4 Days Tour from Fes to Merzouga Desert

Overview of 4 Days Tour from Fes to Merzouga Desert

In this 4 days tour from Fes to Merzouga, you will visit numerous fabulous places in a short time. The tour begins in Fes and first takes you to Ifrane, often called the Switzerland of Morocco, and then to the serene Cedars Forest. After a stop in Midelt for lunch, you will drive along the amazing Ziz River. Further along the route, you will visit the magnificent Dades and Todra Gorges before reaching the Sahara Desert in Merzouga.

In Merzouga desert, you can ride camels, spend the night in a luxury desert camp in the middle of the Erg Chebbi desert, and enjoy magical sunsets and sunrises. A 4×4 journey allows for deeper exploration of the Sahara Desert. In addition, you will visit the traditional market in Rissani and Erfoud the fossil city. The tour concludes with a return to Fes, leaving you with unforgettable memories of Morocco diverse landscapes and rich culture.

Highlights of 4 Days Tour from Fes to Merzouga Desert

  • Explore Azrou cedar forest and encounter Barbary Apes.
  • Take in panoramic views of Erg Chebbi dunes.
  • Experience a camel ride in the Merzouga Sahara.
  • Witness a stunning desert sunset and try sandboarding.
  • Enjoy a hearty dinner and Berber drumming around the campfire.
  • Overnight camping under the stars in Merzouga Desert.
  • Visit a nomad family and learn about their way of life in Merzouga.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking landscapes of the Ziz Valley.


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Note: This itinerary is customizable to match your preferences and duration of stay. Contact us for personalized tour options and exact pricing based on group size and accommodation preferences.

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Itinerary of 4 Days Tour from Fes to Merzouga Desert

Day 1: Fes – Azrou – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga [467 Km]

We begin our 4-day, 3-night Fes to desert trip by picking you up from your hotel or Riad. Heading south from Fes, our journey takes us through picturesque landscapes. Passing through Azrou and Ifrane, often called the Little Switzerland of Morocco, we pause in the Middle Atlas mountains to visit the cedar forest, home to fascinating Barbary Apes, perfect for memorable photos. After lunch, we continue our drive through the scenic Atlas Mountains, enjoying the vistas of Midelt. Progressing through the Ziz Valley, we reach Erfoud, Rissani, and finally Merzouga. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted with traditional Moroccan hospitality, starting with a refreshing cup of tea and an overnight stay at a Hotel/Riad.

Day 2: Explore Merzouga area [60 km]

After breakfast, our journey continues with a visit to a village inhabited by Mali’s indigenous people, known for their vibrant music and unique way of life. Following this cultural experience, we head to Miffis Mines to observe their operations, then venture into the desert behind the dunes for breathtaking vistas. Here, we enjoy a warm cup of tea with local Bedouins before returning to our hotel for some relaxation.

Later, our local guides will provide instructions on mounting and dismounting camels, along with essential safety tips, preparing us for an exploration of the captivating Erg Chebbi sand-sea. The day concludes with an overnight stay in a traditional Berber tent under the starry desert sky.

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

We start our day early, capturing the breathtaking sunrise over Morocco tallest sand dunes, where the shifting colors and shadows create a mesmerizing spectacle. After a hearty breakfast at our desert accommodation, we venture towards Tinghir, a gateway to the magnificent Todra Gorge. Renowned for its towering rock walls and narrow passages, the gorge offers excellent hiking opportunities along the riverbanks and a chance to savor traditional Berber delicacies at a local eatery nestled within the gorge. Following a scenic lunch, our journey continues through the picturesque Dades Valley, where we settle for the night at a charming hotel perched atop the valley’s scenic heights, ensuring a tranquil end to our day filled with natural wonders.

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

After enjoying a delicious local breakfast, we begin our 4 days tour from Fes to Merzouga and back. From Todgha Gorge, we traverse through lush palm groves and follow the scenic Ziz Valley, pausing at a panoramic viewpoint for tea amidst breathtaking views. Journeying northward, the Middle Atlas Mountains envelop us as we pass by nomadic settlements and their traditional goat-hair tents in the fields. After a satisfying lunch, our route continues through the Middle Atlas Mountains, where you can interact with mischievous Barbary Monkeys in the cedar forests and take a coffee break in the charming alpine town of Ifrane. By late afternoon, we arrive back in Fes, concluding our memorable trip.

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FAQ's of 4 Days Tour from Fes to Merzouga Desert

The Sahara desert is situated 467 km away from Fes. However, the trip is rich with amazing scenery and various stops.

Certainly! For those who prefer not to ride camels, a 4×4 car is available for transfer to and from the camp at no extra charge. Please inform us of your preference at the time of your booking.

The tents are always private. The distinction lies in the standard camp where the bathroom is communal, while the luxury camp features private tents with ensuite bathrooms.

Yes, you can! Numerous ATV rental companies in Merzouga offer quality quad bikes and dunes buggies in Erg Chebbi dunes. Your guide will assist you in arranging this, and you can directly pay the supplier in Merzouga. The cost is typically 50 Euros per quad per hour.

The camel ride takes approximately one hour to reach the camp.

To reserve your desert tour, we require 20% for a deposit to secure your booking. so The remaining payment can be settled directly, but with the driver at the start of your trip.