5 Days from Fes to Merzouga desert tour
5 days from Fes to Merzouga desert itinerary:
1st Day: FES – MIDELT – TODRA GORGES:
Today we drive to Todra Gorges, passing through the Ifrane and cedar forests of Azrou where wild monkeys are. We will have lunch in the Berber village of Zaida. We continue the way through the Atlas Mountains – enjoying the landscapes of Midelt. We pass through the famous town of Imilchil before arriving at Todra Gorges in the evening where we stay overnight.
2nd day: TODRA GORGES – ERFOUD – RISSANI – MERZOUGA:
Today after breakfast we discover Todra Gorges and then we drive to Merzouga desert passing Erfoud and Rissani. We stay in a desert hotel and we will have a free program to discover the desert area on your own.
3rd Day: MERZOUGA CAMEL TREK AND 1 NIGHT IN DESERT CAMP:
Today we will have a circuit excursion around the desert by 4×4. We will visit oases, nomad people and also Khamlia village (famous for its music). In the evening we take a camel trek across the dunes to the desert camp where we stay overnight in comfortable tents. We will watch an amazing sunset in the desert.
4th Day: MERZOUGA – RISSANI – MIDELT:
After an early sunrise, we ride the camels back to Merzouga, and after taking shower and breakfast we’ll continue our tour to Midelt. We will visit the souk in Rissani and also the fossils shop and factory in Erfoud, we travel via the Ziz Valley and the Middle Atlas mountains. In Midelt we spend a night in a local hotel.
5th Day: MIDAELT – AZROU – FES:
Today we will leave Midelt and we drive through the cedar forests of Azrou and we stop to hand-feed the monkeys. Then we will continue via Ifrane, the ‘Switzerland of Morocco’ to arrive early evening to Fes. We will finish our tour in Fes.