3-Day Fes to Merzouga, Erfoud, Todra Gorges and Imilchil Village Tour
Tour Code: GOL-MOR-047
Duration: 3 Day(s)
Tour Guide: English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
(2021-07-10 To 2023-07-31)
Explore the wonderful village of Ifran, valleys and the desert of Erg Chebbi dunes where you can spend some of the best moments in your life. Explore the Gorges of Todra and the middle atlas mountains.
At 8 o’clock a.m pick-up from your accommodation and drive through the Middle Atlas Mountains and the Cedar forest of Azrou. Cedar has been used from the Phoenician times and Roman time for woodcraft, essences and Buildings, even ancient Marine boats. Afterwhile, continuing the road through the small town of Ifran, the Switzerland of Morocco, and many small typical Zayan Berber villages in the Middle Atlas.
After lunch in Midelt, continue the road to Sahara desert of Merzouga, crossing the valley of Ziz. Once you get to Erfoud you will drive on an off-road to Merzouga where you will have camel riding at sunset and overnight in Berber tents in the heart of the dunes.
Wake up early morning and start your day by enjoying the sunrise over the dunes before going back to the hotel for refreshing and having breakfast.
Leave the impressive dunes of Erg Chebbi and drive to the town of Rissani and Tafilalet, the origin of Allaouit dynasty. Then drive to the town of Erfoud where you can visit fossils manufacturers.
The drive will continue to Todra Gorges through numerous Berber villages and Tinjdad palm trees. In the afternoon, arrive in Todra and enjoy the stunning landscapes of the area before check-in in your accommodation.
After breakfast in your accommodation, go trekking for about an hour in Todra Gorges, then drive to the village of Imilchil, a small Berber village in central Morocco. The village is well known for the Marriage Festival which takes place annually in September.
After lunch, drive to Fes through the high Atlas Mountains.
The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
- AC and comfortable Vehicle 4wd Toyota Land Cruiser or Minivan
- Fuel, tolls and all associated expenses
- English speaking driver/guide
- Pick-up from your accommodation
- Night with half Board (diner and breakfast) in desert camp in Merzouga
- Camel riding in Erg Chebbi dunes
- Night with half Board (diner and breakfast) in hotel in Todra Gorges
- Lunches and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
All the prices are listed in USD.
Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
Prices may change without any notice.
Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.
There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.
Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.