4 Day Authentic Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech

4 days
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
2 - 15
Mobile ticket


This Fes to Marrakech Desert Tour is unique because it offers an unforgettable 4-day adventure through Morocco's Sahara desert, showcasing the remarkable cultural and geographic diversity of Southern Morocco. The tour begins in Fes and takes you through the Middle Atlas Mountains, the scenic Ziz Valley, and the stunning Erg Chebbi Dunes.
One of the highlights is the opportunity to meet and spend time with a Berber family in the desert, gaining insights into their unique way of life. Another memorable experience is riding a camel across the mesmerizing dunes and spending a night camping under the stars. The tour also includes visits to the magnificent Todra and Dades Gorges, the ancient Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and a scenic drive through the High Atlas Mountains.
With its private tour style, flexible itinerary, personalized attention from the guide, and authentic experiences, this tour offers a tailor-made and immersive desert adventure in Morocco.


  • Private transportation
  • Accommodations
  • Camel trekking experience
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights

What to expect



Pass By: Medina of Fez, Fes 30000 Morocco
Begin your 4-day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech by getting picked up from your hotel or riad in Fes in the morning. Leave the city and head towards Ifrane.

Stop At: Ifrane, Ifrane, Fes-Meknes
In Ifrane, take a short 15-minute break and have a cup of coffee before continuing to the cedar forest of Azrou in the Middle Atlas Mountains.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Azrou Cedar Forest, Azrou Morocco
In the cedar forest of Azrou, you'll get the chance to see the Barbary monkeys.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Aoufous, Aoufous, Draa-Tafilalet
Drive to Merzouga via Midelt and along the Ziz Valley, a valley full of palm trees.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Merzouga, Merzouga, Draa-Tafilalet
In the afternoon, reach Merzouga and enjoy your stay at a beautiful riad with stunning views of the golden sand dunes surrounding the town.
Duration: 16 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at RIAD AZAWAD


Pass By: Merzouga, Merzouga, Draa-Tafilalet
Start your day of exploration in the Merzouga desert with a delightful breakfast at your riad.

Stop At: Khamlia Gnawa Music, Najm el Khamlia Ksar Khamlia BP 86, Khamlia 52202 Morocco
Your first destination is the small town of Khamlia, where you can listen to a unique style of music called Gnawa. The locals, originally from South African countries, play this captivating music.
Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Mfis, Mfis, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
Next, you'll embark on an off-road drive to M'Fis, an abandoned village that once had Galena mines. Galena is a mineral used in the production of Mascara.
Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Les nomade Zaid Bouni tamerdanit merzouga, 3373+7F5, Merdane, Morocco
During your adventure, you'll have the chance to learn about the nomadic lifestyle of a family living near the borders behind the Erg Chebbi Dunes. They invite you into one of their traditional Berber tents for a cup of tea. It's fascinating to discover how this ethnic group has chosen to live differently, far away from civilization.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Merzouga, Merzouga, Draa-Tafilalet
In the afternoon, get ready for an exciting camel ride across the towering dunes of Merzouga to your desert camp. Along the way, you'll stop on a high dune to experience sandboarding while witnessing a breathtaking sunset. After dinner, unwind around a cozy campfire beneath the twinkling starry sky. The camp staff will play drums and happily teach you how to play them, adding to the enchantment of the night. Enjoy a truly magical experience.
Duration: 14 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at AFRICA LUXURY CAMP


Pass By: Merzouga, Merzouga, Draa-Tafilalet
Today, it's a good idea to wake up early to see a beautiful sunrise. After that, enjoy a tasty breakfast at your camp in the desert.

Stop At: Rissani, Rissani, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
Then, you'll go on a fun trip by car to different places like Rissani, Erfoud, Tinghir, and Todra Gorge, on your way to Dades Gorge. If it happens to be a market day in Rissani (Sunday, Tuesday, or Thursday), you can choose to visit a traditional Moroccan market. It's a great way to experience the local culture and see how people live there. You'll find traditional crafts, spices, and street food that you can't easily find anywhere else.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Todra River, Morocco
You'll also have other stops along the way to take nice pictures and learn about the local people and their customs.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Dades Gorges, R704 Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades 45350 Morocco
In the afternoon, you'll arrive at Dades Gorge, where your hotel for the night is waiting. You'll have dinner and spend the night at the hotel.
Duration: 14 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at HOTEL BABYLON DADES


Pass By: Dades Gorges, R704 Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades 45350 Morocco
After a yummy breakfast at your hotel, you'll have the chance to explore the area. Then, you'll drive on the road with lots of Kasbahs to Ouarzazate.

Stop At: Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Draa-Tafilalet
In Ouarzazate, you have an option to visit the Atlas Studios or just take some pictures from outside.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou, Souss-Massa
Explore the Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's famous because many movies like Gladiator, Prince of Persia, and Game of Thrones were filmed there.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: High Atlas Mountains, 40000 Morocco
Once you've had a delicious lunch, your journey will continue as you travel to Marrakech, crossing the amazing High Atlas Mountains. Along the way, you'll pass through several lovely Moroccan Berber villages. You'll have many stops during the trip.
Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Marrakech, Marrakech, Marrakech-Safi
Finally, your 4-day tour from Fes to Marrakech will end when we drop you off at your accommodation in Marrakech.

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
October 2023

We did the 3 nights (4 days) trip from Fes to Marrakech. The tour was very nice and our guide Yidir was awesome. He didn't hesitate to stop along the way any time we wanted to take pictures and knew himself good spots to take some. He was funny, always on time and very helpful (exchange money in ...

July 2023

The tour was great, especially the Desert and the accommodation along the way were also very nice! Our driver Aziz was amazing and knowledgeable and made the tour even better! I would definitely recommend!

June 2023

A agência revelou ser de confiança e profissional. Agendei tudo a partir de Portugal, pela net, e tudo correu na perfeição. Realizei a viagem privada de 4 dias, de Fez a Marrakech e foi uma experiência incrível. Tudo foi muito melhor, pois o nosso guia, o Ismail Bouchador, é um excelente profissi...

July 2023

Our guides Hassan and Mohammed were absolutely great. Sharing their life experience with us gave us amazing perspective on nomadic life and life as now non nomads as well. Overall we loved this adventure. Highlights included riding the camels through the desert, staying at the Bedouin camp, spe...

Nicky B
October 2022

The tour was fantastic and a great value. My friend and I went from Marrakech to the desert and back to Marrakech. Hassan, our guide, was so helpful, nice and accommodating. I would recommend this tour company to my friends!

October 2022

We, the family of four (kids age 4 & 8), had trully wonderful Moroccan experience, going from Marrakesh, through High Atlas Mountains to Sahara Desert and back through exciting places, like Atlas film Studio. We had a fantastic driver- Yidir- who made us feel very comfortable from the first mome...

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