The common 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes. You will Explore Ait Benhaddou kasbah, Dades Gorges, Todra Gorges. And your head to Merzouga Sahara Desert to spend the night in Desert Camp. Finally, you end the tour in Fes.
This is the itinerary of the 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes:
Day 1: Marrakech – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges.
The first day of our 3 days desert trip from Marrakech to Fes. We will meet you at your Raid in Marrakech city. Thereafter, we drive you towards Ouarzazate via the Tizi-N-Tichka mountain pass (2260m). It is the highest road pass in Morocco in the High Atlas Mountains. And then we arrive at the Ait Benhaddou, a local UNESCO Kasbah. It is the largest and Kasbah in Morocco where we will enjoy lunch. Secondly, we continue to Ouarzazate city. It is also called the Hollywood of Africa. So, we explore another local kasbah and we visit the Atlas studio. Besides, we drive along the thousand Kasbahs road and stop in Kalaat M G’ouna town. It is famous for its Rose Valley and a yearly festival in May. Finally, we drive to Dades Gorges to spend a night in a hotel, including dinner and breakfast.
Day 2 : Dades Valley – Todra Gorge – Merzouga.
The second day of our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes starts after breakfast. We drive through the Dades valley and explore the amazing rock formation called “the Monkey toes”. Secondly, we drive through Tinghir to explore the Todra valley and Todra Gorge. There, we enjoy panoramic views and then keep our Morocco tour to Erfoud. This city is called the capital city of fossils in Moroccan country. Thereafter, we drive to Rissani where we take a Berber lunch before heading to the village of Merzouga. Finally, you prepare for a camel trip to the desert camp. This trip takes about 90 minutes to reach the camp. In the camp, we enjoy and spend this night in Berber nomad tents, including dinner and breakfast.
Day 3 : Merzouga Sahara – Midelt – Azrou – Fes City.
Our desert camel guide will wake you up to watch the sunrise view. Next, we will ride camels back to our desert hotel. After breakfast, we continue our Morocco trip towards Fes. We will pass through Errachidia passing the Ziz Valle. Then, we will pass through the Tizi -N-Talghamt and we reach Midelt in the Atlas mountains. Secondly, we drive to Azrou, a Berber village where to watch the Barbarian apes in the local cedar forest. After that, we visit Ifrane town, the Switzerland of Morocco. And we Finally arrive in Fes where the 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes ends.
Included in our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes:
- Pick up and drop off from your hotel
- Transport for the tour from Marrakech in a comfortable air-conditioned 4×4 vehicle
- Experienced English speaking driver/guide
- Camel trek to reach the desert camp (1 camel per person)
- Accommodation in hotel/riad / then desert camp in desert tents
- 1 Night in the Sahara desert dunes with dinner and breakfast
- Entrance fees to the monuments
Destinations overview of our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes
Ait Ben Haddou:
Kasbahs Ait Benhaddou as located between the Sahara and Marrakech of Morocco is a historic ksar (fortified village). Besides, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. And considered one of the great models of Moroccan earthen clay architecture. Going back in history, the site of the ksar has been fortified since the 11th century during the Almoravid period. Moreover, the site’s strategic prominence was due to its location. In the Ounila Valley along with one of the main trans-Saharan trade routes. As expected, our tours include all the merited places to be visited. Hence, the program of 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes integrates the site of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbahs. In addition to that, they integrate the rest of the tourist places in the trajectory towards the Sahara.
Todgha Gorges is one of the majestic touristic sites in the Draa Tafilalet region. It is the best destination for adventure takers and mountain climbing sports lovers. Hence, Gorges are a series of limestone river canyons in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains. Near the town of Tinghir. Furthermore, the height of the canyon walls can vary. But, in some places can be up to 400m (1,312 ft) high. The 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes takes into considerations and makes it a part of its geographic discovery in Morocco. This means the site is also another destination for geological trips. Students come to take a journey into these desert rocks to explore fossils and historical traces. If your visit to Morocco is about geological trips, it is possible to arrange it for you.
Merzouga is the sandy virgin icon of Morocco. It is a small village in the eastern south about 35 km southeast of Rissani. It is also about 55 km from Erfoud and about 50 km from the Algerian border. Besides, the village is known for its proximity to Erg Chebbi. For this reason, it is a part of the itineraries of many tourists visiting Morocco. Especially for calm and cultural discovery seekers. It has been considered as “a desert theme park”, and the Erg Chebbi as “a wonderland of sand”. Merzouga is widely among many touristic programs. One of the 3 days from Marrakech to Fes desert tour. Besides, with our Morocco travel company, you will experience the best desert tour from Marrakech.
Azrou is a city that is located at a strategic place in the Middle Atlas Mountains. Besides, it is among the Berber Atlas cities surrounding the beautiful larger trees of cedar and holm oak. Thus, Azrou is a destination by nature-lovers, cultural discoverers. And also a passage for the tourist middle-atlas itinerary takers. 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes is one of them. On such tours, stops are highlighted in this town to visit Cedar Forest. It is home to barbarian apes where tourists enjoy the freedom of these friendly apes. In addition to that, tourists can take a short ride on horses. It is the best place for picnics to escape the bustling town.