9 Days Morocco desert tour from Tangier

DAY 1 : TANGER

The Morocco  tour from Tangier with “Marrakech-Morocco-Trips” offers unique journey across Morocco. Our 9 day tour from Tangier starts today and we pick up you from the airport , ferry port or your hotel and we explore main sights in Tangier. We spend this night in local riad /hotel in medina.

DAY 2 : TANGER – CHEFCHAOUEN – FES

Private Morocco tour from Tangier starts driving through the Rif mountains passing Tetoun and enjoying the views of the Rif mountains. Chefchaouan is one of the stunning villages in the area, and has a Spanish-style square surrounded by arts and crafts stores. You can relax on roof-top restaurant or cafe in medina. After lunch here we continue our private Morocco tour to Fes where we will spend this night in traditional local riad/hotel.

DAY 3 : EXPLORING FES:

Today private Tangier tour continues visiting the medina (the old city). We walk inside its alleys and we visit the Jewish Quarter and the Royal Palace. We will visit the famous tanneries in Fez, worth to experience. Then we visit the Quaraouine mosque which is considered the first university in the world . We will stay for dinner and overnight in local riad/hotel.

DAY 4 : FEZ – IFRANE  – ZIZ VALLEY – ERFOUD – RISSANI – MERZOUGA CAMEL TREKKING.

Today we travel towards Ifrane, referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco”.  We may stop at Azrou, a Berber village in the cedar forest. We will have a lunch in Midelt and afterwards we’ll drive along the Ziz valley. We’ll pass through few Berber villages to reach Erfoud and then Rissani. Then we arrive to Merzouga desert from where we will ride camels to desert. We will be guided by an experienced camel guide to explore highest sand dunes in Morocco. We may walk to high dune to watch sunset over the dunes. After we reach desert camp we will enjoy dinner at campfire with Berber music and we stay overnight in desert camp.

DAY 5 : MERZOUGA DESERT CAMEL TREK AND OVERNIGHT IN MERZOUGA CAMP

Today we explore Merzouga Sahara desert in 4×4 tour. We will visit the Khamlia village where we meet and listen to local Gnawa people , musicians and we will learn about their traditional music. We visit and have some tea with local Nomad families living in the Merzouga desert. We will drive in desert dunes to explore large desert of Erg Chebbi. We also visit city of Rissani which is a fortified village and we explore traditional souk. We enjoy camel ride in desert in Merzouga with local Merzouga camel guide to explore sand dunes in Morocco. We reach Merzouga desert camp where we will have berber dinner ,we enjoy Berber music and we stay this  night in desert tents in Merzouga.

DAY 6 : MERZOUGA DESERT – TODRA GORGES – DADES GORGES

“Marrakech-Morocco-Trips” team will manage interesting program for you today. 9 day Morocco tour from Tangier continues today with rich program. We will wake up early to enjoy a magnificent sunrise on the dunes then take a camel ride back to the hotel. After freshening up and breakfast we’ll leave for Tinghir and the Todra Gorges and finally arrive in the Dades Valley where we will have dinner and spend the night.

DAY 7 : DADES GORGES – KAALAT MGOUNA – OUARZAZATE

After breakfast we’ll drive through the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna passing the route of the thousand Kasbahs. We’ll visit the Roses valley and also Skoura village. Then we continue to Ouarzazat, “the Hollywood of Africa”. We will visit here local movie studios and also kasbah. We stay overnight in local hotel.

DAY 8 : OUARZAZATE- AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH

After breakfast we will visit famous Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco , also UNESCO World Heritage site. Our private Morocco tour continues through the Tizi nTichka mountain pass over the High Atlas mountains. Then we will arrive in Marrakech late afternoon and we stay overnight in local hotel.

DAY 9 : MARRAKECH

Today we will visit most important historical and cultural monuments and places. The guided tour of Marrakech includes the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace and famous Jamma el Fna square. After Lunch we will walk through the souks and on the afternoon we will have free program to explore other parts of the city including Gueliz – new part. The guided tour from Tangier with “Marrakech-Morocco-Trips” finishes here and we thank you for taking Morocco private tour.