fes to marrakech tour

Fes to Marrakech tour via Merzouga

Erg Chebbi desert camp overnight

Fes to Marrakech tour 3 days

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Fes to Marrakech tour 3 days – night in the Merzouga desert

The first day of this 3-day Fes desert tour to Marrakech is devoted to the journey from Fes to Merzouga. The itinerary for this first day of travel is rich in discoveries. Starting with the surrounding areas close to Fes : Imouzzer Kandar but also Ifrane. The town of Ifrane is nicknamed “little Switzerland” because of its wooden chalets and its alpine landscapes. In winter, you can marvel at the snow-covered landscapes in this region. Here, you are in the Middle Atlas.

This Sahara tour from Fes continues to Azrou which is located at an altitude of some 1,200 meters. In the surroundings of Azrou is one of the most beautiful cedar forests in Morocco. It is not uncommon to come across Barbary macaques during the break in this area. These monkeys live in the forest.

You then arrive in Midelt, in time for lunch. Midelt is a quiet town located between the High Atlas and the Middle Atlas. It is also the “apple capital” of Morocco. After this break, all that remains is to pass the Ziz Valley before arriving in Erg Chebbi. The Fes Merzouga Marrakech excurstion also lets you discover the beautiful palm grove of Errachidia, Erfoud (the capital of dates) and Rissani.

Camel ride and night in camp in Merzouga

You arrive at Erg Chebbi at the end of the day, just in time to enjoy a camel ride to the camp. Once there, you can relax, enjoy a good dinner and have a great time around the fire, listening to traditional music. You spend the night in a tent at the camp in Merzouga.

2nd day of the Fes to Erg Chebbi desert tour : night at the Dadès Gorges

The 2nd day of your 3-day Fes to Marrakech tour via Merzouga tour begins with breakfast at the camp.

After this moment, you will leave the dunes of Erg Chebbi behind you and head towards the Todra Gorges. The arid landscapes are beautiful throughout the journey to the Todra Gorges. Some rock walls of the Todra Gorges reach several meters in height. People practice climbing there. You can enjoy lunch here before continuing to the Dades Valley and Dades Gorges. During this 3-day Fes Sahara tour to Marrakech you will have the chance to discover very beautiful places and varied landscapes.

In the afternoon, you arrive at the Dades Gorges where you spend the 2nd night of this Morocco desert tour from Fes.

3rd day: Marrakech via Ouarzazate and the Atlas Mountains

The 3rd day of the Fes to Marrakech tour has other nice surprises in store for you.

After breakfast, you leave towards Ouarzazate. You will pass by the beautiful Valley of Roses but also by the Skoura Oasis.

Once in Ouarzazate, you can make a stop to visit the film studios or see the city’s Kasbah. Then, you continue towards the Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou, listed as a UNESCO heritage site. After lunch, you visit the Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou with a local guide. Last stage of this Morocco Sahara trip : the road in the Atlas mountains via the Tizi’n’Tichka pass. You arrive in Marrakech at the end of the afternoon.

A 4-day Fes to Merzouga desert tour program is also available.

  • This Fes to Marrakech tour starts at 8 AM.
    The driver will pick you up from your hotel in Fez.
  • Distances by car :
    1st day: 7:30 hours
    2nd day: 3:30 hours
    3rd day: 5:30 hours

    For a more comfortable trip, you can opt for the 4-day package.
  • The landscapes of the first part of the journey in the Middle Atlas (green and hilly) contrast with the much more arid atmosphere from Errachidia.
    In winter, this contrast is even more striking.

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  • Camp in Merzouga
    If you prefer to have more comfort at the camp in Merzouga or experience an unforgettable moment, the night can be organized in a luxury camp.
    You will benefit from an excellent reception service and decorated tents with much comfort.
  • What activities in Merzouga during this Fes to Marrakech tour?
    In the desert, in addition to the camel tour, you can try sandsurfing but also the quad or buggy tour.
    The large dunes of Merzouga are ideal for practicing these activities.
  • What if we planned the 2nd night at the Skoura Oasis?

    The 2nd night can be organized at the Skoura Oasis, not far from Ouarzazate.
    The Skoura Oasis is still cultivated and very pretty with its Kasbahs typical of the South.
    The night here allows you to cut the two days' journey into almost equal parts.
  • Is it possible to do a Marrakech - Merzouga - Fes tour?
    The trip described in this program is also available in the following direction:
    departure from Marrakech and return to Fes.


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