4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech
Book your 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech and discover the sahara desert, and more.
This 4-day tour takes you from the historic city of Fes to the vibrant city of Marrakech, with stops in several destinations along the way. You’ll journey through scenic countryside, including the Middle and High Atlas Mountains, as well as visit the desert dunes of Erg Chebbi near the village of Merzouga. Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to explore charming towns, including Ifrane and Tinghir, as well as see historical sites like the Ait Benhaddou kasbah. With a mix of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and adventure, this tour offers a great taste of what Morocco has to offer.
Day 1: Fes to Midelt
On the first day of the tour, you’ll leave Fes and head south towards the Middle Atlas Mountains. The drive will take you through scenic countryside, passing by olive groves, cedar forests, and small Berber villages. You’ll make a stop in Ifrane, a charming town known as the “Switzerland of Morocco” for its European-style architecture and snow-covered slopes in the winter. Next, you’ll continue to Azrou, where you can see Barbary macaques in the cedar forest. Your journey will then take you through the Ziz Valley, where you can see palm groves, kasbahs, and fortified villages. Finally, you’ll arrive in Midelt, a market town nestled between the Middle and High Atlas Mountains, where you’ll spend the night.
Day 2: Midelt to Merzouga
On the second day, you’ll travel through the High Atlas Mountains, passing by the Tizi n’Talghoumt Pass and a series of Berber villages. You’ll stop for lunch in Errachidia, a town known for its date palms and citrus trees, before continuing to Erfoud, a city famous for its fossils and marble factories. From there, you’ll head to the dunes of Erg Chebbi, near the village of Merzouga. You’ll have the opportunity to ride a camel through the dunes to your desert camp, where you’ll spend the night in a traditional nomad tent.
Day 3: Merzouga to Dades
On the third day, you’ll wake up early to watch the sunrise over the dunes. After breakfast, you’ll ride your camels back to the village of Merzouga, where you’ll rejoin your driver and head towards the Todra Gorge. Along the way, you’ll see a variety of landscapes, including barren desert, rocky plateaus, and lush oases. You’ll stop for lunch in Tinghir, a town known for its palm groves and mud-brick buildings, before exploring the Todra Gorge, a narrow canyon with towering limestone walls. From there, you’ll continue to the Dades Valley, where you’ll spend the night in a hotel.
Day 4: Dades to Marrakech
On the final day of the tour, you’ll leave the Dades Valley and head west towards Ouarzazate, a city known for its film studios and kasbahs. You’ll visit the Ait Benhaddou kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has been used as a backdrop for many movies, including “Gladiator” and “Game of Thrones.” After exploring the kasbah, you’ll cross the Tizi n’Tichka Pass in the High Atlas Mountains, which offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Finally, you’ll arrive in Marrakech, where the tour ends.