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9 Days Sahara desert tour from fes to Marrakech


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Overview of 9 Days Sahara desert tour from fes to Marrakech

customize off from Fes to Marrakech on a meticulously planned 9 days Sahara Desert tour that highlights Morocco’s many different destinations. Travel via the breathtaking Middle Atlas Mountains, across the huge Sahara Desert, and into the awe-inspiring Todra Gorge. Explore the ancient kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and lose yourself in the unique allure of Chefchaouen, also called the “Blue Pearl” or the “Blue City.” In Marrakech’s bustling medina, the journey comes to a close.

You can customize your trip to suit your interests with the modification choices offered by this carefully crafted schedule. Experience real cultural activities that strengthen your connection with Morocco’s rich history, go on exciting 4×4 drives through beautiful landscapes, and go on camel treks through the fascinating desert. For an adventure you will never forget, this 9 days tour will take you to breathtaking natural locations, fascinating historical sites, and vibrant cultural communities.

Brief Itinerary


The highlights of the 9-day Sahara desert tour from Fes to Marrakech include

  • Fes: Explore the UNESCO-listed medina, including Bab Bou Jeloud and landmarks like the Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque and the Bou Inania Madrasa.
  • Merzouga Desert & Erg Chebbi Dunes: Enjoy camel rides, Berber camps, and sandboarding amidst the stunning Sahara Desert.
  • Atlas Mountains: Visit picturesque villages, cedar forests, and the Todra Gorge for scenic walks and optional rock climbing.
  • Dades Valley: Discover lush oases, ancient kasbahs, and breathtaking landscapes on a leisurely drive through the valley.
  • Ait Benhaddou: Explore the UNESCO-listed Ksar with its mud-brick buildings and narrow streets, steeped in history and cinematic allure.
  • Marrakech: visit the vibrant souks, historic landmarks like the Djemaa el-Fna square and the Koutoubia Mosque, and the rich culture of the city.

Itinerary of 9 Days Sahara desert tour from fes to Marrakech

At 8 in the morning, we will head off on a beautiful trip through the beautiful mountains and scenic towns that make up this region. You may stop every so often on this three-hour trip to take in the scenery and take pictures. Nestled in the picturesque Rif Mountains is the charming town of Chefchaouen, sometimes known as the Blue City or the Blue Pearl. You will have enough of free time upon your arrival to fully appreciate the charm of the blue and whitewashed medina. Discover the allure as you capture images of landmarks such as the Spanish Mosque, a thriving market, a waterfall, and the historic Kasbah. The return trip to Fes follows the same picturesque route after a delicious lunch, and it is expected to arrive about 7 PM. Your day of discovery will come to a pleasant close with an overnight stay in the same riad, guaranteeing a smooth transition from adventure to leisure.

Fes is the "Spiritual City of Morocco," and your incredible tour of the city will begin with a delicious breakfast at your riad. The day begins as you explore the Medina, a location of cultural and historical significance that is included on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Before you lose yourself in the traditional artistry of the Tanneries and gawk at the exquisite beauty of the Najjarine fountain, be sure to see the world-renown Al Karaouine Mosque and University, the oldest in the world. The trip continues outside the boundaries of the Medina after a delicious meal. Explore the Mellah, the Jewish neighborhood, which is teeming with historical importance, and marvel at the majesty of the Royal Palace entrance. Immerse yourself in the dynamic atmosphere of a ceramic cooperative and see skilled craftspeople in action. While enjoying a breathtaking view of the whole Medina of Fes from atop one of the fortifications, a picturesque drive takes you there in the afternoon. Get some rest and relaxation in a traditional riad in the middle of the historic Medina as the day progresses. Immerse yourself in Fes's rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking panoramas with this carefully planned itinerary that will make your time in Morocco one you will never forget.

After breakfast, we leave Fes and make our way towards the Middle Atlas Mountains, which are known for their majestic beauty. In order to enjoy a brief stroll and appreciate the one-of-a-kind architecture and history of the town of Ifrane, which is often referred to as the "Switzerland of Morocco," we will make a stop in this gorgeous village. After that, we will go to the biggest cedar forest in Morocco, which is situated close to the picturesque town of Azrou. Here, you will have the opportunity to see Barbary Monkeys playing in their natural environment. We will go via a number of Berber settlements, such as Timhdit and Zaida, on our way to Midelt, where we will have lunch. After traveling farther south, we will traverse the High Atlas Mountains and go through the palm tree valley of Errachidia, which is a verdant oasis that provides a cool escape from the heat. The city of Erfoud, which is the capital of Fossils and is a testament to a history that was submerged by the sea, will be our destination. Beginning from this location, we will travel via Saharan paths until we reach the settlement of Merzouga, which serves as the entrance to the Sahara Desert. Dinner and breakfast will be provided for you while you are staying at a hotel that is located close to the sand dunes.

