7 Days Desert Tour from Tangier to Marrakech
7 days tour from Tangier is one of the common Morocco tours from Tangier. Firstly, you visit the white Dove city and the charming Blue Pearl City, enjoying an amazing view of the Rif Mountains. Moreover, you travel to the imperial city of Meknes to visit the old Medina and the tourist attractions of the 17th century. And then there is a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Volubilis and to the imperial city of Fes. Further, we drive you through the Middle Atlas Mountains to visit Ifrane and Cedar Forest, and we continue along the Ziz Valley. Besides, you experience a desert tour and a camel trekking trip, and we drive to Todra Gorges, Dades Valley, Rose Valley, and Ouarzazate. Finally, we head to the UNESCO Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and travel through the High Atlas Mountains views to the imperial city of Marrakech.
Day 1: From Tangier ~ Chefchaouen ~ The Blue Pearl City
7 days tour from Tangier will travel to Tetouan and then to Chefchaouen. The city was a fortress or a Kasbah that was built to defend against the attacks of the Portuguese. Moreover, it is built by Spanish styled-white washed buildings that make it a dream of each tourist. Therefore, you will visit this old Medina and walk through its narrow streets to explore traditional native items. Thereafter, you can rest in a traditional restaurant in square time to enjoy your lunch in a panoramic and beautiful Islamic call for praying. And then, you will spend a wonderful night in the local Raid in the blue Medina.
Day 2: From Chefchaouen ~ Volubilis ~ Meknes ~ Fes
The second day of 7 days tour from Tangier will be in Volubilis. Hence, you will discover Roman ruins and learn the history and the archaeological vestiges of this place. Besides, the tour will head to the imperial city of Meknes to explore the tourist attractions of the 17th century. You will visit the huge gate or Bab Mansor, designed with arches and mosaic tiling. You will also discover the square time where street performers present their skills and then visit Moulay Ismail Mausoleum and Qara prison. In the old Medina, you experience narrow streets with high walls and handicrafts. Later on, we drive to the imperial city of Fes to check into a local Riad.
Day 3: Fes: Guided tour
The old Medina of Fes (Fes El-Bali) is an ancient site with numerous monumental buildings. Thus, 7 days tour from Tangier includes a guided tour to discover all the tourist attractions in Fes. Our local guide will meet once you have breakfast to start discovering Fes Medina. The University of Al-Karaouine is the first university in the world that dates back to the 19 century. It is one of the most interesting attractions in Fes. Moreover, you will visit Chouara Tannery which was built in the 11th century where leather operation is made into stone vessels with different colours. Then, you will visit the Jewish quarter, the Blue gate, Qu’ranic schools and Marinid Tombs. After that, you will go up to the towers to experience the whole view of the old Medina. Our local guide will make sure to guide to all other sites. Overnight at the same Riad.
Day 4: From Fes ~ Ifrane ~ Cedar Forest ~ Merzouga
Ifrane is our destination after breakfast. It is also the Switzerland of Morocco because of its similarity to the alpine-style architecture and ski slopes. Therefore, there will be enough time to enjoy this beautiful city and visit its lion statue. Furthermore, you will visit Cedar Forest to enjoy the freedom of barbarian apes and take wonderful pictures of the forest and the apes. And then, we will continue the journey to Azrou and Midelt. And drive along the Ziz Valley where you will explore another Berber traditional life and their palm three groves down the valley. Besides, we will make a stop in Rissani city to visit the old local souk/market then we head to Merzouga desert. Here, you will be welcomed with a mint tea at your accommodation and spend a night.
Day 5: Exploring Desert Areas and Camel Trekking Trip
With 7 days tour from Tangier, you experience a desert tour today. Firstly, we drive to khamlia village where black skin people are. You will discover and enjoy their traditional Gnawa music and learn more about their life. And then we will drive off-road towards mine of Mifis to visit the daily adventure work of Berbers in pits that are deeper about 30 m. Besides, we visit nomad families and the Flamingo’s lake. Finally, you will start a camel trekking trip. Your camel guide will make a stop to watch the sunset on the top of the dune. And after dinner, you will be entertained with drum music around the fire and spend a great time under the starry sky.
Day 6: From Merzouga ~ Todra Gorges ~ Dades Valley
Waking up early to watch the magical sunrise over the dunes is a must-do experience. Thereafter, we will continue 7 days tour from Tangier to Erfoud to discover fossil products and dates fruits. Around 250 million years ago, the southeast of Morocco lay under the sea with different animals. Locals go hunting the fossils in the mountains to sculpt them into objects, such as fountains, tables and bathtubs. Further, you discover Todra Gorges in Tinghir town. Todra is an oasis that runs alongside the Gorges and is also an ideal place for climbers with high rocks that reaches about 400 m. Moreover, we will visit the rock reformation (monkey fingers) and then keep our driving to Dades Valley to check into the local Riad in the mountain.
Day 7: From Dades Valley ~ Ouarzazate ~ Marrakesh
We will drive to Rose Valley to explore its valley that brings life to its people. each year in May, Rose Festival takes place, and it lasts one week to celebrate the rose season. Later on, we drive along the road of a thousand Kasbahs to Ouarzazate, viewing Kasbahs on the sides of the road. In Ouarzazate, you will visit the Kasbah of Taourirt and the cinema studio where many movies were filmed, including Game of Throne and Gladiator. Secondly, we visit the famous and oldest kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. It is also a UNESCO site and a unique example of architectural houses made of clay bricks. After that, you will experience driving through a mountain pass of Tizi-N-Tichka (2260m), enjoying the amazing views of the Atlas Mountains and visiting the Argan oil cooperative. Finally, we will drop you off at the airport or Riad.
What Is Included:
- Pick up and drop off service
- Transportation with A/C and Fuel
- English/Spanish driver
- Camel for each and a night at the camp
What Is Excluded:
- Personal expenses
- Entrance Fees
- Lunches and drinks
- Flight tickets