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$230.42 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Erg Chebbi Desert Camp Overnight from Fez with Camel Ride

Day 1: Fez - Ifran - Medilt - Merzouga Departing from Fez you will begin your ascent into the Atlas mountains where you will pass through Ifrane, a winter ski resort in a totally un-Moroccan style built by the French in the 1930's to resemble a Swiss village. Visit the cedar forest in Azrou and see the monkeys in the trees. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, springs, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert. Half way, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks, then you will continue towards Merzouga. On the road you will stop at a place with a panoramic view of a huge oasis of palm trees. you will reach to Merzouga in the afternoon around 5pm, where your guide and camels will be waiting for you. After a short break you will start a camel trek across the sandy dunes of the Erg Chebbi. See the desert landscape and sunset from the camel back, and after two hours you will reach to the desert camp to spend night in a Berber tent. At your desert shelter, your camels are hobbled and mint tea is served. After a dinner, watch the starts. Overnight in the tent . Accommodation : Standard Desert Tent  ( It's possible if you want to upgrade to luxury tent with extra Cost  ) Day 2: Merzouga - Tafilalte - Ziz Oasis - Fez In the morning you can get up early, take a walk over the sand dunes and watch the sunrise from just behind the Algerian border, which is about 31 miles (50 km) from Merzouga. You will take camel back to the hotel in Merzoua, where you will take shower and have breakfast. Then take the 4x4 back to Rissani where you will change into your minivan. From there you will take the road to Fez. En-route you will have stops for rest and lunch. You will reach Fez in the late afternoon or evening.

$1919.40 Multi-day & Extended Tours

9-Night Morocco Discovery Private Tour from Marrakech

Day 1: Marrakech or  Casablanca - RabatUpon arrival in Marrakech or casablanca , a guide will greet you and join you for the trip to Casablanca, where you'll explore the city's sights. Continue  to Rabat for lunch, then check into a five-star hotel or riad.   Day 2: Rabat - Meknes - Volubilis - FezDepart to Fez after breakfast, with stops along the way at Meknes and Volubilis, stepping out for guided tours at each destination. From here it’s a short drive to Fez, where you'll check in to a cosy riad.  Day 3: FezAfter breakfast, start the day with a guided tour of the Fez medina, one of the world’s largest walled cities. Lunch is in a traditional restaurant in the heart of the old city, and you'll wrap up the day of exploring with dinner at your riad.  Day 4: Fez - Ifrane - Azrou - Midelt - ErfoudLeave Fez for southern Morocco, driving into the Sahara Desert with a brief stop at Ifrane and at Azrou's cedar forest, as well as a lunch break in Midelt.  Overnight in an Erfoud luxury hotel. Day 5: Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi dunesAfter breakfast, hop a your  vehicle to the largest dunes of Morocco, visit Erfoud, and have lunch in a desert oasis. Afterwards, ride a camel to a desert camp in time for sunset, a traditional dinner, and a campfire. Day 6: Erg Chebbi dunes - Merzouga - Rissani - Todra/Dades Gorges Enjoy the sunrise over the dunes before departing to Rissani. Continue to Dades  for lunch, then drive to the Dades valley . You will stop to visit Todra gorges and Dades gorges. Day 7: Dades- Skoura- Ouarzazate                                                                                                                                                                 After breakfast  , departure  to Ouarzazate through the palm grove of Skouka.You will arrive in Ouarzazate for the lunch .Then,  you will visit one of the famous cinema studios and Kasbah taourirt .  Day 8:  Ouarzazate - Marrakech                                                                                                                                                                     After breakfast  , departure  to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah a fortified adobe village protected by UNESCO. Continue your drive across the High Atlas on the breathtaking road of the Tizi-N-Tichka Pass. You will arrive to Marrakech in the afternoon.    Day 9: MarrakechSpend the whole day exploring Marrakech's main sites with a local guide, then make an evening trip to Jemaa el Fna.  Day 10: Marrakech or Csablanca departure After a free morning you'll be transferred to the airport. The guide can assist with registration and departure.

