4 Days Sahara Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech

This 4-day tour is perfect for travellers keen to explore the high sand dunes in north of Africa and. Admire the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Aït Benhaddou kasbah, travel. Camel ride experience and spend the night in the private desert camp.

Duration
4 Days / 3 Nights
From
Fes
Departure
Everyday
Time

Highlights

  • Private trip through the desert from Fes to Marrakech 4 days Sahara tour
  • Admire the oasis towns of Erfoud and Merzouga
  • Enjoy the camel ride into the Sahara Desert and dinner under the stars
  • Explore the holy town of Rissani, birthplace of Moulay Ali Cherif
  • Enjoy 1-hour walk through Todgha River and visit local Berber villages
  • Visit Kelaa Mgouna, a famous rose plantation
  • Explore the UNESCO Heritage-listed Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou

What you can expect

Private 4-day tour through the desert from Fez to Marrakech. Admire the oasis towns of Erfoud and Merzouga and take part in doing the camel ride into the Sahara Desert and dinner under the stars. You may explore the holy town of Rissani, birthplace of Moulay Ali Cherif and enjoy 1-hour walk through Todgha River and visit local Berber villages. Visit of Kelaa Mgouna, a famous rose plantation. Explore the UNESCO Heritage-listed Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou. Selected meals and overnight in a private desert camp.

Detailed Program

Day

Path: FEZ – MIDELT – ERG CHEBBI

Early morning pickup from your Hotel in Fez, meet your driver/guide with air-conditioned minivan head out through the fertile Saiss plains to the cedar forests of the Middle Atlas mountain range. Lunch break in Midelt, then continue to Ziz River where lush palm groves lie among the traditional Moroccan fortresses fortified kasbahs. Head through the oasis towns of Erfoud and Merzouga, then take your camel in Erg Chebbi and follow your camel guide into the Sahara Desert. Admire the incredible views as the sun sets over the high dunes. Then, arrive at a desert camp, where you spend the night, and have a traditional Moroccan dinner while local nomads play traditional folk songs.
Overnight: Erg Chebbi desert camp

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Path: THE DUNES OF ERG CHEBBI – KHAMLIYA VILLAGE – MERZOUGA

Perhaps make the most of your time in the desert with an early-morning walk over the dunes to enjoy the sunrise. We will leave for the village of Khamlia, which is originally from Mali, where we will have a cup of tea while offering us a small Gnawa music concert. Continue along the track of the Dakar Rally until arriving to the nomads where we will have a cup of tea while we make a visit to where they live, Return to the hotel with a stop for a panoramic view of the dunes, we will have lunch and we will have the afternoon free. Before sunset, we go to the highest dune to contemplate a romantic sunset. Accommodation at the hotel in Merzouga.

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Path: ERG CHEBBI – TINGHIR – BOUMALNE – DADÈS

After the breakfast in your hotel, we visit the town of Rissani, the incredible birthplace of Moulay Ali Cherif — founder of Morocco’s ruling Alaouite Dynasty. Get into your air-conditioned minivan and travel to the oasis of Tinghir in the foothills of the High Atlas mountain. Take a 1-hour walk along the Todgha River and admire the palm trees and olive groves. Visit Berber villages and learn about the locals’ traditional lifestyle. Head to the magnificent Todgha Gorge for lunch. In the afternoon, drive out through the Dadès Valley along the famous ‘Road of 1,000 Kasbahs.’ Visit one of the region’s ancient kasbahs, then join your guest house in Boumalne. Dinner and overnight in Boumalne.

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Path: BOUMALNE – DADÈS – SKOURA – MARRAKECH

After breakfast, head to the Roses Valley to Kelaa Mgouna, a famous rose plantation. Visit one of the rose-growing cooperatives. Continue through palm groves of the Skoura oasis. Travel through Ouarzazate — also known as ‘The Gate of The Sahara’ — Lunch at the UNESCO-listed Aït Benhaddou kasbah. Explore the kasbah and learn of the many famous films and photo shoots in which it has featured over the years. In the afternoon, take the Tizi-n-Tichka through the Atlas mountain. In the early evening, arrive back at your riad or hotel in Marrakech.

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PS:

If the program of this desert tour doesn't satisfy yours needs, Morocco Holiday Packages Agency offers you the possibility to customize it.
You only have to send us a quote request with all information about what you want to experience.

What is included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or 4WD
  • English speaking driver
  • Small group tour
  • All entrance fees
  • Fuel included

What is NOT included

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees, other personal expenses and gratuities

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