• 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • +2
  • Merzouga
  • Tour From Fes

3 Days Tour From Fez Through the Sahara Desert, Merzouga


Overview :

The 3 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Fes to Merzouga and back to Fes travels through the Middle Atlas Mountains. Admire the beautiful landscapes of Ziz Valley with its palm groves. Enjoy the sunset and sunrise on a camel´s back and sleep in tents.

Highlights :

  • Cross the Middle Atlas Mountains
  • Beautiful views and panoramics
  • Cedar forest in Azrou
  • Authentic Berber villages
  • Experience a camel trek
  • Overnight stay at Nomadic camp
  • Enjoy watching the starry night sky
  • Wonderful sunrise & sunset in desert
  • Ziz Valley
  • Berber Nomad families


Tour Plan :


Day 1 : Fez - Ifrane - Azrou - Erfoud - Merzouga

- 3 Days Tour From Fez Through Sahara Desert to Merzouga

At 8 in the morning we will pick you up at your hotel and head for Merzouga, across the Middle Atlas, a mountain range that extends 350 kilometers from the southwest to the northwest of the country. On the way, we will pass through towns such as Ifrane, known as the “Moroccan Switzerland” for the architecture of its houses, and Azrou, one of the most famous Berber cities in Morocco. We will cross the Ziz Valley and Gorges and pass through towns like Midelt and Erfoud. From Erfoud we will take a desert track until we reach Merzouga. We will spend the night in a hotel next to the desert entrance.


Day 2 : Enjoying the Merzouga Desert

- 3 Days Tour From Fez Through Sahara Desert to Merzouga

The second day we will dedicate to enjoy the most spectacular part of  the eastern Sahara. We will enter the desert in a 4X4, visit nomadic villages, see an oasis and ride through the dunes of Erg Chebbi. Following the route we will visit the famous village of Khamlia where the Gnawa are, descendants of slaves from Africa, and enjoy their amazing folk music. At sunset we will return to the hotel to meet the camels that will take us to the Berber camp in the heart of the dunes, where we will have dinner and spend the night.


Day 3 : Rissani - Ziz Valley - Middle Atlas - Fez

- 3 Days Tour From Fez Through Sahara Desert to Merzouga

The last day begins with an unforgettable image, sunrise in the desert. After sunrise we will take the camels again to return to the hotel, where we will have breakfast and take a shower. On the way back to Fez we will pass through Tafilalt, Rissani (origin of the Alauí dynasty and former capital of the Alawish sultans), Azrou and Ifrane. In the Azrou National Park we will stop in the monkey forest, where you can observe and even feed them. We will arrive in Fez and transfer to your hotel.

Included / Excluded :

  • Private Transport with A/C
  • Driver/Guide (Multilingual)
  • Car Fuel
  • Camel Ride in Desert
  • Sandboarding in Dunes
  • 1 Night in Desert (Dinner & Breakfast)
  • Drinks
  • Lunches
  • Flight tickets
  • Hotel in Fes


If the itineraries we offer do not match what you are looking for, do not hesitate to contact us. We will prepare the trip to your needs, requirements and price depending on the number of travelers, hotel category and season.

Wonderful experience with our amazing tour guide!


For those who prefer to travel at their own pace, Wide Morocco Tours has many years of experience organizing and arranging private tours that offer authentic travel experiences. Whether you are looking for a Sahara Desert trip, a walking tour in the High Atlas, or a family holiday, we would be delighted to help you plan the trip of your dreams.