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Best Morocco Travel

5 Days Tour from Tangier

5 Days Tour from Tangier

Tangier » Chefchaouen » Fes » Ifrane » Azrou » Ziz Valley » Merzouga Desert » Todgha Gorge » Dades Valley » Ouarzazate » Ait ben Haddou » Marrakech

5 Days Tour from Tangier

Overview:

Enjoy our best 5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, getting into the Sahara desert, and uncover authentic Morocco. Marvel at the Rif mountains and the enchanting blue city of Chefchaouen, including the vibrant city of Fes.

Venture through Morocco middle and high Atlas mountains, exploring Ifrane alpine architecture. The unique Cedar forest in Azrou, inhabited by wild monkeys. Traverse the Ziz valley, the country’s second longest river, and experience camel trekking with an overnight desert camp stay. Complete your trip with the captivating sunset and sunrise views over Erg Chebbi’s golden dunes.

This 5 day Morocco tour provides ample time in the Sahara, enabling you to delve into the Merzouga area, connect with Berber nomads, and explore the vibrant Rissani market. Marvel at the breathtaking Todra Valley, and Dades Valley, Taourirt Kasbah, Ouarzazate renowned film studios, and the UNESCO-listed ksar Ait Benhaddou. Experience the rich tapestry of Morocco landscapes and cultures on this unforgettable journey.

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Information:

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Additional information:

  1. We offer both standard and luxury accommodations. Please let us know what your preferences are and we will send you the available options.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Please contact us for the desired tour, pricing, and more information: [email protected]

Tour Plan:

Day 1: Tangier » Chefchaouen » Fes [305 km]

We start our 5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, by picking you up at your hotel or airport. Our route winds through the picturesque Rif Mountains, passing Tetouan on our way to the enchanting blue city of Chefchaouen.

Here, take time to explore this charming city, strolling through its alleys decorated in shades of blue and white. Perfect for capturing some charming shots. Discover its ancient city and Ras al-Ma, where the mountain waterfall merges with the city.

Lunch awaits you at a local restaurant in the famous Plaza Ota Hammam. As the afternoon falls, our path leads to the city of Fes, which offers panoramic views of the Rif Mountains and the lush landscapes of northern Morocco. 

By late afternoon, we arrive at Fes, our hotel/riad that welcomes you for one night, marking the start of your unforgettable journey.

Day 2: Fes » Ifrane » Azrou » Ziz Valley » Merzouga Desert [470 km]

Our adventure starts at 9:00 a.m. with pick you up at your riad in Fes. The road takes us through the Middle Atlas Mountains, a scenic trek that includes Berber villages.

A stop in the captivating city of Ifrane, often referred to as “Moroccan Switzerland,” sets the tone. Continuing, we came to the famous Cedar Forest of Azrou, which is home to monkeys. We will stop in Midelt to take a lunch break.

On our way south, we visit the city of Erfoud, famous for its fossils and its annual date market festival. The captivating Ziz Valley offers a panoramic view of the oasis, captivating the senses. As evening falls, the magnificent Erg Chebbi dunes welcome us. 

A delicious dinner and comfortable hotel accommodation await you in Merzouga, marking the next chapter of your journey.

Day 3: Merzouga Sightseeing [60 km]

This day is dedicated solely to the desert of Merzouga. We start by waking up early to watch the dunes bathed in the colors of the sunrise. A delicious breakfast fuels your day for more adventures.

Visit Gnaoua House, a center of captivating black folk music. Immerse yourself in their artwork and share unforgettable moments. Our journey leads us to Rissani, where we delve into the local market and indulge in the flavors of Berber pizza. Going back to your hotel where you relax and enjoy your stay.

Day 4: Merzouga Desert » Todgha Gorge » Dades Valley [270 km]

When you wake up in the middle of the desert, take the opportunity to watch the sunrise, a magical sight near the camp. After this enchanting moment, a delicious breakfast awaits you. Choose between a camel ride or a 4×4 transport to return to your initial starting point, where your driver is waiting.

We head to another city Rissani. If it coincides with the weekly market days (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday) you will be able to make some shopping here. Later we pass through Berber villages such as Torug, Tinged, and Tinghir. We will stop in Tinghir to admire the lush Todra Valley, surrounded by palm trees and greenery.

Heading to the Todra Valley, which lies at the base of the High Atlas Mountains and is a haven for rock climbers. After lunch, our path leads to Boumalne Dades. As the afternoon turns into evening, we arrive to the Dades Valley. Here, a relaxing dinner and overnight stay at the hotel/riad promises a peaceful end of the day.

