Fes to the Desert across the middle Atlas mountains and back to Fez in 3Days
Day 1 : Travel from Fez ( Fes) to the desert of Merzouga
In the morning, our driver will pick you up to start your desert tour, you will enjoy an unforgettable expedition to the dunes of Erg Chebbi, inside the desert of Merzouga, the doorstep of the Desert of Morocco.
Your first station will be the Middle Atlas mountains, precisely Ifrane city, a ski resort town in the Middle Atlas region of Morocco ( locally called Switzerland of Morocco).
We will continue our road by crossing the deep cedar forests – the largest in Morocco – where you’ll see Barbary apes ( Moroccan Macaques).
Your next stop will be Azrou, a Moroccan municipality in the province of Ifrane located in a strategic crossroads between the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas mountain.
Along the magnificent hills and mountains of the Atlas, your next station will be Midelt where you will have a lunch at a local restaurant .
After lunch, you’ll be heading to the Sahara through the city of Errachidia : administrative and military center built by the French in the early 19th century.
On the road to Erfoud an oasis town in the Sahara Desert, you’ll discover the panoramic view of Ziz Valley, the source of Meski ( Ain Maski ), an oasis in the Desert of Morocco.
Dinner and Overnight in Erfoud.
Day 2 : A visit to the museum of fossils in Erfoud, the Kasabah of Rissani and Merzouga.
You will begin your day in Erfoud, it’s an oasis town in the Sahara Desert of Morocco, a mythical space to take pictures for your memories.
You’ll visit the Erfoud’s museum of fossils, the Amazing Kasabah of the city of Rissani and its wild environment.
For lunch, we suggest a local dish called « Al Madfouna » the Moroccan Saharan pizza.
After exploring Rissani, you will continue your tour to Merzouga Desert to watch the grace of sun set in the Erg Chebbi sand dunes while riding camels.
The breathtaking beauty of the sandy hills and the panoramic of sunset and sun rise remain the features of the Erg Chebbi area.
Meanwhile , you can relax on the sandy hills with local music and the campfire.
Dinner and overnight stay in the dunes of Merzouga desert.
Day 3 : From the Desert of Merzouga Back to Fez city
We recommend you to wake up a little bit early to enjoy the the sunrise over the Erg Chebbi dune while riding camels back to your accommodation in Merzouga.
After your breakfast, your private driver will drive you back to Fez city.
What’s included in our private desert tour
- Private and comfortable air conditioned car
- English speaking driver/guide
- private luxury desert camp
- desert team (cooks, assistance, camel guide…)
- All meals and drinks during your stay in the desert
- Camel trekking
- Sand baked bread
What’s not included in our private desert tour
- Drinks, Liquors, beer and bottled beverages
- Tips for drivers and guide