This day is going to be quite exciting since we are going to go further into the Erg Chebbi desert. In addition to this, we will go to the town of Khamlia, where we will meet nomads who are eager to share their way of life with tourists, as well as see tiny villages and residences that are located in surprising settings distant from civilization. We will also travel to some historic mines that were found by the French many years ago and are located close to the borders of Morocco and Algeria at the same time. We are going to have a meal that is characteristic of the region, which is called "Berber Pizza," when we have returned to the town. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go camel trekking will be presented to you in the afternoon. You will be accompanied by a skilled guy who will lead friendly camels up and down the sand dunes. Along the way, you will have many opportunities to take pictures of the scenery and the spectacular sunset. After a ride on the camel that lasts for one and a half hours, you will arrive at a camp that is situated in the middle of the desert. There, you will eat dinner and listen to Berber music that is performed by locals as the sky is filled with stars. A cup of mint tea will be offered to you as a greeting, and you will be brought to your tent and your bags. You are going to get up early the next morning in order to take in the breathtaking view of the dawn, and then you are going to have breakfast and take a shower.

As you meet your driver and make your way to Rissani, a historic center of caravans and the biggest market in the area, you will kick off an exciting experience that will unfold before your own eyes. Enjoy yourself to get completely submerged in the lively atmosphere of the market, taking in the diverse array of sights and noises. The trip continues through a region that is characterised by semi-desert conditions, revealing the oasis of Tinghir, which is a stunning jewel located in Morocco. Before heading to the Todra Gorges, which are the tallest and narrowest gorges in the area, you should first explore this lovely refuge. The Todra Gorges are where the power of nature is on full display. The tour continues with a lovely lunch, and then it continues on to the breathtaking Dades Valley, which is a tribute to the many landscapes that constitute Morocco. As the day draws to a close, you will find comfort at a cozy hotel that is tucked away in the valley, which will serve as a tranquil background for the evening. Ensure that you are well-rested and invigorated for the next leg of your fascinating Moroccan journey by indulging in a delectable dinner and getting a good night's sleep.

That seems like a wonderful day to come! At the beginning of your the journey, you will go to the city of Roses and see the process by which various products are derived from Damskina roses. Following that, you will travel via the well-known "Road of Thousand Kasbahs" in order to arrive at Ouarzazate, a city that is well-known for its film industry and has major studios such as Atlas Corporation Studios. Your trip will continue across the Tzin Tichca pass, which is the highest pass in Morocco, after you have seen the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will then have lunch there before moving on to the next destination. Before arriving at the imperial city of Marrakech, where you will spend the night in a riad, you will have various stops to take in the breathtaking scenery.

After having breakfast at the hotel, the whole day will be dedicated to seeing the ancient city of Marrakesh, often known as the "Pearl of the South." During the rule of the three dynasties of Moroccan sultans, the city served as one of the capitals of the Kingdom. As a result, it is home to a significant number of museums and architectural landmarks. Every monument in the city is a work of art in its own right. The whole morning will be spent to getting to know them, including the Koutoubia Mosque, the Manara Pavilion, which is surrounded by olive groves, the graves of the Saadian sultans, the Bahia Palace, which is a superb example of palace architecture, the El Badii palace, and the Majorelle Gardens. Following lunch, you will go to the Jemaa El Fna square, which is internationally renowned, as well as the most colorful market in Morocco. You will be able to see snake charmers, healers, sorcerers, dealers of fruits and exotic spices, and other performers in an open-air theater that exists in the actual world.

Experience the range of options of your vacation to Marrakech by taking advantage of the opportunity to go on an exciting day trip to see the delights of Essaouira, Ourika Valley, or Ouzoud Waterfalls. You may relax in the middle of the picturesque surroundings of Ourika Valley, take in the breathtaking splendor of Ouzoud Waterfalls, or get lost in the seaside allure of Essaouira. Alternatively, you may choose to spend a day in Marrakech at your own pace, which would give you the opportunity to explore the city's colorful culture in more depth, go to local sites, or just unwind in the calming atmosphere caused by your surroundings. Your preferences will be taken into consideration when you make your selection, resulting in a personalized experience. Regardless of what you choose to do, this day is sure to be a highlight of your trip to Morocco, as it will be packed with opportunities for exploration, relaxation, and experiencing the one-of-a-kind allure of Marrakech. Take pleasure in each and every moment!

Your fantastic trip from Fes to Marrakech, which lasted for 9 days, is coming to an end, and we will make sure that the last day of your vacation is conducted without any interruptions. In order to ensure that you get at the Marrakech airport in plenty of time for your departure flight, a comfortable transport will be provided to take you there. Take some time to reflect on the varied landscapes, cultural riches, and unique experiences that have shaped your journey across Morocco. Take with you the memories of this entire tour as you say goodbye to the lovely towns, bustling marketplaces, and breathtaking landscapes that you have had the opportunity to experience. We are certain that the perfect preparation of your departure will provide the ideal conclusion to your visit to Morocco. Stay safe on your journey, and we hope that the memories you create during your time in Morocco will remain with you for the rest of your life.

Please Note: The 9 Days Sahara desert tour from fes to Marrakech serves as a proposed route and can be fully customized to suit your preferences. Should this suggested itinerary not meet your needs, we encourage you to reach out. We’re here to craft a unique itinerary that aligns with your desires and the duration of your stay, offering bespoke tours throughout Morocco tailored just for you.

Pricing is structured based on the number of participants; the larger the group, the lower the cost per person. This is because transportation costs are shared among the group, reducing the individual expense. Additionally, the choice of accommodation influences the overall cost. For a precise quotation, please get in touch with us.

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