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4 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO FES

Marrakech, Morocco

Price

500

Duration

4 days

Max People

50

Min Age

10+

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overview : 4 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO FES

For individuals who have a genuine interest in seeing the stunning deserts of North Africa, set out on a unique 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes.

With a variety of alternatives to explore the splendor of the Sahara Desert region, the lovely Skoura Palm Groves, the charming Berber Villages, and the majestic High Atlas Mountains, our Morocco desert tour takes you on an enthralling journey from Marrakech to Fes.

Join our trip to take part in incredible adventures! Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site well-known for its appearances in Hollywood motion pictures, will be our first stop. Then get ready to experience the tranquil beauty of the Sahara Desert on a memorable camel journey. Don't pass up the opportunity to engage in a traditional Berber tea ceremony with a welcoming family and discover more about their unique culture. Finally, prepare to be amazed by the magnificent Atlas Mountains. The journey will be great!

This Morocco 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes gives travelers an insider's perspective of the nation and offers a wholly unique and remarkable experience

Highlights of the 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Fes :

  • See beautiful views of the Atlas Mountains that will take your breath away.
  • Explore the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and learn about its rich history and culture.
  • Visit the Ouarzazate Film Studio and the Taourirt Kasbah, both of which are amazing.
  • On foot, you can see how beautiful the Dades and Todra Gorges are.
  • Take in the wide views of the Erg Chebbi dunes that will leave you speechless.
  • Take a fun camel ride through the Merzouga Sahara, which is a very large area.
  • Watch as the warm light of the setting sun shines over the beautiful sand dunes.
  • Sandboarding is a thrilling sport where you slide down the golden slopes of the sand dunes.
  • At the Merzouga Desert Camp, you can spend an amazing night camping surrounded by the peaceful beauty of the desert.
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner while chatting with friends around a campfire and listening to the lively beats of Berber drums.
  • Take a moment to stop at the Azrou cedar forest and see the amount of Barbary apes there.

*This package trip requires a minimum of 2 people.

*Can be customized upon request, to meet traveler's needs

*3 Nights Standard Hotel/Lodge accommodation

Included/Excluded

  • Specialized bilingual driver
  • Private Transport with fuel
  • Transportation service for both pickup and drop-off is provided.
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfasts
  • Each participant will have the opportunity to ride a camel and witness the sunrise or sunset
  • 1 night stay in a luxurious camp
  • Stops for panoramic views
  • Dinners in Dades valley and the desert camp
  • Entrance fees for monuments
  • Lunches.
  • Drinks

Tour Plan : 4 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO FES

Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley [315 Km]

Your driver/guide will pick you up at your Marrakech hotel to start the 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes.

The trip starts with a beautiful drive through the High Atlas Mountains and over the Tizi N'tichka pass, which is 2260 meters above sea level. Along the way, you can visit the famous Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. There is a lovely lunch break at a neighborhood restaurant.

We will keep driving to the city of Ouarzazate in the afternoon. We'll stop for a few minutes near the Atlas Film Studios so you can get a great picture. Then, we'll go to the center of town to see the beautiful Taourirt Kasbah, which is a famous protected home.

After that, we'll go to Kalaa M'gouna and Boumalne Dades, where you'll stay at a hotel for the night. Enjoy a tasty dinner and a cozy place to sleep for the night.

Day 2 : Dades - Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Erg Chebbi (Merzouga) [255 km]

Today morning, after a yummy breakfast at the hotel, we'll set off. Our route will take us through Boumalne du Dades on our way to Tinghir. Along the way, we'll make several stops so you can capture special photos and enjoy the stunning views. Before we head to Todra Gorges, we'll pass through Imider and Tinghir. Don't forget to pause for a moment and admire the vast beauty of Dades Valley.

As we get closer to Todra Gorges, you'll be amazed by the incredible sights of small valleys and grand canyons. Take a leisurely walk around this natural wonder and soak in the stunning scenery.

Later in the afternoon, we'll continue our journey to Tinjdad, where we'll stop for a delicious meal. Our next destination is Erfoud, known for its fossil industry. Finally, we'll reach the captivating Merzouga Dunes, also called Erg Chebbi Dunes.

Prepare yourself for an exciting camel ride once we're at the dunes. The camel trek will be a magical experience lasting about an hour and a half, filled with joy and laughter. Enjoy the enchanting sunset and the calmness of the desert.

As we're carried on the dromedaries to the desert camp, the only sound will be their hooves on the sand. You'll spend the night in a traditional nomad tent equipped with modern comforts. Gather around the cozy campfire, savor a delicious meal, and be entranced by the rhythmic beats of Berber drums. It will truly be a memorable night in the heart of the desert.

Day 3 : Merzouga Desert - Nomads Families - Erg Chebbi [40 Km]

On the third day of our 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes, get ready for an amazing morning in the Sahara desert. An unforgettable sunrise awaits you. Wake up early to see this stunning sight from the top of a dune near the camp, surrounded by the vast open landscape.

