fes merzouga tour

3-day Fes to Merzouga tour

Discover the dunes of Erg Chebbi from Fez and return to Marrakech

3-day Fes Merzouga tour

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1st day of this Fes Merzouga tour

After departure from Fez, you will pass through Midelt, Ziz Valley, Erfoud and Rissani before arriving in Merzouga in the evening. During the first day of this Fes Merzouga excursion, you will travel from the city of Fes to the Moroccan desert.

Visit of Ifrane and Azrou

You take the road in the morning direction Ifrane. It is a city in the Middle Atlas. You continue to Azrou. This city is located about 90km from Fez at an altitude of 1,200 m. The landscapes are hilly and very green. Next to Azrou is the largest cedar forest in Morocco.

Midelt and the Ziz Valley

You continue your Fes Merzouga trip via Midelt, a city located between the Middle Atlas and the Eastern High Atlas chains. Then cross the Ziz Valley in the Eastern High Atlas where there are beautiful palm groves…

Erg Chebbi dunes

The road to the Moroccan desert continues! Your guide will take you through Errachidia before arriving in Erfoud. This city is located in a large oasis. Then direction Rissani where a visit allows you to discover its many ksars!

In the afternoon, you finally arrive in Merzouga, where you find the camels and enjoy a tour in the dunes of Erg Chebbi. After sunset, dinner and night in Merzouga desert camp.

2nd day: visit of the Todra Gorges and the Dades Gorges

For this 2nd day of your Fez to Erg Chebbi tour, on the program:

  • breakfast at the Merzouga camp,
  • we still enjoy a little while in the Sahara,
  • and departure for the Todra Gorges!

The Todra Gorges are located in the High Atlas. Some reach 300m in height! Lunch on site and visit. After passing through the Todra Valley which invites you to stroll along the river, head for the Dadès Valley and the Dadès Gorges. Magnificent landscapes in sight… Visit, dinner and night in a charming riad in the Gorges du Dadès.

3rd day of the Fes Merzouga tour: Erg Chebbi – Marrakech

After these rich visits and the discovery of Erg Chebbi, it is time to head back. This one passes through the Valley of Roses and the visit of the Oasis of Skoura which is located near Ouarzazate (40km). Discovery of the Kasbahs and the palm grove. Then, visit the cinema studios and the Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou.

After these visits, the road continues through the Tizi n’Tichka pass in the Atlas. The arrival is scheduled for late afternoon in Marrakech. A 3-day Marrakech Merzouga desert tour is also available.

  • The city of Midelt is located at 1,521 m above sea level.

    Wadi Ziz is a river of southern Morocco. The river extends for some 280 km.
  • Erfoud becomes "Capital of the Date" in the fall of each year (in October). It is a city located at the doors of the Moroccan desert.
  • The city of Rissani (whose former name is Moulay Ali Chérif) is worth visiting for its ksars: Ksar El Fida, Ksar Abber, Ksar Ouighlan ... This city is the cradle of the Alawite dynasty.

    Don't miss a tour of its souk !

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  • Atlas studios and movie studios are 3 kilometers from Ouarzazate.
    There are also Kanzaman Studios and CLA Studios.

    Several films have been filmed locally or partially, here are some of them: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1954), A Tea in the Sahara (1990), The Mummy (1999), Gladiator (2000), Asterix and Obelix : Cleopatra Mission (2002), Prince of Persia: Sands of Time (2010);
  • Merzouga desert camp: night in the Sahara desert Morocco

    In Erg Chebbi, enjoy original accommodation : the traditional nomadic camp.

    Another formula available is a night in a Merzouga luxury desert camp.
  • Quad tour in Merzouga
    Enjoy a quad tour during your Fes Merzouga tour! The big dunes of Erg Chebbi are ideal for practicing quad and buggy riding!
    And also sandsurfing!


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