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Fes to Marrakech 3-Day Desert Tour via Merzouga

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    * Dec. 20th to Jan. 2nd: Extra fee will apply. Contact us for details.

    June 16 and 17: Contact us to check availability due to the Eid Adha Holiday.

    * The rest is paid on the day of the excursion

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      About this tour

      3 days 2 nights
      Tour type
      Half Board

      Price table per person



      The Fez to Marrakech journey through the Sahara Desert is one of Morocco's most famous desert tours. It connects these two imperial cities, taking you through beautiful ancient villages, the Sahara Desert, and breathtaking expansive landscapes.

      The distance between Fez and Marrakech is approximately 530 kilometers, requiring a minimum of 3 days and 2 nights for this desert tour. You'll enjoy exceptional local cuisine, incredible scenery, and ancient villages that date back thousands of years and are still used today. The Fez to Marrakech desert excursion is an experience you shouldn't miss.

      Alternatively, you also have the option to do the same route in reverse, from Marrakech to Fez, on the 3-day private desert excursion from Marrakech to Fez.


      • Discover the enchanting cedar forests of Morocco's Middle Atlas
      • Visit Ifrane and Observe the native Barbary macaques in Azrou.
      • Experience the thrill of a camel trek or a 4x4 adventure to reach the Merzouga camp.
      • Marvel at one of the world's most stunning sunsets amidst the majestic dunes of Erg Chebbi in Morocco.
      • Enjoy the experience of a night under the stars at a Berber camp.
      • Explore the Rose Valley and the route of the 1001 Kasbahs.
      • Visit the Todra Gorges and discover the rich culture of a traditional Berber village in Morocco.
      • Cross the High Atlas mountains and the Tizi N'tichka pass.
      • Discover the historic treasures of the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Morocco.


      • Pickup at your Riad or city hotel. (If you arrive the same day as the excursion, airport pickup is possible)
      • English-speaking driver.
      • First night at a 'Comfort' category camp in the Erg Chebbi desert - private tents with shared bathrooms.
      • Possibility to upgrade to Superior Category: luxury private tents with private bathrooms. See Categories.
      • Second night in a hotel in the Dades Valley.
      • Accommodations with half-board - Dinner and breakfast included.
      • Camel ride during sunset and sunrise.
      • Swimming pool in the desert
      • Option to choose a 4x4 transfer to the camp at no additional cost instead of a camel ride.
      • Transfer to the Riad or hotel where you are staying in Marrakech.

      And most importantly! Excellent Service. 🙂

      Not included

      • Lunches
      • Drinks
      • Optional local guide
      • Entrance fees to monuments (if any)
      • Personal expenses


      • Day 1 Fes - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi

        Approx. 8-hour trip

        At 8:00 a.m., we begin our 3-day private excursion from Fez to Marrakech through the Sahara Desert. We depart towards Midelt, through the Atlas Mountains and the cedar forests of the Middle Atlas. We pass through Ifrane, a charming ski resort, and Azrou, a significant craft center specializing in cedar woodwork. Later, we arrive in Midelt for lunch. In the afternoon, we will head to Erfoud and venture into the desert.

        Upon reaching Merzouga, we will engage in one of the most significant activities of the desert tour, a camel ride through the beautiful dunes of Erg Chebbi. We will spend the night at a desert camp. You will indulge in a delicious Berber dinner and sleep in a traditional nomadic tent or under the stars.

      • Day 2 Merzouga - Rissani - Thinghir - Dades Valley

        Approx. 4-hour trip

        On the second day of the Fes to Marrakech desert excursion, we will wake up to capture stunning sunrise photos and enjoy an outdoor breakfast. We return to the hotel on camels for a shower. Then, we set off towards Erfoud, known for its fossil preparation. We drive through Palm Grove, stopping for lunch. Afterward, we take a short walk through the Todra Gorges. We then head to our stopping point, the Dades Gorges. Dinner and accommodation will be provided at the hotel.

      • Day 3 Dades Valley- Skoura - Ouarzazate- Ait Ben haddou - Marrakech

        Approx. 6-hour trip

        After breakfast, we will take a short walk through the gorges before continuing our 3-day desert excursion from Fes to Marrakech. We will follow the Dades Valley through El Kelaa M'Gouna, known as the Valley of Roses and the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs.

        We will visit Ouarzazate, where we will stop for lunch in the village of Ait Benhaddou. We will have time to explore the famous UNESCO-protected site that has served as a backdrop for numerous films, including Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, and more. We will then drive through the Tichka Pass to reach Marrakech.

        Your 3-day desert excursion from Fez to Merzouga will conclude in the afternoon in Marrakech.


