Desert tour from Fez 7 days

Desert tour from Fez 7 days – Fez Sahara tour – 7-day Morocco desert tour from Fez – Fez to Erg Chigaga tour

Morocco desert tour from Fez

7-day tour from Fez

4X4 Sahara desert trip

4X4 Morocco tour 7 days

Ideal to explore Morocco with friends

Ideal to explore Morocco with friends

Discovery of the Sahara

Discovery of Erg Chigaga great dunes!

7-day Fez desert tour to Erg Chigaga

Sahara tour from Fez 7 days – Morocco tour from Fez – Fez to Erg Chigaga tour 7 days 

Day 1 – Desert tour from Fez – Ifran – Azrou – Midelt – Imilchil

Departure in the morning by 4X4 for your Sahara desert tour from Fez which will allow you to discover the Sahara and the Atlas mountains. Accompanied by your guide, you will first go to Imilchil.

You will pass by Ifrane, a small town called “Little Switzerland“. Located at 1713 m altitude in the Middle Atlas and very green, Ifrane is worth the visit. Then you will take the road to Azrou. 

After this visit, your way continues among the small Berber villages to Imilchil. Rising to 2,200 m above sea level, it is located in the Eastern High Atlas. You will spend the night in this village. 

Day 2 – Imilchil – Gorges du Toudra – Djebel Saghro

The second day of your desert tour from Fez begins by a hike in the valley, all along the river. Visit of the “baraka” of Sidi Ahmed El Oulmghani, a saint marabout.

After the village of Agoudal, you will begin to descend on the south side of the High Atlas where the Toudra Canyons separate. Visit the Toudra Gorges and the palm grove. You will continue your route for another 60 km to arrive at Djebel Saghro, a summit located in the Moroccan Anti-Atlas.

The green views give way to much more arid landscapes. But you will still have a little way to go before seeing the Sahara spread before you … 

Day 3 – Fez Sahara tour : Djbel Saghro – N’koub- Zagora – M’Hamid

During the third day of your Morocco desert tour from Fez, enjoy many visits !

You will continue towards Jebel Saghro before reaching the village of N’koub, famous for its kasbahs. A stop is done to visit of the village. Then, you will cross the Drâa Valley with its palm trees and fortified typical villages. You discover the southern Morocco architecture.

In the village of Tamegroute you will visit the ancient Koranic library and pottery workshops.

After Tamegroute, you will descend to the village of Mhamid El Ghizlane which is at the gateway of the Sahara desert.

Enjoy sunset on the dunes, and a delicious dinner. You spend a night in the Sahara, in a nomadic desert camp.

Day 4 – Desert tour from Fez –the great dunes of Erg Chigaga

On the morning of your 4th day of this Fez desert trip, after breakfast at the camp, you go visit the highest dunes in Erg Chigaga. You will enjoy lunch in a beautiful oasis.

Dinner and overnight stay in Erg Chigaga desert camp. Traditional nomadic music around a campfire. You will discover the nomadic lifestyle and culture. Enjoy your Morocco desert tour!

Day 5 – Erg Chegaga – Foum Zguid – Tazenakht – Tisselday

After breakfast, you leave the Erg Chigaga dunes and you go on the track towards the dry lake of Iriqui. You will then take the direction of Foum Zguid. You continue to Tazenakht, a village known for the local cooperatives of manifacturing carpets. Enjoy lunch in Tazenakht before go to Tisselday. The night is planned in a typical riad.

Day 6 – Desert tour from Fez : Tisselday – Imi N’Ifri – Ouzoud Waterfalls

After breakfast, you continue your 7-day tour from Fez. Departure from Tisselday direction to the Ouzoud Waterfalls. They rise 110 m high and located between the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas mountains. After enjoying this splendid spectacle of nature, walk in the green valley.

Day 7 – Ouzoud Waterfalls – Beni Mellal – Fez

After having taken advantage of this escapade near the waterfalls of Ouzoud, you will take the road for Beni Mellal. Then you will continue to Fez, passing by small Berber villages and small towns of the Middle Atlas. Arrival in Fez in the late afternoon. End of your Morocco desert trip.

Information about your desert trip from Fez to Erg Chigaga 

  • The city of Azrou is about 90 km from Fez. Around the city, you will admire the landscapes of mountains covered with cedars and oaks.
  • Imilchil is the territory of the tribe of Ait Haddou. In September of the year takes place the moussem of Imilchil, the Festival of the “engagement”.
fez desert tour

How long is the camel ride in the desert?

You will enjoy a camel tour in the desert. The camel riding in the Sahara will further immerse you in this Morocco desert experience!

How do we choose the Sahara desert camp for this desert tour from Fez ?

We make sure that you have comfortable conditions without removing the authentic side of the trip. 

If you wish a unique desert experience in the nomadic camp, you can opt for a Morocco luxury desert camp. 

Luxury nomadic camps are available in Erg Chegaga and in M’hamid El Ghizlane. Let us know your choice!

The main advantages of this desert tour from Fez

  • you take enough time to visit the desert,
  • discovery of ones of the most beautiful dunes in Morocco,
  • many visits of typical Moroccan villages during the trip,
  • tea or lunch with a local family of nomads or a Berber family in the mountains,
  • you enjoy landscapes and a tour in the Atlas mountains,
  • all accommodations are carefully selected by us,
  • you will learn a lot about the local culture thanks to the visits and your guide,
  • some activities could be added to your 4×4 desert tour from Fez: quad biking in Erg Chigaga, sandsurf, a day camel trekking in the Sahara, …;


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