10 Days Tour from Fes. This a long package for you and your family to get closer and in touch with the Moroccan culture, which starts from the oldest imperial city of Morocco and is certainly the most impressive. passing through the middle Atlas mountains via Ifrane Moroccan Switzerland, then get to Merzouga desert Sahara and a new whole experience on the sandy dunes of Erg-Chebbi. you also get to explore Dades Gorges, Dades Valley, Ouarzazat, and the Ait Ben Haddou, not to mention the red City; Marrakech,
10 Days Tour from Fes to Fes
Day 1 : Arrival to Fes - Trabsfert to the Hotel :
Upon your arrival to Fes, your guide will provide you with a brief review about the tour, then take you for a dinner at your Riad, at the heart of the old Medina.
Day 2 : Full Day To Explore Fes :
Enjoy a guided city tour to Explore dramatically the first imperial city of Morocco, Fes: this UNESCO World Heritage Site was founded in the 9th century, and is home to the world’s oldest university. The first stop on the morning will be a visit to the entrance of the largest royal palace in Morocco We will also visit the medieval Medina with its Medersas (religious Islamic universities), Attarine and Bou Ananía, the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum, and the Karaouine Mosque University.
Enjoy a Moroccan lunch at a traditional restaurant in the Medina. Afterwards continue to explore the medina and Its narrow alleys, house of hundreds merchants and craftsmen selling a range of products such as dates, fish spices, copper urns and musical instruments. Night and breakfast at the Riad.
Day 3 : Fes – Volubilis – Moulay Idriss – Meknes – Rabat :
After breakfast we travel to Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to housing the largest and best preserved Roman ruins in North Africa. Despite the damage caused by the 1755 earthquake, this important Roman town managed to retain some detailed and very beautiful mosaics.
Our next destination is another city that was part of the Roman Empire – the Imperial city of Meknes, originally known as Miknasa after the Berber tribe who settled here in the 10th century. We delve further into this country’s amazing history as we journey from the old capital, Meknes, to the current capital of Morocco, Rabat. We visit the famous Mohammed V Mausoleum, Hassan Tower and enjoy a short break at the pretty walled Kasbah of Oudaias.
Day 4 : Rabat – Casablanca – Marrakech :
This morning we visit the exteriors of the impressive Hassan II Mosque, which displays the finest work Islamic craftsmen can produce, and we learn how historically important Casablanca was for Morocco. We then board our train in the early afternoon for our four-hour journey to Marrakech. This wonderful experience gives us time to reflect on the historically rich North and prepares us for a completely different aspect of Morocco. There is time in the evening to stretch our legs and visit the famous Djemaa el Fna Square, around which Marrakech revolves. The name literally means “place of death”, as it was where Sultans used to display the heads of their enemies. Now, with the food stalls, snake charmers, water-sellers, travelling musicians and acrobats, it is a place of entertainment for both Moroccan and overseas visitors.
Day 5 : Marrakech Sightseeing Tour :
After breakfast you will Enjoy the guided city tour of Marrakech with a knowledgeable tour guide. The morning begins with a visit to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque as the landmark of Marrakech which has inspired other buildings such as the Giralda of Seville and the Hassan Tower of Rabat.
Your next stop is the Bahia Palace, and the Saadian Tombs. The Saadian tombs in Marrakech date back from the time of the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur. The tombs were discovered in 1917 and were restored by the Beaux-arts service the mausoleum comprises the interments of about sixty members of the Saadian Dynasty that originated from the valley of the Draa River.
After lunch break, You Continue to the world-famous Jemaa el Fna Square. which houses an array of food, snake charmers, local musicians, and fortune-tellers. There’s nowhere on Earth like the Jemaa el Fna, the square at the heart of old Marrakesh. You will also walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. Night and breakfast at the Riad / Hotel.
Day 6 : Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley :
Pick up from your accommodation in Marrakech at 8 o’clock in the morning. On our way south to the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, Pass through Tizi N’Tichka port , we will pass by some panoramic views and small Berber villages that camouflage in the landscape. Ait Ben Haddou is declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. Famous films have been shot in this spectacular stage, including Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy… etc
After lunch in town. We continue to Ouarzazate also known as “The gate of the desert” . Here we’ll see the Taourirt kasbah, one of the most spectacular ksars in Morocco. The next site to visit is the Rose Valley going, through the big Skoura palm grove; a beautiful place that contains more than 700.000 palms and numerous kasbahs that are built in the surrounding area. In this Valley the damascenes roses are raised for cosmetic use such as the valued rosewater. The Rose Festival is held here annually in May, it is an important moussem for Moroccan culture. Finally we reach Dades valley where we’ll spend the night.
