Marrakech and Fes are the must see cities for every visitor to Moocco, and combining those two with Morocco Sahara desert in a 3 days Marrakech to Fes desert tour will make your Moroccan trip a memorable one.
Day 1: Marrakech – Boumalne Dades
Your Marrakech to Fes desert tour will start with an early pick up. Meet your driver early in the morning at your hotel or riad and start your journey crossing the High Atlas Mountains towards Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. After a guided walk in the village of Ait Ben Haddou, we continue to Ouarzazate for lunch. Early afternoon, we will carry on north east to Boumalne Dades,. After a magnificent drive along Dades River dotted with Kasbahs an fortified villages, enjoying the sunset as a backdrop, we reach the gorges of Dades. After a stop to enjoy the amazing scenery, we continue to our hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Boumalne Dades – Merzouga
After breakfast, we start today’s journey along the road of 1001 Kasbas to Tinghir, a beautiful oasis where you will have the opppotunity to enjoy an hour walk by the river bank all the way to Todgha Gorges where you will have some free time to enjoy the scenery before lunch. Early in the afternoon, we will continue to Merzouga, where our camel caravan will be waiting for us. From here, we will ride our camels through the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi while enjoying a dramatic sunset over the color changing sand dunes. Just before it gets dark, we will reach our Sahara desert camp nestled between the sand dunes, where we will enjoy a Moroccan dinner under the stars while entertained by the local nomads palying their drums around the camp fire.
Day 3: Merzouga – Fes
If you wish, your desert camp hosts will wake you up to watch the sunrise. After breakfast, we wiill drive along Ziz River with its amazing oases dotted with dates palm trees and fortified Ksours ( Kasbahs ) all the way to Midelt, a small town in the middle of the Atlas Mountains, where we will stop for lunch. In the afternoon, we will continue crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains towards Fes. You will notice a dramatic change in the landscape : Snow capped Mountains, cedar forests, and rich vegetation, opposite to the first part of our our journey today, where it was all arid and rocky landscapes, except for the oases. Your Marrakech to Fes desert tour will end early evening, your driver will assist you until the door of your Fes riad or hotel