3 days from marrakech to fes

Marrakech desert tours 3 days

3 days from marrakech to fes


The 3 day Sahara tour from Marrakech to Fes is one among the foremost popular desert tours from Marrakech that connects the 2 imperial cities.
The awesome tour allows you to discover an enormous a part of the south of Morocco, departing from the ocher city of Marrakech towards the Atlas Mountains and crossing beautiful scenery on the curvy roads and perched berber villages blending with the mountains, to the infamous kasbahs of Ait benhaddou fortified village and Ouarzazate with its cinematic attractions, spending the primary night within the heart of the dades gorges during a traditional but comfy hotel.
The second day allows you to enjoy a brief enter the todra immense gorges before heading towards Merzouga during a more arid plains announcing the start of the deserts, once in Merzouga, you'll ride the camels and go far within the desert to spend an evening during a luxury camp ( you'll have your own private tents equipped with comfortable beds and many of sheets for the cold nights, and ensuite bathroom and shower).
Enjoy a starry night under a transparent and peaceful sky, spend some quality time with the staff with music around fire after a delicious dinner. The third day takes you thru a special route heading towards Fez and crossing many villages and scenery, a brief pause at the gorgeous cedar forest with its playful monkeys and a tea break at Ifrane town also called "Little Switzerland" for its cleanliness and architecture before reaching the Cultural capital of the country : Fes where you driver will drop you off at your hotel.

Day 1: Marrakech - High Atlas Mountains - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Dades (330km)

Your driver will pick you up at 08:00 am from your hotel or the closest accessible point for the car, and you'll start your 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes heading to the Dades Gorges across the Tizi-n-Tichka pass of the high Atlas Mountains with an altitude of 2260m, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the normal High Atlas Berber villages.
Then you still visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait benhaddou, a site employed by many film makers as a backdrop for his or her works, like the "Gladiator", "Lawrence of Arabia" and a few shots of the famous TV series "Game of Thrones". we'll have lunch at one among the restaurants at the foothills of the Kasbahs. After lunch we'll drive to Ouarzazate with choice to visit the Atlas Studios and Taourirt Kasbah there, then we still Dades gorges through the vast palm-groves of Skoura and therefore the rose valley stretching along the M'Goun river ( the rose of Damascena was delivered to Morocco centuries ago by a berber merchant from Damascus, hence the name, they blossom between April and mid-May ). Taking a detour form the most road, we'll approach the valley of Dades to succeed in our hotel with a few of stops to enjoy the gorgeous views of the valley and a bizarre rock formation called "The monkey feet" . we'll spend the night in our hotel in Dades.

Day 2: Dades Gorge - Todra Gorge - Erfoud -Risani - Erg chebbi dunes in Merzouga. (304km)

After breakfast, we'll drive from Dades gorges to Erg chebbi Sahara at Merzouga. Taking another small detour from the most road, we'll head the Todra gorges for a short time to succeed in the immense cliffs, where you'll enjoy a brief walk to completely absorb the sweetness of the place before continuing our drive south .
Berber villages are scattered along the way, Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud during which you'll feel the start of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet and its immense arid plateaus, Once you arrive to Merzouga, alittle off-road takes you to the sting of the golden dunes where camels are expecting you, the bags are going to be loaded in an 4x4 car and transported to the camp, and you'll enjoy a gorgeous camel ride over the sand dunes and watch an imposing desert sunset on your thanks to the camp. After reaching your destination, you'll be greeted with tea and smiles. you'll be shown to your beautiful comfortable private tents equipped with ensuite bathrooms and showers to relax and settle before supper time .
After a delicious meal, fire are going to be lit and a festive ambiance takes over with musical plays by the staff and cameleers under the starry night of the desert !

Day 3: Merzouga - Erfoud - Errachidia - Midelt - Cedar Forest ( monkeys) - Fes. (532km)

An early morning awaken is suggested to witness the amazing sunrise from the dunes. you'll have breakfast within the camp, pack and return either on camels or by 4x4 leaving the dunes behind.
Back on the asphalt roads, you'll head north towards Fez via the High Atlas Mountains . On the way, we'll drive through Erfoud, Errachidia and Midelt.
We'll stop for lunch and pictures of untamed monkeys on the Cedar forests of Azrou before arriving to Fez. Drop you off at your accommodation.


Private tour in comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.

Accommodation during the trip (Riad or hotel + desert camp).

Multilingual Driver.

Camel Trekking.

Pick up from your accommodation.

Breakfast and Dinner.


Lunch & drinks.

Fees to enter some monuments.

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