Best Morocco 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech Via Merzouga Desert Trip to appreciate the spirit of the desert, and the indescribable starry sky in the heart of the ruins of the Sahara desert. Take a camel ride to discover the desert and the Berber way of life. This desert tour is also great for those flying into Fez and leaving from Marrakech (or vice versa). The trip can be done for 2 nights and 3 days, but we recommend that you take at least 3 nights and 4 days.

4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech Highlights

Here are some things you might expect to see and do on a Morocco Desert Trip in 4 days of the private tour from Fes to Marrakech:

  • Meet the Barbary apes in the cedar forest of Azrou
  • Ride a camel and enjoy the sunset and sunrise over the sand dunes
  • Have a romantic dinner in the desert garden under the stars in Merzouga
  • Explore the green palm trees of the Ziz Valley
  • Meet the locals and learn about their culture
  • Enjoy the beautiful landscape along the road from Fez to Merzouga
  • Cross the Middle Atlas and High Atlas and discover hidden Berber villages
  • Explore the beautiful gorges and canyons of Dades and Todra
  • Discover the beautiful architecture of the UNESCO Kasbah
  • Visit the cinema in Ouarzazate
  • Explore the palm groves in the valley
  • Explore the weekly Berber market in the village and meet the locals


Day: Highlights of Best 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech

Day 1: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou forest – Merzouga Desert dunes

Day 2: Merzouga Desert Tour – Erg Chabbi – Camel Trekking

Day 3: Merzouga desert – Rissani – Todra gorges – Dades gorges

Day 4: Dades Gorges – Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION From Fes to Marrakech & Desert
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 8:15 am for a prompt departure at 8:30 am.
ARRIVED TIME At approximately 18:30 pm.
Pick up from and back to your accommodation
Transport in a comfortable A/C vehicle
Professional speaking driver/guide
Accommodation in Hotels/riads
Dinners and breakfasts
Camel ride in Sahara desert
A night in Merzouga desert camp


Lunches and drinks
Plane tickets to and from Morocco
What is not included in program
Travel insurance



Day 1: Fez - Ifrane - Azrou forest - Merzouga Desert dunes

After being welcomed to your home during your breakfast, the Best 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech will Take you to Ifrane, which is called the Switzerland of Morocco. We stop in a cedar forest near the town of Azrou where we can see and feed wild animals. Then we will pass through the Ziz valley passing some Berber villages to Erfoud, then we will arrive in Merzouga in the evening where we will spend the night in a local hotel.


Day 2: Merzouga Desert Tour – Erg Chabbi – Camel Trekking

After breakfast, we will start our 4×4 tour of the Erg Chebbi dunes. In the many stops that await you, you will find out how and where the nomadic families of the area live, the forest that is in the middle of nowhere, the beautiful desert and small villages, and palm trees. We stop when passing through the village of Khamlia where people from Mali live, who will entertain us with beautiful Gnawa music, while we enjoy delicious tea. Return to the hotel and get ready for a different kind of adventure, riding a camel for 45 minutes from the center of the sand dunes where the desert park is located. Along the way, you will stop to enjoy the beautiful sunset, and the camel guides will help you take wonderful photos. After dinner in the garden, sit around the fireplace and enjoy the Berber music played by the drummers.


Day 3: Merzouga desert - Rissani - Todra gorges - Dades gorges

We can wake up early to enjoy the beautiful sunrise in the middle of the sand dunes, then get ready to ride the camel back to the hotel where we will have breakfast and shower. After breakfast, we will go to the Rissani market, the oldest in the area, after visiting the different parts of the market, we will go to the valley and the valley of Todra where we will have a heart enjoy walking in its wonderful lake. In the evening, we will go to the Dades Valley where we will spend the night in a hotel.


Day 4: Dades Gorges - Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech

After breakfast at our hotel, on the 4th day of our journey, we start from the Dades Valley and drive to Ouarzazate, which is called the Hollywood of Africa, we will visit the big cinema where it was shot many movies (Gladiator, The Mommy, etc.). After Ouarzazate, we will go to the city of Ait Benhadou, a UNESCO Heritage Site since 1987, we will walk in its old kasbah and know a lot about its history. After lunch at this site, we will cross the High Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. The end of our Best 4 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech.

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Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 3 reviews
April 8, 2023

Excellent desert trip…!

Title: A Captivating Tale of Discovery: Our Remarkable 4-Day Journey from Fes to Marrakech with Moroccan Trips Agency

Buckle up, fellow adventurers, as I regale you with the extraordinary saga of our recent 4-day odyssey from Fes to Marrakech, masterfully curated by the exceptional Moroccan Trips Agency. From the very outset, it was evident that this was not just a tour; it was an enchanting symphony of culture, history, and awe-inspiring landscapes that harmoniously played the strings of our hearts.

Day one introduced us to the vibrant rhythm of Fes, a city steeped in heritage and bustling with life. The seamless organization by Moroccan Trips Agency ensured every step was a delight, with our expert guide leading us through the labyrinthine medina and historic sites. The tapestry of colors, sounds, and scents left an indelible imprint on our senses, and we marveled at the agency’s knack for bringing this intricate cityscape to life.

As we embarked on the road to the Sahara, the ever-changing landscape outside our windows mirrored the transformation within. Our journey was punctuated by scenic vistas, charming villages, and a kaleidoscope of panoramas that held us spellbound. The ethereal dunes of the Merzouga desert embraced us like old friends, and the camel trek during sunset, orchestrated by Moroccan Trips Agency, felt like a scene from a dream.

