge tourist potential. Their location and other surroundings are exceptional and rare. It was one of the late King Hassan II’s favourite places that he often intended to ski or holiday in his royal mansion, beautiful, flowering and very large which is located high up the city off the gardens of love.

The beauty of this city lies in the diversity of the landscape in a calm atmosphere where the purity of the air blends with the fragrant aromas of rice and juniper to give magical touches that calm the souls of visitors.

Due to its distinct geographical location, Efran has, since ancient times, been a summer refuge for summer camps and a place to enjoy the nature of visitors.

Cedar forest of Azrou:

The Cedar Forest is a forest in the mountains of the Atlas of Morocco. It is located about 26 km from Ifran. It is named after the French general Henri Guro, who then ruled the region. The forest is characterized by the spread of endangered barbarian macaques. The Gouraud is probably the oldest of its kind in Africa, at more than 800 years.

In the central Atlas mountain range near Azrou, the largest area of these trees in the midst of the expanding forests was considered a dead cedar 42 meters high and nearly 900 years old.

Midelt city:

Midelt is located in the apple region between the Middle and High Atlas and makes a comfortable break between Fez and the desert. Coming from the north, in particular, the landscape offers a breathtaking view, especially on the High Eastern Atlas, which seems to come out of nowhere.

Midelt consists of a little more than one main street (Ave Mohammed V in the north, which becomes Ave Hassan II in the south), a modest souk, and a number of large hotel restaurants, which head towards the tourist buses that whistle on their way south. The city itself is not very interesting for tourists, but it is a good base for some off-piste explorations of the Jebel Ayachi region.

The Ziz Valley:

The Ziz Valley is one of the most beautiful Oasian valleys in southern Morocco to visit It stretches from Errachidia to the Merzouga desert. The valley of the ziz is fed by the wadi Ziz which has dug its bed with power in the folds of the Atlas, forming impressive cliffs, to irrigate one of the largest palm groves in the world. Here water is a source of beauty, it punctuates the road to the desert.

Magnificent excursions await you in the Ziz Valley known for being one of the most beautiful Oasian valleys in southern Morocco

Merzouga Desert:

A small village on the edge of the desert, Merzouga owes its reputation to the high dunes of the Erg Chebbi that extends to its edge. The Merzouga Dunes, one of Morocco’s top adventure tourist destinations, are a popular destination for travelers looking for a complete immersion in an impressive and impressive desert environment.

Located in the southeast of Morocco, 50 km from Erfoud, the arrival to the village of Merzouga will surprise you. After passing through beautiful varied landscapes, here you are faced with an unforgettable panorama: the dunes of the Erg Chebbi. Depending on your arrival time, they will be wrapped in a yellow or ocher color that will evolve throughout the day.

As soon as you arrive in Merzouga, you will immediately plunge into another universe. The Saharoui, the famous blue men with indigo blue cheich, welcome you. and camels too!

You are immersed in the indolent atmosphere of a Saharan village completely towards desert tourism.

Rissani Souk:

Rissani is the last bulwark of the city before landing in the desert, the ancient capital of Tafilalet is a crossroads between north and south, where caravans and merchants gather in one of the most vibrant souks of the country.

Do not make the mistake of skipping this market because “so much of souks I have already seen”. Rissani has nothing to do with Marrakech, Fez or Essaouira. Here the Berber and Arab culture merge with the rural desert landscape, making Rissani one of the best cities to investigate traditional Moroccan culture, without the hassle of tourist caravans.

Erfoud Fossils:

Popularly known as the Sahara Gate, the city of Erfoud has much more to offer than the first majestic views of the largest desert on the planet. The city is dotted with ksars (ancient fortified villages), the largest is Maadid, whose lively streets and picturesque houses are the delight of a photographer. Erfoud’s sand and scenic dunes have been the scene of many Hollywood adventure films. Not only a serene desert, the area also has amazing vegetation and fertility of nearby oases and valuable mineral fossils on the way to Merzouga. Live the energy of a traditional Moroccan market in the souk of Erfoud, where you can pick Berber crafts or fresh dates and olives. Also visit the nearby Royal Palace, which is famous as the only castle in the Sahara Desert, and the East Bur Hill which offers picturesque views of the underlying city.

