MARRAKECH TO FES MOROCCO DESERT TOUR – 3 DAYS

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MARRAKECH
FES
Max People : 17

SHARED MARRAKECH TO FES TOUR 3 DAYS MOROCCO DESERT DETAILS

Our Marrakech to Fes tour departs on the first day from Marrakech and heads towards the High Atlas Mountains. We’ll pass through Tizi n’Tichka, the highest mountain pass in Morocco, and stop at Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site that has served as the backdrop for many famous films. We’ll then continue through the Valley of the Roses and arrive in Dades Gorges, where we’ll spend the night in a local hotel.

On the second day, we’ll drive through the stunning Todra Gorge and then into the vast expanse of the Sahara desert. Here, we’ll have the opportunity to ride camels and experience the thrill of crossing the desert dunes. As night falls, we’ll arrive at our traditional desert camp and enjoy a delicious dinner while gazing at the stars above.

Finally, on the last day of the tour, we’ll head to the city of Erfoud, famous for its fossils, and the annual Date Festival. We’ll then travel to Fez, passing through cedar forests and the Middle Atlas Mountains, before arriving in the city late afternoon. Throughout the tour, you’ll be accompanied by an experienced local guide who will share their knowledge of the region’s history, culture, and traditions.

MARRAKECH TO FES MOROCCO DESERT TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi Ntichka pass
  • Visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah of Ait Ben Hadou
  • Pass by Dades Valley, Rose Valley, and the road of 1001 Kasbahs
  • Walk along the stream in Todra oasis to the massive cliffs of Tdgha Canyons
  • Camel ride for a dramatic sunset / sunrise view over Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Spend the night at under a Berber tent in the Merzouga Sahara desert camp
  • Cross the Middle Atlas Mountains with its cedar forests

MARRAKECH TO FES MOROCCO TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1MARRAKECH – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – KASBAH AIT BEN HADOU – TINGHIR

Your Marrakech to Fes desert tour will start early in the morning. We depart Marrakech at 07h30 AM to Dades Kelaat Mgouna and cross the High Atlas Mountains to reach Tizi-n-Tichka, one of Morocco’s highest road passes (2260m). Here you will have the opportunity to take some perfect photos of this breathtaking view. We will drive through small Berber villages and beautiful landscapes to reach Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou the UNESCO world heritage, which also served as a set for various Hollywood blockbusters.

After lunch, we drive to Kelaat Mgouna Dades, the Valley of the Roses Season in (mid-April to mid-May) before we reach our hotel.
Dinner and overnight.

Day 2TINGHIR – MERZOUGA – SAHARA DESERT

After breakfast, we travel to the spectacular gorge Todra (the highest oasis in Morocco). The gorge is cut into the ochre-colored cliffs of the High Atlas. Its walls are 300 meters high and at their most narrow part are 20 meters apart, the area is absolutely beautiful, and the sky is so blue. There are some significant climbing areas geared towards beginners with good bolt and anchor placement with moderate grades. It is easy to find climbing in all grades.

After lunch, you will make your way toward Tinjdad to see the underground canal system, which is called Khettara. It is an old irrigation system.

We reach Merzouga, which is known for the highest dunes in North Africa. It is called the Erg Chebbi Sahara desert. On our way, we will have the chance to see many oases, such as the Oasis of Tinjdad. After we arrive at Rissani, we will continue our way, enjoying the green oasis of palm trees of Ziz –Tafilalet and the Hamada before arriving in Merzouga. There you will ride camels, a fantastic adventure in the sand dunes. We will spend the night in an equipped desert camp in the middle of the Sahara dunes! This is a great opportunity to take lovely sunset and sunrise pictures. We will now explore the secrets of the Sahara and its unlimited horizons. Overnight in a Nomad Tent, dinner & breakfast

Day 3MERZOUGA – MIDELT – IFRAN – FES

You will wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi, possibly the best moment of the Merzouga desert. Make your way after breakfast to Fes through the Ziz valley which has an amazing view of palm trees that is worths a stop for pictures. Then, we drive to the cedar forest of Azrou. There you will see a colony of monkeys along the road which will keep you amused.

You will have plenty of opportunities to stretch your legs as you will stop for coffee, lunch, photographs, travel through forests, valleys, and mountains. We will reach the Switzerland of Morocco which is Ifrane city. It is considered to be the cleanest and the best city in Morocco. We will then drop you off at your Riad / Hotel at around 6 PM in Fes. That’s  Will be the end of our Marrakech to Fes desert tour.

Departure Time

7:30 AM

Price Includes

  • Pick up from your riad / hotel in Marrakech
  • Transportation with A/C Max 17 people
  • Driver guide (Multilingual)
  • 1 Night in a Hotel (Dinner & Breakfast)
  • Camel ride in the dunes
  • Sandboarding in the dunes
  • Overnight camping in Erg Chebbi Merzouga Desert (Dinner & Breakfast)
  • Drop off at your Fez riad / hotel

Price Excludes

  • Drinks
  • Lunches
  • Accommodation in Marrakech & Fes
  • Flight tickets
  • Entrance Fees
FAQ

Do I need to have a VISA to enter Morocco?

People that possess the US, Canadian, UK nationalities do not require a visa to enter Morocco as a tourist.

If you’re a citizen in one of the countries listed below, you do not need a visa to enter Morocco:

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Denmark, European Union, Finland, Guinea, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Korea, Kuwait, Libya, Liechtenstein, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Niger, Norway, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, and Venezuela.

Your passport must be valid for atlas six months in order to enter Morocco. Please make sure that you stamp your passport once you’re in Morocco. That will allow you to stay for up to 90 days. Entry fees are not charged.

What do I need to wear?

* You can wear clothes that are adequate for each season in Morocco.
* You can check information about the weather in Morocco.

Can I show up without making a reservation?

Unfortunately, you can not.

Reservations are required in order to have a guaranteed spot on all of our tours.

Reservations also help us determine what you might need. Otherwise, Signature Morocco will not be able to ensure that its tours to remain manageable and joyous.

You will be notified if the tour changed due to unwanted circumstances.

What is the difference between the shared tour and private tours options?

On the shared tour, you will have your own private room and private tent in the desert, you will be sharing only transportation. For the private tour we have 3 options, the STANDARD, MEDIUM and LUXURY, the standard option includes standard hotel and standard desert camp, the MEDIUM option includes mid-range hotel and standard desert camp and the LUXURY option includes a luxury hotel and luxury desert camp with private ensuite bathroom

What makes this tour special than other tours offered by other companies?

For the shared tour, we made our groups small to keep our tour unique and provide a unique experience, the maximum size is 17 persons which give you an opportunity to meet other travellers around the world,
* Our tour is arranged by our company and our guides (100% locals), we don’t use a third party.

is the first night hotel in Dades Valley private?

Yes. Your first-night hotel room in Dades Valley is private with ensuite bathroom, and the room is also air-conditioned

is the second night desert camp tent in Erg Chebbi private?

Yes it is. You will have a private tent in Erg Chebbi desert camp

Are bathrooms in the the camp private?

No, they are not

Shall we bring our own towels and bathroom condiments for the desert camp?

Yes, please.

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