12 Days Tour from Tangier to Marrakech
Tangier » Chefchaouen » Meknes » Fes » Ifrane » Arfoud » Merzouga Desert » Rissani » Todra Gorges » Dades Gorges » Ouarzazate » Ait Benhaddou » Marrakech
12 Days Tour from Tangier to Marrakech
Our personalized guided tours let you experience the greatest facets of Moroccan culture. For the fullest possible experience of Morocco. this tour departs from Tangier and continues to Chefchaouen, Fes and its very important sites to see, the Sahara desert and many activities to do there, Marrakech the international destination and the historical monument holds there, and other locations in a full 12 days that will let you explore the Moroccan culture, folks, and lifestyle. In a long tour just like this amazing 12 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech you will learn so much about the rich Moroccan culture and live the local people’s daily life and even express their heritage and practices whenever you have the chance. It may be tailored to match your needs, just like the majority of our tours, and is fully customizable.
- We offer both standard and luxury accommodations. Please let us know what your preferences are and we will send you the available options.
- All Sahara tours include a camel ride to the sunset in the Sahara Desert & delicious dinners at a beautiful campsite along with the bonfire and Berber music.
- In addition to the first-class service, we have free wifi, water, pillows, and a wide variety of music in our vehicles for your amazing journey.
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Day 1: Arrival at Tangier Airport » Tour Around the City
Meet & greet upon arrival at Ibn Battuta International Airport, Tangier Med Port or pick you up from your accommodation to start your 12 days tour from Tangier. This long trip will let you discover during the first day the capital of North where you are going to see the Hercules cave that attracts every visitor, visit the Kasbah of Tangier and the old Medina before going for a quick visit to Cap Spartel, and at the end of the day we will discover the northern Atlantic Coast and the Mediterranean Coast to catch the beautiful sunset out there and head to the hotel to spend the night there.
Day 2: Tangier » Chefchaouen [112 km]
The next morning, you will have a delicious breakfast at the hotel before moving to a new destination, about 80 km away called Chefchaouen, a small city in the Rif high mountains, also famous as the Blue Berle. You will have enough time to discover the city corners, you will admire the blue streets, walls, and staircases all around the city. You will have local dinner food in a nearby restaurant. As you stroll through the narrow cobbled streets, you will notice the traditional clothes between people, women wearing colorful straw hats, and Djellabas for men. You will also see wool garments and woven blankets as you hang out around. At the end of the day, we will take you to a local restaurant to get rest and prepare yourself for one more day in this beautiful northern city.
Day 3: Chefchaouen Sightseeing
In the ancient city of Chefchaouen, which is situated inside a natural biosphere reserve, we have the day free. Visitors can enjoy beautiful urban vistas, valuable samples of local craft, and a calm and tranquility that are difficult to find in today’s world on its streets painted white and blue. Its folks are also nice and kind. Back to the hotel the last night there.
Day 4: Chefchaouen » Volubilis » Meknes » Fes [260 km]
The fourth day of your 12 days trip in Morocco, will start with breakfast in your accommodation before heading to the imperial cities of Meknes and Fes, but first, we will cross the high Rif mountains and enjoy nature. on the way we will stop at the ancient Roman city of Volubilis, there you will see the ruins and discover the history of one of the oldest places in the country. A few Kilometers away, we will find Meknes, one of the four imperial cities that has so much to tell about the history and the culture of Morocco. You will see the biggest door in Africa called Bab Mansour located in the famous square of Lahdim where you will see the streets storytellers and some public shows and have a short tour around the old medina. Then moving toward Fes City, we will be there in the late afternoon and spend the night in a Riad or hotel.
Day 5: Fes sightseeing with a local guide
After breakfast in your Riad/Hotel this afternoon, you will have a whole day exploring the imperial city of Fes and one of the oldest cities that is rich in Moroccan culture and traditions. With the aid of a local guide, we will begin by touring the old neighborhood of Fes (old Medina). The customary souks, the gates of the royal palace, and the Karaouine University will all be included in our visit. The Quaraouiyine is the world’s oldest university that is still in use today. After eating at a traditional Moroccan restaurant for lunch, we will continue our tour by going to the Batha Museum and the Nejjarine Fountain. Before eventually making it back to our Riad, we’ll stop at a café on a terrace to end the day and take in a panoramic view of the city.
