A Magical 3-Day Journey from Fes to Marrakech via the Desert

  • 3 Days - 2 Nights
  • Unlimited
  • English

Embark on an unforgettable 3-day luxury desert tour from Fes to Marrakech, venturing through mesmerizing landscapes, historic sites, and the captivating beauty of the Sahara Desert. This immersive journey will take you on a remarkable adventure, exploring picturesque valleys, majestic mountains, and the enchanting dunes of Merzouga. Join us as we delve into the details of this extraordinary trip that promises to leave you with cherished memories for a lifetime.


Price Includes

  • Pick up service from your accommodation in Marrakech
  • Professional English speaking driver
  • Local guide at Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
  • Half-board accommodations in selected hotels, Riads
  • Drop off service at your accommodation in Marrakech
  • Overnight in desert camp dinner and breakfast are included
  • Camel ride for sunset and sunrise (one camel each)

Price Excludes

  • Entrance fees
  • Dinner / Lunches and drinks
  • The flights tickets to and from your homeland


Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga Desert

The first day of our expedition kicks off at 8:00 AM from your hotel in Fes. After a warm welcome, we’ll begin our journey by heading south towards Ifrane and Azrou, crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains. En route, we will make a stop at the scenic cedar forests, where you can catch a glimpse of the indigenous Barbarian Apes in their natural habitat. As we proceed through the captivating landscapes, we’ll reach Midelt by traversing the Tizi N’talghamt pass, offering panoramic views of the Middle Atlas plateau and distant hints of the magnificent Sahara Desert.

Continuing on, we approach the city of Errachidia, revealing even more breathtaking vistas of the Middle-Atlas plateau. Our route takes us through the picturesque Ziz Valley, characterized by lush palm groves and meandering riverbeds. The journey continues to Erfoud and Rissani before finally arriving at Merzouga. Here, you will be warmly welcomed with traditional Moroccan hospitality, offered a refreshing glass of Moroccan tea, and checked into your hotel. In the evening, get ready for a magical experience as you embark on a camel ride for about 1 hour and 30 minutes to the heart of the Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes. These towering dunes are the highest in North Africa, and it is here that you will spend the night in traditional Berber tents, serenaded by the melodious tunes of Berber drums under the starlit desert sky.


Day 2: Merzouga – Todra Gorge – Dades Valley

Rise early to witness the captivating sunrise over the golden sands of Merzouga. This awe-inspiring sight will undoubtedly be a highlight of your journey. After breakfast, you’ll take a camel ride back to your hotel in Merzouga, where you can freshen up and prepare for the next leg of our adventure.

Leaving Merzouga behind, we’ll make our way to the famous Todra Gorge, a breathtaking canyon with sheer cliffs rising to impressive heights. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through this natural wonder, appreciating the magnificence of its rock formations and absorbing the tranquil ambiance. Our journey then leads us to the enchanting Dades Valley, known for its captivating landscapes and lush greenery. Here, you’ll have the chance to unwind and enjoy a delightful dinner before settling in for a restful night at our accommodation.


Day 3: Dades Valley- Rose Valley – Skoura - Ouarzazate – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech

As the sun illuminates the horizon on our final day, savor a delicious breakfast that energizes you for the day’s adventures. We’ll depart from Dades Valley and head towards Kelaat Mgouna, renowned for its vibrant Rose Valley, where fragrant rose petals are harvested to produce various products.

Continuing our journey, we’ll reach the charming Skoura village, adorned with picturesque kasbahs and lush palm groves. From there, we’ll venture to Ouarzazate, a city known as “the Hollywood of Africa” due to its role in numerous film productions. Enjoy a delectable lunch break at the famous Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, an architectural marvel and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Our final leg takes us through the majestic Tizi n’Tichka pass, traversing the High Atlas Mountains. Pause to marvel at the breathtaking sceneries before visiting an Argan oil cooperative, where you can learn about the production process and sample this valuable product. As we bid farewell to the mesmerizing landscapes, we continue our journey towards Marrakech, arriving in the late afternoon.



What is included in the cost?

The fee includes the following for the whole tour:

  • Touring in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle
  • An English-speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation (ex. day tours).

Where appropriate, the fee also includes:

  • A guided camel safari in the desert
  • A night with the nomads of the Sahara
  • Official guide’s fee in the imperial cities – Marrakech and Fez.

During the tour, you will need to pay for Lunches. Drinks. Tips.


What if I don’t want to do all of a tour?

We are flexible and all the tours can be modified to suit your specific needs and interests. If you have a different route in mind please let us know and we will offer a tour tailored to your specific requirements.

How do I book a tour?

Please contact us by e-mail or telephone as detailed on the page. We will then be able to discuss and agree on an itinerary that suits you. When you wish to confirm the booking a 20% deposit will be required at least two weeks before the start of your tour.

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