3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes details :
The 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes through Merzouga desert is the most popular Desert tour from Marrakech. During this 3 days tour from Marrakech, You will enjoy watching the beauty of the captivating sceneries as well as the amazing landscape changes.
On the first day, we will cross the High Atlas mountains. We will make some stops to enjoy those beautiful mountains before we arrive at the Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. The Kasbah is famous for its old architecture And history. After that, we will explore the Hollywood city named Ouarzazate.
The next day, our first destination will be Tinghir to enjoy its palmeriea and Gorge. After that, we will pass by many Berber villages such as Tinjdad, Jorf, and Erfoud. The latter is known as the capital of dates and Fossils. When we arrive at Merzouga you will do a camel trek over the sand dunes. In the middle of the Sahara desert, we will enjoy playing the sandboard. Not to mention, the spectacular sunset and the beauty of the dunes during this time. We will spend our second night in a well-equipped camp.
The following day, our final destination will be Fes. The cultural city of Morocco. Before we get to Fes we will make several stops. The first one will be in the Ziz valley. The second one will in Midalt for having a break. After that, we will drive to the Cedar forest to feed some wild monkeys. Our last stop will be in Ifrane, knows as the Switzerland of Africa.
The best thing in these 3 days is that you will explore the genuine charm of Morocco. The highlights of the 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes is the camel ride to see the sunset, play sandboard. Also, overnight in a desert camp.
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During these 3 days from Marrakech to Fes desert tour, you will explore beautiful sites and places.
The Kasbah Ait Benhaddou:
Ait Benhaddou Kasbah is one of the beautiful sites that we will explore on the 3 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech. Around Thirty kilometers from Ouarzazate city, the epic Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou is located. It is one of the most famous landmarks in the southeast of Morocco as well as the oldest buildings around the world. Anyone might have seen the Kasbah in one of the international famous movies, the Game of Thrones as an example that has lately been filmed in the Kasbah.
Also, it is has been a place of meeting for cinema productions and famous movie stars. Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah lies on the highest point of the village Ait Ben Haddou. The way it looks shows that it was like a fortress with its high fences in the past, the 17th century. Undoubtedly, visiting the Kasbah is grateful, tourists keen on visiting it and some do it regularly. Not to mention that staying in the Kasbah for a cup of tea is priceless, enjoying the further view of the village around and the nature surrounding is invaluable, the sunset is another amazing Ait Ben Haddou is offering.
With the 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes, you enjoy the beauty of Ifrane. It is well known that Morocco has a rich geographical diversity, so there is always a place of interest for everybody. If you don’t feel like Sahara is a good place for you, and you longed for fresh air with beautiful nature, or in a charming city, then, Ifrane must be your destination.
the city listed among the most cleaned cities in the world. Also, it can be found in the Middle Atlas Mountains, surrounded by cedar forests, it is only a few kilometers away from Safro and Meknes city. Undoubtedly, Ifrane is pleasant and joyful to be in, while trekking cedar forests you will come across hidden craves, waterfalls, hills, herds of sheep, and villages.
During the winter season, Ifrane tourism rebound across the goals, the snow makes the city gorgeous and looks like Switzerland, and if you want to give a try to skiing, the snowy hill of Michliffen is home of the ski. Ifrane is characterized by the stone chalets and red tile roofs as well, which makes it very distinguished from other Moroccan cities.
The 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes, will offer you a chance to feed wild Monkeys in the cedar forest. The Middle Atlas Mountains in the middle of Morocco is famed for the density of cedar forests, it covers millions of square miles. Also, it is home to the oldest Cedar Tree in Africa “ the Gouraud Tree” f 52 meters in length and aged 825 years old. There is no better way to experience one of the many hiking trails the country has to offer and meet the Barbary Apes, wild apes, but too familiar with people because they feed them and play with them.
- Travel by 4×4 vehicle/minibus with A / C
- Driver / Guide.
- Camel ride.
- 1 night in desert camp (breakfast and dinner).
- Pick up and drop off at your accommodation.
- Sandboard and music at the camp.
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► 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes Itinerary
1st day: Marrakech – Tizi N tichka Pass – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Rose valley:
At 08:00 am, we will start our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes from your accommodation in Marrakech. Then we will drive to Dades Valley one of the best destinations in Morocco, on the way there we will pass through the High Atlas mountains and the pass of Tizi N Tichka. We will make survival stops to see some impressive and amazing landscapes, old Berber villages. Also, to see panoramic views of the valleys. Moreover, after crossing the high Atlas Mountains, we will visit the majestic Heritage Site of Unesco Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah (fortress). It is a traditional Berber habitat from the 11 century.
After visiting the fortress. Firstly, we will have lunch and continue to Ouarzazate. Secondly, we will continue driving to Sakura to visit the Amridil kasbah, known as the most beautiful Kasbah in Morocco. Along the way, we’ll enjoy the landscapes and Berber villages before we arrive at Dades Gorges, see some wonderful places and then spend the night there at the hotel.
2nd day: Dades valley– Tenghir – Todgha Palmeraie And Canyon – Tinjda – Erfoud– Merzouga:
After breakfast, our destination will be Tinghir to enjoy the Todra valley and the Todra gorges. After that, we will head for the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. There are a couple of miles away from Merzouga. Merzouga is a village in the Sahara Desert. When we get to the Sahara Desert, we are going to ride on camels for roughly one hour and watch the sunset and play the sandboard in Erg Chebbi dunes. The camel trek continues until we make it to the desert camp. We will spend our second night of the 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes with local people around the campfire playing drums, or stargazing.
3rd Day: Sahara Desert / Ziz Valley/ Cedar forest / Fes:
First of all, we will make sure you wake up early. Firstly, to watch the sunrise. Secondly, to have breakfast. After all, you will take a nice shower and have a camel trek back to the town. After that, we are going to drive to Fes city. while driving there, you will have the opportunity to see the picturesque views of Ziz gorges. Also, the panoramic view of the Ziz valley with its tall green palm trees and ancient Kasbahs.
Afterward, we will carry on driving toward Midelt where we’ll have lunch. Before we get to Cedar forest to see some monkeys, then to Ifrane city. It is known as the Switzerland of Morocco to enjoy its beauty. In the afternoon we’ll continue to Fes, drop you off at your hotel, and our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes via Sahara desert will come to an end there.