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Tour Details

DurationDuration 3 days / 2 nights
Tour locationTour Location Fes / Merzouga Desert / Marrakech
Tour AvailabilityTour Availability Everyday
Pickup & Drop OffPickup & Drop Off Fes Airport / Marrakech Airport
Tour typeTour Type Private Tour

3 Days Tour from Fes To Marrakech

Join our 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech. In this tour of 3 days / 2 nights, you'll have the opportunity to visit several stunning locations along the way. Firstly, we will leave Fes to take a journey through the magnificent through the Middle Atlas Mountains and stop at Ifrane known as the Switzerland of Morocco and visit the Cedars Forest, a lush green forest that is home to many rare and endangered species, then continue through the amazing Ziz Valley. Also visit Merzouga to spend a night in a luxury desert camp and experience the beauty of the Sahara Desert, including camel rides, sandboarding, and stargazing. Furthermore, we will visit Khamlia Village and experience the rich cultural heritage of the region and explore the Sahara desert of Merzouga in 4×4 vehicle. After that, we will reach the Todra Gorges, a series of spectacular canyons that are a must-see for any traveler in Morocco. Finally, the tour ends in Marrakech after 3 days and 2 nights of adventure.

Things To Do

Things To Do In 3 days tour from Fes

  • Drive through the cedar forest and watch the playful monkeys in their natural habitat.
  • Enjoy sunrise and sunset while riding a camel through the desert.
  • Spend a night in a traditional Berber tent under the stars.
  • Visit Khamlia to experience the Gnawa music.
  • Visit Merzouga, Tinghir, and Ouarzazate, each with their own unique attractions and history.
  • Discover the largest movie studios in Africa and get a glimpse behind the scenes of some of the biggest productions in the region.
  • Cross the Tizi n'Tichka Pass and admire the stunning views of the High Atlas Mountains.


Day 1: Fes, Middle Atlas, Merzouga Desert, Camel Trek, and overnight in the Berber tent

The 3 days tour from Fes starts with an early pick up from your hotel/riad in Fes. Then we drive south to visit Ifrane, a picturesque mountainside village known as "the Switzerland of Morocco". En route to Midelt, you will catch glimpses of both the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. Then the tour stops at Azrou, a Berber village in the heart of the largest cedar forest in Morocco, where you can observe Barbary apes. After exploring the cedar forest, the journey continues to Midelt, taking in the breathtaking hills and mountains of the Atlas. From Midelt, the tour travels through the Tizi N'talghamt pass and the Ziz Gorge, where you can see views of the High Atlas plateau and the beginnings of the desert. After passing the city of Errachidia and enjoying Berber hospitality for lunch, the tour continues along the Ziz Valley with several stops for panoramic views. Afterwards, the tour arrives at Merzouga in the afternoon, where you will be greeted with a glass of mint tea. Then the next activity is a camel ride guided by an experienced camel man to explore the golden sand dunes of Merzouga. The evening includes dinner in front of the tent where you will be spending the night.

Day 2: Merzouga Desert, Rissani Market, Erfoud Fossils, Todra Gorges, Dades Valley

"Date with the Sunrise": If you find yourself in the middle of the desert, waking up early is a must-do to witness the most spectacular sunrise from the top of a high dune near the campsite. Take in the breathtaking landscape that is a gift of nature, and then return to Merzouga on camelback for a heartwarming breakfast that awaits you. Then the tour departs from the desert and heads to Rissani to visit the market place (available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays). Next, the tour stops at Erfoud to visit the manufactures of fossilized marble before continuing on to Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves. After an hour, the tour reaches the Todra Gorges, one of the best places in the High Atlas known for its cliff-sided canyon and popular among climbers. There is free time to have lunch in this wonderful place, and a short walk through the gorges is highly recommended to appreciate the landscape's beauty. In the afternoon, the tour continues to the Dades valley, also known as the figs valley, passing through Boumalne Dades and stopping at the "monkey legs". The tour ends the day with dinner and a night's stay at the Dades gorges.

