OVERVIEW: 8 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
This 8 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech through Fes and Meknes cities, will takes you to the dunes of Merzouga Desert in the south of Morocco. Visit volubilis, Meknes,Fes and sahara Desert in our 8 day trip from Tangier.
- Chefchaouen ( the blue city )
- Fes ( The mediaval City)
- Ifrane ( The Switzerland of Morocco)
- The Middle Atlas Mountains
- Bni Mellal
- Marrakech ( The red City )
ITINERARY: 8 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
DAY 1 : Tangier – Tetouen – Chefchaouen
Your driver from Gorgeous Morocco tours company will meet in the Airport and start our drive through the Rif mountains and Teteoun city before arriving to the blue city of Chefchaouan. Enjoy the beautiful blue medina and unique shops and amazing streets performers in the evening. Dinner and overnight in a Hotel / riad.
DAY 2 : Chafchaouen -Riff mounatains – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes
After breakfast in the riad, we’ll begin our trip to Fes via Rif mounatains Volubilis, we will discover the Roman ruins and learn about this archeological site. After the visit, we’ll drive to Meknes and stop for lunch then visit of the 17th century medina ,Moulay Ismail, Sahrij souani dam. In the late afternoon, we will drive to Fes where you will enjoy dinner and spend the night in a beautifull riad.
DAY 3 : Fes Sightseeing
Around 9:30 am, your Local guide from Fes city will start a guided tour with you. You’ll visit the medina of Fes el Bali ( the ancient Fes) and it’s labyrinth of alleys, the Jewish Quarter, and the Royal Palace gate in the morning before enjoying lunch. Afternoon time, we’ll visit the famous tanneries and the Quaraouine mosque, the first university in the world, before driving to the top of the city for a wonderful panoramic view of Fes. If you wish, we will also visit the pottery cooperative. You will have free time in the evening, enjoy dinner, and stay overnight in the same riad.
DAY 4 : FES – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Errachidia – Ziz valley – Erfoud – Merzouga sahara
Your Driver will pick up from your Riad in Fes at morning after and deparate for towards south of Morocco. You will stop in Ifrane, known as the Switzerland of Morocco, to enjoy its beauty and take photos. After that you’ll head toward Azrou to see the playful monkeys in the cedar forest. We will continue to Midelt and stop for lunch. In the afternoon, we will cross the pass of Tizi n Tighamt to reach Errachidia while admiring the views of Ziz Gorge. Then we stop for a panoramic view of Ziz valley, we pass through Erfoud (the Moroccan capital city of fossils), and then arrive we Merzouga drop off in a fancy hotel overlooking the dunes.
DAY 5 : Merzouga sightseeing and overnight Camel trek
This morning we’ll Pick you up from your accomodation in Merzouga To visit a local band of Gnawa music originally from Sudan. Then We will visit some desert mines in Mifis mounatins, Berber nomads, and oasis of palm trees. For lunch, we will head back to Merzouga. After a while of rest you’ll start you camel ride through the dunes on your way to the camp you’ll have a best spot for the sunset in middle of the sahara.
After the sunset, You’ll get to your equipped camp, the camp team will offer you a tasty welcomed cup of tea. Then you will have your meal of delicious Moroccan Berber meal in the camp. Later on, the party will begine. Local Berber nomads will play a traditional music with drums and dancing. Afterwards, you will watch the magical sky full of stars and enjoy the peaceful desert. Dinner and overnight in Equipped camp.
DAY 6 : Merzouga desert- Rissani – Alnif – Todra Gorges – Dades valley
Awake in the morning to the gentle calling of your guide to see the sun rise over the dunes of the Sahara. We will ride camels back from the desert to Merzouga for breakfast and showers. Leaving for Todra Gorge, we will drive off-road drive across the hamada (black desert) and arrive in Rissani to visit the animated local market before we continue to the impressive Todra canyons. Rock climbing (additional reservations may be required) and hiking is available in the canyons before heading to the hotel for dinner and our overnight stay in Dades Gorge.
DAY 7 : Dades valley- Rose valley- Ouarzazate – Aitbenhaddou- high atlas – Marrakech
After breakfast in the hotel, we begin our journey along the road of Thousand Kasbahs, a normous kasbahs on both sides of the road. You’ll enjoy the impressive landscapes of the Valley Rose valley before then we reach Skoura palm grove. We will visit Taourirt Kasbah before departing to UNESCO World Heritage Site Ait Benhaddou, famous for Movies.
Such as The Gladiatore, Jewel of the Nile, Jesus of Nazareth, The Message, Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy. We will continue with a visit to the Authentic Berber village of Telouet Kasbah. Lunch in a local restaurant in Telouet before crosiing the Tizi n Tichka to Marrakech through the majestic atlas mounatains. You will arrive to Marrakech in early evening, Overnight in Marrakech.
DAY 8 : Marrakech Guided visit
Your local guide from Marrakech will pick you up and start a guided tour to the red city . This day will include a visit to the famous Palais de Bahia, a beautifull decorated palace full of enchanting inner rooms. And elaborate mosaic walls. Then we will walk through the Jewish Quarter, with distinctly different architecture from the rest of the medina, and also discover the incredible Saadian tombs.
We’ll visit Medersa Ben Youssef, old school of Quranic study with beautiful Arabian Andalucían architecture, Koutoubia Mosque. Lastly, we’ll head to the world famous Jemaa el Fna square with its countless orange juice stands, snake charmers, traditionally garbed. Water sellers and henna women. Enjoy a refreshing midday pause on one of the terraces with a panoramic view, Overnight in the same riad. end of our 8 days to Marrakech via Merzouga from Tangier.
8 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech Booking Infos:
- Tour of 8 days
- Starting location: Tangier
- Ending location: Marrakech
- Deparature : Arrival time
- Confirmation: will be received at booking time
Included: 8 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
- Private Vehicle with A/C
- English speaking driver
- Riad in Chefchaouen
- Hotel in Fes (2 N)
- Riad in sahara
- Desert camp
- Private Equipped tent
- Hotel in Dades valley
- Hotel in Marrakech (2N)
- Local guides Fes/Marrakech
- Camel ride in Desert
- Sandboard (optional)
- Dinner and breakfast
Excluded: 8 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
- Midday meals
- Dinner in Chefcahouen – Fes – Marrakech
(Note) : If our 8 days Morocco tour from Tangier to Marrakech via sahara desert doesn’t match what you’re looking for, it can be modified according to your needs.