4 Days / 3 Nights, Fes To Fes Desert Tour – via Erg Chebbi dunes:
Day 1: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Erg Chebbi dunes(Desert).
Today early morning, we will pick you up from your hotel in Fes. We will travel through the middle Atlas via Ifrane “Moroccan Switzerland” and Azrou.
You will have a stop at the cedar forest for a visit to Cedre Goraud Tree where you will see Barbary apes. From here we drive further south passing by several towns and you will get the opportunity to view nomads living in tents on the way. Our next stop is in Midelt where you will enjoy your lunch.
Later on, continuing our drive by crossing the Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m) while enjoying the panoramic views. You will also cross Ziz Gorge and the tunnel. Near Errachidia, you will see the Barrage Hassan Al-Dakhil which has turquoise blue water.
Continuing our drive to Erfoud, you will have a stop for a panoramic view of Aoufous palmeraie along Ziz River. Arriving Erfoud and crossing the off-road to reach the hotel located on the foot of the dunes.
Dinner and overnight in an Auberge (hotel).
Day 2: Merzouga – Hassi Labied – Khamlia – Nomad family – fossil Site – Tour of the dunes
This morning after breakfast in the hotel. You will have a tour of the dunes on 4×4 allowing you to visit the black volcanic rocks of fossils, visit a nomad family living in tent, visit to khamlia village and entertainment of their spiritual music of Gnawa, and visit the lake Dayte Sarji that forms in springtime which attract pink flamingos and wildlife.
You will have a break for lunch in Merzouga or Hassi Labied. After lunch you will see the canal irrigation system and have a walk on the oasis located on the foot of the dunes.
Continue to your hotel for relax. Arrive to the hotel and get ready for a camel trek for an hour and half to enjoy the sunset. While on the back of your dromedary, you will continue to the camp for an overnight in traditional nomad tent.
Dinner and spend the night in a bivouac(Berber tents) in the middle of the dunes.
Day 3: Erg Chebbi – Rissani – Erfoud – Tinejdad – Tineghir – Todra Gorges.
Waking up by the call of your guide very earlier to watch the sunrise then enjoying breakfast. You will trek back to your hotel where you can have hot shower and get ready for the new journey. We will depart to Rissani, you will have a visit to Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif and you may also investigate the Souk (local market) with the opportunity to see the Fondouks where donkeys gather.
Continuing on our drive toward Tinjdad passing by Erfoud “the capital of marble fossil”. You will view the Khatarat (Canal irrigation system) on our route. Our next stop is in Tinejdad where you will have lunch.
Later on, you will have the chance to stop for a panoramic view of the river.
Continuing on the road alongside the river to reach the gorges where you will hike/Walk on foot through this stunning place while enjoying the views of high rock walls (up to 300 meters).
Dinner and overnight stay in a Kasbah hotel.
Day 4: Todra gorges to Fes
Today we are going to travel back to Fes in a different road till Midelt while enjoying the landscapes and Berber villages through the Atlas Mountains, you will have a stop for lunch on the way.
Then continue our drive to Fes. Arrive to Fes and drop you off at your hotel.
About this tour price :
The price includes a package and it is based on many factors, such as the number of people, accommodation choice and season.
To secure one of our tours We require a deposit. We will provide you with more information concerning sending the deposit once you choose to book with us.
About what is included and excluded from the price:
- +Private Transportation: comfortable 4×4 vehicle air-conditioned/ Mini-bus for large groups + Fuel.
- +Professional and well-experienced Driver Speaking English or a Driver+ a personal guide.
- +Accommodations in clean Auberge and Kasbah): We have a selection of accommodations, and to give more options to our clients, we have 3 categories from standard to higher range. To see the Hotels/Riads/Camps we use, please visit our Accomodation page.
- +Camel Ride to watch the sunset and sunrise along with Desert guide.
- +Overnight in nomad desert bivouac (a night in a traditional Berber tent in the middle of the dunes)
- +Dinners and Breakfasts (Vegetarian food always available)
- +Stops whenever it is possible for photos, shopping, toilets…
Price doesn’t Include:
- –Admission fee: All entrances fees to all sites and monuments on tour (Example: Kasbah Ait Benhaddou: 1EUR per person+5EUR for the local guide)
- –Lunch meals: Can be taken in good local restaurants along the way.
- –Beverages and drinks.
- –Tipping Driver/Guides
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