4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech


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Details: 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech:

Are you looking for a great desert trip? Join us on a variety of journeys across Morocco. For this 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech, our friendly crew will pick you up in Fes and take you all the way through the Atlas mountains to the Sahara desert, and then to Marrakech.

On the first day, we’ll make stops for you to rest and snap some pictures along the way. We will be visiting Ifrane, the Cedar forest to see some wild monkeys, and then the Ziz Canyon and Valley. In the next few days, you will discover some important places such as Rissani traditional Souk, the fossil town “Erfoud”, Toudgha and Dades  Gorge, the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, and Marrakech.

Departure & Return Location

Our 4 days desert tour starts in Fes and ends in Marrakech

Departure Time

At 08 Am from your accommodation

Price Includes

  • Pick up and drop off service
  • Transportation with fuel included
  • English Tour Guide
  • 1 night in a luxury desert camp
  • 1 night in a hotel in Dades
  • 1 night in Riad in Marrakech
  • Breakfast and dinners included at all the Accommodations
  • Camel ride through the desert dunes; a camel for each person

Price Excludes

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Monument entrance fees
  • Travel insurance

Highlights: 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech:

  • Visit Ifrane, the "Little Switzerland" of Morocco.
  • Feed wild monkeys at the Cedar Forest
  • Stops on the way to enjoy the Atlas mountains, Ziz Canyon and Valley, and much more
  • Camel trekking across the Erg Chebbi Dunes, sandboarding and the chance to enjoy a spectacular desert sunset
  • Overnight stay in a luxury desert camp
  • Evening entertainment including a drum circle and a camp fire are also available
  • Visit the traditional markets of Rissani and Erfoud
  • Visit the Todra and Dades Gorges
  • Explore Ouarzazate, and visit the world-famous Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou
  • Stops along the High-Atlas Mountains for panoramic views
  • Explore the enchanting city of Marrakech with a local guide

Itinerary: 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech

Day I: Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga

On the first day of our 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech, in the morning, we will pick you up from your Riad in Fes and head towards Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. On the way there, you will stop by Ifrane, known as the little Switzerland of Africa, and Azrou, a Berber village famous for its cedar forests and Wild monkeys.

You will then continue to Midelt, a small town known for apples, where you will have lunch. Afterward, you will drive through the Ziz Valley and Erfoud, a town known for its fossils, before reaching Merzouga.

You will have a camel ride through the sand dunes to reach your desert camp where you will spend the night. Not to mention that, on the first day of our 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech, you will also have a chance to sandboard and enjoy a spectacular desert sunset from one of the highest dunes of Erg Chebbi.

Day II:Merzouga - Rissani - Toudgha Gorges - Dades Gorges

On the second day of our 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech, we will make sure you wake up early to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the sand dunes, then have breakfast at the camp and a cozy shower.

You will then take a 4×4 ride across the Sahara Desert to explore the desert lifestyle and meet actual nomads who lead traditional lives. After that, our driver will pick you up and head towards Riassani to visit its souk, then to Erfoud to see a fossil workshop. Next, will be the Toudgha Gorges, known for its mountains and cliffs.

It is in fact heaven for climbers and those obsessed with mountains and rocks. On the way there, you will stop by Rissani, a town known for its traditional souks and Ksars, before reaching the Toudgha Gorges. Afterward, you will continue to the Dades Gorges, where you will have dinner and spend the night. The second day of our 4-day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech may end up in Ouarzazate or the Valley of Roses depending on the high season.

Day III: Dades Gorges - Skoura - Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech

On the second day of our 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech after breakfast, you will leave the Dades Gorges and head towards Marrakech. You will pass by Skoura, known for its Kasbahs and palm groves, and Ouarzazate, the little Hollywood of Africa, where you visit the Atlas studios.

You will then continue to the Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the spot where some parts of some Hollywood movies were shot such as Gladiator, the Mummy, and so on, before driving through the High Atlas Mountains with their diverse scenery and landscapes.

When we arrive in Marrakech, you can explore Jamaa El fna square. The night will be spent at a great Riad.

Day IV: Visiting Marrakech with a local guide

On the final day of your 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech, you will have a half day to explore Marrakech with a local guide often referred to as the “Red City.” We will get to see the Koutoubia Mosque, the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, and the bustling souks. In the afternoon, you can visit the Majorelle Garden, a botanical garden that is also home to the Islamic Art Museum.

Later in the day, we’ll take to see the Yves Saint Laurent Museum or the Menara Gardens. In the evening, you can watch the sunset at the Jemaa el-Fnaa square, which transforms into a lively night market. You will witness the best nightlife in Marrakech City and we are sure you will have a blast.

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