Both cities of Marrakech and Fes are not to be missed in your holiday to Morocco, for those who want to discover the magic desert in between, the 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes stays the best option with 2 nights to experience the desert and the camel riding in breathtaking landscapes of the dunes of Erg Chebbi.

Marrakech to Fes Tour details:

  • Duration: 4 day / 3 nights
  • Departure city: Marrakech
  • Arrival: Fes
  • Type: Explore and adventure

Desert tour High Lights:

  • Cross of the majestic High Atlas mountains
  • Visit to Ait Ben Haddou UNESCO site
  • Dades valley
  • Todgha gorges
  • Sahara desert camp 
  • Erg Chebbi dunes 
  • Azro forest of Cedar
  • Fes Medina

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Program: Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fes

Amazing 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes, an ideal tour to explore the south of Morocco including the magical Erg Chebbi Merzouga. This Desert tour starts from Marrakech and ends in Fes. It has a lot to offer besides the magical Sahara desert and the importance of visiting both the imperial cities in Morocco.

This desert trip from Marrakech offers you a unique experience of the nature and the landscape of the south Of Morocco, explore the valleys of Dades, the gorges of Todgha, and later on, the tour leads us to the fabulous Sahara desert of Merzouga where you will experience the camel riding, the full-day discovery and an overnight in a luxury camp.

Program: Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fes

Day 1: Marrakech – Tizi -n-Tichka – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate- Dades valley

We depart our desert tour from Marrakech and travel over the stunning High Atlas Mountains through the Tizi n’Tichka Pass (alt 2260 m.)  We stop to enjoy the breathtaking landscapes over the valley and view local Berber villages.   In the afternoon we visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou and have lunch nearby.  We depart to Ouarzazate, then to Dades Valley passing by the famous Valley of the Roses, which blooms in April and May.  We travel to a traditional hotel for our lodging and dinner.

Duration: 7 hours drive

Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Dades valley – Tinghir – Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Merzouga

After breakfast, you can have a walk in the Dades Valley before we continue towards Todgha Gorges, one of the most beautiful and impressive canyons in the area.  It’s also a destination for serious climbers in Morocco.  From Todgha Gorges we drive through palm groves and oases on the way to the Merzouga. We pass Erfoud, the Moroccan fossil capital, then on to Erg Chebbi, the sand sea. We take a camel ride for 2 hours and watch the sunset on the top of the dunes.  We camp in the desert in traditional Berber tents.

Duration: 5 hours drive

Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

Optional activity: Horst riding and Camel riding

Day 3: Dunes tour and enjoying Erg Chebbi

Erg Chebbi is a fascinating area, we will spend the day exploring the nomads, lakes, wells, and wildlife. We stop in Khamlia, known as the village of black people, and have a cup of tea and listen to their spiritual Gnawa music.  Lunch will be in a hotel or a picnic under the shadow of Tamarix trees. In the afternoon you can leisurely enjoy the camp, listen to musicians play traditional music, and watch the sunset and the stars rise.

Duration: 3 hours drive 

Meals included: Breakfast – Dinner

Optional activity: Quad biking 

Day 4: Merzouga – the Atlas Mountains -Fes

You can wake up early for the sunrise and enjoy a relaxing breakfast in your luxury camp before we begin our day trip to Fes. We drive to Fez via the Middle Atlas Mountains, passing the fantastic Ziz Valley, Medilt, and Azrou. Although it’s a long driving day, there will be an amazing landscape of the Atlas mountains while we will enjoy the photo breaks along the way. We arrive in Fes in the early evening.

Duration 8 Hours drive

Meals included: Breakfast

Option 2: Marrakech Desert tour 4 days

  • 1st day: Marrakech- Telouat- Ait Ben Haddou- Ouarzazate
  • 2nd day: Ouarzazate – Botghrar(off-road)- Dades Gorges -Todgha gorges
  • 3rd day: Todgha Gorges- Merzouga dunes
  • 4th day: Merzouga- Midelt- Azro- Fes

Option 3: Marrakech Desert tour 4 days

  • 1st day: Marrakech- Ait Ben Haddou- Nkob
  • 2nd day: Nkob- Tizi N Tzazert ( off road) – Todgha Gorges
  • 3rd day: Todgha Gorges- Merzouga dunes
  • 4th day: Merzouga dunes- Midelt- Azro- Fes

End of your trip: Sahara tour from Marrakech to Fes / 4 days

Note: Our desert tours can start also from Fes to Marrakech or from Tangier to Marrakech



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