On this desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech 10 days, you will have the opportunity to see some of the most beautiful jewels in the country. You will travel Morocco from north to south visiting places of great tourist interest. It is an itinerary of many surprises, the landscape changes enormously as do the towns and cities.
List of Highlights of Desert tour from Tangier:
Day 1 : Tangier – Chefchaouen
After picking you up, we will start our desert tour from Tangier and head to the first destination; that will be the lovely Chefchoauen city. We reach our destination after traveling via the amazing Rif Mountains. Late in the afternoon, you will enjoy the amazing view of sunset outdoors Chefchouen city. Overnight at a Riad in Chefchoauen.
Day 2 : Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes
Breakfast and heading to Fez city. On the way to our destination, we will travel via the Rif Mountains its interesting villages. On the way, we will make a stop to visit the Roman Empire ruins, Volubilis. After a visit to this archeological site, we continue to Meknes city where we will take a break for having lunch and visit some of historical sites such as Bab El Mansour gate, Square Lahdim and Moulay Ismail Mausoluem. Overnight in Fez.
Day 3 : Fes guided tour
The day three of this desert tour from Tangier is dedicated to explore Fez city in a guided tour to the most of Fez’s attractions and sites. That includes visiting monuments such as Al Quaraouine University which is the first founded university in the world according to UNESCO and many other scholars, Tennaries, Medina, and the amazing Tanneries. Fez offers a rich culture and history since it is the first Imperial city of Morocco that goes back to the 8th century. Overnight at a hotel/riad.
Day 4 : Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Ziz Valley – Merzouga
Our day begins with leaving Fez towards Merzouga Desert after we pick you up from the hotel. we will drive towards our destination via the Middle Atlas Mountains, Ifrane, Cedar Forest woodland and Azrou which is famous for its wonderful and pure and traditional handicraft. In Midelt, we will take a break for lunch. After a drive along the scenery views and landscapes, we arrive Merzouga village. Overnight will be at a hotel/Riad
day 5 : Merzouga area and the Camel trek
Today on the desert tour from Tangier, we will dedicate our time to explore the surrounding areas of Merzouga desert. That begins with visiting Khamlia village which is very ancient. Most of its people are originally from Sudan, Senegal and Mali. In this interesting village, you will have the chance listen to the famous Gnawa music style and discover the lifestyle in this area. Then, we drive to Miffis Mines where you will explore and see the stunning views behind the high dunes of a full desert. Afterwards, you will take a camel trek in the vast and calm desert towards Erg Chebbi sand dunes where you will be provided with a suitable camping at a Berber tent.
Day 6 : Merzouga -Todgha Gorges – Dades Valley
After you wake up in the morning, you will have the opportunity to watch the lovely view of the sunrise over the high sand dunes and take some brilliant pictures. Afterwards, we go back to Merzouga where you will have breakfast and refresh up. Then, we drive to visit Todra Gorges (the highest in Morocco) via Tinghir. After a wonderful visit to Todra Gorges, we continue Boumalne Dades. Overnight at a hotel in Boumalne Dades.
Day 7 : Dades Valley – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
After having breakfast, we drive via Dades Valley to Ouarzazate. On our way, we will visit the amazing Valley of Roses on Kalaat M’Gouna. Ouarzazate (Hollywood of Africa) is a famous destination for film makers around the world. We will visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou which is a World Heritage Site. This site as served as a backdrop for many movies such as The Mummy, Gladiator and more. Afterwards, we drive to Marrakech via the breathtaking landscapes of the High Atlas Mountains and the famous Tizi N’Tichka Pass.
Day 8 : Marrakech guided tour
You will have a guided tour to discover the most exotic places of Marrakech,the famous Jamaa El fna square, Majorelle Gardens, Saadianas Tombs with a stroll in the labyrinth of the narrow streets of the Medina amongst its famous Souks.Overnight at hotel/riad. Today, you will be guided to explore the city of Marrakech and visit the best monuments and attractions that the city has to offer. That includes the 12th century Koutoubia Mosque,You will also visit the El-Bahia Palace,The Saadian Tombs, The Koranic School Medersa Ben Youssef, Djemaa El Fna Square, the Medina and Central Souks. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 9 : Marrakech – Essaouira
After breakfast in Marrakech, we will pick you up and head towards Essaouira is 2 hour away. Essaouira is a wonderful city that is situated on the Atlantic Ocean. It has many attractions that worth visiting like the ancient Ramparts, the World Heritage Medina and the authentic port where you can have fresh seafood for lunch. Essaouira is also known for its windy beach which is an attraction for surfers around the planet. Overnight at a hotel/riad.
Day 10 : Essaouira – Marrakech airport
What Is Included in Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech 10 days:
- Transport in AC vehicle Minibus or 4×4
- English-speaking driver/guide during the tour.
- Spending one night in a nomad desert camp in Merzouga Dunes with a Private Tent
- Camel Trekking in Merzouga Dunes
- Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
Not Included in the tour:
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