5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech. Traveling from Fes to Merzouga, Zagora, and Marrakech in 5 days is an adventurous journey covering the diverse landscapes of Morocco.
- Transport: Air Conditional mini-van or 4Wd
- Meals: 4 dinners 4 breakfasts
- Accommodation: 4 Night Accommodation Hotel and desert camp.
- Camel ride in Merzouga dunes
5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech
Here’s a detailed itinerary for your 5-day trip:
Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Merzouga
Your Moroccan adventure departing from Fes. Head to Ifrane, a town known for its Alpine-style architecture and cooler climate. Take a moment to explore the unique charm of Ifrane and capture the essence of this picturesque city.
Enjoy a delicious lunch in Ifrane or Midelt, allowing you to discover the flavors of Moroccan cuisine in a picturesque setting.
Continue your journey through the captivating landscapes of the Middle Atlas Mountains passing through the cedar forest of Azrou. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and, if time permits, consider a stop to meet the Barbary macaques.
As evening approaches, arrive in Merzouga, a charming desert town known for its proximity to the iconic Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Go on a camel trek to the desert camp, dinner and overnight in nomadic tents.
Day 2: Merzouga desert
Awaken to the beauty of the desert as you witness the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi. This magical moment bathes the Sahara in warm hues, creating a breathtaking panorama.
Return to Merzouga by camelback, allowing you to fully appreciate the tranquility and vastness of the desert. Freshen up as you prepare for the day ahead.
Savor a delicious breakfast at the desert camp, indulging in a meal amidst the serene Saharan landscape.
In the afternoon, immerse yourself in the desert environment with a 4×4 desert adventure through the mesmerizing dunes. Experience the thrill of traversing the golden sands, creating lasting memories.
Enjoy a traditional Berber lunch in the heart of the desert, allowing you to relish the authentic flavors of Moroccan cuisine.
As the day unfolds, visit a nomadic family and gain insights into their way of life, traditions, and culture. Explore the dunes further, and consider engaging in optional activities such as sandboarding.
As the sun sets, partake in a magical camel trek into the dunes to witness the breathtaking desert sunset. Conclude your evening with a traditional Berber dinner under the starlit sky, accompanied by the rhythmic sounds of Berber music.
Day 3: Merzouga – Zagora
Commence your day with the magic of the Sahara by waking up early to witness the mesmerizing sunrise over the dunes. As the first light paints the desert in warm hues, savor this enchanting spectacle.
Return to Merzouga by camel trekking, allowing you to immerse yourself in the tranquility of the Saharan landscape. Freshen up as you prepare for the day’s adventures.
Indulge in a hearty breakfast at the desert camp, relishing the flavors of Moroccan cuisine amidst the serene surroundings.
Travel toward Zagora, another desert town renowned for its unique landscapes. As you traverse the scenic route, take in the beauty of the desert scenery.
Pause for lunch at a local restaurant in either Rissani or Alnif, experiencing the culinary delights of the region.
Arrive in Zagora and check into your chosen accommodation. Explore the town, known for its palm groves and the nearby desert scenery. Absorb the tranquility of Zagora as you prepare for a relaxing evening in this desert oasis.
Day 3 unfolds with the natural wonders of the Sahara, blending sunrise serenity, desert landscapes, and the cultural charm of Zagora.
Day 4: Zagora – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
Cultural exploration as you visit Tamegroute, known for its historic library and pottery cooperative. Explore the treasures within the ancient library, offering insights into Morocco’s intellectual heritage. Witness the craftsmanship of local artisans at the pottery cooperative, experiencing the traditional techniques passed down through generations.
Indulge in a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Ouarzazate, providing a moment to savor the flavors of Moroccan cuisine.
Resume your journey toward Marrakech, crossing the stunning High Atlas Mountains. Marvel at the changing landscapes and relish the scenic beauty that surrounds you.
Arrive in Marrakech, diner and overnigh in your hotel.
Day 5: Marrakech Sightseeing
Journey through the rich history of Marrakech as you explore the magnificent Bahia Palace, an architectural gem adorned with stunning gardens. Immerse yourself in the intricate designs and historical significance of this enchanting palace.
Continue your cultural exploration with a visit to the Saadian Tombs, a historic site featuring intricate mausoleums dating back to the Saadian dynasty. Marvel at the detailed craftsmanship and historical significance contained within these tombs.
Treat yourself to a delicious Moroccan lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, visit the emblematic Koutoubia mosque and its pretty gardens, imbued with a spiritual and serene atmosphere. Capture the essence of Moroccan architecture and craftsmanship embodied in this renowned mosque.
The rest of the evening is free to enjoy the charm Marrakech. Consider exploring the bustling souks. Donner and overnight in your riad.
Day five in Marrakech invites you to delve into the city’s cultural treasures, from historic palaces and tombs to iconic mosques and lush gardens.