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4-Day tour from Fes to Merzouga Sahara Desert

Experience a 4-day luxury tour from Fes to Merzouga Sahara Desert. Uncover hidden gems with expert guides. From a magical camel trek to an unforgettable overnight experience under the Milky Way. Don’t miss this incredible adventure—book now for the best price!

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Perfect 2-Day Morocco Itinerary: Fes to Merzouga Desert Tour
  • 4 Days/ 3 Nights
  • Private Vehicle
  • Distance: 930 KM
  • Guided Tours
  • Half Board
  • Accommodation

Tour Description: 4 Day Morocco Sahara Tour from Fes to Merzouga

Marrakech Desert Tours 4 Days

Experience an awe-inspiring 4-day Morocco Private tour from Fes to Merzouga where the Sahara Desert awaits you! Enjoy an unforgettable camel trek through the breathtaking Erg Chebbi dunes while indulging in a luxurious night of glamping under the glittering stars. Furthermore, immerse yourself in the local culture by visiting the nomads and gaining insight into their unique way of life. Discover the scenic Cedar Forest in the majestic Middle Atlas Mountains and explore the charming town of Ifrane. Join us on this once-in-a-lifetime journey filled with memorable experiences.

What to Expect in Fes Desert tours 4 Days

4 Days in Morocco Sahara Tour
  • Marvel at Fes El Bali, a labyrinthine medieval Medina & UNESCO site
  • Explore the Alpine charm and outdoor adventures of Ifrane
  • Discover Barbary macaques swinging through the Cedar Forest
  • Trek through the breathtaking Erg Chebbi dunes on camelback
  • Visit nomadic tribes and gain insight into their fascinating culture
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through lush valleys, ancient kasbahs & the Middle Atlas Mountains

Detailed Itinerary: 4-Day Sahara Desert Trip from Fes to Merzouga

Morocco itinerary 4 days

1st Day: Arrival in Fes » Medina Sightseeing Tour (40-minute drive + 3-hour walking tour)

Welcome to Morocco! Upon your arrival at Fes airport, you’ll be met by your driver and transferred to your hotel. After checking in, your adventure begins with a guided exploration of the Medina, where the hidden treasures of Fes el Bali city await.

To start off, you’ll visit the Royal Palace, followed by a breathtaking panoramic view of the Medina from Borj Sud. Moreover, you’ll delve into the Mosaic Factory before embarking on a walking tour through the city’s narrow alleyways. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, you’ll visit landmarks such as the University of al-Qarawiyyin, Al Attarine Madrasa, and Bou Inania Madrasa, all while learning fascinating stories about the city’s history. Additionally, you’ll explore the Chouara Tannery.

The walking tour will conclude at the iconic Blue Gate, locally known as Bab Boujeloud, providing an excellent photo opportunity. After a day filled with sightseeing, you’ll have the remainder of your time in Fes to leisurely soak up the city’s vibrant atmosphere. Whether you choose to explore the bustling souks in search of the perfect tajine or simply unwind at your riad, the choice is entirely yours.

√ Overnight: Fes

2nd Day: Fes » Middle Atlas Mountains » Midelt » Merzouga Desert: Camel trek & Glamping (7-hour drive)

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at your Riad and prepare for an adventure of a lifetime! Get behind the wheel and make your way to the magnificent Sahara desert.

Along the way, soak in the breathtaking views of the majestic Middle Atlas Mountains and quaint Berber villages. Stop for a leisurely lunch in Midelt before continuing your journey to the stunning Merzouga desert.

Upon reaching, hop on a camel and ride towards the campsite. As you trek across the golden dunes, witness the awe-inspiring sunset painting the sky with hues of orange, pink, and purple.

Later in the evening, indulge in a scrumptious dinner under the twinkling stars while enjoying live music performances that will leave you spellbound. Get ready to create unforgettable memories that will stay with you forever!

√ Overnight: Merzouga Desert Camp

√ Included Meals: Dinner

3rd Day: Merzouga Off-Road Adventure: Discover Dar Gnawa, Nomads & Desert Oasis (2.5-hour drive)

Get up early to catch a magical sunrise over the enchanting dunes and experience the thrill of sandboarding! After a tasty breakfast at your deluxe camp, embark on a thrilling off-road Sahara adventure aboard a 4×4 vehicle to uncover the hidden sights of Merzouga.

Begin by visiting a stunning oasis nestled deep in the Sahara desert. Then, journey to Khamlia village, where traditional drumming, music, and dance await your experience.

Continue your adventure by heading towards the Galb Nass Mountains to capture an awe-inspiring panoramic view of the Erg Chebbi dunes. Keep your eyes peeled for the elusive fennec, a desert fox that roams freely in the region.

Afterward, share a cup of tea with a welcoming nomadic tribe and gain valuable insights into their fascinating culture and traditions. Lastly, indulge in a delectable Berber pizza for lunch before heading to your riad. Check into your luxurious accommodation and take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool, or opt for an exciting quad bike or dune buggy tour. Finally, end your day with a well-deserved rest in the comfort of your riad.

