4 Days Tour from Marrakech to Fes
Marrakech » Ait Ben Haddou » Ouarzazate » Dades Gorges » Todra Gorges » Merzouga Desert » Ziz Valley » Midelt » Azrou » Ifrane » Fes
4 Days Tour from Marrakech to Fes
This 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes is a captivating journey through a diverse landscape. Beginning with the majestic Atlas Mountains, you will explore the ancient Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, discover the city of Ouarzazate, and marvel at the stunning Dades and Todra gorges. Your adventure continues into the heart of the Merzouga desert, where you will encounter Berber villages, you will enjoy a camel ride, and witness the enchanting desert sunset and sunrise.
The tour also includes a visit to the bustling Rissani traditional market and the fossil-rich town of Erfoud. You will explore the Ifrane, known as the “Switzerland of Morocco,” and venture into the cedar forest, home to the Barbary macaque. Finally, your journey culminates in the historic city of Fes.
- 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: Marrakech » Ait Ben Haddou » Ouarzazate » Dades Valley [321 km]
Your best 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes via desert. Your adventure commences as your knowledgeable driver/guide collects you from your Marrakech lodgings. You will be transported across the magnificent Atlas Mountains via the Tizi N’tichka pass, which stands at 2260 meters above sea level. A highlight of this tour is a visit to the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and an iconic Moroccan historical edifice.
Lunchtime presents an opportunity to savor local cuisine at a charming restaurant. In the afternoon, continue to Ouarzazate and pause near the Atlas film studios for a photo stop. Then, explore the city center, where you will be treated to a picturesque view of the Taourirt Kasbah, a storied fortified dwelling.
Next, your journey leads you to Kalaa M’gouna and Boumalne Dades for an overnight stay at a hotel, where a delectable dinner awaits. This is just the beginning of your captivating desert exploration.
Day 2: Dades Gorges » Todra Gorges » Merzouga Desert [249 km]
After a satisfying breakfast at your hotel, the day’s adventure unfolds as you head towards Tinghir. On route, you will pass through Boumalne de Dades, offering a perfect opportunity to capture the panoramic beauty of Dades Valley.
Continuing your journey, you will proceed to Todra Gorges via Imider and Tinghir, with several scenic stops and photo opportunities along the way. Upon reaching Todra Gorges, prepare to be awestruck by its dramatic canyon landscapes, where you can explore the narrow valleys on foot.
As the day progresses, you will travel to Tinjdad, where a lunch break awaits, and then onwards to Erfoud, renowned for its fossil craftsmanship. From Erfoud, your path leads you to the mesmerizing dunes of Erg Chebbi, also known as Merzouga Dunes.
Upon arriving at the dune edge, you will take a camel trek for approximately an hour and a half, an experience filled with laughter and adventure as you journey into the desert, guided solely by the sound of the camel’s footfalls on the sand.
You will reach the campsite in time to witness a breathtaking desert sunset, a tranquil moment amidst the serene desert landscape. As night falls, enjoy a delicious dinner and entertainment around the campfire, featuring Berber drumming. Your accommodations for the night will be in a well-appointed desert camp, providing all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay beneath the starry desert sky.
Day 3: Merzouga Sightseeing [60 km]
On this 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes, you will experience the mesmerizing desert sunrise in Merzouga. Our guide ensures you don’t miss this magical moment. Afterward, a camel ride takes you back to your accommodation, where your driver awaits for a 4×4 desert adventure. Explore Hassilabiad, and Khamlia, and meet nomadic desert dwellers while enjoying live Gnawa music. Venture deeper into the desert, visit Lake Dayte Sarje, marvel at black volcanic rocks, and explore the souks of Rissani in the afternoon. Finally, we return you to your Merzouga riad or hotel. Capture these memories with your camera.
Day 4: Merzouga Desert » Ziz Valley » Midelt » Azrou » Ifrane » Fes [468 km]
After breakfast, the final day of our 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes takes us north through the vast Tafilalet palm grove, the largest in the country, with thousands of palm trees stretching over 20 km. We pause at the Ziz Valley, the source of water for this lush palm grove, where you’ll be treated to a breathtaking panoramic view of the valley and Aoufous town.
Our journey continues with another stop in the city of Midelt, nestled in the heart of the Atlas Mountains. Here, you will have free time for lunch and relaxation. In the afternoon, we pass through the Cedar forest of Azrou, where you might spot some Barbary Apes along the road.
Next, we visit Ifrane, a city situated at 1630 meters above sea level on the northwestern slope of the Middle Atlas. Its wide avenues, impeccable cleanliness, green spaces, gardens, and unique architecture give it the appearance of a Swiss town, earning it the nickname “the Moroccan Switzerland.” Ifrane even boasts a prominent ski resort, Michlifen.
Around 7 pm, we arrive in Fes, where our services conclude with a transfer to your accommodation, marking the end of our 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes.
Good To Know:
The 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes doesn’t necessarily have to strictly follow the path we laid down here. In other words, 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes 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.