Morocco itinerary 3 Days Tour from Errachidia to Fes via Merzouga

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  • 3D/2N
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Airport Transfer
  • Guided Tour
  • Distance: 597 KM

◈ Tour Description: Morocco Itinerary 3 Day Tour from Errachidia

Embark on a thrilling Morocco itinerary 3 Days from Errachidia through the majestic Merzouga desert, where you’ll experience camel trekking in the stunning Erg Chebbi dunes. Spend a magical night in a Nomadic Berber Tent, gazing at the Saharan stars. This adventure will take you through a diverse array of landscapes, from scattered villages and fertile valleys to cedar forests and barren rocky terrain. Explore the charming town of Midelt before venturing into the Middle Atlas Mountains, where you’ll encounter monkeys in the cedar forest. Finally, be enchanted by Ifrane, a beautiful town reminiscent of a Swiss Alpine resort. Join us for an unforgettable 3-day & 2-night Sahara desert tour!

Price Includes

    • Hotel/Airport pick-up and drop-off services.
    • Tour in an air-conditioned vehicle throughout 3-Day Errachidia Desert Tour.
    • Hand-picked English-speaking driver.
    • 2-night stay in carefully selected Hotel/Camp (Private Tent).
    • Camel trek and Sand-boarding.
    • Daily Dinner and Breakfast.
    • Free time to wander through kasbahs, explore Oases, take photos, and more.

Price Excludes

    • Lunches, drinks and any Private Expenses.
    • Tips for your tour guide & driver (the amount is at your discretion).

What to Expect in 3 Days Desert Tour from Errachidia to Fes

  • Ziz Valley showcases terraced fields and dramatic gorges, an oasis in the desert.
  • Khamlia offers Gnawa music and cultural richness in a small desert village.
  • Encounter nomadic tribes, learning about their desert-adapted lifestyles.
  • Explore iconic Erg Chebbi dunes, with camel treks and stunning desert sunsets.
  • Glamping under stars, savoring Moroccan cuisine amid the tranquility of the Sahara night.
  • Enjoy sandboarding and thrilling dune activities for an adrenaline rush.
  • Visit Cedar Forest, home to diverse wildlife, including Barbary macaques.
  • Explore Ifrane, a town with a Swiss Alpine charm.

◈ Detailed Itinerary: Morocco 3 Day Tour Itinerary from Errachidia

❖ 1st Day: Land in Errachidia » Merzouga (129km)

Welcome to Morocco! On arrival at Errachidia Airport, you will be met by your personal Driver/Guide and transferred to your accommodation in Merzouga, a scenic drive of approximately 2 hours. 

◈ Overnight: Merzouga village

◈ Meals: Dinner

❖ 2nd Day: 4×4 Merzouga Desert tour » Gnawa House » Visit Nomadic Tribes

Start your day with a delightful breakfast at your Riad, then set off on a thrilling 4WD excursion to uncover hidden gems in Merzouga, located on the fringes of the Sahara Desert. Explore the uncharted territories with a visit to the Gnawa tribe in the charming village of Khamlia. Immerse yourself in the captivating rhythms of live Gnawa Music, a traditional art form that echoes throughout Morocco and traces its roots back to sub-Saharan regions. As you traverse, keep an eye out for fascinating wildlife encounters, including the enchanting Fennec fox.

⇒ Desert Oasis » Camel Ride & Overnight in a Berber Camp

Furthermore, embark on an awe-inspiring journey to witness the panoramic splendor of Erg Chebbi Dunes, visible from the Galb Nass Mountains. As you marvel at the breathtaking view, catch a glimpse of Morocco’s nomadic Berbers – travelling across the desert and often staying in make shift tents as they head to their next destination. Stopping en route to share a warm cup of tea with hospitable Berber families, in their handwoven tents, and savor the tranquil ambiance of the Sahara Desert.

Next, return to Khamlia village for a delectable lunch at a local restaurant, where you can tantalize your taste buds with Medfouna, also known as “Berber pizza”. Afterward, conclude the 4WD Sahara excursion at the Merzouga Oasis, where you’ll embark on a camel ride to the campsite. Absorb the enchanting vistas of the surrounding sand dunes as you journey. Don’t miss the mesmerizing sunset in the heart of the desert. Moreover, indulge in a delightful dinner, followed by live Berber music around a crackling fire, and relish an unforgettable night beneath the starlit sky. Immerse yourself in the incredible beauty of the desert, creating everlasting memories of this extraordinary exploration.

◈ Overnight: Merzouga Desert

◈ Meals: Dinner & Breakfast

❖ 3rd Day: Merzouga » Erfoud » Ziz valley » Midelt » Ifrane » Fes (468km)

The desert adventure from Errachidia to Fes continues after a truly stunning sunrise, freshen up and breakfast in your camp. Embark on an 8-hour journey aboard a 4×4 car, traversing a diverse tapestry of captivating landscapes. Witness scattered villages, fertile valleys, cedar and pine forests, as well as rugged, rocky terrains en route to the quaint town of Midelt. After a leisurely lunch, venture across the Middle Atlas Mountains, passing through the majestic Cedar Forest, where you may like to stop to see the Barbary macaques, which can often be seen roaming the forest in search of food. Later on, continue to Ifrane, known for its alpine-style architecture and nearby winter ski slopes and fancy forests. Perhaps get into Fes in the early evening, and your remarkable 3-day Errachidia to Fes desert tour concludes after dropping you off at your desired location in the city.

