5-day tour from Fes

5-day tour from Fes to Erg Chebbi dunes

Morocco desert tour 5 days from Fes

5-day tour from Fes to Erg Chebbi dunes

5-day tour from Fes to Erg Chebbi – Morocco desert tour from Fez – Merzouga excursion from Fes – Fez desert tour 5 days – Fes Sahara tour – 5-day Erg Chebbi dunes tour from Fes

1st day of the 5-day tour from Fes to Erg Chebbi : night in Imilchil

The first day of the 5-day tour from Fes to Erg Chebbi dunes is perfect to discover several beautiful natural sites in Morocco.

Once you leave the city of Fes, you head towards Ifrane. So, you pass by to see the “Lion of Ifrane”, carved in the rock.

You then pass through Azrou, where the setting is still very green. The next stop is M’rirt. This city is located at an altitude of more than 1100m in the Middle Atlas. M’rirt is rich in natural resources (minerals).

You will also pass through by another city : Khenifra – “the red city”. The Khenifra region is interesting to visit because the nature is rich there. There are mountains, cedar forests, lakes…

After that, this 5-day tour from Fes makes you go to Imilchil. The village is located at an altitude of 2200m in the High Atlas. Otherwise, Imilchil is known for the Moussem (engagement festival) which takes place every year. You will spend the first night of this Morocco tour from Fez in Imilchil.

The 5-day tour from Fes continues by the Dades Gorges and the Todra Gorges

After breakfast in Imilchil, it is time to start the 2nd day of this tour from Fes. The landscapes to discover throughout the day are different from the day before. They become much drier. You are approaching the Merzouga desert area.

Firstly, you pass through the Dades Gorges. Admire the panoramic views offered by the High Atlas and Jebel Saghro mountains which are very beautiful.

After Dades, this Fes to Sahara Morocco trip takes you through Tinghir and the Todra Gorges. Here, some of the rocks rise several hundred meters. The Todra Gorges are very impressive like the Dades Gorges and they are worth the detour. The night is spent in a traditional guest house in the Todra Gorges.

3rd day of the Morocco tour from Fes : visit of the Erg Chebbi great dunes

After the night at the Todra Gorges, the 5-day tour from Fes continues towards the Moroccan desert. You take the direction of Tinejdad and Erfoud.

The town of Erfoud is one of the last towns before the Merzouga desert. You stop here for lunch. Less than an hour later the first Erg Chebbi dunes appear on the horizon. You arrive in the Sahara. But that’s not all ! The 5-day from Fes to Merzouga allows you to take a camel tour in the dunes. Then, you go to the camp in Merzouga for the night. Dinner is accompanied by the music of nomads around a campfire. This is one of the highlights of this Fes tour 5 days.

4th day of the Fes to Merzouga tour : night in Midelt

After a hearty breakfast at the bivouac in Merzouga, it is time to leave the desert. Once past the town of Erfoud, the route passes through Errachidia.

Errachidia is a pretty town surrounded by mountains. It is a capital of the province. Moreover, in the Errachidia region, you can admire arid landscapes of southern Morocco which begin to change going up towards Fez.

You stop at Rich for lunch. After this break, you arrive in Midelt. The Midelt area is known for the production of apples. With a favorable climate, it is here, at the foot of the Middle Atlas, that the apple capital of Morocco is located. You spend the night in the town of Midelt in a typical riad or in a guest house.

5 day: Midelt – Middle Atlas – return to Fes

After breakfast in Midelt, you head towards Fes. The last day of this Morocco desert trip to Merzouga is devoted to the way back to Fes.

You will first advance towards Azrou, a small town surrounded by cedar forests. After a stop here, you continue towards Ifrane. You enjoy lunch in the Moroccan “Little Switzerland”.

Last stop on this Morocco tour 5 days before arriving in Fes at the end of the afternoon, is the town of Imouzzer Kandar. It is a pretty little town located in the Middle Atlas and surrounded by greenery. Also discover a 4-day Fes to Merzouga tour with 2 nights in Erg Chebbi.

  • Departure at 8:30 AM
    Pick-up is from your hotel in Fez.
  • The first day's drive is approximately 5.30 hours.
    This is the time travel between Fes and Imilchil.
  • Ifrane - the "Moroccan Switzerland"

    Known to be " the little Switzerland" of Morocco due to its houses which strongly resemble European-style chalets, Ifrane is located in the Middle Atlas.

    Next to Ifrane there is a ski resort and beautiful cedar forests all around.
    Barbary monkeys live in these forests.
  • The Todra Gorges
    At the Todra Gorges, you can go climbing.
    This activity can be organized for regulars and for amateurs.

    Climbing at the Todra Gorges is done with a professional guide.

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  • The dates of Erfoud
    The Erfoud region is rich in dates.

    A year festival is organized there in October and an international date fair.
    Taste the delicious Erfoud dates!
  • Night in Merzouga
    Luxury camp in Merzouga: a great experience in the Moroccan desert

    The night in a comfort camp or luxury camp in Erg Chebbi allows you to have an amazing experience in the Moroccan desert.
    The tents are well equipped and nicely decorated.

    The standard camp is also a good option. The conditions of stay are simple and authentic.
  • Visit in Erg Chebbi : meet the Gnawas.
    Take the opportunity to see traditional songs and dances from the region.
  • Activities to practice in Merzouga during the 5-day Fes desert tour

    You can try sandsurf on the Erg Chebbi dunes! Or take a quad tour or buggy ride.
  • The highlights of this 5-day tour from Fez

    You will see very varied landscapes.
    In certain regions, the landscapes bring out beautiful contrasts.

    The car journey between the different stages is quite balanced and allows for a comfortable journey.

    We can adapt the category of accommodation to your wishes (standard, comfort, luxury).


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