3-Day Tour From Fes To Marrakech
Have you ever wanted to Discover the Sahara Desert in Merzouga? Well, now you can with a 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech! This tour will take you from the bustling city of Fes to the Sahara Desert and then to Moroccan Red city, Marrakesh. You’ll get to experience the best of both worlds – the vibrant culture and history of Fes and Marrakech, and the serenity and beauty of the Sahara including activities such as camel riding and desert camping. The tour begins in Fez, then travels to the Sahara Desert. This is one of the most otherworldly places on earth, and you’ll have the chance to explore its middle Atlas mountains and its Berber villages along the way. You will also have an excursion in the desert. In addition, discover Todgha Gorges, Dades, valley, Ouarzazate and the UNESCO Site of Ait Ben Haddou before arriving to Marrakech.
This 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes, starts early morning from your Riad or Hotel in Fes. Yyou will meet your driver to start your trip toward the Merzouga Desert. It is one of the longest journeys, around 7hrs drive, but with the change of landscapes, we will enjoy our trip. On the way, we will stop at Ifrane which has a European nature and climate, parks with lakes and chalets, a ski resort, and an abundance of snow in winter giving the town the nickname “Moroccan Switzerland”. In the vicinity of Ifrane, we will be able to admire the majestic Atlas cedars and feed the wild monkeys on our way to Azrou. The monkeys are friendly, they like when someone feeds them. Lunch stop in Midelt. Further, our path will run through the gorge and the valley of the Ziz River, and as we approach Er-Rashidia, the landscape will change to a desert one. Once we reach Merzouga, we will have camel rides to the camp in the desert, or take a 4×4. The accommodation has comfortable beds, individual showers, and toilets. At night, we will have a Moroccan dinner, enjoy playing drums around the fire, and listen to songs by Berbers in the desert
Overnight in the camp.
We will wake up with the first rays of the sun to see the sunrise over the stunning and silent sand dunes. This moment will become one of your most vivid impressions of Morocco!
After breakfast, we will return to the village of Merzouga and continue our journey to Dades. On the way, we will pass by Rissani which has “The fossil factory”, where you can see the many fossils that this region is rich in. After about 3 hours, we will stop for a panoramic photo near the picturesque town of Tinghir in the middle of a large palm oasis. Next, we will continue to the famous Todra Gorge, We will walk along the gorge and have lunch at a local restaurant. We will continue our journey through the amazing village of Dades.
Overnight in Dades.
Today, we will have a short drive to Dades gorges, then continue our way to Ouarzazat. We will pass by Mgouna where the roses festival takes place every year. We will continue our journey to Skura oasis. It is a fertile palm oasis cut through by several rivers. Then continue to Ouarzazate which is 30 minutes drive from Skura. This city is often called the “Hollywood of Morocco” due to the fact that many historical films were filmed in this city. Kasbah Taurirt is one of the historical places in the city, we can visit the Kasbah, then visit Cinema Museum, Atlas film studio. Next, we will have a short drive to Ait Ben Hadou, the world UNESCO heritage, this place attracts many visitors as it is the place where the Game Of Thrones was filmed. After our visit that will last for 1hr, we will move to Marrakesh through the highest Atlas Mountains, Tizi n-Tishka at an altitude of 2260 m (3.5-4 hours excluding stops). We’ll be making photo stops along the way. This is one of the most picturesque roads in Morocco, which offers views of the green river valleys with adobe villages and the ruins of ancient kasbahs. Afterward, we will head toward Marrakech. We can have some rest in the hotel, and you have time on your own.
All prices are in EUR (€) per person:
- General price: €390.00 per person for a group of 10 travelers or more.
- For a private tour:
- 1 Traveler : €1180.00
- 2 Travelers : €680.00 PP
- 4 Travelers : €570.00 PP
- 6 Travelers : €480.00 PP
- Group of 10 PAX or more : €390.00 PP
- Children under 6 years old travel for free.
- Children under 12 years old receive a 50% discount.
- Children 12 years and older will be charged the adult rate.395.00
- Pick up from the airport, lodging…fes
- Transportation in comfortable air conditioned car 4×4, Mini-van…
- Multilingual driver/guide
- Fuel and anythings linked to the car and driver
- Camel rides to reach the desert camp
- Lodging in a luxury desert camp
- 1 night at a nice lodge in Dades / Ouarzazate
- 2 dinner and 2 breakfast meals
- Flight tickets
- Entrance fees
- Personal expenses
Merzouga (Desert Hotel):
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