OVERVIEW: 5 days trip from Marrakech to Chefchaouen
The 5 days Marrakech to Chefchaouen tour is worth to experience, especially for travelers who’re looking To visit the north of Morocco and Merzouga desert. Discover The Merzouga Erg chebbi’s golden dunes, on your road trip. Enjoy a gorgeous sunset and sunrise into the the dunes including a fantastic camel trekking. Visit the ancient city of Fes and Chefchaouen, ( the most beautifull city in Morocco).
- Cross the majestic atlas mountains
- Discover aitbenhaddou kasbah
- Spend the first nigh in Dades
- Walking Todra gorge
- Visit the fossils in Erfoud town
- Ride the camel in the desert
- Admire the starry sahara sky
- Explore the ancient city of Fes
- Take amazing photos in Chefchaouen
ITINERARY: 5 days Marrakech Chefchaouen
DAY 1 : Marrakech – Kasbah Aitbenhaddou -Ouarzazate– Dades valley:
Your driver from Gorgeous Moroccco tours company will pick you up at 8:30am at Marrakech Then drive towards Ouarzazate. Through the Tizi ‘n’ Tichka pass at 2260 m over the High Atlas Mountains. You will enjoy the landscapes and the fantastic of Berber villages.
Later on we’ll visit Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou ,which is the largest Kasbah in Morocco , and it is a UNESCO historical site(this famous kasbah was used as a backdrop for more than 20 film). We will have lunch at the Kasbah before we continue to Dades valley via Ouarzazate,called as the Hollywood of Africa.
We will pass along the Road of the thousand Kasbahs, before stopping at Kalaat Mgouna. It is well-known for roses and its annual festival during May. We spend this night in the heart of the Dades Gorge in local riad/guest house with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 2 : Dades valley – Todra gorge – Merzouga
After breakfast in the riad, we’ll drive through the valley to see rock formation “the monkey toes”. Leaving the Dades valley towards Tinghir and the Todra valley we’ll enjoy panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Arriving at the Gorge you’ll walk under the 300 m high red cliff, where many Rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport.
Continuing on to Erfoud and Rissani where we’ll have lunch and afterwards, we’ll leave for the village of Merzouga, where your camel will be waiting you. You’ll notice a desert scarf before your camel-ride starts heading into the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi, guided by an experienced camel guide of course.
After one hour and half you will get to the highest sand dunes in morocco to see one of the best sunsets in your life after that you well get to our nomadic berber tents where you will have dinner, camp fire, drum party and over night stay in the desert.
DAY 3 :Merzouga Desert – Zis valley – Cedar Forest – Fes :
Your camel guide will wake you up in order to enjoy the sunrise, then you’ll peacefully camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga appreciating the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes changing with the light as the day progresses.
Arriving back in Merzouga and after breakfast and hot shower in the guesthouse, we’ll leave to Fes via Errachidia along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, and through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt, stopping in Zaida to enjoy a barbecue and refresh with a glass of mint tea before continuing to Azrou, a Berber village in the Middle Atlas Mountains, where we’ll stop to see the Barbarian Monkeys in the cedar forest. Then we continue to Ifrane, which called the ‘Switzerland of Morocco’, stopping to take a memorable pictures before arriving at your accommodation in Fes where you will have dinner and breakfast.
DAY 4 : Fes sightseeing:
After breakfast in your riad, you will start exploring Fes the “the Sprititual City of Morocco”. You will spend the whole morning exploring the Medina and its alleys; visiting most of the sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Karaouine Mosque and University (the oldest in the world). The Medrasa Bouanania, the Tanneries and the Najjarine fountain.
After lunch, we will drive you outside the Medina to see the Royal Palace gate. Walk through the Jewish quarter “the Mellah”, and then visit the pottery cooperative. In the afternoon, we will drive you to one of the fortresses to experience an amazing panoramic views of the whole Medina of Fes. Overnight at the same riad.
DAY 5 : Fes – Meknes – Ouezzan – Chefchaouen
After breakfast in your accommodation we will drive to Chefchaouen passing by Meknes and Volubilis . In Meknes, another significant imperial city in Morocco. Moreover, it is known as the Ismaili capital of Morocco, you will see the famous gate Bab Mansour. The Sahrij Souani Bassin, and the Mulay Ismail Mausoleum.
After lunch, your journey continues to the Roman city of Volubilis. There you will get a chance to see the wonderfully preserved original mosaics, Roman road, and city layout. Afterwards, as you travel through the Moroccan countryside. We will pass by the Holy City of Moulay Idriss for a photo opportunity. Then lunch in the way and get to the blue city where the tours from marrakech to chefchaouen Tours end. Of the 5 day tour from Marrakech to Chefchaouen.
BOOKING INFOS: 5 day Journey from Marrakech to Chefchaouen:
- Starting location: Marrakech
- Ending location: Chefchaouen
- Deparature: 8:30am
- Confirmation: At booking time
INCLUDED : 5 day Journey from Marrakech to Chefchaouen
- Private Comfortable A/C Vehicle
- Expert driver English speaking
- Hotel in Dades valley
- Desert camp in desert
- Private equipped tent
- Riad in Fes
- Local guide in Fes
- Camel ride 1/Each
- Visit all Sights within trip
- Dinner / Breakfast
- Sandboarding (optional)
- Pick up and Drop off (everyday)
EXCLUDED: 5 days Marrakech Chefchaouen
- Midday meals
- Dinner in Fes
- Entance fee to Monuments
( Note!): If our 5 day Journey tour from Marrakech to Chefchaouen doesn’t match your travel needs. We can design a suitable one to your according to your interests.