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4 days desert Tour from Fes to Merzouga

  • 4 Days 3 Nights
  • Airport pick-up
  • Airport Transfer

Introduction :

Discover the delights of 4 days fes desert trip to Merzouga – Morocco 4 day Sahara tour, Admire the beautiful sand dunes, Visit Todra gorge, View Dades Canyon.

Tour Description :

This superb private 4 Days / 3 Nights desert tour starts from fes, our expert team will take you on an adventure to discover this part of Morocco through the middle Atlas Mountains with cedar forest full of wild monkeys, As well as the charming ski resort and 1000 Palm tree of Ziz valley, likewise go on a tour by camels into the Sahara Desert dunes, enjoy a visit to stunning grand Canyons of todra and dades.

Detailed Itinerary :

Day 01: Fez > Ifrane > Azrou > Errachidia > Dades gorge

Our staff will pick you up depending on where you are (Ex: hotel, riad, bus station or airport) in fez. After that we start our 4 days fes desert trip to Merzouga driving through the middle atlas and the cedar woods of azrou. Passing by Moroccan Switzerland «Ifrane», A charming ski resort and Azrou an important handicraft center specialized in the work of cedar wood. Stopping at the cedar forest, taking some pictures. Then continue to Zaida. You’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the Errachidia city. Once we finish lunch in Midelt, we drive along the spectacular scenery through Tinghir to Dades gorge, where you will see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “Monkey fingers”. Check in to your accommodation.

Day 02: Dades gorge > Todra Canyon > Merzouga Sahara > Camel trekking

Our Morocco sahara tour to Merzouga goes on after enjoying a traditional, delicious breakfast. We will then take a drive through roads lined with ancient kasbahs and many attractive Berber villages at the boumalne Dades. You will be enjoying the incredible scenery along the way of the remaining fortified villages. In addition to that, the regions were hosting the caravan roads till the early 20th century. Our first spot will be in Tissadrine taking some pictures of the beautiful panorama of the dades valley, and then monkey fingers. Thereafter, we head to Tinghir within a 15 km breathtaking valley full of palm trees. Moreover, experience the high walls of grey and pink rock around the road, as we continue trekking along the 300 m high canyons.

Thereafter, we continue driving toward the Erg Chebbi dunes located in Merzouga. Later on, enjoy your lunch in Tinejdad. As soon as you arrive at the popular dunes of Erg Chebbi, we are pleased to prepare camels and there is an hour time for you to experience camel ride and spectate the beautiful sunset while riding camel heading to camp oasis where is the luxurious tent that you will stay there overnight. As you’ll watch the sunset in style heading to the oasis where a camp is located. Spending a night living by traditional nomadic tents inside or sleeping under spectacular starry sky outside the tent at Merzouga desert dune that will give you remarkable memory in the desert trip exploring. You can also spend your night playing drums with the experienced camel guide.

Day 03: Merzouga 4×4 tour > Gnaoua house > Visit Nomadic tribes

After enjoying an amazing sunrise, you will have to go back to your camp for breakfast and shower before the largest tour starts. Today we will drive around the desert to discover unexplored places in the Erg chebbi desert. On our way to the desert villages (Ex: khamlia, Merdani, Mifis). We might meet some locals with different desert animals (Ex: Goats, Camels, Foxes, … etc.), also some desert reptiles and mammals. Our first stop is in the khamlia village in a traditional home built of thick earthen bricks made from a mixture of clay to enjoy the live Gnaoua music which is played by the locals.

Set off to another sight in some mountains near the dunes for a panoramic view of the sand dunes and also from where you can start seeing the border between Morocco and Algeria. A little while later, we’ll continue driving toward the old Berber villages and some nomad families, where we will be hospitably welcomed with a cup of mint tea while enjoying the silence of the desert. At this moment we drive back to Khamlia village where we will have lunch in a local restaurant (Berber nomad pizza). After lunch, we will continue to visit Yasmina Lake which will be the last spot then drive to our hotel next to the golden sand dunes.

Day 04: Merzouga village > Tafilalet valley > Errachidia > Michlifen > Ifrane > Fez

After breakfast at the hotel and these lovely memories you have spent in the Sahara Desert. We’ll drive back to fes with a few stops along the way for panoramic views, photos and free time for lunch, …etc. arrival at noon to fez. Eventually drop you off at your accommodation, and our services end at this point. End of our 4-day desert trip from Fes to Merzouga.

