6 days desert tour from Marrakech to Tangier - Fes and Chefchaouen

Duration

6 Days

Group size

Private Tour

Starting location

Marrakech

Ending location

Tangier

Overview of 6 days tour from Marrakech to Tangier :

Join this fascinating 6 days tour from Marrakech to Tangier, which aims to connect the lovely imperial city of Marrakech with the enigmatic Tangier. In addition to the Sahara Desert of Erg chebbi, the spiritual imperial city of Fes, and the stunning blue-painted city of Chefchaouen.

Less driving is required on this fabulous 6 day Morocco tour itinerary, and also provides a large area to explore. As well as the best Morocco Attractions.

During this memorable private 6 day tour from Marrakech, you’ll see the majestic both high and Middle Atlas Mountains. In addition to the breathtaking beauty of the Rif Mountains.

Every mountain range has its own environment, and as generations pass, both the way of life and the geography change. This makes it seem as though you are transported from one planet to another and assists you understand. All that Morocco has to offer during this 6 day tour from Marrakech to Tangier.

Undoubtedly, on this Morocco 6 days itinerary from Marrakech to Tangier, via Chefchaouen and Sahara Desert. You will embark on a Morocco camel trekking excursion for 1 hour and half each way across the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.

Moreover, you will admire a magical sunset and sunrise from above. In addition to an overnight stay in the middle of nowhere. Either in a standard desert tent, or luxury Sahara desert camp.

6 days Morocco itinerary from Marrakech highlights:

  • Discover the best Morocco attraction on this 6 days tour from Marrakech to Tangier.
  • Exploring the majestic both th high Atlas Mountains and middle Atlas.
  • Visiting the Unesco world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
  • Exploring the stunning Todra gorges (300 meters high)
  • Spending an unforgettable night in Erg Chebbi, either in a luxury or authentic desert camping.
  • Experience a Camel trekking excursion through Erg Chebbi dunes.
  • Admire a magical both sunset and sunrise in the Erg Chebbi sand dunes.
  • Visit the beautiful Amridil and Telouet Kasbah.
  • Explore Ouarzazate and its film studio within this fabulous 6 days tour from Marrakech.
  • Admire the majestic Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate.
  • Enjoy a tasty dinner around the campfire and berber drums party with locals.
  • Practice sandboarding activity in the Erg chebbi sand dunes.
  • Observe the Barbary Apes in the cedar forest of Azrou.
  • Explore the volubilis and its stunning Roman ruins.
  • Discovering the old Medina in Fes with local and expert guides.
  • Walk around the stunning blue town Chefchaouen or the blue pearl of Morocco.

Included/Excluded

  • Private A/C 4x4 Vehicle or Minivan+ fuel
  • English/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Accommodation with dinner and breakfast
  • Camel Trek to overnight in nomad desert bivouac or luxury camp (Private tent )
  • Free time to explore sites such as Kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,...Etc
  • Sandboarding in the dunes
  • Local guide in the imperial cities
  • Lunch during the trip
  • Flights
  • Drinks

Tour Plan

Day 1: Marrakech - High Atlas - Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - Ouarzazate - Dades Gorges

To start your 6-day tour from Marrakech to Tangier via Chefchaouen, your driver/guide will pick you up at your accommodation in Marrakech or the airport.

We'll leave Marrakech and travel on an interesting journey. We will traverse the majestic Tizin Tichka mountain and pass across the renowned High Atlas Mountains (at 2260 meters of altitude).

The next destination is The Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, one of the region's most recognizable historic sites. Currently a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this 17th-century Kasbah continues to serve as the setting for significant Hollywood productions.

After visiting the Kasbah for a while, we'll take a break for lunch in the adjacent city Ouarzazate before continuing on our journey via the Dades valley with its distinctive geological features. At a neighborhood Kasbah hotel in Dades, we'll enjoy dinner and stay the night.

Day 2: Dades Gorges - Todra Gorges - Merzouga Camel Trekking and Night in the Desert

The following morning, when you eat breakfast on a patio with a spectacular view, the fresh, pure air of the Dades Valley will arouse your senses.

We will begin our 6 days trip from Marrakech by leaving Dades towards the renowned Todra gorges. A Jurassic-era rock formation is known as the Gorges of Todra.

The Todra River's flowing water formed the gorges, leaving behind cliffs that reach 300 meters above the surrounding land. we will spend some time exploring this famous spot. And then, we will continue traveling via the Tinjdad palm groves, where we will have lunch.

After that, we will head to Merzouga. When we finally arrive there, we will embark on a camel excusion through the sand dunes before the sun is setting and you will be accompanied by local desert guides.

