4 Days Fes to Merzouga Desert Tour


Discover the most impressive places in Morocco with this 4-day Desert tour from Fes to Merzouga Sahara for 4 unforgettable days ending in Fes. Camel ride, 4×4 dune rides, and one-night camping in the desert. Ideal experience if you have your flights arriving in and departing from Fes!

This 4 Sahara desert tour from the imperial city of Fes is the best option to get an amazing desert trip having only 4 days. It is a great Morocco tour for travelers who want to explore the Moroccan desert in Merzouga, Erg Chebbi dunes, meeting local nomadic people, and visiting all interesting places and the Merzouga area.

Highlights of 4-Day Desert Tour from Fes to Merzouga

  • Stop at Azrou cedar forest and see Barbary Apes

  • Panoramic aspects of Erg Chebbi dunes

  • Experience Camel ride in Merzouga Sahara

  • Watch Sunset over the sand dunes

  • Do Sand Boarding activity

  • Hearty dinner and party around campfire (Berber Drums)

  • Overnight Camping at Merzouga Desert Camp

  • Merzouga Excursion & a visit to a nomad family

  • Spectacular views of the Ziz Valley landscapes

1️⃣Day 1: Fes » Azrou (Cedar forest) » Midelt » Erfoud » Merzouga [467 Km]

We will pick you up from your hotel or Riad then starting our Fes to desert trip 4 days 3 nights drive south to Azrou via Ifrane (The little Switzerland of Morocco) and then to the Middle Atlas mountains stopping by cedar forest, you will be able to take some fascinating photos with the Barbarian Apes before you continue the way through the Atlas Mountains enjoying the landscapes of Midelt.

After lunch, we’ll continue our journey through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud, Rissani, and Merzouga. On our arrival there will be welcomed by a cup of tea and overnight at the Hotel/Riad.

2️⃣Day 2: Explore Merzouga area & Camel Trek (Night in Desert Camp) [45 km]

After breakfast, we’ll start exploring the area, by visiting the village of black people originally from Mali to enjoy their music and the way they live.

After that, we will drive to Miffis Mines to explore how they work over there before getting behind the Dunes in a full desert with charming views where we will sit for a warm cup of tea with the local Bedouins, before returning back to the hotel.

After a rest, your local guides will teach you how to mount and dismount and other handy camel-related safety tips then you begin exploring the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Overnight in a Berber tent.

3️⃣Day 3: Merzouga » Ziz Vally » Todra Gorges & Dades Valley [255 km]

We will make up early in the morning to watch the best sunrise of your life and casting different shadows and colors over the sea of sand dunes, the highest in Morocco, before returning to our desert hotel, after breakfast, We will continue to Tinghir and the stunning Todra Gorge the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco.

The gorge is a great spot for hiking and relaxing on the edge of the river or sampling some local Berber delicacies. After lunch in the heart of the gorge, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley where we will end our day spending the night in a nice hotel located on the top of the mountain.

4️⃣Day 4: Dades Valley » Ziz Valley » Midelt » Fes [472 Km]

After a delicious local breakfast, we pack up and start our 4-Day Desert Tour from Fes to Merzouga back to Fes. From Todgha Gorge we pass through palm groves and follow the Ziz Valley where we will stop in a panoramic spot to have tea and admire the scene before us.

The mountains surround us as we travel northwards to Midelt, you may see nomadic settlements in the fields with their goat-hair tents. After lunch, we continue our four-day tour traveling through the Middle Atlas Mountains and forests, you can stop to feed the mischievous Barbary Monkeys in the cedar trees and we will stop for coffee in the alpine town of Ifrane.

By late afternoon we will reach Fes where we say our goodbyes.

Program Itinerary of the 4 Days Desert Tour from Fes

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Additional info about the 4-Day Fes Desert tour to Merzouga

  • 1. At the accommodations, you will be staying in a private room at your preferred type

  • 2. At the desert camp, you will be staying in a private tent at your fancied type

  • 3. Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.

  • 4. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • 5. Comfortable shoes for walking and Sandboarding, sport sneakers for example. Long sleeves and long pants or skirts are appropriate for the camel trek.

  • 6. Quad bike & Buggies in the dunes can be included as an extra.

  • 7. Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • 8. Your booking confirmation will be received at the time of booking.