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3 Days Private Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech Through The Sand Dunes Of Erg Chebbi

3 Days Private Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech Through The Sand Dunes Of Erg Chebbi


The 3-day desert trip from Fes to Marrakech through the sand dunes of Erg chebbi is ideal for those who land in Fez and return from Marrakech or vice versa. In addition to visiting the two most tourist cities in the country, you will visit the impressive Merzouga desert; camel ride and the world heritage Kasbah in Ouarzazate, as well as the great canyons of Todra and Dades gorges and the breath-taking landscapes through the high Atlas Mountains.


  • Visit the main highlights and monuments of Marrakech and Fes.
  • Explore the old Kasbahs and palaces in Morocco.
  • Discover the fortified UNESCO Kasbahs in Morocco.
  • Sleep under nomadic tent in desert camp.
  • Experience a camel trek in Merzouga dunes.
  • Visit the great canyons of Todra.
  • Stroll the old medina of Fes and Marrakech.

Itinerary of the tour

Day 1 : Fes – Ifran - Azrou - Midelt – Erfoud - Merzouga

Today, early in the morning, you will travel through the Middle Atlas through Ifran "Switzerland of Morocco" and Azrou. You will have a stop in the cedar forest for a visit to the Cider Gouraud tree where you can see the Barbary monkeys. From here you head south through several villages and you will have the opportunity to see nomads living in tents on the side of the road. You can also see the volcanic rocks. Your next stop is in Midelt where you can enjoy your lunch. Later, continuing with your way, crossing the pass of Tizi N'Talghomt (1907m), while enjoying the panoramic views.

It also crosses the Ziz Gorge and the tunnel. Near Errachidia, you can see the dam of Hassan Al-Dakhil that has turquoise blue water. Continue your way towards Erfoud, you will have a stop for a panoramic view of the palm of Aoufous located along the Ziz river. Arriving at Erfoud and crossing the track to reach the hotel located at the foot of dunes. You will experience a camel ride to reach the desert countryside in the middle of the dunes where you will spend the night, enjoy your afternoon, dine under the stars and sleep in nomadic Berber tent.
Meals: B, D

Day 2 : Merzouga – Rissani - Erfoud – Todra Gorges/home hosted meal -Dades valley

Today, you will wake up very early to see the sunrise. After enjoying breakfast, you will return on the back of the camel to your hotel where you can have hot shower and prepare for the new day of the tour. You will depart for Rissani, you will have a visit to the local market with the opportunity to see the fondouks where the donkeys meet, continuing your journey towards Tineghir passing through Erfoud "the capital of marble fossils you will see the Khatarat irrigation canal system in your way. Your next stop is in Tineghir where you will be invited by a local family for a home hosted lunch. Later, you will continue along the path along the river to reach the gorges where you will make a walking tour through this wonderful place, while enjoying the views of high rock walls (up to 300 meters). Afterwards, you head to Boumalne Dades then to the gorges, where you will have time to explore the Dades gorges and see their rock formations "human bodies, the fingers of the monkeys".
Meals: B, L, D

Day 3 : Dades gorges – Rose valley - Ouarzazate - Aït BenHaddou - Marrakech

Today, you will travel to Ouarzazate through Boumalne du Dades, El-Kelaa M'Gouna and Skoura. You can admire the views of the Valley of the Thousand Kasbahs, the Valley of Roses and the palm grove of Skoura while driving. You will get to Ouarzazate, where you can have a stop to see the Kasbah of Taourirt that was built by the Glaoui dynasty. From here you head towards the village of Aït Ben Haddou, having lunch then exploring the exotic Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou. Later, you will be driven through the pass of Tizi N'Tichka (2260 m), you will have the opportunity to take pictures and enjoy the scenes of the High Atlas Mountains, along with the Berber villages along the way. Arrival in Marrakech and transfer to the hotel of your choice and end of your services.
Meals: B, L

Good to Know


  • Private tour, there will be no more people in the group.
  • Pick up at the hotel, riad, airport or wherever you want.
  • Transportation in 4WD or minivan.
  • English speaking guide/driver.
  • Two nights accommodation.
  • Fuel, tolls and all associated expenses.
  • Camel ride to reach the camp.
  • Overnight in desert camp in Half-Board.

Not included

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

Itinerary with maps