3 Days From Fes to Marrakech through Merzouga desert

Fes, Morocco

Duration

3 days

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Overview

Embark on an epic Moroccan adventure on this captivating 3-day journey from Fes to Marrakech, traversing the mesmerizing Merzouga Desert. Immerse yourself in the contrasting landscapes of Morocco, transitioning from the bustling city of Fes to the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi.

Experience the Magic of Morocco:

Dreaming of exploring the vast Moroccan desert and experiencing the vibrant culture? Look no further! This guide unveils everything you need to know about booking a thrilling 3 day tour from Fes to Marrakech via the Merzouga Desert. We’ll break down the itinerary step-by-step, highlighting the captivating sights and unique experiences that await you.

Included/Exclude

  • 4×4 Tour Fuel Driver guide.
  • Night in Desert camp Dinner breakfast.
  • Camel ride in the Desert.
  • Lunches.
  • Drinks.

Tour Plan

Kick off your Moroccan adventure with a morning departure from Fes. Our journey unfolds through diverse landscapes, starting with a stop in the charming town of Ifrane, known for its cool climate and playful monkeys. After lunch in Midelt, we'll delve into the breathtaking Ziz Valley, a verdant oasis contrasting the approaching desert. Passing through Berber villages, we reach Erfoud, a town famous for its date fossils. In Merzouga, a warm welcome awaits – a refreshing mint tea sets the stage for Berber hospitality. As the sun dips below the horizon, embark on a camel trek across the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi, witnessing a magical desert sunset. Settle into your comfortable tent camp for the night, ready to be embraced by the magic of the desert.
Rise with the sun and witness a spectacle that will leave you speechless. As the first rays of light paint the Erg Chebbi dunes in vibrant hues, capture the breathtaking panorama with your camera. Savor a delicious breakfast at the desert camp, fueling up for the day's adventures. A Journey Through Water-Carved Wonders: We bid farewell to the mesmerizing desert and embark on a journey towards the Dades Valley. En route, a must-see awaits – the Todra Gorges. Carved by the Todra River over millions of years, these towering cliffs, reaching up to 300 meters, are a testament to nature's power. Enjoy a walk through the gorge, following the path of the river and marveling at the unique rock formations. This natural wonder is a popular spot for trekking and rock climbing, and with its dramatic landscapes, it's sure to leave a lasting impression (Search for "Todra Gorges Morocco" to learn more!). Dades Valley Delights: Reaching the Dades Valley in the afternoon, prepare to be captivated by its dramatic beauty. Towering cliffs and colorful kasbahs create a truly awe-inspiring scene. Keep an eye out for the whimsical "Monkey Fingers" rock formations, their shapes resembling the primates' hands. This evening, we'll settle into our comfortable accommodation in the Dades Valley, a haven to rest and reflect on the day's experiences.
Fuel up for the final leg of your journey with a delicious Berber breakfast at your Dades Valley accommodation. Our first stop is Kalaat Mougouna, a charming town nestled amidst the Atlas Mountains. Here, immerse yourself in the local rose industry with a visit to a rose cooperative. Learn about the traditional distillation techniques used to create fragrant rose products, a unique cultural experience (Search for "Moroccan rose water" to learn more about this prized product!). Contrasting Landscapes & Hollywood Magic: Prepare to be surprised! Our journey continues towards Skoura, an oasis of tranquility amidst the arid landscape. Palm groves line the riverbanks, creating a refreshing contrast to the dramatic Dades Valley. Movie buffs, rejoice! Our next stop is Ouarzazate, nicknamed "Hollywood of Morocco" for its use as a filming location for countless movies. Take a peek behind the scenes with a visit to a local film studio, where your imagination can run wild picturing famous scenes. A UNESCO Wonder & Scenic Farewell: Prepare to be awestruck by the imposing sight of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This fortified village, dating back to the 17th century, is a captivating example of traditional Moroccan architecture. Explore its maze-like alleys, climb the ramparts for breathtaking views, and step back in time as you delve into Morocco's rich history. A Delicious Farewell & Scenic Journey: After a final delicious lunch, we bid farewell to the breathtaking landscapes and embark on the journey back to Marrakech. As we traverse the High Atlas Mountains, keep your eyes peeled for panoramic vistas, capturing the beauty of this majestic mountain range. Finally, we arrive in the bustling city of Marrakech, where you'll be transferred to your hotel, bringing this unforgettable 3-day adventure to a close.

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Whether you crave a cultural immersion, seek thrilling outdoor activities, or simply want a leisurely exploration, this tour can be tailored to align seamlessly with your unique needs. From selecting specific destinations and crafting a personalized itinerary to choosing accommodation preferences and adjusting the pace of the journey, the possibilities are as diverse as your imagination.

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