3 Days Sahara Desert tour from Fes to Merrakech to Merzouga Dunes

3 days sahara desert tour from Fes to Merrakech Overview :

Embark on an unforgettable 3-day Sahara Desert tour from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga Sahara desert dunes. Experience the wonders of Morocco as you traverse the Middle Atlas and explore captivating sites such as Ifrane, Cedar forest in Azrou, Ziz valley, and the breathtaking Gorges of Todra and Dades. Immerse yourself in the authentic charm of Ait Benhadou Kasbahs and marvel at the majestic Atlas mountains.

The highlight of this adventure is witnessing the real Sahara desert dunes in Merzouga, the iconic Erg Chebbi Dunes. Glide gracefully on camel-back and embrace the serenity of the desert as you spend a magical night in a beautiful desert camp under the stars.

This carefully crafted itinerary offers the perfect solution for traveling between the imperial cities of Fes and Marrakech, allowing you to discover the diverse landscapes and rich culture of Morocco. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to embark on a Sahara desert experience that will leave you with cherished memories for years to come.

3 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Fes to Merrakech Itinerary:

Day 1: Fes - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi (532km)

Experience the wonders of southern Morocco with our exhilarating 3-day desert tour from Fez to Marrakech via Sahara. The journey commences at 8:00 a.m as we venture through the breathtaking Atlas Mountains and the enchanting cedar forests of the middle Atlas. Our route includes a visit to Ifrane, a captivating ski resort, and Azrou, a renowned handicraft center celebrated for its exquisite cedar woodwork. A delightful lunch awaits us in Midelt.

In the afternoon, we continue our expedition to Erfoud, immersing ourselves deeper into the heart of the desert. As we approach the majestic Erg Chebbi dunes, a thrilling off-road drive leads us to the edge of the golden sand dunes, where our gentle camels eagerly await. While your luggage is transported in a 4x4 vehicle to the campsite, you'll embark on a mesmerizing camel ride over the undulating dunes, relishing a breathtaking Sahara sunset along the way.

Upon reaching our destination, a warm welcome with tea and smiles awaits you. Settle into your luxurious private tents, complete with ensuite bathrooms and showers, providing the perfect oasis for relaxation before dinner. As night descends, a festive ambiance takes over the camp, with musical performances by our staff and cameleers under the mesmerizing starlit sky of the desert. Immerse yourself in this magical desert experience, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Day 2: Merzouga - Rissani - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges (304km)

Experience the breathtaking beauty of a Sahara sunrise, capturing lovely pictures and savoring a delightful open-air breakfast in the serene desert camp. After breakfast, we bid farewell to the enchanting dunes, embarking on our return journey either on camelback or by 4x4, leaving behind the mesmerizing desert landscape.

As we venture back to the asphalt roads, our next destination is Erfoud, renowned for its fascinating fossils. Driving through picturesque palm groves and a desert reminiscent of the African savannah, we immerse ourselves in the natural wonders of the region. A delectable lunch awaits us on our journey.

Continuing our adventure, we take a short but captivating walk in the Todra Gorges, a spectacular canyon renowned for its breathtaking views. Our journey proceeds to our overnight stop at Dades Gorge, where we will spend the night in a comfortable hotel. Enjoy a delicious dinner and a restful night's sleep, surrounded by the enchanting beauty of the gorge.

Day 3: Dades Gorges- Skoura - Ouarzazate- Ait Ben haddou - Marrakech (356km)

After a satisfying breakfast, we embark on a short and delightful walk in the captivating gorges, soaking in the beauty of the surroundings. Our 3-day Morocco desert tour from Fes to Marrakech continues as we follow the scenic route of Dades Valley, passing through the picturesque El Kelaa Magona, famously known as the "Valley of the Roses," and the renowned road of a thousand Kasbahs.

Next, we arrive at the historical city of Ouarzazate, where we will have the opportunity to explore its fascinating sites. We then pause for a delightful lunch in the charming village of Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO-protected site famous for its appearances in numerous iconic films such as "Gladiator" and "Lawrence of Arabia."

