4 Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fes
In the 4 Days Trip from Marrakech to Fes you will visit so many good places such as; valley gorges (Todra and Dades Gorges), oasis, the UNISCO world heritage site of Ait Benhaddou, cedar forests and High Atlas mountain passes and you will do plenty of activities besides like camel trekking, enjoy a night stay in Sahara desert camp, meet some nomads and wander with a local guide in palmary. This tour of 4 days from Marrakech to Fez is available Daily from Marrakech.
Tour Itinerary: 4 Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Fes
Day 1 marrakech - high atlas mountains - telouet - ait benhaddou - ouarzazate
At 8:00 AM we will start our 4 Days Trip from Marrakech to Fes with enthusiasm crossing the Tizi-n-Tichka pass to enjoy the High Atlas Mountain and stopping in Telouet Kasbah which is located in a small Berber village in the rural town. The most famous occupant in Kasbah was Thami El Glaoui who was occupying a strategic position in the High Atlas. We will continue driving to the valley of Ounila that expands between Telouet and Ait Benhaddou. After visiting the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah we will stop in Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Africa, where we will spend the first night.
Day 2 ouarzazate - dades valley - todra gorges
The second day of our Marrakech to Fes Desert trip, we will drive from Ouarzazate to Todra Gorges through the valley of Dades to see the rock formation process which is called “the monkey toes”. We will leave the Dades valley towards Tinghir and the Todra valley crossing some mud Berber villages. After arriving at the Gorge of Todra you will walk under the 300 m high red cliff where many Rock-climbers used to practice their favorite sport. In Kasbah, you will have dinner and spend the second night in hotel.
Day 3 todra gorges - erfoud - merzouga dunes (erg chebbi)
After having breakfast, we will drive across the Atlas Mountains to the town of Tinjedad and Erfoud which is a well-known town for its craftsmen who work in fossil factories and it is the perfect place to enjoy our lunch. Next, we will visit Erg Chebbi sand where you will be welcomed with a desert scarf to ride camels then with an experienced camel guide going directly to Berber Sahara Desert camp for an unforgettable night of music around the campfire and spend the night under the stars in a traditional Berber nomad tent.
Day 4 erg chebbi - ziz valley - midelt - azrou - ifrane - fes
On the fourth day, after breakfast we will ride camels to return back to the hotel for having a quick shower and then we will continue driving to the imperial city of Fes. We will stop in Ziz valley to enjoy its fabulous fields before passing the High Atlas Mountains and in Midelt to take a rest and have lunch. After that, we will go to visit Azrou and the cedar forests of Ifrane to see some friendly Monkeys before reaching Fes that marks the end of the 4 Days Trip from Marrakech to Fes.
Pricing & Inclusions
The season, the number of travelers and the type of accommodation are all factors that have a great influence on the prices of Morocco desert tours from Marrakech, for couples, the prices start from 499€ per person, while families and friends must contact us, for more information.
Shared group tour:
The fixed price of the shared group tour is 334€ per person. However it might seem a bit higher than other so-called "providers", but do not be fooled; the maximum number of participants in our groups is 8 people and the tour can begin with only 4 people, as we believe that the less number of participants in the group makes the tour quite similar to a private one, in addition to providing you with high-quality services throughout the tour.
- Free transport from airport to your hotel in Marrakech.
- Private transfer by comfortable air conditioned vehicles.
- English speaking driver/guide during the tour.
- Pick up from Marrakech hotel & Drop off at your Fes accommodation.
- Visiting of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah with Guide
- Visiting the Cinema studio in Ouarzazate.
- Spending two nights in a Traditional Kasbah at Ouarzazate and Todra Gorges
- Spending one night in nomad desert camp at Merzouga Dunes with Private tent
- Breakfasts and dinners during your tour (Vegetarians are accommodated).
- Camel trekking with sunset and sunrise
- Private bathroom in your tent (hot shower & toilet)
- Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou, Cinema Sets, Taourirt Kasbah ... Etc.
Not included :
- Lunch (A meal costs an average of 10€, and you can order "á la carte" in many restaurants)
- Drinks (If you drink a lot of water, purchasing a package of 6 bottles will be the right thing)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Entrance fees to optional visits at Ouarzazate and Skoura:
- Cinema Museum : 3€ per person
- Kasbah Taourirte: 2€ per person
- CLA cinema studio : 8€ per person
- Amridil Kasbah in Skoura: 2€ per person
1. What's the difference that distinguishes between shared and private tours?
The main difference between private and shared tours is that you will share the vehicles of transportation with other people during the shared tours, while rooms and tents are private in both types. You can even choose to stay separated from the group during the mealtime. The private tours are distinguished by guaranteed departure, as we are committed to offering the tour once confirming your booking. By contrast, shared tours require a minimum of 4 participants to start. If the minimum number is not met, we give you the choice to have a free cancellation or make a deal to continue as a private tour.
2. Can I have vegetarian/vegan food during the tour?
Yes, the vegetarian or vegan food is an available choice on your tour, just let us know when booking and you can remind your driver during the tour.
3. Can I get the desert camp without camel trekking?
Of course, as there is a dedicated 4x4 car that we use to transport the luggage and clients who don't have any interest in riding camels. and if you Choosing a private tour, we will arrange you to travel in a comfortable 4x4 car throughout the tour, even to reach the desert camp, all you need is to let us know during the booking process.
4. Are there private bathrooms in the camp?
Yes, our basic package includes camps that are considered as luxury ones with fully-equipped tents having ensuite showers and bathrooms at no extra cost.
5. Is it possible to take my luggage during the tour?
Certainly, our comfortable vehicles have enough space for large suitcases to enable you to bring it with you, even in the desert. The luggage will be transported to tents of the desert camp by using a 4x4 car.
How can I pay my tour?
To confirm your booking for a tour or an activity, you shall put down a small deposit into our account on PayPal, while the balance is due will be paid in cash to your driver on the day of your tour, either in euros or equivalent in dirhams.
Is it possible to pay by Credit Cards?
Unfortunately, credit cards are not accepted because they are not very practical in Morocco, in addition to having higher fees and carrying security risks.
Can I pay the full amount via PayPal?
Due to the operational delays and transaction fees of PayPal, we generally ask for the balance payments in cash. However, in some cases, the full payment via PayPal is accepted, taking into consideration that a 5% fee will be imposed to cover the extra transaction charges. If you decide to pay the full amount via PayPal, it will be better to make the payment before the tour.
Pre-booked Shared Marrakech Desert Tours
( We can arrange your private tour at any time of the year )
Marrakesh Desert Tour offers shared desert tours to enable travellers to Share the fun and split the cost. Being committed to maintaining the quality of services, each group is limited to 8 individuals. The prices might seem a bit higher than other providers but we guarantee efficiency and the best value for money with no tourist traps, forced shopping, or hidden costs. Throughout our shared desert tours, we apply the high standard of private tours to satisfy our customers' desires. You are able to book or cancel your trip in a very easy and simple way. Check out the pre-booked shared tours or contact us to add you to our list for the best of both group and private tours at reasonable prices.
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