3-day journey from Fes to Marrakech, tailor-made for those seeking adventure and culture. This tour is perfect for exploring the wonders of the Merzouga desert, marveling at the rugged beauty of the Dades gorges, and immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Marrakech—all within a short timeframe.

Discover the allure of the south of Morocco as you venture on a captivating expedition. Experience the timeless tradition of camel trekking across the mesmerizing dunes of Merzouga and unwind in the comfort of a luxury Berber camp under the starry desert sky.

Conclude your excursion in Marrakech, where the city’s rich history and bustling markets await your exploration. With this meticulously crafted itinerary, you’ll make the most of your time, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Desert tour itinerary:

  • Day 1: Fes to Erg Chebbi (Merzouga)
  • Day 2: Merzouga to Dades gorges
  • Day 3: Dades Valley to Marrakech

Other details of the trip:

  • Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights
  • Start: Fes
  • Finish: Marrakech
  • Type: Private Sahara tour
  • Accommodations: 2 hotels+ 1 camp

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3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech

3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech is one of the best private desert trips you can book to enjoy authentic South Morocco. This tour is the best way to travel between the two imperial cities of Fes and Marrakech. The tour offers the best Sahara desert experience on your way. The trip allows you to Explore Marrakech on the last days of your vacation in Morocco.

Explore The Sahara desert in this unique vacation from Fes, crossing the amazing landscape of the Atlas mountains, valleys, gorges, villages, and Kasbahs. This trip to the Sahara desert offers you a night on a luxury camp in the Merzouga desert Erg Chebbi, a camel riding experience, and a night in the valley of Dades where you will enjoy the best landscape of Morocco’s south valleys.

Itinerary: 3 Days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech

Day 1: Fes to Erg Chebbi (Merzouga)

Our guide will pick you up at 8h00 in your Riad/hotel in Fes, we start our trip to the dunes of the Erg Chebbi crossing the Middle Atlas, Ifrane, Azrou, cedar forests, and the Ziz Valley gorge. It’s an interesting route with a great landscape and offers great shuts with different sceneries for photographers. After experiencing the Moroccan cuisine in Midelt, we continue to the edge of the Erg Chebbi dunes, where you will ride a camel for 2 hours to enjoy the sunset in 250m. We spend the night in a Berber luxury campsite where dinner is freshly prepared and served under the stars. After dinner, it’s all the time nice to join round fire for some music with drums.

As often said, “The night in The Sahara desert is Magical”. So don’t miss a walk near the camp to enjoy the starry magical sky!

Day 2: Erg Chebbi to Skoura via Todra Gorge – Dades Valley

We start our 2nd day driving to Rissani town to explore the market. The road leads us to one of the big canyons in Morocco, the gorges of Todgha, which is the most well-known direction for rock climbers in Morocco. In Todgha Gorges, we stop for lunch. Later on, We will do some walks before we continue to the other valley of Dades. The green fields in the valley and the colors of the mountains are an amazing combination. We stop for the night in a hotel.

Day 3: Dades valley – Skoura – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech

On our last day of the tour from Fes, we drive to the valley of the rose which blooms in May. Taking some off-road inside the palm trees of Skoura, where the architecture of the Kasbahs is spreading within the shadow of the palms. We stop again in Ksar Ait Ben Haddou which is a UNESCO  world heritage. After the visit, we will have lunch there before we take the road crossing the High Atlas mountain in Tizi N Tichka pass 2260m. Arriving at Marrakech in the early evening.

End of your trip: 3 Days Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech

3 days desert tour from Fes highlights: Morocco desert tour

  • Visit the majestic Sahara desert
  • Spend a night in the luxury camp
  • Camel trekking in the Sahara
  • Explore the Gorges of Todgha
  • Spend a night in the beautiful Dades valley
  • Visit Ait Ben Haddou site
  • Merzouga desert tours
  • Explore Marrakech

What’s Included:

  • Transportation in a comfortable car, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable journey throughout.
  • Experienced and multilingual driver fluent in English, French, or Spanish, providing insightful commentary and guidance along the way.
  • Two delightful dinners and two hearty breakfasts, offering a taste of authentic Moroccan cuisine to fuel your adventures.
  • Memorable camel riding experience across the majestic dunes of Merzouga, allowing you to immerse yourself fully in the desert landscape.
  • Full assistance from our dedicated team, ensuring your trip runs seamlessly and addressing any queries or concerns you may have.
  • Ample breaks for capturing breathtaking photos and indulging in the discovery of captivating sites along the route.

What’s Excluded:

  • Lunches, giving you the flexibility to explore local eateries and sample a variety of culinary delights at your leisure.
  • Accommodation in Marrakech allows you the freedom to choose accommodations tailored to your preferences and budget, ensuring a personalized stay in this vibrant city.
  • Tips and gratuities, providing you with the opportunity to express appreciation to service providers according to your satisfaction and discretion.

Map for the 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via the Sahara desert

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