Overview:

The 3 day sahara desert tour from Marrakech to Fez is one of the most popular desert tours from Marrakech that connects the two imperial cities. The 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fez lets you discover a big part of the south of Morocco, departing from the ocher city of Marrakech towards the Atlas mountains and crossing beautiful scenery on the curvy roads and perched berber villages blending with the mountains, to the infamous kasbahs of Ait benhaddou fortified village and Ouarzazate with its cinematic attractions, spending the first night in the heart of the dades gorges in a traditional but comfy hotel. The second day lets you enjoy a short walk in the todra immense gorges before heading towards Merzouga in a more arid plains announcing the beginning of the deserts, once in Merzouga, you will ride the camels and go deep in the desert to spend a night in a nomad bivouac to enjoy a starry night under a clear and peaceful sky. The third day takes you through a different route heading towards Fez and crossing many villages and sceneries along with the beautiful cedar forest with its playful monkeys before reaching the Cultural capital of the country : Fez  where you driver will drop you off in your hotel.

Full Package:

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Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech - Atlas Mountains - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Skoura - Dades Gorge. 356km

tichka pass atlas mountains  ait benhaddou village  dades gorges - monkey feet

Your driver will pick you up at 08:00 am, and you will start 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fez to the Dades Gorges across the Tizi-n-Tichka pass of the high Atlas Mountains, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber villages. Then you continue to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site and have lunch at one of the restaurants at the foothils of the Kasbahs. After lunch we will drive to Ouarzazate with option to visit the Atlas Studios and Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and then we continue to Dades gorges through Skoura and rose valley, we will spend the night in a traditional kasbah in Dades gorges..

Day 2:Dades Gorge - Todra Gorge - Erfoud -Risani - Erg chebbi dunes in Merzouga. 304km

dades gorges  merzouga desert in 3 days  marrakech to Fez via desert

After breakfast, we will drive from Dades gorges to Erg chebbi Sahara desert at Merzouga. Berber villages are scattered along the way, we'll pass through Todra Gorges, Tenhir, Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud in which we'll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet, Once you arrive to Merzouga, 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 3: Merzouga - Erfoud - Errachidia - Midelt - Cedar Forest ( monkeys) - Fez . 532km

Fez and desert  merzouga to Fez marrakech to merzouga

An early morning wake up is recommended to assist sunrise from the top of the Chebbi sand dunes. 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, you will head north towards Fez via the High Atlas Mountains. On the way, we will drive through Rissani, Erfoud, Errachidia and Medilt. We'll stop for lunch and pictures of wild monkeys on the Cedar forests of Azrou before arriving to Fez. Drop you off at your accommodation.

Tour Includes:

  •  Private A/C Vehicle or minivan depending on the number + fuel
  •  English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  •  Pick up & Drop off
  •  1 hour camel ride each way
  •  Overnight in Luxury camp with ensuite bathroom and shower
  •  Overnight in a traditional comfortable hotel in Dades or Skoura
  •  Dinner and Breakfast are daily included
  •  Free time to explore the sites, Breaks for photos,..Etc
  •  Customized & Flexible stops
  •  No Shopping stops

The price does not include:

  •  Lunch
  •  Drinks
  •  Entrance fees to monuments, studios and Kasbahs