4 days Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech
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The 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary is also a very popular Moroccan tour. Tourists are able in only 4 days to discover the magnificent views of the middle Atlas mountains. Moreover, the finest city in Morocco and Africa. Subsequently, move to see Midelt or the city of apples. After that cross the high Atlas mountains this time to see the dam of Errachidia city.
When moving via Errachidia and Erfoud, you will arrive at the Merzouga desert where the adventure begins. Furthermore, you will ride camels to the desert camp and watch the sunset in the heart of Erg Chebbi.
Overnight in the nomadic camp.
The next day, you will discover Merzouga from its oases to the villages.
The following day is going to be a day trip to Ouarzazate city or Wallywood of Africa. Passing by the valley of the Draa and many Berber villages, you will arrive there to discover the city’s biggest movie studios.
On the last day of the 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary, you will cross the High Atlas mountains and visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
At final, you will pass through Telouet to discover its magnificent views, then move for Marrakech where our trip ends.
4 days in Morocco, tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary :
Day 1: From Fes to Merzouga desert passing by Ifrane and Erfoud :
Our 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary usually starts at 8:00 am. Your driver/guide will come to pick you up at your accommodation in Fes. Further, the tour will begin with leaving Fes and crossing the middle Atlas mountains. Firstly, you will see the far-reaching views of the green mountains, Berber villages… Your driver will make sure to stop for coffee on the way. After that, you will reach Ifrane or little Switzerland. The latter is named so because it’s the finest city in Africa, also it’s buildings have the triangle rooftops like Switzerland cities.
You will have some time to take a walk around this city then move for the cedar forest. When arrived, your driver will take you to see the Barbary macaque monkeys. Not to mention, you will feed them a bit then continue to reach the city of Midelt. This city is also called the city of apples for its green agricultural lands where they grow this fruit. Next, you will pass through the High Atlas mountains by the road of Tizi-Ntlghamt and reach the dam of Errachidia. You will stop by if interested to take some pictures, then move through Errachidia and Erfoud to reach Merzouga. The latter is the most visited desert in Morocco. Moreover, your driver will drop you off where you will
ride camels to the camp. On the way, you will enjoy such a beautiful sunset in the middle of the Sahara desert.
At final, you will enjoy the campfire with a Berberine Music show under the stars.
Day 2: Merzouga discovery day trip :
The second day of our 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary will be a day trip to discover the beauty of Merzouga desert.
The staff will wake you up in the morning to enjoy the spectacular sunrise. After that, you will get back to the camp for breakfast.
After breakfast, your driver will pick you up to start the tour, you will visit the Moroccan Auto National Museum to discover the old international cars. Subsequently, take the road to a village called Khamlia, the latter is inhabited by black people who came from Gabon, northern Mali… You will enjoy their music and discover their story, then move for the mines of Kohl and Baryte. The place was owned by the French administration in the past. After you discover the area, you will drive to visit the nomads.
They are people living in hand-made Tents, you will discover where they cook and where the women make hand made carpets.
Afterward, you will enjoy a panoramic view on the top of a hill, it’s a chance to take some great pictures for the camps and the breathtaking dunes.
Above all, you will get back to the Berber village for lunch, the area is very famous for a meal called Berber pizza if interested to try.
After lunch, you will ahead to see the oasis of Merzouga, before you go back to your hotel to spend the night.
Day 3: From Merzouga to Ouarzazate :
The 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary’s third day will start after breakfast at the local hotel. At first, you will drive to Rissani to discover the Souk (Market). Next, you will pass through the beautiful city of Alnif and enjoy the tall palm trees’ views in the valleys. Also, cross the Anti-Atlas mountains through Nkob. From there, you will start to see the gorgeous views of Draa’s river, the longest in Morocco.
After some lovely pictures, you will ahead via the curves of Ait-Saoun to arrive at Ouarzazate.
Overnight in a local riad.
Day 4 : Ouarzazate to Marrakech :
The last day of our 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary starts again from your hotel in Ouarzazate.
Firstly, you will drive to see the Atlas studios of Wallywood(Ouarzazate). It is called so because many film producers gave it a part of their films or series. For instance, Game of Thrones, Gladiator… After you explore the area, you will move for Ait-Ben-Haddou or the fortress of Glaoua. The latter was built in the eleventh century by the Glaoui family or Thami El Glaoui. Your driver will drop you off to explore it and see the magnificent views from the top of the hill.