Todgha Gorges:

The Todra (or Todgha) Valley stretches over fifty kilometers along its wadi into an enchanting oasis, to form around Tinghir the gorges of Todra, the most spectacular gorges of Morocco to visit while traveling in the Moroccan south.

In the heart of the Oasian valleys of southern Morocco, you will encounter breathtaking landscapes of canyons and gorges. The gorges of Todra are the most spectacular. They begin after the palm grove of Tineghir, Many excursions are possible in the gorges of Todra.

Dades Valley:

The valley of the Dades gorges is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and impressive in the Moroccan south. Located between the localities of Boumalne Dadès and M’semrir, in the Souss-Massa region, it takes its name from the Dades, a tributary of the Drâa river that winds along an arid and desert landscape to water the many oases that dot its shores, but also the fig trees, date trees and other almond trees. It is said that the valley produces the best dates in Morocco.

City of Ouarzazate:

Originally a seventeenth-century Berber hamlet, perched on a small hill at an altitude of 1105 m, the village of Taourirt and its most famous kasbah are the geographical cradle of present-day Ouarzazate.

The heart of the city, which dates back to the time of the protectorate, extends from the bus station to the kasbah of Taourirt and is articulated along the Mohammed V and Moulay Rachid boulevards where most services are located. Overlooking the city, CLOSE to the historic centre, Mansour Eddahbi Avenue hosts some large hotels.

Cinema occupies a full position in the economic landscape of Ouarzazate and its region. At the exit of the city, on the road to Marrakech, the studios Cla and Atlas Corporation open their doors to visitors, thus making discover some scenery used in the shootings of Asterix Mission Cleopatra, the Diamond of the Nile, The hill has eyes, Ben Hur, Kingdom of Heaven…

Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou:

The Kasbah is an example of traditional Moroccan architecture. It comprises a number of private and public buildings, including a mosque and these annexes and alleys, surrounded by a stone defensive enclosure, reinforced by four towers and crossed by two entrances. In the center of the kasbah are the ruins of a central tower «Burj-n-Ighrem».

The site and Ksar Ait Ben Haddou is classified as national heritage by Decree No 2.04.10 of 14 January 2004 (B.O No 5187 of 16 February 2004, p.590). The KSER was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.

The red city of Marrakech:

Marrakech, a vibrant and exciting destination, offers a perfect blend of culture, beautiful landscapes and fascinating architecture. The one known as «The Pearl of the South» or «The Red City», although it is said to be disfigured by mass tourism, has a lot of sights that will not make you hesitate twice when you have to take plane tickets to visit Marrakech!

To help you organize your stay more easily, we have listed the best things to do in Marrakech. So what should you visit in Marrakech to make sure you don’t miss anything in the city? Follow the local guide

5 Days from Fes to Marrakech desert tour's FAQs

What is the best Places to see in 5 Days?

The best places that you can Visit in your 5 Days tour from Fes to Marrakech are:

– Ifrane City

– Cedar Forest of Azrou

– Midelt

– The Ziz Valley

– Merzouga Desert

– Rissani Souk

– Erfoud Fossils

– Todgha Gorges

– Dades Valley

– Ouarzazate Studio

– Ait Benhaddou Kasbah

– Tizi N’tichka pass

– Marrakech


Is 5 days tour enough in Morocco?

Whether you are fascinated by the charm of urban medinas or are dying to explore the Sahara, you can do a lot with five days in Morocco. Divide your time between cities, mountains, and deserts, using imperial cities like Fes, Rabat, or Marrakech as starting points.

Can women wear shorts in Morocco?

Yes, you can wear shorts, as mentioned, there is no dress code for Morocco in particular. You are more likely to find used shorts in coastal areas. Shorts are not really recommended and to be honest, wearing loose-fitting, longer pants is often much cooler than wearing shorts where a lot of leather is exposed.

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Private and group Tours from Fes are very popular on our trips to Morocco. When it comes to Moroccan cities where people fly, we are talking about the cultural city of Fez and Marrakech. Therefore, our team of tour operators “MTC” has designed various routes according to the orders of some old customers. If you want to customize an itinerary for different cities or destinations, please contact us.

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