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3 Days from Marrakech to Fes via Sahara Desert


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Overview of 3 Days from Marrakech to Fes via Sahara Desert

Join us on a thrilling 3 Days from Marrakech to Fes via Sahara Desert, where every moment feels like a step into a vibrant tale, guided by your local guide. you will Traverse the stunning Atlas Mountains, explore the ancient Ait-Ben-Haddou Kasbah, and marvel at Ouarzazate‘s cinematic landscapes. You will dive into the heart of Morocco with a mesmerizing desert tour, including camel rides at sunset and sunrise in the Merzouga Sahara. Discover the rich tapestry of Berber villages, the bustling Rissani market, and Erfoud, the fossils town. Be enchanted by Ifrane, the Switzerland of Morocco, and wander through the cedars forest, home to the Barbary macaque. Concluding in Fes, this trip promises unforgettable memories and stories to cherish. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary experience. Book your spot on one of the most captivating tours from Marrakech and make those stories your own.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Marrakech- Ait ben Haddou – Ouarzazate- Dades Valley
  • Day 2: Dades valley- Todra Gorges- Erfoud- Merzouga
  • Day 3: Merzouga-Ziz Valley- Midelt- Fes

Highlights of the itinerary 3 Days from Marrakech to Sahara Desert and Fes:

  • Cross of the majestic High Atlas mountains
  • Visit to Ait Ben Haddou UNESCO site
  • Dades valley and Todgha gorges
  • Sahara desert camp and Erg Chebbi dunes and camel ride
  • Azro forest of Cedar
  • Fes Medina

Itinerary of 3 Days from Marrakech to Fes via Sahara Desert

The 3 days tour From Marrakech to Fes via Sahara desert Merzouga will begin in Marrakech. We will take you through the Atlas Mountain ‘Tizi-n-Tichka’ to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, one of Morocco’s most picturesque communities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Following that, the tour will continue to Ouarzazate, a major African filmmaking studio where various well-known films like as The Mummy, Gladiator, and Kingdom of Heaven, among others, have been shot. Lunch will be served in Ouarzazate, after which you will continue on to DADES Gorges, where you will spend the night in a hotel with dinner and breakfast included. We’ll drive through the Valley of Roses at KELAAT M’gouna, which hosts an annual rose festival, on our way from Ouarzazate to Dades.

We will continue our tour to Todra gorges “Todgha gorges” through Tinghir after breakfast in Dades valley. Stopping for a few shots and savoring the scenery of the Canyons. In the afternoon, we’ll arrive in Tinejdad, where you’ll have lunch, before continuing on to Erfoud, where we’ll stop by the Fossil craft workshop, a well-known apparel and accessory brand. Then we’ll head to Merzouga Erg Chebbi. After a brief respite in Merzouga, we will set off on a camel ride across the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi in the desert to reach the traditional camp (Nomad, Berber tents) where you will spend the night. This is an excellent opportunity to see the Sahara sunrise and sunset.

On the third day of 3 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes, We’ll drive from Merzouga to Fes through Rissani and Errachidia, passing through the spectacular Ziz Gorges made out of volcanic rock, and via the Tizi Ntalghamt, passing through Midelt. Arrival will be at Zaida, where you will be treated to a BBQ lunch and hot mint tea before continuing on to Azrou, a Berber Nomad’s community in the Atlas Mountains. In the famed Cedar forest, you will get the opportunity to encounter Barbarian apes. There will be a final stop on the way to Ifrane, “the French village,” where you can snap some photos or have a drink before being driven back to your hotel in Fez, where the 3 Days trip from Marrakech to Fes will end.

Gallery of of the itinerary 3 Days from Marrakech

Please Note: The 3 Days from Marrakech to Fes via Sahara Desert serves as a proposed route and can be fully customized to suit your preferences. Should this suggested itinerary not meet your needs, we encourage you to reach out. We’re here to craft a unique itinerary that aligns with your desires and the duration of your stay, offering bespoke tours throughout Morocco tailored just for you.

