8 Days Tour from Tangier To Marrakech Via Sahara

8 Days Tour from Tangier To Marrakech Via Sahara

DAY 1 : TANGIER – CHEFCHAOUEN :

We will pick you up from whether it is the airport or the port, our team will make sure to receive you at the exact time. After that we will commence our little northern tour, through Rif mountains and Tetouan until we reach Chefchaouen the blue city or the pearl of north. It is one of the favorite destinations of tourists because it combines of both the beauty of nature and the harmony of architecture. Its atmosphere is always cooled and it brings peace to mind. At evening we will have supper and stay the night over in a Riad or Hotel.

DAY 2: CHEFCHAOUEN – VOLUBILIS – MEKNES – FES:

After having breakfast in the Riad we will depart towards Fez through Rif Mountains, Ouazzan and Volubilis, one of the most important archeological sites in the kingdom it dates back to the centuries of Roman glory. The next stop would be Meknes,it is an imperial city and considered one of the first ones to be built by Ismaili dynasty as a result the city is filled with history and heritage from the ancient times, it has gigantesque gates adorned with traditional moro-andalus sculpture. The city also contains Medrassa Bouanania another heritage by the ancient civilizations, vibrant souks, dar Jamai, El Hdim Square, which is similar to Jamaa El Fna square  with its acrobats performers, storytellers, snake charmers, we will also stop at the Moulay Ismail tomb. After we have fun in the olive city we will move not far away just 40 km to Fez where we will spend the night at in a traditional riad.

DAY 3 : DISCOVERING FES :

   Today will be dedicated to explore the most ancient city in the kingdom Fez. As soon as you stroll down the narrow old streets you will have a sensation as if you have mounted back in time to the 8th century. You will sense The smells of spices, mint tea, fresh fruit, Berber carpets, and many more artistic objects. We will stop  at Qaraouine Mosque the first university to ever exist. It was founded in 859 by Fatima el FIhri. We will also stop at the magnificent Andalusian mosque built in 860 by the other sister Meryem El Fihri. We will only admire its exterior as it is forbidden to visit for non-muslims. Our next stop is Batha palace which is an art museum. Later we will visit the Tanneries of Chouara, walk by Nejjarine fountain, Medrasas established in the 13th century. Make a little bit of shopping in souk Attarine. And many more stops at Bab boujloud, the kings palace, Mellah and the 17th century Ibn Danan Synagogue. At evening we will have supper in a beautiful high hill looking over the whole city. We will stay the night in a Riad or Hotel.

DAY 4: FES – IFRANE – MIDELT – SAHARA DESERT :

  After having breakfast we will aim to south. We will continue our trip via Tizi n Talghamt and to Ziz valley where we are willing to admire the magnificent views. Before we arrive to Midelt we will pass by numerous Berber villages like Rissani which is the ancient capital of the current dynasty the Alaouits. That would be our final point before reaching to Merzouga. We will leave vehicles aside and ride camels to the nomad camp which is only 1h30min far. We will enjoy the sunset whilst being over the high dunes. As we arrive we will have a yummy dinner with the locals under the rhythm of Berber drums and the moonlight.

DAY 5: SAHARA – TODRA GORGES – DADES VALLEY :

   Your guide will make sure to wake you up in order not to miss the spectacular view of sunrise reflected over the peaks of high dunes. You will ride camels back to the hotel to have breakfast and have a refreshing shower. We will then continue the journey by driving through Saghro mountain to Todgha gorges. They are considered to be the highest and narrowest gorges in Morocco. You can hike along its valley. Our next stop would be the Dades valley wherein you are willing to admire the formidably shaped sand castles and the gorgeous rock formation often referred to as Monkey toes. You will spend the night in a nearby hotel or riad of your choosing. Plus be served supper and breakfast.

DAY 6 : DADES VALLEY – OUARZAZATE – KASBAH AIT BEN HADDOU – MARRAKECH :

   Today after that we have breakfast we will start driving through the 1000 kasbahs the main route connecting Dades valley and Ouarzazat. The road is a splendid opportunity for you to exercise your photography skills. Our next stop is the Klaat Mgouna known for its massive production of Rose water. We will then head towards Ouarzazat the African Hollywood; we will have breakfast in Ait Benhadou Kasbah which is the largest Kasbah in Morocco. It is also admiited to be a Unesco world heritage site. It is the famous filming location for numerous blockbuster movies like the Gladiator and Babel.  We will pass by the mountain pass Tizi n Tichka 2260 m high and the connecting route of both Marrakech to Tomboukto before we reach Marrakech by night. You will spend the night in a fancy Riad.

DAY 7 : VISIT THE CITY OF MARRAKECH :

Marrakech. one of the most visited cities in Morocco and worldwide, it’s often called the red city , so today’s gonna be dedicated only to getting to know this mysterious area , we’ll visit Jamaa el Fna square , take quick snaps with snakes and monkeys , listen to story tellers or watch dancers and musicians practicing their passion. You can visit the Bahia palace , the Badii palace , Saadian tombs , Koutoubia mosque late afternoon  and If you are also interested you could visit the Majorelle Garden or local souks .

DAY 8 : MARRAKECH – AIRPORT :

Today we will transfer you to your hotel.

Included in the trip

  • Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser + fuel
  • English/Español / Allemagne / italian speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Guided tour with a licensed guid
  • 1 or 2 nights in sahara desert
  • Free time to explore the cities
  • Breaks for photos,..Etc

Not included

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees to monuments