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Private 3-day Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech Via Merzouga Dunes 3 days

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour

The 3-day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech is one of the most popular desert tours because it links two imperial cities; Fes and Marrakech. This trip lets you discover a huge part of the south of Morocco by departing from Fes towards the Middle Atlas, discover the Gorge of Ziz along with its valley, eat the finest dates, see picturesque villages and enjoy a camel ride tour over the majestic dunes of Erg Chebbi to reach a Berber camp in the middle of Sahara desert for a great night in traditional nomad tents. Book your seat now for memorable moments throughout this trip from Fes to Marrakech.

Day 1 Fez - Ifrane - Midelt - Ziz Valley - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga

We will start our 3-day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech at 8:00 AM then drive directly to Ifrane and Azrou passing through the Middle Atlas Mountains. We will stop at the cedar forests to see the Barbarian Apes in their natural habitat and continue later driving to Midelt crossing the Tizi N’talghamt. On the way, you will see some wonderful views of the Middle-Atlas plateau and beautiful scenery that reveals hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia. Afterwards, we will make our way through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud, Rissani and Merzouga where you will leave your luggage in a hotel then ride camels for 1 hour 30min to have dinner and spend the night in the camp in the middle of the highest dunes in North Africa.

Day 2 Merzouga - Todra Gorge - Dades Valley

On the second day, you will awake to enjoy a wonderful sunrise on the dunes, have breakfast, and then take a camel ride back to the hotel. Afterwards, you will leave for Tinghir and the Todra Gorges to finally reach the Dades Valley where you will have dinner and spend the second night.

Day 3 Dades Valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - Marrakech

After having breakfast, we will drive through the Dades Valley towards Kelaat Mgouna which is most known for the “Roses Festival”, go to Skoura village and then continue to the Hollywood of Africa, Ouarzazate. After having lunch in Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is the largest Kasbah in Morocco, we will continue our journey to Marrakech through the awesome Tizi n’Tichka pass over the High Atlas Mountains. On the way, we will stop to enjoy the picturesque views and visit the Argan oil cooperative. We will reach Marrakech around 6:30 pm.

What's included

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  • Private transfer by comfortable air-conditioned vehicles
  • Pick up from your Fes hotel & drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
  • Visiting of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah with guide
  • Visiting the cinema studio in Ouarzazate
  • Spending one night in luxury nomad desert camp in Merzouga Dunes with - private bathroom
  • Spending one night in a traditional kasbah at Dades Valley - depending on the package chosen
  • Breakfasts and dinners during your tour (vegetarians are accommodated on request)
  • Camel trekking with sunset and sunrise
  • Free time to explore sites such as Ait Benhaddou, cinema sets, Taourirt Kasbah...etc


  • Selected language during the tour DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Selected language speaking driver/guide during the tour DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Beverages & lunch expenses
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities


Available in

English, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic
( Arabic, English, French, Italian, Spanish)

Available for

Adults, Seniors

Departure & Return

Start city: Fes , Fez-Meknes, Morocco

Pick up times available: 08:00

Pick up location: At your hotel/riad in Fes

Ends at: At your hotel/riad in Marrakech

Nearest airport: Saïss Airport (FEZ)

Eco Features:

  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment
  • Licensed tour guide

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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