A 3-day persistent desert Tour adventure with a once-in-a-lifetime experience of spending the night within the Sahara. With the air crisp, clean and clear, the stars, therefore, close you can almost touch them and a silence that’s almost deafening.
You’ll ride camels, watch a breathtaking sunset and sunrise furthermore as spend a night in an exceedingly Berber tent. On the way to the desert to Fes via Merzouga Desert Tours from Marrakech, you’ll pass the spectacular Tizi n’Tichka Pass and visit the valley of the Roses with all the splendid Kasbahs.
3 days desert tour from marrakech to fes include camel trekking in erg Chebbi with overnight in a deep desert camp tent, Azrou, Ifrane, cedar forests wherever macaque monkeys live, Ziz valley, Todra gorge, Dades gorge, and more.
Private marrakech to Fes desert tour is ideal for you if you would like to combine your stay in both imperial visits with lifetime desert experience on a three days / 2 nights tour. this may save you the time and boredom of driving back to marrakech on a long journey. Instead, you’ll explore a special a part of Morocco with a surprising landscape. All of that, added to the legendary erg Chebbi camel ride and overnight in an exceedingly Sahara Desert camp!
Our Marrakech to Fes via desert tour will be started by pick you up from your Riad or building and leave Marrakech to start our tour in the Dades valley. we pass through Tizi-n-Tishka in the high atlas mountains wherever we pause to appreciate the mountain views.
we visit the Ait ben-Haddou village which is recognized by UNESCO as a world patrimony. it’s famous as a backdrop for many films, including ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Alexander’.
we take lunch here before continuing on our way enjoying the natural beauty of the landscapes and historical monuments like Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and Roses Valley, which is renowned for the Festival of Roses.
we additionally pass through the little Berber villages of Skoura and ‘El Kelaa des M’Gouna’ and ‘Boumalene Dades’. The latter is our final stop for the day. we tend to shall stay overnight in a hotel which includes dinner and breakfast.
From Boumalene Dades we head to Merzouga in one of the largest wind blown dunes in Morrocco, Erg Chebbi. Through the Berber village Tinghir we visit Todra Gorge where the cliffs are as high as 600m and only 10m apart. we leave Todra passing through several Berber villages to go through Tinjdad wherever we are able to stop for lunch or if you preferrable still Rissani where you’ll have the local specialty, Berber pizza for lunch if we get there by midday.
after lunch, we build our way to Merzouga where we’ll leave our luggage in a room. The camels take us to a Berber camp in the middle of the sand dunes of erg Chebbi. twenty km long and 5 to 8 km wide it’s also reputed as the highest sand dunes in North Africa.
it’s a unique and diverse environment. The camel trek takes about 1hr 30 min from the hotel to the private camp where we continue the spirit of the nomadic Berber lifestyle.
There we set up 3 Berber tents with additional restaurants and kitchen with the dunes naturally providing basic facilities. The tents are well equipped and we provide mattresses, blankets, and cushions. after dinner, we gather around the fire and revel in the desert night perhaps with traditional Berber drums.
Before sunrise, our camel warden will wake you to ascend the dunes and find the sun emerge above the horizon.
throughout the winter season, when the days are short, we’ll begin the camel trek and on the route, pause to meet the sunrise. arriving at the hotel we’ll be ready to have showers and breakfast, before continuing our journey to Fez.
We leave Merzouga en route to Fez, passing through many places: Erfoud, Errachidia, Ziz Valley, Meditlt, Cedar Forests of Azrou, Ifrane, and Fez. On a good day, you might be ready to catch a glimpse of the monkeys that live in the forests. we’ll stop for lunch along the way in one of the many restaurants.
Our guide will make sure you reach your chosen Riad or hotel. Here we will leave at your Riad or hotel at the end of the three days tour. we hope that you have enjoyed your taste of Morocco and all it’s to offer and wish you well on your onward journey.