12 Days tour from Tangier to Desert then Marrakech

Day 1 Tangier – Asilah :

Departure to the beautiful coastal city of Asilah. Free day to discover the corners of this picturesque city on the Moroccan Atlantic coast, which, despite being small, is famous for having one of the cleanest and most charming medinas in the country.

Day 2 Asila – Tetouan – Chaouen :

After breakfast we will leave for the blue city of Chaouen, one of the essential destinations on our trips to Morocco. On the way we will stop at the unknown Tetuán, called the Spanish city for having been the capital of the Spanish protectorate. In this Moorish Hispanic city we can admire its Andalusi architecture. After the visit we will continue to Chaouen, arrival and transfer to the hotel. Free time to stroll through this photogenic city and explore its narrow alleys and its old blue and white houses as well as its panoramic views. Bed and breakfast in a charming riad.

Day 3 free to Discover Chaouen

After breakfast we will have the day off to explore its streets and souks, take photographs and enjoy the fresh air and relaxed climate of this beautiful city anchored in the mountains.

Day 4 Chaouen – Rabat:

After breakfast, our tour of Morocco leaves for the imperial city of Rabat (the capital since 1912), after 4 hours on the road we will arrive at this modern and at the same time monumental city to visit the Mohammed V Mausoleum and the Hassan Tower. Night in a charming riad.

Day 5 Rabat – volubilis – Meknes – Fes

After a comforting breakfast we will start our day on the road visiting the imperial city of Meknes, a city that reached its peak thanks to Sultan Mulay Ismail. Visit of its mausoleum and its famous Bab Mansour gate. After the visit of Meknes, we will go to the Roman ruins of the city of Volubilis, where the oldest and most archaeological Morocco is discovered. We will be able to visit its ruins in detail with an local optional ’local guide and then continue to our destination, the imperial city of Fez. Arrival in Fez. Free time to explore its medina and night in a charming riad.

Day 6 Explore Fes :

After breakfast, a guided tour of the city. Full day devoted to the discovery of the intellectual city of the kingdom. There are many monuments that you can visit: Chahrij medersas (Koranic schools), Bouinania Attarin, Souks, Fes El-Jedid, Karaouine Mosque (first university in the world). Free time and night in a charming riad.

Day 7 Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Erfoud – Erg Chebbi :

We will leave for the Middle Atlas stopping in Ifrane known as Moroccan Switzerland due to its architectural style where the gabled roofs of northern European countries predominate. The next town we will go through will be Azrou crossing the National Park known for its cedar forests where the famous barbary monkeys are located. Then we will visit the Ziz Valley that will lead us to Erfoud, known for its fossils and then we arrivel in Merzouga and we ride the camels to the Erg chebbi ower night in desert camp:

Day 8 Explore Sahara

This day we can enjoy the beautiful spectacle of watching the sunrise over the dune sea of the Erg Chebbi desert. After breakfast we will return by dromedaries to Merzouga and after a shower we will go out to visit the town of Khamlia, also known as the town of “the blacks”, so called because its inhabitants are descendants of the old slave trade that came from the Sudan. They are excellent musicians and have made this art their way of life. With them we will enjoy a small concert of Gnawa music. We will return to the 4 × 4 to cover one of the tracks used in the Paris-Dakar Rally, visiting the Khol mines and the remains of a French and Berber village.

Day 9 Merzouga – Rissani – Gorge toudra – Ouarzazate:

After breakfast, we will return by dromedaries to the hotel where we will take a comforting shower. We will resume our tour of Morocco and go to Rissani, known for its souk little frequented by tourists, being one of the most authentic markets in the south of the country. There we can find even a Parking for donkeys as well as nomads who come to stock up. Once we visit Rissani, we will go to the Todra Gorges famous for their high rocky walls where climbers from all over the world come. We will visit the Gorges of Todra and after that we will continue our tour through Morocco towards the Dades valley and then connect with the Roses Valley and the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs.

Day 10 Ouarzazate – Ait ben Haddou- Taourirt – Marrakech :

After breakfast, we will visit the kasbah of Taourirt, the biggest point of interest in Ouarzazate and one of the most interesting kasbahs in Morocco. This adobe kasbah flanked by crenelated towers was built by the Glaoui tribe in the 18th century for the gold route from Marrakech to Tumbuctú. It is possible to visit its interior where the rooms of the Glaoui dynasty are located.

Day 11 Explore Marrakech :

After breakfast, we dedicate this day of the trip to Marrakech, with a guided tour. There are many monuments that you can visit: Bahia Palace, Yamaa el Fna Square, Saadian Tombs, souks and the Koutoubia mosque. Free afternoon and night in a charming riad.

Day 12 Free to continue visiting Marrakech :

Free day to continue visiting the imperial city of Marrakech or to do last minute shopping. At the agreed time, transfer to the Marrakech airport.

The tour included:

– Comfortable transportation (4×4 toyota land cruiser – micro bus).
– Driver-guide who speaks your language.
– Fuel.
– Hotels – riad with half board.
– Camel ride.
– Overnight in desert camp.

Not included:

– Plane tickets to and from Morocco
– lunch
– Drinks
– Tickets of the Historical Monuments

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