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3-Day Guided Desert Tour from Fez to Marrakech

Highlights
  • Enjoy a camel excursion and overnight in a desert camp
  • Visit famous locations such as the Skoura Palmerie, Ouarzazate and the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou
  • Receive insights from a knowledgeable local guide
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3-Day Guided Desert Tour from Fez to Marrakech
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3-Day Guided Desert Tour from Fez to Marrakech
US$303.81
Overview
Travel from Fez to Marrakech on a 3-day desert tour, and spent a night beneath the stars in a traditional nomad’s tent. Meet macaque monkeys in a cedar forest, wind up into the high mountains and slip into soaring river gorges. Leave the road at Erg Chebbi; ride a camel into the sand to catch a Sahara sunset and climb the Merzouga dunes at dawn. Visit Ouarzazate’s film studios, pass through the bristling palmeries of the Skoura Valley then explore Ait-Ben-Haddou’s intricate kasbahs before rolling through the gates of Marrakech.
What to Expect
Start your tour by leaving your hotel at 08:00am and departure for the south of Morocco. Make a quick stop in Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Morocco to witness it's panoramic views and take some photos. After that you will head toward Azrou to see the monkeys in the cedar forest and then continuing on to Midelt for a lunch meal in a restaurant. In the afternoon, you will cross the pass of Tizi n Tlghamt to reach Errachidia while admiring the views of the Ziz gorges.

The drive continues to Erg Chebbi Dunes passing by Aoufous and Erfoud. After that you will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, also know as Merzouga Dunes. Arrive at the hotel and prepare for an hour and a half camel trek to enjoy the sunset. Continue to the camp for an overnight in traditional nomad tent. Savor a delicious dinner and spend the night in a bivouac in the middle of the dunes.

Wake up early in the morning of your second day to enjoy the sunrise on the top of a dune in the Sahara Desert before you enjoy your breakfast. Ride your camel back to the hotel and then continue on to Tineghir passing by Erfoud and Tinejdad. Enjoy lunch and then continue to Todra gorges via Tineghir. Arrive in Todra Gorges to enjoy its marvelous Canyons views while hiking on foot. Later on, drive to Dades gorge. Relax, enjoy dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Your third and last day will start with breakfast in the hotel and then on to Ouarzazate via Skoura. Witness a panoramic view of the kasbah of Taourirt and a quick photo stop at the Atlas Film Studios. Continue on to visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou and savor a delicious lunch in a local restaurant in the village. In the afternoon you will be taken to Marrakech. Enjoy the amazing views of the Atlas Mountains and pass through the Tizi N’tichka pass, located at 2260 m in altitude.

Your tour will conclude in Marrakech.
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1 - 5 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Great Tour with Awesome Guide/Driver

Omar was an amazing driver/guide who took time to answer all our questions about Morocco and brought up to interesting sites. We were glad we got him as our driver/guide - he made us feel safe amidst the tough road conditions. The pit stops were...More

Thank Koichi_A09
Reviewed 28 April 2018
Bad quality tour, poor value

I had gone on a 3 day tour from Fez to Marrakech with Authentic Sahara Tours and I regret it. The tour guide was not overly friendly and from the beginning to the end, was rushing everything along. He didn't provide much insight in to...More

1  Thank World_Travell4r
Noure L, General Manager at Authentic Sahara Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi, we are deeply sorry you had a bad experience and were not completely satisfied however you have not provided any specific details ? your name, your guide's name, the date of your travel with us, that will help us do something about it, we...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018
They delivered what they promised

We were looking for a shared small group tour from Marrakech to Fez in order to get the price down. I contacted several agencies and this was one of the few companies that offered such an option. At the very moment they didn´t have any...More

Thank Prat8
Reviewed 7 April 2018
Unforgettable Experience!

We had Idir as our driver and guide. He was a true professional, very experienced, but also friendly and with a wealth of information. He gave us great advice on how to navigate the shopping experience in Morocco, was punctual and very kind and funny....More

Thank Venia P
Reviewed 26 March 2018
A must do while in Morocco

We had the most amazing time on our tour with Hicham. He was the best tour guide and offered us an incredible Moroccan experience. The tour company not only provided a great experience but all the hotels and meals we ate while on the tour...More

Thank Kacy R
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