4 Days Tour from Marrakech to Fes via the Desert

A 4 Days Tour from Marrakech to Fes via the Desert is a popular choice for travelers looking to experience the beauty of Morocco. The tour typically starts in Marrakech, where you will be picked up by a guide and driven through the stunning Atlas Mountains. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to stop at traditional Berber villages and enjoy the breathtaking views.

After crossing the mountains, the tour continues to the Sahara Desert. Here, you will have the chance to ride a camel through the golden sand dunes and spend a night in a traditional desert camp. Watching the sunset and sunrise over the desert is a truly magical experience that you won’t want to miss.

From the desert, the tour takes you through the scenic Ziz Valley, known for its palm groves and picturesque oases. Along the way, you will visit ancient kasbahs and have the chance to learn about Morocco’s rich history and culture.

Finally, the tour ends in Fes, one of Morocco’s most fascinating cities. Known for its labyrinthine medina and beautiful architecture, Fes is a UNESCO World Heritage site that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Overall, a 4-day tour from Marrakech to Fes via the desert is a great way to explore the diverse landscapes and vibrant culture of Morocco. Whether you’re interested in history, adventure, or simply taking in the stunning scenery, this tour has something for everyone.

What are the reasons for choosing to book the Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour for a duration of 4 days?

This itinerary has been specifically curated for the enthusiastic traveller seeking to delve into the cultural and geographical wonders of the kasbahs, Berber settlements, Atlas Mountains, oasis, and the Sahara desert in the region of Merzouga. This trip is ideal for those seeking to immerse themselves in the visual and auditory aspects of Morocco within a limited timeframe. The Marrakech to Fes desert trip, spanning 4 days, is designed for the adventurous traveller who is comfortable with extended periods of driving.

  • You may leave daily.
  • The Atlas Mountains are stunning.
  • Ait Benhaddou Kasbah is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Walk through the stunning Dades gorges.
  • Desert camel riding at Merzouga.
  • Camping out in the desert beneath the stars.
  • Sunset and dawn over the dunes are stunning.
  • Sahara Desert: Sleep beneath the stars among towering dunes.
  • sandy dunes.
  • Moroccan Grand Canyon’s Todra Gorge is breathtaking.
  • rock formations.
  • Drive through Ziz valle palm groves.
  • Local drummers play campfire music.
  • Drive through Draa valley palm trees.
  • The trip has an English or Spanish guide.
  • Hike from a rural Berber settlement to the breathtaking High Atlas Mountains.
  • The Atlas Mountains, the tallest mountain range in North Africa, provide stunning landscapes.
  • Visit Ouarzazate, Morocco’s Hollywood, and see the Atlas Cinema Studio.
  • the world’s biggest film studio, with its deteriorating sets amid the harsh desert climate.
  • Spend some time in Azrou’s Cedar forest to see and photograph Barbarian apes.
  • The inexpensive trip provides high-quality services.
Tour Highlights

Visiting Places: Marrakech, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, Ouarzazate, Desert of Merzouga, Dades Valley, Todra Gorge, Azrou, Ifrane, Midelt.

How you will spend these 4 days tour in Morocco?

Morocco Days Tour company offers a suggested schedule for a 4-day tour in Morocco. This day-by-day plan is intended to provide you with an overview of how you will spend your time throughout the tour. The proposed trip schedule has the flexibility to be modified in order to align with the preferences of the individual, so allowing for a customised experience tailored to their specific requirements.

ITINERARY 4 Days Tour from Marrakech to Fes

The departure from Marrakech is scheduled at 08:00 AM, with the intended direction of travel being towards the High Atlas Mountains. The route encompasses a serpentine pathway that guides travellers on a remarkable and captivating journey through lush valleys and Berber settlements, ultimately ascending to the summit of Morocco's highest pass. Tizi N'Tichka is situated at an elevation of 2260 metres.

We want to pause momentarily to partake in a beverage, such as coffee or mint tea, and to engage in the act of capturing visual images. During the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to explore Ait Benhaddou, a renowned UNESCO world heritage site that has served as a prominent filming location for international directors and moviemakers.

Ait Benhaddou, historically a significant fortress and stronghold along the old Salt Road, played a pivotal role in facilitating trade between Moroccan cities and distant lands. Caravans traversed this route, transporting valuable commodities such as gold, slaves, ivory, and salt for exchange.

The 4-day travel from Marrakech to Fes includes a visit to the city of Ouarzazate, renowned for its many film studios and sometimes referred to as the Hollywood of Africa. As we go on a southeastern trajectory towards a multitude of kasbahs, the topography undergoes a transformation, characterised by the presence of Berber settlements and urban centres, en route to the Dades Valley, where our first evening will be spent.

Following a morning repast, we go on our expedition from the Dades Valley, progressing through the Marrakech to Fes desert route for a duration of three days. Our trajectory leads us to the thoroughfare that guides us to the Todra Gorge, situated next to the Dades Valley. This particular gorge has a distinguished reputation among global rock climbers, who regard it as a favoured and awe-inspiring canyon.

