Tour overview:

3 DAYS DESERT TRIP FROM MARRAKECH TO FES. Experience the best 3 days desert trip from Marrakech to Fes through the Sahara. Travel from Marrakech and explore Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and the Atlas Studios in the High Atlas Mountains. And experience a camel trip to the heart of the desert for a night. Finally, travel to Fes along the Middle Atlas Mountains, visiting Ziz Valley, Cedar Forest, and Ifrane town.

3 days Desert tour from Marrakech to Fes

ITINERARY: 3 days Desert trip from Marrakech to Fes

Day 1: From Marrakech to Dades Valley via Ouarzazate

First of all, we pick you up from your Raid/Hotel and begin our tour. We cross the Tizi-N-Tichka road and pause for panoramic views. We then visit the village of Ait Ben Haddou. The village offers an old kasbah recognized by UNESCO in 1987. It is also a specific area for shooting movies. Secondly, we visit another area that attracts filmmakers. It is the Atlas Studios in Ouarzazate. There, you find all the materials they use for films. Further, we drive to Rose Valley to explore the rose products in a local cooperative. Finally, you spend a night in Dades Valley.

Day 2: From Dades Valley to Merzouga via Todra Gorges

From Dades Valley to Todra Gorges, we make a stop in Rock Formation. Then, we visit the oasis of Todra Gorges where families spend the day aside from the city and enjoy the high cliffs at around 300m. Therefore, we visit the oasis and pass by Berber villages towards Jorf to visit an old irrigation system. Next, we drive to Erfoud known as the capital city of date fruit. Later, we move to the Sahara of Merzouga. Finally, you experience a camel trekking trip to the desert camp. Thus, you ride camels and enjoy watching the sunset in the middle of the desert. Once you have dinner at the camp, you gather around the campfire to enjoy music with locals.

Day 3: From Merzouga to Fes via Ziz Valley, Ifrane and Cedar Forest

Before sunrise, you will wake up and get ready to admire the sunrise on the top of the dune. You will have a hot shower and breakfast and ride camels back to Merzouga. Therefore, from here we make our way to Fes throught interesting places. For example, we will drive along the Oufous valley. Besides, you enjoy a panoramic view of Ziz Valley then we stop in Midelt for lunch. On our way, you enjoy the landscapes of the Middle Atlas Mountains. Secondly, we visit Cedar Forest where to enjoy the freedom of Barbarian apes and drive to Ifrane town. This town also called the Little Switzerland of Morocco because of its similarity to nature and Forest. After having enough time to enjoy all that we visit, we will end the tour in Fes. We will drop you off at your Riad/Hotel.

Includes & Excludes

3 days Desert trip from Marrakech to Fes: Comprehend

  • Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser or Prado throughout the tour + fuel
  • Experienced driver/guide
  • Accommodation for 2 nights
  • Pick up you from your accommodation in Marrakech and drop you off anywhere in Fes
  • All breakfast & dinners (Vegetarians are welcome)
  • Kasbah Ait ben Haddou visit
  • Camel riding
  • Water for your camel trip

3 days Desert trip from Marrakech to Fes: Preclude

  • Lunches
  • Beverages
  • Tips


Made our experience of Morocco even better!

My mother, daughter, and I decided to take a trip to Morocco, and a trip to the dessert was high on our list of what to do. After doing some research, we decided on a 3-day tour from Marrakech to Fez with Camel Excursions. Mustafa picked us up from our Riad and loaded us into the comfortable SUV and gave us a wonderful tour.

The real above and beyond moment came after, though. We apparently paid them too much, so Mustafa messaged me to return the money. I told him, that we would actually need a ride back from Fez to Marrakech, so he credited us what we paid and arranged for someone to pick us up, and since we were going to be in Marrakech for several hours before our flight, he arranged to take our luggage and meet us when it was time and drove us to the airport! Indeed, a perfect gentleman and wonderful host for seeing this beautiful country! Thank you!


Incredible bucket-list experience - we loved it!

We had the most wonderful time on our trip from Marrakech to Fez, with a night in the Sahara en route. Besides, Mustapha was our driver and we couldn’t recommend him more highly - he was incredibly kind, respectful and thoughtful, and made sure that we felt safe and looked after throughout the trip. A highlight was riding the beautiful camels through the desert at sunset and arriving at the Milky Way camp, where Ismael and his team looked after us like royalty.

In fact, we couldn’t believe how luxurious the tents (complete with en-suite!) were and the dinner was one of the best we had in Morocco. Overall, the tour was extremely well-organized and we loved every minute of it - the perfect way to experience the real Morocco. Thank you so much Mustapha and Ismael for making our trip so special 🙂


3 days Desert trip from Marrakech to Fes

This is a Once in a lifetime experience! The amazing company from start to end... I just did the 3-day excursion from Marrakesh to Fes with Mostapha and Aziz as our guides.

I booked it directly through Ismael via email he replied very quickly and made it very easy to set up, even with the time difference. Our trip was perfect and very well organized it surpassed our expectations of Glamming in the Sahara Desert. This has been one of the most fun/ WOW experiences in my travels.

Therefore, the tour guides made us feel like family which we will always keep in our hearts ..... In conclusion, Thank you again 10stars to Mostapha and Aziz and the whole amazing experience of our Sahara Desert Family!!


Note: Please know that all our Marrakech Desert trips could be tailor-made to suit your needs, for any change in the itinerary please don’t hesitate to contact us!

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