Morocco 4 days Sahara desert tour from Marrakech to Fes

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Why this 4-day Sahara desert tour from Marrakech to Fes?

4-day Sahara desert tour from Marrakech to Fes is one of our best-seller tours in Morocco, almost all the travellers that booked with us love and interesting to visit the Sahara Desert, you can say is the best place to visit in Morocco because of its golden sand dunes and the very calm and clear weather, no noise like the largest cities, maybe you will enjoy for your first time the moon and the beautiful starry sky in your life. For example, if you are from New York or China or Germany...etc, there are many lights that are will never let you see a view like that. This 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes will take you to pass through the highest point in Morocco Tizi N'Tichka and crossing several Berber villages along the way, visit the Hollywood of Morocco (Ouarzazate), explore the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, the trip will give you the opportunity to see the Berber life and enjoy a cup of tea with them, visit the nomad's families. Riding camels in Merzouga is include in the itinerary, in this camel trekking you will enjoy the views of sunset and sunrise.

Regarding the price and the accommodations on this trip, you will spend one night in Berber camp in Merzouga, and the others will be in a Hotel/Riad. All this with affordable price and best quality services.

Key Features
Tour Name: 4 Days Tour Marrakech to Fes
Tour Type: Private Tour
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Departure: Daily
Starting Point: Marrakech
Ending Point: Fes
Tour Highlights
Visiting Places: Marrakech, Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Merzouga, Boumalene Dades, Tinghir, Rissani, Ifrane, Fes, Midelt, Azrou.
Key attractions: Desert of Merzouga, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, High Atlas Mountains, Camel ride in desert & a wonderful sunset, sunrise, Spend night in a Berber Camp, Todra Gorge, Dades Gorges, Berber Villages, Roses Valley.
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Marrakech to Fes desert tour - 4 days itinerary

Marrakech to Fes desert tour - 4 days itinerary

How you will spend these 4 days tour in Morocco?

Days in Morocco tour company is at your disposal. Here is our suggestion for a 4-day tour in Morocco. Enjoy a day-by-day plan to guide you on your journey. The tour itinerary can be changed to suit your dream tour, and it will be customized to fit your needs.

Overview: of 4 days desert tour Marrakech to Fes

For any traveller who loves to visit Morocco and have a short vacation, the 4 day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes is the best choice with a complete tour itinerary to explore Morocco and see the Fes and Marrakech. The Marrakech desert tour will allow you to enjoy the stunning Sahara desert and Atlas Mountains. Enjoy a camel ride in the Erg Chebbi dunes with sweeping views of the sunset and sunrise. This fantastic trip of 4 days/3 nights from Marrakesh to Fes via Merzouga will take you on an exciting journey through southern Morocco through the Atlas Mountains with its Berber villages, Kasbahs, gorges, canyon, palm groves, and the Sahara desert (Erg Chebbi dunes) with its oasis.

Tour Itinerary: A day-by-day plan to guide your journey.

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Skoura - Roses Valley - Dades Valley

In the early morning of the first day of your 4 day desert tour starts when we leave Marrakech and cross the Atlas mountains through the Tizi N'Tichka (altitude 2260 metres) to arrive at Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. This is an old and fortified village with beautiful Kasbahs. It is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ksar Ait Benhaddou and is a perfect synthesis of the earthen architecture of the pre-Saharan regions of Morocco. It has served as a natural scenery for many movie producers. You'll have lunch in Ait Benhaddou or Ouarzazate. After lunch, we will head to Dades through Ouarzazate, the Palm grove of Skoura, and Roses Valley, where we will spend the first night of your tour.

Driving distance Approximately 331 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 5 hr 45 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Boumalne Dades.
Meals Dinner
Day 2: Dades Valley - Todra Gorge - Erfoud - Merzouga (Dunes of Erg Chebbi)

After breakfast we will head to visit Dades gorges, we take the route of 1000 kasbahs to drive around the colorful Berber villages of the Dades valley to reach Tinghir city and see its beautiful palm grove. We will continue to the Gorge of Todra, where we go over the canyons on a trek around 300 metres high, a preferred place for mountain climbers. Then we will head to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga Sahara desert. On our way, you will have time for lunch and overnight in the hotel in a peaceful setting at the foothills of Erg Chebbi Sahara dunes.

