Grand Morocco Tour: 10 Days Desert Itinerary Fes To Marrakech

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Why these ten days tour from Fes to Marrakech?

With this ten days tour from Fes to Marrakech, you are going to spend 10 days in Morocco, this trip gives you the opportunity to explore and discover the best of this beautiful country. The program itinerary starts from Fes and ending in Marrakech via Merzouga and different main attraction places along the itinerary. In the Middle Atlas Mountains, we are going to enjoy the stunning views includes the panoramic view of "ITO", the cedar forest in Azrou the home of Barbary macaque, and the panoramic view of Ziz valley where exist more than 8000 palms. After leaving the noisy places we will enjoy the calm weather and starry sky in the Merzouga Sahara desert where will try the best desert adventure of camel trekking over Erg Chebbi sand dunes and watch the spectacular views of sunset and sunrise. Enjoying a calm night at a desert camp, also dance with rhythms of Berber drums around the campfire. Then going to explore Todra gorges and Dades valley, afterward, pass through the road of the thousand Kasbahs - providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip. The program includes visiting the famous Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). Also, we are going to visit Essaouira for a full day from Marrakech, then a free day to discover the best of Marrakech includes the Menara, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Majorelle Gardens, the Souks, and visit the square of Jamma El-Fna, visitors see attend dancers, storytellers, jugglers, artisans, and snake charmers perform to entertain.

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

Key Features
Tour Name: 10 Days Tour Fes to Marrakech
Tour Type: Private Grand Tour
Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
Departure: Daily
Starting Point: Fes
Ending Point: Marrakech
Tour Highlights
Visiting Places: Fes, Azrou, Ifrane, Midelt, Erfoud, Merzouga & Erg Chebbi, Aoufous, Khamlia, Tinghir, Boumalne Dades, Ouarzazate, Marrakech.
Key attractions: Desert of Merzouga, Cedar Forests, Middle Atlas Mountains, Camel ride in desert & the view of sunset, sunrise, Spend night in a desert Camp, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, Telouet Kasbah, Dades Gorges, Todra Gorges, Historical monuments in Marrakech.
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The ULTIMATE Morocco Itinerary 10 Days Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech | A day-by-day

The ULTIMATE Morocco Itinerary 10 Days Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech | A day-by-day

How you will spend these 10 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 10 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 Grand Morocco Tour 10 days Fes to Marrakech

Morocco is a fantastic country to relax, unwind, and discover a new culture and history. It's one of the rarest countries in the world that offer different vibes, depending on where you are.

If you're planning a trip to Morocco, you're likely a bit overwhelmed with the options. This Morocco itinerary of 10 days tour from Fes to Marrakech gives you the opportunity to spend 10 days in Morocco how you wish. This tour will allow you to relax, and hike in the Atlas Mountains, visit multiple Moroccan cities with completely different vibes and themes, spend two nights in the Sahara desert, visit several UNESCO World heritage sites. In addition to that this tour will give you the chance to visit and discover the great kasbahs, Oasis, the valley of Ziz, visiting the Berber Villages and Nomad families, visit Jamaa El-Fna which is a famous place in Marrakech, and more. The end of the tour will be in Marrakech, and we hope to see you again.

Follow this 10-day Morocco route, to include all the amazing highlights of this wonderful country!


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

Day 1: Arrival at Fes airport - Transfer to your accommodation

On the first day of Fes to Marrakech desert tour 10-day, upon your arrival at Fes, the driver/guide on your trip will wait for you at the airport to pick you up to your accommodation. After that, we'll visit Fes city, and explore the old Medina of Fez, depending on the time of arrival. You'll be served dinner and spend the overnight at a local Riad or hotel.

Driving distance None
Estimated driving duration None
Overnight Overnight stay in Fes.
Meals Fes
Day 2: Fes sightseeing escorted by an official local guide

Today is programmed to visit and explore Fez city. It is the first founded imperial city in Morocco by Idriss I in the 12th-century. It served as Morocco's capital in the era of Almohad's. Fez has very interesting sites and monuments and sites including Al-Qarawiyyin University (the first established university in the world), Bou Inania Madrasa (theological colleges), the Jewish District (Mellah), plazas, neighborhood Andaulisians, and potters, museums, Souks (traditional markets), and Bab Boujloud. Fez is also the artisan capital of Morocco. Your full-day trip of Fes includes a short visit to the famous ceramic factory, and then you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes. Overnight stay in Fes at Hotel or Riad.

Driving distance None
Estimated driving duration None
Overnight Overnight stay in Fes.
Meals Breakfast
Day 3: Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Medalt - Ziz valley - Merzouga

After breakfast at your accommodation in Fes, the journey starts toward Merzouga by leaving Fes. Today the itinerary goes through the beautiful city of Ifrane (Switzerland of Morocco). Then cross the Cedar Forest of Azrou after that. It is the largest wood-land in Morocco. The way to Merzouga desert has to go through the amazing range of Atlas Mountains before we arrive at Errachidia and its Berber villages. From this point, you'll begin to feel the Sahara Desert by seeing the first large palm trees in Ziz valley. Traveling through the oasis of Ziz we'll reach Erfoud. Erfoud is where the fossils are produced. The journey continues until you arrive at the destination. After reaching Merzouga or Hassilabied village, you'll spend overnight at the hotel or riad.

