3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech

3 days desert tour from Fes​ to Marrakech

Join our 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech and combine Fes and Marrakech through Merzouga (Erg Chebbi). This 3 day excursion will delight you with vistas of the Atlas Mountains, Moroccan towns, valleys, and a camel ride to a Sahara desert camp.

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Departure location:

Fes

Return location:

Marrakech

Departure time:

08:00 AM

Itinerary duration

3 days/ 2 nights

3 days desert tour from Fes​ to Marrakech overview:

This customized 3 days desert tour from Fes​ to Marrakech through Erg Chebbi (Merzouga) allows you to enjoy the greatest experience possible. A 3-day private Fes tour excursion concludes in Marrakech. Ride camels and spend the night in a lovely desert camp before seeing Morocco’s most spectacular locations such as Ifrane, Azrou’s cedar forest, Ziz valley, Today’s Dades Gorges, Ait Benhaddou Kasbahs, Atlas Mountains, and many more. The customized three-day Desert Tour From Fes to Marrakech is the greatest way to travel between the two royal towns of Fes and Marrakech over the Erg Chebbi dunes. During this exclusive 3 Days Fes safari trip, you will see a large part of Morocco and participate in a lifetime of desert activities.

Private 3 days desert tour from Fes​ to Marrakech  through Erg Chebbi

Why not round up your Moroccan vacation with our Private 3-Day Fes to Marrakech Desert trip? The most fun portion of our private 3 Days Fes desert trip is then in Morocco’s most famous Sahara Desert, Erg Chebbi dunes. However, the whole journey provides a fantastic opportunity to see this stunningly diverse and fascinating portion of Morocco.

Once at Merzouga, at the Erg Chebbi dunes, you will be able to mount the camel, which will then take you on an exciting and interesting journey to the highest dune. Well, you may start this exclusive three-day tour from Marrakech to Fes, where you can view the sun gently falling beyond the horizon. With native music and drumming around a campfire, a magical evening is welcomed. Your luxurious desert camp will give you an unusual tent in which to fantasize about participating in 1001 nights.

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime desert vacation with our 3 days desert tour from Fes​ to Marrakech, all the way to Erg Chebbi, and ending in Marrakech. Book your own three-day desert trip from Fes now and discover the genuine quality and originality of Moroccan culture.

Highlights of our 3 days desert tour from Fes​ to Marrakech

  • Photograph Barbary monkeys in cedar trees as you go over the Middle Atlas Mountains.
  • Drive through Berber settlements, palm-fringed valleys, and fortified kasbahs.
  • Visit Erissani and mingle with the locals while learning about the fossil exhibitions at Erfoud.
  • Enjoy a sunset camel ride in Erg Chebbi’s dunes and capture photographs while wearing blue turbans.
  • Dinner will be served beneath the Sahra sky, and traditional music and drumming will be performed in the evening.
  • In a Merzouga desert camp amid the sand dunes, stay in a cozy nomad tent.
  • Hike through the steep Toudgha Gorges and stroll along the riverbed in the Dades Valley.
  • Drive off the beaten path via the Valley of the Roses and the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs.
  • Wander through the palm groves of Skoura Oasis, visit the Kasbah Amredhil, and take a tour of its modest museum.
  • Explore Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, then explore Kasbah Telouet. Drive through the High Atlas Mountains, stopping at beautiful locations for photographs and refreshments.

The Itinerary of our 3 days desert tour from Fes​ to Marrakech

Day 1 : From Fes to Merzouga desert passing by Ifrane and Azro:

Begin your 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech. After a delicious breakfast at your Fes riad. Your driver/guide will pick you up in Fes with an air-conditioned 4×4 vehicle. You’ll make a pit stop at Ifrane, which is known for its sloping roofs, which are used to cope with the annual snowfall. There are several picture options in this area.

Driving farther south, at Azrou, the Barbary apes may be seen in the oak woodland. Your drive continues via the Middle Atlas Mountains to Midelt, where lunch will be served.

