3 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech To fes Via Erg Chebbi Dunes Camel Trekking Overnight In Desert Camp SandBording In Hight Dunes
Tours from Marrakech
Overview and Itinerary:
The 3 day sahara desert tour from Marrakech to Fes is one of the most popular desert tours from Marrakech that connects the two imperial cities. The 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes 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 Telouate and 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 is the most bigest and hights dunes of the sand, you will ride the camels and go deep in the desert to spend a night in a nomad bivouac Luxury or standar 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 : Fes where you driver will drop you off in your hotel.
Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades 330km:
In this exciting and thrilling tour around the eastern half of Morocco you will travel in style in a modern air-conditioned minibus. Our guide will pick you up from your Marrakech hotel at 7.15 a.m. and escort you to the departure point. We will travel over the Atlas Mountain range and descend into the Kasbah at Ait Ben Haddou.
The Kasbah (there are actually six of them within a walled city) is a place of wonder. Lunch on the first day will be taken in the Kasbah at Ait Ben Haddou after the guided tour has finished.
Our next stop on our first day will be at Ouarzazate. We will admire the scenery of a city where several blockbuster movies have been filmed.
In the desert’s gate city we can take stop at a café before venturing on to the Dades Valley. Once here you can relax and unwind at a private guesthouse in Dades with en-suite bathroom and enjoy the culinary delights of a Moroccan evening dinner. Day Excursion Marrakech
Day 2: Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Erfoud -Risani – Erg chebbi dunes in Merzouga. 304km:
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 where the best Dates in Morocco, 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 4×4 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) – Fes. 532km:
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 4×4 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.
Included in the 3 Days Marrakech Fes Desert trip:
Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser or Prado throughout the tour + fuel.