Desert tour from Marrakech to Fes

3 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech to Fes is an ideal excursion for you if you are in Marrakech and want to visit the Merzouga desert before heading to Fes? This Marrakech to Fes 3-day desert tour will take you to see different sights, including High Atlas Mountains, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, and the stunning Dades gorges. Then continue our way to Merzouga to admire its Sand dunes on a camel ride and spend the night in a Berber desert camp. The third day takes you from Merzouga to Fes across the Middle Atlas Mountains and a cedar forest.

Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley ( 356 km )
Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga desert ( 304 km )
Day 3: Merzouga – Erfoud – Errachidia – Midelt – Cedar Forest ( monkeys) – Fez ( 532 km )

Itinerary Details:

Marrakech to Fes 3-day desert tour itinerary

1st day: The trip begins at your accommodation in Marrakech, passes the high pass of Tizi N’Tichka (2160m), and continues via Berber villages to Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate, where you will see the fortified towns and kasbahs. Then go via Rose valley to the Dades valley, where you will spend the night in a hotel.

2nd day: The second day of our desert trip starts at 8:00 or 8:30 after breakfast, with a return to the main route and a short diversion at Tinghir to see the grand canyon of Todra gorges. Stop for lunch at Touroug village before continuing south-east. Following the respite, we will drive to Merzouga via Erfoud and Rissani, maybe stopping along the road to visit a fossil museum. When you arrive in Merzouga, you leave your baggage at the hotel and ride camels across Erg-Chebbi dunes to the Berber desert camp, where you will spend the night in a nomad tent.

3rd day: After seeing the sunrise and have breakfast, ride the camels back to the hotel, and after the shower, departing to Fes through Ziz valley, the Middle Atlas Mountains, and passing via Azrou cedar forest and Ifrane before arriving in Fes.

Tour Pricing

The cost of our three-day Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour varies depending on a variety of parameters such as the number of participants, the number of days, the lodgings, and the season.

The prices shown above are in Euros per person.

Travelers N°2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax6 Pax
Basic Lodge€300€217€175€150€134
Medium Lodge€335€250€210€185€170
Luxury Lodge€370€287€245€220€204

What’s Included

Tour Included:

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Private Transportation with a Qualified Driver
  • Driver fluent in English
  • Accommodation in Dades valley with Half Board
  • Camel Riding in the Sahara desert
  • Sandboarding in the dunes
  • Private tent in the Berber camp with Half Board
  • Free time to see the sights

Not Included:

  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses


We have three option of accommodation for our 3 day trip from Marrakech to Fes.

  1. BASIC LODGE:  1st Night at Hotel Babylon or Similar – 2nd Night at Berber desert camp.
  2. MEDIUM LODGE:  1st Night at Hotel Babylon or Similar – 2nd Night at Luxury desert camp.
  3. LUXURY LODGE: 1st Night at Ksar Sultan or Similar – 2nd Night at Luxury desert camp.

Additional Info

Departure & Return:

Cancellation Policy

Cancel at least 48 hours before the start date of the experience to receive a full refund.

Frequently Asked Questions
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Free cancellation :

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance.

Duration :

3 Days & 2 Nights.

Pick-up :

Pick up from your accommodation.

Experienced driver :

Expert Multilingual drivers.

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