You’ll travel via Errachidia and through the lovely Ziz Valley in the afternoon. The journey continues to Erfoud, where you may see exhibitions of fossil artifacts.

Sip a soothing drink of tea with almonds in Erg Chebbi. After that, enjoy a sunset camel ride and pose for pictures while donning Berber turbans.

Dinner is served later in the evening beneath the Sahara’s starlit sky. Following that, a small gathering of Berber musicians and drummers gathered around a bonfire. Then there’s a night’s relaxation in private nomadic tents in a Merzouga Luxury our standard camp.

Day 2 : From Merzouga deserte to Bomalne Dades:

It’s a good idea to get up early today to see a calm dawn. Enjoy your final camel trek excursion before departing the desert after a delicious meal at your tent.

Drive through the Rissani, Erfoud, and Todgha on your way to Boumalne Dades. If it’s a Tuesday, Thursday, or Sunday, you’ll get the opportunity to attend a local market in Rissani and learn about southern Moroccan culture. In Tinghir, take a stroll along the Todra River, which flows through the Todgha Gorge.

Arrive in the evening at Boumalne Dades. You will travel down in Dades Valley to a location where you can observe the magnificent rock formations known as the monkey hands before arriving at your lodging. In Boumalne Dades, spend your night in a Riad.

Day 3 : From Bomalne Dades to Marrakech:

Today is the final day of your 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech. You will travel to the old Kasbah  Ait Ben Haddou via the Kelaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate after a great breakfast at your guesthouse. Many Berber settlements will be encountered along the trip.

You may visit the Atlas Studio in Ouarzazate, where many different decorations from the shooting of movies remain, or just snap some shots from the outside.

The famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, located 15 kilometers from Ouarzazate, was utilized for the Yunkai segment of Game of Thrones as well as many other well-known films such as Gladiator.

You will travel to Marrakech via the Atlas Mountains and the Tizi n’Tichka after a walk to the old Kasbah and lunchtime (2260 m above sea level). Along the walk, take in the breathtaking scenery. Arrive in the evening in Marrakech.

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Testimonials:

Merzouga tour from Fes to Marrakech

This 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech was a gift from my daughter for my birthday and it was a total disconnect. Hassan was an excellent guide, so much so that I felt like he was part of our family. He even took it upon himself to bake us a birthday cake. We are very happy with him and hope to see him again soon. See you soon in Morocco but on a longer trip.

Audrey C

Hassan The best

An incredible experience, highly recommended.
Hassan is a super guide! The 3 days trip from Fes to Marrakech was very well organized, very authentic and with very amazing activities!!!!!
We will come back!!!

Cesar C

Moroccan Desert Tours

We traveled with a group of friends in February, and we hired Hassan since we had previously worked with him (we are repeat offenders in Morocco).
Throughout the vacation, he took excellent care of us, attending to all of our needs and demands.
It's rare to come across folks who are so concerned.

Furthermore, like we have done on previous times, we are searching for new routes that take us away from the tourist traps and show us the genuine Morocco.

Audrey C

best 3 days Fes to Marrakech

We were eager to see the desert. The desert as it should be. In three days from Fes to Marrakech, we'll see Morocco, Marrakech, and as many of our neighbors as possible. And we weren't mistaken. Hasan and, particularly at the time, Iddir, were excellent guides. They've transformed a weekend getaway into a full-fledged adventure. Everything was fantastic: the camel ride, Ait Ben Haddou, the Todra Gorges, the cuisine, the Riads, the tea... We now know who to contacat if we ever return to Morocco;)

Cesar C

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Highlights overview:

The 2 days desert tour from Fes to Merzouga is full with stunning sights to visit. As a result, we’d like to provide you with an outline of what you’ll see and experience during your trip with us.

