3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga
3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga
Book your 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga and discover the sahara desert, and more.
The 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga is a popular itinerary for those who want to experience the beauty and magic of Morocco‘s desert landscape. The tour starts from the city of Fes, and takes you on a journey through the stunning Middle Atlas Mountains, the Ziz Valley, and finally to the Erg Chebbi sand dunes in Merzouga.
During the tour, you will have the opportunity to visit Berber villages, see the Barbary macaque monkeys, and experience the traditional Gnawa music and dance. You will also have a chance to spend the night in a comfortable desert camp, and embark on a thrilling camel ride through the sand dunes while watching the sunset and sunrise.
The tour ends with a visit to the city of Ifrane, known for its European-style architecture and beautiful surroundings, before returning to Fes. This tour is a perfect option for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse themselves in Morocco’s natural beauty and culture.
Day 1: Fes to Merzouga
On the first day of your 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga, you will leave the imperial city of Fes in the morning and head south towards the desert. You will travel through the Middle Atlas Mountains, passing through picturesque Berber villages and towns, and enjoying breathtaking views of the stunning landscapes. You will visit the cedar forests of Azrou, where you can observe the Barbary macaque monkeys, and stop at Midelt, a charming town known for its apple orchards.
Continuing your journey, you will pass through the Ziz Valley, a beautiful green oasis lined with palm trees and dotted with small Berber villages. As you approach the desert, you will see the stunning Erg Chebbi sand dunes, rising up to 150 meters high. Upon arrival in Merzouga, you will check into your desert camp, where you can enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner and spend the night in a comfortable tent.
Day 2: Merzouga Desert Tour
The second day of your tour will be dedicated to exploring the magical Merzouga desert. You will start your day by visiting the village of Khamlia, where you will experience the Gnawa music and dance, a traditional form of music that originated in West Africa. You will also visit a Berber nomad family and learn about their way of life and culture.
After that, you will embark on a thrilling camel ride, crossing the vast sand dunes and admiring the stunning views of the desert landscape. You will stop at a panoramic viewpoint to watch the sunset, a truly unforgettable experience.
In the evening, you will return to your desert camp, where you can enjoy a delicious dinner and traditional Berber music under the starry sky.
Day 3: Merzouga to Fes
On the final day of your tour, you will wake up early to watch the sunrise over the dunes and enjoy a delicious breakfast before heading back to Fes. On the way back, you will stop at the city of Errachidia and the Ziz Gorges, where you can take in the spectacular views of the rugged canyons and the Ziz River.
You will also visit the city of Ifrane, known as the “Switzerland of Morocco” for its unique architecture and European-style atmosphere. Finally, you will reach Fes in the evening, where your tour will come to an end, leaving you with unforgettable memories of your desert adventure.