Morocco Desert Tour & Fes

Morocco Desert Tour - A private Desert tour from Marrakech to Fez

Morocco desert tour, This 3 days to fes desert tour excursion from Marrakech to Fez via Merzouga desert through the Atlas Mountains and Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga desert trips from Marrakech to Fes is the best way to enjoy the fabulous landscapes of the Great and Anti Atlas Mountains and discover the life style of the Berber nomads of the Sahara desert.

Morocco desert tour, departing from your accommodation in Marrakech, you will across the Great Atlas Mountains and its spectacular TizI n Tichka pass to enjoy panoramic views of the Berber villages and the snow-capped peaks of the Atlas. Then, you’ll visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and admire the breathtaking panoramic views over Ounila valley, the Anti Atlas Mountains and the beginning of the desert of the Great Sahara. Early in the afternoon, go along Dades River toward BoumalenDades and watch the beautiful sunset and wonderful landscape of Dades gorges. Dinner and overnight in a hotel.

Morocco desert tour, After breakfast, take the road of 1001 Kasbas passing by the beautiful oasis of Tinghir along the river to Toudgha Gorges where you will enjoy the stunning views before lunch. Then, head for Merzouga to enjoy a nice camel ride on the giant golden dunes of Erg Chabbi under the light contrasts of a fantastic sunset in the middle of the desert. At dinner, enjoy a delicious Saharawi dish under the stars and the fields of local nomads around a campfire.

Morocco desert tour, Wake up early to enjoy the magical glow of the most beautiful sunrise of all Morocco. After an authentic breakfast, cross the Ziz River and its dream oasis lined with palm fields and fortified Kasbah to the Middle Atlas Mountains, then stop at the small village of Midelt or another close village for lunch. Then head towards Fez through snow-capped mountains, cedar forests and rich vegetation to diversify. Pass by the cedar forests before your unique experience of the Merzouga desert from Marrakech ends at your accommodation in Fez in the early evening.


Itinerary

1Day 1 :        Spend night at Dades Gorge passing by Tichka and Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah

Cross the gigantic Atlas Mountains and admire landscape’s beauty at the top of Tizi N 'Tichka pass, the highest in North Africa.

Visit the famous Ait Ben Haddoukasbah, classified world cultural heritage by UNESCO.

Join Dades through the road of Thousand Kasbah and Roses Valley.

2Day 2 :        Desert of Erg Chabbi at Merzouga

Enjoy the stunning views offered by Dades Gorges and a beautiful walk in Toudra Valley. Live unique moments while riding camel at sunset and sunrise in the desert of Erg Chabbi at Merzouga.

Discover the Berber nomad’s lifestyle by spending night under the stars in a local tent and enjoying an authentic Sahrawi Tagine under Berber songs.

Enjoying an authentic Sahrawi Tagine animated by nomadic music.

3Day 3 :        Leave Merzouga desert passing by Midelt and Ifrane towards Fez

Admire the sunrise and ride camel to the Riad to enjoy an early breakfast.

Cross the palm grove of Tafilalet and the town of Rissani to reach the Ziz valley.

If you have the chance, you can meet the Maggots monkeys at the cedar forest between Azrou and Ifrane.

Join Fez the cultural capital of Morocco early in the evening.


Cross the High Atlas Mountains and its TiziNtichka pass
Visit the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Ben Hadou
Drive to Zagora desert along Draa Valley
Enjoy a scenic drive past the volcanic massifs of Saghro
Ride a camel in Merzouga while assisting to a dramatic sunset
Sleep under the stars in Erg Chebbi Sahara camp
Visit Todgha Gorges and drive across the Valley of the Roses

Pick up from your accommodation in Marrakech and drop off in Fez. (including non accessible ones by car, driver will walk to meet you)
Air-conditioned modern vehicle driven by an English and French speaking driver
1st night in a private room with dinner and breakfast at Dades Gorges.
Camel trekking in Merzouga to attend sunset.
2nd night in a private standard tent with dinner and breakfast at a nomad desert camp in Merzouga.

Drinks and lunches on the way
Personal expenses.
Monuments entrance fees.

Practical Info: You can take your carry-on luggage on board with you and give large suitcases to the driver. Bring comfortable shoes, warm clothes, sunscreen, hat or cap and a sunglasses. Vegetarian food is available
Pick up and drop off: Please mention your accomodation's name for pickup or send it later by email or whatsapp. When you arrive to Fez, you will be droped off at your hotel or the nearest car park to your Riadarroud 20:00 pm depending on traffic. We may use a Taxi instead of a minibus for your transfer from Merzouga to Fes.
Cancelation policy: Flexible, Cancel up to 3 Days in advance for a full refund

Highlights

The High Atlas Mountains
Berber villages
Mount Toubkal
Toubkal National Park

Include

1 night in a mountain refuge (lodge)
1 breakfast
1 dinner
2 packed lunches
Private car transfer from Marrakech to Imlil on Day 1 and back to Marrakech on Day 2
Luggage transfers of one bag of up to 20 kg per person
Services of a qualified mountain guide and a muleteer as appropriate in the mountains
24/7 emergency assistance by our office

Exclude

Flights and airporttransfers
Meals not listed in itinerary
Travel insurance
Personal expenses such as drinks, phone calls, extra transfers, tips, etc
Any items not explicitly mentioned in the program.

Recommendation & Notes

To do this trek, you can be in good physical condition, but efforts will be rewarded.
Good walking shoes are mandatory, optional walking sticks sleeping bag
Please consider, that we can currently only accept in We need an advance of 30% of the total amount 4 weeks prior to arrival date, the remaining 70% are to be paid in cash upon arrival.
Payment: can be done in € / $ / £ ou MAD

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