5-day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga



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5-day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure through the breathtaking landscapes of Morocco’s Sahara Desert on this 5-day desert tour from Fes to Marrakech via Merzouga. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of Morocco as you visit ancient kasbahs, explore Berber villages, and experience the thrill of a camel ride through the stunning dunes of Erg Chebbi.


Highlights of Our 5-Day Desert Tour

  • Riding camels through the Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga
  • Visiting the market and ruins of Sijilmassa in Rissani
  • Exploring the stunning Todra Gorge
  • Seeing the Valley of Roses and Skoura Oasis
  • Visiting the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Crossing the High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass
  • Exploring the vibrant city of Marrakech and its main sights such as the Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, and Koutoubia Mosque.


Note: The itinerary may be subject to change due to weather conditions, local festivals, or other unforeseen circumstances. The tour includes transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle, an English-speaking driver/guide, accommodation in hotels and a Berber camp, some meals, and entrance fees to the mentioned sites.





  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation in a traditional guesthouse and desert camp
  • Camel trekking in the desert
  • Berber music and entertainment around the campfire
  • Flights to/from Fes
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for the driver/guide and camp staff (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Tour Amenities

Customized Routes
Experienced Guides
High-Quality 4x4 Vehicles
Multi-Day Tours
Sunset Tours

Tour Plan

Your driver/guide will pick you up from your hotel in Fes at 8:00 am and begin your journey towards Merzouga. You'll cross the Middle Atlas Mountains and pass through several Berber villages along the way. After lunch in Midelt, you'll continue towards Merzouga. Upon arrival, you'll ride camels to reach the desert camp, where you'll spend the night in a traditional Berber tent. Enjoy dinner and a campfire under the stars.
Wake up early to watch the sunrise over the sand dunes, then ride the camels back to the hotel for breakfast and a shower. Your journey continues towards Todra Gorge, passing through Rissani, the ancestral capital of Morocco. You'll visit the market and see the ruins of Sijilmassa, once a major center for trade. After lunch, you'll arrive at Todra Gorge, where you'll spend the night at a local guesthouse.
After breakfast, you'll head towards Ouarzazate via the Dades Valley, where you'll see stunning landscapes and traditional Berber villages. Along the way, you'll stop for lunch and visit the Valley of Roses and the Skoura Oasis. You'll arrive in Ouarzazate in the evening, where you'll spend the night at a local riad.
After breakfast, you'll visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, a traditional mud-brick village that has been used as a backdrop for many Hollywood movies. After lunch, your journey will continue towards Marrakech, crossing the High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, which offers spectacular views of the surrounding landscape. You'll arrive in Marrakech in the evening and spend the night at a local riad.
Spend the day exploring Marrakech, one of Morocco's most vibrant and colorful cities. Your guide will take you to visit the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, and the Koutoubia Mosque. You'll also have free time to wander through the souks and experience the bustling atmosphere of the city's main square, Jemaa el-Fnaa. In the evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant before returning to your riad for the night.

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