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3-Day Guided Desert Tour from Fez to Marrakech

Highlights
  • Enjoy a camel excursion and overnight in a desert camp
  • Visit famous locations such as the Skoura Palmerie, Ouarzazate and the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou
  • Receive insights from a knowledgeable local guide
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3-Day Guided Desert Tour from Fez to Marrakech
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3-Day Guided Desert Tour from Fez to Marrakech
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Overview
Travel from Fez to Marrakech on a 3-day desert tour, and spent a night beneath the stars in a traditional nomad’s tent. Meet macaque monkeys in a cedar forest, wind up into the high mountains and slip into soaring river gorges. Leave the road at Erg Chebbi; ride a camel into the sand to catch a Sahara sunset and climb the Merzouga dunes at dawn. Visit Ouarzazate’s film studios, pass through the bristling palmeries of the Skoura Valley then explore Ait-Ben-Haddou’s intricate kasbahs before rolling through the gates of Marrakech.
What to Expect
Start your tour by leaving your hotel at 08:00am and departure for the south of Morocco. Make a quick stop in Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Morocco to witness it's panoramic views and take some photos. After that you will head toward Azrou to see the monkeys in the cedar forest and then continuing on to Midelt for a lunch meal in a restaurant. In the afternoon, you will cross the pass of Tizi n Tlghamt to reach Errachidia while admiring the views of the Ziz gorges.

The drive continues to Erg Chebbi Dunes passing by Aoufous and Erfoud. After that you will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, also know as Merzouga Dunes. Arrive at the hotel and prepare for an hour and a half camel trek to enjoy the sunset. Continue to the camp for an overnight in traditional nomad tent. Savor a delicious dinner and spend the night in a bivouac in the middle of the dunes.

Wake up early in the morning of your second day to enjoy the sunrise on the top of a dune in the Sahara Desert before you enjoy your breakfast. Ride your camel back to the hotel and then continue on to Tineghir passing by Erfoud and Tinejdad. Enjoy lunch and then continue to Todra gorges via Tineghir. Arrive in Todra Gorges to enjoy its marvelous Canyons views while hiking on foot. Later on, drive to Dades gorge. Relax, enjoy dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Your third and last day will start with breakfast in the hotel and then on to Ouarzazate via Skoura. Witness a panoramic view of the kasbah of Taourirt and a quick photo stop at the Atlas Film Studios. Continue on to visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou and savor a delicious lunch in a local restaurant in the village. In the afternoon you will be taken to Marrakech. Enjoy the amazing views of the Atlas Mountains and pass through the Tizi N’tichka pass, located at 2260 m in altitude.

Your tour will conclude in Marrakech.
Reviews (22)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Fez to Marrakesh Desert Tour

Had a great time doing the three day private desert tour with Jamal! Our guide put a lot of effort into making sure myself and my partner were enjoying the tour and was both very friendly and knowledgable. He was willing to stop and spend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vacation209703
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Best option out there for a Merzouga Desert Experience!

AST is an awesome option for experiencing the Merzouga Desert on camels! From the beginning, Ibrahim was responsive and helpful via email and even worked with us to build an itinerary specific to our needs. And the experience only improved once we were in Morocco...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 716ashleigh
Reviewed 3 November 2018
Adventure road trip

We took 3 day tour, it was really nice, liked it a lot. Accomodation and food was excellent. We got guide in Ait Benhaddou, as promised. Car was good. Our driver Salman was excellent, spoke very good english and tried to help as much as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Natalia J
Reviewed 31 October 2018
Excellent 3-day tour from Marrakech to Fes

This tour is the perfect way to see as much of Morocco as possible in a short period of time. Yes, there is a lot of driving but the amount of sites visited and distance covered is well worth it. Our driver/guide Nacer was extremely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark Anthony S
Reviewed 4 October 2018
Unbelievable Tour From Fez to Marrakesch!

We took the 3 Day Tour from Fez to Marrakesch with Authentic Sahara Tours. I can honestly say that the trip was the highlight of our Marocco trip and that Idir, our driver, has made this the best guided tour we have ever participated in....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank roadtrip17518
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