3 day trip Fes to Merzouga desert (Erg Chebbi)

Fes to Merzouga Sahara desert trip Description

We offer you a fantastic 3-day desert trip starting in the imperial city of Fez and back. In this exciting Fes 3 days Sahara desert tour you will have a good combination between nomadic culture, landscapes, nature and contact with the local population.

Also in this 3 day trip to Erg Chebbi and Merzouga from Fes you will enjoy the incredible landscapes that the desert of Merzouga offers us, you will live the experience of riding camel and sleeping for an overnight in a desert camp in the middle of the vast Morocco Sahara desert of Erg Chebbi dunes as you will discover the remote Berber villages, palm trees and oases that invade this very exciting area of the country.

At Marrakech Day Desert Tour we offer Private and Shared 3 days from Fes to Sahara desert trip; luxury and standard.

The price of the 3-Day Sahara desert tour from Fes to Merzouga, Erg Chebbi dunes depends on the number of travellers, type of accommodations (Standard or Luxury) and the season. Please feel free to contact us anytime.

Itinerary Summary of the 3 days from Fes to Sahara desert trip

Day 1: Fes (Fez) » Ifrane » Azrou Cedar forest » Midelt » Merzouga desert Sahara (Camel trek & Night in Desert Camp) [468 km]

Day 2: Merzouga Sahara Desert » Explore Black desert & Erg Chebbi dunes area [50 km]

Day 3: Merzouga Sahara » Ziz Valley » Fes [468 km]

Starting location: Fes

Ending location: Fes

Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

Price: From 140€ / person

The full Itinerary program of the 3 days from Fes to Sahara desert trip

Day 1: Fes » Ifrane » Azrou Cedar forest » Midelt » Merzouga Sahara (Camel trek & Night in Desert Camp) [468 km]

In the morning, We will start our 3-day trip from Fes, on the way to Merzouga. We will enjoy the spectacular sceneries of .Cedar forest. We will take a short stop. in the forest to feed and see the monkeys.

We will also visit the beautiful and scenic Midol on route to the Merzouga Sahara.Afterward, we will drive through Ziz valley enjoying its panoramic views and Aouffous. oasis which offers amazing photographic opportunities, here we will be passing by Erfoud, Rissani before we face the dunes of Merzouga with the fresh desert breeze. Upon arrival, we will check-in at our hotel and change from our vehicle to camels. Then we will be going on a camel trek to the top of golden sand dunes. for sunset and dinner with an unforgettable night included in a Berber tent. (The 1st night of our 3 Days trip from Fes to Merzouga).

Day 2: Merzouga » Explore Black desert & Erg Chebbi dunes area [50 km]

We will wake before dawn for Sunrise Camel trekking, to the top of the sand dunes, there we will take fantastic photos of sunrise before coming back for breakfast in the hotel, get ready for our special desert journey.

We will start our journey back the sesonal lake of Yasmina. A panoramic lake between the sand dunes and black desert rocks. We will continue to a small palmeraie panorama where a small Berber village is called Tissardmine, There where is the sea animals fossils of 100 million years old, from there we will drive to Khamlia ( dark skin people village ) which known as Gnawa town, where discover the music of their own culture, We will take a visit with a cup of tea included in their house and enjoy a danceable music break.

Afterwards, we will go for our booked lunch in a small traditional restaurant, before finishing our journey with a visit to a Nomadic family. Night in the hotel.

Day 3: Merzouga Sahara » Ziz Valley » Fes [468 km]

After breakfast we’ll start our Fes desert trip on the way to back to Fes leaving the Erg Chebbi dunes behind.
We will drive through the middle atlas mountains includes a visit to Ziz Valley, medilt , Azrou.We will arrive at Fes in the evening where we will take you back to your accommodation.

3 days from Fes to Sahara desert trip highlights, Includes & Excludes...

Tour Highlights

  • Atlas moutains views
  • Azrou ceder forest
  • Palm groves
  • Camel ride in Sea Sand
  • Night in Desert Camp under Stars
  • Sunset & Sunrise in the desert
  • Ziz Valley
  • Berber villages
  • Visit Nomadic people

Tour Includes

  • Pick up you from airport to your accommodation
  • Pick up you from your hotel in Fes
  • Drop you off at your accommodation in Fes
  • Tour in comfortable 4x4 vehicle A/C or modern minivan
  • Experienced English speaking driver/guide
  • Camel trek (Camel each)
  • An overnight at desert camp ( dinner and breakfast included)
  • 1 night at Hotel/Riad ( dinner & breakfast included)
  • Visit all interesting places along the way
  • Confirmation at time of booking

Tour Excludes

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Entrance to monuments ( optional)

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Private & Shared 3 days from Fes to Sahara desert trip

Shared small group 3 days from Fez to Sahara desert tour

Shared 3 days from Fez to Sahara desert tour, including camel trek, night in the Sahara. During this tour you'll have your own room and private tent in the desert, you'll be sharing just the transportation.

Frequently asked questions

1. Do I need to bring a sleeping bag?

You won't need a sleeping bag on our Morocco tours as for the most part you'll be staying in 3-4 star hotels and our desert camp provides all the bedding you need including pillows and blankets. For your own personal comfort, you may wish to bring a sleeping bag liner to use at the desert camp.

2. How long is the camel trek in the Sahara?

We journey there by camel for an authentic Berber experience. The camel trek is about an hour and a half. If you prefer to walk then you can walk alongside our camel caravan but bear in mind that walking in sand can be tiring.

3. Is there another option if I do not want camel riding?

Yes, travellers who are not intrested in camel ride and want to spend night in the desert, we transfer them by 4WD to the desert camp.

4. What is the standard of hotels on your trips?

On our Signature product you'll be staying in a mix of 4 & 3 star modern hotels and traditional Moroccan riads. This gives you a chance to experience the local hospitality and stay in accommodation that reflects the character of Morocco. On our Adventure range of tours in Morocco the standard of accommodation is equivalent to a Western 3 star.

5. Is Moroccan food suitable for vegetarians?

Vegetables feature prominently in Moroccan cuisine so vegetarians should have no issues. It's true that Moroccans like their meat but it's always accompanied by a delicious range of vegetables and grains. There's a huge variety of salads to choose from, soups can easily be made vegetarian-friendly on request and the ubiquitous tagine and couscous dishes come in vegetarian options too.

Payments Method

To confirm any tour or activity, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is due in cash at the pick up, to be paid to your driver in euros, or equivalent in dollar or dirhams.

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