Fes to Merzouga 3 Days Desert Tour - Best Morocco Itinerary

Below here is the program itinerary of 3 days tour from Fes to Merzouga desert, and all the information, the policies that you have to know before booking with us.

Why this 3 days Fes to Merzouga desert tour?

3 days from Fes to Merzouga desert tour is also one of our best-seller tours from Fes. This desert tour allow you to enjoy a wonderful desert experience and real adventure, by trying the activity of camel trekking over Erg Chebbi dunes, also this tour give the oppertunety if you like to enjoy the excursion of atv quad biking. With riding camels you will watch the sunset and sunrise, and the night will be spending in a desert camp, here you will never feel alone by arriving the camp will welcoming you by a cup of mint tea.

Regarding the price and the accommodations on this trip, you will spend one night in Berber camp in Merzouga, and the other in a Hotel/Riad. All this with affordable price and best quality services.

Key Features
Tour Name: 3 Days Tour Fes to Merzouga
Tour Type: Private Tour
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Departure: Daily
Starting Point: Fes
Ending Point: Fes
Tour Highlights
Visiting Places: Fes, Azrou, Ifrane, Midelt, Erfoud, Merzouga & Erg Chebbi, Aoufous, Khamlia.
Key attractions: Desert of Merzouga, Cedar Forests, Middle Atlas Mountains, Camel ride in desert & the view of sunset, sunrise, Spend night in a desert Camp.
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Fes to Merzouga Desert Tour, 3 Days - Morocco Sahara Tours

Fes to Merzouga Desert Tour, 3 Days - Morocco Sahara Tours

How you will spend these 3 days in Morocco?

Days in Morocco company placed at your disposal this simple suggestion of this tour itinerary to give you the idea about how you will spend your 3 days in Morocco from Fes to Merzouga desert, a day-by-day plan to guide your journey. This tour itinerary can be changed to suit your dream tour, and it will be customized to fit your needs.

Overview: of Fes to Merzouga desert tour - Morocco 3 Days Itinerary

You will have a wonderful three days desert tour from Fes to Merzouga & Erg Chebbi dunes, this tour allows you to travel to the deep south of Morocco to the desert experience of camel trekking tour along the gorgeous dunes of Erg Chebbi to the middle of the desert to see the wonderful view of sunset up the highest the golden sand dunes to take pictures of the sunset. Then you will ride camels back to your desert camp (bivouac) where you will spend the night and have Berber dinner.

In these three days desert tour Fes to Merzouga, you will enjoy the sight of the middle Atlas, the cedar forest scenery and feed the apes, see the nomads living in tents on your way to the Sahara desert, drive via Ziz gorge and go over its Valley, explore how they work with fossils in Erfoud and more than that to taste the best quality of dates.

You will also discover the tiny villages of dunes like Khamlia, home of black musicians, visit nomad families, and explore fossil sites. As early as possible, try to register your seat in this 3 days/ 2 nights Sahara trip from Fes to Merzouga, Morocco desert tour.

Tour Itinerary: A day-by-day plan to guide your journey.

Day 1: Fes - Ifrane - Azrou - Midelt - Erfoud - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi

In the early morning, our driver is going to pick you up from your hotel in Fes and leave towards the south of Morocco. You'll stop for a short break in Ifrane, which known as the small Switzerland of Morocco to enjoy its beauty and to have memorable pictures. Then, you'll head toward Azrou to see the monkeys within the cedar forest. We continue to Midelt city for a lunch meal in a restaurant.

In the afternoon, we will cross the Tiz N'Talghamt pass to reach Errachidia while admiring the views of Ziz gorges. Later on, you'll have a stop for a panoramic view of Ziz valley. The driver goes on to Erg Chebbi Dunes crossing by Aoufous and Erfoud, which is known through its fossils and dates, you may want to go to an area fossil craft workshop in Erfoud.

Then, you'll still continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes. Arrival at the hotel or riad where you'll have dinner and spend your first night.