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4 days desert trip from Fes to Merzouga

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4 days fes desert trip to Merzouga

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Price Includes in

Fes desert trip 4 days to Merzouga

  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel/airport.
  • 2 nights accommodation in a hotel/riad
  • Tour in an air-conditioned vehicle Toyota Land Cruiser or spacious minivan in case of a group throughout 4-day trip.
  • An English-speaking driver
  • Dinner and breakfast daily.
  • Camel trek & overnight stay in a private traditional nomad tent.
  • Free time to wander the Canyons, Kasbahs, Take photos, … etc.
  • No forced shopping stops during the tour.
Price Excludes in

Merzouga desert tour from fes

  • Lunch and drinks.
  • Entrance fees to monuments (Ex: atlas studio, …etc.).
  • Any Private Expenses.
Note about

Fes to Merzouga & Erg Chebbi on 4-Day Tour

If our 4 days desert trip from Fes to Merzouga does not match what you’re looking for, then contact us. We provide customized desert trips in Morocco according to your duration of stay and your preferences. Moreover, you can come with your family, relatives, friends or all of them. Just let us know your duration, what you wish to do in the state, and we’ll plan the itinerary according to your interests. On top of that, Our Team at Morocco Tabiarte Tours is at your service to answer any questions, give you detailed quotes about tours, and advise about the best time and places to visit. Whether you’re thinking about leading a tour or simply having questions, we’re here to help.


4 Days tour from Fes to Merzouga Sahara

Do I need a visa to enter Morocco or only with passport ?

First, most of the travelers needs only passport to enter Morocco, however your visit shouldn’t be over 3 months. Here are some countries that don’t need a visa for Morocco : 

  • British
  • European Union (EU)
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • USA
  • Japanese 
  • Hong kongers
  • Chinese 
  • Macau

For all other passport nationals, please check with the Moroccan Embassy.

What are the best destinations that I shouldn't miss ?

Firstly Morocco is one of the largest countries in North Africa with a lot of different and spectacular places, the atlas mountains, north, south (especially the Sahara desert), the imperial cities…etc. here is a list of the best destinations to visit in morocco.

  • Chefchaouen
  • Marrakech
  • Merzouga (Sahara desert) 
  • Fes 
  • Casablanca
  • Essaouira
  • Rabat
  • Agadir
  • Tangier
  • Ouarzazate
  • Meknes

Is it safe for tourists in Morocco?

In fact, Morocco is a safe place to visit as it was updated to level 1 in early 2018, which means it’s now considered super safe to travel to the country and tourists should exercise a normal level of caution while visiting. Furthermore, the solo female traveler, you need to watch out a little more carefully but overall, you are still unlikely to encounter serious problems.

What type of adapters do I need for Morocco?

For Morocco adapter, there are two associated plug types C and E. moreover, plug type C is the one which has two round pins and plug type E is the one which has two round pins and a hole for the socket’s male earthing pin. Morocco operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.

Can I use any other currency except Dirham in Morocco?

Here is a list of the currencies you can use

Sure. Euro, US and CAD dollar are always accepted in Morocco and that will save time for you to bring cash to convert, doing away with bank lineups or non-active cash machines to acquire dirhams. Additionally, you can also use your visa card at bank machines (Attijariwafa bank or Bmce bank are common).

What can buy in Morocco?

  • Berber Carpet.
  • Moroccan pottery.
  • Lanterns (Gorgeous lighting).
  • Argan oil.
  • Straw Basket Bags.
  • Leather Pouffes.
  • Moroccan Mint Tea.
  • Thuya Wood Boxes.
  • Fossils.
  • Dates.
  • Moroccan Rose Water.

Can I use my credit card in Morocco?

Absolutely yes, you can this process in every city in Morocco. On the other hand, visa and Mastercard are most vastly accepted. However, take enough cash for your travel, just in case you can’t be able to find an ATM to withdraw cash easily.

How long does it take to visit Morocco?

From 7 to 14 days is a fixed amount of time to discover unexplored of Morocco such as the desert and the imperial cities, as well as hiking in the Atlas Mountains and relaxation on the Atlantic coast.

How do I get see to the Sahara in Morocco?

The best and easiest way to get to the Morocco Sahara Desert is to go on a guided tour from Marrakech, Fez with round-trip transportation included. In addition to that, Merzouga and Zagora are the gateway towns to the desert dunes.

Good To Know

4 Days tour from Fes to Merzouga desert

About Desert Tour
Payment Methods

Most of our customers ask us over and over this question about the difference between a tour of 2, 3, 4 days, so we got you a clear explanation in order to let you know it, please refer to the figure below.


