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8 Days From Marrakech to Tangier via Sahara Desert


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Overview of 8 Days from Marrakech to Tangier via Sahara Desert

This is an 8 days from Marrakech to Tangier via the Sahara Desert includes visiting Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Merzouga, Erfoud, Chefchaouen, and Tangier. Highlights include exploring the city of Marrakech, visiting the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, riding camels in the Sahara Desert, watching the sunrise over the dunes, visiting the blue-painted town of Chefchaouen, and seeing the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival in Marrakech
  • Day 2 : Exploring Marrakech with local guide
  • Day 3 : Marrakech – Ait ben Haddou – Dades valley
  • Day 4 : Dades valley – Toudra gorges – Sahara desert
  • Day 5 : Sahara desert – Ziz valley – middle atlas – Azrou – Ifrane – Fes
  • Day 6 : Exploring Fes with local guide
  • Day 7 : Fes – Fif mountains – Chefchaouen
  • Day 8 : Chefchaouen – transfer to tangier airport

The highlights of the 8-day tour from Marrakech to Tangier via the Sahara Desert include:

  • Marrakech: Explore the vibrant city streets and historical landmarks.
  • Atlas Mountains: Marvel at the stunning mountain scenery.
  • Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou: Explore the ancient fortress and UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Sahara Desert & Camel trekking: Ride camels through the Sahara for an authentic experience.
  • Desert camp: Spend a night under the stars in a traditional camp.
  • Berber villages: Visit charming villages and learn about Berber culture.
  • Fes: Immerse yourself in the rich history and bustling medinas of this imperial city.
  • Chefchaouen: Wander through the blue-hued streets of this picturesque town.
  • Tangier: Discover the cultural blend of this historic city.

Itinerary of 8 Days from Marrakech to Tangier via Sahara Desert

You will be welcomed At the Airoport in Marrakech, then we’ll transfert you to your Riad, that situated in the heart of the old medina. Overnight at the Riad.

After breakfast in your Riad, you will start exploring Marrakech, which is called also ” the Moroccan red city”. Our local tour guide will ensure that you discover the most important parts of historical and cultural interests, including the Saadian tombs, El Bahia Palace, El Badi Palace, and Ben Youssef Coranic school. At the Afternoon, you will continue to explore the gardens of Majorelle and Menara and also the Koutoubia Tower. Overnight at the Riad.

After breakfast at the Riad, we will drive to Dades gorges, by crossing the High Atlas mountains and ‘Tizi N’tichka’ pass, which is the highest road pass in Morocco at 2260m altitude, where we will also stop for you at various panoramic views in order to take pictures. Then we will visit one of the oldest beautiful Kasbahs in Morocco, That is called Ait Ben hadou, a Kasbah of the 16th century recognized by the Unesco, here we will stay for lunch in a local restaurant. After that we will continue our journey to Ouarzazate (The African Hollywood), where we will visit Atlas Studios of cinema and Taourirte Kasbah. Then we will move to the Roses valley and through the way of 1000 Kasbahs. Overnight and Dinner at Dades Valley, in the upper Gorges.

After Breakfast we will drive to Toudra gorges (the grand moroccan canyon), famous for rock climbing at its rock walls that rise to 300m in a narrow part, here you will have a walk to smell the real nature of green agricultural lands and wide river. We will continue down to Erfoud, famous for its fossilized marbles, where you will have the opportunuty to visit a workshop produces Merble fossiles. We will arrive to Merzouga at the evening, You will be welcomed with a cup of tea and have a safe room to be prepared to spend an excellent night in the nomad desert camp. You will have about 50 min of camel ride to cross the highest sand dunes in the north Africa, while you enjoying the show of the sunset till you arrive to the Bivouac, you will have a private tent, the tents are well equipped with mattresses, blankets, cushions and also Toilets. You will be served a delicious Moroccan dinner, after that you will gather around the fire to admire a typical Berber music performed using drums under the sky full of stars.

Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the view of the sunrise. After a hearty moroccan Breakfast and shower, we will leave for Ziz valley, here we will stop for you to admire a wonderful panoramic view of Ziz palm oasis and Ziz gorges. Lunch will be in Midelt, then we will continue to Azrou by crossing the Middle Atlas mountains with its cedar forest, where we will find wild monkeys waiting for you to feed them. Before arriving to Fes, we will stop for a while to have rest in Ifrane, a European-style town that is called also Switzerland of Morocco. At the evening we will arrive to Fes, Overnight at the Riad.

After Breakfast in your Riad, you will move to start exploring the Fes medina (Founded in the 8th Century by Moulay DrissII), with a local tour Guide, among the interesting parts you will visit are the Royal palace gate, the Jewish headquarter (was built in the 16th century and considered as the first Mellah in Morocco), the world’s oldest university Al Qarawiyin, the Tanneries and Moulay Driss mausoleum. we will use also the vehicule to enjoy the panoramic views upon the Medina. Overnight at the Riad.

After breakfast our driver will pick you up from your accommodation and drive to Chefchaouen (bleu city) one of Morocco’s popular tourist attraction and welcoming town situated in the Rif Mountains just south of the Mediterranean coastline in northwest Morocco. This nice bleu city is known for its traditional buildings. Enjoy a walk to explore the white and blue washed walls of the medina and the markets that offer some unique native handicrafts. Chefchaouen is a fantastic destination for photography with its wonderful views of the Rif Mountains. Overnight at the Riad.

After breakfast, we will pick you up from the Riad to explore the Charming city of Chefchaouen, a beautiful unique city with its white washed walls and its blue doors and windows. Unlike many parts of Morocco, this city was occupied by Spain and the influences of Spanish civilization and architecture are all around. Then we will Transfer you directly to tangier, drop you off to your hotel, airport or the port, End of Our services.

Please Note: The 8 Days from Marrakech to Tangier via Sahara Desert serves as a proposed route and can be fully customized to suit your preferences. Should this suggested itinerary not meet your needs, we encourage you to reach out. We’re here to craft a unique itinerary that aligns with your desires and the duration of your stay, offering bespoke tours throughout Morocco tailored just for you.

Pricing is structured based on the number of participants; the larger the group, the lower the cost per person. This is because transportation costs are shared among the group, reducing the individual expense. Additionally, the choice of accommodation influences the overall cost. For a precise quotation, please get in touch with us.

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