Desert tour Morocco: 6 day itinerary from Marrakech to Fes

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Why this 6-day Morocco tour from Marrakech to Fes?

6-day Morocco tour from Marrakech to Fes considered great time to see the hidden world of Morocco, you will drive less and explore more. By contacting and booking with us we will be with you along your trip in Morocco, accompanying you and protect you. We will start this desert tour from Marrakech and ending in Fes, pass through several attraction places. First off, we will cross the High Atls Mountains by Tizi N'Tichka and enjoy the panoramic views of the Berber villages next to the road, then visit the great Kasbah in Telouet of Pasha Glaoui and explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. We will not forget to pass through the most beautiful place for mountain climbers in Todra Gorges. The journey will be continue to Merzouga desert where you will try the experience of camel trekking over dunes, and of cource enjoy the stunning views of sunset and sunrise. On the way to Fes we are going to see and enjoy the amazing view of Ziz valley contains more than 8000 palms. Then take a short time in Cedar forest of Azrou to see the Barbarian apes. Afterwards, we continue the journey to Fes where we will drop you off. We hope you will enjoy with us.

Regarding the price and the accommodations on this trip, you will spend one night in Berber camp in Merzouga, and the other in a Hotel/Riad. All this with affordable price and best quality services.

Key Features
Tour Name: 6 Day Tour Marrakech to Fes
Tour Type: Private Tour
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Departure: Daily
Starting Point: Marrakech
Ending Point: Fes
Tour Highlights
Visiting Places: Marrakech, Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Skoura, Merzouga, Boumalne Dades, Tinghir, Rissani, Ifrane, Fes, Midelt, Azrou.
Key attractions: Desert of Merzouga, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, High Atlas Mountains, Camel ride in desert & a wonderful sunset, sunrise, Spend night in a Berber Camp, Todra Gorge, Dades Gorges, Berber Villages, Gnawa Music, Nomad Families, Cedar Forest.
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6 Day Morocco Tour From Marrakech to Fes - Sahara Desert Tour Itinerary

6 Day Morocco Tour From Marrakech to Fes - Sahara Desert Tour Itinerary

How you will spend these 6 days in Morocco?

Days in Morocco company placed at your disposal this simple suggestion of this tour itinerary to give you the idea about how you will spend your 6 days in Morocco itinerary, a day-by-day plan to guide your journey. This tour itinerary can be changed to suit your dream tour, and it will be customized to fit your needs.

Overview: of 6 day Morocco tour from Marrakech to Fes

Traveling to Morocco through Marrakech to Fes is going to be the best choice for you to spend a great six days tour guided completely by a very comfortable 4×4 car. You will travel through the ranges of the Atlas Mountains to the south of the country, meet real Berber nomadic families, do camel trekking in the dunes of Erg Chebbi, and sleep in a campsite. Through the desert and the great south of Morocco, during the 6-day tour from Marrakech to Fes, you will enjoy a lifetime camel trek, the sunset scenery over the dunes of Merzouga and the stunning desert of Morocco, and the tour will encourage you to visit the beautiful landscapes of the Middle Atlas Mountains and Ziz Valley, then end the tour with a sightseeing trip in Fez. You will visit the great and ancient Kasbahs, the Todra Gorges and the Dades, and spend the night in a desert camp.

Tour Itinerary: A day-by-day plan to guide your journey.

Day 1: Marrakech - High Atlas Mountains - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate

After meeting you at your accommodation, we will pick you up and drive across the Tizi N'Tichka Pass towards Ouarzazate (2260 meters in altitude). We stopover to take some memorable pictures and enjoy the panoramic views of the mountains of the High Atlas along with the Berber villages next to the road. You'll have a lunch break on the way, too. We will then continue our tour to visit the village of Ait Benhaddou, where you will see the exotic Kasbah named after it. This Kasbah is situated on a hill over the fertile Ounila River; due to its position in hosting many films, it becomes a known village such as "The Man Who Would Be King", "Jewel of the Nile", "Jesus of Nazareth", "The Mummy", "Gladiator", "Lawrence of Arabia", and "The Message". Then we head towards the city of Ouarzazate, where you can visit the Atlas movie studios and stop to see Taourirt's Kasbah. Overnight in Ouarzazate and dinner.

Driving distance Approximately 193 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 3 hr 46 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Boumalne Dades.
Meals Dinner
Day 2: Ouarzazate - Skoura - Kalaat M'Gouna - Dades Gorges - Todra Gorge

You leave Ouarzazate in the direction of Todra Gorges after your breakfast at the hotel. In the Oasis of Skoura, you will visit the beautiful Kasbah of Amerhidil, where you will be impressed by the immense Palm Groves and the spectacular scenery of the Atlas Mountains. We will proceed to Kalaat M'Gouna, the Roses Valley, and then stop for a lunch break. Later on, we leave to go Todra gorges crossing through the Valley of Dades (a valley of one thousand Kasbahs), Boumalne, and Tinghir. You will have the chance to rest and see the river's panoramic scenery. Continue along the river to the gorges, where you will spend your night, dinner, and overnight along the Todra River.

