4 days desert tour from Rabat
4 days tour from Rabat
The 4-day desert tour from Rabat is a captivating journey that allows you to explore the diverse landscapes, historical sites, and cultural richness of Morocco. This Rabat to desert itinerary typically takes you through the Atlas Mountains, ancient medinas, and the mesmerizing Sahara Desert.
Highlights of the 4 days desert tour from Rabat
- Navigate the labyrinthine streets of the Fes Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of one of the oldest and most well-preserved medieval cities in the world.
- Embark on a camel trek into the mesmerizing dunes of Merzouga, witnessing the changing colors of the Sahara as the sun rises or sets.
- Spend a night in a traditional desert camp in Merzouga, immersing yourself in the unique ambiance of the Sahara. Enjoy traditional Berber music, delicious local cuisine, and stargazing in the desert night.
Suggested itinerary for the 4 days desert tour from Rabat:
Day 1: Rabat to Fes
Your 4 days desert tour from Rabat begins with a picturesque drive from Rabat to Fes, a city renowned for its rich history and cultural heritage. Explore the UNESCO-listed Medina of Fes, where narrow alleys, vibrant souks, and ancient landmarks glimpse Morocco’s past. Overnight in Fes, preparing for the desert wonders ahead.
Day 2: Fes to Merzouga – Into the Sahara Wilderness
Depart from Fes, traversing the Middle Atlas Mountains, adorned with cedar forests and charming Berber villages. En route, visit Ifrane, known as the “Switzerland of Morocco.” Continue to Erfoud, the gateway to the Sahara, before reaching the captivating dunes of Merzouga. As the sun sets, embark on a mesmerising camel trek into the heart of the Erg Chebbi dunes. Enjoy a night in a traditional nomadic camp under the stars, savouring a delicious Moroccan dinner by the campfire.
Day 3: Merzouga Exploration – Nomadic Culture and Desert Adventures – Midelt
Wake up to the breathtaking sunrise over the Sahara and enjoy a hearty breakfast. Then, the 4 days desert tour from Rabat dives deeper into the desert experience with visits to nomadic communities, where you can interact with locals and gain insights into their traditional way of life. After lunch, we drive through the Ziz Valley and the High Atlas Mountains arriving at Midelt village for the night.
Day 4: Midelt – Cedar Forest – Rabat
Our 4 days desert tour from Rabat departs from Midelt through the Middle Atlas Mountains to Azrou which is known for its cedar forests and is a great place to stop and stretch your legs. The area is also known for its resident Barbary macaques to take photos. Later, we drive to the Ancient Roman history and consider making a detour to Volubilis. These well-preserved Roman ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage site and provide a fascinating glimpse into Morocco’s past. After that, we drive to Rabat and drop you off at your accommodation.
This 4-day desert tour from Rabat promises a perfect blend of cultural immersion, desert adventures, and awe-inspiring landscapes. Whether you’re captivated by the labyrinthine alleys of Fes, the nomadic traditions of the Sahara, or the vastness of the dunes in Merzouga, this journey offers an unforgettable exploration of Morocco’s diverse and captivating beauty.
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Included in the 4 days tour from Rabat
- All hotel/riad transfers.
- Private travel from Rabat in a comfortable A/C vehicle.
- English-speaking driver/guide.
- All dinners and breakfasts.
- Camel excursion to Merzouga camp.
- Comfortable accommodation in riad/hotel and Sahara camp.