4-Day Desert Tour Marrakech to Fes - Private & Shared


The 4-day desert tour Marrakech to Fes is a chance to visit Kasbahs, Old villages, admire the Atlas mountains landscapes, palm grooves, Todra & Dades gorges, Sahara desert, Camel trek for an overnight at a desert Camp under shining stars. Watch Sunset over the Erg Chebbi dunes, meet nomad people.

At Morocco Tours Agency, we offer private, standard, and luxury tours from Marrakech to Fes on 4 Days and more. Also, we organize a shared Marrakech to Fes desert tour via the Sahara Desert on Morocco small group tours, please note that you will only share the transport.

The price of the 4 Days Marrakech to Fes desert tour depends on the number of travelers, type of accommodations (Standard, Luxury, or Mixed (Medium option)), and the season. Please feel free to contact us anytime.

Highlights of the Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour 4 Days

  • Spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains landscapes

  • Visit the UNESCO world heritage of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah

  • Visit Ouarzazate Film Studio & Taourirt Kasbah

  • Walk in the stunning Dades & Todra Gorges

  • Panoramic aspects of Erg Chebbi dunes

  • Experience Camel ride in Merzouga Sahara

  • Watch Sunset over the sand dunes

  • Do Sand Boarding activity

  • Overnight Camping at Merzouga Desert Camp

  • Hearty dinner and party around campfire (Berber Drums)

  • Stop at Azrou cedar forest and see Barbary Apes

1️⃣Day 1: Marrakech » Ait Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate » Dades Valley [315 Km]

Our driver/guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech and start the 4-day desert tour Marrakech to Fes.

The departure to the kasbah of Ait Benhaddou (A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987) over the mountains of high Atlas crossing through the Tizi N’tichka pass, it is 2260 m high, visit the Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, the famous historic building in Morocco, and stop for lunch in a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, we’ll drive to Ouarzazate city and stop near the atlas film studios for a photograph then still the town center for a picturesque view of the kasbah of Taourirt, a historic fortified residence.

After that, you will head to Kalaa M’gouna and Boumalne Dades for a night. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

2️⃣Day 2: Dades » Todra Gorges » Erfoud » Erg Chebbi (Merzouga) [255 km]

This morning after breakfast in the hotel, driving towards Tinghir passing through Boumalne du Dades and stopping for a panoramic view of Dades valley. Later on, we will continue to Todra gorges via Imider and Tinghir.

Along the way, you will several stops for photos as well as admiring the views. Arrive in Todra Gorges to enjoy its spectacular Canyons landscapes while walking in its narrow valleys.

In the afternoon we continue to Tinjdad and have a break for lunch then to Erfoud, known for its fossil manufacturers. After that you will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these impressive dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes.

Arrive at the edge of the dunes and get ready for a camel trek for an hour and a half to enjoy the sunset in an atmosphere of laughter and adventure.

While on the back of your dromedary in quietness, only the sound of the camel’s footprint on the sand, you will continue to the camp for an overnight in a traditional nomad tent.

A delicious dinner and entertainment around the fire (Berber drums) before spending the night in a well-equipped desert camp with all amenities in the middle of the desert.

3️⃣Day 3: Merzouga Desert » Nomads Families » Erg Chebbi [40 Km]

On the 3rd day of our 4-day desert tour Marrakech to Fes. A spectacular morning in the middle of the Sahara desert and a stunning sunrise while you are in a borderless place, it`s definitely worth getting up early to witness the most spectacular sunrise you´ve ever seen from the top of a dune close to the camp and enjoy this unique scenery.

In the morning, a hearty breakfast is waiting for you, take shower, before taking the camels back to Merzouga.

Then we`ll explore the Erg Chebbi and its tinny villages, a great extension of a sandy desert where we can find the Big Dune of Morocco. We continue then by the road that was previously used for the “Paris – Dakar” and end in the black desert.

The next stop will be at a viewpoint to contemplate the hole Erg Chebbi. We`ll reach then Kamilia Village, most of the habitant here are dark skin people originally from Mali, where we´ll take a relaxing cup of tea meanwhile we listen to a concert of the local music of Gnawa.

Stop at Mefis, a small abandoned village still present in the area, where you will have an opportunity to discover Mines of lead and other minerals from the French colonial era, we continue then by a road where we can meet a nomad family living in tents and learn their secrets and practices.

Transfer to your accommodation and free time in the afternoon to enjoy the town or the dunes next to the hotel to see the sunset. Dinner and night in the hotel.

4️⃣Day 4: Merzouga » Ziz Valley » Azrou Cedar forest & Barbary Apes » Fes [466 km]

After breakfast, we start our last day of the 4-day desert tour Marrakech to Fes to the north through the Tafilalet palm grove, the biggest in the country.

You´ll see thousands of palm trees along the 20 km of road. On the way to the Ziz valley, which is the source of the water that feeds this palm grove. Here we have a stop and from this high viewpoint, experience a majestic scene of the valley and the Aoufous town.

Date with another stop in Midelt city, just in the heart of the Atlas where you´ll have free time for lunch and rest for a while. In the afternoon we continue our way through the Cedar forest of Azrou where, if we are lucky, we´ll see some Barbary Apes next to the road.

The next place we´ll visit is the city of Ifrane, situated on the northwestern slope of the Middle Atlas at 1630 meters above sea level. Its broad avenues, its urban development with excellent cleanliness, the grassy areas, the gardens, and its architecture make this city look like a swiss town.

Ifrane feels misplaced in Morocco. That’s why it´s known as “the Moroccan Switzerland”, and if that´s not enough it has an important ski resort (Michlifen). Around 6 pm we arrive in Fes, transfer to your accommodation, and end of our services.(4-day desert tour Marrakech to Fes)

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Additional info about our 4-Day Desert tour Marrakech to Fes

1. At the accommodations, you will be staying in a private room at your preferred type

2. At the desert camp, you will be staying in a private tent at your fancied type

3. Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.

4. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

5. Comfortable shoes for walking and Sandboarding, sport sneakers for example. Long sleeves and long pants or skirts are appropriate for the camel trek.

6. Quad bike & Buggies in the dunes can be included as an extra.

7. Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

8. Your booking confirmation will be received at the time of booking.