3 Days Marrakech to Fes desert tour via Merzouga dunes

3 Days Marrakech to Fes desert tour via Merzouga dunes

3 Days Marrakech to Fes desert tour via Merzouga dunes

The best and most popular tour from Marrakech is 3 days Marrakech to Fes  desert tour via Merzouga dunes , the best dunes and Sahara experience in Morocco in about the past 30 years ago , Marrakech and Merzouga and Fez are the real Moroccan tourism face .

3 Days Marrakech to Fes desert tour via Merzouga dunes

Day 1 : Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Valley of Roses – Dades Valley

We will star by a pick at your hotel or Riad and head towards the valley of the Dades by a nice walk through the mountains of High Atlas by the collar of Tizi n’Tichka (2260m). We will visit the village Ait Benhaddou, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. The village has been a backdrop for filming several Hollywood movies like Gladiator, Prince of Persia, Sheltering Sky … etc. We will cross Ouarzazate, the valley of the roses before arriving at the valley of Dades where we will spend the night.

3 Days Marrakech to Fes desert tour via Merzouga dunes

Day 2 : Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Erg Chebbi

In the morning we will visit the spectacular gorges of Todra with its high cliffs that have attracted mountaineers from all over the world. It is a nice place to stretch the legs of those and enjoy the fresh air. Cross the Oasis Tafilalet before arriving at the golden sand dunes of the Erg Chebbi where you will experience the camel trekking for a good trip to the Berber camp which is in the heart of the desert. Dinner will be served at the camp.

 

Day 3 :  Merzouga – Fes 

Transfer from Merzouga to Fes 

 

 

 

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4 Day Marrakech Desert Tour

4 day marrakech desert tour

4 Day Marrakech Desert Tour

Welcome to 4 day Marrakech desert tour , one of the best desert tours from Marrakech , you will be picked up at 7:20 am from your Riad or Hotel in Marrakech by an air-conditioned minibus , 17 person maximum in the tour .

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DAY 1: MARRAKECH / OUARZAZATE / ZAGORA

Pick-up at the hotels from 07:00 in the morning and departure for Ouarzazate, the gateway to the Great South, crossing the High Atlas mountain range via the Tizin-Tichka Pass (2,260 m above sea level).Continuation to the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and visit. Continue to Zagora by the road, following the left bank of the Draa. Dinner and night under nomad tent in the erg for 2 or 4 pax according to request and availability.

DAY 2: ZAGORA / OUARZAZATE / GORGES OF DADES

Departure from Zagora and return to Ouarzazate. Road to Dades gorge, passing through the valley of the roses (Kallaat de Megouna) then continuation at the foot of the Gorges de Dades. Dinner and overnight at the hotel The old castle.

DAY 3: GORGES OF DADES / TINEGHIR / GORDES OF TODRA / MERZOUGA

Departure from the Dades gorges for the visit of the Todra Gorges. Then departure for Merzouga via Erfoud and Rissani. At the end of the day, departure by dromedary for the nomad camp (about 1h of trekking on dromedary).Dinner and night under nomad tent in Erg  Chebbi for 2 or 4 pax according to request and availability.

DAY 4: MERZOUGA / MARRAKECH

After breakfast, departure for Ouarzazate by the road that runs along the Dades valley for about 150 km, between the mountains of the High Atlas and the Anti-Atlas.You can admire the fortified clay villages.Arrival in Ouarzazate then departure for Marrakech, arrival end of the day.

What’s Included

  • Travel issuance – 300 000 euro coverage against accidents and body injuries with free health care in Morocco .
  • Transportation insurance
  • Pick up from your hotel in Marrakech
  • Private Modern air conditioned Minibus
  • Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou visit, DadesGorge Valley, Todra Gorge (Note that there is not an entrance fee to enter the Kasbah and you are not obliged to hire a guide.)
  • Local guides who meet you at Todra Gorge, Merzouga
  • Sunrise and sunset camel treks
  • Standard tents at a standard desert camp for 1 night in Erg Chebbi
  • Standard tents at a standard desert camp for 1 night in Zagora
  • Private room with private bathroom in Dades Valley hotel for 1 night.
  • Breakfasts and evening meals
  • Transportation with driver from Merzouga to Marrakech
  • drop off in Jemaa el Fna square – to avoid any drop off disappointments that the authorities not allowing cars to access some places , that why we have decided to make this option to make everyone happy –
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Personal purchases

3 Day Marrakech Desert Tour to Merzouga

3 Day Marrakech Desert Tour to Merzouga

3 Day Marrakech Desert Tour to Merzouga

The 3 Day Marrakech Desert Tour is the best Desert tour from Marrakech and the most famous one in Morocco , in this tour you will visit the real dunes and desert of Merzouga , i’ts a full desert experience in Morocco which give you the best value of money and the best service quality.

