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Desert tours from Marrakech

Experience a magical journey by combining nature and culture in one amazing trip. Explore the endless dunes of the Sahara desert and discover the vibrant city of Marrakech. The road from Marrakech to the desert leads you through the distant mountain summits of tizi tichka pass,visit one of the best-preserved Old kasbah architecture such Ait ben hadou kasbah a world hiretage reserved by unisco. Enjoy the Road, the ‘Moroccan Hollywood’ city of ouarzazat , spend an overn night in the dades Valley, and visit nex day the todra valleys of green palm trees and its gorges, , Berber villages, mud-houses and Kasbahs that fade into the red brown landscape. As soon as you reach the desert you will be stunned by the endless sea of sand with dunes that reach beyond the horizon.the camel ride in the desert, the sunrises and sunsets on the sand dunes, the overnight in the desert with local in their berber tent, The feeling of space, total silence and solitude is amazing. Witness a caravan of camels passing by, sleep under the clear star-spangled sky and enjoy the rising sun that makes the scenery glow and colours the orange sand red. This journey has all the ingredients for a breathtaking unforgettable adventure!Whether you are traveling alone or in a group, have a particular destination in Morocco in mind, or willing to take part in our programs, do not hesitate to contact us for any questions. We are at your service. Marrakech to Erg Chebbi To Marrakech Desert Tours are listed bellow in 3, 4 and 5 day desert tour itineraries with overnight camel trek. Marrakesh Tours & Camel Treks are "Guaranteed" with a minimum of 2 partcipants or more.You may choose to join one of the pre-booked tour or book a new tour departing any day and let us advertise seats for fellow travelers, this way you will make new friends and share the costs. If you choose to book a Marrakesh private tour or Camel Trek, we do not advertise seats.
 

Desert tours Fez to Marrakech

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Fes To Marrakech 2 Days & 1 Nights Desert Tour

Day 1: Fez / Merzougua (camel ride and overnight in the desert) We will meet you at your Fez riad or hotel, depart and transport (8 hours) over the Middle Atlas mountains through the cedar forests of Ifrane, Midelt and the Ziz gorges towards Sahara, until the Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. Our destination is the auberge (small inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes at sunset to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared under the evening stars. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent Day 2: Merzougua / Marrakech Return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower. The remainder of the day is spent driving back to Ouarzazate where we’ll stop for lunch and visit the old Glaoui Kasbah Taouirt. Then we cross the High Atlas once more, down the Tizi nTichka pass. Arrival evening in Marrakech at approximately 6pm. Marrakech hotel this night optional with an extra cost.
 

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Fes To Marrakech 3 Days & 2 Nights Desert Tour

Day 1: Fez / Merzougua (camel ride and overnight in the desert) We will meet you at your Fez riad or hotel, depart and transport (8 hours) over the Middle Atlas mountains through the cedar forests of Ifrane, Midelt and the Ziz gorges towards Sahara, until the Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. Our destination is the auberge (small inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes at sunset to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared under the evening stars. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent Day 2: Merzougua / Todra gorges Return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower before going to Tinehir. Along the way we can visit a fossil workshop for a closer look at Sahara’s wonderful varieties of ancient life. We'll walk through Todra Gorge, where sheer limestone walls rise to 300 m in its narrowest part. After lunch you can wander with a guide through palmeries, villages, gardens, and kasbahs for a close look at traditional Berber ways of life. Evening visit the market in Tinehir and old kasbah quarter. Stay in an old kasbah with evening Moroccan dinner by the pool. Day 3: Todra gorges /Marrakech This morning we'll drive through the Valley of Roses, famous for the Persian rose oil, and the Skoura oasis before stopping for lunch at Ouarzazate. Next we’ll explore the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou. This village of clustered Berber Kasbahs has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films and was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. Descending the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass to Marrakech, we will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice breaks. Arrival in Marrakech at approximately 7 p.m. You will need to book a hotel in Marrakech this night or we can book a medina riad including breakfast.
 

