Embark on an amazing 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga and the stunning Erg Chebbi dunes. This private tour takes you to the deep south of Morocco for an unforgettable camel trek through the mesmerizing dunes of Erg Chebbi, where you’ll witness a breathtaking sunset from the tallest golden sand dunes and capture its beauty in photographs. Afterward, return to your desert camp (bivouac) for a night’s stay and savor a delicious Berber dinner.
During this 3 days tour from Fes to the Merzouga desert, you’ll also have the opportunity to admire the Middle Atlas, explore the cedar forest, interact with local apes, encounter nomadic communities residing in traditional tents, traverse the Ziz Gorge and Valley, gain insight into fossil craftsmanship in Erfoud, and savor the finest dates.
Your adventure will lead you through charming desert villages like Khamlia, known for its black musicians, providing opportunities to visit nomadic families and explore fossil-rich sites. Don’t miss out on reserving your spot for this captivating 3-day, 2-night tour from Fes to Merzouga as soon as possible.
On the first day of our 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga, our driver will pick you up from your hotel or riad in Fes early in the morning as we head south in Morocco. Our journey begins with a brief stop in Ifrane, often referred to as the “Small Switzerland of Morocco,” where you can appreciate its beauty and capture some memorable photographs. From there, we’ll continue on to Azrou to see monkeys in the cedar forest and proceed to Midelt for lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, our route takes us through the Tiz N’Talghamt pass, offering breathtaking views of the Ziz gorges. Later, we’ll pause to admire the panoramic vista of the Ziz valley. We’ll then continue our drive to the Erg Chebbi Dunes, passing through Aoufous and Erfoud, renowned for its fossils and dates. If you’re interested, you can visit a local fossil craft workshop in Erfoud. Finally, we’ll reach the enchanting Erg Chebbi Dunes, also known as Merzouga Dunes. You’ll arrive at your hotel or riad, where you’ll enjoy dinner and spend your first night.
On the second day of our 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga, after breakfast at your hotel or riad, you’ll embark on a comfortable car or minivan tour to explore the dunes. This allows you to visit various intriguing places, including the black volcanic rocks with marble fossils, nomad families residing in Berber tents, the Khamlia village known as the black desert, famous for its spiritual Gnawa music performed by the local black community, and the Dayate Sarji lake, which forms in spring and attracts pink flamingos and wildlife. Later, you’ll pause for lunch in Merzouga.
Following lunch, you’ll have the opportunity to observe the canal irrigation system and take a stroll in the oasis nestled at the base of the dunes. We’ll then return to your hotel or riad for relaxation and preparation for a camel trek lasting about an hour and a half, allowing you to relish the mesmerizing sunset. Mounted on your dromedary, you’ll journey to the desert camp, where you’ll spend the night in a traditional desert setting. Dinner and accommodation will be provided in a bivouac.
On the final day of our 3 days Fes to Merzouga desert tour, you’ll wake up early to witness the breathtaking sunrise from the Sahara desert dunes, followed by breakfast. After these memorable moments, you’ll ride camels back to the starting point where you’ll meet your driver.
Then, we’ll begin the journey back to Fes, with stops along the way for photo opportunities to capture your trip’s memories. We’ll have lunch in Midelt. Later, your driver will take you back to Fes and drop you off at your chosen location. This concludes our 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga.