10 Days Desert Tour from Fes
10 Days desert Tour from Fes is one of grand Morocco. This tour starts from Fes to visit different famous cities in Morocco. It also includes Berber villages, Atlas Mountains, desert oasis, gorges, camel trekking and a night at a desert camp in Erg Chebbi.
1st day: Arrival at Fes
Picking you up and transferring to the hotel/Riad when you arrive. Your accommodation is in the Medina of Fes. It is a historical medina with most tourist sites. You spend the night at the hotel/Riad.
2nd day: A Full Day to Explore Fes
On 10 days desert tour from Fes, you have a city tour in Fes. You will have breakfast in your accommodation and you begin your city tour. Thus, you will explore Medina where you will visit the many historical attractions. Fez has been the capital of Morocco for more than 350 years
.It is also home to the University of Al Karaouine. It is the oldest university in the world. Your guide will then take you to the Mausoleum of MoulayIdriss, the fountains of Nejjarine and the tanneries. After lunch, you will visit the Royal Palace and Jewish district “Mellah”. This is your chance to visit one of the synagogues in Morocco. Besides, your visit to Fes includes a ceramic factory and old schools. Finally, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a panoramic view of the entire Medina. The night is in the same accommodation.
3rd Day: Fes - Azrou - Midelt - Ziz Valley - Merzouga Desert
After breakfast in your Riad, we will head southeast through the caravan routes to Merzouga. on the way, you will admire the landscapes of the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas Mountains. Then, you will stop in Ifrane and Cedar Forest where you can see wild monkeys.
Later on, we will stop to have lunch in Midelt and continue way desert region. You will enjoy the changing of views from this area to the city of Errachidia. Thereafter, we will stop in Ziz Valley to explore the palm groves of the Tafilalet. Finally, we will be in the Merzouga desert at the end of the afternoon. You will have a welcoming mint tea and you enjoy dinner and night in your accommodation.
4th day: Merzouga region - Camel trekking & Overnight in Luxury Camp
When you have breakfast in Riad/ hotel, you will enjoy the best in this 10 days desert tour from Fes. You will explore the region of the Erg Chebbi. Thus, you will visit the Gnawa people in Khamlia, who were slaves from Sudan and Mali.
You will enjoy and discover their music and lifestyle. Not far from this village, we will drive the lake of Merzouga with different kinds of birds.
Also, you will visit the traditional souk/market of Rissani. This town was a previous city home to the Moroccan ruling family in Morocco. Besides, it was a meeting point that was used by the trade caravans of some countries in southern Africa. Here, you will explore its local market and enjoy a different atmosphere.
Then, we will be back to the village of Merzouga to rest before you ride your camel to the camp. Your camel guide will lead you to explore the sandy dunes of the Merzouga. Finally, you will spend the night in our well-equipped desert camp and enjoy dinner there.
5th Day: Merzouga Desert - Todra Gorges - Palm Groves of Tinghir–Valley of Dades
The camp team will wake up early to the sunrise on the dunes. After, you will come back to the village of Merzouga by camel or car. Then, we keep 10 days desert tour from Fes after you have breakfast in your accommodation. So, we will leave to Rissani, Tinghir and Todra Gorge in Tinghir town. Todra is an ideal site where you will explore the highest and narrowest rocks. There, you explore the site and have lunch. Thereafter, we will head to the Dades Valley to the rock formations known as “Monkeys Fingers”. Then, we will be at your accommodation to enjoy dinner and night
6th day: Valley of Dades - Kasbah Amridil - Palm groves of Skoura - Ouarzazate
From your Riad, we will move to other sites after a delicious breakfast. Hence, we will move to the Dades Valley towards Kalaat M’Gouna and Ouarzazate. This road offers the best views for photographic pictures.
Then, we will stop at KalaatMgouna that is “the city of roses”. the city offers many rose products, such as rose water. Next, we will continue the trip to Ouarzazate via the Kasbah Amridil. It was home to the last Berber leaders of the Atlas. Once, you visit it, we will go to your Riad to enjoy dinner and a night
7th Day :Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - Tizin’Tichka Pass - Marrakech
Continuing 10 days desert tour from Fes is after breakfast in the Riad. Our next site is the UNESCO village of Ait Ben Haddou. It was declared in the UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1987.
It is also a place where films were shot like Gladiator, Obelix and The Mummy. When visiting the kasbah, we will drive to Marrakech city through Tizi-N-T’ichka at 2.260 M. this pass offers magical views from the mountain points.
On the way, we will make stops to take pictures of Berber villages. In the late afternoon, we will be in your Riad/Hotel in the old medina on Marrakech.
8th Day: Marrakech –Essaouira – Marrakech
Once you have breakfast in your accommodation, we will drive to the coastal city of Essaouira. In this town, you will have free time to walk in the narrow streets of Medina and enjoy hundreds of handicrafts. Essaouira is the Wind City that attracts surfers from all over the world.
Moreover, it is known by many civilizations which affect its architecture, such as the Portuguese. It also has features like blue doors and washed walls. And you can visit the women’s Argan cooperative. Here, they extract the oil for culinary, cosmetic and medicinal properties. Your lunch will be free in the medina and in the afternoon, you will return to Marrakech. Overnight is in the same Riad.
9th Day: A full day in Marrakech
A full-day tour in Marrakech is included in 10 days desert tour from Fes. After breakfast, you will enjoy historical and cultural sites, including Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian tombs; Bahia Palace and t Ben Youssef Koranic School. Then, you will walk through the streets of Medina.
You will see all crafts and items of this city before you arrive at Jamaal El Fenna square. Your lunch will be in a restaurant near the square. In the afternoon, you will visit the Majorelle gardens and Gueliz which is the new city of Marrakech. Finally, you have free time in the square to explore magicians, storytellers, dentists and food vendors. And you will spend the night in your Riad.
10th day: Marrakech - Airport
After an early breakfast in your Riad, we will drive to the airport. We will drop you off there and we end our 10 days desert tour from Fes of service.
We can change and modify this program according to your needs. We also organize Morocco tours from different places in Morocco, like Casablanca, Tangier, Ouarzazate and Marrakech. Do not hesitate to contact us!