8 Days Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech
OVERVIEW; 8 Days Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech
This 8 Days Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech is the perfect trips to explore the majectic Morocco desertwith its Kasbahs, oases, canyons and sand dunes. The 8 Days Desert tour from Tangier will allow you to follow the paths of ancient caravan roads. The highlight of your desert trip is the overnight at your desert camp in Erg chebbi after riding your camels to watch the sunset over the color changing sand dunes.
Highlights; 8 Days Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech
Wander the quiet, blue-painted streets of Chefchaouen
Discover the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis
Navigate Fes’ maze-like medieval alleyways
Ride a camel into the shifting sands of the Sahara
Explore markets and souks around Jemaa el-Fna square in Marrakech
Itinerary; 8 Days Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech
DAY 1 : TANGIER PORT – CHEFCHAOUEN
We will pick you up from the port then start our journey across the spectacular Rif mountains toward Tetoun and along incredibly dramatic landscapes, and then arrive into Chefchaouan, a beautifully sited beneath the raw peaks of the Rif, Chefchaouen is one of the prettiest towns in Morocco, an artsy, blue-washed mountain village that feels like its own world. The old medina is a delight of Moroccan and Andalucian influence with red-tiled roofs, bright-blue buildings and narrow lanes converging on busy Plaza Uta el-Hammam and its restored kasbah. Here you will spend a night in a nice accommodation with a panoramic view that allows you to enjoy the breeze and the beauty of the nature.
DAY 2: CHEFCHAOUEN – VOLUBILIS – MEKNES – FES
After your breakfast in the riad our authentic journey will start towards volubilis crossing via wazan and other rif villages, in volubilis we will discover the roman ruins and learn about the archeological site of Moroocan history ,after the visit of the ruins we will shift our way to Meknes city the 17 th centry heritage where we will stop for lunch and hang around the historical huge walls of the medina , bab el mansour and enjoy a visit of moulay ismail s shrine . after the visit of Meknes we will drive directly to Fes city where you will spend the night.
DAY 3: FES ( GUIDED TRIP)
After breakfast in your riad , you will start exploring the oldest city in Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts by visiting the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish headquarter,the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 16th century. We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region, the Tanneries, the Attarine museum and Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramique view over the whole Medina of Fes.
DAY 4: FES – IFRANE – MIDELT – ZIZ AVALLEY – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA – NIGHT IN A CAMP
After breakfast in your hotel you will travel to Merzouga via Errachidia and Erfoud. You will be travelling through the fascinating Tiz Ntalghamt pass and the Ziz Gorge, taking in views of the High Atlas plateau, you’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia, here you will have lunch and enjoy the Berber hospitality. Afterwards, you will travel along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way to Erfoud and Rissani. Arrive at Merzouga on the afternoon. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you start your camel ride to spend an over night on the desert cump with berber music and sund boarding.
DAY 5: MERZOUGA – TOUDGHA GORGES – DADES VALLEY
We will rise early to see the spectacle of the sunrise over the dunes of the Sahara before making our way back by camels to the hotel for breakfast and a shower. We’ll drive through the Saghro mountains We will take a short walk through Todra Gorge before arriving at Dades Valley for dinner and accommodation.
DAY 6: DADES VALLEY – ROSES VALLEY – OUARZAZATE – AIT BEN HADDOU – HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAIN – MARRAKECH
After breakfast in the hotel, you will travel through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazat. The route through Dades Valley is the way of the thousand kasbahs – providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip in both the valley rose roses and cinema city of ouarzazate pasiing by Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. the largest Kasbah in Morocco, built by T-hami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chieftains during the beginning of the XXth Century, it used to be one of his stops during his long travel from the Sahara to Marrakech, now one of the UNESCO heritage site. after that we will shift the way to cross high atlas mountains full of panoramic view and attractive berber villages all along the way till marrakech
DAY 7: MARRAKECH SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast in the riad , you can start exploring Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palacel. After Lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. On the afternoon, you will have some free time to wonder by yourself the other parts of the city.
DAY 8: TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT
After breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport,
Include: 8 Days Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech
All-terrain vehicle recently registered, usually Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
A companion driver in the same language
Bottled water and courtesy Wi-Fi in the cars
Dromedary ride, one camel per person
Night in tent with private bathroom
Half board accomodation (breakfast and dinner)
Do not include: 8 Days Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech
Drinks at dinner
Entries and paid visits