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Fes To Marrakech 4 Days & 3 Nights Desert Safari

Day 1: Fez / Merzouga We will meet you at your Fez riad or hotel, depart and transport (8 hours) over the Middle Atlas mountains through the cedar forests of Ifrane, Midelt and the Ziz gorges towards Sahara, until the Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. Our destination is the auberge (small inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes at sunset to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared under the evening stars. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent. Day 2 Merzouga / Todra gorges Bivouac trekkers return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower before going to Tinehir. Along the way you can visit a fossil workshop for a closer look at Sahara’s wonderful varieties of ancient life. We'll walk through Todra Gorge where limestone walls rise to over 300 m in the narrowest gorge and after lunch, visit the women’s market in Tinihir and old kasbah quarter. We stay in traditional old kasbah with evening Moroccan dinner by the pool. Day 3 Todra gorges / Dades gorges After breakfast you can wander with a local guide through palmery villages, gardens, and kasbahs for a close look at traditional Berber ways of life. Our next destination is Dades valley (2 hours) of a thousand Kasbahs. You will pass through many Berber villages, and green riverside oasis and barren red hillsides clustered with kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house many families and their livestock). Stop to visit and walk among the monkey fingers. Stay in Dades valley auberge (small country inn) with Moroccan menu on the terrace, overlooking the valley gorge and gardens. Day 4 Dades gorges / ait ben hadou / Marrakech After breakfast we’ll off-road to Ouarzazate, through the Valley of Roses, famous for the Persian rose oil. Visit the World Heritage Site, Ait Benhaddou. This historic cluster of old kasbahs was the stronghold stop for caravans crossing the High Atlas to pay taxes for protection from thieves after their gold, slaves, salt and ivory. Descending the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass to Marrakech, we will have time to stop and enjoy the impressive landscapes, and coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice breaks. Arrival in Marrakech approximately 6 p.m. You will need to book a hotel in Marrakech this night or we can book a medina riad including breakfast.
 

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Fes To Marrakech 5 Days & 4 Nights Desert Tour

Day 1: Fez / Merzougua camelrid and povernight in the desert We will meet you at your Fez riad or hotel, depart and transport (8 hours) over the Middle Atlas mountains through the cedar forests of Ifrane, Midelt and the Ziz gorges towards Sahara, until the Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. Our destination is the auberge (small inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes at sunset to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared under the evening stars. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent. Day 2: Merzougua Bivouac trekkers return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower. You can chill out in the dunes or the auberge, or take your car and driver for an off road tour around the Erg Chebbi. We'll stop to visit Nomad families for tea if they are in the region, and you can explore as much as you wish. The village of Hamlia is on your route, and is famous for Gnaoua music. Stay in desert auberge with swimming pool. Includes breakfast and dinner. Day 3: Merzougua / Saghrou montain / Todra gorges We'll drive off road today, traveling through the Saghro mountains. Tinehir. Along the way we pass through folded exposed rock slabs of fossils and we can stop and visit a fossil workshop for a closer look at Sahara’s wonderful varieties of ancient life. Before Tinehir,we'll have a visit to Todra Gorge, where sheer limestone walls rise to 300 m in its narrowest part. After lunch you can wander with a guide through palmeries, villages, gardens, and kasbahs for a close look at traditional Berber ways of life. Visit the market in Tinehir and old kasbah quarter. We will stay in an old kasbah, with evening Moroccan dinner by the pool. Day 4: Todra gorges / Dades gorges Our next destination is Dades valley of a thousand Kasbahs. You will pass through many Berber villages, and see green riverside oasis and barren red hillsides clustered with kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house many families and their livestock). Stay in upper Dades valley auberge, with dinner on the terrace, overlooking the valley gorge and gardens. Day 5: Dades gorgres / Ouarzazat/ ait ben hadou / telouat / Marrakech Our next destination is a drive off road (weather permitting) across the mountains to explore in the Valley of the Rose, famous for Persian roses and the remote village of Boutaghrah for lunch. We’ll explore the environs before continuing on to Ait Benhaddou. We will explore Ait Benhaddou. This village of clustered Berber Kasbahs has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films and was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. Descend the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass to Marrakech. We will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice. Arrival in Marrakech at approximately at 6 p.m. You will need to book a hotel in Marrakech this night or we can book a medina riad including a full breakfast.
 

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Marrakech to Zgora (2 Days /1 Nights)

Day 1: Marrakech / ait Ben Hadou / ouarzazat/ zagora We will meet you at your riad or hotel at 8:30a.m., depart Marrakech, and transport over the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass. We will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and break for coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice. We will spend the afternoon visiting World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou. This village of clustered Berber Kasbahs has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films and was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. We’ll pass through Ouarzazate, We pass through Ouarzazate, have lunch and follow the Valley Draa head for Zagora ; deeper into the desert landscape, until dunes appear on the horizon. Our mid-afternoon destination is the auberge (small country inn) , where you meet your camel guide and ride into the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared (vegetarians welcome) under the evening stars shining brilliantly in the clear night sky. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in a nomad tent. Day 2: Zagora/ Ouarzazat / Marrakech Return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower. The remainder of the day is spent driving back to Ouarzazate where we’ll stop for lunch and visit the old Glaoui Kasbah Taouirt. Then we cross the High Atlas once more, down the Tizi nTichka pass. Arrival evening in Marrakech at approximately 6pm. Marrakech hotel this night optional with an extra cost.
 
