Errachidia to Fes 3 days desert tour - camel riding overnight 2024


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3 Days tour from Errachidia to Fes

The best of what the Moroccan Sahara Desert has to offer. Definitely can be experienced on this Errachidia to Fes 3 days desert tour. During this desert trip, you’ll pass via the Ziz Valley, one of the country’s most picturesque rivers.

You will get the opportunity to visit all the fascinating locations near the golden Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Such as the Berber nomad families, the fossil mines, the oasis, and the seasonal Sarji.

Moreover, not to mention a Morocco camel trekking excursion into the Erg Chebbi sand dunes during this 3 day tour from Errachidia. As well as catching a memorable sunset and sunrise over the goldn sand dunes. Of course, you’ll spend a magnificent night under the stars in a Merzouga luxury sahara desert camp.

On this 3-day trip from Errachidia to Fes, you will pass through the breathtaking Middle Atlas Mountains. Where you may take in the beautiful scenery. You’ll stop in Azrou’s cedar forest to encounter the Barbarian macaque, this is one of the few locations in Morocco where wild monkeys can be found.

Moreover, before arriving in Fes, you will continue your journey to Ifrane. Finally, your 3 days tour from Errachidia to Fes via Merzouga desert will come to a close when we transport you to your accommodation in Fes.

Highlights of 3 day trip from Errachidia:

  • Explore the south of Morocco within this 3 days tour from Errachidia to Fes.
  • Admire the charming Ziz Valley as well as its palm grouves.
  • Cross the genuine Berber Villages.
  • Visit the nomad families and explore their lifestyle and tradition.
  • Enjoy camel rides via the Sahara desert on this 3 day tour from Errachidia.
  • Appreciate both sunset and sunrise over Erg Chebbi Dunes.
  • Spend an amazing night in a Merzouga desert camp under the stars.
  • Pass via the dazzling middle Atlas Mountains.
  • Stop in Azrou and Meet the monkeys at the cedar forest.
  • Stop in Ifrane, kown as the little Moroccan Switzerland.


  • Private A/C 4x4 Vehicle or Minivan+ fuel
  • English/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Accommodation with dinner and breakfast
  • Camel Trek to overnight in nomad desert bivouac or luxury camp (Private tents)
  • Free time to explore sites such as Kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,...Etc
  • Sandboarding in the dunes
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Flights

Tour Plan

Day 1: Errachidia airport - Merzouga night in the hotel

On your arrival at the airport of Moulay Ali Cherif in Errachidia, our driver guide will be waiting to meet and greet you. You will then be driven south along the Palm groves and ksour of the Tafilalet region.

You will see the landscapes changing and the desert appears in shades of oranges, reds and golds as well as the black rocky hamada.

Once in Merzouga, you will be shown to your hotel where a welcome mint tea will await you. Dinner and breakfast at the hotel.

Day 2: Explore Merzouga with jeep - Camel Trekking and night in the desert

In the morning, your drive guide will come to take you for the start of your 4x4 adventure. Included in the day will be a visit to Khamlia; a village of Sudanese descendants who remained after they were freed as slaves. They perform a very soulful Gnawa experience for you.

There are mines, hidden villages and oases to discover as well as off road trips. In the afternoon, you will meet your camels for the ride across the dunes to your nomadic camp. There, dinner will be prepared, music around the campfire and a million stars above your head.

Day 3: Merzouga Desert - Erfoud - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fes

An early start today to catch the desert sunrise. Breakfast and back to meet your driver riding the camels across the silence of the dunes.

First stop of the day will be to visit one of the fossil workshops in Erfoud; home of the majority of Morocco´s mineral and fossil fields.

The journey then follows the gorges of Ziz Valley and through mountainous regions to nomadic pasturelands. In Midelt we take a lunch break.

The mountains give way to giant cedar forests and we will stop so you can watch the indigenous Barbary monkeys in the trees.

Hidden in this forested region is Ifrane, you would almost think you are in the Alps with the sloping roofs and architecture.

Last stop of the day will be in Fes; the ancient mediaeval spiritual medina with its 9000 labyrinth of car free streets. Finally our 3 days desert tour from Errachidia will end up when we drop you off at your accommodation.


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