3 Days Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour


This is great 3 days Marrakech to Fes desert tour, it’s an opportunity to do the camel trek and overnight camping in the deep desert (At standard/ Luxury camp), visit Todra & Dades gorge, Rose Valley, Ouarzazate, World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou & Azrou.

On the first day, we will see and cross the High Atlas Mountains through the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass, the highest pass in Morocco. On the second day of our Marrakech to Fes desert tour, we will pass through the Todra and Dades Gorge. We will arrive in the Merzouga Sahara desert in the late afternoon and from here we will be taken by a camel guide across the sand dunes to a Bedouin camp. You will spend the overnight in the Merzouga desert, experiencing the silence of the Sahara. On the third day, we will continue our way to Fes (Fez) via Midelt and Azrou cedar forest.

At Morocco Tours Agency, we offer private, standard, and luxury tours from Marrakech to Fes on 3 Days and more. Also, we organize a shared Marrakech to Fes desert tour via the Sahara Desert on Morocco small group tours, please note that you will only share the transport.

The price of the 3 Days Marrakech to Fes desert tour depends on the number of travelers, type of accommodations (Standard, Luxury, or Mixed (Medium option)), and the season. Please feel free to contact us anytime.

Highlights of 3 Days Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour

  • Spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains landscapes

  • Visit the UNESCO world heritage of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah

  • Visit Ouarzazate Film Studio & Taourirt Kasbah

  • Walk in the stunning Dades & Todra Gorges

  • Panoramic aspects of Erg Chebbi dunes

  • Experience Camel ride in Merzouga Sahara

  • Watch Sunset over the sand dunes

  • Do Sand Boarding activity

  • Overnight Camping at Merzouga Desert Camp

  • Hearty dinner and party around campfire (Berber Drums)

  • Stop at Azrou cedar forest and see Barbary Apes

1️⃣Day 1: Marrakech » Ait Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate » Dades Valley [315 Km]

Your 3 days Marrakech to Fes desert tour around the eastern half of Morocco you will travel in style in a modern air-conditioned 4WD/minibus. Our guide will pick you up from your Marrakech hotel at 08:30 AM and escort you to the departure point. We will travel over the Atlas Mountain range and descend into the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.

The Kasbah (there are actually six of them within a walled city) is a place of wonder. Here you will feel almost like you have stepped back in time to the days of gladiators, desert nomads, and ancient trading markets. Lunch on the first day will be taken in the Kasbah at Ait Ben Haddou after the sightseeing tour has finished.

Our next stop on our first day will be at Ouarzazate. We will admire the scenery of a city where several blockbuster movies have been filmed such as “The Mummy (1999 & 2001)”, “Lawrence of Arabia (1962)”, and “Gladiator (2000)” without forgetting “Game of Thrones” in 2013 are among the many films which have taken in a city often called “The Gateway to the Desert”.

In the desert’s gateway city we can take stop at a café before venturing onto the Dades Valley. Once there you can relax and unwind in a private room at a local traditional riad in Dades with an en-suite bathroom and enjoy the culinary delights of a Moroccan evening dinner.

2️⃣Day 2: Dades » Todra Gorges » Erfoud » Merzouga (Night in Desert Camp) [255 km]

After breakfast, we go from Dades gorges to the Erg Chebbi Sahara desert in Merzouga. Berber villages are scattered along the way, we’ll pass through Tinjdad, Jorf, and Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet, and then we continue to Merzouga where your guide and camels will be waiting to carry you across high sand dunes of Morocco Sahara Desert.

Camel ride as the sunset across the sand dunes to reach our nomad desert camp in Erg Chebbi. with drums music in the middle of the Sahara desert Dinner and overnight under a nomad tent.

3️⃣Day 3: Merzouga Desert » Ziz Valley » Midelt » Ifran » Fes [467 Km]

Continuing our 3 days Marrakech to Fes desert tour, after you wake up to witness the beautiful scenery of sunrise from the top of the dunes of Erg Chebbi, breakfast will be served at the camp and take a shower then ride the camels again back to the original point as we can transfer you by a 4WD as an alternative to camels, it is up to you.

After being done with Merzouga sightseeing, you’ll be transferred to the next destination to head to Fes through the Ziz Valley, Midelt, Ifrane City known as the little Switzerland of Morocco, and the famed Middle Atlas cedar forest with its Barbery apes in Azrou where you will have a short walk to take pictures… Late afternoon arrival to Fes, drop off at your riad/hotel with amazing stories and unforgettable memories in your mind.

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Additional info about our Marrakech to Fes Desert tour

1. At the accommodations, you will be staying in a private room at your preferred type

2. At the desert camp, you will be staying in a private tent at your fancied type

3. Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.

4. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

5. Comfortable shoes for walking and Sandboarding, sport sneakers for example. Long sleeves and long pants or skirts are appropriate for the camel trek.

6. Quad bike & Buggies in the dunes can be included as an extra.

7. Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

8. Your booking confirmation will be received at the time of booking.