3 DAY TOUR MARRAKECH TO FES
Marrakech to Fes 3-Day tour
Are you visiting Morocco for the first time and don’t know what to do? No need to worry; our guidelines here will provide you with the best possible itinerary.
When arranging your Morocco road trip, it is a good idea you include the Sahara Desert and the royal cities. Regarding that, our team designed this 3-Day from Marrakech to Fez, including the 2 Imperial cities and the Merzouga Desert. Between Marrakech & Fez, you will pass the most beautiful Atlas Mountains, stunning gorges, and spectacular Desert.
Full of exotic culture, fascinating history, and breathtaking sites to explore. It is easy to see why the 3 Day tour Marrakech to Fes itinerary ranks number one. Following the Marrakech to Fez 3-Day route will allow you to explore the top attractions and hidden jewels along the tour. More importantly, a knowledgeable local guide will lead you on an exciting 3 Days tour through the Sahara Desert to ride a camel across the yellow dunes at dusk and dine under the stars.
Complete reading the itinerary below for more details about the 3 Day tour from Marrakech to Fes via incredible merzouga desert.
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The highlights of our 3-day Marrakech Desert tour to Fes:
- Driving over the magnificent Atlas Mountains.
- Passing through the charming Telouet Village.
- Exploring the ancient Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
- Visiting the Atlas Film studio
- Discovering the Dades Valley
- Wandering the Todra Gorges
- Sunset & Sunrise camel ride
- Overnight Desert Glamping
- Quad driving off-road
- Ziz Valley
- Feeding Barbary Monkeys
- Snowboarding in Ifrane
Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Valley
The first leg of our 3 day Tour Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga Desert will begin with our expert local guide picking you up from the gate of your Riad. We advise our lovely guests to be ready at 8 a.m. to enable adequate time for the several stops along the road.
Driving through the Atlas Mountains, viewing breathtaking landscapes, little Berber settlements, walnut plantations, and oleander thickets. Your 3 day Tour Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga traverses the narrow twists before reaching the beautiful Tizi N Tichka peak at 2260 meters. Make a viewpoint stop here, then continue to the Telouet route until reaching the Ait-Ben-Haddou-Kasbah.
Before midday, we would have arrived at the Desert fortress of Ait Ben Haddou. Your expert tour guide will lead you through the dry river up to the Kasr. Ait Ben Haddou Kasr is a traditional Berber community distinguished by Kasbahs (earthen structures) and a fortified wall. You might recognize it if you’ve seen Bollywood films like Gladiator, Alexander, or Lawrence of Arabia. Ait Ben Haddou has served as background for more than 1000 movies. After exploring every side, you would be back for lunch.
After another hour of driving from the Kasr, our Marrakech to Fes 3-Day itinerary will reach the Gate of the Desert (Ouarzazate). You will choose whether or not to visit the Atlas film studio. Another thing to see in Ouarzazate is the Taourirt Kasbah.
End the day by driving for another 2 hours to Boumalne Dades. Overnight stay in small Riad in the heart of the valley.
Day 2: Dades Valley to Merzouga desert
Another day will begin with a spectacular sunrise from the rooftop of your previous night’s Riad. Have breakfast and jump back to the car. Our first stop today will be the Tisdrine Topview. Here, you are face-to-face with pure nature and picturesque landscapes.
Another one-hour drive will bring you to the stunning Todra Gorges. Take some breaks along the way to the gorge, where you’ll get fantastic views of the gorgeous oasis. From here, you drive to Todra canyons, Morocco’s most stunning (touristy) Canyons. With its crystal clear river issuing from it and its massive walls changing color to perfect effect as the day progresses, it creates the best spectacles.
You may be wondering, have we skipped the Sahara Desert? No. Now we head to Merzouga Desert, the icon of this 3 day Tour Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga Desert. With all of the Sahara dunes at Erg Chebbi, the anticipation builds along the route, but nothing fully prepares you for the panorama spread out in front of your eyes from the dunes’ crest.
After preparing yourself, the tour guide will bring you here to ride the camels. Ride on the camelback for almost one hour before you stop to see the sunset from one of the highest dunes. As far as your eye can see, it’s all golden dunes, leaving you with magical moments.
