9 Days Marrakech – South – Desert – Fes

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Lahcen Travels offers 9 Days Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour to explore the high Atlas Mountains & Valleys, Camel trek in Merzouga & desert safari in Morocco.

1st day: Arrival at Marrakech

Departure from the airport at your arrival time and we will leave to the Riad located in the medina, the historic center of the city of Marrakech, two minutes walk from the famous Jamaa El Fna square. In the afternoon, the best option is to explore the medina by yourself, approaching the place that, in the evening, is full of narrators, jugglers and soothsayers. snake charmers, dancers, stain removers, etc. you will spend the night at the Riad. 

2nd Day: Marrakech – High Atlas – Telouat Kasbah – Ait Ben Haddou – Ounila Valley – Ouarzazate

Pick up at 8:30 am in a private vehicle 4 × 4 and departure to Ouarzazate, we will go through the High Atlas. In our way, we will see the port of Tizi Ntichka, that. with 2.260m is the highest point of our country. you will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful landscapes from the viewpoints and make a few stops to take pictures of Berber villages. Then we will take a small road that leads to the Kasbah of Telouat. After visiting the kasbah, you will have free time to savor a typical cuisine of the city. In the afternoon, we will continue in the valley of Ounila, where you will see small Berber villages and families living in villages. adobe houses lost in the mountains.reach the ksar (fortified village) of Ait Ben Haddou where we will visit the famous Kasbah (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). Many famous films have been shot in this spectacular stage, for example Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz … etc. After visiting the kasbah, we will go to Ouarzazate, nicknamed “the door of the desert”. You will have dinner at the hotel where you will spend the night.

3rd Day: Ouarzazate – Draa Valley – Merzouga Desert – Camel ride and night in the Berber tent

After a delicious breakfast, we will go to the Drâa Valley, where you will see one of the longest rivers in Morocco. On the way, we make a few stops to take pictures and admire the view of the spectacular kasbahs and Berber villages that dot the road, as well as the beauties of the Draa Valley. You will have free time for lunch at Nkob or Alnif. After two hours, we will reach the magnificent dunes of Merzouga. “Desert of powdery sand dunes”. We will change our motorized means of transport for an animal-drawn vehicle that will travel to the heart of the desert. When we arrive at the camp, we settle in the tents, tents in camel hair, similar to those used by nomadic families. Dinner and overnight under the Berber tent under a beautiful starry sky.

4th Day : Merzouga Desert – Nomads Families – Tisardmin Oasis – Khamlia Village – Erg Chebbi

It’s a full day in the desert. “Date with the sunrise” If you are in the middle of the desert, it is absolutely important to get up early to contemplate the most spectacular sunrise you’ve ever seen at the top of a dune near the camp and enjoy of this landscape is a gift of nature. After sunrise, return to Merzouga on the camels where a hearty breakfast awaits us. Then, we follow the Erg Chebbi, big extension of the desert of sand where is the big dune of Morocco. which is over 250mts high. Then, We continue by the road that was formerly used for the “Paris – Dakar” and ends in the mountains that limit with Agelia. We stop at the Tissardmin oasis where you can find fossil quarries still present in the area. We continue then by a road where we will be able to see nomadic villages and learn their secrets and their customs. The next stop will be at a point of view to contemplate the Erg Chebbi hole. We will then reach the village of Kamilia, a native of Mali, where we will take a relaxing cup of tea while waiting to listen to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa. We return to your accommodation and free afternoon to enjoy the city or dunes at the hotel to see the sunset. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

5th day : Merzouga Desert – Ziz Valley – Cedar forests and monkey troupes of Azrou  – Fes

After a delicious breakfast, we start our last day north by the palm of Tafilalet, the largest in the world. You will see thousands of palm trees along the 20 km of road. This path leads us to the Ziz valley, a river that descends from the High Atlas and feeds the palm grove. We propose to stop here and enjoy a magnificent view of the valley and the city of Aoufous from this high point of view.

We also make another stopover in Midelt, in the heart of the Atlas, where you will have free time for lunch and a little rest. In the afternoon, we continue our way through Cedar Woods where, if we are lucky, we will see some monkeys. The next destination we will visit is the city of Ifrane, located on the northwestern side of the Middle Atlas at 1630 meters altitude. Its wide avenues, perfectly clean urban development, gardens, green spaces and architecture make this city a Swiss city. Ifrane feels badly placed in Morocco. That’s why it’s called Moroccan Switzerland, and if that’s not enough, it has a major ski resort, Michlifen,

Around 18 hours we arrive in Fez where we will spend the night in a very beautiful and comfortable riad

6th Day : Full day exploring Fes

Breakfast will be in your riad, then start a journey by exploring the medina where you will visit the many hidden treasures that only locals know. Fes has been the capital of Morocco for more than 350 years and is home to the University of Al Karaouine, the oldest university in activity in the world. Your guided tour will take you to the mausoleum of Moulay Idriss, the fountains of Nejjarine and the tanneries. After lunch, you will also visit the exterior of the Royal Palace and cross the famous Jewish quarter “Mellah”, where you will have the opportunity to visit one of the few living synagogues of Morocco. Your visit to Fez includes a brief visit to the famous ceramic factory. You can then enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the entire medina of Fez. Accommodation in your riad for the night

7th day : Fes – Azrou – Beni Melal – Middle Atlas – Marrakech

Pick up from Marrakech via the Atlas Mountains. Visiting  the wonderful city of Ifrane and explore the traditional mountain architecture. You have a Free time for lunch before continuing to visit a UNESCO cedar forest. Then you will arrive in Marrakech in the late afternoon. Overnight Riad

8th day: Visit to the Medina and Marrakech Historical Monuments

Day program: In the morning we will visit the medina of Marrakech with a local guide.

We will start by admiring the great wall that borders the medina, the minaret of Koutoubia. This tour will be the twin of the Giralda in Seville. Then we will visit the tomb of the Saadines, the palace of Bahia, the gardens of Majorelle, etc. to finally reach Jamaa El Fna square where the bottom is completely different from the night.

In the evening, you have enough free time to practice your art of haggling in the souk or discover hidden places of the medina. Housing at the riad.

9th day: Marrakech – Airport

Breakfast and you will have free time in the morning until the time of departure. Transfer to the airport where we will help you with your luggage and show you the boarding gate.

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Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour | Lahcen Travels

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.