5 days tour from Marrakech to Chefchaoune and Fes with camel trekking in Merzouga

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OVERVIEW:
The 5 days desert tour from Marrakech to Chefchaoune and Fes, including Camel Trekking and night in the Sahara desert of Merzouga, it is an option to spent 5 days adventure in Morocco where you see the most beautiful cities and fabulous Merzouga. Our 5 days trip from Marrakech to Chefchaoune and Fes will take you to the Erg-Chebbi sand dunes throughout the High Atlas mountains to Kasbah Ait Benhaddou and other beautiful Morocco landscape.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Sahara desert of Merzouga, Gorges Dades & Todgha, Ait Ben Hadou, Ouarzazate
  • Camel Ride in Sahara Desert of Merzouga and spend the night in the desert
  • Crossing High Atlas Mountains and Berber villages
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site Ksar Ait Ben Haddou,
  • Dades Valley or “The Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs”
  • View of Tizi n Tichka pass
  • Visit Chefchaoune
  • Visit Fes
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Marrakech
DEPARTURE TIME 08:00 AM
RETURN TIME: Approximately 06:30 PM


INCLUDED:

  • Airport Transfer
  • Pick up from your accommodation
  • A/C modern minibus
  • English speaking driver
  • Fuel
  • Accommodation

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Tickets for monumental entry

PRICE PER PERSON:

2 Pax

3 to 5 Pax

6 to 10 Pax

11 to 14 Pax

14 to 17 Pax

700€

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350€

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Day 1. Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Valley of the Roses – Dades Gorge 324 km –6 h. Accommodation in Dades Gorges

The trip will begin with an early pick-up from your accommodation in Marrakech, at around 7:30 a.m. The journey will take you over the High Atlas Mountains, where we will cross the Tizi N’Tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). After several stops along the way, you will arrive at an important point of your trip where you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage site Ksar Ait Ben Haddou, which is the location of numerous Hollywood successful movies (Gladiator, Prince of Persia, Game of Thrones, etc.) After lunch, we will be heading to Ouarzazate, known as “The Gate of the Sahara”. We continue our trip to the most prominent of the oasis valleys that dominate southern Morocco, Dades Valley or “The Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs”, via the Valley of the Roses and the city of Skoura with its immense palm groves.

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Day 2: Dades Gorge – Tinghir – Todra gorge – Erfoud – Merzouga 270 km -4 h Accomodation in Merzouga tents.

After having breakfast at the hotel, we will be heading to Tinghir and Todra gorge, at a 45 km distance from Dades gorge, where we will stop so you can enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of the oasis, with beautiful palm groves and amazing images with the Ksar Tinghir, also called the “Jewish Quarter”. We will continue our road by admiring one of the most spectacular canyons in the world, Todra, where you will enjoy a short walk around the area. We continue our road towards the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, which are a part of the Merzouga desert. After we arrive at the hotel in Merzouga, you will prepare for a 90 minutes camel trek across the sand dunes, just in time to see how the colour of the dunes changes under the fading light of the sunset. After arriving at the camp, where you will spend the night in nomadic tents, you will enjoy delicious traditional Moroccan food, next to a fire camp, while being entertained by local Berbers playing their drums.

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Day 3: Erg Chebbi (Merzouga Desert) – Erfoud – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes 470 km- 7 h Accommodation in Fes.

After an early wake up so you can watch the sunrise while riding the camels, you will have breakfast at the hotel and leave for Fes, by passing through the Tafilalet palm grove, one of the biggest in the world. You will be seeing thousands of palm trees on a distance of 20 km long. From here we will reach the Ziz Valley, where we will stop in order to admire the magnificent view of the region and the town of Aoufous. Before we arrive at our destination, we will be passing through Azrou, a famous Berber village located in the middle of the largest cedar forest in Morocco and the home of Barbary apes and by the ski resort of Ifrane (the Moroccan Switzerland) built by the French in the 1930’s to resemble a Swiss village.

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Day 4: Visit Fes

We visit the medina Fes el Bali, to lose yourself through the labyrinth of souks, the famous painters Chouara Tannery, ceramics workshops in Fez and panoramic view of the city. We will take lunch in Fes Medina, and after seeing all objectives from Fes, in the afternoon we will take the road to Chefchaoune. Accommodation in Chefchaoune.
Fes – Chefchaoune 196 km – 3h 30 min.

 

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Day 5. Visit blue city Chefchaoune

Today you will visit Chefchaoune. Chefchaouen is much quieter than any other Moroccan town. We lose in the blue streets of the medina and we make pictures with all possible blue nuances. You will be fascinated by this small town, perhaps the most photogenic from the world. Streets are be filled with locals enjoying their days and echoing laughter from the children playing ball.

The place to visit in Chefchaoune:

  • Chefchaoune Medina
  • Kasbah monument
  • Grande Mosquee
  • Place Puta el-Hammam

Chefchaoune–Marrakech 576 km- 7 h. Accomodation in Marrakech.
In the afternoon, we will return to Marrakech. In the late evening, we will arrive at your hotel in Marrakech.

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