3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes


The Best 3 Days Tour from Marrakech to Fes allows doing Camel Trek and overnight camping in the deep desert (Luxury camp or Standard), visiting Dades Gorge & Todra Gorge, Rose Valley, the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, and Ifrane.
On the first day of the trip, we will cross the High Atlas Mountains through the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass, enjoying the highest pass in Morocco. On the second day of our Marrakech to Fes desert tour, we will pass through the amazing Dades and Todra Gorge. In the afternoon, we will arrive in the Merzouga Sahara Desert, and from here we will be taken by a camel guide across the Golden Dunes to a Berber Camp. You will spend the overnight in the heart of the dunes in the Merzouga desert, experiencing the silence of the Sahara. On the third day, we will continue our way to Fes via Ziz Valley, Midelt, and Azrou Cedar Forest.


Why Should You Go Marrakech To Fes Desert Tour

The 3-day tour from Marrakech to Fes via Sahara Merzouga allows travelers to Enjoy the breathtaking sights of Morocco’s diverse and captivating landscapes, cultural heritage, and historical sites. It offers a harmonious blend of natural wonders, including the Atlas Mountains and Todra Canyon and an oasis in Tinghir, along with cultural encounters in ancient Berber Villages, and architectural marvels.
The most exciting thing about your 3 days Tour From Marrakech To Fes, is Camel Trek in the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi and spend a magical night between the dunes in a luxury desert camp under a starry sky.
This Important Desert Trip serves as a gateway to discover the Berber villages, the lifestyle of Saharian people, and their vibrant culture, making an unforgettable experience possible.

Highlights of the 3 DAYS tour from Marrakech to Fes

● Passing through the majestic high Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka.
● Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait ben Haddou.
● Visit Ouarzazate often referred to as the “Hollywood of Morocco”
with its Taourirt Kasbah.
● Ride a camel in Erg Chebbi dunes to enjoy the panoramic view.
● Drive through the stunning Dades Valley and spend the night in a guest house.
● Walk in Todra Gorges and Oasis.
● Spend the night in a Bedouin Camp surrounded by Erg Chebbi dunes.
● Enjoy an Authentic Moroccan dinner under the stars with bonfire and
music entertainment.
● Drive to Fes through the Middle Atlas Mountains with its cedar forests
along Ziz Valley.


Day 1: Marrakech - High Atlas Mountains - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley [353 km]

The “3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes” will start from your hotel/riad, you’ll depart early at 08:30 am, and head towards the Tichka Pass, which is the highest mountain pass in Morocco, reaching an altitude of 2260 meters. The road to the pass offers stunning views of the Atlas Mountains, and you’ll stop at several points to take in the panoramic spots and snap photos of the scenic landscape.
After crossing the Tichka Pass, you’ll arrive at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a fortified village located on a hillside along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech. The village’s mud-brick houses and narrow alleys will transport you back in time to a bygone era.
After lunchtime in Ait Benhaddou, you’ll continue to Ouarzazate, known as the “Gateway to the Desert.” Here, you’ll visit the Taourirt Kasbah, a majestic palace that was once home to the powerful Glaoui dynasty, and explore the film studios where many Hollywood movies and TV shows were filmed. Afterward, we will continue towards the Dades Gorges, a beautiful canyon with stunning rock formations.
Enjoy dinner and spend the night in a traditional riad in the Dades Gorges.

Day 2: Dades Valley - Todra Gorge - Erfoud - Merzouga [275 km]

On the 2nd day of the trip, you’ll travel through the Dades Valley and visit the impressive Todgha Gorge, where you can make a quick stop to take in the stunning scenery and stretch your legs. This is a great place to take some photos and enjoy the fresh air. You’ll then continue to Erfoud, a small town known for its fossil mines. We will then continue driving to the hotel in Merzouga to take some time to relax and enjoy the amenities of your accommodations. 
In the late afternoon, head out on a camel ride into the desert. This is a great opportunity to see the beautiful dunes and experience the desert landscape up close. As the sun begins to set, you will have the opportunity to stop and take in the stunning views and watch the sky change colors. This is a truly unforgettable experience that you won’t want to miss. You will spend the night at a Berber Camp and enjoy music around the fire in the middle of the dunes.

