In this 2 Day Desert Tour from Fes to Merzouga. You will discover the middle Atlas Mountains, Ziz valley, enjoy the camel trekking to the middle of erg chebbi dunes to watch the beautiful sunset and spend the night in desert camp.
The first day of 2 Day Desert Tour from Fes to Merzouga, will start drive to south-east through the mountains and the cedar woods of the middle Atlas, passing by Moroccan Switzerland” IFRANE”, a charming ski resort and Azrou an important handicraft center specialized in the work of cedar wood. After the Zad pass (2,178m/7,146ft) you arrive in Midelt for lunch.
Afternoon you will drive to Erfoud via Errachidia the 1000 Palms of Ziz valley dotted with palm trees. Continuation to the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, passing from the road of Paris Dakar, the workshop of fossils, tent of Berber Nomad who living in the solitude of the Sahara.
Arrive to the stunning accommodation rest for a while before taking the next journey which is camel trek. now you will ride camel and head to the high sand dune to watch the sunset. Thereafter, you will ride back the camels with to the camp and here you spend the night in the lodge in a Berber tent. In addition, you will be playing drums with local people.
Today, it will be great to get up early to watch the sunrise in the dunes. After a delicious breakfast, back on the same way to Fes via Erfoud, ziz valley and Middle Atlas to reach Midelt where you have break for lunch. Later on, continue toward Azrou cedar forest, arrive in the late afternoon and drop you off at your hotel/riad in Fes.
Departure & Return Location
Fes – Merzouga – Fes
About 8 O’clock
Fes to Merzouga distance is 468 Km, it does take about 7/8 hours, depending on the stops.
You have the choice between standard and luxury accommodation.
No, you don’t need a sleeping bag, you will stay at an equipped desert camp with all amenities.
If you prefer to stay in a standard tent the shower and toilets are shared, but if you choose to upgrade to a luxury desert camp, you will have a private shower and toilet inside your tent.
Yes, it’s possible to provide vegetarian or vegan food. Please let your driver/guide know on the first day.
To confirm This tour, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is payable in cash at the pick-up, to be paid to your driver in euros, or equal in dollars or dirhams.
Usually, we request balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s a world institution. Also, we can in some cases accept the complete payment via PayPal however a 5% fee is going to be applied to hide the additional transaction charges. Just in case you’re considering this method, it’s best to rearrange the payment before the tour.
If this 2 Day Trip from Fes to Merzouga does not match what you’re looking for, then contact us. Besides, we provide customized desert tours in Morocco according to your duration of stay and your preferences. On the other hand, our Team at Excursion in Morocco is at your service to answer any questions and give you detailed quotes about tours, and also an advice about the best time and places to visit. Whether you’re thinking about leading a tour or simply have questions we’re here to help.
My tour with Brahim was an amazing. I still have the best memories of that trip, one of the best I have ever taken. Brahim is fun, knowledgeable, kind, and just the best you could ask of a tour guide. If you want a special experience, you will never forget, book with him!!