 

Marrakech to Merzouga (3 Days / 2 Nights) Desert safari

Day 1: Marrakech / ait Ben Hadou / Dades Gorges We will meet you at your riad or hotel at 8:30a.m., depart Marrakech, and transport over the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass. We will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and break for coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice. We will spend the afternoon visiting World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou. This village of clustered Berber Kasbahs has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films and was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. We’ll pass through Ouarzazate, and the Valley of the Rose, famous for soft Persian rose oil. You will pass through many Berber villages, and once in the desert, see barren hillsides clustered with kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house many families and their livestock). After visiting the Tamnalt hills, we stay Dades valley auberge (small country inn) in the upper gorge. Day 2: Dades Gorgres / Todra Gorgres/ Merzougua After breakfast we have a short drive to walk through a massive fault dividing the High Atlas mountains. Todra Gorge sheer rock walls rises to 300 m in its narrowest part. Then we’ll head for the Erg Chebbi sand sea. We continue deeper into the desert landscape, until dunes appear on the horizon. Our mid-afternoon destination is the auberge (small country inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared (vegetarians welcome) under the evening stars shining brilliantly in the clear night sky. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in a nomad tent. Day 3: Marzougua / Ouarzazat / Marrakech Return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower. The remainder of the day is spent driving back to Ouarzazate where we’ll stop for lunch and visit the old Glaoui Kasbah Taouirt. Then we cross the High Atlas once more, down the Tizi nTichka pass. Arrival evening in Marrakech at approximately 6pm. Marrakech hotel this night optional with an extra cost.
 
 

Marrakech to Merzouga (4 Days / 3 Nights) Desert safari trip

Day 1: Marrakech / ait Ben Hadou / Dades Gorges We will meet you at your riad or hotel at 8:30a.m., depart Marrakech, and transport over the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass. We will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and break for coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice. We spend the afternoon visiting the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou. This village of clustered kasbahs has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films and was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. We pass through Ouarzazate, and the Valley of the Rose, famous for soft Persian rose oil. Our next destination is Dades valley. You will pass through many Berber villages, and in the desert, see barren red rock formations clustered with kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house many families and their livestock). Stay in Dades valley auberge (small country inn) with Moroccan dinner on the terrace, overlooking the valley gorge and gardens. Day 2: Dades Gorgres / Saghru montain/ Merzougua After breakfast we will through the Saghro mountains and stop in Rissani for lunch. Back in the car, we'll explore further until the Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. Our afternoon destination is the auberge 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared (vegetarians welcome), under the evening stars shining brilliantly in the sky. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent. Or you have a choice (with extra cost) of a sunset camel trek into the dunes, staying in the desert auberge with relaxing dinner, and breakfast early the next morning. Day 3: Merzougua / Todra Gorgres Return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower before going to Tinehir. Along the way we'll drive offroad, and pass through folded exposed rock slabs of fossils and we can stop and visit a fossil workshop for a closer look at Sahara’s wonderful varieties of ancient life. We'll have a visit to Todra Gorge, where sheer limestone walls rise to 300 m in its narrowest part. After lunch you can wander with a guide through palmeries, villages, gardens, and kasbahs for a close look at traditional Berber ways of life. Visit the market in Tinehir and old kasbah quarter. We will have a late afternoon arrival to stay in an old kasbah with evening Moroccan dinner by the pool. Day 4:Todra Gorgres/ Marrakech After breakfast the remainder of the day is spent driving back to Ouarzazate where we’ll stop for lunch and visit the old Glaoui Kasbah Taouirt. Then we cross the High Atlas once more, down the Tizi nTichka pass. Arrival evening in Marrakech at approximately 6pm. Marrakech hotel this night optional with an extra cost.
 
 

