3-day Marrakech to Fez Sahara Desert Tour
3-day Marrakech to Fez Sahara Desert Tour
Embark on a 3-day Marrakech to Fez Sahara Desert Tour to Merzouga desert for an unforgettable Sahara desert experience. Enjoy the scenery of the Atlas Mountains with our drivers as they explain the culture and people who live there. As you reach the desert, the landscape changes. Explore the adobe houses of the desert region and the significant and famous casbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Furthermore, walk through the canyons of Dades and Todgha Gorges and enjoy the desert oases of palm trees. In addition, ride a dromedary camel across the Merzouga dunes in a magical moment while watching a beautiful sunset from the middle of the Sahara desert. Spend the night in a Moroccan desert camp to learn about nomadic Berbers and enjoy the food and music. We can confidently tell you that a three-day Marrakech to Fez Sahara Desert Tour is worthwhile for those with limited time in Morocco.
Summary of your 3-day Marrakech to Fez Sahara desert tour
Highlights of a 3-day Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fez
- Drive through Morocco’s highest mountains (Atlas)
- Visit Ait Ben Haddou’s famous casbah
- Discover Morocco’s desert lifestyle
- Take a walk through the Todgha Canyon
- Cross the magnificent dunes of Erg Chebbi/Merzouga on a dromedary camel
- View the sunset from the middle of the Merzouga Sahara desert
- At a Moroccan desert camp, you can enjoy dinner, music, and stargazing
- Lovely desert sunrise
- Stop at Ziz Valley for a breathtaking view
- Visits to Cedar Forest and Ifrane
3 day Marrakech to Fez Sahara desert tour detailed itinerary
The following is a detailed itinerary for a three-day Sahara desert tour from Marrakech to Fez. Please contact us if you have any questions or want to customize your desert tour. Morocco Sahara Desert Tours will plan the best desert travel experience possible.
Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley
We will leave Marrakech in the morning for this three-day Marrakech to Fez Sahara desert tour. Our driver/guide will pick you up in Marrakech in a comfortable SUV or van and drive you to the Ait Ben Haddou casbah. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the scenery of the mountains and desert terrains on this Marrakech to Fez Sahara Desert tour. Take in the breathtaking scenery of the High Atlas mountains and marvel at the traditional Berber houses perched on the mountain peaks. We will visit the ancient casbah of Ait Ben Haddou, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage site and was used as a film location for films such as Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, and Queen of the Desert. We continue our Marrakech to Fez Sahara desert tour with a lunch stop in Ouarzazate, also known as Moroccan Hollywood. We’ll head to Skoura first in the afternoon, where the clay casbahs and vast UNESCO-protected palm groves remain its defining features. We’ll continue on to the Valley of the Roses and the town of Kelaa M’Gouna. After the picking season, there is an annual Rose Festival in May, with abundant perfumes, soap, and cosmetics.
We will arrive at your hotel in Dades Valley/Boumalne city at the end of the day. Also, take a moment to relax. Dinner and breakfast are included.
Day 2: Dades Valley - Todgha Gorges - Merzouga - Sahara Desert & Camel trek
Begin the day by exploring Tinghir, a town on the eastern rim of the Todgha gorges. You will enjoy the drive through the magnificent oasis of Todgha as well as the walk through the Todgha Gorges. Todgha Canyon has massive, breathtaking cliffs. Visit Berber Villages and Ksours(castles). We offer an exceptional Marrakech to Fez Sahara Desert tour. We will continue our journey to Erfoud, a city known for mineral fossils and dates, where we will stop for lunch. Merzouga, a town on the outskirts of the massive Erg Chebbi dunes, is only a short drive away. These are Morocco’s tallest dunes. After preparing for camel trekking, you will ride the dromedary camels, which are one-hump camels native to North Africa. The ride will be enjoyable as you cross the dunes of Erg Chebbi, enjoying the beautiful dunes and watching the sunset from Merzouga in the middle of the Sahara. Prior to your arrival at our Moroccan desert camp. The evening will be enjoyable as you dine on Moroccan cuisine and listen to traditional music around the campfire. You’ll learn about the nomadic way of life. Take advantage of the opportunity to observe the stars from the camp. Morocco Sahara Desert Tours provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Day 3: Merzouga - Ziz Valley - Middle - Ifrane -Fez
You will be woken up early in the morning to see the sunrise on the dunes and have breakfast at our desert camp. You will return to the village of Merzouga by camel or car (you are free to choose between car or camel and you can include ATVs too if you prefer). Your driver/guide for Morocco Sahara Desert Tours will be waiting for you. We’ll also drive to Fez. There will be a lot of driving, with views and stops along the way. First, we’ll travel to Erfoud (famous for fossils and dates). Then we’ll head to Aoufous and the Ziz Valley. Thousands of date palm trees line the valley’s length of more than 100 kilometers. Morocco produces some of the best dates in the world, and we’ll stop here for a panoramic view of the valley. We’ll continue to Midelt for lunch before making a quick stop in Azrou, a Berber town at the crossroads of roads to Fez, Meknès, Midelt, and Khenifra. Deep in the Middle Atlas, it is surrounded by breathtaking scenery, with sweeping views of cedar and pine forests and high meadows that bloom every spring. You might even see some of the friendly local Barbary monkeys being fed by visitors. Our journey will take us to Fez, an imperial city with relics of its illustrious past. Finish the day’s tour in the comfort of your hotel or Riad. And the journey will come to an end at your lodging. The three-day Marrakech to Fez Sahara Desert Tour will be an unforgettable experience. We offer the best Sahara Desert Tours in Morocco.
3-day Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fez
The Sahara Desert tour is well worth the money. Take Morocco Sahara Desert Tours’ 3-day Marrakech to Fez Sahara Desert tour. Keep in mind that the journey on day 3 is lengthy (Approximately 8 hours). This desert tour’s inclusions and exclusions are listed below.
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