Pricing is structured based on the number of participants; the larger the group, the lower the cost per person. This is because transportation costs are shared among the group, reducing the individual expense. Additionally, the choice of accommodation influences the overall cost. For a precise quotation, please get in touch with us.


What is the distance between each city if traveling from Marrakech to Fes via the Sahara Desert in 3 days, with stops at Boumalene Dades, Merzouga, and then Fes?

  • Marrakech to Boumalene Dades: This Tour covers a distance of approximately 350-400 kilometers (217-248 miles), depending on the specific route taken. It usually takes around 7-9 hours by car or bus.
  • Boumalene Dades to Merzouga: The distance between these two places is roughly 250-300 kilometers (155-186 miles). Travel time can be around 5-7 hours by road.
  • Merzouga to Fes: This leg of the journey covers a longer distance, approximately 470-520 kilometers (292-323 miles). It typically takes around 8-10 hours by car or bus.

Can I enter Morocco without a visa?

Foreign nationals of the US, Canada, Australia, UK, NZ, Japan, or EU are exempt from visa requirements for stays of up to 90 days. To inquire about other nationalities, please contact the Moroccan Embassy. Keep in mind that the validity of your passport should be at least six months beyond the date of your return.

Is it safe to go to Morocco?

You may go to Morocco with complete peace of mind. It personifies a nation that is among the safest on Earth. The Moroccan government is constantly stepping up security measures in response to the country’s burgeoning tourist economy. Nevertheless, pickpocketing and other forms of minor crime are unfortunately common in Morocco, as they are in other nations. The people of Morocco are famously welcoming and will go out of their way to ensure your safety.

Could you tell me where I can stay and whether I may choose my own room?

Custom vacations are created by “Morocco Travel 4×4”. We specialise in accommodations in the Riad and Kasbah styles, which we choose ourselves. Incorporating this into your routine will improve it.

Since we are not under contract with any particular property, it is quite OK if you would want to arrange your own lodging. Here at “Morocco Travel 4×4”, we go out of our way to ensure that every one of our clients stays at the perfect accommodation for their unique tastes, interests, and budget.

What is involved in creating a personalized tour?

Private and personalized trips are our specialty. Our custom-designed itineraries are tailored to each client’s unique interests, requirements, and preferences. Your experience may begin from any point in Morocco, at any time of year, and for as many days as you like.

Get in touch with us using our contact form and let us know your desired activities while in Morocco, the length of your trip, your hobbies, and any special needs. Then, based on your preferences, we will create a personalized vacation plan for you. Your finalized travel schedule will be sent to you after we have reached an agreement, which will happen as we continue to discuss your plans with you. We ask that you submit us a deposit to hold your reservation after you’ve given us the go-ahead.

The price of a trip to Morocco with Morocco Travel 4×4?

All of our excursions are personalized and customized to your specific needs, therefore the prices could vary. The duration of your trip, the time of year, the kind of lodging you choose, and the activities you would want to include all play a role in determining the final price of your vacation. Our goal is to tailor every itinerary we provide to your individual requirements and budget.

Does Morocco have the option of converting to USD, Euro, GBP, AUD, and NZD?

In Morocco, you can only convert US dollars, Euros, or British pounds at any of the many exchange stations or banks; you cannot swap Australian or New Zealand currencies. Just a friendly reminder that if you plan on exchanging currency, it’s best to carry either USD, EUR, or GBP.

Customer Reviews

An Unforgettable 3 Days from Marrakech to Fes via Sahara Desert: Sahara Desert to Fes from Marrakech An incredible three-day trip over the Sahara Desert from Marrakech to Fes was organized by Morocco Travel 4x4. They were easy to work with, and their communication was both quick and honest. Thanks to his extensive knowledge, our guide Ahmed kept us safe and made the most of our visit. The souks in Marrakech, camel rides at sunset, a night in a Berber tent beneath the stars, and a traversal of the Atlas Mountains were some of the highlights. Rooms were comfortable, and the Moroccan food was wonderful of this world. All things considered, Morocco Travel 4x4 offered a smooth and culturally fascinating trip, and their first-rate service and amazing adventure earned them an ideal rating of 5/5.

Katherine Luz Couple Traveller
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