4 Day Tour From Marrakesh To Fez

Begin early from Marrakech for 4 days of culture, desert, camels, dramatic scenery and new sensations; Cross the High Atlas Mountains with its pass of Tizi Ntichka, visit the legendary world heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, visit Todra gorges and Tinghir oasis, ride a camel in Erg Chebbi to watch the color changing sunset & sunrise, spend night at a Berbr desert camp.



Day 1

We will early from Marrakech to Dades Gorges, crossing the Tizi-n-Tichka pass with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber villages.

We continue to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou.

Lunch near the Kasbah.

We continue to Ouarzazate to visit the Kasbah Taourirt and the Atlas Studios. 

Overnight in Ouarzazate.


Day 2

After breakfast in the hotel, drive back through the valley to see the amazing rock formation “the monkey toes”, and the still-standing 19th century Kasbah of Ait Yul.

Leaving the Dades valley towards Tinrghir and the Todra valley, you’ll see the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. 

Arriving at the gorge, you’ll walk under the 300m high red cliff.

Continuing our trip to Erfoud and Rissani, we’ll have lunch. After lunch, we’ll leave for the village of Merzouga.

You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea.

Overnight in Merzouga.  


Day 3

After breakfast in the hotel, we begin an explorative desert journey of the area, visiting the village of the Khamlia, originally slaves from Sudan to experience their music and lifestyle.

Not far away there is the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations, including flamingos. You may also visit the nomad wire house where many Berber handicrafts are priced lower than in the big cities.

In the afternoon, we mount camels, guided by an experienced Camel man, to explore inside the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg Chebbi.

Here you’ll spend your first night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent.

Dinner will be served in the tent where you will spend the night. 



Day 4

Wake up in the early morning to watch the sunrise over the dunes. 

Return to Merzouga by Camel.

Depart for Fes, taking in the small but fascinating towns of Rissani and Erfoud.

Continue through Errachidia and the spectacular Ziz Valley, through the Middle Atlas towns of Azrou, an important centre for Berber artisans; the majestic Middle Atlas cedar forests, and Ifrane, the ‘Switzerland of Morocco’.  A truly diverse journey!

Arrive in Fes to end your tour.