3 Day Desert Tour Fes to Marrakech

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3 Day Desert Tour Fes to Marrakech is the best way to explore Morocco’s middle and high Atlas mountains, Ifrane is known for its alpine-style architecture and nearby ski slopes and forests, stone statue of a lion. Cedar forest in Azrou the unique place where wild monkeys are living in Morocco and Ziz valley the second longest river in the country, without forgetting camel trek experience and overnight stay at desert camp including Sunset & Sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi. Fes to Marrakech desert tour 3 days you’ll visit the beautiful Todra valley and gorge, Dades Valley and Taourirt Kasbah, Film studios in Ouarzazate as well as the UNESCO World Heritage Site of ksar Ait Benhaddou as well as the high atlas mountains where we’ll make several stops to admire its panoramic views and authentic Berber small villages…before we reach Marrakech.

Highlights of: 3 Day Desert Tour Fes to Marrakech

Here are the highlights of the 3 day desert tour Fes to Marrakech:

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

Tour Itinerary: 3 Day Desert Tour Fes to Marrakech

Day 1 : Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Medilt - Ziz Valley - Merzouga desert {470 km} 7 Hours

Your 3 day desert tour Fes to Marrakech starts with pick up by our driver from Sahara Camel Trips company at 8:30 a.m from your hotel in Fes and drive to Merzouga via the middle Atlas mountains we’ll enjoy a nice drive through Berber villages.

Stop in the beautiful city of Ifrane (known as “Moroccan Switzerland “), continue to Azrou the famous cedar forest where you can see the monkeys, and continue to the town of Midelt where you can have a break for lunch.

After that, we’ll head south to Erfoud known for fossils, and its yearly festival dates market through the beautiful Ziz Valley where we’ll stop to admire a nice panoramic view with the scenery of the oasis in the afternoon we’ll reach the impressive Erg Chebbi dunes.

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 dune 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 : Merzouga - Rissani Market - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley {50 km} 3 Hours

Today as you’re already in the desert it worth getting up early in the morning to watch the sunrise near the camp after these lovely moments you will have breakfast and take shower at the camp then you can ride the camels or transfer by 4WD back to the original started location where you will meet your driver.

And continue your 3 Days Trip from Fes to Marrakech, you will visit the weekly market of Rissani if it’s one of the market days ( Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday) we’ll pass through small Berber villages such as Touroug, Tinjdad and the Tinghir where we’ll stop to admire its beautiful Todra valley full of palm trees and vegetation.

We continue to Todra gorge located at the feet of the high atlas mountains a famous place for rock climbers we’ll have free time to walk through its high canyons…we’ll have a break for lunch then in the afternoon we’ll travel to Boumalne Dades and in the afternoon we’ll arrive in Dades valley, dinner and overnight stay at hotel/riad.

Day 3 : Dades valley – Ouarzazate - Ait Ben haddou - High atlas – Marrakech {470 km} 7 Hours

Today is the last day of our 3 Day Desert Tour Fes to Marrakech our journey continues direction to Marrakech via Kalaat M’gouna, rose valley, and Skoura palm grove.

We make a visit to Kasbah Taourirte and film studios in Ouarzazate (optional) then we will drive to Ait Benhaddou where we will visit its famous and oldest kasbah (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). Famous films have been shot in this spectacular place including Gladiator, Obelix, the Mummy, the Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz… free time to have lunch.

We continue our trip crossing the High Atlas mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco called Tizi N’tichka at 2260 meters above sea level it offers impressive views of valleys, mountains, and many Berber villages nearby. Arrive in the afternoon/evening to Marrakech, transfer to your hotel and your private Fes to Marrakech 3 days tour ends.

3 Day Desert Tour Fes to Marrakech Pricing Includes

Here are the things included in the pricing of the 3 Days Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour:

  • Pick up and drop off you at your hotel 
  • Tour in air-condition vehicle A/C
  • Experienced English speaking driver
  • 1 night stay at private room at hotel ( dinner & breakfast included )
  • 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
  • Visit all interesting places along the way
  • Stops for panoramic views, take pictures, and free time for lunch

3 Day Desert Tour Fes to Marrakech 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 this 3 day tour from Fes to Marrakech we have private & shared trip options available.
 
This trip will start from your Fes accommodation and end in 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 3 day desert tour Fes to Marrakech kindly read the following points: 

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