OVERVIEW: 4 day trip from Tangier to Marrakech sahara desert tour


Take a 4 day trip from Tangier to Marrakech sahara desert tour, through amazing Rif Mountains. Fes and Sahara Desert. If you got  only few days in Morocco we recommende you to go on this 4 days tour starting in Tangier and ending at Marrakech. Discover the Morocccan switzerland in the middle atlas mountains, and much more in only a 4 days tour itinerary.


TRIP HIGHLIGHTS: 4 day trip from Tangier to Marrakech


  • Explore the blue city of Morocco
  • Walk the ancient Medina of Fes
  • Spend the night in an authentic riad
  • Visit The Moroccan switzeraland ( Ifrane )
  • Enjoy the views of middle atlas
  • Take a break in the beautifull Ziz valley groves
  • Ride the camel in the dunes
  • Spend the night Under thousand of stars
  • Hike the huge canion of Todra
  • Visit the valley of roses
  • Learn how to make a Moroccan meal
  • Visit the world heritage site in Aitbenhaddou
  • Admire the attractive views of high atlas

ITINERARY: 4 day trip from Tangier to Marrakech sahara desert tour

Day1: Tangier-Chefchaouen-Fes

Your driver from Gorgeous Morocco tours company will meet you in the port or Airport in Tangier. Then drive through the Rif mountains and Tetouan city. To enjoy the views of the amazing  mountains intill we get to Chefchaouan one of the stunning villages. In the feet of Rif mountains Chefchaouen medina.

Had a Spanish style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores. Roof-top restaurants and cafes where you will have lunch before we continue our way to Fes where we will spend the night.

Day 2: Fes-Ifrane-Midlet-Errachidia-Merzouga

Today We will pick you up from your riad / hotel in Fes then drive  to Ifrane and Azrou through the Middle Atlas mountains. On the way we will stop in the cedar forest to see the Barbarian Apes in their natural place. Travelling through the middle atlas Mounatains to Midelt along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rocks, you’ll see views of the Middle Atlas. And the scenery changing to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia.

After lunch we’ll continue our journey through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud, Rissani and Merzouga. After a glass of mint tea,  then start  a camel ride to a Berber camp in the middle of the Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes which are the highest sand dunes in North Africa. The camel trek takes about 1hr 30 min from to the camp where you will set up Berber tents for our night in the desert.

The tents are well equipped with mattresses, blankets, and cushions. After dinner we will gather around the fire and enjoy the sound of traditional Berber drums under the stars.

Day 3: Merzouga Desert – Rissani – Alnif – Todra Gorges – Dades valley

Today we recommend you to wake up early morning, to watch an amazing sunrise you never seen before. After breakfast & shower in your camp, then we head to Rissani city « the gate of the sahara ». The town has a very ancient market where you’ll see the real africa.

Rissani is the last city to the Erg chebbi dunes, a place where the nomads buy their nessisaries. As the city has 3 weekly markets Sunday-Tuesday-Thursday, if you’re lucky we’ll have a walking tour in its tradicional medina. After the visit we continue our journey towards Todra gorge via Alnif, Todra is a famous destination for rock climbing. You’ll explore Todra valley’s impressive landscap, the we head to Dades valley, where you’ll spend the night in a hotel overlooking, the valley.

Day 4: Tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Merzouga sahara

The  last day of the 4 days tour from Tangier, your driver will pick you up from the lobby of the hotel in Dades. And we head to Marrakech, This journey will allow us to visit one of the best historical attractions in Morocco. Named  » AITBENHADDOU KASBAH » a historic ighrem or ksar along the former caravan route. Between the Sahara and Marrakech.

It is considered a great example of Moroccan earthen clay architecture. And has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987, Next we’ll keep our driver towards High atlas mountains.

Over the majistic Tizi N Tichka pass (2260 M), we’ll reach The red city of Marrakech early evening. Your driver will drop you off in your hotel/riad. End of our 4 days desert tour. From Fes to Marrakech via sahara desert of Merzouga.


Booking details: Tangier to Marrakech via Fes Merzouga

  • 4 days Tour
  • Starting location : Tangier
  • Ending location  : Marrakech
  • Deparature : Arrival time
  • Confirmation : Receive it on booking time

Included: 4 day trip from Tangier to Marrakech sahara desert tour

  • Comfortable vehicle with A/C
  • Car fuell
  • English speaking driver
  • Visit interesting places on the way
  • Hotel/Riad in Fes
  • Desert camp in Merzouga
  • Hotel in Dades valley
  • Camel ride   1 each
  • Equipped private tent
  • Sandboard activity 
  • Dinner & breakfast

Excluded: 4 day trip from Tangier to Marrakech sahara desert tour

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fee to monuments

( Note! ): You can start your 4 days tour from Fes or Chefchaouen as well including THE same Itinerary by ending in Marrakech.


4 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech