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4-Day Marrakech to Fes Tour Via Morocco’s Sahara Desert




Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour 4 Days:

Journey starting from Marrakech to Fes on a four-day private Morocco Sahara desert tour filled with breathtaking views. From the crossing of across the High Atlas Mountains to exploring the intriguing Kasbahs that tower over each Morocco Desert oasis. Enjoy the breathtaking dunes of Merzouga while enjoying a breathtaking sunset over one of the sides of your camel and finish the day with the unforgettable experience of staying the night in the camp of your choice. Sahara camping in the desert.


4-Day Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour Highlights:

Marrakech to Fes 4 Days Desert Tour Itinerary:

Begin your 4-day Marrakech from Fes desert trip by departing early (07h30 AM ) to toward High Atlas Mountains, and Tizi Ntichka pass), traveling along the scenic route passing through Berber villages.

Then, you'll visit continue to the UNESCO World Heritage Kasbah of Ait Ben Hadou known because of the Gladiator as well as Game of Thrones sets. Explore the Kasbah and be accompanied by an Local Berber guide. Continue on to Ouarzazate which is the Hollywood of Africa, where you may want to take a break to visit Atlas Film Studios, one of the biggest open-air studios in the world.

Then, in the evening, we take the Kasbahs' road toward an oasis in Skoura which is famous for its best preserved Kasbah situated in Morocco: Amrdil, surrounded by lush palm trees and a lush oasis.

The day will end by taking a scenic drive through the 1001 Kasbahs and through the Valley of Roses toward your hotel, which is situated next to Dades Canyons.

Our adventure today will begin with a journey to the oases of Tnghir the former military base that was part of the French occupation of Morocco. It is famous for having a large Jewish community up until the 1960s. Begin with a local guide to take you on an afternoon stroll by the stream, and watch the local Berbers working in the fields. Then, you can enjoy the amazing landscapes from Todgha Canyons.

After lunch, we head to Rissani the city of holy relics and the birthplace of the Alaouite Dynasty, which rules Morocco up to the present day.

Visit the market for dates before heading to Merzouga. Overnight and dinner will be held in a lodge situated just a few hundred metres from Erg Chebbi's dunes. Erg Chebbi.

After having a late breakfast, you can make yourself ready for your first experience of Sahara desert. Hop on the back of your car to visit to the village of Khamlia where you'll meet the local Berber Nomads, who will be friendly enough to pour an iced tea and to engage in Gnawa music. Then you will see the Hamada reaching out across the cliffs, which mark the Algerian boundaries from the Horizon.

After lunch, you will meet your camel group, select one, and follow your leader! Enjoy stunning 360-degree views of The desert scenery as the sun sets slowly over the dunes that change color that are Erg Chebbi.

Get to Your Sahara desert camp before sunset and set up your tent. The dinner will take place under the stars, next by the fire in your camp.

Take a stroll to the closest dune to gaze at the clear sky, or even join your host nomads in the village playing the Tam Tam drums.

Today, you may choose to wake up early to catch the sun rising from the top of one of the sand dunes adjacent to your desert campsite. After breakfast, you will meet your driver and head to Fes.

In the beginning, you'll drive through Ziz Valley, famous for its Ksours (fortified villages) and lush green oases that are dotted with date palms. You will then arrive in Midelt situated within the middle of the Middle Atlas Mountains. The region is famous as the home of apple farming, as well as mining industries.

From here, you can continue through Fes in the pine forest that are part of Fes. From there, travel to the Middle Atlas Mountains with a few stops in Azrou to watch the Barbary Apes and Ifran to enjoy a cup of coffee.

Arrive in Fes later in the afternoon The 4-day Marrakech tour from Marrakech to Fes excursion through the desert will end by dropping you off at your hotel or at the closest access point to your Riad.

From March 1st until September 30 We recommend that you begin your adventure with a second night in your Sahara desert camp, then the overnight at Merzouga Lodge. With the longer days and hot temperatures during this time of year, it's more comfortable for those who opt for this route. You can check in and relax in your air-conditioned hotel room or relax in the swimming pool of the hotel after 13:00!

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Know Before You Go:

Frequently Asked Questions:

Between Marrakech as well as Fes is 520 kilometers using the motorway that runs through Casablanca as well as Rabat. If you decide to travel via to the Middle Atlas Mountains and Beni Mellal the distance is 557 Km. The journey across Beni Mellal and the Middle Atlas Mountains is more picturesque, however you should take the time to take in the scenery. A longer and more frequent route the route to Fes From Marrakech is to travel through Merzouga as well as through the Moroccan Sahara desert. It’s about 1030 kilometers and requires at least 3 days.

Distance from Fes towards the Sahara desert (Merzouga dunes) is 463 km (287 miles). But, the trip is full of stunning landscapes as well as numerous stops.

Yes, you can. A 4×4 is also available to transport your to desert camps for an additional cost of 30 euros ( Transfer back ). If you opt for an upgrade premium camping area, then a return transfer is offered at no cost.

It’s about one hour for sunset, and an additional hour to rise the next day. Therefore, the time is dependent upon the time of year, daylight Saving timing, as well as sunset/sunrise timing.

Bathrooms are shared and are located outside of your tent, in the cozy camping area ( included in the price of your tour ). The luxurious camp bathrooms are located within your tent.

Yes, many ATV rental businesses in Merzouga provide high-quality Quad bikes as well as dunes buggies for the Erg Chebbi dunes. Your guide will help you with this and you’ll directly pay the vendor in Merzouga. The cost is 50 euros per hour, per quad.

There will be outlets for electricity within the Merzouga Sahara desert camp’s the public spaces, restaurant and the camp courtyard. The generators shut off at midnight.

The majority of visitors will require at least two full days of Fes Morocco to explore it completely. A full-day excursion through Fes’s Medina and Souks of Fes will allow you to exploring the hidden treasures of the historic Medina as well as an additional day to visit the Souks independently. In the present, with the green city Chefchaouen growing more sought-after, it is possible to extend your stay to complete a full day excursion from Fes to Chefchaouen starting from Fes ( 200 km each way )

It’s not. Private tours are reserved exclusively for the guests who have reserved the tour. The cost of the tour per person will depend on the number of guests in your group. We invite you to join us on our shared tours if are working on a budget.

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