6 DAYS MORCCO TOUR FROM FES
Desert tours from Fes provided and customized by Morocco Experience Trips.
THE 1ST : ARRIVAL TRANSFER TO YOUR HOTEL:
On this Desert tours from Fes, we will transfer you from the airport to your hotel. After having breakfast we will start our trip around Fes, one of the most important cities of the kingdom, and actually it is believed to be the first built city by the Idrissids, it is the spiritual, cultural, scientific and artistic capital of Morocco, walking down its narrow ancient streets of the medina you would feel as if time had stopped in the middle age, we will visit historical sites and buildings like the Quaraouine mosque which is also considered as the first university to ever exist founded in 859. It is a prestigious center for the Arab world; its influence grew as the Marinids took charge over it. Fes was divided into two parts fortunately they were reunited by Almoravids. And in the 11th century Fes became one of the major cities of Islam.
At sunset, we will drive on our Desert tours from Fes upwards to a wonderful hill where we can overlook the whole city in scenery. After that we go back to the Riad to rest and get ready for the next day.
THE 2ND DAY: FEZ –IFRAN-AZROU -MIDELT-ZIZVALLEY- MERZOUGA SUNSET:
After having breakfast we will head to Erg chebbi dunes. Yet as we go along the road we will stop at Ifran and Midelt to rest and continue through the marvelous Tizi N Talghamt mountain pass, and the ziz gorges. As we proceed you will be able to notice the change in sceneries from mountainous to desert-like. We will have lunch in Errachidia among very welcoming habitants. We will continue via Ziz valley’s formidable landscapes, we will make a quick stop at Erfoud to view its famous and marvelous fossils. In the afternoon we will reach Merzouga, where the locals will welcome us with mint tea. And then we go to rest in the hotel getting ready for tomorrow’s activities.
THE 3RD DAY: MERZOUGA SIGTHEEING –CAMEL TREK AND CMPRIFE:
As daylight breaks we will have a tour to visit nomad families in their homes, visit also the Merzouga Oasis of palm trees. After that we will stop at Khamlia village home to many Malawian and Sudanese people. Then we will enjoy a beautiful concert of Gnawa whilst sipping delicious mint tea. Once we go back to the hotel we will find the camels waiting for us to carry over the high dunes of Erg chebbi, the trip would take 40 min, but it would be joyful and peaceful as we tour the vast seas of sand while the sun sets. When we arrive we will have a yummy delicious traditional meal under a starry sky. You will sleep in nomad tent for you to enjoy full nomad experience.
THE 4TH DAY: MERZOUGA SAHRA – TODRA GORGE – DADES VALLEY:
Make sure not to miss the spectacular sunrise over the golden high dunes of Sahara. After that we will go back to the hotel, shower and have breakfast. Then we will drive to Rissani which was once the capital of Tafilalt region, also a very important trade center. It was founded at around 757 by the great Arab leader Moussa Ben Nasser, the region was considered important for trade because it lay on the length of the Sahel Europe trade route, people were trading gold, and many goods. Besides it contains some major archeological sites like the Roman ruins between the village and the river. It also contains an exquisite Kasbah built by Moulay Ismail which unfortunately had been destroyed by Ait Atta tribe in 1818.
The region is rich in history; it used also to be the home for the current ruling dynasty the Alaouits before they gained the Moroccan territory in the 17th century. Then we are going t stop by the Monkeys toes and so many other landscapes of Berber village’s. The final thing would be witnessing the sunset on Tssidrine road .the overnight in the Riad/Hotel.
THE 5TH DAY: DADES GORGES –ROSE VALLEY –OURZAZATE:
After having breakfast we will hit the road to the valley of roses via the 1000 Kasbah route, formed of thousands of sandcastles that date back to the 13th century. We will stop at Kelaa Mgouna a village famous for its rose’s production and harvest season in which all peasants participate to display their products. We will have lunch in Skoura and visit one of its castles.
Later afternoon, we will be found in Ouarzazat the African Hollywood, we will make sure to visit the massive and famous Atlas film studios where great movies like the Gladiator and the kingdom of heaven were filmed. We will proceed to Taourirt Kasbah and stop at Benhaddou Kasbah, the last is UNESCO world heritage site it serves as filming locations for numerous historical huge blockbusters like Babel, Lawrence of Arabia, The Legionary, The tea in the desert and many others. After having supper you will spend the night in a riad.
THE 6TH DAY: OUARZAZATE – AIT BENHADDOU -MARRAKECH:
Once we take breakfast in the hotel, we will stroll down the narrow gorges before the departure to Marrakech, as we drive we will pass by Ait Benhaddou a small well-known village for its cinematic location for movies like the Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia….. It is also a UNESCO heritage site. As soon as we finish exploring the exquisite site we will hit the road again to Marrakech via Tizi n Tichka mountain pass. As the sun sets we will be found in the heart of Marrakech where we will spend the night in a Riad. And we will end our Desert tours from Fes
Services included in the price:
- Tour in 4×4 vehicle or minibus with A/C; depending on your choice and the group size
- Hotel overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
- Camel ride, a camel per person (only in the desert tours)
- night in desert camp (only in the desert tours)
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