Popular 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga highlights:
Our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga; is one of the best Morocco desert tours from Marrakech that connects the two most popular imperial cities of Marrakech and Fes that everyone should visit in Morocco via Merzouga desert Sahara. It will allow you to discover a big part of the South East of Morocco; departing from the Medina of Marrakech towards the Atlas mountains crossing beautiful scenery of Berber villages blending with the mountains; to the famous Kasbahs of Ait Ben Haddou and Touirirte in Ouarzazate to experience Merzouga desert camel trekking.
Tour itinerary map:
Main attractions of this trip:
- Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
- Visit Taourirte Kasbah Ouarzazate
- Explore Dades valley and Todra gorges
- Experience Morocco desert Sahara
- Merzouga camel trekking
- Overnight at a desert camp
- Visit Ifrane the Switzerland of Morocco
Private Marrakech Sahara desert trip itinerary details:
✪✪✪✪✪Day 1 – Travel from Marrakech to Boumalne Dades valley via Ait Ben Haddou Ouarzazate
Our friendly driver will pick you up at 08:00 am, to start your amazing 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes; by traveling to Dades Gorges via the Tizi-n-Tichka pass of the high Atlas Mountains; enjoying the panoramic views of small Berber villages across the mountains. Then you continue to visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah; the UNESCO world heritage site. 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 Boumalne Dades gorges through Skoura and rose valley; we will spend the night in a Riad in Dades gorges.
travel to experience merzouga camel trekking, and Sahara Desert adventuresDay 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 scattered 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, Tinghir; and Erfoud where we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet.
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 loaded in an 4×4 car and transported 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 tea and smiles. 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 with musical plays; by the staff and camel guides under the starry sky of the desert Sahara.Day 3 – Travel from Merzouga desert Sahara to Fes via Erfoud and Ifrane Cedar Forest .
Travel to visit Fes
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. You will have breakfast in the desert camp; pack and go back either on camels or by 4×4 leaving the dunes behind to meet our tour guide to leave the Sahara desert head north towards Fez via the Atlas Mountains. On the way, we will stop in Erfoud known for its dates market and fossil factories. Then countinue towards Midelt via the famous Ziz valley enjoying the panoramic views of palm trees along the river.
We will have a break for lunch in Midelt. After that; we will continue to take pictures with wild monkeys on the Cedar forests and Ifrane the Switzerland of Morocco, before arriving to Fez; where our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga 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 on the tour price:||What’s not included on the tour price:|
| + Pick up and drop off in Marrakech (to / from your h otel, the airport or any other desired location).|
+ Private transport in a comfortable and air conditioned vehicle.
+ Experienced and friendly tour guide / driver.
+ Camel trekking in Merzouga desert Sahara.
+ Overnight stay in Merzouga luxury desertcamp.
|+ Ferry tickets.|
+ Flight tickets.
Related popular Morocco desert tours
NOTE: That all our Morocco desert tours could be start from anywhere in Morocco. Our team will collect you from your hotel accommodation, airport, or any place of your choice. Please don’t hesitate to contact us to prepare and customize your Marrakech desert trip as you wish it to be; that suits your needs, budget, and requirements; if our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga does not match what you’re looking for, and dreamed to do and see in Morocco.
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.