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Fes Desert Tours 3 days

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Fes Desert Tours 3 days
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Set out on an unforgettable tour through the mystical Sahara Desert with our Fes Desert Tours 3 Days.

Engross Yourself in the mesmerizing landscapes, ride camels across golden dunes, and spend magical nights under a blanket of stars in traditional desert camps.

Experience the rich Berber culture, savor authentic Moroccan cuisine, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Our expert guides will ensure a seamless and memorable adventure as you explore the wonders of the Sahara Desert on this captivating three-day tour from Fes.

program itinerary for Fes Desert Tours 3 days

Day 1: Fes to Merzouga

  • Morning: Depart from Fes and start your trip towards Merzouga.
  • En route: Enjoy scenic views of the Middle Atlas Mountains, passing through charming Berber villages.
  • Midday: Stop in Ifrane, known as “Little Switzerland” for its European-like architecture. Explore the city and have lunch.
  • Afternoon: Continue the drive to Erfoud, known for its fossil workshops. Visit a workshop and learn about fossil production.
  • Evening: Arrive in Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. Experience a camel trek into the desert, enjoy the sunset, and reach the desert camp.
  • Night: Overnight stay in a traditional Berber desert camp. Enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner and experience the peacefulness of the desert under a starlit sky.

Day 2: Merzouga and Erg Chebbi

  • Morning: Wake up early to witness the magical sunrise over the dunes. Take a camel ride back to Merzouga.
  • Breakfast: Enjoy a delicious breakfast in Merzouga before starting the day’s activities.
  • Option 1: Explore the area around Merzouga by 4×4. Visit Khamlia Village, known for its Gnawa music, and have tea with a local family. Explore the nearby desert villages and learn about their traditional way of life.
  • Option 2: Take a break from the desert and visit the nearby town of Rissani, known for its bustling souks and historical sites. Explore the local market and discover the ancient ruins of Sijilmasa.
  • Afternoon: Return to Merzouga and relax. Walk around the village or relax by the pool (if available).
  • Evening: Enjoy another night in the desert camp. Experience traditional music and dance around a campfire. Marvel at the clear desert sky before retiring to your tent for the night.

Day 3: Merzouga to Fes

  • Morning: After breakfast, depart from Merzouga and start the trip back to Fes.
  • En route: Pass through the Ziz Valley, known for its palm groves and beautiful landscapes. Take in the breathtaking views and stop at scenic viewpoints.
  • Midday: Enjoy lunch in Midelt, a town Nestled in the High Atlas Mountains. Take some time to explore the Towns and their local markets.
  • Afternoon: Continue the drive to Fes, passing through the Cedar Forest near Azrou, where you might spot wild monkeys.
  • Evening: Arrive back in Fes, marking the end of your desert tour. Optionally, explore the medina of Fes and visit its famous historical sites, such as the University of Al Quaraouiyine or the Chouara Tannery.
inclusions and exclusions for Fes Desert Tours 3 days

Inclusions for Fes Desert Tours  (3 days):

  1. Transportation: Transportation from Fes to Merzouga and back, typically in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. This includes pick-up and drop-off at your Hotel or Designated meeting point.
  2. Accommodation: Overnight stay in a traditional Berber desert camp in Merzouga. This typically includes a comfortable tent with bedding, shared or private bathroom facilities, and basic amenities. Some Camps may offer upgraded accommodation options.
  3. Camel Trek: A camel ride experience from the desert camp to the dunes of Erg Chebbi, usually during sunset and sunrise. Local guides will lead the camels and assist you throughout the Trip.
  4. Meals: Most tour packages include breakfast and dinner. Meals are typically traditional Moroccan cuisine, and dietary restrictions can be accommodated with prior notice.
  5. Activities: Various activities and sightseeing opportunities, such as visiting Berber villages, exploring the desert landscape, watching the sunrise and sunset over the dunes, and experiencing traditional music and dance performances.
  6. English-speaking Guide: A knowledgeable guide who speaks English will accompany you throughout the tour, providing information about the destinations, assisting with translations, and ensuring a smooth travel experience.

Exclusions for Fes Desert Tours  (3 days):

  1. Flights: International or domestic flights to and from Morocco are usually not included in the tour package. You will need to arrange your flights separately.
  2. Travel Insurance: It is recommended to have travel insurance that covers medical expenses, Tour cancellation, and other unforeseen circumstances. This is generally not included in the tour package and needs to be arranged independently.
  3. Personal Expenses: Expenses such as souvenirs, additional snacks and drinks, and any personal purchases are generally not included.
  4. Tips and Gratuities: It is Customary To tip your Guide, camel handlers, and camp staff. This is not typically included in the tour price and should be budgeted separately.
  5. Optional Activities: Some additional activities, such as quad biking, sandboarding, or visiting specific attractions outside the itinerary, may not be included and may incur extra charges.

Vital Note: Kindly be aware that the provided tour itinerary is merely a suggested plan. If it does not align with your specific preferences, please do not hesitate to Contact us. We are fully prepared to curate an alternative itinerary that caters to your individual preferences and the duration of your stay. Our expertise lies in creating personalized and tailor-made trips and excursions throughout the enchanting landscape of Morocco. 

