Overview of the schedule for 3 days tours from Fes to Marrakech
Experience a 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga Desert and various fascinating stops. Starting in Fes, you’ll travel through the beautiful Middle Atlas Mountains, taking in the beauty of Ifrane and Azrou along the way.
You’ll enjoy a tasty lunch in some city when you are hungry and continue your adventure through the captivating Ziz Valley. Upon reaching Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara, you’ll embark on a magical camel trek into the towering dunes of Erg Chebbi, witnessing a breathtaking desert sunset. During this 3 days desert tour, you’ll spend a night in a desert camp and savor a Moroccan dinner under the starry sky.
The next day, as part of the 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech, you’ll witness a mesmerizing sunrise before heading out to explore Rissani, Erfoud, and the Todra Gorge. After lunch in Tinghir, you’ll continue to Ouarzazate, where you’ll visit Kasbah Amridil with a local guide where a plethora of well-known movies were filmed, such as: ” Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves” and ” Lawerence of Arabia”. Finally, your journey will take you through the High Atlas Mountains, where you’ll learn about the lifestyle of local Berbers, and make a stop at the Tizi n’Tichka Pass before arriving in the vibrant Marrakech.
Itinerary for 3 days tours from Fes to Marrakechh
1st Day: Fes ~ Ifrane ~ Midelt ~ Ziz Valley ~ Erfoud ~ Merzouga desert
Our experienced driver will pick you up from your Riad in Fez to start your 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech. This exciting journey takes you from the beautiful Sahara Desert to the vibrant city of Marrakech, known for its rich history and lively culture. Along the way, you’ll pass through interesting towns and landscapes, including the Middle Atlas Mountains and Berber villages.
You’ll enjoy a scenic drive through the captivating Middle Atlas Mountains, passing charming villages, cedar forests, and picturesque valleys. You’ll also visit Ifrane, often called the “Switzerland of Morocco” due to its European-style architecture and ski resorts. In the cedar forests of Azrou, you can meet friendly Barbary macaque Apes and admire the stunning natural surroundings.
Our journey continues to Medilt, where we’ll probably stop for a delicious lunch. Medilt is a town nestled in the High Atlas Mountains. As we drive south through the Tizi n’Talghemt pass, you’ll be treated to views of the impressive Ziz Valley with thousands of palm trees. This valley is famous for its palm groves, date plantations, and breathtaking scenery.
We’ll pass through Erfoud, known for its “Botchrafin” fossils products, and eventually arrive at Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. Here, you’ll embark on a magical camel trek into the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi, just in time to witness the desert’s changing colors as the sun sets. You’ll enjoy a Moroccan dinner with homemade dishes, local music, and a peaceful night’s sleep under the starry desert sky with our desert camp staff.
2nd Day: Merzouga ~ Rissani ~ Todgha Gorge ~ Dades Gorge
During this day of our 3 days Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour, wake up early to witness the stunning sunrise over the desert dunes. The golden colors create a magical atmosphere, leaving an unforgettable impression. Enjoy breakfast at the desert camp, then ride a camel or take a 4×4 vehicle back to Merzouga village, where you’ll meet your driver and continue to Dades Valley.
From Merzouga, we’ll head to Rissani to explore the traditional weekly market if we were there in time of one. We’ll head towards Tinjdad where we will make a stop for a delicious lunch, savoring local flavors and taking a moment to relax. Then proceeds to Toudgha Canyon, known for its towering cliffs and winding riverbeds. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to experience and take in the beauty of this stunning location. Our journey through the Dades canyon continues, known for its striking landscapes and deep canyons with impressive rock formations. We’ll spend the night in Dades Valley.
3rd Day: Dades Gorge ~ Kasbah Amridil ~ Marrakech
3 days tours 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
√ Entrance fees for Kasbah Amridil and the guide
3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech notes:
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 [email protected].
What do I need to bring in this 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech?
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.
Got any other questions about our 3 days tour from fes to Marrakech ? Contact us.