12 DAYS CULTURE TOUR FROM TANGIER
Morocco Great Travel” offer for all Morocco visitors guided Tangier tours to Fez and Merzouga Sahara desert with finish in Marrakech. During the trip we explore Chefchaouen and Sahara desert including camel trek and a nights in Erg Chebbi desert camp.
Reserve today our private tour from Tangier to explore Rif and Atlas mountains. We enjoy Sahara desert tour in Morocco..
This tour can depart any day and can be customized depends on your travel plans
DETAILED 12 DAYS DESERT TRIP ITINERARY FOR TANGIER TO FES AND MARRAKECH TOUR :
This Morocco to Desert trip is a superb way to visit and see the most beautiful Merzouga desert and in particular, the Atlas mountains , Dades valley , Ifran and more. Extend this itinerary by a few days and add more nights in Merzouga desert.
DAY 1: TANGIER TO CHEFCHAOUEN :
Our private tour to Merzouga desert starts today and “Morocco Great Travel” organizes very popular trips, desert excursions and guided Tangier tours to Sahara desert. Reception at the port of Tangier and the journey will begin entering the Rif and reaching Chefchaouen,Berber city meaning “horn”, beautiful location, where the contrast of the white houses arranged in different planes on the highlighted green area irrigated by the river. Dinner and overnight at Hotel or riad.
DAY 2: CHEFCHAOUEN –
VOLUBILIS – MEKNES – FES :
After Breakfast depart to Fes.Visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis and continue to Meknes for Visiting the old Medina of this imperial city surrounded by ramparts. Then continue to Visit the Medina of Meknes surrounded also by ramparts.Than continue to your accommodation at the hotel or riad in Fes.
DAY 3: FES GUIDED MEDINA TOUR
The whole day dedicated for the Fes, the oldest imperial city in Morocco ,founded in the 8th century by Moulay Idriss II. You will visit the Medina, Médersas Attarine, Fontaine Ennajarine, Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss and the Karawiyin Mosque and the new medina in Fez Jdid .In the evening check into the hotel or riad.
DAY 4: FES TO MERZOUGA DESERT :
In the morning start to the desert village of Merzouga via Azrou, the cedar forests and Ziz gorge. This is an interesting route and you can stop for lunch in Midelt.Late afternoon arrive at the edge of the Erg Chebbi dunes and check into a the desert Inn hotel where you can safely wander into the immediate desert to watch the sunset.
DAY 5: MERZOUGA EXCURSION AND CAMEL RIDE IN ERG CHEBBI :
Today you will Take the advantage to discover the region of Merzouga: you will begin by the village of dark skin people and have a cup of mint tea and enjoy the live Gnawa music which is played by those people. Then you will explore the desert Lake with it’s diferent kind of birds.continue towards the vast palm of Tafilalet,visiting the town of Rissani (the origin of the Alaouite dynasty and the ancient capital of Sultans Alaouite)with it’s fortified villages and souks.Late afternoon drive back to Inn hotel. Camel riding at sunset and stay over in Berber tent in the heart of the dunes. A day full of adventure and culture.
DAY 6: FROM MERZOUGA DESERT TO TODRA GORGES AND DADES GORGES :
Early morning wake up for camel riding and outstanding sunrise. Arriving to the hotel for refreshing and breakfast. Depart to Dades Gorges throught number of Berber villages. Visit and lunch in Todra Gorges.Afternoon continue to Dades Valley.Overnight in the hotel/kasbah in Dades Gorges.
DAY 7: DADES GORGES TO OUARZAZATE :
After breakfast continue to the town of Ouarzazate through the road of Thousand Kasbahs and off road to the Rose valley where you will have time to visite nomades living in the caves. Continue to Skoura palmerie(visit of Aridhyl Kasbah).visit Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazat.Overnight in the Riad/Kasbah in Ouarzazate.
DAY 8: AIT BEN-
HADDOU KASBAH TOUR TO MARRAKECH AND ESSAOUIRA :
After breakfast drive from Ouarzazate to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. Visit of this old Berber village, where many movies filmed like Obelix, Gladiator and others. We continue on the road to Marrakech crossing the High Atlas Mountains through T’ichka pass of 2,260 m.alt, stopping at places with magnificent panoramic views to take pictures, have lunch in Marrakech, and follow the way until Essaouirra, Overnight Hotel or riad.
DAY 9: ESSAOUIRA TO MARRAKECH :
After breakfast, visit the old city of Essaouira accompanied by a local guide or by your self. Rest of time in the Beach About 3 o’clock in the afternoon drive back to Marrakech, night in a hotel or Riad.
DAY 10: MARRAKECH CITY GUIDED TOUR
After breakfast, the group will have a guided tour of Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco. You will discover the Bahia and Badi Palaces, the Saadian Tombs, the Menara basin and many other hidden treasures. Lunch will be in one of the finest traditional restaurants in Marrakech.
After lunch, you will continue with the tour on the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous Djemaa el Fna, one of the center attractions of Marrakech. Coming alive at night with the local storytellers, entertainers, and mouth-
DAY 11: MARRAKECH TO CASABLANCA –
RABAT – ASILAH :
Early morning departure to Casablanca. Visit the Mosque of Hassan II, then continue to Asilah on the coast road through Rabat and Larach. Overnight in Hotel in Asilah.
DAY 12: ASILAH –
Spend the morning in the beach and visiting the medina of Asilah then to the port to take the ferry back.
Thank you for choosing “Morocco Great Travel” for your private and guided tour from Marrakech. We offer comfortable transport ,unique experience and true Marrakech trips.
DEPARTURE : Daily, on request.
YOUR ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS: Budget , standard and luxury (Accommodated tour)
WHY GUIDED AND PRIVATE : Morocco is well-
MAP & DESTINATIONS
12 days/11 nights tour
Hotel pick up in Tangier
Ground private transport during the tour
Breakfast and dinner each day
Hotel / riad accommodation
Local desert camel guide
Camel trekking in Sahara desert
A night in Merzouga camp
Hotel drop off in Tangier
NOT INCLUDED :
Lunches and drinks
Entrance fees to attractions
Does NOT include international air fare to and from Morocco