3 day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech. During this journey of 3 days /2 nights, you can visit so many attractions in a short period of time. The tour starts from Fes. Firstly, we will visit the Switzerland of Morocco Ifrane, and also the cedars forest. A stop in Midelt for lunch, then drive along the amazing Ziz river. After that we reach the Sahara desert of Merzouga. Where you can ride camels, spend the night in the desert camp in the middle of the desert. And also enjoy magical sunset and sunrise in the Sahara. Furthermore, you will visit Rissani traditional market and Erfoud the fossils town. Then visit the Todra gorges, Dades gorges and the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Finally, cross the High Atlas mountains and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass. The tour ends in Marrakech.
The 3-day desert tour to Marrakech starts with an early pick up from the airport or your accommodation in Fes. Then we drive south through Imouzzer to visit Ifrane, famous for its low temperature, snow and the alpine-style houses -No wonder it is called the Switzerland of Morocco. Then we continue to cedars forest, where the Barbary Macaques live. Feel free to feed them while wandering in the forest. After that, we continue to Midelt, where lunch will be served. Then we head to the Sahara desert, driving through the Tizi-n-Tilghmt pass, and along the Ziz river
After that, we reach the Sahara desert of Merzouga. where you switch to camels and cross the sandy desert. A stop will be made for you to enjoy the magical sunset on top of a high dune. Finally, we continue to the desert camp, where you can enjoy the Berber drums music while dancing around the campfire, under vast open sky of stars. Dinner and overnight in the camp
Wake up early in the morning to contemplate the beautiful sunrise in the middle of the desert. Free time for breakfast, then you return on camels to Merzouga where the driver awaits. We leave the desert to visit Rissani town, the ancient capital of Tafilalet. Rissani still a major trading center in the region, with a large souk lively on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
After a stroll in Rissani Souk, we continue to Erfoud, where we visit one of the workshops of fossilized marble. Then we drive through Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves, to reach the Todra Gorges. The course of Todra river has carved out a grand canyon through the mountains -Making a high red cliff-sided canyon. These gorges are an ideal place for rock climbers. Feel free to wander in the gorges and appreciate the beauty of the landscape. Free time for lunch in a restaurant. Then we continue to the Dades valley, through Boumalne Dades. Then inevitable stops at the “monkey fingers” rock formation. And on a spot atop a mountain overlooking the Dades valley. Finally, dinner and overnight in a hotel.
After breakfast, we continue our trip to Kalaa Magouna, to visit the Rose valley. A Rose Festival is held annually in May. Where the locals offer their rose products, from perfumes, rose water, oil, to cosmetic products. We then drive through the palm groves of Skoura. Later, we reach Ouarzazate, also known as the gate of the desert. We will visit the studios, in which famous movies were shot.
Thereafter, we depart to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. A fortified village recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Furthermore, the Kasbah has appeared in many movies including : Gladiator, Alexander, The Mummy…etc. And TV series including Game Of Thrones. Then we continue to Marrakesh. Driving through the Tizi-N-Tichka pass, and also the spectacular the High Atlas Mountains. Stops will be made for lunch, and to take pictures at interesting spots. Finally, we reach Marrakesh, we drop you off at the airport or your accommodation. End of the tour
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I’m fascinated with the this super tour, excellent attention, excellent service, everyone is very friendly, without a doubt one of the best trips I’ve ever done. One of the best experiences of my life, they were always aware of everything we needed. The landscape where the camp is located is spectacular. The tents are perfectly equipped (blankets to avoid cold, light, plugs, bathrooms with hot water, wifi …). The dinner and breakfast we had there was the best of the whole trip through Morocco.
The transport was excellent too. The driver was punctual, very good, helpful and friendly. We felt very comfortable and always attended to our needs, in a short time we had a great experience with this agency. We recommend it 100% for trips of friends or families. Great staff. Professional and friendly. With first class transportation.