5 Days Sahara Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech

DEPARTURE LOCATION : Your hotel /Riad in Fes

ARRIVAL : Your hotel / Riad in Marrakech

What's Included in the 5-Day tour From FES To Marrakech via Merzouga Sahara desert tour?

  • High-end private vehicle with AC + Fuel
  • Transportation
  • Pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech
  • Qualified Driver/Guide
  • 1 night in the hotel in Merzouga with dinner & breakfast
  • 1 night in the hotel in Dades Valley with dinner & breakfast 
  • 1 night in the hotel in Ouarzazate with dinner & breakfast
  • Guided Camel trekking at the sunset and sunrise
  • 1 night in a camp in the dunes of Erg Chebbi Merzouga, in nomad camps with dinner and breakfast

What's Not Included in the 5-Day tour From FES To Marrakech via Merzouga Sahara desert tour?

  • Lunches & Drinks
  • entrance fees monuments
  • Tips & Extras 
  • Personal expenses


Discover the magic of Morocco on a 5 Days tour From Fes To Marrakech. Trek Sahara dunes, Todra Gorge, Ait Ben Haddou, and conclude in bustling Marrakech.

5 Days Sahara Desert Tour From Fes To Marrakech


Fes - Azrou - Ifrane - Midelt –Ziz Valley- Erfoud- Merzouga

Embark on a captivating journey from your Fes riad/hotel to the enchanting Sahara desert. Witness the charming alpine town of Ifrane, encounter monkeys in the cedars forest of Azrou, and traverse the Middle Atlas Mountains. As you wind through lush forests, picturesque springs, Berber villages, and rocky terrain, your senses will be immersed in natural beauty.

Pause in Midelt for a satisfying lunch, then be awestruck by the panoramic vistas of the Ziz Valley, a lush oasis amidst the Sahara’s arid landscapes. Finally, reach Merzouga, where you’ll enjoy a tranquil evening at a comfortable hotel, ensuring you’re well-rested for the thrilling Sahara adventure that awaits you on the next day.



Explore Merzouga area & Night in Desert Camp Sahara

Today, our desert exploration begins as we delve into the awe-inspiring Erg Chebbi desert dunes, the largest in Morocco. The morning is yours to discover Merzouga’s unique charm before gearing up for an unforgettable night beneath the celestial canopy.

Our 5 Days tour From Fes To Marrakech continues with a visit to the Gnawa people, descendants of Sudanese slaves, where you’ll immerse yourself in their captivating music and lifestyle. From there, marvel at the panoramic vista behind the Erg Chebbi dunes, a breathtaking sight to behold. We’ll then venture to the tents of nomadic families, savoring a traditional tea and gaining insight into their way of life.

As the afternoon unfolds, it’s time to meet your trusty camel and embark on a trek through the desert. Traverse the fiery red dunes, with nothing but sand and sky stretching before you. Pause to witness the mesmerizing desert sunset, and as night descends, you’ll reach your camp. Here, take in the enchanting sand dunes and the surrounding scenery as you prepare for a Moroccan dinner served under the starlit heavens, right next to a crackling campfire. After dinner, gather around the fire to savor the rhythms of typical Berber music, accompanied by the beat of drums beneath the vast expanse of starry skies.


Merzouga—Rissani—Erfoud-- Togra Gorges—Dades Valley

Rise early to witness a sunrise that will etch itself into your memory, as the desert’s ever-shifting sands paint a masterpiece of colors and shadows. After a hearty breakfast, you have the option to return to your local hotel either by camelback or 4×4.

Our journey continues as we bid farewell to Merzouga and head to Rissani, home to the South’s largest and liveliest weekly market. Stroll through the bustling marketplace, where you’ll find craft stores, a vibrant dates market, and a lively animal trade that includes goats, sheep, donkeys, camels, and cows.

Moving onward, we make our way to Erfoud, renowned for its fossilized marbles, before arriving at the Todra Gorges. Marvel at the dramatic panoramic views of ancient mud Berber villages perched above the valley. As we approach the Gorges, you’ll have the opportunity to walk beneath the towering 300-meter-high red cliffs, a favorite spot for rock climbers seeking adventure.

Our day’s journey takes us through the scenic Dades Valley, where we conclude our day’s adventure by spending the night in a charming hotel nestled in the heart of this breathtaking valley.


Dades Valley –Roses Valley—Skoura—Ouarzazate

Leaving your Dades Valley hotel behind, our journey continues toward Ouarzazate through the famed Road of Thousand-Kasbahs. Along the way, we’ll make a captivating stop at Kalaat Mgouna, known as “the rose’s city,” celebrated for its fragrant roses and hosting an annual festival during the May rose harvest.

As we venture further, we’ll arrive at the mesmerizing palm groves of Skoura. Here, you’ll be enchanted by the tranquil landscapes, where the cool shadows of palm trees stretch invitingly across the road, and time seems to slow down.

Our path takes us 45 kilometers ahead to Ouarzazate, often referred to as “the Hollywood of Africa.” This town boasts one of the largest film studios in the world. The lavish homes of the rich and powerful have served as backdrops for numerous Hollywood blockbusters and historical television series, including iconic titles like Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia. If you’re a Game of Thrones enthusiast, you might even recognize some familiar settings.


Ouarzazate—Kasbah Ben Haddou—Atlas Mountains—Marrakech

On your final day, savor a delicious breakfast at your Ouarzazate hotel before embarking on the last leg of your journey:

  1. Taourirt Kasbah: Explore the magnificent Taourirt Kasbah, once the residence of the Glaoui family. Nestled on the town’s outskirts, this kasbah is celebrated as one of Morocco’s most exquisite.

  2. Atlas Corporation Studios: Venture outside Ouarzazate for a private visit to the Atlas Corporation Studios, a renowned location for filming. Discover the magic behind the scenes of famous movies and TV series.

  3. Kasbah Ait Benhaddou: Travel 30 kilometers to the renowned Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a captivating red earth fortress along the historic Kasbahs road. This UNESCO World Heritage site has played a starring role in numerous iconic films, including Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, and Game of Thrones.

  4. High Atlas Mountains: Bid farewell to the desert and begin your journey back by crossing the majestic High Atlas Mountains. Pass through the Berber town of Taddert and ascend the 2260-meter-high Tizi-in-Tichka pass. Along the way, make stops to capture panoramic views and photograph the charming Berber villages and their stunning landscapes.

  5. Arrival in Marrakech: Your unforgettable Fes to Merzouga Desert trip concludes as you reach the vibrant red city of Marrakech. You will be dropped off at your hotel, riad, or the airport, marking the end of our services.

Your journey through Morocco, from the enchanting desert to historic kasbahs and picturesque mountain landscapes, is now a cherished memory to carry with you.


As your 5 Days tour From Fes To Marrakech comes to a close, we sincerely hope you’ve had an unforgettable and enriching experience with our team. Morocco’s diverse landscapes, rich culture, and warm hospitality have been on full display throughout this journey. Thank you for choosing to explore this remarkable part of the world with us, and we hope your memories of this adventure stay with you for a lifetime. Safe travels and until we meet again!