4 Days Desert tour from Marrakech to Fes
Experience the allure of Marrakech which was a former imperial capital. Wander along the meandering alleyways of the fortified city on your morocco travel itinerary. Get a glimpse of the assorted natural landscapes of Morocco which are brilliantly interspersed with urban resources, gastronomic delights and fascinating local customs on the tour from Marrakech to Fes. Realize why Marrakech is the most vibrant marketplace within North Africa. Select from an amazing array of handicrafts ranging from brassware to silverware and lacquer ware in the souks (markets). Get a glimpse of date palms and prepare to be amazed by the impressive Atlas Mountain range and the sundrenched stretch of Sahara Desert. Where else will you find apothecaries advertising herbal remedies and piling spices onto flawlessly shaped pyramids? Experience the beautiful blend of culture and color on morocco tours.
Day 1 –Marrakech – Telouet-Ounila valley-Ait ben Haddou
Set off on your trip along the Ounila valley and follow the fascinating old Caravan route. Gardens adorn the riverbed along the Ounila valley. See the ruins of Kasbah and mud houses flanked by brown ridges. A stopover at Pasha Glaoui Kasbah is a must. The trip over the High Atlas Mountains along the spectacular Tizi-n-tichka pass en route for Marrakech should take about 4 hours. Here you will find countless Berber villages sprinkled on the majestic mountains. Stroll along the passages to the top hill and gear up for breathtaking views over the Atlas Mountains. Marrakech is renowned for its souk (market place) brimming with fortune tellers and acrobats. Satiate your palate in any of the fine eateries in Djemaa El Fna square. The fortress of Ait Benhaddou was listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO and is among the must-visit spots on Marrakech day trips.
Day 2 – Ait benhaddou- Ouarzazate- Dades valley
Hit the road and explore Hamada (stone desert). Most of Aït Benhaddou was rebuilt for filming Lawrence of Arabia and Jesus of Nazareth. A Kasbah is a conventional administrative building. Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou is an impressive structure set against the backdrop of High Atlas Mountains. Take a trip to Dades Valley for memorable moments.
Day 3 – Dades valley –Todgha gorge –Merzouga
Set off on a picturesque path on morocco desert tours through southern Anti Atlas desert terrain. Get a glorious glimpse of camel herders crossing the plains and see the thriving date palm communities scattered along the landscape. Todgha gorge is a must-visit stopover and a popular tourist destination sited on the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Stroll along the dirt road or attempt hiking or rock climbing. The Valley of Roses is cozily nestled in the Dades valley and extends from Kelaa M’Gouna all the way to the Mgoun creek.
Day 4 – Erg Chebbi—Merzouga Sahara– Midelt –Fez
Set off on a memorable trip through the extensive Saharan landscape and witness the grandeur of Erg (dune desert). Marrakech tours permit you to see the glory of Fez all the way to the majestic Middle Atlas Mountain. Prepare to be enamored by the cedar forest with monkeys, lovely lakes and Berber villages. Travel across the Ziz valley gorge and the palmery.
Arrive at Merzouga Erg Chebbi Sahara in Saharan Morocco. The dunes are definitely among the must-visit destinations in Morocco. Midelt is a must-visit stopover as it offers awe-inspiring views of the majestic eastern High Atlas.
Fez is brimming with artisans, scholars, gourmands and imams and is the perfect destination to end a memorable trip. Soak up the historical Fes travel lineage and make memories to last a lifetime. There are lots of exciting things to do in Fes.