Small Group Marrakech to Fez Desert Tour 3 days

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Midelt

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Cross the High Atlas Mountains driving past one Berber village after another. Visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou considered a world heritage site by the UNESCO. Drive along the Valley of the roses & the road of 1001 Kasbahs. Walk in Todra oasis to Todra Gorges and visit a Berber village. Ride a camel in Erg Chebbi. Spend the night under the stars at your Sahara desert camp. Drive along Ziz Valley and cross the Middle Atlas Mountains with its cedar forests to Fes.
Marrakech and Fes are the major cities everyone visiting Morocco can’t miss. Combining the Sahara desert with Fes and Marrakech  DAY 1: MARRAKECH – DADES ( 7 HOURS DRIVE )Your Marrakech to Fes Morocco Desert Trip will depart from your hotel or riad at 07h30 AM to Kasbah AiT Ben Hadou through Tizi Ntichka pass and the high Atlas Mountains. Numerous stops will be made along the way. Visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, which was also served as a set for various Hollywood blockbusters. We continue to Ouarzazate and visit Kasbah Taourirte before lunch ( At leisure ). In the afternoon, we drive to Boumalne Dades via the Valley of the Roses before we reach our boutique guest house located in Dades Valley.Dinner and overnightDAY 2: DADES – MERZOUGA ( 4 HOURS DRIVE )After breakfast, today’s journey will start by driving along the road of 1001 Kasbahs to Tinghir oasis. You will be enjoying the amazing scenery along the way of the remaining of fortified villages that were hosting the caravan roads until early 2Oth century. Upon arrival at Tinghir, which was a military post during the French occupation, we will deviate into a secondary road to the oasis. Feel free to walk next to the stream and watch the locals farming and herding their cattle. You walk will end at one of the magnificent scenes of your tour: Todgha Gorges. After lunch at one of the local cafés, we continue to Rissani, which is one of the holiest towns in Morocco as the actual dynasty ruling Morocco ‘’ The Alaouites ‘’ is originated here, and its founder is buried locally. Rissani is also famous as a starting point of the ancient caravan roads crossing the Sahara desert all the way to Tomboctou.From here, we will cross some rocky terrain all the way to Merzouga, where our camel caravan will be waiting for us. Enjoy a camel ride over Erg Chebbi dunes to watch an amazing sunset, before we return to our Sahara desert camp, nestled in the middle of nowhere.Enjoy dinner under the stars while entertained by our local nomads hosts playing their drums all night.DAY 3: MERZOUGA – FES ( 8 HOURS DRIVE )After breakfast at your camp, we depart on a long drive to Fes crossing the Ziz Vlley through Errachidia which is the capital of Tafilalt region, and we continue to Midelt where we will have lunch at leisure before we keep driving across the Middle Atlas Mountians with its Cedar Forests and Berber towns of Imouzzar and Ifran. We arrive at Fes late in the afternoon.Your Marrakech to Fes desert tour will end with a drop off at your Fes riad or hotel of your choice.

What’s included

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Fuel surcharge
  • 2 Breakfast
  • 2 Dinner
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Airport/Departure Tax
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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