7 Days Tour To Chefchaouen & Fes Via Desert From Marrakech
Get on a 7 days tour from Marrakech to Chefchaouen and Fes, passing through the desert. Discover the enchanting medieval alleys of Fez and marvel at the beauty of the Blue Pearl, Chefchaouen, located in the northern region of Morocco.
Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Marrakech, explore the UNESCO-listed casbahs in Ouarzazate, and experience an unforgettable night under the desert stars with a camel ride. Indulge in the delightful fragrance of orange blossoms and admire the diverse array of rugs, scarves, and leather goods in the tanneries. Witness the majestic Atlas Mountains adorned with charming villages and behold the vast dunes of the Sahara Desert. Morocco’s rich history, influenced by Berbers, Roman invasions, Islamic conquests, and European colonization, has shaped its culinary delights, architecture, and cultural traditions.
HIGHLIGHTS: 7 DAYS TOUR TO CHEFCHAOUEN & FES
- Discover the beautiful Blue pearl of Chefchaouen in Morocco northern
- Visit the main attractions and monuments of Chefchaoune
- Explore the spiritual capital of Morocco; Fes: Najjarine fountains and Museum, Quaraouyine university, the tanneries, the medrassa bouanania,..
- Explore the labyrinth souks/Markets in the old medina of Fes and enjoy the colorful and aromas and discover the artisans workshops.
- Take the secondary roads through the Dades Canyon
- Ride through the High Atlas Mountains
- Cross the dunes of Sahara desert on the back of a camel
- Discover the spectacular gorges of Dadès and Toudra.
- Live a unique experience in the Merzouga desert.
- Enjoy a beautiful sunset and sunrise over the golden sand dunes
- Meet the locals and learn about their culture
Day 1: Marrakesh – Tizi-n-Tichka Pass – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorge
Get on a private tour starting with breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains as we traverse the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass en route to the renowned UNESCO World Heritage site, Ait Ben Haddou. This iconic location has graced the silver screen in notable films like Gladiator and the popular HBO series, Game of Thrones. Our journey continues to Ouarzazate, where we’ll explore the Atlas Film Studios and visit a captivating Kasbah within the city. Later, we’ll venture towards the Valley of Roses, famed for its annual Festival of Roses, before reaching our overnight destination in the stunning Dades Gorges.
Day 2: Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Rissani – Merzouga Desert
On this leg of our tour, we’ll embark on a 4×4 adventure and discover the vibrant beauty of Todra Gorge, an enchanting narrow canyon beloved by outdoor enthusiasts. Our route then takes us through the picturesque Ziz Valley, leading to Erfoud, a captivating oasis town known as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Here, you’ll have the opportunity to visit a local factory producing exquisite artisanal creations and decor crafted from fossils, perfect for unique souvenirs. Continuing to Rissani, we’ll explore the bustling local souk before making our way towards the desert to reach the mesmerizing Merzouga. At a designated checkpoint, we’ll switch to camelback and embark on a breathtaking ride into the dunes, guided by experienced professionals.
Our destination is the Merzouga Desert Camp, where we’ll spend an unforgettable night in traditional Berber tents. Indulge in a remarkable starlit Berber dinner accompanied by tribal music around a captivating desert campfire.
Day 3: Merzouga Desert
Today is dedicated to exploring the captivating Merzouga Desert. You’ll have the freedom to choose your preferred mode of exploration, whether it’s camel trekking or the comfort of a 4×4 vehicle. We’ll also visit the renowned Khamlia village, celebrated for its traditional music. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness the magnificent sunset behind the awe-inspiring dunes of the Sahara Desert. Overnight stay at a local riad.
Day 4: Merzouga – Midelt – Fes
Awaken early to witness the breathtaking sunrise in the desert before embarking on a camelback ride back to a nearby local hotel for refreshments. Enjoy breakfast before our journey continues through Rissani and Erfoud, eventually reaching Midelt nestled in the Atlas Mountains. Take a break for a delightful lunch before we proceed to Fes, where we’ll spend the night at a local hotel.
Day 5: Fes – Chefchaouen
Discover the wonders of Morocco’s oldest city as we wander through the labyrinthine alleys and narrow streets of Fes. Divided into three distinct parts, Fes el Bali, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the oldest and most captivating, boasting over 9,000 narrow streets and fortified by an expansive wall. We’ll also explore Fes-Jdid, the new Fez known for its Jewish quarter, and the Ville Nouvelle, a sector established during the French occupation. Later in the day, we’ll drive to Chefchaouen, where we’ll spend the night.
Day 6: Chefchaouen – Marrakesh
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Chefchaouen as we visit its prominent attractions and monuments before departing for your hotel in Marrakesh.
Day 7: Airport Transfer
On the final day of your tour, we’ll ensure a smooth and convenient airport transfer to accommodate your flight schedule. Our reliable service will transport you to the airport, marking the end of our memorable journey together. Should you require any assistance or have any additional queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
The tour includes :
- Transport by 4X4
- Driver & guide
- Hotel nights
- One night in the desert camp
The tour excludes
- Flight meal (lunch), drinks
- Fees for visiting the kasbahs and monuments
- Camel ride
- Everything not mentioned above