Merzouga desert tour 3 days from Marrakech to Fes
Merzouga desert tour, starts from Marrakech, this desert tour will allow you to discover the Sahara and its secrets, the Morocco desert is known worldwide for the tallest dunes and specially the night sky that shows the stars so close that you can not believe yourself, then finish the tour in the cultural capital of Morocco.
This Marrakech desert trip to Fes through merzouga is a must do if you want to visit the max of Morocco.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- 2x Breakfast
- 2x Dinner
- Accommodation included: 2 nights
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Professional driver
- 1st night hotel and 2nd night camp
- Camel ride / Camel trek in the desert for 1 hour duration to reach the camp inside the dunes
What's excluded :
- Guide fees of ait ben haddou 3 EUROS (optional guide)
- Entrance fees to the Kasbah Taourirt
- Entry/Admission - Taourirt Kasbah
Day 1: Marrakesh > Tizi N'Tichka > Ait ben haddou > Ouarzazate > Dades Gorges
Stop At: Tizi n Tichka, Imlil Village, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
A high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.260m (7,410ft) above the sea level, located in the High Atlas mountains,
At the summit you will enjoy stunning views of the surrounding landscapes. As the road begins to make its way down to Ouarzazate, you will be able to marvel at pre-Sahara regions that lie dry and motionless and the silent peaks of the great Atlas Mountains.
Duration: 5 minutes
Stop At: Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou, Souss-Massa
a striking example of southern Moroccan architecture. An extraordinary set of buildings offering a complete panorama of construction techniques in pre-Saharan land. The oldest buildings do not seem to be prior to the 17th century, although their structure and technique spread very early in the valleys of southern Morocco. The site was also one of the many trading posts on the trade route linking the former Sudan to Marrakech by the Dra Valley and the Tizi-n’Telouet pass
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Taourirt Kasbah, Avenue Mohammed V, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
Set among a background of stunning mountain scenery and the Sahara Desert, the Kasbah Taourirt is one of the most beautiful Kasbahs in Morocco. In past, it was a strategic location controlled by the Glaoui for the Saharan Caravan Route to West Africa. While Taourirt acted as the main Glaoui residence, it did not house the main Glaoui chiefs. Instead, it housed the second tier of command, such as the dynasty’s sons, servants, cousins, builders and craftsmen.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Dades Gorges, R704 Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades 45350 Morocco
Dades valley is a small but utterly spectacular version of the Grand Canyon! Its sheer mountain walls and fantastic geological rock formations add to its uniqueness and splendour, especially when the sun is shining and the sky is clear blue.
The region is very known for its mountains weird shape called locally the Monkeys fingers.
Duration: 15 minutes
• Dinner: Beber moroccan cuisine
Menu of the day, please if you're vegetarian inform the waiter
Accommodation included: Berber guest house:
- Fibule de Dades
- Dar Essyaha
- Auberge Tissedrine
- Dar Ahlam
Or somilar to above
Day 2: Dades Gorges > Tinghir > Todra gorges > Erfoud/Rissani > Merzouga Erg Chebbi
Stop At: Todgha Gorge, R 703 near the town of Tinerhir, Tinerhir 45520 Morocco
Todra Gorge is located in the eastern part of the Atlas Mountains, where the Todra River and the Dades River have carved out a narrow canyon called Todra Gorge (sometimes spelled Todgha Gorge).
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Erg Chebbi, Erg Chebbi, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
large seas of dunes formed by wind-blown sand. This is where you'll spend your 3rd night surrounded by dunes and above your heads the sahara sky
Duration: 1 day
• Breakfast: Continental breakfast (eggs, tea, coffe, etc) Please request a vegetarian or vegan breakfast if needed.
• Dinner: Dinner is served in the restaurant located under a bedouin tent. Please inform the staff if you have a food restriction
Accommodation included: Overnight in a desert camp
Day 3: Merzouga > Ziz Valley > Zaida > Midelt > Azrou cedar forest > Fes
Stop At: Midelt, Midelt, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
You'll have a quick stop her before continuing to Fez, this is in general where we have the lunch served.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Azrou, Azrou, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
Cedar forests, very known for an animal species such as the Barbary macaques that lives in this area, that you can feed if you have any chance by meeting them.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Fes, Fes, Fes-Meknes
The last point where we'll drop you off, end of service.
Duration: 10 minutes
• Breakfast: Breakfast in the tent, please explain to the staff if there is any food restriction
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Jemaa el-Fna, Jamaâ El-Fna, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Traveler pickup is offered
For hotels located more than 8km Radius, we request a 20 EUROS extra for 1-6 persons.
Departure Time :7:30 AM
Return Detail :Fes, Morocco
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.