Tour 3 days trip from marrakesh to fes & atlas and desert merzouga

Overview :

The 3-Day Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fez is one of the most popular desert tours from Marrakech which connects the two imperial cities. The 3-day desert tour from Marrakech to Fez allows you to discover a large part of southern Morocco, you will ride a camel and go to the bottom of the desert to spend a night in a nomadic bivouac to enjoy a starry night under a clear and peaceful sky. The third day takes you through a different route towards Fez and crossing many villages and landscapes as well as the beautiful cedar forest with its playful monkeys before reaching the cultural capital of the country: Fez where your driver will drop you off at your hotel.

Highlight :

  • Discover the beautiful architecture of the UNESCO Kasbah
  • Visit of the cinema studios in Ouarzazate
  • Enjoy a romantic dinner in a desert camp under the stars in Merzouga
  • Ride a camel and enjoy a beautiful sunset and sunrise over the sand dunes
  • Explore the magnificent gorges and canyons of Dades and Todra
  • Meet the Barbary apes in the cedar forest of Azrou
  • Explore the weekly Berber markets in the villages and meet the locals

Itinerary :

- Tour 3 days trip from marrakesh to fes & atlas and desert merzouga

The start of our desert tour from Marrakech to Fez will be around 08:00 from Marrakech crossing the Atlas Mountains to the Dades Gorges via the Tizi n'Tichka pass through the Atlas Mountains. After a 4 hour drive in the mountains, we will arrive at the impressive landscapes and Berber villages, we will make a stop to visit the heritage site of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. These ancient kasbahs were used as old caravan routes and it is a very important destination for international filmmakers for more than 20 films was also one of the most important fortresses of the old salt road where the caravans were brought slaves, gold, ivory, salt and silk from sub-Saharan countries to Marrakech and beyond. After Ait Ben Haddou we will continue to Ouarzazate (Hollywood of Africa) because it is also a city very well known for filmmakers, Gladiator, The Mummy and other films have been shot here. After Ouarzazate, we will continue our journey to the Dades Gorges, through the Berber villages of Mgouna, Skoura and serval around the valley.

- Tour 3 days trip from marrakesh to fes & atlas and desert merzouga

After breakfast and shower, we will start the 2nd on our adventure from Dades to Sahara Desert Erg Chebbi. Many Berber villages are scattered along the way, we will pass through Tenghir, Tinjdad, Jorf and we will stop and walk on the Todra Gorge (one of the most spectacular canyons in the world). After the Todra gorges, we will continue to Erfoud in which we will feel the beginning of the oasis and the Saharan villages, then we will continue to drive towards the Merzouga desert, after having rested, we will go ride the camels that will take us to an adventure in the desert. in the sand dunes. We will spend the night at the desert camp (nomadic Berber tents) with drum music in the middle of the Sahara, this is a great opportunity to take amazing sunset and sunrise photos over the sand dunes. Dinner, Berber music at the camp.

- Tour 3 days trip from marrakesh to fes & atlas and desert merzouga

Our guide at the camp will wake you up early in the morning to watch the sunrise then we will return by camel back to Merzouga, after having a shower and having breakfast, we will start our tour in Fes. We will make a few stops on the road for tea or photos in the Ziz Valley before crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains. We will stop at a Midelt where we will have lunch. Medilt is a very impressive mountain town at 1488m above sea level, located at the bottom of Jbel Ayachi (3737m). In the afternoon, we will continue to the legendary city of Fez stopping at Ifrane and Azrou (cedar forest).

What's Included :

  • Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off
  • Air-conditioned minivan or 4WD Fuel included
  • Professional driver / Guide
  • 1 Night in a Hotel (Dinner & Breakfast)
  • Camel ride in the dunes Desert
  • Overnight camping in Merzouga Desert (Dinner & Breakfast)
  • Sand boarding in the dunes
  • English or French speaking driver
  • Bottled water during the trip

What’s Not included :

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees and local guide fees (optional)
  • Anything not mentioned in the program

Good The know :

All of our proposal tours can be modified and designed according to your needs, so you can choose one of our tours that depart from Marrakech, Fez, Casablanca ... etc. If the tour itinerary you are looking for is not listed on our tours page, please contact us and we will create an itinerary that meets your needs.

Our price changes depend on the number of travelers, season and category of accommodation, we have both budget and luxury accommodation if you are looking for a VIP luxury tour in Morocco.

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