10 days Tangier to desert. This 10-day tour takes you from the bustling city of Tangier to the vast desert of Morocco. You will explore the old medinas, visit the stunning Mediterranean beaches and learn about the unique culture of the Berber people. You will also have the opportunity to explore the Sahara Desert, with its vast sand dunes and beautiful sunsets. Along the way, you’ll stay in traditional riads and sample delicious local cuisine. Visit Marrakech, Essaouira, Casablanca, Rabat.
10 days Tangier to desert
Day 1: Tangier – Chefchaouen – Fes
Today we start our tour from Tangier towards Chefchaouen to visit the blue village. Then departure for Fez via Moulay Idriss, holy city and visit of the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Lunch in Volubilis and Meknes called “The Versailles of Morocco”. Visit the monuments of Meknes. Arrival in Fes. We stay for this night in a local hotel or riad with a delicious Moroccan dinner.
Day 2: Explore Fes
After breakfast, you meet your guide and set off to explore. Fes el jade; the medieval Jewish quarter, the fanciful gate of the Royal Palace, plus the Islamic street with the beautiful Andalusian balconies of the houses of the Moorish refugees after the Spanish conquest in the 15th century, walk along the Ramparts, visit the ceramics, and some from the gates of the oldest medina in Morocco, the first imperial city still standing Fes elbaly, navigating inside the great labyrinth is another experience that takes you far back centuries to discover the immutable Fez, for 12 centuries it remains the same authenticity in the style of construction and the main activities.
People make the same heritage from their grandparents, the city was founded by moulay IDRISS 1st / as well as his son IDRISS 2nd at the beginning of the 8th century, and if there is more time in the afternoon you can go for a sunset walk along the “Champs Elise” of the 20th century French founded “la Ville nouvelle”, and drink a cup of coffee in one of the local cafes, at night in the same hotel.
Day 3: Fes – Midelt hcg for pct – Merzouga
We leave for Midelt through the Atlas Mountains and the cedar forest of the Middle Atlas. Visit of the ski resort of Ifrane, then of Azrou as an important craft center. We stay in Midelt for lunch, a city famous for its mineral products and its apples. In the afternoon, we will head to the desert of Merzouga, visiting the towns of Erfoud and Rissani. We continue to Erg Chebbi in Merzouga. Tonight we stay in a local and comfortable hotel/riad with a delicious Moroccan dinner.
Day 4: Merzouga Desert
In the early morning, low to see the sun rise over the high peak of the sand near your tents, and breakfast, later you set off with your guide for a hike through the beautiful winding sand dunes, you will need enough time to get out of the dry river bed east of the sand ERG, have a typical nomad’s lunch and a restful rest, in the late afternoon you will be warmly welcomed in one of the nomads’ tents around dunes have a cup of tea and learn more about their daily life. You will find the 4×4 car waiting for you, for hotel pickup, a relaxing HAMMAM and dinner.
Day 5: Merzouga – Dades Valley
After the unique experience of the Sahara and the lifetime memorial, today the roads and tracks will take you to follow the paths of the caravans of yesteryear towards the Dades Valley and Marrakech, enjoying the landscape and admiring the power of nature. The visit of the Toudra gorges is very opposed, a little hike and taking beautiful panoramic photos, the valley and the canyons are breathtaking. Later you drive further west to the Dades Valley, overnight and dinner.
Day 6: Dades Valley – Marrakech
After breakfast departure for Marrakech via the Kasbahs Taouirt and Ait Ben Haddou. Nestled in the High Atlas Mountains, Ait Ben Haddou is one of the most spectacular forts in southern Morocco, used as the background scenario for many films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, The Gladiato and many others. other movies. Continue to Marrakech, via the Tizi n’Tichka pass (2260m) which offers spectacular panoramic views in the heart of the Atlas mountain range. Overnight in Marrakesh.
Day 7: Explore Marrakech
The whole day is devoted to discovering the famous city of Marrakech, the second oldest imperial city which for centuries has been an important stopover for traders and travelers. Your visit will include the famous Cardin Majoralle, the Bahia Palace and the Saadian Tombs. Visit the Koutoubia Mosque, with its 66m high minaret dominating the center of Marrakech. In the afternoon, visit the Djemaa El Fna square, the central square of the medina which comes alive at sunset and all night long with local storytellers, musicians, artists, snake charmers.
Day 8: Marrakech – Essaouira
On Day 8 of your Morocco trip, you will travel from Marrakech to the coastal city of Essaouira. This charming town is known for its whitewashed buildings, blue doorways and bustling markets. You will have the opportunity to explore the old medina, visit the Skala port. Night in riad.
Day 9: Essaouira – Casablanca – Rabat
Direction Casablanca, the largest city in Morocco. Visit the Hassan II Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world, and take a tour of the old medina. In the evening, drive to Rabat, the capital of Morocco. Spend the night in Rabat and explore its many attractions, including the Kasbah of the Oudayas, the Royal Palace and the Chellah necropolis. Night at the hotel.
Day 10: Rabat to Tangier
We will transfer you to Tangier airport.
Included: 10 days Tangier to desert
- Transport in comfortable A/C vehicle during your tour from Tangier.
- Experienced Driver / guide.
- 8 Nights in hotels
- Camel trek to the desert camp / 1 camel for each person.
- 01 Night in the Sahara desert camp.
- 09 dinners and 09 breakfasts.