Best Desert tour to marrakech from fes introduction:
Travel from fes to Marrakech through the sand dunes of Erg chebbi in Merzouga and the magnificent landscapes of the middle atlas mountains, this desert tour includes some of the country’s top experiences.
You’ll ride camels through the dunes, and discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, go through the green palm groves and explore the gorgeous canyons of dades, walk through towering gorges of todra.
Discover the daily life of the local people and visit the weekly berber markets of the area.
Marrakech desert tour from fes description:
3 day desert tour from Fez to Marrakech via the sahara desert of Merzouga, the palm grove of Ziz, the gorges of dades, the canyons of Todra and an experience of the sunset by camels over the golden dunes of Erg chebbi, visit of the world heritage Kasbahs in Ouarzazate and cross the beautiful road in the high atlas.
Marrakech Desert tour from fes Highlights:
- Explore the beautiful landscapes while driving from Fez to Sahara.
- Discover the old fortified Unesco heritage Kasbahs.
- Experience camel ride and sleep in desert camp under nomadic tent.
- Visit of the cinema studios and cinema museum in Ouarzazate.
- Meet locals and discover the culture and traditions of Berbers.
- Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the middle atlas and meet the Barbary apes in the cedar forest.
- Visit to weekly Berber markets.
3 days desert tour from fes to marrakech itinerary:
Desert tour from Fez to Marrakech day 1:
Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Ziz valley – Merzouga camel ride
Pick up from your accommodation in Fez and drive towards the cedar forest in Azrou to meet the wild Barbary apes, and then continue driving through the beautiful landscapes of the middle Atlas to reach middle the capital of apples in Morocco.
Stop for lunch in the town, and then we continue towards Merzouga in the road we will stop in a panoramic views to see the a huge oasis of palm grove before reaching Erfoud, and then continue to reach to big sand dunes of Merzouga.
Meet our camel fuide who will take you caravan to witness the sunset over the golden dunes and continue to reach the desert camp where you will spend the night under the starry sky in nomadic tent and enjoy a moments of entertainment with toureg playing the Saharan Toureg music.
Marrakech desert tour from fes day 2:
Merzouga – Erfoud – Todra gorges – Dades Gorges
Early wake up to enjoy a beautiful sunrise over the Erg chebbi dunes and ride camel back to your hotel where you will meet your private driver to start a new explorative journey towards the gorges of Dades, traveling through the valley of thousand Kasbahs and castles along this ancient caravan trading route.
Stop at the great canyons of Todra to visit the gorges a big flat rock of 300M high made by the river of Todra through millions of years ago.
We will then stop for lunch in a local restaurant, before driving towards the Dades gorges enjoying the Kasbah along the dades valley.
Overnight in Dades gorges.
Desert tour from Fez to Marrakech day 3:
Dades valley – Rose valley – Ouarzazate – Ait ben haddou Kasbah – Marrakech
After breakfast we head to Ouarzazate, through the rose valley and El kalaa des Magouna, where they celebrate the festival of roses every year on May.
After that we will drive through the arid desert to reach the Skoura oases where we will stop to visit the Kasbah Ameridil one of the oldest ancient Kasbahs in southern Morocco.
Continue to reach the city of Ouarzazate, once there we will visit the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios movie studios, the largest and most famous of all Africa.
Continue to Ksar Ait ben haddou, where we will visit the famous Kasbah, declared UNESCO World Heritage and which was the scene of films like:
- The Gladiator.
- Lawrence of Arabia.
We continue to Marrakech through the High Atlas and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, along a road where we will driving up to 2260 m above sea level passing through small villages, small waterfalls.
Arrival in Marrakech and drop off in your Hotel.