8 Days From Tangier To Merzouga Desert And Marrakech via Fes and Meknes, Morocco Desert Tours.
DAY 1 : TANGIER – TETOUAN – CHEFCHAOUEN
In this day, Pick up you at 9 a.m. Of the morning and starting our journey by driving through Tetouan set between The Rif and the Mediterranean sea, Tetouan has a dramatic beauty. The white buildings of the medina contrasting with backdrop of the mountains, The city was founded in the third BC as Tamuda.
After that, Arrive to Chefchaouen or Xaouen the Spanish version , is an exceptionally photogenic Andalusian Towns of the Rif. The town itself could be explored in a day beginning from the bleu Medina.
For instance, Chefchaouen Medina very different to all the Medina’s in Morocco, is a exceptionally and unique the photogenic place and rewarding to explore.
Accommodation in Chefchaouen with breakfast.
DAY 2 : CHEFCHAOUEN – MEKNES – FES
Departure at 8 a.m. Of the Morning Drive To Fes through Rif Mountains and Meknes Meknes its vast imperial city, is now nevertheless more historic architecture. Another distinct part of Meknes is the medina which includes the intricately decorated dar jamai palace museum, vibrant souks , in the Medina of Meknes has El Hedim Palace «the square of destruction « , opposite Bab Mansour , the best point for exploration , The biggest open square in the city , it was once as busy as the Jemaa el-Fnaa in Marrakech , with acrobats , storytellers and snake charmers playing their trade , continue Fes for Overnight and accommodation.
DAY 3 : FES GUIDED TOUR:
Today we will Sight Fes is a fascinating city – perhaps as near to the middle age as you can. The city has numerous historic buildings, centered around the Qarouiyine Mosque and some Memorable souks. The Qarouiyine university founded 859s , one of the most prestigious centre of Morocco in the Arab world. The influence of university grew a few centuries later under the Marinades with the construction of colleges or Medersas.
DAY 4 : FES – ZIZ VALLEY – ZIZ GORGES – MERZOUGA
After breakfast our Private Casablanca Tour continues towards to Erg Chebbi Dunes and Merzouga via Ifran and Midelt. You will be travelling through the fascinating Tiz Ntalghamt pass and the Ziz Gorge. Taking in views of the High Atlas plateau, you’ll notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the Desert, as you approach the city of Errachidia, here you will have lunch and enjoy the Berber hospitality.
After that, you will travel along the luxuriant Ziz Valley. Stopping for panoramic views along the way to Erfoud the capital of the fossils. Arrive at Merzouga on the afternoon. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before to check-In To your Room, Accommodation in Merzouga with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 5 : ERG CHEBBI TOUR – NOMAD FAMILLY – CAMEL EXCURSION IN DESERT
Today we’ll have short tour to visit some nomadic family and Merzouga Oasis of palm tree afterwards visit the village of Khamlia where live people originating in Mali and Sudan. Which will make us enjoy a nice concert of Gnawa music, while having a delicious mint tea.
However, Back To the hotel we expect from our camels for 40 min a route, wading through dunes to the heart of the desert to watch one of the best Sunset. Tucked behind the Great Dunes, and enjoying, Moroccan Berber dinner and tea, and you can see the vast sky of stars and sleep in nomadic tents.
DAY 6 : CAMEL DESERT TOUR – RISSANI – TODRA GORGES – OUARZAZATE
After that, sunrise Back from the Desert camp to Hotel, where you will have breakfast and shower today. We’ll explore Rissani and Sijilmassa was once the Berber capital of the Tafilalet region, and a major trading centre. It was founded in 757 by the Arab leader Mousa ben Nasser. And its location on the major Sahel to Europe trade route, from Niger To Tangier , gave it considerable importance and prosperity , trading in gold ,its fame grew as did its size. The ruins , little of whish remain , are between the town and the river.
DAY 7 : OUARZAZATE – AIT BENHADDOU – HIGH ATLAS – MARRAKECH
Today we start discover Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou.we called this Area Moroccan Hollywood , Hideous Kinky , Gladiator , The Last temptation of Christ , Babel and Alexander the great were all made here and you can see various bits of set , as long as there’s no filming in progress.
In other words, the place’s fame has spread far and wide. The Kasbah towers offer view across the area and the old village around 3pm Drive to Marrakech through high Atlas Mountains arrive to Marrakech late afternoon hotel with breakfast.
DAY 8 : MARRAKECH – AIRPORT
In this day, we will drop off you to Marrakech/Casablanca Airport.
In conclusion, We can customize your Private Morocco 4×4 trip based on your budget and interest. We offer also group discounts for your private Morocco Tours. Price for this tour depends on season you want to travel and on accommodation you require – budget / standard / high class .
8 Days From Tangier To Merzouga is end.
– Pick up from your riad /hotel in Tangier.
– Transport and English speaking driver.
– Nights in hotels / riads
– Dinners,breakfasts as per itinerary
– Guided tour in Morocco
– Camel ride in Merzouga desert
– Sleeping in Sahara camp / tent.
– Drop off at your hotel at the end of the tour.
Lunch and drinks
Entry fees for museums, monuments