Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga - 3 Days

Enjoy the splendid landscapes of the middle Atlas, Ziz valley and the gorges of Dades and Todra. Experience camel riding over the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi and spend night in a traditional Berber tent.

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  • Starting Point : Fes
  • Ending point : Marrakech
  • Duration : 3 days / 2 nights

Day 01 : Fes – Azrou – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga Dunes.

Driving on the road from Fes, passing the Middle Atlas mountains and through the cedar forests well known all over the world. Cedar was already used from the Phoenician times and Roman time for woodcraft, essences and Building even ancient Marine boats.We pass through Ifran, Moroccan Swiss style of town and Azrou, typical Zayan Middle Atlas Berber village.

We will cross than the valley of Ziz and Ziz gorges on the way to the Oriental Sahara Town of Erfoud. From Erfoud we will take a rock desert trail to Merzouga where we will start the camel riding at sunset and stay over in Berber tent in the heart of the dunes.

Day 2 : Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Ouarzazate.

Early morning wake up for camel riding and outstanding sunrise. Arriving to the hotel for refreshing and breakfast. We will cross the town of Rissani and Tafilalet,the center of allaouit dynastie, on the way to the stunning Todra Gorges and overlooking the valley from the hillside. We pass through the great village of Boumalne Dades.

We continue on the deep Rose valley. The valley known for it’s cultivation of Roses. Different colored mountains and crossing palm trees, sweat corn and figs cultivation. we came across numerous Kasbah ruins of all shapes known also the road of thousands Kasbahs. arriving evening time to Ouarzazate. Overnight Riad.

Day 03 : Ouarzazate – High Atlas – Marrakech

From Ouarzazate driving to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, Mother of all Kasbahs. Enchanting Berber architectural strusture about 800 years old. Once arriving to the top of the Kasbah hill a great view to the ancient caravan roads to Marrakech and the far Peaks of the high Atlas mountains. Visit of the Kasbah ruins that still reveals the ancient culture of the Kasbah inhabitants.

We will continue on a path road, about 8 km, on top of the mountains, that converge the main road to Marrakech. Passing through the valley of Almand trees, the Berber Shluh of Amerzgan,Agouim and Ighrem, We will arrive to the Tizi N Tichka pass (2260 m.alt). Lunch at the Berber village of Tadart.We will arrive to Marrakech evening time.

This trip can be run in reserve direction from Marrakech to Fes.


Children policy: 10 - 3 years old 50% off. Under 3 years free of charge.


  • Transportation in Ac and comfortable vehicle
  • Fuel, tolls and any associated expenses
  • Pick up from your hotel, Riad, airport or wherever you want
  • English, French or Spanish driver / guide
  • Night with half boarding (diner, bed and breakfast) in Desert Camp in Merzouga
  • Night with half boarding (diner, bed and breakfast) in hotel in Ouarzazate
  • Camel riding in Erg Chebbi dunes


  • Lunches, drinks and gratuities (optional).

Important Notes

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    This activity must book at least two days in advance.
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    A deposit of 30% of the total price is required to secure your booking.
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    You can change your travel date without penalty.

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