After a satisfying breakfast and a refreshing shower, we'll say goodbye to the desert by riding camels back to Merzouga. Our journey continues as we explore Erg Chebbi and its charming villages. This vast sandy desert includes the famous Big Dune of Morocco. We'll follow the path of the "Paris-Dakar" rally and eventually reach the captivating black desert.

Our next stop is a viewpoint where you can take in the breathtaking view of Erg Chebbi. Then, we'll visit Kamilia Village, where many people with dark skin from Mali live. We'll take a break with a cup of tea and enjoy traditional Gnawa music.

We'll also visit Mefis, a small abandoned village that still holds its history. This region has lead mines and other minerals dating back to the time of French colonial rule. During our journey, we might encounter a nomadic family living in a tent, giving us a glimpse of their unique way of life and traditions.

Finally, we'll take you to your accommodation. You'll have free time in the afternoon to explore the town or wander around the dunes near the hotel to see the captivating sunset. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4 : Merzouga - Ziz Valley - Azrou Cedar forest - Fes [466 km]

After breakfast, we begin the last day of our 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fes through the desert. Heading north, we pass through the impressive Tafilalet palm grove, the largest in the country, featuring thousands of palm trees along the 20-kilometer road – a beautiful sight to behold.

Continuing on, we reach the stunning Ziz Valley, the source of water for the palm grove. Here, we pause at a high point with a lovely view of the valley and the charming town of Aoufous.

Our next stop is the town of Midelt, nestled in the Atlas Mountains, where we'll take a lunch break. In the afternoon, our journey continues. If we're lucky, we might spot Barbary apes along the road as we pass through the Cedar forest of Azrou.

Then, we arrive in Ifrane, a city 1630 meters above sea level in the Middle Atlas. Ifrane resembles a Swiss town with its spacious streets, well-planned urban layout, cleanliness, green spaces, gardens, and unique architecture. Often referred to as "Moroccan Switzerland," it's home to the renowned Michlifen ski area.

Finally, we reach Fes around 6 o'clock in the evening. We'll take you back to your hotel, marking the end of our services for the 4 days trip from Marrakech to Fes.

Tour Map : 4 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO FES

Questions & Answers

Is sandboarding available in the Merzouga desert?

Sandboarding is possible in the Erg Chebbi dunes of the Merzouga desert.

What is the duration of the camel trek in Merzouga desert?

The duration of the camel trek in the Merzouga desert can vary, but it generally lasts between one to two hours.

Are the tents at the desert camp private or shared?

The tents at the desert camp are always private, but there is a distinction between standard and luxury camps. In the standard camp, the bathroom facilities are shared, while in the luxury camp, the tents have private ensuite bathrooms.

Can I trust that my luggage will be secure during my stay in the Sahara desert?

Rest assured that we will transport all your luggage to the camp, ensuring that it will be waiting for you in your tent upon your arrival

Can I find towels and toilet paper provided at the camp?

Certainly, towels and toilet paper are available at the desert camp. However, it is advisable to bring your own as a precautionary measure.

Is there access to electricity at the desert camp?

Yes, the desert camp is powered by solar panels, providing electricity.

What are the essential items to pack for this trip?

Here is a suggested packing list for your Morocco desert tour:
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat or scarf
  • Comfortable long pants for the camel trek
  • Lightweight long-sleeved shirts
  • Sturdy sandals or shoes
  • Flip flops
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Portable charger
  • First aid kit
  • Small backpack for carrying essentials
  • Wallet for securing valuables such as phones and cards

How can I make a reservation for this tour? What is the cancellation policy?

To confirm your reservation for the Trip, we kindly request a small deposit to be paid via PayPal, Wise, or bank transfer. The remaining balance can be paid in cash at the time of pick-up, in euros, dollars, or dirhams to your driver. Is it possible to pay the entire amount using PayPal? While we usually prefer cash payments to avoid transaction fees and delays associated with PayPal, we can accept complete payments via PayPal in some cases. Please note that a 5% fee will be applied to cover the additional transaction charges. If you prefer this payment method, we recommend arranging the payment prior to the tour. Is it possible to pay the entire amount via Wise or bank transfer? Certainly, we accept the full payment through Wise or bank transfer. However, a 2% surcharge will be applied to cover the transaction fees. Cancellation Policy: To receive a full refund, please cancel your reservation at least 15 days prior to the start date of the tour.

Are there alternative transportation options to reach the camp instead of using camels?

Certainly! For travelers who prefer not to ride camels, we offer the option of transportation in a 4×4 car to transfer you to and from the camp. This alternative mode of transportation is available at no extra cost. Simply inform us of your preference at the time of booking, and we will make the necessary arrangements for your comfortable transfer to the camp.

Is it necessary to bring a sleeping bag for the overnight desert trip in Marrakech?

No, a sleeping bag is not required for the overnight Marrakech desert tour. The desert camp we provide is equipped with all the necessary amenities to ensure your comfort during your stay.

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