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    2 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes

    Marrakech to Fes Desert tour 2 days Overview:

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    2 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes. This is the shortest trip we offer for time-pressed travelers who need only to visit the Southeast of the country. This 2 Days Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour caters to those who wish to immerse themselves in the authentic desert by riding camels and spending a night at one of the desert’s top luxury camps. Morocco boasts wonderful valleys, enchanting gorges, spectacular mountains, magical deserts, breathtaking rivers, mesmerizing landscapes, and stunning villages. You will have the opportunity to witness all of this during a 2-day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes.

    An expert driver guide from Arica North Journeys Agency, with over 20 years of experience, will be your companion throughout the entire trip. You can anticipate a very early morning pickup from your Marrakech lodging to embark on the journey to the Sahara Desert. We have 12 hours of driving ahead of us, but we will break it up with several stops at very interesting sites, such as the first Tizi N T’ichka Pass, which boasts a beautiful panoramic view of the Grand Atlas Mountains. The pass is 2260 meters above sea level. In Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, you have a short pause to take a stroll in Morocco’s famous Kasbah. Next, take a tour of the enchanting Todgha Valley and Gorge.

    Finally arrive Merzouga

    Once we arrive in the Merzouga Desert, your camels will be ready and waiting for you to mount them and traverse the golden dunes to reach the desert camp, where you can enjoy a memorable overnight stay. At the camp, immerse yourself in the desert atmosphere by dancing to the melodies of Berber music and singing, all beneath an expansive, star-filled sky.

    On the second day of your Marrakech to Fes desert tour 2 days, rise early to catch the sunrise before mounting your camel back. After meeting your driver, embark on a journey to Fes via Ziz Valley, the capital apple city of Midlet. Travel through the Cadar Forest to observe the Barbary Macaques and Ifrane, immersing yourself in the ambiance of this quaint city, often referred to as the “Little Switzerland of Morocco.” Finally, your driver will drop you off at your accommodation in Fes, marking the conclusion of the 2-day Marrakech-to-Fes tour.

    Why should I take a private 2 Day Desert trip from Marrakech?

    Choosing a private Morocco tour offers uncounted benefits and wealth. A Moroccan private tour will give you the opportunity to have your own guide, who speaks your language, explain to you more deeply the history of the destination you visited. However, you can ask any question, and he will be glad to answer. Morocco Private Tour offers you the chance to have your own vehicle, which is very comfortable, spacious, and clean. A private tour gives you the flexibility to stop whenever you want, either to use the toilets, take photos, or just take a break.

    Throughout the entire trip, the driver and the car are always at your service. A private Moroccan tour provides more privacy, with the option to choose the accommodation you want according to your preferences and budget. A private tour in Morocco means more attention, more understanding, more flexibility, and more comfort. Whether traveling solo, with family, friends, or a couple, a private tour in Morocco promises an enriching and unforgettable journey, curated to create lasting memories.

    Morocco itinerary: 2 Day Sahara tour from Marrakech

    2 Days in Morocco

    Day 1: Marrakech » High Atlas Mountains » Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah » Ouarzazate » Todgha Gorge » Merzouga Desert (564 Km – 10 Hours’ Drive)

    Today marks the start of your Marrakech to Fes Desert tour 2 Days, from your Marrakech accommodation. A native driver from Africa North Journeys Agency will pick you up and head to the Sahara Desert, leaving the Red City of Marrakech behind. The Journey is filled with numerous stops and visits in every interesting place. While crossing the High Atlas Mountains, we will make a first stop at Tizi N T’ichka Pass, an elevation of 2260 meters above sea level.

    We will pause only to take in the breathtaking view of the mountains, creating a mystical location for each onlooker. Furthermore, we continue our journey to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, passing through stunning landscapes many Berber villages along the way. Once in the Kasbah, we will guide you all around to discover and understand the complex history and to get to know the ancient Moroccan architecture. Since 1987, the UNESCO has recognized the Kasbah as World as a World Heritage Site. Many movies This historical Kasbah has hosted including “Lawrence of Arabia,” “Mummy,” “Game of Thrones,” and “Gladiator,” among many others.

    Next Ouarzazate, Rose Valley, Todgha Gorge and Sahara Desert

    Once your visit concludes, we take a break for lunch near the ancient Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou before continuing our journey towards Ouarzazate City, known as the Hollywood of Africa thanks to the numerous films shot in the Atlas Studio that gave a good impact for the city. We will only take a photo in front of the Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate, regrettably destroyed after the last earthquake. Therefore, we proceed to Kalaat M’Gouna, where an annual rose festival commences.

