5 Days Desert Tour from Tangier to Marrakech
Morocco as one of the best times of your life through a Morocco desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech 5 days. Wander on the narrow alleyways with blue-washed walls of Chefchaouen, travel in time in the medina of the Imperial city of Fes, ride a camel across the sand dunes of the Sahara, admire the scenery offered by the gorges Dades and Todra and explore the grounds of Ksar Ait Ben Haddou.
- Wander the blue-washed streets of Chefchaouen
- Discover the tanneries, and artisan workshops in Fes
- Get lost in the 1000-year old medieval streets of Fes
- Ride a camel into the sunset and enjoy traditional music beside a desert campfire
- Explore hidden oasis, old caravan routes, and fortified Kasbahs in the desert
- Discover lush oasis towns and picturesque Ouarzazate
- Explore the elaborate Ait Benhaddou kasbah
- Visit the palmary of Dades valley and Todra gorges
- Enjoy the natural beauty of the High Atlas Mountains
THIS IS THE ITINERARY OF THE 5 DAYS TOUR FROM TANGIER TO MARRAKECH:
DAY 1: TANGIER – CHEFCHAOUEN – FES
Our desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Merzoga Sahara for 5 days starts at 7/8.a.m. our driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Tangier, then drive you toward Fes city ; the cultural capital of Morocco passing through Rif Mountains and some small towns, one of them is Chefchaouen, a blue pearl city of Morocco known with whitewashed buildings and winding alleyways whith Andalusian connections. Then, we’ll drive to the historical city, Fes ; where we will overnight and have a rest and get energy to continue our desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech via Merzouga Sahara.
DAY 2: GUIDED TOUR IN FES
The 2nd day of this desert tour from Tangier to Marrakech passing by Merzouga Sahara on 5 days will be guided in Fes the historical & cultural city ,it is the largest and best-preserved medieval Islamic cities in the world. In the morning an official guide for the Tourist Office will be waiting for you to take you in a guided tour in Fes. You will be able to see many historical and UNESCO WORLD heritage sites. You will learn a lot about the Andalous and the Moroccan history by visiting the Andalous Mosque. You will visit the tanneries to discover how the animal skins rendered into leather with high quality in different colors. You will have lunch in a restaurant in Fes. After this a journey full with activities the driver will pick you up around the city then drop you off in your accommodation in Fes.
DAY 3: FES – IFRANE – AZROU – MIDELT – ERRACHIDIA – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA
After breakfast, our 3rd day of the desert tour from Tangier to Merzouga 5 days will start at 7/8 a.m. We’ll continue our desert tour from Fes to Sahara desert of Merzouga. We’ll drive through many beautiful & amazing cities & towns. We’ll pass through Ifrane the Maroccan Suitzerland, the Cedar forest of Azrou and Midelt. We’ll have a lunch in a small Berber village called “Zaida”. Then we carry on driving through the Middle Atlas Mountains, Ziz Valley a panoramic views and beautiful landscapes where you can stop for a memorable photos that will keep your desert tour unforgettable, Erfoud, Errachidia & Rissani. When we arrive to Merzouga we will have a break in a hotel with mint tea, then get ready for an amazing camel ride to Merzouga Sahara desert. By our arrival to the top dunes of Merzouga desert, you will be amazed of the sunset among the sandy dunes of Erg-Chebbi, then continue our way to a desert nomadic camp , where we will overnight and have our dinner. We will enjoy music played by nomads with hand make drums. Overnight in Morocco desert camp would be the end of our Tangier to Marrakech desert tour 3rd day.
DAY 4: MERZOUGA – TINJDAD – TODRA GORGES – DADES GORGES
In the 4rd day of 5 days from Tangier to Marrakech via Merzouga desert tour, and since we are in Sahara desert we’ll wake up early to watch & enjoy the sunrise of Merzouga. Then, we’ll ride camels back to the Hotel in Merzouga. After a traditional breakfast and fresh shower, we continue our way to Marrakech city via Todra Oasis & Dades Gorges. We will drive through some Berber villages and towns, cross Tinjdad & Todra Gorges where we will have a walk with local guide along the river & explore the stunning Todra Gorges which is an ideal place for climbers with its high mountains that reaches 300m altitude. Lunch will be served in Todra Gorges. In the afternoon we drive toward Dades Valley another amazing place to see in Morocco with its fabulous nature and wonderful landscapes. We will overnight in a hotel there.
DAY 5: DADES GROGES – AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH
In the last day of our desert tour from Tangier to Merzouga via Sahara desert, we’ll continue driving along Dades Valley toward Ouarzazate ; Hollywood of Morocco where so many movies have been made. We’ll visit the kasbah of Ait Benhaddou; one of the most popular UNESCO WORLD heritage site in Morocco, where we will have lunch. In the afternoon, we continue our desert journey to Marrakech, passing through the High Atlas Mountain & Tizi-N-Tichka Pass. By arrival to Tizi-N-Tichka pass, we will make some stops for break and for making some memorable pictures in the top of High Atlas Mountains. Arrival to Marrakech will be the end of our Morocco Sahara desert tour started from Tangier and ends in Marrakech in 5 days.
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