Discover the Imperial Cities of Morocco
Enjoy this Fes Sahara Desert Tour, and explore Morocco in a new different way. Your trip of desert tours from Fes, starts from the medieval town of Fes after an incredible discovery of Fes city tours , especailly the ancient Medina you will spend your first night in an authentic riad. The next day you will leave Fes to Midelt, after exploring the Middle Atlas Mountains.
Explore Fes Sahara Desert Tour
DAY 1: Airport – Riad in Fes
After breakfast in your riad, you will start your Fes Sahara Desert Tour, you will walk around Fes to explore the magnificent places of the oldest city in Morocco. In the first place, Fes city tour will allow you to know about the difference from Fes and other cities by its divided Medina. New Fes, was built in the 14th century so imagine how old Fes is ! Additionally, this city was founded in the 9th century. Since then Fes has always played a pivotal role in the history of Morocco. Most of Fes people continue to live in the Medina-city Fès-el-Bali instead of moving to the Ville Nouvelle, the modern urban and more European city. After finish your visit in Fès, you will go back to the same riad where you slept the first night. Overnight will be in a riad at the heart of the Medina (BB).
DAY 2: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt
After your breakfast in your riad you will continue this amazing Fes Sahara Desert Tour, We will drive towards Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Morocco. On the way to Midelt, you will enjoy a beautiful view of the mountains in Azrou and one of the Berber villages. Then, you continue to Midelt. Overnight will be in a Hotel in Midelt.(BB)
An adventurous tour to the Sahara Desert
This authentic and cultural tour to the desert will give you the best knowledge about the berber life. First of all you will pass by the Ziz Valley to Merzouga where you will have the camel trek to desert, there you will see the attractive sun set and spend your night in the desert camp. Next morning you will have a day desert excursion around Merzouga, from Merzouga you will travel to Ouarzazate after sepnding the night in the picturesque Dades gorges. From Ouarzazte you r trip will be to Marrakech.
DAY 3: Midelt – Ziz valley – Merzouga
Next, after your breakfast in your hotel, you will leave Midelt going to
Merzouga. Likewise, You will travel through the beauty of Tizi n Talghamt pass and Ziz Gorge, and enjoy the view of High Atlas plateau. Then, continue to Merzouga via Errachidia and Ziz valley which is a big valley. Definitely, you will enjoy the panoramic view of this valley and the Berber houses, along the way until you arrive to Erfoud, where you will have lunch. You will enjoy your 11 days Imperial Cities tours. After lunch, we will drive to Rissani, You you will be in Merzouga in the afternoon, you will be welcomed with a very good Berber tea. Overnight will be in a Hotel in Merzouga.(BB)
DAY 4: Around Merzouga – Camel Trek
After breakfast you’ll start the great walk around the dunes. We will visit both oasis in Merzouga, the nomad deposit of the desert routes. We will visit the village of Khamlia (black’s village). Also the Mifiss mines, the desertic plates, where we will meet the berber nomads of the desert. Afterwards the Tissardmine oasis. Finally we will come back to the hotel. Around 3 o’clock we will depart with the camels in order to see the sunset in the dunes, We will spend the night in a wild oasis located about 2 hours of walk into the desert. In this day of 11 days Imperial Cities tours, you will spend the night under a Bereber tent.(BB)
DAY 5: Merzouga – Dades gorges
We will leave the dunes behind and head towards Erfoud in order to get to Tinerhir Or ( Tineghir) where we will visit the “fougartas” an old sewer system of the 15th century, We will also take a look to the Tinhgir palm grove, we will arrive to Todra’s gorges where we will have lunch . Then we will walk around the city and Boumalne Dades valley to get to Dades gorges. There the river has eroded the rocks to create a beautiful landscape. Overnight will be in riad or hotel in Dades.(BB)
DAY 6: Dades gorges – Ouarzazate