Marrakech to Merzouga (5 Days / 4 Nights) Desert safari trip

Day 1: Marrakech / Zagora We will meet you at your riad or hotel at 8:30a.m., depart Marrakech, and transport over the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass. We will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and break for coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice. We pass through Ouarzazate, have lunch and follow the Valley Draa to overnight in Zagora, with a 4x4 pre-dinner side trip to look at the stars in the dunes. Day 2: Zagora / Daraa valley / Merzougua Today we retreat along the Valley Draa and turn east of the stark Saghro Massif. This route is peppered with isolated villages and towns, rocky mesas and acacia trees. We will have lunch near Rissani before departing for the Erg Chebbi dunes. Our late-afternoon destination is the auberge (small inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide to ride into the dunes at sunset to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will be served a traditional tagine dinner (vegetarians welcome), prepared under the evening stars shining brilliantly in the above. Climb the big dune and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in a nomad wool tent. Or you have a choice (with extra cost) of a sunset camel trek into the dunes, staying in the desert auberge with relaxing dinner, and breakfast early the next morning. Day 3: Merzougua / todra gorges Return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower or swim before going to Tinehir. Along the way we pass through folded exposed rock slabs of fossils and we can stop and visit a fossil workshop for a closer look at Sahara’s wonderful varieties of ancient life. We'll have a visit to Todra Gorge, where sheer limestone walls rise to 300 m in its narrowest part. After lunch you can wander with a guide through palmeries, villages, gardens, and kasbahs for a close look at traditional Berber ways of life. Visit the market in Tinehir and old kasbah quarter. We will have a late afternoon arrival to stay in an old kasbah with evening Moroccan dinner by the pool. Day 4: Todra gorges / Dades valley and gorges Our next destination is Dades valley of a thousand Kasbahs. You will drive off road through barren red hillsides clustered with Kasbahs, (fortified dwellings that house many families and their livestock), many Berber villages, and vist Nomads for tea. Stay in upper Dades valley auberge with dinner on the terrace, overlooking the valley gorge and gardens. Day 5: Dades gorges / ait ben hadou kasbah / Marrakech From Dades after breakfast we’ll head to Ouarzazate for lunch, passing through Valley of the Rose and Skoura oasis. After lunch, the World Heritage Site, Ait Benhaddou is our next stop. This village of clustered Berber Kasbahs has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films and was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. Descending the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass to Marrakech, we will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, with coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice breaks. You will need to book a hotel this night in Marrakech.
 
 
 

Marrakech To Fes 2 Days & 1 Nights Desert Tour

DAY 1: Marrakech - Ouarzazate - Merzouga We will meet you at your riad or hotel at 8:30a.m., depart Marrakech, and transport over the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass. We will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and break for coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice. We pass through Ouarzazate. The next city is Kelaat Mgouna, a Berber city that celebrates the festival of roses each year, every first week end of May is an opportunity for locals to meet and sell the rose water and other products made from the rose. You will continue along the valley of roses until Boumalen Dades, another Berber village on the road of 1000 kasbahs. 45 km further, you will get to Tineghir with it’s beautiful palm grove, and Jewish quarter. You continue to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga Sahara desert. Enjoy a camel ride for 1h30 at the sunset to get to the oasis where the camp is located. Spend the night in the bivouac at Merzouga Sahara dunes under nomadic tents or outside under shooting stars. Play drums with the camel drivers. Dinner and overnight in Merzouga Sahara desert camp DAY 2 : Erg Chebbi - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fes Around 5h30 a.m, you will wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes, possibly the best moment of Merzouga desert, followed by a typical breakfast in the bivouac of Merzouga, then you will ride back the camels, to meet you driver and travel from Merzouga dunes to Fes via the beautiful Ziz valley, Errachida and Midelt. Lunch on the way and short break to watch the monkeys in cedar forests of the middle Atlas close to Azrou city at “Gourrou forests”. You will continue to Fes, where your tour from Marrakech to Fes ends. For information Fes is considered to be the 4th largest city of Moroccan kingdom, it is devide into 3 sections (1:Ville Nouvelle built by French protectorate, 2: Fes El Bali or the interior of walls and ramparts and 3: Fes Jdid). In order to access to the medina of Fes, the main gate is Bab Boujeloud.
 
 

Marrakech To Fes 3 Days & 2 Nights Desert Tour

Day 1: Marrakech / ait Ben Hadou / Dades Gorges We will meet you at your riad or hotel at 8:30a.m., depart Marrakech, and transport over the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass. We will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and break for coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice. We will spend the afternoon visiting World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou. This village of clustered Berber Kasbahs has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films and was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. We’ll pass through Ouarzazate, and the Valley of the Rose, famous for soft Persian rose oil. You will pass through many Berber villages, and once in the desert, see barren hillsides clustered with kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house many families and their livestock). After visiting the Tamnalt hills, we stay Dades valley auberge (small country inn) in the upper gorge. Day 2: Dades Gorgres / Todra Gorgres/ Merzougua After breakfast we have a short drive to walk through a massive fault dividing the High Atlas mountains. Todra Gorge sheer rock walls rises to 300 m in its narrowest part. Then we’ll head for the Erg Chebbi sand sea. We continue deeper into the desert landscape, until dunes appear on the horizon. Our mid-afternoon destination is the auberge (small country inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared (vegetarians welcome) under the evening stars shining brilliantly in the clear night sky. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in a nomad tent. Day 3: Marzougua / Ziz Valley / Fez Bivouac trekkers return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower. Depart for long days drive (8 hours) to Fez, traveling from the desert through the Ziz gorge to the Middle Atlas mountains. The alpine town of Ifrane is a nice contrast from the desert. You can stop here, before descending to the hilly lowlands where the ancient city of Fez is situated. You will need to book a hotel in Fez this night or we can book a medina riad including breakfast..
 
