Tour overview

4 days desert tour from Merrakech to Fes via Sahara desert offers you the chance to have a real desert experience, ride camels and spend the night in a beautiful desert camp and to discover the most interesting sites in Morocco such as Ifrane, Ceder forest in Azrou, Ziz valley, Gorges of todra and dades, Ait benhadou Kasbahs, Atlas mountains and so many more. This is the best solution to travel between the two imperial cities of Fes and Marrakech while discovering a big part of

Morocco and enjoying a life time desert experience on the way. 

Morocco Craft, Arts, Culture, History, Old medina cities trips, food Tours, Much of the culture of old Morocco can be seen in the old cities locally called Medinas. All cities (except Agadir which has been totally rebuilt after the earthquake on 1960) have a walled medina where the history of morocco can be glimpsed.
These cities will also have a new town or ville nouvelle alongside, built during the time of the French-Spanish Protectorate in the 20th century and this is where the railway stations will be along with other modern services.
An important part of any Moroccan city, is the souks or markets, often divided into separate areas dealing with different commodities and crafts.

Morocco Craft, Arts, Culture, History, Old medina cities trips, food Tours, is a real approach to Moroccan people today life: From ancient philosophers and scholars to Bob Marley and Jimmy Hendrix, Morocco has hosted many!  If you´re looking for a colorful and diverse experience, this is the place.

From the wild markets of Marrakech to the snowy peaks of the Atlas, the silence of the Sahara and pristine beaches of the Atlantic, Morocco is simply amazing.

Morocco Craft, Arts, Culture, History, Old medina cities trips, food Tours Imperial Cities combines the best of everything – cities, villages, mountain, music, food, shops and the coast, plus opportunities to do community services and some fun adventure activities along the way!

Expect plenty of interaction with the friendly Berber tribes’ people of North Africa.  Learn their unique drumming, practice the language and taste the delicious food. We´ll fill your week with a lifetime of memories and educational experiences that are second to none.

Morocco Craft, Arts, Culture, History, Old medina cities trips, food Tours

Visited Places

  • Fes Medina
  • Tizi n’Tichka Pass
  • Ait Benhaddou Kasbah
  • Ouarzazate
  • Dades & Todra gorge & Valley
  • Valley of roses & Ziz Valley
  • Errissani Traditional Markets
  • High Atlas Mountains
  • Berber villages
  • Sahara Desert


  • View the stunning contrast of Moroccan Culture
  • Deep Introduction to Culture, History,Traditons & Life Philosophy
  • Enjoy authentic Berber’s hospitality
  • Taste delicious traditional Berber food
  • Explore one of Morocco Beautiful Architecture
  • Ride in Luxury AC van with AC
  • Spend three full days seeing the best of what Sahara has to offer

Quick Facts

  • Duration: One Week Morocco Tour
  • Pick-up points: From Casablanca, Marrakech, Meknes, Fez Airport or Hotel
  • Drop off Point: Your Marrakesh Hotel / Airport

Essential Information:

Why Us?:

– Your hotel Pick-up, so you spend the maximum time exploring real & Authentic, Culture of Morocco, Private tour at your own pace

– Top Rated tour, with 5 star customer feedback and a Excellence reviews from Trip Advisor

– One guide that is with you from the moment you arrive in Morocco until you leave, taking care of your entire trip.

The list below is a suggestion of what you might find useful to take on this trip. It is not an exhaustive packing list. If you need further advice, please contact us or consult your nearest outdoor store.

Travel Experience

  • Moroccan Culture & People, Food & History
  • Berber Culture
  • Camel trekking
  • Berber music and animation
  • Sleeping in desert camp

Pick Up : Pick up at Marrakech airport /

Drop Off : Drop off Fes or Casablanca.

Clothing & Footwear

  • Comfortable walking clothes that are suitable for layering
  • Fleece jacket/warm jumper
  • Lightweight raincoat/windbreaker
  • Comfortable shoes for walking
  • Sandals/flip-flops
  • Synthetic/woollen socks
  • Hat
  • Swimsuit
  • Sarong/scarf/loose cotton trousers that can easily be pulled on over shorts to cover shoulders/legs when walking through villages


  • 3 season sleeping bag
  • Daypack
  • Beach towel
  • Water bottle/hydration bladder
  • Water purification pen/tablets
  • Sunglasses
  • Head torch
  • Camera, memory card and charger
  • Spare batteries
  • Personal items (including hand sanitiser, lip balm, microfibre towel, sunscreen, toilet paper, toiletries, wet wipes etc)
  • Medicine and copy of doctor’s prescription which states medication and quantity carried
  • Personal first aid kit (including blister tape, insect repellant, oral rehydration salts, plasters, tweezers, diarrhoea tablets etc)
  • Rubbish bag


