3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes
3 day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes
This 3 days Marrakech tour to Merzouga and Fes is ready to take you via the most interesting sites that Morocco hides. You will combine between exploring old medinas of Marrakech and Fez, kasbahs along the route, desert camel ride and spending a starry nigh in the desert camp.
Highlights of the 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes
- Traverse the High Atlas Mountains, enjoying panoramic views.
- Explore the UNESCO-listed Kasbah, a stunning example of traditional Moroccan architecture.
- Witness the breathtaking rock formations and landscapes of Dades Gorges.
- Experience the towering cliffs and a verdant oasis in Todra Gorges.
- Embark on a camel trek into the dunes for a magical sunset. Spend the night in a desert camp.
- Drive through the scenic Ziz Valley, known for its palm groves and kasbahs.
- Visit the “Switzerland of Morocco,” a town with a distinctly European feel.
Suggested itinerary for the 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes:
Day 1 : Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains -Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges
Explore the best of Merzouga with our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes. Our driver will pick you up from your hotel or Riad in Marrakech and drive across the Tizi n’Tichka pass in the high Atlas Mountains. You will visit the Ait Ben Haddou UNESCO World Heritage site and after lunch, we will visit Ouarzazate and its Atlas Studios and Taourirt Kasbah. We continue driving via Skoura and Roses Valley. You spend the night in a Riad in Dades Gorges.
Day 2 : Dades – Todra Gorge – Erfoud – Risani – Erg chebbi / Merzouga
After breakfast, our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes continues and we will drive to Todra Gorges, Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud. We arrive at Merzouga, from where we ride camels to the camp. We watch a majestic sunset and we reach comfortable private tents. After a delicious dinner, we listen to Berber music and drums.
Day 3 : Merzouga Desert – Erfoud – Midelt – Ifran – Fes
After an early morning wake up we watch the desert sunrise in Erg Chebbi, then after breakfast, the 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes drive us through Rissani, Erfoud, and Midelt to explore the cedar forests of Azrou. We arrive in Fes and we drop you off at your accommodation and our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes ends.
⇒ For any other service, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to organise it for you.
Included in the 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes
- All hotel/riad transfers.
- Private travel from Marrakech 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 Marrakech to Fes take around 9 hours to reach Merzouga desert, However, we include the first night in Dades Gorges to reduce the driving hours.
- 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.