Day 5: Dades Valley » Ouarzazate » Ait ben Haddou » Marrakech [330 km]

On this day of our 5 day tour from Tangier to Marrakech our route leads towards Marrakech, including Kalaat M’Gouna, the Valley of Roses, and the green palm grove of Skoura. A stop at the film studios of the Kasbah of Taourirt and Ouarzazate (optional) sets the tone.

The Ait Ben Haddou, home to the famous and ancient Kasbah was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. It is the backdrop for popular films like Gladiator and The Mummy and provides a moment of awe. here we will have a pleasant lunch.

Our journey continues, as we cross the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi Ntishka Pass at 2,260 meters above sea level. The highest road in Morocco reveals vistas of neighboring valleys, mountains, and Berber villages. 

In the afternoon or evening, Marrakech welcomes us, culminating with a transfer to your hotel. This concludes your wonderful 5 days Morocco desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech on a nice note.

Tour Map:

Good To Know:

The 5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech doesn’t necessarily have to strictly follow the path we laid down here. In other words, 5 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 are happy to include them in the itinerary. 

Also, if you are 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. 

Frequently Asked Questions

The trip costs vary based on the number of passengers and the chosen lodging type. You have the option to upgrade hotels and Sahara camps from standard to luxury. For detailed pricing information, kindly refer to the designated section.

Our exclusive 5 days tour from Tangier offers a private option, ensuring a personalized and intimate exploration.

The 5 days in Morocco tour start at your Tangier hotel/riad, ensuring a seamless and convenient travel experience. The journey concludes at a hotel or the Marrakech airport for added flexibility and convenience.

For your utmost comfort, we deploy a fleet of vehicles, featuring the Toyota Prado Land Cruiser TX and Mercedes Benz Sprinter minibus for larger groups. This choice enhances your overall travel experience.

The camel ride that spans approximately one hour, allowing you to savor the journey as you make your way to the camp.

Certainly! If camels aren’t your preferred mode of transportation, a 4×4 car is available for your convenience, providing seamless transfers to and from the camp at no additional cost. Kindly inform us of your preference at the time of booking so that we can tailor the experience to suit your needs.

Rest assured, the tents are exclusively private. The standard camp offers communal bathrooms, while the luxury camp boasts private tents with ensuite bathrooms for a more lavish experience.

Yes, the luxury desert camp is thoughtfully equipped with electricity sourced from solar panels, ensuring a sustainable and comfortable environment during your stay.

Yes, you can! Numerous ATV rental companies in Merzouga offer quality quad bikes and dunes buggies in Erg Chebbi dunes. Your guide will assist you in arranging this, and you can directly pay the supplier in Merzouga. The cost is typically 50 Euros per quad per hour.

Tangier, a historic city at the crossroads of Africa and Europe, is famed for its unique cultural blend. Renowned for its strategic location overlooking the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier has been a gateway between continents for centuries. The city’s rich history, vibrant medina, and literary connections make it a captivating destination for visitors.

Here’s a comprehensive list of essentials for your 5 days tour from Tangier:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Scarf or Hat
  • Long jeans (comfortable for camel trek)
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Rugged sandals or shoes
  • Flip flops
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Portable charger
  • Small backpack for essentials
  • Wallet to secure valuables like phone and cards.

Reviews:

