3 Days Tour from Marrakech to Fes Medina

Embarking on a 3-day tour from Marrakech to Fes Medina, namely to the Sahara Desert, culminating in Fes, promises to be a remarkable endeavor that affords individuals the opportunity to delve into the vast expanse of the southern region of Morocco.

On the first day of the 3-day tour from Marrakech to Fes, participants are afforded the opportunity to see the Atlas Mountains and the renowned Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. This entails traversing elevated Berber communities and, furthermore, visiting the city of Ouarzazate before proceeding to the Dades valley.

On the second day of the itinerary, before departing for Merzouga, participants will have the opportunity to partake in a brief excursion through the Todra gorges. As part of the 3-day desert trip from Marrakech to Fes, individuals will engage in camel riding towards the desert camp, where they will spend the evening appreciating the celestial expanse and starry night sky. 

On the third day of our 3-day Marrakech desert trip, we will embark on a journey to Fes, traversing several routes and passing through many communities. Our lunch break will take place in Midelt, serving as a resting point before our driver transports us to our respective accommodations in Fes.

What are the reasons for choosing to book the Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour for a duration of 3 days?

This itinerary has been specifically curated for the enthusiastic traveller seeking to delve into the cultural and geographical wonders of the kasbahs, Berber settlements, Atlas Mountains, oasis, and the Sahara desert in the region of Merzouga. This trip is ideal for those seeking to immerse themselves in the visual and auditory aspects of Morocco within a limited timeframe. The Marrakech to Fes desert trip, spanning 3 days, is designed for the adventurous traveller who is comfortable with extended periods of driving.

  • You may leave daily.
  • The Atlas Mountains are stunning.
  • Ait Benhaddou Kasbah is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Walk through the stunning Dades gorges.
  • Desert camel riding at Merzouga.
  • Camping out in the desert beneath the stars.
  • Sunset and dawn over the dunes are stunning.
  • Sahara Desert: Sleep beneath the stars among towering dunes.
  • sandy dunes.
  • Moroccan Grand Canyon’s Todra Gorge is breathtaking.
  • rock formations.
  • Drive through Ziz valle palm groves.
  • Local drummers play campfire music.
  • Drive through Draa valley palm trees.
  • The trip has an English or Spanish guide.
  • Hike from a rural Berber settlement to the breathtaking High Atlas Mountains.
  • The Atlas Mountains, the tallest mountain range in North Africa, provide stunning landscapes.
  • Visit Ouarzazate, Morocco’s Hollywood, and see the Atlas Cinema Studio.
  • the world’s biggest film studio, with its deteriorating sets amid the harsh desert climate.
  • Spend some time in Azrou’s Cedar forest to see and photograph Barbarian apes.
  • The inexpensive trip provides high-quality services.

How you will spend these 3 days tour in Morocco?

Morocco Days Tour company offers a suggested schedule for a 3-day tour in Morocco. This day-by-day plan is intended to provide you with an overview of how you will spend your time throughout the tour. The proposed trip schedule has the flexibility to be modified in order to align with the preferences of the individual, so allowing for a customised experience tailored to their specific requirements.

Itinerary of 3 Days Tour from Marrakech to Fes Medina

The departure from Marrakech is scheduled for 08:00 AM, with the intended direction of travel being towards the High Atlas Mountains. The route encompasses a serpentine pathway that guides travelers on a remarkable and captivating journey through lush valleys and Berber settlements, ultimately ascending to the summit of Morocco's highest pass. Tizi N'Tichka is situated at an elevation of 2260 meters.

We want to pause momentarily to partake in a beverage, such as coffee or mint tea, and to engage in the act of capturing visual images. During the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to explore Ait Benhaddou, a renowned UNESCO world heritage site that has served as a prominent filming location for international directors and moviemakers.

Ait Benhaddou, historically a significant fortress and stronghold along the old Salt Road, played a pivotal role in facilitating trade between Moroccan cities and distant lands. Caravans traversed this route, transporting valuable commodities such as gold, slaves, ivory, and salt for exchange.

The 3-day trip from Marrakech to Fes includes a visit to the city of Ouarzazate, renowned for its many film studios and sometimes referred to as the Hollywood of Africa. As we go on a southeastern trajectory towards a multitude of kasbahs, the topography undergoes a transformation, characterized by the presence of Berber settlements and urban centers, en route to the Dades Valley, where our first evening will be spent.

Following a morning repast, we go on our expedition from the Dades Valley, progressing through the Marrakech to Fes desert route for a duration of three days. Our trajectory leads us to the thoroughfare that guides us to the Todra Gorge, situated next to the Dades Valley. This particular gorge has a distinguished reputation among global rock climbers, who regard it as a favorite and awe-inspiring canyon.

