6-Day Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech

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    Departure time: 08:00 am

    Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech Highlights

    • Chefchaouen's Blue Charms: Begin your journey in Chefchaouen, the captivating blue city, exploring its unique architecture and calm atmosphere.
    • Historic Stops: Discover the historic cities of Meknes, Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, Volubilis, and the ancient city of Fes, each with its own cultural significance.
    • Fes Guided Tour: Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Fes, exploring royal palaces, medinas, and historical landmarks.
    • Spectacular Landscapes: Drive through the Middle Atlas Mountains, cedar forests, and Berber villages, and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Ifrane.
    • Sahara Desert Adventure: Embark on camel treks, witness magical sunsets, and spend a night in a desert camp under the starry Sahara sky.
    • Kasbahs and Ouarzazate: Visit the renowned Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and explore Ouarzazate's film studios, showcasing the cinematic history of the region. Your journey concludes in vibrant Marrakech, marking the end of an unforgettable adventure.

    Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech Itinerary

    Sahara holiday tours would introduce you to the real Moroccan beauty, discovering the charm of the cool Mountains and the warm bare Sahara with our 6-Day Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech. We will explore and visit the most beautiful desert destinations and Morocco’s oldest cities like the blue city of Chefchaouen, Fes and Erg Chebbi dunes, and enjoy camel ride tours and desert camping under the beautiful sarahan starry night sky.

    Day 1: Tangier – Chefchaouen

    To start our 6-Day Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech, your driver will pick-up you from your hotel/airport or port in Tangier and then drive through the captivating views of the Rif Mountains towards the beautiful city of Tetouan and the charming little villages surrounding it.

    Upon our arrival to Chefchaouen, we will visit the captivating Ras El Ma, a beautiful river where the water comes gushing out from within the mountain.

    Next, you will have some free time to walk and wander through the blue-washed streets of Medina, enjoying its calm, relaxing atmosphere and authentic architecture style influenced by the old Jewish culture. 

    Also during your walk through the street of Chefchouen you will get to see captivating Moroccan handicrafts to choose from and shop for souvenirs.

    Day 2: Chefchaouen – Meknes – fez

    On the second day of our desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech, we will leave the charming blue pearl towards Morocco’s oldest city, driving through the fabulous views of the high Rif Mountains and passing by Meknes, the magnificent 17th century old capital.

    Next, we will pass by Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, the holiest town in Morocco, and then Volubilis, the ancient Roman Ruins.

    The last stop for the day would be Fes, the oldest city in Morocco dating to the 8th century, a fabulous world of narrow streets and medieval Medinas. We will enjoy the night in a historical Moroccan Style Riad.

    Day 3: Fes guided tour

    We will start the 3rd day of our desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech by a delicious Moroccan breakfast before we start exploring Morocco’s oldest city, Fes. On our Fes guided tour, our team would take you to the mesmerizing Royal Palace, to see its magnificent brass doors, surrounded by fine zellige, and carved cedar wood.

    Next, we will take you to The Mellah, the first Moroccan Jewish Quarter, and Jnane Sbile Gardens with its beautiful natural views and the centered Moroccan fountains.

    After that, we will wander through the narrow streets of the old Medina, lined with the most beautiful Moroccan handicrafts. We will be admiring the captivating architecture and the culture of one of the oldest medinas in the whole world. we will also take you through the city’s historical site such as the University of Al Qarawiyyin, El Merenid Tombs, Bab Boujloud, Chouara Tannery and The Madrasas

    After an unforgettable Guided Tour in the ancient city, we will head back to the hôtel/Riad.

    Day 4: Fez – Erg Chebbi desert tour

    On the next day of our desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech, we will leave the old city towards the spectacular middle atlas Mountains. We will drive through lovely berber villages with the most beautiful views of green landscapes and flowing rivers.

    After that, we will continue our way through the green cedar forests towards Ifrane, “the Moroccan Little Switzerland” where we will wander through its French-Style aesthetics, enjoying the cool weather and fascinating architecture.

    Next on our journey, we will stop for a break in Azrou, to learn about the ancient Berber culture and the magnificent Cedar forest, have some clean air and play with the little tricky monkeys.

    We will continue to Midlet, the Berber village of Rocks, where we will have a delicious traditional Berber Tagine for lunch, and learn more about the ancient Berber culture. 

    Last, we will continue towards Merzouga, the Golden Gate of the Sahara, where we will take our camels on a spectacular Trek admiring the magical sunset and the sensational calm of the majestic Sahara. 

    The camels will drop us off in a fabulous cozy desert camp in the Middle of the endless dunes, to gather around the campfire, enjoy berber music, and stare at the captivating starry night sky. we will enjoy a traditional berber meal for dinner, then spend the night in desert camp under the beautiful saharan night sky.

    Day 5: Desert Tour- Todgha Gorges- Dades Valley

    On our 5th day, We will wake up early in the morning to catch a magical sunrise over the golden sands of the endless Sahara. 

    After breakfast we will leave the Sahara desert towards Rissani, the home founder of the Moroccan ruling dynasty. We will visit its colorful souks and ancient culture.

    After that, we will head towards Todra Gorges where we will explore its remarkable orange cliffs and cliff-sided canyons making a perfect destination for climbers and adventure lovers and a perfect combination of Atlas Mountains and charming Desert. We would also get to visit its authentic mosques, colorful lanterns and famous textiles. 

    Later on, we will continue our desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech to Dades Valley, the little green paradise in the bare Sahara where we will have our local dinner, then spend the night in a little Guesthouse across the river.

    Day 6: Dades Valley – Ait ben haddou – Marrakech

    On our last adventure, we leave the green Dades Valley towards ouarzazate, passing by Skoura, and the romantic valley of roses.

    After that, we will explore Ouarzazate walking through the colorful old souks and authentic ancient mud streets. Then we will take you to the magnificent International film studio, to see where some of Hollywoods ‘s most known movies and series were made such as game of thrones, Gladiator, babel and the Jewel of the nile.

    Next, we continue our desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech to the Kasbah of ait Ben Haddou, discovering ancient royal palaces and real authentic Moroccan architecture. We will have a delicious lunch in a traditional berber restaurant with the most delicious combination of Moroccan flavors before driving through the winding roads of Tizi N Tichka Pass.

    We will arrive in the majestic red city Marrakech late afternoon to mark the last destination on the 6-Day Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech and the end of our journey together.

    Desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech Info

    Price Includes

    • Private and modern vehicle with A/C
    • Experienced English/Spanish speaking Driver/Guide
    • 4 nights in a private room at a hotel/riad (At your preferred room type)
    • Pick-up & drop off at/from your accommodation in Tangier and Marrakech
    • Overnight at the Desert Camp (At your preferred tent type)
    • Daily Breakfast
    • Dinner in Sahara desert and Dades Valley
    • Local Guide in Fes

    Price Excludes

    • Any private expenses
    • Drinks and Lunches
    • Dinner in Chefchaouen and Fez
    • Accommodation in Tangier and Marrakech
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    Group Traveller

    Amazing experience outside the city during our visit to Morocco.

    April 28, 2023