    Next, we stop to admire the stunning view of the Rose Valley, then continue driving to the Todgha Gorge and Valley in Tinghir. On the way, we will pass by Tinjadad and Mallaab village, where you can try to wear the traditional Berber outfit for a memorable picture in front of the palm trees that live in the area.

    Furthermore, we will reach the Sahara Desert, where your camels are prepared to embark on a journey that will leave a lasting impression. You’ll cross the desert with camels. Stop at a peak overlooking the view in the middle of the dunes to enjoy a stunning sunset and capture unforgettable photos. When you arrive at your desert camp, a mint tea glass awaits you. Later, the camp staff will show you your tent, where you will spend the night. After having dinner, you will enjoy Berber music around the campfire under a vast open sky of stars, which is the highlight of today’s journey.

    Day 2: Sahara Desert » Erfoud » Ziz Valley » Midelt » Cedar Forest » Ifrane » Fes (470 Km – 9 Hours’ drive)

    If you’re lucky and the weather is clear, you can catch a fabulous sunrise over the dunes today. After that, have breakfast and maybe a much-needed shower; pack your luggage; and get ready for a 9-hour’ drive. Your 2-day trip from Marrakech to Fes via the Sahara Desert commences. From the golden dunes of Merzouga, we will be heading to the scientific capital, Fes.

    Numerous places await exploration amidst the enchanting landscapes. Ziz Valley is today’s first stop after crossing the Desert Gate (Erfoud City). The inhabitants of these charming oases solely cultivate palm trees, as they are the only plants capable of enduring the dry, desert climate and challenging terrain. Following that, we head to Medilt for a lunch break. Later, we cross the Middle Atlas Mountains to reach the Cedar Forest, where you can witness both the beautiful view and the wild monkeys that settled their home in the forest.

    From there, we move on to Ifrane, a cozy small town called the “Little Switzerland of Morocco.” Here, we take a break for coffee and see the lion statue in the middle of the city. Finally, after a long route, we arrive in Fes, where we will either drop you off at your accommodation or directly at the airport.

    Marrakech to Merzouga 2 Day tour Tour Note:

    2 Days Morocco itinerary

    Tour Includes:

    • All Pickups & drops off during your Tour with us
    • Fluently English-speaking Guide or Driver
    • Well Comfortable and air-conditioned Car 
    • Fuel For the Car
    • Desert Experience (Camel Rides - Excursion)
    • Visits to Fabulous Sights and Unique Places
    • 1 Night in a Desert Luxury Camp or Standard
    • Assistant - Help 24/7 During your Tour with us
    • Breakfasts
    • 1 Dinner in Merzouga Desert

    Tour Excludes:

    • Lunches & Drinks
    • Tickets of Historical Monuments
    • Travel insurance & Tipping

    Take into Account!!

    Thanks for reading through our detailed itinerary for this Marrakech to Fes desert tour 2 days. We hope that it fits what you are looking for! If not, we are happy to tailor a different tour itinerary to your preferences, taking into account the activities you wish to engage in Morocco and the length of stay you prefer. Please keep in mind that the more people who join our tours, the lower the price you’ll pay per person. However, the cost of accommodation varies from destination to destination. On the other hand, the cost of transportation remains constant from one period to the next.


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    2 Day Sahara Desert trip from Marrakech Reviews:

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      Beginning in Marrakech, Me and my family traveled to the Sahara Desert, and Fes My entire family had a fantastic time on our excursion as well. During our 2-days stay in Morocco, Africa North Journeys provided us with excellent service, and I’m pleased to write this review on their behalf. I would suggest them to anyone planning a trip to Morocco without hesitation

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      The agency is absolutely recommended. We traveled with Hassan he was very friendly, and we felt very comfortable with everything. Morocco is a beautiful country. We met many places. We will return and hire this agency again thanks a lot, Hassan. so, if you are a traveler to Morocco I advise you to contact Africa North Journeys and hire Hassan as your driver guide.

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    Here are Answers to Questions you may Have?

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    How far can i book this 2 Days Marrakech to Fes Desert tour?

    We recommend booking this tour as soon as possible, allowing us to arrange everything in advance, including hotel transportation and local guides. However, we only confirm the tour once we receive a deposit of 20%.

