Marrakech To Fez 3-Day Tour

The private Marrakech to Fes desert tour is the ideal 3 day Sahara tour to combine the 2 imperial cities of Marrakech and Fes with an overland tour of the Moroccan desert. You will drive across the High Atlas Mountains, visit Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou, Ouarzazate, Skoura oasis, Dades Valley, Tinghir and its majestic Todra Canyons. Enjoy a sunset camel trek in Erg Chebbi dunes and spend the night with the bedouins at your Sahara desert camp. Drive past the Middle Atlas Mountains and its cedar forests where you will spot Barbary apes, before your reach Fes. To sum it up, this is the best desert tour from Marrakech to Fes.

Tour Code

3DMFE

Duration

3 Days

Meeting Point

At your hotel/ Airport, Station or wherever you want

Best Palces to Visit

High Atlas Mountains - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Todra Gorge - Erfoud -Risani - Erg chebbi dunes in Merzouga

Hightlights

Hight Atlas Montains - Old Berber Villages - Kasbah - Night in Marzouga & More ..

The

Marrakech to Fez via the Sahara :

We will pick you up from your riad, in order to drive to Ouarzazate, a former caravan town on the silk and salt route in the eastern foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Ouarzazate is known as the Gateway to the Sahara. First, we will travel through the dramatic landscape of the High Atlas Mountains passing through the berber town of Taddert and over the 2260 meters high Tizi-in-Tichka pass. We will stop at the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, 30 kilometers from Ouarzazate. The kasbah is one of the most intriguing red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs, and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Lunch by the Kasbah and continue on our way to Dades Gorge via Ouarzazate. “the Hollywood of Africa”. On, through the “Road of the thousand Kasbahs”- the fascinating “sand castles”.we will continue in our journey to stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “the rose’s city” known for roses and its annual festival during the roses harvest in May, and then continue to our hotel in Dades valley.

After breakfast in the hotel, Leave the Dades valley towards Tinrghir and the Todra valley. Watch the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Get to the Gorge and walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many Rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Continue our trip to Erfoud then to the village of Merzouga , where your camel will be awaiting you. Before you mount your camel, guided by an experienced Camel man, to explore within the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. This trip begins in evening, we organize the camel ride for the night in desert from Merzouga village. The trek will start right into the desert for 1:30min, We will spend the night in an equipped camp in the middle of the Sahara, this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise, when we arrive at the camp we walk to the high dunes to see the sunset, It will be a magical night when the sky is clear of cover and stars sparkle and shine with intensity, there will be a wonderful dinner around a campfire, Here you will spend your night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent.

In the morning we will ride the camels for one hour and half backing to the hotel , you’ll have the breakfast and shower then travel to Fez via Errachidia along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, and through the Tizi Ntalghamt Pass to Midelt, then continue our journey to Azrou, a berber village in the Middle Atlas Mountains, before which we stop to see the Barbarian apes in the famous Cedar forest. On to Ifran “Switzerland of Morocco”, stop for a picture or a drink then drive to Fes drop you off at your riad or the nearest park to your riad. where the tour ends.

– 4×4 / mini-bus with English speaking driver

-1 night in a hotel at Dades gorges With dinner & breakfast

-1 overnight camping on the Dunes  with dinner & breakfast

-Camel ride on the dunes.​

-Travel insurance.

-Soft/alcoholic drinks

-Tips and personal expanses

-Lunches

-Entrance fee (Monuments visits)