Fes to Marrakech through Merzouga 4D

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Tour Overview

The 4D Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech through Merzouga This is one of the highly recommended tours. The tour includes 2 nights in the Sahara desert, as well as a camel treks and short drives on the golden dunes. The tour provides you with a chance to see the best areas of Morocco in just 4 days: you will see the barbary monkeys in the Azrou cedar forest, go on a sightseeing desert tour, see nomads living in caves, pay a visit to the donkey market in Rissani, walk around with a local guide in palmary, you can hike in Dades valley or Todra gorges, last but not least, share a cup of tea with a Berber family in their house.

Tour Itinerary

We begin our 4 days tour early morning at 8h00 am We head to Midelt city passing through mountains and The famous cedar forest. We continue driving to Ifrane a magical city. Then to Azrou, a town rich in all sorts of handicrafts especially cedar wood. We stop for Lunch in Midelt. In the afternoon, we head drive to Erfoud and finally to the desert. Have Dinner and spend the night in the camp at the foothills of Erg Chebbi Sahara dunes.

Accommodation packages
  • GOLD
    • Sahara stars Camp
      9.1/10 · ‎12 reviews
      5/5 · ‎201 reviews

After breakfast, we drive to Khamlia village to rejoice in live Gnawa music and continue on an off-track road to enjoy a tour of the sand dunes. Sit for a tea break with nomads in Berber tents, you will discover a new way of life and enjoy a Berber pizza for lunch. Head back to the camp for short rest before taking your camel trip and dive into the middle of the dunes to witness the memorizing sunset, spend the night at the camp in a luxury tent.

Accommodation packages
  • GOLD
    • Sahara stars Camp
      9.1/10 · ‎12 reviews
      5/5 · ‎201 reviews

An early morning to see the beautiful sunrise, a delicious breakfast in the middle of the dunes, followed by a camel ride back to the same point of departure. Trade your camels and get into your private vehicle departing to Dades Gorge, where we have a scheduled overnight. The trip is about 5 hours, but we will divert to visit Todra Gorge (this would add an additional 2h onto the trip). En route, we will visit the Todra, where you will experience the unbelievable glory of the massive canyon walls reaching some 300 meters (900 feet) high and continuing for some 100 meters (300 feet). We will make a few stops along the way as we drive through various small Berber villages and the town of Tinjdad, and we can even schedule a short walk through the Todra Valley.

Accommodation packages
    • Dar blues
      9.6/10 · ‎48 reviews
      5/5 · ‎261 reviews
    • Jnan Tiouira
      Not on Booking
      5/5 · ‎434 reviews
    • Ksar Sultan
      8.8/10 · ‎41 reviews
      5/5 · ‎257 reviews
  • GOLD
    • Xaluca Dades
      8.7/10 · ‎47 reviews
      4.5/5 · ‎1,276 reviews
    • Chez pierre
      9.6/10 · ‎355 reviews
      5/5 · ‎1,426 reviews

This morning, after breakfast in the hotel, We depart to Ouarzazate via Skoura . Stopping for a panoramic view of the kasbah of Taourirt then another photo stop near the atlas film studios. After that you will visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou and stop for lunch in a local restaurant in the village. In the Afternoon we will drive to Marrakech over the mountains of high Atlas, passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Drop off in Marrakech.


desert tour accommodationAccommodation: Not included.

Tour Inclusions

  • 4 days transportation with an air-conditioned 4x4 or Minivan,
  • English-speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodations
  • Camel Trek to overnight in Luxury Camp
  • 2 Overnight under the tent in Merzouga.
  • Overnight in Dades gorges comfortable Riad
  • Private rooms/tents with private bathrooms and shower
  • Dinner and breakfast are daily included
  • Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos… Etc
  • Local guide in Ait Benhaddou

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees to optional visits
Important notice :

The tour can be reversed, shortened, extended or altered in any way to suite your specific needs and schedule ! Don't hesitate to contact us and ask for other combinations

Frequently Asked Questions

A frequent and definitely good question, if you are not well-prepared, you might not enjoy your time fully in the desert due to the extreme weather conditions. Deserts get super hot in summer, in Morocco, August is the hottest month of the year, with temperatures reaching 50 °C—122ºF, you can literally cook eggs on the asphalt (great for a TikTok clip). With this said, if you can't take that much heat, please avoid visiting the deserts during July and August. If you are okay with this kind of temperatures; it is still highly recommended to come prepared with good sunscreen, sunglasses, a wide hat, light but covering pieces of clothing and some insect repellent, you can also purchase all these items in Morocco. And let's not forget winter days, starry nights are freezing. The mountainous parts of the roads are usually snowy, but all our vehicles are equipped with A/C for that matter, so make sure to bring warm clothes if you take this tour during December-January.

With the rise in interest in vegan and vegetarian food, all our partners are now accommodating this need and offer completely vegan and vegetarian meals. However, this needs to be communicated in advance, either when booking or when meeting your driver for early preparation purposes.

Yes, you will have your own private hotel rooms and camp tents in all our tours, you can choose between different combinations of twin/triple/quadruple (separate beds) or double (single large bed) rooms and tents depending on your number and preferences but you will never share them with other travelers. All rooms/tents are equipped with private bathrooms and showers with hot water.

Arriving at the edge of the dunes, there is a meeting point where camels from different camps in the area are waiting for us, we will get out of the car, put on a scarf if you have one (the cameleer or your driver can help you properly install it) and then you will be introduced to your camel. Once your caravane is ready and onboard, you can take pictures or stories to memorize the moment, then take off and travel on the golden sands to see the sunset on high dune before continuing to the camp. Next morning, you can take the camels again on your way back to the meeting point or take a 4x4 . If a member doesn't want or cannot take the camel ride, the camp is accessible by 4x4 vehicle and it will get you there.

This once was a hustle indeed but no more, all camps nowadays have dedicated 4x4 vehicles that can transport your luggage from your tour car to the camp directly, so you don't have to carry anything during the camel ride. However, we highly recommend you only pack the things you will need for the desert night and transport it to the camp, while leaving the rest of the luggage with your driver.

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