Driving distance Approximately 469 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 7 hr 22 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Dinner
Day 2: Merzouga - Dunes tour in the Sahara desert (Nomad families) - Camel Trek

This morning after breakfast in the hotel or riad, you'll have a tour of the dunes in a very comfortable car or minivan allowing you to enjoy and visit a lot of places like the black volcanic rocks of marble fossils, nomad families who are living in a Berber tent, the Khamlia village as called the black desert which is famous through the entertainment of their spiritual music of Gnawa with black people, and the lake Dayate Sarji that forms in springtime which attracts pink flamingos and wildlife. Then you'll have a break lunch in Merzouga or Hassilabied.

After your lunch, you will see the canal irrigation system and have a walk on the oasis located on the foot of the dunes. We continue on our journey to your hotel or riad to relax and get ready for a camel trek for an hour and a half to enjoy the sunset view. On the back of your dromedary, you'll head to the camp for an overnight in a traditional desert camp. Your dinner and the night will be in a bivouac (luxury/standard desert camp or as your choice).

Driving distance Approximately 86 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 1 hr 09 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 3: Merzouga - Rissani - Aoufous - Midelt - Ifrane - Fes

On the last day of your Fes to Merzouga desert tour, you are going to wake up in the early morning to enjoy the stunning view of the sunrise on the top of the dune in the Sahara desert, then to have your breakfast. After these beautiful moments, you'll ride camels coming back to the hotel or riad where you can take a shower.

After that, you are going to start your journey coming back to Fes and of course, with stops in the way to take pictures to document your trip. We'll have lunch in Midelt. Later on, your driver will transfer you to Fes, and drop you off at the location you choose. End of our services: Fes to Merzouga and back to Fes in 3 days desert tour.

Driving distance Approximately 469 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 7 hr 22 min (without stops)
Meals Breakfast


Journey times and distances are estimates and are based on the direct route between the start location and end location for each day of the itinerary, where applicable. They do not include detours or stops for sightseeing.

Tour Map: Here's a map of your travel route.

What's Included: Don't worry, we've got this covered.

Prices Included

  • Pick you up from airport to your accommodation;
  • Pick you up from your accommodation;
  • Drop you off at your accommodation;
  • Tour Commentary;
  • Transport by private vehicle with A/C;
  • English speaking driver/guide;
  • Car Fuel;
  • Camel trek (Camel per person);
  • 1 night stay at luxurious or standard desert camp (as your choice);
  • 1 night stay at Hotel or Riad;
  • All dinners;
  • Daily breakfast;
  • Confirmation at time of booking;
  • Plus many surprises stops on the way.

Prices Not Included

  • Flights to/from Morocco;
  • Meals, drinks & entrance fees;
  • Personal travel insurance;
  • Tips & Personal expenses.

Optional Extras

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase);
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required;
  • Children's must be accompanied by an adult.

Free cancellation

FREE! If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of most activities, you will receive a complete refund if you paid all the price.

Tourism Transport in Morocco - Our Cars

It's our goal to make memories that last a lifetime when you visit Morocco. That is we only offer the best at our disposal.

Our vehicles are fully-equipped for your comfort and adventure. Air conditioned and comfortable, these rugged vehicles are built for the road. Our cars have 6 seats. They're clean. The fleet includes the Toyota Prado TX, Toyota Prado VX, and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.

Our drivers are connoisseurs of their regions. No one knows Morocco better than them. When they bring you on your journey, it will feel like travelling with a trusted friend.

For groups ranging from 7 to 17 in size, we offer minibusses and minivans such as the Hyundai H-1 Minivan, Mercedes Minibus's, and the Mercedes Vito.

Feel free to travel with our guide by your own vehicle, if you have one. Or use our 4-wheeled-drive. The choice is always yours.

Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Toyota Prado TX (4x4)

  • Capacity: 6 Seater;
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual / Automatic.
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Toyota Prado VX (4x4)

  • Capacity: 6 Seater
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual.
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Mercedes-Benz Vito

  • Capacity: 7/8 Seater;
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual / Automatic.

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