Morocco desert tour
3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga Overview
3 days desert tour Fes to Merzouga is an adventure trip that will take you onto the middle Atlas, with one of our English-speaking drivers and guide if you request one. This private tour will include some stops such as in the Azrou cedar forest where you’ll see the Barbarian Apes and a great 4×4 desert excursion with a camel trekking excursion accompanied by one of our expert Camelmen, and a night in a luxurious camp in the heart of the sand dunes.
Fes to Merzouga desert tour description
Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou Cedar Forest – Midelt – Middle Atlas – Merzouga desert.
At the scheduled time, your English-speaking driver will come to greet you and depart for your 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga. You will travel towards the Ifrane city which is also known as “The Switzerland of Morocco”, and then to the Cedar forest of Azrou. Here, you are going to see the Berber Apes and take some photos during a short stop.
After a while, you will continue your Morocco desert tour toward the Middle Atlas including a stop at one of the mountainous villages for your lunch. Your desert trip continues after your lunch towards the desert of Morocco by crossing the Palm grove of Ziz with its palm and olive trees. Upon your arrival in the desert, you’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea in your Riad/Hotel while enjoying the view of the sunset and the dunes of Merzouga. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Merzouga 4×4 Desert excursion.
Camel trekking – Overnight in Standard or Luxury Camp
Breakfast, and get ready for your desert 4×4 excursion. Your private desert excursion will start with a drive along the Erg Chebbi dunes, a great extension of a sandy desert, where we can find the highest dunes of Merzouga at an altitude of 250 meters. You will travel along the road of ‘Rally Dakar’ to Tissardmin oases where you can find the fossil quarries still in the area, then visit a nomad settlement and learn their secrets and manners before your journey continues to the black people’s village of Khamlia.
At this village, you visit one of their Gnawa music school and enjoy a dance time with mint tea. after a while, you continue to a Berber restaurant to enjoy one of the famous meals in the area (Desert Couscous or Berber Pizza in order). Once you have your lunch, your driver will take you to your accommodation in Merzouga to get ready for your Camel trekking excursion to the top of the dunes where you will see the amazing sunset with your English-speaking Camelman, then continue to your luxury Desert camp for the night in the tents in the heart of the desert dunes. The camp is fully prepared with a private toilet and shower.
Day 3: Merzouga desert back to Fes.
According to your choice, you might want to wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise over the dunes and enjoy the start of your day before your trip 3rd day departure. breakfast will be in the Camp restaurant.
During this day tour, you will drive along the desert fields of Acacia trees on the way to the city of Rissani “The economic city of the Southeast). Afterward, you will join the Valley of Ziz with a short stop at one of the panoramic spots for some photos. Your desert trip 3rd day continues towards Fes via the Middle Atlas and Ifrane city. Upon arrival to Fes, your driver will accompany you to your accommodation where your Fes Merzouga 3 days tour to the end.
Fes to Merzouga 3 days tour includes
- The arrival pick up by your Fes desert tour driver
- Fluent English | Spanish | French | or Italian private driver
- Fluent English | Spanish | French | or Italian speaking tour guide “optional”.
- Private 4×4 vehicle or Van with luxury interior and WiFi access.
- 1 night in a Moroccan riad in Merzouga desert including “Dinner, Bed, Breakfast”.
- Private desert excursion.
- Camel trekking tour in the desert dunes to see the sunset.
- 1 night in a Luxury | Standard camp including “Dinner, Bed, Breakfast”.
- Airport shuttle ” Only if your flight is the next day after the tour”.
Fes to Merzouga 3 day tour excludes:
- Lunches and food
- Personal purchased items
- Service tips
3 days Fes desert tour Highlights:
- Travel via the Middle Atlas mountains
- Stop at Azrou Cedar forest
- Merzouga 4×4 excursion
- Camel trekking excursion
- Watch the Desert sunset on the top of the dunes
- Sleep in the tents in a Luxury Desert Camp
- Drive along Ziz Valley
- Visit Nomad Family in the Desert area
3 days from Fes to Merzouga tour price:
The price for 3 days desert tour from Fes starts from 242 $ Per Person
The price is not fixed, it might change according to the number of passengers.
