Morocco: 4 Days Tour from Fes to Marrakech - Sahara desert tour

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Why this Fes to Marrakech desert tour 4 days itinerary?

With this Fes to Marrakech desert tour 4 days itinerary you will enjoy a real desert experience. This desert trip will take you to pass through the Middle Atlas Mountains and the High Atlas Mountains both in the same itinerary. The tour allows you to enjoy best places and scenery in Morocco includes the cedar forest of Azrou where you will see the Barbary macaque, the panoramic view of Ziz valley, the Sahara desert, visit the nomads families, explore Todra gorges, and Dades valley. This tour is among one of our top-seller tours, and highly recommend this itinerary for peoples that love desert experience, it will take you from Fes to enjoy riding camels over Erg Chebbi dunes and take pictures of the best sunset and sunrise in the world. Enjoying the calming weather by watching the starry sky and moon up golden sand dunes.

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

Key Features
Tour Name: 4 Day from Fes to Marrakech
Tour Type: Private Tour
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Departure: Daily
Starting Point: Fes
Ending Point: Marrakech
Tour Highlights
Visiting Places: Fes, Azrou, Ifrane, Midelt, Erfoud, Merzouga & Erg Chebbi, Tinghir, Boumalne Dades, Kalaat M'Gouna, Skoura, Ouarzazate, Marrakech.
Key attractions: Desert of Merzouga, Cedar Forests, Middle Atlas Mountains, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, High Atlas Mountains, Camel ride in desert & the view of sunset, sunrise, Spend night in a Berber Camp, Todra Gorge, Dades Gorges, Berber villages, The panoramic view of Ziz valley, Nomad families, Erg Chebbi dunes.
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Best Itinerary of 4 Days Tour from Fes to Marrakech - Fes Desert Tours

Best Itinerary of 4 Days Tour from Fes to Marrakech - Fes Desert Tours

How you will spend these 4 days in Morocco?

Days in Morocco company placed at your disposal this simple suggestion of this tour itinerary to give you the idea about how you will spend your 4 days in Morocco from Fes to Marrakech and Sahara desert, a day-by-day plan to guide your journey. This tour itinerary can be changed to suit your dream tour, and it will be customized to fit your needs.

Overview: of Fes to Marrakech desert tour - 4 Days Itinerary

The four-day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech through Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga is highly recommended. This tour includes 2 nights in the Sahara desert, a camel trek, and short drives. Also, the tour offers you the chance to see the best places and scenery in Morocco such as a desert tour or visit nomads living in caves. Visit the donkey market in Rissani, or wander with a local guide in a palmary or hike in the Dades Valley or Todra gorges. Share a cup of tea with a Berber family.

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

Day 1: Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi

The driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Fes, you'll begin your tour by driving towards the middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent touring your way via the beautiful forests of Cedar, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to go down toward the Sahara desert. You'll have lunch in the town of Midelt, which is well known for its fossils and rocks. We continue our Fes desert trip on mountain roads overlooking the wide flowing Oued Ziz. Crossing great Kasbahs and palm groves we will pass through the adobe colored city of Errachidia. In late afternoon, we will reach Merzouga, a city on the outskirts of the Sahara desert. Then we will overnight in the Hotel/Riad.

Driving distance Approximately 469 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 7 hr 22 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Dinner
Day 2: Merzouga - 4×4 Tour around Merzouga - Khamlia - Erg Chebbi Camel trek

After your breakfast, you'll discover the beautiful area of the Sahara desert. You will visit the ancient city of Rissani, best known for being a center of fossils. Rissani was once home to the Alawite Dynasty as they took power. As well as Moulay Er-Rachid, it is also a cultural destination in Morocco boasting beautiful examples of early Moroccan architectural styles and noteworthy palaces and temples, like Ksar Oulad Abdelhalim. We see men wearing the indigo blue robes distinctive of the Saharan people. We will also visit the village of Khamlia where you have the chance to enjoy the Gnaoua music. Then in the afternoon, you will saddle your camels for your trip across the desert during a beautiful sunset. After the sunset, you will ride camels back to the desert camp where you will spend your second night. You will spend the night in the Berber tent (luxury or standard as your choice) enjoying the night sky and Berber music.

Driving distance Approximately 86 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 1 hr 09 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 3: Merzouga - Erfoud - Todra Gorge - Dades Gorges

You are going to wake up early to watch the sunrise along the dunes then go back to your accommodation in Merzouga village. Afterward, we'll drive to Erfoud, and set out behind the high Atlas Mountains, crossing nomad people on our way to Marrakech, and take a walk-up in the towering Todra Gorges (600 feet high). The picturesque river valleys make a beautiful trip towards the southeast of Morocco. We'll have a break time for lunch in "Tinejdad or Touroug". Then we continue our journey toward another impressive Dades Gorges, passing the strange rock creation of Tamnalt Hills. Your night will be in Boumalne Dades.

Driving distance Approximately 265 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 4 hr 3 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Boumalne Dades.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 4: Dades Gorges - Rose valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech

After an early breakfast, you'll set off towards the High Atlas Mountains through Ouarzazate city. Tucked away in this region is one of the jewels of Morocco, then visit the great Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. In typical Moroccan fashion, the true treasures must be searched out and discovered, usually off the beaten path. Actually, this setting has been used for more films than any other location in Morocco; including "Lawrence of Arabia", "Jesus of Nazareth", and "The Gladiator"...etc. Your lunch can be at Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. In the afternoon, you'll head along the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech city through Tizi N'Tichka (2,260 meters in altitude) it almost 4 hours of driving to pass it. We'll arrive in Marrakech in the late evening at approximately 7 PM, where we drop you off at your accommodation (Riad/Hotel). End of our services: Fes to Marrakech 4 days desert tour.

Driving distance Approximately 332 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 5 hr 37 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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