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Immerse yourself in the charm of Morocco with our unbeatable Marrakech to Fes desert tours. Experience the enchantment of the desert at an affordable price, capturing the mesmerizing moments of sunrise and sunset amidst Morocco’s stunning dunes.
Exploring the splendors between two iconic Moroccan cities, Marrakech and Fes, demands more than just a day’s endeavor. To truly embrace the essence of the country’s sights and sounds, allocating substantial time is essential. Our Marrakech to Fes desert tours for 2023/2024 provide an avenue to witness the most captivating attractions, ensuring an authentic Moroccan vacation.
Our array of day trips uncovers captivating cities and landscapes along the path from Marrakech to Fes. These expeditions might include:
Embark on your journey with a convenient pickup from your hotel or Riad, as you venture toward Ouarzazate through the famous Tizi-n-Tichka pass nestled at an altitude of 2,260m in the High Atlas Mountains. This marks the commencement of our thrilling Marrakech to Fes tours. Absorb the captivating landscapes and charming villages that adorn the route from Marrakech, aptly known as the gateway to the Sahara Desert. Pause at Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its appearance in iconic films like “Lawrence of Arabia” and “Jesus of Nazareth.”
Cross the river to explore the fortified Kasbah perched atop a hill. Continue your expedition to Ouarzazate, passing through the Skoura palm grove and the Valley of the Roses. This valley serves as the epicenter of Morocco’s rose production. Traverse the captivating rock formations of Tamnalt Hills and the Dades gorge, sculpted by the meandering Dades River across epochs. Revel in a mystical night nestled within the heart of the gorge.
The second day beckons you to Todra Gorge, a journey that winds through the Berber village and Dades valley. Here, the canyons soar approximately 300 meters, a favored destination for mountain enthusiasts. Subsequently, advance toward the Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga’s Sahara Desert. Engage in a camel ride across the dunes, relish a mesmerizing sunset, and spend a night under the twinkling desert sky.
Greet the day with the captivating sunrise over the Erg Chebbi dunes, a spectacle that marks the dawn of your journey. Savor your breakfast before embarking on the route to Fes, passing through the scenic Ziz Valley Gorge and the charming town of Azrou. Amidst the journey, delight in encounters with monkeys frolicking in the lush cedar forests. The day culminates with your hotel drop-off in Fez.
The alternative multi-day Marrakech to Fes desert tours embark with a morning pick-up from your lodging. Set forth to Ouarzazate via the captivating High Atlas Mountains, navigating through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass that stands at 2,260m. Marvel at the kaleidoscope of mountain landscapes, valleys, and Berber villages that unfold before you.
Visit the Kasbah of Telouet, once home to Pacha Glaoui, and glimpse the opulent Andalusian-inspired lifestyle. Progress to Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site pivotal to ancient camel caravans. Spend the night in Ait Benhaddou, a testament to Morocco’s historical significance.
Following breakfast, explore Ouarzazate’s Kasbah Taourirt and embark on the Road of One Thousand Kasbahs. Traverse the Skoura Oasis, a picturesque enclave adorned with palm groves, and journey through the Rose Valley, nurturing the world’s coveted perfume flowers. Meander through the Tamnalt Hills, adorned with captivating rock formations reminiscent of primate feet. Arrive at the striking Dades Gorge, sculpted by the Dades River over millennia. Continue your voyage to Todra Gorge, a natural masterpiece characterized by soaring canyon walls framing a narrow passage.
Bid farewell to Todra Gorge as your journey leads to Erfoud via Tinejdad. Immerse yourself in the fossils center and explore the ancient city of Rissani, once a bustling crossroads of caravan trade routes. Relish a camel ride to Erg Chebbi, culminating in a captivating desert sunset. Embrace the Nomadic-style tent, where you’ll spend a night beneath the star-studded heavens.
Awaken to the allure of Erg Chebbi’s dawn and indulge in breakfast. Embark on the road to Fes, passing through the picturesque Ziz Valley Gorge and the enchanting cedar forests of Azrou, home to playful monkeys. Arrive in Fes and conclude your transformative journey.
For those seeking expedited experiences, our two-day Marrakech to Fes tours encapsulate rich encounters. Embark on an early morning departure from your accommodation, traversing the iconic Tizi-n-Tichka pass of the High Atlas Mountains. Revel in vibrant landscapes, encounter Berber villages, and halt at Agdez, the gateway to Draa Valley. Journey onward to the Sarhro volcanic mountains, a realm of dramatic rock formations.
Witness the splendid sunrise over Erg Chebbi’s dunes, a moment of pure magic. After breakfast, traverse the Ziz Valley Gorge and Azrou’s verdant cedar forests populated by spirited monkeys. Arrive at your Fez hotel, drawing your two-day expedition to a close.
Embark on a remarkable five-day journey through our Marrakech to Fes desert tours. Commence your odyssey in Imlil, a Berber village nestled south of Marrakech. Meet your guide and muleteers, ready to accompany you into the heart of the High Atlas Mountains. Traverse the shrine of Sidi Chamharouch en route to the mountain hut at 2,500m, where a delightful picnic awaits. Proceed to the refuge at 3,200m, nestled in the embrace of the mountains.
Embark on an early morning ascent, savoring breakfast before scaling the summit by 5.30am. Traverse the terrain, capturing panoramic views of the High Atlas Mountains and their verdant valleys. Descend to the hut, relishing a sumptuous lunch before descending further to experience Berber hospitality.
Embark on a scenic journey through the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass, marveling at the beauty of the High Atlas Mountains and their nestled Berber villages. Explore Ait Benhaddou’s UNESCO World Heritage site, a cinematic gem perched atop a hill. Traverse the Road of One Thousand Kasbahs, delight in the Skoura Oasis, and journey through the captivating Rose Valley. Revel in the red and mauve rock formations en route to Dades Gorge, where the night unfolds under the tower-like rocks.
Embark on a sensory journey, transitioning from Dades Gorge to Todra Gorge’s soaring canyon walls. Continue to Merzouga, an oasis within the Sahara Desert, and embark on a camel safari to Erg Chebbi. Bask in the allure of the desert, where a magical sunset awaits. Retire to a Nomadic-style tent for an enchanting night beneath the stars.
Embrace the majestic sunrise over Erg Chebbi’s dunes, a fitting conclusion to your desert odyssey. Traverse the Ziz Valley Gorge, captivated by Azrou’s cedar forests and playful monkeys. Conclude your journey in Fes, forever changed by the allure of Morocco’s desert landscapes
Explore the Majesty of Morocco: 3-Day Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour. Welcome to a transformative journey from Marrakech to Fes, a 3-day expedition that promises to be etched in your memory forever. Embark on an odyssey that transcends time, traversing the iconic Atlas Mountains and unveiling the enigmatic secrets of the Sahara.
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