3 Days from Errachidia to Fes

Embark on a 3-day journey from Errachidia to Fes, passing through the stunning landscapes of the Merzouga Desert. This tour offers a chance to experience the tranquility of the Sahara and the rich cultural heritage of one of Morocco’s oldest cities. Here’s how you can make the most of this adventure.

Day 1: Errachidia to Merzouga – Entering the Sahara

Begin your journey in Errachidia, a city known for its palm groves and as a gateway to the eastern Sahara. Travel towards the small village of Merzouga, located near the impressive Erg Chebbi dunes, some of the largest in Morocco.

Upon arrival in Merzouga, prepare for a camel trek into the heart of the dunes. This traditional mode of travel provides a unique perspective on the vastness and beauty of the desert. As the sun sets, watch the dunes change colors, creating a breathtaking panorama. Spend the night in a desert camp, enjoying traditional Berber hospitality, complete with local music and a starlit sky.

Day 2: Explore Merzouga and Surroundings

Awaken early to witness a magnificent sunrise over the dunes. After breakfast, spend the day exploring the area around Merzouga. You can visit the village of Khamlia to enjoy Gnawa music, a unique form of rhythmic music with West African roots. Alternatively, take a 4×4 excursion to explore the desert further and visit nomadic families to learn about their way of life.

In the afternoon, you have the option to explore the Rissani market, known for its traditional souks and historical significance as a major trading post. Spend another night in the desert camp, experiencing the tranquility and beauty of the Sahara.

Day 3: Merzouga to Fes – Journey to the Cultural Heartland

After enjoying a final desert sunrise, begin your journey to Fes. The drive takes you through changing landscapes, offering a chance to reflect on the stark beauty of the Sahara. As you approach Fes, the scenery transitions to the lush greenery of the Middle Atlas Mountains.

Arriving in Fes, delve into the ancient medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the intricate alleyways, visit the famous tanneries, and see landmarks like the Bou Inania Madrasa and the Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque and University. Fes is a cultural and spiritual center of Morocco, and its medina is a living museum of medieval architecture.

This 3-day trip from Errachidia to Fes via Merzouga provides a glimpse into the diverse landscapes and rich cultural tapestry of Morocco. From the serene dunes of the Sahara to the vibrant streets of Fes, this journey offers an unforgettable Moroccan experience.

Tour Included :

– Tour in 4×4 vehicle/Minibus with A/C
– Driver/guide
– Fuel
– Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
– Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
– Camel Per person
– Turban each for the Camel trip in Desert
– Sandboarding in The Dunes

Not included :

– Flight
– Lunchs
– Drinks

From €1,230 / per person
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We came all the way from mexico, and would love to do it again!!! I cannot thank enough Brahim for everything he did for us! Ali drove us all the way from Marrakech to the desert for two days, making several stops , visiting amazing little towns and beautiful sceneries, like the Dades Gorges, this little town called Ait Benhaddou and more! Ali was very nice to us all the time,

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