3 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM FES

OVERVIEW: 3 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM FES

Join this 3 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM FES to Merzouga’s Erg Chebbi Dunes, exploring scenic stops like Ifrane and Azrou. Traverse the Middle Atlas Mountains, witness stunning views, and visit a fossil craft studio in Erfoud. You will visit nomads in their traditional tents, enjoy a camel ride into the dunes for a mesmerizing sunset, and relax in a comfy desert camp. On the return, explore Rissani’s bustling market and Arfoud’s fossil workshop before concluding the adventure amid the Middle Atlas Mountains to Fes.

HIGHLIGHTS: 3 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM FES

  • Drive through the Middle Atlas Mountains
  • See monkeys in the cedar forest
  • Enjoy wide views of the Ziz Valley
  • Experience the magic of the Sahara Desert with camel treks, nomadic encounters
  • Watch a special sunset and sunrise over Erg Chebbi
  • Sleep under the stars in the Sahara Desert

ITINERARY: 3 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM FES

DAY 1: FES – IFRANE – AZROU – MIDDLE ATLAS MOUNTAINS – SAHARA DESERT

In Moring our driver will pack you up from your accommodation in Fes and drive to Merzouga desert. On our way will have stop in Ifrane, often referred to as Morocco’s Switzerland, where you can take magnificent images and observe the town’s splendor. Then we go to Azrou’s cedar grove, which is home to some playful monkeys.

After long drive aross the middle Atlas Mountains, we will stop for lunch in Midelt. Afterward, we cross the TIZI N TALGHAMT pass, which provides amazing views of the Ziz gorges and the lovely Ziz Valley. Continuing our journey to Erg Chebbi Dunes by passing through Aoufous and Erfoud, which are known for their fossils and dates. You will be able to tour a fossil craft studio and learn about this unique art form.

Finally, we arrive at Erg Chebbi’s Merzouga Dunes, where you’ll check into your hotel where a magical dinner awaits, accompanied by traditional Berber music. The hotel provides a unique and comfortable accommodation, allowing you to fully embrace the serene beauty of the desert night.

DAY 2: AN EXPLORATIVE JOURNEY OF THE DESERT – VISIT NOMADS – CAMEL TREKKING – OVERNIGHT DESERT CAMP

Following a delicious breakfast, we drive to Khamlia village, where you will be treated to the enthralling rhythms of real Gnawa music. Then we’ll go off the usual route, exploring the dunes on an unpaved road and stopping for tea with nomads in traditional Berber tents. This immersive experience gives you a glimpse into a different way of life, and you’ll even get to eat Berber pizza for lunch.

In the late afternoon, after relaxing at the hotel, you’ll prepare for an incredible camel ride into the heart of the dunes to view the breathtaking sunset. When you arrive at the camp, you’ll be greeted with mint tea before settling into your comfy tents with ensuite bathroom and shower as the Sahara presents its stunning evening hues. Dinner is ready, and as you eat, a musical performance by the group around the fire adds to the allure of the starry Sahara night.

DAY 3: MERZOUGA – RISSANI – ARFOUD – ZIZ VALLEY – MIDDLE ATLAS MOUNTAINS – FES

 Today make sure to wake up early to witness the breathtaking sunrise, as the dunes come alive with a mesmerizing display of colors and shadows, so you will not miss an awe-inspiring spectacle. After breakfast Start you will ride your camel back to the Merzouga and meet your driver and head back to Fes.

 Along the way, we will stop in Rissani’s bustling traditional market. If you visit on a market day—Sundays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays—you’ll be greeted to a vibrant display of colors, fragrances, and sounds as you stroll through its bustling streets. Afterward, we drive to Arfoud, where you’ll have the opportunity to visit a workshop showcasing fossilized marble. The Journey continues through the picturesque palm groves of ZIZ VALLEY and the middle Atlas Mountains. Drop you off t your accommodation in Fes.

Info: 3 DAYS DESERT TOUR
what Included
  • Private A/C Vans or 4×4 vehicles
  • Fuel
  • English speaking driver.
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Typical hotels, Kasbahs, Riads
  • Camel ride Per each
  • Overnight in a traditional nomad tent
  • All breakfasts
what Excluded
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Tipping Driver and Guides

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Amar Amraoui

Moroccan Trips stands as a beacon of excellence in the realm of travel, founded in 2012 by the distinguished tour operator, Amar Amraoui. With a childhood spent amidst the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Sahara Desert, Amar possesses an unparalleled depth of knowledge and profound affinity for Morocco’s diverse terrain and cultural heritage.

Drawing from years of hands-on experience as an esteemed in-country agent for esteemed national and international travel entities, Amar has honed his craft in guiding discerning travelers across Morocco’s captivating landscapes. His career in the tourism industry began in 2007, and he has since remained steadfastly committed to promoting eco-friendly travel strategies.

A graduate with a Bachelor’s (BA) degree in Sustainable Tourism and Languages, Amar Amraoui embodies a blend of academic prowess and practical expertise. At Moroccan Trips, Amar’s mission is to transcend mere travel and curate transformative experiences that resonate with the soul of Morocco, offering bespoke journeys that blend cultural immersion with unparalleled adventure.

Experience the epitome of professionalism and personalized service with Moroccan Trips. Allow us to be your trusted partner in crafting bespoke travel experiences that leave an indelible mark on your heart and mind, as we invite you to discover the true essence of Morocco’s boundless beauty and timeless allure.

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