Marrakech to Fez

About this tour

Head to the famous Erg Chebbi Dunes of Merzouga where the skyline has no limits! this desert tour starts from Marrakech and continues along South Morocco to Fes, for Marrakech 3 Days Desert Tour with breakfast and dinner, overnights in desert camp and riads. You will explore some of the interesting cultural and historical sites in Morocco including, Erg Chebbi sand dunes, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, the magnificent Dades and Todra valleys, Cedar forests, Ziz Valley… ride a camel on a scheduled adventure in the desert and join your camp among the dunes.

What to expect

  • Marvel at the stunning natural beauty of the High Atlas mountains
  • Explore the fortified village of Aït Benhaddou
  • Take a camel ride over the sand dunes in Erg Chebbi
  • Stay overnight in a Berber tent in the heart of the Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Stop at the cedar forests to see the Barbary monkeys


Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Rose Valley – Dades Gorges

Broad your air-conditioned car and leave Marrakech in the morning, as you follow a well-maintained path to the High Atlas Mountains. After a few kilometers of drive the road begins to wind its way through the most scenic roads crossing tizi-n-tichka (2,260 m height), Berber villages along the way and endless views of wheat palm trees fields. Then we stop at Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah for lunch and tour this UNESCO heritage site which looms up like a mirage. This Kasbah is a kind of citadel consisting of high-walled buildings with clay and straw. After lunch set off again and drive to Ouarzazate the prime city of cinema studios, you’ll visit the Kasbah of Taourirt at leisure, then continue to the valley of roses. This latter is an incredible romantic place full of roses, besides they have a rose festival on may each year. In the afternoon we reach Dades gorges surrounded by bright palm valleys and rugged mountains. Enjoy hiking in this stunning rock formation until you reach the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi

Next morning enjoy a breakfast in the hotel then travel towards the Todra gorges via Tinghir Oasis and the road of thousands Kasbahs, the wonderful road of turreted sand castles along the old caravan trading route. Then we arrive in Todra gorges a massive canyon rising to 300m thick studded with Berber villages and with palmeries. After lunch in the gorge drive to Erfoud the capital of fossils and Rissani an important and holy town in Morocco as it is the actual dynasty of the rolling family ” The Alaouite”. From here we continue further you will see the sea sand dunes of Erg Chebbi as you get closer to Merzouga. After a short break in the hotel to relax ready yourself to sit upon your camel back and plod softly into the sand sea of the golden dunes. Once you arrive at the camp you will climb the dunes to enjoy the views of the sunset. Finally immerse in a delicious dinner and spend the night under the incredible starry sky.

Erg Chebbi – Ziz Valley – Midelt – Azrou – Ifrane- Fes

The next day an early wake up will be required to admire the breathtaking sunrise in the Sahara dunes. This will be one of the memorable moments in this Marrakech 3 Days Desert Tour. Then journey back to Merzouga hotel by camel to enjoy the morning breeze and the spectacular quietness of the place. After your shower and breakfast meet your driver again and start your trip to Fes. On the way we will pass through Erfoud and stop at the Ziz Valley to admire the panoramic views. We will stop for lunch at Midelt then continue to the Cedar forests in the Middle Atlas Mountains. Upon arrival to this incredible forest near Azrou we will stop to picture the wild monkeys while enjoying the refreshing air. Finally continue driving through the Atlas mountains via Ifrane (Morocco’s Switzerland) and Immouzer, we arrive to Fes in the afternoon and drop off to your accommodation, hence end of our tour.