3 day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes

3-days marrakech to fes desert tour

3-days marrakech to fes desert tour

3-day Marrakech to Fes desert tour


This exciting 3-day Marrakech to Fes desert tour will take you across the High Atlas Mountains’ granite peaks and the Sahara’s massive sand dunes. Ifran and Azrou Forest, as well as ancient kasbahs and desert towns, medieval medinas and souks.

Highlights of a 3-day Marrakech to Fes desert tour


Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate - Dades Valley

You will travel in comfort in a contemporary air-conditioned 4WD/minibus on your 3 day Marrakech to Fes desert trip in the eastern part of Morocco. At 8:30 a.m., our guide will pick you up from your Marrakech hotel and take you to the departure point. We’ll journey across the Atlas Mountains and drop towards Ait Ben Haddou’s Kasbah.

The Kasbah is awe-inspiring. You’ll almost feel as if you’ve traveled back in time to the days of roman soldiers, desert nomads, and old trading markets. After the sightseeing trip on the first day, lunch will be served in the Kasbah at Ait Ben Haddou.

Before heading into the Dades Valley, we may stop at a café at the desert’s gateway city. Once there, unwind in a private room with an en-suite bathroom at a local traditional riad in Dades and savor the gastronomic pleasures of a Moroccan evening supper.

Day 2: Dades Valley - Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Merzouga Desert

After breakfast, we go from Dades gorges to Merzouga Sahara desert. We’ll travel via Tinjdad, Alnif, and Erfoud, where we’ll taste the beginnings of the SaharanTafilalet oasis, aThe Kasbah is awe-inspiring. You’ll almost feel as if you’ve traveled back in time to the days of Roman soldiers, desert nomads, and old trading markets. After the sightseeing trip on the first day, lunch will be served in the Kasbah at Ait Ben Haddou.

Then on to Merzouga, where your camel guide will be waiting to convey you over Morocco’s Sahara Desert’s towering sand dunes. Dinner and a night’s sleep in a nomad tent with live music provided by drummers.

Day 3:Merzouga Desert - Ziz Valley -Ifrane - Fes

Following our 3-day Marrakech desert trip, when you wake up to enjoy the magnificent sunrise from the top of the sand dunes, breakfast will be provided at the camp, and you will shower before riding the camels down to the initial spot. We can also transport you by 4WD since you like.

After finishing your tour in Sahara desert, you’ll be driven to Fes through the Ziz Valley, Ifrane City, and the famed Middle Atlas cedar forest with its Barbery monkeys in Azrou, where you’ll stop for a photo. You’ll be dropped off at your riad/hotel late in the afternoon after arriving in Fes with great stories and wonderful experiences in your thoughts.




If you wish to change something about this trip, just let us know your ideas and travel plans, and we’ll come up with a comparable or alternative schedule that meets your needs. For further information, please contact us.

Info About our 3-day Marrakech to Fes desert tour :

Travel Insurance:

At the risk of sounding like your parents, buy travel insurance before you leave. It’s one of those items you don’t want to leave the house without. Depending on your travel style, we recommend either World Nomads or Safety Wing.

Before departing on a tour, the client should get personal insurance from a reliable insurer to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation fees, luggage loss, and tour cancellation penalties.


To reserve your desert 3 day tour, we require a deposit via PayPal or bank transfer, with the remainder paid in cash upon your arrival. We are entirely flexible in arranging your customised trip based on your travel preferences and budget.

Cash or credit cards:

We accept cash in Euros(€), Pounds(£), USD($), or local Dirhams(MAD) for the three-day desert trip balance. We recommend paying cash to your guide on the first day of the tour. If you do not want to go with a lot of cash, we propose paying with credit or mastercard, however there is a 6% fee.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel your three-day tour for free if you notify us one week before the tour begins. Simply notify us of your cancellation by email, and we will issue a full refund. Also, if you wish to postpone your trip to a later date.

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FAQ of the 3-day Marrakech to Fes desert tour

Morocco Ultra Tours uses a comfortable automobile. As a result, for parties of less than six people, we use a Toyota Prado Land Cruiser. We used an 8-seater van and a 17-seater minibus for groups larger than 8 people.

The distance between Marrakech and Merzouga is 460 kilometers.

Yes, for travelers who choose not to ride camels, we employ a 4×4 vehicle to transport you to the camp at no additional cost. Optionally, ATV Quads / Buggy Dune can be rented for an additional fee. You only need to notify us at the time of booking.

Best thing to do & to see During the tour

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Discover Rose Valley and the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs.

Make your journey through two of the country’s most cultural places, Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs and Rose Valley, when exploring the diverse communities of the Moroccan Desert. They can easily be combined with trips to Boumalne Dades or Ouarzazate, or with travel between the Sahara and Marrakech.

ATV/Quad Sand Dune Adventure in Merzouga

A thrilling ATV/Quad excursion allows you to explore the dunes’ distinctive grandeur. Zoom over Merzouga’s desert, feeling the Erg Chebbi dunes quake beneath your feet. As you descend into valleys and scale hills, you’ll see a combination of brilliant orange and utterly silent surroundings. Enjoy a traditional cup of tea with a group of nomads who live in the desert sand before returning. As you relax in the shade of the palm trees, listen to their stories.

Overnight in a Luxury Desert Camp

A night in the desert is a traditional Moroccan cultural experience, but staying in a luxury camp may make the trip much more memorable! The camp’s owners are Berber nomads who have lived in the Sahara’s sand dunes and arid terrain. They chose to pursue their goals and build a luxury camp that focuses on environmentally sustainable operations in order to preserve the desert and the experience for future generations.

Visit the Market Towns of Rissani

Rissani’s market village is entered through an attractive gate. Spend some time viewing the famed donkey “parking lot” and roaming about the town’s popular market, which is known for its livestock auction. Maison Tuareg is a traditional arts and crafts business selling carpets, jewelry, leather goods, and other items.

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Explore Ziz Valley & Atlas Mountains

The Ziz River leaves its rocky valleys behind at Errachidia and continues south along the Ziz Valley for another 100 kilometers (62 miles) to the Moroccan pre-Saharan region (hammada). Along the route, the river nourishes a series of oases, providing life to what would otherwise be dust and stone.

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