 

Marrakech To Fes 4 Days & 3 Nights Desert Safari

Day 1: Marrakech / ait Ben Hadou / Dades Gorges We will meet you at your riad or hotel at 8:30a.m., depart Marrakech, and transport over the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass. We will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and break for coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice. We spend the afternoon visiting the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou. This village of clustered kasbahs has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films and was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. We pass through Ouarzazate, and the Valley of the Rose, famous for soft Persian rose oil. Our next destination is Dades valley. You will pass through many Berber villages, and in the desert, see barren red rock formations clustered with kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house many families and their livestock). Stay in Dades valley auberge (small country inn) with Moroccan dinner on the terrace, overlooking the valley gorge and gardens. Day 2: Dades Gorgres / Todra Gorgres We'll have a visit to Todra Gorge, where sheer limestone walls rise to 300 m in its narrowest part. After lunch you can wander with a guide through palmeries, villages, gardens, and kasbahs for a close look at traditional Berber ways of life. Visit the market in Tinehir and old kasbah quarter. We will have a late afternoon arrival to stay in an old kasbah with evening Moroccan dinner by the pool. Day 3: Saghru montain/ Merzougua After breakfast we will through the Saghro mountains and stop in Rissani for lunch. Back in the car, we'll explore further until the Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. Our afternoon destination is the auberge 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared (vegetarians welcome), under the evening stars shining brilliantly in the sky. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent. Or you have a choice (with extra cost) of a sunset camel trek into the dunes, staying in the desert auberge with relaxing dinner, and breakfast early the next morning. Day 4: Fes / Merzougua Return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower before going to Fes. Along the way we'll drive offroad, and pass through folded exposed rock slabs of fossils and we can stop and visit a fossil workshop for a closer look at Sahara’s wonderful varieties of ancient life. contunue to Fez, passing through the Ziz valley and gorge to the Middle Atlas mountains. The alpine town of Ifrane is a nice contrast from the desert. You can stop here, before descending to the hilly lowlands where the ancient city of Fez is situated. You will need to book a hotel in Fez this night.
 
 

Marrakech To Fes 5 Days & 4 Nights Desert Tour

Day 1: Marrakech / ait Ben hadou kasbah / Dades gorges We will meet you at your riad or hotel at 8:30a.m., depart Marrakech, and transport over the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass. We will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and break for coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice. We spend the afternoon visiting the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou. This village of clustered kasbahs has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films and was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. We pass through Ouarzazate, and the Valley of the Rose, famous for soft Persian rose oil. The deserts barren hillsides are clustered with kasbahs (fortified dwellings). Stay in Dades upper gorge hotel with dinner on the terrace overlooking the gorge. Day 2: Dades gorges / todra gorgres After breakfast we'll visit the Tamnalt hills, and have a short drive to walk through a massive fault dividing the High Atlas mountains. Todra Gorge sheer rock walls rises to 300 m in its narrowest part. After lunch you can wander with a guide through palmeries, gardens, and kasbahs for a close look at traditional Berber ways of life. Visit the night market in Tinehir and old kasbah quarter. Stay in traditional old kasbah with evening Moroccan dinner by the pool. Day 3:Todra gorges / Merzouga Our mid-afternoon destination is the auberge (small inn) in the Erg Chebbi dunes 29km from Merzouga. Along the way we'll off-road into the Saghro Massif deeper into the desert landscape, until the dunes appear on the horizon. Upon arrival you will meet your camel guide and ride to the bivouac (camp) at sunset, where a traditional tagine dinner is prepared (vegetarians welcome) under the evening stars. Climb the massive dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent. Day 4: Merzougua Bivouac trekkers return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower. You can chill out in the dunes or the auberge, or take your car and driver for an off road tour around the Erg Chebbi. We'll stop to visit Nomad families for tea if they are in the region, and you can explore as much as you wish. The village of Hamlia is on your route, and is famous for Gnaoua music. Stay in desert auberge with swimming pool. Includes breakfast and dinner. Day 5: Merzougua / Fes Depart for drive to Fez, traveling from the desert through the Ziz gorge to the Middle Atlas mountains. The alpine town of Ifrane is a nice contrast from the desert. You can stop here, before descending to the hilly lowlands where the ancient city of Fez is situated. You will need to book a hotel in Fez this night or we can book a medina riad including breakfast.
 
