5 Days from Ouarzazate to Fes

Embark on a 5-day excursion from Ouarzazate to Fes, traversing through the enchanting Merzouga Desert. This journey offers a blend of Morocco’s diverse cultural heritage and stunning desert landscapes. Here’s your guide to an unforgettable experience.

Day 1: Ouarzazate – The Cinema City

Begin your adventure in Ouarzazate, known as the Hollywood of Morocco due to its famous film studios. Visit the Taourirt Kasbah, a historically significant fortress, and the Atlas Film Studios, where many renowned films have been shot. Explore the city’s unique architecture and vibrant markets. Spend your evening in Ouarzazate, enjoying traditional Moroccan cuisine.

Day 2: Ouarzazate to Dades Valley – A Scenic Route

Leave Ouarzazate and head towards the Dades Valley, passing through the Skoura Oasis and the Valley of Roses. The journey to the Dades Valley is known for its scenic beauty, featuring lush valleys and traditional Berber villages. Upon arrival, explore the Dades Gorges with its spectacular rock formations. Overnight in the Dades Valley, a perfect place to enjoy the natural beauty and tranquility of the region.

Day 3: Dades Valley to Merzouga – Entering the Sahara

Travel from the Dades Valley to Merzouga, the gateway to the Erg Chebbi dunes, one of the most stunning parts of the Sahara Desert. The route takes you through the Todra Gorges, a towering canyon popular among climbers and sightseers.

Upon arrival in Merzouga, experience the magic of the Sahara with a camel trek into the dunes. Witness a breathtaking sunset and spend the night in a desert camp, enjoying Berber hospitality, music, and a star-filled sky.

Day 4: Merzouga to Midelt – The Desert to the Mountains

Awake early to catch the sunrise over the Sahara. After breakfast, begin your journey to Midelt. This leg of the trip takes you from the stark beauty of the desert to the lush greenery of the Middle Atlas Mountains. Midelt, located between the Middle and High Atlas ranges, offers a blend of cultures and a chance to experience the mountainous landscape of Morocco. Spend the night in Midelt, enjoying the cooler climate and peaceful environment.

Day 5: Midelt to Fes – The Cultural Heartland

On the final day, travel from Midelt to Fes. The drive offers scenic views of the Atlas Mountains and passes through several traditional Berber villages. Arriving in Fes, delve into the ancient medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the intricate alleyways, visit the famous tanneries, and see landmarks like the Bou Inania Madrasa and the Al-Qarawiyyin University. Fes, known as the cultural and spiritual heart of Morocco, provides a deep sense of the country’s rich history and heritage.

This 5-day trip from Ouarzazate to Fes via Merzouga offers an exploration of Morocco’s varied landscapes and rich cultural tapestry, from the cinematic city of Ouarzazate to the historic streets of Fes, through the majestic Sahara Desert.

Tour Included :

– Tour in 4×4 vehicle/Minibus with A/C
– Driver/guide
– Fuel
– Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
– Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
– Camel Per person
– Turban each for the Camel trip in Desert
– Sandboarding in The Dunes

Not included :

– Flight
– Lunchs
– Drinks

From €1,230 / per person


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We came all the way from mexico, and would love to do it again!!! I cannot thank enough Brahim for everything he did for us! Ali drove us all the way from Marrakech to the desert for two days, making several stops , visiting amazing little towns and beautiful sceneries, like the Dades Gorges, this little town called Ait Benhaddou and more! Ali was very nice to us all the time,

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Our driver, Ali, came to our hotel in Marrakech to pick us up. After that we drove through Atlas to Ait Ben Haddou then Dades gorges. Next day, we visited Toudra gorges and Merzouga, where we enjoyed an marvelous sunshine on the top of a dune and a camel trek.

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