10 days from Tangier to the desert
Here is 10 days & 9 nights tour inquiry Tangier to the Desert:
Day 1: Tangiers – Asilah
Our journey starts, by picking you up from the airport/port of Tangier. From here we will drive to our first destination, the beautiful coastal city of Asilah, a tiny relaxing city that you will have a free time in the evening, to stroll around its white-shaded alleys and, its refreshing sea. Dinner at the hotel you will be staying at.
Day 2: Asilah – Tetouan – Chaouen
After breakfast, we will continue our Trip.First we are going to visit the city of Tetouan, sits at the foot of the spectacular Rif mountains, with an Andalusian mark on the city’s architecture; offering you a fascinating blend of the arabic and spanish culture. Here you will enjoy a traditional Lunch before continuing our trip; Right after, by crossing the charming unspoiled Rif mountains, we will reach the gem of the north, beautifuly sits between the Rif mountains, the colored city of Chefchaouen, where you will enjoy strolling around its beautiful blue and white shaded alleys, to discover of the best work shops of arts and crafts; To end up at the unique square of Utta El hmmam. Dinner and overnight will be at a traditional riad/hotel.
Day 3: Chaouen – Roman ruins of Volubilis – Meknés – Fez
In the morning, you will get to enjoy a traditional breakfast at the riad before resuming our trip. Our next destination is going to be a site from the 25 BC century “Volubilis”, the roman’s ruines site; here you will have a guided tour and our guide will make sure to educate you more about this place, because it’s worth to know about. Right after, not far from the site, stands our next destination; one of Morocco’s four imperial cities the Ismaili capital; here you will enjoy discovering, the beautiful old medina of this city , with a unique touch on the architecture, also you are going to visit the majestic gate of Mansour and, the fascinating square of Lehdim, where you will enjoy lunch in a restaurant. Later in the afternoon, we are going to drive to the culturral capital of Morocco the city of Fes,where you will be spending the night at an hotel at the heart of the ancient medina; dinner included.
Day 4: Fez
Right after breakfast, our guide will take you in a private tour around thsi historical city and, make sure to show you all its impressive monuments. Firstly you will get to visit the marvelous gate of the Royal palace, then continue to explore the old jewish headquarter, the first ever in Morocco and, by digging into the ancient medina, our guide will take you to onr of the oldest mosque and universty in the world “El Quaraouine”, also the Attarine museum that was a location for traders from all over the world, that were passing by Fes, in the museum you will see a blend of the arabic and, the Andalusian arts and crafts. Passing by tanneries, a palette of colors look alike where the carpets get colored and done. Lunch will be in a restaurant at the ancient medina, where a traditional dish will be served. Thereupon, we will continue our tour around the impressive monuments of Fes; to fish in the late afternoon at the Marinids tombs, in front of a panoramic view all over the old medina of Fes. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Fez – Ifrane – Azrou – Forest of monkeys – ERFOUD – Desert
From Fes, after breakfast we will resume our journey towards a special destination sits in the south of Morocco; crossing the middle Atlas mountains, we will pass by the city of Ifrane, also known as the “Switzerland of Morocco”, a beautiful city with a unique European touch. Leading us to the city of Azrou, crossing the largest Cedar forests in Morocco, beautifuly covering the road through the middle Atlas mountains. By crossing the Tizi n’Talghamt mountain pass, we will arrive at the agricultural capital of the country, where you will enjoy a traditional lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, we will continue our trip, driving through the landscapes that changes from green, to rocky along the way to the city of Errachidia where you will have a short round in this charming city; Thereupon, passing by the impressive Ziz Valley and, the palm’s city of Erfoud; we will arrive at the late afternoon to the town of Merzouga, where you will check in a hotel near the dunes. Here you will get to restore and, prepare for our unique adventure through the dunes. After restoring, you will switch to camels with our professional guide, that will take you in a unique experience into the sandy dunes of Erg Chebbi , under a swooning sunset, that will get you in the mood of an ancient traveler. Eventually, arriving at our traditional camp, where you will be welcomed by a traditional dish for dinner accompanied with a warming cup of mint tea, while listening to berber music. Overnight at a nomadic camel hair tent.
Day 6: Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Merzouga
In the early morning, our guide will wake you early, so you cannot miss the stunning sunrise that shines the dunes and, give the place a unique sphere. While the sun shines in your face and, warms your skin; you will enjoy a traditional breakfast. Right after, we prepared for you an entertaining tour around the surroundings of Erg Chebbi, where you will meet some berber nomads tribes, that will be happy to welcome you under the shadows of their traditional tents. You will get to know more about their special way of living besides their culture. Thereupon, we will move towards the unique village of Khamila; here you will meet the Gnawa tribes and, listen to their unique Gnawa music; Lunch will be in the village at a berber guest house. Then you will have the rest of the day to keep discovering the surroundings or the villages. At evening we will ride camels back to the camp, where you will enjoy dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Merzouga – Gorges of the Todra- Dadés Valley
After enjoying breakfast in the middle of the golden dunes, we will ride our camels back to the town of Merzouga where you can take a shower and restore before continuing our trip. Then we will ride to the small town of Rissani, that you will enjoy visiting the Market, that gathers nomades , traders and dwellers from all over the area. Then via Erfoud we will drive through the palm groves of Touroug and Tinijdad. We will visit Morocco’s pride, one of the most attractive canyons around the world; the Todgha gorges, beautifuly carved between cliffs by the Dades river, which makes it the tea of climbers from all over the world. Lunch will be at a restaurant in the area; then our guide will take you in a hike around the place. Late in the afternoon, we will arrive at the impressive town of Boumalne Dades, where you will spend the night at a hotel.
Day 8: Dades – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – High Atlas – MARRAKECH
After enjoying breakfast, we offer you a tour around the “ Hollywood of Africa”, Ouarzazate where you will discover one of the biggest film studios around the world the “Atlas studio”. Our guide will make sure to show you every important set that had been a part from a universal movie. Next we will head over to a south master-piece, standing there over centuries with its unique architecture and marvelous gates; the Kasbah of Taourirt. After a quiet stay, we will draw our way back to the red city of Marrakech. Crossing the highest mountain pass in north Africa with an altitude of 2,260 m; offering you a panoramic views over the high Atlas mountains and, landcapes dotted with tiny bereber villages. Eventually, arriving at Marrakech in the afternoon; you will check in the riad/hotel you will be staying at (dinner included).
Day 9: Visit of Marrakech
Today is dedicated for discovering the beautiful city of Marrakech, with all its important historical sites That you will discover with our guide. Diving into the old ramparts of the walled medina, strolling around the old market, that offers you an infinite amount of handicrafts; passing by the old spices market that will refresh your nose with infinite perfumes. You will visit the Bahia palace , a striking example of the Moroccan riad; Also you will get lost in the spectacular Majorelle garden, that offers you a variety of Cactus species. Then we will move towards the majestic mosque of El Koutoubia and, the marvelous Minara gardens. After a quiet stay we will discover the Saadian tombs and, conclude the day in front of the charming Plaza of Jamaa Lefna. Dinner and, overnight at the riad.
Day 10: Marrakech – Airport
After breakfast, our driver will make sure to get you to the airport, based on your voyage schedule; here we will wish you a safe flight and thank you for choosing our company.
What’s included in these 10 days Desert Tour
– Private tour in 4×4 vehicle with A/C
– Hotel/riad overnight stays ( breakfast & dinner included)
– Camel Trekking & Night in Desert ( breakfast & dinner included)
– Camel Per person
– Turban for each for the Camel trip in the Desert