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Marrakech To Chefchaouen Tour Via Sahara Desert & Fes

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6 Days Marrakech to Chefchaouen Desert Tour:

Take a journey of a lifetime through one of Morocco’s most famous locations by taking our six-day Marrakech through Chefchaouen trip through the desert. From the busy avenues that line Marrakech to the vastness of Sahara and from Fes majestic grandeur to Chefchaouen’s stunning blue hues this trip will be an experience for the senses! Indulge yourself in rich culture while you learn about ancient customs while you savor exotic cuisines and marvel at the breathtaking architectural designs. Stay the night under the beautiful stars at Merzouga luxurious desert camp, where peace reigns supreme amid amazing landscapes. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the best Morocco has to offer. come join us now!

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Marrakech to Chefchaouen Desert Tour highlights:

Marrakech to Chefchaouen Tour Itinerary:

Your driver or guide will meet you at 7:30 morning at the entrance to your home or Riad the first stop will be at Kasbah Ait Benhadou. We'll drive by Tizi Ntichka pass and the high Atlas Mountains to get there. Views from the windows will bring back memories of a painting that you used to admire about the natural world. No worries! We'll make several stops so that you can take in the beauty of what you see, snap photos, or stretch your legs.

We are going to visit our favorite spot, the UNESCO world-class heritage site Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou, the location of filming for a variety of famous Hollywood films.

We continue our journey to Ouarzazate and make a trip at Atlas Film Studios. Atlas film Studios before having lunch.

After lunch, head towards the oasis in Skoura in which you will be able to visit one of the most well-preserved Kasbahs within Morocco: Kasbah Amridil, where you can learn much about the architecture in the region as well as unique irrigation systems along with customs, and more.

Continue through Boumalne Dades through Boumalne Dades via the Valley of the Roses. After arriving we are ready to set up for dinner and stay the night in the lodge we have chosen, which is located near Dades Canyons.

After breakfast, you can begin your day by driving to Tinghir by way that runs through 1001 Kasbahs. When you arrive you arrive in Tinghir it was an important French military base during the period of French colonization, you'll go on a detour to visit another tranquil spot. While there, let the natural sounds of nature to soothe your spirit as you stroll along the stream. After your stroll there is another natural gem waiting for you to discover: Todgha Gorges.

After lunch in one of the cafes that are local to the area take a trip to Rissani and experience its spirituality. city because it is believed to be to be one of the most holy spots in Morocco. Rissani is home to the origins for the family ruling of Morocco and the dynasty's founder is burial place there. Rissani is also known as the place of departure for caravan roads from the past that usually travel towards destinations like the Sahara desert as well as Tombouctou.

After a brief history lesson in Rissani We will then travel to Merzouga after crossing some rough terrain. When you arrive, you'll be joined by your camel caravan to enjoy an exhilarating ride on camels through Erg Chebbi dunes and watch the sky change to hues of orange until time for the sun to set. After your ride, you arrive at you Sahara desert camp, which is situated within the middle of the desert.

After you have settled Once you are settled, climb up some of the dunes and take in the view. Have a delicious meal outdoors while being entertained by the local musicians from the nomads.

After breakfast in the early morning at the desert camp Get ready for a long trip to Fes through the Ziz Valley, which runs through Errachidia.

Continue on to Midelt to Midelt, where you'll be eating lunch before continuing your journey over to the Middle Atlas Mountains known for its cedar forests, Barbary monkeys, and Berber towns like Ifran and Imouzzar which are famous to locals as resorts that ski during the winter.

You will arrive in Fez later in the afternoon. Overnight and dinner at the Fes Medina Riad.

Explore Fes, the capital city of spirituality in Morocco which is also one of the most ancient cities in the Kingdom of Morocco, Fes. The city is said to be called the "Athens of Africa" thanks to its rich culture, religious and education institutions.

The tour will include an organized tour of the old city of the imperial beginning with a visit to the vast esplanade of the Royal Palace, with its extravagant architectural style. Then, you'll go on through 15th-century Borj Sud, and take in an amazing view of the city walled. From there, you'll explore Medina, the UNESCO the world's heritage Medina.

Take a stroll through the small avenues, beautiful bazaars old madrassas ( Koranic schools ), and hillsides with shrines. Take a stroll around lively Nejjarine Square, as well as explore Moroccan artwork in the Dar Batha Museum. Fes is bound to impress your attention with its many spots to visit.

