8 Days Tour from Tangier to Marrakech
DAY 1: TANGiER – CHEFCHAOUEN:
Within the first day of your 8 days tour from Tangier to Marrakech, we will meet you where you are and drive through the Rif Mountains passing through the city of Tetoun to enjoy the views of the beautiful mountains until we reach Chefchaouen, one of the impressive villages at the foot of Rif Mountains. The medina of Chefchaouen has a Spanish-style square surrounded by many art and craft shops, restaurants and cafes on the rooftop where you will have lunch. Then, free time to explore this interesting village with its white and blue color. The night in a Moroccan riad.
DAY 2: CHEFCHAOUEN – VOLUBILIS – MEKNES – FES:
After your breakfast in the riad our trip will start towards Volubilis crossing via Wazan and other villages of Rif, in Volubilis we will discover the Roman ruins with its historical archaeological site, after the visit of the ruins we will take the road to the city of Meknes, where we will have a break for lunch and hang around the huge historical walls of the medina, bab Mansour and enjoy a visit to the sanctuary of Moulay Ismail. After the visit of Meknes we will drive directly to Fez where we will spend the night in riad.
DAY 3: DISCOVERING FES:
After breakfast in your riad, we will begin to discover the oldest city in Morocco, walking in its alleys. Our visit contains the door of the Royal Palace, the Jewish headquarters, the first Mellah built in Morocco during the sixteenth century. We will make sure you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest, including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region, the tanneries, the Attarine museum and the Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the entire Medina of Fez.
DAY 4: FES – IFRANE – MIDELT – sahara desert:
After breakfast we will travel to Sahara via Errachidia and Erfoud through the attractive Tiz Ntalghamt pass and the Ziz valley, taking in views of the High Atlas plateau, while heading landscape changes to reveal desert tracks as you approach the town of Errachidia. Afterwards, you will travel through the exuberant Ziz Valley, stopping to enjoy panoramic views along. While we get to Sahara Desert be ready to have a lifetime experience on camel trekking between sahara dunes, going up and down and enjoying sunset till we reach the camp. Dinner will be served here with Berber music under a starry sky.
DAY 5: sahara – TODRA GORGES – DADES VALLEY:
We will get up early to see the spectacular sunrise over the dunes of the Sahara before making our way back by camels to our guest house for breakfast and take a shower. Then, we will go through the mountains of Saghro till we get Todra Gorges which considered the highest and narrowest in Morocco. Free walking inside in short time through the gorges before we drive to Dades Valley where we will have the night with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 6: DADES VALLEY – OUARZAZATE – KASBAH AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH:
After breakfast, we will leave Dades Valley towards Kalaa M’gouna and Ouarzazate. The route through the Dades Valley is the way to the thousand kasbahs – providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip. We will stop at Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, used to be one of main stops of caravan commercials during along journey from the Tomboukto to Marrakech. Now, the kasbah is one of UNESCO’s heritage sites. After walking around the Kasbah we cross High Atlas Mountains full of panoramic views and attractive Berber villages along the way until we reach Marrakech. Night in a riad in the medina.
DAY 7: VISIT THE CITY OF MARRAKECH:
After breakfast in the riad, you can start discovering Marrakech “the red city of Morocco”. We will make sure that you see the most important sites with historical and cultural interest, such as the Majorelle gardens, the Koutoubia tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia palace. After lunch at a restaurant near the square, you can walk through the souks and see hundreds of crafts. In the afternoon you will have free time to visit the other parts of the city.
DAY 8: MARRAKECH – AIRPORT:
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TRIP:
- Pick up and drop off From/To your hotel.
- Comfortable transportation with 4 × 4 vehicle air conditioning.
- Driver / Guide with experience.
- Camel ride to reach the desert camp (1 camel per person).
- 1 night in the dunes of the Sahara desert with dinner and breakfast.
WHAT DOES NOT INCLUDEd:
- Lunches not included during the trip.