4 DAYS DESERT TRIP FEZ TO MERZOUGA
4 DAYS DESERT TRIP FEZ TO MERZOUGA
DISCOVER MOROCCO WITH MOROCCO SUNSHINE
The sky is the limit when it comes to a private 4-day Sahara desert tour with Morocco Fantastic Travel from Fes to Marrakech! Obtain a flexible itinerary that’s suited to your interests and financial situation while maintaining quality. Spend quality time with your friends and/or family in the desert.
4 DAYS DESERT TRIP FEZ TO MERZOUGA Overview
On a 4-day desert excursion from Fes to Marrakech, visit the Erg Chebbi Dunes. See the incredible cultural and geographic diversity of Southern Morocco on this escorted tour through the Sahara desert of Morocco.
Drive from Fes to Merzouga the first day, passing via the Middle Atlas Mountains and the Ziz Valley.
Visit a native family in the desert, ride a camel across the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, and spend the night in the desert on the second day.
Drive to Boumalne Gorge and the stunning Todra Gorges in Tinghir on the third day.
Drive across the High Atlas Mountains to Marrakech on the fourth day, stopping at the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou along the way.
Throughout this 4-day Morocco travel from Fes to Marrakech, there is so much to marvel at.
4 DAYS DESERT TRIP FEZ TO MERZOUGA HIGHLIGHTS
- Seeing some Barbary apes in the Azrou cedar forest
- The Erg Chebbi Dunes at dusk
- Visit a nearby family.
- Cameleering expedition
- Setting up camp in the desert
- Strolling beneath the breathtaking Todgha Canyon
- Touring a well-known Moroccan Kasbah
- Taking in the stunning scenery of the High Atlas Mountains
ITINERARY OF 4 DAYS DESERT TRIP FEZ TO MERZOUGA
DAY 1: FES - MIDDLE ATLAS - ZIZ VALLEY – MERZOUGA
Start your travel through the desert from Fez to Marrakech early in the morning with a pickup from your riad. Before continuing to the Middle Atlas Mountains, where you will have the opportunity to see several Barbary monkeys in the cedar forest of Azrou, leave the city and drive to Ifrane, where you will stay for approximately fifteen minutes and possibly have a cup of coffee.
Drive through Midelt and along the Ziz Valley to get to Merzouga (a valley full of palm trees). Arriving in the evening to Merzouga. Reside in a lovely riad.
Total driving distance: Around 500 km.
Total driving time: Around 7 hr 30 min.
DAY 2: FULL DAY TO EXPLORE THE SAHARA DESERT
The start of your Merzouga desert excursion day will come after a satisfying breakfast in your riad. First, you’ll travel to Khamlia, a small village in southern Africa, where you may hear the people perform a distinctive form of music known as Gnawa. Second, take an off-road route to M’Fis, an abandoned settlement with Galena mines nearby. Galena is a mineral that was once used to make Mascara. Next, pay a visit to a nomadic family that live close to the borders behind the Erg Chebbi Dunes and have a cup of tea with them in one of their typical Berber tents. There is also an opportunity to learn about a group of ethnic people who decided to live a nomadic lifestyle apart from civilizations. You can eat a Berber pizza for lunch today.
You will ride camels across Merzouga’s high dunes in the evening to get to your camp. As soon as you arrive, you can try sandboarding while taking in a stunning sunset.
After dinner, you will unwind around a bonfire while gazing up at the stars. The camp staff will play the drums for you and is always willing to demonstrate for you.
Total driving distance: Around 57 km
Total driving time: Around 1 hr 15 min
DAY 3: MERZOUGA - TODRA GORGES - BOUMALNE DADES
If you get up early enough today, you’ll have the opportunity to see an amazing sunrise. Following a sumptuous breakfast, you will travel through the gorges of Rissani, Erfoud, the oasis of Tinghir, and Todra on your way to Boumalne. There will be a lot of stops along the road. Dinner and a hotel room in Boumalne for the night.
Total driving distance: Around 275 km
Total driving time: Around 4 hours
DAY 4: BOUMALNE GORGE - AIT BEN HADDOU - THE HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS - MARRAKECH
You will travel to Ouarzazate after breakfast at the accommodation through the Road of 1000 Kasbahs. You can either visit the Atlas Studios or just take some exterior pictures here. See the Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which served as the backdrop for the filming of a number of well-known movies, including Gladiator.
You will drive to Marrakech after lunch, passing via the High Atlas Mountains. During the trip, you’ll pass by a lot of Moroccan Berber settlements.
Total driving distance: Around 353 km
Total driving time: Around 6 hr 30 min
4 DAYS DESERT TRIP FEZ TO MERZOUGA PRICE
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FAQ ABOUT THE 4 DAYS DESERT TRIP FEZ TO MERZOUGA
It’s a crucial inquiry! The type of vehicle we use is determined by how many people are in your group. Regular vehicles include the eight to seventeen passenger Mercedes Benz Sprinter minibus, Ford 8-seater van, Toyota Prado Land Cruiser Tx, and other roomy vehicles.
It’s always best to make reservations as soon as you know the dates because the early bird gets the worm.
We require a minimal deposit to be made via PayPal to our account in order to finalise any excursion. The remainder of the money must be made in cash and should be given to our guide on the first day in Euros, Dollars, or the equivalent in Dirhams.