Nights spent under the Saharan sky were nothing short of magical. The traditional Berber camp, thoughtfully arranged by the agency, cocooned us in comfort amidst the desert’s vast expanse. The celestial canopy above us seemed to whisper ancient tales, and the warmth of the campfire brought strangers together as friends, sharing laughter and stories that transcended borders.

But the tale didn’t end with the desert sands. Marrakech beckoned with its vivacious charm, a lively contrast to the tranquility of the Sahara. Moroccan Trips Agency seamlessly guided us through the bustling souks, historic landmarks, and the palpable energy of Djemaa el-Fna square. Each corner of the city seemed to hold a secret waiting to be unveiled, and our knowledgeable guide revealed them one by one.

In every detail, Moroccan Trips Agency showcased a deep commitment to our comfort, curiosity, and desire for authentic experiences. Their meticulous planning, insightful guides, and impeccable accommodations wove together a narrative that will forever hold a cherished place in our hearts.

For those seeking not just a journey, but a transformative narrative that awakens the senses, broadens horizons, and touches the soul, the 4-day tour from Fes to Marrakech with Moroccan Trips Agency is an absolute must. It’s a melody of moments that resonates deeply, leaving you with a harmonious symphony of memories that will echo through your thoughts for years to come.

May 13, 2023

Gather ’round, folks, as I share the heartwarming saga of our family’s unforgettable 4-day desert escapade from Fes to Marrakech. This epic expedition was like flipping through the pages of a cherished storybook, with each chapter bringing us closer together and painting memories that will forever adorn the walls of our family album.

Picture this: from the bustling alleys of Fes, where the kids’ eyes widened at the vibrant colors and bustling bazaars, to the endless golden dunes of the Sahara, where we ventured on a camel-back caravan that had the little ones giggling with delight. Oh, and that sunset over the desert – it was like a fiery canvas painted just for us, igniting a sense of wonder in our hearts that only nature’s marvels can conjure.

Our guide, let me tell you, was more than just a guide. They were like a wise storyteller, regaling us with tales of old, weaving history and folklore into a tapestry that had us all leaning in closer, eager for more. Grandma even joined in with her own tales, blending seamlessly with the stories of the land.

Nights under the Saharan stars were nothing short of magical. The cozy campfires, the shared laughter, and the delicious meals – it was like a scene from a classic family movie. We huddled close, counting constellations and sharing dreams, feeling the warmth of togetherness even as the desert night grew cool around us.

Marrakech greeted us like an exuberant friend, with its bustling markets and vibrant energy. Our children were wide-eyed, exploring the labyrinthine streets hand in hand, their faces illuminated by the colorful lanterns that seemed to dance just for them.

This 4-day desert tour isn’t just a journey; it’s a family tapestry woven with threads of adventure, love, and laughter. It’s about the shared moments that knit us closer, the stories that become part of our family lore, and the landscapes that remind us of the beauty this world has to offer.

So, for families seeking more than a vacation – for those who want to create a chapter in their own family chronicle – this tour is an absolute must. It’s a symphony of experiences that resonate with all ages, painting memories that will forever be etched in the story of our lives.

July 19, 2023

Our recent experience with Moroccan Trips on the “Best 4-Day Desert Tour from Fes to Marrakech” was truly exceptional! From the moment we booked the tour through their user-friendly website to the final farewell, every aspect of the journey was meticulously planned and executed, making it an unforgettable adventure.

Booking Process:
Booking with Moroccan Trips was a breeze. Their website provided a comprehensive overview of the tour, including the itinerary, inclusions, and pricing. The process was seamless, and their customer support team promptly assisted us with any questions we had, ensuring we felt confident and excited about our upcoming adventure.

Day 1: Fes to Ifrane – A Scenic Voyage
Our journey commenced with a warm greeting from our experienced and personable driver, who made us feel comfortable from the very start. The drive through the stunning Middle Atlas Mountains was a visual feast, and our guide’s insightful commentary added depth to our understanding of the landscape and local culture. The stop in Ifrane, often referred to as “Little Switzerland,” was a delightful surprise, and we relished exploring its charming architecture and picturesque gardens.

Day 2: From Ifrane to Merzouga – Into the Sahara!
The drive from Ifrane to Merzouga was a captivating experience, showcasing Morocco’s diverse beauty. Moroccan Trips arranged for regular breaks at breathtaking viewpoints, allowing us to capture the essence of each location. The grand finale was the camel trek into the mesmerizing Sahara Desert, where we were awe-struck by the towering sand dunes and the ever-changing colors of the desert sky. The night spent in a traditional desert camp, complete with a delicious Moroccan dinner and live music under the stars, was a dream come true.

Day 3: Merzouga to Ouarzazate – A Cinematic Journey
As we bid farewell to the Sahara, we embarked on a scenic drive towards Ouarzazate. Along the way, Moroccan Trips thoughtfully organized visits to iconic sites, including the Todra Gorge and the Dades Valley, offering stunning vistas and opportunities for cultural encounters. The overnight stay in Ouarzazate was in a charming riad, which provided a perfect blend of comfort and local ambiance.

Day 4: Ouarzazate to Marrakech – An Epic Conclusion
On the final day, our driver continued to impress us with his expertise and professionalism. The visit to the UNESCO-listed Ait Benhaddou was a highlight, as we explored the well-preserved Kasbah and learned about its historical significance. The journey from Ouarzazate to Marrakech was filled with laughter and camaraderie, as we reminisced about the incredible experiences we shared throughout the tour.

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