3 Days Fes Desert Tour – 3 Days Fes to Merzouga

Day 1: Fes –  Ifrane –   Azrou  –  Midelt – Ziz Valley – Rissani – Merzouga:

Today in the early morning travel through the beautiful middle Atlas via Ifrane city “Moroccan Switzerland” and Azrou village. On this Fes Desert Excursion, you’ll stop near Azrou at the cedar forests and visit the huge Cedre Goraud Tree where you will watch the Barbary apes. Then take the road again and drive further south crossing several towns plus get the opportunity to view the nomads who live in their tents alongside the way. Also you will see the picturesque volcanic rocks. Then we continue to stop in Midelt village where you’ll enjoy lunch. After lunch our drive continues by crossing the Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m) and enjoying the superb panoramic views. Then benefit from a stop at the  Ziz Gorge and the tunnel. Continue near Errachidia to see the Barrage Hassan Al-Dakhil with its turquoise blue water. After that drive to Erfoud town where we will have stop for a panoramic view of the palmeraie of Aoufous along the Ziz River. Then arrive at Erfoud and cross the off road to the hotel on the foot of the dunes. Finally enjoy dinner and overnight stay in a Hotel.

Day 2: Tour around Erg Chebbi Desert & Camel Trekking:

 After breakfast in begin an explorative day journey of the area, on this Fes Desert Excursion. A visit to the nomads dwelling in their goat hair tent, there you will learn about the authentic desert life. Afterwards visit the Gnaoua people who originally slaves from Sudan. In fact you’ll have the opportunity to listen to their spiritual music and learn about their traditional culture and lifestyle. If you visit the desert on a specific year you can see the lake of Merzouga with its unique bird population like the “Flamingos”. On the afternoon we will journey to the sahara desert camp, and discover the mysterious Erg-Chebbi sea sand dunes. Enjoy the wonderful beauty of the Sahara and watch the sunset over the golden dunes. Then enjoy your dinner in the camp where you will spend your unforgettable first night beneath the stars, or in the tent as you wish. Our camp is equipped with western bathrooms.

Day 3: Merzouga – Midelt – Ifrane – Fes:

Wake up early and watch the beautiful sunrise on the dunes. Then your camel trek back to the hotel. After your breakfast we’ll depart for Fez city. First traveling via the Ziz river and through the Middle Atlas mountains. Pass through the big cedar forests of Azrou and take a pause to feed the monkeys. Then continue via the ‘Switzerland of Morocco’ called Ifrane to arrive early evening to Fes. End of our Fes Desert Excursion and services.

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