Marrakech to Fes desert tour is your chance to explore the Sahara of Merzouga in the best way. Clearly, on the fifth day, you will be traveling through the desert surroundings and explore the main attractions and secrets of the Moroccan Sahara. Firstly, you will be discovering the lifestyle of Berber the original citizens of Morocco and Merzouga. In fact, 90% of people living in Merzouga are originally Nomads, it is to say that in the near past, they used to have tents and certain amounts of herds. After Merzouga became of the most visited places and deserts in Morocco, people started to settle down and started to make travel agencies, hotels, and riads.
Secondly, we will take you to discover another lifestyle. The Gnawa people is something that makes Merzouga desert special. Historicals say that these people were brought from countries such as Gabon and Mali. Some say that the word Gnawa came from a Berber origin. There is a story that says that these tribes of Gnawas used to celebrate and make noise most of the time, so Berber used to tell them to go to sleep and they say, Gen Awa, as a result, they took the name since then. Others say that the word is originally Agnawa and it means the slave.
Further, on the desert tour, you will pass by a small museum in the small village of Tanamoust. Here, you will see different 4×4 cars that are owned by an Emirati who has a Ksar next to the museum. Also, the tour takes you to visit some of the oldest Oases in the area that are located in Hassi Labied.