      Things to know

      • Enjoy an exclusive, private tour tailored just for you - no extra guests, just your partner, family, or friends for a personalized Moroccan adventure.
      • The excursion price per person depends on the number of participants in your group.
      • Please note the provided driving times for your Moroccan adventure do not include pauses for sightseeing, photo opportunities, meal times, or coffee breaks.
      • Local guides and entrance fees (if any) are not included. They are to be paid directly to the providers.
      • Your pickup time for this unforgettable Moroccan desert trip can be flexible, with a recommended time frame between 07:30 and 08:00 in the morning.
      • If you wish to experience sandboarding on the Erg Chebbi dunes, there are some sandboards at the lodge to take to the camp. You just have to ask for them and, if available, one will be given to you.
      • Remember to pack long pants, especially for camel riding, to help prevent chafing and ensure a comfortable journey.
      • Along with your hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and comfortable walking shoes, a scarf or bandana can be very useful for protection against the desert sand and the cool evenings.
      • Enhance your Morocco adventure by choosing one of our activities in Marrakech.


      Can you provide the details for the meeting time and place for our Fes to Marrakech Desert tour?

      The meeting time is set for 8 AM, and the place will be your Riad or hotel. For same-day arrivals, the airport can be the starting point. Expect a call the night before your tour to confirm the meeting details.

      What should we do if we haven’t decided on a hotel in Marrakech but want to book our tour?

      Go ahead and book your Morocco desert tour. For the pick-up hotel section, enter TBC (To Be Confirmed) and email us or text us the hotel information in Marrakech once your booking is confirmed to update the pick-up details.

      Are local guides automatically included in Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga tours?

      Local guides are not automatically included in our Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga tour offerings. In fact, a guide at Ait Benhaddou Kasbah is optional and not part of the standard package.

      Are there meal options for special dietary needs on the Fes to Marrakech 3-Day Desert Tour via Merzouga?

      Yes, we are able to accommodate vegetarians, vegans, and other special diets on the Fes to Marrakech 3-Day Desert Tour via Merzouga. It's important to inform us in advance at the time of booking.

      Is sandboarding an option on the Fes to Marrakech private Desert Tour via Merzouga?

      Yes, sandboarding is available at no extra cost. They're optional make sure to ask the camp staff for the boards beforehand.

      What is the age requirement for riding a quad bike on the Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour?

      Riders must be at least 16 years old to ride alone, while younger children must ride with an adult.

      Is a license required for quad biking on the Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour via Merzouga?

      No, a license is not needed. Instructions and safety measures will be provided by our guides prior.

      Can we use quad bikes instead of camels on the Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour?

      Yes, quad biking is an option instead of camel riding on the Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour. This requires an additional fee and must be booked in advance. The quad tour will take place at sunset, and the return will be by camel at sunrise.

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 24 reviews
      Amazing Way to See Morocco

      Our 3-day private tour was an amazing way to see Morocco. The transition from Fes to the serene desert of Merzouga and then to the vibrant city of Marrakech was seamless. The camel ride and luxury desert camp were highlights, providing a unique and comfortable experience in the Sahara. Our guide was excellent, offering insights and making sure we had everything we needed. The scenic drive through the Atlas Mountains was breathtaking. Highly recommend this tour for anyone wanting to see the best of Morocco.

      Desert experience is a must!

      This private tour from Fes to Marrakech was exceptional. The highlight was definitely the night in the Merzouga desert camp, where we enjoyed traditional music under the stars. The camel ride was an unforgettable experience, and our driver ensured we were well taken care of throughout the journey. The drive through the Atlas Mountains was scenic, and we appreciated the personalized attention we received. This tour is perfect for those wanting to explore Morocco's diverse landscapes in comfort.

      Recommend this tour

      We had an unforgettable experience on this private tour. The desert camp in Merzouga was luxurious and offered a serene setting to watch the stars. The camel ride was a fun and unique way to explore the dunes. Traveling through the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech was an opportunity for stunning photos. the driver was friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed his company. We highly recommend this tour for a memorable Moroccan adventure. Saharies didn't disappoint. We're glad we picked them for our desert experience.

      Perfect tour

      This tour was the perfect blend of adventure and comfort. From the camel trek in Merzouga to the luxury desert camp, every detail was well planned. The driver was fantastic. We were comfortable throughout the trip. The journey from Fes to Marrakech was long but made enjoyable by the beautiful landscapes and the excellent driving. A must-do for anyone looking to experience the Sahara and the Atlas Mountains.

      Incredible Desert Journey

      Our private 3-day tour was incredible. We loved the flexibility of having our own driver, vehicle and convenience of starting from Fes. The camel ride into the Merzouga dunes at sunset was a highlight, followed by a night in a luxury desert camp under the stars. Don't miss out on quadbiking. It's truly magical to be able to ride those huge dunes. So freeing... The journey through the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech was scenic and comfortable. Saharies' team is very professional. They choose a knowledgeable and friendly driver for us. He made sure we enjoyed every moment. Highly recommend this tour for a comprehensive desert experience.


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