Fes to Merzouga 4 Day Tour Overview
4 day tour from Fes to Merzouga (Erg Chebbi Desert) takes Merzouga as a main destination. On your way, you will travel through the amzing Ifrane and the Middle Atlas Mountains until you reach Todgha Gorges on thr first day. After that, the trip continues to Merzouga where you will camp for the overnight in a nomad tent. Before you are back to Fez, you will travel through the High Atlas Mountains and stop in Midelt to have lunch.
Morocco Explore Tours; Fes to Merzouga 4 Day Tour:
Fes to Merzouga 4 Day Tour highlights
- Travel through Ifrane, the High Atlas Mountains and visit Cedar Forest
- Visit Togha Gorges (the highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco.
- Camel excursion and camp in the dunes of ErgChebbi.
- Explore Merzouga’s area and meet a nomad family
- Enjoy the amazing sunset/sunrise over the sand dunes
- drive through the High Atlas Mountains and Midelt to Fez
Day 1 :Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Middle Atlas Mountains – Todra Gorges
The destination is Todra Gorges after leaving Fez. On th way, we will travel through the amzing and small city, Ifrane. Near Ifrane, we will stop to visit Cedar Forest. It is the lagrest forest in Morocco where monkeys live. You will have the chance to enjoy the beautiful views and take some picture before we continue our journey. We will have lunch will be in Zaida. It is a small village. Proceeding with the journey, we will travel through the Atlas Mountains. It give a great chance to admire the nbreathtaking landscapes of Midelt until we arrive the small town of Rich. We will take the right road through the amzing Imilchil toward Todra Gorges. W e will arrive in the evening.
Day 2: Todra Gorges – Jorf – Erfoud – Merzouga (Camel Ride & Night in Desert)
Leaving Todra Gorges (the highest and narrowes gorges in Morocco and of the top choices for rock climnbers), we will start our journey to Merzouga. Yet, we will travel through Tinjda, Jorf, and Erfoud where you will begin to feel the Sahara Desert seeing the wonderful Tafilalt’s oasis. After reaching Merzouga, you will take a break before taking the experience of camel excursion to camp in the breathtaking Erg Cebbi desert. To reach Erg Chebbi, you will ride camels guided by a camelman. You will take a walk near the camping place to enjoy the hihgh sand dunes of Erg Chebbi and enjoy the lovely sunset in the desert. You will spend the night in a Berber tent where dinner is served. You will also listen to the maginficent Berber drums around the campfire after dinner.
Day 3: Merzouga – Berber Families – Black Desert – Merzouga
After enjoying the fascinating sunrise in the morning, we will return to Merzouga to have breakfast and take a shower. Today, we will explore the area of Erg Chebbi by visiting the surrounding villages including Hassi Labied, Merdani, Khamlia, and M’fis. Passing by locals showing their fowes while we are heading to the village of Khamlia is expected. Khamila is also known as the village of black people who are originally from Sudan, Mali and Senegal. The friendly people will warmly invite to a glass of mint tea and enjoy the spiritual Gnawa music. Later on, we will leave Khamila toward the amazing and panoramic views of sand dunes near the Algerian borders. During the journey, we may have a break to have lunch under a palm tree’s shadow nearby the water. The journey proceeds with visiting a nomad family who takes the tent as a home. Here, you will be introduced to people and observe people’s life style while you are sharing a cup of tea with them. After we finish the visit, we will head to see black volcanic rocks’ sites before we make our way to the panorama nearby Yasmina lac. Here, you will admire the beautiful dunes in adddition to the seasonal Merzouga’s lake (springtime).
We drive back to Merzouga where you will spend the night at a hotel near the dunes.
Day 4: Merzouga – Er rissani – Ziz Valley – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes
After having breakfast and taking a shower, we will drive back to Fez. You will experience sharing a glass of mint tea with a friendly nomad family, on the way. The journey continues to travel through the High Atlas Mountains before we stop in Midelt for lunch. This wonderful town is 1488 meters high. It is located lower down Jbel Ayabi which is 3737 of elevation.To Fez city, our journey continues in the afternoon.
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Included in the trip
- Private A/C Comfortable Vehicle + fuel
- English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
- Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
- Night in The desert Camp
- Camel Trekking for sunset and sunrise
- Overnight in a traditional hotel
- Dinner and Breakfast are daily included
- Free time to explore the sites, Breaks for photos,…Etc
- Entrance fees to monuments, studios, and Kasbahs
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