3 days Marrakech to Fes desert tour Overview

This best tour  3 days Marrakech to Fes desert tour through Morocco Sahara desert  offer for you the two imperial cities of Marrakech and Fez, During this 3 day desert tour from marrakech to fes you will visit the famous Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou a UNESCO World Heritage. After that on your way from Marrakech to Fes desert tour you will visit the wonderful Dades Gorges where the rock formation and sandcastles. Visiting Togha Gorges is also included before you head to Merzouga. Your camel trek starts from Merzouga. You will ride camels to camp in the dunes of Erg Chebbi sand dunes and admiring a sunset. Spend a spectacular night at your Merzouga desert camp. On the third and the last day of  marrakech fes desert tour, you will drive to Fez city through Ziz Valley and the largest woodland in Morocco (Cedar Fotrest) stop for a quick watch of the Barbary Apes in the Middle Atlas Mountains. Lunch will be served in Midelt before the journey continues to your destination.

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Morocco Explore Tours; 3 days Marrakech to Fes desert tour:

Marrakech to Fes desert tours 3 days highlights:

  • Travel through the Atlas Mountains/ Pass of Tizi N’Tichka/Cedar Forest/ Beber Villages/ Ziz Valley
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Kasbah Ait Ben Haddo
  • Drive along the Valley of the roses and the road of 1001 Kasbahs
  • Visit Dades Valley and walk in Todgha Gorges
  • Visit Merzouga Desert and camp in the dunes of Erg Chebbi
  • Enjoy the sunrise/sunset over the dunes of Erg Chebbi
  • Stop in cedar forests near Ifran to watch Barbary Apes on the way to Fez

This is the itinerary of the 3 day desert tour from marrakech to fes:

Day 1: Marrakesh – Ait Benhaddou – Gorge Dades.

Starting your 3 days tour from marrakech to fes, you will be kindly welcomed in Marrakech before we make our way to Ouarzazate. Ouarzazate is also known as Sahara’s gateway. It is located on the Atlas Mountains’ eastern foothills. On our 3 days from marrakech to fes, we will travel through the amazing landscapes and natural views of the Atlas Mountains, the pass of Tiz N’Tichka (2260m high over the Grand Atlas Mountains), Taddert’s Berber town. We will stop to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou (30km away from Ouarzazate town). It is one of the wonderful fortified and Kasbahs in Morocco. Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is also one of the UNESCO world legacy sites.  After having lunch in the Ait Ben Haddou’s village, we will drive to visit Dades Gorges through Ouarzazate (the Hollywood of Africa). The journey goes through the Road of Thousand Kasbahs where you will see the astonishing sandcastles. Before we reach our destination, we will stop in Kalaat Mgouna. It is also called the Valley of Roses where the festival of roses is held every year in May. After we arrive at Dades Gorges, we will check into a hotel in the heart of the gorges.

Day 2: Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Sahara Merzouga (camel ride)

On the second day of your  3 days sahara desert tour from marrakech to fes, after we have breakfast at the accommodation, we will explore the area visiting the amazing rock formation (the monkey toes), and Ait Yul’s Kasbah (19th-century Kasbah). Towards Tinghir and Todra Valley we will be leaving. In Todra Valley, you will admire the fascinating and the panoramic views of the gorges (the highest and the narrowest in Morocco). You will enjoy a stroll under 300 meters high cliffs. The gorges of Todra are one of the favorite places for rock climbers. We proceed with our journey to Erfoud and the town Rissani where we will have lunch. Merzouga is our destination after that. Camel excursion starts from Merzouga. Guided by an experienced man, you will ride camels to Erg Chebbi’s sand-sea to camp in the middle of the desert. With all the necessary materials, you will spend the night at a nomadic tent where dinner will be served. On the way, you will enjoy the amzing sand dunes over the sand dunes. Under the wonderful and endless stars, you will spend the overnight.

Day 3: Merzouga – Valley ziz – Medilt – Ifran – Fes.

On the last day of your marrakech fes tour in the morning, we will ride camels back to Merzouga. After that, we will begin our journey heading to Fez through Errachidia and the carved volcanic rock Ziz Valley. The journey marrakech to fes desert tour continues through Middelt and Azrou. In the Middle Atlas Mountains the Berber village of Azrou is located. The next place we will visit is Cedar Forest where Berber apes live. It is the considerd the largest wood-land in Morocco. Before we reach Fez, we will also travel through the beautiful Ifrane city where we will stoip to take some pictures and have a drink. In Fez, the desert tours from marrakech to fes comes to an end.



If the desert trip marrakech to fes itinerary that we offer do not match what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will prepare a trip to suit your needs and requirements.


Included in the 3 day trip from marrakech to fes:

  • Private A/C Comfortable Vehicle + fuel
  • Hotels
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Night in The desert Camp
  • Camel Trekking for sunset and sunrise
  • Overnight in a traditional hotel
  • Dinner and Breakfast are daily included
  • Free time to explore the sites, Breaks for photos,…Etc

Not included in the 3 days desert trip:

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Entrance fees to monuments, studios, and Kasbahs

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