Fes to Merzouga 3 days desert tour is one of excellent Morocco tours to Sahara. This desert trip start from Fez to Merzouga and back to Fes. the tour program includes: overnight merzouga camel trekking and adventure 4x4 tour to explore around dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Merzouga is a small town out on the edge of the Sahara Desert of Erg Chebbi. Merzouga is only 20 km away from Algerian border where the paved road ends and the real Sahara Desert sand dunes begin. Merzouga desert is the most common destination in Morocco for Camel treks and desert camps.
What To Expect Fes To Merzouga 3 days desert trip ?
Your Fes to Merzouga 3 days desert tour depart from Fes to Merzouga desert for the first night. you will pass by nature park of Ifrane to take picture 9f white lion statue. Then you w’ll continue to Cedar forests in Azrou to see wild monkeys ( Barbary apes). you will pass over the middle Atlas Mountains to reach Zaida and Midelt Berber towns. Then you will drive along Ziz Valley and Gorge. Yoi will reachMerzouga village. Overnight hotel. ..... The 2nd day of your adventure desert trip from Fes. You will discover Merzouga and Around Erg Chebbi dunes. you will start by visiting Merzouga Oasis and Merzouga lake. also visit khamlia village to listen Gnwa music. and drive off-roading to visit nomads who area living in black desert. The 3rd day of Fes to Merzouga 3 day Sahara trip you will drive to Dades Gorge via Rissani Alnif and the canyon of Todara Gorge. walk bisde todra river.
Highlights of Marrakech to Fes desert tour
Visit Ifrane city, white lion statue
Feed wild monkeys in Azrou Cedar Forest
Cross Middle Atlas Mountains, Sky resort
Cross east High Atlas Mountais
Ride a camel in Erg Chebbi to watch the colour-changing sunset
Spend the night at a Berber desert camp at the Sahara desert
Adventue 4×4 around dunes
Visit nomads in their authentic tents
Itinerary Fes t Merzouga 3 day trip
Detailed itinerary for Fes to Merzouga 2 nighs 3 days desert tour via Ifrane, Atlas mountains. The tour program includes camel ride and overnight desert camp in Dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Fes to Merzouga 3 days desert tour starts daily from Fes. We pick up clients from their Riad or hotel at 8am.
Fist stop at national park of Ifane city called also Moroccan Switzerland. The constructure of the building is totally different than any other city of Morocco. and reason is it get snow a lot in this area in winter. Make stop to take picture of white lion statue.
A short drive to Azrou Cedar Forest, it's the biggest cedar forest in Africa. And it's nature home of wild monkies. This is your chance to meet those friendly animals to feed them.
Continue exploring over the beautiful Middle Atlas Mountains. They are green in the spring and covered of snow in the winter. the mountain is home of some Berber tribes.
Pass via some Berber villages and small towns as Zaida or Midet where to make break fore lunch. The area know for the apples trees.
Carry on travelling to cross the east part of High Atlas Mountains and drive along Ziz valley and through it's palm tree groves. Reach Merzouga hotel overnight
Erg Chebbi dunes - 4WD Tour - Camel Trekking
Merzouga 4Wd adverture
The second day after breakfast you will start exploring around Merzouga desert and dunes of Erg Chebbi in 4×4 SUV. The adventure 4WD excursion will take you to visit Merzouga oasis. And its traditional irrigation system. Furthermore vist Merzouga lake where you will see different type of birds as pink flamingos, Ducks... ( it's seasonal lake ) . Then you will go to discover Khamlia village called also Black Town. ( The most of inhabitants are dark-skinned people. they have immigrated from Sudan and Maly. and lived in Morocco as slaves). they will show you their culture and Gnawa music.
After you listen to Gnawa music and drink a glass of meat tea you will drive off-roadding in the route of Paris Dark. you will see amazing panoramic view of sand sea dunes. And visit some mines. also visi M'fis , it's an old isolated and ruined village build by French armies during French occupation in Morocco.
From there you will drive to black desert ( black volcanic rocks ) . where nomads families are living in their authentic nomadic tents. discover nomad lifestyle. The hospitality , how do they live? and their income.
You will have chance to have Berber Pizza for lunch. it's special food in the area. the Berber pizza backed in hot sand of Sahara and it's without cheese.
After adventure 4×4 around dunes you will start camel trekking experience. you will leave car and ride your camel to desert camp in the middle of Erg Chebbi sahara.
The camel trekking excursion take 1 h 30 min to the other side of desert. On the way you will stop to see spectacular sunset on high poit of dunes. The team in the camp will welcome you by cup of meat tea.
