6 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech

6 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech


Our Morocco Tours expert guides designed this 6 days desert trip from Fes to Marrakech to discover other sites and do new things outside of the usual tourist route. This Fes desert tour allows you to discover a new Moroccan way of living especially with nomads of the Sahara desert. Furthermore, you will visit a village where black skin people live and enjoy their unique type of music. In addition to all this, our 6 days desert trip Fes to Marrakech will offer you a 4×4 desert excursion or Erg Chebbi sand dunes to live a desert adventure. Contact us for your 6 days trip from Fes to Marrakech and we will be happy to assist you and provide you with a suitable itinerary according to your interests.

Highlights of the 6 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech

  • Encounter Barbary macaques in the dense cedar forests.
  • Experience a camel trek into the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi dunes, enjoy a sunset over the desert, and spend the night in a traditional desert camp.
  • Marvel at the towering limestone canyon walls of Todra Gorges.
  • Visit the Valley of Roses, famous for its annual rose festival.
  • Visit the film studios and the impressive Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO-listed kasbah that has been featured in numerous films and TV shows.
  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains and appreciate the breathtaking scenery.
  • Explore the bustling Medina of Marrakech, and visit landmarks like the Jemaa El Fna Square and the Koutoubia Mosque.

Suggested itinerary for the 6 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech:

Day 1: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Rissani – Merzouga

We invite you to discover the Sahara desert in a guided camel excursion in Merzouga with Our Morocco Tours. After breakfast, the 6 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech will depart to Merzouga through the Middle Atlas region. We will drive through Ifrane, the Switzerland of Morocco and the cedar forests of Azrou where we can stop to hand feed the monkeys. We will continue to Midelt where we will have lunch. Then We will follow the Ziz River through the valley and stop to see the Ziz Gorges on our way to Merzouga.

Day 2: Merzouga desert tour 4×4

Today we will explore the desert region and the marvel that the Erg Chebbi desert dunes hide. We will make a circuit of the desert dunes where you will have the opportunity to see the nomad’s way of life and the amazing changing contrasts of the of desert. We will visit the black-skinned people’s village of Khamlia to enjoy the Gnawa music originally from Ghana and Sudan. For lunch, we will have a traditional Berber pizza in the ancient capital of Rissani. Later in the afternoon we will ride the camels to see the sunset over the dunes and spend the night in the desert camp. We will have a traditional tagine dinner, drink delicious mint tea, and listen to traditional Berber music while watching the stars and the rising of the moon in the amazing Sahara desert.

Day 3: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges

We will wake up early to see the spectacular sunrise over the dunes and our 6 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech begins with camel riding back to the hotel and start our trip crossing the palm-lined valleys of Tourog and Tinjdad to arrive at Todgha Gorge. We will take a walk in the Todra Gorges and have lunch in a local restaurant before continuing to our accommodation in the Dades Gorge.

Day 4: Dades Gorge –Kelaat Magona – Skoura – Ouarzazate

Our 6 day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech today’s program will be as follows; after breakfast, we will take a walk in the gorge. Then we will continue via Kelaat Magona, Valley of the Roses here you can buy some souvenirs such as roses perfumes, oils, and masks. Then we pass through Skoura oases to arrive at Ouarzazate where we will spend the night.

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech

After breakfast, we will visit Taourirt Kasbah before departing to Ait Ben Haddou. Here we visit the World Heritage Site. Then we will visit the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and the Kasbah el Glaoui. We will have lunch in a local restaurant before descending the Tizi-N’Tichka to Marrakech. We stay in a local hotel in Marrakech.

Day 6: Marrakesh guided tour

Our 6 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech Today’s program is planned as follows: You explore the city’s important cultural and its interesting places, such as Jamma el Fna square, Kotoubia Mosque, souks, the royal palace and a few museums. We discover a new part of the city called Gueliz. It involves the Menara Gardens and Marjolle before ending our 6 days desert tour from Fes to Marrakech services at your accommodation/airport.

⇒ For any other service, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to organise it for you.

Included in the 6 days desert trip Fes to Marrakech

  • All hotel/riad transfers.
  • Private travel from Fes in a comfortable A/C vehicle.
  • English-speaking driver/guide.
  • All dinners and breakfasts.
  • Camel excursion to Merzouga camp.
  • Comfortable accommodation in riad/hotel and Sahara camp.

Booking Inquiries

Frequently asked questions:

The 6 days desert trip  Fes to Marrakech takes around 8 hours to reach the Merzouga desert, including stops in the panoramic views, breaks and lunch.

  • Pack appropriate clothing for the desert, including lightweight, breathable clothing, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are essential for exploring desert terrain.
  • Bring a warm jacket or layers for cooler evenings in the desert.

The cost can vary significantly depending on the duration, type of accommodations, and inclusions. Budget options can start at around 200$ per person, while luxury tours can cost several hundred dollars or more.

Yes, a 4×4 car is available to take you to the camp as an alternative to dromedaries.

You will be staying at a private tent in the desert camp and have a private bathroom.

The answer is yes, you can bring your drinks with you to the camp.

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