4 Days Tour From Marrakech to Fes via Desert

4 Days Morocco Desert Tour From Marrakech to Fes overview:

Take a 4 Days Tour From Marrakech to Fes through the High Atlas Mountains from Marrakech to Fez. Experience the magic of Morocco on a 4-day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes. Embark on a thrilling journey through the majestic Atlas Mountains, passing through the picturesque Tizi n’Tichka mountain pass.

 Marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, with its ancient kasbahs and fortified village. Traverse the stunning Todra and Dades Gorges, immersing yourself in their breathtaking beauty. Indulge in a camel trek through the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi sand dunes, witnessing a captivating sunset and spending a night in a traditional desert camp. 

Explore the vibrant city of Fes, with its bustling medina, historical sites, and cultural richness. This 4-day Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour adventure promises unforgettable experiences and the opportunity to discover the diverse landscapes and enchanting culture of Morocco.

4 Days Tour From Marrakech to Fes

Amazing 4 Days Tour From Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour info:

+ Duration: 4 Days & 3 nights
+ Departure: 08:00 am
+ Starting Location: Marrakech
+ Ending Location: Fes

Highlights of 4 Days Desert Trip from Marrakech to Fes:

These are just a few of the highlights you can look forward during the 4-day desert trip from Marrakech to Fes: which showcases the beauty and cultural richness of Morocco. Here are some of the key highlights you can expect during this best Marrakech Desert Tour to Fes:

  • Traverse the scenic Atlas Mountains.
  • Witnessing breathtaking landscapes, and panoramic views.
  • Discover the charming Berber villages along the way.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, which has been featured in numerous films and TV shows.
  • See the dramatic beauty of the Dades and Todra Gorges.
  • Walk along the towering canyon walls, surrounded by rugged cliffs and stunning rock formations.
  • Experience the Sahara Desert’s magic in Merzouga.
  • you’ll enjoy a sunset camel trek through the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.
  • Spend a night in a desert camp,
  • Enjoy the awe-inspiring sunrise over the Merzouga desert.
  • Journey through the scenic Ziz Valley, dotted with palm groves and picturesque oases.
  • Explore the famous cedar forest near Azrou, home to playful Barbary macaque monkeys.
  • Visit the beautiful Ifrane.
  • End the tour in the imperial city of Fes.

The Best 4 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech to Fes Itinerary:

Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Dades valley

Your Marrakech Desert Tour starts at your hotel in Marrakech, where you’ll meet your guide, depart for our 4 Days From Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour, and embark on a journey towards the Atlas Mountains. You’ll pass through the Tizi n’Tichka mountain pass, enjoying panoramic views of the rugged terrain, along a road that climbs from the plains up to 2260m above sea level passing through small villages.

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified village with impressive kasbahs. It was the background of films like The Gladiator, Babel, Lawrence of Arabia, the Legionary, and Sheltering Sky. Which is a complex of traditional buildings about 30 km south of the city of Ouarzazate. After a lunch break continues to Ouarzazate to visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, the Atlas Studios for movies, the largest and most famous of all Africa. 

Continue driving through the Skoura Oasis and Roses Valley before reaching Dades Gorges. Reaching the Dades Gorge in time for a sunset dinner and overnight. You’ll spend the night in the deep of the valley. The first day of 4 Days Desert Trip From Marrakech to Fes has finished.

Day 2 : Dades valley – Todra valley - Merzouga

In the morning, after breakfast, Depart from Dades Valley in the morning and head towards Toudgha Gorges. Marvel at the towering canyon walls and take a leisurely walk along the river, immersing yourself in the stunning natural beauty of the area. Take a walk in the Gorges which is an area known for climbing mountains with an altitude of 300 m.

Continue the journey to Mellab, a small village known for its picturesque landscapes and traditional Berber communities. Take in the serene atmosphere and enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, savoring authentic Moroccan cuisine. After lunch in Touroug, drive to Erfoud, a desert town famous for its fossil industry. Visit a local fossil workshop to witness the craftsmanship and learn about the ancient history preserved in these unique creations.

From Erfoud, embark on a scenic drive towards Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. As you approach the village, the landscape gradually transforms, revealing the iconic golden dunes of Erg Chebbi. Upon reaching Merzouga. The arrival before sunset, your accommodation at the hotel in the heart of the Sahara desert.

