3 Days Marrakech to Fes

Best 3 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Fes Through Merzouga

Description of the 3 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Fes

This 3 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Fes is one of the most popular desert itineraries between the two imperial capitals of Marrakech and Fes. It is the best choice you have if you are short on time and want to visit Merzouga Erg Chebbi desert. Enjoy the Moroccan Desert tour on a 3 day camel safari tour from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga Erg Chebbi. Ride a camel to watch the sunset and spend the night at a Berber desert camp on the edge of Erg Chebbi sand dunes and meet locals.

On the first day you will travel over the high Atlas mountains through Tizi Ntichka pass, visit Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, and drive along the Kasbah trail via Ouarzazate, Skoura and the rose valley. On the second you will admire the green lush valley of Dades, walk in the Todra gorge and ride camel to the stay overnight in a desert camp, On the last day of the 3 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Fes you will take the road to Fes crossing Ziz valley and the middle Atlas where you will have the opportunity to meet the Barbary apes in their wild environment.

Our Marrakech to Fes desert tours can be customized based on your budget and interests, so just tell us what you want to see and visit, what you want to experience, which category of accommodation do you prefer and this is our tour experts are ready to take you on a lifetime vacation.

The Highlights of 3 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Fes

• Cross the high Atlas mountains through Tizi Ntichka pass enjoying stunning views.
• Visit the world heritage site of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou.
• Drive along the one thousand Kasbah trail.
• Enjoy the scenic scenery of the lush valley of Dades.
• Walk on the Todra gorges.
• Ride camels over the stunning sand dunes and enjoy one of the best sunsets in the world.
• Enjoy a drum party in the desert camp and sleep in a private tent.
• Meet the wild Barbary apes in the cedar forest of Middle Atlas Mountains

Detailed Itinerary of 3 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Fes

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Dades valley

Your 3 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Fes will start by greetings at your accommodation in Marrakech where you will be picked up then depart Marrakech and travel over the Tizi n'Tichka Pass while enjoying superb views of the High Atlas Mountains and of the Berber villages. Your trip will take you to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Aït Benhaddou. This beautiful village has been used as a backdrop for over 20 films including Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, Jewel of the Nile, and Gladiator. After lunch, continue to Dades valley via Ouarzazate and the rose valley. Overnight in a riad in Dades.

Driving distance: 313 Kilometers

Day 2: Dades valley - Todra Gorges - Merzouga Desert

After breakfast you will depart to Merzouga Erg Chebbi desert through Todra Gorges. Rises up 300 meters, you may see the Berber nomad families tending their sheep and goats. After lunch, travel further into the desert to the beautiful Erg Chebbi sand dunes where you will camel trek to the desert camp to spend the evening, enjoy a Moroccan dinner, listen to Berber music, you can join by drumming and dancing. Overnight in a private tent.

Driving distance: 247 Kilometers

Day 3: Merzouga Desert - Ziz valley – Ifrane - Fes

Wake-up early to catch the sunrise in the desert and have breakfast in the camp. Then you will start your trip to Fes via Ziz Valley enjoying its palm groove. After lunch in Midelt, you will continue to Fes via Ifrane where you will have the opportunity to see the largest forest of cedar trees in the region that is inhabited by the Barbary macaque, short break in Ifrane (the little Switzerland). Afterward, you will continue to Fes where your 3 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Fes.

Driving distance: 463 Kilometers

Included services:

• Private transport in a 4x4 vehicle or minivan
• Professional English speaking driver guide
• Night in a riad in Dades valley with dinner and breakfast.
• Night in a luxury tent in the desert with dinner and breakfast,
• Camel ride in Desert.
• Hotel pick up and drop off.

Not Included:

• Lunches.
• Drinks.
• Tips,
• Entrance fees.
• Travel insurance

Map of 3 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Fes

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the distance from Marrakech to Merzouga desert:

• It is 560 Kilometers (348 miles), it’s a long drive from Marrakech to Merzouga desert that’s why we always make an overnight in Dades valley or anywhere of your choice half way to cut the long drive.

What is the distance from Merzouga desert to Fes:

• It is 463 Kilometers (288 miles), the drive from Merzouga to Fes takes around 9 – 10 hours so you will arrive to Fes on the evening.

Where can we have lunch:

• Our driver guide will take you to clean restaurants with western toilets, if you would like to have lunches where locals eat please let your driver know, if you have any diet restriction (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free …) please let us know in advance.

What do you recommend?

• If you have more time in your schedule we recommend to book the 4 Days Desert Tour Marrakech to Fes for a more enjoyable trip.
• Bring omfortable shoes for walking and long pants for the camel trek, hat or scarf, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
• Bottled water is recommended.
• Pack warmly as it gets cold at night in the desert between September and May.

How to pay the tour:

• To confirm the 3 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Fes, we require a small deposit to be paid via PayPal or Western Union, the balance is payable in cash on the first day of the trip to be paid to your driver in Euros, US Dollars or Moroccan Dirhams. To convert currencies use: www.xe.com.

3 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Fes Price

Email us for a quote of your desired itinerary based on number of travelers, dates of your trip and the tour package or places you would like to visit.
Please note, Prices vary due to preferences in transportation, accommodation category, size of group and seasonal pricing.

All our tours can be customized based on your budget and interests, contact us with any request you may have for your Morocco dream vacation.