Marrakech Sahara Tour in 4 Days

Marrakech Sahara Tour in 4 Days



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Marrakech Sahara Tour in 4 Days (2024 Edition)

Marrakech Sahara Tour in 4 Days .(4 days tour from marrakech to fes) Experience an unforgettable journey commencing from your Marrakech hotel, unveiling the captivating landscapes of the desert, charming villages, and the majestic mountainous expanses of the Moroccan Sahara. Traverse high mountain passes providing panoramic views across vast distances, discover ancient Kasbahs, and partake in a camel trek through the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi Dunes in Merzouga.

A highlight of this extraordinary adventure is the night spent in a Bedouin desert camp. This unique experience offers the chance to marvel at the star-lit sky, witness the mesmerizing sunset and sunrise during a camel ride, and behold the numerous Kasbahs scattered across the terrain.

The culmination of this shared tour unfolds in the enchanting city of Fes, leaving you with cherished memories of a Marrakech Sahara Tour that seamlessly combines cultural exploration with the breathtaking wonders of nature. ( sahara desert tour morocco in 4 Days )

Highlights of the Marrakech Sahara Tour in 4 Days

  1. Drive through the majestic High Atlas Mountains and Tizin Tichka, soaking in breathtaking landscapes.
  2. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site, Kasbah Ait ben Haddou, and discover its rich cultural significance.
  3. Visit Ouarzazate, renowned for its iconic Kasbah and film studios, providing a glimpse into the region's cinematic allure.
  4. Experience camel rides in Zagora and the Sahara Erg Chebbi dunes.
  5. Climb to the dramatic Dades Valley canyons, marveling at the natural wonders along the way.
  6. Explore Todra Gorges and Oasis, immersing yourself in the serenity and beauty of these unique formations.
  7. Spend a magical night in the Merzouga desert under the stars, enjoying a bonfire and music entertainment.
  8. Drive to Fes through the Ziz valley and the Middle Atlas Mountains, passing through cedar forests.

Explore this 4-day desert morocco adventure tour and create lasting memories of Morocco's diverse landscapes and cultural treasures.

The tour map:


  • Free transfer from Marrakech Airport to your hotel on arrival.
  • Hotel pick-up service in Marrakech.
  • Travel comfortably in a modern, air-conditioned minibus.
  • Explore Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, Dades Gorge Valley, and Todra Gorge.
  • Enjoy a camel trek through Merzouga dunes.
  • Overnight in standard tents at a desert camp in Merzouga.
  • One night each in hotels in Merzouga and Dades Valley.
  • Breakfasts and evening meals included.
  • Lunch & drinks,
  • personal purchases
  • tips (Ait Ben Haddou guide usually 3 eur)

Tour Plan


⏰ 6 hours drive.

The initial phase of the tour involves gathering the group from designated pickup points in Marrakech, initiating a picturesque drive through the captivating High Atlas Mountains. As we traverse the steep roads, the breathtaking views unfold, making the approximately six-hour journey from Marrakech to the Dades Valley a memorable experience.

Descending to the World Heritage Site of the Kasbah at Ben Ait Haddou, our guided exploration of the market offers an opportunity to marvel at fascinating wares within the walled souk area. The journey continues through the desert oasis at Skoura, with a visit to the Valley of the Roses. As we ascend along the road, you'll witness the enchanting sight of the 1001 Kasbahs. The first night of our tour is spent in the comfort of a hotel in the Dades Valley, where a delightful dinner is served at the Dades Valley Hotel.

Accommodation Details:
First night hotel


⏰ 4 hours drive.

The second day of this extraordinary journey commences with a hearty breakfast at the hotel, preparing for a scenic four-hour drive to Merzouga. Along the route, we'll have the opportunity to pause in the charming town of Tinghir, take a leisurely stroll through the Todra oasis, and explore the canyons before continuing our exploration with visits to the towns of Erfoud and Rissani.

Upon reaching our destination in Merzouga, a warm welcome awaits as we are met by a camel caravan. This marks the beginning of a one-hour camel ride through the Erg Chebbi Dunes, perfectly timed to coincide with the captivating setting of the Saharan sun. The day concludes with an immersive camping experience in a Bedouin desert camp.

Accommodation Details:
  • Comfortable desert camp
    Luxury desert camp


On the third day of this adventurous exploration of the Moroccan desert, we will immerse ourselves in the enchanting surroundings of Merzouga. After a delightful breakfast at the hotel, the day unfolds with leisure and relaxation. Guests have the opportunity to indulge in a refreshing swim at the hotel pool and ample free time to explore the diverse activities offered in the desert area.

The evening is dedicated to an overnight stay at the hotel, complemented by a fine dinner to gracefully conclude the day. For those seeking additional adventures, optional activities such as quad biking, buggy riding across the dunes, and biking are available, with costs to be borne individually.

Accommodation Details:

luxury desert camp.


⏰ 8 hours drive.

We rise early to witness the breathtaking sunrise and then enjoy a delightful breakfast. Our journey continues with a stop in the City of the Apples, Midelt. Ifrane, often referred to as Little Switzerland, is our next destination on the way to Fes. The day concludes in the grand city of Fes around 18:00, marking the end of this memorable adventure through diverse landscapes and cultural wonders.

