This tour of 4 days tour from Fes to Merzouga Sahara desert is an opportunity to those who want to have enough time to explore the sahara desert , the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi and meet nomadic people.
In this Fes to Sahara desert trip you will visit the Azrou cedar forest, Ifrane city and Midelt arrive to Merzouga in the first day of the tour. The second day you will have the chance to take desert tour in 4WD to explore Merzouga area and Erg Chebbi dunes, starting from the Lake "Sirji" of Merzouga then to Khamlia village for listining to some Gnawa music, meet nomad people in thier tents, also visiting the Rissani souk which is the bigest one in the area. Camel trekking and night in desert camp.
The third day you will leave Merzouga desert to Todra & Dades gores, night in Hotel / Riad, then continue your 4 days desert tour back to Fes in the fourd day.
At Marrakech Day Desert Tour we offer Private and Shared 4 Day tour from Fes to Merzouga desert; luxury and standard.
The price of the 4 Day desert tour from Fes to Merzouga Sahara depends on the number of travellers, type of accommodations (Standard or Luxury) and the season. Please feel free to contact us anytime.
Day 1: Fes (Fez) » Ifrane » Azrou Cedar forest » Midelt » Merzouga desert Sahara [468 km]
Day 2: Merzouga Sahara Desert » Explore Black desert & Erg Chebbi dunes » (Camel trek & Night in Desert Camp) [50 km]
Day 3: Merzouga Sahara » Todra gorge » Dades valley [270 km]
Day 4: Dades Valley » Ziz Valley » Palm groves » Fes [450 km]
Starting location: Fes
Ending location: Fes
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
Price: From 180€ / person
After breakfast, departure to Midelt through the mountains and cedar forests of the Middle Atlas. We will pass through Ifrane, a station of great charm and Azrou, an important center of crafts, specializing in the work of cedar wood. the famous cedar forest of the High Atlas, where live various types of monkeys, After the passage of Zad (2178m / 7146ft) excursions from fez to Marrakech, stop at Midelt for lunch. In the afternoon, the destination Erfoud and Errachidia, We pass through the Ziz Valley and its palm groves. We will continue the trip to the dunes of Erg Chebbi Merzouga. Dinner and accommodation in Hotel.
After breakfast, we will leave for the desert through the 2 oasis of Merzouga, 4x4 trip through the desert, the nomadic camp, the village of Khamlia (village of the dark skin people), the mines of Mifiss, where we will find miniature stones, plateaus Deserts where we will meet the Berber nomads in the desert and the TISSARDMINE oasis. Express Fez to Marrakech. Arrival at the lodge aroud 3 o'clock in the afternoon for the departure in caravans of camels, to see or live the spectacular sunset, in the Dunes, we spent the night in the oasis, 2 hours of walking in the desert. Dinner and accommodation in the camp (Berber tent) in the middle of the desert, one of the most beautiful places where if you can see sunrise and sunset and a starry sky.
We will wake up early (early morning) in the morning to see the sunrise in the dunes, return from the desert departure to Dades, After breakfast, departure to Rissani, visit the market of Rissani (the first capital of Morocco). Departure to Erfoud to visit the fossils marble factory, visited by the path of the Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves. Arrived at the gorges of the todra, (the highest gorge of Morocco, where the climbers do their activities), where also It contains a river. wheat fields, ancient Kasbah ... After the death, in the afternoon, we will continue towards the Gorges of Dades, discover the valley of Dades and Boumalne. Dinner and accommodation in Hotel.
Today after breakfast we are going to travel back to Fes in a different road till Midelt while enjoying the landscapes and Berber villages through the Atlas Mountains, you will have a stop for lunch on the way.
Then continue our drive to Fes. Arrive to Fes and drop you off at your hotel.
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.
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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