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4-day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes

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

Introduction :

4 Days Marrakech to Fes trip, enjoy a camel trek and overnight stay in a private traditional nomad tent under an endless sky of Sahara stars in the heart of the desert in 4 day desert Tour.

Tour Description :

This fabulous private 4 days/ 3 nights desert tour itinerary starts from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga. Our team will take you to explore the south of Morocco through the high Atlas Mountains with Berber villages, Atlas studio, kasbahs, Grand Canyons, Palm groves. Also have Tea with Berber nomad, Camel ride in the Sahara Desert. Drive across the Middle Atlas Mountains, monkeys climbing the cedar forest and then Ifrane the Moroccans Switzerland city.

Detailed Itinerary :

Day 01: Marrakesh > High Atlas Mountains > Ait ben haddou  > Atlas studio > Dades gorge

Our staff will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech then start the tour from this point Marrakech to fes via Merzouga desert crossing the fascinating landscapes of the high Atlas Mountains (Tizi N’Tichka) pass through some Berber villages as you will see the Berber farmers working on their terraced farms, and herding sheep, then to the attractive and well-known kasbah of Ait Ben haddou we stop for a visit, this is the kasbah (castle) where many movies have been shot (Ex: Lawrence of Arabia, Game of Thrones, Babel, … etc.).

At noon After the visit of the kasbah & lunch, we continue our road to the next spot which is Africa Hollywood and the grand-door of the Sahara Desert Ouarzazate. Then we head towards the dades valley through the Palmery of Skoura and the roses’ valley. On the way we will do one more stop in a beautiful panoramic view of the roses’ valley. Thereafter, we head straight to our accommodation for the first night of our 4 day tour from Marrakech to fes in the charming gorge of Boumalne dades.

Day 02 : Dades Canyon > Todra gorge

On the second day of our Morocco Desert 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. Additionally, you will be enjoying an amazing scenery. Along the way of the remaining fortified villages that were hosting the caravan roads till the early 20th century. Our first spot will be in Tissadrine in order to take some pictures of the beautiful panorama of the Dades valley and then monkey fingers.

Later on, we head to Tinghir within a 15 km breath-taking valley full of palm trees. Experience the high walls of gray 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 desert. You’ll enjoy your lunch in Tinejdad.

Tinejdad > Merzouga  > Camel trekking

As soon as you arrive at the popular dunes of Erg Chebbi, we are pleased to prepare camels. There is an hour for you to experience camel riding. As well spectate the beautiful sunset, while riding a camel heading to camp oasis where is the luxurious tent you will stay there overnight as you 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’ll 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 the road to the desert villages (Ex: khamlia, Merdani, Mifis), we might meet some locals with different desert animals (Ex: Goats, Camels, Foxes, … etc.). Likewise, see some desert reptiles and mammals. Stop by 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. Go on driving toward the old Berber villages. As well as some nomad families where we will be hospitably welcomed with a cup of mint tea while enjoying the silence of the desert. Immediately after that, we drive back to Khamlia. The 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. Eventually drive to our hotel next to the golden sand dunes.

Day 04 : Merzouga > Erfoud > Ziz valley > Midelt > Ifrane > Fes

On the last day of our desert tour Marrakech to Fes. An early sunrise experience is recommended from the Erg chebbi sand dunes or your hotel. Enjoying the spectacular sunrise may be the best sunrise you have seen in your life. Thereafter, you will have to go back for breakfast and a shower.

Today we’ll continue our trip to Fes via Ziz valley, the second-largest river in Morocco which crosses the whole Morocco to Algeria. Then cross the middle Atlas Mountains where you’ll enjoy an amazing view. Lunch break at a restaurant. Later we push along towards the next spot, Cedar Forest or Michlifen where we will take a short walk to see the wild monkeys and take some pictures. We will stop at Ifrane. The little Switzerland of Morocco for a Coffee or WS, then up to Fes.

Perhaps arrive at Fes in the evening. Drop you off at your accommodation. So, our tour with you ends here and hope you enjoy it. End of 4 Days Marrakech to Fes desert tour.

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4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert

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4 day tour from Marrakech to Fes via Merzouga

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Price Includes in: 

4 days Marrakech to Fes desert tour

  • 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 tour.
  • 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 : 

4 days Marrakech to Fes desert tour

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

4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes

If our 4 days trip from Marrakech to Fes via the Sahara does not match what you’re looking for, then simply contact us. We provide customized desert trips in Morocco according to your duration of stay and your preferences. 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. 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 have questions, we’re here to help.


Marrakech to Fes desert tour

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

First of all, most of 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 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 desert 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 desert tour from Marrakech to Fes

About Desert Tour
Payment Methods

Most of our customers ask us over and over this question about the difference between tours 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 and not enough time to enjoy the sunset as the arrival will be late in the evening. However, you 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 days Marrakech to Fes 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 sunrise.
  3. The 4 day tour Marrakech to Fes has 2 nights in the Sahara Desert. We will arrange one night in the desert entrance Camp and the 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 day tour from Marrakech to Fes, 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.

173 Reviews Authentic & Genuine Reviews from our Travellers

Great tour and highlight of our Morocco Sahara trip

We are a group of three girls joining the 4 days trip from Marrakech to Fes to the Sahara Desert and ending in Fez. Choosing this private tour is the best decision I have made. From day 1 when I started to contact Mohamed, he has been very friendly, professional and unbelievably responsive (normally he just replies straight away or within 15 mins). The whole program is very well planned and the timing for each attraction is perfect. I have asked him for a lot of extra help, and he said yes to all of them and put in 100% effort. He is also energetic and informative; he makes you laugh and at the same time tell you a lot of fun facts of Morocco. Our driver Hamme is also very nice, he picks us up punctually and drives nicely and safely.

I have compared a lot of different companies before applying for the tour and Mohamed definitely provides a very reasonable price. The 3 nights of accommodation we stayed in were superb and worth the price. There is no cheat, we did everything of the schedule like he sent me beforehand. They are just so trustworthy and following them, you won’t need to worry about a thing!

Eunice Lee / 5 out of 5 / Group Traveller / 24 March 2022


Great Marrakech to Fes 4 day Sahara tour

Everything was well organized and all the stops were mesmerizing in the Atlas Mountains, Berber villages, Sahara Desert. The Food in each restaurant was a fair price. Our driver/guide Hammi was so kind and friendly with knowledge and a hard worker. If you are in Morocco and wondering what else must see of the country instead of only Marrakech, then you definitely need to do this tour. You won’t regret it.

John / 5 out of 5 / Group Traveller / 23 February 2022


Incredible driver/guide the whole 4 days Morocco trip from Marrakech to Fes

Last February 2022, my family and I spent about 10 days in Morocco, around Casablanca, Marrakech, Essaouira. Moha was our tour guide for the 4 day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes and was incredibly fabulous! He catered to our interests while making perfect suggestions for our family about what to do and to see. Moreover, He also taught us so much about Morocco, in regard to its culture, tradition, landscape and also the environment.

Besides, we were so thankful to have him take the reins driving us around each day. Likewise, Moha was knowledgeable, kind and patient the whole Morocco desert tour. He really made the trip that much more special! It would not have been the same without him, and we would not have gotten to experience as much of this charming country. Overall, Many thanks to Moha and Morocco Tabiarte Tours! We will be back soon for another adventure. Read More Morocco tour’s reviews

Nicole / 5 out of 5 / Family Traveller / 15 February 2022


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