9 Days Morocco Tour From Fez to Merzouga Desert and Marrakech
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Day 1: Welcome to Fez.
Welcome to the imperial city of Fez, where history is as deep and the secrets of the ocean! and NO I am not exaggerating.
This city is fascinating with its architecture and the stories behind it, with the local food and traditional shops in the old medina that would make you lose yourself in the colors of it and the details of every item you lay your eye on.
So be ready to enjoy this journey and be ready for whole new memories in the making.
Day 2: Explore Fez.
Our first guided tour begins at 9.30 am in the old Medina of Fez. Our tour will include, Royal Palac Gate, Pottery cooperative, Jewish Quarter-Mellah, “souks” (markets), the 9th-century Karouine Mosque and University, Madrassa Bounania, tanneries, the tomb of the city founder “Moulay Idriss II”. We will take our lunch break at a traditional restaurant in the old Medina. Right after lunch, we will continue our Fez sightseeing Tour to the Nejjarine Fountain, and the Batha Museum, and discover the panoramic view of the city. At the end of this day, we will go back to your hotel to get your beauty sleep and be ready for the day ahead.
Day 3: Fes to Todra Gorges.
Leave Fez at 7.30 am and head with your driver to Todra Gorges. Passing by Ifrane “Morocco Switzerland” and enjoy the breathtaking views of the cedar forests and Azrou where we see and feed wild monkeys. It’s an Occasion to capture photos and enjoy the refreshing breeze of fresh air.
Our lunch break is going to be at Zaida: a small Berber village to enjoy the tasty local dishes of this village. Then, we will continue our trip through the Atlas Mountains capturing the amazing landscapes of Medilt. And right after, we will take a turn to pass by the town of Imilchil before arriving at the destination of the day: Todra Gorges. (Dinner/Night -Todra Gorges).
Day 4: Todgha Gorges to Erfoud Merzouga.
After breakfast, we will depart from Todra gorges to Merzouga. Our day will include many stops at many scattered Berber villages all along the road such as Tinjdad, Jorf, Erfoud, and then finally reach Merzouga, where we are going to spend the night in your hotel/riad.
Day 5: 4*4 Excursion – Camel trekking and night Desert tent.
On the 5th day of, Fez to Marrakech tour, we will start our 4*4 excursion, and visit this Berber house and enjoy the tunes of some Gnawa music, Berber nomads, and the oasis of palm trees. As for lunch, we will head back again to Merzouga for some famous mouth-watering local dishes. After relaxing, we will enjoy the camel trekking experience to the dunes of Erg Chebbi and take a moment to enjoy the beautiful shapeshifting dunes. After a 45 min camel ride, we reach our desert camp, where we are going to spend the night and have dinner under the starry sky by the bonfire that would make u very relaxed and happy. Plus, Berber drums music while enjoying the famous sweet mint tea. (Dinner/Night Desert camp).
Day 6: Merzouga to Ouarzazate.
Get up early to watch the sunrise over the dunes and get lost in the beauty of the colors of each one them. Ride the camels back to Merzouga for a hot shower, and breakfast. Then, be ready to continue our Desert trip to Ouarzazate. Passing through many Berber villages like Tinghir, the Todra Gorges, Dades valley, Roses valley, Skoura, and finally arrive in Ouarzazate. (Dinner/Night Ouarzazate).
Day 7: Ouarzazate to Marrakech.
After Breakfast, we will take a drive in Ouarzazate. It’s a great opportunity to capture memorable photos of monuments and views. We will visit Ouarzazat and continue to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah (UNESCO World Heritage site) for a visit and break for lunch at a local restaurant. After that, pass through Tizi nTichka pass, and over the High Atlas Mountains. With shortstops to enjoy the breathtaking views and the freshness of the air. this will lead us to Marrakech later in the afternoon. ( drop off your hotel/Riad).
Day 8: Explore Marrakech.
This day starts at 9.30 am to explore Marrakech city with a local guide. We will visit the main sites of Marrakech including the Saadian Tombs, the Koutoubia Minaret, the Bahia Palace, Majorelle gardens. Then, the old Medina of Marrakech, Coranique School, Berber arts, Artisans, Museum, colorful Souks, The day will end with a sunset drink overlooking the Jamaa El Fna square. Drop off to your stay in Marrakech.
Day 9: Marrakech – Airport.
On the final day, we will drop you off to the airport where our journey will officially come to an end.
- Pick up and Drop off
- A/C Transportaion
- Driver /Guide English speaking
- Local guide Fez and Marrakech
- Hotels – riad with half board
- Camel ride (camel each)
- Overnight in desert camp
- Personal items
- Tips for Guide/driver
- Tickets of the Historical Monuments