Ifrane:

You will visit Ifrane on your Moroccan Desert Tours with the 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech desert trip. It is known as “Little Switzerland,” and many people believe it to be Africa’s best city and the seventh-best in the world.

The Garden City, in Ifrane’s new city, is known for its white lion monument. During World War II, it was carved by a German soldier.

When comes the ancient city of Ifrane was constructed in the eleventh century.

Another feature of Ifrane is that it is well regarded as a fantastic ski and snowboarding destination. Outside of the city, there are several ski clubs that cater to both locals and visitors.

To provide further context for the white lion monument, Ifrane was a military camp during World War II. As a result, a German soldier created the monument in order to gain his release.

In Ifrane, there is a highly prestigious institution called Al Akaouin, where people from all over the world come to study and get their diplomas.

Finally, you will have time over the 3-day trip plan to explore the new city and photograph the white lion monument.

The valley of Ziz

The Ziz Valley is one of Morocco’s most important suppliers of palm dates. You will go to Ziz valley after seeing Ifrane on the first day of your 3 days desert from Fes to Marrakech. Many photographers came to shoot the palm grooves at this location. In the valley, there is a river crossing and it’s around 200km named the Ziz river.

Many residents of Erfoud and Errachidia have agricultural holdings in the valley, and since dates need a hot temperature and little water, they concentrate on raising the finest varieties. Dates also need suitable soil, which may be found in the region.

If you are interested in visiting Ziz valley for photographic reasons, please see the three-day trip schedule above.

Erfoud

Erfoud, also known as the Fossil City, is situated in the south, 40 minutes from the Merzouga Desert. There are several enterprises in this city that extract fossils and provide visitors the opportunity to see them and learn about their history.

The Morocco Sahara desert (Erfoud and surrounding regions) was once the bottom of a huge ancient ocean before becoming a stony desert some 380 million years ago.

Many archeologists regard Erfoud to be a fossil-rich location. As a result, they formed several firms and engaged extractors to get concealed diamonds.

Our 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech includes a visit to Erfoud for exploration (optional). In addition, if you want to buy souvenirs, they have extremely affordable rates for high-quality items. Ammonites and Goniatites, for example.

Merzouga Sahara Desert

The Merzouga desert, also known as Erg Chebbi, boasts some of Morocco’s highest sand dunes, which may exceed 140 meters in height. Many visitors see it as the ideal place to go on camel treks and spend the night in Nomad camps.

Because we provide three days from Fes to Marrakech desert trip and have developed a three-day itinerary for it, we enable our valued clients to go to Merzouga using either our or their own vehicles.

When you get to the Merzouga area, you can ride camels across the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. You will halt for spectacular sunset views at one of the highest sand dunes. Following that, traveling to the camp to attempt Sandboarding. Finally, beneath the starry sky, you will enjoy a pleasant Berber show.

Most travelers request more nights since they enjoyed the first night so much. There are many additional activities to attempt in Merzouga, such as camel trekking and spending two days with nomads.

Others opt to take a 4WD excursion to see Merzouga’s attractions.

First, they come across the oasis of Hassi Labied, a Berber settlement 13 kilometers from Merzouga. The terrain is densely forested and dotted with palm groves.

Second, you will find Gnaoua music in Khamlia’s hamlet, and last, you will discover nomads and mines of Kohl and Baryte.

Todgha Gorges

One of Morocco’s most beautiful and popular canyons. The Todgha Gorges are a group of limestone river gorges. It has a range of around 500m. The latter features a rushing river that emerges from under the earth.

We will take you on an exploration excursion to these gorges while on Moroccan Desert Tours with the 3 days desert from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga desert.

To begin, you will arrive at Tinghir, known as the “Capital of Dates” because of the abundance of palm trees in the valley.

Once you’ve decided on the 3-day itinerary from Fes. You will have the option to experience canyon climbing if you book with a firm that provides it since we do not include it.

In addition, Tinghir residents enjoy the canyons for family picnics.

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