3 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes via desert

Desert Merzouga Tours offers 3 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes via desert
3 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes via desert itinerary's overview:

    Experience the stunning landscapes of Morocco on a 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes. An exciting combination of cultural exploration and natural splendor awaits you on this carefully planned desert excursion. Travel through the breathtaking Atlas Mountains, see the world-famous Ait-Ben-Haddou Kasbah, and learn about Ouarzazate City, the Dades, and the Todra Gorges in only 3 days and two nights. Camels allow you to see the dawn and sunset in all their glory as you enter the middle of the Merzouga Sahara desert. Visit the lively Rissani market, immerse yourself in the Berber communities’ culture, and discover Erfoud’s fossil riches. Ifrane nicknamed the “Switzerland of Morocco,” is another stop on the schedule; the region is home to Barbary macaques and a beautiful cedar forest. Visiting the ancient city of Fes at the end of your incredible adventure will guarantee you will never forget your time in Morocco.


3 Days & 2 Nights


Accommondation in Marrakech


Fes, your accommodation/airport


08:00 AM


Private tour



3 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes via desert summary:

  • 1st: Marrakech >> Atlas mountains >>  ait ben hadou kasbah >> Ouarzazate>> Dades valley [321 Km].
  • 2nd: Dades valley >> Todra Gorges >> Erfoud >> Merzouga Desert [250 Km].
  • 3rd: Merzouga desert >> Ziz Valley >> Midelt >> Cedar forest >> Ifran >> Fes [458 Km] 
3 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes via desert itinerary's highlights:

3 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes via desert itinerary:

  • Day 1: Travel from Marrakech to Dades Valley via Ait Ben Haddou kasbah and Ouarzazate:

    You will be picked up from the airport or your hotel in Marrakech at the appointed hour to begin your 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes via the Sahara Desert. Make your way over the Tizi-N-Tichka pass and into the heart of the High Atlas Mountains, pausing at strategic points to take in the breathtaking scenery. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou has been the setting for many famous films and television shows, including Gladiator, Alexander, The Mummy, and Game of Thrones. Leave for Ouarzazate, often known as “The Gate of the Desert,” where you may have a leisurely lunch. Make your way through the vast Skoura palm forest on your way to the charming Rose Valley, where you’ll spend the night in Boumalne Dades. This meticulously planned 3-day Morocco trip will take you on an enlightening journey through the Atlas Mountains, the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and genuine Berber communities, guaranteeing that you will never forget your time in Morocco.

  • Day 2: Dades Valley to Merzouga desert via Todra Gorges and Erfoud:

   After breakfast, we will leave on a road full of adobe Kasbahs, and each one is different from the other. After several stops, we will arrive at one of the most visited and touristic places in Morocco, the impressive, spectacular, and shocking “Todra Gorges”, has formed a gorge of vertical walls, of enormous proportions and great beauty. Undoubtedly, it is a great paradise for climbers and a unique place.

   Lunch at the same place, and then continue the journey into the desert, until we reach the impressive MERZOUGA Dunes, (Erg Chebbi), where we will taste our traditional Moroccan hospitality tea. After a short rest, we will leave in a caravan of camels, which after an hour’s ride, will lead us to the camp. Halfway we will stop to enjoy a magical sunset over a dune in the desert of Merzouga. After dinner in a magical setting, we will spend the night in the camp, in the heart of the desert. We will have time to climb the Great Sand Dune or the small dunes near the camp, where you can see the shooting stars and make wishes, you will have an unforgettable night. 

  • Day 3: Merzouga Desert to Fes passing by Ziz Valley, Midelt, Cedar Forest, and Ifran:

   It is recommended to wake up early in the morning to help the sunrise from the top of the Chebbi sand dunes. You will have breakfast at the camp, pack up, and return by camel or 4×4 leaving the dunes behind. Back on the asphalt roads, you will head north towards Fez through another part of the High Atlas Mountains. On the way, we will drive through Rissani, Erfoud, Errachidia, and Medilt. We will stop for lunch and take pictures of wild monkeys in the cedar forests of Azrou before arriving in Fez.

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Testimonials & Reviews
Vanissa S

3 day Merzouga desert trip - Marrakech to Fes

We took a 3-day excursion from Marrakech to Fes. Lhoucine, our guide, arrived on schedule. He was so friendly, helpful, and accommodating that we felt perfectly protected, plus he spoke English fluently. We might pause at any point and answer our questions. We visited Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah (UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987). The desert excursion was a lot of fun, and we got to snap some truly stunning photos. The camel ride in Merzouga was lovely, the solitude in the Sahara desert, arriving right before dusk! After dinner, he played music for us on the drums. We drove to Fes on the third day, passing via Ziz Valley, Cedar Forest… and Ifrane. Do not miss out on this 3-day desert adventure from Marrakech to Fes through Merzouga!!! hopefully to see you again!


Fun, safe, affordable & memorable 3-day tour from Marrakech to Fes

Desert Merzouga Tours provided us (three 30-something girls) with an unforgettable experience. We chose this tour company because they offered the best (lowest) prices, as well as because Hassan responded swiftly to my email and followed up — unlike the other tour companies, they went above and above to ensure my questions were answered quickly, before the trip. Hamid was our fantastic driver/guide on the actual trip; he picked us up on time every morning and made sure we had a rich experience of Morocco, delivering plenty of knowledge and jokes along the route. The riads were both beautiful, and the night we spent camping (glamping!) in the Sahara Desert was amazing. We had no issues about the cuisine or activities; they were typical of a tourist location. Overall, we had a fantastic weekend and would strongly recommend Desert Merzouga Tours. They genuinely appreciate your business and respond quickly to unique requirements. Thank you very much! Saha!


Marrakesh to Fes 3 days/ 2 nights desert trip

Before choosing on Desert Merzouga Tours, my companion and I conducted extensive web research to determine which business to schedule a desert tour with. We were two young girls traveling alone, so our safety was paramount. There are other providers, but we chose this one because all of the reviews were fantastic and it was certainly worth the money. Our guide Ali was incredible, professional, kind, accommodating, and helpful in every way, plus he spoke excellent English. He took us to local, affordable, and excellent restaurants, and we learned so much about Morocco and Moroccan culture throughout our time with him. The automobile ride was pleasant, and we were free to stop whenever we pleased. The Sahara camp was excellent, with good cuisine and comfortable accommodations. I highly suggest Desert Merzouga Tours; you will have a fantastic trip!!

Frequently asked questions

1. What kinds of vehicles are in use?
This is an excellent question! The vehicle we use is determined by the number of passengers in your group. We typically use Toyota Prado Land Cruiser TX, Ford 8 seater van, Mercedes Benz sprinter minibus, and other comfy vehicles.

2. How early should I reserve the tour?
Because the early bird gets the worm, it’s best to book as soon as you know the dates.

3.  How do I pay for the trip?
To confirm any tour, we require a small deposit to be made to our PayPal account. The remainder of the payment is in cash and should be made to our guide on the first day in Euros or Dollars, or the equivalent in Dirhams.

If you require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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