Fes To Marrakech Desert Group Tour



Fes to Marrakech desert group tour is one of the best Morocco Fes desert tours that connect the two imperial cities and will permit you to discover a big part of southern Morocco including the middle and high atlas mountains with its splendid far-reaching views, Ziz valley.

Camel trekking experience at Merzouga desert and spend an unforgettable night at Berber camp in the golden Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Fes to Marrakech shared desert tour will give also the opportunity to visit the weekly market of Rissani, walk through the canyons of Todra Gorge, Dades valley.

Ouarzazate, and the world heritage site of ait ben Haddou kasbah before you reach the red city of Marrakech where you will finish your Morocco desert tour.

Highlights of: Fes to Marrakech Shared Desert Tour

Here are the highlights of the Fes to Marrakech Shared Desert Tour:

  • Middle and High atlas mountains
  • Amazing panoramic views
  • Berber villages
  •  Cedar forest
  • Ziz Valley Valley
  • Camel trek experience
  • Beautiful sunrise & sunset in Desert
  • Overnight stay at Berber camp
  • Enjoy watching starry sky
  • Todra Gorge
  • Dades Valley
  • Ait ben Haddou Kasbah

Tour Itinerary: 3 Days Fes to Marrakech Group Tour

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

Your driver will pick up you from the hotel/riad in Fes or the closest access point for the car at 8:00 a.m and start your Fes to Marrakech desert group tour heading to Merzouga desert via the magnificent middle Atlas mountains where we’ll enjoy a nice drive through Berber villages with breaks for breathtaking views.

Stop in the unique city of Ifrane known as “Moroccan Switzerland “, continuing to the cedar forest for a short walk to see the Barbary macaques then to the town of Midelt where you will have a break for lunch at a local restaurant. 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 magical Erg Chebbi sand dunes from here you will ride the camels deep into the Sahara desert to reach our Merzouga desert camp the camel trek takes 1 – 1:30 h with a pause on top of the dunes to watch the sunset, try the sandboarding activity you’re interested in, enjoy the landscape, take pictures then after these unforgettable moments.

You’ll continue to the camp where you’ll be greeted with a glass of tea and relax until dinner time, after having dinner you will gather with our Berber team around the campfire and listen to the traditional drumming music while you are enjoying the starry sky…overnight stay at your comfortable Nomadic tents.

Day 2 : Merzouga - Rissani Market - Todra Gorges - Dades valley {270 km} 4 Hours

This morning it worth to wake up for amazing sunrise and take pictures close to the camp after this lovely moments you will have breakfast and shower at the camp then you can choose to ride the camels again or transfer by 4WD back to the originally started point as an alternative to camels where your driver is waiting for you.

Than you will continue your shared 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech today we 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 Tinghir where we’ll stop to cherish it’s beautiful Todra valley full of palm trees and green vegetation.

We drive to Todra gorge located in the feet of the high atlas mountains well-known place for rock climbers we’ll have free time to walk through its high canyons and take photos…we’ll have a break for lunch then 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 {330 km} 7 Hours

Today, after a healthy breakfast our shared group desert tour from Fes continues direction to Marrakech via Kalaat M’gouna, rose valley in April, and May the valley is flooded with local women picking roses to be shipped off to factories in nearby Kalaat.

Here they are turned into everything from shampoo to hand creams; cure-alls and nasal decongestants., 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 a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986.

Famous films and Tv series have been recorded in this spectacular place including Gladiator, Game of thrones. Obelix, the Message, The Mummy, the Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz, The Queen of the desert…etc free time to have lunch. We continue our trip crossing the impressive High Atlas mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco called Tizi N’tichka at 2260 m altitude it offers wonderful panoramic views of valleys, mountains, and authentic Berber villages.

You will have many photos break opportunities before we arrive at Marrakech, drop you off at your hotel/riad and end of our best Fes to Marrakech desert tour

Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour Pricing Includes

Here are the things included in the pricing of the shared 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

Shared Fes Desert Tours 3 Days Pricing Excludes

Here are the things NOT included in the pricing of the Shared Fes Desert Tours:

  •  Lunches
  •  Drinks
  • Entry to monuments

What makes our Morocco shared desert tours different from others?

– You will travel in a luxury 4×4 car of 6 pax + driver or a comfortable minivan of 8 pax + driver both are equipped with A/C, seat belts…and not with larger groups of 17 pax.
– Our shared desert tours from Fes to Marrakech are small groups not extended to 8 persons and not in overcowed mibuses. 
– Our drivers & guides are friendly and native from the Sahara desert, they are multilingual ( English, French, Spanish, Berber, and Arabic ) and they will be always at your disposal to answer all your questions and help you to satisfy your needs and requirements.
– You will have your own private room with an ensuite bathroom at the best hotels we deal with. 
You will sleep at your own private tent at a comfortable desert camp with the possibility to opt for the luxury tent ( if you would prefer to have a tent with its ensuite bathroom).
– Our Morocco small group tours are free of hidden costs, cheap tourists’ traps, or forced shooping.
– Daily departure guaranteed from Marrakech and Fes.
– We ensure to reach the desert at the perfect time to do the Camel trekking over the sand dunes with plenty of time to enjoy the Sunset & Sunrise in the Sahara.
– Solo female travelers are welcome, hassle-free, completely safe, and you will be taken great care of.
– Pick up and drop off at your hotel or the nearest accessible point for the car and someone will walk with you to your accommodation.
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. 
Our Morocco shared tours are small groups not extended to 8 persons, during the trip you will have your private room at the hotel and a private tent at the desert camp, and you will share only the transportation.
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 – 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 Shared Fes Desert Tours 3 days kindly read the following points: 

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