Day 1: Marrakech – quartz azate – Dades valley

At 8 o’clock in the morning we will pick you up and go over the Tizi n`Tichka Pass (2260 m / 7414 f). You will have wonderful views of the mountains of the Atlas Mountains and the Berber villages along our route. We take a break for lunch and visit the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou (This Kasbah has already been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films and is world cultural heritage). We continue through quartz cacades and through the valley of roses and cross the Dades Gorge, Skoura Oisis With the preserved Kasbah from the 17th century and the valley of the 1000 Kasbahs. Overnight in a hotel

 

3 Day Marrakech Desert Tour to Merzouga

Day 2: Dades – Todra Gorges – Merzouga dunes (Erg Chebbi)

 

At 8 o’clock after breakfast we start from the hotel in the Dadestal, we drive on the street of the 1000 Kasbahs through colorful Berber villages of the Dades gorge. After 45 km we reach Tineghir with the beautiful Palmenhain and the Jewish Quarter. We cross the Todra gorge and have time to undertake a small hike along the canal at a height of 300 m, a good place also for climbers. Then continue along the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. We stop for lunch before arriving in Erfoud and then reach the Sahara Desert and Merzouga. For sunset, ride to Dromedaries to the camp, where you spend the night in a nomad tent in the middle of the Sahara desert or outside under the starry sky. They drumming with the Dromedar leaders. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 3: Merzouga – Marrakech

They are awakened early to experience the sunrise in the dunes. Then ride back to Merzouga with the Dromedaries. After showering and having breakfast at the hotel, you will be driven back to Marrakech through different areas and various Berber villages such as Alnif, Tazarine, N’kob to Quarzazade. From Quartzazade you follow the same route as on the first day and reach Marrakech late in the evening

What’s included :

What’s included :

  • Pick up from your hotel in Marrakech
  • Travel issuance – 300 000 euro coverage against accidents and body injuries with free health care in Morocco .
  • Transportation insurance
  • Modern air conditioned Minibus from Marrakech to Merzouga.
  • Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou visit, Dades Gorge Valley, Todra Gorge
  • Local guides who meet you at Todra Gorge, Merzouga
  • Sunrise and sunset camel treks
  • Standard tents at a standard desert camp for 1 night
  • Breakfasts and evening meals
  • 1 night in Dades Valley hotel .
  • Taxi transfer from Merzouga to Fes.
  • Marvel at the beauty of the high Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka.
  • Explore the fortified Ait ben Haddou village.
  • Visit Ouarzazate with its Taourirt Kasbah.
  • Ride camel in Erg Chebbi sand dunes to enjoy the panoramic view.
  • Drive to Dades Valley and spend night in a guest house.
  • Walk in Todra Gorges and Oasis
  • Spend night in a Bedouin tent surrounded by Erg Chebbi dunes 
  • Enjoy an Authentic Moroccan dinner under the stars with bonfire and music entertainment.
  • Drive to Fes through the Middle Atlas Mountains with its cedar forests along Ziz Valley.

Not Included : 

  • lunches
  • drinks
  • entrance to the Kasbahs
  • Guide in Ait ben haddou – Optional-

 

2 Day Marrakech Desert Tour to Zagora

2 Day Marrakech Desert Tour to Zagora

2 Day Marrakech desert tour to zagora Drive through the Souss-Massa-Drâa region during this two-day excursion!

1st day :

You will leave at 7:20 am heading south towards Ouarzazate crossing the mountain range and the Tizi-n-Tichk pass at an altitude of over 2000 meters. You will arrive at midday in the fortified village of Ait-ben-Haddou. At your arrival you will be free to take a local guide to visit the Kasbah  or to do it by yourself and then have lunch in a restaurant in the town.

2 day desert tour from marrakech

You will board your vehicle and follow the Drâa River and later arrival to  Zagora in the late afternoon which mean you begin a dromedary ride during which you can admire the sunset. after that all  diner will be ready in a bivouac and spend the night under this berber tent.

2 day desert tour from marrakech

2nd day :

Your second day will start with a breakfast at dawn to enjoy the sunrise after that return via the high atlas Mountains to Marrakech where you will arrive at around 6 pm.

2 day desert tour from marrakech

Helpful Information :

Validity: every day (except in exceptional cases)
Duration: 2 days
Opening hours: 7:20  (you will have to present yourself 15 minutes before the pick-up time in the lobby of your hotel)
Place of departure: your hotel in Marrakech
Language: commented tour in French, English, , Spanish,Arabic
Transportation to and from your hotel is only available for hotels located in downtown Marrakech, a venue will be provided if not communicated according to your place of residence.
To take part in this tour, you will need to bring the original of your passport
Reminder: Meals and overnight at the hotel are included in this excursion
The distance between Marrakech and Zagora is approximately 360km