Day 7 : Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga – Camel Trek and Overnight in the Berber Tent :
After breakfast we’ll enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the Dades Valley from one strategic lookout in the mountains, from there we can appreciate the great number of kasbahs and the scenic characteristics of each one. A very good asphalt road leads up the valley from the city of Tinerhir to the gorge and then to the desert. After some stops on the way we’ll reach the Todra Gorges. The scenery is spectacular. Thanks to its rock sides with many uneven surfaces, these gorges are popular among rock climbers.
After a short walk in the Todra gorges you’l have free time for lunch in Tinejdad or Touroug and then we continue our way to the desert to reach the spectacular dunes of Merzouga. We’ll take there a camel ride for one hour to our nomad camp located in the middle of the mighty sea of dunes (Erg Chebbi). Before we head to the camp to have dinner, we will first go enjoy one of the most gorgeous views; a sunset at the top on one of the big dunes of sand.
Day 8 : Merzouga Desert – Nomads Families – Khamlia Village – Erg Chebbi :
This is a complete Desert day. “Date with the sunrise” If you are In the middle of the desert, it’s absolutely worth getting up early to contemplate the most spectacular sunrise you’ve ever seen at the top of a dune close to the camp and enjoy this landscape that is a gift of nature. After sunrise we return to Merzouga on the camels where a warm delicious breakfast is waiting for us. Then we’ll skirt the Erg Chebbi, great extension of sandy desert where we can find the Big Dune of Morocco, which has more than 250mts high.
We continue then by the road that was formerly used for the “Paris – Dakar” and ends in the mountains that limit with Algeria. Stop at Tissardmin oasis where we can find fossil quarries still present in the area, we continue then by a road where we can see nomad settlements and learn their secrets and manners. The next stop will be at a viewpoint to contemplate the hole Erg Chebbi. We’ll reach then Kamilia Village, where we’ll take a relaxing cup of tea meanwhile we listen to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa.
After dropping you off at your accommodation, you will have a free afternoon to enjoy the town or the dunes next to the hotel to see the sunset. Dinner and night in the hotel.
Day 9 : Merzouga Desert – Ziz Valley – Cedar Forests and monkey troupes of Azrou – Fes :
After breakfast we start our last day on the Southeast of Morocco heading to North, through the biggest palm grove of Tafilalet. You’ll see thousands of palm trees along the 20km of road.
We will make a stop in Midelt, just in the heart of the Atlas where you’ll have free time for lunch and rest for a while. In the afternoon we continue our way through the Cedar Woods.
The next place we’ll visit is the city of Ifrane, the misplaced city in Morocco, situated in the northwestern slope of the Middle Atlas at 1630 meters above the water level. Its broad avenues and urban development with perfect cleanness, the gardens, the green areas and its architecture make this city look like a Swiss town.. Thats why it’s named the moroccan Switzerland.
Along the way we will stop for a picture or a drink before arriving Fes, where our journey ends.
Day 10 : Fes - Airport :
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Meals: Breakfast
10 Days Grand Private Tour from Fes Information :
- Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
- Departure time: 7/8 am
- Starting point: Your hotel or raid/ Airport Ending point: Your hotel or raid / Airport
- Fes – Transfer to the Hotel
- Explore Fes
- Fes – Volubilis – Moulay Idriss – Meknes – Rabat
- Rabat – Casablanca – Marrakech
- Marrakech Sightseeing Tour
- High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley
- Dades Valley – Todra Gorges –
- Merzouga – Camel Trek and Overnight in the Berber Tent
- Merzouga Desert – Nomads Families – Khamlia Village – Erg Chebbi
- Merzouga Desert – Ziz Valley – Cedar Forests and monkey troupes of Azrou – Fes
- Fes – Airport
What’s Included in 10 Days Grand Private Tour from Fes :
Private tour in 4×4 vehicle with A/C.
Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included).
Camel Trekking & Night in Desert (breakfast & dinner included).
Camel Per person.
Turban each for the Camel trip in the Desert.
Hotel pickup and drop-off where you want.
What’s not included in 10 Days Grand Private Tour from Fes :