7 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert
7 Days itinerary From Marrakech to Fes desert tour overview:
Join our 7 days itinerary from Marrakech to Fes desert tour, with the best travel agency in Morocco. In the first two days, we will be discovering the city of Marrakech main’s attractions with a local tour guide. Therefore, on the third day you will pass by many beautiful places, villages, and Kasbahs such as Ait Benhaddou, and Ouarzazate until you arrive in Boumalne Dades where you will spend the night.
Half of the fourth and fifth days will be spent in the Sahara desert of Erg Chebb. Where you’ll experience a camel trek and camping at our luxury camp. Also, The perfect 7-day itinerary in Marrakech will give you the chance to visit the Berber nomad families and have a glass of mint tea. Learn about their way of living under their tent for those who want to discover the real Morocco.
For the last days of our journey 7 days itinerary from Marrakech to Fes desert tour, you will be traveling to Fes, and discovering its beautiful attractions.
Marrakech to Fes desert tour 7 days itinerary includes and excludes:
7 days itinerary from Marrakech to Fes desert tour highlights:
Morocco 7 days itinerary from Marrakech to Fes desert tour:
Day 1: Pick up service to your accommodation:
For the 7 days tour starts with picking you up from the airport and heading to your accommodation. However, if arrive in Marrakech early we could take you to discover some beautiful places. The night will be spent at your accommodation.
Day 2: Visiting Marrakech attractions:
Our 7 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour. Will be a day tour where our local guide will take you after breakfast and start exploring the red city of Marrakech’s main attractions. To start with, Majorelle Garden, located in the heart of Marrakech, is a garden that dates back to the 1920s. It was created by the French painter Jacques Majorelle, who spent over 40 years transforming the site into a paradise of exotic plants, fountains, and walkways. Right after, we will be heading to another beautiful garden in the city.
Next, we will see Menara Garden, located on the outskirts of Marrakech, which is a vast, serene oasis that covers over 100 acres of land. It was established in the 12th century by the Almohad sultan Abd al-Mu’min and has since been expanded and renovated many times.
In a while, we will be taking you to Bahia Palace This 19th-century palace is known for its beautiful gardens and intricate Moroccan architecture. After that, we will go to visit many other places. Finally, in the evening, you are going to explore the beautiful Square of Jamaa el-Fna.
Day 3: From Marrakech to Boumalne Dades:
Today, after breakfast we are going to hit the road toward Boumalne Dades. Firstly, We will drive through stunning views of the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi N’Tichka Pass (2260m). To reach the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a famous Berber fortress that has been featured in many Hollywood films.
Next up, we will see, Atlas Studio has been a popular location for filmmakers from all over the world. Some of the most famous movies that have been filmed there include Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, and Lawrence of Arabia, to name just a few.
We will continue to Ouarzazate to visit the Taourirt Kasbah. One of the best-preserved kasbahs in Morocco that once served as a palace for the Glaoui tribe. We’ll then continue through the Valley of Roses to reach Boumalne Dades. Where we will spend the night in a traditional Hoel/Riad with a view of the Valley.
Day 4: Boumalne Dades to Merzouga desert:
The following day, after breakfast, we will continue our journey of the 7-day tour from Marrakech to Fes desert itinerary. First, we will have a small drive to Todgha Gorges known as Todgha Canyons. Here, we can hike and walk along the river to explore these cliffs before continuing to Erfoud, famous for its fossils and marble.
We’ll then enter the desert and enjoy a camel trek to reach the Erg Chebbi dunes, where we’ll spend the night in a traditional Berber camp. You’ll have the opportunity to watch the sunset over the dunes. Once, the sun does down you will continue your way through the desert to the camp. Later on, you will enjoy a traditional dinner under the stars while listening to Berber music.
Day 5: Merzouga desert tour :
On the fifth day of our 7-day tour from Marrakech to Fes desert tour, with a comfortable 4×4 car to discover the interesting attractions of Merzouga. We will start either from the Hotel or the Camp in Merzouga, why this day is so special because we are going to discover the desert surroundings, firstly we will see the Sahara museum, owned by Qatar man. Moreover, it is famed for old cars. secondly, we will visit a Berber village which is called “Khamlia” it is a small village at the edge of the desert where most of its people immigrated from the south and middle of Africa like “chad” and” Nigeria” you are going to taste their mint tea and enjoy their traditional music which called “Gnaoua”.
After you get to know the story we are going to a beautiful place near the Algeria borders, where we will travel to the 19 century to see two villages of French people while the French occupation.
thirdly your driver will pick you up again to discover the nomad’s life. you will see so many tents which are considered their home town, furthermore, you will see how the transportation and their simple way to make fresh food also their handcrafts stuff. to sum it up you will cross the dunes of the Merzouga desert back to your hotel where you will relax and spend your night.
Day 6: Merzouga to Fes :
On the sixth day of our 7 days itinerary from Marrakech to Fes desert tour, we are going to travel to the cultural city where are supposed to end the tour.
Firstly, after having breakfast at the Camp or the hotel we are going to ta the 4×4 car and go to visit Erfoud which is about 35 or 40 minutes from the desert. In this city, we are going to see different fossils that the area is famous for. Eventually, we will continue to the Errachidia dam, which is the main source of water in the whole desert area and Errachidia province. Next, we will carry on heading to Fes, this time we will pass by two beautiful cities which are Midelt and Zaida. Lunch will be served in one of the two.
After having, lunch we head to the cultural city. The next destination is the beautiful Cedar forest next to the city of Azrou. In this latter, we are going to see the Barbary monkeys. In a while, we are going to travel to Little Switzerland in Morocco. The Ifrane city where you will go on a small trip to explore the Atlas lion statue as the main attraction in the city.
finally, we will arrive at the last destination of today’s trip. Fes, we will pick you up at your accommodation to spend the night.
Day 7: Fes day tour :
On the last day of our Marrakech to Fes desert tour, we are going to tour Fes with our local guide. Clearly, on this tour, you will go to discover the main attractions of the city. To start with, Old Medina – This is the heart of the city and a UNESCO World Heritage site. It offers winding streets, ancient monuments, souks (markets), and famous tanneries.
After visiting the tanneries, we will see Mellah – The old Jewish quarter of Fes offers narrow alleys, white-washed houses, and much of the community’s history. Eventually, you will be taken to visit Bab Boujloud – A blue gate leading to the city’s ancient Fes el Jedid district. After, finishing all the visits we will take you back to your accommodation where our itinerary ends.