On this 3 days Morocco desert tour you will travel from Fes to Marrakech, passing through Ifran, Midelt, Merzouga, Rissani, Todra Gorge, Dades Gorges, Ouarzazate, and Ait Benhaddou along the way. Admire the spectacular scenery of the Atlas Mountains, experience the culture and traditions of the Berber people, enjoy camel rides across the sand dunes in the desert, and explore the historical Kasbahs in the various towns.
3 Days 12+ Age Private Marrakech Desert Trips
Private 3 days Desert tour from Marrakesh to Marzouga price per person
1 -> 665€/person 2 -> 365€/person 3 -> 265€/person 4 -> 215€/person 5 -> 185€/person 6 -> 170€/person 7 -> 165€/person 8 -> 155€/person 9 -> 150€/person 10-17 -> 135€/person
.A/C modern 4×4 or van driven by an English speaking river /guide
.Pick up from your Fes hotel / Riad
.Sunset camel ride in Erg Chebbi
.Overnight at a Saharara desert camp in Erg Chebbi Dinner and breakfast are included.
.Sunrise Camel Ride
.Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation NOT INCLUDED:
.Lunches on the way
.Optional local guide in Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou
Day 1: Fes – Ifran – Azrou – Midlet – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga (562 km-8 h)
In the morning around 7 am you’ll start travelling southeast to Errachidia via Ifran, It’s was the capital of the Jewish Kingdom in the distant past, then to Merzouga via Midlet, Ziz Valley and Ziz gorges towards the Sahara Desert. Stopping at the famous and the largest cedar forest in Morocco, where you may well sight Barbarian apes, your journey continues along the luxuriant Ziz Oasis, stopping for panoramic views along the way and driving through the welcoming Berber villages getting to Erfoud, then Rissani, the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty – the current ruling royal family in Morocco. After relaxing a few minutes in Merzouga, you go on the camels who are waiting to take you on an adventure in the sand dunes, it’s a good opportunity to see a wonderful sunset. You will spend the night in an equipped Berber camp with drums music in the heart of the gold Sahara desert.
Day 2: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades valley and Gorge (251 km -4 h)
If we wake up early enough, we can watch the spectacle of sunrise, when the colour of the dunes combines with the play of shadows to make an awesome sight. After breakfast, we ride the camels for a couple of hours (or less; it is up to you) before leaving for Tinghir and Todra Gorges for lunch. The road passes through Tinejdad and the Todra Valley. This stunning area affords plenty of opportunities to walk, such as along the river through the gardens or up the road on the other side of the gorge. Later, we will continue to the Dades Valley and the Dades Gorges before spending the night in a hotel.
Day 3: Dades Valley – Rose Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Atlas Mount – Marrakech (324 km- 6 h)
After breakfast, we will drive through the villages of this charming area,. passing fields cultivated by the Berber women,. with the peaks of the High Atlas as a fitting backdrop. Our journey will then continue toward Ouarzazate, along the Valley of the Roses,. famous for its Rose Festival in May, and past the Kasbahs of Skoura oasis. then to Ouarzazate, known as Hollywood of Morocco, we will visit the cinematographic museum, Than the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a World Heritage site and the backdrop to many Hollywood blockbusters, this is the most famous kasbah in Morocco. From here start crossing the highest pass in Africa, Tizi n’Tichka, was controlled. At late afternoon we will arrive in Marrakech.