Fes to Merzouga Desert tour map
Similar Desert tours from Fes
During this 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, you will travel from Marrakech along the High Atlas mountains with your private tour driver. Discover the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou during an hour-guided visit, then continue to cross the Valley of 1000 Kasbahs. You are also going to visit Todra Gorge during your Morocco desert tour, and then the Sahara dunes of Merzouga. Here you will enjoy an amazing experience of a Camel trekking tour with our expert English-speaking Camelman, and see a fabulous sunset overnight in a desert camp in the middle of the sand dunes. Your Moroccan desert tour from Marrakech will continue forward to Ouarzazate and back to Marrakech in the afternoon of the 4th day.
4 days Marrakech desert tour description
Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains– Ait Benhaddou – Valley of Thousand Kasbahs – Dades Valley.
Your English-speaking private driver will come to meet you at the scheduled time in the morning, then depart for your 4 days Marrakech desert tour to Merzouga. Travel towards the High Atlas mountains where you are going to enjoy the most panoramic views of the Atlas with the Argan trees views. After a while, your desert tour driver will you a short stop at one of the Argan oil workshops to discover the process of how women use traditional materials to export Argan oil. Once you finish your short stop, you will continue traveling towards the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou,” a UNESCO Heritage site founded by Ethami Lglaoui. Once you arrive, you will go on a guided visit to discover the Kasbah with your private driver or a local guide. Afterward, you will walk back to a local restaurant for lunch.
Once you are ready, you are going to continue your Morocco desert trip towards Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Africa, and the Valley of the Thousand Kasbahs to arrive at Dades Valley where your accommodation for the overnight is located. Check-in for your rooms while being served with a glass of mint tea. Dinner and night.
Day 2: Day tour from Dades to the Desert dunes of Merzouga
After breakfast, you will start your Morocco desert tour 2nd day from Dades Valley. The first stop is going to be the panoramic view of Dades Gorge. After a while, you drive to visit one of the fabulous Canyons of Todra and walk under a 300-meter altitude Gorge. From here, you are going to the Merzouga desert dunes after passing by Erfoud. Upon your arrival at the dunes, you will meet your Camelman who will accompany you on a guided Camel trekking tour in Merzouga to see an amazing sunset behind the golden dunes. Your Camelman will accompany you back on camels to your luxury desert camp where you will take a cold shower and enjoy a drums evening party with our desert team. ( The camp is fully prepared with a private toilet and hot shower in each tent).
Day 3: Merzouga desert to Ouarzazate via Alnif and Draa Valley
Since you are at the heart of the sand dunes, you might want to wake up earlier in the morning to catch a breathtaking sunrise behind the dunes.
Breakfast at the camp restaurant, then meet your private tour driver who will make sure you are all ready for the next adventure day tour. This time your day tour will be from Merzouga towards the Valley of Draa, passing by the South economic city of Rissani and Alnif. On your way, you will enjoy the views of the thousand palm trees and Acacia trees and meet nomad Shepherds.
Lunch break will be at Nkoub village, then continue your private day tour towards Ouarzazate via Draa Valley and Ait Saouen pass. At Ouarzazate, you are going to see the Kasbah of Taourirt and take some amazing photos, then continue to your accommodation for check-in. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Tour from Ouarzazate to Marrakech via the High Atlas
Since you are in the Hollywood of Africa “Ouarzazate”, you are going to have an opportunity to visit the Cinema Studio of Ouarzazate, then continue your Morocco tour back to Marrakech via the High Atlas. On you arrive at the red city, your desert tour driver will accompany you to your accommodation where your Merzouga desert tour 4 day comes to end.
Marrakech to Merzouga 4 day includes
- Arrival pick-up from Airport
- Private English-speaking driver
- Private English-speaking tour guide “Optional”
- 4WD Vehicle / Van with luxury interior
- Wi-Fi hotspot in the Car
- Ait Benhaddou guided visit
- 2 nights Accommodation including “Dinner, Bed, Breakfast”
- Camel trekking in the Desert of Erg Chebbi
- 1 night in a Luxury / Standard camp including “Dinner, Bed, Breakfast”
- Departure Airport transfer ”Only if your flight is the next day after the tour”
Marrakech 4 days Desert Tour price
THE PRICE PER PERSON STARTS FROM 284 $
The price of our tours is not fixed. It might change according to the number of persons and services.
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