3 Days trip desert tour from Fes to Fes
Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou forest – Medelt – Errachidia – Ziz Oasis - Arfoud – Merzouga desert:
Today we will depart from Fes early morning and drive toward the desert , our first stop will be at Ifrane City where you will stretch your legs and take a walk inside the most modern city in Morocco, and the drive to the Azrou forest where we will have the chance to see the Macaque Barbary Apes (monkeys) inside the cedar tree forest .
Next we drive through the green plateau landscapes with many nomadic sheepherders looking after hundreds of sheep and goat. We will reach Medelt city or the city of apples where we will stop for lunch and drive more the South-East crossing the Ziz Mountains to reach the Errachidia city welcoming you with its beautiful clean blue dam, we continue our tour driving along the way of great date-palm trees Ziz Oasis enjoying route shots and cinematic scenes, we reach Arfoud city known for fossils and palm tree dates .
Then road to the highlight of your Morocco tour Erg-Echaabi golden dunes in Merzouga, where the camels will be waiting to take you to our desert camp after enjoying the authentic amazing sunset inside the dunes.
You will be served your dinner under the moon light/thousands of stars and then enjoy some Berber/Amazigh music/drumming around the campfire before you go to sleep.
Overnight in desert camp.
Day 2: Merzouga desert – Rissani – Arfoud – Tinjdad – Tinghir – Todgha Gorges – Boumaln Dades Gorges.
If you are a sunrise lover, you will enjoy the most beautiful sunrise against the sand dunes, then you will have the chance to choose between then camels or 4/4 car to return the dune lines.
We will meet again in the hotel at the dunes line, and move toward the Anti-Atlas Mountains going through the Rissani town where will be exploring the local market there and get in touch with locals just living their regular Souk day.
Next stop will be in the Qanats/underground canals that used to be at the past the only way to transport water from the mountains to the date-palm oases.
We will have lunch in Tinjdad town and visit a Berber museum if you prefer to, and head toward the Todgha Gorges driving along way the Todgha oasis, when we reach the Todgha canyons you will have free time walking and enjoy the 300m canyons with its running small river.
At the end of the day we will be at Boumaln-Dades where we will spend the night inside the Dades Gorges.
Overnight in Dades.
Day 3: Merzouga – Errachidia – Medelt – Azrou – Ifran – Fes:
After you enjoy the beautiful sunrise against the sand dunes, then you will have the chance to choose between the camels or 4/4 car to return the dune lines.
An Early departure from the desert is recommended to reach Fes as early as possible;
We will meet again at the hotel in the dune lines, and start our day, leaving Erg-Echaabi driving through the Ziz Oasis where you will enjoy beautiful instagramable pictures and then through the Erachidia City with its big and blue water dam crossing the Ziz Mountains to reach the city of apples Medelt where we will have lunch.
Then we move to the Azrou cedar forest where we see the wild macaque Barbary apes/monkeys, then drive to the beautiful city of Ifran, where you will stretch your legs before we arrive to the oldest city in Morocco Fes.
Overnight in Fes.
The price of this tour starts from 312€/pp based on Two travelers group, but the prices may vary depending on:
The number of travelers in the tour.
The number of days.
The standard of accommodations.
High / Low season
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