After you have completed your sightseeing tour return towards your hotel, and take in the rest of your evening.

After breakfast at the Riad, you'll travel through your Saiss Plain to the archaeological site of Volubilis which is one of the largest and most significant World Heritage sites located in Morocco. The site is spread over 42 hectares and highlights the development of urban areas in the midst that were part of the Roman Empire. It has been the source of many art forms, including mosaics as well as marble and bronze sculpture. The site is also thought to be important to many civilizations, including that of the Libyco-Berber people, Mauritanian, Roman, Christian and Arabo-Islamic. It's a witness to their culture, beliefs and art works.

From here, we'll travel across the Rif Mountains until Chefchaouen. Take in the stunning views from every turn of the beautiful mountain scenery with the fields of open countryside offers.

Once you reach Chefchaouen The stunning beauty of the town will captivate you. Overnight and dinner in your Riad.

After breakfast at your Riad, you can get ready to stroll through the picturesque small streets in Chefchaouen with its houses and artisans shops decorated in different shades of white and blue shades, making a stunning photo. A shot of one of the blue walls or doors makes an ideal Instagram photo.

In addition to being one of the most photographed destinations of Morocco, Chefchaouen is also one of the most tranquil, chilled and relaxed town. Explore the narrow streets of the Medina. The Medina's architecture reveals the town's Andalusian influence. Explore the narrow streets of blue, that also function as a market on the street that showcases the best of Morocco's leather and craft products, for which the city is well known.

Due to the laid-back atmosphere of Chefchaouen that is not often located in the larger cities, you can enjoy taking a leisurely stroll through the maze-like streets, until you arrive at the bustling Plaza Uta El Hammam, in which the Kasbah is situated. Then, you can have lunch in one of the beautiful cafes that line one alleyway that is blue.

While Chefchaouen is a small town with a chilling atmosphere, its cool energy, a strong feeling of community and a lifestyle that is rooted in between time and future attract your heart in such ways that the city will remain forever into your soul.

We will travel from Casablanca or Marrakech later in the afternoon, when your tour will conclude.

PS: This tour could be concluded in Marrakech at no additional cost.

Marrakech to Chefchaouen 6-Day Desert Tour price:

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Distance between Marrakech to Chefchaouen is 576 km (358 Miles) via A3 and N13.

Distance between Marrakech between Marrakech and Chefchaouen has been calculated at 576 Km that is that it will take at most 9 hours. Thus it is not possible to take the possibility of a day excursion to Marrakech towards Chefchaouen is not feasible. Chefchaouen day trips are possible via Fes and Tangier however not from Marrakech.

Chefchaouen, also known as”the Blue City or the Blue Pearl is a tiny charming town. After spending the day spent in Chefchaouen you’ll feel like that you’ve seen everything.

There’s an abundance of riads located in The Medinas in Fez in Fez and Chefchaouen. If you would like to choose an alternative, let us know if you’d want to make a reservation in advance or want us to handle the booking for you.

Unfortunately, it’s not. Private tours are reserved for those who has reserved the trip. The cost of the tour per person is contingent on the number of people attending your event. We invite you to join us on our tours with other people for those in a tight budget.

From Fes up to Sahara desert (Merzouga dunes) is 463 kilometers (287 miles). But, the trip is filled with amazing scenery as well as numerous stops.

Distance between Marrakech between Marrakech and Fes is 520 km using the motorway that runs through Casablanca as well as Rabat. If you drive through to the Middle Atlas Mountains and Beni Mellal it is 557 Km. The route via The Middle Atlas Mountains is more picturesque, however you will need to plan a full day to experience the trip. There’s an even more extensive and popular route to reach Fes from Marrakech via Merzouga along with through the Moroccan Sahara desert. It’s about 1030 kilometers and requires three days minimum.

Yes, you can. There are a lot of ATV rental firms in Merzouga which provide good quality dunes buggies and quad bikes at Erg Chebbi dunes. Your guide will help you in this and then you’ll directly pay the vendor in Merzouga. They will charge you 50 Euros per hour for a quad.

Yes, you can. A different 4×4 will be used to transport guests to desert camps should you decide to not take taking the camel ( A charge of 30 Euros/return transfer would be charged ). If you choose you want to go to the premium desert camp, there are no additional costs apply to a return transfer.

There are outlets for electrical power within areas like your Merzouga Sahara desert camp’s public areas, restaurants and the camp courtyard. The generators shut off around midnight.

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