fez to marrakech tour

Fez to Marrakech tour 4 days

4-day tour from Fez to Marrakech via Erg Chebbi

4-day Fez to Marrakech tour via Erg Chebbi

Fez to Marrakech tour 4 days – Desert trip from Fez – Fez Marrakech Sahara tour – 4×4 Morocco desert tour from Fez – Fez to Erg Chebbi tour – 4-day Fez to Merzouga to Marrakech trip

Fez to Marrakech tour – trip in the Middle Atlas and night in Midelt

During the first day of the 4-day Fez to Marrakech and Merzouga desert tour, your itinerary passes through :

  • Imouzzer – Kandar,
  • Ifrane,
  • Azrou,
  • Midelt ;

This Erg Chebbi tour from Fez first takes the direction of Midelt. To get there, you will go through Imouzzer Kandar. This small town is located in the surroundings of Fez and Meknes. There is a mineral water spring there. The setting is very green with all the forests around.

We then continue towards Ifrane, still in the Middle Atlas. This city, also nicknamed the “Moroccan Switzerland”, is at an altitude of around 1,650m. Not far from Ifrane, there is another source of natural mineral water: Ain Vittel. The houses here resemble mountain chalets. Also surrounded by cedar and pine forests, not far from Ifrane you can practice skiing there in winter.

Then, the road takes you to Azrou. This beautiful city is also located in the Fez-Meknes region. You are still in the middle of cedar forests where Barbary monkeys live. The city’s name means “rock”.

You then arrive in Midelt where the night is planned in a charming riad.

Camel ride for sunset and night in camp in Merzouga

The next day, this 4-day Sahara tour from Fez continues towards Errachidia.

The town of Errachidia is located in the Ziz Valley. From here, you begin to approach the Merzouga desert. Errachidia will be a stopover on the Merzouga excursion from Fez. You stop at Erfoud for lunch.

After this break, you will arrive in Merzouga. The dunes of Erg Chebbi are very beautiful.

You will visit the dunes of Merzouga on camels. At the end of this camel tour for the sunset, you arrive at the Erg Chebbi camp for the night. But first, you enjoy a delicious dinner and spend the evening around a campfire.

Fez to Marrakech tour: from the Erg Chebbi dunes to the Dades Gorges

The next day, this Fez to Marrakech tour will make you travel from the Merzouga desert to the Dades Gorges.

This 4-day Fez to Merzouga desert tour is rich in visits. You pass through Rissani, Tinejdad to arrive at Tinghir and the Todra Gorges. These Gorges, whose rock walls rise very high, offer magnificent landscapes.

The journey then continues towards the Dades Gorges. The panoramic views of the mountains are worth the detour. You can see a setting still arid and in tones of ocher. The Dades Gorges are located between the High Atlas and the Djbel Saghro. After admiring the beauty of the mountains, you will spend the night in a traditional riad in the Dades Gorges.

Dades Gorges – Ouarzazate – Aït Ben Haddou – Marrakech

The last day of the 4-day Fez to Marrakech tour via Merzouga makes you discover very beautiful sites along the route. The day’s visits are very rich.

From the Dades Gorges, you will head towards the town of Ouarzazate. To get there, you will pass through the beautiful Valley of Roses. After a stop here, you head towards the Skoura Oasis located near Ouarzazate. The Oasis, still inhabited, exudes a lot of charm. The Kasbah of Amridil is located there. After this visit, you pass through Ouarzazate. You stop there to see the city’s Kasbah.

Then, head to the Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this Ksar is a true masterpiece of southern Moroccan architecture. After a visit to the Kasbah with a local guide and enjoy lunch on site, you take the road that winds through the Atlas Mountains to arrive in Marrakech at the end of the afternoon.

For a 4-day Fez to Merzouga tour with two nights in the Sahara, you can find our program here.

  • Departure for the 4-day Fez to Marrakech tour via Merzouga

    This tour starts at 8:30 AM.
    Pick-up from your hotel.
  • To visit around Ifrane and Azrou

    If you decide to explore the Fez-Meknes region, here are some ideas for visits in the surrounding area.
    Ifrane is approximately 1:30 hours from Fez. And Azrou about 2 hours away. It is therefore possible to travel there for the day.
    What to visit?
    Ifrane National Park - the magnificent cedar forest with century-old trees.
    Waterfalls in Ifrane National Park
    Lake Afnourir
    The Ain Vittel spring (3km from Ifrane).
  • The distance by car between Midelt and Errachidia is approximately 2:30 hours.

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  • Erg Chebbi desert camp

    During this Fez to Marrakech tour 4 days, you will spend a night in the Moroccan desert.
    The night is organized in a nomadic camp in Merzouga.

    In addition to simple nomadic tents, there are luxury camps in Erg Chebbi which offer very comfortable living conditions.

    Luxury tents have comfortable bedding, a lounge area and private bathrooms. The tents in a Merzouga luxury camp are decorated in an elegant traditional style.
  • Activities in the Merzouga desert

    The camel ride is a must during a Fez desert tour to Erg Chebbi.

    In addition to the camel tour, you can go quad biking in Merzouga and buggy riding.
    It is also possible to try sandsurfing the dunes!
  • Sites to visit around Ouarzazate

    In the Ouarzazate region, the sites to absolutely visit are the Dades Gorges, the Valley of Roses, the Skoura Oasis, Aït Ben Haddou.

    Other visits to do around Ouarzazate: the famous film studios, the Oasis of Fint, the Kasbah of Tifoultout but also the Kasbah of Telouet.


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