Tour operator Company in morocco, Fez city

From Fez to the Sahara through the Gorges ( 10 days )

the Gorges, dades, marrakech

This itinerary combines our cultural excursions with some walking and/or trekking in the Atlas Mountains.

Following you arrival into Fez, you’ll head into the mountains for a walk followed by a Sahara Desert Tour.

The walking tour outlined in this particular route can be substituted for any other three night / three day route you find appealing on our website, including a summit of Mount Toubkal.

Clients who wish to stay in higher-end accommodations will spend their nights in a luxury mountain lodge with walking tours each day (please see below for details).

Then, enjoy Moroccos peaks, its Sahara Desert, and all its amazing nooks, crannies, valleys, and gorges.

Marrakesh to the Sahara through the Gorges
Day 1: Arrive in Fez (AT)

Today, you’ll arrive into Fez , you will head to Marrakech to your riad.

Day 2: Marrakech Guided Visit

In Marrakech, today will be devoted to a private guided visit of the Marrakech Medina (you can select this as an itinerary extra).

Day 3 : Marrakech to High Atlas (D) (1.5 hrs)

Today, you’ll depart Marrakech at 9am and drive to the starting point for this walk where you will meet your mountain guide.

You’ll begin your walk in Imlil, passing through the village of Aroumd (Armed) before steadily making your way to the Toubkal Refuge.

Five to seven hours trekking today.

Day 4: Trek High Atlas (D)

This morning, you’ll rise with the sun to enjoy a quick pick-me-up breakfast before making your way up North Africa’s highest peak, Mount Toubkal at 4167 meters, which takes two to four hours.

After plenty of photos at the top, you’ll descend back to the basecamp (which takes two to three hours) for lunch. Five to seven hours trekking today.

Day 5: Trek High Atlas (D)

This morning, you’ll walk from the refuge returning to Aroumd (Armed) to enjoy a Berber guesthouse, hammam experience (local bath), and a homemade dinner.

Five to seven hours trekking today.

Day 6 : Ouarzazate | Ait Ben Haddou | Skoura (D) (6hrs)

Today, you will depart from Marrakech at 9 am.

After passing over theTizi n Tichka Pass of the High Atlas Mountains.

Along the way you will stop for lunch and have the opportunity to visit the UNESCO world heritage site at Ait Ben Haddou.

You might also enjoy exloring Ouarzazate.

This relatively new city is home to the Kasbah once owned by the Glaouis family, who ruled Morocco you will have the option to spend the night in the Dades Valley or in Ouarzazate.

Day 7 : Erg Chebbi in Merzouga (Sahara Desert) (D) (5hrs)

Today, you will be taken to Merzouga.

At the hotel, you can store any baggage and take an overnight bag with you.

Following, prepare for a one hour jaunt on camel back into the desert. (Walking alongside the camels is also an option).

The night is spent dining alfresco under the stars followed by a night in a Bedouin-style tent.

The tents are in our own private area without the hordes of people you might find in other camping locations.

If you prefer not to camp out, simply ride the camel for one hour to view the sunset and spend the night at the kasbah hotel.

We have both standard and deluxe camps available.

Day 8 : Alnif | Dades Valley or Agdz (D) (4hrs)

Following, you’ll head through to Alnif or Tinjedad and to Boulmane.

Here, you can enjoy a drive up into the scenic Dades Valley to witness Morocco’s most amazing natural rock formations.

Day 9 : Marrakech (6hrs)

Today, you will head back over the Tizi N Tichka pass and the High Atlas Mountains to Marrakech.

Day 10: Depart Marrakech (AT)

We hope you had a magical time with us and thank you for choosing Medina Tours to assist you during your visit to our beautiful Morocco.

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Tour Include:


Half Board – 2 meals each day

Transportation (air-conditioned vehicle)

Professional English Speaking Driver

Professional Guides in the major cities

Entrance Fees to historical sites

Excursion fees ( Camel Trek)

Portage Tips

Does not include:

Airfare / Drinks / Personal Spending / Tips for guides and drivers /Travel Insurance

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