Our 3-Day Marrakech to Fes Desert tour is the perfect opportunity to discover the vibrant Marrakech, perfectly situated between some of morocco’s most stunning sights, all well within reach for a memorable Sahara desert tour from the red city.
We will take you through the spectacular hot spots, a booming, cross-cultural culinary scene and one of the world’s most beautiful landscapes. Join us and explore the Atlas mountains and Sahara desert’s most appealing destinations and activities.
To start our 3-Day Marrakech to Fes Desert tour, our driver will pick you up early in the morning from your hotel in Marrakech. Then, we will drive through the captivating views of the famous tizi n tichka pass to marvel at the pre-sahara regions that lie dry and motionless and the silent that peaks of the great atlas Mountains.
First, we will pass by the marvelous thousand kasbahs heading towards Ait Benhaddou to explore the town and discover one of the most beautiful fortified royal palaces.
Next, we will have a traditional berber meal for lunch in a lovely local restaurant, then continuing towards Ouarzazate, the door of the royal sahara, visiting its old souks and alleyways.
We will also visit the impressive Atlas film studio, where some famous movies and series were made such as: Game of Thrones, Babel, The Jewel of the Nile, Gladiator…
After that, we will continue towards Dades valley, crossing the beautiful Skoura palmary and the fascinating valley of Roses, a green paradise right in the heart of the Sahara desert, where we will have a delicious dinner and spend the night in a lovely hotel.
After breakfast on the 2nd day of our 3-Day Marrakech to Fes Desert tour, we will leave the beautiful valley towards Todra gorges, “the magnificent canyons of Morocco”, discovering and walking through its orange cliffs and canyons, a perfect combination of the atlas mountains and charming desert.
Later on, we will pass by the Rissani’s sahara market, where we will get a tour of the old village, visiting its colorful market, exploring its ancient culture and getting a real glimpse of the authentic Moroccan architecture.
The last stop on today’s 3-Day Marrakech to Fes Desert tour would be Merzouga, where we will take our camels trekking through the sensational golden sands of Erg Chebbi arriving at our cozy desert camp, to spend the night gathering around the camp, enjoying a tasty berber dinner and sleeping under the starry Sahara night sky in a desert tent.
On the last morning of our 3-Day Marrakech to Fes Desert tour, we will wake up bright and early to catch a magical sunrise slowly rising over the fascinating beauty of an endless sahara.
After breakfast and a warm shower, we will continue our journey towards Erfoud and the dramatic views of Ziz Gorges.
After having a delicious lunch in the old berber village of Midelt, we will start crossing the cool roads of the middle Atlas Mountains, passing by Azrou, the fascinating Berber town, with the largest cedar forest in africa, where we will stop for a break in the green forest to get some fresh air, play and feed the tricky little monkeys.
After that, we will continue through Ifrane, little Switzerland of Morocco, as well as a number of charming berber villages to finally arrive in Fes, Morocco’s oldest city where we would be spending the rest of our afternoon and parting ways at the end of the day and marking the end of our 3-Day Marrakech to Fes Desert tour.
Hassan was a wonderful tour guide and he made our trip truly memorable. We visited so much of Morocco during our tour, and he was very knowledgeable and kind. We would not have been able to do everything that we did without his guidance and expertise.