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3 Days from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga – Desert Tour

The Top 3 Days from Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour via Merzouga

Starting Location

Fes / Airport or Accommodation

Starting time

Around 08:00 am

Tour’s Duration

3 Days

Ending Location

Marrakech / Airport or Accommodation

Overview: 3 Days from Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour

These 3 days from Fes to Marrakech via the Sahara desert offers you the chance to discover the south of Morocco. Experience Camel rides and spends the night in a Bedouin desert camp. Discover the most interesting sites that southern Morocco has to offer: Ceder forests, Gorges, Valleys, Oases, UNESCO world heritage sites, Kasbahs, and High Atlas mountains. This tour is just a suggested itinerary, you can contact us to edit or customize a new Morocco Tour.

Highlights of the 3 days from Fes to Marrakech

  • Drive from Fes via the road of the Middle Atlas Mountains
  • Stop at Cedra Forest in Azrou
  • Explore the Desert of Merzouga
  • Experience camel trekking
  • Experience Desert Night in the heart of the desert
  • Attend the beautiful sunrise and sunset over the high dunes of Erg Chebbi
  • Walk along the impressive Todgha Gorges
  • Visit the well-known Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Marrakech Guided Tour: visit Jamaa el-Fna, Menara Gardens, Bahia Palace, Majorelle Gardens…

Itinerary: 3 Days from Fes to Marrakech

1 Day: Fes – Ifrane – Cedar Forest – Ziz Valley – Merzouga

On the first day of our 3 Days from Fes to Marrakech, we will pick you up at the airport or Riad where they are staying in Fez at 8, and went south to cross the Middle Atlas Mountains to reach Ifrane, called ” Little Switzerland Moroccan ” for its resemblance to the country. One of the animals that once lived here was the lion of the Atlas, which has now become the symbol of the city and has been dedicated to a stone statue in the middle of it. Take the opportunity to take some photos. We cross the famous cedar forests and admire the Great Cedar Gouraud, the largest ancient cedar in the region, and also feed the hundreds of monkeys of Gibraltar that inhabit the area. Midelt lunch or afternoon Rich and pass the Ziz Valley.

Over 20km of palm and palm 10 million make it one of the largest in the world. Arrive at Merzouga desert and left in a caravan of camels to enter the heart of the dunes and enjoy an unforgettable sunset. Arrive with the camels to camp where we stay in Haim ” Stores made with camel’s hair ” as used by desert nomads. Dinner and night in Haima in the heart of the desert under a spectacular canopy of stars.

Day 2: Merzouga – Rissani Market – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges

” Date with the Dawn ” as they are in the desert is recommended to wake up to walk to the highest dune that is around the camp to enjoy the sunrise and the relaxing scenery that nature offers us, back in the dromedaries the village of Merzouga. After a delicious breakfast, we have to say goodbye to the desert and leave for Rissani, to visit its market (if we’re lucky and is one of the market days: Tuesday, Thursday, or Sunday).

Follow the road to Erfoud where there is also the possibility to visit the fossilized marble factory before continuing on to the palm of Touroug and Tinjdad.1 hour later reach one of the strongest points of the High Atlas: The Todra Gorges. The bed of the river has formed a Todra gorge walls of enormous proportions and great beauty; It is a paradise for climbers and a unique place. Lunch at the site and a half-hour hike would be recommended to enjoy the Gorges’ detail. Later continue to the Dades Valley, also known as the Valley of Figs, to Boumalne Dades stop at the ‘legs mono’ ‘Dinner and night in the Gorges du Dades. 3 Days from Fes to Marrakech

Day 3: Dades Gorges – Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Marrakech

After breakfast, we enjoy one of the best views of the Dades Valley. We will do so from one of the most strategic locations that offer us the mountains. From there we can see the amount of kasbah there and picturesque each is. Then output to a dotted with several very interesting Kasbah roads. After several stops enjoy the route of the Thousand Kasbah. Valley of the Roses and Skoura Palm Great arrive in Ouarzazate. And visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, the former residence of Glaoui or Pasha of Marrakech, Film Studies, and MuseumCine if interested. We will also go to the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, and visit its famous Kasbah (Declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1986).In this spectacular setting were filmed several famous films like Gladiator, Obelix, Sahara with Penelope Cruz … etc.

Lunch in the village and in the afternoon departure to Marrakech. Crossing the mountain pass of Tizi Ntichka with photo stops. Here we will leave the lunar landscape that will give way to the prevailing green, ocher colors … etc. Arrive in Marrakech, we will drop you off at the airport or Riad. End of the 3 Days from Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour.

Tour Include :

  • English-speaking driver
  • Private 4×4 with AC
  • Accommodation
  • Desert Camp
  • Camel trekking (1 for each person)
  • Sandboarding in the dunes (if you’re interested)
  • Fuel

Not included :

  • Flight ticket
  • Drinks
  • Lunches
  • What is not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance to the monument

All the above-mentioned are not included in the price.

Map: 3 Days from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga Desert