On this 4 Days Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech, you will discover the local traditions, delicious gastronomy and diverse architecture of Morocco. On the first day you will travel through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka pass to Ifrane.
Then drive to Azrou where you can visit the cedar forest and see Barbary Apes. After this, you will continue to the Dades Valley or Todra Gorges.
Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou
During this tour from Fes to Marrakech, you will see many amazing places of Morocco. You will visit the famous kasbahs and deserts of the south of Morocco. You will also have the chance to ride a camel and stay overnight in a desert camp.
You will begin your trip from Fes by visiting the Switzerland of Africa, Ifrane. In this city, you will see that the houses have sloping roofs to cope with snowfall during the winter. Afterward, you will head to Azrou where you can visit the cedar forests and spot wild barbary monkeys.
You will visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, as well as Ouarzazate city and its kasbah. You will also drive through the Ziz Valley’s endless palm groves and the Todra and Dades gorges. After a long day of sightseeing, you will arrive in Merzouga where your camels will be waiting to take you to your desert camp.
Day 2: Azrou – Midelt
Our tour starts with a pick-up from your hotel in Fes early in the morning, and we head south towards the Middle Atlas Mountains and Azrou, a small European hamlet known as the “Switzerland of Morocco”. We’ll make a stop at Ifrane to see its unique sloping rooftops, and we will also visit the cedar forest where wild barbary monkeys can be seen. After that, we will continue toward Midelt, passing through the stunning Ziz Valley and its endless palm groves.
Once in Midelt we will drive to Errachidia, crossing the Tizin Tichka pass, and then heading toward the Sahara desert of Merzouga. Here, we will meet our camels and spend the night in a desert camp. We’ll enjoy a beautiful sunset over the giant sand dunes of Erg Chebbi and dinner under the stars.
After a day of camel trekking in the Sahara Desert, we’ll return to our camp for a night under the stars, and after an early breakfast, we’ll head towards Merzouga.
Day 3: Midelt – Errachidia
The tour begins with a pick-up from your hotel in Fes at 8:00 AM and departure for the south of Morocco. You will stop at Ifrane, the Switzerland of Morocco to enjoy its beauty and take memorable pictures. You will then head toward Azrou to see monkeys in the cedar forest and continue to Midelt where you will have lunch in a restaurant. After that, you will cross the pass of Tizi n’Tichka and reach Errachidia while admiring the views of Ziz Gorges.
During this 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech, you will have the opportunity to explore many places including the Todra Gorge and Dadès Gorge, visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, and cross the High Atlas mountains. You will also visit the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes and sleep in a traditional Berber desert camp. You will also experience unforgettable sunsets and sunrises on the dunes. The tour will end in Marrakech after you have visited some of the most famous sites in Morocco.
Day 4: Errachidia – Merzouga
Our 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech is the perfect opportunity for travelers to explore Morocco’s magic oriental places observing Barbary Macaques in Azrou and visiting kasbahs in Draa Valley and Zagora. On this tour, you will also experience a night in the Sahara Desert in a private standard or luxury desert camp.
On the second day of this tour, you will leave for Rissani, the largest weekly market in the region. Then, you will visit the ancient Tafilalet Kasbah and the fossils of Erfoud. From there, you will head to the awe-inspiring Ounila Valley and admire its Berber villages and gardens. In the afternoon, you will reach Telouet, built in the midst of the mountains by Thami El Glaoui and once the seat of the last Pasha of Marrakech, who controlled the Tizi-n-Tichka pass.
Afterward, you will continue to the Sahara Desert and visit the magnificent dunes of Erg Chebbi and spend a magical night at a desert camp. On the way back, you will visit Ziz Valley, the second-longest river in the country.