    How far is from Sahara Desert to Fes?

    The distance between Sahara Desert of Merzouga to the Scientific Captial of Morocco Fes is 476 km between 8-9 hours of drive with stops.

    How far is from Marrakech to Sahara Desert?

    The distance between Marrakech’s Red City and Merzouga’s Mesmerizing Golden Dunes is 558 km. But for sure, if you are booking this tour, we will break it up with a night in Boumalne Dades.

    Can we Ride the car instead of Camels to the Desert Camp?

    Yes, you have the option to travel to your desert camp using camels, a journey that typically takes between an hour and a half to two full hours. However, some individuals, particularly the elderly, may find it difficult to ride a camel for extended periods. Fortunately, we can transport you to the camp by car, (But you will pay extra fees 40 euro including return)

    Can we skip or to add a place during the tour?

    Yes! Even during the tour with us (Africa North Journeys), you can skip from one place to another. Additionally, you have the option to include a place not on the itinerary. You can accomplish this by either contacting us or your driver guide. However, keep in mind that you cannot change the overnight stay destinations while on the trip.

    What is the most popular tour in Morocco?

    The Marrakech-Merzouga Desert Tour is the most popular in Morocco. This tour typically lasts 2–3–4–5–7 days and includes visits to the Atlas Mountains, Ait Benhaddou, the Todra Gorge, and the Erg Chebbi dunes in the Sahara Desert. Travelers can experience camel rides, traditional Berber meals, and overnight stays in desert camps. To fully enjoy this tour, we recommend booking with a reputable tour operator who offers knowledgeable guides, comfortable transportation, and quality accommodations.

    Do I can Rent only transportation and book hotels by myself?

    Easly Yes, we do offer this option to our travelers, who prefer to hire only our transportation, allowing them to handle their accommodations. We have previously provided transportation services to numerous tourists. So we inform you that with us, it is possible to book your hotels and flights by yourself, and we can take care of the rest.

    What Activities to do in Sahara Desert?

    In the Sahara Desert, you have many wonderful activities to embark on, such as camel rides, quad biking, buggy rides, horseback riding, and sandboarding.

    Could I add more days to these Marrakech to Fes 2 days desert tour?

    The simple answer is yes, you can. With our tailored-made tours, every traveler can add or reduce a day from any tour he chooses. We will be delighted if you contacted us to help you with this. Our team is available 24/7 to serve as much as possible. WhatsApp us

    How much Sandboard costs?

    During your stay at the desert camp or hotel, you have the sandboard free to use whenever and however long you want.

    What is the Different between Luxury Camp and Standard Camp?

    Luxury camps offer an upscale camping experience with high-end accommodations, private bathrooms, gourmet dining, and personalized services such as butlers. They often feature amenities like air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and stylish furnishings. In contrast, standard camps provide a more basic and rustic experience with simpler tents or cabins, communal bathrooms, basic meals, and limited amenities.


    What Should I Pack for a tour to Morocco?

    For a 2-day Marrakech to Fes Desert tour, pack lightweight, breathable layers for the day and warmer clothes for cool nights. Bring long-sleeved shirts, comfortable walking shoes, sandals, a hat, sunglasses, and a scarf. Essential items include sunscreen, lip balm, insect repellent, toiletries, a water bottle, daypack, flashlight, power bank, and a camera or smartphone. Don’t forget travel documents, snacks, a small first aid kit, a blanket or shawl, and a travel pillow. Optional items are a journal, book, or travel games. Pack light to ensure comfort and ease during travel.



    Are there towels and toilet paper at the Desert Camp?

    Yes, whether you choose a standard camp or a luxury camp, you have towels in your private tent and toilet paper in the bathroom.



    How long does it take to ride a camel to the desert camp?

    Your driver guide will drop you off at the edge of the golden dunes. From there, your camels will take you to the desert camp, which approximately lasts 1 and a half to 2 complete hours.



    Can we ride back in the car from the camp instead of Camel?

    Yes, you can use camels or either the camp’s car or our Jeep to get back to where your driver dropped you off.



    Are there any electrical outlets at the Desert Camp?

    Yes, at your desert camp, there are electrical outlets in each tent, both the luxury camp and the standard camp.



    Can we transport our luggage to the camp?

    Yes, your luggage will be transported to the desert camp, where you will stay the night by the camp’s car or by us. The essential is that your luggage will arrive at the camp before you arrive.



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