Fes, Marrakech, the Oasis and the Desert

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Tour: From Fes to Marrakech through the Atlas, the desert and the oases

1° day: Fes (arrival and visit) – 2° day: Fes, Volubilis, Meknès – 3° day: Fes – Merzouga – 4° day: Merzouga, Boumalne Dades – 5° day: Boumalne Dades, Oasis of Skoura – 6° day Oasis of Skoura – Marrakech – 7° day: Marrakech (visit) – 8° day: Marrakech (departure)

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Fes, Marrakech, the Oasis and the Desert

First day

Fes – Arrival and visit

Visit (half day) with an authorized guide of the largest medina in Morocco. As soon as you have crossed one of the many gates, a journey back in time begins. The labyrinth of alleys is a succession of wonderful canopies, doors and string courses in inlaid cedar wood. Visit the Madrasa (Koranic school), admire the Neijarine fountain and, walking, walk along the El-Qaraouiyyin Mosque (which only Muslims can access). Always immersed in the souks, we continue towards the tanneries and their colors. After taking leave of the guide, time is available to continue visiting the medina. Overnight in riad. *

Fes, Marrakech, the Oasis and the Desert

Second day

Fes – Volubilis – Meknès – Fes (170 Km)

Breakfast and departure. Traveling in the direction of the village of Moulay Driss you arrive at the Roman archaeological site of Volubilis declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Free time to explore the remains of the ancient city and stroll to discover the mosaics that are kept in them. Departure for Meknes. Arrived in the city, accompanied by an authorized guide (half day) visit of the medina: from the imposing Bab Mansour, one of the most beautiful gates in all of Morocco, to the reservoir of the ancient imperial city, water reserve for the gardens of the palace, from the series of arcades of the stables to the large halls of the barns, and then move on to the souks where the shops are still divided according to the different craft activities. Return to Fes where you arrive in the late afternoon. Overnight in riad.

Fes, Marrakech, the Oasis and the Desert

Third day

Fes – Merzouga (470 Km)

Breakfast and departure for Merzouga. Heading towards the Middle Atlas one passes through Ifrane, called the “little Switzerland” for the similarity of the landscapes and the presence of chalets with pointed roofs, and crosses the large cedar forest. Once past Errachidia and Erfoud, descending from the plateau to the valley, you will reach Rissani from where you can reach Merzouga. Here you leave your car and on the back of a dromedary (about an hour and a half of camel trekking), walking through the dunes at sunset, you reach the tented camp. Dinner under the stars and overnight in the tented camp.

Fes, Marrakech, the Oasis and the Desert

Forth day

Merzouga – Boumalne Dades (250km)

Wake up just before dawn to be able to watch the sun rising among the dunes. On the back of a dromedary, we return to Merzouga for a shower and breakfast. We travel to Erfoud to see the mountain of fossils; continue to Tinghir and, crossing the large oasis of Tafilalet, you will reach the Todra Gorges with red and high rocky walls. From here you reach the Dades valley rich in particular rock formations, palm groves and red earth kasbahs. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Fes, Marrakech, the Oasis and the Desert

Fifth day

Boumalne Dades – Oasis Skoura (130km off-road + road)

Breakfast and departure for Skoura. After admiring the spectacular Dades gorges, crossing villages and palm groves you reach the Boutaghrar track which winds through lunar landscapes with different geological formations. Continue along the Rose Valley and the valley of a thousand kasbahs until you reach the oasis of Skoura. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Fes, Marrakech, the Oasis and the Desert

Sixth day

Oasis of Skoura – Marrakech (240km)

Breakfast and departure for Marrakech. After crossing Ouarzazate you reach the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, a magnificent example of fortified architecture, typical of the region. After the visit we continue towards Marrakech. The route is spectacular with wonderful views and a multitude of colors that fill the landscapes. After passing the pass, we descend in altitude entering the Marrakech region. Arrival in the city in the late afternoon. Overnight in riad.

Fes, Marrakech, the Oasis and the Desert

Seventh day

Marrakech (visit)

After breakfast, meeting with the authorized guide to start the visit (half day) of the imperial city known as the “red Marrakech” founded by the Almoravides at the end of the 11th century. Discovering historic buildings, gardens and monuments, walking along streets and alleys and admiring the Koutoubia minaret you arrive at the famous Djemaa el Fna square from where, accompanied by music, dance and performances, you enter the lively and colorful souks. After taking leave of the guide, you can continue to explore the medina. Overnight in riad.


Fes, Marrakech, the Oasis and the Desert

Eighth day

Marrakech (departure)

Breakfast and free time to continue visiting the city, go shopping or relax before going to the appointment with the driver for the transfer to the Rak Menara airport in Marrakech where you must arrive at least two hours before the departure time. of the flight. Arrival at the airport and end of services. *

Fes, Marrakech, the Oasis and the Desert * The first and last day program are subject to variations depending on the flight arrival/departure time.
The amount includes transfers, overnight stays with breakfast in a charming riad/hotel, car, for exclusive use with driver and fuel on tour days, guided tour (half-day) of the Medina of Fes. Meknes and Marrakesh, the camel trekking to go and return from the tented camp in the Erg Chebbi, the overnight stay in the tented camp, the indicated dinners.
The amount does NOT include the return flight, insurance, meals not expressly indicated and any entrance fees to sites and museums.

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