Fes to Marrakech – shared desert tour - 3 Days

3 days Fes to Marrakech – shared desert tour via Sahara desert offers you the chance to have a real desert experience, ride camels and spend the night in a beautiful desert camp and to discover the most interesting sites in Morocco such as Ifrane, Ceder forest in Azrou, Ziz valley, Gorges of todra and dades, Ait benhadou Kasbahs, Atlas mountains and so many more. This is the best solution to travel between the two imperial cities of Fes and Marrakech while discovering a big part of Morocco and enjoying a life time desert experience on the way.

Travel between Fes and Marrakech through the Saharan desert, exploring kasbahs, towns, cities, mountains, and oases along the way. Ride on a camel and spend a night like a nomad on this guided 3-day tour.

Day 1
Fes – Midelt – Merzouga

You’ll be picked up from your accommodation in Fes and head first to the fertile plains of Sais and to the cedar forests in the middle of the Atlas Mountains. Stop for lunch in Midelt, then continue along the majestic Ziz River, where palms stand in fortified kasbahs.

Drive to Erfoud through the oasis and continue on to Merzouga, where you’ll climb onto your camel and follow your guide for a stunning ride through the orange dunes. From the back of these animals, you’ll watch the sun set over the dunes.

You’ll then spend the night in a desert camp, to experience the nomad life. If you select the upgrade on checkout, you’ll spend the night in a luxurious en suite camping set-up.

Day 2
Merzouga – Tinghir, Dades

Wake up early in the morning to watch the sun rising over the desert before breakfast. Your first stop of the day will be to Rissani, known for being the location of the mausoleum of the founder of the Alaouite Dynasty of Morocco.

Then, head to Tinghir on the route of the 1000 kasbahs, exploring the kasours and oases in the High Atlas mountain range. Take an hour to explore the Todgha River and admire this beautiful site and the canyons.

Before lunch, visit the Berber village of Azrou with your guide to discover their traditional lifestyle. In the afternoon, you’ll drive to the Dades Valley to visit one of the oldest kasbahs in the region. You’ll then be dropped off at your guest house or hotel in Dades.

Day 3
Dades – Kelaa Mgouna – Ouarzazate – Ait ben Haddou – Marrakech

After breakfast at your hotel, travel to Kelaa Mgouna in the Rose Valley, a famous rose plantation. Visit one of the rose growers’ cooperatives and discover how the workers mix distilled rose water to create scents.

Continue along the kasbahs to Ouarzazate, known as the “door of the Sahara”, often used as a filming location. Next you’re off to Kasbah Ait ben Haddou, a UNESCO-listed fortified village. Explore this beautiful site with your guide and learn more about its Moroccan earthen clay architecture.

In the afternoon, take the Tizi-n-Tichka pass through the Atlas Mountains, where Berbers have been living for centuries. You’ll arrive back in Marrakech in the late afternoon.

Includes

  • Pick-up from your hotel in Marrakech
  • Air-conditioned modern vehicle driven by an English-speaking guide driver
  • Overnight stay at Tinghir 4-star Hotel Bougafer
  • Private ensuite room with dinner and breakfast
  • Camel trekking in Erg Chebbi
  • Overnight at a nomads’ desert camp in Erg Chebbi
  • Private standard tent with dinner and breakfast
  • Drop off at your Fes hotel

Not Includes

  • Lunches on the way
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Fes to Marrakech – shared desert tour
Price From EUR  135/person
Group Discount Available
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Cost Per Adult Traveler:
135 EUR
135
Total 135 EUR

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