The second day of 4 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech to Fes has finished.

Day 3 : Merzouga Desert Tour - Rissani - Erg Chebbi

After breakfast, start your adventure in the morning and Begin your Sahara Desert Trip in Merzouga and meet your knowledgeable guide & driver. Hop aboard a comfortable 4×4 vehicle specially designed for desert exploration. Drive through the captivating landscapes, passing through rugged terrains, sand dunes, and scenic routes.

Drive through the mesmerizing sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, immersing yourself in the magical desert scenery. Visit the charming village of Khamlia, known for its vibrant Gnawa music. Experience the captivating rhythms and melodies of this traditional music genre and engage with the friendly locals. Take a break to enjoy a delicious lunch, savoring Moroccan cuisine at a local restaurant in Khamlia.

Continue to Rissani, a historical town with a rich cultural heritage. Explore the bustling local market, known for its vibrant atmosphere and traditional products. The first capital of dynasty Alaoui, including some historical Kasbahs, and the famous market. Discover the ancient charm of Rissani as you explore its architectural wonders and historical sites. Immerse yourself in the unique desert ambiance and capture stunning photos of the picturesque surroundings.

Upon reaching Merzouga, switch from your vehicle to a camel for an unforgettable sunset camel trek. Traverse the mesmerizing sand dunes, enjoying the tranquility and capturing incredible photos as the sun sets over the desert. Arrive at a Merzouga desert camp nestled amidst the dunes. Experience warm Berber hospitality, enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner under the starry sky, and listen to local musicians playing traditional tunes around a campfire.

Spend the night in a desert camp, immersing yourself in the peaceful ambiance of the Sahara and waking up to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the vast sand dunes. The third day of our 4 Day Tour From Marrakech to Fes Desert Trip is ended by then.

Day 4 : Merzouga desert - Midelt - Ifrane - Fes

In the morning wake up early and take a walk over the sand dunes to watch the sunrise from behind the Algerian border, which is about 50km from Merzouga. Depart from your Merzouga desert camp in the morning after the shower, breakfast and some relaxation and begin your journey towards Fes. Drive through the picturesque Ziz Valley, known for its lush palm groves and stunning oasis landscapes. Take in the beauty of the surrounding mountains as you pass through this enchanting valley.

Continue your drive to Midelt, a charming town nestled in the Middle Atlas Mountains, where we will have free time for lunch. Enjoy the scenic views and take a break to explore the local market or sample some delicious Moroccan cuisine. From Midelt, travel through the captivating landscapes of the Middle Atlas Mountains, with their cedar forests and diverse wildlife. Reach Ifrane, often referred to as “Little Switzerland” due to its distinct European-style architecture and pristine surroundings.

Take a stroll through the clean streets, lined with blooming flowerbeds, and admire the unique charm of this town. Resume your journey to Fes, one of Morocco’s most culturally rich and historic cities. Arrive in Fes at your Riad / Hotel, and it will be the end of our 4 Days Tour From Marrakech to Fes. 

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 If the itinerary of 4 Days tour from Marrakech to Fes via desert that we offer do not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements.

What to Bring for This 4 Days Trip from Marrakech to Fes?

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Umbrella.
  • Valid passport for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Morocco

Additional info about This 4 Days Desert Trip Marrakech to Fes

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Vegetarian options are available, please let us know at time of booking if required.
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase).
  • It can be cold at night and in the winter so please bring appropriate clothing.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
  • Quad & Buggy driving in dunes are not included in the price but is possible to add them as an extra.

Know Before You Go for 4-Day Tour Marrakech to Fes Desert Trip

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  • How to pay for the tour?  To confirm the 4-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fes or activity, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is due in cash at the pick-up, to be paid to your driver in Dollars or equivalent in Euros or dirhams.
  • Is it possible to pay the total with PayPal?  Normally we ask for the balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s an international institution. We can in some cases accept the full payment via PayPal however a 5% fee will be applied to cover the extra transaction charges. In case you are considering this method, it is best to arrange the payment before the tour.
  • Cancelation Policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 15 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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