Fez to Erg Chebbi Desert is 8 hours drive via Ifrane, the cedar forests and Atlas Mountains.
Fes Desert Tours are listed bellow in 3 days or more with overnight camel trek.
Fes to Erg Chebbi Desert Tours & Camel Treks are “Guaranteed” with a minimum of 2 partcipants or more.
You may choose to join one of the pre-booked tours or book a new tour departing any day and let us advertise seats for fellow travelers, this way you will make new friends and share the costs.
If you choose to book a Fes to Erg Chebbi private tour or Camel Trek, we do not advertise seats.
Pick up from your Fes riad/Hotel at 8:00 a.m by your driver, departure to Merzouga where the sand see dunes of Erg Chebbi are located.
An 8 hours journey that takes you across the Atlas Mountains to the southern Morocco’s largest oasis;
Tafilalet; composed of many villages, palmeries and 2 main Saharan towns, Erfoud and Rissani.
We will make many stops along the road at the alpine town of Ifrane, Azrou cedar forest where are the monkeys, Midelt for lunch and Ziz valley at the panoramic and impressive views over the palm trees, the green valley in the middle of the Sahara.
Then we’ll head for the Erg Chebbi sand dunes.
After breakfast in your Kasbah Hotel, you will start an explorative journey of the area;
You will visit the nomads in their goat hair tent and learn about the desert life, afterwards you visit the Gnaoua people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, There play Gnaoua music, you will learn about them and enjoy their music.
In the afternoon, you will head off in some 4-wheel drive vehicles across the barren land to the majestic Sahara sand dunes.
You will set off by camel for a 2-hour trek out to the oasis where you will spend the night in Berber tents ***this could be optional if you would prefer to return to the hotel to sleep***
Back to Fes, across the middle atlas mountains.
Around 5h30 a.m, you will wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi, possibly the best moment of Merzouga desert, followed by a typical breakfast in the bivouac of Merzouga.
|What’s Included||Not Included|
|Private A/C Vehicle Deluxe Van for the hall days + fuel||Tips for Guide and Drivers|
|English speaking driver during the tour|
|Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation|
|rooms with A/C in typical hotels, Kasbahs & Riads|
|Dinner and breakfast (Vegetarians are welcome)|