5 Days from Fes to Desert and Marrakech

Day 1: Fez – Midelt

Breakfast and departure to the Middle Atlas mountains, crossing the great cedar forests inhabited by pastoralist communities. From here, we leave the bustle of big cities and we go inside and we find a friendly and peaceful people dedicated to agriculture and grazing. Dinner and overnight. Hotel ***.

DAY 2: Midelt – Merzouga

Down south, past the mountains of the High Atlas, arrive to Errachidia, where the first big palm of the trip. These oases of greenery create a microclimate ideal for growing all kinds of fruit trees, vegetables, etc.. Continuing route leads to Erfoud, the economic capital of the region of Tafilalet. In this area, the fossils abound that testify a past covered by the sea. From here the asphalt disappears for a Saharan tracks adobe reach the village of Merzouga. Dinner and overnight. Hostel.

Day 3: Merzouga – Merzouga

Full day to explore the oasis that extend around the Erg Chebbi.
At tardecer, I made an optional excursion camel riding, into the sea of dunes, to witness an unforgettable sunset. New Year’s Eve Dinner and overnight. Hostel.

Day 4: Merzouga – Ouarzazate

Breakfast and departure for the call route of a thousand Kasbahs, arrival at the Todra Gorges with walls of about 300m. Possibly one of the most beautiful places in Morocco. We continue to the Dades gorges in this region creates a micro-climate conducive to vegetation and crops, including extensive palm groves. Arrival in Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight. Hotel ***.

DAY 5: Ouarzazate – Marrakech

After breakfast we go to visit the Kasbah of Taourirt. On the road a few kilometers from Ouarzazate, visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and the setting for many films, as Gladiator, Troy, Laurens Arabia, etc.. After going through the port of blight-Tichka (2260m) Arrival at Marrakech. Known as the red city. Marrakech was originally the meeting point of the great caravan route linking the empires of Black Africa with the Mediterranean Sea. Founded by the Almoravids from desert in the eleventh century, has grown over the course of centuries to end up becoming the capital of south. A unique experience is pacing the Djemaa El Fna, the center of all life and activity of the south: dancers, storytellers, jugglers, merchants, and snake charmers and many curious characters. Dinner and overnight. Hotel ***. End of our services.


  • Pick up at hotel, riad, or airport (both outward and return)
  • Transportation by 4×4 with driver / guide throughout tour
  • One night accommodation in Haima Berber dinner included
  • Fuel, tolls and all costs associated with transport

Not Included:

  • Flights
  • Noon meals
  • Beverages
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and tickets to monuments
  • Anything not described in the previous section