The best 3 day Tour Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga Desert will head to the luxury campsite after watching the Beautifull sunset. Spend an overnight here in the Luxury Merzouga tents, dine under the stars, and enjoy the Desert atmosphere. Your 3 day Tour Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga Desert says goodnight after a small Berber party with drums.
Day 3: Merzouga desert to Fes
Try to get up early enough to see the sunrise; nothing beats a desert morning. The sun rising from the long dunes is magnificent; don’t miss it. After breakfast, return to the meeting spot on your camels. Here is why 3 day Tour Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga Desert; we will not be back to Marrakech but another way to Fes with new sites to explore.
The goal is the journey (470 km) – the route to Fez is rather long – however, you will have many fantastic photo opportunities on your journey. Firstly with the Panoramic viewpoint of Ziz Valley, full of palm trees. Another stopover in Midelt in the middle of the 3 day tou marrakech to fes vi sahara desert. The peaks of the Atlas Mountains emerge through the cloud in Midelt, culminating at 3700 meters with Djebel Ayachi.
As your best 3 day Tour Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga Desert arrives in Azrou, the scenery changes abruptly, becoming lush with surrounding lakes and cedar woods. You could also feed the lovely Barbary Monkeys. Nextly, we will move to Ifran city for a short stop break.
After seeing all those magnificent sights, we’d drive straight to Fes. Our Marrakech to Fes 3-day tour will end when your tour guide drops you off in Fes or possibly the airport. Without any doubt, this guided 3-Day tour to Fes from Marrakech Desert tour will leave you with a lifetime experience.
We hope this travel content helps you understand more about what to see during the 3 day Tour Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga Desert. For additional details, feel free to contact our management team.
The cost of a 3 Day Tour Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga Desert changes based on the number of people, the season, and the type of accommodation you choose. It ranges from 119€ per person for groups and families to 225€ per person for couples and luxury tour.
Price Includes and Excludes
Transportation and guides:
- Transport by private modern vehicle with A/C
- Professional Tour Guide / Driver
- Hotel pick-up/ Drop-off
- Accommodation stops
- Boumalne Dades (Hotel 1-Night)
- Merzouga Desert (Luxury Desert Camp 1-night)
- All Dinners
- All breakfasts
- City Taxes
- Quad bikes
The itinerary may vary depending on your specific needs . Check this 3-Day Desert starting from Fes and ending in Marrakech. It’s always a good idea to contact us directly for the most up-to-date information, availability, and pricing.
If you are interested in a Shared 3 day tour Marrakech to Fes via Desert by joining a small group tour, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Good to know about the 3-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech:
- You can request to end this 3-day tour in Marrakech or Agadir rather than Fes.
- You can customize the 3-Day Desert privately or with a small group.
- You can claim to be transferred by the 4×4 instead of a camel.
- During your 3-day trip with us, you will stay in private rooms with private bathrooms and a luxury Desert tent.
- With the private option, you can ask your guide to stop whenever and wherever you need.
- Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.
- Children must be under adult supervision.
- Don’t use the hair dryer in the Desert camp.
- Avoid short skirts during Ramadan.
- Avoid Smoking in public areas during Ramadan.
For any other questions or recommendations, please feel free to contact us.
3 Day Tour Marrakech To Fes options:
- Private Transportation
- Standard Hotels/Riads
- Standard Desert Camp
- Private Transportation
- Standard Hotels/Riads
- Luxury Desert Camp
- Private Transportation
- Luxury Hotels/Riads
- Luxury Desert Camp
Private Tour Option:
Enjoy a personalized experience with our exclusive private tours, Tailored to your preferences. Our knowledgeable guides will take you on a customized journey, ensuring privacy and flexibility. Booking a private tour is the best way to enhance your experience and profit as much as possible from your stay.
Shared Tour Option:
You can choose to join a small group of other adventures with similar dates, itineraries, and interests. The shared Tour is the perfect way to discover Morocco together. This Shared adventure offers expert guides, seamless logistics, and new friendships. Check out what shared tours are available!
Booking & Payment Policy:
- To book this 3 Day Tour Marrakech to Fes contact us to check the availability and to get exact details.
- In order to guarantee any tour or activity, we request a small deposit transferred through PayPal to our account. You can pay the rest in cash at the meeting point or the Morocco Travel Tour agency official in Euros, Dollars, or dirhams equivalent. Sometimes, we accept the balance to be transferred to our bank account..
