Highlights of 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech:
- Camel ride in Erg chebbi dines.
- Overnight in Berber luxury camp.
- Visit the canyons of Todgha.
- visit Ouallywood.
- The Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou.
3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary:
Fes to Merzouga :
Our 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga starts at 8am. One of our drivers/guides will come to your hotel to pick you up once you send us the address of the accommodation. You will be driving for about 7h to Arrive to Merzouga. Before that, you will be able to enjoy visiting some sightseeing on your way. Therefore, you will have a stop in Ifran, the Switzerland of Morocco.
The next stop will be in the forest of Cedar trees, about 30 minutes from Ifran, we will stop to feed and take pictures of the Barbary Maquaque monkyes.
Between Fes and Merzouga, there is Midelt, a place where we can stop to have lunch before we proceed the tour.
After lunch, we will drive in the High Atlas mountains to arrive to Errachidia, a place where the biggest source of palm trees is. Thus, we will make a quick stop at a panoramic view. In about an hour, we will pass by Erfoud, the source of fossils. Not far from here is Merzouga desert. Depending on time, we could make a quick stop near the sand dunes for an overview. The camels will be waiting for us near the dunes, before we get there, we will leave unnecessary luggages in the hotel and we ride the camels.
On the dunes of Erg Chebbi, we will make a stop to take pictures of the sunset before we arrive to the camp. At night, Berbers will play music and set up fire after dinner. Tourists are allowed to go on the dunes to see the stary sky.
Merzouga to Dades :
On the second day of Our 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech, we will take the camels again from the camp after breakfast. We will head to Boumaln Dades. But before, we will make several stops to enjoy the tour. Therefore, we will stop at a Berber’s coperative, the woman who owns the shop not only she lends tourists clothes for free to take pictures with but also she does henna on femal’s hand for free.
Another stop that we will make is at Todgha Gorges, mountains where the power of water could make it’s own way between the rocks. Pictures are attached below.
Before we arrive to the hotel in Dades, We will make two stops beofre, one at the mountians shaped as the monkey toes and one at the curves of Tissdrin in Dades valley.
Dades to Marrakech:
The last day of 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech will be spent in Ouarzazate and the Kasbah of Ait Ben-Haddou. Before that, we will make a stop at the rose valley, where you can get cosmetic products of the rose if you wish to.
The next stop is Ouarzazate, Ouallywood. It is optional to visit one of the Atlas studio, where they shot some parts of movies.
One of the best and most visited sight in Morocco is Ait Ben Haddou, it is half an hour from Ouarzazate. The kasbah is famous for the movies that were made there, about 21 movie. It was also a stop for the Touaregs who came from Tombocto 52 days to trade goods. Our driver/guide will explain to you more about it.
After lunch in Ait Ben Haddou village, we will drive through the High Atlas Mountains, about 4h. But before, we will make some stops, one at the highest point, 2260m, and another one at a panoramic view of the road curves. Also, we will take you to visit one of the coperatives of argan oil, they construct cosmetic products from it as the rose’s.
We are not far from the red city Marrakech, we will take you to your accommodation and wish you good luck in the rest of the tour.
3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech includes and excludes:
- Pick-up service if needed.
- Transfer in a comfortable vehicle.
- English speaking driver/guide.
- Breakfasts and dinners.
- A night in Erg Chebbi desert camp.
- Camel ride in the Sahara desert.
- Berber scarf in the desert.
- Plane tickets.
- Travel insurance.
- Soft drinks.
From the high atlas mountains to the Sahara desert. My husband and I Went with Idir on a tour from Morocco tours organizer, he could manage to trasfer all the ideas we needeed to know about the tour. So much knowledge about the desert, surely a must do trip to Merzouga.
Even for 3 days, we could enjoy our tour from Fes to Marrakech. With Mohamed our driver, we could enjoy our Merzouga desert tour, we did the dromadaries and overnight in bivoac. I would surely recommend the tour.