3-day Journey from Fes to Marrakech Desert tour

3 Days

Overview

Throughout the journey, you’ll have opportunities to interact with local Berber communities, learn about their traditions, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Morocco. The tour includes comfortable transportation, experienced guides, accommodation in a desert camp, and memorable experiences in the Sahara Desert

Highlights

  • Journey through the stunning Atlas Mountains, including the High Atlas and Middle Atlas ranges.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified ksar (fortified village) that has served as a backdrop for numerous films
  • Experience the beauty and tranquility of the Sahara Desert in Merzouga. Take a thrilling camel trek into the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi
  • Spend a night in a desert camp under the starry sky and indulge in traditional music and cuisine.
  • Discover the ancient and culturally rich city of Fes, one of Morocco's imperial cities. Explore the UNESCO-listed medina, known for its maze-like streets, historic mosques

Itinerary

Depart from Fes and travel through the Middle Atlas Mountains, passing through charming Berber villages and scenic landscapes. Visit the cedar forests of Ifrane, known as "Little Switzerland," and explore the beautiful Ziz Valley. Arrive in Merzouga, where you'll witness the mesmerizing sunset over the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Spend the night in a comfortable desert camp, enjoying traditional music and stargazing.

Wake up early to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the Sahara Desert. Embark on a thrilling camel trek into the heart of the dunes, immersing yourself in the serenity and vastness of the desert. Reach a remote oasis and enjoy a traditional Berber breakfast. Explore the surrounding area, perhaps trying your hand at sandboarding or simply relaxing in the tranquil desert atmosphere. In the evening, savor a delicious dinner at the desert camp, accompanied by live music and cultural performances.

After breakfast, bid farewell to the desert and travel through the scenic Atlas Mountains. Pass through the beautiful Todra Gorges, known for their towering cliffs, and continue to the Dades Valley, famous for its stunning landscapes. Drive along the famous Road of a Thousand Kasbahs, stopping to explore the charming kasbahs and villages along the way. Finally, reach Marrakech, where your desert tour concludes.

Includes/Excludes

Includes

  • dinner and breakfast
  • transportation
  • Make stop everywhere
  • Camel ride
  • English speaking driver

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
What should I pack for the desert tour?

When packing for the desert tour, it’s important to consider the varying temperatures and conditions. Here are some essential items to pack:

Lightweight and breathable clothing for the daytime, including long sleeves and pants to protect from the sun.
Warmer layers for the evenings and early mornings, as desert temperatures can drop significantly.
Comfortable walking shoes for exploring the desert and climbing sand dunes.
Sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect against the strong desert sun.
A scarf or shawl to shield your face from wind and sand.
Toiletries and personal items, including wet wipes for freshening up in the desert.
A small backpack or day bag to carry essentials during the camel trek

Is the camel trek suitable for everyone?

The camel trek is generally suitable for most people; however, it’s important to consider certain factors. Riding a camel can be a unique experience, but it may not be suitable for individuals with back problems, joint issues, or pregnancy. Additionally, it’s important to be prepared for some physical activity, as you’ll be riding a camel and walking on sand dunes. If you have any concerns or specific health conditions, it’s recommended to consult with your tour operator beforehand. They can provide guidance on alternative arrangements or accommodations to ensure your comfort and safety during the tour.

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3-day Journey from Fes to Marrakech Desert tour

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