3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga

3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga desert

Our 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga is planned by our experts and can be tailored to meet the demands of our customers. As a result, please do not hesitate to contact us with any queries or requests for modifications.

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Departure location:

Fes

Return location:

Fes

Departure time:

08:00 AM

Itinerary duration

3 days/ 2 nights

3 days tour from Fes​ to Merzouga overview:

If you’re searching for a 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga, this is the route to take. With our services, you will be able to experience views of the Atlas Mountains in the midst, as well as verdant agricultural plains. Not only that, but you’ll have the chance to visit Africa’s best city and the world’s ninth-best metropolis.
Following that, you will proceed to view the wonderful valley of Ziz through the Tizi-Ntlghamt road. The 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga desert through Errachidia and Erfoud. You’ll ride camels to the tent and watch the Beberine entertainment under the stars once you are there.

The following day, you will learn about Berber culture and explore Merzouga’s surroundings. You will also visit the Gnaoua people and listen to their music, as well as the kohl and Barite mines. Finally, you’ll be treated to the vistas of Merzouga Lake.

Highlights of our 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga:

The Itinerary of our 3 Days tour from Fes to Merzouga

Day 1 : From Fes to Merzouga desert passing by Ifrane and Azro:

The first day of the 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga desert will begin at your Fes lodging. “Ifrane” will be the first thing we see. It’s also known as the “Switzerland of Morocco.” Then we’ll go through the central Atlas Mountains, which are home to the world’s biggest cedar woods, which are also home to monkeys.

We’ll continue the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt after a peaceful stopover. We’ll go through Erfoud to the lovely Merzouga. Passing through the magnificent Ziz gorges and Errachidia, where you will have a traditional Berber lunch. We’ll then travel through Ziz Valley towards Merzouga. Finally, we came to a halt to take in the panoramic vistas along the road. After all, you’re coming to Merzouga, where you’ll be greeted with mint tea. Then we’ll swap to camels to take you around the spectacular world of Erg Chebbi’s dunes. You will be able to observe the stunning sunset in the heart of the Sahara on a fantastic camel ride. Finally, the camels will transport you to our well-equipped traditional tent, where you will have a traditional meal. Furthermore, you will be relaxing beneath the stars while listening to a berberine music performance.

Day 2: Merzouga desert 4×4 tour:

The second day of our 3 days from Fes to Merzouga: Today is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. To begin the trip, your driver will pick you up from your hotel. The fact that you will be discovering desert life and learning more about the culture makes this day unique. The national motor museum is the first stop on your itinerary. Furthermore, there is a museum of ancient vehicles owned by a Qatari man.

Second, you’ll go to a Berber settlement known as “Khamlia.” Most of the individuals who moved from other African nations, such as “Gabon,” dwell in this little community. We would be able to sample their tea as well as listen to their “Gnaoua” music. After learning about their journey, you’ll go to a stunning location near the Algerian border. In addition, a Kohl mine is located in this region.

Finally, your driver will take you to see the lives of nomads once again. These individuals are around 20 kilometers from the border; you will learn about all of the pieces of their tents, where they cook, and how they travel about. After all, your driver will take you to the greatest restaurants. Furthermore, following lunch, you will go to the oasis, which is home to agricultural regions. In addition, the water infrastructure in the neighborhood will be visible. Our team will eventually transport you to the hotel, where you will rest and spend the night.

Day 3: Merzouga desert – Rissani – Midelt – Fes:

On the third day of our 3 days trip from Fes to Merzouga, we suggest getting up early to see the sunrise.

To begin, return to the Atlas Mountains and view Errachidia’s water dam. Pass via the Ziz valley, which offers stunning views. Your vehicle will undoubtedly make a photo stop before arriving in Midelt for lunch.

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Testimonials:

3 Dyas desert tour with Hassan

A fantastic adventure, the best way to get to know the real Morocco... We book a 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga with Moroccan Desert Tours and we so happy about it. Hassan, our guide, was always attentive and answered all our questions.
We will definitely do it again.

Marcos H

Merzouga tour from Fes

We went to Merzouga and it is a complete experience and highly recommended.
Idir was a driver-guide of 10, he explained us many things about the local culture, he was attentive at all times that everything went well.

Adam S

Morocco Desert Tour

We had a fantastic experience. Following our visit to Marrakech, Hassan met us at the hotel on time to begin our four-day journey to Fez.
It's a tour of contrasts: from the city to the Atlas Mountains, snow, desert, lush valleys, gorges, towns, lovely hotels.... a thousand smiles from Hassan and everyone we encountered... wonderful care of the children.
This is a journey that comes highly recommended.
We'll return for more.

Audrey C

3 days trip from Fes to Merzouga

Hassan (our guide) arrived in Marrakech to pick us up. Very observant. He devised a hilarious path for us to take to get to the desert. He offered us a lot of information about the area and answered all of our inquiries. The desert experience is highly recommended. The tents were spotless and comfortable. The dinner and the night in the desert were both fantastic.

Cesar C

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Highlights overview:

The 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga is full with stunning sights to visit. As a result, we’d like to provide you with an outline of what you’ll see and experience during your trip with us.

Fes

Fes: Because our excursions generally start at Fes, our beloved guests have the option of seeing the city with a local guide. It takes a whole day to see all of the beautiful sights. As a result, before beginning our 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga desert, we decided to provide an optional stop.

