3 DAYS PRIVATE DESERT TRIP FROM MARRAKECH TO FES
Take the top 3-day Marrakech to Fes desert tour through Morocco Sahara desert. This tour will familiarizes you with the most effective Morocco can give because of its visitors combining the 2 imperial cities of Marrakech and Fez. On your way from Marrakech to Fes, visit the famous Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou and Dades Valley. Ride a camel on Erg Chebbi sand dunes while admiring a legendary sunset. Spend a magnificent night your Merzouga desert camp with Bedouin nomads.
From Merzouga to Fes, stop for any quick watch with the Barbary Apes inside Middle Atlas Mountains.
HERE ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF MARRAKECH TO FES DESERT TOUR:
- Drive after dark High Atlas Mountains and Tizi Ntichka pass
- Explore the UNESCO world heritage Casbah of Ait Ben Hadou
- Drive along the Valley with the roses along with the road of 1001 Kasbahs
- Walk in Todgha oasis over the stream for the Gorges of Todra
- Enjoy a marvelous sunset camel ride in Erg Chebbi dunes
- Spend the night time at Merzouga desert camp with dinner and entertainment
- Stop in cedar forests near Ifran to watch Barbary Apes along the way to Fez
THIS IS THE ITINERARY OF THE 3 DAY DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO FES:
DAY 1 :
MARRAKECH – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – KASBAH AIT BEN HADDOU – DADES VALLEY
(7 HOURS DRIVE)
Your Marrakech to Fes Morocco Desert Trip will depart out of your hotel or riad at 07h30 AM to Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou through Tizi Ntichka pass as well as the high Atlas Mountains.
Numerous stops will be made along the way. Visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, which was also served as a set for various Hollywood blockbusters.
We still Ouarzazate for lunch ( At leisure ).
In a special afternoon, we drive on the oasis of Skoura and visit one of the best-preserved Kasbahs in Morocco: Amridil. From here we always Kalaa Mgrouna via the Valley of the Roses before we reach our boutique guest house positioned in Dades Valley.
Dinner and overnight.
DAY 2 :
DADES VALLEY – TINGHIR – MERZOUGA – SAHARA DESERT
(4 HOURS DRIVE)
After breakfast, today’s journey will start by driving across the road of 1001 Kasbahs to Tinghir oasis.
You will likely be experiencing the amazing scenery across the way with the remaining of fortified villages that were hosting the caravan roads until early 2Oth century.
Upon arrival at Tinghir, that has been a military post throughout the French occupation, we are going to deviate into a secondary road to the oasis. Feel free to walk next for the stream and view the locals farming and herding their cattle. Your walk will end at one from the magnificent scenes of the tour: Todgha Gorges.
After lunch at leisure at one of the local cafés, we still Rissani, which is one from the holiest towns in Morocco because actual dynasty ruling Morocco ‘’ The Alaouites ‘’ is originated here, and its particular founder is buried locally. Rissani is also famous like a kick off point of the ancient caravan roads crossing the Sahara desert all the way to Tomboctou.
Mid afternoon, we’ll cross some rocky terrain all the way to Merzouga, where our camel caravan will probably be awaiting you. Enjoy a camel ride over Erg Chebbi dunes to watch a fantastic sunset, before we resume our Sahara desert camp.
Enjoy dinner under the stars while entertained by our local nomads hosts playing their drums for hours.
Overnight at the Sahara desert camp.
DAY 3 :
MERZOUGA – MIDELT – IFRAN – FES
(8 HOURS DRIVE)
After a young wake to relish a fantastic sunrise camel trek within the dunes of Erg Chebbi, we’re going to get to the camp operator’s lodge in Merzouga in the morning and shower ( If you choose to upgrade on the luxury camp, breakfast will likely be served on the camp, and showers can be purchased at your tent)
Meet your driver / guide and depart on the scenic drive to Fes crossing the Ziz Vlley through Errachidia that’s the capital of Tafilalt region.
We proceed our journey to Midelt where we’re going to have lunch at leisure before we keep driving across the Middle Atlas Mountians using its Cedar Forests and Berber towns of Imouzzar and Ifran, that are both famous as winter ski resorts for Moroccans.
Your driver might spot some Barbary apes along the way and seize the ability to take some pictures.
We reach Fes late in a special afternoon. Your Morocco desert tour from Marrakech to Fes can certainly which has a go away at the Fez hotel or riad.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
This tour may be tailored to some 4 days Marrakech to Fes desert tour should you wish
Driving times above tend not to include stops for sightseeing, photos, lunch and cafe
Tour costs are per person plus it depends upon how many passengers within your party
Pick up from Res may be flexible during spring and summer
Local guides and entrance fees ( if any ) aren’t included. You pay for anyone directly to the suppliers.
Hat, sunglasses, good walking shoes and wet napping are of good use in this tour
A/C modern 4×4 or van driven by an English speaking river /guide
Pick up from your Marrakaech hotel / Riad
First night at Hotel Panorama or Hotel Babylon (Private A/C ensuite room) with dinner & breakfast
Sunset camel ride in Erg Chebbi
Overnight in a Saharara desert camp in Erg Chebbi ( Private tent ) with shared bathrooms – Showers available in the morning at the camp operator’s lodge – Dinner and breakfast are included.
Upgrade with a deluxe camp having an ensuite tent available upon booking your Marrakech to Fes desert tour ( €70 per person )
Drop off for your Fes hotel or perhaps the closest accessible location to your Fes riad or even car accessible.
Entrance fees if any
local guides if any
lunches in route
Price per person
Number of Participants 2 3 4 5 6 7 8-10 11-13 14-17
Price per person 365€ 285€ 235€ 195€ 185€ 175€ 165€ 155€ 145€
To book the Marrakech To FES Desert Tours follow the link provided.