fes to erg chebbi trip

Fes to Erg Chebbi trip 3 days

Morocco desert tour from Fes

Fes to Erg Chebbi trip 3 days

Fes to Erg Chebbi trip 3 days – Morocco desert tour from Fez – Merzouga excursion 3 days from Fes – Fes desert tour – 3-day Fes Sahara excursion – Erg Chebbi desert tour 3 days from Fes

Fes to Erg Chebbi trip – the Middle Atlas – night in Midelt

The Fes to Erg Chebbi trip 3 days is ideal for visiting the Erg Chebbi dunes and the Moroccan desert from the beautiful city of Fes.

The first day of this Fes desert tour to Merzouga is devoted to the journey between Fez and Midelt. Beautiful visits await you in the heart of the Moroccan Middle Atlas!

Imouzzer – Kandar – this Morocco desert trip from Fes first takes you through Imouzzer – Kandar. The small town, known for mineral water, is located in a green setting. Imouzzer Kandar is located between cedar forests and fields.

Ifrane the “Little Switzerland” of Morocco – Ifrane is a city in the Middle Atlas. This city is also nicknamed “Little Switzerland” because of its mountainous landscapes and its stone and wooden houses that are like chalets. During this 3-day Fes Sahara tour, you will have the chance to visit Ifrane. It feels like a Swiss ski resort!

Azrou – the village of Azrou is located approximately 90km from Fez. The landscapes here are green. During this 3-day Erg Chebbi tour from Fes, you will stop in this quiet village. Next to Azrou is the largest and most beautiful cedar forest in Morocco. You can come across a few macaques there…

Overnight in Midelt – the first day of this desert tour from Fes ends in Midelt. Small town located between the Middle Atlas and Eastern High Atlas ranges, it is the entrance to southern Morocco.

From Midelt to the Erg Chebbi dunes

After a night in Midelt, you continue your journey to the Moroccan desert. From Midelt, you head towards Errachidia.

Errachidia is the capital of the province. You are in the South Morocco ! You will stop for a break in Errachidia before continuing this 3-day Fes tour towards the dunes of Merzouga. Around Errachidia, there is the town of Erfoud. You are no longer very far from the Sahara… Erfoud is the capital of dates in Morocco. You have less than an hour of travel to be in Erg Chebbi…

Camel tour for sunset and night in Erg Chebbi desert camp

After seeing the first dunes of Erg Chebbi appearing in the distance, you will head towards these beautiful landscapes which are enhanced at sunset. Precisely, to be able to fully enjoy it, you go on a camel ride into the dunes. After about an hour of magic, you will arrive at the camp where you will spend the night in the Moroccan desert. The Fes to Erg Chebbi trip is perfect for experiencing a night in Merzouga desert camp.

Fes to Erg Chebbi trip 3 days : the return

After a good night spent in Merzouga, you enjoy breakfast on site. Then you will begin your return to Fez.

The 3rd day of this Fes desert tour is dedicated to the return. Considering the distance, you will have around 7:30 hours by car. You will stop for breaks and for panoramic views.

You will pass through Erfoud, Errachidia, Midelt, Azrou, and Ifrane.

If you want to enjoy a different journey than the first day, the return can be scheduled in Marrakech. You can view our program here.

  • Departure for the Fes to Erg Chebbi trip at 9 AM
    Pick-up from your hotel.
    For departure from Meknes, contact us.
    We can customize this tour.
  • The distance between Fes and Immouzer Kandar is approximately 40km.

    The city is located at an altitude of 1,345m in the Middle Atlas.
  • Ifrane is 50km from Fes.

    We are at an altitude of 1,700m.
    Around Ifrane we find one of the most beautiful cedar forests in Morocco.

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  • Midelt is a small village, located at an altitude of 1,500m in the mountains.
    It is an authentic and very welcoming village where you will enjoy spending the night in a riad or traditional guest house.
    In the surrounding forests we find Barbary macaques present in the cedar forests of the region.
    In winter there is snow.
  • Luxury camp in Merzouga
    For the night in the desert, you can choose to sleep in a standard camp in Erg Chebbi or in a luxury Merzouga desert camp.
    Luxury camps in Merzouga offer an unforgettable stay. The tents are well equipped and very comfortable.
  • Sandsurf in Erg Chebbi
    In addition to the camel ride, you can try sandsurfing in Merzouga. The dunes of Erg Chebbi are high, so you will enjoy this activity. Sandsurfing is practiced at the end of the day.
  • Quad and buggy tour in Merzouga
    What other activities to do in the Moroccan desert during this tour?
    The dunes of Erg Chebbi are also suitable for quad riding and buggy tours.
    Quad biking in Merzouga can easily be planned during this tour. You can choose one or 2 hours formula.


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