3 days Tour Marrakech To Fes


an enchanting journey through the Moroccan expanse with our 3 days tour Marrakech to Fes, where the vast Sahara desert beckons. Traverse from the vibrant red city of Marrakech to the cultural haven of Fes, unveiling the captivating allure of Southeast Morocco. This immersive experience promises a splendid exploration of the region’s diverse landscapes and cultural gems.

Over the course of this 3-day odyssey, wind your way through the dramatic scenery of the High Atlas mountains, reaching the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. Delve into the cinematic charm of Ouarzazate, known as the Hollywood of Africa, and find repose in the scenic valley of Boumalne Dades for a memorable overnight stay.

The 3-day Marrakech to Fes desert tour promises not only a visual feast of landscapes but also an immersive experience, allowing you to savor the magic of Morocco from the vibrant cityscapes to the serene desert expanse.

Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Valley

  • Start in Marrakech and head towards the High Atlas Mountains.
  • Visit Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its ancient kasbah.
  • Continue to Ouarzazate, often referred to as the “Hollywood of Morocco.”
  • Journey through Dades Valley, famous for its stunning landscapes.

Day 2: Dades Valley to Merzouga Desert

  • Explore Dades Valley in the morning.
  • Proceed to Tinghir Oasis and Todgha Canyon for breathtaking natural scenery.
  • Reach Merzouga Desert and experience the unique landscapes of the Sahara.
  • Optionally, enjoy camel trekking and spend the night in a desert camp.

Day 3: Merzouga Desert to Fes

  • Depart from Merzouga and travel through Ziz Valley.
  • Cross the Middle Atlas Mountains and visit Ifrane, known for its alpine architecture.
  • Reach Fes, a historic city with a rich cultural heritage.

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We will start the adventure of our 3 Days Marrakech to Fes  with a punctual 8:00 AM hotel/riad pick-up in Marrakech. As you bid farewell to the city, your expedition unfolds southeastward, navigating the breathtaking High Atlas mountains. Revel in the picturesque landscapes dotted with traditional Berber villages, providing an ideal backdrop for capturing memorable photographs during our carefully curated scenic stops along the way.

A delightful lunch awaits in the charming village of Ait Ben Haddou, where you’ll also delve into the exploration of the ancient Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. This UNESCO World Heritage site, a “fortified village” since 1987, has graced the silver screen in iconic films like Lawrence of Arabia, Babel, and Gladiator, adding a cinematic layer to your journey.

The odyssey continues with a brief pause in Ouarzazate, offering an optional glimpse into Africa’s largest film studio. Our route then meanders through Boumalne, treating you to a scenic drive through the Valley of Roses. Optionally, you may choose to explore the distinctive rock formations known as the “monkey fingers” in Dades Valley, either on this day or the following, based on your preference.

Covering an approximate driving distance of 353 km, our journey spans a leisurely 6 hours and 30 minutes, ensuring you not only reach your accommodation but also allowing for exploration or relaxation at your own pace. The immersive experience of this leg of the tour sets the stage for the enchanting days that follow.


After indulging in a delightful breakfast, our next destination is Tinghir, where a scenic pause awaits at a charming viewpoint. From this vantage point, soak in the breathtaking sight of a verdant oasis, graced by palm trees and historic kasbahs. The exploration continues with a visit to the awe-inspiring Todgha Canyon, a dramatic gorge sculpted by the meandering Todgha River, reaching depths of up to 300 meters.

En route to the Merzouga desert, your guide may suggest a visit to a Berber shop. Here, you’ll have the chance to don a traditional Berber outfit, creating lasting memories through captivating photographs, all at no additional cost. Any potential purchases are entirely optional; feel free to convey your preferences to your guide, and this stop will be gracefully bypassed.

Upon reaching Merzouga, a 4×4 vehicle will transport your luggage to the camp, freeing you to embark on a mesmerizing camel trek. As the sun descends, painting the Erg Chebbi dunes in vivid hues of red and orange, prepare for a truly enchanting spectacle. An unforgettable night unfolds in the embrace of the Sahara Desert’s local culture, featuring drumming sessions, captivating storytelling, and the opportunity to marvel at the star-studded night sky.

Covering an approximate driving distance of 275 km, our journey spans a leisurely 4 hours, ensuring each moment is savored as we traverse the captivating landscapes en route to Merzouga.


Commence your day with the magic of an early sunrise, casting a serene and captivating glow over the desert landscape. Following a satisfying breakfast at the camp, you have the option to return to the town of Merzouga, either on a camel trek or in the comfort of a 4×4 vehicle. Bid farewell to Merzouga as you set course for Fez.

En route, our journey unfolds with a pause at a panoramic viewpoint, offering a sweeping vista of the picturesque Ziz Valley. This valley is characterized by lush palm groves and charming villages, creating a visual feast for the senses. Traverse through the Cedar forest of the Middle Atlas, keeping a keen eye out for the Barbary Apes, a unique species adapted to colder climates. A brief stop in Ifrane, often referred to as the ‘Switzerland of Morocco,’ provides an opportune moment to refresh and indulge in a leisurely coffee break.

This Marrakech to Fes desert tour reaches its culmination upon your arrival in Fes, marked by a drop-off at your accommodation in the late afternoon. Spanning an approximate driving distance of 500 km, our journey unfolds over a leisurely 7 hours and 30 minutes, ensuring a comfortable and picturesque passage through the varied landscapes that bridge the desert and the cultural richness of Fes.