9 Days Desert Tour From Tangier to Marrakech

  • 9 Days Desert Tour From Tangier to Marrakech

Around Morocco Tours company Provide 9 days tours in Morocco starting from Tangier. In this Morocco travel tour, you will have chance to learn about Morocco cultures and traditions, exploring some imperial cities and have experience the highlight of the desert night at the camp under stars. You are welcome to Morocco.

Pick up service from  your accommodation in Tangier Fuel included
Private Transport by an A/C vehicle Professional English speaking driver
Overnight in desert camp dinner and breakfast are included Local guide at ait ben haddou Kasbah
Camel ride for sunset and sunrise (one camel each) Half-board accommodations in selected hotels & Riads or Kasbahs ( breakfasts are included)
Official guide in Fes, Marrakech Drop off service at  your accommodation in Marrakech
You can stop everywhere to take photos
Entrance fees Personal expenses
Tips and gratuities Lunches and drinks
The flights tickets to and from your homeland Anything not mentioned in the program


Day 1: Tangier – Chefchaouen

Arrive at Tangier port/airport, greet you and start travelling to Chefhaouen. If time permits it, you will have the time to visit Assilah a smaller town on the coast. You will enjoy the fascinating views of the fertile plain of the Rif. Get to Chefchaouen and check in to your riad. Overnight at riad/hotel. Bed and Breakfast. BB.


Day 2: Exploring Chefchaouen – Fes

After breakfast in your riad, you will start exploring Chefchaouen “The blue city of Morocco”. Situated at the footstep of 2 higher mountains, Chefchaouen is a beautiful unique city with its white washed walls and blue doors, and windows. Unlike many parts of Morocco, Chefchaouen was occupied by Spain; therefore, there is much influence of the Spanish civilisation and the Moorish architecture. At around noon, you will leave for Fes via the town of Ouazzan and the Roman site of Volubilis. After a couple of hours drive, you will get to Volubilis, the well-preserved Roman empire dating to 225BC, where you will see the most beautiful Mosaics in Morocco dating back to 3 rd century BC. You will continue to Fes. Overnight accommodation at Riad/hotel. BB


Day 3: Exploring Fes

After breakfast in your hotel/riad, you will start exploring Fes “the spiritual city of Morocco”. You will spend the whole morning exploring the Medina and its alleys; visiting most of the sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Karaouine Mosque and University, the oldest in the world, the Medrasa Bouanania, the Tanneries and the Najjarine fountain. After lunch, we will drive you outside the Median to see the Royal Palace gate, walk through the Jewish quarter “the Mellah”, and then visit the pottery cooperative. On the afternoon, we will drive you to one of the fortresses to experience an amazing panoramic view of the whole Medina of Fes. Overnight accommodation at riad/hotel. BB


Day 4: Fes – Azrou – Midlet – Ziz Valley – Merzouga

After breakfast in your riad, you’ll start travelling southeast to Merzouga via Midelt and Errachidia. Your first stop will be at Ifran, referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco”, and then to Merzouga via Midlet and the Ziz Valley. During this journey you’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas Mountains. Stopping at the famous cedar forest – the largest in Morocco – where you may well sight Barbarian apes. You’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city Er Rachidia. After lunch in Midelt, your journey continues along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way.  We will drive through welcoming Berber villages to Erfoud, and then Rissani, the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty – the current ruling royal family in Morocco. Arrive to Merzouga at the end of the day, you’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you check in to your hotel/ Riad. Half-board (HB)


Day 5: Merzouga area and the Camel trek – Luxury Camp

After breakfast in the riad you will start an explorative journey of the area. You’ll visit the Gnawa people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, to experience their music and lifestyle. You may also visit the souk in Rissani, a traditional town which was the origin of the ruling family in Morocco and the meeting place of the Caravans trading as far as Timbuktu in Mali. Here you will see alot of men hooded and women veiled. On the afternoon you will mount your camel, guided by an experienced camel man to explore within the sand sea of Merzouga. Overnight at our desert camp where you will have your dinner. The camp is luxurious camp with private bathrooms and showers. HB.


Day 6: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley

Early in the morning, your camel guide will wake you up to watch what well may be the best sunrise of your life. Afterwards, you will trek back to the village of Merzouga, enroute you couldn’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. After breakfast in your riad, you’ll leave for the Dades Valley visiting the Todra gorges – the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. After lunch within the valley, you will have an optional hour hike through the fields where you will enjoy visiting an old mud village, meet locals and learn about the culture. On to the Dades Valley, where you will have the opportunity to see the majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes”. Overnight accommodation. Riad/Hotel. HB


Day 7: Dades Valley – Ait Ben Haddou – Tiz Ntichka pass Marrakech

After breakfast in the riad/hotel, we’ll drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna 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. We’ll stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “the rose city”, to purchase the rosewater, which will make your linen smell good a long time after your trip is over.  Continue to Marrakech via the Ait Ben haddou Kasbah. Built by Et Hami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chieftains during the 18 th century, now the Kasbah is a house of many Glaoui people. Your journey will continue
through the majestic Tizi n’tichka Pass (2260m) over the High Atlas Mountains, before arriving at your accommodation in Marrakech. BB.


Day 8: Exploring Marrakech

After breakfast in the hotel/riad, you can start exploring Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco”. Your guide will ensure that you see the most important places of historical and cultural interest, including the Saadien tombs; the Palaces of El Bahia and El Badi; and the Ben Youssef Coranique School. Lunch at a restaurant near the square, then in the afternoon visit the gardens at Majorelle; Menara and the Koutoubia tower. On the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to walk around the ‘Square Jemaa El Fna’ full with magicians, story tellers, snake charmers and food sellers. Overnight accommodation in your hotel/riad. BB.


Day 9: Departure

After breakfast in your riad, we will drive you to Marrakech airport for your departure flight. Tour ends at the airport


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