3 Days and 2 Nights Desert Trip from Fes to Marrakech

Overview 3 days and 2 nights desert trip from Fes to Marrakech

3 days and 2 nights desert trip from Fes to Marrakech starts either from Fes or Marrakech takes you through the Cedars forest, Atlas mountains and deserts. Visit Kasbahs, ride a camel and stay overnight in a Berber tent. An organized trip where a local guide picks you up in either Fes or Marrakech (most popular) and drives you out to your camp, where you spend a night out under the stars, riding camels across the sand dunes. During your long journey tour you’ll make multiple stops to see other attractions places.

Take a 3 days trip through the Atlas Mountains to the Sahara Desert departing from Fes. Admire the beautiful scenery, enjoy traditional Berber culture and cuisine, and visit a variety of charming villages across 3 days.


Tour Plan of 3 days and 2 nights desert trip from Fes to Marrakech

  • Depart from Fes in the morning and begin your journey towards the southeast.
  • Drive through the beautiful landscapes of the Middle Atlas Mountains, passing through charming Berber villages and enjoying scenic views along the way.
  • Pass through Ifrane, known as "Little Switzerland," and continue towards Azrou, a town famous for its cedar forests and Barbary macaque monkeys.
  • Journey through the Ziz Valley, characterized by lush palm groves, as you make your way to Erfoud.
  • Arrive in Erfoud, a desert town known for its fossil industry, and continue to Merzouga, a village at the edge of the Sahara Desert.
  • Upon arrival in Merzouga, freshen up at your hotel or riad and prepare for an overnight desert experience.
  • Enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner and spend the night in a desert camp, surrounded by the magical atmosphere of the dunes.
  • Wake up early in the morning to witness the spectacular sunrise over the sand dunes.
  • Return to Merzouga village by camel and have breakfast at your hotel or riad.
  • Begin your journey towards Marrakech, heading northwest through the diverse landscapes of the Atlas Mountains.
  • Pass through beautiful oases, traditional Berber villages, and scenic viewpoints along the way.
  • Stop at the Todra Gorge, renowned for its towering cliffs and picturesque scenery. Take some time to explore and appreciate the natural beauty of the area.
  • Continue driving through the captivating Dades Valley, known for its stunning rock formations and lush palm groves.
  • Make a stop to admire the impressive rock formations called Monkey Fingers before proceeding to Ouarzazate.
  • In Ouarzazate, visit the Atlas Film Studios or the Taourirt Kasbah, both offering insights into the local film industry and Moroccan history.
  • Finally, continue the drive through the scenic Tizi n'Tichka Pass, which offers panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains, before reaching Marrakech in the evening.
  • Spend the day exploring Marrakech, known as the "Red City" for its distinct red-colored buildings.
  • Start by visiting the iconic Koutoubia Mosque and its beautiful gardens.
  • Explore the historic Bahia Palace and its stunning architecture and intricate details.
  • Visit the Saadian Tombs, an important historical site dating back to the 16th century.
  • Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of the bustling Djemaa el-Fna square, filled with food stalls, musicians, and entertainers.
  • Get lost in the maze-like streets of the Medina and browse through the vibrant souks (markets), where you can find traditional crafts, spices, textiles, and more.
  • Visit the serene Majorelle Garden, known for its vibrant blue buildings and exotic plant species.
  • End the day by experiencing a traditional Moroccan dinner and enjoying the lively atmosphere of Marrakech.

Note: If you want to modify this tour, let us know your idea, travel plans and we can create similar or different program, which match your requirements. Contact us for more info.

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