  • A very comfortable and air conditioned Late Model Vehicule
  • Fuel for entire journey
  • English speaking guides during the tour (you can specify other languages)
  • Fes city tour
  • All nights accommodations en suite room Hotel
  • Camel trekking
  • Berber music and animation
  • Dinners and Breakfasts during the tour ( vegetarian welcome ) check itinerary for details
  • Breakfats daily
  • Marrakech, Fes city sightseeing with local guides
  • Pick up & Drop off at Hotels / Airport
  • Trekking Atlas Mountains
  • Real life experiences

Not Included

  • Flights & Travel insurnace
  • All Lunches – ( Dinners, See itinerary)
  • Drinks
  • Tips & gratuities for your guides and driver
  • Extra, Monuments Entrances

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Skoura – Roses Valley – Dades Valley

Depart at 8 am from your hotel or riad in Marrakech to cross the High Atlas mountains. From these mountains, the views over the valleys and the Berber villages perched on the mountainsides, sometimes barely distinguishable from the mountains themselves, are spectacular. Driving north, we will leave the main road and follow a smaller road to Afterwards we will visit the universal Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987. Ait Benhaddou is the World Heritage site that has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films including “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. Enjoy a walk to explore the traditional Moroccan style of architecture in which the Kasbahs are built…, here we will have lunch. The road then continues along the Ounila valley, past beautiful, prosperous villages. We will follow it to Skoura Oasis, the location of numerous ancient kasbahs. From here, the route will take us through Kelaat M’Gouna, the Valley of Roses. Overnight in Dades valley… (HB)

Accommodation : Riad/ Hotel, Car:6-7 hours drive

Meals : Dinner.

Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra gorges – Rissani – Ziz Oases – Merzouga – Camel trekking

From Dades valley, we will head to Merzouga passing through the Berber village of Tinghir and the Todra Gorge where the cliffs are as high as 600m and only 10m wide. We will then pass through several Berber villages, stopping for lunch at either Tinjdad. After lunch, we continue our way, and from Erfoud, it’s another 40 minutes across an immense palm oasis and a vast area of stony desert to get Merzouga, where we’ve selected a charming kasbah hotel on the outskirts of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Then at 4 pm we will ride our camels, trekking across the desert, will take us to a Berber camp in the middle of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, some rising of 820 feet), the highest in North Africa. The camp consists of three comfortable Berber tents equipped with mattresses, linen, toilets, a restaurant, and a kitchen. The evening will consist shooting stars show, then dinner followed by a traditional music show and overnight in a nomad camp in tents. (HB)

Accommodation : camp/ berber tent, Car:6-7 hours drive, camel riding : 1 hour.

Meals :Breakfast-Dinner.

Day 3: Merzouga Culture and traditions – Tea with Nomads!

If you can rouse yourself early in the morning you can be rewarded with stunning views of the dunes at sunrise from the high dunes, have a cup of tea then return to the Hotel by camel. You will then have a time to freshen up with a shower and enjoy a breakfast. After breakfast, relax for an hour, We go in 4 WD off-road tour around the dunes via the oasis of Merzouga, the nomadic depository, Khamlia village to visit the Gnawa Black people’s village, originally slaves brought from black africa, to listen to their spiritual music, then continue to meet desert nomads in their tents, and discover a new sense of life. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations, you’ll leave for Rissani. Once called Sijilmassa, this was the meeting place for the salt caravans, coming from Timbuktu in Mali. Here you’ll walk through the souk, selling spices, vegetables and cloths. After a lunch pizza in Rissani you will travel back to your amazing Kasbah hotel at edge of the golden sand dunes, relax beside the swimming pool, at night you will meet a desert blues band live show. (HB)

Accommodation : Riad/ Hotel, Camel riding 1 hour, Car:3-4hours drive.

Meals :Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

Day 4: Merzouga – Erfoud – Ziz Oases – Midelt – Azrou – Ifran – Fes

After breakfast, we will drive retracing your steps through Erfoud to the dramatic Ziz Gorge, a spectacular gash in the hills that surround Ziz oases, the largest oases in Morocco. The region is dotted with deserted kasbahs, palm trees and mud-brick villages creating a photographer’s paradise. Lunch in Midelt, approached through a bleak plain of scrub and desert. The dramatic peaks of the High Atlas, rising behind the town, provide a spectacular background. The wilderness you cross is incredibly diverse and can vary from rocky, sun-baked plains, to cedar-clad mountains and deep canyons providing spectacular views as you head across the scenery changes around you. In the hills south of Azrou you may be lucky to spot a troupe of Barbary Apes; in fact not a true ape but a species of Macaque monkey. We head on to Ifran, the Switzerland of Morocco.. Having crossed the plains you come to the evocative city of Fes, the cultural capital, is one of the most complete medieval Islamic cities in the world. Our guide will make sure you reach your chosen Riad or Hotel. Here we will leave at your Riad or Hotel at the end of the 3 days tour. We hope that you have enjoyed your taste of Morocco and all it has to offer and wish you well on your onward journey.

Accommodation : Riad/ Hotel, Car: 8 hours drive

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