4-Days Desert Trek from Marrakech to Fez

Erg Chegaga & Fez




4 days


4-Days Desert Trek from Marrakech to Fez

Embark on a captivating 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fez with Morocco Trail Finders, where adventure, history, and natural beauty converge in an unforgettable journey. This meticulously crafted tour combines the allure of the Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah, the grandeur of the Erg Chigaga camps, and the charm of traditional Moroccan villages.

Your journey begins in Marrakech, where you’ll be greeted by our knowledgeable guide and skilled driver. As you leave the bustling city behind, you’ll traverse the awe-inspiring Tizi’n’Tichka Pass in the High Atlas Mountains. Stop to capture the panoramic vistas and savour the crisp mountain air.

The highlight of your day is the Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Nestled in the desert foothills, this ancient fortress is a testament to Morocco’s rich history and architectural prowess. With Morocco Trail Finders as your guide, you’ll explore its winding alleys, and intricate clay architecture, and learn about its cinematic history.

Day two leads you deeper into Morocco‘s enchanting landscapes. Traverse the Draa Valley, a verdant oasis surrounded by palm groves and dramatic desert vistas. Pause in the historical village of Tamnougalt, where the kasbah’s ancient corridors tell tales of bygone eras.

Journey onwards to Taznakht, renowned for its vivid Berber rugs and artisan crafts. As the sun sets, arrive in M’hamid El Rhizlane, your gateway to the desert’s heart. Here, Morocco Trail Finders welcomes you to an Erg Chegaga desert camp where traditional Moroccan dinner, music, and dance await beneath a starlit sky.

The third day begins with an exhilarating 4×4 adventure to Erg Chegaga, Morocco’s largest expanse of sand dunes. Feel the thrill as you navigate the rolling golden waves and, if you dare, try sandboarding down their slopes.

After a hearty desert camp lunch, set course for Foum Zguid, a charming desert town. Your return journey to Fez will be punctuated by breathtaking desert vistas and the ever-present hospitality of Morocco Trail Finders.

This 4 days tour from Marrakech to Fez desert trek is a testament to the diversity and beauty of Morocco’s landscapes, guided by the expertise of Morocco Trail Finders. Whether you’re wandering the historic Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah, gliding down the Erg Chegaga dunes, or savouring traditional Moroccan cuisine under the stars, this journey promises unforgettable memories of Morocco’s timeless magic.

Additional Information:

  • Comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and footwear.
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat for sun protection.
  • Camera or smartphone to capture stunning landscapes.
  • A reusable water bottle to stay hydrated during the journey.
  • Ensure your passport is valid and check visa requirements.
  • Use Moroccan Dirham (MAD), with cash for rural areas.
  • Dress modestly and ask for permission for photos.
  • Be cautious with your belongings and follow local advice for a safe journey.


  • Discover the mesmerizing Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with a guided tour that delves into its rich history and intricate architecture.
  • Enjoy a breathtaking drive through the High Atlas Mountains, stopping at the Tizi’n’Tichka Pass for panoramic views of the rugged landscape.
  • Immerse yourself in the culture of desert villages like Tamnougalt and M’hamid El Rhizlane, connecting with locals and experiencing traditional hospitality.
  • Experience the thrill of a 4×4 excursion through the vast Erg Chegaga dunes, the largest in Morocco, with opportunities for sandboarding.
  • Spend magical nights under the desert sky, including a traditional Moroccan dinner and live music at the desert camp in M’hamid El Rhizlane.
  • Traverse the Draa Valley, a lush oasis surrounded by palm groves, where the contrast between desert and greenery is awe-inspiring.
  • Gain insights into Moroccan culture as you visit Taznakht, renowned for its vibrant Berber rugs and crafts, and explore the historical gems of Tamnougalt and Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah.


Note: This itinerary is subject to change based on your preferences and the weather conditions. Your experienced guide driver will ensure your safety and enjoyment throughout the journey.

Travel itinerary:


  • Transport by air-conditioned 4x4
  • Half-board accommodation (dinner & breakfast)
  • Local Guide
  • Water / Tea
  • Camel ride
  • Return to Fez
  • Additional Services
  • Snacks and extra drinks

Tour Plan

  • Morning:
    • Depart from Marrakech with Morocco Trail Finders guide and driver.
    • Scenic drive through the High Atlas Mountains, passing through the stunning Tizi'n'Tichka Pass.
    • Stop for photos and panoramic views of the mountainous landscape.
  • Afternoon:
    • Arrive at the famous Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
    • Guided tour of the ancient kasbah, exploring its intricate architecture and rich history.
    • Lunch at a local restaurant overlooking the kasbah.
  • Evening:
    • Continue the journey to Ouarzazate, often referred to as the "Hollywood of Morocco."
    • Check-in at a guesthouse in Ouarzazate for a comfortable night's rest.
  • Morning:
    • After breakfast, depart for M'hamid El Rhizlane through the enchanting Draa Valley.
    • En route, visit the historical village of Tamnougalt and explore its ancient kasbah.
    • Stop in Taznakht, known for its vibrant Berber rugs and handicrafts.
  • Afternoon:
    • Continue the journey towards M'hamid El Rhizlane.
    • Arrive in M'hamid and check in at a desert camp.
    • Enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner under the stars, accompanied by music and dance performances.
    • Morning:
      • Embark on an exciting 4x4 adventure to Erg Chegaga, the largest sand dunes in Morocco.
      • Explore the mesmerizing landscape and try sandboarding if desired.
      • Lunch at the desert camp.
    • Afternoon:
      • Depart for Foum Zguid, a picturesque desert town.
      • Begin the journey back to Fez.
    • Evening:
      • Arrive back in Fez, concluding your 3-Day Desert Trek with Morocco Trail Finders.

This itinerary offers a comprehensive desert experience, from exploring historic kasbahs to venturing into the vast dunes of Erg Chegaga. Your journey will be filled with cultural insights, natural beauty, and the warm hospitality of Morocco.

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