After breakfast in your hotel or Riad you will travel through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna, and Ouarzazate. This Fes Sahara Desert Tour, will allow you to visit the museum and the store featuring 300 million year-old fossils. You will travel toward Ouarzazate via the Valley of 1,000 Kasbahs , From there you will continue past several Kasbahs toward Kalaa Mgouna, which is known for vast fields of pink roses that are used in perfume, Many small shops selling rose products such as rose water and rose-scented soap, line the road You will continue to Ouarzazate, known as the Hollywood of Morocco. Overnight will be in a Hotel in Ouarzazate.(BB)
DAY 7: Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After your breakfast in your hotel, you will tour Ouarzazate and visit the 17th century Kasbah of Taourirt, which was one of Basha Glaoui’s homes. Next, on your way to Marrakech you will pass by Morocco’s largest film production centre (visit optional) and take a short detour to visit Ait Ben Haddou, a spectacular kasbah that has been featured in many films and it’s protected by the World Heritage of Unesco. From there, you will cross the High Atlas Mountains at the Tizi N’Tiscka pass at 7,400 feet, it is the highest pass in Morocco. Equally, the spectacular views of the valleys are revealed as you wind your way down to Marrakech . Overnight will be in a hotel or riad in Marrakech.(BB)
Discover Marrakech and Essaouira, end the tour in Casablanca
After leaving the Moroccan Sahara, you will explore Marrakech in this desert tours from Fes. Marrakech is an incredible city which is unique for its Jamaa El Fnaa square that is considered the most vibrant place in Morocco. In this day tour in Marrakech you will explore the city’s main monuments, in the next day your journey will be to the charming coastal city in Morocco Essaouira, after exploring this city of rich history and spending the night there, your Fes Sahara Desert Tour ends in Casablanca.
DAY 8: Explore Marrakech
Explore Marrakech with a local guide. Significantly, you will see the historic Koutoubia Mosque, known for its four distinct faces. Plus, the Saadian tombs and Bahia palace, which showcases the finest examples of traditional design such as, decorative tile, painted, wood, carved plaster, and calligraphy. Indeed, you will have the chance to visit the beautiful Majorelle Garden just outside the ancient medina. Trees and flowers from the 5 continents gathered together in an amazing oasis of peace. It’s really worth to be seen. Then, you will wander in the souks and end your day in Jama’a el-Fna square, which is a UNESCO world heritage site. Explore also Jama’a el-Fna on this unique Fes Sahara Desert Tour, where you will see snake charmers, story-tellers, henna artists, and dancers. This square has been the heart of the medina since the 12th century, a home for performers, travelers, and fortune-tellers. Stop for a glass of fresh squeezed orange juice and enjoy the carnival atmosphere. If you’re feeling brave you can have a bowl of fresh snails or some sheep’s head. Or have dinner at your hotel or riad. Overnight will be in a hotel or riad in Marrakech.(BB)
DAY 9: Marrakech – Essouira
Then, we take the road from Marrakech to Essaouira. In the first place, we will go through a region whose main industry is the cultivation of Argan trees. Local cooperatives produce oil from the trees, and the oil is used both in beauty products and in cooking. Once in Essaouira you will see a well-preserved Portuguese fort dating from the 17th century and the large fishing fleet. Essaouira medina is charming, and there are plenty of small restaurants (and one excellent gelato shop near the large plaza) in which to eat if you prefer not to dine at your hotel. You can also choose your own fresh-caught fish to be grilled for you near the port. Overnight will be in a hotel or riad in Essaouira.(BB)
DAY 10: Essaouira – Casablanca
From Essaouira you will drive along the coast to Casablanca through scenic ocean side villages, including a number of resort towns such as Walidia, which is known for its oysters, and El Jadida, where many Moroccans come to enjoy the beautiful beaches in summer. At the end Of the day we will arrive in Casablanca at your hotel. In the evening enjoy restaurants near the port or have a nice walk in the old souk to find something to take home with you.(BB)
DAY 11: Casablanca Airport
The tour of Fes Sahara Desert Tour finishs in Casablanca, your driver will take you to Casablanca airport for your return home.
What’s Included :
Local Guide (Marrakech city tour)
Hotel/riad overnight stays
Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
All Application Taxes
Meeting Point :
Airport -hotel-riad- train station…