A special experience of traveling, ‘Desert Train’

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Train du desert

Train du desert

Explore Fez, the cultural capital of Morocco, and its charming old city, the Medina. It is also an opportunity to discover the north with its extraordinary landscapes and the Mediterranean views and the richness of the region in matters of water.

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Duration: 8 day(s)
From: 1735 € / 2605 CHF

Offer description

Explore Fez, the cultural capital of Morocco, and its charming old city, the Medina. It is also an opportunity to discover the north with its extraordinary landscapes and the Mediterranean views and the richness of the region in matters of water.

Discover an area unfrequented by tourists and this time on the train in the desert (a train set just for you) between Oujda and Bouaarfa with a semi-desert region of western landscapes. Then on to southern Morocco and the famous dunes of Merzouga.

At the end you discover the beauty of the Middle Atlas cedar forests of Azrou and Ifrane before returning to Fez.

Photo Album: ‘ Oriental Desert Express ’

  • Train of desert
  • Oriental desert Express
  • Train desert
  • Train desert
  • Oriental express
  •  Perfume, rhythms and colors of Morocco
  • Perfume, rhythms and colors of Morocco
  •  Perfume, rhythms and colors of Morocco
  •  Perfume, rhythms and colors of Morocco
  • Perfume, rhythms and colors of Morocco
  • Perfume, rhythms and colors of Morocco
  • Perfume, rhythms and colors of Morocco
  • Perfume, rhythms and colors of Morocco
  • Perfume, rhythms and colors of Morocco
  • Perfume, rhythms and colors of Morocco
  • Perfume, rhythms and colors of Morocco
  • Perfume, rhythms and colors of Morocco

The tour program

Day 1: Europe – Fez
Our local guide welcomes you at the airport of Fez. Transfer by bus to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at 4**** hotel in Fez.

Day 2: Fez - Fez
Breakfast at the hotel, and visit of the city. Fez is a city of multiple choices, unique in its splendor. Furthermore the European city is built after the World War One. Fez is split into Fez-Jedid (the New) dating to the 14th century and Fez-el Bali (the Old) built in the 9th century. The medina of Fez el Bali, now considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and one of the greatest medieval cities in the world. Getting lost in its streets, which reflect its past and traditions, encountering a life-style of the East, in a bustling crowd animating the souks, colors and intoxicating scents, is a unique and absolute. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to stroll at your leisure in the alleyways and souks. Then back at the hotel. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 3: Fes – Nador
After breakfast at your hotel, start regular train to Nador. Lunch as a picnic on the train. Arrival in Nador, Check-in to your hotel then a visit of the city of Nador. Dinner and overnight in at a 4 ****hotel.

Day 4: Nador – Oujda
After breakfast departure by bus to Oujda via Essaidia and the visit of Essaidia’s resort. Continuation to Oujda. Dinner and overnight at 4 **** hotel. 

Day 5: Oujda – Bouaarfa
Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the rail station and departure of Oujda train Desert, named Oriental Desert Express, specifically and only put on rails for you. You cross the vast plains and come across groups of nomads, without forgetting the famous mandatory stops in order to remove any sand on the rails; a unique experience! The hot lunch will be served on the train. Arrival in Bouaarfa at the end of the day. Dinner and overnight at 3**** hotel.

Day 6: Bouaarfa – Erfoud
After breakfast you continue your journey by bus to Erfoud, along the southeastern side of the High Atlas. Lunch en route as a picnic. Heading to Merzouga where the largest and magical sand dunes of Morocco. At night, dinner and overnight at 4 **** hotel.

Day 7: Erfoud – Fez
After breakfast at your hotel, departure to Fez via Midelt and middle Atlas crossing the cedar forests, then short stop in Ifrane. Arrival in Fez at the end of the day. Dinner and overnight at your 4 ****hotel.

Day 8: Departure
Breakfast then transfer to Fez airport and return flight.

Prices

Rates in Euros and CHF per person:

Min 5pax
Person(s) 5 S.Sngl *
Price in € 1735 210
Price in CHF 2605 290
*S.Single: Supplement per person for a single room.
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The price elements

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation in HB hotels as mentioned in the program
  • Picnic between Erfoud and Bouarfa
  • Required transfers with a minibus
  • The guide during the trip
  • Monuments’ fees
  • Tips for porters, and waiters in the hotels
  • 1 bottle of water (1.5l) per person

Not included:

  • Flight ticket
  • Lunches except as noted
  • Drinks except water
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for drivers & guides

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