 
 

Fes To Erg Chebbi 2 Days & 1 Nights Desert tours

Day 1: Fez / Merzougua (camel ride and overnight in the desert) We will meet you at your Fez riad or hotel, depart and transport (8 hours) over the Middle Atlas mountains through the cedar forests of Ifrane, Midelt and the Ziz gorges towards Sahara, until the Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. Our destination is the auberge (small inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes at sunset to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared under the evening stars. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent Day 2: Merzougua / Fez Bivouac trekkers return by camel at sunrise to the Riad for breakfast and shower. Depart the desert for long days drive to Fez, traveling through the Ziz gorge to the Middle Atlas mountains. The alpine town of Ifrane is a nice contrast from the desert. You can stop here, before descending to the hilly lowlands where the ancient city of Fez is situated. We can arrange for your stay in a riad in the heart of the Fez medina and arrange for a guide for the next day if you wish. (extra cost[s)
 
 

Fes To Erg Chebbi 3 Days & 2 Nights Desert Tour

DAY 1: Fes - Ifrane - Midelt - Errachidia - Tinghir - dades valley We will meet you at your Fez riad or hotel at 8:00a.m., depart and transport over the Middle Atlas mountains through the cedar forests of Ifrane, Midelt and the Ziz gorges towards Sahara. We’ll arrive in Dades Valley. After visiting the Tamnalt hills, we stay Dades valley auberge (small country inn) in the upper gorge. Day 2: Dades gorges/ todra gorges / Merzouga After breakfast we’ll visit Todra Gorge, then head for the Erg Chebbi sand sea. Along the way we pass through folded exposed rock slabs of fossils and can stop and visit a fossil workshop for a closer look at Sahara’s wonderful varieties of ancient life. We continue deeper into the desert landscape, until dunes appear on the horizon. Our mid-afternoon destination is the Riad (small country inn) 5 km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared (vegetarians welcome) under the evening stars shining brilliantly in the clear night sky. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent. Day 3:Merzouga / Fez Bivouac trekkers return by camel at sunrise to the Riad for breakfast and shower. Depart the desert for long days drive to Fez, traveling through the Ziz gorge to the Middle Atlas mountains. The alpine town of Ifrane is a nice contrast from the desert. You can stop here, before descending to the hilly lowlands where the ancient city of Fez is situated. We can arrange for your stay in a riad in the heart of the Fez medina and arrange for a guide for the next day if you wish. (extra cost[s]).
 
 

Fes To Erg Chebbi 4 Days & 3 Nights

Day 1: Fez / Dades gorges We will meet you at your (Fez) riad or hotel at 8:00a.m., depart and transport (7 hours) over the Middle Atlas mountains through the cedar forests of Ifrane, Midelt and the Ziz gorges towards Sahara. We’ll arrive in Dades valley of a thousand Kasbahs. You will pass through many Berber villages, and once in the desert, see barren hillsides clustered with kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house many families and their livestock). After visiting the Tamnalt hills, we stay Dades valley auberge (small country inn) in the upper gorge. Day 2:Dades gorgres / Todra gorges After breakfast we have a short drive to walk through a massive fault dividing the High Atlas mountains. Todra Gorge sheer rock walls rises to 300 m in its narrowest part. After lunch you can wander with a guide through palmeries, gardens, and kasbahs for a close look at traditional Berber ways of life. Visit the market in Tinehir and old kasbah quarter. Stay in traditional old kasbah with evening Moroccan dinner by the pool. Day 3: Todra gorgres / Merzougua Our mid-afternoon destination is the Riad (small country inn) in the Erg Chebbi dunes 5 km from Merzouga. Along the way we pass through folded exposed rock slabs of fossils and we can stop and visit a fossil workshop for a closer look at Sahara’s wonderful varieties of ancient life. We continue deeper into the desert landscape, until the dunes appear on the horizon. Upon arrival you will meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes to the bivouac (camp), where a traditional tagine dinner is prepared (vegetarians welcome) under the evening stars shining brilliantly in the night sky. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent. Day 4: Merzougua / Fes Bivouac trekkers return by camel at sunrise to the Riad for breakfast and shower. Depart for long days drive to Fez, traveling from the desert through the Ziz gorge to the Middle Atlas mountains. The alpine town of Ifrane is a nice contrast from the desert. You can stop here, before descending to the hilly lowlands where the ancient city of Fez is situated. You will need to book a hotel in Fez this night.
 
