Day 01: Fes – Midelt – Erfoud – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi
Pick up and departure from your hotel in Fez at 8:00 am. We leave for Midelt through the Mountains and the cedar forest of the middle Atlas. We pass Ifrane, a charming ski resort and Azrou; an important handicraft centre specialized in the work of cedar wood. We arrive in Midelt for lunch. At the afternoon we will drive to Erfoud, the Capital of fossils, then into the desert. After an active and full of contrasts journey, you spend your night in a peaceful hotel.
Today, we take the time to discover around Merzouga. We visit the village of khamlia, a small village dwelt by black families descended from Sudan. We attend their performance of preserved music. We do some off road in Merzouga desert to see the life of nomad people who live at the edge of Erg Chebbi dunes. The journey takes us to Rissani, and ancient town with an active Souk. Visit of the souk and skip into Merzouga for Camel ride. Enjoy your time with happy campers who offer you a memorable stay in the Sahara desert of Merzouga. The sky is embroidered with beautiful stars or a shinning moon over the dunes. The place is very peaceful. Enjoy your desert experience.
Wake-up to a spectacular sunrise pictures in the desert and enjoy the morning breeze. We ride back the camels to Merzouga. In the hotel we take showers and have our breakfast. , we’ll leave Merzouga to Fez. On the way, we’ll pass through Rissani, Erfoud, Er-Rachidia and Midelt. We’ll stop for lunch and pictures of wild monkeys on the Cedar forests of Azrou before arriving to Fez, where we’ll leave you at your Riad or Hotel.