The 3 day Desert tour from Marrakech to Fes is one of the most popular tour that connects the two imperial cities. This tour will lead you to discover a big part of the south of Morocco. The tour starts at Marrakech, where you will be traveling towards the Atlas mountains and crossing beautiful scenery on the curvy roads and perched berber villages blending with the mountains, to the famous Kasbahs of Ait Benhaddou fortified village and Ouarzazate with its cinematic attractions, spending the first night in the heart of the dades gorges in a traditional but comfy hotel. The second day lets you enjoy a short walk in the todra immense gorges before heading towards Merzouga in a more arid plains announcing the beginning of the deserts, once in Merzouga, you will ride the camels and go deep in the desert to spend a night in a nomad bivouac to enjoy a starry night under a clear and peaceful sky. The third day takes you through a different route heading towards Fez and crossing many villages and sceneries along with the beautiful cedar forest with its playful monkeys before reaching the Cultural capital of the country : Fes where you driver will drop you off in your hotel.
What is included in the tour
- 2 Nights accommodation on HB basis
- A/C minivan with English speaking driver throughout the whole tour
- 4x4 Excursion in Arfoud to Witness the Sunset or the Sunrise in the Desert
- Panoramic Tour of Ouarzazate & Ait Benhaddou + the Visit of Hollywood Studio
- Service charges and local taxes
What is NOT included in the tour
- Witness the Sunset or the Sunrise in the Desert
- Ait Benhaddou UNESCO Heritage Visit + Hollywood Studio visit
Day 1 : Marrakech - Ouarzazate
Pick up from the airport of Marrakech according to your flight schedule or from your Hotel/Riad in Marrakech.
We will leave the hustle of the city behind and travel the rugged road to Ouarzazate through the spectacular scenery of the Atlas Mountains. Stop in the Kasbah town of Aït Ben Haddou which, at a height of 1,160m, stands in stark contrast to this vast plateau.
Originally a crossing point for traders crossing the Sahara Desert, this UNESCO world heritage site is equally recognized as the location for films such as ‘Laurence of Arabia’ and ‘Gladiators’. Option lunch at local restaurant
Overnight in Ouarzazate
Day 2 : Ouarzazate – Tinghir – Erfoud
Breakfast at your hotel. Morning departure toward Erfoud, stop in Kelaa M’Gouna known for the production of cosmetic products using the extract of the local grown roses. Continue north east to the city of Boumalne Dadès to see the beautiful Kasbahs with a panoramic view of the Valley and the Mountains beyond.
Continue towards Tinghir and the Todra Gorges, 300 meters high and one of the most impressive Moroccan sites. The Todra Gorge is one of the premier climbing and trekking destinations in Morocco with high walls offering hundreds of routes of sport and multi-pitch climbing. Optional lunch at a restaurant with a view of the huge canyons. Then continue to Erfoud. Overnight in Erfoud.
Optional overnight in a camp under the stars in Merzouga on request.
Day 3: Erfoud - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fez (475 km/ 7H/8H Drive)
Pick up from your hotel. Departure to Fez through the cities of Midelt and Azrou. By crossing the , Middle Atlas area, you will have the opportunity to enjoy different sublime landscapes. Arrival at Midelt. Rest time and optional lunch. Continuation to Fez via Ifrane.
Drop-off to your Hotel/Riad in Fez.
We can book additional night for you on request.
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Hotels to be Used or Similar
|City||4* Hotel||5* Hotel|
|Ouarzazate||Dar Chamaa||Le temples des Arts|
|Erfoud||Xaluca Maadid||Palais du désert|