- If you wish to cancel your tour, we must receive written confirmation through Email. We accept cancellation according to these conditions
- 4 days or more before starting your tour : refundable 100% of your deposit
- 3 days or less before starting your tour is non-refundable
Feel Free To Request:
You can contact us any time to clarify any of your points and decide to book late if you wish. Please remember that we are a small family owned company with limited resources. We have a few knowledgeable Drivers & Guides, a few cars, and small accommodations with a maximum of 15 rooms. We fill up quickly, so make sure to book our services as early as you can.
Extra Activities & Excursions:
It’s possible to add extra activities before or After this 3 Day Tour Marrakech to Fes via Sahara Desert:
During the tour:
- Quad Bikes
- Horse ride
Before the tour:
- Transfer to your Marrakech accommodation
- Marrakech Guided tour
- Hot air Ballon ride
- Chez Ali festival
- Day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira
- Day trip from Marrakech to Ouzoud
- Day trip from Marrakech to Imlil & Atlas Mountains
- Day excursion from Marrakech to Ourika Valley
- Day trip from Marrakech Agafay
- Day trip from Marrakech Casablanca
- All Marrakech day trips
After the tour:
- Fes guided tour
- Day trip from Fes to Chefchouen
- Day trip from Fes to Meknes & Voulibuilis
- Day trip from Fes to Rabat & Casablanca
- Transfer to Fes airport
- Transfer from Fes to Tangier
- Transfer from Fes to Casablanca
- Transfer from Fes to Marrakech
- Transfer from Fes to Agadir
FAQ about 3 Day Tour Marrakech to Fes
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Questions you may have about the Marrakech to Fes 3 day Desert tour!
Can I modify the itinerary of 3 day tour Marrakech to Fes?
Yes, you can; this itinerary is only an example of what our previous guests have requested. Contact us to create a travel itinerary that meets your requirements.
How far is Merzouga Desert from Marrakech?
Merzouga Desert is a 557 km drive from Fes. The distance between Merzouga and Marrakech is quite long, but with our luxury transports, you will never feel that you drove that far. Additionally, we will break the drive halfway and spend the night in Boumalne.
How far is Fez from the Sahara Desert?
Merzouga Desert is 287 miles (463 kilometers) away from Fes. The journey from Merzouga Desert to Fes is rather long, but with our luxury transports, you will never feel that you drove that far. There are also plenty of things to see along the road, so it’s not just the drive.
What the 3 day tour Marrakech to Fes Desert tour accommodations are?
During our guided 3 day tour Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga Desert itinerary, you will spend the first night in a hotel and the other night in a luxury campsite. When booking, you can request the luxury campsite or the standard one.
How can we book the tour?
You text us using the contact form. Send us the travel dates, number of people, kind of accommodation, pick-up location, and drop-off place. That’s all you need to book the private 3-day Desert tour from Fes to Marrakech.
How can you pay us?
We accept credit cards, cash, apps, and other forms of payment. Most of our travelers pay us a small deposit to confirm the availability and pay the rest in cash to our tour guide.
Should we book in advance or wait until arriving?
We recommend you book in advance as early as possible. When booking in advance, we can book you the best available hotels, and you will save at least %10 of the price.
Happy travelers in 3 Day tour Marrakech to fes
Client Testimonials in Tripadvisor
This tour was perfect and unbelievable. Every detail was perfect. I felt Sahara in my sou,l and everyone is very helpful. Camels, quads, evening music, and sunset were amazing. I absolutely recommend this tour company and this Sahara tour. I hope to see you again.
I cannot recommend this 3 day Tour Marrakech to Fes enough because this was the best three days of my two weeks in Morocco. This 3-day was a once-in-a-lifetime experience, from the start to the end. Omar was great and carried out an excellent job. He honestly took care of us and made us feel at home. Our Luxury Desert Camp was marvelous, and we would have delighted to stay another night.
We booked a Great 3 day Tour Marrakech to Fes tour with Morocco Travel Tour. The 4WD car, the hotel, the Desert camp, and our tour guide Said were all excellent. The trip involved a lot of driving, but we had plenty of breaks, we were lucky to book the private option as the shared once don’t include so many stops. Highly recommended.