5 Day trip to Morocco from Fes to Merzouga

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    5 Day trip to Morocco

    2 Days tour from Fes to Merzouga

    5 Day trip to Morocco. This amazing 5-day and 4-night desert tour will show you the best part of Morocco, which is the southeast, after exploring the charming city of Fes with an expert native guide from Africa North Journeys Agency we leave for golden dunes of Merzouga. Your 5 Days tour from Fes to Merzouga offers a lifetime opportunity to experience the camel ride in Sahara Desert. As well as staying an overnight at a charming luxury camp in the desert’s heart. During your stay in Merzouga, you will explore the locals’ culture and traditions, the nomads’ lifestyle, the Gnawas, and much more. From the Desert we leave back for Fes where your unforgettable 5 Days Morocco Desert tour comes to an end.

    Why a private 5 Days tour from Fes to Merzouga?

    Choosing a private Morocco tour offers uncounted benefits and wealth. A Moroccan private tour will give you the opportunity to have your own guide, who speaks your language, explain to you more deeply the history of the destination you visited. However, you can ask any question, and he will be glad to answer. Morocco Private Tour offers you the chance to have your own vehicle, which is very comfortable, spacious, and clean. A private tour gives you the flexibility to stop whenever you want, either to use the toilets, take photos, or just take a break.

    Throughout the entire trip, the driver and the car are always at your service. A private Moroccan tour provides more privacy, with the option to choose the accommodation you want according to your preferences and budget. A private tour in Morocco means more attention, more understanding, more flexibility, and more comfort. Whether traveling solo, with family, friends, or a couple, a private tour in Morocco promises an enriching and unforgettable journey, curated to create lasting memories.

    Morocco itinerary: 5 Day Morocco tour

    Day 1:Arrival in Fes - Sightseeing tour with a Local Guide

    Welcome to Morocco! The 5 Day trip to Morocco from Fes starts with a welcoming Airport pickup by one of our excellent tour guides. From the Airport you will be transferred to a lovely traditional Riad for check-in to your room. Once you leave the luggage in your Riad we will meet you with a local tour guide who will show you and explain everything that can be interesting! First, discover the palace’s golden gates, then embark on an overlooking panorama to watch the Old Medina of Fes from the top of the hill.

    Afterwards, we take you to visit the pottery factory. In Fes, its famous handcrafters produce hundreds of different pottery products. Thereafter, dive into the history of Fes by entering the old Medina, where you can explore the following sites: the Quaraouin mosque, Medrasa Bouanania, the Najjarine fountain, and the tanneries. Later, after having lunch in a local restaurant, say goodbye to your local guide, and our driver will meet you to transfer you to your riad.

    Day 2:Fes » Ifrane » Cedar Forest » Ziz Valley » Sahara Desert (Merzouga)

    Pack your luggage and get well-started to hit the road towards Merzouga’s Desert. After having breakfast, we leave Fes. The Way will lead us to the small, cozy city of Ifrane, a town nestled in the Middle Atlas Mountains, a place that has been a location for wild animals, in particular the lion. If you pay attention, you can see a lion statue in the city center, which means what we said above. Thereafter, we continue to the Cedar Forest a natural beauty, ecological importance, and cultural significance. It is also recognized as one of the most renowned forests in Morocco. Here, the famous barbary macaques live; feel free to feed them if you desire. 

    Next, continue to Ziz Valley. Also spelled Ziz Gorge, is a breathtaking natural wonder located in eastern Morocco. Later once you have lunch in a local restaurant, we continue to Merzouga Desert. Upon arrival Arrive at the Auberge and leave your luggage for the car to import to the camp. During your ride, your camels cross the dunes. Stop at one of the highest dunes to catch a memorable sunset, then continue to the desert camp. Once you arrive, take a much-needed hot shower and dinner, and get ready to enjoy a happy night under Berber drum rhythms. Later, catch the stars at one of the closest dunes away from the camp’s light.

