3-day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes:
Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Benhaddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate – Rose Valley – Dades Valley.
After breakfast, we will depart for our 3 day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes by driving towards the High Atlas mountains. Here, we will enjoy the views of the High Atlas including a stop for a coffee in one of the panoramic views. After a while of driving, we can take another stop at one of Argan’s workshops to take an idea of how women make Argan products.
After 3 hours of driving in the High Atlas mountains, we will arrive at Ait Benhaddou kasbah, a UNESCO heritage located in the foothills on the southern slopes. Our driver or guide will take us on a walking visit to discover the Kasbah and its amazing shape and walls. We will then return for our lunch in a local restaurant before our departure.
Leaving Ait Benhaddou towards the South-East, passing by Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Africa, and crossing the Valley of the Rose to enjoy the beauty of its traditional houses. Upon our arrival at our Riad in Dades Valley, we will enjoy a glass of mint tea while checking in. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Dades Valley – Tinghir – Todra Gorge – Tinjdad – Jorf – Erfoud – Erg Chebbi desert dunes “Camel trekking – Overnight in Standard or Luxury Camp”.
Our second-day tour will start once you take your breakfast. We will depart towards the city of Tinghir and visit Todra Gorge with an altitude of 300 Meters. Here, we will walk under the canyons and take some photos of the area. After some time, we will drive towards the desert dunes of Erg Chebbi passing by Tinjdad and Jorf. Before we arrive at the desert, we will take a short stop in Erfoud town which is known as the fossil capital. According to the time, we will visit one of the marble or fossil workshops. We then continue driving to the desert dunes of Erg Chebbi. Upon our arrival, we will meet our Camelman who will take us on a camel trek to see the sunset view and then continue on Camels to our Luxury Desert camp for an evening under the stars with dinner and overnight under tents.
Day 3: Desert dunes – Ziz Valley – Midelt – Azrou Cedar forest – Ifrane – Fes.
According to your choice, we might wake up earlier in the morning to catch an amazing sunrise over the sand dunes before we have breakfast.
Once we have breakfast, we will leave the desert dunes by driving towards the Palm grove of Ziz. A Valley of thousands of palm trees and olive trees. We will take a short stop in a panoramic stop to take some photos of the Valley. Our trip continues towards the Middle Atlas mountains, passing by Midelt “The Apple Capital” including a lunch break at the same city. After lunch, we will continue towards the Cedar forest of Azrou to meet the Berber apes. Our tour continues afterward to Fes passing by Ifrane city. Upon our arrival, we will accompany you to your accommodation in Fes where our trip comes to the end.