4 days desert trip from Fes to Marrakech through the Sahara where you will take part around Morocco. Because, we need to climb Sand dunes, and enjoy the Sun-set, Nomads, Erg Chebbi, and the High Atlas Mountains. Yes, our services include both Private – Small Group Tours. Also, you will ride a camel to camp by the dunes of Erg Chebbi. Besides, the Desert tours from Fes to Marrakech also includes historical and UNESCO Sites along the road. For example, Ait Ben Haddou and Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate.
Erg Chebbi & Small Group Tours:Enjoy 4 days Desert Tours – private tour from Fes to Marrakech. Besides, Ait ben haddou kasbah, Camel ride, Sandboarding, Grand Canyon, Dades Valley, Rose Valley, Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
Where do we stop between Fes to Marrakech?
Day 1: Fes – Cedar Forest – Ziz Valley – Camel Ride.
Our 4 days desert tours depart from Fes to Merzouga through Ifrane and the cedar forest of Azrou where the wild monkeys are located. Therefore, we enjoy seeing the monkeys climbing the trees. Hence, we continue the small group tour to Erg Chebbi dunes via Ziz valley and Erfoud. Consequently, we drive to Merzouga through Rissani, a commercial place where many tribes come to sell and buy goods. In addition, we arrive at the desert to ride camels and experience the night in a tent. In other words, we enjoy the sunset, sunrise and sand boarding! Yes, our highlight activity will be a camel ride crossing the real dunes! After dinner, there is a chance to play music.
Day 2: Sahara – Ksours – Todra Gorges – Dades.
Most of all, we take memorable photos of sunrise and we ride camels back to the Guest House to have breakfast plus shower. Furthermore, drive to Dades valley passing through Erfoud which is known by marble fossils and Jorf where irrigation is? Yes, if someone is interested in Quad biking, we will have a break to do it and continue to Rissani. So, this city offers an authentic lifestyle on Market’s day. In other words, most people who are living in the countryside come on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays to do shopping and trade. Moreover, the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif, founder of the Alaouite dynasty.
Secondly, we continue to El Jorf, Moroccan khettara: Traditional irrigation and progressive desiccation to simulate these systems and to get better. Yes, the farmers a long time ago used these systems to transport water underground because it is safer and goes faster. So, we later continued to Todra Gorges, one of the most impressive canyons. Todra valley contains a panoramic view and Berber villages which are built by mud break and we end at Dades. In addition, we will have free time to admire oases and Mountains.
Day 3: Dades – Rose valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate.
After breakfast, we leave Dades going to Ouarzazate through Skoura oasis and Kelaat Mgouna. In addition, we will hike through Dades and valley of roses trek and visits splendid roses gardens of the region. In other words, this small village offers a fantastic starting point for hiking tours inside the Dades Gorges with a local guide. Besides, the desert tours from Fes to Marrakech goes by small green oases where we discover those old renowned kasbahs in southern Morocco. As well as, we arrive in El Kelaat M’gouna capital of the rose in Morocco. Yes, it is best known for its “Rose Festival” which takes place every year in May. Moreover, Valley has several factories that produce rose water, essential oil and creams.
After that, we discover the magical small village of Skoura and the Kasbah Amridil. So, Skoura is a beautiful oasis filled with almond, fig… and olive. Then, we take the short guided tour and visit the top terrace to enjoy the view across the river and oasis. Yes, Amridil, originally built in the 17th century, is one of Morocco’s most iconic Ksar. Thus, we end our day driving through the road of a thousand kasbahs going to Ouarzazate in the evening and end of our services.
Day 4: Ouarzazate – Ait ben Haddou Kasbah – Atlas Mountains – Marrakech.
Today, Our Desert Tours from Fes to Marrakech will include a visit around Ouarzazate and its countryside. For example, there are Oasis of Fint, Studio of Cinema and Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. In other words, Ait ben Haddou has been listed under UNESCO since 1987 and old building style. Besides, The Ksar of Ait Ben-Haddou is a perfect synthesis of earthen architecture and designs are usually in black clay, illustrating the traditional earthen habitat, representing the culture of southern Morocco. As well as, Ait ben Haddou is a filming location where everything from ‘Game of Thrones’, Mummy, Lawrence of Arabia to ‘Gladiator’ was filmed.
Secondly, Telouet Kasbah is a Kasr along the former route of the caravans from the Sahara over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. In other words, the Kasbah offers safety and provides caravans leaders a home to stay. Yes, Thami Glaoui, is one of the best known as he was Pasha of Marrakech and owner of Kasbah. Yes, the palace can still be visited but it is steadily becoming more damaged and is slowly collapsing. On the other hand, you will enjoy scenic views of the High Atlas Mountains on your journey to Marrakech. After that, we drive through Mountains or Tizi N Tichka pass to Marrakech, where the high altitude point (2226) is. In addition, we will have the chance to stop along the road and take photos. Consequently, we will keep driving and our desert tours from Fes to Marrakech ends by 17:00.
- Quad Biking.
- 2 Nights in desert.
- Cooking Class.
- English Speaking (unless specified language).
- Transport in 4X4 or a Minivan.
- Pick up / off at your accommodation.
- Small Group Size.
- Fes to Marrakech.
- Camel ride / overnight stay in desert.
- Dinners & Breakfasts (first and second day).
- Ait ben Haddou Kasbah.
- Todra Oasis / Gorges / Hiking.
- Lunchs, Drinks (unless specified).
- Personal Expenses.
- Tips (optional).
What to bring:
- Phone charges.
- Warm clothes.
We still open minded to design your own travel itinerary, if our Desert Tours from Fes to Marrakech by Erg Chebbi, don’t suit what you are looking for!