3 days desert tour from Fes to Merrakech via Sahara desert offer you the chance to have a real desert experience ride camels and spend the night in a traditional berber camp and to discover the most interesting sites in Morocco such as Ifrane, Ceder forest in Azrou, Ziz valley, Gorges , Ait benhadou Kasbahs, Atlas mountains and so many more. Fes Founded in the 9th century and home to the oldest university in the world, Fez reached its height in the 13th–14th centuries under the Marinids, when it replaced Marrakesh as the capital of the kingdom.
Day 1: Fes - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi
At 8:00 a.m we start our 3 days desert tour from Fez to Marrakech via Sahara. We leave for Midelt through the Atlas Mountains and the cedar forests of the middle Atlas. We pass by Ifrane, a charming ski resort and Azrou, an important handicraft centre specialised in the work of cedar wood. We arrive in Midelt for lunch. At the afternoon we will drive to Erfoud and into the desert. You will have a camel trek into the beautiful Erg Chebbi sahara desert Dunes, where you will spend the evening in the desert camp. There you will enjoy a Berber dinner, and sleep in traditional Nomad camel hair tent or under the stars.
Day 2: Merzouga - Rissani - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges
Wake up for Sunrise lovely pictures, and Breakfast in open air. We return by camels to the hotel for Shower. Then, we depart to Erfoud which is known by fossils' preparation. Drive through palm trees groves. We stop for lunch, then we take a short walk in Todra Gorges. We head to our stoping point Dades Gorge. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 3: Dades Gorges- Skoura - Ouarzazate- Ait Ben haddou - Marrakech
After breakfast, we will take a short walk in the gorges before we continue our 3 days morocco desert tour from fes to Marrakech. We will follow the Dades Valley through El Kelaa Magona known as Valley of the Roses and the road of a thousand Kasbahs. We visit of Ouarzazate and stop for lunch in Ait Benhadou village. We will have time to explore the famous protected UNESCO site which is the nest of many films like the Gladiator, lawrance of Arabia and much more. We will drive via Tichka pass to arrive to Marrakech.
|1st night: Merzouga||☑ Desert Bedouin Tents: View Pictures|| Private tent ✓
Shared Toilets ✓
|2nd night: Dades Gorge||☑ Hotel Babylon Dades Or similar:View Pictures|| Private room ✓
En-Suite bathroom ✓
Complementary info about the stay in the Bedouin Tents:
The desert stay is split into two locations, The auberge, which is the last stop for the car, where you will be welcomed with mint tea, use showering facilities if needed, and store the luggage you won't need for the night in a safe storage room. Then you will ride the camels during sunset to the second location which is the bivouac in the deep dunes, there you will enjoy musical plays by the staff, have a nice dinner and observe the magnificent starry sky then spend the night in a private tent equipped with comfortable mattresses with enough blankets and sheets. The sanitary facilities (no shower) in the bivouac are separated from the tens and shared by everyone. In the morning, after watching the sunrise, you will ride the camels back to the auberge, where you can take a refreshing shower, and enjoy a rich buffet breakfast, before meeting your driver, getting your luggage and taking the road again.
|1st night: Merzouga||☑ Luxury Desert Camp: View Pictures||Private tent ✓
Ensuite bathroom ✓
|2nd night: Dades Gorge||☑ Hotel Xaluca Dades View Pictures|| Private room ✓
Ensuite bathroom ✓