Next, you will cross the High Atlas mountains at an altitude of 2260m. That road point is called Tizi N Tichka. Not to mention, you will stop on the way at an Argan oil cooperative to discover how they use it to make the cosmetics.
At final, you will continue by the Tizi N Tichka pass to arrive at Marrakech where our 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary ends.
4 days in Morocco, tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary reviews:
Undoubtedly, we enjoyed the 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech. Our guide Hamid knew everything about Morocco's special attractions. Also, the camel driver in the Merzouga desert that took us all the way to the camp for 1h:30 mins! Not to mention, the hotel in Ouarzazate was very fancy with a swimming pool.
Best Morocco Attractions in Only 4 days!
At first, Mohamed drove us from Fes and we were amazed by the city of Ifrane, the valleys, old Berber villages. We couldn't forget the camel ride in the Merzouga desert. Not only this but also the second day when we met the nomads. Moreover, they were very friendly and generous. On the same day, we tried the Berber pizza which was very delicious. We highly recommend this tour for any traveler or anyone who wants to visit the desert.
Best camp ever!
When I first came to Morocco with my family, it was very difficult to find a tour operator. This company was all the time listed the first when we searched! We looked and they seemed to have lots of good reviews. Therefore we booked the 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech and it was amazing! We loved the camel ride in Erg Chebbi and the discovery day. Further, the camp food was the best food we tried in Morocco and the tents were very clean. Not to mention, our driver/guide was very knowledgeable about the Berber culture and Morocco in general. Thanks again for all the staff, we will recommend them to our friends who are coming to visit Morocco.
We were in Morocco for Christmas and we booked the 4 day excursion from Fes to the desert of Merzouga... Our driver Mohammed was an excellent and reliable guide... We ate very well in characteristic and clean places.... The Babylon hotel in the Dades gorges is amazing... Excellent dinner and Berber music and dances that have remained in my heart... The owner of the agency Hassan is very precise and reliable... Thanks for everything... You have fulfilled my desire to sleep in the desert... I will always carry you in my heart!
With our 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary, we will take you to stunning views. For instance, we will enjoy the views of the High/Anti Atlas mountains. Also, we will stop at the panoramic view of the Ziz and Draa valley.
Our service includes a pickup service from the airport to your accommodation. Also, a dropoff if needed to the airport. Moreover, with our 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary, you can choose to be dropped off or picked up from the hotel you are staying in.
We will send you a professional driver/guide to explain to you anything concerning our 4 days Tour from Fes to Marrakech attraction in Morocco from Fes.
In our 4 days in Morocco, tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary, you will be taken to Merzouga, Ait Saouen for photographers.
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4 days in Morocco, tour from Fes to Marrakech itinerary destinations' overview :
Ifrane is known as the little Switzerland of Morocco, according to some sources, it is the cleanest city in Africa and the eighth worldwide, that’s why it is named so. The first permanent settlement of the area dates to the 16th century, for the new city, it was established by the Franch administration in 1928.
In Tamazight or Berber, Ifrane means caves. As they say, the city had caves in the past with white lions living in them.
Another thing to see in Ifrane is the university of Alkhawayn, a very popular fancy university in Morocco and worldwide. Students from the US and French come to study and get graduated at the last mentioned.
The city is also known for Ski clubs at the Middle-Atlas mountains where it snows in the wintertime
Ifrane has very large cedar forests inhabited my barbary macaque monkeys, citizens enjoy walking around, with the government offering them sports areas where even families can camp.
This city was during the second world war a camp for worldwide prisoners. A story in history says that for a German prisoner to get his freedom, he carved a white lion statue at the Garden city. With our 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech, you will enjoy walking around this magnificent city. In other words, you will visit the white lion statue area, discover the restaurants with Switzerland city’s names.
Ziz valley is one of the biggest dates sources in the Kingdom of Morocco, a large valley of palm grooves. It is visited by tourists most of the time for photography purposes and to discover how people live with agriculture.
