4 Days Desert Tour Fes – Marrakech

4 Days Desert Tour Fes – Marrakech

Overview

‘Hang out with a local guide to explore a palmary, hike in Dades valley or Todra gorges, skii on the golden sahara dunes, share a cup of tea with a Berber family and spend more fabulous time exploring numerous sites’

Holiday Type : Suitable for family groups and childre, Cultural, desert discovery- oriented, Guided.

 

All about the 4 days Desert tour Fes-Marrakech

This is one of the highly recommended tours. The 4 Day Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech via Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga is not to be missed. The tour includes 2 nights in the sahara desert, as well as camel treks and short drives on the golden dunes. The tour provide you with a chance to see the best areas of Morocco in just 4 days : you will see the barbary monkeys in Azrou cedar forest, go on a sightseeing desert tour, see nomads living in caves, pay a visit to the donkey market in Risani, 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.

Itinerary

Itinerary
Day-1: Fes – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi

We begin our 4 days tour at 8:00 a.m. We head to Midelt city passing through mountains and famous cedar forest of Azrou. We continue driving to ifran ; a magical skii resort. Then to Azrou, a town rich of all sorts of handicraft especially cedar wood. We stop for Lunch in Midelt. At the afternoon, we head drive to Erfoud  and finally to the desert. Have Dinner and spend the night in a hotel at the foothills of Erg chebbi sahara dunes.

Day 2 Merzouga – Erg chebbi dunes – Tour around Erg-chebi desert

We have breakfast, then drive to Khamlia village to rejoice in a live Gnawa music, 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 hotel to rest before take your camel trip and dive into the middle of the dunes to witness  the mesmerazing sunset,  spend the night at the camp in a nomadic tent.

Day 3 Merzouga – Todra gorges – Ouarzazate

Early wake up to watch the magical sunrise,  Back at the hotel/riad to have breakfast and take a shower. Then We will continue to Ouarzazate via Rissani and stop in Erfoud: famous for its fossilized marbles, where you will visit the workshop production of marble fossils. Continue to the Todra Gorges which is a perfect place for walking and exploring on your own. After lunch break, we will drive through the Dades valley and the town of Roses, Kelaa Mgouna. We continue on the Road of a Thousand-Kasbahs passing the Skoura palm grove until we arrive in Ouarzazate named ”Hollywood of Morocco” and check into the hotel/riad

Day 4 Ouarzazate – Ait Benhadou – Marrakech

Wake up, have breakfast, get ready, and we head to the fortified city of Aït Benhaddou, located along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech. It is situated on a hill along the Ouarzazate River and boasts some beautiful examples of kasbahs, some of which remain inhabited. Granted UNESCO World Heritage listing, the site has witnessed the making of many films including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. After lunch, we then continue to Marrakech over the high Atlas mountains and there we finish our 4 days tour.

The price includes :

  • An air-conditioned 4x4 or Minivan, depending on the number of the group.
  • Fuel
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech & Fes accommodations.
  • Overnight in Dades gorges or Skoura in a traditional, comfortable Hotel. Possibility to upgrade to a deluxe hotel on a private tour
  • Camel Trek to overnight in Luxury Camp with Ensuite-bathroom and shower
  • Private rooms/tents
  • Dinner and breakfast are included daily.
  • Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,...Etc
  • Local guide in Ait Ben Haddou
  • No forced shopping
  • No hidden costs

Extra costs to be expected :

  • Lunch (Full Menus cost an average of 10€, and you can order "á la carte" in most places)
  • Drinks (if you drink a lot of water, you can purchase a package of 6 bottles from a small shop)

· Entrance fees to optional ouarzazate and Skoura visits:

o Cinema Museum : 30MAD per person

o Kasbah Taourirte: 20MAD per person

o Atlas Cinema studio : 50MAD per person

o CLA cinema studio : 50MAD per person

o Amridil Kasbah in Skoura: 20MAD per person

  • Gratuities (optional)

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‘Tour Information’

Important Notice: The trip offers a Camel trek and overnight stay in the camp. if a long Camel trek and overnight is not for you you You can still enjoy the sunnset in M’Hamid and Chegaga desert while on shorter camel trek or simply by a walk and pass the night in the Bivouac at the dune line. If the itineraries that we offer do not match what you are looking for. Contact us and we will customize the trip to meet your own needs and requirements

  • Cancellation / prepayment: Cancellation and prepayment policies vary from tour to another. Please make sure you check our booking terms
  • Groups: For groups larger then 12 individuals, different policies and additional supplements may apply.