3 Days journey from Marrakech to Fes

Embark on an exhilarating 3-day journey from Marrakech to Fes, traversing through the breathtaking landscapes of the Sahara Desert. This adventure is a blend of cultural immersion, historical exploration, and natural beauty, promising an unforgettable experience. Here’s your detailed itinerary, with each stop offering its own unique charm.

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Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Valley

Start your journey early from Marrakech, heading towards the majestic High Atlas Mountains. The first stop is at the impressive Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its traditional Moroccan earthen clay architecture. Explore the ancient Kasbah, walking through its winding alleys. Afterward, proceed to Ouarzazate, known as the ‘Gateway to the Sahara’. This town is a hub for film production, where you can visit film studios that have hosted many renowned movies. Continue your drive to Dades Valley, known for its stunning rock formations and the Dades Gorge. Spend your night in a cozy hotel amidst the valley, experiencing the serene beauty of nature.

El Koutbia Marrakech Date palms fountain
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Day 2: Dades Valley to Merzouga (Erg Chebbi Dunes)

Day two starts with a scenic drive from Dades Valley to Todra Gorge, a towering canyon known for its dramatic cliff sides. Here, you can take a leisurely walk along the river or engage in some light rock climbing. Next, head towards the Sahara Desert’s Erg Chebbi dunes near Merzouga. Upon arrival, switch to camels for an authentic desert experience, trekking through the golden sands to reach your desert camp. Witness the sunset over the dunes, and spend the night under the stars in a traditional Berber tent, complete with Moroccan cuisine and music.

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Desert Camp by Night Tent

Day 3: Merzouga to Fes

Begin your final day with a mesmerizing sunrise over the dunes. After breakfast, embark on a long but scenic drive to Fes. The journey takes you through the Ziz Valley, with its palm groves and ancient kasbahs, and the Middle Atlas Mountains, featuring cedar forests and charming Berber villages. Upon arrival in Fes, Morocco’s cultural and spiritual heart, the journey concludes. Fes offers a rich history with its medieval Medina, tanneries, and vibrant souks. Explore at leisure, soaking in the city’s timeless charm.

Desert Camp by Night View
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