We have both luxury and standard camps. in our camps we have western bathroom and dining room. and everything else you will need for the night.
After delicious Morocco Tagine at dinner the Berber guide will make a party. They use traditional drums. you have chance to play and dance. then free time for romantic walk on sand to watch stars. Sleeping in Sahara desert camp. This part is the highlight of Fes to Merzouga tours.
Merzouga - Erfoud Fes [ 463 km / 9 Hours ]
Merzouga camel trekking Excursion
The second the of Fes to Merzouga desert trip starts in early morning to watch the magic sunrise behind the dunes. the color is changing while sun rises up.
The breakfast and shower at the camp if you select luxury desert camp for your desert commendation. If you choose Stadard normal camp you will have breakfast and shower in a guest house in Merzouga after camel riding across the sand sea.
After full Sahara desert experience in Merzouga and around dunes of Erg-Chebbi, you will travel back to Fes . pass by Erfoud, a nice town where you can visit a marble workshop and fossils. Also it's where best dates fruits grow up. And you will have chance to pass by same sites of the first day. For more pictures.
A dramatic changing of landscapes from dry Sahara desert to green and fertile lands in the north. We will transfer you to your hotel Riad or Fez Airport. This is the end of Fes 3 day itineray.
Fes to Merzouga desert tour price :
The price of our private Fes to Merzouga desert tour is depending on the number of travelers, the season and accommodation choice, it can start from 110 per person for groups and families to 390 Euro; per person for solo travelers, couples and luxury trips.
What's price included ?
Pick-up and drop off at / from your hotel, Riad or Airport
Desert tour in 4×4 vehicle / Minibus with A/C
Expert driver / tour guide
Desert Camp tents (breakfast & dinner included)
Camel ride & overnight in Merzouga desert camp ( Camel per person )
What's price not included ?
Hotel in Fes & Marrakech
Mid Day meal and drinks
Guides tips ( optional )
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Here are most questions asked by travelers about Morocco, and Fes Sahara desert Tours, Excursions, 1 day trisp, .
How to book and pay this trip ?
After you chick our offer and read all details, send a message via Email or WhatsApp. Informing us what you are interesting in. To confirm any tour or activity, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is due in cash at the meeting point in Euros, Dollars or equivalent in dirham. Once you send a deposit means your booking is confirmed.
Difference between private & shared desert Tours ?
On our Marrakech shared group desert tours you will share only transportation. But you will get private room in hotels and private tent in Sahara desert camp.
For Private Marrakech desert trips you will be in comfortable car 4x4 . We offer 2 commendations options. Standard and Luxury.
Is it possible to reach the camp without riding the camels ?
To get to Desert camp in the midddle of sand dunes there other means of transport rather than the camels as : take 4WD car or by ATVs quad biking, And also by trekking or walking.
What is best time to visit Morcco Sahara desert ?
Best time to visit Merzouga & Erg Chebbi Sahara desert is from September to November. And From February to May. Summer ( July and august ) in Merzouga Sahara is hot averaging around 45ºC during the day. but at nigh the weather is okay. Our visitors go afternoon late and come back early morning. and during the winter (December and January ) in desert is very cold specially at night or early morning but our camp is equipped with enough mattresses and blankets. We are available the whole year.
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3 Day Fes to Marrakech desert tour reviews, read what our costumers said about our Morocco Sahara desert tours packages. Private Fes desert trips and Excursions.
"Enchanting 3 day Fez to Merzouga desert trip"
"We only had a short time in Morocco, but going with TopSaharaTrips company allowed us to see so much in a few days. Our driver professional guide met us in Fes at our Riad. we left for Merzouga and made stops in the Atlas mountains to see the breathtaking sights. We spent the night in the desert after a camel trek from Merzouga, and we experience 4×4 tour around dunes. it was the most incredible experience of my life. From the music to the food, everything was awesome. The hospitality. I highly recommend this trip to travelers of all ages and interests."
"Fes to Merzouga tour Morocco highlight."
"Amazing life experience, 3 day tour fes to Merzouga was the highlight of our Morocco vacation. We enjoyed wonderful sceneries, great experiences and delicious food. the best activity is camel ride in Merzouga and night in desert camp. After the trip we also hired this company for 1 day trip Fes to Meknes. We highly recommend this company for Fes Morocco desert trips and one day Fes excursions. Fes camel trek. and fes 3 day itinerary to Merzouga Sahara desert. "