Driving distance Approximately 264 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 4 hr 3 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 3: Merzouga - Berber Villages - Nomad Families - Khamlia - Merzouga

On the third day, we will have a full day trip in the area of Merzouga. We will explore the desert area and the marvelous Erg Chebbi desert dunes. Take a tour around the desert dunes where you will have the chance to see the nomad's way of living and the amazing changing contrasts of the desert. We will visit the Khamlia village to see and enjoy the Gnawa musicians. For lunch, we will have a traditional Berber pizza in Khamlia. In the afternoon we will ride the camels to watch the sunset over the dunes and spend the night in the desert camp. We will feast in a traditional Tagine dinner, drink delicious mint tea, and listen to traditional Berber music while watching the stars and the moon rise in the stunning Sahara desert.

Driving distance Approximately 86 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 1 hr 8 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga (desert camp).
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 4: Merzouga - Errachida - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fes

Wake up early and climb the sand dunes to enjoy the beautiful sunrise. Pack-up the camels and ride back to your accommodations where you will have a shower and breakfast. Then we will start our tour and drive to Fes via Ziz Valley in Errachidia and Midelt. We will stop for a break for lunch in Midelt before we continue our journey to Azrou to see barbary macaque and the cedar forest. Afterwards, we will continue to Fes through Ifrane. Our guide will ensure you reach your chosen accommodation where the tour will be completed.

Driving distance Approximately 469 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 7 hr 3 min (without stops)
Meals Breakfast


Journey times and distances are estimates and are based on the direct route between the start location and end location for each day of the itinerary, where applicable. They do not include detours or stops for sightseeing.

Tour Map: Here's a map of your travel route.

What's Included: Don't worry, we've got this covered.

Prices Included

  • Pick you up from airport to your accommodation;
  • Pick you up from your accommodation;
  • Drop you off at your accommodation;
  • Tour Commentary;
  • Transport by private vehicle with A/C;
  • English speaking driver/guide;
  • Car Fuel;
  • Camel trek (Camel per person);
  • 1 night stay at luxurious or standard desert camp (as your choice);
  • 2 night stay at Hotel or Riad;
  • All dinners;
  • Daily breakfast;
  • Confirmation at time of booking;
  • Plus many surprises stops on the way.

Prices Not Included

  • Flights to/from Morocco;
  • Meals, drinks & entrance fees;
  • Personal travel insurance;
  • Tips & Personal expenses.

Optional Extras

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase);
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required;
  • Children's must be accompanied by an adult.

Free cancellation

FREE! If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of most activities, you will receive a complete refund if you paid all the price.

Tourism Transport in Morocco - Our Cars

It's our goal to make memories that last a lifetime when you visit Morocco. That is we only offer the best at our disposal.

Our vehicles are fully-equipped for your comfort and adventure. Air conditioned and comfortable, these rugged vehicles are built for the road. Our cars have 6 seats. They're clean. The fleet includes the Toyota Prado TX, Toyota Prado VX, and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.

Our drivers are connoisseurs of their regions. No one knows Morocco better than them. When they bring you on your journey, it will feel like travelling with a trusted friend.

For groups ranging from 7 to 17 in size, we offer minibusses and minivans such as the Hyundai H-1 Minivan, Mercedes Minibus's, and the Mercedes Vito.

Feel free to travel with our guide by your own vehicle, if you have one. Or use our 4-wheeled-drive. The choice is always yours.

Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Toyota Prado TX (4x4)

  • Capacity: 6 Seater;
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual / Automatic.
Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Toyota Prado VX (4x4)

  • Capacity: 6 Seater
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual.
Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Mercedes-Benz Vito

  • Capacity: 7/8 Seater;
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual / Automatic.

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