Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour 3 Days - 2024


3 Days

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Private Tour

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Fes to Marrakech Sahara tour 3 Days:

Discover the best of southern Morocco with the Fes to Marrakech desert tour 3 days, designed by Marrakech Desert Excursions travel agency.

This Fes to Marrakech desert tour 3 days takes you through both the high and Middle Atlas mountains, exploring the kingdom’s southern regions. Additionally, you’ll get to see the cedar forest, home to Barbary apes.

Moreover, in this 3 days Fes Sahara trip, you’ll Experience the beauty of the Ziz gorge and valley during. Enjoy a Morocco camel trekking excursion across the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Guided by a local desert guide (camel man), and witness breathtaking sunsets and magical sunrises.

Dine under the stars, listen to drum music, and spend an unforgettable night in luxurious desert camping. Moreover, on this 3-day Fes to Sahara desert trip, you’ll cross the high Atlas mountains, visit Todra gorges. In addition to the Dades valley, valley of the Roses, and the kasbah of Ait ben haddou before reaching Marrakech, where our Sahara trip concludes.

Highlights of the three-day Sahara trip from Fes to Marrakech:

  • Explore Morocco’s southeast with this Fes to Marrakech desert tour 3 days.
  • See Barbary Apes at the Azrou Cedar Forest.
  • Enjoy beautiful views of Erg Chebbi sand dunes.
  • Experience Camel riding in the Merzouga sand dunes.
  • Witness majestic sunrises and sunsets.
  • Try sandboarding in the Merzouga Desert.
  • Enjoy a tasty dinner and campfire gathering with locals (Berber Drums).
  • Spend a memorable overnight stay at Merzouga Sahara desert, either in luxury or standard camping.
  • Visit the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Hike in Todra Gorges.
  • Explore the historical Kasbah of Amridil.
  • Discover the film studio in Ouarzazate.
  • Experience the stunning scenery of the high Atlas as well as the middle Atlas Mountains.


  • Private A/C 4x4 Vehicle or Minivan+ fuel
  • English/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Accommodation with dinner and breakfast
  • Camel Trek to overnight in nomad desert bivouac or luxury camp (Private tents)
  • Free time to explore sites such as Kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,...Etc
  • Sandboarding in the dunes
  • Drinks
  • Lunch during the trip
  • Flights

Tour Plan

Day 1: Fes – Ifrane - Azrou – Midelt – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi Dunes

Your Fes to Marrakech desert tour 3 days  will begin with a pick-up from your riad or hotel. We'll then travel over the Middle Atlas Mountains to Ifrane and Azrou. We'll make a stop in the cedar forest along the road to observe the barbarian apes in their native environment. We will drive over the Tizi N Talghamt pass to Midelt and along Ziz Gorges. You will notice views of Middle Atlas and the landscapes shifting to reveal hints of the desert as you get closer to the city of Errachidia.

After lunch, we'll continue traveling through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud, Rissani, and Merzouga. When we arrive in Merzouga, we'll enjoy a cup of mint tea and leave our belongings in a secure place, and then ride camels to a camp in the middle of the tallest sand dunes in North Africa, the Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes. The camel trek to the camp, where we will spend the night in the desert takes about an hour and a half.

The tents are fully furnished with pillows, blankets, and beds. We shall assemble around the fire, following dinner to listen to the sounds of traditional Berber drums while gazing at the sky. The first day of our 3 Day Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour has come to a conclusion.

Day 2: Merzouga desert - Erfoud - Tinghir - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley

The second day of our Fes to Marrakech desert tour 3 days. After a sumptuous breakfast and a fresh shower at the camp, we will see a magnificent sunrise over the sea of dunes. Then, we'll ride camels or, as an alternative, a 4WD car back to Merzouga.

Then, we will depart from the Sahara desert and travel to Tinghir, also known as "the city of the mountain," in Tamazight. Here, in this  lovely Berber village, we will be delighted by the contrast between their palm trees and the unusual color of their homes.

We reach the Todra gorges, which were carved out by 200-meter-high walls. We'll take a trip around those stunning, confined Gorges. After spending a wonderful moment in the Gorges,  We will travel to the Dades Valley, a Berber village renowned for its steep gorges and its views over the Atlas. Finally, we'll spend the second night in a charming riad during the 3-day desert trip from Fes to Marrakech.

Day 3: Dades Gorges - Rose Valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech

We will travel through the Valley of the Dades and the Valley of the Roses on the final day of our 3 Day Fes to Marrakech Desert trip before arriving in Ouarzazate, where we will tour the Kasbah of Taourirt. We will arrive at the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, after traveling for about 25 km. It is well known for serving as the backdrop for blockbuster movies like "Lawrence of Arabia,"  and "Babel," among others.

After that, we will travel via the Tizi N-Tichka pass and the breathtaking High Atlas Mountains that will take us to Marrakech, known as the "Red City." Finally, we'll drop you off at your Marrakech accommodation to close our Fes to Marrakech desert tour 3 days.


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