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Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour 3 Days

3 Days

Embark on a captivating and private 3-day Fes to Marrakech desert tour, immersing yourself in Morocco’s mystical landscapes and rich cultural heritage. Traverse the enchanting Atlas Mountains, explore ancient kasbahs, and experience the mesmerizing beauty of the Sahara Desert.

Your expert guide will lead you on an unforgettable journey, filled with awe-inspiring sights, cultural encounters, and authentic experiences.

The popular Fes to Marrakech desert tour 3 days offers a great opportunity to explore the majestic Sahara desert along with the most amazing landmarks on the way including the UNESCO-listed Ait Benhaddou Village, the lush Dades Valley, the Middle Atlas that hosts a colony of the endangered “Barbary Macaques”, and much more.

This captivating 3-day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech, where every moment promises to be a tapestry of discovery. Book now and unlock the treasures of Morocco’s majestic Atlas Mountains, ancient kasbahs, and the enchanting Sahara Desert.

About this experience

  • Cancel up to 48 hours beforehand for a full refund
  • 3 Days
  • Hotel or Riad in Fes
  • Hotel or Riad in Marrakech
  • English, French, Spanish

What to expect

Experience the magic of Morocco on our 3-Day Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour. This captivating journey takes you from the historic city of Fes, through the stunning landscapes of the Sahara Desert, and concludes in the vibrant city of Marrakech. Along the way, you’ll explore ancient kasbahs, traverse dramatic gorges, and immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of Morocco.

Why Choose This Experience:

The 3-Day Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour offers an immersive exploration of Morocco’s diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage. From the historic streets of Fes and the serene beauty of the Sahara Desert to the bustling souks of Marrakech, this tour provides a comprehensive and memorable Moroccan experience.

Book your 3-Day Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour today and embark on a journey that promises stunning vistas, cultural insights, and lasting memories in the heart of Morocco.

Highlights

  • Enjoy the breathtaking views of the spectacular Atlas Mountains
  • Have a guided walking tour of the Ait Benhaddou Village
  • Stretch your legs in the impressive Todra Gorge (Canyon)
  • Go on a camel ride experience for the sunset view in Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Spend the night in a luxury desert camp or under the stars
  • Appreciate the prevalent tranquility along with the immense beauty of nature in the desert

Itinerary

Departing from the vibrant city of Fes for a rewarding Fes to Marrakech desert 3 days, we embark on a scenic drive through the captivating Middle Atlas Mountains. Discover the charming Ifrane, known as “Little Switzerland” for its picturesque alpine architecture.

Continuing our journey, we venture into the scenic Ziz Valley, with its lush palm groves and panoramic vistas. Arriving in the mesmerizing village of Merzouga, prepare to be enthralled by the towering golden dunes of Erg Chebbi.

Mount your trusty camel companion and set off on a remarkable trek into the heart of the Sahara Desert. Marvel at the vastness of the desert landscape and be awestruck by the stunning sunset painting the dunes in hues of gold and orange. Experience the magic of the desert as you spend a night in a luxury desert camp, indulging in a delicious Moroccan dinner under a canopy of stars.

As dawn breaks, embrace the tranquility of the Sahara Desert and witness a mesmerizing sunrise over the dunes. After breakfast, bid farewell to Merzouga and continue your adventure toward the captivating Dades Valley. En route, traverse the city of Erfoud with its fossil factories.

Continue on the track through the striking Todra Gorges, with its towering cliffs and crystal-clear river. We will stretch our legs while enjoying the breathtaking views of the attraction.

On the final day of our Fes to Marrakech desert tour 3 days, we make our way from Dades Valley to the vibrant city of Marrakech crossing the city of Ouarzazate (Hollywood of Africa) with the Atlas Film Studios which has turned the region into a favorite backdrop among filmmakers.

Make a visit to the dramatic and UNESCO-listed Ait Benhaddou Village, which consists of many Kasbahs (citadel). After lunch, we will travel through the dramatic landscapes of the Atlas Mountains, passing through the majestic Tizi n’Tichka Pass, reaching an altitude of 2,260 meters.

Marvel at the breathtaking vistas of the High Atlas range and capture unforgettable photos along the way. As we descend toward Marrakech, the vibrant energy of the city beckons. Arrive in Marrakech in the evening marking the end of our 3-day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech.

Included

Included

  • Pick-up & drop-off service
  • A well-maintained 4WD, minivan, or minibus for transportation including fuel
  • English-speaking driver/guide.
  • 1-night accommodation in a luxury desert camp in Merzouga desert including dinner & breakfast.
  • 1-night accommodation in the Dades Valley including dinner & breakfast.
  • A camel ride experience
  • Unique experiences
  • Local taxes

Not Included

  • Lunch meals
  • Drinks including water
  • Tips and Extras

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FAQs

What are the highlights of the Fes to Marrakech desert tour?

The tour highlights include a scenic drive through the Atlas Mountains, camel riding in the Sahara Desert, experiencing breathtaking sunsets and sunrises over the dunes, staying in a traditional desert camp, and engaging in activities like sandboarding and dune trekking.

How is the accommodation during the desert tour?

The accommodation provided during the desert tour is a comfortable en-suite hotel/Riad in the Dades Valley as well as a Luxury desert camp with en-suite tents. The tents are well-equipped and offer a cozy retreat amidst the desert landscape.

Are there knowledgeable guides accompanying the tour?

Yes, the desert tour from Marrakech includes knowledgeable drivers/guides who provide insights into the history, culture, and landscapes of the region. They enhance the experience by sharing interesting information and answering questions.

What should I pack for the desert tour?

It is recommended to pack comfortable clothing, including light layers for the daytime and warmer clothing for the evenings. Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and comfortable shoes for desert exploration.

Know before you go

What to pack:

  • Clothing: Light, breathable layers for the day; warm clothes for the night; comfortable walking shoes; a hat and sunglasses; and a scarf or shawl to protect against the sun and wind.
  • Essentials: Sunscreen, lip balm, a reusable water bottle, personal toiletries, and a flashlight or headlamp.
  • Comfort Items: A small backpack for daily essentials and a camera or smartphone for photos.

Health and safety:

  • Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the trip.
  • If you have any medical conditions or allergies, inform your guide in advance and bring the necessary medications.
  • Basic first aid supplies are advisable.

Meals:

  • Traditional Moroccan meals are included. Notify us in advance of any dietary restrictions or preferences.

Transportation:

  • The trip involves long drives through varied terrain, including mountain passes and desert roads. If you are prone to motion sickness, consider bringing appropriate medication.
  • Travel will be in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle.

Camel ride:

  • The camel ride into the dunes can be bumpy. Wear comfortable clothes and hold on tightly.
  • If you have back issues or prefer not to ride a camel, alternative transportation can be arranged.

Photography:

  • Always ask for permission before photographing people, especially in rural areas.
  • Be mindful of your camera and equipment in the sandy environment.

Environmental Responsibility:

  • Respect the natural environment by not leaving any litter behind.
  • Follow the guidance of your tour guide to minimize your impact on the desert ecosystem.

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