Continuing our journey, we traverse the majestic Tichka Pass, offering breathtaking views of the High Atlas Mountains, before finally arriving in the vibrant city of Marrakech. This desert adventure is filled with unforgettable experiences, breathtaking landscapes, and cultural discoveries that will leave lasting memories of your Moroccan exploration..

Available Shared Tours from Fez:

Group Creator Available Seats Price Date Join
Benjamin 2 250€ 02/10/2023 - 04/10/2023 Join Now

3 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Pricing :

Private Desert Tour:

Experience the enchanting 3 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Dunes with prices tailored to suit your preferences. The cost varies based on the number of travelers, the season you choose, and your accommodation preferences, ensuring you get the best value for your unforgettable journey.

For groups and families seeking a remarkable desert adventure, the tour begins at an attractive rate of 250€ per person, offering an incredible experience that you can share with your loved ones.

If you're seeking a romantic escape for you and your partner, the tour presents a special offer of 425€ per person, designed to provide an intimate and magical experience for couples, crafting cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Shared Desert Tour:

the price for the shared group tour is fixed at 250€ per person, it might seem a bit higher than some so called "similar" offers in the market but do not be fooled, our groups are limited to 8 people max and require only 4 participants to start. The small number makes the tour quite similar to a private one with flexibility, same quality accommodation choice and attention from the company, hotels and driver.

The price includes :

  • An air conditioned 4x4 or Minivan, depending on the number of the group
  • Fuel
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
  • Overnight in Dades gorges or Skoura in a traditional comfortable Hotel. Possibility to upgrade to a deluxe hotel on a private tour
  • Camel Trek to overnight in Luxury Camp with Ensuite-bathroom and shower
  • Private rooms/tents
  • Dinner and breakfast are daily included
  • Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,..Etc
  • Local guide in Ait Ben Haddou
  • No forced Shopping
  • No hidden costs

Extra costs to be expected :

  • Lunch (Full Menus cost an average of 10€, and you can order "á la carte" in most places)
  • Drinks ( if you drink a lot of water, you can purchase a package of 6 bottles from a small shop)
  • Entrance fees to optional ouarzazate and Skoura visits.
  • Gratuities (optional)

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1. What's the difference between private and shared tour?

The main differences between private and shared tours are the vehicle, you will only be sharing the transportation, rooms and tents are private, and even for meals you can chose to stay separated from the group if that is your preference. The other difference is that private tours are guaranteed, once you confirm your booking, we are commited to offer the tour, however shared tours depend on demand and require a minimum of 4 participants to run, if the minimum number is not met, you have the choice between a free cancellation or negotiate a deal to continue as a private tour.

2. Is it possible to have vegetarian/vegan food ?

Yes it is possile to provide vegetarian or vegan food during the tour, all you need is to let us know during the booking process and maybe remind your driver during the tour.

3. Is it possible to reach the camp without riding the camels?

Yes the camp has a dedicated 4x4 car to transport the luggage and clients who are not interested in riding the camels at all or at least do it only once. If you go on a private tour, you will be traveling in a comfortable 4x4 car that can access the camp if needed.

4. Does the camp have private bathrooms ?

Yes our camp is considered a luxury camp yet we include it in our basic packages without a significant raise in the price, all the tents are equipped with ensuite bathroom and showers

5. Can I take my luggage during the tour?

Yes, you can take your luggage during the tour, the vehicles are spacious enough to hold many big suitecases, and your luggage will be with you at all times so it's safe, even in the desert, your luggage will be transported to the camp with a 4x4 car to the tents.

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How to pay for my desert tour:

To confirm your booking for any tour or activity, we kindly request a small deposit to be paid via PayPal or with credit card to our account. The remaining balance can be settled in cash or with credit card at the time of pickup

Credit cards :

We are delighted to offer credit card payment options for your convenience. We accept major credit cards to make your booking process seamless and hassle-free. Rest assured that your payment details will be handled securely to ensure a safe transaction. If you prefer to pay with your credit card, simply provide the necessary information during the booking process, and we'll take care of the rest. Enjoy your adventure with peace of mind, knowing that your payment is secure and accepted.

Is it possible to pay the total with PayPal or Credit Card:

We are pleased to offer you flexible payment options for the remaining balance of your tour. You can choose to settle the balance either with a credit card or via PayPal, based on your convenience and preference.

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