3 Days tour in the desert from Marrakech to Fez

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3 days tour from Marrakech to Fez through the Sahara desert. During this 3 day tour, you will visit many fabulous sites in a short time. Including the Atlas Mountains, the Kasbah of Ait-Ben-Haddou, the city of Ouarzazate, the Dades and Todra gorges. In addition to the desert and the dunes of Merzouga as well as many Berber villages. In addition, you will ride camels in the heart of the desert. You will also witness the magic of the sunset and sunrise in the Sahara. In addition, you will visit the traditional market of Rissani, and Erfoud the city of fossils. You will then visit the Moroccan Switzerland, Ifrane, and the cedar forest where the Barbary macaques live. Finally, the tour ends in Fez.

Program of the 3 days tour in the desert from Marrakech to Fez

Day 1 :Marrakech - High Atlas - Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou - Valley of the Roses - Valley of Dades

The 3-day tour in the desert from Marrakech to Fez starts with an early departure from the airport or your accommodation in Marrakech. You will then cross the fascinating High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi-N-Tichka pass. Stops will be made for panoramic views of the breathtaking scenery.
Then we will continue to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. A fortified village recognized as a world heritage site by UNESCO.
In addition, the Kasbah has appeared in many films, including: Gladiator, Alexander, The Mummy ... etc.. And also television series including Game Of Thrones. Then we head to "The Gateway to the Desert" Ouarzazate. Free time for lunch, then we continue to visit the valley of roses through the great palm grove of Skoura. Finally, we go to Boumalne Dades where we spend the night.

Day 2 :Dades Valley - Todra Gorges - Merzouga Dunes - night in a luxury bivouac.

After breakfast, we drive through the Dades Valley, stopping at a place overlooking the valley, to enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Dades Gorges. Then we continue to the Todra Gorge, the course of the Todra River has carved a large canyon through the mountains, making a high canyon on the side of the red cliff. Feel free to walk through the gorge and enjoy the beauty of the landscape. After that, we cross the palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad.
Free time for lunch on the way.
In the afternoon, we reach the desert and the dunes of Merzouga. A camel ride will be proposed to you to cross the sandy desert. A stop will be scheduled for you to enjoy the magical sunset at the top of a high dune. Then continue to the luxury desert camp, where you can enjoy the music of the Berber drums while dancing around the campfire, under a vast starry sky. Dinner and overnight in the camp.

Day 3 :Dunes of Merzouga - Erfoud - Midelt - Cedar forest - Ifrane - Fez

The last day of your 3 day tour in the desert from Marrakech to Fez.
You wake up early in the morning to contemplate the magnificent sunrise in the middle of the desert.
Free time for breakfast, then you return by camel to Merzouga where the driver is waiting for you. Then we leave the desert to visit the city of Rissani, the former capital of Tafilalet. Rissani remains an important commercial center in the region, with a large and lively souk on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
After a walk through the souk of Rissani, we continue to Erfoud where we visit one of the fossilized marble workshops.

Then we drive along the Ziz river, we stop for a panoramic view in the Ziz valley. Free time for lunch in Midelt. Then we continue to the cedar forest, where the Barbary macaques live. Feel free to feed them while walking in the forest. After that we visit Ifrane, famous for its low temperatures, snow and alpine style houses - no wonder it is called the Switzerland of Morocco. Finally, we drop you off at the airport or at your accommodation in Fez.

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Highlights of this experience:

Spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains landscape.

Visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Visit the Ouarzazate film studio and the Kasbah of Taourirt.

Walk through the remarkable Dades and Todra gorges.

Panoramic aspects of the dunes of Erg Chebbi

Camel ride in the Sahara and the dunes of Merzouga

Admire the sunset on the sand dunes

Night in bivouac in the dunes of Merzouga.

Hearty dinner and party around the campfire (Berber drums)

Stop in the cedar forest of Azrou and observation of the Barbary monkeys.


  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel or airport. Transportation in 4x4 or private minibus with air conditioning.
  • Fuel.
  • English/French speaking driver.
  • 1 Night in a hotel.
  • 1 Night in the desert camp.
  • Camel ride in the desert of Merzouga.
  • Dinners and breakfasts.
  • The price does not include :
  • Lunches and drinks.
  • Entrance fees to monuments.

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