3 Days tour from Fes to Merzouga desert and back
Experience the very best bits and pieces of Moroccan culture through our private guided tours! This tour starts at the city of Fez, leading to the Middle Atlas Mountains, and then the Sahara desert for a maximum Moroccan experience. Just like the rest of our tours, it is customizable and can be personalized to fit your plans.
DAY 1: FES – MIDDLE ATLAS – MERZOUGA DESERT – CAMEL TREK
For the first day of this trip, we will pick you up at Fes then head towards the Middle Atlas Mountains, visiting the towns of Ifrane and Azrou along the way. This will be an opportunity for us to take in the beauty of the area, and maybe catch a glimpse of the wild Barbary monkeys in the Azrou forests. We will then reach Midelt city, considered the heart of the Middle Atlas, where we will have lunch before continuing our journey. The journey will take us through the beautiful Ziz Valley before finally arriving at Merzouga, the gateway to the Erg Chebbi desert. This is where we will get to enjoy the magnificent desert scenery while riding on the back of camels through the sunset. The camel ride will take us to the hidden desert camp where we will have tasty traditional dishes for dinner. You will experience the genuine desert culture with Berber music and drums playing around you, before finally going to sleep in nomad-style tents.
DAY 2:MERZOUGA EXCURSION AND ERG CHEBBI DESERT NOMADS – KHAMLIA – CAMEL RIDE TO CAMP
For this next day of our tour, we will have a blast exploring Merzouga’s surroundings and learning more about the desert culture. First we will take a small tour through the dunes in a 4x4 vehicle, leading us to the historical Khamlia village. The reason why Khamlia is so important to the area is because the village is home to the masters of Gnaoua music. After this, we will visit one of the nomad families living in the desert to learn more about their culture and lifestyle. In the afternoon, you will get an opportunity to roam through Erg Chebbi’s dunes on a quad or a buggy, which will be an unforgettable experience. Finally, we will end our day by heading back to our desert camp to spend the night.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA DESERT TO ATLAS AND FES
For the last day of this trip, we will first have breakfast in Merzouga, then leave in the direction of the Tafilalt palm groves. The road trip through the thousands of palm trees will be an enjoyable refresher from the otherwise deserted terrain. After this, we will once again enter the fascinating Middle Atlas area, stopping first at the city of Midelt then the beautiful Ifrane. Finally, we will reach Fes where we will drop you off at your hotel or Riad.
Included In this tour:
- Private A/C comfortable Vehicle.
- Experienced English/Spanish speaking driver.
- Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation.
- Accommodation with breakfast.
- Camel trekking and night in the camp (Desert tours)
- Visit B
Not Included In this tour:
- Entrance fees to monuments, studios