Our Marrakech to Fes desert tours include
- Hotel pick-up and drop off.
- Friendly staff.
- Thoughtfully maintained vehicles.
- Multi-lingual drivers and guides.
- Easy phone assistance if required.
- Crossing the High Atlas Mountains.
- Pasha’s mountain palace in Telouet.
- Ounila Valley
- Ksar Ait Benhaddou UNESCO site.
- Todra Gorge canyon.
- Erg Chebbi Dunes desert camp.
- Ziz Valley palm grove panorama.
- Wild monkeys at Cèdre Gouraud Forest.
Traveling with a Sahara tour from Marrakech to Fes is an accessible approach to discover Morocco if you’re on a short holiday break in Marrakech. Due to its central geographical location, the famous “Red city” is the starting point for many desert excursions.
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Frequently asked questions
What are the best tours Marrakech to Fes?
This Marrakech to Fes Sahara tour takes you to explore the the UNESCO site of Ksar Ait Benhaddou in Ouarzazate, the picturesque Kasbah Amridil in Skoura, the fabulous Todra Gorges, the breathtaking Erg Chebbi dunes, the beautiful desert region around Merzouga, and the Ziz Valley endless palm groves.
Can you reach the Sahara Desert on a day trip from Marrakech?
The road from Marrakech to Merzouga is about 570 km, initially through the mountains. This is a long journey but full of special places on the way. Departing from Marrakech the road goes up the Atlas Mountains, until reaching the Sahara Desert. The sudden change can be noticed and this landscape variation is unforgettable.
Is Fes far from the Sahara Desert?
If you visit our page discussing Erg Chebbi vs Erg Chigaga, you will notice that only the Merzouga desert is geographically available for this type of trip. Therefore, a 1000 km road trip in Morocco separates Marrakech and Fes via Erg Chebbi. The journey is easily executed in 3, 4, or 5 days while visiting other renowned attractions on the way. Actually, the whole trip is full of surprises and highlights.
What is the most requested desert tour Marrakech to Fes?
What happens is that many people only have one week to stay in Morocco, and after a few days of visiting Fes, they decide to head to Marrakech while visiting other places on the way. This is the perfect solution to enjoy the distance between Marrakech to Fes.
Day 1 - Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate or Skoura
Day 2 - Ouarzazate or Skoura - Todra Gorges - Merzouga Dunes (Erg Chebbi)
Day 3 - Erg Chebbi - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fes
Day 1 - Marrakech - Atlas Mountains - Telouet - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate
Day 2 - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley - Todra Gorges
Day 3 - Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Erg Chebbi Dunes
Day 4 - Erg Chebbi - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fes
Day 1 - Marrakech - Telouet - Ait Benhaddou - Skoura
Day 2 - Skoura - Dades Valley - Todra Gorges - Tamtatoucht
Day 3 - Tamtatoucht - Amelagou - Merzouga Dunes (Erg Chebbi)
Day 4 - Erg Chebbi - Merzouga Desert Exploration
Day 5 - Erg Chebbi - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fes
How much Marrakech to Fes tour cost?
3-day Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour:
From 2850 MAD per person with a minimum of four participants
4-day Desert tour from Marrakech to Fes:
From 3600 MAD per person with a minimum of four participants
5-day Marrakech to Fes Sahara tour:
From 4000 MAD per person with a minimum of four participants
NOTE: 15% is added to these rates for this period: 24th December until 5th January. Check updated rates on our price page.
How to get a Marrakech to Fes luxury desert tour?
Apart from special treats dedicated exclusively to our clients who want a luxury tour, the main difference between the standard option will be regarding the quality of hotels.
The “Superior accommodation” choice is very charming, and the available Merzouga luxury desert camp selection will delight those who search for the ultimate place to sleep in the desert.