Following the conclusion of the midday interval, our group proceeds in a southerly direction towards the Sahara desert. During the journey, one will see several points of interest, such as a visually stunning oasis, expanses of palm groves, picturesque landscapes, ancient ruins, and adobe kasbahs, as well as remnants of dinosaur fossils.

The city of Erfoud is renowned for its abundance of fossils and sandy terrain, which may be attributed to its previous existence as an ocean. Additionally, during the second evening, a guide and a camel will be available at the Erg Chebbi dunes to facilitate your journey to a desert camp situated among the towering golden dunes of the Moroccan Sahara.

The celestial display of stars above will undoubtedly captivate the observer. Subsequently, before retiring to one's tent, a delectable meal will be provided, accompanied by the melodious strains of indigenous traditional music, allowing for a serene appreciation of the tranquil atmospheric conditions.

Upon awakening early, one will go to see the captivating phenomenon of dawn, a remarkable aspect of the desert's daily cycle. Subsequently, one shall embark on a camel ride to return to the lodging facility, where the option to partake in a refreshing shower and indulge in a delectable meal shall be presented.

Today, our itinerary leads us to the Medina of Fes. En route, we will make a brief stop to partake in a traditional tea ceremony with a nomadic family. Our midday meal will be enjoyed in the town of Midelt, renowned for its abundant mineral resources and apple production. Continuing our journey, we will traverse the magnificent Ziz Valley in a northerly direction.

Notably, the city of Midelt is situated at an elevation of 1488 meters, with the imposing Jbel Ayachi towering above at a height of 3737 meters. During the late afternoon, our group embarked on a journey towards the city of Fes via the Middle Atlas highlands. The duration of our services will conclude in 3 days, specifically pertaining to the Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour.



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What to take on your Morocco Tour?

It is very advisable to use suitcase locks that are authorised by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for securing your bags. Additionally, it is recommended to personally carry expensive items while onboard the aircraft.
A significant number of our excursions include many relocations of our operational centre, hence we strongly advise minimising the weight of your belongings while packing. It is essential to acknowledge that there may not consistently be an individual accessible to provide assistance in transporting one’s belongings. Consequently, it is advisable to limit the amount of luggage to a manageable load that can be carried alone.

  • To respect the culture of the destination
  • Travelers should dress modestly and avoid tank tops, low cut shirts, and short shorts.
  • Headscarves are optional.
  • Hiking clothing and shoes (may become muddy).
  • Bathing suit.
  • Comfortable walking shoes.
  • A lightweight jacket/windbreaker (Essaouira is windy).
  • Bring a thick jacket (Note: The High Atlas Mountains may be chilly from November to March).
  • Be prepared for frigid winter nights.
  • Power adapter for 220v, 50 Hz (rounded two-prong outlets).
  • Toiletries.
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat.
  • Prepare a first-aid pack containing lip balm, aspirin, band-aids, muscle cream, Imodium pills for moderate diarrhoea, and any other prescription medications.
Travel Documents
  • A valid passport, together with accompanying photocopies.
  • The provision of travel insurance, together with the inclusion of photocopies.
  • Airline tickets, accompanied by photocopies.
  • Are there any entrance permits or immunisation certificates that are required?
  • In terms of payment methods, individuals have the option to use credit cards, debit cards, or cash.
  • Specifically, credit cards from MasterCard and Visa are often used.
  • The most often used payment methods are American Express and Maestro cards.
  • The use of the product in Morocco presents challenges.
  • The aforementioned document, which has been printed.

It is recommended to get sufficient insurance coverage prior to the scheduled departure date as a precautionary measure against unanticipated events. The scope of coverage should include potential issues such as damage or loss of luggage, aircraft delays or cancellations, and other related matters.

Mohamed Nogot

Mohamed Nogot is the founder and owner of Morocco Days, providing exceptional travel experiences and tours for those who crave adventure. With over a decade of experience in the tourism industry, Mohamed's passion for travel and exploring the hidden gems of Morocco has led him to establish a company that offers personalized and tailored tours, ensuring that every traveler has an unforgettable experience. Morocco Days allows guests to immerse themselves in the local culture, explore some of the country's most breathtaking landscapes, and indulge in traditional cuisine. Mohamed's focus on eco-tourism and sustainable travel creates an opportunity for travelers to give back while improving the lives of local communities. When you join a Morocco Days tour, you're not just a guest; you become part of a family that's passionate about showcasing the beauty of Morocco. Mohamed and his team of professionals strive to create memories that will last a lifetime.
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