√ Overnight: Merzouga

√ Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner

4th Day: Merzouga » Ziz valley » Cedar Forest » Ifrane » Fes (7-hour drive)

Get ready to embark on an exceptional journey from Merzouga to Fes. Although the trip may seem long, it is filled with breathtaking landscapes, scenic stops, and unique experiences that make every mile worthwhile.

Along the route, stop to capture the stunning beauty of the palm groves and lush valleys of the Ziz Valley. Subsequently, venture into a mystical cedar forest, where you can catch sight of playful monkeys and take some remarkable photos.

Afterward, take a moment to soak in the charm of Ifrane, a hidden gem town with unique architecture and a serene atmosphere, before continuing to Fes. By the end of your Morocco desert tour, you’ll have created memories that will last a lifetime.

√ Included Meals: Breakfast

Important Note

What you see here is just a suggested plan for your 4 days tour from Fes to Sahara Desert. 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.

4 Days in Fes to Merzouga Desert Tour Price/Cost

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Price Includes
Price Excludes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off services.
  • Tour in an air-conditioned vehicle throughout 4 Days in Morocco.
  • Hand-picked English-speaking driver.
  • 2-night stay in carefully selected Hotel/Riad.
  • 1-night stay in a Deluxe desert camp (Private Tent).
  • Daily Dinner and Breakfast.
  • Camel trek and Sand-boarding.
  • Leisure time to stroll through gorges, explore kasbahs, capture 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 many days in Fez is enough?

A full day can be sufficient to explore the essence of Fez. With its labyrinthine Medina, historic landmarks like the Royal Palace and Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque, and vibrant souks, Fez offers a compact yet rich cultural experience that can be thoroughly enjoyed in a day. However, if you wish to delve deeper into its intricate alleys, savor local cuisine, or take day trips to nearby attractions, extending your stay to two or three days would be ideal for a more leisurely exploration.

How far from fes is the desert?

The desert is approximately a 7-hour drive from Fes. While the journey may seem long, it’s truly worth it as there are countless sights to behold along the way. From charming villages to breathtaking landscapes, every moment of the drive offers a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Moroccan culture and natural beauty.

Is going to Merzouga worth it?

Yes, absolutely, it’s worth it. Your visit wouldn’t be complete without exploring Merzouga. Its mesmerizing landscape, towering Erg Chebbi dunes, and unique cultural experiences make it a must-visit destination in Morocco. From thrilling camel rides across the golden sand dunes to camping under the starry desert sky, Merzouga offers unforgettable adventures and memories.

How long to spend in Merzouga?

It depends on your preferences. If you’re short on time, spending a day in Merzouga can still offer an immersive experience of its desert beauty, with activities such as camel rides and desert camping. However, if you wish to delve deeper into the region, immerse yourself in Berber culture, visit nomadic communities, and fully appreciate the tranquility of the Sahara, consider extending your stay to two days. This allows for a more leisurely exploration and gives you the opportunity to soak in the unique ambiance of this desert town.

How long is the camel ride in Merzouga?

The camel ride in Merzouga typically lasts between 30 and 40 minutes, offering a serene journey through the mesmerizing desert landscape. However, if you prefer a shorter ride, arrangements can be made accordingly to accommodate your preferences.

What are the activities in Merzouga Desert?

The Merzouga Desert offers a range of thrilling activities to experience its vast landscape. Visitors can enjoy quad biking across the dunes, explore the terrain with a dune buggy ride, embark on a serene horseback journey, or opt for a classic desert safari for an immersive experience amidst the golden sand.

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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.

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Outstanding 4-Day Custom Sahara Tour in Morocco

Our thoughtfully organized 4-day Fes desert trip not only covered the essential southern attractions but also showcased the incredible diversity of Morocco’s geography and rich culture. The accommodations were of top-notch quality, and the night spent in the Sahara was truly memorable, highlighted by a camel experience.

Our driver, Ali, proved to be professional, courteous, punctual, responsive, and highly knowledgeable. Moha efficiently managed the tour, providing everything from practical details to tipping practices. Considering a trip to Morocco next year, we wouldn’t hesitate to choose them again for another adventure.

16 October 2023

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Memorable Journey with Morocco Tabiarte Tours

An impressive Moroccan adventure unfolded during the fantastic 4-day Fes to Merzouga desert excursion with my wife and two kids. Our guide, Said, was exceptional, treating us like family and ensuring our well-being. Proficient in multiple languages, he kept us entertained with his humor throughout the journey. Our stay in a luxurious camp, complete with live music and a bonfire under the stars, was truly enchanting.

Said thoughtfully paused at numerous picturesque spots, displaying immense patience during our photo stops. His excellent service has earned my trust, and I plan to entrust Morocco Tabiarte Tours with my parents’ upcoming trip to Morocco. Gratitude to Morocco Tabiarte Tours, Moha, and Said for creating such a memorable experience.

23 September 2023
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