Marrakesh To Fes Via Erg Chebbi 3, 4 & 5 Day Desert Tours, Camel Rides:
Marrakesh To Fes via Erg Chebbi 3, 4 & 5 Day Desert Tours:
Marrakech To Fes Desert Tours via Erg Chebbi run on daily basis all year round, they are listed below in 3, 4 and 5 day desert tour itineraries with an overnight in tented camp and sunset camel trek. Marrakesh To Fes Tours & Camel Treks are "Guaranteed" with a minimum of 2 participants or more.
You may choose to join one of the pre-booked tour or book a new tour departing any day and let us advertise seats for fellow travelers, this way you will make new friends and bring the costs down a bit.
If you choose to book a Marrakesh to Fes private desert tour or camel trek, we do not advertise seats, therefore you will be traveling with only my colleague in the vehicle for the entire trip.
Links To: Marrakesh To Fes Via Erg Chebbi 3, 4 & 5 Day Desert Tours:
Marrakech To Fes Desert Tours 3 Days / 2 Nights
Marrakech To Fes Desert Tours 4 Days / 3 Nights
Marrakech To Fes Desert Tours 5 Days / 4 Nights
What's included in Marrakech to Fes desert tours & camel treks prices
What's difference between 3,4 and 5 day Marrakesh to Fes tours
How to book a Marrakech to Fes desert tour & camel trek
Marrakesh to Fes Tour Via Erg Chebbi Desert 3 Days & 2 Nights: Itinerary
DAY 1: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate Or Skoura Palmary
Departure takes place in front of your hotel or riad in Marrakech towards Ouarzazate through the Tizi- N-Tichka pass (2260m) in the High Atlas Mountains. From Marrakech to Ouarzazate, you will enjoy a snaky road, beautiful landscapes with different colours and the Berber villages along the way between Marrakech and Ouarzazate, the doorway to the Sahara desert. The next destination is a UNESCO world heritage site since 1987 called teh Ksar of "Ait Benhaddou". A few Berber families are still living in this fortified village and supported by UNESCO. Ait Benhaddou Kasbahs are one of many locations served as a natural decors for many movies which were shot in the area such as "Lawrence of Arabia and Jesus of Nazareth" Take a walk and cross the dried river with your guide to discover Ait Benhaddou and dominate the Kasbahs once you get to the top of the hill. Afterwards, you will head directly to Ouarzazate or Skoura where you spend the first night in a Moroccan typical hotel. Dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate or Skoura Palmary.
DAY 2: Ouarzazate or Skoura - Todra Gorges - Merzouga Dunes (Erg Chebbi)
After breakfast, departure from your hotel in Ouarzazate at 8 a.m., taking the road of 1000 kasbahs, you first get to Skoura palm grove where most of beautiful Kasbahs of the southern Morocco are located (Amerhidil Kasbah, Ait Abbou kasbah...). The next city is Kelaat Mgouna, a Berber city that celebrates the festival of roses each year, every first week end of May is an opportunity for locals to meet and sell the rose water and other products made from the rose. You will continue along the valley of roses until Boumalen Dades, another Berber village on the road of 1000 kasbahs. 45 km further, you will get to Tineghir with it's beautiful palm grove, and Jewish quarter. You continue to the gorges of Todra, free time for lunch and trek along the canyons of about 300 m high. Afterwards you will leave to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga Sahara desert. Enjoy a camel ride for 1h30 at the sunset to get to the oasis where the camp is located. Spend the night in the bivouac at Merzouga Sahara dunes under nomadic tents or outside under shooting stars. Play drums with the camel drivers. Dinner and overnight in Merzouga Sahara desert camp.
DAY 3: Erg Chebbi - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fes
Around 5h30 a.m, you will wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes, possibly the best moment of Merzouga desert, followed by a typical breakfast in the bivouac of Merzouga, then you will ride back the camels, to meet you driver and travel from Merzouga dunes to Fes via the beautiful Ziz valley, Errachida and Midelt. Lunch on the way and short break to watch the monkeys in cedar forests of the middle Atlas close to Azrou city at "Gourrou forests". You will continue to Fes, where your tour from Marrakech to Fes ends. For information Fes is considered to be the 4th largest city of Moroccan kingdom, it is devide into 3 sections (1:Ville Nouvelle built by French protectorate, 2: Fes El Bali or the interior of walls and ramparts and 3: Fes Jdid). In order to access to the medina of Fes, the main gate is Bab Boujeloud.
Marrakesh to Fes Tour Via Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes 4D/3N: Itinerary
DAY 1: Marrakech - High Atlas Mountains - Telouet - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate
Depart at 08:00 from Marrakesh to Ouarzazate via the High Atlas mountains Tizi n'Tichka pass throughout the high Atlas Mountains range. Visit the Telouet Kasbah and the universal Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987. We'll pass through Ouarzazate, or what we call Hollywood of Africa since it is a famous destination for filmmakers. Overnight in Ouarzazate.
DAY 2: Ouarzazate - Dades Valley - Todra Gorges
From Ouarzazate We drive towards Dades Gorges but before we drive along valley of Roses. We get directly to Dades valley where we will enjoy the beautiful green fields of figs and almonds. We will pass through many hamlets and villages along the way before we arrive to Todra Gorges where we will have an overnight in a Kasbah overlooking the river.
