Shared 3-days Merzouga desert tour from Marrakech to Fes


this small group Marrakech to Fes desert tour, including Merzouga desert and camel trek, we have Organize it in shared group tour from Marrakech. it will allow you to combine Marrakech and fes are two of Morocco’s Imperial Cities. All our Morocco desert trips starting from Marrakech or fes, is variety from Kasbahs, Atlas Mountains, Ait ben Haddou Kasbah, Dades Gorges, Amazing Berber villages. if you wish to experience the camel trek in Erg chebbi desert including overnight at Moroccan nomadic camp. this opportunity it will show you a wide range of shared group sahara desert tours from Marrakech that end in fes. Its a desert experience of your life time.

Marrakech to fes group desert tour hilghights:

  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi Ntichka pass
  • Explore the legendary UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
  • Climb up to Dades canyons
  • Enjoy a camel ride in Erg Chebbi while watching the sunset spectacle
  • Spend a night at a Berber desert camp in the Sahara desert
  • Drive across the Middle Atlas Mountains and watch Barbary apes in the cedar forests

Shared 3 day Marrakech to Fes desert tours itinerary:

Day 1: Marrakech - Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Dades Gorge

6 drive

Our small group from Marrakech to Fes 3 days desert trip start early in the morning from your accommodation. Our drivers will take you through High Atlas Mountains where will be stops to admire berber villages and beautiful wild landscapes. where we will cross the Tizi-N-Tichka pass (2260m), the highest major pass of North Africa.visit the famouse UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ait ben Haddou, which is the location of numerous Hollywood successful movies (Gladiator, Price of Persia, Game of Thrones, etc.) At the opposite bank of the river that separates Kasbah from the main road is the village that you can explore at your leisure and hire local guides for 3 euro fee per person are available on-site. After lunch, we will be heading to Ouarzazate, known as “The Gate of the Sahara” afterwards pass through Skoura (fertil oasis lined with immense palm groves) and Klaa Mgounna, who described the capital of the valley of the roses. We will reach Dades River driving past fortified Kasbahs on the side of the road to Dades Gorges. We will arrive at the hotel where you are booked late afternoon. You will have dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.

Accomodation details:

First night hotel

Day 2: Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge - Merzouga Desert

4 drive

After a delicious breakfast in Dades Gorges we continue our drive along a road teeming with thousands of Kasbahs leading to the oasis of Tinghir. afterward we follow road by admiring one of the most spectacular canyons in the world, where we will enjoy a coffee break and a short walk around it. this canyon located in the eastern part of High Atlas Mountains near the town of Tinerhir. After lunch at leisure at one of the local cafes, We will contunie our way to Erfoud, a oasis town in the Sahara Desert. the area has also been identified as being very similar in appearance and geology to certain areas on the planet Mars. From here you will captivating the pink dunes of Erg Chebbi, continue your camel trek over to catch the best sunset views. overnight in the nomadic desert camp, As you will enjoy the traditional beber tagin cooked by berbers, join their playing drums as you can also climb the dunes while admiring one of the most beautiful night skies, under the magical light of the stars.

Second night camp

Day 3: Merzouga – Ifran - Fes

8 drive

You will wake up in the morning to admire sunrise while crossing the Erg Chebbi dunes by camel. Arrive at the camp operator's lodge in Merzouga for breakfast, shower or if you like a quick swim at the pool before meeting your new taxi driver who will bring you to Fes. we continue the journey Marrakech to Fes desert tour, drive along the road to many beautiful landscapes and Berber villages to admire on the way Ziz valley surrounding the Sahara Desert and the oasis. as you will be delighted by the incredible views from the Middle Atlas Mountains decorated with limestone cliffs, cedar forests where you can stop to take pictures for the barbary apes and stop for lunch in a local restaurant, and reach Ifrane a remarkable European styled town often referred to as Morocco’s Switzerland. You will end the 3 days Marrakech to Fes desert tour in the evening, where you will be dropoff at your accommodation in Fes.

  • Pick up from your hotel / Riad on the tour day (or the nearest accessible point)
  • A/C modern minibus ( no more than 17 passengers for day 1 & 2 and no more than 6 on the day last day to Fes )
  • Different stops along the way to see important tourist attractions
  • First night at hotel Le Vieux Chateau including dinner and breakfast ( Private A/C ensuite room )
  • Camel trek during sunset & sunrise in Erg Chebbi desert camp with local Berber guides
  • Breakfast, shower and swimming pool at the camp operator's lodge in Merzouga
  • Drop off at a location of your choice in Fes.

  • Beverage
  • Lunches on the way
  • Optional local guide in Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou - €3 per person
  • Personal expenses

Things to Remember for the Marrakech to Fes desert Tour:

  1. The indicated driving time is exclusive of lunches, sightseeing and picture taking
  2. The budget desert tour from Marrakech is for the easy-going traveler with limited expectations. Otherwise, you can contact us for special packages to suit your travel needs
  3. Luggage you take on this trip will be securely kept at the van while you are in Merzouga desert camp
  4. It is advised that you carry a small backpack for the personal belonging you will need in this overnight desert camp
  5. please bring your own bathroom towel and supplies for this desert tour
  6. Warm blankets are available during the winter in your nomadic camp. warm sleeping clothes are necessary the temperature can reach 0°C
  7. Walking shoes, sunglasses, hat, and wet napkins always come handy on these Marrakech to Fes desert trip
  8. Is best to wear comfortable jeans, trousers or long shorts especially when you take the camel trek over Erg Chebbi sand dunes
  9. Lunches and beverages are not included in the tour package. there are a few sand boards in the camp. Just ask the local nomads if they are available, you will get one

small group Marrakech to Fes desert tour view on map

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