Day 1: Fes, Middle Atlas mountains, arfoud, Ziz valley and Merzouga
Your Fez desert tour 3 days starts with a prompt 7am pickup from your riad or hotel by one of our multilingual drivers. As you journey into the Middle Atlas mountains, your first stop will be in the Swiss inspired ski chalet town of Ifrane, also known as Swiss Morocco, built by the French in the 1930's. Stop number two will be the peaceful Berber town of Azrou and continue into the cedar forests to see the friendly barbary apes in their natural habitat.
Next, it's on to crossing the Atlas mountains, winding up and down through quickly changing terrain and vegetation, where you will eventually arrive at the town of Rissani, known as the edge of the Sahara. Continuing south, you will soon be amazed at seeing the start of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, which can go up to 50 meters in height, and stretch eastwards towards the Algerian Sahara border. Upon arrival to Merzouga, prepare to enjoy a 90 minute sunset camel trek through the shifting dunes, to a traditional Berber desert camp. Here, you will spend an unforgettable night eating dinner, listening to music, drinking tea around a fire, and gazing at the stars.
Day 2: Merzouga / Khamlia /Rissani
The next morning of fez desert tour 3 days, at the morning after breakfast in the Auberge, you to visit the black volcanic rocks of marble fossils, visit a nomad family living in tent, visit to khamlia village famous with black people and entertainment with their spiritual music of Gnawa, and visit the lake Dayte Sarji that forms in springtime which attract pink flamingos and wildlife. Then you will have a break for lunch in Merzouga or Hassi Labied. After lunch, you will see the canal irrigation system and have a walk on the oasis located on the foot of the dunes. Continue to your hotel to relaxing and get ready for a camel trek for an hour and a half to enjoy the sunset. While on the back of your dromedary, you will continue to the camp for an overnight in a traditional nomad tent. Dinner and spend the night in a bivouac in the middle of the dunes.
Day 3: MERZOUGA DESERT TOUR AND CAMEL TREKKING
In the last day of fez desert tour 3 days , be prepared to be woken up to watch a breathtaking sunrise and trek back to the auberge (hotel) via camel, where you will enjoy a delicious breakfast. After breakfast, you will leave Merzouga and journey back to Fez, making several stops along the way to further enrich your Moroccan experience.
What is included in the trip :
- Comfortable vehicle, good driver/guide during entire trip
- 2 meals: dinner and breakfast
- 1 Night at Hotel
- 1 Night in a nomad tent camp
- Dune camel trekking tour at sunset
- Note : If the itineraries that we offer are not what you're looking for, please contact us and state your requirements.
What is not included:
The prices are dependent upon the accommodations