3 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech

1 Day:Fes » Ifrane » Azrou » Midelt » Ziz Valley » Erfoud » Merzouga Dunes

The trip to Merzouga is a pretty long journey, we start the trip very early from Fes to Merzouga village, near the dunes of Erg Chebbi, passing by Ifrane. This city is known by Moroccans as small Switzerland of Morocco. We will have a stop here and also in the next villages for a photo stop. Then we drive further direction Midelt where we have a lunch break before continuing the journey to the valley of Ziz to arrive in the end of the day at the sand dunes. Night will be in a camp in Berber tents in the middle of the Moroccan Sahara desert. We also will have a camel ride around the camp and enjoy the sunset from the top of sand dunes of Merzouga. 

2 Day: Merzouga Sahara Desert » Boumalne Dades Valley

Today; Getting up early to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the dunes. This place is ideal to make great pictures. After breakfast, we drive from Merzouga towards the valley of the Dades known as the valley of 1000 Kasbahs, passing by Erfoud where you may visit a marble manufacturing factory where they make tables and alternative handicrafts. On the way, we will have the opportunity to enjoy views on the green oasis full of the palm trees and visit the Todgha Gorge in Tinghir. The steep walls of the Todra gorge are 300 meters high. After a short walk, we continue our trip to the Dades Gorge. Overnight in a guesthouse where you have the occasion to share a some of the traditions of Berbers. This would be the best opportunity.

3 Day: Boumalne Dades Valley » Rose Valley » Ouarzazate » Marrakech

After breakfast; we will drive through the villages of this charming area. passing fields cultivated by the Berber women. with the peaks of the High Atlas as a fitting backdrop. Our journey will then continue toward Ouarzazate. along the Valley of the Roses. famous for its Rose Festival in May, and past the Kasbahs of Skoura oasis. then to Ouarzazate. known as Hollywood of Morocco, we will visit the cinematographic museum, Than the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a World Heritage site and the backdrop to many Hollywood blockbusters, this is the most famous kasbah in Morocco. From here start crossing the highest pass in Africa, Tizi n’Tichka, was controlled. At late afternoon we will arrive in Marrakech. End of our Sahara desert short tour.