3-Day Morocco Desert Tour From Fes to Merzouga
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Embark on a magnificent 3-day Moroccan adventure—a tour to the mesmerizing Merzouga Sahara Desert! Our carefully curated itinerary promises not just sights but an unforgettable cultural journey.
Your journey commences amid the striking landscapes of the Middle Atlas mountains and fertile agricultural lands. Along the way, explore Africa’s premier city, ranked eighth globally. As you journey forward, you’ll encounter the captivating Ziz Valley via the Tizi-Ntlghamt road, then continue through Errachidia and Erfoud, guided by our 3-day Morocco tour itinerary.
Upon your arrival in Merzouga, prepare for a magical camel ride to a desert camp. Beneath the starry skies, immerse yourself in Berber culture and enjoy a captivating Beberine performance.
The next day unveils the heart of Merzouga’s Berber culture, where you’ll visit the Gnaoua people and revel in their enchanting music. Explore the mines of kohl and barite rocks. Your adventure culminates at the picturesque Merzouga Lake, where serene beauty awaits.
This Morocco 3-day desert tour to Merzouga is your gateway to unforgettable experiences. Join us and create memories that last a lifetime. Book your trip today!
3-Day Tour from Fes to Merzouga Desert Itinerary
Day 1: From the cultural city of Fes to Merzouga desert
Our captivating Morocco 3-day tour from Fes to the Merzouga Desert commences seamlessly from your chosen meeting point. Punctuality is our commitment, and your driver will ensure an on-time departure.
Embark on an enchanting journey as we leave Fes and head to the city of Ifrane via Imouzzar Kandar. Along the way, the expansive Middle Atlas mountains will paint a stunning backdrop. It’s in Ifrane, where you’ll discover the finest city in Africa, ranked eighth in the world. While exploring this remarkable city, you’ll encounter the famed white lion statue, a creation by a German soldier during the Second World War.
After an enriching city visit, our adventure leads us to the picturesque Ziz Valley and Errachidia Dam. Our route passes through the charming city of Midelt, traversing the remarkable Tizi-Ntlghamt road. This road is the Kingdom of Morocco’s largest source of dates, offering ample photo opportunities.
We continue our journey through the city of Erfoud, ultimately arriving in the Merzouga desert, where the true adventure unfolds.
Upon arrival, our customary mint tea welcomes you, providing a moment of refreshment. Next, we embark on camel rides to our well-appointed camp. Our skilled team ensures you reach the camp well before sunset. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to try your hand at the exhilarating activity of sandboarding while the desert transforms with the breathtaking hues of the setting sun.
As the first day of our 3-day Morocco itinerary concludes, we’ll treat you to a captivating Berberine music show under the starry desert sky.
Day 2: Merzouga discovery
The second day of our 3-day Morocco trip delves into life in the desert and the captivating Berber culture, offering a rich tapestry of experiences.
Our journey begins with the Oasis of Hassilabied, nestled in the heart of the desert, where you’ll encounter an oasis like no other. Next, we venture to visit the Nomads, a resilient community residing in tents near the Algerian border. Here, you’ll savor traditional tea and perhaps sample other delectable local dishes. The Nomads are renowned for their warm-hearted hospitality, making this a truly immersive cultural experience.
Our next destination is M’Ifiss, a locale famous for its fossil and Kohl mines. The history and significance of these minerals will be unveiled, adding depth to your understanding of the region.
Continuing our cultural exploration, we visit the Gnaoua people in the village of Khamlia. Immerse yourself in their vibrant traditional music and captivating dances—a unique cultural exchange that promises to leave a lasting impression.
As the day winds down, we’ll return you to your hotel, offering a chance to rest and rejuvenate. Our driver will arrive 30 minutes before sunset to transport you to the summit of Merzouga’s towering sand dunes. Here, you’ll witness the breathtaking spectacle of the sun setting over the desert expanse. Later, we’ll guide you back to your hotel for a restful night, ensuring you’re ready for the adventures of the following day.
Day 3: From Merzouga desert to Fes
The concluding day of your 3-day Morocco journey from Fes to the enchanting Merzouga desert kicks off with a hearty breakfast at the hotel. Our onward expedition sets a course for the captivating city of Fes.
Our scenic drive takes us through the city of Errachidia, where we’ll make a brief stop to savor a cup of freshly brewed coffee. From there, our journey unfolds to reveal the remarkable Errachidia dam, a noteworthy point of interest along our route. As we continue our adventure, we once more traverse the picturesque road of Tizi-Ntlghamt, treating you to sweeping panoramas that stretch as far as the eye can see.
Our voyage leads us through the city of Midelt, and onward to Azrou, where more captivating experiences await.
In the grand finale of this excursion, we retrace our path through the heart of the Middle Atlas mountain range, passing through Imouzzar, and ultimately returning to the vibrant city of Fes. Here, your unforgettable 3-day Morocco journey reaches its conclusion, leaving you with cherished memories to carry forward.