From Fes: Unforgettable Desert Tour to Marrakech 3-Day

From Fes: Unforgettable Desert Tour to Marrakech 3-Day

Explore the Sahara desert of Morocco from Fes to Marrakech on an epic trip that offers a great opportunity to meet the locals and experience an authentic desert trip.

By joining the 3 days Fes to Marrakech desert tour, you will get to ride camels crossing the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi, spend an unforgettable night in a desert camp, where you will enjoy the complete silence among the high dunes in Merzouga, a place that feels like a million miles from civilization.

Apart from the camel trekking experience, sunset & sunrise over Erg Chebbi, and the night in the desert, your 3 days Fes desert tour will take you across the Middle Atlas Mountains to Merzouga and across the High Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. Get to watch the Barbary macaques in the cedar forest near Azrou, one of the famous old-world monkey species. Explore the Todra Canyon, visit the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and many more.


Day 1: FES ⇢ IFRANE ⇢ ZIZ VALLEY ⇢ MERZOUGA DESERT (Night in Desert Camp) (467 Km/7 hr 30 min)

Stop At: Fes, Fes, Fes-Meknes
After an early breakfast at your hotel or riad id Fez, your English speaking driver / guide will pick you up as early as possible, 07h00 AM in winter time and 08h00 AM in summer ( that will allow you enough driving time to catch the sunset in Erg Chebbi ).
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ifrane, Ifrane, Fes-Meknes
Our journey will commence in Fes and take us through Ifrane, a French-built winter ski resort from the 1930s modeled after a Swiss village.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Azrou Cedar Forest, Azrou Morocco
As you continue your journey, you will traverse the cedar forest in Azrou and have an opportunity to spot monkeys. Your drive will take you through the Middle Atlas Mountains, characterized by scenic winding roads through forests, springs, rocky terrain, and Berber villages. You will then descend towards the Sahara Desert after a full day of navigating the breathtaking Atlas Mountains.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Midelt, Midelt, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
During your trip, you will make a stop for lunch in Midelt, a town renowned for its fossils and rocks. Midelt is located halfway to your destination. After lunch, you will continue your journey towards Merzouga along the road.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ziz valley view, WHMG+9HW, N13, Errachidia, Morocco
After lunch, you will continue your journey, crossing the Ziz River and passing by towering palm trees and fortified Kasbahs on your way to Erfoud.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Merzouga, Merzouga, Draa-Tafilalet
Take a break to admire the breathtaking view of a massive palm tree oasis, then proceed to reach Merzouga in the afternoon. Upon arrival, you will be greeted with mint tea and your guide, who will introduce you to your camels. They will then lead you on a 1-hour camel ride across the picturesque sandy dunes of erg-Chebbi, where you will experience the breathtaking sunset. Upon reaching the desert camp, you will spend the night in a traditional Berber tent. Here, your camels will be secured and you will be served with mint tea. After a delicious dinner, spend the night stargazing before retiring to bed.
Duration: 16 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: You will spend the night in a nomad tent at Merzouga desert camp.

Day 2: MERZOUGA ⇢ TODRA CANYON ⇢ DADES GORGES (255 km/Around 4 hr)

Stop At: Merzouga, Morocco
Admire the sunrise and ride the camel to the camp lodge to enjoy an early breakfast.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Camp todra gorges, HCQ3+R78, Tinghir, Morocco
Enjoy the stunning views offered by Toudra Gorges and a beautiful walk-in Toudra Valley
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dades Gorges, R704 Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades Morocco
Join Dades through the road of Thousand Kasbah and Roses Valley. Overnight, Dinner and breakfast are included.
Duration: 16 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: You will spend the night in Dades Valley or Ouarzazate.


Stop At: Dades Gorges, R704 Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades Morocco
Following breakfast, you will embark on a drive through the Valley of the Roses, en route to Kalaa Mgouna.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Atlas Studios, Km 5, BP 28 Route de Marrakech, BP 28 Route de Marrakech, Ouarzazate 45000, Morocco
As part of this experience, we'll make a special stop at the Atlas Studios. Located on the outskirts of the city, this renowned film studio has been the backdrop for many famous movies and television series. During this brief stop, you'll have the opportunity to capture some stunning photos of the Atlas Studios' exterior. The studio's unique architecture and surroundings offer excellent photographic opportunities. Keep in mind that entrance fees to explore the inside of Atlas Studios are not included in this package, but you can purchase your ticket there if you wish to delve deeper into the magic of the movies.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou, Souss-Massa
Take the opportunity to visit the renowned Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tizi n Tichka, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
Journey across the massive Atlas Mountains and admire the stunning landscape from the top of Tizi N'Tichka pass, the highest pass in North Africa.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Marrakech, Marrakech, Marrakech-Safi
Arrive in Marrakech, the Red City and Morocco's second largest city, in the early evening. Your drop-off will be at your accommodations or the nearest accessible location.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"COVID-19 safety measures"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 07:30 AM
Duration: 3 Days
Start location: فندق البطحاء, Ave de La Liberte, Fes 30000, Morocco
Traveler pickup is offered
The pick-up is offered. - Pick-up from all hotels and riads in Fez. - If your hotel/riad is located in the medina, the pick-up location will be at the nearest accessible point to your hotel/riad.

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


  • A/C modern 4×4 or van driven by an English speaking driver/guide
  • Sunset & Sunrise Camel Ride + Sand boarding in Erg Chebbi
  • First night at a Sahara desert camp in Erg Chebbi (Private tent) At your Preferred type
  • Second night at Ouarzazate OR Dades Valley (Private A/C ensuite room)
  • Drop off at your Marrakech hotel or the closest accessible point to your riad if not car accessible
  • Breakfast x 2 Dinner x 2
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Dades Gorges
  • Entry/Admission - Tizi n Tichka
  • Entry/Admission - Azrou Cedar Forest

Not Included

  • Tipping (Optional)
  • Drinks / Lunches


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