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10 Days
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Tangier
Sahara Desert and Marrakech
10 Days Tour in Morocco from Tangier Tour Details

This 10-days Morocco tour from Tangier combines the noethern cities, the imperial cities, the Sahara Desert and the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara desert, travel through the berber villages and the fortified kasbah, through the desert and the great south of Morocco, meet locals and nomads, learn abou the simple daily life of the locals, enjoy the beautiful desert landscapes, stroll the great sand dunes in a camel trek. Visit of the old Kasbahs and beautiful gorges of Todra and Dades, experience an overnight in the desert camp.

We wait for you at the port of Tangier and we begin our route to Chefchaouen or Chaouen as many call it, located in the only intercontinental natural park declared a biosphere nature reserve. It is a town hanging on the mountain painted white and blue, populated by wise, kind and respectful people, and that offers visitors beautiful urban landscapes, beautiful samples of local crafts, peace and serenity that today is difficult to find in another side of the world, Chefchaouen is known as the “blue city” the name of the city derives from a Berber name ‘Chef Chaouen’ ‘which means“ look at the horns ’

Destination

Marrakech/Fes/Sahara desert

Departure & Return Location

Marrakech 

Departure Time

Pick up from your accommodation or Airport in Tangier

Return Time

Approximately 6:00 PM.

Price Includes

  • Hotel or Airport pickup and drop-off service
  • Transportation in comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Fuel included
  • Half-board accommodation (Breakfasts and Dinners)
  • Camel Ride and Overnight in Desert Camp

Price Excludes

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Lunches and drinks
  • Anything not mentioned in the program
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
10 Days Morocco Tour from Tangier Itinerary

Day 1 :Tangier to Chefchaouen Blue City

We wait for you at the port of Tangier and we begin our route to Chefchaouen or Chaouen as many call it, located in the only intercontinental natural park declared a biosphere nature reserve. It is a town hanging on the mountain painted white and blue, populated by wise, kind and respectful people, and that offers visitors beautiful urban landscapes, beautiful samples of local crafts, peace and serenity that today is difficult to find in another side of the world, Chefchaouen is known as the “blue city” the name of the city derives from a Berber name ‘Chef Chaouen’ ‘which means“ look at the horns ’

Day 2 :CHEFCHAOUEN - VOLUBILIS - MOULAY IDRISS –FEZ

We say goodbye to the rich world of Chefchaouen and we will go to Fez, one of the imperial cities that is proud to host one of the oldest universities in the world. On the way, we will visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis, very well preserved. We can also see a panoramic view of Moulay Idriss, the holy city where we will eat and in the afternoon we will arrive in Fez to enjoy the sunset while we visit the walls and doors of its medina or simply have welcome tea from the Riad’s Terrace.
Accommodation in Riad

Day 3 :VISIT OF FEZ - IFRANE - MIDDLE ATLAS - CEDROS FOREST –MIDELT

After a rich breakfast in the Riad, we begin our guided tour of the medina, declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Its labyrinthine streets structured by potters’ guilds, dyers and the bustle of its people will transport us centuries ago. We will notice that it is a medieval city and that time has stopped on the clock ‘’ the Magana Bounania ’’ 1200 years after its construction. Wonderful! Not far from Fez, we will cross Ifrane, known as “Switzerland of Moroccoí” for European style and its climate that allows the practice of skiing and other winter sports. It is also a residential center, and we continue towards the cedar forests of the Middle Atlas.
Hotel accommodation.

Day 4 :MIDELT - MERZOUGA - CAMEL RIDE TOUR

Today is a new day full day of adventures and varied landscapes, the road crosses the High Atlas and we quickly enter the Great South. The land becomes arid, with spectacular geological formations and deep valleys, such as the Ziz valley, huge green spots in the middle of the desert. We will begin to observe mud architecture, palm trees, and some distant kasbahs. We are at the gates of the desert. Arriving at the impressive dunes of Merzouga, Erg Chebbi Desert. Where we will change the car for animal traction ‘’ Dromedaries ‘’ to enter the heart of the desert and contemplate an unforgettable sunset.
with the dromedaries to the camp where we will stay in Desert Camp Berber Tents ’Tents made of dromedary wool‘ ’like those used by desert nomads. Dinner and night in the heart of the desert under a spectacular blanket of stars. Next to a campfire and with the sound of Berber drums.

Day 5:Explore the desert and meet the nomads

After breakfast in your Riad, you can take a little exploration of the local area before the start of your camel trip; You will visit the Gnawa people – originally from Mali, Senegal and Sudan – in their village Khamlia, where you will learn about their music and their lifestyle. Afterwards, we will drive in the desert area to meet nomadic families to explore their way of life. Today our lunch will be a traditional Berber meal (Berber pizza). You will also have the option to visit the ancient city of Rissani – the foundation of the Alawite dynasty – the current ruling royal family of Morocco. Rissani is surrounded by about 360 ksars (a fortified town with many towers) and has a large souk (open market), which took place three times a week. Once called Sijilmassa, which was the meeting place of salt caravans, coming from Timbuktu in Mali. Here you can walk through the souk, selling spices, vegetables, and cloths. Travel back to the village of Merzouga. In the afternoon, you will ride your camel, a camel guided by an experienced man to explore what is hidden in the middle of the highest dunes of Morocco. Dinner will be served in front of the tent where you will spend the night.

Day 6 :Merzouga – Todgha gorges- Dades valley

Early wake up in the morning to see the amazing sunrise over the dunes, then we take the camelback to our hotel in Merzouga center, where the breakfast and shower provided. Then we continue passing through the valley of Ziz and several villages all along the way to Todgha gorges where we stroll through its imposing canyon with walls over 200 meters high. a walk can be a great also in the valley of Todgha and the gorges before we continue towards Dades valley for overnight in a hotel.

Day 7:Dades valley- Ouarzazate- Ait ben Haddou- Marrakech

After breakfast, There are still many sites and things to explore on your final day before arriving in Marrakech. We will follow the DadesValleythrough El Kelaa Magona, the Valley of the Roses and the road of a thousand Kasbahs. We stop for a picture in the famous Kasbah of Taourirt in Ouarzazate city, then we continue to visit Ait Ben Haddou, the UNESCO world heritage site.
We take the same pass of Tizi N Tichka in the Atlas mountain towards Marrakech. arrival in the early evening 6 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech

Day 8:MARRAKECH VISIT OF THE MEDINA

After breakfast at 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 Saadi tombs, the Bahia Palace. After lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will have to walk through the souks and see hundreds of crafts. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to ask yourself for the other parts of the city.

Day 9:Marrakech day trip to Essaouira

After breakfast at your Riad, you will start traveling to the coastal city of Essaouira. How to arrive after about 2 and a half hour by car to start exploring the city. You will visit the Skala Fortress; see Thuya wood carved by artisans; walk through the streets of the medina and see hundreds of crafts. This “city of the Wind” attracts surfers from all over the world. Essaouira knew many civilizations – including the Portuguese occupation, which affects much of its architecture – however, it is still a small town with a lot of history. Due to its size and its characteristic blue doors and washed walls, it is also considered as Morocco’s “jewel of the Atlantic”. You will also visit the women’s argan oil cooperative. Here they extract the oil that is famous for its gastronomy, cosmetics, and medicinal properties. Lunch is made in the Moroccan way – fresh fish “cooked in order” at the fish market. In the afternoon you will travel back to Marrakech. Accommodation in the Riad.

Day 10:Airport Transfer

Transfer to Casablanca or Marrakech airport.

Tour from Tangier 10-Days Tour Map

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