Popular 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga camel trekking highlights:


Our popular private 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga camel trekking; is one of the best Morocco desert tours from Marrakech that connects the two most famous Morocco imperial cities of Marrakech and Fes Medinas. It will takes you to discover the real Morocco a big part of the South East of Morocco. Departing from Marrakech Medina towards the Atlas mountains crossing amazing Berber villages scenery alongside the mountains, and experience Merzouga desert Sahara.

Tour itinerary maps:

Main attractions of the trip:

  • Drive over the pass Tizi-n-Tichka ZigZag road.
  • Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
  • Visit Taourirt Kasbah Ouarzazate.
  • Explore Dades valley and Todra gorges.
  • Merzouga desert camel ride.
  • Enjoy overnight at a desert camp.
  • Crossing the Cedar forest of Azrou.
  • Visit Ifrane the Switzerland of Morocco.

Private 3 days Marrakech desert trip itinerary details:

  • Day 1 – Travel from Marrakech to Boumalne Dades valley via Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah Ouarzazate

Our friendly driver will pick up you from your accommodation to start your amazing private 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga; by traveling to Dades gorges via the ZigZag road of the high Atlas Mountains Tizi-n-Tichka pass; enjoying the panoramic views of small Berber villages. Then you continue to visit Ait Benhaddou Kasbah; where several famous films have been shot in including Gladiator, Game of Thrones and much more. Also it was listed as a UNESCO world heritage site since 19987. After a short visit of the Kasbah we will drive to Ouarzazate with option to visit the Atlas Studios; and Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and then we continue our journey to Dades gorges through Skoura and rose valley. Overnight at a Riad in Dades valley.

  • Day 2 – From Boumalne Dades gorges to Merzouga desert Sahara via Todra gorges

After breakfast, we will travel from Dades gorges to Merzouga Sahara desert. Explore Berber villages are spreaded along the way; we will pass through Todra gorges a lovely place for mountain climbers, and adventurers; it’s known for its canyons of about 300m high. And Erfoud known for its dates market and fossil factories. Where you will feel the beginning of Morocco desert Sahara.

Once you arrive to Merzouga desert where our camels are waiting for you to cross the vastness Erg Chebbi sand dunes. The luggage will be taken in an 4WD to the desert camp. Enjoy camel ride while watching a majestic Sahara sunset from the highest sand dunes on the back of your camel. After arrive in to desert camp, you will be greeted with cup of tea. Then have free time to walk and discover the area around camp; before dinner time. After a traditional dinner, fire will be lit and a festive ambiance takes over by the camp staff and camel guides who will be entertaining you with their drums, dancing around the fire under a starry sky. Have sweet moonlit night enjoying the silence of Moroccan Sahara. So your desert dreams become true with us.

  • Day 3 – Travel from Merzouga desert Sahara to Fes via Erfoud and Ifrane Cedar forest.

After enjoying a sweet and calm sleep; an early morning wake up is recommended to assist amazing sunrise over Erg Chebbi golden sand dunes take lovely pictures of your desert experience to share with your family and friends. You will have breakfast in the desert camp; pack and go back either on camels or by 4WD leaving Erg Chebbi sand dunes behind to meet our tour guide and driver to continue your Marrakech desert trip head north towards Fez via the middle Atlas Mountains. On the road, we will stop in a panoramic views of palm trees along the Ziz river. Then countinue our journey enjoying small Berber villages along the way reach Cedar forest where you will have chance to take pictures with wild monkeys. And have a visit to Ifrane the Switzerland town of Morocco, before arriving to Fez; where our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga camel ride ends with amazing experiences; and unforgettable memories in your mind. Drop off at your accommodation or airport depends on your departure time.

What’s included in private tour price:
  • Pick up and drop off at / from your hotel, Riad, airport or any other desired location.
  • Private transport in a comfortable and air conditioned vehicle.
  • Overnight stay at a hotel or Riad
  • Experienced and friendly tour guide / driver.
  • Camel trekking in Merzouga desert Sahara.
  • Overnight stay in Merzouga desert camp.
  • Sandboarding in the Erg Chebbi sand dunes
What’s excluded in private tour price:
  • Ferry tickets.
  • Flight tickets.
  • Lunches.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.
Related popular Morocco travel tours

All our Morocco travel tours could be start from anywhere in Morocco. Our team will collect you from your accommodation, airport, or any place of your choice. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga does not match what you’re looking for, and dreamed to see and do in Morocco; to prepare and customize your ideal private Marrakech desert trip as you wish it to be; that suits your needs, budget, and requirements.

Morocco Desert Sahara

No Morocco desert tours from Marrakech and Fes; are 100% complete without visiting and experiencing the Moroccan desert Sahara of Merzouga or Zagora; all in all it’s really a must-see destination in Morocco that full of culture, history; and outdoor activities (Camel ride, Enjoy sunset and sunrise, Overnight in Morzouga luxury desert camp, quad and 4×4 off-road adventure…)

Marrakech Imperial City

By the way Marrakech Medina; is an ideal starting points of our Morocco desert tours from Marrakech. Discover the magical Marrakech imperial city. Immerse yourself into the history, art and culture of this magnificent walled pink city. Have opportunity to explore its amazing sightseeing like: Koutoubia mosque, Jemaa El Fnaa square, Saadian tombs, Majorelle Garden, and much more outdoor activities…

Fes Imperial City

Fez Medina was classified as a world heritage site in 1981 by UNESCO. Also it’s the most popular and amazing Morocco’s imperial city. It has its own special charm and offers divers things to see and do such as: Al Quaraouiyine mosque, Chouara tannery; Merenid Tombs. Also a visit to Volubilis a Roman ruins is an archaeological site of Morocco. And discover Meknes imperial city.

Essaouira Mogador Medina

Essaouira Mogador is amazing seaside town, It has great seafood restaurants. Also is a popular beach resorts and water sports destination; for windsurfing and kite-surfing lovers. If water sports aren’t your dream; also it is great for horse riding; or experience fishing market and port, visit argan oil cooperatives. Explore all this things to see and do just on a day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech.

Ait Ben Hadoou Kasbah

Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah is one of the best Berber fortified Ksar (village); and UNESCO world heritage site lies on the former caravan route between Marrakech; and the desert Sahara (Ouarzazate considered as the gate to Sahara & Hollywood of Africa). It is most famous as the setting for various Hollywood films; including Gladiator, The Last Temptation of Christ and much more…

Chefchaouen Blue City

Chaouen the blue pearl of Morocco (most of the houses are painted blue); is a beautiful and artsy mountain town unlike other cities in Morocco; it is considered as a place to relax, peace and rest. Just on a day trip to chefchaouen from Tangier, Fes, Casablanca, and Rabat; you could discover best things to see and do in Chefchaouen Morocco Medina, the Kasbah and waterfalls.

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