Driving distance Approximately 173 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 2 hr 25 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Tinghir.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 3: Todra Gorge - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga

On the third day, you will walk on foot after breakfast to explore the surrounding area of stunning gorges and admire the views of high rock walls (up to 300 meters). We leave for Tinjdad, where you will have lunch, then travel towards Merzouga Crossing via Erfoud City. You can see Khatarat on our path (Canal irrigation system). Before we stay at your hotel at the foot of the orange dunes of Erg Chebbi, you can stop at Erfoud to visit one of the marble fossil carriers. You'll ride your camel near your hotel to the Oasis desert camp within the dunes, where you'll spend the night, enjoy the view of the sunset, have dinner under the stars, and sleep under the Nomad Berber tent.

Driving distance Approximately 195 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 3 hr 1 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga (Nomad Berber tent).
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 4: Merzouga - Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes (Gnawa Music, Black Desert, Nomad People)

After visiting the village and oasis of Merzouga, you will meet the Gnawa people, slaves originally brought from Sudan, listen to their music and see their way of life, then we will continue to enjoy the panoramic scenery behind the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi to take several pictures and watch the color of the dunes move through the sunlight, We stop at M'Fis after heading to the village of Mirdani, which is an ancient village in ruins, where coal was extracted and the majority of the people of Merzouga worked to earn a living. Today is a really interesting day because you are going to spend it near the dunes, which are Morocco's highest dunes. After visiting the village of Mirdani, we continue to visit the Bedouin families in their tents at Kem Kem, where you can have a cup of tea then continue to finish the tour by visiting a place where you can see the fossils and the Tissardmine oasis, we will return in the afternoon to the hotel or riad in Merzouga.

Driving distance Approximately 86 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 1 hr 9 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 5: Merzouga - Rissani - Erfoud - Aoufous Oasis - Errachidia - Midelt

You will have free time to rest this morning; you can relax or go and discover what the hotel is surrounded by. After lunch, we will travel through Rissani, Erfoud, Errachidia, Rich, and the Tizi N'Talghom Pass (1907 meters in altitude) to Midelt city. You're going to have a short visit to Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif; you may as well wander through the Rissani Souk. We continue on our way to Errachidia, and our next stop is the panoramic view of Aoufous Oasis. Later on, because of its numerous protectors, you can cross via Errachidia, known as the military town. Maybe we'll stop at Barrage Hassan Adakhil and take some photos. We continue our journey along the Ziz River, you will enjoy the magnificent views of the Ksours and Ziz gorges, you will pass through the Tunnel Du Legionnaire constructed in France (Zaabal). The tour continues through the Middle Atlas, passing the Pass of Tizi N'Talghom. Overnight in Midelt.

Driving distance Approximately 267 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 4 hr 00 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Midelt.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 6: Midelt - Cedar Forest - Azrou - Ifran - Fes

You will enjoy the stunning views of Jebel Aachi Mountain with its snow-covered peaks after your breakfast. We will leave the town of Midelt and head towards Azrou, where you will have lunch and explore this Berber town. Later on, you will have the chance to see the old tree and meet the apes in the Cedar Forest. We're going to Ifran, "The Moroccan Switzerland" where you'll see and take pictures of a stone lion. You can visit Al Akhawayn University for a visit (Two Brothers). Continue on our drive towards Fes crossing via Imouzzer Kander. Then you arrive at Fes and move to the accommodation of your choice. End of our services: 6 days Morocco tour from Marrakech to Fes.

Driving distance Approximately 212 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 3 hr 26 min (without stops)
Meals Breakfast


Journey times and distances are estimates and are based on the direct route between the start location and end location for each day of the itinerary, where applicable. They do not include detours or stops for sightseeing.

Tour Map: Here's a map of your travel route.

What's Included: Don't worry, we've got this covered.

Prices Included

  • Pick you up from airport to your accommodation;
  • Pick you up from your accommodation;
  • Drop you off at your accommodation;
  • Tour Commentary;
  • Transport by private vehicle with A/C;
  • English speaking driver/guide;
  • Car Fuel;
  • Camel trek (Camel per person);
  • 1 night stay at luxurious or standard desert camp (as your choice);
  • 4 night stay at Hotel or Riad;
  • All dinners;
  • Daily breakfast;
  • Confirmation at time of booking;
  • Plus many surprises stops on the way.

Prices Not Included

  • Flights to/from Morocco;
  • Meals, drinks & entrance fees;
  • Personal travel insurance;
  • Tips & Personal expenses.

Optional Extras

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase);
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required;
  • Children's must be accompanied by an adult.

Free cancellation

FREE! If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of most activities, you will receive a complete refund if you paid all the price.

Tourism Transport in Morocco - Our Cars

It's our goal to make memories that last a lifetime when you visit Morocco. That is we only offer the best at our disposal.

Our vehicles are fully-equipped for your comfort and adventure. Air conditioned and comfortable, these rugged vehicles are built for the road. Our cars have 6 seats. They're clean. The fleet includes the Toyota Prado TX, Toyota Prado VX, and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.

Our drivers are connoisseurs of their regions. No one knows Morocco better than them. When they bring you on your journey, it will feel like travelling with a trusted friend.

For groups ranging from 7 to 17 in size, we offer minibusses and minivans such as the Hyundai H-1 Minivan, Mercedes Minibus's, and the Mercedes Vito.

Feel free to travel with our guide by your own vehicle, if you have one. Or use our 4-wheeled-drive. The choice is always yours.

Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Toyota Prado TX (4x4)

  • Capacity: 6 Seater;
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual / Automatic.
Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Toyota Prado VX (4x4)

  • Capacity: 6 Seater
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual.
Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Mercedes-Benz Vito

  • Capacity: 7/8 Seater;
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual / Automatic.

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