    Day 3:Merzouga Desert Excursion Visit (Nomads, Gnawas, Oases, and Meffis Mountain)

    Today is a day of discovery and rest at the same time. Take advantage of this morning and wander through the alleys of Essaouira, also known as Mogador. Don’t miss the opportunity to taste the city’s fish, which is undoubtedly tender and not frozen. Visit Skala and its surroundings, as well as the small, pristine beach, are worth visiting. After lunch, we will take you on a tour to Sidi Kaouki, 30 km away from Essaouira, to spend the rest of the time enjoying the sunset in one of the cafes overlooking the sea, or you can also try surfing or quads. At the end of the day, we return to the Riad to rest and spend the last night in Essaouira.

    Day 4:Merzouga Desert - Rissani - Boulajoul

    Today, after breakfast and packing your stuff, we leave Merzouga Desert and drive to Boulajoul, where we will stay for the night. On our way, we will stop in Rissani, the birthplace of the honorable Alawite state. Here, time travel combines with diving into Morocco’s most ancient, authentic markets.

    Thanks to its thousand-scented market, the city is the heart of regional commerce. The market square is a place for meetings and exchanges, where merchants (traders) receive visitors from hundreds of nearby palaces. There is exceptional movement in the market on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays in particular. If you happen to visit on a live market day, you will experience both amazement and entertainment.

    From Rissani, we depart for Boulajoul. Lunch is on the way at a local restaurant that specializes in barbecue. In the afternoon, we drop you off at your hotel for an overnight stay.

    Day 5:Boulajoul to Fes's International Airport

    Start your 5-day trip to Morocco with a delectable breakfast on the last day. We transport you from Boulajoul to Fes’s International Airport, where your 6 Days tour in Morocco come to an end. We hope you’ve had fun traveling with us and had some unforgettable experiences! The staff at Africa North Journeys looks forward to seeing you again soon.

    5 Days Morocco Desert tour from Fes Note:

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    Tour Includes:

    • All Pickups & drops off during your Tour with us
    • Airport Transfers First and Last Day
    • Fluently English-speaking Guide or Driver
    • Well Comfortable and air-conditioned Car 
    • Fuel For the Car
    • 3 Nights in a Super Clean and Comfortable accommodations
    • Desert Experience (Camel Rides - Excursion)
    • Visits to Fabulous Sights and Unique Places
    • 1 Night in a Desert Luxury Camp or Standard
    • Assistant - Help 24/7 During your Tour with us
    • Breakfasts
    • 3 Dinners in (2 in Merzouga Desert & 1 in Boulajoul)

    Tour Excludes:

    • Lunches & Drinks & 2 Dinners
    • Tickets of Historical Monuments
    • Travel insurance & Tipping

    Take into Account!!

    Thanks for reading through our detailed itinerary for these 5 days tour from Fes to Merzouga. We hope that it fits what you are looking for! If not, we are happy to tailor a different tour itinerary to your preferences, taking into account the activities you wish to engage in Morocco and the length of stay you prefer. Please keep in mind that the more people who join our tours, the lower the price you’ll pay per person. However, the cost of accommodation varies from destination to destination. On the other hand, the cost of transportation remains constant from one period to the next.

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      Lina
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      We had a wonderful 5 Day trip to Morocco with Africa North Journeys we started the tour from Fes and we went to the Desert of MERZOUGA to live the experience of Camel Ride and Overnight stay at the camp. Absolutely the trip was amazing and unforgettable Moha’s Knowledge and patient made our trip memorable thanks for this incredible tour, Moha. We highly recommend this Agency. 

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    Here are Answers to Questions you may Have?

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    How far can i book this 5 days Morocco tour from Fes?

    We recommend booking this tour as soon as possible, allowing us to arrange everything in advance, including hotel transportation and local guides. However, we only confirm the tour once we receive a deposit of 20%.