Gabriele
Gabriele
2023-09-22
Excellent experience in Morocco During the last months, I’ve been visiting Morocco quite often with groups. The experience, organisation, structures, activities as well as the support provided before, during and after the trip let us have an amazing experience. Drivers are always so skilled, professional and kind: worth-mentioning is especially Mustafa, with whom I travelled twice. Hope to see you soon again!
Sergio B
Sergio B
2023-09-10
SIN DUDA UN VIAJE INOLVIDABLE Gracias a Hassan hemos podido ver todo lo que teníamos pendiente por ver. Nos ha organizado el viaje totalmente y nos ha explicado todos y cada uno de los paisajes y monumentos que íbamos recorriendo. En nuestro caso que somos españoles hemos podido comunicarnos perfectamente en español con él. Es una gran persona y estamos seguro de que cuando volvamos a Marruecos repetiremos con él. Ha hecho unas vacaciones inolvidables
Sunny4Sun
Sunny4Sun
2023-09-09
Great experience! After a lot of research, we contacted Hassan for a 5-day desert trip with Best Morocco Travel and he was on time to respond to all our requests. From Marrakesh to the Sahara desert, the experience was impeccable. The well-planned itinerary, comfortable accommodation, and transportation provided by his agency deserves 5 stars. Our guide Hassan’s experience, knowledge and friendly behavior made it a perfect and unforgettable trip. I highly recommend traveling to Morocco for an amazing trip with Best Morocco Travel company.
Susanne N
Susanne N
2023-09-06
Marokko 🇲🇦 2023 We booked a trip to Morocco for 10 days with Best Morocco Travels agency it was really unforgettable and Hassan was always responding on time and providing nice services. Mustafa our driver was exceptional. He expertly guided us through Casablanca, Rabat, Chefchaouen, Fes, Marrakech, the Sahara, and Berber villages and invited us to lunch with his family it was the best trip we have ever been on in our life. The itinerary was well organized, and the accommodation and local cuisine were top-notch. Moustapha local insights enriched our experience. Best Morocco Travel agency and Moustapha exceeded my expectations, making this trip a highlight of our trip. If you are planning to visit Morocco, we highly recommend their services, Thank you for the great experiences we will come back again. Susan and friends
Diana
Diana
2023-07-09
Inesquecível!! Éramos seis amigas na nossa inesquecível viagem ao Marrocos, e nosso guia/motorista Hassan foi muito atencioso e prestativo, sempre pontual e pronto para atender às nossas solicitações. Excelente motorista, nos sentimos seguras durante toda a viagem. Van confortável e com wi-fi. Recomendo muito os seus serviços. O ponto alto da viagem foi nossa ida ao deserto e pernoite no acampamento. Experiência única e imperdível!
Sam M
Sam M
2023-04-08
An Outstanding Cultural Tour I just completed a multiday tour with Hassan from Best Morocco Travel as my guide. Safely driving his comfortable vehicle while playing wonderful Moroccan music on his sound system, Hassan took me to many memorable destinations. He knows his country. He’s a bright young man with plenty of energy. His English language skills are impressive. If you’re fortunate to have Hassan as your guide, he will take great care of you. Hassan is THE guide to have when visiting Morocco. I recommend him without hesitation.
andreschilesan
andreschilesan
2023-01-10
100% RECOMENDABLE. EXCELENTE Y PROFESIONAL. Hassan es súper profesional, puntual, confiable y atento. Hizo lo posible para que tuviésemos la mejor estadía en Marruecos. Hicimos un tour de 9 días excelente, fluido, muy bien organizado por Hassan y precioso. Además Hassan conduce de maravilla!!! El coche fue un 4 por 4 impecable y cómodo. Nuestros pedidos especiales, como salir a hacer trekking en la montaña, y cambio de itinerario durante el viaje fueron resueltos en forma expedida. Sin costo adicional, lo cual valoramos mucho. Muy flexible. Nos sentimos totalmente satisfechos y agradecidos. Recomendamos BEST MARROCCO TRAVEL 100%. MUCHÍSIMAS GRACIAS HASSAN!!!
Maria
Maria
2022-12-16
Best 9 days trip in Morocco We had been in contact with Hassan from USA looking for trip in Morocco, Best Morocco Travel, was always very helpful and quick to answer our questions. The tour was the best introduction to Morocco and was very interesting, Mohamed, our private tour guide taught us much about the country and was answer all our questions. He was very enthusiastic and made the long trip fun and interesting. The accommodation was in the riads, and two desert glamping tents with ensuites. All dinners and breakfasts were provided and many of the meals were exceptional! Being at the edge of the Sahara was amazing. The dunes, and quad bike the camels and the experience was amazing! Best Morocco Travel has many smaller tours as well. We Booked the trip in this company because hassan answered quickly and help us to choose the tour. mohamed and their team looked after us very well. Thank you for a magic time in Morocco. We highly recommend this company at bestmoroccotravel.com And it would be more fun if you had Mohammed as your tour guide, we will come back again, thank you again.
Rosiele d
Rosiele d
2022-09-22
Foi maravilhoso 🤩 Agência de extrema confiança, excelente atendimento! Procurei a agência porque me indicaram. Sou brasileira e optei por uma viagem internacional,vivi experiências incríveis.
Hannah & Vee
Hannah & Vee
2022-06-12
Excellent service Excellent service! Hassan is extremely friendly, punctual and knowledgeable. He made sure we were well looked after wherever we went. Highly recommend this very comfortable, safe and efficient service. Would happily use again!