As the day draws to a close, our commitment to your convenience extends to ensuring your return to your accommodation. Please note that the hotel stay on this day is not included in the tour package. However, if you wish to include it, we are more than willing to assist you in finding a suitable hotel that aligns with your preferences. Your comfort and satisfaction remain our top priorities throughout this remarkable journey.


Frequently Asked Questions

How to book this tour?

To book the tour, please send us an email with details such as the number of guests and the expected date of arrival. If you have specific preferences, would like to customize the tour, or have special requests, kindly include them in your email. We will promptly respond within 24 hours to assist you further. Additionally, we will provide you with information on how to proceed with the payment for the tour. Thank you for choosing our services, and we look forward to making your experience memorable.”

Can I customize my tour itinerary?

Yes, we understand that each traveler has unique preferences. We offer the flexibility to customize your tour itinerary to better suit your interests, schedule, and preferences. Contact our customer service team, and we will work with you to create a personalized experience.

What should I pack for this tour?

The packing list may vary depending on the specific tour and time of year. Generally, we recommend packing comfortable clothing, suitable footwear for walking, a hat, sunscreen, a reusable water bottle, and any personal items you may need. For specific recommendations, refer to our detailed packing guide provided upon booking.

Are there any specific health or fitness requirements for this tour?

Our tours are designed to be accessible to a wide range of participants. However, some tours may involve activities such as hiking, walking tours, or other physical activities. If you have any specific health concerns or physical limitations, please inform us during the booking process. We can provide more detailed information about the level of physical activity involved in each tour, ensuring you have a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

Do I need to bring a sleeping bag?

No, a sleeping bag is not necessary for our overnight camel ride. The desert camp is equipped with all the bedding you’ll need.

Is there any way to spend the night in the desert without using camels?

Indeed, an alternative to camels is available. We provide a 4WD transfer to and from the desert camp, with an additional charge.

Is there a place to charge phones and cameras at the Camp?

Absolutely, we utilize solar panels at the camp to ensure you have the means to charge your phone and camera.

What clothing and special items should I bring for an overnight stay in the Merzouga desert camp?

When preparing for your overnight stay, consider bringing comfortable and breathable clothing, a sun hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a jacket for cooler evenings, and sturdy shoes suitable for walking on the sand. Remember to pack your camera to capture the mesmerizing desert landscapes!

Are there any specific cultural considerations or guidelines for photography during the tour?

Respecting local customs and traditions is paramount. Our guides will provide guidance on culturally sensitive photography, ensuring participants are aware of and adhere to any specific guidelines. We prioritize responsible and respectful photography to create a positive interaction with local communities.


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  1. 5

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    Our 4-day expedition from Marrakesh to Fes via Merzouga unfolded as nothing short of amazing! Behind the wheel was Driss, our exceptional driver and guide, who, in my opinion, stood out as the best. His unmatched patience and in-depth insights into the Amazigh people’s history enriched our journey. Simply being a part of this tour with Driss left me feeling profoundly enlightened. His infectious humor added an extra layer of joy, making the trip an absolute delight. I enthusiastically recommend this tour, with a special nod to choosing Driss as your driver.

  2. 5

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    What an incredible trip it was! Idriss, our driver, was simply the best – not only knowledgeable but also exceptionally skilled. We’ve created some unforgettable memories. I would definitely recommend this experience to everyone.

  3. 5

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    The trip was absolutely incredible. Hicham and Idris were exceptionally kind and helpful and gave us invaluable insights into Moroccan culture. I recommend xabbitours! Perfect experience 10/10.

  4. 5

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    I had a great time on the 4-day tour from Marrakesh to Fez. Hicham was extremely accommodating and knowledgeable throughout the journey, while Ahmed ensured our safe and secure transportation to all destinations.

  5. 5

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    We experienced an incredible 4 days led by ahmed and Idriss. The desert landscapes and encounters with monkeys were especially delightful. thank you xabbitours

  6. 5

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    The guided trip we experienced was exceptional right from the beginning! Our guide, Idriss, was outstanding – he provided just the right amount of information and readily answered all our questions. The driver, Hicham, navigated swiftly yet with absolute safety. We visited numerous sights, with the desert being the ultimate highlight. I highly recommend this trip to every traveler to morocco . It’s truly a must-do experience!

  7. 4.8

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    Our voyage proved to be truly extraordinary, punctuated by extraordinary moments and delightful surprises. The hotels we handpicked surpassed our expectations, with two particularly standing out for their exceptional quality. Driss, our dedicated chauffeur, played a pivotal role in ensuring our journey was unforgettable. His remarkable warmth and attentiveness ensured our comfort, providing assistance whenever required.

    Driss’s dedication added a unique dimension to our expedition, surpassing expectations to deliver exemplary service. The desert encounter left us mesmerized, while the varied landscapes we traversed were genuinely breathtaking. From the top-notch accommodations to Driss’s exceptional care, every aspect of our journey contributed to the formation of treasured memories.

    We express our gratitude to Xabbitours for the special gift that enriched our experience and extend our appreciation to Marrakech Desert Trips for orchestrating an exceptional journey.

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