3 Days Sahara Desert tour from Fes to Merrakech to Merzouga Dunes

3 Days Sahara Desert tour from Fes to Merrakech to Merzouga Dunes

Itinerary

Itinerary
Day 1: Fes - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi (532km)

We begin our 3-day desert journey from Fez to Marrakech via Sahara at 8:00 a.m. We travel to Midelt across the Atlas Mountains and the Middle Atlas Cedar Forests. We drive through Ifrane, a charming ski resort, and Azrou, a significant handicraft center specializing in cedar woodwork. We'll stop for lunch in Midelt. in the afternoon; We'll drive to Erfoud and the desert when we arrive at Erg Chebbi's dunes, a short offroad leads to the edge of the golden dunes, where camels await your arrival. Your luggage will be loaded into a 4x4 car and taken to the camp to enjoy a lovely camel ride across the sand dunes while watching the majestic sunset on your way. You will be greeted with tea and smiles when you arrive at your destination. You'll be guided to your magnificent, private tents with private bathrooms and showers, where you can rest before dinner. After a tasty supper, a joyful environment is created with musical performances by the staff and cameleers under the starry night!

Day 2: Merzouga - Rissani - Todra Gorges - Dades Gorges (304km)

Wake up to magnificent sunrise views and breakfast in the open air; pack your luggage and leave the dunes behind, either on camels or by 4x4. We return to the asphalt roads and travel to Erfoud, which is famous for its fossils. Drive through palm trees and desert-like savannah. We stop for lunch and then go for a short walk in the Todra Gorges. We make our way to Dades Gorge, where we will rest In the motel for dinner and spend the night there.

Day 3: Dades Gorges- Skoura - Ouarzazate- Ait Ben haddou - Marrakech (356km)

 After Breakfast, We'll take a short walk through the gorges and then continue our 3-day Morocco desert tour. We'll travel through El Kelaa Magona, also known as the Valley of the Roses, and the road of a thousand Kasbahs, to reach the Dades Valley. We explore Ouarzazate and continue to have lunch in the village of Ait Benhadou. We'll have time to visit the famous protected UNESCO monument, featured in numerous films, including Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, and others. Finally, we'll drive through the Tichka Pass back to Marrakech.

The price includes :

  • An air-conditioned 4x4 or Minivan, depending on the number of the group.
  • Fuel
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech & Fes accommodations.
  • Overnight in Dades gorges or Skoura in a traditional, comfortable Hotel. Possibility to upgrade to a deluxe hotel on a private tour
  • Camel Trek to overnight in Luxury Camp with Ensuite-bathroom and shower
  • Private rooms/tents
  • Dinner and breakfast are included daily.
  • Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,...Etc
  • Local guide in Ait Ben Haddou
  • No forced shopping
  • No hidden costs

Extra costs to be expected :

  • Lunch (Full Menus cost an average of 10€, and you can order "á la carte" in most places)
  • Drinks (if you drink a lot of water, you can purchase a package of 6 bottles from a small shop)

· Entrance fees to optional ouarzazate and Skoura visits:

o Cinema Museum : 30MAD per person

o Kasbah Taourirte: 20MAD per person

o Atlas Cinema studio : 50MAD per person

o CLA cinema studio : 50MAD per person

o Amridil Kasbah in Skoura: 20MAD per person

  • Gratuities (optional)

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