In the valley, they grow palm trees, apricot, almonds…
In the valley, there is a river passing, it is called the Ziz river. It stretches for about 200kms to the south of Morocco, that’s what the bedouins in Aoufous use to water their agricultural lands.
You are a photographer willing to visit Ziz valley, book our 4 days in Morocco tour from Marrakech to Fes, our guides will lead you to the best spots
Erfoud is known as the city of fossils, it offers its visitors shops for rocks extracted from the mountains around. For about 350 million years, Erfoud, Rissani, Merzouga, and the other lands close to Erfoud were a floor of a large prehistoric ocean before it turns a desert. Therefore, companies in Erfoud and worldwide archeologists come to extract the rocks and find the hidden gems of these mountains. To discover more about this city feel free to contact us.
Merzouga camel trekking and night at the camp:
Merzouga has the tallest sand dunes in Morocco called Erg Chebbi Sahara desert. The city has a population of about 4 thousand in 2018.
In Merzouga, tourists enjoy many activities from Camel rides, Quadbiking, snowboarding, and many more. That is to say, with our 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech, you will be taken from Fes to arrive at Merzouga desert for a lifetime camel ride to the camp.
At first, you will enjoy Berber tea to restore, then ride the comfortable camels for the sunset at one of the biggest sand dunes in Erg Chebbi. After watching the gorgeous sunset, you will move to the camp for activities like sandboarding. As a conclusion, you will have dinner then enjoy the Berber music show around the campfire.
On the second day of the tour, you will discover the best attractions in Merzouga desert and nearby villages.
At first, you will see the National Auto Museum of international cars, then go visit the Gnaoua people in Khamlia.
Secondly, you will move for the mines of Kohl and baryte, a place that was inhabited by the French administration.
Thirdly, a visit for the nomads to discover where they live, the land where they keep their herd.
As a final point, you will get back either to your hotel or to the camp for another night if requested.
Rissani’s Souk :
One of the souks(markets) that most tourists visit in the south is the one in Rissani city. After visiting Merzouga with our 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech, you will drive to the capital of Tafilalet. A city is famous for the big desert Souk of Dates, trading donkeys…
The city has a population of about 20,469 thousand in 2004, students from Merzouga as they don’t have a High school, they all study in Rissani.
For the souk it has about 5 parts, each one has sellers for a specific product.
In the past, the caravans passing by Rissani to trade in Marrakech and other cities they brought many spices for Rissani citizens.
At the present time, they still sell spices for tourists at very cheap prices and good quality.
In the city, there is a place where citizens trade donkeys called the festival of animals every time the Souk gets open.
Ouarzazate or Wallywood of Africa, a city famous for many monuments and attracted many film producers. Also, it is the capital of Ouarzazate Province in the Draa Tafilalet region. This city has another nickname; the door of the desert. The road from Ouarzazate is called the road of a thousand Kasbah, the reason is that there are many Kasbahs in the way.
What you will visit with our 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech is the Atlas studios, famous for many Hollywood movies shot in there. For instance, the Gladiator, Alexander, the Message, and many more.
Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou:
The Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou is one of the most visited Ksars or Fortresses in Morocco. It receives thousands of tourists every year. It is nicknamed the Ksar of Glaoui referring to Thami El Glaoui, the builder. In addition, Ben Haddou is the founder of the Kasbah in the eighteenth century. Many archeologists say it is solder than what other sources say; the 11th century.
With the 4 days in Morocco tour from Fes to Marrakech, you will visit the Kasbah with one of our Moroccan travel guides. At first, you will select the bridge way to use the stairs and arrive at the top of the Kasbah as it is situated on a hill. On the way, you will discover how they paint the Kasbah using Indigo and green or black tea. It is an old way to send letters between the Glaoui tribe members.
Ait Ben Haddou is more like a studio for films and tv series. For example, Lawrence of Arabia and Game of Thrones…
Argan oil cooperative:
On the way to Marrakech after Ait Ben Haddou’s visit, it is optional that you will visit one of the Argan oil cooperatives owned by a family from Essaouira(the origin).
It is endemic to Morocco and used for cosmetic purposes. All the workers there are females and their job is to show visiting tourists the way they produce oil and cosmetics.
In addition, you may try some food cooked with Argan oil before heading to Marrakech where the 4 days tour from Fes to Marrakech ends