 

Fes To Erg Chebbi 5 Days & 4 Nights Desert Tours

Day 1: Fez / Merzougua camelrid and povernight in the desert We will meet you at your Fez riad or hotel, depart and transport (8 hours) over the Middle Atlas mountains through the cedar forests of Ifrane, Midelt and the Ziz gorges towards Sahara, until the Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. Our destination is the auberge (small inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes at sunset to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared under the evening stars. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent. Day 2: Merzougua Bivouac trekkers return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower. You can chill out in the dunes or the auberge, or take your car and driver for an off road tour around the Erg Chebbi. We'll stop to visit Nomad families for tea if they are in the region, and you can explore as much as you wish. The village of Hamlia is on your route, and is famous for Gnaoua music. Stay in desert auberge with swimming pool. Includes breakfast and dinner. Day 3: Merzougua / Saghrou montain / Dades gorges We'll drive off road today, traveling through the Saghro mountains.Along the way we pass through folded exposed rock slabs of fossils and we can stop and visit a fossil workshop for a closer look at Sahara’s wonderful varieties of ancient life. Before Dades valley of a thousand Kasbahs. You will pass through many Berber villages, and see green riverside oasis and barren red hillsides clustered with kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house many families and their livestock). Stay in upper Dades valley auberge, with dinner on the terrace, overlooking the valley gorge and gardens. Day 4: Dades gorgres / Todra gorges Our next destination is Tinehir,we'll have a visit to Todra Gorge, where sheer limestone walls rise to 300 m in its narrowest part. After lunch you can wander with a guide through palmeries, villages, gardens, and kasbahs for a close look at traditional Berber ways of life. Visit the market in Tinehir and old kasbah quarter. We will stay in an old kasbah, with evening Moroccan dinner by the pool. Day 5: Todra gorges / ait hani / imlchil / Fes Our next destination is a drive off road (weather permitting) across the mountains to explore in the Village of Imlchil where it’s happened each years on the end of month 8 / 27 until 1 Sptembre fistivale of the betrothal. This tradition goes back to the time where Ait Hadiddou nomads, met once a year to exchange the products of crops and livestock, and building alliances is gave birth to the legend of the betrothed. It continued until today. The moussem also have a festival of colective mariage & traditional music… and the remote village we will contunue our drive through varied and preserved landscapes. Arrival in Fez approximately 6 p.m. You will need to book a hotel in Fes this night or we can book a medina riad including breakfast.
 
 
 

Fes To Marrakech 2 Days & 1 Nights Desert Tour

Day 1: Fez / Merzougua (camel ride and overnight in the desert) We will meet you at your Fez riad or hotel, depart and transport (8 hours) over the Middle Atlas mountains through the cedar forests of Ifrane, Midelt and the Ziz gorges towards Sahara, until the Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. Our destination is the auberge (small inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes at sunset to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared under the evening stars. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent Day 2: Merzougua / Marrakech Return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower. The remainder of the day is spent driving back to Ouarzazate where we’ll stop for lunch and visit the old Glaoui Kasbah Taouirt. Then we cross the High Atlas once more, down the Tizi nTichka pass. Arrival evening in Marrakech at approximately 6pm. Marrakech hotel this night optional with an extra cost.
 
 

Fes To Marrakech 3 Days & 2 Nights Desert Tour

Day 1: Fez / Merzougua (camel ride and overnight in the desert) We will meet you at your Fez riad or hotel, depart and transport (8 hours) over the Middle Atlas mountains through the cedar forests of Ifrane, Midelt and the Ziz gorges towards Sahara, until the Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. Our destination is the auberge (small inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes at sunset to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared under the evening stars. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent Day 2: Merzougua / Todra gorges Return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower before going to Tinehir. Along the way we can visit a fossil workshop for a closer look at Sahara’s wonderful varieties of ancient life. We'll walk through Todra Gorge, where sheer limestone walls rise to 300 m in its narrowest part. After lunch you can wander with a guide through palmeries, villages, gardens, and kasbahs for a close look at traditional Berber ways of life. Evening visit the market in Tinehir and old kasbah quarter. Stay in an old kasbah with evening Moroccan dinner by the pool. Day 3: Todra gorges /Marrakech This morning we'll drive through the Valley of Roses, famous for the Persian rose oil, and the Skoura oasis before stopping for lunch at Ouarzazate. Next we’ll explore the World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou. This village of clustered Berber Kasbahs has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films and was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. Descending the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass to Marrakech, we will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice breaks. Arrival in Marrakech at approximately 7 p.m. You will need to book a hotel in Marrakech this night or we can book a medina riad including breakfast.
 