Driving distance Approximately 469 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 7 hr 22 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 4: Merzouga area - Erg Chebbi sightseeing - Camel trek - Desert camp

Today is devoted to exploring the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi and the village surrounded. After breakfast, at your accommodation, the journey starts by visiting the nomads that still live-in Berber tents in the middle of the Sahara desert; see how they are living and drink a cup of tea with them. Afterward, we continue our way to visit old mines that once used to be exploited by the French. Later, we'll visit the small village of Khamilia where Gnaoua people, and you'll enjoy listing to their Gnaoua music, the lunch will be in a restaurant in this small village. After that, back to Merzouga where we'll leave the car, and take the experience of camel trekking over the high sand dunes of the Erg Chebbi desert. You'll see the beautiful view of the sunset on top of a high dune, then we'll back to your desert camp where you are going to spend your night (the desert camp can be luxurious or standard as your choice). After a delicious dinner, time to listen to Berber music played by local nomads under stars, and if you love dancing you can dance on the tones of barbarian music.

Driving distance Approximately 86 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 1 hr 09 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 5: Merzouga Desert - Rissani - Erfoud - Todra Gorge - Dades Gorges

Today, we'll leave Merzouga toward Rissani. It was before a commercial focal where caravans used to come for trading from different places. After that, our day proceeds with visiting Tinghir where the astonishing oases. We resume our journey by heading to Todra gorges where the highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco. Here, you'll enjoy taking a walking alongside the wonderful Todra river. Leaving Todra gorges, we'll head to the town of Boumalne Dades, then continue the way to Dades Gorges, where you'll see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes”. The night will be in Dades gorges at a hotel or Riad.

Driving distance Approximately 264 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 4 hr 07 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Boumalne Dades.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 6: Dades Gorges - Kalaat M'Gouna - Skoura - Kasbah Amridil - Ouarzazate

After breakfast at your accommodation. the journey starts toward Ouarzazate by leaving Dades valley. The road through Dades Valley is the way of the thousand Kasbahs - providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip. The program of today includes visiting Kalaat M'Gouna “The Roses Valley”, you'll have the chance to purchase the products of rose (Soap, Shampoo, Hair serum, cream...etc). The journey continues to visit the Kasbah of Amridil Skoura. Then we go toward Ouarzazate, we'll arrive in the evening, the night will be at a Riad or Hotel.

Driving distance Approximately 133 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 2 hr 8 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Ouarzazate.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 7: Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou Kasbah - Tizi N'Tichka - Marrakech

After breakfast at your accommodation. The journey starts toward Marrakech by leaving Ouarzazate. The program of today includes visiting the famous Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). Famous films have been shot on this spectacular Kasbah, including "Gladiator", "Obelix", "The Mummy", "The Jewel Of The Nile"...etc. The journey continues to visit the Kasbah of Telouet. Then we go toward Marrakech through the highest pass in Morocco, called Tizi N'Tichka (2260 meters in altitude). We'll enjoy beautiful landscapes from the viewpoints on the way and make some stops to take pictures of the Berber villages. We'll arrive in Marrakech in the evening at about 6 PM, the night will be at a Riad or Hotel.

Driving distance Approximately 194 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 3 hr 39 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Marrakech.
Meals Breakfast
Day 8: Day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira and Back

After breakfast in your accommodation, we start traveling to the coastal city of Essaouira from Marrakech. Getting there after 2 hours and a half-hour drive to start exploring the city of Essaouira. Walk through the alleys of the Medina and view hundreds of handicrafts. This “City of the Wind” attracts surfers from all over the world. Essaouira knew many civilizations - including the Portuguese occupation, which affects much of its architecture - however, it remains a small village with much history. Because of its size and its characteristic blue doors and washed walls, it's also regarded as Morocco's “Jewel of the Atlantic”. Also, we'll visit the women's co-operative of Argan oil. Here they extract the oil that is famous for its culinary, cosmetic, and medicinal properties. The lunch will be in the Medina or in the port. In the afternoon we'll travel back to Marrakech. Overnight at riad or hotel.

Driving distance Approximately 369 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 5 hr 25 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Marrakech.
Meals Breakfast
Day 9: Marrakech sightseeing escorted by an official local guide

Today's devoted to visiting Marrakech (called Morocco Red City). The journey begins after having breakfast at your accommodation. It's nicknamed the Red City because of the color of its great walls. The journey of visiting Marrakech includes the Menara, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Majorelle Gardens, and the Souks. In Marrakech, you'll also have the opportunity to visit the square of Jamma El-Fna. In this large square, visitors see attend dancers, storytellers, jugglers, artisans, and snake charmers perform to entertain. The overnight is at the Riad or Hotel in Marrakech.

Driving distance None
Estimated driving duration None
Overnight Overnight stay in Marrakech.
Meals Breakfast
Day 10: Marrakech - Transfer to the airport

You'll enjoy a complete free time before we drive you to the airport depending the flight time. End of our services: Fes to Marrakech desert tour, 10 days in Morocco itinerary.

Driving distance Transfer to the airport
Estimated driving duration None
Meals Breakfast

Note:

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);
  • 8 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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