We explore Fes - most important cultural city in Morocco
We explore blue city of Chefchaouen
We experience Sahara desert in Merzouga
We explore Dades and Todgha gorges with optional trekking (if time allows)
We ride camels tor each desert camp
We will visit Ouarzazatte and kashab of Ait Benhaddou
PROGRAM 8 DAYS TOUR FROM TANGIER TO MARRAKECH / DESERT
DAY 1 : MEET YOU IN TANGER PORT AND DRIVE TO CHEFCHAOUEN :
During the first day of your trip we will meet you at the port or at airport and drive through the Rif mountains passing by Tetoun city to enjoy the views of the beautiful mountains till we get to Chefchaouan one of the stunning villages in the feet of Rif mountains. Chefchaouen medina had a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, roof-top restaurants and cafes where you will have lunch before we continue our way to Fes where we will spend the night in traditional Moroccan riad.
DAY 2 : CHEFCHAOUEN - VOLUBILIS - MEKNES - FES:
After your breakfast in the riad our authentic journey will start towards Volubilis crossing via Wazan and other rif villages, in Volubilis we will discover the roman ruins and learn about the archeological site of Moroccan history ,after the visit of the ruins we will shift our way to Meknes city the 17 th century heritage where we will stop for lunch and hang around the historical huge walls of the medina , bab el mansour and enjoy a visit of moulay ismail s shrine. After the visit of Meknes we will drive directly to Fes city where you will spend the night in riad.
DAY 3 : FES SIGHTSEEING :
After breakfast in your riad , you will start exploring the oldest city in Morocco, walking in its alleys and small streets. Our visit starts by visiting the Royal Palace gate, the Jewish headquarter,the first Mellah ever built in Morocco, built during the 16th century. We will ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region, the Tanneries, the Attarine museum and Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes.
DAY 4 : FES - IFRANE - MIDELT - MERZOUGA - CAMLE RIDE AND NIGHT IN A CAMP :
After breakfast in your hotel you will travel to Merzouga via Errachidia and Erfoud. 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. Afterwards, you will travel along the luxuriant Ziz Valley, stopping for panoramic views along the way to Erfoud and Rissani. Arrive at Merzouga on the afternoon. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you start your camel ride to spend an over night on the desert camp with Berber music and sand boarding.
DAY 5 : MERZOUGA - TODGHA GORGES - DADES VALLEY :
We will get up early to see the spectacular sunrise over the dunes of the Sahara before making our way back by camels to our guest house for breakfast and shower. Later We'll drive through the Saghro mountains We will arrive to Todgha gorge where we will enjoy a traditional Moroccan lunch and take a short walk through th gorge before arriving at Dades Valley for dinner and accommodation.
DAY 6 : DADES VALLEY - OUARZAZATE - AIT BENHADDOU - MARRAKECH :
After breakfast , we will travel through the Dades Valley towards Kalaa M'gouna and Ouarzazate. The route through Dades Valley is the way of the thousand kasbahs – providing numerous opportunities to take some of your best photographic shots of the trip .we will stop at Ait Benhaddou Kasbah for lunch, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, built by T-hami El Glaoui, one of the last Berber chieftains during the beginning of the XXth Century, it used to be one of his stops during his long travel from the Sahara to Marrakech., now the kasbah is one of the UNESCO heritage sites. after that we will shift the way to cross high atlas mountains full of panoramic views and attractive Berber villages all along the way till Marrakech . overnight in a fancy riad in the medina.
DAY 7 : MARRAKECH CITY TOUR :
After breakfast in the riad , you can start exploring Marrakech " the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace. After Lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. On the afternoon, you will have some free time to wonder by yourself the other parts of the city .
DAY 8 : MARRAKECH - AIRPORT:
Transfer to the airport.
Experienced English speaking driver / guide
Transport in comfortable air conditioned 4x4 vehicle
Pick up and drop off from your hotel
Tips and what's not mentioned
Plane ticket to and from Morocco
Drinks and lunches
INCLUDED 8 DAYS TOUR FROM TANGIER TO MARRAKECH / DESERT
1 Night in the Sahara desert dunes with dinner and breakfast
Accommodation in hotel / riad / desert camp in desert tents
Camel trek to reach the desert camp (1 camel per person)
Morocco Tours 4x4 offers affordable private Morocco holidays that do not compromise on quality service, reliable transport or comfortable accommodation. We do not provide ‘cheap’ tours but we can provide affordable tours for individuals, couples and small or large groups. We have designed our tours for the mid-level budget traveller but can modify some options for those with a limited budget or for those seeking a more luxurious experience.
Let us know what you are looking for and we will be happy to design a tour that best fits your budget and travel style. Your private Morocco holiday includes travel in an air-conditioned four wheel drive, the services of an English speaking local driver, accommodation and breakfasts and most of dinners. Lunches, drinks and other extras such as entrance fees or tips are not included.
Cost will vary based on:
The season when you travel
The number of people travelling - more travellers, less cost per person.
The number of days you want to be on tour.
We usually provide mid-range accommodation in 3 and 4 star riads and/or hotels, however luxury or budget hotels can also be arranged.
One way or return travel - round trips cost less.
Bookings are confirmed on receipt of a 25 % deposit. At your request, we will send an invoice with payment details.
Deposits can be paid via direct bank transfer or western union . Receipts will be issued on receipt of the deposit. The balance can be paid in cash (Euro or Dollars or Moroccan Dirham) to the driver on commencement of the tour.
You can pay the balance by credit card or direct bank transfer but this will incur a 4% fee.
Please refer to information about tipping when considering the total cost of your tour.