8 days 7 nights tour from Marrakech to Tangier via sahara desert

Duration
8 Days / 7 Nights
From
Marrakech
Departure
Everyday
Time

Detailed Program

Day

Path: ARRIVAL IN MARRAKECH

You will be welcomed At the Airport in Marrakech, then we’ll transfert you to your Riad, that situated in the heart of the old medina. Overnight at the Riad

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Path: EXPLORING MARRAKECH

After breakfast in your Riad, you will start exploring Marrakech, which is called also ” the Moroccan red city” . Our local tour guide will ensure that you discover the most important parts of historical and cultural interests, including : the Saadians tombs, El Bahia Palace, El Badii Palace, and Ben Youssef Koranic school. Lunch will be at a typical restaurant in the new city. At the Afternoon, you will continue to explore the gardens of Majorelle and Menara and also the Koutoubia Tower. Overnight at the Riad

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Path: MARRAKECH - HIGH ATLAS - AIT BEN HADDOU - OUARZAZATE - ROSES VALLEY - DADES GORGES

After breakfast at the Riad, we will drive to Dades gorges, by crossing the High Atlas mountains and ‘Tizi N’tichka’ pass , which is the highest road pass in Morocco at 2260m altitude, where we will also stop for you at various panoramic views in order to take pictures. Then we will visit one of the oldest beautiful Kasbahs in Morocco, That is called Ait Benhadou, a Kasbah of the 16th century recognized by the Unesco, here we will stay for lunch in a local restaurant. After that, we will continue our journey to Ouarzazate (The African Hollywood), where we will visit Atlas Studios of cinema and Taourirte Kasbah. Then we will move to the Roses valley and through the way of 1000 Kasbahs. Overnight and Dinner at Dades Valley, in the upper Gorges.

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Path: DADES GORGES - TODRA GORGES - ERFOUD - ERG CHEBBI - MERZOUGA - CAMEL TREK AND SUNSET

After Breakfast we will drive to Todra gorges (the grand moroccan canyon), famous for rock climbing at its rock walls that rise to 300m in a narrow part, here you will have a walk to smell the real nature of green agricultural lands and wide river. We will continue down to Erfoud, famous for its fossilized marbles, where you will have the opportunity to visit a workshop produces Merble fossiles. We will arrive to Merzouga at the evening, You will be welcomed with a cup of tea and have a safe room to be prepared to spend an excellent night in the nomad desert camp. You will have about 90 min of camel ride to cross the highest sand dunes in the north Africa, while you enjoying the show of the sunset till you arrive to the Bivouac, you will have a private tent, the tents are well equipped with mattresses, blankets,cushions and also Toilets. You will be served a delicious Moroccan dinner, after that you will gather around the fire to admire a typical Berber music performed using drums under the sky full of stars.

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Path: CAMEL TREK AND SUNRISE - ZIZ VALLEY - ZIZ GORGES - MIDELT - MIDDLE ATLAS - AZROU - IFRANE - FES

Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the view of the sunrise over the dunes, then take a camel ride back to the Hotel. After a hearty moroccan Breakfast and shower, we will leave for Ziz valley, here we will stop for you to admire a wonderful panoramic view of Ziz palm oasis and Ziz gorges. Lunch will be in Midelt, then we will continue to Azrou by crossing the Middle Atlas mountains with its cedar forest, where we will find wild monkeys waiting for you to feed them. Before arriving to Fes, we will stop for a while to have rest in Ifrane, a European-style town that is called also Switzerland of Morocco. At the evening we will arrive to Fes, Overnight and dinner at the Riad.

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Path: EXPLORING FES MEDINA- MEKNES – CHEFCHAOUEN

After Breakfast in your Riad, You will move to start exploring the Fes medina (Founded in the 8th Century by Moulay DrissII), with a local tour Guide, among the interesting parts you will visit are : the Royal palace gate, the Jewish headquarter (was built in the 16th century and considered as the first Mellah in Morocco), the world’s oldest university Al Qarawiyin, the Tanneries and Moulay Driss mausoleum. After having lunch we will travel to Chefchaouen via Meknes. In Meknes you will see the famous Bab Mansour gate, the Sahrij Souani and also the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismael.

Afternoon we arrive to the ‘Blue Town’ where for every shop selling tourist gifts; shoe repairs, groceries, stationery and sweets, a tailor sewing an elegant djellaba, butchers, bakers (one of the centers of life in each area) although candle-stick makers don’t seem to have survived – Moroccan life as lived by the people of Chaouen. And don’t ignore the new town, which has some lovely examples of Andalusian architecture and a charming park at the end of Avenida Mohammed V.

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Path: CHEFCHAOUEN - TANGIER

After breakfast, we will pick you up from the Riad to explore the Charming city of Chefchaouen, a beautiful unique city with its white washed walls and its blue doors and windows. Unlike many parts of Morocco, this city was occupied by Spain and the influences of Spanish civilisation and architecture are all around. Then, we will Transfert you directly to tangier, drop you off to your Hotel.

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Path: TANGIER SIGHTSEEING - AIRPORT TRNSFER

After breakfast in your Riad, We will take you to enjoy the Panormaic view on coast sea and the cave of Hercule
Depart to the airport ( You need to be at the airport at least 2 hours before your flight, so you departure will be organized accordingly).

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PS:

If the program of this desert tour doesn't satisfy yours needs, Morocco Holiday Packages Agency offers you the possibility to customize it.
You only have to send us a quote request with all information about what you want to experience.

What is included

  • Pick up & Drop of at the Airport
  • Private transport with A/C
  • English Driver/Guide
  • Local Guide in (Fez, Ouarzazate, Chefchaouen, & Marrakech)
  • Fuel during the whole tour
  • 02 Nights in Hotels/riads With (Dinner & Breakfast)
  • 05 Nights in Hotels/riads With ( Breakfast)
  • 2 Hours Camel Ride to join the camp and get back to the vehicle the next day,
  • Sand-boarding in Dunes
  • Accommodation taxes

What is NOT included

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees, other personal expenses and gratuities

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