Day 6: Fes » Ifrane » Azrou » Midelt » Arfoud » Merzouga Desert [477 km]
Starting early from Fes, begin your ascent. We pass into Ifrane, a ski resort that was developed in France in the 1930s to resemble a Swiss hamlet. In Azrou’s Cedar Forest, where you can view monkeys and the Middle Atlas Mountains, we also take a break. You will spend the majority of the day winding your way through magnificent forests, springs, angular rock walls, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend toward the Sahara Desert. After having lunch in the halfway point’s fossil and rock-rich hamlet of Midelt. You will arrive in Merzouga in the evening and you will find the camel rider waiting for you to go together on a camel ride experience above camels back in a long tour inside dunes to catch the sunset, one of the best sundown views in the world, absolutely you will love that atmosphere and would like to relive it again. overnight in a hotel.
Day 7: Merzouga Sightseeing [60 km]
Your 12 days tour from Tangier is still going on by the seventh day when we will spend the whole day exploring the area of Merzouga. We are going to have a blast on this day of our trip visiting Merzouga’s surroundings and discovering more about the desert’s culture. To go to the historic Khamlia town, we will first take a brief 4×4 excursion through the dunes. The masters of Gnaoua music reside in the village of Khamlia, which explains why the place is so significant. Following this, We’ll make a brief stop at Merzouga Lake, home to various seasonal birds like pink flamingos, before going to a nomad family in the desert to discover more about their way of life and culture. After returning to Merzouga for lunch, we’ll return to the hotel to relax for a while. Here, through the twilight, we will get the opportunity to take in the breathtaking desert panorama while riding camels again. We will be transported by camel to the secret desert camp, where we will enjoy a delicious traditional dinner and spend the remainder of the evening dancing to local musicians before retiring to the traditional nomad tents.
Day 8: Merzouga » Rissani » Todra Gorges » Dades Gorges [271 km]
We will leave the Sahara today and take a different, more enjoyable route that passes through Gorges and Berber settlements. We will arrive at Todra Gorge, a natural oasis created by the River Todra slicing through limestone over a long period, after traveling to Rissani and Tinghir. The gorge, is one of Morocco top tourist attractions, with canyon walls that soar more than 400 meters above the ground, giving it an almost ancient aspect. After lunch in the gorge, we will continue to the Dades Gorges where we will see the stunning beauty and vast vistas of Dades Valley. While still in the Dades Gorges, we eat dinner for this night and breakfast for the following day at a neighboring hotel.
Day 9: Dades Gorges » Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Haddou » Marraekch [330 km]
Today, You will have breakfast at the hotel before traveling to Ouarzazate, a well-liked movie site, via the countless Kasbahs. On the way, we’ll make a stop in Kalaat Mgouna, the center of the rose valley, so that we may visit the local cooperative for the rose industry. Visit Ait Ben Haddou, a kasbah built in the 19th century by Et Hami El Glaoui and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to continue our exclusive tour of Morocco. It is currently home to many Glaoui people and was built in the 19th century by Et Hami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chieftains. Last, we move toward Marrakech city, where you are going to spend the night in a Riad and get ready for the city tour the next day.
Day 10: Marrakech Sightseeing with a local guide
Prepare yourself for a long day after breakfast because we will be taking a guided trip to discover Marrakech’s beauties. This includes a number of the most significant historical sites in the red city, including Jamaa El Fna, the Bahia Palace, the Majorelle Garden, and the Saadian tombs. Together, we shall enjoy this day in a city rich in culture and history before heading back to the Riad to accommodate you during the Marrakech tour and spend the night there.
Day 11: Marrakech » Essaouira [191 km]
We will next take a private day trip to the stunning city of Essaouira. Afternoon departure from Marrakech will be followed by a drive through the lovely Argan tree fields to our final destination. In the charming city of Essaouira, which is located on the Atlantic coast, many people enjoy surfing. We will spend our time here touring the city’s historic Medina and the buildings that blend Andalusian and Portuguese architecture to create an enticing appeal. and have lunch in a restaurant there with local food and Gnawa music playing around. All this will include before going to the restaurant that you will spend the night in
Day 12: Essaouira » Marrakech [191 km]
On the last day of our 12 days tour from Tangier will see each back in Marrakech after having breakfast, we will travel along the Atlantic coast and between forests to reach Marrakech again where you will get to the end of your journey that lasts for 12 complete days and we ensure that you have seen as many touristic places as you wished and enjoyed one of the best trips around Morocco that you will love to do it again.
Good To Know:
The 12 days tour from Tangier doesn’t necessarily have to strictly follow the path we laid down here. In other words, The 12 days tour from Tangier can be customized the way you like it. A tour itinerary is only limited by imagination. If you have any suggestions, we’re happy to include them in the itinerary.
Also, if you’re not familiar with Morocco, feel free to contact us so we can help you. We are always ready to hear from you as well as help you to make your decisions.