Sahara Desert of Merzouga 7-Day Morocco Tour from Marrakech
If you are one of those who are looking for a tour where you can enjoy the heritage of the ancient imperial cities of Morocco and savor the culture, way of life of the country, at the same time as living the adventures and beautiful landscapes that the desert offers us, this 7-day route designed for you.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- 7x Breakfast
- 2x Dinner
- Accommodation included: 6 nights
- Entry/Admission - Dades Gorges
- Entry/Admission - Merzouga Desert
- Entry/Admission - Fez Mellah
- Entry/Admission - Medina of Fez
What's excluded :
- - Beverage and drinks - lunches - Museums fees.
Day 1: Arrival to Marrakech airport, reception by our staff and transfer to a charming hotel/riad.
Pass By: Marrakech, Marrakech, Marrakech-Safi
Overnight in Riad Irhalne Marrakech or similar.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Riad Irhalne Marrakech or similar.
Day 2: MARRAKECH - HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAIN - KASBAH AIT BEN HADDOU - OUARZAZATE - VALLEY OF ROSES - VALLEY OF DADES
Stop At: Dades Gorges, R704 Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades 45350 Morocco
After breakfast we will cross the High Atlas Mountain (where we will stop to take photos of the beautiful Berber settlements lost in the middle of the high Atlas Mountain ).
We will cross Berber villages until we reach the fortified town of Ait Ben Haddou, where various films of great international fame such as Gladiator, Obelix, Sahara (with Penolope Cruz) were shot.
Arrival to Ouarzazate. After taking photos of the Taourit Kasbah, we will head towards the Skoura palm grove with its beautiful Kasbahs. We will cross the Valley of the Roses until we reach the Dades Valley. Dinner and accommodation in a charming riad / hotel
Duration: 6 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in Xaluca Dades hotel / la Perle du Dades / Auberge Chez Pierre or similar.
Day 3: DADES VALLEY - TODRA GORGE - TINJDAD - TOUROUG - ERFOUD - MERZOUGA
Stop At: Merzouga Desert, Merzouga Morocco
After breakfast we will go to the impressive Gorges of Todra.
We will continue towards Erfoud passing through the Tinjdad and Touroug palm groves. We continue our journey towards the impressive dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Car exchange by dromedaries to admire the sunset and spend the night in the middle of the dunes. Dinner and night in Berber tents in the middle of Sahara Desert.
Duration: 1 day
Accommodation included: Overnight in the Desert camp in the middle of Sahara.
Day 4: Merzouga Desert - Rissani - Ziz Valley - Middle Atlas - Fez
Stop At: Fez Mellah, Fes Morocco
Can you think of a better plan to start the last day in the Sahara Desert than witnessing sunrise in the desert? After living an unforgettable experience and being fascinated by the reddish hues of the sun over the desert dunes, we will ride our camels again to go to a hotel, where we can take a shower and have a leisurely breakfast (depending on the chosen modality, breakfast and shower can occur before the camel ride).
Once clean, relaxed and satiated, we will leave the desert to go to Fez, passing through Tafilalet and Rissani, the ancient capital of the Alawite sultans and the place where this famous dynasty originated, which still continues to reign in Morocco today.
We will continue our journey passing through Azrou and Ifrane, where we will stop in the so-called monkey forest to respectfully admire these beautiful animals and even interact with them by feeding them.
After finishing our meeting with the friendly primates, we will resume the journey arriving to Fez around 18:00.
Duration: 8 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in a charming Riad / Hotel in Fez.
Day 5: GUIDED VISIT TO THE MEDINA OF FEZ (OLD TOWN)
Stop At: Medina of Fez, Fes 30000 Morocco
We will dedicate the day to know Fez, Visit of the golden doors of the Royal Palace, built by the bronze masters.
We will visit the old Medina with its Medersa coranica, the Nejjarine fountain one of the most beautiful in the medina, The Karaouine Mosque that houses one of the main cultural centers of Islam and is the seat of the University of Fez, and the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss (Founder of the City of Fez).
We will stop at the famous tanners' quarter, unique in the world. Stop for Lunch, (not included). We continue visiting the Medina of Fez with its artisan neighborhoods divided by guilds. Bed and breakfast in a charming Riad/Hotel un Fez.
Duration: 5 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in a Charming Riad / Hotel in Fez .
Day 6: FEZ - CHEFCHAOUEN (BLUE VILLAGE) - FEZ
Stop At: Chefchaouen, Chefchaouen, Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima
After picking you up at the hotel or riad where you are staying, we will head north until we reach the Rif area, where Chauen, our destination, is located.
Once in Chauen, inside the medina, you cannot miss the Uta el-Hammam square (the heart of the city and the ideal place to eat), the Grand Mosque (with a curious octagonal tower) and the Kasbah (which contains a garden, a museum and an art gallery).
Leaving the medina, the most famous point is the Ras El-Maa waterfall, where the sound of the water and the green hills provide a great dose of fresh air. If you keep walking, you will get a beautiful panoramic view of the city. We will be back in Fez around 7:00 p.m.
Duration: 8 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in a Charming Riad / Hotel in Fez.
Day 7: FEZ - FEZ AIRPORT
Pass By: Fes, Fes, Fes-Meknes
After breakfast and at the indicated time, transfer to the airport. End of our services and our tour in Morocco.
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Marrakesh, Morocco
Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
- Marrakech Menara Airport, Ménara Massira 2 Bloc C Numéro 38, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco
Departure Time :12:00 AM
Return Detail :Fez-Meknès, Morocco
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.