DAY 3: Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Merzouga Dunes (Erg Chebbi)
From Todra Gorges we start to drive towards Erg Chebbi along arid landscapes and volcanic mountains of the Anti Atlas, before we pass through a town called Tinjedad the nerve centre of the area. We pass Erfoud, it's very known with it's fossil's factories where they make beautiful shapes and pieces from rock of the neighboring mountains. Then we'll head for the Erg Chebbi sand sea. We continue deeper into the desert landscape, until dunes appear in the middle of nowhere, Overnight Camel Trek in a Berber tented camp.
DAY 4: Erg Chebbi - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fes
After having breakfast, camel trek back to the hotel at the dune line for a quick shower. We drive towards Fes, we stop on the road to enjoy the panoramic views over the Ziz valley before we cross the High Atlas mountains again. We stop by a town called Midelt where we'll have lunch. We pass Azrou then Ifrane and its huge cedar wood forest to see the monkeys. We continue to the legendary city of Fes.
Marrakesh to Fes Tour Via Erg Chebbi Desert 5 Days & 4 Nights: Itinerary
DAY 1: Marrakech - Telouet - Ait Benhaddou - Skoura
Depart at 08:00 from Marrakesh to Ouarzazate via the High Atlas mountains Tizi n'Tichka pass throughout the high Atlas Mountains range. Visit the Telout Kasbah and the universal Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987. We'll pass through Ouarzazate, or what we call Hollywood of Africa.40 Km drive further and we get to the palm groves of Skoura for an overnight here.
DAY 2: Skoura - Dades Valley - Todra Gorges - Tamtatoucht
From Skoura palmery we go further southeast to Dades Gorges and Todgha gorges along arid landscapes and mountains, before we pass through a town called Tineghir the nerve centre of the area. We head along Todra valley which is huge by it's oasis and palm grooves. Why not a short walk across the palmary with a local guide to explore the daily life of the locals, women in gardens gathering herb for cows and small kids riding donkeys. We continue up through the canyons of Todra which is famous for rock climbing until the Berber village of Tamtatoucht where we spend the night in an Auberge.
DAY 3: Tamtatoucht - Amelagou - Merzouga Dunes (Erg Chebbi)
From Tamtatoucht we go up along arid landscapes and mountains to an altitude of 2000m where many Berber villages in the valley of Ait Hani, before we pass through a small town called Assoul & Amelagou the nerve centers of the area. We pass Erfoud, it's very known with it's fossil's factories where they make beautiful shapes and pieces from rock of mountains. Then we'll head for the Erg Chebbi sand sea. We continue deeper into the desert landscape, until dunes appear in the middle of nowhere, overnight in a Berber camp
DAY 4: Erg Chebbi - Merzouga Desert Exploration
After having breakfast, you will ride your camels back to the hotel at the dune line where you can shower and get refreshed. For the remainder of the day, here are the options are available for you:
You may go to explore the neighboring villages of Merzouga such as Hassi Labied, Khamlia where the Gnaoua/African musicians and the lake (Dayet Srji) known for flamingos.
You can try a fun activity in the dunes riding a buggy or ATV's (Four wheeler) for an hour or half day guided adventure tour on the dunes.
You may also enjoy an offroad drive beyond the dunes of Erg Chebbi and see the nomads living in tents in the desert, this option can be combined with the visit of Khamlia.
Enjoy the swiming pool in summer months, or climb dunes in front of your hotel at Erg Chebbi dune line.
DAY 5: Erg Chebbi - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fes
After breakfast, we will drive towards Fes, we stop on the road to enjoy the panoramic views over the Ziz valley before we cross the High Atlas mountains again. We stop by a town called Midelt where we'll have lunch. We pass Azrou then Ifrane and its huge cedar wood forest to see the monkeys. We continue to the legendary city of Fes.
Marrakesh To Fes 3-5 Day Morocco Desert Tours: What's included?
Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser or Deluxe Van for the selected tour + fuel
English speaking driver during the tour
Pick up from Marrakech hotel & drop off at your Fes accommodation
Ensuite rooms with A/C in typical hotels, Kasbahs & Riads with dinner and breakfast (Vegetarians are welcome)
Camel ride to overnight in nomad desert camp with camel driver (Private tents)
Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou, kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,..Etc
Marrakesh To Fes Via Erg Chebbi 3, 4 & 5 Day Desert Tours: What's the difference between the 3 options?
Please keep in mind that 3 days and 2 nights option is the minimum for the Marrakech to Fes tour.
The 4 & 5 Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fes are recommended simply because there are so many things to see an do besides camel trekking and a night in the Sahara desert camp, 3 day tour option can NOT cover everything. Arriving early to Erg Chebbi, enjoy a swim, visit the nomad living in caves, wander with a local guide in palmary or hike in Dades valley or Todra gprges, spend more time of sites, stop for a cup of tea with a Berber family...Etc
Marrakesh to Fes via Erg Chebbi 3-5 Day Desert Tours: Why book with us?
- Save time and money! - Our prices are the lowest available
- Our Marrakech to Fes camel Treks & Desert Tours are private guaranteed
- We are an operator, NOT A BROKER
- Our prices are fixed, No hidden fees
- Assistance and availability on site 24/24h
- Deposit payment upon confirmation and the remaining balance at the start of the tour
- Payment Methods such as PayPal, Credit/Debit Cards, Bank Wire, etc...
Morocco Desert Tours 3-5 Day Marrakesh To Fes: How to book?
Simply send us a booking inquiry through our booking form, we will reply back under 12 hours, if you do not hear from us, please check your junk inbox or resend us the inquiry / give us a phone call.
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