Best 3 days Marrakech to Fes desert tour
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The 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes via desert is your tour to do and see some of the best attractions in Morocco. First of all, we will spend the first night in Boumalne Dades after discovering the kasbahs of Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate. On the second day, we will head to the desert to experience the most beloved highlight in Morocco. Finally, on the last day, we will go directly to Fes passing by Ziz Valley, Midelt, Zaida, and Ifrane.
3 days from Marrakech to Fes via desert itinerary:
Day 1: Marrakech to Boumalne Dades.
Our first day of 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes via desert will be a trip to the Gorges of Dades. Firstly, we will pass through the Tizi nTichka pass, where we will spend some time discovering the beauty of the Atlas Mountains. Right After, we will head to one of the places that are counted as a UNESCO world heritage site. Ait Benhaddou is not only a destination for tourists but also for moviemakers and directors.
Thereafter, we will travel to visit the Moroccan Ouallywood. In this city we will stop by the Atlas Studios of Ouarzazate is a place where they also make movies and rent the materials for that, for example in this spot they shot the series of Game of Thrones and Prison Break. Finally, we will head to Boumalne Dades where we will spend the night in Dades Gorges.
Day 2: Boumalne Dades to Merzouga.
The 3 days from Marrakech to Fes via desert will be a visit to the desert. After having breakfast in Gorges Dades, our driver will take to visit Toudgha Gorges, an amazing place for pictures. After discovering the canyons of Toudgha, you will be traveling through the Berber rural villages passing by the cities of Tinghir and Tinjedad. Lunch will be served in one of these cities.
After a drive, we will have arrived at our last destination, Merzouga. First of all, you will be riding the camels, driving through the dunes to our camp that is set in the desert. Before arriving at the camp where we will spend the night, on the way we will assist for sunset. However, the desert night will start by serving dinner, then our team will play you Berber music around the campfire with the starry sky.
Day 3: Merzouga to Fes.
We continue our amazing 3 days from Marrakech to Fes via the desert. Today, After having breakfast in the luxury camp, we will take the camels back to the place where we started yesterday. We will take the 4×4 car and drive to Fes. On our way, we will stop by the biggest source of dates in Morocco, Ziz valley. Then, we will drive again through the range of the Atlas Mountains. Thereafter, we will visit Midelt and Zaida, in one of these two cities we will stop to relax and have lunch. Next, we will travel to visit the Cedar forest and Ifrane, the Switzerland of Morocco. Finally, in a while, we will have reached Fes, where our journey ends.
3 days from Marrakech to Fes via desert reviews:
A Life time experience!
Amazing three days!
very good service.
We traveled with children from Costa Rica to that wonderful country called Morocco. We have planned a 3-day tour from Marrakech to Fes, no travel agency has been adapted to our customizations except Touring in Morocco. Firstly, Youssef answered our questions and guided us in planning. When arriving at the airport of Marrakech, Aziz, our guide, gave us a warm welcome and began to share with us the unique Moroccan culture. Day after day, we learned and we were fascinated by the beauty of this country. During the trip, stops to eat, all the places he has chosen were very good.
Morocco has so many things to see, but without a doubt, the desert experience was the best of all. Camping, eating, celebrating, delicious dinner, exceptional musical dances under the stars leaves you speechless! A visit to the Cedar Forest was also unique, we were able to walk and feed the Barbary macaques, which was really nice. Aziz's attention during this trip was amazing, full of care, organizing and the best service, Touring in Morocco is the best. Youssef and Aziz, thank you so much for making our three-day tour unique and full of fun. We will definitely repeat this experience with this travel agency.
Book the 3 days tour via desert and enjoy the stunning views of the Atlas Mountains, and the Thousands of Kasbahs on the way to Fes. Besides the golden dunes of Merzouga desert and its starry night sky.
With our 3 days tour via the desert, we would be more than happy to pick you up from any meeting point in Marrakech. Moreover, on the last day of our tour, we will drop you at any place you choose, accommodation or airport.
Our team is filled with professional Drives and tour guides. They would be more than happy to serve you and offer you an unforgettable 3 days trip.
In our 3 days from Marrakech to Fes via the desert, you will have the chance to visit many photography locations. Definitely, the desert, Todra Gorges, and the High Atlas Mountains come first for being the best photography locations.
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3 days from Marrakech to Fes via desert itinerary destinations' overview:
High Atlas Mountains, Tichka pass and the cooperative argan oil:
With our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Fes via desert itinerary you will be able to discover a number of beautiful places. Firstly, there is the High Atlas mountains, a part of the famous Atlas mountain range. It is located in the center of Morocco covering a distance of 77,938 km². Moreover, the high Atlas mountains are seen as the highest part of the range and it is where the Toubkal peak (4167 m) is located. In general, the views of the High Atlas mountains are just stunning and fore sure worth to stop by.
When driving on the High Atlas mountains, we first take the Tizi Ntichka pass. It is one of the longest curved roads in the Kindom (about 200km). This pass consists of many Berber villages and cooperatives of the Argan oil. Here, we stop by some of the traditional cooperative that produces Argan cosmetic products. After that, driving on the pass, we usually stop by its highest point that is about 2260 m.
Our three days from Marrakech to Fes takes you to visit the Anti and Middle Atlas Mountains either and make different stops on the way.
The Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou
Morocco is famous for offering a huge number of Kasbahs and fortified villages. Ait Benhaddou is the best and most famous of all. This world heritage site is seen as one of the best places in Morocco to shot movies. Many famous movie directors have chosen Ait Benhaddou as a site to make their shots. Taking the examples of Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, and Lawerence of Arabia.
This beautiful village represents the unique Moroccan clay architecture, as it is built with great walls and houses. In general, it was made as a defense base to fight against any attacks. Fortunately, with our 3 days from Marrakech to Fes via desert itinerary you will have the chance to visit this unique destination.
The Ouallywood of Morocco is located in the southeast and seen as a gateway to the Sahara desert. With our 3 days from Marrakech to Fes via desert itinerary, you will be able to walk around and discover this unique city. Ouarzazate is one of the most important cities in Morocco and Africa. As it has an international airport, many choose to land in it and start their tours around Morocco.
Atlas Studios and Taourirt Kasbah are the main things to visit in this city. Firstly, Atlas Studios is a place where they produce Movies and also rent the materials to do that. Again many series have been shot in this city, for instance, there is the series of Game of Thrones and Prison Break.
Merzouga Sahara desert:
Merzouga desert is situated in the southeast of the kingdom and famous for its golden sand dunes. It the number one visited desert in Morocco as it has the highest and biggest dunes in the country. However, it is about 30 km long.
The highlight of Morocco trips is for sure the Sahara desert of Merzouga. When Arriving at the desert you will experience another atmosphere. The charming views of the golden dunes are worth to be counted as the best attraction to visit in Morocco. Usually, we arrive early in the evening so that not to miss the sunset. Firstly, we take the camel and drive through the dunes. Erg Chebbi is seen as one of the sand dunes in Morocco that has the highest peaks. On the way, we make stops as many as needed. If it happened that we arrive late, we would stop on the way to watch the sunset
Upon our arrival at the Berber camp, you will be welcomed with a cup of tea. After that, you will have some free time to climb the dunes and watch the sunset. when the night arrives, you will be served a delicious traditional meal. After that you will be experiencing the Berber music under the starry sky.
Todra or Todgha gorges is one of the unique places in Morocco. With canyons that reach about 300 m, Todra became a tourist destination, especially for climbers. When arriving at this spot, our 3 days trip allows you to have a walk through the canyons. What makes this place more beautiful is having a river in between the canyons. If you got the chance, you will see Berber nomads and their goats and sheep in the area. Because the place is one of the main water resources, they bring their herd to drink from the spring. The views are just picturesque and fabulous. Todra Canyons are one of the most recommended places for photographers and picture lovers.
3 days from Marrakech to Fes takes you to visit different valleys.
Some of the best places to relax and have breaks are for sure the valleys. On the three days tour, you will be stopping by different beautiful valleys. Clearly, they are the main resources of food in most of the places. Even more, others are way important and help in the Moroccan economy.
Daraa valley is the biggest of all about 1,100 kilometers. Along this river lies different villages with a population of about 225,000 people. The main cities that benefit from this huge river are Ouarzazate and Agdz. Moreover, it is one of the important resources of dates and olives.
Ziz valley is of the main stops that you should not miss. This latter is situated in the Southeast and exactly next to the city of Erfoud. Definitely, this latter is the most important valley as it is the biggest source of dates in Morocco. Every year in Erfoud they organize a festival of dates, and many people attend it from outside of Morocco. In this festival, people bring different kinds of dates from all over the country. Furthermore, in the last years, as the celebrations became wider, many people from other countries come and sell different kinds of dates besides other traditional products.
There are many other small valleys that we will be stopping by such as Dades and Ounila.
Ifrane and cedar forest
with our 3 days from Marrakech to Fes via the desert, you will be visiting Ifrane and the cedar forest. Firstly, there is the Switzerland of Morocco as many like to call it as it has a different style in its building and architecture. It is the first cleanest city in the kingdom and the eighth in the world. In general, it is located in the Middle Atlas mountains and not very far from Meknes and Fes. Many people, inside or outside of Morocco, visit this city especially in the wintertime to do snowboarding. In this city lies one of the best universities in the country, Al Akhawayn University. Also, it is home to one of the biggest places where the national Moroccan soccer team train.
The Atlas lion is something that Morocco used to have as a unique animal in its land. Unfortunately, wild kinds of animals have extinct and can be found only in zoos. In Ifrane, they constructed a statue in the shape of the Atlas lion. Many say that it was made by a German prisoner when Morocco was under France colonialization.
Definitely, one of the main stops in our tour is the cedar forest. Located next to the city of Azrou, this forest is home to the Barbary apes.
Erfoud and Rissani
On the 3 days from Marrakech to Fes via desert tour, you will be passing by some of the main cities in the southeast of Morocco. Firstly, there is Erfoud, one of the desert cities. It is home to many small workshops that produce fossils. Here, you can find Trilobites, Ammonites, Goniatites, and many more. Moreover, Erfoud hosts every year in October the festival of dates, which is a chance to see all types of dates from all over the world.
Secondly, there is the city of Rissani, one of the oldest cities in the area. This city played a big role in the history of Morocco as it was one of the main trading points for camel caravans. The famous 52 days from Tombouctou used to make this city a starting and ending station. Moreover, in the city of Rissani lies one of the oldest and biggest traditional Souks in the Southeast where most of the citizens go to buy their needs.
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