3 day tour from Fes to Merzouga
3 DAYS Tour from Fes to Merzouga, Presented to you by Prime Morocco Tours.
Morocco Desert Tour – 3-day desert tour from Fes to Merzouga – 2023 Travel
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Overview of the 3-day desert tour from Fes to Merzouga – Morocco desert tours (2023)
This three–day tour takes you from Fez to the Todra Gorges and then to Merzouga in the Moroccan desert, where you will ride a camel to the Erg Chebbi dunes and spend the night in a tent. Along the way, you will pass through Ifrane, Azrou, and Midelt, and enjoy views of the Middle Atlas Mountains and Ziz Valley. You will have a chance to feed monkeys in the Cedar forest and visit the Isli Lake and Imilchil village. Finally, you will travel back to Fez, passing through Errachidia, Tunnel Zaabal, and Tizi N’talghamt. This tour will provide you with an unforgettable experience of the natural beauty and culture of Morocco.
Highlights of the 3-day desert tour from Fes to Merzouga – Morocco travel 2023:
- Visit the city of Ifrane, known as Moroccan Switzerland because of its beautiful architecture and Cedar surrounding forest.
- Feed the monkeys living in the Cedar Forest near Azrou.
- Observe the stunning mountains of the Middle Atlas along the way.
- Explore the village of Imilchil, the capital of the Ait Hdidou tribe.
- Witness the beautiful Isli Lake.
- Explore the famous Todra Gorges.
- Enjoy a camel ride in the Erg Chebbi desert and sandboarding.
- Admire the stunning sunrise and sunset over the dunes.
- Pass through the Tunnel Zaabal to enter a new landscape view.
- Experience the Ziz Valley with its stunning gorges.
- Explore the old Karawiyin Madrassa in Fez, the oldest University in the world.
Brief itinerary of the 3-day desert tour from Fes to Merzouga – Morocco desert tours
Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Middle Atlas Mountains – Todra Gorges:
The first day will start from Fes city where we will meet you at your place of stay or at the airport. We will drive towards Todra Gorges, crossing the city of Ifran nominated to be Moroccan Switzerland because of its beautiful architecture and Cedar surrounding forest. Not far from Ifran, we will meet Azrou town which is known as the rock city in the Amazigh language; this appears within the volcanic rocks along the city. Here you will stop in the cedar forest to enjoy the fresh air and feed the monkeys living in that forest. The next stop will be Zaida a small village on the route for lunch before that you will be amazed by the mountains of the middle Atlas all along the way. After having lunch the voyage will continue crossing the city of Midelt known for its apple production and the old plumb mines. The trip will continue via a small town called Rich; still the meeting point of the tribes of the region on Sunday and Monday markets. The road will take us to visit the famous village of Imilchil the capital of the Ait Hdidou tribe known for its festival where people came from the regions to get married, not far from there is the Isli Lake. In the evening we will arrive at the gorges of Todra series of limestone river canyons there we will spend the night.
Day 2: Todra Gorges – Jorf – Erfoud – Merzouga (Camel Ride & Night in Desert):
The next morning you will have your breakfast and start your travel to Merzouga, you can see along the way some Amazigh villages. We will pass through the town of Tinjdad, Jorf, and Erfoud here you can feel that we are entering the Moroccan desert of the Tafilalt Oasis. Arriving at Merzouga known as the town of the golden sand and drinking a cup of tea in the hotel, the local guide will take you on a camel ride to the Erg Chebbi the place where is the camp. The guide later will invite you to sandboard and admire the sunset through the dunes. Dinner will be served under an amazing tent ( takhamt) with a campfire and Amazigh music. You will spend the night in a tent.
Day 3: Merzouga – Errissani – Ziz Valley – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes:
The next day you will wake up very early to admire the sunrise shining on the golden sand. After that, you will ride back to the Hotel or Riad through the dunes of Erg Chebbi color changing with the light of the sun appearing slowly. Arriving there you can enjoy a fresh shower and a tasty breakfast. The tour will continue to Fez; the old capital of Morocco known as the scientific capital of Morocco because of its old Karawiyin Madrassa or the oldest University in the world recognized; the city is a world heritage by UNESCO since 1981. Before we move to the last destination and end of services, we are going to cross Errachidia the capital of the Daraa Tafillat Region, we will enjoy the Ziz gorges along the way, and pass through Tunnel Zaabal which is if we can say the border to start a new landscape view. 30 minutes from the city of Midelt; there is the Tizi N’talghamt or the passage of the camel in the Middle Atlas mountain, we will pass from Midelt city which is known for its apple production and old Plumb mines of Minladen and Ahouli. There we will stop for a lunch break. Then the trip will continue to Fez where it will end your tour services.