IMPERIAL CITIES AND DESERT AREA

9-DAY Morocco Desert TOUR FROM TANGIER TO MARRAKECH

We go from the imperial city in the Rif Montains to the red city of Marrakech via the beautiful Atlas Mountains, showing you life between the Atlantic Ocean and the Moroccan desert.


 

Day 1: Tangier - Tetouan - Chefchouen 

 

We will greet you at the port or airport after your arrival in Tangier and depart to visit the Rif Mountains and the town of Tetouan to enjoy the views of the magnificent mountains before arriving in Chefchaouen.

 overnight at a Riad in Chefchaouen.

 

Day 2: Chefchaouen Visit

 

After breakfast, we will visit Chefchaouen's medina, which has a Spanish-style square surrounded by craft shops, homes, and cafes where you will have lunch.  We will go to Akchour, a 40-minute drive from Chefchaouen, where you can take a guided hike to the waterfalls with a natural pool underneath or to the "Bridge of God"

 overnight at your Riad in Chefchouen.

 

Day 3: Chefchaouen - Meknes - Volubilis - Fes

 

After breakfast, we depart for Moulay Idriss (the holy city) and visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Lunch at Volubilis near Meknes, which is known as "The Versailles of Morocco". After lunch; we will visit the monuments of Meknes before continuing to Fes

overnight in a Riad in Fes.

 

Day 4: Fes Guided Visit

 

After breakfast, the day will be devoted to the discovering Fes, the oldest imperial city and center of Arab-Muslim culture. Its old town was founded by Idriss II in the 8th and 9th centuries. We will visit the Mosque of the Andalusianstanneries, the district potters, and the medina. After lunch at a palace in the medina, we visit Hispano-Moorish buildings, the Medersasand, and Nejjarine.

 overnight at a Riad in Fes.

 

Day 5: Fes - Midelt - Ziz Valley - Erfoud - Merzouga Dunes

 

After breakfast, we depart to Midelt through the Middle Atlas Mountains and stop there for lunch. We continue to Erfoud along the Ziz Valley and a series of beautiful fortified villages whose architecture announces the pre-Saharan oases. We arrive at the dunes of Merzouga (Erg Chebbi).

Dinner and accommodation in a kasbah. 

 

 

 Day 6 : dunes Erg Chabbi - Rissani - Khamlia

  

After breakfast, you will have time to enjoy the Sahara of Erg Chebbi, the desert with highest dunes in the world. We depart to Rissani, also called old Sijilmassa, which was the sourcing center of ancient caravans from the Sahara. We visit the old and traditional market. You will have a lunch of the typical food Mdfouna (pizza tradition). You will take your camel caravan in time to watch the sunset in the dunes (about an hour and a half by camel). You will spend the night in a nomadic tent in the Sahara to enjoy the silence of the desert sky filled with stars.

Dinner and overnight in a private nomad tent.

 

 

Day 7Merzouga - Erfoud - Todra Gorges - Rose Valley - Dades Gorges - Ouarzazate

 

After enjoying the sunrise, we go back to the oasis by camel. At your hotel, breakfast is already waiting for you. We depart to Tineghir via RissaniErfoudTinejdad, and visit the Todra Gorges. We have lunch and continue to Ouarzazate through the Dades Valley and the Valley of Roses. We make a stop to visit the Kasbah Ameridil and then continue to Ouarzazate. 

Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Ouarzazate.

 

 Day 8: Ouarzazate - ait ben Haddou - Marrakech 

 

We visit the town of Ouarzazate, founded in 1928, which has a famous film studio where many movies and series such as Secret of Sahara, The Mummy, Prince of Persia, and Game of Thrones were filmed. We stop on the way to visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou and arrive in Marrakech in the late afternoon. 

overnight in a traditional Riad.

 

  

Day 9: Marrakech Guided Visit 

 

After breakfast, all day will be devoted to visiting Marrakech, the "Pearl of the South", founded in the eleventh century. We will visit the Koutoubia, the Saadians Tombs, the Menara Gardens, and Bahia Palace. We go back to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, we visit the souks, the medina, and Jmaa El Fna Square.

 overnight in the Riad.

  

 

Day 10: Marrakech - Airport

 

Free time until we transfer you to the airport before your flight departure.

 

 

 What's included

 Meals

 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners

 Transport

 Pick up & drop off at the airport or your preferred location

 Private Transport with A/C

 Driver/Guide (Multilingual)

Accommodation

 Traditional  Camp (1 night), Hotel (1 night), Riad (6 nights), Kasbah (1 night)

Included Activities

 Local Guide in Marrakech (Multilingual)

 Local Guide in Fes (Multilingual)

 Visit to Nomad Family in Desert

 Camel Ride in Desert

 Cooking class (1 Lunch)

 Sand Boarding in Dunes

 Tea Preparation Lesson 

Other

 Moroccan sim card

 Turbans for the desert

 

What's Not Included

  Drinks

  Lunches

  Dinner

  Flight Ticket

 

 

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