With our tours from Fes, you will enjoy this 5 days tour from fes to marrakech. In the first day, our staff will come at the arrival timing to pick you up and transfering you to your accommodation.
The next day, you will see all the important sightseeing of Fes. For example, the Madrasa Bou Iinania, the Tanneries Chouara, and the blue gate of Bab Boujloud.
On the third day of our trip, we will drive to Ifrane. known as Switzerland city. After that, you will drive all the way to the Sahara desert of Merzouga. Before we arrive, you will enjoy the views of the Ziz valley Atlas mountains and other attractions.
When arriving at Merzouga sahara desert, you will enjoy the experience of camel ride through the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. The camel leader will get you to take the best pictures of the sunset and the sunrise while riding the camels. After a 45min of riding camels, we will arrive at the beautiful camp to spend the night.
On our fourth day of the trip, we will start from the camp to go to Boumalne Dades. A place attracts tourists by its magnificent Gorges, the snake road.
Finally, we will finish the 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech with the drop off at Marrakech the red city.
On the first day of our 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech, the driver will pick you up at the arrival time. Your driver/guide will come to the airport and drive to your local Riad / Hotel in Fes. In your accommodation you will enjoy the fresh mint tea to refresh from the flight and relax.
One full day visit of Fes during the 5 days tour from Fes to Marrakech will start in the early morning around 9:00am from your Riad / Hotel. To start with, your local guide will come to pick you up to visit the Madrasa Bou Iinania.
The old architectural school founded in 1351–56 AD by Abou Iinan Faris. One of the magneficent religious monuments in the city of Fes that only Muslims can enter. It is Also known as Quranic school a place where they teach kids the Quran and related matter of the religion.
Second, we will see the Fes El Bali, that is the old city of Fes. There you can find most of the Riads/hotels. To reach there, you can go to the main gate of “Bab Boujloud”. That place is the home to several famous Souks (markets) and old monuments of Morocco. For instant, Medersa Sehrij, the mosque of Al-Andalus, and other monuments.
Third, you and the guide will go to visit the tanneries of Chouara, famous because it is the largest in the city. Home to many handmade or manual handicrafts leather products. The artisans color the leather using only traditional typical spices and get the holes dry by the end of the day. To get the perfect view, the guide will recommend you to get at the closest rooftops owned by the boutique’s owners.
The next visit is going to be Mellah or the Jewish Quarter. The very famous place located in Fes El Jedid, it shows how is the Jewish community in Fes by the beginning of 20th century’s old houses.
To finish, we will visit the artistry ceramic of the city Fes, a place where you can have a look of Men and Women chip pieces of the mosaic, painted fanciful different designs on plates.
On our third day of5 days tour from fes to marrakech , our driver will pick you up from the hotel/Riad in the morning. A trip to some special destinations in Morocco. For the start, we will cross by the Middle Atlas mountains and enjoy the green agriculture lands until we arrive at Ifrane.
That is called the Switzerland city by the Moroccans. The only reason is that it is the unique city in Morocco and the 8th worldwide and Ifrane is characterized by the red triangle briks on the rooftops.
Not only this but, it is the coldest snowy city during the whole year around in Morocco. During the visit to this city, we will see the famous city’s big park. It has a popular a lion statue to take pictures by tourists.
During the period of the second world war, Ifrane was a the army base for soldiers. In other way to say, the reason behind the lion statue is a german soldier that wanted his freedom from the war.
After our visit in Ifrane, our driver will continue driving to the magnificent large valley called Ziz valley,the valley with a passing river for about 250kms long.
It attracts by its palm trees around thousands of tourists to discover how they run the water for all those palm trees. It is as well a great place for some desert and green lands shots from a panoramic spot. Not to forget, they consider it the biggest dates source in the the whole Morocco.
Finally, we will pass by Erfoud the geological city to reach to Merzouga sahara desert where they will welcome you with a warming mint tea. After relaxing for a moment, we will take you to where you will ride the camels through the heart of the sand dunes.
After 1 hour of riding the camels, we will arrive at the camp where you can try different activities like sand-boarding and Badminton and volleyball…etc.
To conclude this, you will enjoy the fire place and the Berber music under unlimited stars.
Our fourth day From Fes to Marrakech 5 days desert tour via Merzouga sahara desert will start after breakfast at the hotel or the camp. The ride to the lovely Boumalne Dades. Before we reach there, we will visit the souk (market) of Rissani. Known with the festival of donkeys ( to rent/buy/sell ), whenever it is the day of the market.
It is as well where the caravans coming from Southern Mali and Mauritania used to stay and have break. Next, we will drive to visit the irrigation system of Fezna, a land of many wells of water passing toward the agricultural lands.
Our visit to this place will be to have an idea about the underground water’s canals and how they transfer it. Later on, we will visit the Gorges of Toudgha, enjoyed by many climbers to come to try this activity there.
It is a lime stone river canyons about 300m high and characterized by underground water all the year round. In addition to that, the citizens from Tinghir go there for family picnics and celebrations to refresh during summer. After visiting the canyons, we will continue driving to Boumalne Dades to spend the night at the hotel in front of the valley.
Our 5 days tour from fes to marrakech via Merzouga sahara desert’s last day will start after having your breakfast at Boumalne Dades. To start with, we will see the city of Kalaat Megouna, known by the name of the capital of Roses.
Every year, they organize a big festival to celebrate the seasons of roses. More important info, it reached almost 500 000 people in 2015. Even taxis in this city are colored in pink. It is up to you to visit one of the cooperatives where they make and produce products from roses for shopping purposes.
After visiting the rose city, we will finish the trip to a certain place called the Atlas studios of Ouarzazate. Many movies and series were filmed there, such as the Gladiator, Prison Break, Ali Baba and the 40 thieves and Cleopatra.
We will continue driving after that to reach the beautiful Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. It was founded by Ben Haddou in the 18th century. The Glaoui family, especially Thami El Glaoui was the leader of the tribe who made the Kasbah.It is made out of canes and small stones and mud that can afford the cruel weather.
To visit the Kasbah, you need to walk for almost 1hour go and come-back including the stairs where you will see some special painters. Moreover, they use curcuma and green or black tea and then heat it to get a magneficent painting, tourists from all over the world take it as a souvenir.
When talking about Ait Ben Haddou, we should mention the movies that were filmed there. Such as, the series of Lawrence of Arabia ,Game of Thrones …etc
After visiting the Kasbah and have lunch over there, we will cross the High Atlas mountains in an altitude of 2264m at Tizi-N-tichka and visit Argan cooperative.
To conclude, arrive to red City where our 5 days tour from fes to marrakech tour ends.
When you book this 5 days tour from fes to marrakech with our travel agency expect to see the most stunning, historical, and authentic views.
The distance by car is approximately 530 km, and the estimated driving time is about 7-8 hours, depending on the traffic conditions and the route you take.
Here are some suggested routes you can take:
Note that Moroccan roads can be challenging, and it is essential to be cautious while driving. It is also a good idea to plan your journey in advance and make sure you have enough fuel, water, and snacks, especially if you are traveling through remote areas.
The distance from Fes to Marrakech is approximately 530 kilometers (329 miles) by car or about 460 kilometers (286 miles) in a straight line. The actual travel distance may vary depending on the route taken and any detours or stops along the way.
There are several airlines that offer direct flights from Fes to Marrakech, including Royal Air Maroc, Air Arabia Maroc, and Ryanair. The flight time is typically around 1 hour, and the distance between the two cities by air is approximately 400 km (250 miles). It is advisable to book your flight in advance and check with the airline for any specific travel requirements or restrictions, such as COVID-19 testing or vaccination.