Pricing is subject to fluctuation by the number of participants. The greater the number of individuals partaking in the trip, the lower the cost per person. As the cost of Transportation remains fixed, The total cost will be divided among all Members of the Group, ensuring a fair distribution that aligns with the chosen itinerary. Furthermore, our pricing model is Thoughtfully Designed to reflect the quality and level of accommodations you opt for.

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FAQ Of The Fes Desert Tours 3 Days /Fes to Marrakech desert tour

Q: How far from Fes is the desert?

A: The distance from Fes to the desert, particularly Merzouga in the Sahara, is approximately 470 kilometers (292 miles). The journey takes about 8 to 10 hours by road, depending on the route and transportation method chosen.

Q: Is there a train from Fes to Marrakech?

A: Yes, there is a train service connecting Fes and Marrakech. The train journey offers a scenic route, and the duration varies depending on the type of train. High-speed trains take around 2 hours and 40 minutes, while regular trains take about 7 to 8 hours.

Q: How do I get from Fez to Merzouga?

A: The most common and efficient way to travel from Fes to Merzouga is by road. You can take a bus, hire a private car, or join a guided tour. The journey takes approximately 8 to 10 hours, passing through diverse landscapes before reaching the captivating dunes of Merzouga.

Q: How to get to Merzouga from Marrakech?

A: Similar to the Fes to Merzouga route, you can travel from Marrakech to Merzouga by road. Options include buses, private cars, or guided tours. The journey takes 10 to 12 hours, allowing you to witness the changing landscapes as you approach the Sahara Desert.

Please be sure to know before you go.

Embarking on a journey with our Fes Desert Tours offers a range of durations to cater to your preferences:

  1. Fes Desert Tour – 2 Days:
  2. Immerse yourself in the desert wonders with a two-day excursion from Fes, capturing the essence of Morocco’s unique landscapes.
  3. Fes Desert Tour – 3 Days:
  4. Extend your exploration with a three-day adventure, allowing a deeper dive into the desert terrain’s cultural richness and natural beauty.
  5. Fes Desert Tour – 4 Days:
  6. For those seeking a comprehensive experience, our four-day Fes Desert Tour unveils layers of history, culture, and enchanting landscapes.

Whichever duration you choose, our Fes Desert Tours promise an unforgettable adventure, meticulously curated to showcase the best of Morocco’s captivating landscapes and cultural treasures.

TESTIMONIALS: What Travelers Say About Our Fes Desert Tours 3 days

Magical Desert Escape: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Reviewed by WanderlustDreamers456 from Los Angeles, USA

Our 3-day Fes Desert Tour was a magical escape into the heart of Morocco’s enchanting landscapes. From the ancient medina of Fes to the vast dunes of the Sahara, every moment felt like a scene from a fairy tale. The desert sunset and sunrise were simply breathtaking. Our guide, Ahmed, made the journey even more memorable with his wealth of knowledge and warm hospitality. It is a genuinely unforgettable desert adventure.

Cultural Oasis in the Sahara: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Reviewed by CultureExplorer789 from Berlin, Germany

Embarking on the 3-day Fes Desert Tour was like discovering a cultural oasis in the Sahara. The journey seamlessly blended Fes’s historical wonders with the desert’s serene beauty. Each day unfolded like a chapter in Morocco’s rich history. Our guides, Amina and Jamal, shared their knowledge and immersed us in the local culture. They are highly recommended for those seeking a cultural escape in the heart of the Sahara.

A Taste of Nomadic Life: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Reviewed by NomadExplorer321 from Tokyo, Japan

The Fes Desert Tour offered a tantalizing taste of nomadic life in the Sahara in just three days. From camel treks through golden dunes to camping under the stars, it was an authentic desert experience. The compact itinerary allowed for a deep connection with the desert without compromising comfort. Our guide, Fatima, was not just a guide but a storyteller who brought the desert’s magic to life—an unforgettable journey for those yearning for a nomadic adventure.

Desert Serenity and Starlit Nights: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Reviewed by StarGazer456 from Sydney, Australia

Our 3-day Fes Desert Tour was a serenade of desert serenity and starlit nights. Camping in the Sahara under a blanket of stars was a surreal experience. The itinerary, though brief, captured the essence of the desert’s tranquility. Our guide, Hassan, navigated the dunes expertly and shared insights into the celestial wonders above. This tour is an absolute gem if you dream of serene nights in the Sahara.

Timeless Beauty of Merzouga: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Reviewed by DesertDreamer567 from Paris, France

The 3-day Fes Desert Tour, with its focus on Merzouga, revealed the timeless beauty of the Sahara. The golden hues of the dunes at sunrise and sunset were breathtaking. The itinerary provided a perfect balance of exploration and relaxation. Our guide, Karim, was a true desert enthusiast, sharing stories that added depth to our experience—an ideal choice for those seeking the quintessential Sahara experience in a short timeframe.

Culinary Delights Under the Desert Sky: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Reviewed by FoodieNomad789 from Madrid, Spain

The 3-day Fes Desert Tour under the sky was a culinary delight for food enthusiasts and desert lovers alike. The traditional meals prepared by local nomads were a highlight. The itinerary allowed us to savor culinary and desert experiences without feeling rushed. Our guides, Leila and Khalid, were not just culinary experts but also added a delightful touch to the journey—a must for those who want to taste Morocco’s flavors amidst the magic of the Sahara.