3 days tour Fes to Marrakech
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3 days tour Fes to Marrakech
Trips For Morocco experts recommend the 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech, since it has a lot of things to see and do during the trip. You will be surprised by beautiful sight seeings, enjoy new desert adventures, visit gorges, valleys and kasbahs. Thus, 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech takes you to the melting pot city; Marrakech, where people from all over the world meet.
- Passing by the Atlas mountains.
- Discover cedar forest of Azrou.
- Passing by Ziz valley.
- Camel ride in Merzouga desert.
- Overnight in the desert camp.
- Beautiful desert sunset/sunrise.
- Visit Todgha and Dades gorges.
- Explore Ait Ben Haddou kasbah.
Itinerary of 3 days tour Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga:
Day 1: Fes to Ifran, Cedar forest, Midelt, Ziz valley and Merzouga desert
Next, we drive crossing by Aoufus, Erfoud, then Merzouga, where we find our camels are waiting for us. We ride them towards the heart of the desert. You will enjoy the shinning sundown from above of the dune, then get to your camp. while having dinner. the locals will make the fire to gather around it and listen to drums and dance around the bonfire in starry night and peaceful weather.
Day 2: Merzouga towards, Rissani, Todgha gorges and Dades gorges
- Pick up at your accommodation in Fes.
- Drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech.
- English speaking driver/guide.
- Private A/C transport during the tour.
- Camel ride per each in Merzouga desert.
- Overnight stay in Merzouga desert camp.
- Diner and breakfast during the tour.
- Overnight stay in Dades gorges.
- Lunches and soft drinks.
- Entrance fees to monuments.
- Other personal expenses.
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Frequent Asked Questions
Both Zagora and Merzouga are popular tourist destinations in Morocco, known for their desert landscapes and opportunities for camel trekking and experiencing the Sahara Desert. However, determining which one is better depends on your personal preferences and what you are looking for in your desert experience.
Zagora is located in the Draa Valley region and offers a more accessible desert experience compared to Merzouga. It is closer to major cities like Marrakech, making it a convenient option for travelers with limited time. The desert in Zagora is still impressive, with beautiful dunes and picturesque sunsets. However, the dunes in Zagora are smaller compared to those in Merzouga.
On the other hand, Merzouga is renowned for its stunningly large dunes, including the famous Erg Chebbi. These dunes are among the highest in Morocco and offer a more dramatic and immersive desert experience. Merzouga is located in southeastern Morocco, close to the Algerian border, and a bit farther from major cities. This can make it a slightly longer journey to reach, but many travelers consider it worth the effort for the breathtaking dunes.
Can you do a day trip to the Sahara Desert from Marrakech?
Yes, it is possible to do a day trip to the Sahara Desert from Marrakech, but it is a long journey and involves a significant amount of travel time. The Sahara Desert is located quite far from Marrakech, so keep in mind that it will be a long day with limited time to spend in the desert itself.
Yes, Merzouga Desert is indeed part of the Sahara Desert. The Sahara Desert is the largest hot desert in the world, covering a vast expanse of North Africa.
Merzouga is a small village located in southeastern Morocco, near the border with Algeria. It is renowned for its towering sand dunes, including the famous Erg Chebbi dunes. These dunes are part of the larger Sahara Desert, which extends beyond Merzouga into other parts of Morocco, Algeria, and neighboring countries.
The desert landscape in Merzouga showcases the typical characteristics of the Sahara, with its golden sand dunes, vast open spaces, and arid climate. It offers visitors an opportunity to experience the beauty and tranquility of the Sahara Desert in Morocco.
Can you camp in the Sahara desert?
Yes, camping in the Sahara Desert is a popular and memorable experience for many travelers. There are several options available for camping in the Sahara, including both organized camps and independent camping.
Whether you choose an organized camp or independent camping, spending a night under the starry desert sky is a unique and enchanting experience. The silence, vastness, and beauty of the desert make it a memorable part of any journey to Morocco. Just remember to follow guidelines and respect the environment to minimize your impact on the delicate desert ecosystem.
The Merzouga Desert, located in Morocco, is generally considered safe for visitors.
It’s recommended to hire a local guide or join a reputable tour company when exploring the desert. They are familiar with the terrain and can provide valuable guidance. Or travel in groups: If possible, travel in a group, especially when venturing into remote areas of the desert. This can enhance safety if any issues arise.
The desert environment can be challenging, with extreme temperatures during the day and potentially cold nights. Be prepared with appropriate clothing, sun protection, and sufficient water supplies.
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