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TOP 2 Day Desert tour from Fes to Merzouga - Best of Morocco

Don’t miss out on seeing the Sahara Desert’s towering dunes on this popular 2 day desert tour from Fes to Merzouga. A camel trek and night in a camp make this an unforgettable getaway.

TOP 2 day desert tour from Fes to Merzouga - Best of Morocco
Perfect 2-Day Morocco Itinerary: Fes to Merzouga Desert Tour
  • 2 Days/ 1 Night
  • Private Vehicle
  • Distance: 930 KM
  • Guided Tours
  • Half Board
  • Accommodation

Tour Description: 2-Day Sahara Desert Tour from Fes to Merzouga

2 Day Morocco tour Itinerary

Set out on an enthralling 2 day desert tour from Fes to Merzouga, where the diverse landscapes of Morocco await your exploration. Firstly, traverse the majestic High Atlas Mountains, and then explore the charming Alpine town of Ifrane. Moreover, discover the enchanting cedar forest of the Middle Atlas. Later on, journey through the vast palm groves of the Ziz Valley, where panoramic views unfold at every turn.

Additionally, experience the magic of the desert as you ride camels over the iconic Erg Chebbi dunes. Witness the breathtaking sunset and sunrise that paint the dunes in hues of gold and pink. Afterward, spend an unforgettable night under the stars in a luxury desert camp nestled in the tranquil Merzouga sand dunes. This 2-day Morocco Desert tour blends adventure and relaxation for an immersive escape into Morocco’s natural wonders, creating enduring memories of your Moroccan odyssey.

What to Expect in Fes desert tours 2 days

2 Days Morocco Private Desert tour from Fez
  • Explore the charming ambiance of Ifrane, a picturesque Alpine town.
  • Discover the enchanting cedar forest of the Middle Atlas
  • Journey through the vast palm groves of the Ziz Valley
  • Experience a camel trek over the iconic Erg Chebbi dunes.
  • Witness an unforgettable sunset and sunrise over sand dunes
  • Spend a magical night under the stars in a luxury desert camp

Detailed Itinerary: 2 Day tour from Fes to Merzouga Desert

2 Days in Morocco Itinerary

1st Day: Fes » Atlas Mountains » Midelt » Ziz valley » Merzouga Desert (Camel trek & Glamping) (7-hour drive)

Begin your journey by meeting your private driver at the riad in Fes, then embark on a scenic adventure to the awe-inspiring Merzouga desert. Marvel at the stunning landscapes that unfold along the route, showcasing Morocco’s diverse beauty through memorable views. Additionally, stop in the picturesque town of Midelt, where you can savor a delightful lunch featuring local cuisine while taking in the scenic surroundings.

Later on, continue your exploration through the majestic Atlas Mountains and Ziz Valley. With each turn, the route reveals panoramic vistas, inviting you to make memorable photo stops to capture the breathtaking beauty. Upon arriving in Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara, take an immersive camel ride to your desert camp. Witness a magical sunset over the vast Erg Chebbi dunes, casting a warm glow over the Sahara. Lastly, end your day with a sumptuous dinner under a starry canopy, creating an immersive, unforgettable desert experience.

√ Overnight: Merzouga Desert

√ Included Meals: Dinner

2nd Day: Merzouga Desert » Cedar forest » Ifrane » Fes (7-hour drive)

Awaken to the breathtaking beauty of a sunrise over the sand dunes after a magical night spent stargazing in your desert camp. Following a tasty morning meal amid the tranquil Sahara, begin your journey back to Fes, with memories of the desert’s enchanting allure.

Along the way, make a stop in the lively Cedar Forest, where playful monkeys inhabit the surroundings. This provides not only a delightful encounter but also picturesque photographic opportunities. Afterward, take a short break in the charming town of Ifrane, is known for its European-style architecture and also calm atmosphere. Finally, arrive in Fes, concluding your Morocco Sahara tour—an expedition filled with desert wonders, natural beauty, and cultural experiences.

√ Included Meals: Breakfast

Important Note

What you see here is just a suggested plan for your 2-day Sahara Desert tour from Fes to Merzouga. If it doesn’t quite match what you have in mind, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re all about creating a tour that fits your preferences and specific duration.

Our tours from Fes cover all that the Moroccan desert has to offer, and here’s the deal: the more friends you bring along, the lower the cost per person. We split the fixed transportation fee among everyone, and the overall price also depends on your choice of accommodation, varying with options such as 3-star, 4-star, or 5-star hotels.

For the exact cost and all the details, contact us. We’re here to make your trip just right for you.

2 Days Morocco tour itinerary Price/Cost

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Price Includes
Price Excludes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off services.
  • Tour in an air-conditioned vehicle throughout 2 Days in Morocco.
  • Hand-picked English-speaking driver.
  • 1-night stay in carefully selected Desert Camp (Private Tent).
  • Breakfast and dinner.
  • Camel trek and Sand-boarding.
  • Free time to wander through Gorges, explore kasbahs, take photos, and more.
  • Lunches, drinks and any Private Expenses.
  • Tips for your tour guide & driver (the amount is at your discretion).

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get from Fez to Merzouga?

You have two options for traveling from Fez to Merzouga:

  1. Bus Option:
    • Duration: Approximately 11 hours.
    • You can take a bus from Fez to Merzouga, which typically takes around 11 hours. However, please check the bus schedules and availability in advance.
  2. Tour Option (with us):
    • Duration: Approximately 7–8 hours, including sightseeing.
    • Alternatively, you can book a tour with us for a more convenient and enjoyable journey. Our tours from Fez to Merzouga take approximately 7–8 hours, allowing you to explore the scenic route and enjoy sightseeing along the way.

Feel free to choose the option that best suits your preferences and schedule.

