3 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech To Fes Via Merzouga

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  • 3 Days & 2 Nights
  • Private Tour
  • Availible everyday
  • Guided Tour
  • Strart from Marrakech
  • Finish in Fez


3 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech To Fes Via Merzouga

The 3 days tour Marrakech to Fes with Morocco Desert Sahara Tours is one of the most popular desert tours from Marrakech that connects the two imperial cities. The 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes lets you discover a big 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 first night in the heart of the Dades gorges in a traditional but comfy hotel. The second day lets you enjoy a short walk in the todra immense gorges before heading towards Merzouga in a more arid plains announcing the beginning of the deserts, once in Merzouga, you will ride the camels and go deep in the desert to spend a night in a nomad bivouac to enjoy a starry night under a clear and peaceful sky. The third day takes you through a different route heading towards Fez and crossing many villages and sceneries along with the beautiful cedar forest with its playful monkeys before reaching the Cultural capital of the country : Fes where you driver will drop you off in your hotel.


3 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech To Fes Via Merzouga
Day 1 : Marrakech – Aït Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Rose Valley – Dades Gorges

We will start from Marrakech before 8:00 am, in order to drive to Ouarzazate, also known as “Gateway to the Sahara”, a former caravan town on the silk and salt route in the eastern foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Then we will pass through the Berber town of Taddert and over the 2260 meters high Tizi n’Tichka pass.

After passing through Tizi n’Tichka mountain pass, we will stop at the famous Aït Benhaddou Kasbah, 30 kilometers from Ouarzazate. The Kasbah has one of the most intriguing red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Thousand Kasbahs and is a UNESCO world heritage site since 1987. We will have our lunch at the Kasbah and continue on our way to Dadés Gorge via Ouarzazate- “The Hollywood of Africa”.

On our way through the “road to the Thousand Kasbahs” & the fascinating “sand castles”, we will stop at Kalaat M’gouna, “the rose city” known for its roses and annual rose festival during the month of May. Then we will continue to our hotel in the heart of the Dadés Gorges, and enjoy a traditional Moroccan evening meal and next morning breakfast.

Day 2 : Boumalne Dades – Tinghir – Todra Gorges – Arfoud – Merzouga Dunes

After morning breakfast, we will explore the sites around Dades Valley and Todra Gorges. Lunch will be taken at any of the cafés on our way. Merzouga will be the final destination of day 2. From there, camels will take us to our Berber desert camp via the Dunes of Erg Chebbi. Our stay will be at the desert camp that includes accommodation, evening meal & next day morning breakfast in traditional Berber tent.

Day 3 :Erg Chebbi – Merzouga – Fes

You will wake up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise. Afterwards, ride back camels, after breakfast and shower you meet your guide/driver. Then leave Merzouga and drive to Fez, passing different places along the way: Rissani, Arfoud, Ziz Valley, and crossing Tizi n'Talghomt bends, through the Atlas Mountains. You will stop and have lunch in Medilt (which is optional). Then you will see the Cedar forest of Azrou (which is famous for its aromatic cedar trees) stop there for a few minutes to see the Barbary macaque monkeys and take some pictures. After Azrou forest we will pass through Ifran which known as the "Moroccan Switzerland". On arrival in Fez, our crew will lead you to your riad/hotel.

Price Includes

  • Hotel/riad pickup and drop-off
  • Transport in a minivan or 4WD
  • English speaking driver
  • Camel ride (one camel each)
  • Accommodations ( Breakfast & Dinner)

Price NOT Includes

  • Flight Tickets
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Guide tips

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