3-Day Marrakech to Fes Sahara Desert Tour
3 days Sahara desert tour from Marrakech to Fes
Immerse yourself in a captivating three-day Marrakech to Fez Sahara Desert Tour to Merzouga desert. Traverse the Atlas Mountains and delve into the region’s rich culture, explore the iconic Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, and traverse the breathtaking Dades and Todgha Gorges canyons.
Embark on a camel ride across the Merzouga dunes and witness a mesmerizing sunset from the heart of the Sahara desert. Spend a night at a traditional Moroccan desert camp, learn about the nomadic Berber lifestyle, and savor authentic food and music.
3-Day Marrakech to Fes Sahara Desert Tour details
Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Gorges
Your adventure with Morocco Sahara Desert Tours commences in Marrakech, the bustling heart of Morocco. Here, meet your dedicated guide and set forth on a mesmerizing drive through the imposing High Atlas Mountains. Navigate the scenic routes, soaking in panoramic views of snow-draped peaks, verdant valleys, and authentic Berber hamlets perched amidst the rugged terrain. Ascend to Tizi N’Tichka, Morocco’s eminent mountain pass, to revel in the expansive vistas.
Progressing onward, arrive at Ouarzazate, renowned as Morocco’s cinematic gem for its iconic backdrop featured in films like “Gladiator” and “Lawrence of Arabia.” Delve into history at Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here, marvel at its intricate adobe structures and intricate alleyways, an epitome of Morocco’s architectural legacy.
Post-lunch, journey deeper into the desert, traversing the lush Skoura Oasis with its verdant palm groves and authentic Berber settlements. Your next stop is Kelaa M’Gouna, celebrated as the “Rose City” for its flourishing rose plantations. Engage with a local cooperative, unveiling the art of rose water extraction and bask in the aromatic essence of rose-based products.
Conclude your day in Boumalen Dades, positioned at the base of the picturesque Dades Gorges. Retreat to your selected accommodation and relish an excursion to the Dades Canyon, a testament to nature’s sculpting prowess.
Day 2: Dades Gorges to Merzouga Desert
Set forth with Morocco Sahara Desert Tours for a day brimming with exploration. Commence by exploring Tinghir, situated at the edge of the Todgha Gorges, unveiling remnants of its storied past amidst palm-lined pathways.
Navigate the awe-inspiring Todgha Gorges, with its towering rock formations enveloping your path. Progress to Erfoud, celebrated for its fossil treasures, and witness ancient trilobites at a local miner’s emporium.
As dusk approaches, embark on an iconic camel ride into the Erg Chebbi dunes. Revel in a sunset that transforms the desert into a fiery spectacle. Retreat to your chosen desert camp, be it standard or luxury, for a traditional Berber evening, resonating with melodies and tales of nomadic heritage.
Day 3: Merzouga Desert to Fes
Greet the day with Morocco Sahara Desert Tours by capturing the ethereal sunrise painting the dunes in golden hues. Transition back to civilization via camel, ATV, or vehicle, cherishing the tranquility of dawn in the desert.
Journey onwards to Fes, pausing at Rissani’s vibrant market, alive with local crafts, spices, and textiles. Traverse the Ziz Valley, a tapestry of verdant palm groves and traditional settlements, capturing its picturesque allure.
A pit stop in Midelt offers a gastronomic delight, followed by a stroll in Ifrane, embraced by cedar forests and playful Barbary macaques.
Your expedition culminates in Fes, Morocco’s ancient jewel. Rejuvenate at your selected Riad or hotel, reminiscing about the captivating landscapes, cultural encounters, and warm Moroccan hospitality experienced with Morocco Sahara Desert Tours.