Morocco Desert Tour Fes to Marrakech 3 days



Desert Tour Fes to Marrakech Overview:

Book this 3 day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech for a true Sahara experience. Experience sunset camel riding and spend overnight in a Merzouga desert camp. Travel across the high Middle Atlas Mountains, and stop to watch the Barbary monkeys in the cedar forests near Azrou. Drive through Berber villages and along the Ziz Valley, full of huge palm groves and fortified kasbahs.

Experience a sunset camel ride in the dunes of Erg Chebbi.  Take photos of your party wearing nomad turbans. Taste dinner and dance to traditional music and drumming under the Sahara sky. Stay in a private nomad tent in a Merzouga desert camp among the dunes.

Hike in the high Toudgha Gorges and explore the Dades Valley full of adobe-built kasbahs. Drive along the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs and discover the Valley of the Roses. Wander Skoura Oasis palm trees and visit Kasbah Amredhil and tour its small museum.

Visit Morocco’s most famous Kasbahs, Ait Ben Haddou and Telouet. Cross the High Atlas Mountains and the famous pass of Tizi-n-Tichka to arrive at Marrakech.


Fes to Marrakech Highlights:

  • Travel across the Middle Atlas Mountains and photograph Barbary monkeys in the cedar forests
  • Drive along Berber villages and fertile valleys full of palm trees and fortified kasbahs
  • Stop by Erissani, interact with the local inhabitants and discover the fossils exhibits in Erfoud
  • Experience sunset camel ride in the dunes of Erg Chebbi and take photos wearing blue turbans
  • Taste dinner under the Sahra sky and enjoy an evening of traditional music and drumming
  • Stay in a comfortable nomad tent in a Merzouga desert camp among the big dunes
  • Hike in the high Toudgha Gorges and take a walk in the Dades Valley along the riverbank
  • Drive off-track along the Valley of the Roses and through the Road of Thousand Kasbahs
  • Wander Skoura Oasis palm trees groves, visit the Kasbah Amredhil and tour its small museum
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Kasbah, Kasabah Ait Ben Haddou, and tour Kasbah Telouet
  • Drive over the High Atlas Mountains and stop at panoramic viewpoints for photos and breaks

What is Included in This Fes to Marrakech:

  • Private transportation in an air-conditioned comfortable 4×4 car or luxury minivan
  • Pick-up from your hotel in Fes and drop-off at your riad in Marrakech
  • Experienced English/French/Spanish Berber driver/ guide
  • Overnight in air-conditioned rooms with private bathroom
  • Overnight in an authentic/ a luxury Erg Chebbi Dunes desert camp
  • All meals, 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 2 dinners with vegetarian and vegan options
  • Camel ride for an hour to an hour and a half and free sand-boarding
  • Option to go to and to come back from the desert camp in the 4×4
  • Free soft drinks and mineral water during your stay in the desert
  • Berber music and drumming around a campfire in the desert
  • The opportunity to ask the driver to stop for breaks whenever you wish
  • Entrance fees and local guides in the relevant places

What is not Included:

  • Soft drinks
  • Tips
  • Extras

Good To Know About Fes to Marrakech via Sahara:

  • This Morocco desert tour from Fes to Marrakech can be tailor-made to fit your areas of interest
  • This day trip is free of hidden costs, cheap tourists’ traps, or forced shopping
  • You can choose to go to the camp on camelback or by 4×4 car. Ten, you go for a camel ride
  • To do this Morocco desert tour the other way around, please visit Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour 3 days

Desert Tour Fes to Marrakech Itinerary:

1st day: Fes – Merzouga:

Kick-off your 3 days desert tour Fes to Marrakech After breakfast in your riad in Fes. You will be picked up by your driver/guide in an air-conditioned 4×4 car. You will stop in Ifrane, famous for its sloping roofs to deal with the yearly snowfall.  Here, there are plenty of opportunities to take photos.

Driving further south, near Azrou, you can get a glimpse of the Barbary apes in the oak forest. Your journey continues over the Middle Atlas Mountains to Midelt which will be the venue for lunch.

In the afternoon, you will drive through Errachidia and along the beautiful Ziz Valley. The drive continues to Erfoud, where you could visit the fossil artefacts exhibits.

In Erg Chebbi, sip a relaxing glass of tea and almonds. Then, experience a sunset camel ride and take photos wearing blue turbans.

Later at night, dinner is served under the starlit sky of the Sahara. Followed by a small party of Berber music and drumming around a campfire. Then, a private nomad tent in a Merzouga desert camp offers night rest.

2nd day: Merzouga – Dades Valley

Early in the morning, a camel ride leads to the summit of the dunes. From here, you can witness the spectacle of the sunrise and enjoy the magical atmosphere.

After breakfast, your desert adventure continues with a scenic drive as far as Tinghir. Here, you will explore the Toudgha Gorges. Wander the green palm fields, and the massive canyons blending perfectly with the scenery.

After lunch, you will continue to Dades Valley, with a stop to photograph the monkey feet, an amazing rock formation. From here, drive through the curvy road of Dades Gorges, one of the most beautiful pieces of roads. An authentic guest-house offers dinner, occasionally a musical play, and night rest.

3rd day: Dades Valley – Marrakech

After breakfast, there will be opportunities to explore the valley some more. Then, you drive along the Valley of the Roses to Kel’aa M’gouna. Here, you can visit the organic cosmetic products co-operatives and learn how the locals make rose-scented perfumes.

The journey continues via the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs, to Skoura Oasis. Wander its palm tree fields and visit the beautifully restored Kasbah Amredhil.

After a short drive, you arrive at Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a film location for many Hollywood blockbusters. Including “The Gladiator”, “Lawrence of Arabia” and the famous TV series “Game of Thrones”.

You can have lunch in one of the many restaurants by the riverbank. Next, you will visit the kasbah with a local guide to explore this historic site.

From here, you continue your adventure via the Ounila Valley to Kasbah Telouet. This kasbah was a residential palace and is beautifully decorated with tiling and woodwork. In the afternoon, you will cross the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass and arrive at Marrakech. Your driver will escort you to your hotel or the airport.  End of your wonderful 3-day desert tour Fes to Marrakech.


Map of Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour:


Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech Price:

Prices Table

Number of Persons2 Persons3 Persons4 Persons5 Persons6 Persons
Price Per Person425 €405 €385 €365 €350 €
Total Price850 €1215 €1540 €1825 €2100 €
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