Morocco Sahara tour departs from Marrakech or fez. Stay overnight on the half route in the desert (1 night or 2 nights) and end wherever you want Fez or Marrakesh. Furthermore, the total distance from Marrakech back to Marrakech is 1124 kilometers and from Marrakech to Fez is 1033 kilometers.

  • 2 Day desert tour: Spend overnight in the Sahara, however you might not be able to see the sunset, starry sky and sunrise due to 14 hours’ drive and the weather.
  • 3 Day desert tour: (depending on the starting point “fez or Marrakech”) The first night will be spent in the dades gorge (half way) and Next night is in the desert. Even Though, you might not be able to see the erg chebbi sand dunes till 5 pm. So, for a 3 day desert tour, there is only one night in the Sahara for about 14 hours, arranged to stay in a desert camp. If the weather is good, you can see the sunset, starry sky and an amazing sunrise as well.


  1. Few stops, fewer opportunities to take photos, not enough time to enjoy the sunset as the arrival will be late in the evening, can watch starry sky, and sunrise (depending on weather conditions) but departure will be earlier.


  1. A round tour of 14 hours, there is only one opportunity to watch the sunset, starry sky, and sunrise. If the weather is cloudy, you will miss it.
  2. There are at least 7 hours of sleep out of 14 hours, 4-5 hours of daylight and the rest of the time is night. As well as short time to take some photos and wander around.


  1. The 4 day desert tour allows you to spend a full 24 hours in the desert and have plenty of time to experience the Sahara Desert deeply.
  2. If the weather is cloudy on the first day, then no worries as there’s one more day left to catch up the sunset, starry sky and also sunrise.
  3. The 4 day desert tour has 2 nights in the Sahara desert. We will arrange one night in the desert entrance Camp and next night in a hotel.
  4. Experience the culture and lifestyle of the Berber people in the desert for more than 24 hours and free time to relax and take photos of dunes, Camels, Goats and Foxes as well.


  • Due to the temperature from June to mid-August. About 37-44 degrees C, only 3 days/ 2 nights of desert tours will be arranged during this period.

How to book a Tour with Us:

To ensure your 4 days fes desert tour, a small deposit is required and can be done easily and securely over PayPal. Regardless of the balance, it is in cash to your driver once you meet each other at the airport or accommodation. Besides, the currency EURO, USD and MAD are both acceptable.

Is it possible to pay the total amount with credit card or PayPal?

Please be notified that we don’t accept payments with credit cards due to many fees and hold security risks. Although, we ask for the balance in cash because PayPal also has too many transaction fees and operational delays as it’s an international institution. In addition to that, we can accept it in some cases via PayPal, but a 5% fee will be added to cover up the extra transaction charges. If you’re thinking of this method, it is better to arrange the payment before the tour.

Cancellation process:

More than a month before the start date of the tour, deposit is non-refundable, but no worries since we’re gonna hold any deposit towards a trip with Morocco Tabiarte Tours at any later date you select.

230 Reviews Authentic & Genuine Reviews from our Travellers

Fantastic Custom Morocco Sahara tour

4 days fes desert trip itinerary was well organized, covered the main southern sites in Morocco plus the incredible, diverse geography and also rich culture. According to The accommodations were high quality. Furthermore, The night in the Sahara was unbelievable, includes camel experience. Besides, our driver Ali was professional, courteous, punctual, responsive and also knowledgeable. Furthermore, the tour was managed by Moha quickly and efficiently. Last but not least, he provided everything I needed from the practical, such tipping practices.

We’re considering Dubai next year and if we go back, will use them again for another adventure.

Richard Meza / 5 out of 5 / Couple Traveller / 17 April 2021


Wonderful experience with Morocco Tabiarte Tours

Wonderful Moroccan experience. fantastic 4 days fes to merzouga desert dunes with my wife and two kids. our guide Said was superb, treated us like family, and also took good care of us. Additionally, He speaks many languages and kept us entertained throughout the trip. he’s funny too. had a great stay in luxury camp, with live music and bonfire, under the stars. Moreover, He stopped at many photo taking spots and was very patient with us. will trust the company with my parents when they go on their trip to Morocco. thank you Morocco Tabiarte Tours, Moha and Said for the memorable trip. Read More Morocco tour’s reviews

Luis Lisboa / 5 out of 5 / Family Traveller / 28 April 2019


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