7 Days Tour From Tangier To Marrakech via Merzouga Sahara Desert
This wonderful private 7 Days Tour From Tangier To Marrakech via Merzouga Sahara Desert , including Imperial Cities And Old Cities In Morocco
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel/airport
- An air conditioned 4x4 Landcruiser or spacious minivan in case of a group
- English speaking driver
- Dinner & breakfast
- Cameld rides & overnight in a private nomad traditional tent
- No forced shopping stops during the tour
- lunch and drinks
- Entrance fees
Day 1: TANGIER – RIF MOUNTAINS - CHEFCHAOUEN
Morocco Tours and Trips from Tangier Meet our guide at Tangier port/hotel and you make your way to chefchaouen in the Rif Mountains, Tour of Chefchaouen(or Chaouen), founded by the Muslims and Jews who were pushed by Christians on 15th century. the town was not known until the 20th century and had remained relatively unchanged for 500 years. It is said to give the best possible view of what an Andalucian town would look like in the time of the Moors. The city becomes a tourist destination, its narrow medinastreets, white and blue coloured houses and its beautiful situation in themiddle of the mountains makes it unique, There are cafes around the main square and hotels.
Day 2 : CHEFCHAOUEN- VOLUBILIS -FEZ
Departing to Fes at 10:00 pm. We will drive throughout green hills, open vast lands and wheat fields. We stop for lunch near Ouazane and we continue to Volubilis. It is the best-preserved roman ruins in Morocco. Aguided tour inside the roman site will takeyou back to the myths of Rome bythe stunning mosaic, streets, columns and baths. Not far, there is an old village of Moulay Driss Zerhoune where the founder of the first Arab Islamic dynasty in Morocco is buried. If time permits a stop for mint tea in this town before we head to Fez. Hotel/Riad.
Day 3: FEZ MEDINA GUIDED TOUR
After breakfast, you will have a guided visit at 10:00 Am in the medina of Fès. To begin with thesouthern tower and the fortress of 16th century face to face with northern one, a panoramic view over the medieval city. We will visit a pottery cooperative. It will enhance your knowledge about the making of Moroccan mosaic "zellij” and the blue pottery of Fez. A true labyrinthine old city of the 8th century. You will travel in time back to the medieval period of the city where people still work in small narrow streets, several tiny stalls of all kinds of traditional crafts, and donkeys loaded with supplies are going up and down in the streets of the medina. You will feel no sense of direction and time for a while. The medina of Fez is rich of its Islamic monuments: the fascinating old mosques, the University of El-Karaouiyine and its libraries. All These elements made Fez the spiritual and cultural capital of the country. Enhance the day by an optional dinner with belly dancers.
Day 4 : FEZ – ERFOUD – ERG CHEBBI DESERT CAMP
Morning drive through the Middle Atlas mountains. It is home for Barbary apes called "themaggot” , native to the forest of cedar wood in the Middle Atlas. A break in Ifran town will be very appreciated. Itis a famous place for ski resorts in Morocco and it is established during the French protectorate. We are having lunch in Medilt known for the best production of apples in Morocco. Stop for the photo in Ziz valley which is the beginning of palm groves and dates. Erfoud is the capital of Fossils in Morocco so you will have this chance to visit one of the factories where they make beautiful articles out of marble. And right after that we visit the mausoleum of Mouay Ali Chref in Rissani, the founder of the Alaouite dynasty of Morocco during the 17th century.We drive to Erg Chebbi time for a cup of tea and packing for desert camp. Meet up with Camels for camel-ride and head to the dunes to watch the sunset. Overnight in the Berber tent.
Day 5 : FREE DAY DESERT DUNES DISCOVERY
Meet Nomads Gnaoua Music & Most Desert Activities
Day 6 : DESERT CAMP – ALNIF – TODRA GORGE - DADES VALLEY
Early wake up for the sun rise and camel ride back to dunes line. Time for breakfast and shower after we Head to Tinjidad and we pull over to see the old underground system of irrigation "khatarat” which is still used in the oasis of Jorf. Lunch inTodra valley. It has beautiful kasbahs and mountains along 15 km of palm groves. To Arrive the spectacular gorges of 300 m high and to enjoy a little walk near the river of Toudra. Overnight in Kasbah hotel in Dades Valley.
Day 7 : DADES VALLEY – SKOURA - OUARZAZATE- MARRAKECH
After breakfast We will Drive from dades valley to Marrakech through Rose Valley, Ouarza To descover Road Of 1000 Kasabah & visit Ait Ben haddou Kasbah the best world heritage site in Morocco, the place where many Movies were filmed like Lawrence of arabia Gladiator... After lunch we will continue our way to Marrakech passing through Berber vilages in the High Atlas Mountains.