$691.26 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Private 4-Day Tour and Camel Ride

Day 1 - Marrakech - Ouarzazate - Todra Gorges Early departure from Marrakech in a private tour, we cross the High Atlas Mountains, and reach the Tizi N'Tichka’s pass. Continue on to Ouarzazate city, and visit the Kasbah Taourirt and film studios. Then pass to Todra Gorges. Have dinner here and stay overnight. Day 2 - Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga Dunes Morning departure to Merzouga dunes. Visit the Palmeraie area which has thousands of palm trees. Afterwards, travel to Todra Gorges where you can spend some time walking around it. Continue through Tinejdad and Erfoud, and then have lunch at Rissani. See the Moulay Ali Cherif Mausoleum, and then make your way to Merzouga where you will enjoy a camel ride through the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, observing the sunset over behind dunes. Spend the night under nomadic tents or Marabou between sands. Day 3 - Merzouga Dunes - Rissani - Alnif - Nqob - Tazarine - Agdez - Ouarzazate - Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah After breakfast, depart towards the Draa Valley through Alnif, Nqob, and Tazarine. Cross some of Morocco's most mesmerizing desert landscapes. Continue to Agdez along the Draa Valley, and enjoy lunch at Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah.  Day 4 - Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - Tizi N’Tichka Pass - Marrakech After breakfast, we visit the ancient Ait-Ben-Haddou Kasbah, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hundreds of movies were filmed here. After visiting the kasbah, continue back to the pass of Tizi N'Tichka. Have lunch when you arrive in Marrakech.

$260.30 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Small Group Marrakech to Fez Desert Tour 3 days

Marrakech and Fes are the major cities everyone visiting Morocco can’t miss. Combining the Sahara desert with Fes and Marrakech  DAY 1: MARRAKECH – DADES ( 7 HOURS DRIVE ) Your Marrakech to Fes Morocco Desert Trip will depart from your hotel or riad at 07h30 AM to Kasbah AiT Ben Hadou through Tizi Ntichka pass and the high Atlas Mountains. Numerous stops will be made along the way. Visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, which was also served as a set for various Hollywood blockbusters. We continue to Ouarzazate and visit Kasbah Taourirte before lunch ( At leisure ). In the afternoon, we drive to Boumalne Dades via the Valley of the Roses before we reach our boutique guest house located in Dades Valley.Dinner and overnight DAY 2: DADES – MERZOUGA ( 4 HOURS DRIVE ) After breakfast, today’s journey will start by driving along the road of 1001 Kasbahs to Tinghir oasis. You will be enjoying the amazing scenery along the way of the remaining of fortified villages that were hosting the caravan roads until early 2Oth century. Upon arrival at Tinghir, which was a military post during the French occupation, we will deviate into a secondary road to the oasis. Feel free to walk next to the stream and watch the locals farming and herding their cattle. You walk will end at one of the magnificent scenes of your tour: Todgha Gorges. After lunch at one of the local cafés, we continue to Rissani, which is one of the holiest towns in Morocco as the actual dynasty ruling Morocco ‘’ The Alaouites ‘’ is originated here, and its founder is buried locally. Rissani is also famous as a starting point of the ancient caravan roads crossing the Sahara desert all the way to Tomboctou.From here, we will cross some rocky terrain all the way to Merzouga, where our camel caravan will be waiting for us. Enjoy a camel ride over Erg Chebbi dunes to watch an amazing sunset, before we return to our Sahara desert camp, nestled in the middle of nowhere.Enjoy dinner under the stars while entertained by our local nomads hosts playing their drums all night. DAY 3: MERZOUGA – FES ( 8 HOURS DRIVE ) After breakfast at your camp, we depart on a long drive to Fes crossing the Ziz Vlley through Errachidia which is the capital of Tafilalt region, and we continue to Midelt where we will have lunch at leisure before we keep driving across the Middle Atlas Mountians with its Cedar Forests and Berber towns of Imouzzar and Ifran. We arrive at Fes late in the afternoon.Your Marrakech to Fes desert tour will end with a drop off at your Fes riad or hotel of your choice.

