5 Days Fes – Valley – Oasis – Tuaregs – Marrakech

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Lahcen Travels, Tours & Excursions company offer 5 Days Tour from Fes to Marrakech including trip to Ziz & Dades Valley, Oasis & Tuaregs in Morocco.

1st Day: Fes – Cedar forests and monkey troops of Azrou – Ziz Valley – Merzouga Desert

After a delicious breakfast in your riad, we will go south-east following the caravan routes towards Merzouga. During this trip, we will have a glimpse of the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas Mountains. Stop at the cedar forest, the largest in Morocco, above the Middle Atlas Mountains – where you can see barbarian monkeys. After lunch in Midelt, we continue in the large open desert and notice how the landscape changes to reveal allusions to the desert as the city of Er Rachidia approaches. Your journey continues in the lush valley of Ziz and palm Tafilalet, famous for the culture of the date. This region is the foundation of the Alawite dynasty – the ruling royal family in Morocco. we will arrive in Merzouga at the end of the afternoon. we will be greeted with a glass of mint tea before registering in your riad.

2nd Day: Merzouga area – Rissani Market – Erg Chebbi – Camel trek and overnight in berber tent

We will start the day with a breakfast in the riad we will start an explorative journey of the area. You’ll visit the Gnawa people – originally slaves brought from Sudan -to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations. You also have the opportunity to visit the souk in Rissani, a traditional town which was the origin of the ruling family in Morocco and the meeting place of the Caravans trading as far as Timbuctou in Mali. Here you will see a lot of men hooded and women veiled. Back to the village of Merzouga for some rest, in the afternoon you will mount your camel, guided by an experienced camel man to explore within the sand-sea of ​​Merzouga. Overnight will be at our desert camp, where you will have your dinner. For your convenience, the camp is equipped with western bathrooms.

3rd Day: Merzouga Desert – Todra Gorges – Palm Groves of Tinghir – Dades Gorges

You get up Early in the morning, your camel guide will wake you up to look at what might be the awesome sunrise. After sunrise, you will return to the village of Merzouga. En route, you will enjoy the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes, which change throughout the day. After breakfast in your riad, you will leave for the Rissani, Tinghir and Todra Gorge – the highest and narrowest gorge in Morocco. Then after lunch in the heart of the gorge, we will cross the Dades Valley, where you can see the majestic sandcastles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkeys”. The night will be in a luxury hotel overlooking the valley of Dades.

4th Day: Dades Valley – Kasbah Amridil – Palm Groves of Skoura – Ouarzazate

After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. The road through the Dades Valley is the path taken by the thousand kasbahs – offering many opportunities to take some of your best photographs of the trip. We will stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “the city of roses”, to buy rose water, which will give your laundry a good smell long after the end of your trip. We continue to Ouarzazate by the Kasbah of Amridil, one of the last Berber chiefs of the eighteenth century. Today, the Kasbah is the home of many Glaoui. At night, you will stop at Ouarzazat.

5th day: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Tizi n’Tichka Pass – Marrakech

You will have your morning breakfast at the riad, we will finish our route to join the ksar (fortified village) of Ait Ben Haddou where we will visit the famous Kasbah (declared a world heritage of UNESCO in 1986). Many famous films have been shot in this spectacular stage, including Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz … etc.

After visiting the kasbah we will go to Marrakech, we will see the port of Tizi Ntichka, that. with 2.260m is the highest point of our country. We will enjoy the beautiful scenery from the viewpoints on the way and we will have a few stops to take photos of the Berber villages in the late afternoon and settle in your riad in the medina.you will spend the night at the riad.

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What's included

Transfer from / to your hotel

Private desert tour in 4x4 vehicle with air condition

Knowledge and experienced driver/guide

Camel ride from Merzouga to desert and 1 night in camp

H.B. accommodation in hotels / traditional riads

What's not included

Lunches and soft drinks


If the itineraries that we offer does not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare the trip to your measurements and needs.