On this 6 day tour from Tangier to Marrakech Desert via Chefchaouen and Fes you will enjoy an extensive Moroccan vacation full of activities and cultural experiences.
Day 1 : Tangier to Chefchaouen
We will pick up you from your accommodation, Tangier airport or the port of Tangier to start our journey from Tangier to Chefchaouen, the blue city of Morocco.
On the first leg of your journey you will enjoy the picturesque mountains of the Rif on the road to Tetouan. Along this drive you will see some beautiful scenic landscapes, and afterward get to Chefchaouen, a town situated in the Rif mountains peaks. A calming blue themed aesthetic town. This drive will be around 2 hours until our first destination: Chefchaouen.
The old medina of Chefchaouen is a pleasure of Moroccan and Andalusian influence with red-tiled rooftops, splendid blue buildings and narrow streets that meet together in the bustling Plaza Uta el-Hammam and kasbah.
Here you will spend a night in your lovely accommodation with a panoramic view that enables you to appreciate the breeze and the excellence of the moroccan north.
Day 2 : Chefchaouen to Fes City
In the second day of your trip you will travel from the beautiful city of Cherfchaouen to Fes, one of the great imperial cities of Morocco. After your breakfast in the riad, our journey will start towards Volubilis . Volubilis embodies the roman ruins and presents a unique archaeological site of Moroccan history, after our visit of the ruins we will continue our way to Meknes city, one of the famous imperial cities in Morocco, where we will explore the historical huge walls of the Medina, Bab Mansour. Then we continue to Fes to explore Fez city’s oldest stunning monuments is a must and an interesting opportunity that shouldn’t be missed while you are traveling to Morocco.
Enjoy a half-day medina walking guided tour, with free time in the afternoon to explore more sites of the city. The Fes medina is the world’s largest living medieval medina and a UNESCO site. You will Explore the ancient historical monuments in the Old Medina like: Al Quaraouin (the oldest University in Morocco), Nejjarin Museum, Jewish Quarter, and view Fes’ famous leather tannery from above, and more.
Day 3 : Fes to Merzouga desert and camel trekking
After your breakfast we will leave Fes city to Ifrane the Switzerland of Morocco. We will stop in cedar forest in the middle Atlas Mountains where you can watch monkeys enjoying their freedom.
Then we continue on to Midelt city famous for its minerals and apple. We’ll travel along Ziz Valley enjoying the panoramic views of palm trees along the river.
We visit Erfoud and its fossils products. Later on we will arrive at Merzouga desert Sahara where we will go on adventure trek by riding camels to cross Erg Chebbi sand dunes to spend overnight at a desert camp.
Day 4 : Experience Merzouga desert trip
Your guide will wake you up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise over Erg Chebbi sand dunes, followed by a typical breakfast at the desert camp, then you will ride back the camels to meet your friendly driver and start an amazing tour around Erg Chebbi sand dunes.
This excursion will gives you the opportunity to explore the surrounding area of Merzouga desert by visiting the tiny villages (such as khamlia, village of black people who are famous with Gnawa music). After that you will go to experience local Souk (market) of Rissani shopping like locals. You will have a break for lunch then we drive you back to your hotel for relax. The Afternoon is going to be at your own leisure.
Day 5 : Merzouga to Dades valley via Todra gorges
We will leave amazing Morocco desert after a great adventure trip. Travel from Merzouga to Boumalne Dades valley via Erfoud and Todra gorges the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco. After lunch in the heart of the gorge we will drive through the Dades Valley, where you will see the majestic sand castles and Kasbahs, overnight stay at your accommodation.
Day 6 : Dades valley to Marrakech via Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou
After your breakfast , we will start our journey driving via the 1000 Kasbah route, the Rose Vally, a visit to Skoura oasis with it’s authentic 17 century Kasbah, a visit to Taourirt kasbah in ouarzazate city (the former residence of the Glaoui). Then you will continue our journey to visit the famous Ait Benhaddou Kasbah; the oldest Kasbah in South East Morocoo and UNESCO world heritage site before heading and driving via the Tizi Ntichka pass with stops along the way enjoying small Berber villages; before we get to Marrakech where we will end our amazing Morocco .