3 Days Desert Tour from Fes to Merzouga
3-Day Tour: Fes to Merzouga desert
· Day 1: Fes - Ifran - Azrou - Midelt - imilchil - Todra Gorge
At 8 in the morning we will meet you at your Riad/Hotel in Fez then we leave Fez towards Todra Gorges, passing through Ifrane, a town considered the Switzerland of North Africa. We continue crossing the middle atlas and cedars forest, we stop near Azrou to see the monkeys and also for rest and to take some pictures. As we continue on we will pass through many Berber villages. Lunch will be in the apple village “Midelt”. We continue the way through the Atlas Mountains enjoying the landscapes as we pass the small town of Rich and the village of Imilchil to finally reach Todra Gorges around sunset time. Dinner and overnight in a nice Hotel between the mountains, rivers and the valley.
· Day 2: Todra Gorges - Rissani - Merzouga “Erg chebbi” - Camel trek
After breakfast, we will have a walk in the Todra gorge before we take the road to Merzouga.crossing the Ziz valley through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud. We will stop in Rissani for lunch in a nice traditional restaurant with the famous local food “Berber Pizza”. We will have a quick visit for the city. As we leave Rissani to Merzouga we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan desert. We reach Merzouga before the sunset, to a traditional Kasbah on the foot of the Dunes of Erg-Chebbi. After rest and 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 the night in a Berber 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, and we will listen to the songs of the Berbers, Nomads of Southern Morocco.
· Day 3: Merzouga Camel ride - Ziz Valley - Medilt - Fez
In the morning you can get up early, take a walk over the sand Dunes and watch the sunrise from just behind the Algerian border, which is about 50 km from Merzouga. We ride camels back to the hotel. After breakfast, shower and some rest we start our journey back to Fes through the Ziz valley and Berber village. We arrive to Fes in the afternoon and this will be the end of our private tour. Have a nice trip back home.
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