9 Days tour from Marrakech to Tanjier via Sahara, Fes and the blue city
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Skoura Oasis – Rose valley – Boumaln Dades:
we will pick you up early morning from your accommodation in Marrakech and start your trip escaping from the hustle of Marrakech and drive through the Tizi N' Tishka Pass / 2260m altitude. In the heart of the High Atlas mountains you will enjoy the beautiful picturesque views.Next stop will be at the Unisco World heritage Ksar Kasbah Ait- Benhaddou which is 20km before reaching Ouarzazte city, the Kasbah famous as a backdrop for many International movies and series. After having lunch beside the Kasbah, you continue your journey into Ouarzazte city which is the gate to the desert and the cinema capital of Morocco with many film studios that are open to the public visits, then we drive through the road of thousand Kasbah to Skoura Oasis and the famous Amridil Kasbah that dates Back to the 17th century, and we can visit it if you prefer to.
Next we move to the city of roses or the valley of roses Kalaat Mgouna filled with the Damask rose trees along Imgon Valley, at the end of the day we will be into the Dades Gorges/landscapes nicknamed as the country of figs.
Overnight in Dades Gorges.
Day 2: Dades valley - Todgha Gorges- Tinjdad - Arfoud - Merzouga:
With the sound of birds in the heart of Dades valley you will be served your breakfast and then we continue our trip toward Tinghir with its 2000-years old Jewish quarter (Mellah).
We then drive inside the Todgha Gorges through Todgha Oasis to reach the 300m canyons before lunch and then road to the highlight of your Morocco tour Erg-Echaabi golden dunes where we will spend the night in a hotel beside the sand dunes.
Overnight in a hotel on the dune lines, Merzouga.
Day 3: Merzouga – Desert/Sahara excursion:
Today will be a special day in your tour, we will pick you up at your hotel in dune lines and start our Sahara excursion day. We will visit some fossil places where you can dig for your ow fossils and drive inside the Erg Echaabi golden sand dunes and discover its uniqueness, then you well have the chance to visit some nomadic families on the other side of the dunes where they still live their nomadic way of life. You will be enjoying perfect panoramic and picturesque views inside the desert before we take you for lunch to a local restaurant beside the dunes.
After lunch if you prefer to do some desert activitie, such as ATV quads biking, sand boarding, and desert trekking, we will arrange that too and help you enjoy your desert activities.
At the end of the day we will take you to the place where the camels are waiting for you to take you your desert camp inside the dunes.
Overnight in a desert camp Merzouga.
Day 4: Merzouga – Errachidia – Medelt – Azrou – Ifran – Fes:
If you are a sunrise lover, you will enjoy the most beautiful sunrise against the sand dunes, then you will have the chance to choose between the camels or 4/4 car to return the dune lines.
An Early departure from the desert is recommended to reach Fes as early as possible;
We will meet again at the hotel in the dune lines, and start our day, leaving Erg-Echaabi driving through the Ziz Oasis where you will enjoy beautiful instagramable pictures and then through the Erachidia City with its big and blue water dam crossing the Ziz Mountains to reach the city of apples Medelt where we will have lunch.
Then we move to the Azrou cedar forest where we see the wild macaque Barbary apes/monkeys, then drive to the beautiful city of Ifran, where you will stretch your legs before we arrive to the oldest city in Morocco Fes.
Overnight in Fes.
Day 5: Fes guided visit with an official local guide:
Full day guided visit, you will meet your guide after breakfast and start your day discovering the old city (Old Medina), Koranic Schools, Karaouiyine University, Nejjarine Fountains, tanneries, and all Fes Medina handcrafts.
Overnight in Fes
Day 6: Fes – Meknes - Volubilis – Rif Mountains - Chefchaouen.
After breakfast we will leave Fes toward Meknes, then visit the famous gate Bab Mansour, Sehrij Esouani, and other monuments.
After lunch, we will drive through Zerhoun mountains to reach Volubilis, the Roman UNISCO historical site.
We then move to Chefchaouen, the beautiful blue city inside the Rif mountains.
Overnight in Chefchaouen.
Day 7: Chefchaouen guided visit with a local official guide.
Your local guide in Chefchaouen will meet you in your hotel after breakfast, and start your guided visit inside the blue city and discover its old city and the authentic way of life of its people.
Overnight in Chefchaouen.
Day 8: Chefchaouen – Rif Mountains – Tetouan - Tangier:
Today you will have some free time more to spend in the Blue city before we leave Chefchaouen.
Then, we drive to Tangier through the Rif Mountains, and pass by Tetouan city.
When we arrive Tangier, we will take you to the Hercules Cave at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, then take you to the old city / Medina of tangier where you will have free time to spend before we take you to your accommodation.
Overnight in Tangier.
Day 9: Tangier at leisure and transfer to the Port / Airport.
If your flight / Fairy is scheduled evening, you can enjoy some time to rest and pack before we drop you off in the Port / Airport.
The price of this tour starts from 949€/pp based on Two travelers group, but the prices may vary depending on:
The number of travelers in the tour.
The number of days.
The standard of accommodations.
High / Low season
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