6 Days from Tanger to the Merzouga Desert

Description

Day 1 : Tanger – Chefchaouen

Arrive at the port or airport of Tangier and, after a tour of the city, transfer to Chefchaouen. Chefchaouen is one of the most beautiful small towns in the Rif mountains, it is painted in shades of blue. Overnight in Chefchaouen.

Day 2 : Chefchaouen – Midelt

Transfer to Midelt via Ifrane , Fez, and the large pig forests. Or start your journey in Fez. Overnight in a hotel in Midelt.

Day 3 : Midelt – Merzouga (the desert):

Transfer to Merzouga via Er-Rachidia and see the green Oasis of the Ziz valley on your way to the desert village of Merzouga. Arrive in the desert to see the spectacular dunes of Erg Chebbi and stay in a small hotel on the dune line from which you can safely wander into the desert immediately, without a guide. These sand dunes are some of the highest in Morocco and climbing them is an exhilarating experience. Overnight in a Hotel in Merzouga.

Day 4: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Merzouga :

This will be a stage where after breakfast, we will cover another of the tracks they used in the “Paris-Dakar Rally” visiting desert nomads with whom we will have tea and see the oasis where some movies were shot like “Sahara”, starring Penelope Cruz. We will also visit the village of “los negros”, named after its inhabitants, who came from the slave trade brought from the Sudan. And after lunch we will change the 4×4 drive for the animal drive. We will ride the camels, go to the dunes to watch the majestic sunset in the desert and sleep in an oasis in the middle of the desert, located about two hours away. Upon arrival and a time to enjoy the calm and vastness of the sand dunes, dinner Bedouin and night under the stars in a tent.

Day 5 : Merzouga – Fez :

We will get up early to watch the sunrise from the top of a large dune. Then we will return with the camels to the hotel where we will have a refreshing shower and breakfast. Continuing our trip through the middle of the atlas, returning to Fez. In the afternoon, dinner and accommodation in a hotel. According to selected hotel category.

Day 6 : Fez – Tanger :

In the morning we continue to Tangier. At the agreed time, transfer to the port by ferry or airport and end of our services.