Best Fez to Marrakech via Merzouga Desert Dunes, 3 Days Tour

Best Fez to Marrakech via Merzouga Desert Dunes, 3 Days Tour

Travel from Fes to Marrakech on a 3-day desert tour crossing the Atlas Mountains and Morocco's vast Sahara desert. Our 3 day private Fes to Marrakech Desert tour is the perfect road trip to explore the best Morocco has to offer: Middle Atlas Mountains with its cedar forests, lush green oases, sand dunes, canyons, and adobe Casbahs. Although the tour covers a vast area of Morocco in a relatively short time, the amazing scenery will never make you bored.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fes - Azrou (Cedar forest) - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga

Stop At: Fes, Fes, Fes-Meknes
Our start will be from Fes the Medina, where our team will pick you up from your Hotel or in a meeting point.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Ifrane, Ifrane, Fes-Meknes
We will begin our journey from Fes by passing through Ifrane, a winter ski resort built by the French in the 1930s to resemble a Swiss village.


Stop At: Midelt, Morocco
Halfway, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks, then continue towards Merzouga in the road.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Erg Chebbi Dunes, Morocco
The departure of your Fes to Marrakech desert tour will start from your accommodation around 8 Am. The trip to Erg Chebbi sand dunes will last 8 hours in which we will see the Middle Atlas Mountains and some Berber villages. We will stop in some cities like Ifrane known as Switzerland city of Morocco. Then drive to Azrou to enjoy many astonishing places, beautiful nature, snowy mountains, cute monkeys, amazing views, and stunning zig-zag roads. The lunch will be served in Midelt famous for the production of apple fruits, It's located between two main Mountains chains. and then we will keep going through the Ziz valley that's known for the production of high-quality dates in Morocco. We will stop at a beautiful and breathtaking view of the stunning & giant palm tree oasis. After that, we will arrive at Merzouga Erg Chebbi where we will ride camels to the middle of the magical Sahara desert dunes before dark to enjoy the sunset and overnight in Nomadic desert camp.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: You will spend the night in a nomad tent at Merzouga desert camp


Day 2: Merzouga - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges or Ouarzazate

Stop At: Merzouga Desert, Merzouga Morocco
Today after an early breakfast and camel ride to the camp lodge, we will start our journey to Dades Gorges from Merzouga desert,
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Todgha Gorge, Tinerhir 45824 Morocco
We will have a guided visit to Todgha Gorges
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Boumalne Dades, Boumalne Dades, Souss-Massa
We will stop for photography in Boumalne Dades then we will continue to reach Dades Gorges,
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Dades Gorges, R704 Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades Morocco
In the afternoon, drive along the road of the Kasbahs to Dades Valley before you arrive at your boutique guest house.
Dinner and overnight in Dades Valley, or Ouarzazate depends on availability.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:


Accommodation included: Overnight in Dades Valley or Ouarzazate


Day 3: Dades Valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - Marrakech

Stop At: Dades Gorges, R704 Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades Morocco
After breakfast, drive along the Valley of the Roses to Kalaa Mgouna,
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Vallee Des Roses, El Kelaa M'gouna 45800 Morocco
Here you might choose to visit one of the Rosewater cooperatives and learn how the locals prepare rose-scented perfumes based on distilled rose water.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Draa-Tafilalet
We continue to Ouarzazate past Skoura oasis famous for its date palm trees,

Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45122 Morocco
At Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou where you will have lunch, before a visit to the Kasbah, a UNESCO world heritage site, that has been used as a set for various Hollywood movies, fashion, and commercial shooting. The Kasbah is well preserved and consisted of various Kasbahs packed together and appears as a single unit.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Tizi n Tichka, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
In the afternoon, we begin our descent through the Atlas Mountains photography stop in Tizi Ntichka Pass then passing by various Berber villages with houses built with stones and mud.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Marrakech, Marrakech, Marrakech-Safi
We arrive in Marrakech late afternoon and your driver will take you to your riad or hotel.
End of your Fes to Marrakech desert tour.
Duration: 40 minutes

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Start Time: 07:30 AM
Duration: 3 Days
Start location: 1: Batha, Fes, Morocco
2: El-Jamai Palace, Hôtel Sofitel Bab Guissa, Fès 30000, Morocco
3: Cafe Restaurant Rsif, Boulevard Ben Mohammed El Alaoui, Fes 30000, Morocco
4: Bab Ziat, 34 Derb Mokri, Fes, Morocco
5: Bab Boujloud, 3268+QC8 قصبة أبي الجنود, Fès 30100, Morocco
6: Oued-Zhoun Pharmacy, 47, Arsat Lebtioui, Fes, Fès 30000, Morocco
Traveler pickup is offered
Travelers pickup is offered
- Pick-up from all hotels and riads in Fez.
- If your riad is in the medina the pick-up location will be the nearest accessible place to the riad.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Camel Trekking (Camel per person)
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
  • Entry/Admission - Todgha Gorge
  • Entry/Admission - Dades Gorges
  • Entry/Admission - Tizi n Tichka
  • Entry/Admission - Merzouga Desert
  • Entry/Admission - Erg Chebbi Dunes
  • Entry/Admission - Vallee Des Roses

Not Included

  • Drinks
  • Lunches

Facilities


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