 

Fes To Marrakech 4 Days & 3 Nights Desert Safari

Day 1: Fez / Merzouga We will meet you at your Fez riad or hotel, depart and transport (8 hours) over the Middle Atlas mountains through the cedar forests of Ifrane, Midelt and the Ziz gorges towards Sahara, until the Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. Our destination is the auberge (small inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes at sunset to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared under the evening stars. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent. Day 2 Merzouga / Todra gorges Bivouac trekkers return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower before going to Tinehir. Along the way you can visit a fossil workshop for a closer look at Sahara’s wonderful varieties of ancient life. We'll walk through Todra Gorge where limestone walls rise to over 300 m in the narrowest gorge and after lunch, visit the women’s market in Tinihir and old kasbah quarter. We stay in traditional old kasbah with evening Moroccan dinner by the pool. Day 3 Todra gorges / Dades gorges After breakfast you can wander with a local guide through palmery villages, gardens, and kasbahs for a close look at traditional Berber ways of life. Our next destination is Dades valley (2 hours) of a thousand Kasbahs. You will pass through many Berber villages, and green riverside oasis and barren red hillsides clustered with kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house many families and their livestock). Stop to visit and walk among the monkey fingers. Stay in Dades valley auberge (small country inn) with Moroccan menu on the terrace, overlooking the valley gorge and gardens. Day 4 Dades gorges / ait ben hadou / Marrakech After breakfast we’ll off-road to Ouarzazate, through the Valley of Roses, famous for the Persian rose oil. Visit the World Heritage Site, Ait Benhaddou. This historic cluster of old kasbahs was the stronghold stop for caravans crossing the High Atlas to pay taxes for protection from thieves after their gold, slaves, salt and ivory. Descending the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass to Marrakech, we will have time to stop and enjoy the impressive landscapes, and coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice breaks. Arrival in Marrakech approximately 6 p.m. You will need to book a hotel in Marrakech this night or we can book a medina riad including breakfast.
 
 

Fes To Marrakech 5 Days & 4 Nights Desert Tour

Day 1: Fez / Merzougua camelrid and povernight in the desert We will meet you at your Fez riad or hotel, depart and transport (8 hours) over the Middle Atlas mountains through the cedar forests of Ifrane, Midelt and the Ziz gorges towards Sahara, until the Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. Our destination is the auberge (small inn) 29km from Merzouga, where you meet your camel guide and ride into the dunes at sunset to the bivouac (camp). Upon arrival you will have a traditional tagine dinner prepared under the evening stars. Climb the dunes and watch the moon rise before retiring to your bed in the nomad wool tent. Day 2: Merzougua Bivouac trekkers return by camel at sunrise to the auberge for breakfast and shower. You can chill out in the dunes or the auberge, or take your car and driver for an off road tour around the Erg Chebbi. We'll stop to visit Nomad families for tea if they are in the region, and you can explore as much as you wish. The village of Hamlia is on your route, and is famous for Gnaoua music. Stay in desert auberge with swimming pool. Includes breakfast and dinner. Day 3: Merzougua / Saghrou montain / Todra gorges We'll drive off road today, traveling through the Saghro mountains. Tinehir. Along the way we pass through folded exposed rock slabs of fossils and we can stop and visit a fossil workshop for a closer look at Sahara’s wonderful varieties of ancient life. Before Tinehir,we'll have a visit to Todra Gorge, where sheer limestone walls rise to 300 m in its narrowest part. After lunch you can wander with a guide through palmeries, villages, gardens, and kasbahs for a close look at traditional Berber ways of life. Visit the market in Tinehir and old kasbah quarter. We will stay in an old kasbah, with evening Moroccan dinner by the pool. Day 4: Todra gorges / Dades gorges Our next destination is Dades valley of a thousand Kasbahs. You will pass through many Berber villages, and see green riverside oasis and barren red hillsides clustered with kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house many families and their livestock). Stay in upper Dades valley auberge, with dinner on the terrace, overlooking the valley gorge and gardens. Day 5: Dades gorgres / Ouarzazat/ ait ben hadou / telouat / Marrakech Our next destination is a drive off road (weather permitting) across the mountains to explore in the Valley of the Rose, famous for Persian roses and the remote village of Boutaghrah for lunch. We’ll explore the environs before continuing on to Ait Benhaddou. We will explore Ait Benhaddou. This village of clustered Berber Kasbahs has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films and was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from Saharan Africa to Marrakech and beyond. Descend the High Atlas mountains Tizi nTichka pass to Marrakech. We will have time to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, and coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice. Arrival in Marrakech at approximately at 6 p.m. You will need to book a hotel in Marrakech this night or we can book a medina riad including a full breakfast.
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 

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