3 Days Morocco Desert Expedition from Fes to Marrakech
The 3-day Morocco Desert Expedition from Fes to Marrakech showcases iconic Moroccan landscapes. Beginning in Fes, you’ll pass through the pristine city of Ifrane, often dubbed the “Switzerland of Morocco.” Journeying through the cedar forest of Azrou, you’ll have a chance to photograph wild monkeys. A lunch break awaits in Midelt.
Leaving behind the grandeur of the Atlas Mountains, you’ll gradually transition into the desert’s embrace. The scenery transforms, and the desert’s warmth becomes palpable. This leg of the journey is a voyage into history, culture, and enchantment.
In these 3 days, you’ll uncover a different facet of Morocco. Enjoy the adventure!
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What to Expect 3 Days Morocco Desert Expedition:
This tour takes you to see the most iconic sights in Morocco. During this 3 Days Morocco Desert Expedition, you will:
- Drive through the sneaky road of Tizi N’Tichka
- Trek camels and camp in the Desert
- Disover nomad’s life style
- Visit Popular Hollyood film locations
- Visit Cinema Studio of Ouarzazate
- Play and feed the Barbary monkeys in Azrou
In the first day of your 3 Days Morocco Desert Expedition from Fes to Marrakech, you will wake up and you meet your driver at 8 :00 am. After breakfast, you drive towards the first destination, Ifrane, one of the cleanest cities in the world. You will be amazed by the flowers and the beauty of the city.
Next, you drive to the cedar forest of Azrou where you will take pictures with the barbary monkeys. In fact, the monkeys enjoy human company and they are used to be fed by tourists.
Later, when you cross midelt, you will start sensing the smile of the desert. It is the line that devide the atlas mountains from the desert.
You cross Errachidia, and then Erfoud where you will visit the fossils full of strange shaped stones. You will see how craftmen reshap them again and again to give an amazing look.
Later, you reach merzouga. You will find your camel driver you you surf deep in the desert where you will spend your night. You will eat Berber food and you will dance and sing. After a lively night, you can choose to sleep in your camp or under the stars.
In the second day, you will start your journey by seeing one of the most beautiful sun-raise in your life. Sun rising in the desert is unique and gives an amazing view.
Next, you can see mirage-like scenery that resembles to an artist’s vivid paintings. You will trek camels again to appreciate the desert scenery even more and surf in a caravan to the village of Merzouga. After that, you drive to visit the Rissani Market where you can find authentic Moroccan merchandise like Berber jewelry, scarves and leather goods made from goat skins.
The market is really famous in the region and is considered to be the largest market in the south of Morocco. Next , we will drive to Todra Gorge which will take approximately 3 hours. This place is famous as a tourist spot for its rock formations and natural beauty but also for its hot springs called “Thermal Regs”.
Once you’ve explored the place, it’s time to move for lunch in a local restaurant before you continue your road. Later you continue to Todra Georges to admire the long rocks that touches the sky.
Finally, you end your journey at Boumaln Dades where you will spend your night in a traditional riad. You will enjoy your dinner and you may choose to go out and discuss with locals.
At this point in your 3 Days Morocco Desert Expedition from Fes to Marrakech, you leave Boumaln Dades towards Ouarzazate where you’ll discover the taste of the elegant Berber life. This city is located at the gateway of the High Atlas Mountains and is known for its rich history and culture as well as its fine-grained architecture.
There you will vist the Atlas Studio which is considered as one of the biggest cinema studios in the world with 63hectares. Many Hollywood producers used its for their films and series like Prison Break, Game of Thrones, Star wars…etc.
Next, you head over Ait Benhaddou, a Kasbah with rich history and thriving present. This Kasbah was home to many Moroccan leaders and currently is a fovourite place from historical movi producers. There is a high chance that you have seen before if you love American movies. Prince of Persia, Babel, Games of Thrones, are just some movies where it was used as a background.
Later, you will end your journey in Marrakech. Our driver will drop you off at your hotel and there will be the end of our services.
You can book or customize this 3 Days Morocco Desert Expedition as you wish by contacting us.