The Fes to Merzouga Tour enables you to devote your time to the Moroccan Sahara desert and explore all of the noteworthy attractions surrounding the Erg Chebbi dunes, such as Berber nomad families and fossil mining.
You will go camel trekking to view the sunset and sunrise across the sand dunes, then spend overnight in a Merzouga desert camp.
Here starts the Fes to Merzouga Tour! At 8:30 in the morning, we’ll pick you up from your hotel in Fes and take you to Merzouga via the middle Atlas mountains. On the way, you’ll get to enjoy a pleasant journey via Berber settlements. We’ll pause at the picturesque city of Ifrane (dubbed “Moroccan Switzerland”) then proceed to the famous cedar forest of Azrou where you could observe monkeys.
After lunch in Midelt, we’ll travel via the lovely Ziz Valley to Erfoud, which is famed for its annual dates marketplace and fossils, where we’ll stop to observe the lovely beautiful scenery of the landscape of the oasis. By the time we get there, it will be time for supper and an overnight stay at a hotel in Merzouga.
Following breakfast at your accommodation, we’ll begin our Merzouga 4×4 adventure to see the many and intriguing sights surrounding the Erg Chebbi dunes. We’ll stop at the Hassi Labied oasis to witness the irrigation canal and land cultivation before heading south to the seasonal Sriji lake.
We’ll travel on to Khamlia hamlet to visit the Gnawa people. Following that, we’ll go to the M’ifis mines and meet a nomad Berber family for a drink of mint tea.
After lunch at a local restaurant, we’ll return to the hamlet to begin our camel trip to our Berber Camp in Merzouga. The trip takes about an hour, with a brief stop at the top of the dunes to view the sunset. You may sandboard, snap photographs, and enjoy the scenery.
You’ll go to the camp, where you’ll be greeted with a drink of tea. You’ll have supper, gaze under the stars, and sleep under a nomadic tent there.
You’ll enjoy a nice breakfast and shower at the camp after viewing the dawn over the dunes close to the campsite. You will ride camels to Merzouga, alternatively we will transport you in a 4WD vehicle.
We’ll continue on to Fes via Ziz Valley, Morocco’s second-longest river, and pass the Middle Atlas Mountains, where you’ll enjoy spectacular views and have free time to eat at a restaurant.
Later, in the afternoon, we’ll travel towards Fes, stopping at Cedar Forest in Azrou to observe the wild monkeys and have a brief stroll through the forest to snap pictures. We’ll stop at Ifrane, Morocco’s small Switzerland, before dropping you off at your hotel in the late afternoon. That ends our Fes to Merzouga Tour.
Spend three days with us on this Fes to Merzouga Tour to discover Morocco’s southern scenery. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.