Embark on an unforgettable 3-day journey that takes you from Fes to Marrakech! As you traverse through Morocco’s majestic landscapes, be ready to take in the sheer beauty of its Middle Atlas Mountains. Marvel at cedar forests and lush oases, get lost amidst golden sand dunes, or explore mysterious canyons lined with Kasbahs – this is a trip for those seeking adventure and excitement in equal measure! So buckle up as we embark on your perfect road trip across one of North Africa’s most beautiful countries.
Unlock the beauty of Morocco Sahara Desert on this 3-day journey from Fez to Marrakech. Along your voyage, explore the majestic Atlas Mountains, mysterious Ziz Oasis, magnificent Dades Valley, and historic Kasbahs in Skoura. Enjoy luxurious desert camps at night as you traverse through exotic landscapes!
Rise and shine! Your enchanting Fes to Marrakech desert tour begins with an early morning meal at your Fes hotel or riad. Promptly, you’ll be met by a friendly English-speaking driver/guide who will take you on the most memorable journey of your life.
Starting off in wintertime around 07h00 AM and 08h00AM during summer, to capture beautiful sunset views atop Erg Chebbi -you set out across Saiss plains towards Middle Atlas Mountains, passing Ifran and Azrou, where Barbary apes can often be spotted along the roadside for some perfect selfie moments!.
After a delicious lunch in Midelt, you’ll continue your journey across the Ziz River. You’ll be amazed at the sight of thousands of sky-scraping palm trees and fortified Kasbahs as you make your way to Erfoud. Then it’s on to Merzouga, where you can rest before getting ready for an incredible sunset camel ride across Erg Chebbi dunes! Be sure to admire the long-talked-about color-changing sunset before continuing to your Sahara Desert camp.
At the camp, refresh before enjoying dinner served under the stars while being entertained by local nomads playing their Tam-tam drums.
Overnight at your Sahara desert camp in Merzouga will be unforgettable!
Awake today with the early morning sun and embark on a captivating camel ride. Make your way to Merzouga, where you will meet up with your knowledgeable guide for an incredible day of exploration. Revel in picturesque views as you drive by, including the gorgeous Tinghir Oasis – stroll along its riverbank, discover Berber villages, and gain insight into their traditional lifestyle. Then head towards majestic Todgha Canyons before enjoying a tasty lunch at one of the local cafes nearby!
In the afternoon, take pleasure in journeying down Casbahs Road until finally reaching Dades Valley; check in to your boutique guest house while savoring dinner from this stunning location afterward! Finally, spend overnight amidst these peaceful surroundings at Dades Valley lodge.
After breakfast, we’ll drive through the Valley of the Roses to Kalaa Mgouna. We may stop at one of the Rosewater cooperatives and learn how locals prepare rose-scented perfumes using distilled rose water.
We’ll continue to Ouarzazate past Skoura oasis, famous for its date palm trees. Then it’s on to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou for lunch before exploring this UNESCO World Heritage Site that served as a set for various Hollywood movies, fashion shoots, and commercials. The well-preserved Kasbah comprises several smaller kasbahs packed together to create one large structure.
We’ll descend through the Atlas Mountains past Tizi Ntichka Pass in the afternoon. We’ll pass by numerous Berber villages where houses are built from stones and mud. Life here has remained unchanged for centuries! Most locals are still shepherdesses.
We should arrive in Marrakech late in the afternoon. Your driver will then escort you back to your riad or hotel.
The distance between Fes and Merzouga is 476 Km (295 Mi), and the driving time is 8 hours via R503 and N13
We have you covered! you can opt for a jeep transfer to the camp without any additional fees.
At your Merzouga camp, sand boards will be used at leisure, and they are free of charge.
Yes, your tent at our luxury camp in Merzouga has an ensuite bathroom with hot showers.
There will be plenty of cafes or restaurants on the way to stop for lunch. You can choose where to stop for a snack, or follow your driver’s guidance.
Do not hesitage to give us a call. We are an expert team and we are happy to talk to you.
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