Day 1 : Fes – Cedar Forest – Erfoud -Merzouga
Tours from Fes : Departing from Fez at 8 am, we drive towards Midelt via Azrou and the nearby Cedre Gourat forest in the Middle Atlas where groups of Barbary apes (monkeys) can be found. After lunch in Midelt, a city famous for the production of apples, we continue over the Tizi-n-Talremt pass and through the Ziz Valley with its palm trees and lengthy oasis. Admire the “ksars” of the several Berber villages we encounter on the way before passing by Erfoud, an oasis town and well-known site for dates and fossils. Admiring kasbahs and palm groves on the way, we pass through the adobe colored city of Er-Rachidia before we arrive in the afternoon to Merzouga, where you will spend the night in hotel.
Day 2: Merzouga – Desert Camp (Camel Ride)
Wake up early in the morning to admire the beautiful sunset before enjoying breakfast at hotel. We then take a drive in the dunes to reach Khamlia, an ancient village of black slaves where will visit a local association engaged in the safeguard of the desert’s environment. After lunch back at the hotel, we take a two-hour drive in the big sand dunes until we reach our nomad camp. Relax and drink a mint tea while an evening meal is prepared. After dinner under the stars, enjoy the Berber songs and drum played by your guides before spending the night in your tent or under the gleaming stars.
Day 3: Merzouga – Fes
After a tasty breakfast and spectacular sunrise over the dunes, we leave Merzouga and travel north with a stop in Midelt for lunch before arriving to Fes around 7pm.
Tours from Fes