During this 2 days tour from Fes to Marrakech ( 2 days 1 night desert tour), you will have the opportunity to visit many breathtaking destinations in a limited amount of time. Our journey will begin by departing from Fes and heading to Ifrane, also known as Switzerland of Morocco, as well as the cedar forest. After a stop for lunch in Midelt, we will continue our journey along the stunning Ziz River.
Upon reaching the Merzouga desert, you will ride camels and spend a night in a desert camp, surrounded by the magical beauty of the Sahara. The tour also includes a chance to experience the breathtaking sunsets and sunrises in the desert. Additionally, you will visit the Todra gorges and the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Finally, we will cross the High Atlas mountains and the Tizi N Tichka pass, before reaching our final destination in Marrakech (red city).
What’s included and excluded in the 2 days tour from Fes to Marrakech :
Itinerary for 2 days tour from Fes to Marrakech :
DAY 1 : Fes – Ifrane – Cedars forest- Midelt – Ziz valley – Merzouga Sahara:
Upon arriving in the afternoon, you’ll reach the Sahara desert of Merzouga, where you’ll mount camels and traverse the sand dunes. A stop will be made for you to witness the captivating sunset from the top of a towering dune. Then, you’ll head to the desert camp, where you can relish Berber drum music and dance beneath the star-filled sky around the campfire. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the camp.
DAY 2 : Merzouga Sahara Desert – Todra Gorges – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech :
A sunrise in the desert is a must-see, so an early wake-up is required. After admiring the sunrise, you’ll have some free time for breakfast before riding camels back to Merzouga and meeting your driver. The tour then heads west, passing through Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves to reach the Todra Gorges. Here, the Todra River has carved a grand canyon into the mountains, creating a red cliff-sided canyon. Next, you’ll see various Kasbahs and palm tree groves before arriving in Ouarzazate, with free time for lunch.
The journey continues to Marrakesh, passing the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified village that has appeared in movies such as “Gladiator,” “Alexander,” and “The Mummy” and TV series like “Game of Thrones.” The tour then takes you through the Tizi N Tichka pass and the High Atlas Mountains before reaching Marrakesh. Finally, you’ll be taken to the airport or your accommodation, marking the end of the tour.
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