Overview of the schedule for 3 days desert tour from fes to marrakech :
the 3 days desert tour from fes to marrakech starts in Fes and finishes in the old Medina of Marrakech. The route takes in some breathtaking scenery, from the towns of Ifran and Azrou to the cedar forests of Merzouga. You will spend the night under the stars, stargazing over the stars and a nomadic cooked food and music. Todgha Gorge is 300 metres of vertical rock, one of the narrowest in all of Morocco. Dades Gorge is a one-of-a-kind location where rock formations resemble monkey fingers and rose-colored ancient kasbahs resemble sand castles. Ait Benhaddou is the location of so many blockbuster movies and a UNESCO world heritage site.
Itinerary for 3 days desert tour from fes to marrakech :
Day 1: Fes-Ifran-Ziz Valley-Erg Chebbi
Our chauffeur will pick you up in Fes at the agreed meeting place to start your 3-day adventure tour to the Desert, which finishes in the old Medina of Marrakech. The road south takes us through some breathtaking scenery, from the alpine towns of Ifran and Azrou to the cedar forests home to Macaque monkeys, passing through mountains, oases, gorges, and hills. We are going to drive down to the city of Midelt, where we are going to stop for lunch.
Heading south through the path of Tizi n’Talghemt, the formidable Ziz Valley will be on the right side all the way to the sahara with its numerous palm trees, clay kasbahs, and villages. As we arrive at Errachidia, you are going to see the variation that reveals the draw near the desert.
We are going to pass through Arfoud and Rissani and finally arrive in Merzouga with the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi. A warm welcome glass of mint tea will be waiting for you as the camels are being prepared to escort you for a ride off to the distant dunes and your camp. You will spend the night under the stars, stargazing over the stars, a nomadic evening with mouth-watering home-cooked food and music.
Day 2: Merzouga-Todgha Gorge-Dades Gorge.
You will be woken early in the morning so you can experience the beauty of a desert sunrise and the amazing silence of the Sahara. You will then ride your camel back to your accommodation, where breakfast and a hot shower will be waiting to get you ready for the day’s adventure.This is a wonderful time to experience the silence and the changing colors as the sun rises on the dunes. We will pack up and leave the desert as we drive to Tinghir and the impressive gorges.
Todgha Gorge is 300 metres of vertical rock, one of the narrowest in all of Morocco; it is a favourite spot for hikers and climbers who come from all over the world. We will have our lunch break here, so you have time to enjoy it. After lunch, we will continue our journey along the Dades Valley. From there, we’ll drive up into the Dades Gorge, a one-of-a-kind location where rock formations resemble fat monkey fingers and rose-colored ancient kasbahs resemble majestic sand castles.We will spend the night in a hotel in the heart of this amazing location.
Day 3: Dades Gorge-Ait Benhaddou-Marrakech.
After breakfast with typical local homemade bread, we leave this gorge of crazy rocks and continue along the Dades Valley to reach Kelaat M’Gouna, the City of Roses, where we will make a stop so you can see the products that are made from the precious Damascus Roses that grow in these valleys. Then, on to Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Africa. After lunch, we will go to visit the famous Ait Benhaddou, the location of so many blockbuster movies and a UNESCO world heritage site. This fortress-Kasbah is one of the largest in all Morocco.
We continue our tour and start the journey up through the High Atlas Mountains, crossing the highest drivable pass at Tizi n’Tichka, which stands at 2260 metres of altitude. The road winds its way down, passing Berber villages and farmland, orchards, and rivers until we reach the plains below and the Medina of Marrakech.
3 days desert tour from fes to marrakech itinerary includes and excludes:
√ Pickup drop-off service.
√ English /Spanish speaking driver.
√ Vehicle with fuel (4X4 car , van , mini bus).
√ Camel for each to see the sunrise or sunset
× flights ticket.
× Monuments fees.
ask us about additional options like riding dunebuggys or quads in the desert or visiting Merzouga Lake, home of the wild flamingos.
Vegetarian food options are available.
Your private luxury tent will have electricity, beds, and a private bathroom with a shower. If you would like a Royal tent (larger and with air conditioning), please contact us.
The camel ride is 1.5 hours.
Ages 3 to 60 have enjoyed this tour in the past. Children under a certain size will ride with a parent. Contact us if you have questions at Info@AllMoroccoTours.com.
What do I need to bring?
Wear long pants for the camel trek.
You will bring one small overnight bag on the camel trek to the camp.
Bring a bottle of water with you for the camel trek.
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