FES MARRAKECH DESERT TOUR 3 DAYS
ITINERARY PRIVATE DESERT TOUR FROM FES TO MARRAKECH 3 DAYS
Day 1: FES – MIDELT – MERZOUGA : Fes Marrakech Desert Tour
Fes Marrakech desert tour. Departing early from Fes, with your professional driver and air-conditioned vehicle, you’ll begin to travel towards the Middle Atlas Mountains. Passing first through Ifrane Morocco’s winter ski resort with its exceptional French building design. We visit the Cedar Forests in Azrou for an opportunity to see the monkeys and play with them. Most of the day will be through the picturesque springs, forests, Berber village. Lunch will be at Midelt a Berber town renowned for rocks and fossils, then we carry on to Merzouga passing by a massive palm trees oasis (Ziz Valley), we will stop to admire the panoramic views. From there cross Erfoud and Rissani and begin to glimpse the huge dune of Erg Chebbi appear in the horizon.
Arrive to Merzouga in the afternoon then put your luggage and after having your mint tea, we start our camel ride between the Sahara dunes. Finally we will reach the desert camp and get ready to climb the high dunes to watch the wonderful sunrise. Trek back to your desert bivouac, dinner will be served under the stars while enjoying the sound of drums played by berber people. Overnight will be in the Berber tents. Fes Marrakech desert tour
Day 2: MERZOUGA – TODRA GORGES – DADES – OUARZAZATE
After an early wake-up to watch the sunrise, we take a camel ride trekking. once again enjoying the beautiful scene to Merzouga. After an exhilarating breakfast and shower, we will leave for Tinghir a town of lush oasis that covers 30 miles of palm trees. Then we continue to the Todra Gorges our way through the stunning landscapes and Berber villages. Arriving at Todra gorges we will stop for lunch and have a short hike in this stunning deep canyon. From there we leave to Ouarzazate along the Thousand Kasbahs road that rise like turrets castles in the old caravan trading path. In fact this area is a popular location for Hollywood movies like The Last Temptation of Christ and Jewel of the Nile…Fes Marrakech desert tour
Before arriving to Ouarzazate we will pass by the most romantic destination nestled along the Rose Valley and Dades valley where we will stop to glimpse the dramatic escarpment. We reach Ouarzazate in afternoon for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH
After your breakfast in the hotel start the last day of 3 Days Fes desert tour. In the morning you will start by a visit to the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Cinema Studios; they are the famous and largest ones in Africa. From here we continue to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah the largest and famous sand castle (declared UNESCO World Heritage). Besides this place is the scene for movies like The Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia and Babel. In the afternoon we will begin to travel through the Atlas Mountains via Tizi n Tichka pass (up to 2260 m above) and various Berber villages. Finally we arrive to Marrakech and return to your accommodation.
ITINERARY MARRAKECH FES DESERT TOUR 3 DAYS
1 day: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Gorge Dades.
Marrakech Fes Desert Tour, start in Marrakech from your hotel and travel on the beautiful Tiz’n Tichka (2,260) with spectacular landscapes, Berber villages and ever-changing landscapes along the way.
On the way visit the magnificent 12th century Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou – UNESCO World Heritage Site. After a while, in this small village, we go to the green oasis of Skoura with palm trees and old kasbah before continuing through the Valley of Roses.
We will then cross small mountains with a nice view of the villages and the Berber valleys and we will go off the road to visit the nomad caves in the mountains and stop for a glass of tea. In the afternoon, passing through the Dades valley, you reach the Dades Gorge rocks.
Here you will have dinner and spend the night in a charming guest house on the edge of the river. Desert Trips Marrakech to Fes.
Day 2: Gorges Dades to Erg Chebbi, Merzouga
After breakfast, you will head for Tingerhir and a short visit to the cliffs of the Todra Gorges. Then continue through an area with fossils, small villages, and oases. We stop for lunch at Rissani, After heading to the dunes of Merzouga.
Here the camels are waiting for you to take you to the desert for an hour of trekking, and when you arrive at the camp you can do some sandboarding and see the beautiful sunset over the dunes.
In the evening you can enjoy the local Berber music and dinner before sleeping in the camp under the stars. Desert Tours from Marrakech to Fes
3rd day: Merzouga To Fes
After sunrise, you will have breakfast, Then drive north with 4×4 passing green valleys and scenic mountains. On the way to the north, there is time for lunch in a small Berber village in Zaida. later continues drive We arrive in Fez in the late afternoon, drop in your hotel/riad. Sahara Desert Trip Marrakech Fes.