4 days from fes to marrakech

4 Days

4 days from fes to marrakech overview

Take a 4 day tour from Fes to Marrakech to see the breathtaking Erg Chebbi Dunes. This guided trip across the Sahara desert of Morocco highlights the amazing cultural and geographical variety of southern Morocco. You will travel to Merzouga across the Middle Atlas Mountains and via the picturesque Ziz Valley on your four-day vacation from Fes to Marrakech. Spend the night camping in the desert on the second day, when you meet a local family and ride a camel over the captivating Erg Chebbi dunes. See the stunning Todra Gorges in Tinghir and the Dades Gorges on the third day. The fourth day brings you to see the magnificent Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou along the well-known "Road of 1000 Kasbahs.". Then, to round off your incredible four-day journey from Fes to Marrakech, pass the High Atlas Mountains and arrive in Marrakech. On this once-in-a-lifetime trip, discover the finest of Morocco's Sahara desert and get fully immersed in its distinctive and lively culture.

4 days from fes to marrakech highlights:

  • Discovered in Azrou's cedar woodland, Barbary apes
  • Taking in the amazing dusk over the Erg Chebbi Dunes.
  • meeting and spending time in the desert with a Berber family
  • An amazing experience, riding a camel in the desert
  • Moroccan desert stargazing
  • Jogging around Todgha Canyon's breathtaking granite formations
  • Visiting the old courtyards and walls of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah is like taking a step back in time.
  • Enjoying the broad vistas of the High Atlas Mountains

4 days from fes to marrakech Itinerary

Your 4-day Fes to Marrakech desert trip begins with a morning pickup from your Fes hotel or riad. Set off from the city and go to Ifrane, where you may pause for a quick fifteen minutes and maybe get a cup of coffee before carrying on to Azrou, a cedar forest in the Middle Atlas Mountains. You will get to see the Barbary monkeys here.

Drive to Merzouga via Midelt and the palm-tree-filled Ziz Valley. Arriving to Merzouga in the afternoon, spend the night in a stunning riad with a view of the surrounding golden sand dunes.

A full breakfast in your riad will start your day of discovery in the Merzouga desert. Your first destination will be the little hamlet of Khamlia, where you may listen to a unique kind of music called Gnawa, played by the residents who originally migrated from the south of Africa. Then you'll go off-road to M'Fis, an abandoned settlement with Galena mines—a mineral that was once used to manufacture Mascara.

Enjoying a cup of tea in one of their traditional Berber tents, you will also have the chance to learn about the nomadic lifestyle of a family living behind the Erg Chebbi Dunes close to the borders. This ethnic group has decided to live a totally different existence away from society, and it is intriguing to learn their way of life.

Ready yourself for an amazing camel ride over Merzouga's towering dunes in the afternoon to your desert tent. You will pause on the route at a high dune to go sandboarding and take in the breathtaking sunset. After supper, you may relax around a campfire beneath the starry sky, while the camp staff plays drums and gladly teaches you how to play them. Savor a wonderful evening.

Getting up early these days is strongly advised to see a lovely dawn. Take a delicious meal in your desert tent after that.

Then, on route to Dades Gorge, you will enjoy a scenic drive via many locations like Rissani, Erfoud, Tinghir, and Todra Gorge. Should today fall on a Sunday, Tuesday, or Thursday market day in Rissani, you have the option of seeing a typical Moroccan market. You will get a peek into the local way of life from this amazing cultural experience. This is the location to find uncommon street cuisine, spices, and local handicrafts. Along the trip, you will have plenty of additional opportunities to snap amazing photos and discover about the customs and people of the area.

Arrive at Dades Gorge in the afternoon to your overnight lodging. Dinner and one night at your hotel.

You will have time to explore the neighbourhood after a delicious breakfast at your accommodation. Drive then to Ouarzazate via the 1000 Kasbahs route. Here you may take some exterior pictures or tour the Atlas Studios. See Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that served as the backdrop for several well-known films like Gladiator, Prince of Persia, and the Game of Thrones TV series.

Following a delectable lunch, you travel on through the stunning High Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. Numerous quaint Moroccan Berber communities will be passed by. There are going to be a lot of stops. Feeling richer by the experience, your four-day journey from Fes to Marrakech will close with your being dropped off at your lodging in Marrakech.

4 days from fes to marrakech Includes

What are including in 4 days from fes to marrakech

  • Pick up from your accommodation in Fez
  • A/C modern 4x4 SUV, a van, or a minibus
  • English speaking driver or a driver and an English speaking tour guide
  • First, second, and third-night accommodations
  • Meals: three breakfasts & three dinners
  • Excursion by a 4x4 vehicle in Merzouga
  • Camel trekking experience
  • Sandboarding
  • Drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech

What are Excluding in 4 days from fes to marrakech

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees, when needed
  • Tips (optional)

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