3 day Morocco desert tour from Fes to Marrakech Via Sahara desert
After breakfast in your riad, you will leave Fes travelling towards Ifran, a beautiful mountains village, referred to as "the Switzerland of Morocco" and then on to Midelt. During this journey, you'll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. Stopping at Azrou, a Berber village in the middle of the famous cedar forest - the largest in Morocco - where you may well sight Barbary apes. After sometime within the forest, your journey continues to Midelt along the magnificent hills and mountains of the Atlas, after Midelt town you will be traveling through the fascinating Tizi Ntalghamt pass and the Ziz Gorge, taking in views of the High Atlas plateau, you'll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia,. Afterward, you will travel along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way to Erfoud and Rissani.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- 2x Breakfast
- 2x Dinner
- Accommodation included: 2 nights
- Transport by an air-conditioned vehicle
- Professional driver/guide
- Half-board accommodation
- Camel trek (one camel each)
- Local guide in ait ben haddou kasbah
- Entry/Admission - Merzouga Desert
- Entry/Admission - Dades Gorges
What's excluded :
- Liunches and drinks
- Entrance fees (optional)
- Tips and gratuities
- Entry/Admission - Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Day 1: Fes – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga
Stop At: Merzouga Desert, Merzouga Morocco
Our private tour begins with a drive towards the Atlas Mountains stopping to visit the village Ifrane, where we’ll get a chance to explore the famous cedar forest, home to the Berber apes. We’ll then continue through the Tiz Ntalghamt Mountain Pass and the Ziz Gorge (here we can stop for pictures and some local mint tea) to Midelt.
Our drive proceeds across the Ziz Valley, Erfoud, and Rissani; an oasis. Once we arrive at the Erg Chebbi desert dunes, we’ll trade in the 4x4 for camels (optional) and ride towards our desert camp. Upon arrival there we’ll be served a complimentary traditional dinner, and enjoy some music around a campfire under the star and moonlit desert sky.
Duration: 7 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in desert camp
Day 2: Merzouga desert – Todra Gorge – Dades Gorge
Stop At: Dades Gorges, R704 Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades 45350 Morocco
We’ll fetch an early start to catch the sunrise in the Merzouga desert, and then return on camelback to the village. From there, we’ll leave to to Tinghir, to reach the Todra Gorge, which is the highest, narrowest gorge in Morocco. Here we may stop to hike within the valley, and after lunch in the gorge we will continue on to the Dades Gorge, where we’ll enjoy sand castles and also geological features called “monkey toes/feet”. We’ll spend the night in the Dades Gorge, at a local hotel which will include a complimentary dinner and breakfast.
Duration: 5 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in Riad
Day 3: Dades Gorge – Ouarzazatte – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakesh
Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco
After breakfast we’ll drive towards Ouarzazatte passing through the route of a thousand Kasbahs (fortress). We’ll stop at Kalaat Mgouna, which is the center of The Valley of Roses, here we’ll stop for a stretch and lunch at a local restaurant. Then, we’ll continue our private tour stopping at the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. We cross Tizi-n-Tichka pass of the High Atlas mountains before ending our tour in Marrakesh
Duration: 6 hours
No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all travelers from their accommodations
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.