The camels will carry us to a camp that is hidden away in the depths of the sand dunes. During your journey, you will stop in the middle of the dunes to admire the sunset and snap pictures.

Once you arrive at the camp, you can spend the evening around a magnificent campfire, sharing stories, and enjoying good meal. Above all, you can climd the dunes to observe a brilliant sky of stars. Overnight in a desert tent.

Day 3: Off-road excursion to explore Merzouga area - Rissani local market

On the third day of our 6 days tour from Marrakech to Tangier, you will need to get up early in order to experience a sunrise you will never forget and try sandboarding close to the camp.

Enjoy a hearty and tasty breakfast before riding camels back to the village and switching the camels to a 4x4 car to discover the Sahara's hidden mysteries.

Today will be all about desert tour, so that you can understand more about the Moroccan Sahara. Our first visit will be at the village of Khamlia, home to renowned Gnaoua musicians for many years.

A live performance by the area's talented locals will be enjoyable. After that, we will visit a nomadic family,share a cup of tea with them and learn about their lifestyle and tradition.

We will then proceed to the village of Rissani so that we can visit the weekly farmer's market there (considered to be the biggest marketplace in the area).

We will return to Merzouga after a delectable lunch, where we will stay the night at a hotel nearby the sand dunes.

Day 4: Merzouga - Erfoud - Ziz Valley - Midelt - Azrou - Ifrane - Fes

Our journey from Merzouga to Fes will start after breakfast. Pass through Morocco's largest palm grove, Tafilalet. The 20km of road is lined with tens of thousands of palm trees.

This route takes us to the Ziz valley, where a river waters a palm grove after flowing down from the high Atlas. We pause here, where you can take in a stunning view of the valley and the village of Aoufous from the high vantage point.

We stop again in Midelt, a small town situated in the middle of the Atlas Mountains, where you can have lunch on your own and take a short break.

We continue through the Cedar Forest in the afternoon, and if we're lucky, we'll catch some monkeys there. Ifrane, located at 1630 meters above sea level on the northern slope of the Middle Atlas, is the next location we'll see.

This city has the appearance of a Swiss town because to its large avenues, perfectly clean urban development, gardens, and green spaces. We arrive in Fez at around 6 pm, move to the hotel, and then wrap up our services.

Day 5: Explore Fes with a local guide - Chefchaouen

On the fifth day of the 6-day trip from Marrakech, you'll start exploring Morocco's most ancient and cultural city after breakfast. You will tour the medina, or ancient city, in Fes, known as "the spiritual city of Morocco," and take in its architecture.

Many monuments are included on our guided tour of Fez  Such as Dar El Makhzen or Royal Palace with its brilliant mosaicked architecture & golden gates, and the Jewish Quarter (Mellah). Built in the eleventh century, the renowned Chaouwara Tanneries are the largest leather workshop in the city. Non-Muslims cannot enter the Kairaouine Mosque, which is also one of the oldest universities in the world.

However, you can admire the mosque courtyard from the gates. The Al-Attarine Madrassa, a religious institution with some of the most remarkable Islamic architecture, then visit the Najjarine Marble Fountain. One of Fes's most stunning theological institutions is the Bou Inania Medersa.

You will have enough time for lunch at a nearby Moroccan eatery. The Bab Boujloud archway can be identified by the mosaics' color-changing transition from blue on the external wall to green on the inside wall, which represents the Islamic religion's holiest color. Explore the medina's markets and streets.

We'll depart Fes in the evening and travel north to the charming town of Chefchaouen, where we'll stay the night in a riad.

Day 6: Explore Chefchaouen and drive to Tangier

For the last day of our 6 days tour from Marrakech,Following breakfast, you will discover Chefchaouen or Chaouen, also known as "the blue Pearl," a very unique and traditional Moroccan town located in northwest Morocco and encircled by the Rif Mountains.

It is well-known for the outstanding structures in its old town's various faded blue shades, which give off the impression of being in a tidy and refined environment. Due to a characteristic blue color that every resident uses to paint their homes, it has earned this reputation.

According to customs and beliefs, the color blue symbolizes the sky, which in turn brings to mind heaven and God. The city is covered in this color, which gives it an outstanding charm as well as a sense and environment of comfort, tranquility, and relaxation.

You will begin your tour of Chefchaouen by strolling along the blue streets, admiring the stunning blue walls, doors, windows, and spectacular side shops of the old Medina, which offer several opportunities for breathtaking photo opportunities.

You will have a break to savor the delectable northern Moroccan cuisine. After exploring this lovely city, we will drive to Tangier and drop you off at your accommodation or airport. Our 6 days tour from Marrakech to Tangier will come to an end.

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