Experience the magic of the Sahara Desert on a 2-day Fes desert tour. Journey from Fes to Merzouga, where you’ll ride camels into the stunning sand dunes. Witness a mesmerizing sunset and spend the night in a desert camp under the starlit sky. On the second day, return to Fes with unforgettable memories of the desert adventure.
The morning of our departure our driver will pick you up from the airport or the hotel where you will spend the night. It will start at a time of Ifrane , a town located 1650m high, also known as ” Switzerland of Morocco” . Everything is so different , the houses, parks, immense forests . Characteristic nests of storks , almost every house has one. We will walk among the flower gardens and then resume our journey , by car, to cross the cedar forest that will lead up to Azrou . This town of Berber origin and located in the heart of a natural park of 53,000 acres on a limestone plateau surrounded by cedar forests populated by monkeys . We will continue through the mountains of the Middle Atlas to the pace of Zad and the city of Midelt at 1488m above sea level. It is not really the place of interest for tourists , but is known from the geological point of view , for the extraction of fossil fuels. Here we will stop for lunch. Then start again to reach Er – Rachidia , but not before going through the beautiful gorges of Ziz . On the way going from Errachidia to Erfoud admire the highlands and the desert of Tafilalet Valley . Erfoud the door of the desert and is known for the extraction and processing of fossil fuels. Start Here location on a dirt road interspersed with small sand dunes . Those high desert of Erg Chebbi are not far away , We reach Merzouga before the sunset, Depending on your arrived to the hotel on the foot of the Dunes of Erg-Chebbi. After rest a mint tea the guide and camels will be waiting to carry you across the sandy Dunes of the Erg-Chebbi, you will enjoy the beauty of the sunset on the dunes, you will reach to the desert camp to spend night in a berbre tent. At your desert shelter, your camels are hobbled and mint tea is served. After a wonderful dinner, there will be a camp fire and drums playing.
We will wake up early to enjoy a magnificent sunrise on the dunes then take a camel ride back to the hotel. After freshening up and breakfast we’ll leave for Fes through Ziz Valley and the Middle Atlas mountains, cedar forests of Azrou and stop to hand feed the monkeys. We will continue via Ifrane, the ‘Switzerland of Morocco’ to arrive early evening to Fes. The end of our Fes desert tour 2 days and we hope to see you next time with more days and more friends.