During This 3 Day Sahara Desert Tour from Fes to Merzouga, via the middle Atlas Mountains and Ziz valley, then you will discover erg chebbi desert and enjoy a camel ride with spend a night in the desert camp.
After breakfast we start our 3 Day Sahara Desert Tour from Fes to Merzouga, we drive south through Imouzzer to visit Ifrane it is called also the Switzerland of Morocco. The city is famous for its low temperature, snow and the alpine-style architecture houses no wonder. After that, we continue to cedars forest, where the apes live. Feel free to feed them, while wandering in the forest. Later, we continue to Midelt, where we will have a free time for lunch.
Then we drive to Merzouga through the Tizi-n-Tilghmt pass and along the ZiZ valley. With stops for panoramic views. In the afternoon, we reach the Sahara Desert of Merzouga, where you will take the camels to the middle of the desert. You will make a stop on top of a high dune to enjoy the sunset. Finally, you back to the camp. where you can enjoy the Berber drums music, while dancing around the campfire, under vast open sky of stars. Dinner and overnight in the camp.
Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the beautiful sunrise, in the middle of the desert. Free time for breakfast. Then start your second day of our 3 Day Sahara Desert Tour from Fes to Merzouga, to explore the region of Merzouga. The area has so many incredible sites, from sand dunes, wild lake, mines, fossils areas to fabulous oases. Which are ideal places for so many outdoor activities. Firstly, we start our journey in Merzouga, by driving off-road to visit an ancient eyeliner mine.
Then we pay the nomads a visit, in their handmade woven tent. Learn how they live while drinking a Berber tea. Our next destination is the Khamlia village, where you will enjoy the Gnaoua music, and dancing performances. Its inhabitants are originating from Sud-Saharan countries like Mali, Sudan and Niger. Free time for lunch in a local restaurant specialized in Berber pizza. After that we take a stroll in palm trees grove. Then drive a few kilometers to see the wild lake of Merzouga, also called flamingos lake. Dinner and overnight in a hotel.
After a magical sunrise show in the dunes. we back to your hotel at Merzouga village, by camel. after a good breakfast and shower. we drive toward Fes, via Ziz valley and Cedar Forest, then arrive at your hotel at 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 3 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 friends and I had 7 days of stay in Morocco. And it was amazing with our guide Bihi! He has cheerful personality and good to talk with on the long road trips. Always tried his best to listen to our requests and was flexible with them! Strongly recommend