3-Day Desert Tour From Marrakech to Fes
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Embark on a captivating 3-day journey from Marrakech to Fes via the desert, and seize the opportunity to explore some of Morocco’s finest attractions. To kick off your excursion, we’ll begin with an overnight stay in Boumalne Dades, following a day of discovering the enchanting kasbahs of Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate.
On the second day, prepare for an extraordinary desert adventure, as we head to one of Morocco’s most cherished highlights. Finally, on the last day, we’ll make our way directly to Fes, passing through picturesque locales like the Ziz Valley, Midelt, Zaida, and Ifrane. Don’t miss this exceptional itinerary that promises an unforgettable tour of Morocco!
3-Day Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Marrakech to Boumalne Dades via Ait Benhaddou
Join us on an extraordinary 3-day journey from Marrakech to Fes via the desert, starting with an exciting trip to the Gorges of Dades. Our first day is packed with remarkable experiences. We’ll commence by traversing the Tizi n’Tichka pass, allowing you to immerse yourself in the stunning Atlas Mountains’ beauty. From there, we’ll move on to a UNESCO World Heritage site, Ait Benhaddou, renowned not only as a tourist destination but also as a favorite location for filmmakers and directors.
Next on our itinerary, we’ll explore the Moroccan Ouallywood, making a pitstop at the renowned Atlas Studios of Ouarzazate. This is where movie magic happens, with the facility serving as a prime location for film production and equipment rental. Notably, series like Game of Thrones and Prison Break have been filmed here. As the day winds down, we’ll head to Boumalne Dades, where you’ll spend the night in the enchanting Dades Gorges, making your 3-day excursion a truly unforgettable experience.
Day 2: Boumalne Dades to Merzouga via Todra Gorges
Set off on a compelling 3-day trek across the desert from Marrakech to Fes, guaranteeing an amazing vacation to the sandy expanses. After a substantial breakfast at Gorges Dades, our knowledgeable driver will take you to the spectacular Toudgha Gorges, a photographer’s dream. Explore the winding canyons of Toudgha before continuing your journey via the lovely Berber rural villages of Tinghir and Tinjedad. In one of these places, lunch will be a great experience.
Merzouga, your ultimate destination, awaits you as the day progresses. The trip begins with a camel ride over the dunes to our desert camp. You’ll see a stunning desert sunset along the route. The night in the desert begins with a delicious meal, followed by an exquisite evening of Berber music performed by our crew around the campfire, all beneath the stars.
Day 3: Merzouga to Fes
Continue your extraordinary 3-day tour from Marrakech to Fes via the desert, with another day of unforgettable experiences. Today, as the sun rises, you’ll enjoy a hearty breakfast in our luxurious camp, setting the stage for another exciting leg of your expedition.
We’ll begin the day by retracing our camel ride back to where it all started the day before. Afterward, we’ll switch to a 4×4 vehicle to drive toward Fes. Along the route, we’ll make a noteworthy stop at Morocco’s largest source of dates, Ziz Valley. As we traverse the majestic Atlas Mountains once again, you’ll be treated to stunning vistas.
Our journey will also take us through the charming cities of Midelt and Zaida, where we’ll pause to relax and savor a delightful lunch. Next, we’ll explore the enchanting Cedar forest and Ifrane, often referred to as the Switzerland of Morocco.
Before you know it, we’ll have arrived in the vibrant city of Fes, where this remarkable itinerary comes to a close. Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this exciting desert tour, an excursion filled with unforgettable memories.