    Could I add more days to these 5 Days in Morocco tour?

    The simple answer is yes, you can. With our tailored-made tours, every traveler can add or reduce a day from any tour he chooses. We will be delighted if you contacted us to help you with this. Our team is available 24/7 to serve as much as possible. WhatsApp us

    Do I can Rent only transportation and book hotels by myself?

    Easly Yes, we do offer this option to our travelers, who prefer to hire only our transportation, allowing them to handle their accommodations. We have previously provided transportation services to numerous tourists. So we inform you that with us, it is possible to book your hotels and flights by yourself, and we can take care of the rest.

    What is the most popular tour in Morocco?

    The Marrakech-Merzouga Desert Tour  and Fes to Marrakech Desert Tours are the most popular in Morocco. This tour typically lasts 2–3–4–5–6–7-8-10 days and includes visits to Fes, the Middle Atlas Mountains, Sahara Desert, Todgha and Dades Gorges, Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou, High Atlas Mountains, and Marrakech. Travelers can experience camel rides, traditional Berber meals, and overnight stays in desert camps. To fully enjoy this tour, we recommend booking with a reputable tour operator who offers knowledgeable guides, comfortable transportation, and quality accommodations.

    Can we Ride the car instead of Camels to the Desert Camp?

    Yes, you have the option to travel to your desert camp using camels, a journey that typically takes between an hour and a half to two full hours. However, some individuals, particularly the elderly, may find it difficult to ride a camel for extended periods. Fortunately, we can transport you to the camp by car, (But you will pay extra fees 40 euro including return)

    Can we skip or to add a place during the tour?

    Yes! Even during the tour with us (Africa North Journeys), you can skip from one place to another. Additionally, you have the option to include a place not on the itinerary. You can accomplish this by either contacting us or your driver guide. However, keep in mind that you cannot change the overnight stay destinations while on the trip.

    How much Sandboard costs?

    During your stay at the desert camp or hotel, you have the sandboard free to use whenever and however long you want.

    What is the Different between Luxury Camp and Standard Camp?

    Luxury camps offer an upscale camping experience with high-end accommodations, private bathrooms, gourmet dining, and personalized services such as butlers. They often feature amenities like air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and stylish furnishings. In contrast, standard camps provide a more basic and rustic experience with simpler tents or cabins, communal bathrooms, basic meals, and limited amenities.

     

    What Should I Pack for a 5 Days tour in Morocco?

    For a 5 Day trip to Morocco, pack lightweight, breathable layers for the day and warmer clothes for cool nights. Bring long-sleeved shirts, comfortable walking shoes, sandals, a hat, sunglasses, and a scarf. Essential items include sunscreen, lip balm, insect repellent, toiletries, daypack, flashlight, power bank, and a camera or smartphone. Don’t forget travel documents, a small first aid kit, and a travel pillow. Optional items are a journal, book, or travel games. Pack light to ensure comfort and ease during travel.

     

     
     
     

    Are there towels and toilet paper at the Desert Camp?

    Yes, whether you choose a standard camp or a luxury camp, you have towels in your private tent and toilet paper in the bathroom.

     

     
     
     

    How long does it take to ride a camel to the desert camp?

    Your driver guide will drop you off at the edge of the golden dunes. From there, your camels will take you to the desert camp, which approximately lasts 1 and a half to 2 complete hours.

     

     
     
     

    Can we ride back in the car from the camp instead of Camel?

    Yes, you can use camels or either the camp’s car or our Jeep to get back to where your driver dropped you off.

     

     
     
     

    Are there any electrical outlets at the Desert Camp?

    Yes, at your desert camp, there are electrical outlets in each tent, both the luxury camp and the standard camp.

     

     
     
     

    Can we transport our luggage to the camp?

    Yes, your luggage will be transported to the desert camp, where you will stay the night by the camp’s car or by us. The essential is that your luggage will arrive at the camp before you arrive.

     

     
     
     

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