Day 3: Merzouga - Erfoud - Ziz Valley - Ifrane - Fes [500 km]

On the last day of our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes, you will wake up early to witness the stunning sunrise over the desert into the heart of the Erg Chebbi dunes, it’s an unforgettable experience that will leave you mesmerized by the beauty of the landscape. Next, make your way to the Ziz Valley, which is one of the most picturesque valleys in Morocco. The valley is home to numerous palm groves, traditional Berber villages, and stunning panoramic views.
After crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains, you will arrive at Midelt, a picturesque market town that is known for its apple orchards and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. You can enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the local restaurants. Afterward, continue your journey to the Cedar Forest, located near Azrou. The forest is home to the famous Barbary macaque monkeys, which are native to Morocco. You can observe these playful creatures and take some memorable photos.
Before we arrive in Fes, we will cross the city of Ifrane or ‘Little Switzerland’ with its European buildings view. Arrive in Fes in the late afternoon, and drop off at your riad/hotel with amazing stories and unforgettable memories in your mind.

Inclusive and Exclusive of the tour


Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
AC modern vehicle 4x4, van or a minibus
English/Spanish speaking driver, or a driver with a tour guide
A hotel in Dades
Private luxury tent in Sahara (At your preferred room type)
Camel trekking per person
Sunset camel ride
Meals: (Dinner and Breakfast) x 2
4x4 transfer from and to the camp (Alternative to Camels)


Entrance to monuments (Optional)
Tips (Optional)


During the booking of the 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes with Desert Morocco Tours.
We would like to inform you that we offer luxury & Standard Desert Camps that include private tents with en-suite, and for the riads you have the option to select your accommodations that best suit your tastes & budget.

Here are some options to help you decide:

First Option:
1. First night: Riad Gabsi Dades, Riad Babylon Dades
2. Second night: Jannat Luxury Camp, Ideal Desert Camp

Second Option:
1. First night: Ksar Sultan Dades, Hotel Xaluca
2. Second night: Caravanserai Luxury Desert Camp

N.B: You have the possibility to mix your accommodations as desired. For instance, you could stay at RIAD GABSI DADES on the first night, JANNAT LUXURY CAMP on the second night.

3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes price:

The rate of the private 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes depends of the number of travelers in your group, and the category of your accommodation you would like to stay in. Feel free to contact us to get the price of your group.

Why Choose Us For Marrakech To Fes Desert Tour?

You chose us for your 3-day tour from Marrakech to Fes via Sahara Merzouga because we stand out as the best among the rest. Our experienced drivers/guides can communicate fluently in multiple languages, ensuring that language barriers never hinder your experience. Moreover, we provide top-of-the-line vehicles to ensure your trip is not just comfortable, but also stylish and memorable.
With Desert Morocco Tours team, you’ll ride in elegance and sophistication as you traverse the stunning landscapes of Morocco. From the bustling streets of Marrakech to the golden dunes of Merzouga, our luxury cars elevate every moment of your adventure. Trust us to deliver an unforgettable experience, where every detail is meticulously curated to exceed your expectations.

Additional info about Marrakech To Fes Desert Tour

● At your accommodations, you will stay in a private room of your preferred type.
● At the Desert Camp, you will stay in a private tent of your fancied type.
● A vegetarian option is available, please advise at the time of booking if required.
● The children must be accompanied by an adult.
● Comfortable shoes for walking and Sandboarding, sports sneakers (for example). Long sleeves and long pants or skirts are appropriate for the camel trek.
● Quads (ATV) and Buggies in the dunes of Merzouga can be included as an extra.
● You will receive the confirmation at the time of booking.


The distance from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga is in Total: 1020km
_ Marrakech to Merzouga distance is: 560 km
_ Merzouga to Fes distanceis: 460km

No, you don’t need a sleeping bag, at our 3 Days Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour, you will stay at an a very equipped Berber desert camp with all amenities.

sure, for travelers who don’t like to ride Camels, we use a 4×4 car to transfer them to and from the camp, without any extra charge as well. You just have to inform your driver, or at the time of Booking.

Our payment process is straightforward. To secure the booking, we kindly request a small deposit, which can be conveniently settled through PayPal, or bank transfer during the booking process. The remaining balance will be in cash on the first day of your tour to our driver/guide, in either Euros, Dollars, or an equivalent amount in Dirhams.


3 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes,
3 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes,
3 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes,
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    who we are ?

    DESERT MOROCCO TOURS is a small local Berber family business, an independent and professional Morocco tours company that is 100% run and managed by local Berber People with an extensive amount of knowledge of this charming and unique African country offering the most adventurous Sahara Desert Tours and Days Trips all over the authentic kingdom.

    why book with us ?

    We provide Morocco Sahara Desert activities and adventure tours programmed by locals and guided by native, experienced, and friendly guides including Merzouga Camel Trekking and overnight stay at Berber Camp or go for several days to feel the magic of the Sahara Desert and have a lifetime experience that will last forever.

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