Fes to Marrakech desert tour 4 days - best Morocco desert trip - 2024

Duration

4 Days

Group size

Private Tour

Starting location

Fes

Ending location

Marrakech

Fes to Marrakech desert tour 4 days

Join Marrakech Desert Excursions on this impressive Fes to Marrakech desert tour 4 days via Merzouga and the Valley of the Roses. During this 4 days trip from Fes to Marrakech, you will discover the best of southern Morocco’s enchantment.

Moreover, on this Fes to Marrakech desert trip, you will go on a Morocco camel riding excursion across the Sahara desert sand dunes. Spend an unforgettable night camping. Either, in a luxury desert camp, or a berber authentic tent, in the middle of the erg chebbi soft sand dunes.

The second day of this fabulous 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech, will be spent entirely in Merzouga’s area, exploring the Sahara desert. Such a visit of a local nomadic family, exploring the Oases and mines.

Furthermore, you can also add extra desert activities, such as the ATV quad biking, and Buggy dunes drive in the Erg Chebbi.

Moreover, the stunning Todra gorges, and Dades Valley, will be seen, on the third day of the 4 Days tour from Fes to Marrakech.

On the last day of this 4 day desert trip from Fes to Marrakech. We will travel in the direction of Marrakech. Along the Roses Valley, and Amridil Kasbah.

Also we’ll visit Ouarzazate, its film studio, the Taourirt Kasbah. Of course we’ll explore the fabulous Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.

Finally, we will drive through the majestic high Atlas Mountains, and in the afternoon, we will arrive in Marrakech. Our 4 day Morocco desert tour from Fes, will come to an end when we drop you off. Either at your accommodation, airport or anywhere you want.

This 4-day tour from Fes to Marrakech provides a lot of action and excitement, including hiking and camel trekking. Exploring Morocco’s southern region, and getting up-close with the Berber people and culture.

Highlights of  the four days Sahara trip from Fes to Marrakech:

  • Discover the best of Morocco’s enchantment on this Fes to Marrakech desert tour 4 days.
  • Visit the Azrou Cedar Forest and observe the Barbary Apes.
  • Enjoy the lovely scenery of the Erg Chebbi dunes from above.
  • Experience a Camel riding in the desert from Merzouga.
  • Watch the spectacular sunset and sunrise from the Erg Chebbi golden sand dunes.
  • Perform the sandboarding activity during this Fes to Marrakech desert tour.
  • Enjoy a pleasant dinner as well as a campfire celebration (Berber Drums).
  • Spend an unforgettable overnight camping in the middle of the sand dunes.
  • Exploration of Merzouga areas with an off-road adventure.
  • Admire both  the Dades Valley and Rose Valley.
  • Enjoy the amazing views while driving through both the middle and high atlas mountains.
  • Go on hiking in the  todra gorges on this Fes to Marrakech 3 day desert tour.
  • Meet the locals and learn about their nomadic lifestyle and culture.
  • Discover the Atlas Studio in Ouarzazate known as the Hollywood of Africa.
  • Explore the Taourirt Kasbah with an expert local guide.
  • Visit the historical Kasbah of Amridil.
  • Visit the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Explore the spectacular landscape of the Atlas Mountains.

Included/Excluded

  • Private A/C 4x4 Vehicle or Minivan+ fuel
  • English/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Accommodation with dinner and breakfast
  • Camel Trek to overnight in nomad desert bivouac or luxury camp (Private tents)
  • Free time to explore sites such as Kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,...Etc
  • Sandboarding in the dunes
  • Drinks
  • Lunch during the trip
  • Flights

Tour Plan

Day 1: Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Midelt - Merzouga

Early in the morning, we will start our Fes to Marrakech 4 days desert tour by picking you up from the airport or your accommodation in Fes and drive you to the south of Morocco.

You will stop in Ifrane, dubbed the Switzerland of Morocco, to take in its beauty and take some priceless pictures. You will then proceed to Azrou to see the monkeys in the cedar forest.
Heading on to Midelt to a restaurant for lunch.

We will then travel through the TIZI N TALGHAMT pass in the late afternoon to reach Errachidia while taking in the scenery of the Ziz gorges. You'll eventually stop for a panoramic view of the Ziz valley.

After passing through Aoufous and Erfoud (the latter of which is well-known for its fossils and dates), on the way to the Erg Chebbi Dunes, you might want to stop by a nearby workshop that makes fossil crafts. Our next stop is The fascinating Erg Chebbi dunes, also known as the Merzouga dunes. Dinner and a hotel stay for the night.

Day 2: Merzouga Off-Road Trip - Camel Trek – Night in Desert Camp

After having breakfast at the hotel this morning, we'll start the second day of our 4 Days Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech by a desert trip of the dunes in a four-wheel drive car will enable you to see fossil-bearing black volcanic rocks and a tent-dwelling nomadic family.

We'll drive to the village of Khamlia to enjoy some Gnawa spiritual music and to see the lake Dayte Sarji, which emerges in the spring and attracts pink flamingos and other wildlife. A lunch break will be served at Merzouga or Hassi Labied.

Following lunch, you'll see the canal irrigation system and take a stroll through the oasis on the foot of the sand dunes. Then, we can proceed to your hotel to unwind. Once at the hotel, be ready for an hour and a half camel trek to marvel in the sunset.

You will ride your camels crossing the sand dunes to the camp. During this camel trek, you will stop to enjoy the landscapes of the dunes and take some memorable pictures. Then continue your journey to the campsite, where you'll spend the night in a typical desert tent. Dinner and a night spent in the middle of the dunes in a bivouac.

Day 3: Merzouga Desert - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley

As we continue our 4-day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech, we'll get up early to catch the most spectacular sunrise of your life, which will cast a variety of shadows and hues over the sea of sand dunes. Breakfast is followed by a shower and a trip back to our hotel in the desert.

We'll drive to Tinghir and the mesmerizing Todra Gorge, which is one of Morocco's tallest and narrowest valleys. The gorge is an excellent place for trekking, sitting by the river, and enjoying some authentic Berber food.

Following lunch in the middle of the gorge, we'll continue through the Dades Valley and complete the day by spending the night in a lovely hotel situated on top of a mountain.

Day 4: Dades Valley - Ouarzazate - Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech

After breakfast, we will leave Dades Valley and travel via the Valley of the Roses, the site of an annual festival celebrating the pink rose. The chance of seeing rose-related products exists. You will cross the 1,000-kasbah road. After that, we will drive to the Skoura oasis to explore Amredil kasbah.

You will stop at one of the movie studios in Ouarzazate before continuing to the stunning Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, which is the oldest Kasbah in South Morocco. The kasbah was established in the 11th century and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.

Many well-known movies, including Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, and Gladiator, were filmed in Ait Ben Haddou. At the end of the day, you will take the Tizi N Tichka to get to Marrakech. Our 4 Day Tour from Fes to Marrakech will come to a close when we transport you to your Marrakech accommodation.

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