Marrakech to Fes Desert Tours with Erg Chebbi Camel Treks at Merzouga include an overnight camel trek to spend a night under the stars at a nomad-tented camp inside the sand sea dunes, the World heritage site of Ait benhaddou, Dades valley, Todra Gorges & southern oases. In terms of distances, Erg Chebbi desert dunes are about 10 hours drive from Marrakech and 8 from Fes, our Marrakech to Fes Camel Treks & Desert Tours range from 3 day excursion to 4 and 5 day Desert Tours, we recommend the 4 day / 3 nights and 5 day / 4 nights Tours to enjoy the sites, landscapes, to avoid arriving in dark to Erg Chebbi sand dunes, to avoid successive longer driving days.
Our Marrakech to Fes Camel treks & Desert Tours are available all year round and can depart any day from Marrakech with 2 participants or more, if you are a solo traveler, you may consider joining a pre-booked Marrakech to Fes tour or Camel Trek.
Marrakech - High Atlas - Telouet - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate
Depart at 08:00 from Marrakesh to Ouarzazate via the High Atlas mountains Tizi n'Tichka pass throughout the high Atlas Mountains range.Visit the Telouet Kasbah and the universal Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987.We'll pass through Ouarzazate, or what we call Hollywood of Africa since it is a famous destination for filmmakers. Overnight in Ouarzazate.
Ouarzazate - Dades Valley - Todra Gorges
From Ouarzazate We drive towards Dades Gorges but before we drive along valley of Roses. We get directly to Dades valley where we will enjoy the beautiful green fields of figs and almonds. We will pass through many hamlets and villages along the way before we arrive to Todra Gorges where we will have an overnight in a Kasbah overlooking the river.
Todra Gorges - Merzouga Dunes (Erg Chebbi)
From Todra Gorges we start to drive towards Erg Chebbi along arid landscapes and volcanic mountains of the Anti Atlas, before we pass through a town called Tinjedad the nerve centre of the area. We pass Erfoud, it's very known with it's fossil's factories where they make beautiful shapes and pieces from rock of the neighboring mountains. Then we'll head for the Erg Chebbi sand sea. We continue deeper into the desert landscape, until dunes appear in the middle of nowhere, Overnight Camel Trek in a Berber tented camp.
Erg Chebbi - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fes
After having breakfast, camel trek back to the hotel at the dune line for a quick shower. We drive towards Fes, we stop on the road to enjoy the panoramic views over the Ziz valley before we cross the High Atlas mountains again. We stop by a town called Midelt where we'll have lunch. We pass Azrou then Ifrane and its huge cedar wood forest to see the monkeys. We continue to the legendary city of Fes.
Included in Marrakech to Fes 4 Days Desert Tour
- Private A/C licensed vehicle Minibus or SUV with fuel
- Experienced English speaking driver
- Pick up & Drop off at your Fes accommodation
- Ensuite rooms with A/C in typical hotels, Kasbahs & Riads
- All breakfast & dinners (Vegetarians are welcome)
- Camel Trek to overnight in nomad desert bivouac with guide (Private tents)
- Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou, kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos…Etc