4 DAYS TOUR FROM TANGIER TO MARRAKECH DESERT
Brief Itinerary of Tangier Desert Tours via Fes
*We explore blue city of Chefchaouen on this Tangier Desert Tours via Fes
*We visit Fes – most important cultural city in Morocco
*Experience Sahara desert in Merzouga
*We ride camels tor each desert camp
*Explore Dades and Todra gorges with optional trekking (if time allows)
*We will visit Ouarzazate and kashab of Ait Benhaddou
DAY 1: TANGER – CHEFCHAOUEN – FES:
In the first day of your Tangier Desert Tours via Fes, our driver will meet you at the airport or the port of Tangier to start your Tangier desert tours.
First, you will pass into the Rif Mountains specifically Tetouan city in order to enjoy the awe-inspiring views of the mountains. Thereafter we will arrive to Chefchaouen, the stunning village at the feet of the Rif Mountains. This city is the blue pearl of Morocco and it has a beautiful Spanish style, especially the Medina square surrounded by numerous crafts stores which have funky arts, in addition to roof-top cafes and restaurants where we will have a mouthwatering lunch continuing your way to Fes. After arriving to Fes
, your driver will drop you off to a traditional Moroccan riad where you will spend the night.
DAY 2 : FEZ – IFRANE – ERFOUD – RISSANI – MERZOUGA AND CAMEL-TREKKING:
Next morning after breakfast, your driver will pick you up from your accommodation then drive to south Morocco. In the first place, passing Ifrane (Morocco’s little Switzerland) and Azrou through Middle Atlas Mountains. On our way stop to visit the Cedar forest and see the Macaque apes leaping upon the trees. Then, we will continue to Midelt through Tizi Ntalghamt pass and along the picturesque Ziz Gorges which is carved upon a volcanic rock, from there you will glimpse beautiful views of the Middle Atlas mountains and the changing scenery that reveals hints of the Sahara desert as you get closer to the town of Errachidia. Then, after lunch we continue your Tangier desert tours to Merzouga through Erfoud and Rissani. After being welcomed with a warm mint tea glass, you will leave your luggage in Merzouga hotel and take a desert camel trek to the Berber camp where the Erg Chebbi dunes are, in fact they are the highest sandy dunes in Morocco. You Sahara camel trekking tour takes for about 2h to the desert camp, there you will have dinner and spend the night joining the drums players and gathering around the fire singing and dancing under the spectacular glistening sky. Finally, sleep in the well-equipped tents with blankets, cushions and mattresses.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA – TODRA GORGE -DADES VALLEY:
Early morning we will wake you up early to see the magnificent sunrise on the top of the sandy dunes. Then on this Tangier Desert Tours via Fes, we will have another camel ride to Merzouga hotel. After a refreshing breakfast and shower we will leave Merzouga to Tinghir and Todra gorges which are the narrowest and the highest gorges in Morocco. Upon arrival to Dades Valley you will be amazed by this carved gorge known as “monkey toes”. Finally, your dinner and night will be in the Dades gorges.
DAY 4 : DADES VALLEY – SKOURA -OUARZAZATE- AIT BEN HADDOU-MARRAKECH:
In the final day of Tangier desert tours, we will leave the Dades valley to Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. Specifically, this path through the Dades gorges is the way of thousand Kasbahs providing many incredible photo opportunities. Hence, we will visit Kalaat Mgouna (the rose valley) and the village of Skoura. Then winding our way to the Hollywood of Africa “Ouarzazate”. Lunch will be at the prominent Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou which is the largest one in Morocco. There you will have an enjoyable tour in the UNESCO World Heritage site enjoying in the large castle of clay. Finally we will pass into Tizi Ntichka, the highest pass in atlas mountains of 2,260 m. Furthermore, we can stop to see the process of making Argan oil. Arriving to Marrakech in the afternoon. Your driver will drop you to your accommodation in Marrakech. Hence end of our Tangier Desert Tours via Fes.
*Pick up and drop off from your hotel
*Transport in comfortable air conditioned 4×4 vehicle
*Experienced English speaking driver / guide
*Camel trek to reach the desert camp (1 camel per person)
*Accommodation in hotel / riad / desert camp in desert tents
*1 Night in the Sahara desert dunes with dinner and breakfast
*Drinks and lunches
*Plane ticket to and from Morocco
*Tips and what’s not mentioned