Day 3: Dades Valley, Ouarzazate, Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, High Atlas, Marrakech

The day starts with breakfast and enjoying the view of Dades valley from a strategic lookout in the mountains. The journey continues on a road with different kasbahs of touristic interest, making some stops to enjoy the "One thousand kasbahs road," Roses Valley, and the Skoura palm grove. The next stop is in Ouarzazate to visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, an old residence of the Glaoui or Marrakech pasha. Interested visitors can also visit the cinema studios and cinema museum. After a half-hour drive from Ouarzazate, the tour stops at the Ksar (fortified village) of Ait Ben Haddou to visit the famous Kasbah, which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. Many famous films have been shot at this location, including Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara, etc. There will be free time for lunch in town, and in the afternoon, the journey continues to Marrakech, passing through the mountain port of Tizi Ntichka with some stops for taking pictures. The journey ends in Marrakech at around 6 pm, with transfer to the hotel and end of the 3 days tour from Fes.

Things To Do

Highlights of 3 days tour from Fes

  • Stop at Ifrane, known as the "Switzerland of Morocco", and Azrou, a small Berber village in the Middle Atlas Mountains.
  • Visit the cedar forest and see the friendly Barbary apes.
  • Explore Midelt and the Ziz Valley, known for its palm trees and date production.
  • Arrive in Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
  • Take a camel ride to reach your desert camp and enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner under the stars.
  • Wake up early to witness the sunrise over the sand dunes.
  • Return to Merzouga and explore the area.
  • Visit the Khamlia village to experience the Gnawa music, a traditional African spiritual music.
  • Head towards Todgha Gorge, a spectacular canyon.
  • Stop at Dades Valley for lunch and enjoy the stunning scenery.
  • Drive to Ouarzazate, known as the "Hollywood of Africa", and visit the Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Visit Ouarzazate and head towards Marrakech.
  • Visit the Kasbah Taourirt and the Atlas Film Studios in Ouarzazate.
  • Cross the Tizi n'Tichka Pass and admire the stunning views of the High Atlas Mountains.
  • Visit the Berber village of Telouet and its Kasbah.
  • Arrive in Marrakech and explore the city's famous attractions, such as the Jemaa el-Fnaa square, the Koutoubia Mosque, and the Bahia Palace.

What's Included in 3 Days Tour From Fes to Marrakech


  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Meet and assist services at Cairo Airport
  • 1 night at the hotel / riad
  • 1 night at the desert camp (Private tents)
  • Camel trekking in the Sahara Desert
  • The tour itinerary includes some optional activities, such as quad sandboarding
  • Dinner & Breakfast
  • Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or riad in Marrakech and Fes
  • Transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle

Not Included

  • Lunches and drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • International Airfare
  • Tipping
  • Morocco entry visa
  • Entrance fees, other personal expenses and gratuities
Tour Map

Tour Map


Frequently Asked Questions

Where to stop between Fes and Marrakech?

There are many interesting places to stop between Fes and Marrakech, including Ifrane, Azrou, Midelt, Erfoud, Merzouga, Todgha Gorge, Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou, and Telouet.

What is there to see between Fez and Merzouga?

Between Fez and Merzouga, there are scenic landscapes, the Middle Atlas Mountains, Berber villages, and cedar forests.

Do i need a tour guide in Fes?

While it's possible to explore Fes on your own, but you are almost guaranteed to get lost without a guide, a tour guide can enhance your experience and provide valuable insights.

What kind of transportation is provided during the tour?

The tour includes private transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle with a professional driver.

Is the tour suitable for children?

The tour is suitable for children and can be customized to accommodate families with young children. However, please note that the long drive times and desert camping may not be suitable for all children. It's recommended to discuss with the tour operator before booking.

What should I pack for the tour?

We recommend packing comfortable, lightweight clothing suitable for warm weather, as well as sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat. If you plan to participate in any outdoor activities, such as camel riding, we recommend packing closed-toe shoes and a light jacket for cooler evenings. It's also a good idea to bring a refillable water bottle and any necessary medications.

Contact Us

Contact Us

If you want to book or to modify this tour, let us know your idea. Our team is happy to work with you to create a unique and unforgettable experience. Please don't hesitate to contact us for more information or to discuss your options.

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