3 Days Marrakech To Fes Tour Via The Sahara
This 3 Days Desert Tour from Marrakesh to Fes will allow you to see : To enjoy the high atlas mountains and the special Berber villages. Explore the beautiful kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, visit cinema studios and rose town. Sleep in Dades valley and admire Todra gorges. Experience Sahara desert and ride camels in the golden dunes of Merzouga. Enjoy the countryside, green valleys and the impressive Ziz valley, appreciate nature and visit Ifran ”the Switzerland of Morocco” Itinerary of 3 Days Desert Tour from Marrakesh to Fes :
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Rose Valley – Dades Gorges T
he pick up from your Hotel/riad in Marrakech at 8:00 a.m, your 3 days from Marrakesh Fes desert tour will take us over the heart of high atlas mountains and Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260m). we will have a stop to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and panoramic views of the mountains and the special Berber Villages on the way. Once, we cross the mountains we get to the gate of desert, the oldest and famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou – A Unesco World Heritage Site used as a backdrop for more than 20 films ( Gladiator, Games of Thrones…We will stop for lunch in the same Kasbah village, then we visit this old mud kasbah. then travel through Ouarzazate ( Hollywood of Africa ) – with biggest cinema studios – then, we continue south to the Valley of Roses where around 400 tons of rose petals are picked every year and sent to be processed into rose water, creams and perfumes. Later, we drive all along the road of thousand kasbahs before arriving at Dades Valley,then overnight in a hotel overlooking the Valley.
Day 2: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga – Sahara Desert
Next day after breakfast in the hotel. We set off to Todra Valley : a green fertile valley surrounded by old mud villages, then we drive around 15 km, we get to Todra vally : a canyon rising to 300m in a valley dotted with Palmeries and Berber Villages. After lunch time we will drive to the Sahara desert passing by an old underground irrigation system ( Khettarat ). We then continue south, We reach Sahara desert where your camels are waiting to give you a ride crossing the golden dunes. your camel guide will stop for you to see a charming sunset on the top of a high dune, then continue to the camp ( tents like nomads use). After a rest, our 3 days Marrakesh Fes desert tour will allow you to enjoy a delicious dinner, then time to listen and dance on the Berber music played by nomads around a fire and under a starry sky.
Day 3: Sahara Desert – Ziz Valley – Midelt – Cedar Forest- Ifrane – Fes
In the morning the camel men will Wake you up early to see one of the best sunrises in your life on the top of a dune. After breakfast, you will return by camels to the edge of the Sahara desert. We then leave Merzouga to Fez traveling through Erfoud and Ziz Valley where we’ll stop to appreciate the panoramic views of palms tree. We will stop for lunch in Midelt and then continue to take pictures of wild monkeys in the Cedarwoods of Azrou. We proceed through Ifrane to arrive at the evening to Fes where the 3 days Marrakech Fes desert tour ends, drop off at your accommodation.
Tour Includes :
• Private mini-van or 4×4 car with AC
• Professional English/Spanish speaking Driver/guide
• Camel trekking
• Night in the Desert Camp
• Breakfasts and dinners
• Pickup and Drop-off
Tour excludes :
• Drinks & Tips