Wonderful 3 Days From Fez to Merzouga Sahara Desert

The 3 Days Tour From Fez to Merzouga Sahara Overview:

This three-day trip between Fez and the Merzouga desert is ideal for those wishing to enjoy the Erg Chebbi dunes and camel trek, sleeping in a camp in the desert. We will move from Fez to Ifran and cross the Azrou cedar forest to meet barbarian monkeys, then we will continue in the Ziz Valley to explore the largest palm of Ziz.

Discover the camel ride to admire a beautiful sunset over the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Browse the great canyons of the Ziz Gorge and meet the locals to discover the deep culture of Berbers and nomads living in the desert.

* Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
* Departure time: 8 am
* Starting point: Your hotel / Riad in Fez
* Ending point: Your hotel / Riad in Fez

Tour Itinerary: Amazing 3 Days Tour from Fez to Merzouga Sahara.

Day 1st: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Erfoud – Merzouga

We will pick you up at your hotel at 8 am and drive to Merzouga crossing the 350-kilometre Middle Atlas mountain range from southwest to northwest. On the way, we will cross cities like Ifrane, known as the small “Moroccan Switzerland” for the architecture of their houses, and Azrou, one of the most famous Berber cities of Morocco where we meet the wild monkeys of Barbary.

We will cross the valley and the gorges of Ziz and we will stop for lunch in Midelt. Then continue to Erfoud where we will take a desert track to Merzouga. We will spend the night in a hotel next to the big dunes.

Day 2nd: Merzouga Desert – Nomad Families – Tissardmin Oasis – Khamlia – Erg Chebbi

The whole is spent in the desert. “Date with the sunrise” If you are In the middle of the desert, it`s absolutely worth getting up early to contemplate the most spectacular sunrise you´ve ever seen at the top of a dune close to the camp and enjoy this landscape, which is a gift of nature.

After sunrise, we return to Merzouga on the camels where a hearty breakfast is waiting for us. Then we`ll skirt the Erg Chebbi, a great extension of the sandy desert where we can find the Big Dune of Morocco. which has more than 250mts high. We continue then by the road that was formerly used for the “Paris – Dakar” and ends in the mountains that limit with Angelia.

Stop at Tissardmin oasis where we can find fossil quarries still present in the area, we continue then by a road where we can see nomad settlements and learn their secrets and manners. The next stop will be at a viewpoint to contemplate the hole, Erg Chebbi.

We`ll reach then Kamilia Village, originally from Mali, where we´ll take a relaxing cup of tea meanwhile we listen to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa. Transfer to your accommodation and free afternoon to enjoy the town or the dunes next to the hotel to see the sunset. Dinner and night in the hotel.

Day 3rd: Merzouga Desert and monkey troupes of Azrou – Fes

Once ready, our team and you start our last day to the north through the Tafilalet palm grove, the biggest in the world. You´ll see thousands of palm trees along the 20km of road. This way leads us to the Ziz valley, which river comes down from the high Atlas and feeds the palm grove.

Here we make a stop and from this high viewpoint, enjoy a magnificent view of the valley and the town of Aoufous. We make another break in Midelt, just in the heart of the Atlas where you´ll have free time for lunch and rest for a while. In the afternoon we continue our way through the Cedar Woods where, if we are lucky, we´ll see some monkeys.

The next place we´ll visit is the city of Ifrane, situated on the northwestern slope of the Middle Atlas at 1630 meters above the water level. Its broad avenues, its urban development with perfect cleanness, the gardens, the green areas and its architecture make this city look like a swiss town.

Ifrane feels misplaced in Morocco. That’s why it´s named Moroccan Switzerland, and if that´s not enough it has an important ski resort, Michlifen, About 6 pm we arrive at Fez, transfer to the hotel, and end our services. And we wish you good health and live in peace forever.

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3 Days Tour From Fez to Merzouga Sahara Desert
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