8 Days Tour from Tangier to Marrakech
Tangier » Chefchaouen » Fes » Ifrane » Azrou » Ziz Valley » Merzouga Desert » Todgha Gorge » Dades Valley » Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Haddou » Marrakech
8 Days Tour from Tangier to Marrakech
The 8 days tour from Tangier offers an authentic Moroccan experience. Explore stunning Rif mountain landscapes and the captivating blue charm of Chefchaouen, the “blue city.” Discover Fes, a cultural and religious hub, and venture through the majestic middle and high Atlas mountains. Ifrane’s alpine architecture and Azrou unique Cedar forest await. Experience Ziz Valley’s beauty and a camel ride to a desert camp for mesmerizing sunsets and sunrises over Erg Chebbi dunes. This trip includes visits to Berber nomad families, Rissani’s local market, Todra Valley, Dades Valley, Taourirt Kasbah, Ouarzazate’s film studios, and UNESCO-listed ksar Ait Benhaddou. It concludes in vibrant Marrakech
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- 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.
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Day 1 : Tangier » Chefchaouen » Fes [305 km]
Your Tangier adventure starts as our Sahara Camel Trips driver collects you from your hotel, airport, or harbor. Our 8 days tour from Tangier begins with a drive through the breathtaking Rif mountains, passing Tetouan, and arriving at the captivating “Blue City,” Chefchaouen.
Here, you will have free time to explore this charming town, strolling its narrow streets adorned in shades of blue and white. Take in the picturesque scenes, capture stunning photos, and get yourself in the old medina. Discover Ras el Ma, where a fresh mountain waterfall gracefully enters the town. Enjoy a delightful lunch at a local restaurant in the renowned Plaza Uta el-Hammam.
As the afternoon unfolds, we will continue our voyage to Fes, treated to captivating views of the Rif mountains and the verdant landscapes of northern Morocco. We’ll reach Fes by late afternoon, where you will enjoy a restful night at a beautifully appointed hotel. Your journey has only just begun.
Day 2: Fes Sightseeing with a Local Guide
After breakfast, we will rendezvous with a local certified tour guide to embark on our journey to “the oldest living Medina in the world.” Our exploration will kick off with a leisurely walking tour of the Medina, where we’ll pause at its vibrant “souks” (markets), visit the entrance of the Royal Palace, and delve into the history of the ninth-century Karaouine Mosque and University. Our itinerary will also include a visit to the tomb of the city’s founder, “Moulay Idriss.” For lunch, we’ll savor the delights of one of the charming eateries in the historic Medina. Post-lunch, our exploration will continue, with stops at the Batha Museum, the storied Harem Garden, and the exquisite Nejjarine Fountain. As we wind down, we’ll take a moment to pause and reflect on our discoveries before heading back to the comfort of our riad/hotel.
Day 3 : Fes » Ifrane » Azrou » Ziz Valley » Merzouga Desert [470 km]
Go on your 8 days tour from Tangier, We cross the Middle Atlas Mountains, enjoying views of Berber villages along the way. In Ifrane, known as the “Switzerland of Morocco,” we stop to admire its beauty. We continue to the Azrou cedar forest, where monkeys roam, then travel to Midelt for lunch.
Heading south, you will find fossil-strewn Erfoud and a vibrant date market. The panoramic view of the Ziz Valley leads us to the magnificent Erg Chebbi dunes of Merzouga. Here, dinner and an overnight stay await you in a Merzouga hotel/riad, which promises you an unparalleled desert experience.
Day 4: Merzouga Sightseeing [60 km]
Get ready to explore the Erg Chebbi dunes of Merzouga, We will start the morning with a visit to a Berber house, enjoying the enchanting Gnaoua music with its roots in Sudan. After lunch in Merzouga, we will head to the waiting camels for an excursion on the sand dunes, and take a moment to relax. As the desert sunsets, we will arrive at a camp decked out with drums and music, providing the perfect opportunity to take stunning sunset photos. Around a campfire, we’ll enjoy the rhythms and ambience, and finally retire to our private luxury desert camp under a myriad of stars for a night rest.
Day 5: Merzouga Desert » Todgha Gorge » Dades Valley [270 km]
Being in the desert, seize the opportunity to witness the sunrise’s magic. Following this enchanting moment, enjoy breakfast and a refreshing shower at the camp. Then, choose between camel riding or a 4WD transfer back to the starting point, where your driver awaits.
Your 8 days Morocco tour from Tangier, resumes with a visit to the Rissani weekly market, should it fall on a market day (Sunday, Tuesday, or Thursday). Passing through charming Berber villages like Touroug and Tinjdad, we will reach Tinghir, where the picturesque Todra Valley brims with palm trees and lush greenery.
Continuing to Todra Gorge, a renowned destination for rock climbers, you will have time to explore its towering canyons. After a lunch break, we proceeded to Boumalne Dades and eventually reached Dades Valley by afternoon. There, your evening includes dinner and an overnight stay at a comfortable hotel/riad.
Day 6: Dades Valley » Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Haddou » Marrakech [330 km]
On the 8 days tour from Tangier journey, our route leads us towards Marrakech via Kalaat M’gouna, the Rose Valley, and the captivating Skoura Palm Grove. We will visit the renowned Kasbah Taourirte and have the option to explore the Ouarzazate film studios.
Our next stop is Ait Ben Haddou, home to an iconic and ancient kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986. This site has served as the backdrop for famous films like Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, and Sahara featuring Penélope Cruz.
After some leisurely free time for lunch, our journey continues as we traverse the High Atlas mountains through the Tizi N’tichka pass, the highest road pass in Morocco at 2260 meters above sea level. This route treats us to stunning vistas of valleys, mountains, and charming Berber villages. By the afternoon or evening, we will reach Marrakech and you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 7: Marrakech Sightseeing with a Local Guide
After indulging in a hearty breakfast at your hotel, we will commence a guided exploration of the captivating red city of Marrakech, led by a knowledgeable local guide. Prepare to uncover its enthralling history as we visit iconic sites like the towering Koutoubia Mosque, the intricate Bahia Palace, and the historically rich Saadian Tombs.
For lunch, get yourself in the flavors of Morocco at a quintessential restaurant nestled within the medina. As the afternoon unfolds, we will escort you to the exquisite Majorelle Gardens, a place of serene beauty. Subsequently, you will have the freedom to delve into the city’s charms at your own pace – wander the labyrinthine streets of the medina, get into the bustling markets, or relish the flavors of authentic Moroccan cuisine at the vibrant Jamaa el-Fna Square.
A visit to Marrakech unveils the very essence of Morocco, perpetually evolving. The night will find you at your hotel or riad, allowing you to rest and reflect on the diverse wonders you’ve encountered in this vibrant city.
Day 8: Marrakech airport
Following a satisfying breakfast at your hotel/riad, you will have leisure time to engage in any activities of your choosing until your flight’s scheduled departure. Subsequently, we will ensure a seamless transfer to Marrakech Airport, facilitating your Morocco trip back to your place of origin. With this, our comprehensive 8 days tour from Tangier culminates, leaving you with unforgettable memories and a deeper connection to the enchanting realms of Morocco.
Good To Know:
The 8 days tour from Tangier doesn’t necessarily have to strictly follow the path we laid down here. In other words, 8 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.