$1578.38 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Night Imperial Cities Morocco Private Tour from Marrakech

Day 1: Marrakech or Casablanca (D)Meet a driver upon arrival in Marrakech or casablanca for transfer to your riad, then spend the whole day discovering the city, including time to browse souks full of artisanal textiles and crafts. In the evening, enjoy an included dinner with live music and a "Fantasia" show. Overnight stay in Riad (Marrakech or Casablanca ). Day 2: Marrakech or casablanca Casablanca - Rabat (B) After breakfast, depart to Casablanca for a city tour, visiting the magnificent Hassan II Mosque whose minaret dominates the Casablanca skyline. Continue to Rabat for lunch and check in to a 4-star hotel. In the afternoon, explore the city's top sites, including the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the Kasbah des Oudaias. Dinner and overnight stay in Rabat. Day 3: Rabat - Meknes - Volubilis - Fez After breakfast, depart to Fez through the Middle Atlas mountains, with stops in Meknes and Volubilis: in Meknes, you'll see the stables of Moulay Ismail on a city tour, then take a guided trip through the ancient ruins of Volubilis. Continue to Fez for dinner and an overnight stay. Day 4: Fez After breakfast, take a guided tour of Fez with an included lunch in a traditional restaurant in the medina. Dinner and overnight in Riad in Fes. Day 5: Fez - Ifrane - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga After breakfast, leave for southern Morocco, winding through the Middle Atlas mountains. Pause at Ifrane, then continue to Azrou see the distinctive cedar forests and monkeys. Eat lunch in Midelt before continuing to Merzouga, where you'll have time for a sunset camel ride on your way to a desert camp that's equipped with toilets and showers. Overnight in a beautiful desert camp. Day 6: Erg Chebbi dunes - Merzouga - Rissani - Todra/Dades Gorges  Enjoy the sunrise over the dunes before departing to Rissani. Continue to Dades  for lunch, then drive to the Dades valley . You will stop to visit Todra gorges and Dades gorges.  Day 7: Dades- Skoura- Ouarzazate                                                                                                                                                                After breakfast  , departure  to Ouarzazate through the palm grove of Skouka.You will arrive in Ouarzazate for the lunch .Then,  you will visit one of the famous cinema studios and Kasbah taourirt .   Day 8:  Ouarzazate - Marrakech                                                                                                                                                                     After breakfast  , departure  to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah a fortified adobe village protected by UNESCO. Continue your drive across the High Atlas on the breathtaking road of the Tizi-N-Tichka Pass. You will arrive to Marrakech in the afternoon. 

$648.63 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Marrakech to Fez through Merzouga Desert 4-Day Private Tour

Day 1 - Marrakech - Aït Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Todra Gorges Depart from Marrakech on a private tour, cross the High Atlas Mountains and reach the Tizi N'Tichka’s pass. Continue on to Ouarzazate city, and visit the Taourirt Kasbah and Atlas Film Studios. Arrive at Todra Gorges. Have dinner, and stay overnight. Day 2: Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga Desert Morning departure to Merzouga Desert. Visit the Palmeraie area, which has thousands of palm trees. Then, get to Todra Gorges by walking. Keep trekking through Tinejdad and Erfoud, and then have lunch at Rissani. Visit Alaouit's first King Tomb (Current Moroccan Royal Family). Afterward, arrive at Merzouga Desert where you will enjoy a camel ride through the dunes of Erg Chebbi, and see the sunset over the dunes. Spend the night at a nomadic private tent at a Berber campsite.  Day 3: Merzouga Desert - Nomads Families - Khamlia Village - Erg Chebbi This is a complete desert day. If you are in the middle of the desert, it’s absolutely worth getting up early to see the sunrise at the top of a dune close to the camp. After watching the sunrise, return to Merzouga where a hearty breakfast is waiting for you. Then you will skirt the Erg Chebbi, great extension of sandy desert where we can find the big dune of Morocco. Along the way, catch sight of a nomad settlement, and learn their secrets and manners. Once you reach Khamlia Village, sip on a relaxing cup of tea, and listen to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa. Transfer to your luxury accommodation and get the afternoon free to explore the town or the dunes next to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel or at the nomadic private tent again.  Day 4: Merzouga Desert - Ziz Valley - Cedar Forests & Monkey Troupes - Fez City After breakfast, start your last day to the north through Tafilalet palm grove. Here you will see thousands of palm trees. This way leads us to Ziz valley. Stop at Midelt, just in the heart of the middle Atlas where you will have free time for lunch and rest for a while. In the afternoon, continue your way through the cedar forests, where, if you are lucky, you will see some Barbary apes. Next, visit Ifran city, situated in the northwestern slope of the middle Atlas mountains. Its broad avenues, urban development with perfect cleanness, the green areas, and its architecture make this city looks like a Swiss town. That is why it is nicknamed the Moroccan Switzerland. At about 6 p.m., arrive at Fez city, and transfer to your riad or hotel.