3 Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fez

3 Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fez

Marrakech → Fes

Tour Duration

3 days
When: January 27, 2024 2:49 am - 2:49 am


Embark on a captivating 3-day private desert trip from Marrakech to Fes, delving into the cultural richness and natural beauty of Morocco. This immersive tour takes you through iconic sites such as Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, Dades Valley, Tinghir Oasis, and Merzouga Desert. Experience a camel ride across the enchanting Erg Chebbi sand dunes and spend a night under the stars at a Merzouga desert camp. Encounter the lively Barbary Apes in the Middle Atlas Mountains before concluding your journey in Fes.


Tour Outline

 Day 1 : Marrakech → Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou → Boumalne Dades

  • Departure from Marrakech at 08h00 AM.
  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains and visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Continue to Ouarzazate, Skoura oasis, and Amridil Kasbah.
  • Journey to Kalaa Mgouna via the Valley of the Roses.
  • Reach Dades Valley for dinner and overnight stay.

 Day2 : Boumalne Dades → Tinghir → Merzouga → Sahara Desert

  • Drive along the road of 1001 Kasbahs to Tinghir oasis.
  • Explore Tinghir and Todgha Gorges.
  • Continue to Rissani and then to Merzouga.
  • Enjoy a camel ride over Erg Chebbi dunes and overnight at a desert camp.

Day 3: Merzouga → Midelt → Fes

  • Sunrise camel trek over Erg Chebbi dunes.
  • Breakfast and shower at Merzouga’s camp operator’s lodge.
  • Drive to Fes via the Ziz Valley, Errachidia, and Midelt.
  • Cross the Middle Atlas Mountains, with stops in Imouzzar and Ifrane.
  • Arrive in Fes late afternoon for drop-off.

What's Included


Not included

Know Before You Go

Essential Tips for an Unforgettable Experience

  • Tour price varies based on the number of participants.
  • The tour can be tailored to a 4-day Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour.
  • Be prepared for a long day of driving on Day 3 from Merzouga to Marrakech.
  • A 4×4 accommodates up to four passengers comfortably. For five or more participants, a van will be used.
  • Start your desert tour between 07h30 and 08h00 AM on the first day.
  • Sandboarding enthusiasts can request boards at the lodge during their stay in Merzouga

Frequently Asked Questions

The journey covers 560 kilometers (348 miles), typically divided into two days with a stopover in Dades Valley.

Enjoy a memorable camel ride, typically taking an hour to reach the desert camp.

A/C modern 4×4 or van with an English-speaking driver/guide is provided.

Yes, bathrooms in the comfortable and luxury camps are private.

While it’s part of the experience, arrangements can be discussed with the tour organizers.

Quad bike hiring options are available, inquire with the lodge during your stay.

Yes, electrical outlets are available in the comfortable camp.

Camel rides are a unique experience, but alternatives can be discussed.

Fes is generally considered safe, but standard travel precautions are advised.

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