Following the conclusion of the midday interval, our group proceeds in a southerly direction towards the Sahara desert. During the journey, one will see several points of interest such as a visually stunning oasis, expanses of palm groves, picturesque landscapes, ancient ruins and adobe kasbahs, as well as remnants of dinosaur fossils.

The city of Erfoud is renowned for its abundance of fossils and sandy terrain, which may be attributed to its previous existence as an ocean. Additionally, during the second evening, a guide and a camel will be available at the Erg Chebbi dunes to facilitate your journey to a desert camp situated among the towering golden dunes of the Moroccan Sahara.

The observer will undoubtedly be captivated by the celestial display of stars above. Subsequently, before to retiring to one's tent, a delectable meal will be provided, accompanied by the melodious strains of indigenous traditional music, allowing for the serene appreciation of the tranquil atmospheric conditions.

Today's adventure will take us to the Erg Chebbi. We'll go to Khamlia. The village where you may see a Gnawa dance performance.We'll cross the hamada in the direction of the hamlet, where we'll camp in tents with Berber nomad families and have tea. More saltwater fossils imbedded in parched rock may be found by driving farther into the desert. Then go back to your hotel. You'll ride your camel across the Erg-Chebbi dunes. You will be treated to a magnificent sunset. You will have time to snap photographs and enjoy the sunset before heading to the desert camp. After a delicious meal, you will be charmed by local nomads performing Berber music under a starry sky. Camping will take place over night.

Get up early today to take in the splendour of the desert dawn. After breakfast, you will ride your camel back to Merzouga. Our driver will take you to Fes. The excursion will begin in the RISSANI market, where villagers buy and sell vegetables, animals, traditional clothing, and livestock.
While you're here, you'll have the opportunity to visit the local souk. We'll then go to Arfoud, which is known for its fossilised marbles. We'll stop at the cooperative fossils before going on to Ziz Valley for shots of the panoramic landscapes. Lunch will be served in Midelt on time.
We'll then head to Azrou to shoot wild monkeys in the Cedarwoods. Continue your journey to Fes through Ifrane. Our vehicle will drop you off to your FES accommodation.


4 Days Tour from Marrakech

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What to take on your Morocco Tour?

It is very advisable to use suitcase locks that are authorised by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for securing your bags. Additionally, it is recommended to personally carry expensive items while onboard the aircraft.
A significant number of our excursions include many relocations of our operational centre, hence we strongly advise minimising the weight of your belongings while packing. It is essential to acknowledge that there may not consistently be an individual accessible to provide assistance in transporting one’s belongings. Consequently, it is advisable to limit the amount of luggage to a manageable load that can be carried alone.

  • To respect the culture of the destination
  • Travelers should dress modestly and avoid tank tops, low cut shirts, and short shorts.
  • Headscarves are optional.
  • Hiking clothing and shoes (may become muddy).
  • Bathing suit.
  • Comfortable walking shoes.
  • A lightweight jacket/windbreaker (Essaouira is windy).
  • Bring a thick jacket (Note: The High Atlas Mountains may be chilly from November to March).
  • Be prepared for frigid winter nights.
  • Power adapter for 220v, 50 Hz (rounded two-prong outlets).
  • Toiletries.
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat.
  • Prepare a first-aid pack containing lip balm, aspirin, band-aids, muscle cream, Imodium pills for moderate diarrhoea, and any other prescription medications.
Travel Documents
  • A valid passport, together with accompanying photocopies.
  • The provision of travel insurance, together with the inclusion of photocopies.
  • Airline tickets, accompanied by photocopies.
  • Are there any entrance permits or immunisation certificates that are required?
  • In terms of payment methods, individuals have the option to use credit cards, debit cards, or cash.
  • Specifically, credit cards from MasterCard and Visa are often used.
  • The most often used payment methods are American Express and Maestro cards.
  • The use of the product in Morocco presents challenges.
  • The aforementioned document, which has been printed.

It is recommended to get sufficient insurance coverage prior to the scheduled departure date as a precautionary measure against unanticipated events. The scope of coverage should include potential issues such as damage or loss of luggage, aircraft delays or cancellations, and other related matters.

Mohamed Nogot

Mohamed Nogot is the founder and owner of Morocco Days, providing exceptional travel experiences and tours for those who crave adventure. With over a decade of experience in the tourism industry, Mohamed's passion for travel and exploring the hidden gems of Morocco has led him to establish a company that offers personalized and tailored tours, ensuring that every traveler has an unforgettable experience. Morocco Days allows guests to immerse themselves in the local culture, explore some of the country's most breathtaking landscapes, and indulge in traditional cuisine. Mohamed's focus on eco-tourism and sustainable travel creates an opportunity for travelers to give back while improving the lives of local communities. When you join a Morocco Days tour, you're not just a guest; you become part of a family that's passionate about showcasing the beauty of Morocco. Mohamed and his team of professionals strive to create memories that will last a lifetime.
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