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4 Days Tour from Fes to Marrakech

4 Days Tour from Fes to Marrakech

4 Days Tour from Fes to Marrakech


During this 4-day tour from Fes to Marrakech, you’ll explore Morocco cultural sites and villages while experiencing the hospitality of desert life. Starting in Fes, we’ll traverse the Middle Atlas to Merzouga, where you’ll spend a night in a Berber camp. The journey continues through Rissani, Erfoud, Tinghir, Todra and Dades Gorges, Ouarzazate, and Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, before ending in Marrakech.

Traversing the Middle Atlas via Ifrane and Azrou, you’ll stop at the cedar forest to see Barbary apes and witness nomads living in tents. As we drive south, you’ll marvel at the volcanic rocks before reaching Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains. This tour promises an immersive blend of cultural exploration and natural beauty. Book your trip today!


Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Merzouga Desert

After breakfast in your Riad or Hotel at 08:00 AM, on your 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech, journeying through the middle Atlas via Ifrane, known as the “Moroccan Switzerland”, and Azrou. Take a stop at the cedar forest to visit the Cedre Gouraud Tree, where you’ll encounter Barbary apes in their natural habitat. Continuing southwards, pass by several towns where you’ll have the opportunity to observe nomads living in tents and marvel at volcanic rocks.

Our next stop is Midelt, where you’ll enjoy lunch before crossing the Tizi N’Talghomt Passageway (1907 m), taking in the panoramic view. En route, pass through Ziz Gorge and the tunnel, with a sightseeing stop near Errachidia at Barrage Hassan Al-Dakhil, known for its turquoise blue water. As we drive to Erfoud, pause for a panoramic view of Aoufous palm trees lining the Ziz River. Marvel at the diversity of landscapes, from the enchanting desert atmosphere to picturesque green valleys and forests.

Continuing the journey to Merzouga via Erfoud through the oasis of Tafilalet, the largest date palm grove in Morocco, we’ll arrive in Merzouga in the afternoon to check into your hotel. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay, marking the first day of your 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech.

Day 2: Tour around Merzouga

After breakfast in the hotel, go on an explorative journey of the area on your 4 days Fes to Marrakech desert tour. Visit the nomads in their goat-hair tent and gain insight into desert life. Next, explore the culture and lifestyle of the Gnaoua people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, while enjoying their music. Depending on the season, you may also have the opportunity to visit the lake of Merzouga and observe its bird population, including the “Flamingos”.

In the afternoon, we will have the camel ride to the luxury desert camp in the middle of the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, renowned as the highest sand dunes in North Africa. After a 1 hour and 30 minute camel trek, we’ll arrive at the camp, where Berber tents await, equipped with all facilities to make you feel at home. Enjoy a nomadic Berber dinner as the sun sets behind the dunes, followed by gathering around the fire to enjoy the sound of traditional Berber drums under the starlit sky, creating unforgettable memories of your desert adventure.

Day 3: Merzouga Desert – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges

Wake up early in the morning to witness the breathtaking sunrise atop the dunes in the Sahara desert, followed by a hearty breakfast. After these beautiful moments, ride your camel back to the hotel for a refreshing shower. We then set off towards Tinghir, passing through Erfoud and Tinejdad, with a lunch break along the way.

In the afternoon, our journey continues to Todra Gorges via Tinghir, where the magical scenery captivates and enchants visitors. We’ll make stops for photos and to admire the landscape before reaching Todra Gorges. Here, we’ll marvel at the marvelous canyon views while hiking, before finally arriving in the Dades Valley for dinner and an overnight stay, concluding another memorable day of your 4 days Fes to Marrakech desert tour.

Day 4: Dades Gorges – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech

After breakfast, we’ll go on a scenic drive through the Dades Valley towards Kelaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. The route through the Dades Valley, known as the way of the thousand Kasbahs, offers countless photo opportunities. We’ll visit the Roses Valley and Skoura village before continuing to Ouarzazate, famously dubbed “the Hollywood of Africa”.

Lunch will be served at the renowned Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco and a UNESCO World Heritage site. After exploring this historical marvel, our journey will continue through the majestic Tizi n’Tichka passageway, reaching an altitude of 2260m over the High Atlas Mountains. We’ll pause to soak in the impressive scenery and visit an argan oil cooperative before arriving in Marrakech late in the afternoon. Your unforgettable 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech concludes with drop-off at your Marrakech riad or hotel around 17:30/18:00 pm.


  • Private tour & Transportation with A/C and seat-belt.
  • Pick you up from your accommodation in Fez & drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech.
  • Hotels accommodations, dinners and breakfasts (Vegetarians are welcome).
  • 1 night accommodation in desert camp with dinner and breakfast.
  • Experienced driver/guide English speaking.
  • Fuel, tolls and all associated expenses.
  • Camel warden.
  • Camel ride for 1 hour. (If you are not interested to ride the camels, it is possible to drive you to the camp with the 4×4).
  • Sand boards (available in the camp without charge).

Not Included

  • Airfare (Flight Ticket)
    Noon meal. (Possibility of picnic or restaurants).
  • Drinks at meal.
    Tips and personal miscellaneous expenses.
  • Entry fees to Monuments / Museums / Kasbahs
  • Travel insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in the program

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