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3 Days Trip from Fes To Marrakech Merzouga Desert

3 Days / 2 Nights

Starting Point: Fes

Ending Point: Marrakech


Join our 3 Days from fes marrakech desert tour to visit both cities while traveling through Merzouga (Erg Chebbi). You have the chance to see the Atlas Mountains, views of Berber villages, and valleys, and ride camels for an overnight stay in a Sahara desert camp during this 3-day tour.

The price of the 3-Day Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour depends on the number of travelers, type of accommodations (Standard, Luxury, or Medium Option (Mixed)), and the season.

Highlights of 3 Days from Fes Marrakech desert

  • Stop at Azrou cedar forest and see Barbary Apes
  • Panoramic aspects of Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Experience Camel ride in Merzouga Sahara
  • Watch Sunset over the sand dunes
  • Do Sand Boarding activity
  • Hearty dinner and party around the campfire (Berber Drums)
  • Overnight Camping at Merzouga Desert Camp
  • Visit the UNESCO world heritage of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
  • Spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains landscapes


Day 1: Fes – Ifran – Midlet – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga.

Your best 3 Days from Fes Marrakech desert tour, begins around 7 am leaving Fez toward Merzouga Desert. On our way, we will travel through Ifrane, which is known also as the Switzerland of Morocco, Midelt, and Ziz Valley (an Alouite dynasty that still rules Morocco). We will also stop at Cedar Forest where you will enjoy watching different kinds of birds and trees climbed by the Berber apes).

The journey continues until we stop to enjoy Ziz Oasis’s panoramic views. Before we arrive at Merzouga, we will visit Erfoud, which is famous for the production of fascinating fossils, and Rissani which has the largest Souks (traditional markets) in Morocco.

Rissani is also a royal family dynasty. After we reach Merzouga and take a short break, we will head toward Merzouga Desert where you will enjoy the sunset over the sand dunes. In a Berber camp, you will spend the night listening to music and drums.

Day 2: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades valley.

On the second day of the tour and after the unforgettable night, you will be able to witness the amazing sunrise over the sand dunes if you woke up early. After having a nice breakfast, we will go back to Merzouga riding camelback for about an hour and a half. The tour continues to visit Tinghir and Todra Gorges (the highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco) where we will have lunch.

Most visitors enjoy hiking in these series of limestone river canyons. The next place we will visit is Dades Valley. The majestic sand castles and monkey toes (a fascinating rock formation) in Ddaes valley are a point of attraction for tourists. In Dades Gorges, you will spend the night at a hotel.

Day 3: Dades Valley – Rose Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – High Atlas  – Marrakech.

Through interesting Berber villages, we will travel after having breakfast in Dades Valley. The tour continues toward Ouarzazate going through Kalaat M’Gouna (The Valley of Roses). It is famous for the production of the rosewater and Rose Festival which is held every year in May. Before we arrive at The Hollywood of Africa ( Ouarzazate), we travel via the amazing Kasbahs of Skoura oasis.

In Ouarzazate, we will visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. It is a UNESCO World Heritage and is where the Studios Cinema is. This Kasbah served as a location to make many movies such as Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, and Alexander. On our way to Marrakech, we will travel through Tizi n’Tichka. It is the highest pass in Africa ( 2,260m over the High Atlas Mountains).

In the afternoon, you will be in Marrakech.


What is including

  • Pick up from hotel
  • Transport in A/C vehicle for a private tour
  • Experienced English/Spanish speaking driver/guide.
  • All accommodation in hotels/riads
  • All Breakfasts/dinners as per itinerary
  • Camel ride in Sahara desert
  • Accommodation in desert camp
  • Drop off at your hotel

What is Not including

  • Lunches and drinks
  • Anything extra , tips

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