3-Day Desert Tour to Marrakech

Discover the desert on this 3-day tour that takes you on a journey from Fez to Marrakech, the desert landscape of Merzouga, the traditional Berber villages of Erfoud and Rissani,… Read more
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£ 290.00
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About this tour

Discover the desert on this 3-day tour that takes you on a journey from Fez to Marrakech, the desert landscape of Merzouga, the traditional Berber villages of Erfoud and Rissani, the stunning Dades Valley, the “Gateway to the Desert” Ouarzazate and the UNESCO World Heritage site of kasbah Ait Benhaddou. The tour includes transportation, accommodation, breakfast & Dinner and guided visits to the various sites, allowing visitors to experience the local culture and hospitality of the Berber people and learn about the history and culture of Morocco.

Itinerary

What's included

Day 1: Fez to Merzouga Desert

Traveling at 08h from Fez to Merzouga is a journey that takes you from the medieval city of Fez to the desert landscape of Merzouga, passing through the beautiful Middle Atlas Mountains and Ziz Valley, where you can see traditional Berber villages and stunning landscapes. Once in Merzouga, you will have the opportunity to experience the thrill of camel trekking and spend the night in a traditional desert camp. You will cross the dunes and admire the sunset and the colors in perpetual evolution. After a traditional dinner with Berber rhythms, you will spend the night under the stars in a nomad tent in the middle of the desert.

Accommodation:
Private Luxury Tent (Merzouga Desert Camp)
Meals included:
Breakfast & Dinner
Activities included:
Camel Ride

Day 2: Dades Valley & Todra Gorge

You will wake up early to watch the sunrise over the Erg Chebbi sand dunes (optional), before continuing on to Ouarzazate via Dades Valley. The Dades Valley is known for its stunning rock formations, known as “monkey toes”, and traditional Berber villages. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the valley’s kasbahs, palmeries, and traditional Berber houses, and learn about the local culture and way of life. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the Dades Gorges and Todra Gorges, which offer spectacular views and great hiking opportunities. After a short lunch break, the tour continues to Ouarzazate, known as the “Gateway to the Desert”. In Ouarzazate, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the the Atlas Film Studios, where many famous movies have been filmed.

Accommodation:
Kasbah Stay
Meals included:
Breakfast & Dinner
Activities included:
Visit Kasbah Taourirt
Visit Atlas Film Studio
Additional Notes:
Kasbah Taourirt Entry Fee (2 Euro per person)
Atlas Film Studio Entry Fee (8 Euro per person)

Day 3: Ouarzazate to Marrakesh via Kasbah Ait Benhaddou – End of the Tour

Ouarzazate to Marrakech is a scenic drive through the beautiful Atlas Mountains of Morocco. One of the highlights of this trip is a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. One of the must-see stops on this journey is the Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. This fortress-like village is one of the best-preserved kasbahs in Morocco and has been used as a location for many famous movies and TV shows, including Gladiator and Game of Thrones. After spending some time exploring the Kasbah and taking in the views, the trip continues to Marrakech, a vibrant and historic city often referred to as the “Pearl of the South”. End of our services.

Meals included:
Breakfast
Optional Extras
Marrakech Full Day Tour
Agafay Quad, Camel & Dinner
Essaouira / Ouzoud Day Trip

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Pickup
Fez Hotel / Riad
Dropoff
Marrakech Hotel / Riad
Inclusions
  • Transportation by A/C Minibus
  • Professional driver
  • Local Guide at Kasbah Aït Benhaddou
  • Camel trek in Erg Chebbi to watch the sunset and sunrise
  • 1 Night stay at desert camp at Erg Chebbi (incl dinner and breakfast)
  • 1 Night stay in Dades Hotel (incl dinner and breakfast)
  • Guaranteed Departures
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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