3-Days Desert Tour from Fez to Marrakech via Merzouga
Take this 3-day, 2-night trip from Fez to Marrakech and venture through the desert. See the Middle Atlas Mountains, see the monkeys frolic in the Cedar forest, and observe the Ziz Oasis. Explore the Todra gorge, Dades Valley, and the Kasbahs of Skoura with your small-group of no more than 8 travelers. Spend your nights in a desert camp as well as a local hotel with provided breakfasts and dinners.ItineraryDay 1: Fes to MerzougaPass By:
Medina of Fez, Fes 30000 Morocco
Our start will be from Fes the Medina, where our team will pick you up from your Hotel.Pass By:
Ifrane, Ifrane, Fes-Meknes
We will begin our journey from Fes by passing through Ifrane, a winter ski resort built by the French in the 1930s to resemble a Swiss village.Pass By:
Azrou Cedar Forest, Azrou Morocco
Continue passing through the cedars forest in Azrou where you will see the monkeys then drive across the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, springs, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert.Stop At:
Midelt, Midelt, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
Halfway, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks, then continue towards Merzouga in the road.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Merzouga, Merzouga, Draa-Tafilalet
Stop to get a panoramic view of a huge oasis of the palm trees and reach to Merzouga in the afternoon. After having some mint tea, the guide and camels will be waiting to carry you across the sandy dunes of the erg-Chebbi. Enjoy the beauty of the sunset on the camel and after 1-hour, you will reach to the desert camp to spend the night in a Berber tent. At your desert shelter, your camels are hobbled and mint tea is served. After a wonderful dinner, watch the stars until you fall asleep.
Duration: 7 hours
• Dinner: Dinner is included in the service, Vegetarians are welcome
Accommodation included: Overnight in the Desert camp in Merzouga Erg CheebiDay 2: Merzouga to Gorges or OuarzazateStop At:
Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Draa-Tafilalet
After a delicious breakfast, depart for Ouarzazate, and travel the rugged Road of a Thousand Kasbahs that rise up like turreted sand castles along this ancient caravan trading route. This area has long been a popular location for Hollywood films such as The Last Temptation of Christ, Jewel of the Nile, and most recently Hideous Kinky. The central region is one of the most exciting and romantic destinations of Morocco nestled along rich river valleys, palmeries, and burnished mud-brick homes ablaze in vibrant color under the shelter of the blue desert sky
Duration: 4 hoursStop At:
Dades Gorges, R704 Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades 45350 Morocco
Stop for lunch and walk into the Todra gorge. Travel through the Dadès Valley past dramatic escarpments and have a late dinner at your hotel in the Gorges or in Ouarzazate.
Duration: 3 hours
• Breakfast: Vegetarians are welcome
Accommodation included: Overnight: Hotel Les Jardins de Ouarzazate or similarDay 3: Ouarzazate to MarrakechStop At:
Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Draa-Tafilalet
Enjoy breakfast, then visit the town of Ouarzazate, including the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios movie studios, (there is a fee of 8 € per person)the largest and most famous of all Africa. Next, stop in ait ben Haddou where you will arrive in time of lunch. Here, you may visit the famous Kasbah, declared UNESCO World Heritage and which was the scene of films like The Gladiator, Babel, and Lawrence of Arabia
Duration: 3 hoursStop At:
Tizi n Tichka, Imlil Village, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
Pass through the High Atlas and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, along a road that climbs from the plains up to 2260m above sea level through small villages and waterfalls as well as the continuously changing landscape and colours of the beautiful mountains. Return to your hotel or riad in Marrakech at the end of the day.
Duration: 2 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 3 Days
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.