This 2-Day Desert tour from Fes to Marrakech is a great chance to travel through the Ziz valley and the most important places in the southeast of the country. Discover Berber villages and Erg Chebbi dunes landscapes. Also, you will take a camel ride and night at Berber tent in the Merzouga Sahara. The price for the 2-Day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech via Erg Chebbi desert depends on the number of travelers, type of accommodations (Standard or Luxury), and the season. Please feel free to contact us anytime.
* Duration : 2 days / 1 night
* Departure time : 7/8 am
* Starting point : Your hotel / Riad / Airport in Fez
* Ending point : Your hotel / Riad / Airport in Marrakech
Highlights of 2-Day Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech
Stop at Azrou cedar forest and see Barbary Apes Panoramic aspects of Erg Chebbi dunes Experience Camel ride in Merzouga Sahara Watch Sunset over the sand dunes Do Sand Boarding activity Hearty dinner and party around campfire (Berber Drums) Overnight Camping at Merzouga Desert Camp Stop at the UNESCO world heritage of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah Spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains landscapes
Fes To Marrakech 2 Days Itinerary
Day 01 Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erg Chebbi Dunes.
Your 2 days from Fes to Marrakech will begin at 8:00 am. Our driver will pick you up and and start driving south towards Morocco Desert of Merzouga. You will have a stop in Ifrane, known as the switezland of Morocco to enjoy its beauty and to have a memoriable photos. After that you will head towardsAzrou to see the monkeys in the cedar forest which will keep you amused. We Continue to Midelt for a lunch meal in a restaurant. In the afternoon, we will cross the pass of TIZI N TALGHAMT to reach Errachidia while admiring the views of Ziz gorges. Later on, you will have a stop for a panoramic view of Ziz valley. The drive continues to Erg Chebbi Dunes passing by Aoufous and Erfoud (the last is famous with fossils and dates) where you may want to visit a local fossil craft workshop. After that you will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes. Arrive to the hotel and get ready for a camel trek for an hour and half to enjoy the sunset. While on the back of your dromedary, you will continue to the camp for an overnight in traditional nomad tent. Dinner and spend the night in a bivouac in the middle of the dunes.
Day 02 Erg Chebbi Dune-Erfoud-Tinejdad-Todra Gorges- Dades Gorge- KelaaM’gouna-Ouarzazate-AitBenhaddou-TiziN’tichka Pass-Marrakech
Wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the dune in the Sahara Desert then have your breakfast. After these beautiful moments, you will ride your camel back to the hotel where you can shower. We depart towards Tineghir passing by Erfoud and Tinejdad. Have a break for lunch. In the afternoon, we will continue to Todra gorges via Tineghir. Stopping along the way for photos and admiring the views. Arrival to Todra Gorges to enjoy its marvelous Canyons views while hiking on foot. Later on, we drive to Boumalne du dades or Kelaa M’gouna and stopping for a panoramic view of dades valley. In the afternoon, we drive to Ouarzazate via Skoura . Stopping for a panoramic view of the kasbah of Taourirt then another photo stop near the atlas film studios. After that you will visit the Kasbah of AitBenhaddou. This Kasbah is one the UNESCO WORLD Heritage Site. Many movies were filmed there such as: Gladiator…and Lawrence of Arabia. Depending on time, We might visit the Kasbah of Telouet which was occupied by the Pacha Glaoui during his reign and is frequented by Moroccan travellers. It sits in the village of Telouet nestled outside the Onilla Valley. The Harem and reception hall areas give one a good idea of the former luxury in which El Glaoui lived, as well as a look at the Andalusian style of decorating. However, the older parts of the Kasbah are in complete ruins, making it difficult to see properly. Walking through the crumbling passageways is like walking through a maze and some have gotten lost exploring the dilapidated Kasbah. Then we will drive to Marrakech over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the TiziN’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Drop off in Marrakech.
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Services included in price
Private transportation and all related costs (gas, parking, tolls, etc)
* Experienced English-speaking driver (guide)
* En suite rooms with A/C heater with dinner and breakfast
* Overnight in Nomad desert camp with guide (private tents) with dinner and breakfast/ Sandboarding
* Accommodations with breakfast in other cities
* Pick-up from and drop-off at your accommodation.
* Option to visit a nomad or berber family
* Free time to explore interesting sites such as Ait Benhaddou, kasbahs, walks and canyons, breaks for photos etc.
* Services not included in price:
Personal and Alcoholic beverages
* Tips and gratuities