3 days Desert tour from Fes
A 3-day tour from Fez to the desert, ending in Marrakech via Merzouga, is an exciting journey that allows travelers to explore some of Morocco’s most remarkable landscapes. During this 3-day tour from Fez, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and rich culture of the country.
The trip begins in Fez, where a driver/guide from Sahara Morocco Tours Agency will pick you up at your hotel or riad. The itinerary will take you to Ifrane, known as the “Little Switzerland” of Morocco, and the cedar forest of Azrou, where you can enjoy the breathtaking scenery.
Day 1 : Fes – Ifrane – Ziz Valley – Merzouga Desert
Departure after breakfast from your riad/hotel in Fes to Ifrane. We cross the cedar forest of Azrou, where we will stop to see and take pictures of the monkeys that live there. Then we will go to Midelt for lunch. Then we will head to the Ziz Valley where we will stop to see the palm grove and the villages in this valley. We will cross Errachidia, Erfoud, and Rissani to reach Merzouga (Erg Chebbi). After a cup of tea, we will ride a camel for 1 hour and 30 min, to enjoy the breathtaking view of the sunset over the great sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. After dinner, you will have the opportunity to attend a traditional Berber music show while watching the stars and the crescent moon over the stunning Sahara desert. Overnight in camps.
Day 2 : Merzouga Desert – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades
Before sunrise, our camel guide will wake you up to climb the dunes, and find the sun emerging above the horizon. Start the camel ride back. Then we leave for Arfoud famous for its fossilized marble factories before continuing to Touroug to reach the Todra Valley, where we will have lunch. Then we will go to the gorges. The Todra River has formed a gorge of huge vertical walls of great beauty; it is a climber’s paradise and a unique place. We will take a half-hour walk to see the gorges at leisure. In the afternoon we will continue to the Dades Valley passing through Boumalne. We will arrive at the Dades Gorges with several stops for photos. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 3 : Dades – Ouarzazate – Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will take a short walk in the Dades Gorges before leaving for Marrakech. We will follow the Dades Valley through El Kelaa Magona, the Valley of the Roses, and the road of a thousand kasbahs to reach Ouarzazate, where we will see the Kasbah of Taourir, then we will go to the village of Ait Ben haddou. We will have time to explore the famous UNESCO-protected site, featured in many movies such as Gladiator, Lawrance of Arabia, and many more. Then we will drive through the breathtaking landscapes of the high atlas to arrive in Marrakech around 7 pm, the end of our 3 Days Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga.
Very Memorable and Beautiful!