3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech
3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech
Overview of the 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech:
The unique 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech is waiting to take you to explore the Southeast of Morocco and experience a new lifestyle with locals. You will get the chance to pass by the Atlas mountains and all the beautiful sites that it hides. You will also enjoy one of the main desert activities in the Sahara desert, which is the desert camel ride that includes a night in the camp in the middle of the dunes. In addition, the 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech will offer you great views on the road between the Merzouga desert and Marrakech such as; valleys, gorges, thousands of Berber villages, Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and the Ticka pass to Marrakech. Book your trip and explore Morocco from different sides.
Highlights of the 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech
- Pass through the Middle Atlas Mountains and explore the scenic cedar forests, home to Barbary macaques.
- Visit Ifrane, often referred to as “Little Switzerland” for its alpine architecture and clean streets.
- Descend into the Ziz Valley, known for its palm groves and stunning landscapes.
- Enjoy a camel ride into the desert to reach your desert camp.
- Experience the magical sunset over the Sahara Desert, with the dunes changing colours.
- Enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner, music, and stargazing in the vast desert sky.
- Visit Rissani and explore its traditional souks. Continue to Todra Gorge, known for its towering canyon walls.
- Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, a well-preserved kasbah used as a backdrop in many films.
- Visit the Rose Valley, known for its rose cultivation and products.
- Drive through the scenic High Atlas Mountains with panoramic views.
Suggested itinerary for the 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech:
Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – desert of Merzouga
Our Morocco 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech gives you the chance to explore the best of the Sahara in Merzouga during your private travel with Our Morocco Tours. The Private tour driver picks you up at your riad then we travel over the Middle Atlas mountains to Ifrane called the Switzerland of Morocco. We visit Azrou and Midelt, then we drive towards Erfoud. We reach Merzouga from where we start an adventure camel ride across the Erg Chebbi dunes. We watch the desert sunset in Merzouga and after having dinner, we spend the night in a comfortable private tent at the desert camp.
Day 2: Merzouga Camp – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorg
The 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech program will be as follows; our desert camel guide will wake you up to watch the sunrise in the Sahara then we ride camels back to our riad for breakfast and we travel towards Erfoud and Tinghir. You explore amazing Todra gorges which are the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. We spend the night in the Dades Valley, where you will visit the amazing rock formations known as; monkey toes. The overnight of the second day of the 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech will be at a local riad with dinner and breakfast.
Day 3: Dades Gorges – Ouarzazate – Ait BenHaddou – Marrakech
The plan of the trip will be to travel to Roses Valley, then Skoura and we visit Ouarzazate, where you visit the local Kasbah. After lunch, we explore the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and you enjoy a guided excursion. Then we drive through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi N’Tichka Pass to reach your accommodation in Marrakech, where the 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech finishes.
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Included in the 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech
- All hotel/riad transfers.
- Private travel from Fes in a comfortable A/C vehicle.
- English-speaking driver/guide.
- All dinners and breakfasts.
- Camel excursion to Merzouga camp.
- Comfortable accommodation in riad/hotel and Sahara camp.
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Frequently asked questions:
The 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech takes around 8 hours to reach the Merzouga desert, including stops in the panoramic views, breaks and lunch.
- Pack appropriate clothing for the desert, including lightweight, breathable clothing, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
- Comfortable walking shoes are essential for exploring desert terrain.
- Bring a warm jacket or layers for cooler evenings in the desert.
The cost can vary significantly depending on the duration, type of accommodations, and inclusions. Budget options can start at around 200$ per person, while luxury tours can cost several hundred dollars or more.
Yes, a 4×4 car is available to take you to the camp as an alternative to dromedaries.
You will be staying at a private tent in the desert camp and have a private bathroom.
The answer is yes, you can bring your drinks with you to the camp.