This superb private 2-day Sahara Desert tour itinerary from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga, includes a Camel ride and an amazing night in a nomadic tent under an endless sky of desert stars. As well as a drive over the High Atlas Mountains to Ait Ben haddou kasbah, Hollywood of North Africa – Ouarzazate, Vast Rose & Dades valley, and Todra gorge. Moreover, explore the remarkable Ziz oasis with an astonishing panoramic view. Then experience a thrilling adventure into Morocco’s Middle Atlas Mountains, the cedar forest and lastly Ifrane, a beautiful town often likened to a Swiss Alpine resort.
Detailed Itinerary :
Meet your Driver/Guide at your preferred location in Marrakech then start the 2 days Sahara Desert tour from Marrakech. Travel along mountain roads and climbing over Morocco’s highest pass, Tizi N’Tichka (2260m), to the Hollywood of North Africa – Ouarzazate. It’s famed for being the filming location for many other Hollywood blockbusters and famous TV shows including Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy and more recently Game of Thrones.
Afterwards, continue to travel through the mountains of the anti-atlas (1660m high). Admire the panoramic views of the ancient kasbahs and also the lush valleys with palm trees, fields and acacia. Free time to enjoy your lunch at your convenience in N’kob, later we hit the road again towards Erg Chebbi Dunes through Tazarine oasis and Alnif.
As soon as you reach the popular dunes of Erg Chebbi, one of the world’s iconic landscapes, with towering dunes up to 150m in height, ride a camel through the desert towards your campsite. A spectacular camp hidden away in the sand dunes of the Sahara. Here in this magical escape from the modern world you’ll experience the true essence of desert life. Besides, make sure to catch the sunset in the heart of the desert. In addition to that, enjoy a nice dinner, followed by live Berber music around an open fire and spend an amazing night under the stars, digest the desert in all its beauty that will give you remarkable memories of the desert trip exploring.
The desert adventure from Marrakech to Fes continues after a truly stunning sunrise, freshen up and breakfast in your camp. the long 8-hour drive to Fes on board a 4×4 car will pass through a variety of spectacular scenery from scattered villages, fertile valleys, cedar and pine forests and also barren, rocky landscapes to the small town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and vast apple farms. Your Morocco Sahara Tour continues after a leisurely lunch across the Middle Atlas Mountains and its massive Cedar Forest, home to the Barbary Macaque. Last but not least, stop in Ifrane, known for its alpine-style architecture and nearby winter ski slopes and beautiful forests.
Perhaps get into Fes in the early evening and your 2 Days Marrakech to Fes desert tour adventure ends after dropping you off at your preferred location in the city.
If our 2 Day Sahara Desert tour from Marrakech to Fes does not match what you’re looking for, contact us. We provide customized desert trips in Morocco according to your duration of stay and your preferences. On top of that, you can come with your family, relatives, friends or all of them. Just let us know your duration, what you wish to do in the state, and we’ll plan the itinerary according to your interests. Besides, our Team at Morocco Tabiarte Tours is at your service to answer any questions, give you detailed quotes about tours, and advise about the best time and places to visit. Whether you’re thinking about leading a tour or simply having questions, we’re here to help.
First and Foremost, most of travelers needs only passport to enter Morocco, however your visit shouldn’t be over 3 months. here are some countries that don’t need a visa for Morocco :
For all other passport nationals, please check with the Moroccan Embassy.
Firstly Morocco is one of the largest countries in North Africa with a lot of different and spectacular places, the atlas mountains, north, south (especially the Sahara desert), the imperial cities…etc. here is a list of the best destinations to visit in morocco.
For Morocco adapter, there are two associated plug types C and E. moreover, plug type C is the one which has two round pins and plug type E is the one which has two round pins and a hole for the socket’s male earthing pin. Morocco operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.
Here is a list of the currencies you can use
Sure. Euro, US and CAD dollar are always accepted in Morocco and that will save time for you to bring cash to convert, doing away with bank lineups or non-active cash machines to acquire dirhams. Additionally, you can also use your visa card at bank machines (Attijariwafa bank or Bmce bank are common).
Absolutely Yes, you can this process in every city in Morocco. on the other hand, visa and Mastercard are most vastly accepted. However take enough cash for your travel, just in case you can’t be able to find an ATM to withdraw cash easily.
From 7 to 14 days is a fixed amount of time to discover unexplored of Morocco such as the desert and the imperial cities, as well as hiking in the Atlas Mountains and relaxation on the Atlantic coast.
The best and easiest way to get to the Morocco Sahara Desert is to go on a guided tour from Marrakech, Fez with round-trip transportation included. In addition to that, Merzouga and Zagora are the gateway towns to the desert dunes.
Most of our customers ask us over and over this question about the difference between tours of 2, 3, 4 days, so we got you a clear explanation in order to let you know it, please refer to the figure below.
> INTRODUCTION OF THE DESERT ITINERARY:
Morocco Sahara tour departs from Marrakech or fez, stay overnight on the half route in the desert (1 night or 2 nights) and end wherever you want Fez or Marrakesh. Furthermore, the total distance from Marrakech back to Marrakech is 1124 kilometers and from Marrakech to Fez is 1033 kilometers.
> DISADVANTAGES OF THE 3 DAY ITINERARY:
> ADVANTAGES OF THE 4 DAY ITINERARY:
How to book a Tour with Us:
To ensure your 2 day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes, a small deposit is required and can be done easily and securely over PayPal. Regardless of the balance, it is in cash to your driver once you meet each other at the airport or accommodation. Besides, the currency EURO, USD and MAD are both acceptable.
Is it possible to pay the total amount with credit card or PayPal?
Please be notified that we don’t accept payments with credit cards due to many fees and hold security risks. Although we ask for the balance in cash because PayPal also has too many transaction fees and operational delays as it’s an international institution. In addition to that, we can accept it in some cases via PayPal, but a 5% fee will be added to cover up the extra transaction charges. If you’re thinking of this method, it is better to arrange the payment before the tour.
More than a month before the start date of the tour, deposit is non-refundable, but no worries since we’re gonna hold any deposit towards a trip with Morocco Tabiarte Tours at any later date you select.
303 Reviews Authentic & Genuine Reviews from our Travellers
We decided to book this 2 day Sahara Desert tour from Marrakech to fes while we were already in Morocco. In addition to that, we chose Morocco Tabiarte Tours because they had a lot of excellent reviews, and we completely understand why! Moha is a great driver, always enthusiastic to show us places along the way and to stop for pictures or for shops whenever we ask.
On the first day we stopped for breakfast with a very nice Mountain View. Besides, for lunch – Moha knows the best places with typical Moroccan food. Additionally, the experience to see the sunset, sleep and see the sunrise in the desert exceeded our best expectations. Likewise, the camp had everything we needed. We always felt very safe, even in COVID-19 time. Overall, for us, the 3 days desert trip is a must to get to know a bit more of Morocco, and also, we will recommend MTT Agency to friends and family!
Vince Smith / 5 out of 5 / Family Traveller / 29 December 2021
This was one of the best trips [2 day Sahara Desert tour from Marrakech to Fes] that we have taken. Really loved this country so much, hospitable and happy people. Moreover, it is a creative and sophisticated culture not widely known. The following points must be noted:
Andrew Pate / 5 out of 5 / Family Traveller / 24 January 2021