Our crew has compiled a list of the most popular attractions in Fes:

-Madrasa Bou Inania Madrasa Bou Inania Madrasa Bou Inania Madrasa Bou
Morocco offers a plethora of fascinating Madrasas, or historic schools and institutions. The Sultan Bou Inan erected Bou Inania between 1350 and 1357, and it is well acclaimed for its unique architecture.

Its outside is made of mud, while the inside is made of carved wood and Zellige.

It is, nevertheless, one of the sacred locations that non-Muslims may visit and enjoy.

  • -Fes El Bali 


The medina of Fez el-Bali has around 300 districts and 9,000 lanes, most of which are dead ends. Each district used to have a mosque, a Koranic school, an oven, a fountain, and a hammam, despite the fact that the requirement is no longer in effect.

The most beautiful Riads in this ancient Medina are those constructed in the Andalusian style, with outstanding architecture, carved cedarwood, and Moroccan antique zellige.

Bab Boujloud, or the blue gate, is the primary entrance to the Fes El Bali Medina. It’s a stunning location at the entrance for some fantastic photos.

Also, if you want to sample some delectable street cuisine, the gate is the way to go.

  • -Tanneries of Fes.


These are the biggest tanneries in Fes El Bali, a popular tourist destination where visitors can observe how spices are used to give the leather a wonderful hue. Citizens or laborers in the region spend hours washing leather and then drying it to create exquisite traditional shoes and jackets…

Most visitors to the region carry mint with them since the location does not have a very pleasant odor. It’s best to visit near the end of the day when the leather wholes are dry and vibrant.

The Mellah, to be precise.
The Mellah of the Jewish Quarter in Fes El Bali is a fascinating place to visit, reflecting Fes’ ancient Jewish culture. The reconstructed Aben-Danan Synagogue in the same region is also worth a look.

The Jewish cemetery, on the outskirts of Mellah, is a serene and renowned spot to take in ancient Moroccan architecture.

  • -Fes El Jedid (Fes El Jedid is a fictional character).


During the 13th century, the Merenids established Fes el Jedid, or the new town, a site that was broadly designed to match the palaces of its architects. It is now well-known for its massive historic palaces. The majestic Royal Palace, for example, is the focal point of the region (it is not open to the public).

La Nouvelle Ville is the place to go if you want to view Fes’ new massive building and modern architecture.

Please contact us for additional information about the most popular attractions in Fes.

Ifrane

The first stop on our 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga is Ifrane, which is known for its nickname “Little Switzerland.” More significantly, according to some sources, it is Africa’s best city and the ninth-best city in the world.

There is a lot to see and do in this city. With our 3-day desert trip from Fes, we’ll take you to Ifrane, also known as the Garden City. A really posh location with a white lion statue as a centerpiece.

During WWII, Ifrane served as a large prisoner of war camp. In order for a German to get his release, he had to look after the white lion monument. Many other reports claim it was carved by a French artist since the city’s name alludes to Tamazight or Berber caverns.

Erfoud

Erfoud is a city in the northeast of Morocco, around 40 minutes from Merzouga or Erg Chebbi. It is well-known for its fossils. Before becoming a desert, all of the lands, including Erg Chebbi and Rissani, were once a vast sea. That is to say, numerous fossil extractors have arrived to show visitors the city’s hidden riches. Erfoud is also known as the dating capital of the world. Every year, they have a large celebration in the city to commemorate the seasons of dates, which attracts visitors from all over the world.

Merzouga desert

The camel ride in the Merzouga desert and a stay at a Berber nomad tent are highlights of our Fes desert trips. Aside from that, there’s sandboarding at the camp and sunsets. Merzouga is home to Erg Chebbi, Morocco’s highest sand dunes.

You will drive from Fes to Merzouga on our 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga. To begin, you will sample our traditional tea to help you recover from your long journey. Then, across the Erg Chebbi desert, ride camels. Your camel driver will make sure you capture the greatest shots possible with your magnificent, comfy camels along the route. Minutes before dusk, you’ll get the opportunity to walk the dunes on a sandboard for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

You will be astonished by your typical camp and eat the tastiest meals ever while at the camp. Following supper, you will be treated to a Berber music presentation beneath the stars.

On the next day, you will get the chance to explore Merzouga and its surrounding settlements. To begin, you will go to the Hassi Labied Oasis, which consists of vast green agricultural areas owned by Berber bedouins and is a tranquil spot to admire various plants such as palms and apricots.

Second, you’ll go to Morocco’s National Auto Museum, which is owned by an Emirati businessman and is the sole museum in the region. He has a lot of ready-to-drive automobiles inside, including Chinese, Japanese, and British models.

Following your tour to the museum, you will go to Khamlia, where you will hear traditional Gnaoua music. After that, pay a visit to the nomads.

You’ll eventually sample the Berber pizza and then return to the hotel for the night.

The Souk of Rissani

On the third day of our 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga desert, you will visit Rissani, which is known for having the largest souk in the region, also known as the desert souk. Rissani used to be a rest stop for caravans traveling from Mauritania to trade or sell their wares in Marrakech and other cities. As a result, they brought numerous precious items to the city. Spices, for example, and donkeys…

We’ll make absolutely sure our guide gets you to this souk since we’re from the neighborhood. To begin, you will pay a visit to a man who is well-known for selling expensive spices so that our valued clients can learn more about them. After that, you’ll proceed to a location known as the Donkey Festival. Only open on market days, which are Thursday, Tuesday, and Sunday. A marketplace where donkeys are traded for housing and transportation. A business next to the region sells and buys goats for Eid and other special occasions. Another section is dedicated to the sale of various meats, fish, and Madonna (the pitta bread). Rissani is also well-known for its Ramadan date sales.

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