3 days desert tour from Fez to Merrakech via Sahara desert offer you the chance to have a real desert experience ride camels and spend the night in a traditional berber camp and to discover the most interesting sites in Morocco such as Ifrane, Ceder forest in Azrou, Ziz valley, Gorges , Ait benhadou Kasbahs, Atlas mountains and so many more. Fez Founded in the 9th century and home to the oldest university in the world, Fez reached its height in the 13th–14th centuries under the Marinids, when it replaced Marrakesh as the capital of the kingdom.
Day 1: Fez - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi
ifran city cedar forest Morocco Merzouga desert tour from Fez
At 8:00 a.m we start our 3 days desert tour from Fez to Marrakech via Sahara. We leave for Midelt through the Atlas Mountains and the cedar forests of the middle Atlas. We pass by Ifrane, a charming ski resort and Azrou, an important handicraft centre specialised in the work of cedar wood. We arrive in Midelt for lunch. At the afternoon we will drive to Erfoud and into the desert. Once you arrive to the dunes of Erg Chebbi, a small offroad takes you to the edge of the golden dunes where camels are waiting for you, the luggage will be loaded in an 4x4 car and transported to the camp, and you can enjoy a beautiful camel ride over the sand dunes and watch a majestic sahara sunset on your way to the camp. After reaching your destination, you will be greated with tea and smiles. You will be shown to your beautiful comfortable private tents equipped with ensuite bathrooms and showers to relax and settle before dinner time. After a delicious meal, fire will be lit and a festive ambiance takes over with musical plays by the staff and cameleers under the starry night of the desert !
Day 2: Merzouga - Rissani - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges
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Wake up for Sunrise lovely pictures, and Breakfast in open air, you will have breakfast in the camp, pack and go back either on camels or by 4x4 leaving the dunes behind. Back on the asphalt roads, we depart to Erfoud which is known by fossils' making. Drive through palm-groves and Savanah like desert. We stop for lunch, then we take a short walk in Todra Gorges. We head to our stoping point Dades Gorge. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 3: Dades Gorges- Skoura - Ouarzazate- Ait Ben haddou - Marrakech
dades gorges ait benhaddou village tichka pass atlas mountains
After breakfast, we will take a short walk in the gorges before we continue our 3 days morocco desert tour from fez to Marrakech. We will follow the Dades Valley through El Kelaa Magona known as Valley of the Roses and the road of a thousand Kasbahs. We visit of Ouarzazate and stop for lunch in Ait Benhadou village. We will have time to explore the famous protected UNESCO site which is the nest of many films like the Gladiator, lawrance of Arabia and much more. We will drive via Tichka pass to arrive to Marrakech.
- Private 4x4 wit A/C or a spacious minivan depending on the number
- English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
- Pick up & Drop off
- Camel Trek to overnight in Luxury camp with ensuite bathroom and shower (Private tents)
- Overnight in Dades gorge or Skoura in a comfortable Hotel with dinner & breakfast, possibility to upgrade to deluxe hotel on a
- private tour
- Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,..Etc
- Local guide in Ait Ben Haddou
- Absolutely shopping free tour
- Entrance fees to optional visits of Ouarzazate