5 Days Tour from Tangier

Overview of 5 Days Tour from Tangier

5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, where you’ll discover Morocco in a way like never before. Starting in Tangier, we’ll visit Cape Spartel and the Hercules Cave. Then, we’ll journey across the Rif Mountains, explore the charming blue city of Chefchaouen, and wander through the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis.

Continuing our adventure, we’ll experience Meknes, visit the Switzerland of Morocco in Ifrane with its serene cedar forests, and marvel at the Sahara Desert magical sunsets and sunrises in Merzouga. We’ll explore the stunning Todra and Dades Gorges, discover historical Kasbahs, and traverse the majestic High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, concluding our journey in the vibrant city of Marrakech.

Highlights of 5 Days Tour from Tangier

  • Stunning Rif mountains.
  • Discover the blue streets of Chefchaouen.
  • The magnificent Middle and High Atlas Mountains.
  • Explore Roman ruins of Volubilis and Meknes.
  • Wonder Fes City with an expert tour guide.
  • Beautiful Sunset & sunrise over Erg Chebbi dunes.
  • A magical night at Merzouga luxury desert camp.
  • Visit Berber nomads and having tea with them.
  • The traditional market of Rissani city.
  • A visit Todra gorges & Dades Gorge.
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Note: This itinerary is customizable to match your preferences and duration of stay. Contact us for personalized tour options and exact pricing based on group size and accommodation preferences.

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Itinerary of 5 Days Tour from Tangier

Day 1: Arrival to Tangier – Chefchaouen [124 km]

On the first day of your 5 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, we’ll begin by picking you up from your accommodation, the airport, or the port in Tangier, often referred to as the bride of the north. Situated northwest, where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean at Cape Spartel, Tangier offers a captivating start to our journey.

Our first stops include exploring the beautiful city, visiting the cave of Hercules, and taking in the scenic views at Cape Spartel. Afterward, you’ll have free time for lunch before we head inland towards Chefchaouen. Along the way, we’ll pass through Tetouan and traverse the picturesque Rif mountains, making stops for breathtaking panoramic views. Your day concludes with an overnight stay at a hotel in Chefchaouen, where you can unwind and prepare for the adventures ahead.

Day 2: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes [252 km]

After breakfast at your riad/hotel, take some time to explore the charming alleyways of Chefchaouen, famously known as the blue city. Our 5-day desert tour then continues towards the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, a remarkably well-preserved UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the intricate mosaics, ancient pillars, and archways scattered throughout this historical gem.

Following our exploration of Volubilis, we’ll journey 30 km to Meknes, the Ismaili capital. Here, we’ll visit the iconic landmarks including Bab Al Mansour, Sahrij Souani basin, the Royal stables, the granary, and the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum. Our next destination is Fes, where you’ll enjoy an overnight stay in a traditional riad, immersing yourself in the rich cultural ambiance of this historic city.

Day 3: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz valley – Merzouga Desert [468 km]

After breakfast at your riad/hotel, our journey south begins with a scenic drive through Imouzzer to reach Ifrane. Known for its cool climate, snowfalls, and alpine-style architecture, Ifrane is often dubbed the Switzerland of Morocco. We continue to the nearby cedar forest, home to Barbary macaques, offering you a chance to interact with these fascinating creatures amidst the forest’s serene beauty.

Next, we head to Midelt for lunch and then proceed through the Tizi-n Tilghmt pass, providing breathtaking panoramic views of valleys and landscapes. In the afternoon, we arrive at the Sahara Desert in Merzouga. Here, you’ll go on a camel ride across the sandy dunes, pausing atop a high dune to witness the mesmerizing sunset.

Later, we reach our desert camp, a harmonious blend of traditional nomadic tents and hotel comforts. Enjoy Berber drum music and dance by the campfire under the starry desert sky, immersing yourself in the unique hospitality of the Sahara. Accommodation is provided in this enchanting desert setting.

Day 4: Merzouga Desert – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley [271 km]

Wake up early to witness the stunning sunrise over the Sahara Desert a must do experience that sets the tone for the day. After breakfast, we depart from the desert and head to Rissani, once the capital of Tafilalet and still a bustling trading center with its lively souk, particularly vibrant on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Continuing our journey, we visit Erfoud to explore a workshop specializing in fossilized marble. Passing through the scenic palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad, we reach the Todra Gorges, where the Todra River has carved out a breathtaking canyon ideal for rock climbing and leisurely walks amidst spectacular natural scenery. Afterward, we proceed through the Dades Valley via Boumalne Dades, making stops to marvel at the unique monkey fingers rock formations and enjoy panoramic views from a mountain overlook. Dinner and overnight accommodations await at a cozy hotel, where you can relax and reflect on the day’s adventures in the serene landscapes of Morocco.

Day 5: Dades Valley – Roses Valley – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech [331 km]

After breakfast at your riad/hotel, we continue our journey to Kalaa Magouna to visit the Rose Valley, famous for its annual Rose Festival held each May, showcasing local products like perfumes, rose water, oils, and cosmetics. Passing through Skoura palm groves, we explore the Kasbah of Amredhyle before arriving in Ouarzazate.

In Ouarzazate, we tour renowned film studios where many blockbuster movies were filmed and visit the historic Taourirt Kasbah. Next, we visit the iconic Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featured in films like Gladiator and Game of Thrones. Continuing through the Telouet Kasbah, we journey to Marrakech via the Tizi-N-Tichka pass and the High Atlas Mountains, stopping for lunch and scenic photos along the way. Finally, we drop you off at your Riad in Marrakech, concluding your memorable 5-day tour of Morocco.

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FAQ's of 5 Days Tour from Tangier to Marrakech

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.

No, you don’t need a sleeping bag. Our desert camp is equipped with all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay.

Yes, for travelers who prefer not to ride camels, we offer 4×4 transfers to and from the camp at no extra charge. Simply inform us of your preference at the time of booking.

Ensuring our guests’ comfort is paramount to us. That’s why we provide a selection of comfortable transportation options, including the Toyota Prado Land Cruiser TX, Ford Tourneo Custom, and Mercedes Benz Sprinter minibus for larger groups. These vehicles are chosen to enhance your journey’s enjoyment.

Standard Desert Camps:

Our standard Merzouga desert camps cater to travelers who appreciate comfort without the luxury of our Morocco luxury desert camps. The tents offer a comfortable setting for a restful night’s sleep, while restroom and shower facilities are shared among all camp guests.

Luxury Desert Camps:

Experience the ultimate luxury camping in the Moroccan Sahara desert with our exclusive camp. Our tents are elegantly furnished to provide the utmost comfort, offering a variety of bed sizes including king, double, twin, or single beds. Each tent features en-suite facilities complete with a full-size shower with hot and cold water, a sink, and a toilet for your convenience. Our dedicated staff at the camp are committed to ensuring your stay is unforgettable, always available to assist and enhance your desert experience.

Our payment procedure is simple and hassle-free. To confirm your reservation, we kindly ask for a small deposit of 20%, which can be easily paid via PayPal, bank transfer, or Wise at the time of booking. The outstanding balance is due in cash on the first day of your tour directly to our knowledgeable driver/guide, with the flexibility to pay in euros, US dollars, or an equivalent sum in dirhams.