How many days in Fez is enough?

Generally, 2 nights in Fez is considered enough to explore the main attractions and immerse yourself in the city’s rich culture. During this timeframe, you can visit key historical sites, wander through the Medina, and experience the vibrant local atmosphere.

Is it worth visiting Merzouga?

Absolutely! Merzouga, located in the Sahara Desert in southeastern Morocco, offers a unique experience with its stunning sand dunes, mesmerizing sunsets, and cultural richness. Also, perfect for adventure enthusiasts and those seeking a tranquil desert escape, it’s a must-visit destination for its authenticity and memorable landscapes. 

When should I go to Merzouga?

The best time to visit Merzouga is from October to April. During these months, the weather is generally pleasant, with cooler temperatures compared to the scorching summer heat. Additionally, it’s an ideal time to explore the breathtaking Sahara Desert and experience activities such as camel trekking and camping under the stars.

How many nights do you need in Merzouga?

At least one night is recommended to fully experience the unique beauty of Merzouga. However, for a more immersive and enriching experience, we suggest staying for two nights.

How do I book a tour?

Booking a tour with us is a breeze. Follow these simple steps:

A) Reach Out: Start by emailing us to express your interest and inquire about availability.

B) Reservation Confirmation: Upon reaching out, we’ll guide you through the reservation process. Typically, a deposit is required to secure your spot.

2. Is a deposit required, and how much is it?

Yes, indeed, a deposit is typically required to confirm your booking. Furthermore, the amount varies based on the specific tour package you choose. Importantly, this initial payment is crucial, as it not only secures your spot but also enables us to make all necessary arrangements for your upcoming adventure.

3. What payment methods are available for the deposit?

We strive to make the deposit process as convenient as possible. Additionally, you can make your deposit through various methods, with debit card payments via PayPal being one of the options. This flexibility ensures that you can choose the method that suits you best.

4. When is the balance payment due and how?

The balance payment for your tour is typically due either before the start of your trip or upon arrival. We accept various payment methods, including bank transfers, making it convenient for you to settle the balance. If you ever have questions or need assistance with the balance payment, our dedicated customer service team is here to help.

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Good to Know

Currency

MAD, د.م. (Dirham)

Plugs and Adapters

As a traveler from the USA, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand, you will need an adapter for Type C and Type E connectors.

Visa

Are you planning an international trip and wondering about the complexities of visa applications? Unfortunately, we cannot offer you a visa application service, but we can provide you with valuable insights into understanding whether you need one or not. The visa application process can be intricate, but fear not; we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide to help you navigate through the basics.

Do I Need a Visa?

The necessity for a visa depends on your nationality and your intended travel destination. Let’s break it down for you:

1. Check Your Nationality

Firstly, identify your home country and its visa agreements with the country you plan to visit. If there is no existing visa agreement, you will likely need to apply for a visa in advance of your departure.

2. Understand Visa Requirements by Country

Here’s a quick guide for citizens of specific countries:

a. US Citizens

Great news for Americans! US citizens typically don’t need a visa for many destinations. Nevertheless, always double-check the specific requirements for your chosen location.

b. UK Citizens

Likewise, citizens of the United Kingdom usually enjoy visa-free travel to most countries. Confirm the details based on your intended destination.

c. Australian Citizens

Australians often have the privilege of visa-free travel to various places. Before you pack, verify the visa requirements for your chosen destination.

d. New Zealand Citizens

If you’re a citizen of New Zealand, you likely won’t need a visa for many destinations. Still, it’s wise to check the specific requirements for your intended travel spot.

Special Note: Morocco

Good news for those planning a trip to Morocco! Citizens of most countries, including the ones mentioned above, typically don’t require a visa for Morocco. It’s a visa-free destination for many travelers.

Cancellation Policy

Your money is secure with us. Our commitment to security means you can trust us for safe and reliable transactions. If you have any questions, our customer support is here to help.

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Roberto

Group Traveller

During our 2-week trip to Morocco, my friend and I opted for a 2-day private desert tour from Fes with Morocco Tabiarte Tours. From the moment they picked us up at our accommodation, the knowledgeable and helpful driver and guides took great care of us, making it an unforgettable adventure. Their excellent service and attention to detail made this Morocco private tour an incredible experience that I highly recommend. We’re already planning our next Moroccan Desert holiday with MTT!

4 January 2024

Sonia

Family Traveller

We had an unforgettable 2-day Sahara Desert adventure from Fes. Our exceptional guide Hamid made us feel like family throughout the entire Morocco desert tour. His daily insights and attention to our safety made the journey truly memorable. Staying at the Erg Chebbi dunes and riding camels to the luxurious camp felt like being in a movie. Upgrading to the luxurious camp was a great decision – it was brand new, spotless, and very comfortable. We especially want to thank the welcoming camp staff for the mesmerizing music around the campfire under the full moon and stars. The return trip to Fes was just as amazing. For the best local tour company in Morocco to explore this incredible country, look no further.

21 December 2023

Carolina

Couple Traveller

Our unforgettable 2-day tour from Fes to the majestic Merzouga Desert was flawlessly orchestrated by Moha, our excellent Moroccan tour operator. The itinerary, tailored to our preferences, unfolded flawlessly—from the enchanting Middle Atlas Mountains to the breathtaking desert landscapes, with lodgings and meals that exceeded our expectations along the way.

Special praise goes to our outstanding driver and guide, Ibrahim. His comfortable, clean vehicle, stocked daily with water, added to our comfort. Ibrahim’s friendly nature, timeliness, and extensive knowledge of Moroccan history enriched the experience as he shared insights into local culture and customs, taught us Berber phrases, and kept us entertained with his sense of humor—by tour’s end, he felt like family. Our only regret is that we didn’t have more time there!

15 December 2023
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