2 days desert trip Fes to Marrakech



2 days desert trip Fes to Marrakech is ideal for the people who arrive in Fes and want to visit Merzouga Desert (Erg Chebbi) then transfer to Marrakech in a short amount of time.

on the way, you will have the opportunity to visit so many interesting sites including Ifrane the little Moroccan Switzerland is known for its alpine-style houses and ski resorts, Cedar forest where we’ll see the Barbarian macaque monkeys continuing to the Middle atlas mountains to enjoy its beautiful scenery.

Ziz Valley panoramic view of the oasis, finally we’ll reach Merzouga where you‘ll ride the camels through Erg Chebbi dunes to watch one of the best sunsets you have ever seen and overnight at Erg Chebbi desert camp.

The following day after breakfast at the camp we’ll continue our Fes to Marrakech desert tour passing through Todra & Dades Valleys, Ait Ben Haddou kasbah picture, High atlas mountains, arrival in Marrakech, and our 2 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech ends.

Highlights of: 2 days desert trip Fes to Marrakech

Here are the highlights of the 2 days desert trip Fes to Marrakech:

  • Cross Middle & High Atlas mountains
  • Beautiful views & panoramics
  • Authentic Berber villages
  • Camel Trekking experience  
  • Overnight stay at Merzouga desert camp
  • Enjoy watching the starry sky
  • Wonderful sunrise & sunset in Erg Chebbi Desert
  • Ziz Valley
  • Cedar forest in Azrou
  • Ait ben Haddou kasbah photo

Tour Itinerary: 2 days desert trip Fes to Marrakech

Day 1 : Fes - Ifrane - Cedar Forest - Middle atlas - Ziz Valley - Merzouga Desert { 470 km } 7 Hours

On the first day of your 2 Days Fes to Marrakech desert tour we will pick you up from your hotel/Riad in the morning and drive to Merzouga pass over the middle Atlas mountains where you can savor the beauty of the aromatic cedar forest and fertile green valleys.

Along this route we will pass through Ifrane city where you will see the sculpture of a lion in a park, then we will continue to Azrou and you will have a stop at the cedar forest to see Barbary apes, from here we will drive further passing by several towns and you will get the opportunity to view the nomads living in tents alongside the way.

Then continue to Midelt along the green hills and the Middle Atlas mountains in Midelt city we will have a break for lunch and afterward we will keep on our journey and cross Tizi N’talghomt pass and Ziz Gorge near Errachidia where you will see the barrage Hassan Al’Dakhil.

We continue our drive to Erfoud you will a break for a view panoramic of Aoufous palmeraie along Ziz River, and also pass through the small city Erfoud and arrival in Merzouga from here you will do camel trekking to reach our Berber Camp Merzouga the camel ride takes 1 – 1:30 h with a break on top of the dunes to watch the sunset, try the sandboarding if that’s an activity you’re interested in, enjoy the views , take photos…

Then after these beautiful moments you’ll continue to the camp where you’ll be welcomed with a glass of tea and relax until dinner time, after having dinner there’s be some traditional Berber drumming music, enjoy the starry sky then sleep under a nomadic tent.

Day 2 : Erg Chebbi desert - Ait ben Haddou -High Atlas - Marrakech { 564 km } 8 Hours

On your second day of your Fes to Marrakech 2 day Morocco tour after watching a beautiful Sunrise in Desert outside the campsite, you’ll have breakfast and take shower at the Camp.

Afterward, you’ll ride the camels again or we can transfer you on our 4WD back to the originally started point where you will meet your driver and your journey continues direction to Marrakech.

Depends on the time we have we’ll take the opportunity to make as many stops as possible in order to see some interesting sites along the way such as Todra & Dades valley, Ouarzazate, the old kasbah of ait ben Haddou to take pictures or do a quick visit if you are traveling in summer months when the day is long enough.

Then start crossing the impressive High Atlas mountains where we will make few stops to admire its amazing panoramic views and authentic Berber villages…arrival to Marrakech in the late afternoon/evening transfer to your hotel/ riad and end of our 2 days desert trip Fes to Marrakech.

2 days desert trip Fes to Marrakech Pricing Includes

Here are the things included in the pricing of the 2 days desert trip Fes to Marrakech:

  • Pick up and drop off you at your hotel
  • Tour in air-condition vehicle A/C
  • Experienced English speaking driver
  • 1-night stay at a private tent at desert camp ( Dinner & breakfast included )
  • Camel trek in desert
  • Sandboarding in the dunes (optional)
  • Moroccan mint tea at the camp
  • Fuel
  • Stops for panoramic views, take pictures, and free time for lunch
  • Visit some interesting sites allong the way

Fes Desert Tours 2 Days Pricing Excludes

Here are the things NOT included in the pricing of the Overnight Camel Trek in Merzouga desert camp:

  •  Lunches
  •  Drinks
Frequently Asked Questions
The distance from Fes to Marrakech is 565 km through the highway, 466 km through the national road via Azilal & Beni Mellal, or 1034 km traveling from Marrakech to Merzouga desert and then to Fes exploring the best that south Morocco has to offer.
In Fes to Marrakech 2 day tour we have only private option available.
This 2 day Fes desert tour will start from your Fes accommodation and end at your hotel in Marrakech.
Yes, you can do the sandboarding in Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga desert.
The camel ride takes around 1:30 h to reach the camp.
The tents are always private but the difference is that at standard camp the bathroom is common and at luxury camp, the tents are private with ensuite bathrooms.
Yes,  we’ll take you in our 4WD from and to the camp.
We’ll transport all your luggage to the camp so you’ll have it with you in your tent once you get there.
Yes, there are towels and toilet paper at the desert camp, but it’s recommended to have yours in case.
Yes, the camp is equipped with electricity from solar panels energy.
Here’s a list of what to pack for your Morocco desert tour:
– Sunglasses 
– Sun cream 
– Scarf or Hat 
– Long jean pants ( comfortable for the camel trek )
– Long light sleeves
– Rugged sandals or shoes 
– Flip flops
– Hand sanitizers
– Portable charger
– First Aid Kit 
– A small backpack where to pack everything
– A wallet to secure your valuables like phone, cards…
What To Know?

Before you book this Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour 2 days kindly read the following points: 

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