4 Days Tour from Fes to Marrakech
Fes » Ifrane » Azrou » Midelt » Ziz Valley » Merzouga Desert » Todra Gorges » Dades Gorges » Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Haddou » Marrakech
4 Days Tour from Fes to Marrakech
Prepper for an incredible 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via the best Erg Chebbi Dunes and be into the captivating beauty of Morocco. meeting the charming Barbary Macac monkeys in the cedar forest of Azrou, stroll through the bustling donkey market in Rissani, and explore the awe-inspiring Dades Gorges and Todra Gorges. Experience the nomadic lifestyle in the Sahara Desert and witness the breathtaking landscapes that unfold before your eyes. With a thoughtfully designed itinerary, this tour maximizes your time, ensuring you have ample opportunities to soak up the rich culture and natural wonders of Morocco. Don’t miss this unforgettable adventure. Book your 3 days tour from Fes to Marrakech via desert and create lifelong memories.
- We offer both standard and luxury accommodations. Please let us know what your preferences are and we will send you the available options.
- All Sahara tours include a camel ride to the sunset in the Sahara Desert & delicious dinners at a beautiful campsite along with the bonfire and Berber music.
- In addition to the first-class service, we have free wifi, water, pillows, and a wide variety of music in our vehicles for your amazing journey.
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Day 1: Fes » Ifrane » Azrou » Midelt » Ziz Valley » Erfoud » Merzouga Desert [477 km]
Your 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech begins at 8:30 am. when your driver picks you up. Heading south, our first stop is Ifrane, also known as “little Switzerland,” with its unique sloping-roof houses. Take a 15-minute break to stretch your legs and enjoy a cup of coffee before continuing through the majestic Middle Atlas. We will pause to observe the Barbary apes in the Aok and Cedar Forest, immersing ourselves in nature’s beauty.
Next, we will journey to Midelt, known as the “apple city,” and relish a delightful lunch near the Moulouya River. Continuing our desert adventure, we will cross the Tizi n’Talghamt pass (1907) and enter the scenic Ziz Valley, renowned for its hidden oases and clusters of palm trees. Along the way, you will spot fortified houses called ksars, built to safeguard valuable treasures like gold, salt, and spices.
As we approach Erfoud, famous for its fossil finds transformed into exquisite artifacts, you will sense the beginning of the vast Saharan oasis of Tafilalet and its expansive arid plateaus. We will make a stop at one of the cafes in Erfoud to stretch our legs and use the facilities before heading to the Sahara desert, where the true essence of our desert tour awaits.
Day 2: Merzouga Sightsseing [60 km]
Awake to the mesmerizing sunrise and capture lovely pictures before enjoying a delightful open-air breakfast. The day is dedicated to exploring the enchanting desert region and the majestic Erg Chebbi dunes on your 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech. Go on and enjoy the desert dune circuit, where you will witness the nomadic way of life and experience the ever-changing contrasts of the desert landscape.
A visit to Rissani is a must, offering a fascinating glimpse into the cultural diversity of Berber, Arab, and desert communities. You will be captivated by their distinctive clothing styles and vibrant colors. Rissani’s market, or souk, is renowned and bustling, showcasing its history as a former caravan center. Take the opportunity to explore the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif, one of the founding figures of the Alaouite dynasty.
In the afternoon, we will return to the heart of the desert, where a delicious dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel situated at the foothills of the Erg Chebbi Sahara Dunes await.
Day 3: Merzouga Desert » Todra Gorges » Dades Gorges [271 km]
After breakfast at the hotel, we will set off towards the charming Oasis town of Tinghir, eventually reaching the awe-inspiring Todra Gorge, plunging 984 feet (300 meters) deep. Take the opportunity to explore the gorge accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide, and perhaps cool off in the refreshing waters of the shallow Todra Gorges during lunch.
Leaving Tinghir behind, our journey continues toward the captivating Dades Gorges. Upon arriving in Boumalne Dades, we will veer off onto a secondary road that leads us to the magnificent Dades Gorges. This area is renowned for its striking rock formations and the impressive kasbahs that line the gorge. Prepare to be enchanted as we go on one of the world’s most scenic drives.
For those seeking an unforgettable experience in the Sahara desert, we highly recommend the 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech. It promises an extraordinary adventure through the desert landscape. As the day comes to a close, enjoy your great night at the hotel with a delicious dinner.
Day 4: Dades Gorges » Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Haddou » Marrakech [330 km]
After breakfast, we will explore the mesmerizing gorges, immersing ourselves in their natural splendor. For an extraordinary experience in the Sahara desert, this tour comes highly recommended.
As we journey through the Dades Gorges, we will pass by Kelaa M’Gouna, famous for its vibrant Festival of Roses. The landscape is adorned with fragrant rose bushes, offering a delightful sight. Continuing along the road of 1000 Kasbahs, we will reach Skoura, a town housing impressive Kasbahs. The highlight is a visit to the majestic 17th-century Amridil Kasbah, a true masterpiece featured on the country’s 50 Dirham note. Explore Skoura Palmer gardens and soak in the abundance of nature.
Next, we will make our way to Ouarzazate, known as a gateway to the Sahara Desert and popularized by the film industry. Consider joining a studio tour to discover the movie magic created amidst the nearby desert landscapes. After a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in the village, we will venture to the renowned Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO site that has served as a backdrop for iconic films. As the day progresses, we will head north towards Marrakech, traversing the stunning Tizi n Tichka Pass and pausing to admire the panoramic views of the majestic High Atlas Mountains. Our tour concludes in Marrakech, where you will be dropped off at your location, Riad/Hotel. Cherish the memories of this incredible desert adventure.
Good To Know:
The 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech doesn’t necessarily have to strictly follow the path we laid down here. In other words, 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech can be customized the way you like it. A tour itinerary is only limited by imagination. If you have any suggestions, we’re happy to include them in the itinerary.
Also, if you are unfamiliar with Morocco, please contact us so we can help you. We are always ready to hear from you and help you make your decisions.