⟐ Meals: Breakfast

Additional accommodation can be pre-booked if you wish to explore Fez. Find out things you can do during your stay in Fes.

◈ Road Map of 3 Days in Morocco Starting in Errachidia

Important Note

If the above proposed 3 days Morocco Desert Tour from Errachidia to Fes not align with your preferences, then feel free to contact us. We specialize in crafting personalized Morocco Desert tours from Errachidia, tailored to suit your desired duration and interests. Whether you’re traveling with family, relatives, or friends, simply inform us of your timeframe and desired activities, and leave the rest to us. Our dedicated team at Morocco Tabiarte Tours is here to answer all your questions, provide detailed quotes for our Morocco Private tours, and offer valuable advice on optimal timings and destinations. Whether you’re seeking guidance or ready to make a booking, we’re committed to assisting you every step of the way.


How far is Merzouga Desert from Errachidia?

Merzouga Desert is approximately 128 kilometers southeast of Errachidia. The journey takes around two hours by car.

How many days should I spend in Merzouga?

A typical stay in Merzouga is 2 to 3 days to fully appreciate the desert experience. This allows time for camel treks, exploring the dunes, and enjoying cultural activities.

What is the best time to visit Merzouga Desert?

The best time to visit is during the autumn, winter and spring when temperatures are milder. Avoid the extreme heat of summer months.

What should I pack for a trip to Merzouga Desert?

It’s recommended to pack comfortable clothing suitable for warm weather during the day and cooler temperatures at night. Essentials include sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, a scarf for protection from the desert wind, comfortable shoes for walking, and a small backpack for personal items. It’s also advisable to bring a camera to capture the stunning landscapes and memorable moments.

How long is the Camel ride in Erg Chebbi Sand dunes?

The camel trek is about an hour, with a break in the heart of the desert in order to witness the sunset. If you prefer to walk, then you can walk alongside our camel caravan, but bear in mind that walking in the sand can be tiring.

Whether you choose to embrace the adventure of a camel ride or opt for the convenience of a 4×4 transfer, the choice is yours. Erg Chebbi’s enchanting desert camp awaits, promising an unforgettable getaway amidst the breathtaking dunes.

Is Wi-Fi available in the desert Camp?

Wi-Fi availability in the desert camps can vary depending on the specific camp you choose. Some desert camps may offer Wi-Fi access to their guests, while others may not have this facility available.

What are the popular activities in Merzouga Desert?

  • Camel Trekking: Enjoy a camel ride through the majestic Sahara desert, immersing yourself in the serene landscape.
  • Sand-boarding: Slide down the sandy slopes of the dunes on a sand-board, experiencing the thrill of this desert sport.
  • Desert Glamping: Spend a night in a desert camp, where you can relax, enjoy traditional Moroccan cuisine, and marvel at the starry night sky.
  • Quad Biking: Embark on an adrenaline-filled quad bike ride across the desert, exploring the sandy terrain and experiencing the exhilaration of off-road riding.
  • Dune Buggy Rides: Hop on a dune buggy and embark on an adventure across the dunes. These off-road vehicles offer a thrilling and fast-paced experience in the desert.
  • Off-Road Adventures: Embark on off-road excursions in 4×4 vehicles, exploring the rugged desert landscape, visiting hidden oases, and discovering remote areas not easily accessible by regular vehicles.

Can I do a day trip to Merzouga from Errachidia?

Yes, day trips are possible, but to fully experience the desert, consider spending at least one night in Merzouga.

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Carolina Alves

Couple Traveller

A remarkable 3-Day from Errachidia to Fes Desert Tour exceeded expectations, offering seamless logistics and exceptional accommodations. The camel ride was a dream fulfilled, while Lahcen, our charismatic driver, added joy with his amiable nature, cultural insights, and surprising photography skills. The exchange of music and language lessons made the journey immersive, turning a simple tour into a vibrant and unforgettable experience. The tapestry of captivating landscapes and cultural exchanges, coupled with the magic of a desert camel ride, made this tour truly exceptional.

19 November 2023


Group Traveller

This 3-day desert adventure with MTT from Errachidia was an unforgettable experience. Despite a tight schedule, the tour was meticulously planned, allowing us to capture the essence of Morocco’s mesmerizing landscapes. The dedicated driver/guide ensured a seamless journey, showcasing captivating spots for picturesque moments. Morocco Tabiarte Tours’ punctuality and assistance were commendable, making the trip stress-free. Highlights included Glamping under a starry sky, a thrilling camel ride and quad bike experience, adding an adventurous twist to the exploration. I highly recommend their exceptional services and this enchanting 3-day itinerary for those eager to discover the beauty of Morocco desert. Grateful for an amazing tour that exceeded expectations.

9 November 2023
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